31 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

31 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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31 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: Winnipeg
Fly + bus:  16​h 15​min
1
Fort William
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
2
Gairloch
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Ullapool
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Durness
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
5
Aviemore
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
6
Edinburgh
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
7
Grasmere
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
8
Bakewell
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
9
Bath
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
10
London
— 4 nights
Fly:  12​h
End: Winnipeg

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 in touch with nature at Camas an Lighe (Singing Sands) and Glencoe Lochan. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at General Wade’s Military Roads and Castle Tioram. Change things up with these side-trips from Fort William: Iceberg Glass (in Fort Augustus), Camusdarach Beach (in Arisaig) and Samalaman Beach (in Glenuig). The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Highland Titles Nature Reserve, take in the awesome beauty at The Three Sisters, learn about all things military at The Commando Museum, and appreciate the views at Glen Coe.

For maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Fort William online trip itinerary builder .

Winnipeg, Canada to Fort William is an approximately 16.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight, train, and bus. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from Winnipeg to Fort William due to the time zone difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can drive to Gairloch.

Things to do in Fort William

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Fort Augustus, Glencoe, Glenfinnan Church, Castle Tioram, Highland Titles Nature Reserve
Highlights from your plan
Camusdarach Beach ©
Camusdarach Beach
Camas an Lighe (Singing Sands) ©
Camas an Lighe (Singing Sands)
Castle Tioram ©
Castle Tioram

2
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. Start off your visit on the 9th (Sat): kick back and relax at Red Point Beach, learn about all things military at Russian Arctic Convoy Project, then take an in-depth tour of Russian Arctic Convoy Museum, and finally stop by Perfume Studio. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll through Mellon Udrigle Beach, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Beinn Alligin, and then take in the awesome beauty at Glen Torridon.

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Traveling by car from Fort William to Gairloch takes 3 hours. In November, daytime highs in Gairloch are 10°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to drive to Ullapool.

Things to do in Gairloch

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trips

Beinn Alligin, Glen Torridon, Russian Arctic Convoy Project, Perfume Studio, Red Point Beach
Highlights from your plan
Red Point Beach ©
Red Point Beach
Perfume Studio ©
Perfume Studio
Glen Torridon ©
Glen Torridon

3
nights
Ullapool

Ullapool ©
Ullapool is a village of around 1,500 inhabitants in Ross-shire, Scottish Highlands. Your inner history buff will appreciate Ardvreck Castle and Inchnadamph Old Parish Church Museum, Kirkton, Assynt. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like RhueArt and Carron Pottery. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ullapool: Achmelvich Beach (in Lochinver) and Clachtoll Beach Campsite (in Clachtoll). And it doesn't end there: take in the awesome beauty at Stac Pollaidh Mountain, take in breathtaking views at Corrieshalloch Gorge, and identify plant and animal life at Knockan Crag National Nature Reserve.

For traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Ullapool day trip planner .

You can drive from Gairloch to Ullapool in 1.5 hours. In November, daily temperatures in Ullapool can reach 9°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to drive to Durness.

Things to do in Ullapool

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trips

Assynt, Clachtoll Beach Campsite, Achmelvich Beach, Carron Pottery
Highlights from your plan
Clachtoll Beach Campsite ©
Clachtoll Beach Campsite
Achmelvich Beach ©
Achmelvich Beach
Ardvreck Castle ©
Ardvreck Castle

3
nights
Durness

Durness
Durness is a village and civil parish in the north-west Highlands of Scotland. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Lotte Glob and Mudness Ceramics. Relax by the water at Sandwood Bay Beach and Sango Bay. Get out of town with these interesting Durness side-trips: Dun Dornaigil Broch (in Altnaharra), Kinlochbervie (Polin Beach & Oldshoremore Beach) and Scourie Bay (in Scourie). And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Durness Beach, take in the exciting artwork at Wee Gallery, and stroll through Balnakeil Beach.

To see traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read Durness trip planner.

Traveling by car from Ullapool to Durness takes 2 hours. In November, daytime highs in Durness are 9°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can travel to Aviemore.

Things to do in Durness

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Kinlochbervie, Dun Dornaigil Broch, Scourie Bay
Highlights from your plan
Sandwood Bay Beach
Sandwood Bay Beach
Durness Beach ©
Durness Beach
Oldshoremore Beach ©
Oldshoremore Beach

3
nights
Aviemore

Aviemore ©
Aviemore is a town and tourist resort, situated within the Cairngorms National Park in the Highlands of Scotland. Do your shopping at Fused and Light and Grantown Antiques and Collectables. Step out of the city life by going to Cairngorms National Park and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Loch Morlich, hit the slopes at Cairngorm Mountain, identify plant and animal life at Cairngorm Reindeer Centre, and stop by The Bookmark Bookshop.

