15 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

15 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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Start: Toronto
Fly:  10 h
1
Edinburgh, Scotland
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h
2
Arisaig, Scotland
— 1 night
Drive:  5 h
3
Durness, Scotland
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
4
Aviemore, Scotland
— 3 nights
Drive:  5 h
5
Windermere
— 2 nights
Train:  3 h 45 min
6
London
— 3 nights
Train + Fly:  9 h 45 min
End: Toronto

2
nights
Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Edinburgh is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle, learn more about the world around you at National Museum of Scotland, make a trip to Scott Monument, and take in panoramic vistas at Camera Obscura and World of Illusions.

To find more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Edinburgh journey builder site.

Toronto, Canada to Edinburgh is an approximately 10- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time, which is usually a 5 hour difference. In July, Edinburgh is little chillier than Toronto - with highs of 22°C and lows of 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can travel to Arisaig.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums Historic Sites Tours
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Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
Arthur's Seat ©
Arthur's Seat
Camera Obscura and World of Illusions ©
Camera Obscura and World of Illusions

1
night
Arisaig, Scotland

Arisaig ©
Arisaig is a village in Lochaber, Inverness-shire, on the west coast of the Scottish Highlands, within the Rough Bounds. Start off your visit on the 14th (Tue): get your game on at Arisaig Archery, stroll through Circular Walk, get outside with Morar Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Camusdarach Beach, and finally stroll the grounds of Maelrubha's Chapel.

For traveler tips, maps, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Arisaig vacation tool.

Getting from Edinburgh to Arisaig by car takes about 4 hours. When traveling from Edinburgh in July, plan for slightly colder days in Arisaig, with highs around 19°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can travel to Durness.

Things to do in Arisaig

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Mallaig
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Camusdarach Beach ©
Camusdarach Beach
Arisaig Archery ©
Arisaig Archery
Morar Beach ©
Morar Beach

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 15th (Wed): make a trip to Cairn House Gallery, then explore the fascinating underground world of Smoo Cave, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Sango Bay, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Durness Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Balnakeil Beach, then take in the dramatic natural features at Cape Wrath, and then stroll through Sandwood Bay Beach.

For reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Durness online road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Arisaig to Durness takes 5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can travel to Aviemore.

Things to do in Durness

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Sandwood Bay Beach
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Durness Beach ©
Durness Beach
Sandwood Bay Beach ©
Sandwood Bay Beach
Balnakeil Beach ©
Balnakeil Beach

3
nights
Aviemore, Scotland

Aviemore ©
Aviemore is a town and tourist resort, situated within the Cairngorms National Park in the Highlands of Scotland. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Landmark Forest Adventure Park and Loch Morlich. There's lots more to do: take a memorable tour with Tours, fly down the slopes at Cairngorm Mountain, pause for some photo ops at Frank Bruce Sculpture Trail, and contemplate the waterfront views at Loch an Eilein.

To find where to stay and other tourist information, go to the Aviemore trip planner.

Traveling by car from Durness to Aviemore takes 3 hours. In July in Aviemore, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can drive to Windermere.

Things to do in Aviemore

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Frank Bruce Sculpture Trail, RZSS Highland Wildlife Park
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Cairngorm Mountain ©
Cairngorm Mountain
Landmark Forest Adventure Park ©
Landmark Forest Adventure Park
Loch Morlich ©
Loch Morlich

2
nights
Windermere

Windermere is the largest natural lake in England. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Mon): take a memorable tour with Tours, then get all the information you need at Brockhole on Windermere, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Windermere. Here are some ideas for day two: view the masterpieces at Cookhouse Gallery, scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour, see the interesting displays at The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction, then stroll through Sea to Sea (C2C), then look for gifts at The Grasmere Gingerbread Shop, and finally admire the natural beauty at Wordsworth Daffodil Garden.

To find other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Windermere trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Aviemore to Windermere takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can catch the train to London.

Things to do in Windermere

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Grasmere, The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction
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Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
Sea to Sea (C2C)
Sea to Sea (C2C)
Brockhole on Windermere ©
Brockhole on Windermere

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.
Bring the kids along to Natural History Museum and St. Paul's Cathedral. The adventure continues: make a trip to Coca-Cola London Eye, contemplate the long history of Tower of London, get a sense of history and politics at Houses of Parliament, and take in the views from Tower Bridge.

For ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read London tour planning tool.

Getting from Windermere to London by train takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and flight. In July in London, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites Museums Tours
Find places to stay Jul 21 — 24:
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Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum
Tower Bridge ©
Tower Bridge
Coca-Cola London Eye ©
Coca-Cola London Eye

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