7 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

7 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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7 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: Budapest
Fly:  5​h 45​min
1
London
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Inverness
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Gairloch
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 45​min
4
Alnwick
— 1 day
train:  1​h
5
Edinburgh
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
End: Budapest

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.
On the 23rd (Tue), take in the spiritual surroundings of Westminster Abbey and then explore the world behind art at National Gallery. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the masterpieces at The British Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, then contemplate the long history of Tower of London, and finally step into the grandiose world of Buckingham Palace.

To see where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read London trip planner.

Budapest, Hungary to London is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Budapest to London is minus 1 hour. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Budapest in April: highs in London hover around 15°C, while lows dip to 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to travel to Inverness.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites Museums
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Westminster Abbey ©
Westminster Abbey
Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace
Tower of London ©
Tower of London

1
night
Inverness

Inverness ©
Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
On the 25th (Thu), cast your line with a fishing tour, then don't miss a visit to Culloden Battlefield, then surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, and finally steep yourself in history at Urquhart Castle.

To see traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Inverness road trip planning site .

You can fly from London to Inverness in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. In April, daily temperatures in Inverness can reach 13°C, while at night they dip to 2°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can travel to Gairloch.

Things to do in Inverness

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Culloden Battlefield, Urquhart Castle
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Culloden Battlefield ©
Culloden Battlefield
Urquhart Castle ©
Urquhart Castle
Nature & Wildlife Tours

1
night
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. Start off your visit on the 26th (Fri): tee off at Gairloch Golf Club, then get outside with Walking and Wildlife Adventures, and then identify plant and animal life at Shieldaig Falconry.

To find ratings, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read Gairloch online trip planner .

Getting from Inverness to Gairloch by car takes about 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 11°C in April, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to travel to Alnwick.

Things to do in Gairloch

Outdoors Golf Wildlife
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Gairloch Golf Club ©
Gairloch Golf Club

1
day
Alnwick

Alnwick ©
Alnwick is a relatively large market town in north Northumberland, England, of which it is the county town. On the 27th (Sat), explore the historical opulence of Bamburgh Castle, then admire the natural beauty at The Alnwick Garden, then explore the historical opulence of Alnwick Castle, and finally admire the striking features of Cragside House and Gardens.

To find out how to plan a trip to Alnwick, use our trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Gairloch to Alnwick by car takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: fly. Expect a daytime high around 12°C in April, and nighttime lows around 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to take a train to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Alnwick

Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Bamburgh Castle, Cragside House and Gardens
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Bamburgh Castle ©
Bamburgh Castle
Cragside House and Gardens ©
Cragside House and Gardens
Alnwick Castle ©
Alnwick Castle

2
nights
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
On the 28th (Sun), get a new perspective on nature at National Museum of Scotland, then contemplate the long history of The Real Mary King's Close, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Giles' Cathedral, and finally explore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle. Here are some ideas for day two: pause for some serene contemplation at Rosslyn Chapel, then take a stroll through Edinburgh Old Town, and then explore the striking landscape at Calton Hill.

To find reviews, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Edinburgh journey planner.

Traveling by train from Alnwick to Edinburgh takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. April in Edinburgh sees daily highs of 13°C and lows of 3°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trip

Rosslyn Chapel
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Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
Rosslyn Chapel ©
Rosslyn Chapel
Calton Hill ©
Calton Hill

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