16 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

16 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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Inverness
— 1 night
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Fort William
— 1 night
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Edinburgh
— 4 nights
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Ambleside
— 1 night
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Bourton-on-the-Water
— 2 nights
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Bath
— 1 night
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London
— 4 nights

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Inverness

Gateway to the Highlands

Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Sat): indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, then take in the history at Culloden Battlefield, and then learn insider's secrets on a distillery tour. Keep things going the next day: see Quad Bike Treks Aviemore, then take an exotic tour of Highland Wildlife & Birdwatch Safaris, and then explore the activities along River Ness.

To find reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Inverness trip maker.

Salt Lake City, USA to Inverness is an approximately 18-hour flight. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), which is usually a 7 hour difference. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Salt Lake City in May, with highs in Inverness at 58°F and lows at 41°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Fort William.

Things to do in Inverness

Side Trips

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Distillery Tours
Highland Wildlife & Birdwatch Safaris ©
Highland Wildlife & Birdwatch Safaris
Culloden Battlefield ©
Culloden Battlefield

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Fort William

Fort William ©
Fort William is the second largest settlement in the Highlands of Scotland with around 10,000 inhabitants – and the largest town: only the city of Inverness is larger.Fort William is a major tourist centre, with Glen Coe just to the south, Aonach Mòr to the east and Glenfinnan to the west, on the Road to the Isles. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Mon): appreciate the views at Glen Coe, identify plant and animal life at Loch Linnhe Picnic Area, then take in the dramatic scenery at Steall Waterfall, and finally get interesting insight from Rockhopper Sea Kayaking - Day Tours.

For where to stay, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Fort William sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Inverness to Fort William in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can go by car to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Fort William

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

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Steall Waterfall ©
Steall Waterfall
Glen Coe ©
Glen Coe
Rockhopper Sea Kayaking - Day Tours ©
Rockhopper Sea Kayaking - Day Tours

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Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Edinburgh is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step into the grandiose world of Edinburgh Castle, make a trip to The Royal Mile, learn more about the world around you at National Museum of Scotland, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Calton Hill.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Edinburgh trip itinerary maker tool.

Drive from Fort William to Edinburgh in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 58°F in May, and nighttime lows around 43°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Ambleside.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Tours
Highlights from your plan
Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
Arthur's Seat ©
Arthur's Seat
The Royal Mile ©
The Royal Mile

1
night
Ambleside

Ambleside is a town in Cumbria, in North West England. On the 15th (Sat), get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour, and then take some stellar pictures from Orrest Head.

For where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read Ambleside vacation maker.

Drive from Edinburgh to Ambleside in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Bourton-on-the-Water.

Things to do in Ambleside

Outdoors · Tours · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
Orrest Head ©
Orrest Head
Boat Tours & Water Sports

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Bourton-on-the-Water

Bourton-on-the-Water ©
Bourton-on-the-Water is a village and civil parish in Gloucestershire, England that lies on a wide flat vale within the Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sun): don't miss a visit to The Model Village, then sample the fine beverages at Cotswolds Distillery, then take in nature's colorful creations at Hidcote Manor Garden, and finally see the interesting displays at Cotswold Motoring Museum. On the 17th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: indulge your thirst for a good beer at The Cotswold Brewing Company, then look for all kinds of wild species at Birdland, then kick your exploration up a notch at Head 4 Heights Waterpark, and finally steep yourself in history at Chavenage House.

For more things to do, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read Bourton-on-the-Water itinerary planner.

Drive from Ambleside to Bourton-on-the-Water in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. In May, daily temperatures in Bourton-on-the-Water can reach 62°F, while at night they dip to 45°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Bath.

Things to do in Bourton-on-the-Water

Parks · Museums · Wildlife · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Cotswolds Distillery ©
Cotswolds Distillery
Hidcote Manor Garden ©
Hidcote Manor Garden
Chavenage House ©
Chavenage House

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Bath

Bath ©

Queen of English Cities

A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Bath Abbey, then get engrossed in the history at The Roman Baths, then surround yourself with nature on West of England Falconry, and finally see the sights as you ascend with Original Wild.

To find traveler tips, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read our Bath online sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Bourton-on-the-Water to Bath in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) to allow time to take a train to London.

Things to do in Bath

Highlights from your plan
West of England Falconry ©
West of England Falconry
The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
Original Wild ©
Original Wild

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London

London ©

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.
London is known for museums, nightlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in panoramic vistas at Coca-Cola London Eye, admire the masterpieces at The British Museum, steep yourself in history at Tower of London, and get a sense of history and politics at Houses of Parliament.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the London online driving holiday planner.

You can take a train from Bath to London in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in London can reach 62°F, while at night they dip to 46°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in London

Highlights from your plan
Westminster Abbey ©
Westminster Abbey
Coca-Cola London Eye ©
Coca-Cola London Eye
National Gallery ©
National Gallery

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