46 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

46 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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46 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: Stockholm
Fly:  5​h 15​min
1
Edinburgh
— 6 nights
train:  1​h
2
Glasgow
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Fort William
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Foyers
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
5
Drumnadrochit
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
6
Ullapool
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
7
Durness
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
8
Wick
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
9
Inverness
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
10
Bath
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
11
Cirencester
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
12
Burley
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
13
Oxford
— 2 nights
train:  1​h
14
London
— 6 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
End: Stockholm

6
nights
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Afternoon Tea Tours has been added to your itinerary. Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh and National Museum of Scotland will appeal to museum buffs. Edinburgh Castle and The Real Mary King's Close will appeal to history buffs. The adventure continues: step into the grandiose world of Palace of Holyroodhouse, enjoy the sea views from Calton Hill, take a stroll through Edinburgh Old Town, and pause for some serene contemplation at St Giles' Cathedral.

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Stockholm, Sweden to Edinburgh is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of train and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Stockholm to Edinburgh. While traveling from Stockholm, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Edinburgh, ranging from highs of 22°C to lows of 12°C. On the 4th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Fort William.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh ©
Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh
Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
National Museum of Scotland ©
National Museum of Scotland

2
nights
Glasgow

Glasgow ©
Scotland’s largest city, Glasgow is known for its cultural heritage and the friendliness of its people.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Fri): admire the masterpieces at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, then take a stroll through Buchanan Street, and then pause for some photo ops at Statue "As Proud As". Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at The Tenement House, engage your brain at Glasgow Science Centre, then steep yourself in history at Glasgow Cathedral, and finally stroll the grounds of The Necropolis.

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Traveling by train from Edinburgh to Glasgow takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. In August, daytime highs in Glasgow are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can drive to Fort William.

Things to do in Glasgow

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum ©
Glasgow Cathedral ©
Glasgow Cathedral
Glasgow Science Centre ©
Glasgow Science Centre

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. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Eilean Donan Castle and Glenfinnan Monument. Take a break from the city and head to Highland Titles Nature Reserve and Camusdarach Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Fort William: Glenfinnan Viaduct (in Glenfinnan) and All The Goodness (in Ardelve). The adventure continues: admire the verdant scenery at Glencoe, make a trip to Neptune's Staircase, take in the awesome beauty at Ben Nevis, and explore the historical opulence of Old Inverlochy Castle.

To see ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Fort William day trip app .

You can drive from Edinburgh to Fort William in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Foyers.

Things to do in Fort William

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Glenfinnan, Highland Titles Nature Reserve, Glen Coe, All The Goodness Coffee & Bakeshop, Eilean Donan Castle
Highlights from your plan
Highland Titles Nature Reserve ©
Highland Titles Nature Reserve
Camusdarach Beach ©
Camusdarach Beach
Eilean Donan Castle ©
Eilean Donan Castle

1
night
Foyers

Foyers ©
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Wed): take in the dramatic scenery at Invermoriston Falls, then get outside with General Wade’s Military Roads, then explore the activities along Loch Ness, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at The Falls of Foyers.

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Traveling by car from Fort William to Foyers takes 1.5 hours. In August in Foyers, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Drumnadrochit.

Things to do in Foyers

Parks Nature Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Loch Ness, General Wade’s Military Roads, Invermoriston Falls
Highlights from your plan
The Falls of Foyers ©
The Falls of Foyers
General Wade’s Military Roads ©
General Wade’s Military Roads
Invermoriston Falls ©
Invermoriston Falls

2
nights
Drumnadrochit

Drumnadrochit ©
Drumnadrochit is a village in the Highland local government council area of Scotland, lying on the west shore of Loch Ness, at the foot of Glen Urquhart.HistoryThe settlement grew up around a bridge over the River Enrick and the name Drumnadrochit derives from the Scottish Gaelic 'druim na drochaid' meaning the 'Ridge of the Bridge'. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Thu): go for a walk through St Ninians Church, appreciate the extensive heritage of Glen Strathfarrar, admire the sheer force of Plodda Falls, then explore the ancient world of Corrimony Chambered Cairn, and finally steep yourself in history at Urquhart Castle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Fri): shop like a local with Loch Ness Centre & Exhibition, look for gifts at Loch Ness Gifts, make a trip to Village Green, contemplate the long history of Beauly Priory, then view the masterpieces at Kilmorack Gallery, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Highland Falconry at The Struy Inn.

