26 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

26 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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26 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: London
1
London
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
2
Edinburgh
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Aviemore
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Lochinver
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
Gairloch
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
6
Foyers
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
7
Fort William
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
8
Grasmere
— 3 nights
train:  4​h 45​min
End: London

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.
Visiting Speed Boats Tours and Platinum Training will get you outdoors. The adventure continues: enjoy breathtaking views from Coca-Cola London Eye, admire the masterpieces at The British Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Westminster Abbey, and take an in-depth tour of Natural History Museum.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the London trip builder .

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to London. In October, daytime highs in London are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Coca-Cola London Eye ©
Coca-Cola London Eye
Speed Boats Tours
Platinum Training ©
Platinum Training

3
nights
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Get outdoors at Arthur's Seat and Nature & Wildlife Tours. There's still lots to do: explore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle, learn more about the world around you at National Museum of Scotland, don't miss a visit to The Real Mary King's Close, and stroll through Calton Hill.

To find other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read Edinburgh trip planner .

Traveling by flight from London to Edinburgh takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from London in October, with highs in Edinburgh at 15°C and lows at 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Aviemore.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
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Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
Arthur's Seat ©
Arthur's Seat
Nature & Wildlife Tours

4
nights
Aviemore

Aviemore ©
Aviemore is a town and tourist resort, situated within the Cairngorms National Park in the Highlands of Scotland. Visiting Glenmore Forest Park and Cairngorms National Park will get you outdoors. There's still lots to do: trek along Speyside Way Long Distance Trail, get outside with Aviemore Ospreys, tour the pleasant surroundings at Aviemore Circular, and look for all kinds of wild species at Craigellachie National Nature Reserve.

For reviews, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Aviemore trip builder .

Traveling by car from Edinburgh to Aviemore takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in October, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Lochinver.

Things to do in Aviemore

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Abernethy National Nature Reserve, RSPB - Insh Marshes, Cairngorms National Park
Highlights from your plan
Glenmore Forest Park ©
Glenmore Forest Park
Cairngorms National Park ©
Cairngorms National Park
RSPB - Insh Marshes ©
RSPB - Insh Marshes

3
nights
Lochinver

Lochinver ©
Lochinver is a village on the coast in the Assynt district of Sutherland, Highland, Scotland. Escape the urban bustle at Culag Woods and Little Assynt Estate. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Lochinver: Durness (Sango Bay & Durness Beach). There's still lots to do: admire the sheer force of Falls of Kirkaig, stop by Achins Bookshop, tour the pleasant surroundings at Achmelvich Beach, and contemplate the waterfront views at Achmelvich Bay.

For maps, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Lochinver online trip itinerary maker .

You can drive from Aviemore to Lochinver in 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 10°C in November, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Gairloch.

Things to do in Lochinver

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Inverkirkaig, Durness, Kylesku Bridge
Highlights from your plan
Durness Beach ©
Durness Beach
Culag Woods ©
Culag Woods
Sango Bay ©
Sango Bay

3
nights
Gairloch

Gairloch ©
Gairloch is a village, civil parish and community on the shores of Loch Gairloch in Wester Ross, in the North-West Highlands of Scotland. Get outdoors at Walking and Wildlife Adventures and Flowerdale Waterfall. Change things up with a short trip to Corrieshalloch Gorge National Nature Reserve in Garve (about 1h 05 min away). There's much more to do: hike along Beinn Eighe Mountain Trail, look for gifts at Treasure Chest, play a few rounds at Gairloch Golf Club, and identify plant and animal life at Shieldaig Falconry.

You can plan Gairloch trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

Getting from Lochinver to Gairloch by car takes about 2.5 hours. In November, daytime highs in Gairloch are 10°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can travel to Foyers.

Things to do in Gairloch

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Kinlochewe, Corrieshalloch Gorge National Nature Reserve
Highlights from your plan
Beinn Eighe Mountain Trail ©
Beinn Eighe Mountain Trail
Beinn Eighe National Nature Reserve ©

3
nights
Foyers

Foyers ©
Get outdoors at Hillside Path and River Foyers. Get out of town with these interesting Foyers side-trips: Highland Falconry at The Struy Inn (in Struy), Beauly (Aigas Field Centre & Loch Affric Circular Walk) and Loch Beinn a Mheadhoin (in Cannich).

Before you visit Foyers, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Getting from Gairloch to Foyers by car takes about 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 9°C in November, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Fort William.

Things to do in Foyers

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Beauly, Loch Beinn a Mheadhoin, Knoydart Peninsula, Dog Falls, Loch Ness
Highlights from your plan
Aigas Field Centre ©
Aigas Field Centre
Loch Affric Circular Walk ©
Loch Affric Circular Walk
River Foyers ©
River Foyers

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. Escape the urban bustle at Highland Titles Nature Reserve and Camusdarach Beach. Explore Fort William's surroundings by going to Morar Beach (in Morar) and Glen Etive (in Glencoe Village). There's much more to do: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, tour the pleasant surroundings at Glencoe Lochan, trek along Great Glen Way, and admire the verdant scenery at Glen Coe.

To see other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Fort William trip planner .

Drive from Foyers to Fort William in 1.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can go by car to Grasmere.

Things to do in Fort William

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Glencoe Village, Glencoe, Highland Titles Nature Reserve, Great Glen Way, Camusdarach Beach
Highlights from your plan
Highland Titles Nature Reserve ©
Highland Titles Nature Reserve
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Camusdarach Beach ©
Camusdarach Beach

3
nights
Grasmere

Grasmere
Grasmere is a village and tourist destination in the centre of the English Lake District. Escape the urban bustle at Alpacaly Ever After and Helvellyn. Take a break from Grasmere with a short trip to Scale Force in Buttermere, about 38 minutes away. There's much more to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Old Man of Coniston, trek along Central Fells, stroll through Helm Crag, and contemplate the waterfront views at Derwentwater.

For reviews, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Grasmere road trip tool .

Traveling by car from Fort William to Grasmere takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus, flight, and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Grasmere

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trips

Keswick, Lake District, Central Fells, Scale Force, Old Man of Coniston
Highlights from your plan
Helvellyn
Helvellyn
Old Man of Coniston ©
Old Man of Coniston
Helm Crag ©
Helm Crag

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