7 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

7 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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7 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: Beijing
Fly:  14​h 15​min
1
Edinburgh
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
2
Durness
— 2 nights
Drive:  9​h 30​min
3
London
— 1 night
Fly:  13​h
End: Beijing

1
night
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Thu): contemplate the long history of The Real Mary King's Close.

To find maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Edinburgh trip planner .

Beijing, China to Edinburgh is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from China Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time is minus 8 hours. Expect colder weather when traveling from Beijing in June: highs in Edinburgh hover around 20°C, while lows dip to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to drive to Durness.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Nature Parks
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Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
The Royal Mile ©
The Royal Mile
Arthur's Seat ©
Arthur's Seat

2
nights
Durness

Durness ©
Durness is a village and civil parish in the north-west Highlands of Scotland. Start off your visit on the 15th (Sat): kick back and relax at Durness Beach and then kick back and relax at Balnakeil Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: kick back and relax at Oldshoremore Beach and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Sandwood Bay Beach.

To find ratings, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Durness trip builder app .

Drive from Edinburgh to Durness in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to travel to London.

Things to do in Durness

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Kinlochbervie
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Sandwood Bay Beach ©
Sandwood Bay Beach
Oldshoremore Beach ©
Oldshoremore Beach
Durness Beach ©
Durness Beach

1
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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Mon): explore the world behind art at The British Museum, then take in the views from Tower Bridge, then take in panoramic vistas at Coca-Cola London Eye, and finally get a sense of history and politics at Houses of Parliament. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Tue): make a trip to Big Ben, then take an in-depth tour of Westminster Abbey, then explore the historical opulence of Buckingham Palace, and finally explore the world behind art at National Gallery.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read London online road trip planner .

You can drive from Durness to London in 12.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Traveling from Durness in June, you will find days in London are somewhat warmer (23°C), and nights are about the same (13°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites
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Coca-Cola London Eye ©
Coca-Cola London Eye
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Tower Bridge ©
Tower Bridge

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