22 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

22 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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22 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: Vancouver
Fly:  12​h 15​min
1
London
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Cheltenham
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
3
Windermere
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
4
Edinburgh
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h
5
Inverness
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
6
Fort William
— 4 nights
bus + Fly:  15​h
End: Vancouver

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.
London is known for museums, nightlife, historic sites, shopping, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: enjoy breathtaking views from Coca-Cola London Eye, explore the world behind art at National Gallery, admire the striking features of Westminster Abbey, and see the interesting displays at The British Museum.

For other places to visit, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read London trip itinerary planner.

Vancouver, Canada to London is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is 8 hours. Traveling from Vancouver in May, expect slightly colder with lows of 9°C in London. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to drive to Cheltenham.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Coca-Cola London Eye ©
Coca-Cola London Eye
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum

3
nights
Cheltenham

Cheltenham ©
Cheltenham, also known as Cheltenham Spa, is a regency spa town and borough which is located on the edge of the Cotswolds, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in Gloucestershire, England. Change things up with these side-trips from Cheltenham: The Cotswold Range (in Somerford Keynes), Cotswold Archery (in Moreton-in-Marsh) and Bath (Bath Abbey & The Roman Baths). The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Walks With Hawks, indulge your thirst for a good beer at The Cotswold Brewing Company, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Cotswolds Distillery, and admire the landmark architecture of Chavenage House.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read Cheltenham trip planner.

Getting from London to Cheltenham by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Windermere.

Things to do in Cheltenham

Historic Sites Museums Fun & Games

Side Trips

Bath, The Cotswold Brewing Company, Chavenage House, The Cotswold Range, Cotswold Archery
Highlights from your plan
Cotswold Archery ©
Cotswold Archery
The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
Walks With Hawks ©
Walks With Hawks

3
nights
Windermere

Windermere ©
Windermere is the largest natural lake in England. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Windermere: Alpacaly Ever After (in Portinscale) and Predator Experience (in Ayside). Next up on the itinerary: shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Helvellyn, take some stellar pictures from Orrest Head, and enjoy some diversion at Michael Coates Clay Shooting.

For photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Windermere driving holiday planner .

Drive from Cheltenham to Windermere in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Windermere

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trips

Keswick, Helvellyn, Alpacaly Ever After, Wordsworth Daffodil Garden, Predator Experience
Highlights from your plan
Predator Experience ©
Predator Experience
Helvellyn
Helvellyn
Keswick Brewing Company ©
Keswick Brewing Company

4
nights
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Edinburgh is known for historic sites, museums, nightlife, nature, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step into the grandiose world of Edinburgh Castle, contemplate the long history of The Real Mary King's Close, engage your brain at Camera Obscura and World of Illusions, and don't miss a visit to Palace of Holyroodhouse.

To find reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Edinburgh trip planner .

Traveling by car from Windermere to Edinburgh takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. In May in Edinburgh, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 7°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can go by car to Inverness.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums Historic Sites Tours
Highlights from your plan
Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
Arthur's Seat ©
Arthur's Seat
National Museum of Scotland ©
National Museum of Scotland

3
nights
Inverness

Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Get out of town with these interesting Inverness side-trips: Aigas Field Centre (in Beauly) and Cairngorm Brewery (in Aviemore). The adventure continues: learn insider's secrets on a distillery tour, sample the tasty concoctions at Black Isle Brewery, explore the striking landscape of Cairngorms National Park, and contemplate the long history of Culloden Battlefield.

To see more things to do, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Inverness day trip planning app .

Traveling by car from Edinburgh to Inverness takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in May, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Fort William.

Things to do in Inverness

Parks Nature Tours

Side Trips

Munlochy, Culloden Battlefield, Cairngorm Brewery, Aigas Field Centre, Cairngorms National Park
Highlights from your plan
Distillery Tours
Aigas Field Centre ©
Aigas Field Centre
Cairngorms National Park ©
Cairngorms National Park

4
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. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Fort William: Morar Beach (in Morar), Highland Titles Nature Reserve (in Duror) and Camusdarach Beach (in Arisaig). And it doesn't end there: shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour, pause for some photo ops at Commando Monument, explore the activities along Loch Shiel, and look for all kinds of wild species at Glen Etive.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Fort William vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Inverness to Fort William in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Fort William

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Glencoe Village, Camusdarach Beach, Glen Coe, Highland Titles Nature Reserve, Morar Beach
Highlights from your plan
Camusdarach Beach ©
Camusdarach Beach
Steall Waterfall ©
Steall Waterfall
Glen Coe ©
Glen Coe

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