5 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

5 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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5 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: London
train:  3​h 45​min
1
Windermere
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 30​min
2
Fort Augustus
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
3
Inverness
— Few hours
train:  2​h 30​min
4
Aberdeen
— 1 night
Fly:  12​h 30​min
End: Dubai

1
night
Windermere

Windermere ©
Windermere is the largest natural lake in England. Lake Windermere has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Fri): contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Windermere and then see the interesting displays at Hill Top, Beatrix Potter's House.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Windermere trip builder site .

London to Windermere is an approximately 4-hour train ride. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and flight. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to travel to Fort Augustus.

Things to do in Windermere

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Hill Top, Beatrix Potter's House
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Lake Windermere ©
Lake Windermere
Hill Top, Beatrix Potter's House ©
Orrest Head ©
Orrest Head

1
night
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. On the 7th (Sun), steep yourself in history at Urquhart Castle, then cruise along General Wade’s Military Roads, and then contemplate the long history of Fort Augustus.

To find reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Fort Augustus online trip builder .

Traveling by car from Windermere to Fort Augustus takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. July in Fort Augustus sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Inverness.

Things to do in Fort Augustus

Historic Sites Scenic Drive Outdoors

Side Trip

Urquhart Castle
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Urquhart Castle ©
Urquhart Castle
Fort Augustus Abbey ©
Fort Augustus Abbey
General Wade’s Military Roads ©
General Wade’s Military Roads

few
hours
Inverness

Inverness ©
Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
On the 7th (Sun), explore the historical opulence of Fort George and then witness the site of a historic battle at Culloden Battlefield.

For maps, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Inverness tour planning app .

Traveling by car from Fort Augustus to Inverness takes an hour. In July, daytime highs in Inverness are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Aberdeen.

Things to do in Inverness

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Culloden Battlefield
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Culloden Battlefield ©
Culloden Battlefield
Fort George
Fort George

1
night
Aberdeen

Aberdeen ©
The powerhouse of the northeast, Aberdeen is a prosperous urban center fueled by a thriving petroleum industry.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Mon): explore the historical opulence of Dunnottar Castle.

To see ratings, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Aberdeen trip planner .

Getting from Inverness to Aberdeen by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive. In July, daytime highs in Aberdeen are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. You will have some time to spend on the 8th (Mon) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Aberdeen

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Dunnottar Castle
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Dunnottar Castle ©
Dunnottar Castle

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