15 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

15 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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15 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Fly:  10 h
1
Edinburgh, Scotland
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h
2
Fort William, Scotland
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
3
Inverness, Scotland
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
4
Belfast
— 1 night
+2
Fly + Bus + Train:  5 h
5
Torquay
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
6
Newquay
— 2 nights
Bus + Fly:  4 h
7
London
— 3 nights
Fly:  10 h
End: Toronto

1
night
Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Mon): examine the collection at Royal Yacht Britannia, learn more about the world around you at National Museum of Scotland, and then explore the striking landscape at Arthur's Seat. On the 11th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: step into the grandiose world of Linlithgow Palace, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rosslyn Chapel, and then make a trip to The Real Mary King's Close.

For ratings, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, use the Edinburgh visit planner.

Toronto, Canada to Edinburgh is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 5 hours traveling from Toronto to Edinburgh. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Toronto in August; daily highs in Edinburgh reach 21°C and lows reach 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to drive to Fort William.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Rosslyn Chapel, Linlithgow Palace
Highlights from your plan
National Museum of Scotland ©
National Museum of Scotland
Rosslyn Chapel ©
Rosslyn Chapel
Linlithgow Palace ©
Linlithgow Palace

2
nights
Fort William, Scotland

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 12th (Wed): steep yourself in history at Glenfinnan Viaduct, examine the collection at West Highland Museum, then explore the activities along Loch Linnhe Picnic Area, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Ben Nevis, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Steall Waterfall. On the next day, contemplate the long history of Fort Augustus Abbey, then identify plant and animal life at Highland Titles Nature Reserve, and then appreciate the views at Glen Coe.

To see ratings, photos, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Fort William online trip builder .

Traveling by car from Edinburgh to Fort William takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Inverness.

Things to do in Fort William

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Loch Linnhe Picnic Area, Glenfinnan Viaduct, Highland Titles Nature Reserve, Fort Augustus Abbey, Glen Coe
Highlights from your plan
Glenfinnan Viaduct ©
Glenfinnan Viaduct
Glen Coe ©
Glen Coe
Highland Titles Nature Reserve ©
Highland Titles Nature Reserve

2
nights
Inverness, Scotland

Inverness ©
Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Fri): take in the history at Culloden Battlefield, then step into the grandiose world of Cawdor Castle, then kick back and relax at Nairn Beach, and finally expand your understanding of the military at Fort George. On the 15th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: walk around RZSS Highland Wildlife Park, then identify plant and animal life at Cairngorm Reindeer Centre, and then explore the activities along Loch an Eilein.

To find ratings, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read our Inverness trip tool .

Traveling by car from Fort William to Inverness takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. August in Inverness sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Belfast.

Things to do in Inverness

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Nairn, Aviemore, Culloden Battlefield, RZSS Highland Wildlife Park
Highlights from your plan
Culloden Battlefield ©
Culloden Battlefield
Cairngorm Reindeer Centre ©
Cairngorm Reindeer Centre
Nairn Beach ©
Nairn Beach

1
night
Belfast

Belfast ©
A city with character, Belfast remains a great place for a leisurely exploration, as it is still relatively undiscovered by foreign tourists, who usually opt to visit Dublin instead.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Titanic Belfast, see the interesting displays at SS Nomadic, then step aboard HMS Caroline, and finally learn more about the world around you at Ulster Museum.

To see other places to visit, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read Belfast trip planning app .

Traveling by flight from Inverness to Belfast takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from Inverness in August, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 14°C in Belfast. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Torquay.

Things to do in Belfast

Museums
Highlights from your plan
HMS Caroline ©
HMS Caroline
Ulster Museum ©
Ulster Museum
SS Nomadic ©
SS Nomadic

2
nights
Torquay

Torquay ©
Torquay is a seaside town in Devon, England, part of the unitary authority area of Torbay. On the 17th (Mon), kick back and relax at Exmouth Beach, identify plant and animal life at Buckfast Butterfly Farm and Dartmoor Otter Sanctuary, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Goodrington Sands. Keep things going the next day: explore the fascinating underground world of Kents Cavern, contemplate the waterfront views at Brixham Harbour, and then admire the natural beauty at Coleton Fishacre.

To find reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Torquay trip planner .

You can fly from Belfast to Torquay in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Newquay.

Things to do in Torquay

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Brixham Harbour, Coleton Fishacre, Buckfast Butterfly Farm and Dartmoor Otter Sanctuary, Exmouth Beach, Goodrington Sands
Highlights from your plan
Exmouth Beach ©
Exmouth Beach
Coleton Fishacre ©
Coleton Fishacre

2
nights
Newquay

Newquay ©
Known as the Surf Capital of the UK, Newquay is a vibrant city with youthful energy.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Fistral Beach Bar, then look for all kinds of wild species at Screech Owl Sanctuary, then get all the information you need at National Lobster Hatchery, and finally delve into the distant past at Tintagel Castle. On the 20th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll through Porthmeor Beach, then kick back and relax at Porthminster Beach, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Carbis Bay Beach.

For ratings, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Newquay road trip planning tool .

You can drive from Torquay to Newquay in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to travel to London.

Things to do in Newquay

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

St Ives, Tintagel Castle, Screech Owl Sanctuary, National Lobster Hatchery
Highlights from your plan
Fistral Beach Bar ©
Fistral Beach Bar
Screech Owl Sanctuary ©
Screech Owl Sanctuary
Carbis Bay Beach ©
Carbis Bay Beach

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.
Get some cultural insight at Tower of London and National Gallery. Let the collections at Churchill War Rooms and IWM Duxford capture your imagination. The adventure continues: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, make a trip to Buckingham Palace, snap pictures at Tower Bridge, and get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

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Traveling by flight from Newquay to London takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and train. In August, daytime highs in London are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trip

IWM Duxford
Highlights from your plan
Tower of London ©
Tower of London
IWM Duxford ©
IWM Duxford
National Gallery ©
National Gallery

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