10 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

10 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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10 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: Edmonton
Fly:  18​h
1
Alnwick
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 30​min
2
St. Helier, Jersey
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
3
Kirkwall, Mainland
— 1 night
Fly + bus:  5​h 15​min
4
Fort William
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  17​h 45​min
End: Edmonton

1
night
Alnwick

Alnwick ©
Alnwick is a relatively large market town in north Northumberland, England, of which it is the county town. Start off your visit on the 14th (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Parish Church of Saint Peter, explore the historical opulence of Bamburgh Castle, and then don't miss a visit to Lindisfarne Priory. On the next day, admire the striking features of Cragside House and Gardens, step into the grandiose world of Edlingham Castle, then explore the historical opulence of Alnwick Castle, and finally admire the natural beauty at The Alnwick Garden.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Alnwick trip planner .

Edmonton, Canada to Alnwick is an approximately 18-hour flight. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time, which is usually a 7 hour difference. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Alnwick when traveling from Edmonton in April, with lows around 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) to allow time to travel to St. Helier.

Things to do in Alnwick

Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Cragside House and Gardens, The Parish Church of Saint Peter, Bamburgh Castle, Lindisfarne Priory
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Lindisfarne Priory ©
Lindisfarne Priory
Edlingham Castle and Edlingham Church ©
The Parish Church of Saint Peter ©
The Parish Church of Saint Peter

2
nights
St. Helier, Jersey

St. Helier ©
On the 16th (Tue), explore the historical opulence of Mont Orgueil Castle, then delve into the distant past at La Pouqelaye de Faldouet Dolmen, then step into the grandiose world of Elizabeth Castle, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Grouville Parish Church. On your second day here, enjoy the sea views from Corbiere Lighthouse (La Corbiere), then take some stellar pictures from M-132 Underground Command Bunker Noirmont Point, then examine the collection at Jersey War Tunnels - German Underground Hospital, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Saviour Parish Church.

For other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our St. Helier driving holiday planner .

Traveling by flight from Alnwick to St. Helier takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train, bus, and flight. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in April, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Kirkwall.

Things to do in St. Helier

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

St. Brelade, Jersey War Tunnels - German Underground Hospital, St. Saviour Parish Church, Mont Orgueil Castle, Grouville Parish Church
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Elizabeth Castle ©
Elizabeth Castle
Mont Orgueil Castle ©
Mont Orgueil Castle
Grouville Parish Church ©
Grouville Parish Church

1
night
Kirkwall, Mainland

Kirkwall ©
Kirkwall is the largest town and capital of the Orkney Islands of Scotland. On the 18th (Thu), steep yourself in history at Saint Magnus Cathedral, explore the ancient world of Ring of Brodgar, delve into the distant past at Skara Brae, then contemplate the long history of Barony Mill, and finally explore the ancient world of Wideford Hill Chambered Cairn. On your second day here, have some family-friendly fun at The Orkney Experience, pause for some serene contemplation at Italian Chapel on Lamb Holm, steep yourself in history at Maeshowe, contemplate the long history of Standing Stones of Stenness, then explore the ancient world of Barnhouse Neolithic Settlement, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of The Viking Centre.

To find maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Kirkwall trip site .

You can fly from St. Helier to Kirkwall in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and ferry; or do a combination of ferry and car. Traveling from St. Helier in April, things will get little chillier in Kirkwall: highs are around 10°C and lows about 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to travel to Fort William.

Things to do in Kirkwall

Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trips

Stromness, Stenness, Italian Chapel on Lamb Holm, Orkneyinga Saga Centre, Barony Mill
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Barony Mill ©
Barony Mill
Maeshowe ©
Maeshowe
Standing Stones of Stenness
Standing Stones of Stenness

2
nights
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. Start off your visit on the 20th (Sat): make a trip to Glenfinnan Viaduct, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Glenfinnan Church, explore the ancient world of Brochs at Glenelg - Dun Telve & Dun Troddan, then steep yourself in history at Eilean Donan Castle, and finally snap pictures at Bridge of Oich. Keep things going the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Andrew's Church, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Ben Nevis, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Camas nan Geall, then explore the historical opulence of Castle Tioram, and finally explore the activities along Loch Shiel.

To find reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Fort William travel route planning website .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Kirkwall to Fort William in 5.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. On the 22nd (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Fort William

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Glenfinnan, Camas nan Geall, Brochs at Glenelg - Dun Telve & Dun Troddan, Eilean Donan Castle, Castle Tioram
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Saint Andrew's Church ©
Saint Andrew's Church
Eilean Donan Castle ©
Eilean Donan Castle
Castle Tioram ©
Castle Tioram

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