16 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

16 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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16 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: Dubai
Fly:  15​h
1
London
— 4 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
2
Manchester
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h
3
Edinburgh
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
4
Inverness
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h
5
Isle of Skye
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
6
Glasgow
— 1 night
Fly:  11​h
End: Dubai

4
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Kensington Palace, Science Museum, Coca-Cola London Eye, and other attractions you added. It doesn't end there: admire the landmark architecture of Houses of Parliament.

To see where to stay, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the London trip builder .

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to London is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. Traveling from Dubai to London, you'll gain 4 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Dubai in June, things will get much colder in London: highs are around 23°C and lows about 13°C. On the 29th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a train to Manchester.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Windsor Castle
Highlights from your plan
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum
St. Paul's Cathedral ©
St. Paul's Cathedral
Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace

2
nights
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes The Manchester Museum as well as Science and Industry Museum. Start off your visit on the 29th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Magpie Mines and then get engrossed in the history at Eyam Plague Village Museum.

To see where to stay, maps, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Manchester travel tool .

Traveling by train from London to Manchester takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In June, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) to allow time to travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Manchester

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Magpie Mines, Vale Royal Falconry Centre, Eyam Plague Village Museum
Highlights from your plan
Vale Royal Falconry Centre ©
Vale Royal Falconry Centre
Eyam Plague Village Museum ©
Eyam Plague Village Museum
Magpie Mines ©
Magpie Mines

2
nights
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh, St Giles' Cathedral and Palace of Holyroodhouse. On the 1st (Mon), take in the local highlights with Walking tours and then stroll through Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh. Here are some ideas for day two: step into the grandiose world of Edinburgh Castle, then pause for some serene contemplation at St Giles' Cathedral, and then explore the historical opulence of Palace of Holyroodhouse.

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Traveling by flight from Manchester to Edinburgh takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In July, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Inverness.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
Palace of Holyroodhouse ©
Palace of Holyroodhouse
Arthur's Seat ©
Arthur's Seat

4
nights
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 WOW Scotland Tours. Escape the urban bustle at RZSS Highland Wildlife Park and River Ness. Visit Culloden Battlefield and Urquhart Castle for their historical value. Change things up with a short trip to Highland Folk Museum in Newtonmore (about 58 minutes away). There's lots more to do: examine the collection at The Highlanders' Museum (Queen's Own Highlanders Collection), view the masterpieces at Castle Gallery, and contemplate the long history of Fort George.

To find maps, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Inverness online holiday planner .

Traveling by car from Edinburgh to Inverness takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July in Inverness, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to drive to Isle of Skye.

Things to do in Inverness

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Highland Folk Museum, RZSS Highland Wildlife Park, Culloden Battlefield, Urquhart Castle
Highlights from your plan
RZSS Highland Wildlife Park ©
RZSS Highland Wildlife Park
Culloden Battlefield ©
Culloden Battlefield

1
night
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 Neist Point. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sun): explore the striking landscape at The Quiraing, then take in the dramatic natural features at Neist Point, and then shop like a local with JR Art Gallery (Jeremy Rossiter).

For other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Isle of Skye trip maker site .

Traveling by car from Inverness to Isle of Skye takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and taxi. While traveling from Inverness, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Isle of Skye, ranging from highs of 19°C to lows of 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to Glasgow.

Things to do in Isle of Skye

Nature Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Neist Point ©
Neist Point
The Quiraing ©
The Quiraing
Skye Museum of Island Life ©
Skye Museum of Island Life

1
night
Glasgow

Glasgow ©
Scotland’s largest city, Glasgow is known for its cultural heritage and the friendliness of its people.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Tue): take an in-depth tour of People's Palace and Winter Gardens and then stroll around Pollok Country Park.

To find maps, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read Glasgow trip planner .

Traveling by car from Isle of Skye to Glasgow takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Isle of Skye in July: highs in Glasgow hover around 22°C, while lows dip to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Glasgow

Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Pollok Country Park ©
Pollok Country Park

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