9 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

9 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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9 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: London
1
London
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
2
Newquay
— 2 nights
Drive:  9​h
3
Edinburgh
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Fort William
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 45​min
5
Llandudno
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
End: London

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Wed): admire the masterpieces at The British Museum, then don't miss a visit to Coca-Cola London Eye, then don't miss a visit to Big Ben, and finally step into the grandiose world of Buckingham Palace. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral, then take in the views from Tower Bridge, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Westminster Abbey, and finally explore the world behind art at National Gallery.

To see traveler tips, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read our London day trip planning app .

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to London. In July, daytime highs in London are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) early enough to travel to Newquay.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites 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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nights
Newquay

Newquay ©
Known as the Surf Capital of the UK, Newquay is a vibrant city with youthful energy.
On the 2nd (Fri), go for a walk through St Ives Bay, explore the historical opulence of St. Michael's Mount, and then kick back and relax at Tolcarne Beach. On the 3rd (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take an in-depth tour of Newquay Heritage Archive & Museum and then kick back and relax at Fistral Beach Bar.

To see more things to do, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, go to the Newquay day trip planner.

Traveling by flight from London to Newquay takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. On the 3rd (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Newquay

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

St. Michael's Mount, St Ives Bay
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Fistral Beach Bar ©
Fistral Beach Bar
St. Michael's Mount ©
St. Michael's Mount
St Ives Bay ©
St Ives Bay

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Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
On the 4th (Sun), contemplate the long history of Inchcolm Abbey and Island, then stroll the grounds of Greyfriars Kirkyard, then stroll around Holyrood Park, and finally explore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle. On the next day, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rosslyn Chapel, and then step into the grandiose world of Craigmillar Castle.

For photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Edinburgh tour planner.

Getting from Newquay to Edinburgh by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In August in Edinburgh, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Fort William.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Tours Parks

Side Trip

Rosslyn Chapel
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Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
Inchcolm Abbey and Island ©
Inchcolm Abbey and Island
Holyrood Park ©
Holyrood Park

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nights
Fort William

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 6th (Tue): steep yourself in history at Glenfinnan Viaduct, take in the awesome beauty at Nevis Range Mountain Resort, then take in the awesome beauty at Ben Nevis, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Steall Waterfall. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to Ballachulish Slate Quarry, then identify plant and animal life at Highland Titles Nature Reserve, and then admire the verdant scenery at Glen Coe.

To find traveler tips, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Fort William trip planner .

Traveling by car from Edinburgh to Fort William takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Llandudno.

Things to do in Fort William

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Glenfinnan Viaduct, Ballachulish Slate Quarry, Highland Titles Nature Reserve, Glen Coe
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Highland Titles Nature Reserve ©
Highland Titles Nature Reserve
Steall Waterfall ©
Steall Waterfall
Ben Nevis ©
Ben Nevis

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Llandudno

Llandudno ©
Llandudno is a seaside resort, town and community in Conwy County Borough, Wales, located on the Creuddyn peninsula, which protrudes into the Irish Sea. Start off your visit on the 8th (Thu): take in the waterfront at Llandudno Pier, don't miss a visit to Great Orme, go for a walk through Llandudno Promenade, then get engrossed in the history at Conwy Castle, and finally don't miss a visit to Conwy Town Walls.

To see ratings, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Llandudno trip itinerary maker tool .

Drive from Fort William to Llandudno in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or do a combination of bus and train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to take a train back home.

Things to do in Llandudno

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Conwy
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Great Orme ©
Great Orme
Llandudno Promenade ©
Llandudno Promenade
Llandudno Pier ©
Llandudno Pier

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