30 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

30 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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30 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: Istanbul
Fly:  8​h
1
Edinburgh
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Fort William
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Inverness
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Durness
— 4 nights
Drive:  6​h 30​min
5
Windermere
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
6
Cirencester
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
7
Bath
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
8
London
— 5 nights
Fly:  7​h 15​min
End: Istanbul

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, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, make a trip to The Real Mary King's Close, and engage your brain at Camera Obscura and World of Illusions.

To see maps, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Edinburgh online day trip planner .

Istanbul, Turkey to Edinburgh is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of shuttle, flight, and train. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Time to Greenwich Mean Time is minus 3 hours. In June, Edinburgh is slightly colder than Istanbul - with highs of 20°C and lows of 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) to allow time 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

4
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. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Fort William: Camusdarach Beach (in Arisaig), Morar Beach (in Morar) and Highland Titles Nature Reserve (in Duror). There's lots more to do: appreciate the views at Glencoe, enjoy some diversion at Ice Factor, get interesting insight from Tours, and don't miss a visit to Ballachulish Slate Quarry.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Fort William travel app .

Traveling by car from Edinburgh to Fort William takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Inverness.

Things to do in Fort William

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Camusdarach Beach, Glen Coe, Morar Beach, Bealach na Ba Viewpoint, Ballachulish Slate Quarry
Highlights from your plan
Camusdarach Beach ©
Camusdarach Beach
Climbing Tours
Highland Titles Nature Reserve ©
Highland Titles Nature Reserve

4
nights
Inverness

Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Change things up with these side-trips from Inverness: Loch Morlich (in Aviemore), Royal Dornoch Golf Club (in Dornoch) and Aigas Field Centre (in Beauly). Next up on the itinerary: savor the flavors at Food & Drink, kick back and relax at Rosemarkie Beach, find something for the whole family at Landmark Forest Adventure Park, and step into the grandiose world of Inverness Castle.

To see ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Inverness trip itinerary planner .

Drive from Fort William to Inverness in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to go by car to Durness.

Things to do in Inverness

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Aviemore, Rosemarkie Beach, Royal Dornoch Golf Club, Aigas Field Centre, Wildwoodz
Highlights from your plan
Distillery Tours
Aigas Field Centre ©
Aigas Field Centre
Royal Dornoch Golf Club ©
Royal Dornoch Golf Club

4
nights
Durness

Durness
Durness is a village and civil parish in the north-west Highlands of Scotland. Get out of town with these interesting Durness side-trips: Kinlochbervie (Oldshoremore Beach & Sandwood Bay Beach) and Lochinver (Drumbeg Loop & Achmelvich Beach). And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Durness Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Sango Bay, explore the striking landscape at Cape Wrath, and shop like a local with Lotte Glob.

For reviews, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Durness trip planner .

Getting from Inverness to Durness by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can travel to Windermere.

Things to do in Durness

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

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

1
night
Windermere

Windermere is the largest natural lake in England. Start off your visit on the 26th (Wed): stroll through Helvellyn, take a memorable tour with Tours, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Jesus Church. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at Stott Park Bobbin Mill, then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Predator Experience, and then enjoy some diversion at Michael Coates Clay Shooting.

To see reviews, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Windermere day trip planning tool .

You can drive from Durness to Windermere in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Cirencester.

Things to do in Windermere

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

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

4
nights
Cirencester

Cirencester ©
Cirencester is a market town in east Gloucestershire, England, west northwest of London. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cirencester: Bourton House Garden (in Bourton-on-the-Hill), Woodchester Mansion Trust (in Stonehouse) and Cotswolds Distillery (in Stourton). There's still lots to do: head outdoors with Head 4 Heights Ltd, admire the striking features of Arlington Row, see the interesting displays at Corinium Museum, and have fun at Cotswold Archery.

To find out how to plan a trip to Cirencester, use our trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Windermere to Cirencester by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: fly. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Bath.

Things to do in Cirencester

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Moreton-in-Marsh, Tetbury, The Parish Church of St. Mary, Arlington Row, Tara Antiques Centre
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bath: Stonehenge (in Amesbury), Cheltenham (The Minotaur and the Hare & Walks With Hawks) and Cotswold Lavender (in Broadway). There's still lots to do: get engrossed in the history at The Roman Baths, hike along Cotswold Way, take in the spiritual surroundings of Bath Abbey, and get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

To find out how to plan a trip to Bath, use our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Cirencester to Bath takes 1.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to catch the train to London.

Things to do in Bath

Parks Tours Historic Sites

Side Trips

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

5
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: take in panoramic vistas at Coca-Cola London Eye, get a sense of history and politics at Houses of Parliament, make a trip to Tower of London, and explore the world behind art at The British Museum.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read London holiday maker app .

Getting from Bath to London by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In July in London, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 15°C at night. On the 9th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can 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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