15 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

15 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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Edinburgh
— 3 nights
Drive
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Glasgow
— 2 nights
Drive
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Fort William
— 2 nights
Drive
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Inverness
— 4 nights
Fly
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Kirkwall, Mainland
— 3 nights
Fly

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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 Palace of Holyroodhouse, see the interesting displays at National Museum of Scotland, and make a trip to The Real Mary King's Close.

For photos, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Edinburgh travel itinerary planner.

If you are flying in from Canada, the closest major aiports are Edinburgh Airport, Glasgow International Airport and Glasgow Prestwick Airport. In June in Edinburgh, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can drive to Glasgow.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Neighborhoods

2
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Glasgow

Scotland's Style Capital

Scotland’s largest city, Glasgow is known for its cultural heritage and the friendliness of its people.
On the 10th (Fri), appreciate the history behind The Paisley Cenotaph, then admire the natural beauty at Glasgow Botanic Gardens, then admire the masterpieces at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, and finally stroll around Kelvingrove Park. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at Glasgow Cathedral, see the interesting displays at The Riverside Museum of Transport and Travel, then do a tasting at Vino Valentino, and finally identify plant and animal life at Strathblane Falconry.

To find traveler tips, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Glasgow trip itinerary builder app.

You can drive from Edinburgh to Glasgow in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Glasgow can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can go by car to Fort William.

Things to do in Glasgow

Museums · Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trips

2
nights
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. On the 12th (Sun), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Nevis Range Mountain Resort, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Ben Nevis, then admire the sheer force of Steall Waterfall, and finally explore the activities along Loch Shiel. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Mon): steep yourself in history at Glenfinnan Viaduct, then look for all kinds of wild species at Highland Titles Nature Reserve, then appreciate the views at Glen Coe, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Loch Linnhe.

To find photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Fort William online tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Glasgow to Fort William in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to drive to Inverness.

Things to do in Fort William

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trips

4
nights
Inverness

Gateway to the Highlands

Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Inverness is known for breweries & distilleries, historic sites, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: learn insider's secrets on a distillery tour, explore the activities along River Ness, steep yourself in history at Urquhart Castle, and delve into the mystery of Loch Ness.

To see reviews, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Inverness sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Fort William to Inverness in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Inverness can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Kirkwall.

Things to do in Inverness

Tours · Parks · Breweries & Distilleries · Historic Sites

Side Trips

3
nights
Kirkwall, Mainland

Kirkwall is the largest town and capital of the Orkney Islands of Scotland. Change things up with these side-trips from Kirkwall: Stromness (Skara Brae & Yesnaby Cliffs). There's lots more to do: deepen your understanding of the past and present with Orkney Uncovered, contemplate the long history of Rennibister Earth House, explore the activities along Scapa Flow, and pause for some serene contemplation at Italian Chapel on Lamb Holm.

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Traveling by flight from Inverness to Kirkwall takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of train, taxi, ferry, and bus. When traveling from Inverness in June, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Kirkwall: temperatures range from 16°C by day to 9°C at night. On the 20th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Kirkwall

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

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.

Scottish Highlands travel guide

4.4
Castles · Specialty Museums · Bodies of Water
The Scottish Highlands are the reason why Scotland looks like nowhere else in the world. The rugged landscapes of the Highlands are at once formidable and beautiful. Perhaps the best way to experience the awe-inspiring natural wonders of the region is by including a leisurely road trip in your itinerary. A journey through the Highlands is a journey through the history of our planet, as the ancient rocks were formed over a period of hundreds of millions of years. The region contains some of Europe’s most extensive wilderness areas, many of which have been designated as national parks and are essential places to visit for any nature lover. Dotted with small fishing villages, the region is also a foodie's paradise, offering arguably some of the finest fresh seafood and venison delicacies in the world.

Orkney Islands travel guide

4.6
Ruins · Sacred & Religious Sites · Historic Sites