12 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

12 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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12 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: Dubai
+2
Fly + bus + train:  11​h
1
Edinburgh
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
2
Inverness
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  4​h 45​min
3
Cirencester
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
London
— 4 nights
Fly:  9​h 30​min
End: Dubai

2
nights
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Keep things going the next day: take in the dramatic natural features at Arthur's Seat, then don't miss a visit to The Royal Mile, and then step into the grandiose world of Edinburgh Castle.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, use the Edinburgh vacation maker site .

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Edinburgh is an approximately 11-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. You'll gain 4 hours traveling from Dubai to Edinburgh due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Dubai in July, expect Edinburgh to be cooler, temps between 22°C and 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Inverness.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums Childrens Museums Historic Sites
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Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
Dynamic Earth ©
Dynamic Earth
Camera Obscura and World of Illusions ©

3
nights
Inverness

Inverness ©
Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Attractions like Landmark Forest Adventure Park and Loch Morlich make great kid-friendly stops. There's much more to do: indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, have some family-friendly fun at Wildwoodz, enjoy some diversion at Frankie & Lola's, and sample the tasty concoctions at Black Isle Brewery.

To see other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Inverness trip planner .

Traveling by car from Edinburgh to Inverness takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Inverness can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Cirencester.

Things to do in Inverness

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Aviemore, Munlochy, Rosemarkie Beach, Culloden Battlefield
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Loch Morlich ©
Loch Morlich
Landmark Forest Adventure Park ©
Landmark Forest Adventure Park
Frankie & Lola's ©
Frankie & Lola's

2
nights
Cirencester

Cirencester ©
Cirencester is a market town in east Gloucestershire, England, west northwest of London. Start off your visit on the 25th (Thu): meet the residents at Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens, head outdoors with The Cotswold Range, and then head outdoors with Head 4 Heights Ltd. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the long history of Chavenage House and then find something for the whole family at Cattle Country Adventure Park.

To see reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Cirencester trip itinerary builder app .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Inverness to Cirencester. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can travel to London.

Things to do in Cirencester

Theme Parks Outdoors Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens, Cattle Country Adventure Park, Chavenage House
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The Cotswold Range ©
The Cotswold Range
Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens ©
Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens
Head 4 Heights Waterpark ©
Head 4 Heights Waterpark

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.
Attractions like Coca-Cola London Eye and Tower Bridge make great kid-friendly stops. There's still lots to do: learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum, don't miss a visit to Big Ben, steep yourself in history at Houses of Parliament, and admire the masterpieces at Tate Modern.

To see more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the London itinerary planning website .

Traveling by car from Cirencester to London takes 2 hours. In July, daytime highs in London are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. On the 30th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites
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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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