36 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

36 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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36 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: Sao Paulo
Fly:  18​h 15​min
1
Edinburgh
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Fort William
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Inverness
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Durness
— 4 nights
Drive:  6​h 30​min
5
Grasmere
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
6
Gloucester
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
7
Bath
— 4 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
8
London
— 5 nights
Fly:  15​h 15​min
End: Sao Paulo

3
nights
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Get outdoors at Calton Hill and Great Away Days. Your inner history buff will appreciate Edinburgh Castle and The Real Mary King's Close. And it doesn't end there: explore the striking landscape at Arthur's Seat, step into the grandiose world of Palace of Holyroodhouse, learn more about the world around you at National Museum of Scotland, and examine the collection at Royal Yacht Britannia.

For reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Edinburgh online itinerary planner .

Sao Paulo, Brazil to Edinburgh is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone changes from Brasilia Time to Greenwich Mean Time, which is usually a 3 hour difference. In May, Edinburgh is little chillier than Sao Paulo - with highs of 17°C and lows of 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to drive to Fort William.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums Historic Sites 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
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. Step out of the city life by going to Camusdarach Beach and Glencoe. Change things up with these side-trips from Fort William: Glencoe Village (Lost Valley Trail & Glen Etive), Highland Titles Nature Reserve (in Duror) and Ariundle Oakwood National Nature Reserve (in Strontian). There's much more to do: stroll through Devil's Staircase, explore the activities along Loch Linnhe Picnic Area, look for all kinds of wild species at Glencoe Lochan, and learn about all things military at The Commando Museum.

For other places to visit, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Fort William planner .

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. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Inverness.

Things to do in Fort William

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Glencoe Village, Glencoe, Ariundle Oakwood National Nature Reserve, Highland Titles Nature Reserve, Devil's Staircase
Highlights from your plan
Highland Titles Nature Reserve ©
Highland Titles Nature Reserve
Camusdarach Beach ©
Camusdarach Beach
Glencoe Lochan ©
Glencoe Lochan

5
nights
Inverness

Inverness ©
Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Take a break from the city and head to Nature & Wildlife Tours and Cairngorms National Park. Fort George and Culloden Battlefield are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Change things up with these side-trips from Inverness: Loch Garten Nature Reserve (in Boat of Garten), Aviemore (River Rafting & Tubing & Loch Morlich) and Lael Forest Walks (in Ullapool). The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Aigas Field Centre and explore the historical opulence of Inverness Castle Viewpoint.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Inverness trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can drive from Fort William to Inverness in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can drive to Durness.

Things to do in Inverness

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Aviemore, RZSS Highland Wildlife Park, Culloden Battlefield, Aigas Field Centre, Cairngorms National Park
Highlights from your plan
Aigas Field Centre ©
Aigas Field Centre
Cairngorms National Park ©
Cairngorms National Park
Culloden Battlefield ©
Culloden Battlefield

4
nights
Durness

Durness ©
Durness is a village and civil parish in the north-west Highlands of Scotland. Take a break from the city and head to Sandwood Bay Beach and Balnakeil Bay. Get a sense of the local culture at Dun Dornaigil Broch and Mudness Ceramics. Venture out of the city with trips to Kinlochbervie (Polin Beach & Oldshoremore Beach), Achmelvich Beach (in Lochinver) and Scourie Bay (in Scourie). And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Durness Beach, explore the fascinating underground world of Smoo Cave, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Balnakeil Beach.

For where to stay, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Durness tour itinerary builder .

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 May, daytime highs in Durness are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to travel to Grasmere.

Things to do in Durness

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

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

3
nights
Grasmere

Grasmere
Grasmere is a village and tourist destination in the centre of the English Lake District. Castle Crag and St Catherine's Chruch are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Visiting Helvellyn and Old Man of Coniston will get you outdoors. Change things up with these side-trips from Grasmere: Buttermere (in Buttermere), Central Fells (in Braithwaite) and Alpacaly Ever After (in Portinscale). The adventure continues: explore the striking landscape at Helm Crag, pause for some serene contemplation at Holy Trinity Church, tour the pleasant surroundings at Catbells Lakeland Walk, and examine the collection at Derwent Pencil Museum.

For ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Grasmere visit planner.

Getting from Durness to Grasmere by car takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: fly. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Gloucester.

Things to do in Grasmere

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trips

Keswick, Grange-in-Borrowdale, St Catherine's Chruch, Buttermere Lake, Helvellyn
Highlights from your plan
Helvellyn
Helvellyn
Castle Crag ©
Castle Crag
Old Man of Coniston ©
Old Man of Coniston

5
nights
Gloucester

Gloucester ©
Gloucester is a city and district in southwest England, the county city of Gloucestershire. Nature in Art and Jet Age Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Popular historic sites such as Gloucester Cathedral and Gloucester Docks are in your itinerary. Get out of town with these interesting Gloucester side-trips: The Cotswold Range (in Somerford Keynes), Cotswold Guided Walks Ltd (in Uley) and Malmesbury Market Cross (in Malmesbury). There's much more to do: get outside with Head 4 Heights Ltd, stroll through Walks around Wotton-under-Edge, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St Oswald's Tower, and contemplate the long history of Purton Ships Graveyard.

For photos, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Gloucester travel route site .

Traveling by car from Grasmere to Gloucester takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to drive to Bath.

Things to do in Gloucester

Outdoors Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trips

Berkeley, Cirencester, Walks around Wotton-under-Edge, Malmesbury Market Cross, Cotswold Guided Walks Ltd
Highlights from your plan
The Cotswold Range ©
The Cotswold Range
Nature in Art ©
Nature in Art
Jet Age Museum ©
Jet Age Museum

4
nights
Bath

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Visiting Walks With Hawks and Warden's Way will get you outdoors. Popular historic sites such as The Roman Baths and Stonehenge are in your itinerary. Get out of town with these interesting Bath side-trips: Swinbrook (St Mary's Church & St Oswald's Church), Castle Combe (Castle Combe Village & St. Andrew's Church) and Mechanical Music Museum (in Northleach). There's still lots to do: hike along Cotswold Way, see the interesting displays at Bugatti Trust Visitor Center, and have some family-friendly fun at Cotswold Archery.

For traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Bath visit app .

Getting from Gloucester to Bath by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to London.

Things to do in Bath

Parks Historic Sites Trails

Side Trips

Castle Combe, Burford, Walks With Hawks, Stonehenge, Bugatti Trust Visitor Center
Highlights from your plan
The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
Stonehenge ©
Stonehenge
St Mary's Church ©
St Mary's Church

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.
Let the collections at Westminster Abbey and Victoria and Albert Museum capture your imagination. Popular historic sites such as Buckingham Palace and Churchill War Rooms are in your itinerary. And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at National Gallery, contemplate the long history of Tower of London, admire the landmark architecture of Houses of Parliament, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral.

To find other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the London day trip website .

Traveling by train from Bath to London takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 13°C. On the 13th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Nightlife
Highlights from your plan
Tower of London ©
Tower of London
The British Museum ©
The British Museum
National Gallery ©
National Gallery

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