6 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

6 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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Pitlochry
— 1 day
Drive
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Edinburgh
— 2 nights
Drive
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Balloch
— 1 night
Drive
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Fort William
— 2 nights

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Pitlochry

Pitlochry is a burgh in the county of Perthshire in Scotland, lying on the River Tummel. On the 10th (Thu), play a few rounds at Dunkeld and Birnam Golf Club, pause for some photo ops at Pitlochry War Memorial and Garden, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Ben Vrackie.

To see maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Pitlochry day trip planning site.

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Pitlochry. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Pitlochry

Outdoors · Nature · Parks · Golf

Side Trip

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nights
Edinburgh

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Fri): take in the local highlights with Walking tours, then explore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle, then contemplate the long history of The Real Mary King's Close, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Giles' Cathedral. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Sat): explore the galleries of Royal Yacht Britannia, don't miss a visit to The Royal Mile, and then enjoy breathtaking views from Camera Obscura and World of Illusions.

For reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Edinburgh online travel planner.

You can drive from Pitlochry to Edinburgh in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September in Edinburgh, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can drive to Balloch.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Childrens Museums

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Balloch

Start off your visit on the 13th (Sun): contemplate the long history of Maid of the Loch, get outside with Conic Hill, and then admire the natural beauty at Glenarn Gardens.

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

Traveling by car from Edinburgh to Balloch takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. In September in Balloch, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Fort William.

Things to do in Balloch

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

2
nights
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. Start off your visit on the 14th (Mon): explore the activities along Loch Shiel, take a memorable drive along Morar Beach, then see the interesting displays at Land Sea and Islands Centre, then brush up on your military savvy at The Commando Museum, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Steall Waterfall. On the 15th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take an in-depth tour of Glencoe Folk Museum, appreciate the views at Glen Coe, look for all kinds of wild species at Highland Titles Nature Reserve, then contemplate the waterfront views at Loch Linnhe, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Loch Linnhe Picnic Area.

To find reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Fort William trip planner.

You can drive from Balloch to Fort William in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus; or take a train.

Things to do in Fort William

Parks · Nature · Museums · Wildlife

Side Trips

United Kingdom travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Nightlife · Castles
Home to an impressive 25 World Heritage sites, the United Kingdom, which includes England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland, has hundreds of museums to explore, thousands of parks and gardens to stroll through, and tens of thousands of communities to discover. From Land’s End in the south to John O’Groats in the north, the country is packed with tourist attractions that can fill a range of itineraries. With nearly 30 million tourists visiting every year, the UK is ranked among the top ten holiday destinations in the world. Known for its royalty, this country also represents a diverse patchwork of native and immigrant cultures. Although Britannia no longer rules the waves, it possesses a captivating history and a dynamic modern culture, both of which remain hugely influential on the rest of the world.