11 days in England & Scotland Itinerary

11 days in England & Scotland Itinerary

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11 days in England & Scotland Itinerary

Start: Lexington
Fly:  13​h 30​min
1
London
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Cirencester
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h 45​min
3
Inverness
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
4
Edinburgh
— 3 nights
Fly:  13​h 30​min
End: Lexington

2
nights
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.
London is known for museums, nightlife, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in panoramic vistas at Coca-Cola London Eye, step into the grandiose world of Buckingham Palace, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, and contemplate the long history of Tower of London.

For reviews, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, use the London trip planner .

Lexington, USA to London is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Lexington to London is 5 hours. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Lexington in August, with highs in London at 72°F and lows at 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to travel to Cirencester.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites Museums
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Coca-Cola London Eye ©
Coca-Cola London Eye
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace

2
nights
Cirencester

Cirencester ©
Cirencester is a market town in east Gloucestershire, England, west northwest of London. Start off your visit on the 27th (Tue): take in nature's colorful creations at The Royal Gardens at Highgrove, admire the striking features of Chavenage House, and then head outdoors with Head 4 Heights Ltd. Keep things going the next day: sample the fine beverages at Cotswolds Distillery, have some family-friendly fun at Cotswold Archery, then get outside with The Cotswold Range, and finally steep yourself in history at Malmesbury Market Cross.

To find ratings, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Cirencester trip builder website .

You can drive from London to Cirencester in 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Inverness.

Things to do in Cirencester

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Tetbury, Cotswolds Distillery, Malmesbury Market Cross, Cotswold Archery
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Chavenage House ©
Chavenage House
Head 4 Heights Waterpark ©
Head 4 Heights Waterpark
Cotswold Archery ©
Cotswold Archery

2
nights
Inverness

Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
On the 29th (Thu), explore the activities along River Foyers, look for all kinds of wild species at Aigas Field Centre, and then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports. On the 30th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll the grounds of Wardlaw Mausoleum, then have some family-friendly fun at Wildwoodz, and then learn insider's secrets on a distillery tour.

To see maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Inverness trip itinerary planner.

Explore your travel options from Cirencester to Inverness with the Route module. Expect a daytime high around 65°F in August, and nighttime lows around 48°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can go by car to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Inverness

Parks Tours Nature

Side Trips

River Foyers, Wildwoodz, Aigas Field Centre
Highlights from your plan
Distillery Tours
Aigas Field Centre ©
Aigas Field Centre
River Foyers ©
River Foyers

3
nights
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Edinburgh is known for historic sites, museums, nightlife, nature, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle, learn more about the world around you at National Museum of Scotland, contemplate the long history of Palace of Holyroodhouse, and don't miss a visit to The Royal Mile.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Edinburgh road trip planning app .

Traveling by car from Inverness to Edinburgh takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Edinburgh can reach 65°F, while at night they dip to 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Museums Tours
Highlights from your plan
Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
The Royal Mile ©
The Royal Mile
Royal Yacht Britannia ©
Royal Yacht Britannia

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