22 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

22 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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22 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: Gibraltar
Fly:  3​h 30​min
1
Manchester
— Few hours
Fly:  3​h
2
Inverness
— 4 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
3
Stornoway
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
4
Isle of Skye
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
5
Fort Augustus
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
6
Glencoe Village
— 2 nights
Drive:  30​min
7
Fort William
— 2 nights
Bus + Fly:  6​h 15​min
8
Stromness
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  15​h 45​min
End: Gibraltar

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Manchester

Unofficially dubbed the Capital of the North, Manchester is known for its influence on industry and music, as well as its world-renowned connection to sports.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Manchester Cathedral and then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

For reviews, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read Manchester online holiday planner .

Gibraltar, Gibraltar to Manchester is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Gibraltar to Manchester. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Gibraltar in August: high temperatures in Manchester hover around 22°C and lows are around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Inverness.

Things to do in Manchester

Fun & Games Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Room Escape Games
Manchester Cathedral ©
Manchester Cathedral

4
nights
Inverness

Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Change things up with a short trip to Cairngorm Mountain in Aviemore (about 42 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: learn insider's secrets on a distillery tour, contemplate the waterfront views at Loch Ness, deepen your knowledge of military history at Fort George, and contemplate the long history of Inverness Castle Viewpoint.

Plan my trip to Inverness with suggested itineraries provided by Inspirock.

Getting from Manchester to Inverness by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In August, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Stornoway.

Things to do in Inverness

Parks Nature Winter Sports

Side Trips

Cairngorm Mountain, Culloden Battlefield, Loch Ness
Highlights from your plan
Distillery Tours
Fort George
Fort George
River Ness ©
River Ness

3
nights
Stornoway

Stornoway ©
Stornoway is known for historic sites, museums, shopping, adventure, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: enjoy the sand and surf at Luskentyre Beach, contemplate the long history of Gearannan Blackhouse Village, stop by The Good Food Boutique, and admire the masterpieces at An Lanntair Gallery.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Stornoway day trip planning website .

Explore your travel options from Inverness to Stornoway with the Route module. August in Stornoway sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Isle of Skye.

Things to do in Stornoway

Historic Sites Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Isle of Lewis, Luskentyre Beach, The Blackhouse
Highlights from your plan
Luskentyre Beach ©
Luskentyre Beach
Uig Sands ©
Uig Sands
Butt of Lewis Lighthouse ©
Butt of Lewis Lighthouse

4
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.
Isle of Skye is known for nature, parks, breweries & distilleries, museums, and beaches. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: have some family-friendly fun at A.C.E Target Sports, take in the dramatic natural features at The Old Man of Storr, contemplate the long history of Dunvegan Castle & Gardens, and take in the dramatic scenery at The Fairy Pools, Glen Brittle, Isle of Skye.

To see other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Isle of Skye itinerary maker site .

Traveling by car from Stornoway to Isle of Skye takes 4 hours. In August in Isle of Skye, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Fort Augustus.

Things to do in Isle of Skye

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
A.C.E Target Sports ©
A.C.E Target Sports
The Quiraing ©
The Quiraing
The Old Man of Storr ©
The Old Man of Storr

2
nights
Fort Augustus

Fort Augustus ©
Fort Augustus is a settlement in the parish of Boleskine and Abertarff, at the south west end of Loch Ness, Scottish Highlands. On the 18th (Tue), contemplate the long history of Fort Augustus Abbey, look for gifts at Caledonian Canal Visitor Centre, admire the sheer force of The Falls of Foyers, then get great views at Suidhe Viewpoint, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Plodda Falls. On the 19th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at General Wade’s Military Roads, then contemplate the waterfront views at River Foyers, then admire the sheer force of Invermoriston Falls, and finally explore the historical opulence of Urquhart Castle.

To see more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Fort Augustus day trip planner .

Traveling by car from Isle of Skye to Fort Augustus takes 3 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Fort Augustus can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to travel to Glencoe Village.

Things to do in Fort Augustus

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Foyers, Urquhart Castle, Plodda Falls, Invermoriston Falls
Highlights from your plan
The Falls of Foyers ©
The Falls of Foyers
Fort Augustus Abbey ©
Fort Augustus Abbey
River Foyers ©
River Foyers

2
nights
Glencoe Village

Glencoe Village ©
On the 20th (Thu), have fun at Ice Factor, then identify plant and animal life at Highland Titles Nature Reserve, then don't miss a visit to Ballachulish Slate Quarry, and finally appreciate the views at Glen Coe. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Fri): hike along Glencoe Lochan, then take in the awesome beauty at The Three Sisters, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Glen Etive.

For reviews, maps, photos, and other tourist information, use the Glencoe Village day trip app .

Getting from Fort Augustus to Glencoe Village by car takes about 1.5 hours. In August in Glencoe Village, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Fort William.

Things to do in Glencoe Village

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Glencoe, Highland Titles Nature Reserve, Ice Factor, Ballachulish Slate Quarry
Highlights from your plan
Highland Titles Nature Reserve ©
Highland Titles Nature Reserve
Glen Etive ©
Glen Etive
Glen Coe ©
Glen Coe

2
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. Change things up with a short trip to Glenfinnan Viaduct in Glenfinnan (about 30 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, see the interesting displays at West Highland Museum, and don't miss a visit to Neptune's Staircase.

To find maps, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Fort William trip itinerary website .

Fort William is very close to Glencoe Village. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Stromness.

Things to do in Fort William

Parks Nature Tours

Side Trip

Glenfinnan Viaduct
Highlights from your plan
Nevis Range Mountain Resort ©
Nevis Range Mountain Resort
Steall Waterfall ©
Steall Waterfall
Nature & Wildlife Tours

3
nights
Stromness

Stromness ©
Stromness is the second-most populated town in Orkney, Scotland. Start off your visit on the 25th (Tue): explore the ancient world of Maeshowe, delve into the distant past at Ring of Brodgar, don't miss a visit to Ness of Brodgar, contemplate the long history of Standing Stones of Stenness, then explore the ancient world of Barnhouse Neolithic Settlement, and finally delve into the distant past at Skara Brae. On your second day here, don't miss a visit to Yesnaby Cliffs, admire the striking features of Skaill House, stroll through Brough Of Birsay, then get engrossed in the history at Broch of Gurness, and finally step into the grandiose world of Earl's Palace.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Stromness trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Fort William to Stromness takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train, bus, and flight. In August, daily temperatures in Stromness can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. On the 27th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Stromness

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Birsay, Stenness, Broch of Gurness
Highlights from your plan
Skara Brae ©
Skara Brae
Ness of Brodgar ©
Ness of Brodgar
Yesnaby Cliffs ©
Yesnaby Cliffs

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