36 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

36 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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36 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: Faisalabad
Fly:  22​h 30​min
1
Manchester
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Grasmere
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Fort William
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Inverness
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Gairloch
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
6
Lochinver
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
7
Durness
— 4 nights
Drive:  5​h
8
Edinburgh
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
9
London
— 5 nights
Fly:  20​h 15​min
End: Faisalabad

1
day
Manchester

Manchester ©
Unofficially dubbed the Capital of the North, Manchester is known for its influence on industry and music, as well as its world-renowned connection to sports.
On the 29th (Tue), view the masterpieces at Manchester Art Gallery and then have some family-friendly fun at Flip Out Manchester.

For maps, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Manchester itinerary builder site .

Faisalabad, Pakistan to Manchester is an approximately 22.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Pakistan Time to Greenwich Mean Time is minus 5 hours. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Faisalabad in October, with highs in Manchester at 17°C and lows at 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can go by car to Grasmere.

Things to do in Manchester

Fun & Games Shopping Museums
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Manchester Art Gallery ©
Manchester Art Gallery

4
nights
Grasmere

Grasmere
Grasmere is a village and tourist destination in the centre of the English Lake District. Visiting Alpacaly Ever After and Walla Crag will get you outdoors. Explore Grasmere's surroundings by going to Buttermere Lake (in Buttermere) and Silecroft Beach (in Silecroft). The adventure continues: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Helvellyn, stroll through Old Man of Coniston, trek along Catbells Lakeland Walk, and explore the historical opulence of Castle Crag.

Plan trip to Grasmere with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

You can drive from Manchester to Grasmere in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) to allow time to drive to Fort William.

Things to do in Grasmere

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Keswick, Castle Crag, Alpacaly Ever After, Silecroft Beach, Helvellyn
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Helvellyn
Helvellyn
Walla Crag ©
Walla Crag
Helm Crag ©
Helm Crag

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. Popular historic sites such as Fort Augustus Abbey and Glenfinnan Monument are in your itinerary. Step out of the city life by going to Highland Titles Nature Reserve and Glen Etive. Change things up with these side-trips from Fort William: Glenfinnan Viaduct (in Glenfinnan), Morar Beach (in Morar) and Camusdarach Beach (in Arisaig). And it doesn't end there: hike along Glencoe Lochan, stroll through Camas an Lighe (Singing Sands), step into the grandiose world of Castle Tioram, and admire the verdant scenery at Glen Coe.

To find reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Fort William day trip tool .

You can drive from Grasmere to Fort William in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can drive to Inverness.

Things to do in Fort William

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Glencoe Village, Glenfinnan, Fort Augustus Abbey, Glen Coe, Morar Beach
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Highland Titles Nature Reserve ©
Highland Titles Nature Reserve
Camusdarach Beach ©
Camusdarach Beach
Camas an Lighe (Singing Sands) ©
Camas an Lighe (Singing Sands)

4
nights
Inverness

Inverness ©
Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Get some historical perspective at Glen Strathfarrar and Culloden Battlefield. Step out of the city life by going to Highland Falconry at The Struy Inn and Aigas Field Centre. Explore Inverness' surroundings by going to Abernethy National Nature Reserve (in Nethy Bridge), Tollie Red Kites (in Dingwall) and RSPB - Insh Marshes (in Kingussie). There's much more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Craigellachie National Nature Reserve, take in nature's colorful creations at Boat of Garten Community Garden, examine the collection at Loch Ness Centre & Exhibition, and explore the striking landscape of Glenmore Forest Park.

To see traveler tips and tourist information, refer to the Inverness travel route planner .

Traveling by car from Fort William to Inverness takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 9°C in November, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Gairloch.

Things to do in Inverness

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Aviemore, Beauly, Culloden Battlefield, Tollie Red Kites, Abernethy National Nature Reserve
Highlights from your plan
Aigas Field Centre ©
Aigas Field Centre
RSPB - Insh Marshes ©
RSPB - Insh Marshes
Culloden Battlefield ©
Culloden Battlefield

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. You'll explore and learn at Russian Arctic Convoy Museum and Russian Arctic Convoy Project. Venture out of the city with trips to Corrieshalloch Gorge National Nature Reserve (in Garve), Eilean Donan Castle (in Kyle of Lochalsh) and All The Goodness Coffee & Bakeshop (in Ardelve). There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Shieldaig Falconry, get outside with Walking and Wildlife Adventures, tour the pleasant surroundings at Beinn Eighe National Nature Reserve, and contemplate the waterfront views at Gruinard Bay Caravan Park.

