21 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

21 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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Fly to Glasgow International Airport, Drive to Aberfoyle
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Aberfoyle
— 2 nights
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Edinburgh
— 7 nights
Drive
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Inverness
— 6 nights
Drive
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St. Andrews
— 5 nights
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Aberfoyle

On the 11th (Wed), kick your exploration up a notch at Go Ape, identify plant and animal life at Glen Finglas Visitor Gateway & Estate, and then sample the tasty concoctions at Fyne Ales. On the 12th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get outside with Ben Lomond and then look for all kinds of wild species at Strathblane Falconry.

For traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Aberfoyle trip maker site.

Washington DC, USA to Aberfoyle is an approximately 13.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is 5 hours. Traveling from Washington DC in November, things will get little chillier in Aberfoyle: highs are around 48°F and lows about 36°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Aberfoyle

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

7
nights
Edinburgh

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Get some cultural insight at Edinburgh Castle and The Real Mary King's Close. Get in touch with nature at Beadnell Bay Beach and BobCat Alpacas. Change things up with a short trip to Mary Ann Rogers Gallery in West Woodburn (about 2 hours away). And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at National Museum of Scotland, step aboard Royal Yacht Britannia, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Pickering's Gin Distillery, and sample the tasty concoctions at Edinburgh Beer Factory.

For traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Edinburgh online road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Aberfoyle to Edinburgh takes 1.5 hours. In November, plan for daily highs up to 48°F, and evening lows to 35°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Inverness.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

6
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Inverness

Gateway to the Highlands

Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Culloden Battlefield and Fused and Light. Visiting Highland Wildlife & Birdwatch Safaris and Nairn Beach will get you outdoors. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Inverness: Aviemore (Loch Morlich & Cairngorm Mountain), Embo Beach (in Embo) and Brora (Star Stables & Brora Beach). There's much more to do: gain some tasty knowledge on a distillery tour, relax and rejuvenate at Bannatyne Health Club & Spa - Inverness, explore the galleries of Scottish Flair Art Gallery, and make a trip to Clava Cairns.

To find where to stay, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Inverness day trip app.

Drive from Edinburgh to Inverness in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Inverness can reach 47°F, while at night they dip to 35°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to drive to St. Andrews.

Things to do in Inverness

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

Side Trips

5
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St. Andrews

Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Elie Beach and Kingsbarns Beach. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Cairn O'Mohr Fruit Wines and D'Arcy Thompson Zoology Museum. Change things up with these side-trips from St. Andrews: Perthshire Off Road Driving Centre (in Glenfarg), Highland Fling Bungee (in Killiecrankie) and Chiropractic Life Health and Wellness (in Perth).

To see other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, you can read our St. Andrews trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Inverness to St. Andrews takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In November in St. Andrews, expect temperatures between 48°F during the day and 36°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in St. Andrews

Outdoors · Golf · Breweries & Distilleries · Parks

Side Trips

United Kingdom travel guide

4.3
Specialty Museums · Nightlife · Castles
Home to an impressive 25 World Heritage sites, the United Kingdom, which includes England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland, has hundreds of museums to explore, thousands of parks and gardens to stroll through, and tens of thousands of communities to discover. From Land’s End in the south to John O’Groats in the north, the country is packed with tourist attractions that can fill a range of itineraries. With nearly 30 million tourists visiting every year, the UK is ranked among the top ten holiday destinations in the world. Known for its royalty, this country also represents a diverse patchwork of native and immigrant cultures. Although Britannia no longer rules the waves, it possesses a captivating history and a dynamic modern culture, both of which remain hugely influential on the rest of the world.