17 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

17 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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17 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: Springfield
Fly + Drive:  19​h 30​min
1
Llandudno
— 1 night
train + Fly:  6​h 30​min
2
Stromness, Mainland
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  5​h
3
Ullapool
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Kinlochbervie
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
5
Isle of Lewis
— 2 nights
Drive + ferry:  3​h 15​min
6
Isle of Skye
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
7
Fort William
— 4 nights
bus + Fly:  19​h 30​min
End: Springfield

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 3rd (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Promenade, then take in the waterfront at Llandudno Pier, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Great Orme. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the historical opulence of Conwy Castle, step into the grandiose world of Caernarfon Castle, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Llanfairfechan Beach.

To see other places to visit, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read our Llandudno sightseeing planner.

Springfield, USA to Llandudno is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 6 hours traveling from Springfield to Llandudno. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Springfield in September: high temperatures in Llandudno hover around 63°F and lows are around 52°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can travel to Stromness.

Things to do in Llandudno

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Caernarfon Castle, Llanfairfechan Beach, Conwy Castle
Highlights from your plan
Llanfairfechan Beach ©
Llanfairfechan Beach
Great Orme ©
Great Orme
Conwy Castle ©
Conwy Castle

1
night
Stromness, Mainland

Stromness ©
Stromness is the second-most populated town in Orkney, Scotland. On the 5th (Wed), stop by The Quernstone Knitwear Shop, look for gifts at ArtWorks of the Earth, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Italian Chapel on Lamb Holm, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Saint Magnus Cathedral, then explore the ancient world of Ring of Brodgar, and finally contemplate the long history of Skara Brae. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Thu): steep yourself in history at Maeshowe, contemplate the long history of Standing Stones of Stenness, then contemplate the long history of Barnhouse Neolithic Settlement, then steep yourself in history at Barony Mill, and finally step off the mainland to explore Brough Of Birsay.

To find ratings, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read Stromness trip planner.

Getting from Llandudno to Stromness by combination of train, bus, and flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or do a combination of train, bus, flight, and ferry. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Llandudno in September: highs in Stromness hover around 58°F, while lows dip to 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to travel to Ullapool.

Things to do in Stromness

Historic Sites Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Birsay, Stenness, Saint Magnus Cathedral, Italian Chapel on Lamb Holm
Highlights from your plan
Maeshowe ©
Maeshowe
Standing Stones of Stenness
Standing Stones of Stenness
Brough Of Birsay ©
Brough Of Birsay

2
nights
Ullapool

Ullapool ©
Ullapool is a village of around 1,500 inhabitants in Ross-shire, Scottish Highlands. On the 7th (Fri), look for gifts at Made in Ullapool, step into the grandiose world of Ardvreck Castle, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Achmelvich Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Sat): stop by Latitude 57 Arts & Crafts, look for gifts at Treasure Chest, look for gifts at Highland Stoneware, Baddidarroch, then get outside with Drumbeg Loop, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with RhueArt.

For where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Ullapool travel planner.

Explore your travel options from Stromness to Ullapool with the Route module. In September, plan for daily highs up to 61°F, and evening lows to 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to travel to Kinlochbervie.

Things to do in Ullapool

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Lochinver, Gairloch, Ardvreck Castle
Highlights from your plan
Ardvreck Castle ©
Ardvreck Castle
Achmelvich Beach ©
Achmelvich Beach
Drumbeg Loop ©
Drumbeg Loop

1
night
Kinlochbervie

Kinlochbervie ©
Kinlochbervie is a harbour village in the north west of Sutherland, in the Highland region of Scotland. Start off your visit on the 9th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Scourie Bay, then kick back and relax at Oldshoremore Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Sandwood Bay Beach.

To see other places to visit, photos, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Kinlochbervie online day trip planner .

Traveling by car from Ullapool to Kinlochbervie takes 1.5 hours. In September in Kinlochbervie, expect temperatures between 58°F during the day and 48°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to travel to Isle of Lewis.

Things to do in Kinlochbervie

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Scourie Bay
Highlights from your plan
Oldshoremore Beach ©
Oldshoremore Beach
Sandwood Bay Beach
Sandwood Bay Beach
Scourie Bay ©
Scourie Bay

2
nights
Isle of Lewis

Isle of Lewis ©
Forming the northern part of Lewis and Harris, the largest island in the Outer Hebrides archipelago, Isle of Lewis offers scenery consisting of fertile pastures and a meandering, rocky coastline.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Mon): delve into the distant past at Callanish Standing Stones, steep yourself in history at Gearannan Blackhouse Village, look for gifts at Hebridean Soap Company, then enjoy the sand and surf at Traigh Bhostadh (Bosta Beach), and finally delve into the distant past at Bosta (Bostadh) Iron Age House. Keep things going the next day: look for gifts at The Good Food Boutique, look for gifts at The Hebridean Tea Store, then kick back and relax at Dalmore Beach, and finally kick back and relax at Dailbeag Beach.

For reviews, photos, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Isle of Lewis trip planner .

You can drive from Kinlochbervie to Isle of Lewis in 5.5 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Isle of Lewis can reach 58°F, while at night they dip to 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to travel to Isle of Skye.

Things to do in Isle of Lewis

Parks Beaches Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Gearannan Blackhouse Village ©
Gearannan Blackhouse Village
Traigh Bhostadh (Bosta Beach) ©
Traigh Bhostadh (Bosta Beach)
Bosta (Bostadh) Iron Age House ©
Bosta (Bostadh) Iron Age House

3
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Isle of Skye Oysters and Isle of Skye Candle Company. Head to Skye Weavers and Hebridean Isles Trading Company -Island at the Edgefor plenty of shopping. There's lots more to do: look for gifts at Skyelark, take in the dramatic natural features at Neist Point, and take in the dramatic scenery at Lealt Falls.

To find ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Isle of Skye tour planner.

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Isle of Lewis to Isle of Skye takes 3.5 hours. In September in Isle of Skye, expect temperatures between 58°F during the day and 50°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to drive to Fort William.

Things to do in Isle of Skye

Parks Nature Shopping
Highlights from your plan
The Quiraing ©
The Quiraing
Skye Weavers ©
Skye Weavers
Lealt Falls ©
Lealt Falls

4
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. Get outdoors at Camusdarach Beach and Ben Nevis. Visit Fort Augustus and Glenfinnan Viaduct for their historical value. Change things up with these side-trips from Fort William: Ardshealach Smokehouse & Fine Foods (in Glenuig), Urquhart Castle (in Drumnadrochit) and All The Goodness (in Ardelve). And it doesn't end there: take a memorable drive along Silver Sands of Morar, take in the awesome beauty at Nevis Range Mountain Resort, and look for gifts at Iceberg Glass.

To find ratings, reviews, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Fort William trip itinerary tool .

You can drive from Isle of Skye to Fort William in 3 hours. Another option is to take a bus. You'll set off for home on the 18th (Tue).

Things to do in Fort William

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Fort Augustus, Glenfinnan Viaduct, Morar Beach, All The Goodness Coffee & Bakeshop, Camusdarach Beach
Highlights from your plan
All The Goodness Coffee & Bakeshop ©
All The Goodness Coffee & Bakeshop
Camusdarach Beach ©
Camusdarach Beach
Morar Beach ©
Morar Beach

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