12 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

12 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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12 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: Kuwait City
+2
Fly + subway + train:  11​h 15​min
1
York
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
2
Caernarfon
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
3
Cardiff
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Portsmouth
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
5
Newquay
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 15​min
6
Edinburgh
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
7
Fort William
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
8
Aviemore
— 3 nights
+2
train + bus + Fly:  13​h
End: Kuwait City


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1
night
York

York ©
Situated on the confluence of the rivers Ouse and Foss, York has witnessed an abundance of major political events throughout its two millennia of existence.
On the 22nd (Thu), go for a walk through York City Walls, see the interesting displays at York's Chocolate Story, then examine the collection at York Castle Museum, then see the interesting displays at The York Dungeon, and finally identify plant and animal life at York Bird of Prey Centre.

For traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our York trip planner .

Kuwait City, Kuwait to York is an approximately 11.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of flight, bus, and train. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Kuwait City to York due to the time zone difference. In August, York is cooler than Kuwait City - with highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Caernarfon.

Things to do in York

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trip

York Bird of Prey Centre
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The York Dungeon ©
The York Dungeon
York Bird of Prey Centre ©
York Bird of Prey Centre
York Castle Museum ©
York Castle Museum

2
nights
Caernarfon

Caernarfon
Caernarfon is a royal town, community, and port in Gwynedd, Wales, with a population of 9,615. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): step into the grandiose world of Caernarfon Castle, step into the grandiose world of Beaumaris Castle, then take in the dramatic natural features at Great Orme, then step into the grandiose world of Conwy Castle, and finally enjoy the sea views from South Stack Lighthouse. On the 24th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Snowdon and then get engrossed in the history at National Slate Museum.

To see reviews, photos, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Caernarfon trip itinerary maker tool .

Drive from York to Caernarfon in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Cardiff.

Things to do in Caernarfon

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

South Stack Lighthouse, Beaumaris Castle, National Slate Museum, Great Orme, Snowdon
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Caernarfon Castle
Caernarfon Castle
Conwy Castle ©
Conwy Castle
Snowdon ©
Snowdon

1
night
Cardiff

Cardiff ©
The capital of Wales, Cardiff is a very green city indeed, boasting more green space per person than any other place in the country.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sun): take an in-depth tour of The Royal Mint Experience, examine the collection at St Fagans National Museum of History, then learn more about the world around you at National Museum Cardiff, and finally step into the grandiose world of Cardiff Castle.

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Traveling by car from Caernarfon to Cardiff takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August in Cardiff, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to drive to Portsmouth.

Things to do in Cardiff

Museums Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trip

The Royal Mint Experience
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The Royal Mint Experience ©
The Royal Mint Experience
National Museum Cardiff ©
National Museum Cardiff
St Fagans National Museum of History ©

1
night
Portsmouth

Portsmouth ©
Portsmouth is a port city and unitary authority in the ceremonial English county of Hampshire and is located south-west of London and south-east of Southampton. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Mon): contemplate the long history of Royal Armouries - Fort Nelson, examine the collection at HMS Victory, see the interesting displays at The Mary Rose Museum, then take in the waterfront at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, then take an in-depth tour of HMS Warrior 1860, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Spinnaker Tower.

For where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, use the Portsmouth trip maker tool .

Traveling by car from Cardiff to Portsmouth takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. August in Portsmouth sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can go by car to Newquay.

Things to do in Portsmouth

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Royal Armouries - Fort Nelson ©
Royal Armouries - Fort Nelson
HMS Victory ©
HMS Victory
The Mary Rose Museum ©
The Mary Rose Museum

1
night
Newquay

Newquay ©
Known as the Surf Capital of the UK, Newquay is a vibrant city with youthful energy.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Tue): look for all kinds of wild species at Screech Owl Sanctuary, tour the pleasant surroundings at Perranporth Beach, and then kick back and relax at Fistral Beach Bar.

To find reviews, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Newquay trip planner.

You can drive from Portsmouth to Newquay in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Newquay

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Perranporth Beach, Screech Owl Sanctuary
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Screech Owl Sanctuary ©
Screech Owl Sanctuary
Perranporth Beach ©
Perranporth Beach
Fistral Beach Bar ©
Fistral Beach Bar

1
night
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
On the 28th (Wed), take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Giles' Cathedral, make a trip to Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh, then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, then explore the world behind art at Scottish National Gallery, and finally visit a coastal fixture at Calton Hill.

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Getting from Newquay to Edinburgh by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In August, daytime highs in Edinburgh are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) early enough to drive to Fort William.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums Parks Shopping
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Scottish National Gallery ©
Scottish National Gallery
Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh ©
Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh
St Giles' Cathedral ©
St Giles' Cathedral

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. On the 29th (Thu), take in the awesome beauty at Nevis Range Mountain Resort, take in the awesome beauty at Ben Nevis, then take in the dramatic scenery at Steall Waterfall, then see the interesting displays at West Highland Museum, and finally appreciate the views at Glen Coe.

To find ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Fort William trip builder tool .

Drive from Edinburgh to Fort William in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can go by car to Aviemore.

Things to do in Fort William

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trip

Glen Coe
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Nevis Range Mountain Resort ©
Nevis Range Mountain Resort
Glen Coe ©
Glen Coe
Steall Waterfall ©
Steall Waterfall

3
nights
Aviemore

Aviemore ©
Aviemore is a town and tourist resort, situated within the Cairngorms National Park in the Highlands of Scotland. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Fri): take in the awesome beauty at Cairngorm Mountain and then identify plant and animal life at RZSS Highland Wildlife Park. On the 31st (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take a peaceful walk through Rothiemurchus, then look for all kinds of wild species at Cairngorm Reindeer Centre, then contemplate the waterfront views at Loch an Eilein, and finally examine the collection at Highland Folk Museum.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Aviemore online attractions planner .

You can drive from Fort William to Aviemore in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Aviemore are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Aviemore

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

RZSS Highland Wildlife Park, Highland Folk Museum
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Cairngorm Mountain ©
Cairngorm Mountain
Cairngorm Reindeer Centre ©
Cairngorm Reindeer Centre
Highland Folk Museum ©
Highland Folk Museum

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