31 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

31 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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31 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: Kuwait City
Fly:  10​h 45​min
1
Inverness
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Durness
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Gairloch
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h
4
Fort William
— 4 nights
bus + Fly:  8​h
5
Newquay
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
6
Weymouth
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
7
London
— 5 nights
Fly:  8​h 45​min
End: Kuwait City

5
nights
Inverness

Inverness ©
Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Loch Garten Nature Reserve and Cairngorm Reindeer Centre. You'll get in some beach time at Loch Morlich and Rosemarkie Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Inverness side-trips: Glen Affric National Nature Reserve (in Cannich), RZSS Highland Wildlife Park (in Kingussie) and River Rafting & Tubing (in Aviemore). Spend the 4th (Sun) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's much more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Aigas Field Centre, get your bearings at Culloden Battlefield, look for gifts at Crafty Wee Birdie Gift Shop, and take in nature's colorful creations at Boat of Garten Community Garden.

For maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Inverness day trip planning tool .

Kuwait City, Kuwait to Inverness is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Kuwait City to Inverness due to the time zone difference. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Kuwait City in August: high temperatures in Inverness hover around 21°C and lows are around 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Durness.

Things to do in Inverness

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Aviemore, Culloden Battlefield, Urquhart Castle, Aigas Field Centre, RZSS Highland Wildlife Park
Highlights from your plan
RZSS Highland Wildlife Park ©
RZSS Highland Wildlife Park
Cairngorm Reindeer Centre ©
Cairngorm Reindeer Centre
Loch Garten Nature Reserve ©
Loch Garten Nature Reserve

4
nights
Durness

Durness ©
Durness is a village and civil parish in the north-west Highlands of Scotland. Step out of the city life by going to Sango Bay and Achmelvich Beach. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Sandwood Bay Beach and Durness Beach. Explore Durness' surroundings by going to Scourie Bay (in Scourie) and Kinlochbervie (Polin Beach & Oldshoremore Beach). There's still lots to do: Head underground at Smoo Cave, enjoy the sand and surf at Balnakeil Beach, view the masterpieces at Mudness Ceramics, and shop like a local with Balnakeil Craft Village.

For where to stay, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Durness trip itinerary maker site .

Traveling by car from Inverness to Durness takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In August, daily temperatures in Durness can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Gairloch.

Things to do in Durness

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Kinlochbervie, Achmelvich Beach, Scourie Bay
Highlights from your plan
Sango Bay ©
Sango Bay
Achmelvich Beach ©
Achmelvich Beach
Sandwood Bay Beach ©
Sandwood Bay Beach

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. We've included these beaches for you: Red Point Beach and Mellon Udrigle Beach. Get in touch with nature at Corrieshalloch Gorge and Knockan Crag National Nature Reserve. Explore Gairloch's surroundings by going to Eilean Donan Castle (in Kyle of Lochalsh), RhueArt (in Rhue) and Ullapool (The Bone Caves, Ullapool Market, & more). There's much more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Loch Maree, look for gifts at Perfume Studio, and take in the dramatic scenery at Victoria Falls.

For photos, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Gairloch trip itinerary site .

Getting from Durness to Gairloch by car takes about 3 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Gairloch can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can drive to Fort William.

Things to do in Gairloch

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Ullapool, Mellon Udrigle Beach, Perfume Studio, Eilean Donan Castle, Red Point Beach
Highlights from your plan
Corrieshalloch Gorge ©
Corrieshalloch Gorge
Red Point Beach ©
Red Point Beach
Inverpolly Nature Reserve ©
Inverpolly Nature Reserve

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. Relax by the water at Camusdarach Beach and Morar Beach. Get in touch with nature at Glen Etive and Nevis Range Mountain Resort. Get out of town with these interesting Fort William side-trips: Woodland Pottery (in Strontian), Glenfinnan (Loch Shiel & Glenfinnan Viaduct) and Oban (McCaig's Tower & Oban Distillery). There's much more to do: admire the sheer force of Steall Waterfall, take in the awesome beauty at Ben Nevis, look for all kinds of wild species at Highland Titles Nature Reserve, and appreciate the history behind Commando Monument.

For more things to do, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Fort William driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Gairloch to Fort William takes 3 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Newquay.

Things to do in Fort William

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Glenfinnan, Oban, Commando Monument, Morar Beach, Glencoe
Highlights from your plan
Camusdarach Beach ©
Camusdarach Beach
Highland Titles Nature Reserve ©
Highland Titles Nature Reserve
Glen Etive ©
Glen Etive

3
nights
Newquay

Newquay ©
Known as the Surf Capital of the UK, Newquay is a vibrant city with youthful energy.
We've included these beaches for you: Carbis Bay Beach and Perranporth Beach. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Porthminster Beach and Fistral Beach Bar. Venture out of the city with trips to St. Michael's Mount (in Marazion), Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden (in St Ives) and Tintagel Castle (in Tintagel). It doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Woolacombe Beach and identify plant and animal life at Screech Owl Sanctuary.

To see maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Newquay trip planner .

Do a combination of bus and flight from Fort William to Newquay in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to drive to Weymouth.

Things to do in Newquay

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

St Ives, Tintagel Castle, Screech Owl Sanctuary, Perranporth Beach, Woolacombe Beach
Highlights from your plan
Screech Owl Sanctuary ©
Screech Owl Sanctuary
Woolacombe Beach ©
Woolacombe Beach
Perranporth Beach ©
Perranporth Beach

4
nights
Weymouth

Weymouth ©
Weymouth is a seaside town in Dorset, England, situated on a sheltered bay at the mouth of the River Wey on the English Channel coast. Relax by the water at Weymouth Beach and Bournemouth Beach. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Dorset Waterpark and The Donkey Sanctuary. Get out of town with these interesting Weymouth side-trips: The Byes Riverside Park (in Sidmouth), Corfe Castle (in Corfe Castle) and Lulworth Cove (in West Lulworth). There's still lots to do: make a trip to Weymouth Harbour, look for all kinds of wild species at Monkey World, and take in nature's colorful creations at Longleat.

To see ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Weymouth online tour itinerary builder .

You can drive from Newquay to Weymouth in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to go by car to London.

Things to do in Weymouth

Parks Wildlife Beaches

Side Trips

Sidmouth, Corfe Castle, Longleat, Lulworth Cove, Monkey World
Highlights from your plan
Weymouth Harbour ©
Weymouth Harbour
The Donkey Sanctuary ©
The Donkey Sanctuary
Lulworth Cove ©
Lulworth Cove

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.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Gustamps and The Lanes. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Camber Sands and Beachy Head. Venture out of the city with trips to Brighton (Royal Pavilion & North Laine). There's much more to do: step into the grandiose world of Buckingham Palace, shop like a local with Harrods, hunt for treasures at Jamon Jamon Paella, and don't miss a visit to Coca-Cola London Eye.

To find photos, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the London attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Weymouth to London takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 15°C. On the 31st (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites Shopping Parks

Side Trips

Brighton and Hove, Beachy Head, Camber Sands
Highlights from your plan
Tower Bridge ©
Tower Bridge
Camber Sands ©
Camber Sands
Beachy Head ©
Beachy Head

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