17 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

17 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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17 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur
Fly:  19​h 30​min
1
Inverness
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Durness
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
3
Fort William
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Isle of Skye
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  8​h
5
Stromness, Mainland
— 1 night
Fly + train:  8​h 30​min
6
Llandudno
— 1 night
train:  4​h 15​min
7
London
— 3 nights
Fly:  15​h 45​min
End: Kuala Lumpur

1
night
Inverness

Inverness
Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Thu): take in the exciting artwork at Castle Gallery, step into the grandiose world of Fort George, then kick back and relax at Nairn Beach, and finally explore the historical opulence of Urquhart Castle. Here are some ideas for day two: identify plant and animal life at RZSS Highland Wildlife Park, kick back and relax at Loch Morlich, and then take in the history at Culloden Battlefield.

To find photos, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Inverness trip app .

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Inverness is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Inverness is minus 8 hours. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Kuala Lumpur in May; daily highs in Inverness reach 17°C and lows reach 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can drive to Durness.

Things to do in Inverness

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Urquhart Castle, RZSS Highland Wildlife Park, Nairn Beach, Culloden Battlefield, Loch Morlich
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Fort George
Fort George
Nairn Beach ©
Nairn Beach
RZSS Highland Wildlife Park ©
RZSS Highland Wildlife Park

2
nights
Durness

Durness ©
Durness is a village and civil parish in the north-west Highlands of Scotland. Start off your visit on the 11th (Sat): stroll through Sandwood Bay Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at Durness Beach. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Scourie Bay, then enjoy the sand and surf at Oldshoremore Beach, and then kick back and relax at Polin Beach.

To find photos, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Durness vacation planner .

You can drive from Inverness to Durness in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In May, daily temperatures in Durness can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Fort William.

Things to do in Durness

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Kinlochbervie, Scourie Bay
Highlights from your plan
Sandwood Bay Beach ©
Sandwood Bay Beach
Durness Beach ©
Durness Beach
Oldshoremore Beach ©
Oldshoremore Beach

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 13th (Mon), hike along Glencoe Lochan, identify plant and animal life at Highland Titles Nature Reserve, and then stop by Argyll Pottery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the awesome beauty at Ben Nevis, take in the awesome beauty at Nevis Range Mountain Resort, then contemplate the long history of Glenfinnan Viaduct, and finally cruise along Morar Beach.

For photos, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Fort William trip builder tool .

You can drive from Durness to Fort William in 4.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Isle of Skye.

Things to do in Fort William

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Glenfinnan Viaduct, Morar Beach, Argyll Pottery, Glencoe Lochan, Highland Titles Nature Reserve
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Highland Titles Nature Reserve ©
Highland Titles Nature Reserve
Glenfinnan Viaduct ©
Glenfinnan Viaduct
Nevis Range Mountain Resort ©
Nevis Range Mountain Resort

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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Wed): look for gifts at Hebridean Isles Trading Company -Island at the Edge, shop like a local with Uig Pottery, then view the masterpieces at Trotternish Art Gallery, then take in the dramatic natural features at Quiraing (Hill Walk), and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Lealt Falls. Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Columba's Isle, shop like a local with Skyeworks Gallery, then take in the dramatic natural features at The Old Man of Storr, and finally stroll through Bearreraig Bay.

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Traveling by car from Fort William to Isle of Skye takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Isle of Skye are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to travel to Stromness.

Things to do in Isle of Skye

Parks Shopping Nature
Highlights from your plan
The Quiraing ©
The Quiraing
The Old Man of Storr ©
The Old Man of Storr
Bearreraig Bay ©
Bearreraig Bay

1
night
Stromness, Mainland

Stromness ©
Stromness is the second-most populated town in Orkney, Scotland. Start off your visit on the 17th (Fri): view the masterpieces at Pier Arts Centre, steep yourself in history at Skara Brae, steep yourself in history at Ring of Brodgar, then steep yourself in history at Maeshowe, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of The Viking Centre. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: head off the coast to Brough Of Birsay, contemplate the long history of Barony Mill, get engrossed in the history at Broch of Gurness, then take an unorthodox tour of Standing Stones of Stenness, and finally steep yourself in history at Barnhouse Neolithic Settlement.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Stromness holiday builder tool .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Isle of Skye to Stromness in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In May in Stromness, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 5°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can travel to Llandudno.

Things to do in Stromness

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trips

Birsay, Stenness, Broch of Gurness, Orkneyinga Saga Centre
Highlights from your plan
Skara Brae ©
Skara Brae
Ring of Brodgar ©
Ring of Brodgar
Standing Stones of Stenness ©
Standing Stones of Stenness

1
night
Llandudno

Llandudno ©
Llandudno is a seaside resort, town and community in Conwy County Borough, Wales, located on the Creuddyn peninsula, which protrudes into the Irish Sea. Start off your visit on the 19th (Sun): get engrossed in the history at National Slate Museum, contemplate the long history of Caernarfon Castle, then don't miss a visit to Beaumaris Castle, then explore the historical opulence of Conwy Castle, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Great Orme. On the next day, kick back and relax at Llanfairfechan Beach and then get interesting insight from Tours.

To find reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Llandudno trip builder app .

Traveling by combination of bus, flight, and train from Stromness to Llandudno takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and train. Traveling from Stromness in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Llandudno, with lows of 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) to allow time to take a train to London.

Things to do in Llandudno

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Caernarfon Castle, Zipline, Conwy Castle, Llanfairfechan Beach, Beaumaris Castle
Highlights from your plan
Beaumaris Castle ©
Beaumaris Castle
Conwy Castle ©
Conwy Castle
Zipline

3
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.
St. Paul's Cathedral and Tower of London will appeal to history buffs. Do some cultural sightseeing at Churchill War Rooms and National Gallery. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Westminster Abbey, step into the grandiose world of Buckingham Palace, admire the masterpieces at The British Museum, and learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum.

For more things to do, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read London day trip site .

You can take a train from Llandudno to London in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and flight. In May, daily temperatures in London can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Churchill War Rooms ©
Churchill War Rooms
Westminster Abbey ©
Westminster Abbey
National Gallery ©
National Gallery

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