9 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

9 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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9 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Fly + train:  12​h 30​min
1
Bournemouth
— 1 day
Drive:  5​h
2
Llandudno
— 1 night
train + Fly:  7​h 15​min
3
Kirkwall, Mainland
— 1 night
Fly + bus:  7​h
4
Isle of Skye
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h 15​min
5
Fort William
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  12​h 45​min
End: Toronto

1
day
Bournemouth

Bournemouth ©
Bournemouth is a large coastal resort town on the south coast of England directly to the east of the Jurassic Coast, a 155km World Heritage Site. Start off your visit on the 7th (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Bournemouth Beach and then admire the masterpieces at Russell-Cotes Art Gallery & Museum.

To see traveler tips, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Bournemouth trip itinerary builder site .

Toronto, Canada to Bournemouth is an approximately 12.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight, shuttle, and train. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time is 5 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Toronto in December, with highs in Bournemouth at 12°C and lows at 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can drive to Llandudno.

Things to do in Bournemouth

Beaches Outdoors Parks
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Bournemouth Beach ©
Bournemouth Beach
Russell-Cotes Art Gallery & Museum ©

1
night
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 (Sun): explore the historical opulence of Conwy Castle, stroll through Angel Bay, stroll through Great Orme, then take in the waterfront at Llandudno Pier, and finally take in the pleasant sights at Llandudno Promenade.

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You can drive from Bournemouth to Llandudno in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or take a train. In December in Llandudno, expect temperatures between 11°C during the day and 6°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can travel to Kirkwall.

Things to do in Llandudno

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Conwy Castle
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Great Orme ©
Great Orme
Conwy Castle ©
Conwy Castle
Llandudno Promenade ©
Llandudno Promenade

1
night
Kirkwall, Mainland

Kirkwall ©
Kirkwall is the largest town and capital of the Orkney Islands of Scotland. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Mon): steep yourself in history at Rennibister Earth House, don't miss a visit to Cuween Hill Chambered Cairn, delve into the distant past at Ring of Brodgar, then contemplate the long history of Skara Brae, and finally steep yourself in history at Barony Mill. On your second day here, sample the fine beverages at Orkney Wine Company, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Italian Chapel on Lamb Holm, contemplate the long history of Saint Magnus Cathedral, explore the ancient world of Maeshowe, then explore the ancient world of Barnhouse Neolithic Settlement, and finally contemplate the long history of Standing Stones of Stenness.

To find more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read Kirkwall travel planner .

You can do a combination of train and flight from Llandudno to Kirkwall in 7.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. Traveling from Llandudno in December, expect slightly colder with lows of 3°C in Kirkwall. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to travel to Isle of Skye.

Things to do in Kirkwall

Historic Sites Breweries & Distilleries Wineries

Side Trips

Stromness, Stenness, Barony Mill, Italian Chapel on Lamb Holm, Orkney Wine Company
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Skara Brae ©
Skara Brae
Ring of Brodgar ©
Ring of Brodgar
Italian Chapel on Lamb Holm ©
Italian Chapel on Lamb Holm

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day
Isle of Skye

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 11th (Wed), tour the pleasant surroundings at Bearreraig Bay, then take in the dramatic natural features at The Old Man of Storr, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Quiraing (Hill Walk).

To find more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read our Isle of Skye online trip builder .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Kirkwall to Isle of Skye takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December in Isle of Skye, expect temperatures between 9°C during the day and 4°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to drive to Fort William.

Things to do in Isle of Skye

Parks Nature Beaches
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The Quiraing ©
The Quiraing
Bearreraig Bay ©
Bearreraig Bay
The Old Man of Storr ©
The Old Man of Storr

3
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. Your inner history buff will appreciate Castle Tioram and Eilean Donan Castle. Step out of the city life by going to Camas an Lighe (Singing Sands) and Nevis Range Mountain Resort. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Fort William: Glenfinnan (Glenfinnan Church & Glenfinnan Viaduct) and Samalaman Beach (in Glenuig). There's still lots to do: admire the sheer force of Inchree Waterfalls.

To see other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Fort William road trip tool .

Drive from Isle of Skye to Fort William in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Fort William

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Glenfinnan, Castle Tioram, Inchree Waterfalls, Eilean Donan Castle, Samalaman Beach
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Camas an Lighe (Singing Sands) ©
Camas an Lighe (Singing Sands)
Glenfinnan Viaduct ©
Glenfinnan Viaduct
Eilean Donan Castle ©
Eilean Donan Castle

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