8 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

8 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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Fly
1
London
— 1 night
Fly
2
Inverness
— 1 night
Drive
3
Isle of Skye
— 1 night
Drive
4
Glencoe
— 1 night
Drive
5
Edinburgh
— 2 nights
Fly

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1
night
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 29th (Fri): explore the world behind art at Tate Modern, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral, and then explore the world behind art at The British Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Westminster Abbey, then contemplate the long history of Churchill War Rooms, and then admire the masterpieces at National Gallery.

To see ratings, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the London online trip itinerary maker.

Ottawa, Canada to London is an approximately 11-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 5 hours traveling from Ottawa to London. While traveling from Ottawa, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in London, ranging from highs of 19°C to lows of 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Inverness.

Things to do in London

Highlights from your trip
The British Museum ©
Art Museum
The British Museum
4.7
National Gallery ©
Art Museum
National Gallery
4.7

1
night
Inverness

Gateway to the Highlands

Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Sun): contemplate the waterfront views at River Ness, don't miss a visit to Culloden Battlefield, then admire the natural beauty at Cawdor Castle, and finally kick back and relax at Nairn Beach.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, go to the Inverness online holiday maker.

Traveling by flight from London to Inverness takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from London in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Inverness, with lows of 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) early enough to drive to Isle of Skye.

Things to do in Inverness

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Beaches

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
Cawdor Castle ©
Castle
Cawdor Castle
4.3
Nairn Beach ©
Must see
Nairn Beach
4.7

1
night
Isle of Skye

Blessed with picturesque lochs and a dramatic, rocky coastline, the far-flung Isle of Skye remains one of Scotland's most beloved destinations.
On the 1st (Mon), take in the dramatic natural features at The Old Man of Storr, then take in the dramatic natural features at Kilt Rock, and then take in the dramatic natural features at The Quiraing.

To see photos, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Isle of Skye route planning site.

You can drive from Inverness to Isle of Skye in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In May, daily temperatures in Isle of Skye can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can go by car to Glencoe.

Things to do in Isle of Skye

Parks · Nature
Highlights from your trip
The Quiraing ©
Must see
The Quiraing
4.8
Kilt Rock ©
Must see
Kilt Rock
4.1

1
night
Glencoe

Glencoe or Glencoe Village is the main settlement in Glen Coe in the Lochaber area of the Scottish Highlands. On the 2nd (Tue), identify plant and animal life at Glen Etive, identify plant and animal life at Highland Titles Nature Reserve, then get engrossed in the history at Glencoe Folk Museum, and finally admire the verdant scenery at Glen Coe.

For maps, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Glencoe day trip website.

Drive from Isle of Skye to Glencoe in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of taxi and bus. June in Glencoe sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to drive to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Glencoe

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Museums

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
Glen Coe ©
Must see
Glen Coe
4.9
Glen Etive
Wildlife Area
Glen Etive
4.8

2
nights
Edinburgh

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): examine the collection at Royal Yacht Britannia, don't miss a visit to Palace of Holyroodhouse, then explore the striking landscape at Arthur's Seat, and finally wander the streets of Edinburgh Old Town. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at National Museum of Scotland, then make a trip to The Real Mary King's Close, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Giles' Cathedral.

For photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read Edinburgh tour itinerary planning app.

Traveling by car from Glencoe to Edinburgh takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In June, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature
Highlights from your trip
National Museum of Scotland ©
Natural History Museum
National Museum of Scotland
4.7
Royal Yacht Britannia ©
Specialty Museum
Royal Yacht Britannia
4.7

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