20 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

20 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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20 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: Dallas
Fly + Drive:  20​h
1
Ullapool
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Drumnadrochit
— 1 night
bus:  30​min
3
Inverness
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
4
Edinburgh
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
5
Grasmere
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
6
Stow-on-the-Wold
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
7
Bath
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
8
London
— 3 nights
Fly:  14​h
End: Dallas

3
nights
Ullapool

Ullapool ©
Ullapool is a village of around 1,500 inhabitants in Ross-shire, Scottish Highlands. Relax by the water at Sandwood Bay Beach and Achmelvich Beach. You'll explore and learn at RhueArt and An Talla Solais. Venture out of the city with trips to Perfume Studio (in Mellon Charles), Assynt (Ardvreck Castle & Inchnadamph Old Parish Church Museum, Kirkton, Assynt) and Russian Arctic Convoy Project (in Aultbea). There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at Inverpolly Nature Reserve, trek along The Bone Caves, browse the eclectic array of goods at Ullapool Market, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Lael Forest Walks.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read Ullapool trip itinerary maker site .

Dallas, USA to Ullapool is an approximately 20-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Dallas to Ullapool is 6 hours. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Dallas in May: high temperatures in Ullapool hover around 56°F and lows are around 41°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can go by car to Drumnadrochit.

Things to do in Ullapool

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Assynt, Sandwood Bay Beach, Russian Arctic Convoy Project, Achmelvich Beach, Perfume Studio
Highlights from your plan
Achmelvich Beach ©
Achmelvich Beach
Sandwood Bay Beach
Sandwood Bay Beach
Ardvreck Castle ©
Ardvreck Castle

1
night
Drumnadrochit

Drumnadrochit ©
Drumnadrochit is a village in the Highland local government council area of Scotland, lying on the west shore of Loch Ness, at the foot of Glen Urquhart.HistoryThe settlement grew up around a bridge over the River Enrick and the name Drumnadrochit derives from the Scottish Gaelic 'druim na drochaid' meaning the 'Ridge of the Bridge'. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Tue): stop by Loch Ness Centre & Exhibition, then step into the grandiose world of Urquhart Castle, then contemplate the long history of Beauly Priory, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Aigas Field Centre.

To see photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Drumnadrochit trip planner .

Traveling by car from Ullapool to Drumnadrochit takes 1.5 hours. May in Drumnadrochit sees daily highs of 57°F and lows of 40°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Inverness.

Things to do in Drumnadrochit

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trip

Beauly
Highlights from your plan
Aigas Field Centre ©
Aigas Field Centre
Urquhart Castle ©
Urquhart Castle
Loch Ness Centre & Exhibition ©
Loch Ness Centre & Exhibition

2
nights
Inverness

Inverness ©
Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
You've now added Highland Tour Guide to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 26th (Tue): gain interesting insight with Highland Tour Guide. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: view the masterpieces at Inspirations, view the masterpieces at Scottish Flair Art Gallery, stop by Leakey's Second-hand Bookshop, take in the exciting artwork at Castle Gallery, then get a taste of the local shopping with Inchmore Gallery, and finally explore the historical opulence of Fort George.

To find reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Inverness trip tool .

Inverness is very close to Drumnadrochit. In May, plan for daily highs up to 58°F, and evening lows to 41°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Inverness

Wildlife Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Aviemore, Culloden Battlefield, Highland Folk Museum
Highlights from your plan
Loch Garten Nature Reserve ©
Loch Garten Nature Reserve
Cairngorm Reindeer Centre ©
Cairngorm Reindeer Centre
Culloden Battlefield ©
Culloden Battlefield

3
nights
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Take a break from the city and head to Calton Hill and Arthur's Seat. Appreciate the collections at Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh and Royal Yacht Britannia. Next up on the itinerary: step into the grandiose world of Edinburgh Castle, get a new perspective on nature at National Museum of Scotland, identify plant and animal life at BobCat Alpacas, and take a stroll through Edinburgh Old Town.

To find maps, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Edinburgh trip planner .

Getting from Inverness to Edinburgh by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. May in Edinburgh sees daily highs of 58°F and lows of 43°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) early enough to go by car to Grasmere.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Dalhousie Castle Falconry
Highlights from your plan
Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh ©
Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh
Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
National Museum of Scotland ©
National Museum of Scotland

3
nights
Grasmere

Grasmere ©
Grasmere is a village and tourist destination in the centre of the English Lake District. Get outdoors at Alpacaly Ever After and Alcock Tarn. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Castlerigg Stone Circle and St. Oswald's Church. There's still lots to do: trek along Catbells Lakeland Walk, stop by The Grasmere Gingerbread Shop, examine the collection at Derwent Pencil Museum, and take in the exciting artwork at Heaton Cooper Studio.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read our Grasmere journey planner.

Traveling by car from Edinburgh to Grasmere takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to travel to Stow-on-the-Wold.

Things to do in Grasmere

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Keswick, Alpacaly Ever After
Highlights from your plan
Catbells Lakeland Walk ©
Catbells Lakeland Walk
Helm Crag ©
Helm Crag
Castlerigg Stone Circle ©
Castlerigg Stone Circle

1
night
Stow-on-the-Wold

Stow-on-the-Wold ©
Stow-on-the-Wold is a small market town and civil parish in Gloucestershire, England. On the 4th (Thu), get a taste of the local shopping with Peter Martin Gallery, take in the exciting artwork at Fosse Gallery, look for gifts at Longborough & Sezincote Village Shop, then shop like a local with The Gallery at The Guild, and finally examine the collection at Cotswold Motoring Museum.

To see reviews, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Stow-on-the-Wold trip itinerary maker tool .

Drive from Grasmere to Stow-on-the-Wold in 4.5 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 67°F, and evening lows to 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Bath.

Things to do in Stow-on-the-Wold

Museums Shopping Nightlife

Side Trips

The Gallery at The Guild, Longborough & Sezincote Village Shop, Cotswold Motoring Museum
Highlights from your plan
Fosse Gallery ©
Fosse Gallery
Cotswold Motoring Museum ©
Cotswold Motoring Museum
The Gallery at The Guild ©
The Gallery at The Guild

2
nights
Bath

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Fri): make a trip to Stonehenge, explore the galleries of The Roman Baths, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Bath Abbey, and finally shop like a local with Pulteney Bridge. On your second day here, get a taste of the local shopping with Somerset Crafts, admire the natural beauty at Longleat, and then take in the exciting artwork at 44AD artspace.

To see ratings, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Bath trip itinerary maker app .

You can drive from Stow-on-the-Wold to Bath in 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to London.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Somerset Crafts, Stonehenge, Longleat
Highlights from your plan
The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
Stonehenge ©
Stonehenge
Somerset Crafts ©
Somerset Crafts

3
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 The British Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Visit Buckingham Palace and St. Paul's Cathedral for their historical value. There's lots more to do: get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum, take in the exciting artwork at Parasol unit foundation for contemporary art, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, and don't miss a visit to Tower of London.

To find maps, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read London trip tool .

Take a train from Bath to London in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in London can reach 68°F, while at night they dip to 52°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Tower of London ©
Tower of London
The British Museum ©
The British Museum
National Gallery ©
National Gallery

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