19 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

19 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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19 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly + bus:  29​h
1
Fort William
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Inverness
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Durness
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h
4
Edinburgh
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
5
London
— 4 nights
Fly:  25​h
End: Sydney


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3
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. Eilean Donan Castle and Glenfinnan Viaduct will appeal to history buffs. Take a break from the city and head to Camusdarach Beach and Glen Etive. Change things up with these side-trips from Fort William: Morar Beach (in Morar), Highland Titles Nature Reserve (in Duror) and Camas an Lighe (Singing Sands) (in Gorteneorn). The adventure continues: stroll through Glencoe Lochan and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at The Three Sisters.

To see maps, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Fort William route planning app .

Sydney, Australia to Fort William is an approximately 29-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Sydney to Fort William is minus 10 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Inverness.

Things to do in Fort William

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Glencoe Village, Morar Beach, Highland Titles Nature Reserve, Camas an Lighe (Singing Sands), Eilean Donan Castle
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Highland Titles Nature Reserve ©
Highland Titles Nature Reserve
Camusdarach Beach ©
Camusdarach Beach
Camas an Lighe (Singing Sands) ©
Camas an Lighe (Singing Sands)

3
nights
Inverness

Inverness ©
Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Escape the urban bustle at Abernethy National Nature Reserve and Aigas Field Centre. Do your shopping at Ferintosh Community Market and Loch Ness Centre & Exhibition. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Inverness: RSPB - Insh Marshes (in Kingussie), Glen Strathfarrar (in Beauly) and Highland Falconry at The Struy Inn (in Struy). There's still lots to do: step into the grandiose world of Dunrobin Castle and Gardens, witness the site of a historic battle at Culloden Battlefield, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Nigg Old Church.

To see ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Inverness travel route app .

Drive from Fort William to Inverness in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Inverness can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to drive to Durness.

Things to do in Inverness

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trips

Beauly, Ferintosh Community Market, Dunrobin Castle and Gardens, Culloden Battlefield, Highland Falconry at The Struy Inn
Highlights from your plan
Aigas Field Centre ©
Aigas Field Centre
Dunrobin Castle and Gardens ©
Dunrobin Castle and Gardens
Culloden Battlefield ©
Culloden Battlefield

3
nights
Durness

Durness ©
Durness is a village and civil parish in the north-west Highlands of Scotland. Let the collections at Balnakeil Craft Village and Mudness Ceramics capture your imagination. You'll get in some beach time at Sandwood Bay Beach and Durness Beach. Explore Durness' surroundings by going to Kinlochbervie (Oldshoremore Beach & Polin Beach) and Achmelvich Beach (in Lochinver). It doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Balnakeil Beach.

To find more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Durness road trip website .

Traveling by car from Inverness to Durness takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In September in Durness, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 9°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Durness

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Kinlochbervie, Achmelvich Beach
Highlights from your plan
Durness Beach ©
Durness Beach
Sandwood Bay Beach
Sandwood Bay Beach
Balnakeil Beach ©
Balnakeil Beach

3
nights
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Do your shopping at Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh and Stills Gallery. Do some cultural sightseeing at Edinburgh Castle and Royal Yacht Britannia. And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at National Museum of Scotland, take in the dramatic natural features at Arthur's Seat, make a trip to Palace of Holyroodhouse, and visit a coastal fixture at Calton Hill.

For maps, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Edinburgh trip itinerary maker site .

Traveling by car from Durness to Edinburgh takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. In September in Edinburgh, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can travel to London.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Dalhousie Castle Falconry
Highlights from your plan
Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh ©
Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh
Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
Royal Yacht Britannia ©
Royal Yacht Britannia

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.
Westminster Abbey and Victoria and Albert Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Visit Buckingham Palace and Houses of Parliament for their historical value. There's much more to do: get engrossed in the history at Natural History Museum, steep yourself in history at Churchill War Rooms, stop by A&S Jewellery Mfg Ltd, and explore the world behind art at Banqueting House.

To see ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, use the London trip planner .

You can fly from Edinburgh to London in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in September, and nighttime lows around 12°C. On the 20th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in London

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

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