22 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

22 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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Edinburgh
— 4 nights
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Glasgow
— 4 nights
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Isle of Skye
— 5 nights
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Thurso
— 2 nights
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St. Andrews
— 5 nights

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Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Get a sense of the local culture at Edinburgh Castle and Linlithgow Palace. Get some historical perspective at Dean Village and Blackness Castle. There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Craigmillar Castle, admire the masterpieces at Scottish National Portrait Gallery, make a trip to The Real Mary King's Close, and take a stroll through Edinburgh Old Town.

To find ratings, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Edinburgh online driving holiday planner.

Valparaiso, USA to Edinburgh is an approximately 17-hour flight. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time, which is usually a 6 hour difference. Traveling from Valparaiso in July, expect Edinburgh to be much colder, temps between 66°F and 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to drive to Glasgow.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

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Grassmarket ©
Grassmarket
Linlithgow Palace ©
Linlithgow Palace
Blackness Castle ©
Blackness Castle

4
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Glasgow

Glasgow ©

Scotland's Style Capital

Scotland’s largest city, Glasgow is known for its cultural heritage and the friendliness of its people.
The Necropolis and Inveraray Castle are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Discover out-of-the-way places like Blair Drummond Safari and Adventure Park and Inveraray Jail. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Glasgow: Stirling (Stirling Castle & The Old Town Jail). There's still lots to do: get engrossed in the history at Hunterian Museum, take in nature's colorful creations at Glasgow Botanic Gardens, steep yourself in history at The Mackintosh House, and see the interesting displays at The Tenement House.

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You can drive from Edinburgh to Glasgow in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Glasgow can reach 67°F, while at night they dip to 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to drive to Isle of Skye.

Things to do in Glasgow

Side Trips

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The Old Town Jail ©
The Old Town Jail
Inveraray Jail ©
Inveraray Jail
Inveraray Castle ©
Inveraray Castle

5
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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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Eilean Donan Castle and Kilt Rock. Take a break from the city and head to The Quiraing and Portree Harbour. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Isle of Skye: Plockton (Plockton Seal Trips & Plockton Harbour). Next up on the itinerary: take in the dramatic natural features at The Old Man of Storr, tour the pleasant surroundings at Talisker Beach, take in the dramatic scenery at The Fairy Pools, Glen Brittle, Isle of Skye, and experience rural life at The Oyster Shed.

For ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Isle of Skye trip itinerary website.

You can drive from Glasgow to Isle of Skye in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. While traveling from Glasgow, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Isle of Skye, ranging from highs of 61°F to lows of 51°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to travel to Thurso.

Things to do in Isle of Skye

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

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Talisker Beach ©
Talisker Beach
Eilean Donan Castle ©
Eilean Donan Castle
The Quiraing ©
The Quiraing

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Thurso

Thurso ©
Thurso is a town and former burgh on the north coast of the Highland council area of Scotland.
On the 22nd (Thu), get great views at Dunnet Head, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Dunnet Bay, and then take an in-depth tour of Wick Heritage Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri): step into the grandiose world of Queen Elizabeth Castle of Mey Trust, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Canisbay Parish Church, then take some stellar pictures from Duncansby Head, and finally relax in the rural setting at Puffin Croft Petting Farm & Farm Shop.

To find more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Thurso online holiday planner.

Explore your travel options from Isle of Skye to Thurso with the Route module. In July, daily temperatures in Thurso can reach 61°F, while at night they dip to 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) to allow time to travel to St. Andrews.

Things to do in Thurso

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Wick Heritage Museum ©
Wick Heritage Museum
Queen Elizabeth Castle of Mey Trust ©
Queen Elizabeth Castle of Mey Trust
Duncansby Head ©
Duncansby Head

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St. Andrews

St. Andrews ©
Escape the urban bustle at St Andrews Links and Pirate Boats. St Andrews Cathedral and St Andrews Castle are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Take a break from St. Andrews with a short trip to The Old Burial Ground in Dundee, about 30 minutes away.

To find traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read St. Andrews trip itinerary builder website.

You can drive from Thurso to St. Andrews in 5.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 66°F in July, and nighttime lows around 51°F. On the 28th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in St. Andrews

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors · Golf

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
St Andrews Cathedral ©
St Andrews Cathedral
Verdant Works ©
Verdant Works
Discovery Point ©
Discovery Point

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