13 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

13 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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Bus to Walker at Division, Fly to Glasgow, Bus to Fort William
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Fort William
— 2 nights
Drive
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Edinburgh
— 3 nights
Drive
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Cockermouth
— 2 nights
Drive
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Windermere
— 1 night
Train
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London
— 4 nights
Fly

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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 14th (Mon): take a tour by water with Rockhopper Sea Kayaking - Day Tours, take in the awesome beauty at Nevis Range Mountain Resort, and then admire the sheer force of Steall Waterfall. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get engrossed in the history at Glencoe Folk Museum, admire the verdant scenery at Glen Coe, identify plant and animal life at Highland Titles Nature Reserve, then look for all kinds of wild species at Loch Linnhe Picnic Area, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Ben Nevis.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read Fort William trip itinerary builder.

Detroit, USA to Fort William is an approximately 16-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), which is usually a 5 hour difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can drive to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Fort William

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Adventure

Side Trips

3
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Edinburgh

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Edinburgh is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle, steep yourself in history at The Real Mary King's Close, explore the galleries of Camera Obscura and World of Illusions, and don't miss a visit to Palace of Holyroodhouse.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Edinburgh online sightseeing planner.

Drive from Fort William to Edinburgh in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Edinburgh can reach 63°F, while at night they dip to 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to travel to Cockermouth.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

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Cockermouth

Cockermouth is an ancient market town and civil parish in the Borough of Allerdale in Cumbria, England, so named because it is at the confluence of the River Cocker as it flows into the River Derwent. Start off your visit on the 19th (Sat): examine the collection at J.B.Banks and Son Ltd, then contemplate the long history of Castlerigg Stone Circle, then sample the tasty concoctions at Keswick Brewing Company, and finally explore the activities along Derwentwater. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Sun): surround yourself with nature on Keswick Extreme Outdoor Activities, hike along Catbells Lakeland Walk, and then see the interesting displays at The Puzzling Place.

For reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Cockermouth trip planner.

Drive from Edinburgh to Cockermouth in 3 hours. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Cockermouth when traveling from Edinburgh in June, with lows around 55°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Windermere.

Things to do in Cockermouth

Outdoors · Parks · Museums · Wildlife

Side Trips

1
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Windermere

Windermere is the largest natural lake in England. Start off your visit on the 21st (Mon): see the interesting displays at Hill Top, Beatrix Potter's House, skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Orrest Head.

For traveler tips, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read our Windermere online trip builder.

Traveling by car from Cockermouth to Windermere takes 1.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to catch the train to London.

Things to do in Windermere

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours · Museums

Side Trip

4
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London

The Square Mile

Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
London is known for museums, nightlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Coca-Cola London Eye, contemplate the long history of Buckingham Palace, get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral.

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You can take a train from Windermere to London in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and flight. In June, daytime highs in London are 68°F, while nighttime lows are 52°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

United Kingdom travel guide

4.3
Specialty Museums · Nightlife · Castles
Home to an impressive 25 World Heritage sites, the United Kingdom, which includes England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland, has hundreds of museums to explore, thousands of parks and gardens to stroll through, and tens of thousands of communities to discover. From Land’s End in the south to John O’Groats in the north, the country is packed with tourist attractions that can fill a range of itineraries. With nearly 30 million tourists visiting every year, the UK is ranked among the top ten holiday destinations in the world. Known for its royalty, this country also represents a diverse patchwork of native and immigrant cultures. Although Britannia no longer rules the waves, it possesses a captivating history and a dynamic modern culture, both of which remain hugely influential on the rest of the world.