Solo travel planning takes some attention to details. Here’s your checklist, on trend for 2023, with jumps to in-depth information.
The United Kingdom: England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland
When asked about the best destinations for solo travelers, the United Kingdom inevitably comes to mind.
It is the country I've visited most often and yet never tire of.
It is also the perfect destination for a solo traveler going overseas for the first time. It is different enough to be exciting yet similar enough to be manageable.
So yes, whether you're a veteran solo traveler or a newbie, I think the UK should be on your list.
Solo Travel the UK
The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (known informally as the UK) consists of four countries and we have great posts on all of them. To jump to the country of particular interest to you click on the appopriate link below.
Our Most Popular Posts on the United Kingdom
- Affordable London: 32+ Free and Low-Cost Tips
- Best Places to Stay in London: Great Accommodation for Solo Travelers
- Cockles to Cakes: Discovering the Food of Wales
- The Spectacular Isle of Skye Without a Car
- Solo Travel Destination: The West Highland Way, Scotland
- Solo Travel Northern Ireland: 32 Tips for a Fantastic Trip
- Of Gobbins and Giants: Northern Ireland’s Causeway Coastal Route
- Easyjet or Eurostar? The Best, Fastest, Cheapest Way to Get from London to Paris
Now here's the entire lineup starting with the most recent.
Travel alone and you travel on your terms. Here’s the ultimate guide with resources, tips, and advice to help you travel solo and love it.
Where to stay, where to eat, how to get around, and things to see and do when you solo travel London on a budget.
Wondering where to stay in London? From luxury to mid-priced to budget accommodation here are recommended hotels, B&Bs, hostels and more.
It is not only possible but also enjoyable to explore the spectacular landscapes of Scotland’s Isle of Skye without a car.
This solo traveler says that the North Norfolk Coast is a hidden gem that is altogether different from the popular South West of England.
Traveling solo isn’t always easy. Exploring London solo this time around I discovered how Monograms can ease the way for you.
I love Northern Ireland! From the cities to the countryside, here are 32 tips to help you solo travel Northern Ireland and love it too.
A Solo Travel Society member shares the joy of a solo walking holiday on the Isle of Wight. She enjoyed it so much, she’s now planning one in the Cotswolds!
Two Solo Travel Society members, two different trips, two big thumbs-up for the history, landscapes, and friendly people of Scotland!
Inverness, Scotland is the home of the Loch Ness monster. Or, perhaps not. However it is a great destination. Here’s info on how to solo travel Inverness.
Two solo travelers visiting Hay-on-Wye, Wales at different times are equally charmed by the galleries, cafes, winding streets, and many, many bookshops.
After 8 days hiking Scotland’s West Highland Way, this Solo Travel Society member wholeheartedly recommends it for active solo travelers.
Salisbury and Stonehenge come highly recommended by two Solo Travel Society members from different countries who visited at different times.
The Causeway Coastal Route in Northern Ireland is… well it has to be seen. This is a wonderful trip for all solo travelers including solo travel newbies.
Solo walking is quiet, relaxing and sometimes exhilarating. It’s a pleasure to be alone with one’s thoughts and the surrounding beauty. Have a look.
Solo in London? Shopping your priority? Then here are some tips on where to go and where to stay to save your pounds for purchases.
This Solo Travel Society member found the ideal destination for a first-time solo journey, with beautiful scenery, tasty whisky, and friendly people.
This Solo Travel Society member says the Isle of Skye is one of the most beautiful places she has ever visited. When you see her photos, you may well agree.