29 days in United Kingdom & Reykjavik Itinerary

29 days in United Kingdom & Reykjavik Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: San Francisco, United States
Fly:  14 h 30 min
1
London, United Kingdom
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Cirencester, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
Drive:  5 h 15 min
3
Penrith, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  4 h 30 min
4
Glencoe Village, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
5
Inverness, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
6
Gairloch, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  9 h 45 min
7
Reykjavik, Iceland
— 4 nights
Shuttle + Fly:  12 h 45 min
End: San Francisco, United States

5
nights
London, United Kingdom

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.
For shopping fun, head to Harrods or Brook Green Market and Kitchen. Visiting The Big Cat Sanctuary and The Hawking Centre will get you outdoors. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Buckingham Palace, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral, shop like a local with Covent Garden, and admire the masterpieces at National Gallery.

To find reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the London trip planner.

San Francisco, USA to London is an approximately 14- hour flight. You can also do a combination of shuttle and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 8 hours traveling from San Francisco to London. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from San Francisco in September: high temperatures in London hover around 67°F and lows are around 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can travel to Cirencester.

Things to do in London

Shopping Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

The Big Cat Sanctuary, The Hawking Centre
Find places to stay Sep 3 — 8:
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National Gallery ©
National Gallery
The Big Cat Sanctuary ©
The Big Cat Sanctuary
The Hawking Centre ©
The Hawking Centre

4
nights
Cirencester, United Kingdom

Cirencester ©
Cirencester is a market town in east Gloucestershire, England, west northwest of London. Visiting Head 4 Heights Waterpark and The Cotswold Range will get you outdoors. For shopping fun, head to Longborough & Sezincote Village Shop or Westonbirt House and Gardens. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cirencester: Shambles Market (in Devizes), Tara Antiques Centre (in Stow-on-the-Wold) and WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre (in Slimbridge). Spend the 11th (Wed) wandering through the wild on Cotswold Guided Walks Ltd. There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Greystones Farm, contemplate the waterfront views at Stroudwater Navigation, stroll around Crickley Hill, and view the masterpieces at Art Couture Painswick Gallery.

To see maps, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Cirencester day trip planner.

Traveling by car from London to Cirencester takes 2.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can travel to Penrith.

Things to do in Cirencester

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Cotswold Guided Walks Ltd, Art Couture Painswick Gallery, Crickley Hill, Shambles Market, Greystones Farm
Find places to stay Sep 8 — 12:
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The Cotswold Range ©
The Cotswold Range
Cotswold Guided Walks Ltd ©
Cotswold Guided Walks Ltd
WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre ©
WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre

3
nights
Penrith, United Kingdom

Penrith ©
Penrith is a market town and civil parish in the county of Cumbria, England. Step out of the city life by going to Predator Experience and Alpacaly Ever After. For shopping fun, head to Orton Farmers' Market or Kennedys Fine Chocolates. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Penrith: Cookhouse Gallery (in Windermere), Melville Tyson Ltd (in Broughton-in-Furness) and Yew Tree Barn (in Low Newton). There's still lots to do: take in the awesome beauty at Helvellyn and explore the galleries of Old Courthouse Gallery.

To see ratings, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Penrith trip maker.

Traveling by car from Cirencester to Penrith takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Expect a daytime high around 61°F in September, and nighttime lows around 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Glencoe Village.

Things to do in Penrith

Parks Shopping Trails

Side Trips

Orton, Grange-over-Sands, Cookhouse Gallery, Melville Tyson Ltd, Helvellyn
Find places to stay Sep 12 — 15:
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Predator Experience ©
Predator Experience
Alpacaly Ever After ©
Alpacaly Ever After
Helvellyn
Helvellyn

3
nights
Glencoe Village, United Kingdom

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.
Get outdoors at Glen Etive and Glencoe Lochan. Explore Glencoe Village's surroundings by going to Strontian (Woodland Pottery & Crafts & Ariundle Oakwood National Nature Reserve) and Loch Morar (in Morar). The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Highland Titles Nature Reserve, contemplate the waterfront views at Loch Linnhe Picnic Area, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at The Three Sisters, and admire the verdant scenery at Glen Coe.

For maps, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Glencoe Village trip maker app.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Penrith to Glencoe Village. Traveling from Penrith in September, plan for a bit cooler nights in Glencoe Village, with lows around 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to drive to Inverness.

Things to do in Glencoe Village

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Glencoe, Strontian, Loch Linnhe Picnic Area, Loch Morar, Highland Titles Nature Reserve
Find places to stay Sep 15 — 18:
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Glen Etive ©
Glen Etive
Highland Titles Nature Reserve ©
Highland Titles Nature Reserve
Glencoe Lochan ©
Glencoe Lochan

4
nights
Inverness, United Kingdom

Inverness ©
Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Get outdoors at Aigas Field Centre and Highland Falconry at The Struy Inn. Do your shopping at Ferintosh Community Market and Castle Gallery. Change things up with these side-trips from Inverness: Abernethy National Nature Reserve (in Nethy Bridge), Seaweed n Stuff (in Pittenweem) and Tollie Red Kites (in Dingwall). There's lots more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at RSPB - Insh Marshes, delve into the lush surroundings at Farigaig Forest, delve into the distant past at Ruthven Barracks, and pause for some serene contemplation at Old Kirk Yard.

To find maps, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Inverness trip builder site.

Getting from Glencoe Village to Inverness by car takes about 2.5 hours. In September, daytime highs in Inverness are 62°F, while nighttime lows are 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to drive to Gairloch.

Things to do in Inverness

Parks Wildlife Trails

Side Trips

RSPB - Insh Marshes, Farigaig Forest, Ferintosh Community Market, Ruthven Barracks, Craigellachie National Nature Reserve
Find places to stay Sep 18 — 22:
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Aigas Field Centre ©
Aigas Field Centre
RSPB - Insh Marshes ©
RSPB - Insh Marshes
Farigaig Forest ©
Farigaig Forest

3
nights
Gairloch, United Kingdom

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. Get outdoors at Beinn Eighe Mountain Trail and Corrieshalloch Gorge National Nature Reserve. Head to Perfume Studio and RhueArtfor plenty of shopping. Change things up with these side-trips from Gairloch: Ullapool (An Talla Solais, Ullapool Market, &more). There's more to do: trek along Beinn Eighe National Nature Reserve and get engrossed in the history at Gairloch Museum.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Gairloch fast, fun, and easy.

Getting from Inverness to Gairloch by car takes about 2 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Gairloch can reach 58°F, while at night they dip to 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to travel to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Gairloch

Parks Wildlife Trails

Side Trips

Ullapool, Kinlochewe, Perfume Studio, Corrieshalloch Gorge National Nature Reserve
Find places to stay Sep 22 — 25:
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Beinn Eighe Mountain Trail ©
Beinn Eighe Mountain Trail
Inverpolly Nature Reserve ©
Inverpolly Nature Reserve
Knockan Crag National Nature Reserve
Knockan Crag National Nature Reserve

4
nights
Reykjavik, Iceland

Reykjavik
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Reykjavik is known for historic sites, wildlife, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take an unforgettable tour with Trips.

To find more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Reykjavik online itinerary builder.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Gairloch to Reykjavik. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Gairloch in September: high temperatures in Reykjavik hover around 52°F and lows are around 43°F. You will leave for home on the 30th (Mon).

Things to do in Reykjavik

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
Find places to stay Sep 26 — 30:

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