17 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

17 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
London
— 3 nights
2
Bath
— 3 nights
3
Inverness
— 3 nights
4
Fort William
— 3 nights
5
Edinburgh
— 3 nights

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.
London is known for museums, nightlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Buckingham Palace, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Westminster Abbey, don't miss a visit to Coca-Cola London Eye, and enjoy breathtaking views from Tower Bridge.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our London trip itinerary planning app.

New York City, USA to London is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. Traveling from New York City to London, you'll lose 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from New York City in August, with highs in London at °F and lows at °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) to allow time to take a train to Bath.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace
Coca-Cola London Eye ©
Coca-Cola London Eye
Tower Bridge ©
Tower Bridge

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Bath

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bath: The Cotswold Range (in Somerford Keynes), Fifi's Fancy Furniture (in Wotton-under-Edge) and Chavenage House (in Tetbury). The adventure continues: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Cotswold Falconry Centre, indulge your thirst for a good beer at The Cotswold Brewing Company, make a trip to The Model Village, and admire the natural beauty at American Museum & Gardens.

To see more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Bath trip planner.

Traveling by train from London to Bath takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to travel to Inverness.

Things to do in Bath

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Moreton-in-Marsh, Cirencester, Bourton-on-the-Water, Fifi's Fancy Furniture, Chavenage House
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The Cotswold Range ©
The Cotswold Range
Cotswold Falconry Centre ©
Cotswold Falconry Centre
The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths

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Inverness

Inverness ©
Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Change things up with these side-trips from Inverness: Aviemore (Speyside Way Long Distance Trail, Aviemore Ospreys, &more), Aigas Field Centre (in Beauly) and Highland Falconry at The Struy Inn (in Struy). Next up on the itinerary: gain some tasty knowledge on a distillery tour, get outside with Bellfield Park, admire the striking features of Wardlaw Mausoleum, and relax in the rural setting at Robertsons.

To find other places to visit, photos, maps, and tourist information, go to the Inverness trip builder site.

You can fly from Bath to Inverness in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around °F in August, and nighttime lows around °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can go by car to Fort William.

Things to do in Inverness

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Aviemore, Beauly, Culloden Battlefield, Highland Falconry at The Struy Inn
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Aigas Field Centre ©
Aigas Field Centre
Distillery Tours
Culloden Battlefield ©
Culloden Battlefield

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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. Explore Fort William's surroundings by going to Arisaig (Traigh Golf Course & Camusdarach Beach), Glenfinnan Viaduct (in Glenfinnan) and Morar Beach (in Morar). And it doesn't end there: admire the verdant scenery at Glen Coe, play a few rounds at Fort Augustus Golf Club, snap pictures at Bridge of Oich, and steep yourself in history at Fort Augustus Abbey.

For maps and tourist information, refer to the Fort William holiday planner.

You can drive from Inverness to Fort William in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can drive to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Fort William

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Fort Augustus, Arisaig, Glenfinnan, Bridge of Oich, Morar Beach
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Camusdarach Beach ©
Camusdarach Beach
Glen Coe ©
Glen Coe
Glenfinnan Viaduct ©
Glenfinnan Viaduct

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nights
Edinburgh

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: don't miss a visit to The Royal Mile, pause for some serene contemplation at St Giles' Cathedral, examine the collection at Royal Yacht Britannia, and view the masterpieces at Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh.

To see traveler tips, maps, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Edinburgh travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Fort William to Edinburgh takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Edinburgh can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums Parks Nature
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National Museum of Scotland ©
National Museum of Scotland
The Royal Mile ©
The Royal Mile
Royal Yacht Britannia ©
Royal Yacht Britannia

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