12 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

12 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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12 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Fly:  9​h 45​min
1
London
— 1 night
train:  1​h
2
Cambridge
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Bradford
— 1 night
train:  3​h 45​min
4
Edinburgh
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h
5
Inverness
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
6
Fort William
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  12​h 45​min
End: Toronto

1
night
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.
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Toronto, Canada to London is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Toronto to London is 5 hours. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Toronto in August, with highs in London at 26°C and lows at 15°C. You will have some time to spend on the 17th (Sat) before leaving for Cambridge.

Things to do in London

Nightlife Fun & Games Tours

few
hours
Cambridge

Cambridge ©
Steeped in history and tradition, Cambridge is renowned for its ancient colleges and sprawling green gardens.
On the 17th (Sat), learn about all things military at Imperial War Museum, then make a trip to American Air Museum, and then examine the collection at IWM Duxford.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Cambridge road trip planning tool .

Getting from London to Cambridge by train takes about an hour. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In August in Cambridge, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 16°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can go by car to Bradford.

Things to do in Cambridge

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Duxford
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IWM Duxford ©
IWM Duxford
American Air Museum ©
American Air Museum
Imperial War Museum ©
Imperial War Museum

1
night
Bradford

Bradford
The City of Bradford is a local government district of West Yorkshire, England, with the status of a city and metropolitan borough. To see traveler tips, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, use the Bradford day trip website .

Drive from Cambridge to Bradford in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. In August, daily temperatures in Bradford can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. On the 18th (Sun), you'll travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Bradford

Nightlife Parks Fun & Games

4
nights
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Traquair House & Brewery and Smailholm Tower are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Visiting Grey Mare's Tail and Pentland Hills will get you outdoors. Get out of town with these interesting Edinburgh side-trips: The Great Polish Map of Scotland (in Eddleston), Bowhill House & Country Estate (in Selkirk) and Thirlestane Castle (in Lauder). The adventure continues: delve into the distant past at Dryburgh Abbey, take in the history at Flodden, step into the grandiose world of Norham Castle, and steep yourself in history at Chrichton Castle.

For where to stay, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Edinburgh online itinerary planner .

Traveling by train from Bradford to Edinburgh takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in August, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Inverness.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Norham Castle, Bowhill House & Country Estate, The Great Polish Map of Scotland, Flodden, Traquair House & Brewery
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Traquair House & Brewery ©
Traquair House & Brewery
Thirlestane Castle ©
Thirlestane Castle
Norham Castle ©
Norham Castle

1
night
Inverness

Inverness ©
Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): step into the grandiose world of Urquhart Castle, stroll through Nairn Beach, then explore the historical opulence of Fort George, and finally witness the site of a historic battle at Culloden Battlefield.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Inverness trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by car from Edinburgh to Inverness takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August in Inverness, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can drive to Fort William.

Things to do in Inverness

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Culloden Battlefield, Nairn Beach, Urquhart Castle
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Urquhart Castle ©
Urquhart Castle
Nairn Beach ©
Nairn Beach
Culloden Battlefield ©
Culloden Battlefield

3
nights
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. Museum-lovers will appreciate West Highland Museum and Treasures of the Earth. Get some historical perspective at Fort Augustus and Saint Andrew's Church. Explore Fort William's surroundings by going to Morar Beach (in Morar), Eilean Donan Castle (in Kyle of Lochalsh) and Glenfinnan (Loch Shiel & Glenfinnan Viaduct). Next up on the itinerary: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Nevis Range Mountain Resort, appreciate the views at Glencoe, take in the dramatic scenery at Steall Waterfall, and don't miss a visit to Neptune's Staircase.

Before you visit Fort William, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Getting from Inverness to Fort William by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. On the 26th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Fort William

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Glenfinnan, Fort Augustus Abbey, Eilean Donan Castle, Glen Coe, Morar Beach
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Nevis Range Mountain Resort ©
Nevis Range Mountain Resort
Eilean Donan Castle ©
Eilean Donan Castle
Glen Coe ©
Glen Coe

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