59 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

59 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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59 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: Addis Ababa
Fly:  13​h 30​min
1
Edinburgh
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Fort William
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Inverness
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Gairloch
— 6 nights
Drive:  3​h
5
Durness
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
6
Wick
— 5 nights
Drive:  6​h 15​min
7
Grasmere
— 6 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
8
Moreton-in-Marsh
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
9
Bath
— 6 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
10
London
— 6 nights
Fly:  10​h
End: Addis Ababa

5
nights
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Explore Edinburgh's surroundings by going to Bamburgh (Ross Back Sands Beach & St Aiden Beach). And it doesn't end there: step into the grandiose world of Edinburgh Castle, see the interesting displays at Royal Yacht Britannia, don't miss a visit to The Royal Mile, and get curious at Camera Obscura and World of Illusions.

To see other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, use the Edinburgh online road trip planner .

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia to Edinburgh is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Addis Ababa to Edinburgh, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Addis Ababa in June: high temperatures in Edinburgh hover around 20°C and lows are around 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can go by car to Fort William.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Bamburgh, Dalhousie Castle Falconry
Highlights from your plan
Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
St Aiden Beach ©
St Aiden Beach
Ross Back Sands Beach ©
Ross Back Sands Beach

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. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Fort William: Glenfinnan (Loch Shiel & Glenfinnan Viaduct), Morar Beach (in Morar) and Camusdarach Beach (in Arisaig). There's lots more to do: identify plant and animal life at Highland Titles Nature Reserve, get outside with Sanna Bay, make a trip to Neptune's Staircase, and stroll through Glencoe Lochan.

To see traveler tips and tourist information, use the Fort William tour itinerary maker .

Drive from Edinburgh to Fort William in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can go by car to Inverness.

Things to do in Fort William

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Glencoe Village, Glenfinnan, Kilchoan, Onich, Commando Monument
Highlights from your plan
Camusdarach Beach ©
Camusdarach Beach
Highland Titles Nature Reserve ©
Highland Titles Nature Reserve
Glencoe Lochan ©
Glencoe Lochan

6
nights
Inverness

Inverness ©
Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Inverness: Brora Beach (in Brora), Dunrobin Castle and Gardens (in Golspie) and Nairn Beach (in Nairn). There's still lots to do: gain some tasty knowledge on a distillery tour, explore the historical opulence of Fort George, look for all kinds of wild species at Loch Garten Nature Reserve, and have some family-friendly fun at Wildwoodz.

To find reviews, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Inverness vacation planner .

You can drive from Fort William to Inverness in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Inverness can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) to allow time to drive to Gairloch.

Things to do in Inverness

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Nairn, Munlochy, Dornoch, Dunrobin Castle and Gardens, Culloden Battlefield
Highlights from your plan
Brora Beach ©
Brora Beach
Nairn Beach ©
Nairn Beach
Rogie Falls ©
Rogie Falls

6
nights
Gairloch

Gairloch ©
Gairloch is a village, civil parish and community on the shores of Loch Gairloch in Wester Ross, in the North-West Highlands of Scotland. Explore Gairloch's surroundings by going to Eilean Donan Castle (in Kyle of Lochalsh), Glen Torridon (in Shieldaig) and All The Goodness (in Ardelve). There's lots more to do: make a trip to Bealach na Ba Viewpoint, enjoy the sand and surf at Red Point Beach, admire the natural beauty at Inverewe Garden, and examine the collection at Gairloch Heritage Museum.

For reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Gairloch trip site .

Drive from Inverness to Gairloch in 2 hours. In June in Gairloch, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Durness.

Things to do in Gairloch

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Ullapool, Poolewe, Aultbea, Glen Torridon, Red Point Beach
Highlights from your plan
Inverewe Garden ©
Inverewe Garden
Bealach na Ba Viewpoint ©
Bealach na Ba Viewpoint
Red Point Beach ©
Red Point Beach

5
nights
Durness

Durness
Durness is a village and civil parish in the north-west Highlands of Scotland. Explore Durness' surroundings by going to Scourie Bay (in Scourie), Kinlochbervie (Oldshoremore Beach & Sandwood Bay Beach) and Lochinver (Achmelvich Beach, Drumbeg Loop, & more). The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Durness Beach, explore the historical opulence of Ardvreck Castle, explore the striking landscape at Cape Wrath, and explore the fascinating underground world of Smoo Cave.

