28 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

28 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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28 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: Changsha
Travel:  80​h
1
Durness
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Ullapool
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Aviemore
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Fort William
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
5
Edinburgh
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
6
Grasmere
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h
7
Cirencester
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
8
London
— 3 nights
Travel:  80​h
End: Changsha

1
night
Durness

Durness ©
Durness is a village and civil parish in the north-west Highlands of Scotland. On the 17th (Mon), make a trip to Cairn House Gallery, then kick back and relax at Durness Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Balnakeil Beach. On your second day here, enjoy the sand and surf at Oldshoremore Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at Sandwood Bay Beach.

For traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Durness online travel route planner .

Changsha, China to Durness is an approximately 80-hour travel. Traveling from Changsha to Durness, you'll gain 8 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in June, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to drive to Ullapool.

Things to do in Durness

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Kinlochbervie
Highlights from your plan
Sandwood Bay Beach ©
Sandwood Bay Beach
Durness Beach ©
Durness Beach
Balnakeil Beach ©
Balnakeil Beach

3
nights
Ullapool

Ullapool ©
Ullapool is a village of around 1,500 inhabitants in Ross-shire, Scottish Highlands. Take a break from the city and head to Achmelvich Beach and Lael Forest Walks. Step out of Ullapool with an excursion to Drumbeg Loop in Lochinver--about 52 minutes away. There's still lots to do: hike along The Bone Caves, take in the dramatic scenery at Corrieshalloch Gorge, identify plant and animal life at Inverpolly Nature Reserve, and stop by The Captain's Cabin.

To see traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Ullapool trip builder website .

Getting from Durness to Ullapool by car takes about 2 hours. In June, daytime highs in Ullapool are 18°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) to allow time to travel to Aviemore.

Things to do in Ullapool

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Lochinver
Highlights from your plan
Achmelvich Beach ©
Achmelvich Beach
Ullapool Hill ©
Ullapool Hill
Corrieshalloch Gorge ©
Corrieshalloch Gorge

2
nights
Aviemore

Aviemore ©
Aviemore is a town and tourist resort, situated within the Cairngorms National Park in the Highlands of Scotland. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): look for all kinds of wild species at Loch Garten Nature Reserve, identify plant and animal life at Cairngorm Reindeer Centre, and then relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Cairngorms National Park.

To find photos, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Aviemore trip site .

Getting from Ullapool to Aviemore by car takes about 2 hours. June in Aviemore sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to drive to Fort William.

Things to do in Aviemore

Parks Nature Tours

Side Trip

Cairngorms National Park
Highlights from your plan
Cairngorms National Park ©
Cairngorms National Park
River Rafting & Tubing
Loch Garten Nature Reserve ©
Loch Garten Nature Reserve

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 Camusdarach Beach and Highland Titles Nature Reserve. Venture out of the city with trips to Ariundle Oakwood National Nature Reserve (in Strontian), Morar Beach (in Morar) and Glen Etive (in Glencoe Village). There's still lots to do: appreciate the views at Glencoe and take in the dramatic scenery at Steall Waterfall.

To see maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Fort William itinerary website .

You can drive from Aviemore to Fort William in 1.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can go by car to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Fort William

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Glencoe, Inchree Waterfalls, Camusdarach Beach, Morar Beach, Glen Etive
Highlights from your plan
Camusdarach Beach ©
Camusdarach Beach
Highland Titles Nature Reserve ©
Highland Titles Nature Reserve

3
nights
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Get in touch with nature at Arthur's Seat and Calton Hill. There's lots more to do: explore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle, look for all kinds of wild species at BobCat Alpacas, get a new perspective on nature at National Museum of Scotland, and browse the exhibits of Royal Yacht Britannia.

To find photos, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Edinburgh trip maker site .

Getting from Fort William to Edinburgh by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or take a train. In June, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can drive to Grasmere.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
Arthur's Seat ©
Arthur's Seat
BobCat Alpacas ©
BobCat Alpacas

3
nights
Grasmere

Grasmere
Grasmere is a village and tourist destination in the centre of the English Lake District. Escape the urban bustle at Helvellyn and Catbells Lakeland Walk. Explore Grasmere's surroundings by going to Alpacaly Ever After (in Portinscale) and Buttermere (in Buttermere). There's lots more to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Old Man of Coniston, see the sights as you ascend with a climbing tour, make a trip to Lake Grasmere, and explore the striking landscape at Helm Crag.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Grasmere day trip planning site .

You can drive from Edinburgh to Grasmere in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to travel to Cirencester.

Things to do in Grasmere

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trips

Coniston, Helvellyn, Buttermere, Catbells Lakeland Walk, Alpacaly Ever After
Highlights from your plan
Helvellyn
Helvellyn
Old Man of Coniston ©
Old Man of Coniston
Buttermere ©
Buttermere

2
nights
Cirencester

Cirencester ©
Cirencester is a market town in east Gloucestershire, England, west northwest of London. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St Peter & St Paul, get your game on at Cotswold Archery, then get outside with The Cotswold Range, and finally head outdoors with Head 4 Heights Ltd. Keep things going the next day: get interesting insight from Cotswold Guided Walks Ltd and then contemplate the long history of Malmesbury Market Cross.

Find out how to plan Cirencester trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

Traveling by car from Grasmere to Cirencester takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to London.

Things to do in Cirencester

Outdoors Fun & Games Tours

Side Trips

Cotswold Archery, Cotswold Guided Walks Ltd, Malmesbury Market Cross, Church of St Peter & St Paul
Highlights from your plan
The Cotswold Range ©
The Cotswold Range
Cotswold Guided Walks Ltd ©
Cotswold Guided Walks Ltd
Cotswold Archery ©
Cotswold Archery

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.
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, race across the water with a speed boat tour, get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum, and explore the world behind art at The British Museum.

To see traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, go to the London road trip website .

Traveling by car from Cirencester to London takes 2 hours. In July, daytime highs in London are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Tours
Highlights from your plan
Coca-Cola London Eye ©
Coca-Cola London Eye
Speed Boats Tours
National Gallery ©
National Gallery

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