10 days in London & Scotland Itinerary

10 days in London & Scotland Itinerary

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London
— Few hours
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Kirkwall, Mainland
— 3 nights
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Isle of Lewis, Lewis and Harris
— 2 nights
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Isle of Skye
— 2 nights

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London

London ©
Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Tue): hunt for treasures at Camden Market.

Make your London itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Los Angeles, USA to London is an approximately 15-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Los Angeles to London is 8 hours. Traveling from Los Angeles in October, expect nights in London to be little chillier, around 48°F, while days are colder, around 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Kirkwall.

Things to do in London

Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Camden Market ©
Camden Market

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Kirkwall, Mainland

Kirkwall ©
Kirkwall is the largest town and capital of the Orkney Islands of Scotland. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Saint Magnus Cathedral and Orkneyinga Saga Centre. Your inner history buff will appreciate Skara Brae and Maeshowe Chambered Cairn. Step out of Kirkwall to go to Birsay and see Brough Of Birsay, which is approximately 32 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: delve into the distant past at Ring of Brodgar, contemplate the long history of Bishop & Earls Palace, pause for some serene contemplation at Italian Chapel on Lamb Holm, and take an unorthodox tour of Standing Stones of Stenness.

To see where to stay, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Kirkwall attractions planner.

Traveling by flight from London to Kirkwall takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of train and ferry. Traveling from London in October, expect nights in Kirkwall to be about the same, around 45°F, while days are slightly colder, around 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to travel to Isle of Lewis.

Things to do in Kirkwall

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Stromness, Stenness, Corrigall Farm Museum, Brough Of Birsay, Orkneyinga Saga Centre
Highlights from your plan
Saint Magnus Cathedral ©
Saint Magnus Cathedral
Skara Brae ©
Skara Brae
Ring of Brodgar ©
Ring of Brodgar

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Isle of Lewis, Lewis and Harris

Isle of Lewis ©
Forming the northern part of Lewis and Harris, the largest island in the Outer Hebrides archipelago, Isle of Lewis offers scenery consisting of fertile pastures and a meandering, rocky coastline.
On the 29th (Sat), delve into the distant past at Calanais Standing Stones and then visit a coastal fixture at Butt of Lewis Lighthouse.

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Do a combination of flight and bus from Kirkwall to Isle of Lewis in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of flight, bus, and ferry. In October in Isle of Lewis, expect temperatures between 54°F during the day and 43°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Sun) to allow time for travel to Isle of Skye.

Things to do in Isle of Lewis

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Butt of Lewis Lighthouse ©
Butt of Lewis Lighthouse
Calanais Standing Stones ©
Calanais Standing Stones
Uig Sands ©
Uig Sands

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Isle of Skye

Isle of Skye ©
Blessed with picturesque lochs and a dramatic, rocky coastline, the far-flung Isle of Skye remains one of Scotland's most beloved destinations.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Mon): explore the striking landscape at Trotternish Ridge, explore the historical opulence of Duntulm Castle, and then explore the striking landscape at The Quiraing. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the exciting artwork at JR Art Gallery (Jeremy Rossiter), stop by The Isle of Skye Soap Company, and then steep yourself in history at Dunvegan Castle & Gardens.

To see maps, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Isle of Skye trip planner.

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Isle of Lewis to Isle of Skye in 4 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus, ferry, and taxi. In October, daytime highs in Isle of Skye are 54°F, while nighttime lows are 45°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Isle of Skye

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Quiraing ©
The Quiraing
Dunvegan Castle & Gardens ©
Dunvegan Castle & Gardens
Duntulm Castle ©
Duntulm Castle

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