25 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

25 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Edinburgh
— 4 nights
2
Glasgow
— 4 nights
3
Linlithgow
— 2 nights
4
Inverness
— 4 nights
5
Isle of Skye
— 6 nights
6
Ullapool
— 2 nights

4
nights
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Get a sense of the local culture at Edinburgh Castle and Dean Village. Popular historic sites such as Holyrood Abbey and Palace of Holyroodhouse are in your itinerary. There's much more to do: explore the historical opulence of Craigmillar Castle, explore the different monuments and memorials at Greyfriars Kirkyard, take in the dramatic natural features at Arthur's Seat, and learn more about the world around you at National Museum of Scotland.

To plan Edinburgh vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

New York City, USA to Edinburgh is an approximately 12-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time, which is usually a 5 hour difference. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from New York City in April; daily highs in Edinburgh reach 53°F and lows reach 37°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can go by car to Glasgow.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature
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National Museum of Scotland ©
National Museum of Scotland
Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
Craigmillar Castle ©
Craigmillar Castle

4
nights
Glasgow

Glasgow ©
Scotland’s largest city, Glasgow is known for its cultural heritage and the friendliness of its people.
Get some historical perspective at The Necropolis and The Tenement House. Step off the beaten path and head to Doune Castle and The Glasgow School of Art. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Glasgow: Bracklinn Falls Bridge and Callander Crags (in Callander), Dumbarton Castle (in Dumbarton) and Flanders Moss National Nature Reserve (in Kippen). And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Glasgow Cathedral, stroll the grounds of Old Town Cemetery, pause for some serene contemplation at Dunblane Cathedral, and learn about winemaking at Vino Valentino.

To see ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Glasgow trip planner.

Getting from Edinburgh to Glasgow by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 53°F in April, and nighttime lows around 37°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to drive to Linlithgow.

Things to do in Glasgow

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Stirling, Bracklinn Falls Bridge and Callander Crags, Dumbarton Castle, Flanders Moss National Nature Reserve, Dunblane Cathedral
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The Necropolis ©
The Necropolis
Doune Castle ©
Doune Castle
Dunblane Cathedral ©
Dunblane Cathedral

2
nights
Linlithgow

Linlithgow ©
Linlithgow is a royal burgh in West Lothian, Scotland. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sun): explore the historical opulence of Blackness Castle, then explore the historical opulence of Linlithgow Palace, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Peters Scottish Episcopal Church, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St. Ninian's Craigmailen Parish Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Mon): look for all kinds of wild species at Almond Valley Heritage Trust, steep yourself in history at Dunfermline Abbey and Palace, and then make a trip to Bull Stone.

For other places to visit, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read our Linlithgow holiday planner.

You can drive from Glasgow to Linlithgow in an hour. In April, daytime highs in Linlithgow are 52°F, while nighttime lows are 37°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Inverness.

Things to do in Linlithgow

Historic Sites · Wildlife · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Almond Valley Heritage Trust, Bull Stone, Dunfermline Abbey and Palace
Find places to stay Apr 10 — 12:
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Blackness Castle ©
Blackness Castle
Linlithgow Palace ©
Linlithgow Palace
Dunfermline Abbey and Palace ©
Dunfermline Abbey and Palace

4
nights
Inverness

Inverness ©
Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Visit Culloden Battlefield and Inverness Castle for their historical value. Explore hidden gems such as The Highlanders' Museum (Queen's Own Highlanders Collection) and Fort George. There's still lots to do: explore the activities along River Ness, get your game on at Inverness Kart Raceway, explore the ancient world of Craig Phadrig, and appreciate the history behind Cavell gardens.

For other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Inverness trip itinerary tool.

Getting from Linlithgow to Inverness by car takes about 3 hours. In April, daily temperatures in Inverness can reach 52°F, while at night they dip to 36°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can drive to Isle of Skye.

Things to do in Inverness

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trip

Culloden Battlefield
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Culloden Battlefield ©
Culloden Battlefield
Fort George
Fort George

6
nights
Isle of Skye

Isle of Skye ©
Blessed with picturesque lochs and a dramatic, rocky coastline, the far-flung Isle of Skye remains one of Scotland's most beloved destinations.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Eilean Donan Castle and John O' Groats. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Dun Beag Broch and Giant Angus MacAskill Museum. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Isle of Skye: Morar Beach (in Morar) and Camusdarach Beach (in Arisaig). And it doesn't end there: explore the striking landscape at The Quiraing, stop by Skye Batiks, take in the awesome beauty at Black Cuillin, and take in the dramatic scenery at Lealt Falls.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our Isle of Skye road trip planning app.

You can drive from Inverness to Isle of Skye in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 50°F in April, and nighttime lows around 39°F. You'll set off for Ullapool on the 22nd (Thu).

Things to do in Isle of Skye

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Eilean Donan Castle, Camusdarach Beach, Morar Beach, John O' Groats
Find places to stay Apr 16 — 22:
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Eilean Donan Castle ©
Eilean Donan Castle
The Quiraing ©
The Quiraing
John O' Groats ©
John O' Groats

2
nights
Ullapool

Ullapool ©
Ullapool is a village of around 1,500 inhabitants in Ross-shire, Scottish Highlands. Get outdoors at Ullapool Hill and Lael Forest Walks. Step off the beaten path and head to Inverpolly Nature Reserve and Ullapool Golf Club. There's still lots to do: contemplate the waterfront views at The Minch, look for gifts at Lael Crafts Gallery and coffee stop, take an in-depth tour of Ullapool Museum, and hunt for treasures at Ullapool Market.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Ullapool trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can travel from Isle of Skye to Ullapool in 2.5 hours. April in Ullapool sees daily highs of 51°F and lows of 36°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Ullapool

Parks · Outdoors · Trails
Find places to stay Apr 22 — 24:
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Leckmelm Shrubbery & Arboretum ©
Leckmelm Shrubbery & Arboretum
Ullapool Hill ©
Ullapool Hill
Inverpolly Nature Reserve ©
Inverpolly Nature Reserve

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