12 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

12 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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12 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: Genoa
Fly:  7​h 30​min
1
Edinburgh
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Fort William
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Inverness
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 45​min
4
Bath
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
5
London
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
End: Genoa

2
nights
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): visit a coastal fixture at Calton Hill. Here are some ideas for day two: get a new perspective on nature at National Museum of Scotland, then examine the collection at Royal Yacht Britannia, and then admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Edinburgh attractions planner .

Genoa, Italy to Edinburgh is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of train and flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or fly. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time to Greenwich Mean Time is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Genoa in August, plan for a bit cooler days and cooler nights in Edinburgh: temperatures range from 21°C by day to 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to drive to Fort William.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh ©
Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh
Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
National Museum of Scotland ©
National Museum of Scotland

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. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Tue): steep yourself in history at Glenfinnan Monument, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Nevis Range Mountain Resort, and then appreciate the views at Glencoe.

For where to stay, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Fort William trip planner .

You can drive from Edinburgh to Fort William in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Inverness.

Things to do in Fort William

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Glenfinnan Monument, Glen Coe
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Glen Coe ©
Glen Coe
Nevis Range Mountain Resort ©
Nevis Range Mountain Resort
Glenfinnan Monument ©
Glenfinnan Monument

1
night
Inverness

Inverness ©
Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Wed): examine the collection at Loch Ness Centre & Exhibition, explore the historical opulence of Urquhart Castle, savor the flavors at Ferintosh Community Market, then explore the historical opulence of Fort George, and finally witness the site of a historic battle at Culloden Battlefield.

Plan a Inverness trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

You can drive from Fort William to Inverness in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Inverness are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can travel to Bath.

Things to do in Inverness

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trips

Drumnadrochit, Culloden Battlefield, Ferintosh Community Market
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Urquhart Castle ©
Urquhart Castle
Culloden Battlefield ©
Culloden Battlefield
Loch Ness Centre & Exhibition ©
Loch Ness Centre & Exhibition

2
nights
Bath

Bath
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
To see maps and more tourist information, use the Bath trip itinerary planning website .

You can fly from Inverness to Bath in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. On the 9th (Fri), you're off toLondon.

Things to do in Bath

Nightlife Outdoors Parks

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.
Step out of the city life by going to Beachy Head and Birling Gap and the Seven Sisters. Museum-lovers will appreciate The Mary Rose Museum and HMS Victory. Get out of town with these interesting London side-trips: Brighton (Brighton Palace Pier, Royal Pavilion, & more), Portsmouth Historic Dockyard (in Portsmouth) and Oxmarket Centre of Arts (in Chichester).

To see other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, use the London driving holiday planner.

Traveling by train from Bath to London takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in London are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Brighton and Hove, Portsmouth, Eastbourne, Oxmarket Centre of Arts
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Gustamps ©
Gustamps
The Mary Rose Museum ©
The Mary Rose Museum
Portsmouth Historic Dockyard ©
Portsmouth Historic Dockyard

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