30 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

30 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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30 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: Buenos Aires
Fly:  20​h
1
Inverness
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Gairloch
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Durness
— 4 nights
Drive:  5​h
4
Edinburgh
— 4 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
5
Penrith
— 4 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
6
Cirencester
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
7
London
— 5 nights
Fly:  17​h
End: Buenos Aires

3
nights
Inverness

Inverness ©
Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Head to Loch Ness Centre & Exhibition and Ferintosh Community Marketfor some retail therapy. Get out of town with these interesting Inverness side-trips: Loch Morlich (in Aviemore), Picaresque Books (in Dingwall) and Corrimony Chambered Cairn (in Drumnadrochit). And it doesn't end there: savor the flavors at Food & Drink, identify plant and animal life at Aigas Field Centre, take in the exciting artwork at Castle Gallery, and get your game on at Wildwoodz.

For reviews, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Inverness road trip tool .

Buenos Aires, Argentina to Inverness is an approximately 20-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of ferry and flight. The time zone changes from Argentine Time to Greenwich Mean Time, which is usually a 3 hour difference. When traveling from Buenos Aires in July, plan for a bit warmer days in Inverness, with highs around 22°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to drive to Gairloch.

Things to do in Inverness

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Drumnadrochit, Wildwoodz, Royal Dornoch Golf Club, Rosemarkie Beach, Loch Morlich
Highlights from your plan
Royal Dornoch Golf Club ©
Royal Dornoch Golf Club
Loch Ness Centre & Exhibition ©
Loch Ness Centre & Exhibition
Picaresque Books ©
Picaresque Books

4
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. For shopping fun, head to Perfume Studio or RhueArt. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Gairloch: Morar Beach (in Morar), Ullapool (Corrieshalloch Gorge, An Talla Solais, & more) and Camusdarach Beach (in Arisaig). There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Bealach na Ba Viewpoint, see the interesting displays at Gairloch Heritage Museum, and contemplate the long history of Eilean Donan Castle.

For more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Gairloch trip planner .

You can drive from Inverness to Gairloch in 2 hours. Traveling from Inverness in July, expect nights in Gairloch to be about the same, around 11°C, while days are little chillier, around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can drive to Durness.

Things to do in Gairloch

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Ullapool, Morar Beach, Camusdarach Beach, Eilean Donan Castle, Perfume Studio
Highlights from your plan
Camusdarach Beach ©
Camusdarach Beach
An Talla Solais ©
An Talla Solais
Bealach na Ba Viewpoint ©
Bealach na Ba Viewpoint

4
nights
Durness

Durness ©
Durness is a village and civil parish in the north-west Highlands of Scotland. For shopping fun, head to The Culkein Store or Lotte Glob. Get out of town with these interesting Durness side-trips: Achmelvich Beach (in Lochinver), Kinlochbervie (Oldshoremore Beach & Sandwood Bay Beach) and Ardvreck Castle (in Assynt). There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Durness Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Balnakeil Beach, take in the exciting artwork at Balnakeil Craft Village, and make a trip to Cairn House Gallery.

For where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Durness itinerary builder tool .

You can drive from Gairloch to Durness in 3 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Durness can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Durness

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Kinlochbervie, Achmelvich Beach, Ardvreck Castle, The Jammery Culkein
Highlights from your plan
Sandwood Bay Beach ©
Sandwood Bay Beach
The Jammery Culkein ©
The Jammery Culkein
Lotte Glob ©
Lotte Glob

4
nights
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Head to Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh and Jupiter Artlandfor some retail therapy. There's lots more to do: explore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle, get curious at Camera Obscura and World of Illusions, learn more about the world around you at National Museum of Scotland, and make a trip to The Royal Mile.

To see more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Edinburgh driving holiday app .

Traveling by car from Durness to Edinburgh takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. July in Edinburgh sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can take a train to Penrith.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh ©
Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh
Jupiter Artland ©
Jupiter Artland

4
nights
Penrith

Penrith
Penrith is a market town and civil parish in the county of Cumbria, England. Do your shopping at Kennedys Fine Chocolates and Orton Farmers' Market. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Penrith: Stott Park Bobbin Mill (in Ulverston), Windermere (Michael Coates Clay Shooting, Climbing Tours, & more) and Predator Experience (in Ayside). And it doesn't end there: browse for treasures at Yew Tree Barn, browse the different shops at K Village, the Lakes Outlet, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Helvellyn, and contemplate the waterfront views at Ullswater.

To see maps, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Penrith day trip planner.

Traveling by train from Edinburgh to Penrith takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Edinburgh in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Penrith, with lows of 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can travel to Cirencester.

Things to do in Penrith

Parks Shopping Nature

Side Trips

Windermere, Orton, Grange-over-Sands, Lake District, Viridian Gallery
Highlights from your plan
Helvellyn
Helvellyn
Orton Farmers' Market ©
Orton Farmers' Market
Viridian Gallery ©
Viridian Gallery

3
nights
Cirencester

Cirencester ©
Cirencester is a market town in east Gloucestershire, England, west northwest of London. Do your shopping at Longborough & Sezincote Village Shop and Art Couture Painswick Gallery. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cirencester: Tara Antiques Centre (in Stow-on-the-Wold), Westonbirt House and Gardens (in Tetbury) and Bourton House Garden (in Bourton-on-the-Hill). The adventure continues: get outside with Head 4 Heights Ltd, take in nature's colorful creations at The Royal Gardens at Highgrove, meet the residents at Cotswold Falconry Centre, and take an in-depth tour of Museum in the Park.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Cirencester trip itinerary planning site .

You can drive from Penrith to Cirencester in 4.5 hours. Another option is to fly. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to travel to London.

Things to do in Cirencester

Parks Shopping Outdoors

Side Trips

Moreton-in-Marsh, Tetbury, Stroud, Art Couture Painswick Gallery, Cotswolds Distillery
Highlights from your plan
The Royal Gardens at Highgrove ©
The Royal Gardens at Highgrove
Shambles Market ©
Shambles Market
Westonbirt House and Gardens ©
Westonbirt House and Gardens

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.
Shop till you drop at Harrods and Covent Garden. And it doesn't end there: enjoy breathtaking views from Coca-Cola London Eye, take in the views from Tower Bridge, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral, and ponder the world of politics at Houses of Parliament.

For reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the London vacation planning app .

Traveling by car from Cirencester to London takes 2 hours. July in London sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 15°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 30th (Tue) before leaving for home.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Coca-Cola London Eye ©
Coca-Cola London Eye
Covent Garden ©
Covent Garden
Harrods ©
Harrods

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