16 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

16 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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16 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: Malaga
Fly + train:  8​h 15​min
1
Llanberis
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  6​h 15​min
2
Elgin
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Fort William
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Isle of Skye
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  9​h 45​min
5
Newquay
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
6
Bournemouth
— 3 nights
train + Fly:  6​h
End: Malaga

3
nights
Llanberis

Llanberis ©
Llanberis is a village in Gwynedd, northwest Wales, on the southern bank of the lake Llyn Padarn and at the foot of Snowdon, the highest mountain in Wales. Attractions like Barmouth Beach and Morfa Bychan - Black Rock Sands make great kid-friendly stops. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Zip World Fforest and Dolbadarn Castle. There's much more to do: take an in-depth tour of National Slate Museum, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Snowdon, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Padarn Church.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Llanberis road trip site .

Malaga, Spain to Llanberis is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Traveling from Malaga to Llanberis, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect much colder weather when traveling from Malaga in August: highs in Llanberis hover around 21°C, while lows dip to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can travel to Elgin.

Things to do in Llanberis

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Zip World Fforest, Barmouth Beach, Snowdon, Morfa Bychan - Black Rock Sands
Highlights from your plan
Morfa Bychan - Black Rock Sands ©
Morfa Bychan - Black Rock Sands
Barmouth Beach ©
Barmouth Beach
Zip World Fforest ©
Zip World Fforest

2
nights
Elgin

Elgin ©
Elgin is a former cathedral city and Royal Burgh in Moray, Scotland. On the 13th (Thu), brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Glenfiddich Distillery, have some family-friendly fun at Elgin Kart Raceway, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Nairn Beach. Keep things going the next day: step into the grandiose world of Lady Hill Castle, contemplate the waterfront views at Mill of Kellas Trout Fishery, and then play a few rounds at Maverston Golf Course.

For traveler tips, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read Elgin route planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Llanberis to Elgin. Traveling from Llanberis in August, plan for slightly colder nights in Elgin, with lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to travel to Fort William.

Things to do in Elgin

Outdoors Parks Golf

Side Trips

Nairn Beach, Glenfiddich Distillery
Highlights from your plan
Nairn Beach ©
Nairn Beach
Glenfiddich Distillery ©
Glenfiddich Distillery
Maverston Golf Course ©
Maverston Golf Course

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. Start off your visit on the 15th (Sat): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Ben Nevis, then see the interesting displays at West Highland Museum, then take in the awesome beauty at Nevis Range Mountain Resort, and finally appreciate the history behind Commando Monument. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Glenfinnan Viaduct, make a trip to Neptune's Staircase, then take in the dramatic scenery at Steall Waterfall, and finally admire the verdant scenery at Glen Coe.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Fort William trip itinerary planner .

Getting from Elgin to Fort William by car takes about 3 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Isle of Skye.

Things to do in Fort William

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Glen Coe, Glenfinnan Viaduct, Commando Monument
Highlights from your plan
Nevis Range Mountain Resort ©
Nevis Range Mountain Resort
Glen Coe ©
Glen Coe
Steall Waterfall ©
Steall Waterfall

2
nights
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.
On the 17th (Mon), take in the dramatic natural features at Kilt Rock, take in the dramatic natural features at The Quiraing, then explore the striking landscape at The Old Man of Storr, and finally admire the sheer force of Lealt Falls. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the waterfront views at Portree Harbour, explore the striking landscape at Neist Point, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Loch Portree.

To find ratings, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, use the Isle of Skye route maker app .

You can drive from Fort William to Isle of Skye in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Isle of Skye can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can travel to Newquay.

Things to do in Isle of Skye

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Kilt Rock ©
Kilt Rock
Neist Point ©
Neist Point
The Old Man of Storr ©
The Old Man of Storr

2
nights
Newquay

Newquay ©
Known as the Surf Capital of the UK, Newquay is a vibrant city with youthful energy.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Perranporth Beach and Fistral Beach Bar. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Porthminster Beach and Carbis Bay Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Newquay: Trebah Garden (in Falmouth), St. Michael's Mount (in Marazion) and National Lobster Hatchery (in Padstow).

To see ratings, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, use the Newquay trip itinerary maker website .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Isle of Skye to Newquay in 10 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or drive. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to go by car to Bournemouth.

Things to do in Newquay

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

St Ives, St. Michael's Mount, Trebah Garden, Perranporth Beach, National Lobster Hatchery
Highlights from your plan
National Lobster Hatchery ©
National Lobster Hatchery
Perranporth Beach ©
Perranporth Beach
Carbis Bay Beach ©
Carbis Bay Beach

3
nights
Bournemouth

Bournemouth ©
Bournemouth is a large coastal resort town on the south coast of England directly to the east of the Jurassic Coast, a 155km World Heritage Site. Take a break from the city and head to Lulworth Cove and Monkey World. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Weymouth Beach and Bournemouth Beach. Step out of Bournemouth to go to Warminster and see Longleat, which is approximately 1h 15 min away. There's more to do: cool off at Dorset Adventure Park and get to know the fascinating history of Model Village Gardens & Cafe.

To see ratings, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Bournemouth itinerary builder .

You can drive from Newquay to Bournemouth in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and train. In August, daytime highs in Bournemouth are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Bournemouth

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Corfe Castle, Weymouth Beach, Monkey World, Lulworth Cove, Longleat
Highlights from your plan
Dorset Adventure Park ©
Dorset Adventure Park
Lulworth Cove ©
Lulworth Cove
Monkey World ©
Monkey World

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