15 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

15 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United Kingdom attractions planner

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Fly to Manchester, Train to Windermere, Bus Rail Interchange, Bus to Ambleside
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Ambleside
— 3 nights
Drive
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Glencoe
— 1 night
Drive
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Durness
— 2 nights
Drive
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Aviemore
— 3 nights
Drive
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Edinburgh
— 2 nights
Fly
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London
— 3 nights
Fly

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Ambleside

— 3 nights
Ambleside is a town in Cumbria, in North West England. Tarn Hows and Aira Force Waterfall will appeal to history buffs. Step out of the city life by going to Canyoning & Rappelling Tours and Catbells Lakeland Walk. Go for a jaunt from Ambleside to Portinscale to see Alpacaly Ever After about 40 minutes away. There's more to do: take in the awesome beauty at Helvellyn and surround yourself with nature on Lake District Sheepdog Experience.

To find where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Ambleside trip itinerary app.

Houston, USA to Ambleside is an approximately 16.5-hour combination of flight, train, and bus. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time, which is usually a 6 hour difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Glencoe.

Things to do in Ambleside

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Side Trips

Glencoe

— 1 night
Glencoe or Glencoe Village is the main settlement in Glen Coe in the Lochaber area of the Scottish Highlands. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Fri): look for all kinds of wild species at Glen Coe Photography Safari, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Highland Titles Nature Reserve, and then appreciate the views at Glen Coe.

To see maps, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Glencoe trip planner.

Getting from Ambleside to Glencoe by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 66°F in July, and nighttime lows around 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Durness.

Things to do in Glencoe

Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trip

Durness

— 2 nights
Durness is a village and civil parish in the north-west Highlands of Scotland. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Sango Bay, tour the pleasant surroundings at Durness Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Balnakeil Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Sandwood Bay Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at Oldshoremore Beach.

To find maps, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Durness online trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Glencoe to Durness in 4.5 hours. In July in Durness, expect temperatures between 64°F during the day and 50°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can travel to Aviemore.

Things to do in Durness

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trip

Aviemore

— 3 nights
Aviemore is a town and tourist resort, situated within the Cairngorms National Park in the Highlands of Scotland. Step out of the city life by going to Highland Wildlife & Birdwatch Safaris and Loch Morlich. categoryPhrases.sentence.On_the_day_spend_an_exhilarating_day_on_the_slopes_at. There's still lots to do: stroll around RZSS Highland Wildlife Park, stroll through Cairngorm Reindeer Centre, and head outdoors with Thunder in the glens.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read our Aviemore road trip website.

You can drive from Durness to Aviemore in 3 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 66°F, and evening lows to 50°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can go by car to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Aviemore

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Winter Sports

Side Trip

Edinburgh

— 2 nights

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Giles' Cathedral, then contemplate the long history of The Real Mary King's Close, then step into the grandiose world of Edinburgh Castle, and finally take in the local highlights with Walking tours. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to The Royal Mile, then explore the striking landscape at Arthur's Seat, then explore the historical opulence of Palace of Holyroodhouse, and finally get great views at Calton Hill.

To find reviews, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Edinburgh trip site.

Traveling by car from Aviemore to Edinburgh takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. July in Edinburgh sees daily highs of 66°F and lows of 51°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can fly to London.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Tours

London

— 3 nights

The Square Mile

Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Get some historical perspective at Buckingham Palace and Tower of London. Get in touch with nature at BrakeAway Bike Tours and Speed Boats Tours. There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Westminster Abbey, enjoy breathtaking views from Tower Bridge, walk around St. James's Park, and make a trip to Coca-Cola London Eye.

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You can fly from Edinburgh to London in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Edinburgh in July: highs in London hover around 73°F, while lows dip to 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) to allow time to fly back home.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours · Parks

United Kingdom travel guide

4.3
Nightlife · Specialty Museums · Castles
Home to an impressive 25 World Heritage sites, the United Kingdom, which includes England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland, has hundreds of museums to explore, thousands of parks and gardens to stroll through, and tens of thousands of communities to discover. From Land’s End in the south to John O’Groats in the north, the country is packed with tourist attractions that can fill a range of itineraries. With nearly 30 million tourists visiting every year, the UK is ranked among the top ten holiday destinations in the world. Known for its royalty, this country also represents a diverse patchwork of native and immigrant cultures. Although Britannia no longer rules the waves, it possesses a captivating history and a dynamic modern culture, both of which remain hugely influential on the rest of the world.