15 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

15 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United Kingdom visit planner

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Fly
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St. Andrews
— 2 nights
Drive
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Inverness
— 3 nights
Drive
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Isle of Skye
— 2 nights
Drive
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Glasgow
— 1 night
Drive
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Edinburgh
— 2 nights
Fly
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London
— 4 nights
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St. Andrews

— 2 nights
Start off your visit on the 11th (Mon): do a tasting at Cairn O'Mohr Fruit Wines, then race across the water with Pirate Boats, and then tee off at St Andrews Links. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Elie Beach, then head off the coast to Isle of May National Nature Reserve, and then sample the tasty concoctions at Eden Mill.

For maps, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the St. Andrews trip itinerary builder tool.

Dayton, USA to St. Andrews is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 5 hours traveling from Dayton to St. Andrews. Traveling from Dayton in July, things will get a bit cooler in St. Andrews: highs are around 66°F and lows about 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can drive to Inverness.

Things to do in St. Andrews

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Golf

Side Trips

Inverness

— 3 nights

Gateway to the Highlands

Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Get out of town with these interesting Inverness side-trips: Aigas Field Centre (in Beauly), Landmark Forest Adventure Park (in Carrbridge) and St Ninians Church (in Drumnadrochit). There's still lots to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Loch Ness, take in nature's colorful creations at Cawdor Castle, explore the ancient world of Clava Cairns, and witness the site of a historic battle at Culloden Battlefield.

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Traveling by car from St. Andrews to Inverness takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. July in Inverness sees daily highs of 66°F and lows of 50°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Isle of Skye.

Things to do in Inverness

Theme Parks · Parks · Breweries & Distilleries · Tours

Side Trips

Isle of Skye

— 2 nights
Blessed with picturesque lochs and a dramatic, rocky coastline, the far-flung Isle of Skye remains one of Scotland's most beloved destinations.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sat): look for gifts at Isle of Skye Candle Company, then steep yourself in history at Eilean Donan Castle, then surround yourself with nature on Plockton Seal Trips, and finally go for a walk through Duirinish and Drumbuie Coastal Walk. On your second day here, get outside with Camasunary Bay, then explore the activities along Loch Coruisk, and then don't miss a visit to Cill Chriosd.

To find more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Isle of Skye travel route planner.

You can drive from Inverness to Isle of Skye in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Inverness in July, expect nights in Isle of Skye to be about the same, around 51°F, while days are little chillier, around 61°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Glasgow.

Things to do in Isle of Skye

Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Glasgow

— 1 night

Scotland's Style Capital

Scotland’s largest city, Glasgow is known for its cultural heritage and the friendliness of its people.
On the 18th (Mon), look for all kinds of wild species at Strathblane Falconry, then explore the world behind art at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, and then walk around Kelvingrove Park.

To find ratings, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Glasgow trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Isle of Skye to Glasgow takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. When traveling from Isle of Skye in July, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Glasgow: temperatures range from 67°F by day to 51°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Glasgow

Parks · Museums · Wildlife

Side Trip

Edinburgh

— 2 nights

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Tue): explore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle, make a trip to The Royal Mile, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Giles' Cathedral. Keep things going the next day: get a new perspective on nature at National Museum of Scotland, take in the dramatic natural features at Arthur's Seat, and then take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

To find reviews, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Edinburgh online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Glasgow to Edinburgh takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 66°F, and evening lows to 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) to allow time to travel to London.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Parks

London

— 4 nights

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: don't miss a visit to Coca-Cola London Eye, admire the masterpieces at The British Museum, contemplate the long history of Buckingham Palace, and get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read our London online trip itinerary builder.

You can fly from Edinburgh to London in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Edinburgh in July: highs in London hover around 73°F, while lows dip to 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites · Museums · 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.