5 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

5 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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5 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: Calgary
Fly:  15​h 15​min
1
Inverness
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
St. Andrews
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Dunfermline
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
4
Glasgow
— 1 night
Fly:  14​h
End: Calgary

1
day
Inverness

Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Tue): kick back and relax at Rosemarkie Beach, step into the grandiose world of Fort George, and then get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

To see other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Inverness trip planning tool .

Calgary, Canada to Inverness is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time is 7 hours. In May in Inverness, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 5°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can go by car to St. Andrews.

Things to do in Inverness

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

Rosemarkie Beach
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Rosemarkie Beach ©
Rosemarkie Beach
Fort George
Fort George

1
night
St. Andrews

St. Andrews ©
On the 29th (Wed), enjoy the sand and surf at Kingsbarns Beach, contemplate the long history of Blackfriars Chapel, then play a few rounds at St Andrews Links, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St Andrews Cathedral.

For other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our St. Andrews day trip tool .

Traveling by car from Inverness to St. Andrews takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in St. Andrews can reach 16°C, while at night they dip to 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can drive to Dunfermline.

Things to do in St. Andrews

Historic Sites Outdoors Golf
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St Andrews Links ©
St Andrews Links
St Andrews Cathedral ©
St Andrews Cathedral
Blackfriars Chapel ©
Blackfriars Chapel

1
night
Dunfermline

Dunfermline ©
Dunfermline is a town and former Royal Burgh, and parish, in Fife, Scotland, on high ground 3mi from the northern shore of the Firth of Forth. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Thu): take an in-depth tour of Andrew Carnegie Birthplace Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dunfermline Abbey and Palace, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rosyth Old Parish Church, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rosyth Parish Church, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Black Sands.

For ratings, photos, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Dunfermline trip planner .

Traveling by car from St. Andrews to Dunfermline takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May in Dunfermline, expect temperatures between 16°C during the day and 7°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Glasgow.

Things to do in Dunfermline

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Black Sands
Highlights from your plan
Andrew Carnegie Birthplace Museum ©
Andrew Carnegie Birthplace Museum
Rosyth Old Parish Church ©
Rosyth Old Parish Church
Dunfermline Abbey and Palace ©
Dunfermline Abbey and Palace

1
night
Glasgow

Glasgow ©
Scotland’s largest city, Glasgow is known for its cultural heritage and the friendliness of its people.
On the 31st (Fri), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Glasgow Cathedral, explore the world behind art at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, and then pause for some serene contemplation at St Mary's Cathedral.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Glasgow trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by car from Dunfermline to Glasgow takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In May, daytime highs in Glasgow are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Glasgow

Museums Historic Sites
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Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum ©
Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum
Glasgow Cathedral ©
Glasgow Cathedral
St Mary's Cathedral ©
St Mary's Cathedral

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