17 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

17 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
London
— 3 nights
2
Cheltenham
— 3 nights
3
Arisaig
— 1 night
4
Gairloch
— 2 nights
5
Lochinver
— 1 night
6
Durness
— 2 nights
7
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.
Get some cultural insight at National Gallery and Westminster Abbey. Museum-lovers will appreciate Natural History Museum and The British Museum. Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at Victoria and Albert Museum, learn about all things military at Churchill War Rooms, don't miss a visit to Big Ben, and contemplate the long history of Tower of London.

For more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the London day trip planning site.

Paris, France to London is an approximately 3.5-hour train ride. You can also fly; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. In April, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can go by car to Cheltenham.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites
Find places to stay Apr 10 — 13:
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National Gallery ©
National Gallery
The British Museum ©
The British Museum
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum

3
nights
Cheltenham

Cheltenham ©
Cheltenham, also known as Cheltenham Spa, is a regency spa town and borough which is located on the edge of the Cotswolds, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in Gloucestershire, England. Get a sense of the local culture at The Roman Baths and Bugatti Trust Visitor Center. Get outdoors at Walks With Hawks and Lilley Brook Golf Club. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cheltenham: Cotswolds Distillery (in Stourton), The Cotswold Range (in Somerford Keynes) and Bath Abbey (in Bath). There's more to do: play a few rounds at Feldon Valley and sample the tasty concoctions at Battledown Brewery.

To see reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Cheltenham online route maker.

You can drive from London to Cheltenham in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Cheltenham can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Arisaig.

Things to do in Cheltenham

Outdoors Golf Museums

Side Trips

Bath, The Cotswold Range, Cotswolds Distillery, Feldon Valley, Bugatti Trust Visitor Center
Find places to stay Apr 13 — 16:
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Walks With Hawks ©
Walks With Hawks
The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
Cotswolds Distillery ©
Cotswolds Distillery

1
night
Arisaig

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 17th (Fri): play a few rounds at Traigh Golf Course, cruise along Morar Beach, and then kick back and relax at Camusdarach Beach. On the 18th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the dramatic natural features at Loch Morar and then stroll through Camas an Lighe (Singing Sands).

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Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Cheltenham to Arisaig. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Cheltenham in April: highs in Arisaig hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Gairloch.

Things to do in Arisaig

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Mallaig, Camas an Lighe (Singing Sands)
Find places to stay Apr 16 — 18:
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Camusdarach Beach ©
Camusdarach Beach
Camas an Lighe (Singing Sands) ©
Camas an Lighe (Singing Sands)
Morar Beach ©
Morar Beach

2
nights
Gairloch

Gairloch ©
Gairloch is a village, civil parish and community on the shores of Loch Gairloch in Wester Ross, in the North-West Highlands of Scotland. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sun): head outdoors with Walking and Wildlife Adventures, tee off at Gairloch Golf Club, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Flowerdale Waterfall. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Mon): look for all kinds of wild species at Shieldaig Falconry, kick back and relax at Red Point Beach, thentake in the dramatic scenery at Victoria Falls, thenkick back and relax at Mellon Udrigle Beach, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Gruinard Bay Caravan Park.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Gairloch itinerary planning tool.

You can drive from Arisaig to Gairloch in 3.5 hours. April in Gairloch sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can drive to Lochinver.

Things to do in Gairloch

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Mellon Udrigle Beach, Red Point Beach
Find places to stay Apr 18 — 20:
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Red Point Beach ©
Red Point Beach
Gairloch Golf Club ©
Gairloch Golf Club
Flowerdale Waterfall ©
Flowerdale Waterfall

1
night
Lochinver

Lochinver ©
Lochinver is a village on the coast in the Assynt district of Sutherland, Highland, Scotland. Start off your visit on the 21st (Tue): look for gifts at The Jammery Culkein, thenkick back and relax at Achmelvich Beach, thenlook for all kinds of wild species at Little Assynt Estate, and finally trek along Culag Woods.

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Traveling by car from Gairloch to Lochinver takes 2.5 hours. In April in Lochinver, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Durness.

Things to do in Lochinver

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

The Jammery Culkein
Find places to stay Apr 20 — 21:
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Culag Woods ©
Culag Woods
Achmelvich Beach ©
Achmelvich Beach
The Jammery Culkein ©
The Jammery Culkein

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Durness

Durness ©
Durness is a village and civil parish in the north-west Highlands of Scotland. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): kick back and relax at Durness Beach, thenkick back and relax at Balnakeil Beach, and then stroll through Sandwood Bay Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the activities along Balnakeil Bay, thenplay a few rounds at Durness Golf Club, and then kick back and relax at Polin Beach.

For where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Durness trip planner.

Getting from Lochinver to Durness by car takes about 1.5 hours. In April, daily temperatures in Durness can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Durness

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Kinlochbervie
Find places to stay Apr 21 — 23:
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Durness Beach ©
Durness Beach
Sandwood Bay Beach ©
Sandwood Bay Beach
Balnakeil Beach ©
Balnakeil Beach

3
nights
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
You'll explore and learn at National Museum of Scotland and Royal Yacht Britannia. Escape the urban bustle at Arthur's Seat and Great Away Days. Next up on the itinerary: step into the grandiose world of Edinburgh Castle, steep yourself in history at The Real Mary King's Close, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at The Scotch Whisky Experience, and stop by Edinburgh Old Town.

For where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Edinburgh trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Durness to Edinburgh takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Edinburgh are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games
Find places to stay Apr 23 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
National Museum of Scotland ©
National Museum of Scotland
Royal Yacht Britannia ©
Royal Yacht Britannia

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