8 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

8 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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London
— 1 night
Fly
2
Inverness
— 2 nights
Drive
3
Fort William
— 2 nights
+2
Bus to Glasgow, Fly to Bristol, Train to St Ives
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St Ives
— 2 nights
Drive

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London

The Square Mile

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 23rd (Thu): don't miss a visit to Big Ben, admire the striking features of Westminster Abbey, then contemplate the long history of Buckingham Palace, and finally admire the masterpieces at National Gallery. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Tower Bridge, don't miss a visit to Tower of London, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Coca-Cola London Eye.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read London online trip itinerary planner.

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to London. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Inverness.

Things to do in London

Highlights from your trip
Tower of London ©
Must see
Tower of London
4.6
Buckingham Palace ©
Historic Site
Buckingham Palace
4.3

2
nights
Inverness

Gateway to the Highlands

Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Sat): explore the historical opulence of Urquhart Castle, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then contemplate the waterfront views at River Ness, and finally take in the history at Culloden Battlefield. On the next day, walk around RZSS Highland Wildlife Park, identify plant and animal life at Cairngorm Reindeer Centre, and then stroll through Loch Morlich.

For other places to visit, photos, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Inverness trip planner.

Fly from London to Inverness in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In July, Inverness is little chillier than London - with highs of 22°C and lows of 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Fort William.

Things to do in Inverness

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
Urquhart Castle ©
Must see
Urquhart Castle
4.2

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 27th (Mon): admire the sheer force of Steall Waterfall, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Ben Nevis, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Nevis Range Mountain Resort, and finally don't miss a visit to Glenfinnan Viaduct.

For maps, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Fort William trip maker tool.

Traveling by car from Inverness to Fort William takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. On the 28th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to St Ives.

Things to do in Fort William

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
Steall Waterfall ©
Must see
Steall Waterfall
4.9
Glen Coe ©
Must see
Glen Coe
4.9

2
nights
St Ives

St Ives is a seaside town, civil parish and port in Cornwall. Start off your visit on the 29th (Wed): look for all kinds of wild species at Screech Owl Sanctuary, then stroll through Fistral Beach Bar, and then stroll through Perranporth Beach. On the 30th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: kick back and relax at Porthminster Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Carbis Bay Beach, and then head off the coast to St. Michael's Mount.

To find reviews, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, use the St Ives attractions planner.

You can do a combination of bus, flight, and train from Fort William to St Ives in 11 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In July, daily temperatures in St Ives can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in St Ives

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
Perranporth Beach ©
Must see
Perranporth Beach
4.8
Carbis Bay Beach ©
Must see
Carbis Bay Beach
4.5

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