52 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

52 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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52 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: Karachi
Fly:  18​h 15​min
1
Edinburgh
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Fort William
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Aviemore
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Dornoch
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h
5
Durness
— 5 nights
Drive:  6​h 30​min
6
Grasmere
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
7
Cheltenham
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h
8
London
— 9 nights
Fly:  13​h
End: Karachi

5
nights
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Step out of Edinburgh with an excursion to Cairn O'Mohr Fruit Wines in Errol--about 1h 20 min away. And it doesn't end there: explore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle, take a stroll through Edinburgh Old Town, make a trip to The Royal Mile, and see the interesting displays at Royal Yacht Britannia.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Edinburgh online itinerary planner .

Karachi, Pakistan to Edinburgh is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Pakistan Time (PKT) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), which is usually a -5 hour difference. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Karachi in June, with highs in Edinburgh at 20°C and lows at 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can drive to Fort William.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums Historic Sites Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

Cairn O'Mohr Fruit Wines
Highlights from your plan
Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
Edinburgh Old Town ©
Edinburgh Old Town
Edinburgh Gin Distillery ©
Edinburgh Gin Distillery

6
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. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Fort William: Morar Beach (in Morar), Ardnamurchan Distillery (in Glenbeg) and Arisaig (Camusdarach Beach & Traigh Golf Course). There's lots more to do: stroll through Camas an Lighe (Singing Sands), identify plant and animal life at Highland Titles Nature Reserve, delve into the distant past at Corrimony Chambered Cairn, and see the sights as you ascend with a climbing tour.

To find ratings, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Fort William trip builder website .

Traveling by car from Edinburgh to Fort William takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Aviemore.

Things to do in Fort William

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Arisaig, Glen Coe, Camas an Lighe (Singing Sands), Morar Beach, Commando Monument
Highlights from your plan
Camusdarach Beach ©
Camusdarach Beach
Camas an Lighe (Singing Sands) ©
Camas an Lighe (Singing Sands)
Ardnamurchan Distillery ©
Ardnamurchan Distillery

6
nights
Aviemore

Aviemore ©
Aviemore is a town and tourist resort, situated within the Cairngorms National Park in the Highlands of Scotland. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Aviemore: Caorunn Gin Tour (in Cromdale), Glenfarclas Distillery (in Ballindalloch) and Invermoriston Falls (in Invermoriston). Spend the 26th (Wed) exploring nature at Cairngorms National Park. The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Loch Morlich, find something for the whole family at Landmark Forest Adventure Park, tee off at Craggan Outdoors, and examine the collection at Highland Folk Museum.

To find more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Aviemore attractions planner .

You can drive from Fort William to Aviemore in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Aviemore are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can go by car to Dornoch.

Things to do in Aviemore

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Newtonmore, Invermoriston Falls, Glenfarclas Distillery, Speyside Distillery, Caorunn Gin Tour
Highlights from your plan
Loch Morlich ©
Loch Morlich
Dalwhinnie Distillery ©
Dalwhinnie Distillery
Craggan Outdoors ©
Craggan Outdoors

6
nights
Dornoch

Dornoch ©
Dornoch is a town and seaside resort, and former Royal burgh in the Highlands of Scotland. Change things up with these side-trips from Dornoch: Whaligoe Steps (in Whaligoe), The Dalmore Distillery (in Alness) and Wick (Wick Heritage Museum & Castle Sinclair Girnigoe). There's lots more to do: play a few rounds at Royal Dornoch Golf Club, enjoy the sand and surf at Dornoch Beach, stroll through Brora Beach, and brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Balblair Distillery.

For photos, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read Dornoch tour itinerary builder site .

Traveling by car from Aviemore to Dornoch takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in June, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Durness.

Things to do in Dornoch

Outdoors Golf Parks

Side Trips

Tain, Wick, Brora, Golspie, Embo Beach
Highlights from your plan
Royal Dornoch Golf Club ©
Royal Dornoch Golf Club
Bonar Bridge Ardgay Golf Club ©
Bonar Bridge Ardgay Golf Club
Tain Golf Club ©
Tain Golf Club

5
nights
Durness

Durness ©
Durness is a village and civil parish in the north-west Highlands of Scotland. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Durness: Kinlochbervie (Oldshoremore Beach, Sandwood Bay Beach, & more), Lochinver (Drumbeg Loop & Achmelvich Beach) and Scourie Bay (in Scourie). There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Durness Beach, kick back and relax at Sango Bay, contemplate the waterfront views at Balnakeil Bay, and view the masterpieces at Lotte Glob.

For maps, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Durness online travel route planner .

Traveling by car from Dornoch to Durness takes 2 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Durness can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Grasmere.

Things to do in Durness

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Kinlochbervie, Lochinver, Scourie Bay, Clachtoll Beach Campsite
Highlights from your plan
Sandwood Bay Beach ©
Sandwood Bay Beach
Oldshoremore Beach ©
Oldshoremore Beach
Clachtoll Beach Campsite ©
Clachtoll Beach Campsite

5
nights
Grasmere

Grasmere ©
Grasmere is a village and tourist destination in the centre of the English Lake District. Change things up with these side-trips from Grasmere: The Lakes Distillery (in Bassenthwaite), Alpacaly Ever After (in Portinscale) and Buttermere (in Buttermere). There's lots more to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Helvellyn, shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour, trek along Old Man of Coniston, and explore the activities along Derwentwater.

To see photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Grasmere road trip app .

Getting from Durness to Grasmere by car takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: fly. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Cheltenham.

Things to do in Grasmere

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Keswick, Cockermouth, Lake District, Silecroft Beach, St Catherine's Chruch
Highlights from your plan
Keswick Brewing Company ©
Keswick Brewing Company
The Lakes Distillery ©
The Lakes Distillery
Silecroft Beach ©
Silecroft Beach

6
nights
Cheltenham

Cheltenham ©
Cheltenham, also known as Cheltenham Spa, is a regency spa town and borough which is located on the edge of the Cotswolds, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in Gloucestershire, England. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cheltenham: Head 4 Heights Ltd (in Shorncote), The Cotswold Range (in Somerford Keynes) and Tetbury (Chavenage House & The Royal Gardens at Highgrove). Next up on the itinerary: sample the fine beverages at Cotswolds Distillery, tee off at Cleeve Hill Golf Club Ltd, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and identify plant and animal life at Walks With Hawks.

To find other places to visit, reviews, photos, and tourist information, go to the Cheltenham travel itinerary planner.

Getting from Grasmere to Cheltenham by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. July in Cheltenham sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 18°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) to allow time to drive to London.

Things to do in Cheltenham

Outdoors Golf Parks

Side Trips

Gloucester, Cirencester, Tetbury, The Roman Baths, Cotswold Archery
Highlights from your plan
Cotswolds Distillery ©
Cotswolds Distillery
Sibling Distillery ©
Sibling Distillery
Lilley Brook Golf Club ©
Lilley Brook Golf Club

9
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.
London is known for museums, nightlife, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: enjoy breathtaking views from Coca-Cola London Eye, get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum, take in the views from Tower Bridge, and admire the landmark architecture of Houses of Parliament.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, use the London route builder website .

You can drive from Cheltenham to London in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Tours
Highlights from your plan
Coca-Cola London Eye ©
Coca-Cola London Eye
Jim And Tonic ©
Jim And Tonic
Brent Valley Golf Course ©
Brent Valley Golf Course

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