27 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

27 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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27 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: Riyadh
Fly:  10​h 45​min
1
Edinburgh
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
2
Gairloch
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Ullapool
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Durness
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
5
Fort William
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  6​h 15​min
6
Cirencester
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
7
Bath
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
8
London
— 6 nights
Fly:  9​h 15​min
End: Riyadh

4
nights
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Appreciate the collections at Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh and Royal Yacht Britannia. Do some cultural sightseeing at Edinburgh Castle and Calton Hill. There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at National Museum of Scotland, step into the grandiose world of Palace of Holyroodhouse, steep yourself in history at Georgian House, and pause for some serene contemplation at St Giles' Cathedral.

For ratings, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, use the Edinburgh trip builder .

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to Edinburgh is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone changes from Arabia Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time, which is usually a -3 hour difference. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Riyadh in June; daily highs in Edinburgh reach 20°C and lows reach 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to travel to Gairloch.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
National Museum of Scotland ©
National Museum of Scotland
Royal Yacht Britannia ©
Royal Yacht Britannia

2
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. Start off your visit on the 9th (Sun): stop by Perfume Studio and then identify plant and animal life at Shieldaig Falconry. On your second day here, see the interesting displays at Gairloch Heritage Museum, brush up on your military savvy at Russian Arctic Convoy Museum, and then stroll through Red Point Beach.

To find more things to do, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read Gairloch holiday app .

You can drive from Edinburgh to Gairloch in 5 hours. When traveling from Edinburgh in June, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Gairloch: temperatures range from 17°C by day to 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Ullapool.

Things to do in Gairloch

Parks Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Perfume Studio, Red Point Beach
Highlights from your plan
Red Point Beach ©
Red Point Beach
Perfume Studio ©
Perfume Studio
Russian Arctic Convoy Museum ©
Russian Arctic Convoy Museum

2
nights
Ullapool

Ullapool ©
Ullapool is a village of around 1,500 inhabitants in Ross-shire, Scottish Highlands. Start off your visit on the 11th (Tue): look for gifts at Made in Ullapool, tour the pleasant surroundings at The Bone Caves, then take in the exciting artwork at An Talla Solais, and finally browse the eclectic array of goods at Ullapool Market. On the 12th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the exciting artwork at RhueArt, then step into the grandiose world of Ardvreck Castle, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Achmelvich Beach.

To see photos, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Ullapool route planner .

Drive from Gairloch to Ullapool in 1.5 hours. June in Ullapool sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can drive to Durness.

Things to do in Ullapool

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Ardvreck Castle, Achmelvich Beach
Highlights from your plan
Achmelvich Beach ©
Achmelvich Beach
Ardvreck Castle ©
Ardvreck Castle
The Bone Caves ©
The Bone Caves

3
nights
Durness

Durness ©
Durness is a village and civil parish in the north-west Highlands of Scotland. Head to Balnakeil Craft Village and Lotte Globfor some retail therapy. Wee Gallery and Dun Dornaigil Broch are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Step out of Durness with an excursion to Sandwood Bay Beach in Kinlochbervie--about 42 minutes away. There's still lots to do: stroll through Durness Beach, kick back and relax at Balnakeil Beach, and view the masterpieces at Mudness Ceramics.

For traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Durness route tool .

You can drive from Ullapool to Durness in 2 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Durness can reach 18°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to travel to Fort William.

Things to do in Durness

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Sandwood Bay Beach, Dun Dornaigil Broch
Highlights from your plan
Durness Beach ©
Durness Beach
Sandwood Bay Beach
Sandwood Bay Beach
Balnakeil Beach ©
Balnakeil Beach

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. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Highland Folk Museum and Glenfinnan Church. Get in touch with nature at Camusdarach Beach and Glencoe Lochan. Explore Fort William's surroundings by going to Glenfinnan Viaduct (in Glenfinnan), Morar Beach (in Morar) and Highland Titles Nature Reserve (in Duror). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Clan Macpherson Museum and look for gifts at Harris Tweed Shop.

To find reviews, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read Fort William trip builder website .

Traveling by car from Durness to Fort William takes 4.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to travel to Cirencester.

Things to do in Fort William

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Newtonmore, Glenfinnan, Morar Beach, Highland Titles Nature Reserve, Glencoe Lochan
Highlights from your plan
Camusdarach Beach ©
Camusdarach Beach
Highland Folk Museum ©
Highland Folk Museum
Clan Macpherson Museum ©
Clan Macpherson Museum

2
nights
Cirencester

Cirencester ©
Cirencester is a market town in east Gloucestershire, England, west northwest of London. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Sudeley Castle and Fosse Gallery. Appreciate the collections at Mechanical Music Museum and The Cotswold Pottery. Venture out of the city with trips to St. Edward's Church (in Stow-on-the-Wold) and Art Couture Painswick Gallery (in Painswick). The adventure continues: get outside with Head 4 Heights Ltd and see the interesting displays at Corinium Museum.

For more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read Cirencester online journey maker .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Fort William to Cirencester. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) to allow time to drive to Bath.

Things to do in Cirencester

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Stow-on-the-Wold, Art Couture Painswick Gallery, Sudeley Castle, The Cotswold Pottery
Highlights from your plan
The Cotswold Range ©
The Cotswold Range
Sudeley Castle ©
Sudeley Castle
Corinium Museum ©
Corinium Museum

3
nights
Bath

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Head to Gloucestershire Arts and Crafts Centre and 44AD artspacefor plenty of shopping. You'll explore and learn at The Roman Baths and Nature in Art. Change things up with these side-trips from Bath: Jet Age Museum (in Gloucester) and Stonehenge (in Amesbury). There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Cotswold Way and get a taste of the local shopping with Gallery and Barrow.

To see more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Bath trip planning tool .

Getting from Cirencester to Bath by car takes about 1.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to catch the train to London.

Things to do in Bath

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Gloucester, Stonehenge, Cotswold Way
Highlights from your plan
The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
Stonehenge ©
Stonehenge
Nature in Art ©
Nature in Art

6
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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Westminster Abbey and Buckingham Palace. Head to Covent Garden and Dulwich Picture Galleryfor plenty of shopping. There's much more to do: get engrossed in the history at The British Museum, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, enjoy breathtaking views from Coca-Cola London Eye, and steep yourself in history at Tower of London.

To find traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read our London trip planner .

Getting from Bath to London by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. June in London sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 13°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 30th (Sun) before leaving for home.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace
The British Museum ©
The British Museum
National Gallery ©
National Gallery

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