19 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

19 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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19 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: San Francisco
Fly:  14​h 30​min
1
London
— 5 nights
Fly + bus:  6​h 30​min
2
Fort William
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Edinburgh
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
4
Caernarfon
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
5
Turnberry
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  21​h 45​min
End: San Francisco

5
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Food Tours and Greenwich. The adventure continues: enjoy breathtaking views from Coca-Cola London Eye, take an in-depth tour of Westminster Abbey, don't miss a visit to Big Ben, and stroll around Regent's Park.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the London online sightseeing planner .

San Francisco, USA to London is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from San Francisco to London is 8 hours. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from San Francisco in September: high temperatures in London hover around 67°F and lows are around 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Fort William.

Things to do in London

Tours Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Coca-Cola London Eye ©
Coca-Cola London Eye
Beer Tastings & Tours
Food Tours

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. Explore hidden gems such as Ben Nevis and West Highland Museum. Venture out of the city with trips to Eilean Donan Castle (in Kyle of Lochalsh) and Glenfinnan Viaduct (in Glenfinnan). Next up on the itinerary: take in the dramatic scenery at Steall Waterfall, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Nevis Range Mountain Resort, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, and make a trip to Neptune's Staircase.

For photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Fort William tour itinerary planner .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from London to Fort William in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can go by car to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Fort William

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

Glenfinnan Viaduct, Eilean Donan Castle
Highlights from your plan
Steall Waterfall ©
Steall Waterfall
Ben Nevis ©
Ben Nevis
Climbing Tours

3
nights
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Food Tours and Holyrood Abbey. There's still lots to do: step into the grandiose world of Edinburgh Castle, tour the pleasant surroundings at Holyrood Park, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and see the interesting displays at Royal Yacht Britannia.

For ratings, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Edinburgh trip planner.

You can drive from Fort William to Edinburgh in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or take a train. In September in Edinburgh, expect temperatures between 62°F during the day and 47°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to drive to Caernarfon.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Tours Museums
Highlights from your plan
Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
Room Escape Games
Food Tours

3
nights
Caernarfon

Caernarfon ©
Caernarfon is a royal town, community, and port in Gwynedd, Wales, with a population of 9,615. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Caernarfon Castle and Caernarfon Town Walls. There's much more to do: enjoy some diversion at Beacon Climbing Centre, pause for some photo ops at Statue of David Lloyd Geroge, make a trip to Gelert's Grave, and get outside with Gaia Adventures.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, use the Caernarfon day trip website .

Traveling by car from Edinburgh to Caernarfon takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. September in Caernarfon sees daily highs of 63°F and lows of 52°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can travel to Turnberry.

Things to do in Caernarfon

Outdoors Trails Parks
Highlights from your plan
Beacon Climbing Centre ©
Beacon Climbing Centre
Caernarfon Castle
Caernarfon Castle
Beddgelert Forest ©
Beddgelert Forest

2
nights
Turnberry

Turnberry ©
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Wed): head outdoors with Turnberry Adventures and then play a few rounds at Trump Turnberry, a Luxury Collection Resort, Scotland.

To find other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Turnberry online trip maker .

You can drive from Caernarfon to Turnberry in 6 hours. In September, daytime highs in Turnberry are 61°F, while nighttime lows are 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Turnberry

Outdoors Golf Historic Sites

Side Trips

Dunure Castle, Little Turnberry Farm
Highlights from your plan
Turnberry Adventures ©
Turnberry Adventures
Little Turnberry Farm ©
Little Turnberry Farm
Dunure Castle ©
Dunure Castle

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