11 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

11 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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11 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: New York City
Fly + bus:  12​h 30​min
1
Amesbury
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
London
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  7​h 45​min
3
Lochinver
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Gairloch
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 45​min
5
Edinburgh
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  11​h 30​min
End: New York City

1
night
Amesbury

Amesbury ©
Amesbury is a town and civil parish in Wiltshire, England. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Stonehenge. On the 10th (Wed), explore the ancient world of Durrington Walls and then explore and take pictures at Cholderton Charlie's Farm. On the 11th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: delve into the distant past at Stonehenge, take an in-depth tour of Amesbury History Centre, then don't miss a visit to Houghton Lodge Gardens, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Mottisfont Abbey.

To find traveler tips, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Amesbury visit planner .

New York City, USA to Amesbury is an approximately 12.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or fly. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time is 5 hours. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from New York City in April, with highs in Amesbury at 56°F and lows at 38°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to drive to London.

Things to do in Amesbury

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Mottisfont Abbey, Houghton Lodge Gardens
Highlights from your plan
Stonehenge ©
Stonehenge
Mottisfont Abbey ©
Mottisfont Abbey
Amesbury History Centre ©
Amesbury History Centre

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.
Kids will enjoy Coca-Cola London Eye and Tower Bridge. And it doesn't end there: get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum, explore the world behind art at The British Museum, take an in-depth tour of Westminster Abbey, and step into the grandiose world of Buckingham Palace.

For maps, photos, and tourist information, use the London trip planner .

New York City, USA to London is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from New York City to London, you'll lose 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from New York City in April; daily highs in London reach 56°F and lows reach 40°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Lochinver.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Coca-Cola London Eye ©
Coca-Cola London Eye
Tower Bridge ©
Tower Bridge
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum

1
night
Lochinver

Lochinver ©
Lochinver is a village on the coast in the Assynt district of Sutherland, Highland, Scotland. On the 16th (Tue), identify plant and animal life at Little Assynt Estate, take a memorable drive along Drumbeg Loop, stroll through Culag Woods, then stop by Highland Stoneware, Baddidarroch, then enjoy the sand and surf at Achmelvich Beach, and finally admire the striking features of Hermit's Castle.

To see more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Lochinver online road trip planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from London to Lochinver. Traveling from London in April, expect nights in Lochinver to be about the same, around 38°F, while days are little chillier, around 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Gairloch.

Things to do in Lochinver

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Achmelvich Beach ©
Achmelvich Beach
Culag Woods ©
Culag Woods
Drumbeg Loop ©
Drumbeg Loop

1
night
Gairloch

Gairloch ©
Gairloch is a village, civil parish and community on the shores of Loch Gairloch in Wester Ross, in the North-West Highlands of Scotland. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Red Point Beach, identify plant and animal life at Shieldaig Falconry, then kick back and relax at Mellon Udrigle Beach, then admire the natural beauty at Inverewe Garden, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Gruinard Bay Caravan Park. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the sheer force of Victoria Falls, then get outside with Walking and Wildlife Adventures, and then identify plant and animal life at Loch Maree.

To see more things to do, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read our Gairloch tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Lochinver to Gairloch by car takes about 2.5 hours. In April, daily temperatures in Gairloch can reach 50°F, while at night they dip to 38°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Gairloch

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Poolewe, Red Point Beach
Highlights from your plan
Loch Maree ©
Loch Maree
Red Point Beach ©
Red Point Beach
Victoria Falls ©
Victoria Falls

2
nights
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Fri): browse the exhibits of Camera Obscura and World of Illusions, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at The Scotch Whisky Experience, explore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, then get your game on at The Realm VR, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Edinburgh Old Town. On your second day here, examine the collection at National Museum of Scotland, explore the striking landscape at Arthur's Seat, then get curious at Dynamic Earth, and finally don't miss a visit to The Royal Mile.

To see where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Edinburgh holiday tool .

You can drive from Gairloch to Edinburgh in 5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 53°F in April, and nighttime lows around 37°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
Arthur's Seat ©
Arthur's Seat
Dynamic Earth ©
Dynamic Earth

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