26 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

26 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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26 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  15​h 45​min
1
London
— 3 nights
Train:  2​h
2
York
— 2 nights
Train:  2​h 45​min
3
Edinburgh, Scotland
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Fort William, Scotland
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
5
Durness, Scotland
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
6
Inverness, Scotland
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
7
Bath
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
8
St Ives
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
9
Portsmouth
— 2 nights
+2
Train + Bus + Fly:  17​h
End: Singapore

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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Westminster Abbey and St. Paul's Cathedral. The British Museum and Tate Modern will appeal to museum buffs. There's much more to do: take an in-depth tour of Natural History Museum, don't miss a visit to Tower of London, explore the world behind art at National Gallery, and steep yourself in history at Buckingham Palace.

For maps, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our London trip website .

Singapore, Singapore to London is an approximately 16-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Singapore to London is minus 8 hours. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Singapore in March: high temperatures in London hover around 11°C and lows are around 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to catch the train to York.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
St. Paul's Cathedral ©
St. Paul's Cathedral
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum

2
nights
York

York ©
Situated on the confluence of the rivers Ouse and Foss, York has witnessed an abundance of major political events throughout its two millennia of existence.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Tue): delve into the distant past at York City Walls, then see the interesting displays at York's Chocolate Story, then examine the collection at York Castle Museum, and finally wander the streets of York Shambles. On the next day, enjoy the sand and surf at Scarborough Beach, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St Michael le Belfrey, and then explore the ancient world of Fountains Abbey.

For ratings, photos, maps, and tourist information, read York day trip planning site .

Take a train from London to York in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, bus, and train; or drive. In March, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Edinburgh.

Things to do in York

Historic Sites Museums Beaches

Side Trips

Fountains Abbey, Scarborough Beach
Highlights from your plan
Fountains Abbey ©
Fountains Abbey
Scarborough Beach ©
Scarborough Beach
York Castle Museum ©
York Castle Museum

3
nights
Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Get some cultural insight at Edinburgh Castle and National Museum of Scotland. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Calton Hill and Stirling Castle. Venture out of the city with trips to Rosslyn Chapel (in Roslin) and The Riverside Museum of Transport and Travel (in Glasgow). There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Royal Yacht Britannia, make a trip to The Real Mary King's Close, take in the spiritual surroundings of South Leith Parish Church, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Old Saint Paul's Church.

For photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Edinburgh day trip planner .

Traveling by train from York to Edinburgh takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. April in Edinburgh sees daily highs of 13°C and lows of 3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can drive to Fort William.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trips

Rosslyn Chapel, Stirling Castle, The Riverside Museum of Transport and Travel
Highlights from your plan
Royal Yacht Britannia ©
Royal Yacht Britannia
Rosslyn Chapel ©
Rosslyn Chapel
Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle

3
nights
Fort William, Scotland

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 Eilean Donan Castle and Glenfinnan Viaduct. Visiting Highland Titles Nature Reserve and Glencoe Lochan will get you outdoors. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Fort William: Ariundle Oakwood National Nature Reserve (in Strontian), Camas an Lighe (Singing Sands) (in Gorteneorn) and General Wade’s Military Roads (in Fort Augustus). There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Camusdarach Beach and take a memorable drive along Morar Beach.

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

Getting from Edinburgh to Fort William by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to travel to Durness.

Things to do in Fort William

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Ariundle Oakwood National Nature Reserve, Highland Titles Nature Reserve, Camas an Lighe (Singing Sands), General Wade’s Military Roads, Glenfinnan Viaduct
Highlights from your plan
Eilean Donan Castle ©
Eilean Donan Castle
Highland Titles Nature Reserve ©
Highland Titles Nature Reserve
Glenfinnan Viaduct ©
Glenfinnan Viaduct

3
nights
Durness, Scotland

Durness ©
Durness is a village and civil parish in the north-west Highlands of Scotland. Step out of the city life by going to Sandwood Bay Beach and Balnakeil Bay. You'll get in some beach time at Polin Beach and Clachtoll Beach Campsite. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Durness: Scourie Bay (in Scourie), Oldshoremore Beach (in Kinlochbervie) and Achmelvich Beach (in Lochinver). It doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Balnakeil Beach and kick back and relax at Durness Beach.

For reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Durness trip tool .

Getting from Fort William to Durness by car takes about 4.5 hours. April in Durness sees daily highs of 12°C and lows of 2°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Inverness.

Things to do in Durness

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Kinlochbervie, Clachtoll Beach Campsite, Achmelvich Beach, Scourie Bay
Highlights from your plan
Durness Beach ©
Durness Beach
Sandwood Bay Beach
Sandwood Bay Beach
Balnakeil Beach ©
Balnakeil Beach

3
nights
Inverness, Scotland

Inverness ©
Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Step off the beaten path and head to Culloden Battlefield and Cairngorm Mountain. Visit Urquhart Castle and Nigg Old Church for their historical value. Change things up with these side-trips from Inverness: Cairngorm Reindeer Centre (in Glenmore), RZSS Highland Wildlife Park (in Kingussie) and Loch Garten Nature Reserve (in Boat of Garten). There's more to do: examine the collection at The Highlanders' Museum (Queen's Own Highlanders Collection) and get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

For where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Inverness tour planner .

Drive from Durness to Inverness in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 13°C in April, and nighttime lows around 2°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can travel to Bath.

Things to do in Inverness

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Aviemore, Nigg Old Church, Culloden Battlefield, RZSS Highland Wildlife Park, Urquhart Castle
Highlights from your plan
Culloden Battlefield ©
Culloden Battlefield
Loch Garten Nature Reserve ©
Loch Garten Nature Reserve
Cairngorm Reindeer Centre ©
Cairngorm Reindeer Centre

2
nights
Bath

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Bath Abbey, then take an in-depth tour of The Roman Baths, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Longleat, and finally contemplate the long history of Malmesbury Market Cross. Keep things going the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Wells Cathedral, then see the interesting displays at Brunel's SS Great Britain, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Castle Combe Village.

For other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read Bath planning app .

You can fly from Inverness to Bath in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to go by car to St Ives.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Brunel's SS Great Britain, Castle Combe Village, Malmesbury Market Cross, Longleat, Wells Cathedral
Highlights from your plan
The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
Wells Cathedral ©
Wells Cathedral
Castle Combe Village ©
Castle Combe Village

3
nights
St Ives

St Ives ©
St Ives is a seaside town, civil parish and port in Cornwall. Get some cultural insight at The Lost Gardens of Heligan and Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Lanhydrock House and Garden and Perranporth Beach. Take a break from St Ives with a short trip to Fistral Beach Bar in Newquay, about 52 minutes away. There's more to do: kick back and relax at Porthminster Beach and step off the mainland to explore St. Michael's Mount.

To find reviews, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read St Ives holiday planner .

You can drive from Bath to St Ives in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. April in St Ives sees daily highs of 13°C and lows of 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Portsmouth.

Things to do in St Ives

Parks Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trips

Lanhydrock House and Garden, St. Michael's Mount, The Lost Gardens of Heligan, Perranporth Beach, Fistral Beach Bar
Highlights from your plan
Perranporth Beach ©
Perranporth Beach
Porthminster Beach ©
Porthminster Beach
Fistral Beach Bar ©
Fistral Beach Bar

2
nights
Portsmouth

Portsmouth ©
Portsmouth is a port city and unitary authority in the ceremonial English county of Hampshire and is located south-west of London and south-east of Southampton. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sun): examine the collection at Beaulieu National Motor Museum, tour the pleasant surroundings at Bournemouth Beach, and then admire the landmark architecture of Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta. On the 20th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Winchester Cathedral, then examine the collection at The Mary Rose Museum, and then take in the waterfront at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard.

To find photos, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Portsmouth tour itinerary planner .

You can drive from St Ives to Portsmouth in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or take a train. In April, daily temperatures in Portsmouth can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Portsmouth

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta, Bournemouth Beach, Beaulieu National Motor Museum, Winchester Cathedral
Highlights from your plan
Portsmouth Historic Dockyard ©
Portsmouth Historic Dockyard
Winchester Cathedral ©
Winchester Cathedral
The Mary Rose Museum ©
The Mary Rose Museum

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