11 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

11 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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11 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: Bristol
Drive:  3​h 15​min
1
Preston
— 1 night
train:  15​min
2
Lancaster
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
3
Stirling
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Oban
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  7​h 15​min
5
Castlebay
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 15​min
6
Askernish
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  12​h 15​min
7
Stornoway
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Bristol

1
night
Preston

Preston ©
Preston is a city and the administrative centre of Lancashire, England. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): explore the historical opulence of Clitheroe Castle and then look for all kinds of wild species at Bowland Wild Boar Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at St Peter's Church, steep yourself in history at Pendle Hill, then contemplate the long history of Top Withens, and finally learn more about the world around you at Cliffe Castle Museum & Park.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Preston online holiday planner .

Bristol to Preston is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or fly. In August in Preston, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to catch the train to Lancaster.

Things to do in Preston

Historic Sites Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Keighley, Clitheroe Castle, St Peter's Church, Pendle Hill
Highlights from your plan
Bowland Wild Boar Park ©
Bowland Wild Boar Park
Pendle Hill ©
Pendle Hill
St Peter's Church ©
St Peter's Church

1
night
Lancaster

Lancaster ©
Lancaster is a city and the county town of Lancashire, England. Start off your visit on the 25th (Sun): take an in-depth tour of Lancaster City Museum, get engrossed in the history at Carnforth Station Heritage Centre, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Peter's Church, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Lancaster Priory Church.

For where to stay, maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Lancaster day trip website .

Lancaster is very close to Preston. In August, daily temperatures in Lancaster can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can go by car to Stirling.

Things to do in Lancaster

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

St Peter's Church, Carnforth Station Heritage Centre
Highlights from your plan
Lancaster City Museum ©
Lancaster City Museum
St Peter's Church ©
St Peter's Church
Carnforth Station Heritage Centre ©
Carnforth Station Heritage Centre

2
nights
Stirling

Stirling ©
Stirling is a city in central Scotland. On the 26th (Mon), contemplate the long history of Callendar House, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Michael's Parish Church, explore the historical opulence of Stirling Castle, then brush up on your military savvy at Argyll Sutherland Highlanders Regimental Museum, then steep yourself in history at The Old Town Jail, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of the Holy Rude. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: steep yourself in history at Stanley Mills, explore the historical opulence of Elcho Castle, explore the historical opulence of Lochleven Castle, then steep yourself in history at Dunblane Cathedral, and finally take in the history at Stirling Bridge.

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

Drive from Lancaster to Stirling in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Lancaster in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Stirling, with lows of 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to drive to Oban.

Things to do in Stirling

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Perth, Lochleven Castle, St. Michael's Parish Church, Callendar House, Dunblane Cathedral
Highlights from your plan
Callendar House ©
Callendar House
Dunblane Cathedral ©
Dunblane Cathedral
Church of the Holy Rude ©
Church of the Holy Rude

2
nights
Oban

Oban ©
Oban is a resort town within the Argyll and Bute council area of Scotland. On the 28th (Wed), contemplate the long history of Dunstaffnage Castle & Chapel, then contemplate the long history of St. Conan’s Kirk, then explore the historical opulence of Kilchurn Castle, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Finn Falconry. On the 29th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: hike along Glencoe Lochan, identify plant and animal life at Highland Titles Nature Reserve, then step into the grandiose world of Castle Stalker, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St John's Cathedral.

To find reviews, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Oban road trip tool .

You can drive from Stirling to Oban in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In August, daytime highs in Oban are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Castlebay.

Things to do in Oban

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kilchurn Castle, Glencoe Lochan, Castle Stalker, St. Conan’s Kirk, Highland Titles Nature Reserve
Highlights from your plan
Dunstaffnage Castle & Chapel ©
Dunstaffnage Castle & Chapel
Highland Titles Nature Reserve ©
Highland Titles Nature Reserve
St. Conan’s Kirk
St. Conan’s Kirk

1
day
Castlebay

Castlebay ©
On the 30th (Fri), get outside with Clearwater Paddling and then explore the historical opulence of Kisimul Castle.

To find where to stay, maps, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Castlebay day trip tool .

Explore your travel options from Oban to Castlebay with the Route module. In August, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can travel to Askernish.

Things to do in Castlebay

Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trip

Isle of Barra
Highlights from your plan
Kisimul Castle ©
Kisimul Castle
Clearwater Paddling ©
Clearwater Paddling

1
night
Askernish

Askernish ©
Askernish is a crofting community on South Uist, in the Outer Hebrides, Scotland. Start off your visit on the 31st (Sat): tee off at Askernish Golf Club, see the interesting displays at Kildonan Museum, and then don't miss a visit to Ormiclate Castle.

To see ratings, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read Askernish trip itinerary tool .

Getting from Castlebay to Askernish by car takes about 2.5 hours. In August in Askernish, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) early enough to travel to Stornoway.

Things to do in Askernish

Golf Outdoors Museums

Side Trip

South Uist
Highlights from your plan
Askernish Golf Club ©
Askernish Golf Club
Kildonan Museum ©
Kildonan Museum
Ormiclate Castle ©
Ormiclate Castle

1
night
Stornoway

Stornoway ©
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sun): contemplate the long history of Gearannan Blackhouse Village and then enjoy the sea views from Butt of Lewis Lighthouse. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Uig Sands, steep yourself in history at Norse Mill and Kiln, and then admire the masterpieces at An Lanntair Gallery.

For other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Stornoway online driving holiday planner .

Explore your travel options from Askernish to Stornoway with the Route module. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in September, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Stornoway

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Isle of Lewis
Highlights from your plan
Gearannan Blackhouse Village ©
Gearannan Blackhouse Village
Butt of Lewis Lighthouse ©
Butt of Lewis Lighthouse
Norse Mill and Kiln ©
Norse Mill and Kiln

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