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:  20​h 30​min
1
London
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Edinburgh
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
3
Inverness
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
4
Fort William
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Glasgow
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
6
Liverpool
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
7
Bath
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
8
London
— 2 nights
Fly:  25​h
End: Sydney

4
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.
You've added Maltby Street Market, Broadway Market, Tower of London, and other attractions to your itinerary. Museum-lovers will get to explore Wallace Collection and Mercedes-Benz World at Brooklands. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Westminster Abbey and Houses of Parliament. Explore London's surroundings by going to Chichester Cathedral (in Chichester), St Albans Cathedral (in St. Albans) and Tangmere Military Aviation Museum (in Tangmere). There's still lots to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral and step into the grandiose world of Portchester Castle.

To find traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, use the London tour planner.

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. The time zone difference when traveling from Sydney to London is minus 10 hours. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Sydney in August, with highs in London at 26°C and lows at 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Chichester, Mercedes-Benz World at Brooklands, St Albans Cathedral, Portchester Castle
Highlights from your plan
Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace
Tangmere Military Aviation Museum ©
Tangmere Military Aviation Museum
Wallace Collection ©
Wallace Collection

2
nights
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
You've added The Hermitage Woodland Walk, Scone Palace, National Museum of Scotland, and other attractions to your itinerary. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Rothiemurchus and Dalwhinnie Distillery. Dean Village and The Real Mary King's Close will appeal to history buffs. Get out of town with these interesting Edinburgh side-trips: Blackness Castle (in Linlithgow) and Loch Morlich (in Aviemore). There's still lots to do: explore the historical opulence of Palace of Holyroodhouse and admire the striking features of Craigmillar Castle.

To find photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Edinburgh tour itinerary website .

Traveling by flight from London to Edinburgh takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from London in August: high temperatures in Edinburgh hover around 21°C and lows are around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Inverness.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Aviemore, Blackness Castle, Scone Palace, The Hermitage Woodland Walk, Dalwhinnie Distillery
Highlights from your plan
Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
Rothiemurchus ©
Rothiemurchus
Craigmillar Castle ©
Craigmillar Castle

1
night
Inverness

Inverness
Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Caledonian Canal, Inverness Castle Viewpoint, Inverness Cathedral, and other attractions.

To find where to stay, photos, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Inverness trip itinerary tool .

Traveling by car from Edinburgh to Inverness takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Fort William.

Things to do in Inverness

Historic Sites Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Fort George
Fort George
Inverness Cathedral ©
Inverness Cathedral
Inverness Castle ©
Inverness Castle

1
night
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. For more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Fort William online trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by car from Inverness to Fort William takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to drive to Glasgow.

Things to do in Fort William

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Glenfinnan Viaduct
Highlights from your plan
Ben Nevis ©
Ben Nevis
Glenfinnan Viaduct ©
Glenfinnan Viaduct
Steall Waterfall ©
Steall Waterfall

2
nights
Glasgow

Glasgow ©
Scotland’s largest city, Glasgow is known for its cultural heritage and the friendliness of its people.
For ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Glasgow trip planner .

Traveling by car from Fort William to Glasgow takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 11°C. You'll have a few hours on the 26th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Liverpool.

Things to do in Glasgow

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Tenement House ©
The Tenement House
Hunterian Museum ©
Hunterian Museum
The Mackintosh House ©
The Mackintosh House

1
night
Liverpool

Liverpool
Famous for being the birthplace of the Beatles, Liverpool is a vibrant city with an outstanding cultural heritage.
Royal Albert Dock Liverpool has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Mon): examine the collection at The Hardmans' House, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Liverpool Cathedral, and then shop like a local with Royal Albert Dock Liverpool. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Marble Church, explore the historical opulence of Rhuddlan Castle, then contemplate the long history of Casbah Coffee Club, then get engrossed in the history at International Slavery Museum, and finally see the interesting displays at Merseyside Maritime Museum.

For maps, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read our Liverpool online trip itinerary maker .

Getting from Glasgow to Liverpool by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. In August, daytime highs in Liverpool are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Bath.

Things to do in Liverpool

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Rhuddlan Castle, Marble Church
Highlights from your plan
Liverpool Cathedral
Liverpool Cathedral
Merseyside Maritime Museum ©
Merseyside Maritime Museum
International Slavery Museum ©
International Slavery Museum

2
nights
Bath

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Stonehenge has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Lacock Abbey, get to know the fascinating history of Castle Combe Village, explore the world behind art at Victoria Art Gallery, then don't miss a visit to Bath Street, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bath Abbey. Keep things going the next day: take an in-depth tour of The Roman Baths and then explore the ancient world of Stonehenge.

To see maps, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, use the Bath route planner .

You can drive from Liverpool to Bath in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) to allow time to take a train to London.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Stonehenge, Castle Combe Village, Lacock Abbey
Highlights from your plan
Castle Combe Village ©
Castle Combe Village
The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
Bath Abbey ©
Bath Abbey

2
nights
London

London ©
Keep things going the next day: admire the masterpieces at National Portrait Gallery, examine the collection at Lord's Cricket Ground, then get engrossed in the history at British Library, and finally wander the streets of Westminster.

For maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the London online visit planner .

You can take a train from Bath to London in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. On the 31st (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
National Portrait Gallery ©
National Portrait Gallery
Churchill War Rooms ©
Churchill War Rooms
British Library ©
British Library

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