17 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

17 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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17 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: Newark
Fly:  11​h 15​min
1
London
— 2 nights
train:  3​h
2
Conwy
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
3
Holyhead, Anglesey
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
4
Edinburgh
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
5
Fort William
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h
6
Larne
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  15​h 15​min
End: Newark

2
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.
London is known for museums, nightlife, historic sites, shopping, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in panoramic vistas at Coca-Cola London Eye, step into the grandiose world of Buckingham Palace, take in the views from Tower Bridge, and steep yourself in history at Tower of London.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the London attractions tool .

Newark, USA to London is an approximately 11.5-hour combination of flight and car. You'll lose 5 hours traveling from Newark to London due to the time zone difference. In July, London is slightly colder than Newark - with highs of 73°F and lows of 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Conwy.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Coca-Cola London Eye ©
Coca-Cola London Eye
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace

2
nights
Conwy

Conwy ©
Conwy is a walled market town and community in Conwy County Borough on the north coast of Wales. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Mon): make a trip to RNLI Conwy Lifeboat Station, appreciate the history behind The Mussel Sculpture, hike along Conwy Quay, steep yourself in history at Smallest House in Britain, then take in the views from Conwy Suspension Bridge, and finally step into the grandiose world of Conwy Castle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Tue): steep yourself in history at Plas Mawr, look for gifts at Conwy Art & Craft, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of St Mary & All Saints, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Conwy Mountain, and finally see the interesting displays at Aberconwy House.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Conwy trip itinerary planning site .

Traveling by train from London to Conwy takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from London in July, you will find days in Conwy are a bit cooler (65°F), and nights are about the same (55°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can drive to Holyhead.

Things to do in Conwy

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Conwy Quay ©
Conwy Quay
Plas Mawr ©
Plas Mawr
Conwy Castle ©
Conwy Castle

2
nights
Holyhead, Anglesey

Holyhead ©
Holyhead is the largest town in the county of Isle of Anglesey in Wales. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Wed): view the masterpieces at Eden Emporium, walk around Holyhead Breakwater Country Park, then identify plant and animal life at South Stack Cliffs RSPB Reserve, then visit a coastal fixture at South Stack Lighthouse, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St. Cybi Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: have fun at Beacon Climbing Centre, then see the sights as you ascend with a climbing tour, and then pause for some photo ops at War Memorial Holyhead.

To see more things to do, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Holyhead trip planner .

You can drive from Conwy to Holyhead in an hour. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Holyhead are 65°F, while nighttime lows are 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can drive to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Holyhead

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trip

Beacon Climbing Centre
Highlights from your plan
Beacon Climbing Centre ©
Beacon Climbing Centre
Climbing Tours
South Stack Lighthouse ©
South Stack Lighthouse

3
nights
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Edinburgh is known for historic sites, museums, nightlife, nature, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step into the grandiose world of Edinburgh Castle, engage your brain at Camera Obscura and World of Illusions, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and don't miss a visit to Palace of Holyroodhouse.

For reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Edinburgh day trip app .

You can drive from Holyhead to Edinburgh in 5.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. In July, daily temperatures in Edinburgh can reach 66°F, while at night they dip to 51°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can go by car to Fort William.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums Historic Sites Tours
Highlights from your plan
Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
The Royal Mile ©
The Royal Mile
Arthur's Seat ©
Arthur's Seat

4
nights
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. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Fort William: Eilean Donan Castle (in Kyle of Lochalsh) and Highland Titles Nature Reserve (in Duror). The adventure continues: see the sights as you ascend with a climbing tour, take in the architecture and atmosphere at MacIntosh Parish Church, explore the historical opulence of Old Inverlochy Castle, and examine the collection at West Highland Museum.

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Traveling by car from Edinburgh to Fort William takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a train. On the 23rd (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Larne.

Things to do in Fort William

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Eilean Donan Castle, Highland Titles Nature Reserve, Glen Coe
Highlights from your plan
Climbing Tours
Highland Titles Nature Reserve ©
Highland Titles Nature Reserve
Steall Waterfall ©
Steall Waterfall

2
nights
Larne

Larne ©
Larne is a seaport and industrial market town, as well as a civil parish, on the east coast of County Antrim, Northern Ireland with a population of 18,323 people in the 2008 Estimate. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: find something for the whole family at Carnfunnock Country Park, then cruise along Coast Rd, and then make a trip to Brown's Bay.

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You can drive from Fort William to Larne in 6.5 hours. July in Larne sees daily highs of 66°F and lows of 55°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Larne

Theme Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Brown's Bay
Highlights from your plan
Coast Rd ©
Coast Rd
Carnfunnock Country Park ©
Carnfunnock Country Park
Gleno Waterfall ©
Gleno Waterfall

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