To find ratings, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Aviemore online sightseeing planner .

Getting from Durness to Aviemore by car takes about 3.5 hours. In November, daily temperatures in Aviemore can reach 9°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to drive to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Aviemore

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Grantown-on-Spey, Cairngorms National Park, Fused and Light
Highlights from your plan
Cairngorms National Park ©
Cairngorms National Park
Loch Morlich ©
Loch Morlich
Cairngorm Mountain ©
Cairngorm Mountain

4
nights
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh and National Museum of Scotland will appeal to museum buffs. Do some cultural sightseeing at Edinburgh Castle and Calton Hill. There's still lots to do: explore the striking landscape at Arthur's Seat, explore the world behind art at Scottish National Gallery, identify plant and animal life at BobCat Alpacas, and view the masterpieces at Dovecot Studios.

To see where to stay, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read Edinburgh trip itinerary maker .

Drive from Aviemore to Edinburgh in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In November, plan for daily highs up to 10°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to go by car to Grasmere.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums Shopping Parks
Highlights from your plan
Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
National Museum of Scotland ©
National Museum of Scotland
Royal Yacht Britannia ©
Royal Yacht Britannia

4
nights
Grasmere

Grasmere ©
Grasmere is a village and tourist destination in the centre of the English Lake District. Appreciate the collections at Heaton Cooper Studio and Merz Barn. Get in touch with nature at Alpacaly Ever After and Helvellyn. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Grasmere: Silecroft Beach (in Silecroft), Scale Force (in Buttermere) and Holy Trinity Church (in Grange-in-Borrowdale). And it doesn't end there: trek along Old Man of Coniston, stop by Grasmere Chocolate Cottage, tour the pleasant surroundings at Bowfell, and take in the dramatic natural features at Helm Crag.

To see photos, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, use the Grasmere tour itinerary maker app .

Traveling by car from Edinburgh to Grasmere takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Bakewell.

Things to do in Grasmere

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Lake District, Coniston, Keswick, Alpacaly Ever After, Merz Barn
Highlights from your plan
Alpacaly Ever After ©
Alpacaly Ever After
Helvellyn
Helvellyn
Old Man of Coniston ©
Old Man of Coniston

1
night
Bakewell

Bakewell ©
Bakewell is a small market town and civil parish in the Derbyshire Dales district of Derbyshire, England, well known for the local confection Bakewell pudding. On the 28th (Thu), trek along Ridge Walk Mam Tor to Losehill, then look for gifts at Grindleford Community Shop, then get a taste of the local shopping with Chatsworth House, and finally view the masterpieces at White Peakhouse Gallery.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, use the Bakewell online route planner .

You can drive from Grasmere to Bakewell in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 11°C in November, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can drive to Bath.

Things to do in Bakewell

Shopping Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Grindleford Community Shop, Ridge Walk Mam Tor to Losehill
Highlights from your plan
Chatsworth House ©
Chatsworth House
White Peakhouse Gallery ©
White Peakhouse Gallery
Ridge Walk Mam Tor to Losehill ©
Ridge Walk Mam Tor to Losehill

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nights
Bath

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Fri): take an in-depth tour of The Roman Baths, take in the exciting artwork at 44AD artspace, then head outdoors with The Cotswold Range, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St Saviour's Church, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Art Couture Painswick Gallery. On the next day, take in the spiritual surroundings of Bath Abbey, browse the exhibits of Somerset Crafts, and then explore the ancient world of Stonehenge.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Bath vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Bakewell to Bath takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of bus and train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can catch the train to London.

Things to do in Bath

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

The Cotswold Range, Art Couture Painswick Gallery, Stonehenge, St Saviour's Church, Somerset Crafts
Highlights from your plan
The Cotswold Range ©
The Cotswold Range
The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
Stonehenge ©
Stonehenge

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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.
Get some cultural insight at The British Museum and Westminster Abbey. Museum-lovers will get to explore Natural History Museum and Tate Modern. The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at National Gallery, take in the exciting artwork at Parasol unit foundation for contemporary art, learn about all things military at Churchill War Rooms, and explore the historical opulence of Buckingham Palace.

For maps and tourist information, go to the London travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from Bath to London takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in London can reach 13°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
Highlights from your plan
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
The British Museum ©
The British Museum
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum

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