9 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

9 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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9 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: Los Angeles
Fly:  18​h 30​min
1
Inverness
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h
2
Kirkwall, Mainland
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
3
London
— 2 nights
Fly:  14​h 30​min
End: Los Angeles

1
night
Inverness

Inverness ©
Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
On the 2nd (Sun), contemplate the long history of Urquhart Castle, delve into the distant past at Corrimony Chambered Cairn, then go for a walk through St Ninians Church, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Glen Strathfarrar. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the history at Culloden Battlefield, then kick back and relax at Nairn Beach, then step into the grandiose world of Fort George, and finally savor the flavors at Ferintosh Community Market.

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Los Angeles, USA to Inverness is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. You'll lose 8 hours traveling from Los Angeles to Inverness due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Los Angeles in August; daily highs in Inverness reach 65°F and lows reach 48°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to travel to Kirkwall.

Things to do in Inverness

Historic Sites Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Drumnadrochit, Culloden Battlefield, Ferintosh Community Market, Glen Strathfarrar, Nairn Beach
Highlights from your plan
Nairn Beach ©
Nairn Beach
Fort George
Fort George
Culloden Battlefield ©
Culloden Battlefield

3
nights
Kirkwall, Mainland

Kirkwall ©
Kirkwall is the largest town and capital of the Orkney Islands of Scotland. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Pier Arts Centre and Hoxa Tapestry Gallery. Museum-lovers will get to explore Orkney Fossil and Heritage Centre and Tomb of the Eagles. Explore Kirkwall's surroundings by going to Brough Of Birsay (in Birsay) and Skara Brae (in Stromness). Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Saint Magnus Cathedral, delve into the distant past at Barnhouse Neolithic Settlement, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Orkney Wine Company, and steep yourself in history at Standing Stones of Stenness.

To find photos, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read Kirkwall online trip itinerary builder .

You can fly from Inverness to Kirkwall in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and flight. In August, daily temperatures in Kirkwall can reach 61°F, while at night they dip to 50°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to travel to London.

Things to do in Kirkwall

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Stromness, South Ronaldsay, Stenness, Broch of Gurness, Brough Of Birsay
Highlights from your plan
Saint Magnus Cathedral ©
Saint Magnus Cathedral
Skara Brae ©
Skara Brae
Tomb of the Eagles ©
Tomb of the Eagles

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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore National Gallery and The British Museum. Get a sense of the local culture at St. Paul's Cathedral and Tower of London. There's much more to do: step into the grandiose world of Buckingham Palace, ponder the world of politics at Houses of Parliament, learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Westminster Abbey.

To find where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read London trip itinerary maker app .

You can fly from Kirkwall to London in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of ferry and train. In August, London is somewhat warmer than Kirkwall - with highs of 72°F and lows of 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Westminster Abbey ©
Westminster Abbey
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum

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