12 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

12 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Scotland trip planner

©
Plan created by another user. Make it yours
Unknown
1
Edinburgh
— Few hours
Drive
2
Stirling
— 1 night
Drive
3
Balmaha
— 2 nights
Drive
4
Inveraray
— Few hours
Drive
5
Oban
— 1 night
Drive
6
Fort William
— 2 nights
Drive
7
Mallaig
— Few hours
Unknown
8
Isle of Skye
— 2 nights
Drive
9
Aviemore
— 2 nights
Drive
10
Pitlochry
— 1 night
Drive
11
Edinburgh
— Few hours
Train

S M T W T F S
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19

few
hours
Edinburgh

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
To see traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Edinburgh trip planner.

London to Edinburgh is an approximately 4.5-hour train ride. You can also fly; or take a train; or drive. When traveling from London in September, plan for slightly colder days in Edinburgh, with highs around 19°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 9°C. On the 7th (Mon), you'll travel to Stirling.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Nightlife · Tours · Outdoors · Parks

1
night
Stirling

Stirling is a city in central Scotland. Your day by day itinerary now includes Doune Castle.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Stirling trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by car from Edinburgh to Stirling takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. September in Stirling sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 9°C at night. On the 8th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Balmaha.

Things to do in Stirling

Historic Sites
Highlights from your trip

2
nights
Balmaha

Your day by day itinerary now includes Ben A'an as well as Three Lochs Forest Drive. On the 8th (Tue), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Ben A'an and then take a peaceful walk through Three Lochs Forest Drive. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Wed): get outside with Conic Hill, contemplate the waterfront views at Loch Katrine, and then head outdoors with Ben Lomond.

To find maps, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Balmaha online tour itinerary builder.

Drive from Stirling to Balmaha in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In September, daytime highs in Balmaha are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. On the 10th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Inveraray.

Things to do in Balmaha

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

few
hours
Inveraray

Inveraray; is a town in Argyll and Bute, Scotland. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Thu): take in nature's colorful creations at Inveraray Castle.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, use the Inveraray trip itinerary planning site.

You can drive from Balmaha to Inveraray in 1.5 hours. Another option is to drive. In September, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Oban.

Things to do in Inveraray

Parks · Historic Sites
Highlights from your trip

1
night
Oban

Oban is a resort town within the Argyll and Bute council area of Scotland. On the 10th (Thu), make a trip to McCaig's Tower.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Oban road trip planning website.

Drive from Inveraray to Oban in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September in Oban, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 11°C at night. On the 11th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Fort William.
Highlights from your trip

2
nights
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. Ben Nevis has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Fri): admire the verdant scenery at Glen Coe, then examine the collection at West Highland Museum, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Steall Waterfall. Keep things going the next day: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Ben Nevis.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read Fort William online trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Oban to Fort William in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus; or take a train. On the 13th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Mallaig.

Things to do in Fort William

Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trip

few
hours
Mallaig

Mallaig ; is a port in Lochaber, on the west coast of the Highlands of Scotland. To find maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Mallaig tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Fort William to Mallaig in 1.5 hours. Another option is to drive. In September, daily temperatures in Mallaig can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. You will leave for Isle of Skye on the 13th (Sun).

Things to do in Mallaig

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks

2
nights
Isle of Skye

Blessed with picturesque lochs and a dramatic, rocky coastline, the far-flung Isle of Skye remains one of Scotland's most beloved destinations.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Dunvegan Castle & Gardens, Neist Point, Fairy Glen, and other attractions. Step out of Isle of Skye to go to Kyle of Lochalsh and see Eilean Donan Castle, which is approximately 52 minutes away. There's more to do: explore the striking landscape at The Quiraing and explore the activities along Portree Harbour.

For where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Isle of Skye online trip maker.

Traveling by journey from Mallaig to Isle of Skye takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In September, daily temperatures in Isle of Skye can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Aviemore.

Things to do in Isle of Skye

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trip

2
nights
Aviemore

Aviemore is a town and tourist resort, situated within the Cairngorms National Park in the Highlands of Scotland. To see reviews, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Aviemore trip planner.

Traveling by car from Isle of Skye to Aviemore takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In September, daytime highs in Aviemore are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. On the 17th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Pitlochry.

Things to do in Aviemore

Historic Sites
Highlights from your trip

1
night
Pitlochry

Pitlochry is a burgh in the county of Perthshire in Scotland, lying on the River Tummel. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Thu): pause for some photo ops at Pitlochry War Memorial and Garden.

For reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Pitlochry road trip website.

Getting from Aviemore to Pitlochry by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive. On the 18th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Edinburgh.

few
hours
Edinburgh

Athens of the North

Start off your visit on the 18th (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at Old Saint Paul's Church.

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

Getting from Pitlochry to Edinburgh by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites
Highlights from your trip

United Kingdom travel guide

4.3
Specialty Museums · Nightlife · Castles
Home to an impressive 25 World Heritage sites, the United Kingdom, which includes England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland, has hundreds of museums to explore, thousands of parks and gardens to stroll through, and tens of thousands of communities to discover. From Land’s End in the south to John O’Groats in the north, the country is packed with tourist attractions that can fill a range of itineraries. With nearly 30 million tourists visiting every year, the UK is ranked among the top ten holiday destinations in the world. Known for its royalty, this country also represents a diverse patchwork of native and immigrant cultures. Although Britannia no longer rules the waves, it possesses a captivating history and a dynamic modern culture, both of which remain hugely influential on the rest of the world.

Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park travel guide

4
Waterfalls · Bodies of Water · Aquariums