9 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

9 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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9 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: Charlotte
Fly + Drive:  14​h 30​min
1
Beauly
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Dornoch
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Gairloch
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 15​min
4
Grasmere
— 1 night
train:  4​h 45​min
5
London
— 3 nights
Fly:  12​h 15​min
End: Charlotte

1
day
Beauly

Beauly ©
Beauly is a town in the Kilmorack Parish of the Scottish County of Inverness, on the River Beauly, 10mi west of Inverness by the Far North railway line. Start off your visit on the 16th (Tue): stop by Campbell's of Beauly, browse the fresh offerings at Ferintosh Community Market, shop like a local with Picaresque Books, then view the masterpieces at Kilmorack Gallery, and finally identify plant and animal life at Highland Falconry at The Struy Inn.

To see maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Beauly vacation planner .

Charlotte, USA to Beauly is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time is 5 hours. While traveling from Charlotte, expect colder days and slightly colder nights in Beauly, ranging from highs of 52°F to lows of 36°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can travel to Dornoch.

Things to do in Beauly

Shopping Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Highland Falconry at The Struy Inn, Ferintosh Community Market, Picaresque Books
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Campbell's of Beauly ©
Campbell's of Beauly
Kilmorack Gallery ©
Kilmorack Gallery

1
night
Dornoch

Dornoch ©
Dornoch is a town and seaside resort, and former Royal burgh in the Highlands of Scotland. On the 17th (Wed), enjoy the sand and surf at Dornoch Beach, then get some fabulous bargains at Anta Scotland, then look for gifts at Seaweed n Stuff, and finally stroll through Embo Beach.

To see photos, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Dornoch trip planner.

Getting from Beauly to Dornoch by car takes about an hour. Expect a daytime high around 51°F in April, and nighttime lows around 36°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can travel to Gairloch.

Things to do in Dornoch

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Embo Beach, Anta Scotland, Seaweed n Stuff
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Dornoch Beach ©
Dornoch Beach

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 18th (Thu): stop by Perfume Studio, kick back and relax at Mellon Udrigle Beach, then identify plant and animal life at Shieldaig Falconry, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Red Point Beach.

For photos, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read Gairloch trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from Dornoch to Gairloch takes 2.5 hours. In April, daily temperatures in Gairloch can reach 50°F, while at night they dip to 38°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to travel to Grasmere.

Things to do in Gairloch

Parks Shopping Beaches

Side Trips

Red Point Beach, Perfume Studio, Mellon Udrigle Beach
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Red Point Beach ©
Red Point Beach
Mellon Udrigle Beach ©
Mellon Udrigle Beach

1
night
Grasmere

Grasmere ©
Grasmere is a village and tourist destination in the centre of the English Lake District. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Fri): delve into the distant past at Castlerigg Stone Circle, take in the exciting artwork at Thornthwaite Galleries, then view the masterpieces at Viridian Gallery, then take in the pleasant sights at Alpacaly Ever After, and finally explore the historical opulence of Castle Crag. Here are some ideas for day two: view the masterpieces at Heaton Cooper Studio, look for gifts at Herdy, then take in the dramatic natural features at Helm Crag, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Easedale Tarn.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Grasmere trip simple and quick.

Drive from Gairloch to Grasmere in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can travel to London.

Things to do in Grasmere

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Keswick, Alpacaly Ever After, Castle Crag
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Helm Crag ©
Helm Crag
Castle Crag ©
Castle Crag
Easedale Tarn ©
Easedale Tarn

3
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.
Head to Covent Garden and Parasol unit foundation for contemporary artfor plenty of shopping. Popular historic sites such as Westminster Abbey and Buckingham Palace are in your itinerary. The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, explore the wide array of goods at Harrods, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, and don't miss a visit to Tower of London.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, go to the London driving holiday planner.

Do a combination of bus and train from Grasmere to London in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and flight. In April, daily temperatures in London can reach 56°F, while at night they dip to 40°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Westminster Abbey ©
Westminster Abbey
Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace

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