To find maps, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Drumnadrochit travel planner .

Drive from Foyers to Drumnadrochit in an hour. In August, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can drive to Ullapool.

Things to do in Drumnadrochit

Historic Sites Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Beauly, Plodda Falls, Highland Falconry at The Struy Inn
Highlights from your plan
Corrimony Chambered Cairn ©
Corrimony Chambered Cairn
Glen Strathfarrar ©
Glen Strathfarrar
Urquhart Castle ©
Urquhart Castle

4
nights
Ullapool

Ullapool ©
Ullapool is a village of around 1,500 inhabitants in Ross-shire, Scottish Highlands. Step out of the city life by going to Achmelvich Beach and Inverpolly Nature Reserve. Shop till you drop at Perfume Studio and Ullapool Market. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ullapool: Gairloch (Gairloch Heritage Museum & Shieldaig Falconry) and Ardvreck Castle (in Assynt). There's lots more to do: identify plant and animal life at Knockan Crag National Nature Reserve, hike along Lael Forest Walks, stroll through The Bone Caves, and take in breathtaking views at Corrieshalloch Gorge.

To find more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Ullapool day trip app .

Drive from Drumnadrochit to Ullapool in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in August, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Durness.

Things to do in Ullapool

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Gairloch, Ardvreck Castle, Perfume Studio, Achmelvich Beach
Highlights from your plan
Achmelvich Beach ©
Achmelvich Beach
Ardvreck Castle ©
Ardvreck Castle
Inverpolly Nature Reserve ©
Inverpolly 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 Sandwood Bay Beach and Oldshoremore Beach. Balnakeil Craft Village and Castle Varrich are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Take a break from Durness with a short trip to Handa Island Wildlife Reserve in Handa Island, about 44 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Durness Beach, take in the dramatic natural features at Cape Wrath, stroll through Balnakeil Beach, and explore the fascinating underground world of Smoo Cave.

For traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Durness holiday planner.

You can drive from Ullapool to Durness in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in August, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can drive to Wick.

Things to do in Durness

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Kinlochbervie, Handa Island Wildlife Reserve, Castle Varrich
Highlights from your plan
Sandwood Bay Beach
Sandwood Bay Beach
Durness Beach ©
Durness Beach
Balnakeil Beach ©
Balnakeil Beach

3
nights
Wick

Wick ©
Escape the urban bustle at Dunnet Bay and River Helmsdale. Get some cultural insight at Wick Heritage Museum and The Castle and Gardens of Mey. Change things up with these side-trips from Wick: Dunnet Head (in Thurso), Duncansby Head (in John O'Groats) and Dunnet Bay Distillery (in Dunnet).

To see more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Wick trip maker app .

You can drive from Durness to Wick in 2.5 hours. August in Wick sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can travel to Inverness.

Things to do in Wick

Parks Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trips

Thurso, Helmsdale, Grey Cairns of Camster, Melvich Beach, Duncansby Head
Highlights from your plan
Queen Elizabeth Castle of Mey Trust ©
Grey Cairns of Camster ©
Grey Cairns of Camster
Castle Sinclair Girnigoe ©
Castle Sinclair Girnigoe

4
nights
Inverness

Inverness ©
Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Visit Dunrobin Castle and Gardens and Fort George for their historical value. Take a break from the city and head to Aigas Field Centre and Loch Garten Nature Reserve. Get out of town with these interesting Inverness side-trips: RZSS Highland Wildlife Park (in Kingussie), Glen Affric National Nature Reserve (in Cannich) and Dornoch Cathedral (in Dornoch). And it doesn't end there: stop by Loch Ness Centre & Exhibition, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, and take in the history at Culloden Battlefield.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Inverness day trip planner .

Getting from Wick to Inverness by car takes about 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in August, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can travel to Bath.

