20 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

20 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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Edinburgh
— 3 nights
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Fort William
— 3 nights
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Isle of Skye
— 1 night
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Inverness
— 2 nights
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Bath
— 1 night
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Newquay
— 3 nights
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Portsmouth
— 2 nights
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London
— 4 nights

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Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Appreciate the collections at Scottish National Gallery and Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh. Edinburgh Castle and Palace of Holyroodhouse will appeal to history buffs. Take a break from Edinburgh with a short trip to Rosslyn Chapel in Roslin, about 30 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Giles' Cathedral, take a stroll through Edinburgh Old Town, contemplate the long history of The Real Mary King's Close, and examine the collection at National Museum of Scotland.

To find photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Edinburgh trip itinerary builder site.

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates to Edinburgh is an approximately 13-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Gulf Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time is minus 4 hours. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Abu Dhabi in July; daily highs in Edinburgh reach 22°C and lows reach 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Fort William.

Things to do in Edinburgh

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Rosslyn Chapel ©
Rosslyn Chapel
Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
Scottish National Gallery
Scottish National Gallery

3
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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. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Eilean Donan Castle and Glenfinnan Viaduct. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Ben Nevis and Nevis Range Mountain Resort. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Fort William: Glen Etive (in Glencoe Village), Highland Titles Nature Reserve (in Duror) and Castle Tioram (in Doirlinn). There's more to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Steall Waterfall and enjoy the sand and surf at Camusdarach Beach.

For reviews, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read our Fort William trip builder.

Traveling by car from Edinburgh to Fort William takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to drive to Isle of Skye.

Things to do in Fort William

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Historic Sites

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Ben Nevis ©
Ben Nevis
Eilean Donan Castle ©
Eilean Donan Castle
Glenfinnan Viaduct ©
Glenfinnan Viaduct

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Isle of Skye

Isle of Skye ©
Blessed with picturesque lochs and a dramatic, rocky coastline, the far-flung Isle of Skye remains one of Scotland's most beloved destinations.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Fri): explore the striking landscape at Kilt Rock, then explore the striking landscape at The Quiraing, and then take in the dramatic natural features at The Old Man of Storr.

To see more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Isle of Skye online holiday builder.

You can drive from Fort William to Isle of Skye in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Isle of Skye are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can go by car to Inverness.

Things to do in Isle of Skye

Nature · Parks
Highlights from your plan
The Quiraing ©
The Quiraing
The Old Man of Storr ©
The Old Man of Storr
Kilt Rock ©
Kilt Rock

2
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Inverness

Inverness ©

Gateway to the Highlands

Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
On the 25th (Sat), walk around RZSS Highland Wildlife Park, delve into the distant past at Clava Cairns, witness the site of a historic battle at Culloden Battlefield, then examine the collection at ShipSpace, and finally explore the historical opulence of Urquhart Castle. Keep things going the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Cairngorm Reindeer Centre, examine the collection at Highland Folk Museum, and then identify plant and animal life at Loch Garten Nature Reserve.

For more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Inverness vacation builder website.

You can drive from Isle of Skye to Inverness in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In July, daily temperatures in Inverness can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can travel to Bath.

Things to do in Inverness

Wildlife · Parks · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
RZSS Highland Wildlife Park ©
RZSS Highland Wildlife Park
Cairngorm Reindeer Centre ©
Cairngorm Reindeer Centre
Culloden Battlefield ©
Culloden Battlefield

1
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Bath

Bath ©

Queen of English Cities

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 27th (Mon): appreciate the extensive heritage of Castle Combe Village, then see the interesting displays at No 1 Royal Crescent, Bath, then get engrossed in the history at The Roman Baths, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bath Abbey.

To find reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Bath online trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from Inverness to Bath in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to drive to Newquay.

Things to do in Bath

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Castle Combe Village ©
Castle Combe Village
No 1 Royal Crescent, Bath ©
No 1 Royal Crescent, Bath
Bath Abbey ©
Bath Abbey

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Newquay

Newquay ©

Surf Capital of the UK

Known as the Surf Capital of the UK, Newquay is a vibrant city with youthful energy.
Escape the urban bustle at St. Michael's Mount and Screech Owl Sanctuary. Do some cultural sightseeing at The Lost Gardens of Heligan and Tintagel Castle. Explore Newquay's surroundings by going to Lanhydrock House and Garden (in Bodmin) and Shipwreck Treasure Museum (in Charlestown). There's still lots to do: stroll through Perranporth Beach and enjoy the sand and surf at Fistral Beach Bar.

For maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Newquay sightseeing planning tool.

Getting from Bath to Newquay by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can drive to Portsmouth.

Things to do in Newquay

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
St. Michael's Mount ©
St. Michael's Mount
Screech Owl Sanctuary ©
Screech Owl Sanctuary
The Lost Gardens of Heligan ©
The Lost Gardens of Heligan

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Portsmouth

Portsmouth ©
Portsmouth is a port city and unitary authority in the ceremonial English county of Hampshire and is located south-west of London and south-east of Southampton. Start off your visit on the 31st (Fri): admire the natural beauty at Beaulieu National Motor Museum, then steep yourself in history at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, and then examine the collection at The Mary Rose. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Sat): explore the historical opulence of Arundel Castle and Gardens and then admire the striking features of Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Portsmouth road trip app.

You can drive from Newquay to Portsmouth in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. July in Portsmouth sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 14°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can go by car to London.

Things to do in Portsmouth

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Beaulieu National Motor Museum ©
Beaulieu National Motor Museum
Portsmouth Historic Dockyard ©
Portsmouth Historic Dockyard
The Mary Rose ©
The Mary Rose

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London

London ©

The Square Mile

Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Blenheim Palace and Tower of London. Museum-lovers will get to explore Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology and The British Museum. There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at National Gallery, make a trip to Buckingham Palace, take an in-depth tour of Natural History Museum, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral.

For reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read London trip itinerary planning app.

Traveling by car from Portsmouth to London takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in London

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Blenheim Palace ©
Blenheim Palace
Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology ©
Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology
National Gallery ©
National Gallery

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