12 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

12 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United Kingdom planner

This plan was created by another user. Make it your plan

Route & dates

12 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: London
1
London
— 2 nights
Train:  1​h 30​min
2
Bath
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
3
Grange-over-Sands
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  6​h 45​min
4
Durness, Scotland
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
5
Fort William, Scotland
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
6
Edinburgh, Scotland
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
End: London

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.
Buckingham Palace and Tower of London will appeal to history buffs. Museum-lovers will appreciate The British Museum and Natural History Museum. The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Westminster Abbey, don't miss a visit to Big Ben, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, and admire the masterpieces at Victoria and Albert Museum.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read London trip itinerary maker site .

If you are flying in from Hong Kong, the closest major airports are London Heathrow Airport, London Gatwick Airport, London Stansted Airport, London City Airport, London Luton Airport and Southend Airport. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) to allow time to take a train to Bath.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites
Find places to stay Aug 2 — 4:
Highlights from your plan
Tower of London ©
Tower of London
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum

2
nights
Bath

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Mon): get engrossed in the history at The Roman Baths, explore the ancient world of Stonehenge, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wells Cathedral. On the next day, look for all kinds of wild species at WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre, get to know the fascinating history of Castle Combe Village, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Bath Abbey, and finally contemplate the long history of Farleigh Hungerford Castle.

To find other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Bath trip planner.

Traveling by train from London to Bath takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Grange-over-Sands.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Wells Cathedral, WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre, Castle Combe Village, Stonehenge
Find places to stay Aug 4 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
Stonehenge ©
Stonehenge
Wells Cathedral ©
Wells Cathedral

1
night
Grange-over-Sands

Grange-over-Sands ©
Start off your visit on the 7th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Lakeland Motor Museum, then steep yourself in history at Stott Park Bobbin Mill, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Predator Experience.

For ratings, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Grange-over-Sands journey planning site .

You can drive from Bath to Grange-over-Sands in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can travel to Durness.

Things to do in Grange-over-Sands

Wildlife Parks Museums

Side Trips

Stott Park Bobbin Mill, Lakeland Motor Museum
Find places to stay Aug 6 — 7:
Highlights from your plan
Predator Experience Ltd ©
Predator Experience Ltd
Lakeland Motor Museum ©
Lakeland Motor Museum
Stott Park Bobbin Mill ©
Stott Park Bobbin Mill

2
nights
Durness, Scotland

Durness
Durness is a village and civil parish in the north-west Highlands of Scotland. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Thu): view the masterpieces at Balnakeil Craft Village, kick back and relax at Sandwood Bay Beach, and then kick back and relax at Balnakeil Beach. Keep things going the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Sango Bay, then enjoy the sand and surf at Durness Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Scourie Bay.

Start your trip to Durness by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

You can drive from Grange-over-Sands to Durness in 8 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and flight. In August, daily temperatures in Durness can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Fort William.

Things to do in Durness

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Scourie Bay, Sandwood Bay Beach
Find places to stay Aug 7 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
Sandwood Bay Beach
Sandwood Bay Beach
Durness Beach ©
Durness Beach
Balnakeil Beach ©
Balnakeil Beach

2
nights
Fort William, Scotland

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 10th (Sat): examine the collection at West Highland Museum, identify plant and animal life at Highland Titles Nature Reserve, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Glen Etive. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the long history of Glenfinnan Monument, then cruise along Morar Beach, then steep yourself in history at Glenfinnan Viaduct, and finally stroll through Glencoe Lochan.

For where to stay, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, use the Fort William online journey planner .

Traveling by car from Durness to Fort William takes 4 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Fort William

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Glenfinnan, Glencoe Village, Morar Beach, Highland Titles Nature Reserve
Find places to stay Aug 9 — 11:
Highlights from your plan
Highland Titles Nature Reserve ©
Highland Titles Nature Reserve
Glen Etive ©
Glen Etive
Glencoe Lochan ©
Glencoe Lochan

2
nights
Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Mon): step into the grandiose world of Palace of Holyroodhouse, then examine the collection at Royal Yacht Britannia, and then step into the grandiose world of Edinburgh Castle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the dramatic natural features at Calton Hill, then wander the streets of Edinburgh Old Town, and then see the interesting displays at National Museum of Scotland.

For photos and other tourist information, read Edinburgh trip planner .

Drive from Fort William to Edinburgh in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a train. In August, daytime highs in Edinburgh are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Find places to stay Aug 11 — 13:
Highlights from your plan
Royal Yacht Britannia ©
Royal Yacht Britannia
Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
National Museum of Scotland ©
National Museum of Scotland

Similar Plans

16 days in United Kingdom BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE July, slow & easy, hidden gems PREFERENCES: July ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 15 days in United Kingdom BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE November, kids, popular sights PREFERENCES: November, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 16 days in United Kingdom BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE July, slow & easy, popular sights PREFERENCES: July ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Slow & easy 13 days in United Kingdom BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE November, teens, shopping, popular sights PREFERENCES: November, teens, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 14 days in United Kingdom BY A USER FROM UNITED ARAB EMIRATES March, teens, kids, popular sights PREFERENCES: March, teens, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 13 days in United Kingdom BY A USER FROM CANADA October, popular sights PREFERENCES: October ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 13 days in United Kingdom BY A USER FROM UNITED ARAB EMIRATES September, popular sights PREFERENCES: September ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 15 days in United Kingdom BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE August, popular sights PREFERENCES: August ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 15 days in United Kingdom & Dublin BY A USER FROM INDIA August, popular sights PREFERENCES: August ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 13 days in United Kingdom BY A USER FROM INDIA July, popular sights PREFERENCES: July ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 16 days in United Kingdom BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE July, popular sights PREFERENCES: July ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 15 days in United Kingdom BY A USER FROM INDIA September, popular sights PREFERENCES: September ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium
View more plans