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:  2 h 45 min
2
Fort William, Scotland
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
3
Inverness, Scotland
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 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:  9 h 45 min
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 6th (Mon): take a tour of Royal Yacht Britannia, then examine the collection at National Museum of Scotland, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Arthur's Seat. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the long history of Linlithgow Palace, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rosslyn Chapel, and then don't miss a visit to The Real Mary King's Close.

To see more things to do, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Edinburgh trip maker tool .

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. Traveling from Toronto to Edinburgh, you'll lose 5 hours due to the time zone difference. In July, Edinburgh is a bit cooler than Toronto - with highs of 22°C and lows of 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Fort William.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Linlithgow Palace, Rosslyn Chapel
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. Start off your visit on the 8th (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 in the awesome beauty at Ben Nevis, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Steall Waterfall. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the long history of Fort Augustus Abbey, then look for all kinds of wild species at Highland Titles Nature Reserve, and then admire the verdant scenery at Glen Coe.

To find maps, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Fort William trip builder app .

You can drive from Edinburgh to Fort William in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to drive 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
Steall Waterfall ©
Steall Waterfall

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 10th (Fri): take in the history at Culloden Battlefield, then step into the grandiose world of Cawdor Castle, then enjoy the sand and surf at Nairn Beach, and finally deepen your knowledge of military history at Fort George. On the 11th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll around RZSS Highland Wildlife Park, then identify plant and animal life at Cairngorm Reindeer Centre, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Loch an Eilein.

To see reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Inverness travel planner .

You can drive from Fort William to Inverness in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Inverness can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Titanic Belfast, then examine the collection at SS Nomadic, then step aboard HMS Caroline, and finally get a new perspective on nature at Ulster Museum.

For ratings, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Belfast trip planner.

Getting from Inverness to Belfast by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of car and ferry. In July, daily temperatures in Belfast can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough 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. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf 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. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the fascinating underground world of Kents Cavern, then contemplate the waterfront views at Brixham Harbour, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Coleton Fishacre.

To find ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Torquay trip itinerary website .

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. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to drive to Newquay.

Things to do in Torquay

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trips

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

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 15th (Wed): kick back and relax at Fistral Beach Bar, then identify plant and animal life at Screech Owl Sanctuary, then look for all kinds of wild species at National Lobster Hatchery, and finally delve into the distant past at Tintagel Castle. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Porthmeor Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Porthminster Beach, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Carbis Bay Beach.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, go to the Newquay vacation 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. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to London.

Things to do in Newquay

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

St Ives, Screech Owl Sanctuary, National Lobster Hatchery, Tintagel Castle
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.
Tower of London and National Gallery are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Your inner history buff will appreciate Buckingham Palace and Houses of Parliament. Take a break from London with a short trip to IWM Duxford in Duxford, about 1h 10 min away. There's much more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Westminster Abbey, take in panoramic vistas at Tower Bridge, and brush up on your military savvy at Churchill War Rooms.

For ratings, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read London route planning site .

Getting from Newquay to London by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of flight and train. July in London sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to 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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