12 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

12 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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12 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: London
1
London
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Cheltenham
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  5​h
3
Beauly
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Gairloch
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
5
Edinburgh
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
End: London


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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, historic sites, shopping, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Coca-Cola London Eye, explore the world behind art at National Gallery, take an in-depth tour of Natural History Museum, and examine the collection at The British Museum.

To see photos, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read London trip planning app .

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to London. In October, daily temperatures in London can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to drive to Cheltenham.

Things to do in London

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

2
nights
Cheltenham

Cheltenham ©
Cheltenham, also known as Cheltenham Spa, is a regency spa town and borough which is located on the edge of the Cotswolds, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in Gloucestershire, England. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Thu): sample the tasty concoctions at Battledown Brewery, examine the collection at Corinium Museum, then get outside with The Cotswold Range, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Chavenage House. Here are some ideas for day two: sample the tasty concoctions at The Cotswold Brewing Company, then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Cotswolds Distillery, then have some family-friendly fun at Cotswold Archery, and finally identify plant and animal life at Walks With Hawks.

To see traveler tips, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read Cheltenham trip planner.

You can drive from London to Cheltenham in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can travel to Beauly.

Things to do in Cheltenham

Breweries & Distilleries Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Cirencester, Chavenage House, Cotswolds Distillery, Cotswold Archery, The Cotswold Brewing Company
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Chavenage House ©
Chavenage House
Walks With Hawks ©
Walks With Hawks
The Cotswold Range ©
The Cotswold Range

2
nights
Beauly

Beauly ©
Beauly is a town in the Kilmorack Parish of the Scottish County of Inverness, on the River Beauly, 10mi west of Inverness by the Far North railway line. On the 19th (Sat), explore the activities along River Foyers, appreciate the extensive heritage of Glen Strathfarrar, and then identify plant and animal life at Aigas Field Centre. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Meall Fuar-Mhonaidh and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Loch Affric Circular Walk.

To see where to stay, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read our Beauly trip itinerary planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Cheltenham to Beauly. Traveling from Cheltenham in October, expect Beauly to be a bit cooler, temps between 15°C and 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Gairloch.

Things to do in Beauly

Parks Wildlife Trails

Side Trips

River Foyers, Meall Fuar-Mhonaidh
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Aigas Field Centre ©
Aigas Field Centre
River Foyers ©
River Foyers
Meall Fuar-Mhonaidh ©
Meall Fuar-Mhonaidh

2
nights
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 21st (Mon): contemplate the waterfront views at Gruinard Bay Caravan Park, learn about all things military at Russian Arctic Convoy Project, and then get outside with Walking and Wildlife Adventures. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll through Coire Mhic Fhearchair, then take in the dramatic scenery at Victoria Falls, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Shieldaig Falconry.

To see other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Gairloch trip itinerary maker tool .

Traveling by car from Beauly to Gairloch takes 1.5 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Gairloch can reach 14°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) to allow time to travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Gairloch

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Coire Mhic Fhearchair, Russian Arctic Convoy Project
Highlights from your plan
Victoria Falls ©
Victoria Falls
Russian Arctic Convoy Project ©
Russian Arctic Convoy Project

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: step into the grandiose world of Edinburgh Castle, get curious at Camera Obscura and World of Illusions, learn more about the world around you at National Museum of Scotland, and make a trip to Palace of Holyroodhouse.

For where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Edinburgh day trip tool .

You can drive from Gairloch to Edinburgh in 4.5 hours. In October, daytime highs in Edinburgh are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums Historic Sites 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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