19 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

19 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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19 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: Medellin
Fly:  23​h
1
Edinburgh
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Beauly
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Gairloch
— 3 nights
Drive:  6​h
4
Ambleside
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
5
Gloucester
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
6
London
— 4 nights
Fly:  15​h 45​min
End: Medellin

2
nights
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Edinburgh Castle and Edinburgh Old Town are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Palace of Holyroodhouse and St Giles' Cathedral. And it doesn't end there: take a tour of Royal Yacht Britannia, get a new perspective on nature at National Museum of Scotland, contemplate the long history of The Real Mary King's Close, and take in the exciting artwork at Urbane Art Gallery.

For photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Edinburgh online travel planner .

Medellin, Colombia to Edinburgh is an approximately 23-hour flight. You'll lose 5 hours traveling from Medellin to Edinburgh due to the time zone difference. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Medellin in October; daily highs in Edinburgh reach 15°C and lows reach 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to travel to Beauly.

Things to do in Edinburgh

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

2
nights
Beauly

Beauly ©
Beauly is a town in the Kilmorack Parish of the Scottish County of Inverness, on the River Beauly, 10mi west of Inverness by the Far North railway line. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sat): explore the activities along River Foyers, then take in the pleasant sights at St Ninians Church, then get to know the fascinating history of Glen Strathfarrar, and finally pick up some local products at Ferintosh Community Market. On the next day, look for all kinds of wild species at Aigas Field Centre, view the masterpieces at Loch Ness Gallery, and then delve into the lush surroundings at Farigaig Forest.

To see photos, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Beauly travel route builder website .

Traveling by car from Edinburgh to Beauly takes 3.5 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to travel to Gairloch.

Things to do in Beauly

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trips

Drumnadrochit, River Foyers, Farigaig Forest, Ferintosh Community Market
Highlights from your plan
Aigas Field Centre ©
Aigas Field Centre
Glen Strathfarrar ©
Glen Strathfarrar
Loch Ness Centre & Exhibition ©
Loch Ness Centre & Exhibition

3
nights
Gairloch

Gairloch ©
Gairloch is a village, civil parish and community on the shores of Loch Gairloch in Wester Ross, in the North-West Highlands of Scotland. Visit Achmelvich Beach and Red Point Beach for some beach relaxation. Take a break from the city and head to Beinn Eighe National Nature Reserve and Glendale Self Drive Boat Hire. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Gairloch: Culag Woods (in Lochinver) and RhueArt (in Rhue). And it doesn't end there: head outdoors with Walking and Wildlife Adventures, take in the dramatic scenery at Flowerdale Waterfall, and look for all kinds of wild species at Shieldaig Falconry.

To see other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Gairloch online trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by car from Beauly to Gairloch takes 1.5 hours. In October, daytime highs in Gairloch are 14°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can travel to Ambleside.

Things to do in Gairloch

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trips

Lochinver, RhueArt, Red Point Beach, Beinn Eighe National Nature Reserve
Highlights from your plan
Red Point Beach ©
Red Point Beach
Achmelvich Beach ©
Achmelvich Beach
Culag Woods ©
Culag Woods

2
nights
Ambleside

Ambleside ©
Ambleside is a town in Cumbria, in North West England. Step out of the city life by going to Alpacaly Ever After and Loughrigg Fell. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Townend and Old Courthouse Gallery. Venture out of the city with trips to Buttermere (in Buttermere), Predator Experience (in Ayside) and Castle Crag (in Grange-in-Borrowdale). The adventure continues: hunt for treasures at Orton Farmers' Market, examine the collection at Lakeland Motor Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Jesus Church, and contemplate the long history of Stott Park Bobbin Mill.

For ratings, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Ambleside day trip planning site .

You can drive from Gairloch to Ambleside in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to drive to Gloucester.

Things to do in Ambleside

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Orton, Troutbeck, Castle Crag, Alpacaly Ever After, Predator Experience
Highlights from your plan
Predator Experience ©
Predator Experience
Castle Crag ©
Castle Crag
Loughrigg Fell ©
Loughrigg Fell

3
nights
Gloucester

Gloucester ©
Gloucester is a city and district in southwest England, the county city of Gloucestershire. Let the collections at Mechanical Music Museum and Corinium Museum capture your imagination. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Art Couture Painswick Gallery and Octavia's Bookshop. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Gloucester: St. Mary's Church (in Fairford), St. Edward's Church (in Stow-on-the-Wold) and Hailes Abbey (in Hailes). And it doesn't end there: get outside with The Cotswold Range, explore the historical opulence of Sudeley Castle, delve into the distant past at Tewkesbury Abbey, and admire the natural beauty at Snowshill Manor.

To find maps, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Gloucester online holiday planner .

Traveling by car from Ambleside to Gloucester takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in October, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can drive to London.

Things to do in Gloucester

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Cirencester, Winchcombe, Tewkesbury Abbey, Art Couture Painswick Gallery, Snowshill Manor
Highlights from your plan
The Cotswold Range ©
The Cotswold Range
St. Mary's Church ©
St. Mary's Church
Sudeley Castle ©
Sudeley Castle

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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate National Gallery and Natural History Museum. Your inner history buff will appreciate Buckingham Palace and Houses of Parliament. There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at The British Museum, take in the exciting artwork at Galeria Melissa, contemplate the long history of Tower of London, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral.

For maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read London online trip itinerary planner .

Drive from Gloucester to London in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in London are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. On the 19th (Sat), 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
Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
The British Museum ©
The British Museum

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