15 days in England & Scotland Itinerary

15 days in England & Scotland Itinerary

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15 days in England & Scotland Itinerary

Start: New York City
Fly:  11​h 15​min
1
London
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
2
Bath
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
3
Inverness
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Fort William
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
5
Edinburgh
— 2 nights
train:  1​h
6
Alnwick
— 2 nights
+3
train + bus + Fly + bus:  12​h
End: New York City


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2
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.
Get some historical perspective at Westminster Abbey and Tower of London. Get a sense of the local culture at Buckingham Palace and National Gallery. The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at The British Museum, learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral.

To plan London vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

New York City, USA to London is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from New York City to London is 5 hours. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from New York City in July: high temperatures in London hover around 73°F and lows are around 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can take a train to Bath.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites
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National Gallery ©
National Gallery
The British Museum ©
The British Museum
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum

2
nights
Bath

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
On the 26th (Fri), admire the natural beauty at Longleat, then explore the historical opulence of Farleigh Hungerford Castle, then contemplate the long history of The Roman Baths, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Bath Abbey. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Sat): admire the landmark architecture of Chavenage House, head outdoors with Head 4 Heights Ltd, and then delve into the mystery of Stonehenge.

To see ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Bath tour itinerary site .

Take a train from London to Bath in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to travel to Inverness.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites Wildlife Museums

Side Trips

Head 4 Heights Waterpark, Chavenage House, Longleat, Stonehenge
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The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
Bath Abbey ©
Bath Abbey
Stonehenge ©
Stonehenge

2
nights
Inverness

Inverness ©
Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sun): take in the history at Culloden Battlefield, step into the grandiose world of Fort George, then kick back and relax at Rosemarkie Beach, and finally contemplate the long history of Urquhart Castle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: identify plant and animal life at RZSS Highland Wildlife Park, see the interesting displays at Highland Folk Museum, steep yourself in history at Clava Cairns, then explore the historical opulence of Inverness Castle, and finally step into the grandiose world of Inverness Castle Viewpoint.

For other places to visit, maps, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Inverness holiday builder website .

Traveling by flight from Bath to Inverness takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. July in Inverness sees daily highs of 66°F and lows of 50°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Fort William.

Things to do in Inverness

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

RZSS Highland Wildlife Park, Urquhart Castle, Highland Folk Museum, Culloden Battlefield, Rosemarkie Beach
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Culloden Battlefield ©
Culloden Battlefield
Urquhart Castle ©
Urquhart Castle
Highland Folk Museum ©
Highland Folk Museum

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. Popular historic sites such as Glenfinnan Viaduct and Eilean Donan Castle are in your itinerary. Take a break from the city and head to Camusdarach Beach and Glencoe. Explore Fort William's surroundings by going to Highland Titles Nature Reserve (in Duror) and Morar Beach (in Morar). There's more to do: see the interesting displays at West Highland Museum and take in the awesome beauty at Nevis Range Mountain Resort.

To find more things to do, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read Fort William trip planning tool .

You can drive from Inverness to Fort William in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) early enough to drive to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Fort William

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Glen Coe, Eilean Donan Castle, Glenfinnan Viaduct, Camusdarach Beach, Highland Titles Nature Reserve
Highlights from your plan
Camusdarach Beach ©
Camusdarach Beach
Eilean Donan Castle ©
Eilean Donan Castle
Glenfinnan Viaduct ©
Glenfinnan Viaduct

2
nights
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): visit a coastal fixture at Calton Hill, then explore the galleries of Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh, then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at The Scotch Whisky Experience, and finally step into the grandiose world of Edinburgh Castle. On the next day, pause for some serene contemplation at Rosslyn Chapel, see the interesting displays at Royal Yacht Britannia, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Giles' Cathedral, and finally don't miss a visit to The Real Mary King's Close.

To find photos, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Edinburgh trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Fort William to Edinburgh takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 65°F, and evening lows to 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to take a train to Alnwick.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Rosslyn Chapel
Highlights from your plan
Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
Rosslyn Chapel ©
Rosslyn Chapel
St Giles' Cathedral ©
St Giles' Cathedral

2
nights
Alnwick

Alnwick ©
Alnwick is a relatively large market town in north Northumberland, England, of which it is the county town. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sun): explore the historical opulence of National Trust - Dunstanburgh Castle, explore the historical opulence of Bamburgh Castle, and then explore the ancient world of Lindisfarne Priory. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Mon): admire the striking features of Cragside House and Gardens, explore the historical opulence of Alnwick Castle, and then explore the historical opulence of The Alnwick Garden.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Alnwick driving holiday planner.

Getting from Edinburgh to Alnwick by train takes about an hour. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 65°F, and evening lows to 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Alnwick

Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Bamburgh Castle, Cragside House and Gardens, Lindisfarne Priory
Highlights from your plan
National Trust - Dunstanburgh Castle ©
Lindisfarne Priory ©
Lindisfarne Priory
Bamburgh Castle ©
Bamburgh Castle

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