17 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

17 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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17 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: London
1
London
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
2
Edinburgh
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h
3
Durness
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Foyers
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Fort William
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
6
Grasmere
— 3 nights
train:  4​h 45​min
End: London

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.
Family-friendly places like Coca-Cola London Eye and Natural History Museum will thrill your kids. Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Tower Bridge, steep yourself in history at Tower of London, admire the landmark architecture of Houses of Parliament, and explore the world behind art at National Gallery.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our London vacation planner .

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to London. In September, daily temperatures in London can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) to allow time to travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Nightlife
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Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum
Coca-Cola London Eye ©
Coca-Cola London Eye
Tower Bridge ©
Tower Bridge

3
nights
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Camera Obscura and World of Illusions and Dynamic Earth. The adventure continues: explore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle, learn more about the world around you at National Museum of Scotland, have some family-friendly fun at Lawnmarket Old Time Photos, and examine the collection at Royal Yacht Britannia.

For where to stay, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Edinburgh trip planner .

Traveling by flight from London to Edinburgh takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. While traveling from London, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Edinburgh, ranging from highs of 19°C to lows of 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Durness.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums
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Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
Arthur's Seat ©
Arthur's Seat
Camera Obscura and World of Illusions ©

2
nights
Durness

Durness
Durness is a village and civil parish in the north-west Highlands of Scotland. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Wed): kick back and relax at Durness Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at Sandwood Bay Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Thu): stroll through Balnakeil Beach, kick back and relax at Sango Bay, and then make a trip to Cairn House Gallery.

To find photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Durness trip itinerary maker tool .

Traveling by car from Edinburgh to Durness takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in September, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to travel to Foyers.

Things to do in Durness

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Sandwood Bay Beach
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Sandwood Bay Beach
Sandwood Bay Beach
Durness Beach ©
Durness Beach
Balnakeil Beach ©
Balnakeil Beach

3
nights
Foyers

Foyers ©
Venture out of the city with trips to Loch Gynack (in Kingussie), Loch Beinn a Mheadhoin (in Cannich) and Aigas Field Centre (in Beauly).

For maps, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Foyers online vacation planner .

Traveling by car from Durness to Foyers takes 3.5 hours. In September in Foyers, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can go by car to Fort William.

Things to do in Foyers

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

St Ninians Church, Loch Beinn a Mheadhoin, General Wade’s Military Roads, Loch Gynack, Farigaig Forest
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Aigas Field Centre ©
Aigas Field Centre
Farigaig Forest ©
Farigaig Forest
River Foyers ©
River Foyers

3
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. Venture out of the city with trips to Aviemore (Aviemore Ospreys & Speyside Way Long Distance Trail), Highland Titles Nature Reserve (in Duror) and Camusdarach Beach (in Arisaig). Next up on the itinerary: hike along Glencoe Lochan, contemplate the waterfront views at Loch Linnhe Picnic Area, admire the verdant scenery at Glen Coe, and take in the awesome beauty at The Three Sisters.

To see ratings, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read Fort William trip maker tool .

Getting from Foyers to Fort William by car takes about 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to drive to Grasmere.

Things to do in Fort William

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Aviemore, Glencoe, Highland Titles Nature Reserve, Glencoe Lochan, Loch Linnhe Picnic Area
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Camusdarach Beach ©
Camusdarach Beach
Glen Coe ©
Glen Coe
Glencoe Lochan ©
Glencoe Lochan

3
nights
Grasmere

Grasmere ©
Grasmere is a village and tourist destination in the centre of the English Lake District. Venture out of the city with trips to Buttermere (Scale Force & Buttermere Lake) and Alpacaly Ever After (in Portinscale). There's much more to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Helvellyn, explore the activities along Ullswater, tour the pleasant surroundings at Old Man of Coniston, and see the interesting displays at Ruskin Museum.

To see photos, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read our Grasmere holiday builder site .

Traveling by car from Fort William to Grasmere takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus, flight, and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Grasmere

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trips

Keswick, Coniston, Lake District, Buttermere, Alpacaly Ever After
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Alpacaly Ever After ©
Alpacaly Ever After
Helvellyn
Helvellyn
Old Man of Coniston ©
Old Man of Coniston

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