21 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

21 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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21 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: San Diego
Fly + train:  17​h 45​min
1
Llandudno
— 1 night
train + Fly:  8​h 30​min
2
Stromness, Mainland
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
3
Inverness
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Fort William
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
5
Isle of Skye
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  7​h 45​min
6
St. Helier, Jersey
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
7
London
— 3 nights
Fly:  14​h
End: San Diego

1
night
Llandudno

Llandudno ©
Llandudno is a seaside resort, town and community in Conwy County Borough, Wales, located on the Creuddyn peninsula, which protrudes into the Irish Sea. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): steep yourself in history at Plas Mawr, then step into the grandiose world of Conwy Castle, then go for a walk through Llandudno Promenade, and finally explore the striking landscape at Great Orme. On your second day here, identify plant and animal life at Cwm Idwal National Nature Reserve, then take an in-depth tour of National Slate Museum, then explore the historical opulence of Caernarfon Castle, and finally explore the historical opulence of Beaumaris Castle.

For other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Llandudno online trip planner .

San Diego, USA to Llandudno is an approximately 18-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time is 8 hours. Traveling from San Diego in July, things will get a bit cooler in Llandudno: highs are around 66°F and lows about 55°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to travel to Stromness.

Things to do in Llandudno

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Conwy, National Slate Museum, Cwm Idwal National Nature Reserve, Beaumaris Castle, Caernarfon Castle
Highlights from your plan
Plas Mawr ©
Plas Mawr
Conwy Castle ©
Conwy Castle
Beaumaris Castle ©
Beaumaris Castle

2
nights
Stromness, Mainland

Stromness ©
Stromness is the second-most populated town in Orkney, Scotland. Get some historical perspective at Brough Of Birsay and Ring of Brodgar. Step off the beaten path and head to Broch of Gurness and Skara Brae. The adventure continues: delve into the mystery of Standing Stones of Stenness, explore the ancient world of Maeshowe, don't miss a visit to Ness of Brodgar, and contemplate the long history of Barony Mill.

To see photos, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Stromness trip planner .

You can do a combination of train, flight, and bus from Llandudno to Stromness in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or do a combination of train, ferry, and bus. In July, Stromness is a bit cooler than Llandudno - with highs of 61°F and lows of 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can travel to Inverness.

Things to do in Stromness

Historic Sites Museums Golf

Side Trips

Stenness, Birsay, Orkneyinga Saga Centre, Broch of Gurness
Highlights from your plan
Ring of Brodgar ©
Ring of Brodgar
Skara Brae ©
Skara Brae
Standing Stones of Stenness ©
Standing Stones of Stenness

3
nights
Inverness

Inverness ©
Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Visit Nairn Beach and Rosemarkie Beach for some beach relaxation. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Highland Folk Museum and Fort George. Change things up with these side-trips from Inverness: RZSS Highland Wildlife Park (in Kingussie), Dunrobin Castle and Gardens (in Golspie) and Dornoch Cathedral (in Dornoch). And it doesn't end there: witness the site of a historic battle at Culloden Battlefield, delve into the distant past at Ruthven Barracks, steep yourself in history at Beauly Priory, and step into the grandiose world of Urquhart Castle.

To find photos, maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Inverness trip site .

Getting from Stromness to Inverness by combination of bus and flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus, flight, and train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 66°F, and evening lows to 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Fort William.

Things to do in Inverness

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Newtonmore, Culloden Battlefield, Dunrobin Castle and Gardens, Beauly Priory, Dornoch Cathedral
Highlights from your plan
Dunrobin Castle and Gardens ©
Dunrobin Castle and Gardens
Nairn Beach ©
Nairn Beach
Highland Folk Museum ©
Highland Folk Museum

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. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Glencoe and Camas an Lighe (Singing Sands). Relax by the water at Camusdarach Beach and Morar Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Fort William: Eilean Donan Castle (in Kyle of Lochalsh), Ardshealach Smokehouse & Fine Foods (in Glenuig) and Highland Titles Nature Reserve (in Duror). There's more to do: take in the awesome beauty at Ben Nevis.

For reviews, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read our Fort William online day trip planner .

Drive from Inverness to Fort William in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to go by car to Isle of Skye.

Things to do in Fort William

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Ardshealach Smokehouse & Fine Foods, Glen Coe, Camusdarach Beach, Morar Beach, Camas an Lighe (Singing Sands)
Highlights from your plan
Camusdarach Beach ©
Camusdarach Beach
Highland Titles Nature Reserve ©
Highland Titles Nature Reserve
Glen Coe ©
Glen Coe

3
nights
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Skye Museum of Island Life and Uig Pottery. Do your shopping at Trotternish Art Gallery and Hebridean Isles Trading Company -Island at the Edge. The adventure continues: take in the dramatic natural features at Kilt Rock, take in the dramatic scenery at Lealt Falls, head outdoors with Skye Adventure, and don't miss a visit to Dun Beag Broch.

To find reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Isle of Skye travel route planner.

You can drive from Fort William to Isle of Skye in 3.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Isle of Skye are 61°F, while nighttime lows are 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to travel to St. Helier.

Things to do in Isle of Skye

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Kilt Rock ©
Kilt Rock
The Quiraing ©
The Quiraing
Skye Museum of Island Life ©
Skye Museum of Island Life

2
nights
St. Helier, Jersey

St. Helier ©
Get in touch with nature at St. Brelade's Bay Beach and Jersey Zoo. Visit Corbiere Lighthouse (La Corbiere) and Elizabeth Castle for their historical value.

For reviews, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the St. Helier day trip site .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Isle of Skye to St. Helier in 8 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus, taxi, and ferry. Traveling from Isle of Skye in August, expect nights in St. Helier to be about the same, around 57°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 68°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to London.

Things to do in St. Helier

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

St. Brelade, Jersey Zoo, La Hougue Bie, Jersey War Tunnels - German Underground Hospital, Mont Orgueil Castle
Highlights from your plan
Jersey Zoo ©
Jersey Zoo
St. Brelade's Bay Beach ©
St. Brelade's Bay Beach
Mont Orgueil Castle ©
Mont Orgueil Castle

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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore National Gallery and Natural History Museum. Visit St. Paul's Cathedral and Westminster Abbey for their historical value. There's still lots to do: explore the historical opulence of Buckingham Palace, explore the world behind art at The British Museum, get a sense of history and politics at Houses of Parliament, and don't miss a visit to Tower of London.

To find where to stay, maps, photos, and other tourist information, use the London trip planner .

You can fly from St. Helier to London in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, bus, and train; or do a combination of flight and train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 72°F, and evening lows to 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in London

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

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