18 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

18 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United Kingdom trip itinerary maker

This plan was created by another user.  Make it your plan

Route & dates

18 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: Geneva
Fly:  5​h 15​min
1
Edinburgh
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Aviemore
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Foyers
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Glencoe Village
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
5
Grasmere
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
6
Cirencester
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
7
London
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
8
Belfast
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Geneva

1
night
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sat): take a tour of Royal Yacht Britannia and then explore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle. On the next day, contemplate the long history of Georgian House, then get a new perspective on nature at National Museum of Scotland, then explore the striking landscape at Arthur's Seat, and finally take a stroll through Edinburgh Old Town.

For reviews, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Edinburgh tour itinerary planner.

Geneva, Switzerland to Edinburgh is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or take a train. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time to Greenwich Mean Time is minus 1 hour. In August, Edinburgh is a bit cooler than Geneva - with highs of 21°C and lows of 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can go by car to Aviemore.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
Royal Yacht Britannia ©
Royal Yacht Britannia
National Museum of Scotland ©
National Museum of Scotland

2
nights
Aviemore

Aviemore ©
Aviemore is a town and tourist resort, situated within the Cairngorms National Park in the Highlands of Scotland. On the 19th (Mon), identify plant and animal life at RZSS Highland Wildlife Park, look for all kinds of wild species at Cairngorm Reindeer Centre, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Loch Morlich. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Tue): find something for the whole family at Landmark Forest Adventure Park and then see the interesting displays at Highland Folk Museum.

To see reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Aviemore trip planner .

Drive from Edinburgh to Aviemore in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. August in Aviemore sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can drive to Foyers.

Things to do in Aviemore

Parks Theme Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Highland Folk Museum, RZSS Highland Wildlife Park
Highlights from your plan
Loch Morlich ©
Loch Morlich
Highland Folk Museum ©
Highland Folk Museum
Landmark Forest Adventure Park ©
Landmark Forest Adventure Park

2
nights
Foyers

Foyers ©
Start off your visit on the 21st (Wed): delve into the distant past at Corrimony Chambered Cairn, take in the dramatic scenery at Plodda Falls, then steep yourself in history at Fort Augustus, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at The Falls of Foyers. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu): step into the grandiose world of Urquhart Castle, then stop by Loch Ness Centre & Exhibition, then play a few rounds at Fort Augustus Golf Club, and finally cruise along General Wade’s Military Roads.

To find ratings, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Foyers driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Aviemore to Foyers takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in August, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to travel to Glencoe Village.

Things to do in Foyers

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Drumnadrochit, Fort Augustus, Plodda Falls
Highlights from your plan
Fort Augustus Abbey ©
Fort Augustus Abbey
The Falls of Foyers ©
The Falls of Foyers
Plodda Falls ©
Plodda Falls

2
nights
Glencoe Village

Glencoe Village ©
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): enjoy some diversion at Ice Factor, look for all kinds of wild species at Highland Titles Nature Reserve, and then appreciate the views at Glencoe. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take an in-depth tour of Glencoe Folk Museum, hike along Glencoe Lochan, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Glen Etive.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Glencoe Village online route planner .

Traveling by car from Foyers to Glencoe Village takes 2 hours. August in Glencoe Village sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Grasmere.

Things to do in Glencoe Village

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Ice Factor, Highland Titles Nature Reserve, Glen Coe
Highlights from your plan
Highland Titles Nature Reserve ©
Highland Titles Nature Reserve
Glencoe Lochan ©
Glencoe Lochan
Glen Etive ©
Glen Etive

2
nights
Grasmere

Grasmere ©
Grasmere is a village and tourist destination in the centre of the English Lake District. On the 25th (Sun), tour the pleasant surroundings at Catbells Lakeland Walk, contemplate the waterfront views at Derwentwater, and then make a trip to Allan Bank. Keep things going the next day: view the masterpieces at Heaton Cooper Studio, explore the striking landscape at Helm Crag, examine the collection at Dove Cottage, then stop by The Grasmere Gingerbread Shop, and finally admire the natural beauty at Wordsworth Daffodil Garden.

For reviews, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Grasmere online route planner .

Traveling by car from Glencoe Village to Grasmere takes 4.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can travel to Cirencester.

Things to do in Grasmere

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Keswick
Highlights from your plan
Catbells Lakeland Walk ©
Catbells Lakeland Walk
Helm Crag ©
Helm Crag
Derwentwater ©
Derwentwater

1
night
Cirencester

Cirencester ©
Cirencester is a market town in east Gloucestershire, England, west northwest of London. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Tue): head outdoors with Head 4 Heights Ltd, get outside with The Cotswold Range, then see the interesting displays at Corinium Museum, and finally steep yourself in history at St Michael and St Martins Church.

To find maps, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Cirencester route planner.

Traveling by car from Grasmere to Cirencester takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to travel to London.

Things to do in Cirencester

Outdoors Museums Adventure
Highlights from your plan
The Cotswold Range ©
The Cotswold Range
Head 4 Heights Waterpark ©
Head 4 Heights Waterpark
Corinium Museum ©
Corinium Museum

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.
St. Paul's Cathedral and Buckingham Palace are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Your inner history buff will appreciate Westminster Abbey and Hampstead. There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum, and steep yourself in history at Tower of London.

To see ratings, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the London trip itinerary website .

You can drive from Cirencester to London in 2 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) early enough to travel to Belfast.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum
The British Museum ©
The British Museum

3
nights
Belfast

Belfast ©
A city with character, Belfast remains a great place for a leisurely exploration, as it is still relatively undiscovered by foreign tourists, who usually opt to visit Dublin instead.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sun): examine the collection at Titanic Belfast, see the interesting displays at SS Nomadic, get engrossed in the history at HMS Caroline, then contemplate the long history of Crumlin Road Gaol, and finally take a stroll through Cathedral Quarter. Here are some ideas for day two: have fun and explore at W5, get a sense of history and politics at Parliament Buildings, and then cruise along The Dark Hedges.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Belfast route planner.

You can fly from London to Belfast in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from London in August, you will find days in Belfast are a bit cooler (21°C), and nights are about the same (14°C). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Belfast

Museums Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trip

The Dark Hedges
Highlights from your plan
Titanic Belfast ©
Titanic Belfast
HMS Caroline ©
HMS Caroline
Crumlin Road Gaol ©
Crumlin Road Gaol

Similar Plans

19 days in United Kingdom BY A USER FROM ISRAEL August, kids, outdoors, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: August, kids, outdoors, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 20 days in United Kingdom BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE October, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: October ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 20 days in United Kingdom BY A USER FROM ECUADOR June, kids, popular sights PREFERENCES: June, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 20 days in United Kingdom BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: May, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 21 days in United Kingdom BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, fast-paced, hidden gems PREFERENCES: September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced 22 days in United Kingdom BY A USER FROM CHINA June, popular sights PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 21 days in United Kingdom BY A USER FROM CHINA June, popular sights PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 20 days in United Kingdom BY A USER FROM KAZAKHSTAN June, popular sights PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 21 days in United Kingdom BY A USER FROM CHINA June, popular sights PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 20 days in United Kingdom BY A USER FROM CHINA June, popular sights PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 19 days in United Kingdom BY A USER FROM CHINA June, popular sights PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 20 days in United Kingdom BY A USER FROM CHINA June, popular sights PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium
View more plans