26 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

26 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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26 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: Hanoi
Fly:  18​h 45​min
1
Edinburgh
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Fort William
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Inverness
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Durness
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 30​min
5
Windermere
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
6
Caernarfon
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
7
Cirencester
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
8
Bath
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
9
London
— 4 nights
Fly:  15​h
End: Hanoi

3
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: explore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle, steep yourself in history at The Real Mary King's Close, make a trip to The Royal Mile, and examine the collection at National Museum of Scotland.

To see other places to visit, ratings, maps, and tourist information, use the Edinburgh day trip planning website .

Hanoi, Vietnam to Edinburgh is an approximately 19-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Hanoi to Edinburgh is minus 7 hours. In June, daytime highs in Edinburgh are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to drive to Fort William.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Museums Tours
Highlights from your plan
Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
The Royal Mile ©
The Royal Mile
Arthur's Seat ©
Arthur's Seat

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. Change things up with these side-trips from Fort William: Camusdarach Beach (in Arisaig), Morar Beach (in Morar) and Highland Titles Nature Reserve (in Duror). There's lots more to do: appreciate the views at Glencoe, look for all kinds of wild species at Glen Etive, see the interesting displays at West Highland Museum, and make a trip to Neptune's Staircase.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Fort William online trip planner .

You can drive from Edinburgh to Fort William in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Inverness.

Things to do in Fort William

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Camusdarach Beach, Glen Etive, Glen Coe, Ice Factor, Morar Beach
Highlights from your plan
Camusdarach Beach ©
Camusdarach Beach
Highland Titles Nature Reserve ©
Highland Titles Nature Reserve
Steall Waterfall ©
Steall Waterfall

3
nights
Inverness

Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Change things up with these side-trips from Inverness: Loch Morlich (in Aviemore), Royal Dornoch Golf Club (in Dornoch) and Aigas Field Centre (in Beauly). The adventure continues: gain some tasty knowledge on a distillery tour, kick back and relax at Rosemarkie Beach, have some family-friendly fun at Wildwoodz, and witness the site of a historic battle at Culloden Battlefield.

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

Traveling by car from Fort William to Inverness takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Inverness can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Durness.

Things to do in Inverness

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Aigas Field Centre, Wildwoodz, Rosemarkie Beach, Royal Dornoch Golf Club, Loch Morlich
Highlights from your plan
Distillery Tours
Aigas Field Centre ©
Aigas Field Centre
Royal Dornoch Golf Club ©
Royal Dornoch Golf Club

2
nights
Durness

Durness ©
Durness is a village and civil parish in the north-west Highlands of Scotland. Start off your visit on the 29th (Sat): don't miss a visit to Cairn House Gallery, kick back and relax at Balnakeil Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Sandwood Bay Beach. Keep things going the next day: stroll through Sango Bay and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Durness Beach.

To see where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Durness day trip planner .

Traveling by car from Inverness to Durness takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In June, daytime highs in Durness are 18°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Windermere.

Things to do in Durness

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Sandwood Bay Beach
Highlights from your plan
Sandwood Bay Beach ©
Sandwood Bay Beach
Durness Beach ©
Durness Beach
Balnakeil Beach ©
Balnakeil Beach

2
nights
Windermere

Windermere is the largest natural lake in England. On the 1st (Mon), take in the awesome beauty at Helvellyn, then shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Jesus Church. Keep things going the next day: meet the residents at Predator Experience, enjoy some diversion at Michael Coates Clay Shooting, and then don't miss a visit to Lake Grasmere.

To see traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Windermere planner .

Traveling by car from Durness to Windermere takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Caernarfon.

Things to do in Windermere

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Lake Grasmere, Helvellyn, Predator Experience, Jesus Church
Highlights from your plan
Climbing Tours
Helvellyn
Helvellyn
Predator Experience ©
Predator Experience

2
nights
Caernarfon

Caernarfon ©
Caernarfon is a royal town, community, and port in Gwynedd, Wales, with a population of 9,615. On the 3rd (Wed), step into the grandiose world of Dolbadarn Castle and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Snowdon. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the historical opulence of Caernarfon Castle, head outdoors with Dragon Raiders Activity Park, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Cwm Idwal National Nature Reserve.

For maps, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Caernarfon trip planning tool .

You can drive from Windermere to Caernarfon in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to travel to Cirencester.

Things to do in Caernarfon

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Snowdon, Cwm Idwal National Nature Reserve, Dragon Raiders Activity Park, Dolbadarn Castle
Highlights from your plan
Dragon Raiders Activity Park ©
Dragon Raiders Activity Park
Snowdon ©
Snowdon
Cwm Idwal National Nature Reserve ©

3
nights
Cirencester

Cirencester ©
Cirencester is a market town in east Gloucestershire, England, west northwest of London. Change things up with these side-trips from Cirencester: Cotswolds Distillery (in Stourton) and Moreton-in-Marsh (Cotswold Archery, Cotswold Falconry Centre, & more). There's still lots to do: get outside with Head 4 Heights Ltd, admire the natural beauty at The Royal Gardens at Highgrove, admire the landmark architecture of Chavenage House, and examine the collection at Mechanical Music Museum.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read Cirencester online route builder .

Traveling by car from Caernarfon to Cirencester takes 4 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can go by car to Bath.

Things to do in Cirencester

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Moreton-in-Marsh, Tetbury, Mechanical Music Museum, Cotswolds Distillery, Arlington Row
Highlights from your plan
Chavenage House ©
Chavenage House
Head 4 Heights Waterpark ©
Head 4 Heights Waterpark
Cotswold Archery ©
Cotswold Archery

2
nights
Bath

A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Mon): get engrossed in the history at The Roman Baths, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Castle Combe Village, then admire the landmark architecture of St. Andrew's Church, and finally delve into the distant past at Stonehenge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wells Cathedral and then take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

To find reviews, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read Bath road trip planning app .

Traveling by car from Cirencester to Bath takes 1.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can catch the train to London.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites Tours Museums

Side Trips

Castle Combe, Wells Cathedral, Stonehenge
Highlights from your plan
Walking tours
The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
Stonehenge ©
Stonehenge

4
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, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Coca-Cola London Eye, get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum, steep yourself in history at Tower of London, and admire the masterpieces at National Gallery.

To find where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the London tour itinerary maker .

Getting from Bath to London by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

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
Tower Bridge ©
Tower Bridge

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