16 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

16 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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16 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: Denver
Fly:  12​h
1
London
— Few hours
train:  4​h
2
York
— 1 night
train:  3​h
3
Edinburgh
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Cupar
— Few hours
Drive:  3​h
5
Inverness
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
6
Isle of Skye
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  3​h
7
Blair Atholl
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
8
Glasgow
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h
9
Manchester
— 1 night
train:  2​h 30​min
10
London
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + tram + train:  5​h 30​min
11
Pitlochry
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  19​h
End: Denver

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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.
For traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the London online trip itinerary planner .

Denver, USA to London is an approximately 12-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Denver to London is 7 hours. When traveling from Denver in October, plan for a bit cooler days in London, with highs around 61°F, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around 48°F. On the 18th (Fri), you'll travel to York.

Things to do in London

Nightlife Fun & Games Parks

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York

York ©
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.
You've now added York Shambles to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 18th (Fri): don't miss a visit to York Shambles and then explore the ancient world of York City Walls.

For more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, go to the York road trip planner.

Traveling by train from London to York takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. In October in York, expect temperatures between 59°F during the day and 45°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to catch the train to Edinburgh.

Things to do in York

Historic Sites Shopping Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
York City Walls ©
York City Walls
York Shambles ©
York Shambles

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Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
You've now added Blackness Castle to your itinerary. On the 20th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of Blackness Castle, then make a trip to Falkland Palace & Garden, and then step into the grandiose world of Dunnottar Castle.

For other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Edinburgh trip planner .

Take a train from York to Edinburgh in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. In October, daily temperatures in Edinburgh can reach 56°F, while at night they dip to 43°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Cupar.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Blackness Castle, Dunnottar Castle, Falkland Palace & Garden
Highlights from your plan
Dunnottar Castle ©
Dunnottar Castle
Blackness Castle ©
Blackness Castle
Falkland Palace & Garden ©
Falkland Palace & Garden

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Cupar

Cupar
Cupar is a town, former royal burgh and parish in Fife, Scotland. To see more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Cupar trip itinerary app .

Traveling by car from Edinburgh to Cupar takes 1.5 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 56°F, and evening lows to 43°F. On the 20th (Sun), you'll travel to Inverness.

Things to do in Cupar

Outdoors Parks Nightlife

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Inverness

Inverness ©
Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Clava Cairns as well as Loch Ness by Jacobite. On the 21st (Mon), explore the historical opulence of Slains Castle, pause for some serene contemplation at Elgin Cathedral, step into the grandiose world of Duffus Castle, then explore the ancient world of Clava Cairns, then take in the history at Culloden Battlefield, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at River Ness.

To see photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Inverness day trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from Cupar to Inverness takes 3 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 56°F, and evening lows to 41°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can drive to Isle of Skye.

Things to do in Inverness

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Elgin, Slains Castle, Clava Cairns, Culloden Battlefield
Highlights from your plan
Culloden Battlefield ©
Culloden Battlefield
River Ness ©
River Ness
Clava Cairns ©
Clava Cairns

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Isle of Skye

Isle of Skye ©
Blessed with picturesque lochs and a dramatic, rocky coastline, the far-flung Isle of Skye remains one of Scotland's most beloved destinations.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Dunvegan Castle & Gardens, The Fairy Pools, Glen Brittle, Isle of Skye and The Quiraing. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): take in the dramatic natural features at The Quiraing, step into the grandiose world of Dunvegan Castle & Gardens, and then take in the dramatic scenery at The Fairy Pools, Glen Brittle, Isle of Skye.

To find maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Isle of Skye online trip planner .

You can drive from Inverness to Isle of Skye in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and car. In October, daily temperatures in Isle of Skye can reach 54°F, while at night they dip to 45°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can travel to Blair Atholl.

Things to do in Isle of Skye

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Quiraing ©
The Quiraing
Dunvegan Castle & Gardens ©
Dunvegan Castle & Gardens

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Blair Atholl

Blair Atholl ©
Blair Atholl is a small town in Perthshire, Scotland, built about the confluence of the Rivers Tilt and Garry in one of the few areas of flat land in the midst of the Grampian Mountains. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Loch Katrine as well as Blair Castle and Hercules Gardens. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): step into the grandiose world of Blair Castle and Hercules Gardens and then contemplate the waterfront views at Loch Katrine.

To find traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Blair Atholl trip planning site .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Isle of Skye to Blair Atholl. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can go by car to Glasgow.

Things to do in Blair Atholl

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Loch Katrine, Queen's View Visitor Centre
Highlights from your plan
Blair Castle and Hercules Gardens ©
Blair Castle and Hercules Gardens
Queen's View Visitor Centre ©
Queen's View Visitor Centre
Loch Katrine ©
Loch Katrine

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Glasgow

Glasgow ©
Scotland’s largest city, Glasgow is known for its cultural heritage and the friendliness of its people.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Drumlanrig Castle, Linlithgow Palace, George Square, and other attractions you added. On the 24th (Thu), make a trip to George Square, take in the spiritual surroundings of Glasgow Cathedral, contemplate the long history of Linlithgow Palace, then admire the masterpieces at Drumlanrig Castle, and finally deepen your understanding at University of Glasgow.

To find maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Glasgow vacation builder .

Traveling by car from Blair Atholl to Glasgow takes 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 56°F in October, and nighttime lows around 44°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Manchester.

Things to do in Glasgow

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Drumlanrig Castle, Linlithgow Palace
Highlights from your plan
Drumlanrig Castle ©
Drumlanrig Castle
Glasgow Cathedral ©
Glasgow Cathedral
University of Glasgow ©
University of Glasgow

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Manchester

Manchester
Unofficially dubbed the Capital of the North, Manchester is known for its influence on industry and music, as well as its world-renowned connection to sports.
To find other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Manchester day trip website .

Traveling by flight from Glasgow to Manchester takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In October, daytime highs in Manchester are 58°F, while nighttime lows are 46°F. On the 26th (Sat), you're off toLondon.

Things to do in Manchester

Nightlife Fun & Games Parks

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London

London ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Tower of London as well as Canal and River Cruises. Start off your visit on the 26th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Westminster Abbey and then get engrossed in the history at Imperial War Museums. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Sun): make a trip to Big Ben, enjoy breathtaking views from Tower Bridge, then make a trip to Tower of London, and finally choose your vessel at Canal and River Cruises.

To find more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read London tour itinerary planner .

Take a train from Manchester to London in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. You will leave for home on the 28th (Mon).

Things to do in London

Historic Sites Outdoors Tours
Highlights from your plan
Tower of London ©
Tower of London
Tower Bridge ©
Tower Bridge
Westminster Abbey ©
Westminster Abbey

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Pitlochry

Pitlochry ©
Pitlochry is a burgh in the county of Perthshire in Scotland, lying on the River Tummel. You've now added Blair Athol Distillery to your itinerary. Change things up with these side-trips from Pitlochry: Persie Distillery (in Bridge of Cally) and Scone Palace (in Perth). Next up on the itinerary: trek along The Birks of Aberfeldy, see the interesting displays at Atholl Country Life Museum, ponder the design of Atholl Memorial Fountain, and sample the fine beverages at Edradour Distillery.

To plan Pitlochry vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Traveling by combination of flight and train from London to Pitlochry takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Pitlochry

Parks Historic Sites Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

The Birks of Aberfeldy, Atholl Memorial Fountain, Scone Palace, Persie Distillery
Highlights from your plan
The Birks of Aberfeldy ©
The Birks of Aberfeldy
Queen's View Visitor Centre ©
Queen's View Visitor Centre

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