12 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

12 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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12 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: Dubai
Fly + Drive:  13​h 15​min
1
Beauly
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Durness
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
3
Edinburgh
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
4
Windermere
— 2 nights
train:  3​h 45​min
5
London
— 4 nights
Fly:  9​h 30​min
End: Dubai

1
night
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 20th (Tue), identify plant and animal life at Aigas Field Centre, then look for all kinds of wild species at Highland Falconry at The Struy Inn, and then have some family-friendly fun at Wildwoodz.

For reviews, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Beauly route maker app .

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Beauly is an approximately 13.5-hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Dubai to Beauly, you'll gain 4 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Dubai in August, with highs in Beauly at 21°C and lows at 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Durness.

Things to do in Beauly

Parks Wildlife Fun & Games

Side Trips

Highland Falconry at The Struy Inn, Wildwoodz
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Aigas Field Centre ©
Aigas Field Centre

2
nights
Durness

Durness ©
Durness is a village and civil parish in the north-west Highlands of Scotland. On the 21st (Wed), tour the pleasant surroundings at Scourie Bay, stroll through Durness Beach, and then stroll through Sango Bay. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at Balnakeil Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at Sandwood Bay Beach.

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Getting from Beauly to Durness by car takes about 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in August, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can drive to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Durness

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Scourie Bay, Sandwood Bay Beach
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Sandwood Bay Beach ©
Sandwood Bay Beach
Durness Beach ©
Durness Beach
Balnakeil Beach ©
Balnakeil Beach

2
nights
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): get curious at Camera Obscura and World of Illusions, then don't miss a visit to The Royal Mile, and then step into the grandiose world of Edinburgh Castle. On the next day, explore the galleries of Royal Yacht Britannia, steep yourself in history at The Real Mary King's Close, then take in the dramatic natural features at Arthur's Seat, and finally visit a coastal fixture at Calton Hill.

To see other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Edinburgh trip itinerary maker site .

Traveling by car from Durness to Edinburgh takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Edinburgh are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can drive to Windermere.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Museums Nature
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Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
Arthur's Seat ©
Arthur's Seat
Camera Obscura and World of Illusions ©

2
nights
Windermere

Windermere is the largest natural lake in England. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sun): steep yourself in history at Stott Park Bobbin Mill, take a memorable tour with Tours, then identify plant and animal life at Predator Experience, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Newby Bridge Weir. Here are some ideas for day two: have some family-friendly fun at Treetop Trek, stroll through Helvellyn, and then take in the pleasant sights at Alpacaly Ever After.

To see more things to do, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read Windermere trip itinerary app .

You can drive from Edinburgh to Windermere in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to catch the train to London.

Things to do in Windermere

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Newby Bridge Weir, Alpacaly Ever After, Stott Park Bobbin Mill, Predator Experience, Helvellyn
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Climbing Tours
Predator Experience ©
Predator Experience
Helvellyn
Helvellyn

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.
Bring the kids along to Coca-Cola London Eye and Kings Cross Pond Club. There's lots more to do: snap pictures at Tower Bridge, explore the world behind art at National Gallery, contemplate the long history of Westminster Abbey, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral.

To find more things to do, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read our London trip itinerary maker app .

Traveling by train from Windermere to London takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. In August, daytime highs in London are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. On the 30th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Theme Parks
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Coca-Cola London Eye ©
Coca-Cola London Eye
Tower Bridge ©
Tower Bridge
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum

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