12 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

12 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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12 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  3​h 15​min
1
Edinburgh
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
2
Durness
— 2 nights
Drive:  9​h 30​min
3
Bath
— 1 night
train:  1​h 30​min
4
London
— 4 nights
End: London

2
nights
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Edinburgh Castle and The Real Mary King's Close. Escape the urban bustle at Calton Hill and Arthur's Seat. The adventure continues: examine the collection at Royal Yacht Britannia, wander the streets of Edinburgh Old Town, learn more about the world around you at National Museum of Scotland, and stroll the grounds of Greyfriars Kirk.

For more things to do, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Edinburgh online sightseeing planner .

London to Edinburgh is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. While traveling from London, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Edinburgh, ranging from highs of 20°C to lows of 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Durness.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Museums Nature
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Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
National Museum of Scotland ©
National Museum of Scotland
Royal Yacht Britannia ©
Royal Yacht Britannia

2
nights
Durness

Durness
Durness is a village and civil parish in the north-west Highlands of Scotland. Start off your visit on the 28th (Fri): contemplate the long history of Dun Dornaigil Broch, then stroll through Durness Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Sango Bay. On the next day, enjoy the sand and surf at Balnakeil Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Sandwood Bay Beach, and then get a taste of the local shopping with Balnakeil Craft Village.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read our Durness itinerary builder website .

Getting from Edinburgh to Durness by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. June in Durness sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can travel to Bath.

Things to do in Durness

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Dun Dornaigil Broch, Sandwood Bay Beach
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Sandwood Bay Beach
Sandwood Bay Beach
Dun Dornaigil Broch ©
Dun Dornaigil Broch
Durness Beach ©
Durness Beach

1
night
Bath

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Sun): make a trip to Malmesbury Market Cross, head outdoors with The Cotswold Range, then get outside with Head 4 Heights Ltd, and finally admire the striking features of Chavenage House. Here are some ideas for day two: get engrossed in the history at The Roman Baths, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bath Abbey, then explore the historical opulence of Farleigh Hungerford Castle, and finally take an unorthodox tour of Stonehenge.

To find where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Bath travel planning site .

Getting from Durness to Bath by car takes about 12 hours. Other options: fly. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to take a train to London.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Cirencester, Stonehenge, Chavenage House, Malmesbury Market Cross
Highlights from your plan
The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
Stonehenge ©
Stonehenge
The Cotswold Range ©
The Cotswold Range

4
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.
Visiting Speed Boats Tours and Moose X-Training Ltd will get you outdoors. Get some cultural insight at Westminster Abbey and Natural History Museum. There's still lots to do: take an in-depth tour of The British Museum, don't miss a visit to Tower of London, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, and step into the grandiose world of Buckingham Palace.

To find maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the London trip itinerary maker tool .

Getting from Bath to London by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in London are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. On the 5th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
The British Museum ©
The British Museum
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum

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