9 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

9 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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Inverness
— 1 night
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Drive to Aberdeen Dyce Airport, Fly to Benbecula Airport, Drive to Portree
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Portree
— 1 day
Drive
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Mallaig
— 1 night
Drive
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Glasgow
— 1 night
Drive
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Edinburgh
— 2 nights
Fly
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London
— 1 night
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Inverness

— 1 night

Gateway to the Highlands

Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Dunrobin Castle and Gardens, Glenmorangie Distillery and Fort Augustus Abbey. Start off your visit on the 15th (Wed): sample the fine beverages at Glenmorangie Distillery and then explore the historical opulence of Dunrobin Castle and Gardens. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the historical opulence of Urquhart Castle, steep yourself in history at Fort Augustus Abbey, and then examine the collection at Loch Ness Centre & Exhibition.

For ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Inverness holiday builder app.

New Delhi, India to Inverness is an approximately 16-hour flight. The time zone changes from India Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time, which is usually a -5.5 hour difference. Traveling from New Delhi in July, things will get cooler in Inverness: highs are around 22°C and lows about 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Portree.

Things to do in Inverness

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Portree

— 1 day
Portree is the largest town on Skye in the Inner Hebrides of Scotland. Your day by day itinerary now includes Eilean Donan Castle. On the 17th (Fri), take in the dramatic natural features at The Quiraing and then steep yourself in history at Eilean Donan Castle.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read Portree itinerary builder website.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Inverness to Portree. Traveling from Inverness in July, you will find days in Portree are a bit cooler (19°C), and nights are about the same (12°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Mallaig.

Things to do in Portree

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Mallaig

— 1 night
Mallaig ; is a port in Lochaber, on the west coast of the Highlands of Scotland. Start off your visit on the 18th (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Camusdarach Beach.

To see photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Mallaig road trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Portree to Mallaig takes 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in July, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Sat) to allow time for the car ride to Glasgow.

Things to do in Mallaig

Beaches · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trip

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Glasgow

— 1 night

Scotland's Style Capital

Scotland’s largest city, Glasgow is known for its cultural heritage and the friendliness of its people.
You've now added Stirling Castle to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 19th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Provand's Lordship, get engrossed in the history at People's Palace and Winter Gardens, and then explore the historical opulence of Stirling Castle.

To see photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Glasgow itinerary website.

Getting from Mallaig to Glasgow by car takes about 3.5 hours. When traveling from Mallaig in July, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Glasgow: temperatures range from 22°C by day to 12°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Glasgow

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Edinburgh

— 2 nights

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Your day by day itinerary now includes The Royal Mile, Palace of Holyroodhouse and The Scottish Photography Experience. Start off your visit on the 20th (Mon): capture your vacation like a pro with The Scottish Photography Experience, then contemplate the long history of The Real Mary King's Close, and then make a trip to The Royal Mile. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: step into the grandiose world of Palace of Holyroodhouse, then take in the dramatic natural features at Arthur's Seat, and then stroll through Calton Hill.

To see maps, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Edinburgh road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Glasgow to Edinburgh takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can travel to London.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Tours · Classes · Nature · Parks

London

— 1 night

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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): steep yourself in history at Banqueting House, ponder the world of politics at Houses of Parliament, take in panoramic vistas at Coca-Cola London Eye, then admire the landmark architecture of Westminster Abbey, and finally steep yourself in history at Buckingham Palace.

For more things to do, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our London trip itinerary planning tool.

Fly from Edinburgh to London in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Edinburgh in July, expect nights in London to be about the same, around 15°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites · Museums

United Kingdom travel guide

4.3
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.

Isle of Skye travel guide

4.2
Geologic Formations · Castles · Waterfalls
Blessed with picturesque lochs and a dramatic, rocky coastline, the far-flung Isle of Skye remains one of Scotland's most beloved destinations. First inhabited as long as 9,000 years ago, the island has a rich history of Irish, Norse, and Scottish domination. Isle of Skye tourist attractions include ancient castles, mysterious cave networks, and panoramic viewpoints. For many, the highlight of a trip to Isle of Skye is a chance to sample some locally distilled whisky and a home-cooked meal at a cozy pub.