Things to do in Inverness

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Loch Ness Centre & Exhibition, Aigas Field Centre, Dunrobin Castle and Gardens, Loch Garten Nature Reserve, RZSS Highland Wildlife Park
Highlights from your plan
Aigas Field Centre ©
Aigas Field Centre
Loch Garten Nature Reserve ©
Loch Garten Nature Reserve
Nature & Wildlife Tours

3
nights
Bath

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The Roman Baths and Snowshill Manor. Popular historic sites such as Stonehenge and Bath Abbey are in your itinerary. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bath: Bride’s Mound (in Glastonbury), Castle Combe Village (in Castle Combe) and Somerset Crafts (in Westhay). Next up on the itinerary: appreciate the history behind Hailes Abbey and delve into the distant past at Tewkesbury Abbey.

To find reviews, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Bath sightseeing website .

Getting from Inverness to Bath by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Cirencester.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Glastonbury, Castle Combe Village, Snowshill Manor, Tewkesbury Abbey, Stonehenge
Highlights from your plan
The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
Stonehenge ©
Stonehenge
Castle Combe Village ©
Castle Combe Village

3
nights
Cirencester

Cirencester ©
Cirencester is a market town in east Gloucestershire, England, west northwest of London. Escape the urban bustle at Head 4 Heights Ltd and WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre. Sudeley Castle and St Lawrence's Church are good opportunities to explore the local culture. When in Cirencester, make a side trip to see Longborough & Sezincote Village Shop in Longborough, approximately 42 minutes away. There's much more to do: head outdoors with The Cotswold Range, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Mary's Church, admire the landmark architecture of Chavenage House, and see the interesting displays at Corinium Museum.

For traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read Cirencester trip planner .

Traveling by car from Bath to Cirencester takes 1.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can go by car to Oxford.

Things to do in Cirencester

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre, Chavenage House, St. Mary's Church, Longborough & Sezincote Village Shop, St Lawrence's Church
Highlights from your plan
Chavenage House ©
Chavenage House
WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre ©
WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre
Sudeley Castle ©
Sudeley Castle

2
nights
Burley

Burley ©
Burley is a village and civil parish in the New Forest, Hampshire, England, with a cycle hire centre and cycle shop, cider farm, tea rooms, gift shops, art galleries and a pick-your-own farm.The villageBurley is located towards the western edge of the New Forest, 5miles south-east of the town of Ringwood. You've now added New Forest National Park to your itinerary. On the 5th (Sat), explore the wealth of natural beauty at New Forest National Park.

To find photos, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Burley online attractions planner .

You can drive from Cirencester to Burley in 2 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can go by car to Oxford.

Things to do in Burley

Parks Nature

Side Trip

New Forest National Park
Highlights from your plan
New Forest National Park ©
New Forest National Park

2
nights
Oxford

Oxford ©
A busy, cosmopolitan city, Oxford is perhaps best known for its ancient university.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Fri): explore the historical opulence of Oxford Castle & Prison, get a new perspective on nature at Oxford University Museum of Natural History, see the interesting displays at Pitt Rivers Museum, then see the interesting displays at Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology, and finally deepen your understanding at Balliol College. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the local highlights with Walking tours, then admire the striking features of Bodleian Library, then browse the eclectic array of goods at The Covered Market Oxford, and finally stop by The Oxford Cheese Company.

To find traveler tips, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Oxford day trip app .

Getting from Cirencester to Oxford by car takes about 1.5 hours. In September in Oxford, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to London.

Things to do in Oxford

Museums Tours Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Pitt Rivers Museum ©
Pitt Rivers Museum

6
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.
You've now added Warner Bros. Studio Tour London - The Making of Harry Potter to your itinerary. Get some cultural insight at Westminster Abbey and The British Museum. Buckingham Palace and Tower of London will appeal to history buffs. The adventure continues: get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum, admire the masterpieces at Victoria and Albert Museum, look for gifts at Camden Tea Shop, and hunt for treasures at Camden Market.

To see where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the London online driving holiday planner .

Take a train from Oxford to London in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. In September, daytime highs in London are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Warner Bros. Studio Tour London - The Making of Harry Potter
Highlights from your plan
The British Museum ©
The British Museum
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum
Westminster Abbey ©
Westminster Abbey

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