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Episode 32: Trip Report – A month-long road trip exploring Britain (London, England, Scotland & Wales)

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In episode 32 of the UK Travel Planning Podcast I chat with Australian Wendie Hume who in October 2022 spent a month exploring England, Scotland and Wales on a road trip with her husband.

Wendie wanted to see as much of Britain as possible, including where her grandparents originated from in northern England.

In this podcast, Wendie shares information about how she planned the trip, where they stayed, her highlights, favourite experiences and tours plus tips for anyone planning their own UK road trip.

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Episode 32 – Show Notes

Trip Report – Road trip exploring England, Scotland & Wales for a month

Topics covered in this episode include:

  • How Wendie planned their 31 day driving trip around Britain
  • The various destinations Wendie included in her itinerary including the highlights of each
  • The different accommodation options they chose and why Wendie loved staying in B&B’s during their trip
  • Tips from Wendie for anyone planning their own UK trip
  • Wendie’s recommended tour options and experiences – Meneage Tours and the Jacobite Steam Train were particular favourites.
  • What Wendie packed for her trip (and what she wished she hadn’t)
  • What surprised Wendie about the UK
  • Wendie’s number 1 tip for anyone planning to visit the UK

Wendie’s favourite accommodation choices during her trip (including hotels, one castle, B&B’s and guesthouses)

A PDF transcript of this episode is available to download here.

Podcast Episodes

  • Podcast Episode #12 Chat with John Cortese from Tripiamo the number one resource we recommend to prepare you for driving in the UK.
  • UK Train Travel Page with links to all our information to help plan your rail travel in the UK
Holy Island of Lindisfarne.
Roman Baths in Bath.
Hadrian's Wall is mentioned in episode 32  of the Uk Travel Planning podcast.
The Jacobite Steam train.
York Minster.
Wendie and Daryl Hume were interviewed in episode 32 of the UK travel planning podcast.

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