For more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Durness itinerary builder app .

You can drive from Gairloch to Durness in 3 hours. In June, daytime highs in Durness are 18°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) to allow time to drive to Wick.

Things to do in Durness

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Lochinver, Kinlochbervie, Scourie Bay, Ardvreck Castle
Highlights from your plan
Sandwood Bay Beach
Sandwood Bay Beach
Durness Beach ©
Durness Beach
Balnakeil Beach ©
Balnakeil Beach

5
nights
Wick

Wick ©
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Wick: Thurso (The Castle and Gardens of Mey, Dunnet Head, & more), Dunnet (Mary Ann's Cottage, Dunnet Bay Distillery, & more) and John O'Groats (Duncansby Head & Puffin Croft Petting Farm & Farm Shop).

To find reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Wick road trip app .

Drive from Durness to Wick in 2.5 hours. In July, daytime highs in Wick are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can travel to Grasmere.

Things to do in Wick

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Thurso, Helmsdale, Dunnet, John O'Groats, Whaligoe Steps
Highlights from your plan
Queen Elizabeth Castle of Mey Trust ©
Duncansby Head ©
Duncansby Head
Dunnet Head ©
Dunnet Head

6
nights
Grasmere

Grasmere ©
Grasmere is a village and tourist destination in the centre of the English Lake District. Venture out of the city with trips to Bassenthwaite Lake National Nature Reserve (in Bassenthwaite), Alpacaly Ever After (in Portinscale) and Buttermere (in Buttermere). There's much more to do: explore the activities along Easedale Tarn, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Keswick Brewing Company, make a trip to Lake Grasmere, and get great views at Walla Crag.

For more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Grasmere online trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by car from Wick to Grasmere takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Moreton-in-Marsh.

Things to do in Grasmere

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Keswick, Lake District, Cockermouth, Coniston Water, Buttermere Lake
Highlights from your plan
Easedale Tarn ©
Easedale Tarn
Lake Grasmere ©
Lake Grasmere
Helm Crag ©
Helm Crag

5
nights
Moreton-in-Marsh

Moreton-in-Marsh ©
Moreton-in-Marsh is a town civil parish in northeastern Gloucestershire, England. Step out of Moreton-in-Marsh to go to Northleach and see Mechanical Music Museum, which is approximately 30 minutes away. There's lots more to do: sample the fine beverages at Cotswolds Distillery, enjoy some diversion at Cotswold Archery, admire the natural beauty at Sezincote House & Garden, and steep yourself in history at Chastleton House and Garden.

For photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read Moreton-in-Marsh trip tool .

You can drive from Grasmere to Moreton-in-Marsh in 4 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in July, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can drive to Bath.

Things to do in Moreton-in-Marsh

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Chipping Campden, Shipston on Stour, Sudeley Castle, High Street Broadway, Bourton on the Water
Highlights from your plan
Cotswolds Distillery ©
Cotswolds Distillery
High Street Broadway ©
High Street Broadway
Bourton House Garden ©
Bourton House Garden

6
nights
Bath

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Get out of town with these interesting Bath side-trips: Malmesbury (Malmesbury Market Cross, Malmesbury Abbey, & more), Castle Combe Village (in Castle Combe) and Tetbury (The Royal Gardens at Highgrove & Chavenage House). There's still lots to do: get engrossed in the history at The Roman Baths, identify plant and animal life at Walks With Hawks, head outdoors with Head 4 Heights Ltd, and explore the ancient world of Hailes Abbey.

For traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Bath tour planner.

You can drive from Moreton-in-Marsh to Bath in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) to allow time to take a train to London.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Cheltenham, Painswick, Tewkesbury, Malmesbury, Tetbury
Highlights from your plan
The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
St Marys Painswick ©
St Marys Painswick
Tewkesbury Abbey ©
Tewkesbury Abbey

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.
London is known for museums, nightlife, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Coca-Cola London Eye, get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum, explore the historical opulence of Buckingham Palace, and admire the masterpieces at The British Museum.

To see ratings, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our London trip planner .

Traveling by train from Bath to London takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in London can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. You will have some time to spend on the 31st (Wed) before leaving for home.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Coca-Cola London Eye ©
Coca-Cola London Eye
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Tower Bridge ©
Tower Bridge

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