28 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

28 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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28 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: Chongqing
taxi + Fly:  23​h
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
— 3 nights
Drive:  6​h 30​min
5
Windermere
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h
6
Cirencester
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
7
Bath
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
8
London
— 4 nights
Fly + taxi:  14​h 15​min
End: Chongqing

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 Palace of Holyroodhouse, explore the galleries of Camera Obscura and World of Illusions, and see the interesting displays at Royal Yacht Britannia.

To see maps, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Edinburgh travel route planning site .

Chongqing, China to Edinburgh is an approximately 23-hour flight. The time zone changes from China Standard Time (CST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), which is usually a -8 hour difference. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Chongqing in June, with highs in Edinburgh at 20°C and lows at 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) 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. Get out of town with these interesting Fort William side-trips: Morar Beach (in Morar), Camusdarach Beach (in Arisaig) and Highland Titles Nature Reserve (in Duror). And it doesn't end there: admire the verdant scenery at Glencoe, enjoy some diversion at Ice Factor, see the interesting displays at West Highland Museum, and take in the dramatic scenery at Steall Waterfall.

For more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Fort William 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. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can drive to Inverness.

Things to do in Fort William

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Morar Beach, Camusdarach Beach, Glen Coe, Ice Factor, Glen Etive
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Loch Morlich (in Aviemore), Royal Dornoch Golf Club (in Dornoch) and Aigas Field Centre (in Beauly). There's much more to do: learn insider's secrets on a distillery tour, get your game on at Wildwoodz, get answers to all your questions at Culloden Battlefield, and stroll through Rosemarkie Beach.

For where to stay, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, use the Inverness trip planner.

You can drive from Fort William to Inverness in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. June in Inverness sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Durness.

Things to do in Inverness

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

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

3
nights
Durness

Durness ©
Durness is a village and civil parish in the north-west Highlands of Scotland. Change things up with these side-trips from Durness: Lochinver (Drumbeg Loop & Achmelvich Beach) and Sandwood Bay Beach (in Kinlochbervie). The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Durness Beach, stroll through Sango Bay, and don't miss a visit to Cairn House Gallery.

For ratings, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Durness trip itinerary builder tool .

You can drive from Inverness to Durness in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Windermere.

Things to do in Durness

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

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

3
nights
Windermere

Windermere is the largest natural lake in England. Step out of Windermere to go to Ayside and see Predator Experience, which is approximately 34 minutes away. Spend the 7th (Sun) exploring nature at Lake District National Park Guided Walks - Walks to Inspire. There's much more to do: shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour, hike along Helvellyn, pause for some serene contemplation at Jesus Church, and steep yourself in history at Stott Park Bobbin Mill.

To see photos, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read Windermere holiday planner.

Getting from Durness to Windermere by car takes about 8.5 hours. Other options: fly. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to travel to Cirencester.

Things to do in Windermere

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Lake District, Predator Experience, Jesus Church, Stott Park Bobbin Mill
Highlights from your plan
Climbing Tours
Helvellyn
Helvellyn
Predator Experience ©
Predator Experience

3
nights
Cirencester

Cirencester ©
Cirencester is a market town in east Gloucestershire, England, west northwest of London. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cirencester: Cotswolds Distillery (in Stourton) and Moreton-in-Marsh (Cotswold Archery, Cotswold Falconry Centre, & more). There's much more to do: get outside with Head 4 Heights Ltd, examine the collection at Mechanical Music Museum, take in nature's colorful creations at The Royal Gardens at Highgrove, and admire the landmark architecture of Arlington Row.

For where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Cirencester trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by car from Windermere to Cirencester takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) 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

3
nights
Bath

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Venture out of the city with trips to Jet Age Museum (in Gloucester), Stonehenge (in Amesbury) and Walks With Hawks (in Cheltenham). Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of The Roman Baths, stop by Cotswold Lavender, trek along Cotswold Way, and get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

For reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Bath day trip website .

Getting from Cirencester to Bath by car takes about 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can take a train to London.

Things to do in Bath

Parks Historic Sites Tours

Side Trips

Walks With Hawks, Stonehenge, Jet Age Museum, Cotswold Way, Cotswold Lavender
Highlights from your plan
Walks With Hawks ©
Walks With Hawks
The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
Cotswold Way ©
Cotswold Way

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: don't miss a visit to Coca-Cola London Eye, examine the collection at The British Museum, steep yourself in history at Buckingham Palace, and ponder the world of politics at Houses of Parliament.

For maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our London trip itinerary builder .

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 17th (Wed) 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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