22 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

22 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Inverness
— 3 nights
2
Durness
— 3 nights
3
Glencoe Village
— 3 nights
4
Edinburgh
— 4 nights
5
Windermere
— 2 nights
6
Bath
— 2 nights
7
London
— 4 nights

3
nights
Inverness

Inverness ©
Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Attractions like Landmark Forest Adventure Park and Clava Cairns make great kid-friendly stops. Venture out of the city with trips to River Rafting & Tubing (in Aviemore), Loch Garten Nature Reserve (in Boat of Garten) and Aigas Field Centre (in Beauly). Next up on the itinerary: have some family-friendly fun at Wildwoodz, witness the site of a historic battle at Culloden Battlefield, and explore the wealth of natural beauty at Cairngorms National Park.

To see reviews, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Inverness route maker site.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Inverness is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or do a combination of car and train. Traveling from Amsterdam to Inverness, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Amsterdam in July; daily highs in Inverness reach °C and lows reach °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can drive to Durness.

Things to do in Inverness

Parks Nature Theme Parks

Side Trips

Aviemore, Cairngorms National Park, Culloden Battlefield, Aigas Field Centre, Clava Cairns
Find places to stay Jul 25 — 28:
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Landmark Forest Adventure Park ©
Landmark Forest Adventure Park
Cairngorms National Park ©
Cairngorms National Park
Aigas Field Centre ©
Aigas Field Centre

3
nights
Durness

Durness ©
Durness is a village and civil parish in the north-west Highlands of Scotland. Kids will enjoy Balnakeil Beach and Smoo Cave. Venture out of the city with trips to Handa Island Wildlife Reserve (in Handa Island), Scourie Bay (in Scourie) and Kinlochbervie (Oldshoremore Beach & Sandwood Bay Beach). There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Sango Bay, make a trip to Cairn House Gallery, and kick back and relax at Achmelvich Beach.

For more things to do, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to 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. July in Durness sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) so you can travel to Glencoe Village.

Things to do in Durness

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Kinlochbervie, Handa Island Wildlife Reserve, Achmelvich Beach, Scourie Bay
Find places to stay Jul 28 — 31:
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Sandwood Bay Beach ©
Sandwood Bay Beach
Balnakeil Beach ©
Balnakeil Beach
Sango Bay ©
Sango Bay

3
nights
Glencoe Village

Glencoe Village ©
Nestled in a deep valley at the foot of the Glencoe Mountains where the River Coe meets Loch Leven, Glencoe Village reveals a landscape of green hills and rugged mountain peaks.
Glencoe Village is known for trails, wildlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: appreciate the views at Glen Coe, contemplate the waterfront views at Loch Linnhe Picnic Area, trek along Devil's Staircase, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at The Three Sisters.

For reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Glencoe Village trip builder tool.

You can drive from Durness to Glencoe Village in 4.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) to allow time to travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Glencoe Village

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Glencoe, Loch Linnhe, Loch Linnhe Picnic Area, Highland Titles Nature Reserve, West Highland Way
Find places to stay Jul 31 — Aug 3:
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Highland Titles Nature Reserve ©
Highland Titles Nature Reserve
Glen Coe ©
Glen Coe
Glen Etive ©
Glen Etive

4
nights
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Family-friendly places like Arthur's Seat and Isle of May National Nature Reserve will thrill your kids. And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to The Royal Mile, enjoy breathtaking views from Camera Obscura and World of Illusions, browse the exhibits of Royal Yacht Britannia, and view the masterpieces at Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Edinburgh vacation planning tool.

Traveling by car from Glencoe Village to Edinburgh takes 3 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Windermere.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trip

Isle of May National Nature Reserve
Find places to stay Aug 3 — 7:
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Isle of May National Nature Reserve ©
Isle of May National Nature Reserve
Arthur's Seat ©
Arthur's Seat
Dynamic Earth ©
Dynamic Earth

2
nights
Windermere

Windermere ©
Windermere is the largest natural lake in England. Start off your visit on the 8th (Sat): identify plant and animal life at Predator Experience, thenhike along Alpacaly Ever After, and then stroll through Helm Crag. Here are some ideas for day two: have fun and explore at The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction, take a memorable tour with Tours, thenhave fun at Michael Coates Clay Shooting, and finally explore the activities along Newby Bridge Weir.

To find ratings, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Windermere day trip app.

Drive from Edinburgh to Windermere in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Bath.

Things to do in Windermere

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction, Helm Crag, Newby Bridge Weir, Predator Experience, Alpacaly Ever After
Find places to stay Aug 7 — 9:
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Michael Coates Clay Shooting ©
Michael Coates Clay Shooting
Alpacaly Ever After ©
Alpacaly Ever After
Predator Experience ©
Predator Experience

2
nights
Bath

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Mon): take an in-depth tour of The Roman Baths, get outside with The Cotswold Range, and then find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Tue): admire the striking features of Chavenage House and then get in on the family fun at Cattle Country Adventure Park.

To find photos, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Bath visit planning website.

You can drive from Windermere to Bath in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of train, bus, and flight. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to catch the train to London.

Things to do in Bath

Fun & Games Parks Theme Parks

Side Trips

The Cotswold Range, Chavenage House, Stand-Up Paddleboarding, Cattle Country Adventure Park
Find places to stay Aug 9 — 11:
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The Cotswold Range ©
The Cotswold Range
Cattle Country Adventure Park ©
Cattle Country Adventure Park
The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths

4
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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Coca-Cola London Eye and National Gallery. Change things up with a short trip to Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens in Burford (about 1h 30 min away). There's still lots to do: enjoy breathtaking views from Tower Bridge, make a trip to Big Ben, get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour, and ponder the world of politics at Houses of Parliament.

To see traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the London travel itinerary planner.

You can take a train from Bath to London in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in London are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens
Find places to stay Aug 11 — 15:
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Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum
Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens ©
Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens
Coca-Cola London Eye ©
Coca-Cola London Eye

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