15 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

15 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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Route & dates

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Isle of Skye
— 3 nights
2
Inverness
— 3 nights
3
Durness
— 3 nights
4
Birsay
— 1 night
5
Kirkwall, Mainland
— 2 nights
6
Isle of Harris
— 2 nights

3
nights
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Attadale Gardens (in Strathcarron), Eilean Donan Castle (in Kyle of Lochalsh) and Plockton Harbour (in Plockton). There's much more to do: explore the striking landscape at The Quiraing, admire the sheer force of The Fairy Pools, Glen Brittle, Isle of Skye, and explore the historical opulence of Dunvegan Castle & Gardens.

For more things to do, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read Isle of Skye road trip website.

London to Isle of Skye is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from London in June, you will find days in Isle of Skye are slightly colder (°C), and nights are about the same (°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can go by car to Inverness.

Things to do in Isle of Skye

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Attadale Gardens, Eilean Donan Castle, Plockton Harbour
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Eilean Donan Castle ©
Eilean Donan Castle
The Quiraing ©
The Quiraing
Dunvegan Castle & Gardens ©
Dunvegan Castle & Gardens

3
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Inverness

Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Inverness: Aigas Field Centre (in Beauly) and Fort Augustus Abbey (in Fort Augustus). There's still lots to do: learn insider's secrets on a distillery tour, explore the historical opulence of Urquhart Castle, admire the natural beauty at Inverness Botanic Gardens, and explore the ancient world of Clava Cairns.

Find out how to plan Inverness trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

Traveling by car from Isle of Skye to Inverness takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In June in Inverness, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to drive to Durness.

Things to do in Inverness

Parks Historic Sites Tours

Side Trips

Urquhart Castle, Aigas Field Centre, Cawdor Castle, Culloden Battlefield, Clava Cairns
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Distillery Tours
Culloden Battlefield ©
Culloden Battlefield
Urquhart Castle ©
Urquhart Castle

3
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Durness

Durness ©
Durness is a village and civil parish in the north-west Highlands of Scotland. Change things up with these side-trips from Durness: Handa Island Wildlife Reserve (in Handa Island), Sandwood Bay Beach (in Kinlochbervie) and Scourie Bay (in Scourie). The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Balnakeil Beach, stroll through Sango Bay, play a few rounds at Durness Golf Club, and don't miss a visit to Cairn House Gallery.

To see ratings, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Durness trip planner.

You can drive from Inverness to Durness in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in June, and nighttime lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to go by car to Birsay.

Things to do in Durness

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Handa Island Wildlife Reserve, Sandwood Bay Beach, Scourie Bay
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Durness Beach ©
Durness Beach
Balnakeil Beach ©
Balnakeil Beach
Sango Bay ©
Sango Bay

1
night
Birsay

Birsay ©
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): see the interesting displays at Kirbuster Museum, admire the landmark architecture of Skaill House, thensteep yourself in history at Skara Brae, and finally don't miss a visit to Yesnaby Cliffs.

To find reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Birsay trip planning tool.

You can drive from Durness to Birsay in 5 hours. In June, daytime highs in Birsay are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can travel to Kirkwall.

Things to do in Birsay

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Stromness
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Kirbuster Museum ©
Kirbuster Museum
Skara Brae ©
Skara Brae
Yesnaby Cliffs ©
Yesnaby Cliffs

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Kirkwall, Mainland

Kirkwall ©
Kirkwall is the largest town and capital of the Orkney Islands of Scotland. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): contemplate the long history of Rennibister Earth House, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint Magnus Cathedral, pause for some serene contemplation at Italian Chapel on Lamb Holm, thenget engrossed in the history at The Orkney Museum, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Mull Head Nature Reserve. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Ness of Brodgar, thendelve into the distant past at Ring of Brodgar, and then identify plant and animal life at Marwick Head RSPB Nature Reserve.

To find reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Kirkwall itinerary maker tool.

Kirkwall is just a stone's throw from Birsay. June in Kirkwall sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to travel to Isle of Harris.

Things to do in Kirkwall

Historic Sites Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Stromness, Italian Chapel on Lamb Holm, Marwick Head RSPB Nature Reserve, Mull Head Nature Reserve
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Saint Magnus Cathedral ©
Saint Magnus Cathedral
Ring of Brodgar ©
Ring of Brodgar
Marwick Head RSPB Nature Reserve ©
Marwick Head RSPB Nature Reserve

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nights
Isle of Harris

Isle of Harris ©
Harris is the southern and more mountainous part of Lewis and Harris, the largest island in the Outer Hebrides, Scotland. On the 25th (Fri), enjoy the sand and surf at Luskentyre Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Scarista Beach, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St Clement's Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Sat): brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Isle of Harris Distillery, get outside with Golden Road, and then look for gifts at The Hebridean Design Company.

Find out how to plan Isle of Harris trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Kirkwall to Isle of Harris. In June, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Isle of Harris

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Luskentyre Beach ©
Luskentyre Beach
Scarista Beach
Scarista Beach
St Clement's Church ©
St Clement's Church

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