16 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

16 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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16 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: London
1
London
— 3 nights
Train:  1​h 45​min
2
Moreton-in-Marsh
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
3
Grasmere
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Edinburgh, Scotland
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h
5
Durness, Scotland
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
6
Inverness, Scotland
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
End: London

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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate The British Museum and Victoria and Albert Museum. Do your shopping at Covent Garden and Genius Treasure Museum. And it doesn't end there: get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum, contemplate the long history of Buckingham Palace, make a trip to Tower of London, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral.

For traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read London online itinerary maker .

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. December in London sees daily highs of 11°C and lows of 4°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can take a train to Moreton-in-Marsh.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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The British Museum ©
The British Museum
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum
National Gallery ©
National Gallery

1
night
Moreton-in-Marsh

Moreton-in-Marsh ©
Moreton-in-Marsh is a town civil parish in northeastern Gloucestershire, England. On the 20th (Fri), view the masterpieces at Peter Martin Gallery, then get a taste of local nightlife at Longborough & Sezincote Village Shop, then explore the world behind art at Chipping Campden Visitor Information Centre, and finally play a few rounds at Feldon Valley.

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You can take a train from London to Moreton-in-Marsh in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In December, daily temperatures in Moreton-in-Marsh can reach 11°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can go by car to Grasmere.

Things to do in Moreton-in-Marsh

Shopping Outdoors Golf

Side Trips

Feldon Valley, Peter Martin Gallery, Chipping Campden Visitor Information Centre
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Longborough & Sezincote Village Shop ©
Longborough & Sezincote Village Shop
Feldon Valley ©
Feldon Valley
Peter Martin Gallery ©
Peter Martin Gallery

4
nights
Grasmere

Grasmere ©
Grasmere is a village and tourist destination in the centre of the English Lake District. Step out of the city life by going to Alpacaly Ever After and Jack"s Rake. For shopping fun, head to Viridian Gallery or Gallery Artemis. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Grasmere: Holy Trinity Church (in Grange-in-Borrowdale) and Silecroft Beach (in Silecroft). There's lots more to do: trek along Helvellyn, tour the pleasant surroundings at Bowfell, take in the exciting artwork at Heaton Cooper Studio, and take in the dramatic natural features at Helm Crag.

To see ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Grasmere holiday maker website .

Traveling by car from Moreton-in-Marsh to Grasmere takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to drive to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Grasmere

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Great Langdale, Alpacaly Ever After, Helvellyn, Viridian Gallery, Silecroft Beach
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Alpacaly Ever After ©
Alpacaly Ever After
Helvellyn
Helvellyn
Helm Crag ©
Helm Crag

3
nights
Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Edinburgh Castle and Edinburgh Old Town will appeal to history buffs. Get a sense of the local culture at Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh and The Real Mary King's Close. There's much more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Arthur's Seat, explore the galleries of The Red Door Gallery, step into the grandiose world of Palace of Holyroodhouse, and look for all kinds of wild species at BobCat Alpacas.

For reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Edinburgh trip site .

Getting from Grasmere to Edinburgh by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. December in Edinburgh sees daily highs of 9°C and lows of 2°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Durness.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Parks Museums
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Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
The Real Mary King's Close ©
The Real Mary King's Close
Arthur's Seat ©
Arthur's Seat

2
nights
Durness, Scotland

Durness ©
Durness is a village and civil parish in the north-west Highlands of Scotland. Start off your visit on the 28th (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Scourie Bay, stroll through Polin Beach, and then don't miss a visit to Dun Dornaigil Broch. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Sango Bay, then enjoy the sand and surf at Durness Beach, then view the masterpieces at Lotte Glob, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Mudness Ceramics.

To see where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Durness itinerary maker site .

Getting from Edinburgh to Durness by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 8°C in December, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can go by car to Inverness.

Things to do in Durness

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Dun Dornaigil Broch, Polin Beach, Scourie Bay
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Durness Beach ©
Durness Beach
Sango Bay ©
Sango Bay
Dun Dornaigil Broch ©
Dun Dornaigil Broch

2
nights
Inverness, Scotland

Inverness ©
Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Mon): delve into the lush surroundings at Farigaig Forest, then view the masterpieces at Loch Ness Gallery, then view the masterpieces at Kilmorack Gallery, and finally explore the galleries of Inchmore Gallery. On your second day here, tour the pleasant surroundings at Loch Morlich, take in the exciting artwork at Carrbridge Artists Studio, then browse the exhibits of Picaresque Books, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Scottish Flair Art Gallery.

To see other places to visit, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read Inverness holiday builder website .

Getting from Durness to Inverness by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 9°C in December, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Inverness

Museums Shopping Parks

Side Trips

Aviemore, Picaresque Books, Loch Ness Gallery, Farigaig Forest, Kilmorack Gallery
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Loch Ness Gallery ©
Loch Ness Gallery
Farigaig Forest ©
Farigaig Forest
Loch Morlich ©
Loch Morlich

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