18 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

18 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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18 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  25​h
1
London
— 6 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
2
Bath
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
3
Inverness
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h
4
Edinburgh
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
End: London

6
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, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: enjoy breathtaking views from Coca-Cola London Eye, make a trip to Buckingham Palace, admire the masterpieces at The British Museum, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral.

To find maps, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read our London day trip website .

Sydney, Australia to London is an approximately 25-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 10 hours traveling from Sydney to London. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in September, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to take a train to Bath.

Things to do in London

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

3
nights
Bath

A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Bath is known for museums, historic sites, spas, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take an in-depth tour of The Roman Baths, examine the collection at The Jane Austen Centre, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and contemplate the long history of Bath Street.

To find photos, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Bath travel route planning site .

Traveling by train from London to Bath takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to travel to Inverness.

Things to do in Bath

Museums Tours Historic Sites
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Walking tours
The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
American Museum & Gardens ©
American Museum & Gardens

4
nights
Inverness

Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Explore Inverness' surroundings by going to Nevis Range Mountain Resort (in Torlundy), Eilean Donan Castle (in Kyle of Lochalsh) and Fort Augustus (in Fort Augustus). There's still lots to do: gain some tasty knowledge on a distillery tour, witness the site of a historic battle at Culloden Battlefield, look for all kinds of wild species at RZSS Highland Wildlife Park, and contemplate the waterfront views at River Ness.

To see ratings, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Inverness trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Bath to Inverness takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. September in Inverness sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can drive to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Inverness

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Fort Augustus Abbey, RZSS Highland Wildlife Park, Culloden Battlefield, Eilean Donan Castle, Loch Ness Centre & Exhibition
Highlights from your plan
Distillery Tours
Eilean Donan Castle ©
Eilean Donan Castle
Dunrobin Castle and Gardens ©
Dunrobin Castle and Gardens

3
nights
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Wed): take in the dramatic natural features at Arthur's Seat, make a trip to The Royal Mile, and then step into the grandiose world of Edinburgh Castle. On the 26th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: browse the exhibits of Royal Yacht Britannia, get a new perspective on nature at National Museum of Scotland, then pause for some serene contemplation at St Giles' Cathedral, and finally contemplate the long history of The Real Mary King's Close.

To see reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Edinburgh trip planner .

Getting from Inverness to Edinburgh by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in September, and nighttime lows around 9°C. You will have some time to spend on the 27th (Fri) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
The Royal Mile ©
The Royal Mile
Royal Yacht Britannia ©
Royal Yacht Britannia

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