16 days in Inverness, Edinburgh & England Itinerary

16 days in Inverness, Edinburgh & England Itinerary

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Inverness
— 1 night
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Edinburgh
— 2 nights
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Alnwick
— 1 night
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Bowness-on-Windermere
— 2 nights
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York
— 2 nights
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Lincoln
— 1 night
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Bath
— 2 nights
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London
— 2 nights

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Inverness

Inverness ©

Gateway to the Highlands

Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): tee off at Castle Stuart Golf Links, delve into the distant past at Clava Cairns, then take in the history at Culloden Battlefield, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Inverness Cathedral, and finally awaken your taste buds at Highland Malt Whisky Experience.

To see traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read Inverness travel route planner.

Atlanta, USA to Inverness is an approximately 15-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time is 5 hours. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Atlanta in September, with highs in Inverness at 62°F and lows at 46°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can drive to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Inverness

Historic Sites · Golf · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Culloden Battlefield ©
Culloden Battlefield
Castle Stuart Golf Links ©
Castle Stuart Golf Links
Inverness Cathedral ©
Inverness Cathedral

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Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): explore the world behind art at Scottish National Portrait Gallery, then take an in-depth tour of Surgeons' Hall Museums, and then stroll the grounds of Greyfriars Kirkyard. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: learn about all things military at National War Museum of Scotland, then steep yourself in history at Georgian House, then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Edinburgh Gin Distillery, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Holyrood Abbey.

To find maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Edinburgh trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Inverness to Edinburgh by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Edinburgh are 62°F, while nighttime lows are 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to take a train to Alnwick.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Highlights from your plan
Edinburgh Gin Distillery ©
Edinburgh Gin Distillery
Surgeons' Hall Museums ©
Surgeons' Hall Museums
Scottish National Portrait Gallery ©
Scottish National Portrait Gallery

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Alnwick

Alnwick ©
Alnwick is a relatively large market town in north Northumberland, England, of which it is the county town. Start off your visit on the 5th (Tue): take in the exciting artwork at Fenwick Gallery, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St lawrence church, then step into the grandiose world of Warkworth Castle & Hermitage, then view the masterpieces at The Old School Gallery, and finally tee off at Dunstanburgh Castle Golf Course.

To see more things to do, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, use the Alnwick trip itinerary builder site.

You can take a train from Edinburgh to Alnwick in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In September, daily temperatures in Alnwick can reach 61°F, while at night they dip to 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Bowness-on-Windermere.

Things to do in Alnwick

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Highlights from your plan
Warkworth Castle & Hermitage ©
Warkworth Castle & Hermitage
Dunstanburgh Castle Golf Course ©
Dunstanburgh Castle Golf Course
St lawrence church ©
St lawrence church

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Bowness-on-Windermere

Bowness-on-Windermere ©
Bowness-on-Windermere is a town in South Lakeland, Cumbria, England. On the 6th (Wed), steep yourself in history at Rydal Mount & Gardens, take in nature's colorful creations at Wordsworth Daffodil Garden, then stroll the grounds of St. Oswald's Church, then admire the landmark architecture of Bridge House, and finally head outdoors with Stock Ghyll Force. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Thu): explore the world behind art at Blackwell, The Arts & Crafts House, examine the collection at Hawkshead Grammar School, then examine the collection at Ruskin Museum, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Coniston Water.

To find where to stay, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Bowness-on-Windermere tour site.

Traveling by car from Alnwick to Bowness-on-Windermere takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can go by car to York.

Things to do in Bowness-on-Windermere

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Rydal Mount & Gardens ©
Rydal Mount & Gardens
Hawkshead Grammar School ©
Hawkshead Grammar School
Blackwell, The Arts & Crafts House ©
Blackwell, The Arts & Crafts House

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York

York ©

City of Festivals

Situated on the confluence of the rivers Ouse and Foss, York has witnessed an abundance of major political events throughout its two millennia of existence.
On the 8th (Fri), learn about all things military at The York Army Museum, then contemplate the long history of Treasurer's House, then step into the grandiose world of Knaresborough Castle, and finally trek along River Nidd Waterside Walk. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Sat): examine the collection at York Castle Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Holy Trinity Church, then contemplate the long history of York Cold War Bunker, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at York Bird of Prey Centre.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our York online attractions planner.

You can drive from Bowness-on-Windermere to York in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. September in York sees daily highs of 64°F and lows of 48°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Lincoln.

Things to do in York

Historic Sites · Wildlife · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Knaresborough Castle ©
Knaresborough Castle
York Bird of Prey Centre ©
York Bird of Prey Centre
York Castle Museum ©
York Castle Museum

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Lincoln

Lincoln ©
Lincoln is a cathedral city and the county town of Lincolnshire, within the East Midlands of England. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sun): explore the historical opulence of Lincoln Castle, take an in-depth tour of Lincolnshire Road Transport Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at The Parish Church of St Mary Magdalene., then take an in-depth tour of David P J Ross Magna Carta Vault, and finally steep yourself in history at Jew's House.

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You can drive from York to Lincoln in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Lincoln can reach 64°F, while at night they dip to 50°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can go by car to Bath.

Things to do in Lincoln

Highlights from your plan
Lincoln Castle ©
Lincoln Castle
The Parish Church of St Mary Magdalene. ©
The Parish Church of St Mary Magdalene.
Lincolnshire Road Transport Museum ©
Lincolnshire Road Transport Museum

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Bath

Bath ©

Queen of English Cities

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 11th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Bath Abbey, get a taste of the local shopping with Milsom Street, then get a dose of the wild on West of England Falconry, and finally get engrossed in the history at The Roman Baths. On your second day here, explore the world behind art at Holburne Museum, get to know the fascinating history of Castle Combe Village, admire the landmark architecture of Lacock Abbey, then steep yourself in history at Tithe Barn, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Saxon Church, Bradford on Avon.

To see photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Bath online tour itinerary planner.

Drive from Lincoln to Bath in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can catch the train to London.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Castle Combe Village ©
Castle Combe Village
Bath Abbey ©
Bath Abbey
Lacock Abbey ©
Lacock Abbey

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London

London ©

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Wallace Collection and Old Royal Naval College. Get a sense of the local culture at Buckingham Palace and St. Paul's Cathedral. There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Primrose Hill, see the interesting displays at The British Museum, admire the landmark architecture of Westminster Abbey, and get your bearings at British Library.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the London travel route planner.

Traveling by train from Bath to London takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September in London, expect temperatures between 67°F during the day and 51°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in London

Highlights from your plan
Wallace Collection ©
Wallace Collection
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
The British Museum ©
The British Museum

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