9 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

9 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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9 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: Abu Dhabi
Fly + Drive:  18​h 15​min
1
Ballachulish
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  5​h
2
Windermere
— 3 nights
Train:  3​h 45​min
3
London
— 2 nights
Fly:  10​h 15​min
End: Abu Dhabi

2
nights
Ballachulish

Ballachulish ©
The village of Ballachulish in Lochaber, Highland, Scotland, is centred on former slate quarries. On the 4th (Tue), trek along Glencoe Lochan, get outside with Sustrans Cycle Track, and then tee off at The Dragons Tooth Golf Course. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to Ballachulish Slate Quarry, explore the striking landscape at Buachaille Etive Mor, then look for gifts at The Green Welly Stop, and finally step into the grandiose world of Kilchurn Castle.

For ratings and tourist information, go to the Ballachulish trip itinerary maker tool .

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates to Ballachulish is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Abu Dhabi to Ballachulish is minus 4 hours. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Abu Dhabi in June: high temperatures in Ballachulish hover around 20°C and lows are around 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can travel to Windermere.

Things to do in Ballachulish

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

The Green Welly Stop, Glencoe Lochan, Kilchurn Castle
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Glencoe Lochan ©
Glencoe Lochan
Buachaille Etive Mor ©
Buachaille Etive Mor
Ballachulish Slate Quarry ©
Ballachulish Slate Quarry

3
nights
Windermere

Windermere ©
Windermere is the largest natural lake in England. On the 6th (Thu), look for all kinds of wild species at RSPB Leighton Moss Nature Reserve, then stop by R.A. & J.S. Fletcher, then take in nature's colorful creations at Holker Hall & Gardens, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Furness Abbey. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Fri): examine the collection at Laurel and Hardy Museum, then see the interesting displays at The Dock Museum, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Haverigg Beach.

To see where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Windermere tour website .

You can drive from Ballachulish to Windermere in 5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can take a train to London.

Things to do in Windermere

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Grange-over-Sands, Barrow-in-Furness, RSPB Leighton Moss Nature Reserve, Haverigg Beach, Laurel and Hardy Museum
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Holker Hall & Gardens ©
Holker Hall & Gardens
Haverigg Beach ©
Haverigg Beach
Furness Abbey ©
Furness Abbey

2
nights
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 8th (Sat): get engrossed in the history at Michelham Priory, then get a taste of the local shopping with The Lanes, and then admire the striking features of Royal Pavilion. On the 9th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for all kinds of wild species at East Sussex Falconry, then take in the exciting artwork at Farleys House & Gallery, and then explore the historical opulence of Lewes Castle & Barbican House Museum.

To find traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the London day trip planning app .

You can take a train from Windermere to London in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in June, and nighttime lows around 13°C. You will leave for home on the 10th (Mon).

Things to do in London

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Brighton and Hove, Farleys House & Gallery, Michelham Priory, Lewes Castle & Barbican House Museum, East Sussex Falconry
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The Lanes ©
The Lanes
Royal Pavilion ©
Royal Pavilion
Farleys House & Gallery ©
Farleys House & Gallery

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