16 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

16 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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London
— 2 nights
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Edinburgh
— 3 nights
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Durness
— 2 nights
4
Wick
— 1 night
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Beauly
— 2 nights
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Fort William
— 2 nights
7
Cockermouth
— 2 nights
8
Windermere
— 1 night

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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.
London is known for museums, nightlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Buckingham Palace, admire the landmark architecture of Westminster Abbey, make a trip to Tower of London, and explore the world behind art at National Gallery.

For maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read London travel route planner.

Birmingham to London is an approximately 2-hour train ride. You can also drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace
Coca-Cola London Eye ©
Coca-Cola London Eye
Tower Bridge ©
Tower Bridge

3
nights
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
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, explore the striking landscape at Arthur's Seat, don't miss a visit to The Royal Mile, and take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

To find reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Edinburgh trip itinerary website.

Traveling by flight from London to Edinburgh takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from London in August: high temperatures in Edinburgh hover around 21°C and lows are around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to drive to Durness.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours
Highlights from your plan
Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
The Royal Mile ©
The Royal Mile
Walking tours

2
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Durness

Durness ©
Durness is a village and civil parish in the north-west Highlands of Scotland. On the 17th (Mon), make a trip to Cairn House Gallery, then kick back and relax at Durness Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Sango Bay, and finally kick back and relax at Balnakeil Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Oldshoremore Beach, kick back and relax at Sandwood Bay Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Rispond Beach.

To find maps, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Durness attractions website.

Drive from Edinburgh to Durness in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. In August in Durness, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to drive to Wick.

Things to do in Durness

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trip

Kinlochbervie
Highlights from your plan
Durness Beach ©
Durness Beach
Sango Bay ©
Sango Bay
Balnakeil Beach ©
Balnakeil Beach

1
night
Wick

Wick ©
Stretching along both sides of the bay and divided by the eponymous river, Wick remains a good base for exploring the rugged northern coast of the Scottish mainland.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Wed): get great views at Duncansby Head, relax in the rural setting at Puffin Croft Petting Farm & Farm Shop, then take a tour of Caithness Seacoast Ltd, and finally get engrossed in the history at Wick Heritage Museum.

For other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Wick trip planner.

Traveling by car from Durness to Wick takes 2.5 hours. In August in Wick, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Beauly.

Things to do in Wick

Museums

Side Trip

John O'Groats
Highlights from your plan
Wick Heritage Museum ©
Wick Heritage Museum
Caithness Seacoast Ltd ©
Caithness Seacoast Ltd
Duncansby Head ©
Duncansby Head

2
nights
Beauly

Beauly ©
Beauly is a town in the Kilmorack Parish of the Scottish County of Inverness, on the River Beauly, 10mi west of Inverness by the Far North railway line. Start off your visit on the 20th (Thu): relax in the rural setting at Robertsons, look for all kinds of wild species at Aigas Field Centre, then don't miss a visit to Village Green, and finally go for a walk through St Ninians Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Fri): head outdoors with Blackmuir Woods, explore the ancient world of The Eagle Stone, then get outside with Loch Kinellan, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Invermoriston Falls.

For other places to visit, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read our Beauly visit planner.

Drive from Wick to Beauly in 2.5 hours. August in Beauly sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 10°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can go by car to Fort William.

Things to do in Beauly

Outdoors · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Strathpeffer, Drumnadrochit, Invermoriston Falls
Highlights from your plan
Aigas Field Centre ©
Aigas Field Centre
Invermoriston Falls ©
Invermoriston Falls
Loch Kinellan ©
Loch Kinellan

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. On the 22nd (Sat), take in the architecture and atmosphere at MacIntosh Parish Church, identify plant and animal life at Highland Titles Nature Reserve, then admire the verdant scenery at Glen Coe, and finally trek along Lost Valley Trail. On the 23rd (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: trek along Glencoe Lochan, identify plant and animal life at Loch Linnhe Picnic Area, then take in the dramatic scenery at Steall Waterfall, and finally get outside with Vertical Fever - Day Adventures.

For maps, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Fort William online route planner.

You can drive from Beauly to Fort William in 2 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can travel to Cockermouth.

Things to do in Fort William

Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Glencoe, Loch Linnhe Picnic Area, Highland Titles Nature Reserve
Highlights from your plan
Highland Titles Nature Reserve ©
Highland Titles Nature Reserve
Glen Coe ©
Glen Coe
Steall Waterfall ©
Steall Waterfall

2
nights
Cockermouth

Cockermouth ©
Cockermouth is an ancient market town and civil parish in the Borough of Allerdale in Cumbria, England, so named because it is at the confluence of the River Cocker as it flows into the River Derwent. On the 24th (Mon), contemplate the waterfront views at Buttermere Lake, stroll through Catbells Lakeland Walk, and then skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Tue): see the interesting displays at J.B.Banks and Son Ltd, then sample the tasty concoctions at Keswick Brewing Company, then take in the waterfront activity at Derwent Water Marina, and finally find something for the whole family at Country Experiences.

To find reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Cockermouth road trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Fort William to Cockermouth takes 5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Cockermouth are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to drive to Windermere.

Things to do in Cockermouth

Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Keswick, Country Experiences
Highlights from your plan
Keswick Brewing Company ©
Keswick Brewing Company
Catbells Lakeland Walk ©
Catbells Lakeland Walk
Buttermere Lake ©
Buttermere Lake

1
night
Windermere

Windermere is the largest natural lake in England. Start off your visit on the 26th (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Martin's Church, scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour, then have fun at Michael Coates Clay Shooting, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Jesus Church.

To see reviews, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Windermere online itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Cockermouth to Windermere takes 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Windermere

Fun & Games · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

St Martin's Church, Jesus Church
Highlights from your plan
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
Michael Coates Clay Shooting ©
Michael Coates Clay Shooting
St Martin's Church ©
St Martin's Church

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