15 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

15 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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15 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: Vancouver
+2
Fly + bus + train:  12​h 45​min
1
Edinburgh
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Fort William
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Inverness
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
4
Bath
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Bourton-on-the-Water
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
6
London
— 3 nights
Fly:  12​h 15​min
End: Vancouver

2
nights
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Royal Yacht Britannia and Scottish National Gallery will appeal to museum buffs. Edinburgh Castle and Palace of Holyroodhouse are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's still lots to do: learn more about the world around you at National Museum of Scotland, enjoy the sea views from Calton Hill, don't miss a visit to The Real Mary King's Close, and wander the streets of Edinburgh Old Town.

For ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Edinburgh trip planner.

Vancouver, Canada to Edinburgh is an approximately 13-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 8 hours traveling from Vancouver to Edinburgh. Traveling from Vancouver in September, Edinburgh is a bit cooler at night with lows of 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Fort William.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
National Museum of Scotland ©
National Museum of Scotland
Royal Yacht Britannia ©
Royal Yacht Britannia

2
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. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Treasures of the Earth, steep yourself in history at Glenfinnan Monument, contemplate the long history of Glenfinnan Viaduct, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Glenfinnan Church, and finally examine the collection at Glenfinnan railway museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Fri): see the interesting displays at West Highland Museum, contemplate the long history of Well of the Seven Heads, then contemplate the long history of Fort Augustus, then snap pictures at Bridge of Oich, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cille Choirill Church.

For reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Fort William attractions planner .

Getting from Edinburgh to Fort William by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Inverness.

Things to do in Fort William

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Glenfinnan, Fort Augustus Abbey, Cille Choirill Church, Well of the Seven Heads, Bridge of Oich
Highlights from your plan
Fort Augustus Abbey ©
Fort Augustus Abbey
Glenfinnan Monument ©
Glenfinnan Monument
Treasures of the Earth ©
Treasures of the Earth

2
nights
Inverness

Inverness ©
Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sat): witness the site of a historic battle at Battlefield Select Tours, get answers to all your questions at Culloden Battlefield, then step into the grandiose world of Fort George, then explore the ancient world of Clava Cairns, and finally see the interesting displays at Highland Folk Museum. Keep things going the next day: explore the different monuments and memorials at Wardlaw Mausoleum, explore the ancient world of Corrimony Chambered Cairn, go for a walk through St Ninians Church, then get to know the fascinating history of Glen Strathfarrar, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Nigg Old Church.

For photos, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Inverness trip planner .

Drive from Fort William to Inverness in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to travel to Bath.

Things to do in Inverness

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Drumnadrochit, Clava Cairns, Culloden Battlefield, Glen Strathfarrar, Nigg Old Church
Highlights from your plan
Glen Strathfarrar ©
Glen Strathfarrar
Nigg Old Church ©
Nigg Old Church
Culloden Battlefield ©
Culloden Battlefield

2
nights
Bath

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): contemplate the long history of The Roman Baths, appreciate the extensive heritage of Castle Combe Village, then admire the landmark architecture of St. Andrew's Church, and finally delve into the mystery of Stonehenge. On your second day here, take in the spiritual surroundings of Bath Abbey, then steep yourself in history at Chavenage House, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Malmesbury Abbey, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wells Cathedral.

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Traveling by flight from Inverness to Bath takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Bourton-on-the-Water.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Castle Combe, Malmesbury Abbey, Stonehenge, Chavenage House, Wells Cathedral
Highlights from your plan
Chavenage House ©
Chavenage House
The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
Stonehenge ©
Stonehenge

2
nights
Bourton-on-the-Water

Bourton-on-the-Water ©
Bourton-on-the-Water is a village and civil parish in Gloucestershire, England that lies on a wide flat vale within the Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Wed): step into the grandiose world of Sudeley Castle, then pause for some serene contemplation at Hailes Church, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Snowshill Manor. On the 26th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Mechanical Music Museum, see the interesting displays at Corinium Museum, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St Mary's Church, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Edward's Church.

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You can drive from Bath to Bourton-on-the-Water in 1.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Bourton-on-the-Water can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can go by car to London.

Things to do in Bourton-on-the-Water

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Winchcombe, Snowshill Manor, St. Edward's Church, St Mary's Church, Corinium Museum
Highlights from your plan
Sudeley Castle ©
Sudeley Castle
St Mary's Church ©
St Mary's Church
Hailes Church ©
Hailes Church

3
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.
Let the collections at Westminster Abbey and Victoria and Albert Museum capture your imagination. Do some cultural sightseeing at Buckingham Palace and Tower of London. There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at The British Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum, and admire the striking features of Banqueting House.

To see other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the London trip builder app .

Drive from Bourton-on-the-Water to London in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. September in London sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 12°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
The British Museum ©
The British Museum

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