To see maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Gairloch driving holiday planner .

Getting from Inverness to Gairloch by car takes about 2 hours. In November, daily temperatures in Gairloch can reach 10°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Lochinver.

Things to do in Gairloch

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Kinlochewe, Mellon Udrigle Beach, All The Goodness Coffee & Bakeshop, Eilean Donan Castle, Russian Arctic Convoy Project
Highlights from your plan
Red Point Beach ©
Red Point Beach
Eilean Donan Castle ©
Eilean Donan Castle
Beinn Eighe Mountain Trail ©
Beinn Eighe Mountain Trail

4
nights
Lochinver

Lochinver ©
Lochinver is a village on the coast in the Assynt district of Sutherland, Highland, Scotland. Visiting Culag Woods and Clachtoll Beach Campsite will get you outdoors. Popular historic sites such as Ardvreck Castle and Inchnadamph Old Parish Church Museum, Kirkton, Assynt are in your itinerary. Get out of town with these interesting Lochinver side-trips: Ullapool (Knockan Crag National Nature Reserve & Inverpolly Nature Reserve), Scourie Bay (in Scourie) and RhueArt (in Rhue). There's lots more to do: identify plant and animal life at Little Assynt Estate, tour the pleasant surroundings at Achmelvich Beach, look for gifts at The Jammery Culkein, and take in the views from Kylesku Bridge.

For traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Lochinver road trip website .

Drive from Gairloch to Lochinver in 2.5 hours. In November in Lochinver, expect temperatures between 10°C during the day and 3°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can go by car to Durness.

Things to do in Lochinver

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Ullapool, Assynt, The Jammery Culkein, Clachtoll Beach Campsite, Scourie Bay
Highlights from your plan
Culag Woods ©
Culag Woods
Achmelvich Beach ©
Achmelvich Beach
Clachtoll Beach Campsite ©
Clachtoll Beach Campsite

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nights
Durness

Durness ©
Durness is a village and civil parish in the north-west Highlands of Scotland. Your inner history buff will appreciate Dun Dornaigil Broch and Castle Varrich. Relax by the water at Sandwood Bay Beach and Durness Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Durness side-trips: Strathnaver Museum (in Bettyhill) and Oldshoremore Beach (in Kinlochbervie). The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Sango Bay, take in the exciting artwork at Wee Gallery, explore the fascinating underground world of Smoo Cave, and take in the dramatic natural features at Cape Wrath.

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

You can drive from Lochinver to Durness in 1.5 hours. In November, daily temperatures in Durness can reach 9°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to go by car to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Durness

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Kinlochbervie, Strathnaver Museum, Castle Varrich, Dun Dornaigil Broch
Highlights from your plan
Durness Beach ©
Durness Beach
Sandwood Bay Beach
Sandwood Bay Beach
Balnakeil Beach ©
Balnakeil Beach

4
nights
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Royal Yacht Britannia and Camera Obscura and World of Illusions. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Edinburgh Castle and National Museum of Scotland. There's much more to do: explore the historical opulence of Palace of Holyroodhouse, tour the pleasant surroundings at Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh, view the masterpieces at Open Eye Gallery, and explore the striking landscape at Arthur's Seat.

For reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Edinburgh online attractions planner .

You can drive from Durness to Edinburgh in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. November in Edinburgh sees daily highs of 10°C and lows of 1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to travel to London.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Dalhousie Castle Falconry
Highlights from your plan
Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
Royal Yacht Britannia ©
Royal Yacht Britannia
National Museum of Scotland ©
National Museum of Scotland

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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.
For shopping fun, head to Covent Garden or Galeria Melissa. Popular historic sites such as Buckingham Palace and St. Paul's Cathedral are in your itinerary. Change things up with a short trip to Stonehenge in Amesbury (about 1h 40 min away). And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, brush up on your military savvy at Churchill War Rooms, get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Westminster Abbey.

To find where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the London trip itinerary builder tool .

Getting from Edinburgh to London by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Edinburgh in November, London is a bit warmer at night with lows of 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Stonehenge
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National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum
The British Museum ©
The British Museum

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