28 days in Holland & United Kingdom Itinerary

28 days in Holland & United Kingdom Itinerary

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28 days in Holland & United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru, India
Fly:  13​h 45​min
1
Amsterdam, Holland
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
2
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Fort William, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Inverness, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
Durness, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  10​h 30​min
6
St Ives, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
7
Weymouth, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
8
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
9
London, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Fly:  14​h 30​min
End: Bengaluru, India


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2
nights
Amsterdam, Holland

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Escher in Het Paleis (Escher in the Palace) and Anne Frank House. Explore hidden gems such as World Heritage Kinderdijk and The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery. And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum, gain insight at Body Worlds, contemplate the long history of Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), and see the interesting displays at Zaanse Schans.

To find other places to visit, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read our Amsterdam road trip tool .

Bengaluru, India to Amsterdam is an approximately 14-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 4 hours traveling from Bengaluru to Amsterdam. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Bengaluru in August, with highs in Amsterdam at 26°C and lows at 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trips

The Hague, Zaanse Schans, World Heritage Kinderdijk
Highlights from your plan
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

2
nights
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Royal Yacht Britannia, step into the grandiose world of Edinburgh Castle, then learn more about the world around you at National Museum of Scotland, and finally stroll the grounds of Greyfriars Kirkyard. On your second day here, get engrossed in the history at Surgeons' Hall Museums, step into the grandiose world of Holyrood Park, explore the striking landscape at Arthur's Seat, take a stroll through Edinburgh Old Town, then sample the fine beverages at Edinburgh Gin Distillery, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Jupiter Artland.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Edinburgh trip site .

Traveling by flight from Amsterdam to Edinburgh takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or take a train. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time to Greenwich Mean Time is minus 1 hour. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Amsterdam in August, with highs in Edinburgh at 21°C and lows at 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can drive to Fort William.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
Surgeons' Hall Museums ©
Surgeons' Hall Museums
Royal Yacht Britannia ©
Royal Yacht Britannia

3
nights
Fort William, United Kingdom

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. Discover out-of-the-way places like West Highland Museum and Nevis Range Mountain Resort. Visit Camusdarach Beach and Morar Beach for some beach relaxation. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Fort William: Eilean Donan Castle (in Kyle of Lochalsh), Glenfinnan Viaduct (in Glenfinnan) and All The Goodness (in Ardelve). The adventure continues: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Ben Nevis, don't miss a visit to Neptune's Staircase, see the interesting displays at Treasures of the Earth, and identify plant and animal life at Highland Titles Nature Reserve.

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You can drive from Edinburgh to Fort William in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can go by car to Inverness.

Things to do in Fort William

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

All The Goodness Coffee & Bakeshop, Highland Titles Nature Reserve, Glen Etive, Morar Beach, Camusdarach Beach
Highlights from your plan
Eilean Donan Castle ©
Eilean Donan Castle
Highland Titles Nature Reserve ©
Highland Titles Nature Reserve
West Highland Museum ©
West Highland Museum

3
nights
Inverness, United Kingdom

Inverness ©
Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Highland Folk Museum and Culloden Battlefield. Get in touch with nature at Nairn Beach and Aigas Field Centre. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Inverness: Cairngorm Reindeer Centre (in Glenmore), Dunrobin Castle and Gardens (in Golspie) and RZSS Highland Wildlife Park (in Kingussie). There's lots more to do: step into the grandiose world of Fort George, contemplate the long history of Inverness Castle Viewpoint, pause for some serene contemplation at St Mary's Catholic Church, and view the masterpieces at Castle Gallery.

For maps, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read our Inverness tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Fort William to Inverness by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. August in Inverness sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 10°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can go by car to Durness.

Things to do in Inverness

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trips

Cairngorm Reindeer Centre, Highland Folk Museum, RZSS Highland Wildlife Park, Aigas Field Centre, Culloden Battlefield
Highlights from your plan
Dunrobin Castle and Gardens ©
Dunrobin Castle and Gardens
Nairn Beach ©
Nairn Beach
Cairngorm Reindeer Centre ©
Cairngorm Reindeer Centre

3
nights
Durness, United Kingdom

Durness ©
Durness is a village and civil parish in the north-west Highlands of Scotland. Relax by the water at Sandwood Bay Beach and Balnakeil Beach. Step out of the city life by going to Durness Beach and Oldshoremore Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Durness: Lochinver (Little Assynt Estate & Achmelvich Beach) and Polin Beach (in Kinlochbervie). The adventure continues: explore the fascinating underground world of Smoo Cave, view the masterpieces at Balnakeil Craft Village, and stroll through Sango Bay.

