15 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

15 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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15 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: Antwerp
drive:  8​h 30​min
1
St Ives
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h
2
Llangollen
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
3
Windermere
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
4
Edinburgh
— 2 nights
drive:  3​h 30​min
5
Kirkwall, Mainland
— 1 day
drive:  5​h 30​min
6
Fort William
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
7
Isle of Skye
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
8
Inverness
— 3 nights
drive:  5​h 30​min
End: Antwerp

2
nights
St Ives

St Ives ©
St Ives is a seaside town, civil parish and port in Cornwall. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes St Ives Harbour Beach as well as Carbis Bay Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: walk around Morrab Gardens, head off the coast to The Island - Pendinas, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Saint Nicholas Chapel, then take in the pleasant sights at Zennor Circular Walk - South West Coast Path Walk, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Carbis Bay Beach.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the St Ives trip itinerary tool .

Antwerp, Belgium to St Ives is an approximately 8.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone changes from Central European Time (CET) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Antwerp in July, you will find days in St Ives are slightly colder (22°C), and nights are about the same (15°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Llangollen.

Things to do in St Ives

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Penzance, Marazion Beach
Highlights from your plan
Carbis Bay Beach ©
Carbis Bay Beach
St Ives Harbour Beach ©
St Ives Harbour Beach
Trengwainton Garden ©
Trengwainton Garden

1
night
Llangollen

Llangollen ©
Llangollen is a small town and community in Denbighshire, north-east Wales, situated on the River Dee and on the edge of the Berwyn mountains. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Llangollen and the Horseshoe Falls as well as Horseshoe Pass. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Tue): get outside with Horseshoe Pass, step into the grandiose world of Castell Dinas Bran, snap pictures at Llangollen Bridge, then make a trip to St. Collen's Church, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Llangollen and the Horseshoe Falls.

To see other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Llangollen travel route planning tool .

Getting from St Ives to Llangollen by car takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in July, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to go by car to Windermere.

Things to do in Llangollen

Historic Sites Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Castell Dinas Bran ©
Castell Dinas Bran
Llangollen Bridge ©
Llangollen Bridge
Horseshoe Pass ©
Horseshoe Pass

2
nights
Windermere

Windermere ©
Windermere is the largest natural lake in England. Orrest Head has been added to your itinerary. On the 22nd (Wed), contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Windermere, take some stellar pictures from Orrest Head, then admire the striking features of Bridge House, and finally explore the striking landscape at Helm Crag.

To see ratings, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read Windermere trip itinerary tool .

Traveling by car from Llangollen to Windermere takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Windermere

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Helm Crag, Bridge House
Highlights from your plan
Lake Windermere ©
Lake Windermere
Orrest Head ©
Orrest Head
Helm Crag ©
Helm Crag

2
nights
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Edinburgh Old Town as well as Edinburgh Castle. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): step into the grandiose world of Edinburgh Castle, wander the streets of New Town, explore the different monuments and memorials at Greyfriars Kirk, then stroll the grounds of Greyfriars Kirkyard, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Holyrood Abbey. Keep things going the next day: explore the striking landscape at Arthur's Seat, then explore the historical opulence of Craigmillar Castle, then steep yourself in history at Inchcolm Abbey and Island, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Edinburgh Old Town.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Edinburgh tour builder site .

Traveling by car from Windermere to Edinburgh takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in July, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to travel to Kirkwall.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Nature
Highlights from your plan
Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
Inchcolm Abbey and Island ©
Inchcolm Abbey and Island
Craigmillar Castle ©
Craigmillar Castle

1
day
Kirkwall, Mainland

Kirkwall ©
Kirkwall is the largest town and capital of the Orkney Islands of Scotland. Highland Park Distillery has been added to your itinerary. On the 25th (Sat), indulge your thirst for a good beer at Highland Park Distillery, contemplate the long history of Saint Magnus Cathedral, explore the ancient world of Maeshowe, then take an unorthodox tour of Standing Stones of Stenness, and finally explore the ancient world of Barnhouse Neolithic Settlement.

For ratings, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read our Kirkwall online trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by flight from Edinburgh to Kirkwall takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train and bus. While traveling from Edinburgh, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Kirkwall, ranging from highs of 19°C to lows of 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to travel to Fort William.

Things to do in Kirkwall

Historic Sites Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Stenness, Barnhouse Neolithic Settlement
Highlights from your plan
Saint Magnus Cathedral ©
Saint Magnus Cathedral
Standing Stones of Stenness
Standing Stones of Stenness
Maeshowe ©
Maeshowe

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 26th (Sun): take in the dramatic scenery at Steall Waterfall, take in the awesome beauty at Ben Nevis, then pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Andrew's Church, then explore the activities along Loch Shiel, and finally make a trip to Glenfinnan Viaduct.

For more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Fort William trip planner .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Kirkwall to Fort William in 5.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can drive to Isle of Skye.

Things to do in Fort William

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Glenfinnan
Highlights from your plan
Steall Waterfall ©
Steall Waterfall
Glenfinnan Viaduct ©
Glenfinnan Viaduct
Ben Nevis ©
Ben Nevis

2
nights
Isle of Skye

Isle of Skye ©
Blessed with picturesque lochs and a dramatic, rocky coastline, the far-flung Isle of Skye remains one of Scotland's most beloved destinations.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Trotternish Ridge, Talisker Beach and The Quiraing. Start off your visit on the 27th (Mon): take in the dramatic scenery at Lealt Falls, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Black Cuillin, and then take in the dramatic natural features at The Quiraing. On your second day here, tour the pleasant surroundings at Talisker Beach and then take in the dramatic natural features at Trotternish Ridge.

For photos, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Isle of Skye trip planner .

Traveling by car from Fort William to Isle of Skye takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in July, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to drive to Inverness.

Things to do in Isle of Skye

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
The Quiraing ©
The Quiraing
Talisker Beach ©
Talisker Beach
Trotternish Ridge ©
Trotternish Ridge

3
nights
Inverness

Inverness ©
Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Your list of things to see and do now includes The Highlanders' Museum (Queen's Own Highlanders Collection), Inverness Botanic Gardens, Caledonian Canal, and other attractions. Get some cultural insight at Inverness Cathedral and St Mary's Catholic Church. Take a break from the city and head to Cairngorm Reindeer Centre and Loch Garten Nature Reserve. The adventure continues: explore the historical opulence of Urquhart Castle and snap pictures at Greig Street Bridge.

For ratings, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Inverness travel planner.

Traveling by car from Isle of Skye to Inverness takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of car and train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Inverness

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Aviemore, Urquhart Castle
Highlights from your plan
Cairngorm Reindeer Centre ©
Cairngorm Reindeer Centre
Loch Garten Nature Reserve ©
Loch Garten Nature Reserve
Fort George
Fort George

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