5 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

5 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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Route & dates

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Inverness
— Few hours
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Isle of Skye
— Few hours
3
Fort Augustus
— 1 night
4
Fort William
— Few hours
5
Glencoe
— Few hours
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Pitlochry
— 1 night
7
Leven
— Few hours
8
Stirling
— Few hours
9
Grays Thurrock
— Few hours
10
London
— 2 nights

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Inverness

Inverness
Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
To find other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Inverness trip planning website.

London to Inverness is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. Traveling from London in August, expect Inverness to be slightly colder, temps between 21°C and 10°C. On the 19th (Wed), you'll travel to Isle of Skye.

Things to do in Inverness

Outdoors · Tours · Parks

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Isle of Skye

Isle of Skye ©
Blessed with picturesque lochs and a dramatic, rocky coastline, the far-flung Isle of Skye remains one of Scotland's most beloved destinations.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Wed): take a tour by water with Misty Isle Boat Trips.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Isle of Skye trip simple and quick.

Traveling by car from Inverness to Isle of Skye takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In August, daytime highs in Isle of Skye are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to travel to Fort Augustus.

Things to do in Isle of Skye

Outdoors · Tours
Highlights from your plan
Misty Isle Boat Trips ©
Misty Isle Boat Trips

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Fort Augustus

Fort Augustus ©
Fort Augustus is a settlement in the parish of Boleskine and Abertarff, at the south west end of Loch Ness, Scottish Highlands. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Thu): get great views at Suidhe Viewpoint, look for gifts at Caledonian Canal Visitor Centre, contemplate the long history of Fort Augustus Abbey, then step into the grandiose world of Urquhart Castle, then admire the sheer force of Invermoriston Falls, and finally steep yourself in history at General Wade’s Military Roads.

For where to stay, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Fort Augustus trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by journey from Isle of Skye to Fort Augustus takes 2 hours. In August in Fort Augustus, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to drive to Fort William.

Things to do in Fort Augustus

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Invermoriston Falls, Urquhart Castle
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Urquhart Castle ©
Urquhart Castle
Invermoriston Falls ©
Invermoriston Falls
Fort Augustus Abbey ©
Fort Augustus Abbey

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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. For reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Fort William trip builder.

Traveling by car from Fort Augustus to Fort William takes an hour. On the 20th (Thu), you're off to Glencoe.

Things to do in Fort William

Outdoors · Tours · Parks

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Glencoe

Glencoe
Glencoe or Glencoe Village is the main settlement in Glen Coe in the Lochaber area of the Scottish Highlands. To see maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Glencoe trip itinerary builder app.

Glencoe is very close to Fort William. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in August, and nighttime lows around 11°C. You'll set off for Pitlochry on the 20th (Thu).

Things to do in Glencoe

Parks · Outdoors · Nature

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Pitlochry

Pitlochry
Pitlochry is a burgh in the county of Perthshire in Scotland, lying on the River Tummel. To find traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Pitlochry route maker site.

Traveling by car from Glencoe to Pitlochry takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. You will leave for Leven on the 21st (Fri).

Things to do in Pitlochry

Outdoors · Parks · Tours

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Leven

Leven
Leven is a seaside town in Fife, set in the east Central Lowlands of Scotland. To see photos, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Leven trip planning site.

You can drive from Pitlochry to Leven in 1.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 11°C. On the 21st (Fri), you're off to Stirling.

Things to do in Leven

Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites

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Stirling

Stirling ©
Stirling is a city in central Scotland. On the 21st (Fri), identify plant and animal life at Argaty Red Kites and then experience rural life at Old Leckie Farm.

To find reviews, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read our Stirling day trip planner.

Getting from Leven to Stirling by car takes about 1.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can travel to Grays Thurrock.

Things to do in Stirling

Wildlife · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Argaty Red Kites ©
Argaty Red Kites
Old Leckie Farm ©
Old Leckie Farm

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Grays Thurrock

Grays Thurrock
To see other places to visit, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Grays Thurrock route planning site.

Explore your travel options from Stirling to Grays Thurrock with the Route module. In August, Grays Thurrock is a bit warmer than Stirling - with highs of 26°C and lows of 17°C. You'll set off for London on the 21st (Fri).

Things to do in Grays Thurrock

Parks · Nightlife · Fun & Games

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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.
On the 22nd (Sat), steep yourself in history at Buckingham Palace, then walk around St. James's Park, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, and finally admire the masterpieces at National Gallery. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Tower of London, don't miss a visit to Tower Bridge, then take in panoramic vistas at Coca-Cola London Eye, and finally ponder the world of politics at Houses of Parliament.

To see where to stay, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read London road trip planning app.

You can drive from Grays Thurrock to London in an hour. In August, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace
Coca-Cola London Eye ©
Coca-Cola London Eye
Tower Bridge ©
Tower Bridge

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