For more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Durness trip itinerary planning website .

Drive from Inverness to Durness in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to St Ives.

Things to do in Durness

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Kinlochbervie, Lochinver
Highlights from your plan
Balnakeil Beach ©
Balnakeil Beach
Smoo Cave ©
Smoo Cave
Durness Beach ©
Durness Beach

2
nights
St Ives, United Kingdom

St Ives ©
St Ives is a seaside town, civil parish and port in Cornwall. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Carbis Bay Beach and Fistral Beach Bar. Step out of the city life by going to Porthmeor Beach and St. Michael's Mount. And it doesn't end there: stroll through Porthminster Beach, see the interesting displays at Sir Richard Burton Museum, take an in-depth tour of Marazion Museum, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Barnoon Cemetery.

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You can drive from Durness to St Ives in 14 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Durness in August since evenings lows in St Ives dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to drive to Weymouth.

Things to do in St Ives

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Marazion, Penlee House Gallery & Museum, Fistral Beach Bar
Highlights from your plan
Fistral Beach Bar ©
Fistral Beach Bar
Carbis Bay Beach ©
Carbis Bay Beach
Porthminster Beach ©
Porthminster Beach

3
nights
Weymouth, United Kingdom

Weymouth ©
Weymouth is a seaside town in Dorset, England, situated on a sheltered bay at the mouth of the River Wey on the English Channel coast. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Dorset Waterpark and Bournemouth Beach. Take a break from the city and head to StudlandBeachandNatureReserve and Weymouth Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Weymouth side-trips: Charmouth (Charmouth Beach & Charmouth Heritage Coast Centre) and Lyme Regis (Cobb Beach & Lyme Regis Undercliff). There's much more to do: explore the ancient world of Sandsfoot Castle, get engrossed in the history at Weymouth Museum, get to know the fascinating history of Weymouth Portland Railway Walk, and take in nature's colorful creations at Greenhill Gardens.

To see reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Weymouth visit planner .

Traveling by car from St Ives to Weymouth takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can go by car to Portsmouth.

Things to do in Weymouth

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Lyme Regis, Bridport, Dorset Adventure Park, Bournemouth Beach, StudlandBeachandNatureReserve
Highlights from your plan
Weymouth Beach ©
Weymouth Beach
Bournemouth Beach ©
Bournemouth Beach
StudlandBeachandNatureReserve ©
StudlandBeachandNatureReserve

3
nights
Portsmouth, United Kingdom

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. Escape the urban bustle at Bosham Quay and Southsea Beach. Get some cultural insight at HMS Warrior 1860 and The Mary Rose Museum. Venture out of the city with trips to Jane Austen's House Museum (in Chawton), The Sculpture Park (in Churt) and Tangmere Military Aviation Museum (in Tangmere). There's much more to do: take a leisurely stroll along Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, see the interesting displays at Trafalgar Experience, get engrossed in the history at Portsmouth Museum, and identify plant and animal life at Milton Common.

For reviews, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Portsmouth trip itinerary tool .

Traveling by car from Weymouth to Portsmouth takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Portsmouth are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) early enough to take a train to London.

Things to do in Portsmouth

Museums Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Chichester, Gosport, Jane Austen's House Museum, The Sculpture Park, Petersfield Lake
Highlights from your plan
Portsmouth Historic Dockyard ©
Portsmouth Historic Dockyard
The Mary Rose Museum ©
The Mary Rose Museum
HMS Victory ©
HMS Victory

3
nights
London, United Kingdom

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.
IWM Duxford and National Gallery will appeal to museum buffs. Step off the beaten path and head to Westminster and King's College Chapel. Step out of London to go to Cambridge and see Cambridgeshire Wine School, which is approximately 1h 30 min away. And it doesn't end there: take an in-depth tour of Westminster Abbey, contemplate the long history of Buckingham Palace, get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum, and admire the masterpieces at The British Museum.

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

Getting from Portsmouth to London by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or drive. In August, daytime highs in London are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Cambridge, IWM Duxford
Highlights from your plan
The British Museum ©
The British Museum
IWM Duxford ©
IWM Duxford
National Gallery ©
National Gallery

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