18 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

18 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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Fly to Glasgow, Bus to Fort William
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Fort William
— 2 nights
Drive
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Inverness
— 2 nights
Drive
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Edinburgh
— 4 nights
Drive
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Cockermouth
— 2 nights
Drive
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Windermere
— 2 nights
Train
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London
— 4 nights
Train
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Bath
— 1 night
Train to London Heathrow, Fly to Raleigh/Durham

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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. Start off your visit on the 19th (Sat): take in the awesome beauty at Nevis Range Mountain Resort, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Ben Nevis, then admire the sheer force of Steall Waterfall, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Loch Shiel. On your second day here, make a trip to Glenfinnan Viaduct, look for all kinds of wild species at Highland Titles Nature Reserve, then appreciate the views at Glen Coe, and finally explore the activities along Loch Linnhe.

For ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Fort William trip itinerary builder app.

Durham, USA to Fort William is an approximately 17-hour combination of flight and bus. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time, which is usually a 5 hour difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Inverness.

Things to do in Fort William

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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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.
On the 21st (Mon), take in nature's colorful creations at Cawdor Castle, gain some tasty knowledge on a distillery tour, and then awaken your taste buds at Highland Malt Whisky Experience. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the waterfront views at Loch Ness, take in the pleasant sights at St Ninians Church, then look for all kinds of wild species at Aigas Field Centre, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at River Ness.

For more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Inverness trip itinerary app.

Drive from Fort William to Inverness in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Inverness are 62°F, while nighttime lows are 47°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to go by car to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Inverness

Parks · Tours · Nature · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

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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, get to know the fascinating history of Edinburgh Old Town, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and see the interesting displays at National Museum of Scotland.

To see photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Edinburgh visit site.

You can drive from Inverness to Edinburgh in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. June in Edinburgh sees daily highs of 63°F and lows of 48°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Cockermouth.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

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Cockermouth

Cockermouth is an ancient market town and civil parish in the Borough of Allerdale in Cumbria, England, so named because it is at the confluence of the River Cocker as it flows into the River Derwent. On the 27th (Sun), trek along Catbells Lakeland Walk, explore the ancient world of Castlerigg Stone Circle, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Aira Force Waterfall. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at J.B.Banks and Son Ltd, explore the activities along Derwentwater, then sample the tasty concoctions at Keswick Brewing Company, and finally examine the collection at The Puzzling Place.

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You can drive from Edinburgh to Cockermouth in 3 hours. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Cockermouth when traveling from Edinburgh in June, with lows around 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Windermere.

Things to do in Cockermouth

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Windermere

Windermere is the largest natural lake in England. Start off your visit on the 29th (Tue): examine the collection at Hill Top, Beatrix Potter's House, get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Predator Experience. On your second day here, admire the natural beauty at Holehird Gardens, then get great views at Orrest Head, and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, use the Windermere road trip website.

Traveling by car from Cockermouth to Windermere takes 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to London.

Things to do in Windermere

Tours · Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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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, snap pictures at Tower Bridge, and learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum.

For reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our London online tour planner.

Take a train from Windermere to London in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. In June, daytime highs in London are 68°F, while nighttime lows are 52°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can catch the train to Bath.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

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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 5th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Bath Abbey, then get engrossed in the history at The Roman Baths, and then get a dose of the wild on West of England Falconry.

To find reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Bath online day trip planner.

You can take a train from London to Bath in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites · Museums · Wildlife · Tours

United Kingdom travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Nightlife · 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.