6 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

6 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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6 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: Cork
Fly:  4​h 30​min
1
London
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  4​h 45​min
2
Beauly
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Durness
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
4
Edinburgh
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h
End: Cork

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night
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.
On the 22nd (Thu), admire the masterpieces at National Gallery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri): contemplate the long history of Westminster Abbey, take in panoramic vistas at Coca-Cola London Eye, then snap pictures at Tower Bridge, and finally step into the grandiose world of Buckingham Palace.

To see where to stay, maps, and tourist information, refer to the London trip planning tool .

Cork, Ireland to London is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. When traveling from Cork in August, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in London: temperatures range from 26°C by day to 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to travel to Beauly.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites Museums Nightlife
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Coca-Cola London Eye ©
Coca-Cola London Eye
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace

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night
Beauly

Beauly ©
Beauly is a town in the Kilmorack Parish of the Scottish County of Inverness, on the River Beauly, 10mi west of Inverness by the Far North railway line. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sat): hike along Loch Affric Circular Walk and then look for all kinds of wild species at Aigas Field Centre.

To see reviews, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Beauly trip builder .

The Route module can help you plan travel from London to Beauly. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from London in August, with highs in Beauly at 21°C and lows at 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Durness.

Things to do in Beauly

Parks Trails Outdoors
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Aigas Field Centre ©
Aigas Field Centre
Loch Affric Circular Walk ©
Loch Affric Circular Walk

2
nights
Durness

Durness ©
Durness is a village and civil parish in the north-west Highlands of Scotland. Start off your visit on the 25th (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Durness Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Sango Bay, and then kick back and relax at Scourie Bay. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at Balnakeil Beach and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Sandwood Bay Beach.

To find photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Durness tour planner.

Traveling by car from Beauly to Durness takes 3 hours. August in Durness sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Durness

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Scourie Bay, Sandwood Bay Beach
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Durness Beach ©
Durness Beach
Sandwood Bay Beach
Sandwood Bay Beach
Balnakeil Beach ©
Balnakeil Beach

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night
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
On the 27th (Tue), see the interesting displays at Royal Yacht Britannia, explore the striking landscape at Arthur's Seat, and then step into the grandiose world of Edinburgh Castle.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Edinburgh trip planner.

Getting from Durness to Edinburgh by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. In August in Edinburgh, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
Arthur's Seat ©
Arthur's Seat
Royal Yacht Britannia ©
Royal Yacht Britannia

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