12 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

12 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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12 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  9​h 30​min
1
Edinburgh
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Fort William
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Inverness
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
4
Bowness-on-Windermere
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
5
Oxford
— 2 nights
train + Fly:  13​h 45​min
End: New Delhi

2
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 childrens museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle, contemplate the long history of Palace of Holyroodhouse, stroll around Princes Street Gardens, and take in the exciting artwork at Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh.

For traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Edinburgh route planner.

New Delhi, India to Edinburgh is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from New Delhi to Edinburgh is minus 5 hours. Traveling from New Delhi in September, expect Edinburgh to be much colder, temps between 19°C and 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Fort William.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Parks Historic Sites Museums
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Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
The Royal Mile ©
The Royal Mile
Royal Yacht Britannia ©
Royal Yacht Britannia

1
night
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. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Fri): steep yourself in history at Glenfinnan Monument, steep yourself in history at Glenfinnan Viaduct, then see the interesting displays at Treasures of the Earth, and finally examine the collection at West Highland Museum.

To find ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Fort William tour planner .

Traveling by car from Edinburgh to Fort William takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Inverness.

Things to do in Fort William

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Glenfinnan
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Glenfinnan Viaduct ©
Glenfinnan Viaduct
West Highland Museum ©
West Highland Museum
Glenfinnan Monument ©
Glenfinnan Monument

2
nights
Inverness

Inverness ©
Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sat): make a trip to Culloden Battlefield, then get in on the family fun at Landmark Forest Adventure Park, and then stroll around RZSS Highland Wildlife Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Sun): examine the collection at ShipSpace and then steep yourself in history at Urquhart Castle.

For reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Inverness trip planner.

You can drive from Fort William to Inverness in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In September in Inverness, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Bowness-on-Windermere.

Things to do in Inverness

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Landmark Forest Adventure Park, Culloden Battlefield, RZSS Highland Wildlife Park, Urquhart Castle
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Culloden Battlefield ©
Culloden Battlefield
Landmark Forest Adventure Park ©
Landmark Forest Adventure Park
RZSS Highland Wildlife Park ©
RZSS Highland Wildlife Park

3
nights
Bowness-on-Windermere

Bowness-on-Windermere ©
Bowness-on-Windermere is a town in South Lakeland, Cumbria, England. Start off your visit on the 7th (Mon): explore the engaging exhibits at The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction, then look for gifts at The Grasmere Gingerbread Shop, then see the interesting displays at Dove Cottage, and finally explore the historical opulence of Wray Castle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: catch a movie at Royalty Cinema, delve into the lush surroundings at Grizedale Forest, and then see the interesting displays at Lakeland Motor Museum.

To find where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Bowness-on-Windermere sightseeing planner .

You can drive from Inverness to Bowness-on-Windermere in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Oxford.

Things to do in Bowness-on-Windermere

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Ambleside, Grasmere, Cartmel Priory, Lakeland Motor Museum
Highlights from your plan
Lakeland Motor Museum ©
Lakeland Motor Museum
Blackwell, The Arts & Crafts House ©
Cartmel Priory ©
Cartmel Priory

2
nights
Oxford

Oxford ©
A busy, cosmopolitan city, Oxford is perhaps best known for its ancient university.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Oxford: Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens (in Burford), Bourton-on-the-Water (Birdland & Cotswold Motoring Museum) and Cotswold Farm Park (in Guiting Power). It doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Pitt Rivers Museum and deepen your understanding at University of Oxford.

For where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Oxford trip planner .

Traveling by car from Bowness-on-Windermere to Oxford takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. In September, daytime highs in Oxford are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Oxford

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Museums

Side Trips

Bourton-on-the-Water, Cotswold Farm Park, Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens
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Birdland ©
Birdland
Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens ©
Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens
Cotswold Motoring Museum ©
Cotswold Motoring Museum

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