29 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

29 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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Start: Toronto
Fly:  10 h
1
Edinburgh, Scotland
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
2
Fort William, Scotland
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
3
Inverness, Scotland
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
4
Durness, Scotland
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  8 h 45 min
5
Cockermouth
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
6
Windermere
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 45 min
7
Moreton-in-Marsh
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
8
Bath
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 30 min
9
London
— 4 nights
Train + Fly:  9 h 45 min
End: Toronto

3
nights
Edinburgh, Scotland

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: step into the grandiose world of Edinburgh Castle, wander the streets of Edinburgh Old Town, see the interesting displays at Royal Yacht Britannia, and take in the dramatic natural features at Arthur's Seat.

To see ratings, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read Edinburgh vacation builder.

Toronto, Canada to Edinburgh is an approximately 10- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Toronto to Edinburgh is 5 hours. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Toronto in August, with highs in Edinburgh at 21°C and lows at 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can drive to Fort William.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
The Royal Mile ©
The Royal Mile
Arthur's Seat ©
Arthur's Seat

3
nights
Fort William, Scotland

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 the numerous day-trip ideas around Fort William: Glenfinnan Viaduct (in Glenfinnan), Morar Beach (in Morar) and Arisaig (Camusdarach Beach & Land Sea and Islands Centre). And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Highland Titles Nature Reserve, appreciate the history behind Commando Monument, tour the pleasant surroundings at Glencoe Lochan, and take in the dramatic scenery at Steall Waterfall.

To see ratings, maps, and tourist information, read Fort William travel route planning website.

Traveling by car from Edinburgh to Fort William takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can drive to Inverness.

Things to do in Fort William

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Glencoe, Glenfinnan, Spean Bridge, Arisaig, Morar Beach
Find places to stay Aug 5 — 8:
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Camusdarach Beach ©
Camusdarach Beach
Highland Titles Nature Reserve ©
Highland Titles Nature Reserve
Glen Coe ©
Glen Coe

4
nights
Inverness, Scotland

Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Get out of town with these interesting Inverness side-trips: Invermoriston Falls (in Invermoriston), Aviemore (Speyside Way Long Distance Trail, Aviemore Ospreys, &more) and Foyers (River Foyers & Hillside Path). Next up on the itinerary: indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, stroll around Ness Islands, putt your heart out at Inverness Crazy Golf, and make a trip to Wardlaw Mausoleum.

To find out how to plan a trip to Inverness, use our trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Fort William to Inverness in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Inverness can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Durness.

Things to do in Inverness

Parks Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Aviemore, Foyers, Aigas Field Centre, Wildwoodz, Invermoriston Falls
Find places to stay Aug 8 — 12:
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Distillery Tours
Aigas Field Centre ©
Aigas Field Centre
Invermoriston Falls ©
Invermoriston Falls

3
nights
Durness, Scotland

Durness ©
Durness is a village and civil parish in the north-west Highlands of Scotland. Explore Durness' surroundings by going to Sandwood Bay Beach (in Kinlochbervie) and Lochinver (Achmelvich Bay & Achmelvich Beach). There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Durness Beach, view the masterpieces at Lotte Glob, tour the pleasant surroundings at Balnakeil Beach, and get a new perspective on nature at Durness Deep Time.

To see maps, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Durness journey planner.

Traveling by car from Inverness to Durness takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In August, daytime highs in Durness are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can travel to Cockermouth.

Things to do in Durness

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Lochinver, Sandwood Bay Beach
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Durness Beach ©
Durness Beach
Achmelvich Beach ©
Achmelvich Beach
Balnakeil Beach ©
Balnakeil Beach

2
nights
Cockermouth

Cockermouth ©
Cockermouth is an ancient market town and civil parish in the Borough of Allerdale in Cumbria, England, so named because it is at the confluence of the River Cocker as it flows into the River Derwent. Venture out of the city with trips to Muncaster Castle (in Ravenglass), Alpacaly Ever After (in Portinscale) and Eskdale Mill (in Boot). And it doesn't end there: indulge your thirst for a good beer at Keswick Brewing Company, identify plant and animal life at Alpacaly Ever After, explore the activities along Buttermere Lake, and examine the collection at J.B.Banks and Son Ltd.

To see where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, use the Cockermouth online trip maker.

Explore your travel options from Durness to Cockermouth with the Route module. Traveling from Durness in August, Cockermouth is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Windermere.

Things to do in Cockermouth

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Keswick, Muncaster Castle, Alpacaly Ever After, Eskdale Mill
Find places to stay Aug 15 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
Keswick Brewing Company ©
Keswick Brewing Company
Catbells Lakeland Walk ©
Catbells Lakeland Walk
Alpacaly Ever After ©
Alpacaly Ever After

3
nights
Windermere

Windermere
Windermere is the largest natural lake in England. Change things up with these side-trips from Windermere: Predator Experience (in Ayside) and R.A. & J.S. Fletcher (in Grange-over-Sands). There's still lots to do: take in the awesome beauty at Helvellyn, see the interesting displays at Armitt Museum, admire the natural beauty at Holehird Gardens, and stroll around Go Ape Grizedale.

To find where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Windermere trip planner.

You can drive from Cockermouth to Windermere in 1.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can go by car to Moreton-in-Marsh.

Things to do in Windermere

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Ambleside, Grange-over-Sands, Stott Park Bobbin Mill, Helvellyn, Old Man of Coniston
Find places to stay Aug 18 — 21:
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Helvellyn
Helvellyn
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
Stott Park Bobbin Mill ©
Stott Park Bobbin Mill

2
nights
Moreton-in-Marsh

Moreton-in-Marsh ©
Moreton-in-Marsh is a town civil parish in northeastern Gloucestershire, England. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): have some family-friendly fun at Cotswold Archery, then meet the residents at Cotswold Falconry Centre, then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Cotswolds Distillery, and finally admire the natural beauty at Snowshill Manor. On the 23rd (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the striking landscape at Dover's Hill, take in nature's colorful creations at Hidcote Manor Garden, then take in nature's colorful creations at Kiftsgate Court Gardens, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Mary's Church.

To see more things to do, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read Moreton-in-Marsh travel route builder site.

Traveling by car from Windermere to Moreton-in-Marsh takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. In August, daily temperatures in Moreton-in-Marsh can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) to allow time to drive to Bath.

Things to do in Moreton-in-Marsh

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Chipping Campden, Shipston on Stour, Snowshill Manor
Find places to stay Aug 21 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
Cotswold Archery ©
Cotswold Archery
Cotswolds Distillery ©
Cotswolds Distillery
Cotswold Falconry Centre ©
Cotswold Falconry Centre

2
nights
Bath

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at St Mary The Virgin Church, admire the landmark architecture of Chavenage House, then explore the galleries of The Roman Baths, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bath Abbey. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Corinium Museum, then get outside with The Cotswold Range, and then walk around Elemental Sculpture Park.

For where to stay, maps, photos, and tourist information, use the Bath itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by car from Moreton-in-Marsh to Bath takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to London.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Cirencester, Tetbury
Find places to stay Aug 23 — 25:
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Chavenage House ©
Chavenage House
The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
The Cotswold Range ©
The Cotswold Range

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.
London is known for museums, nightlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Buckingham Palace, ponder the world of politics at Houses of Parliament, contemplate the long history of Tower of London, and take in panoramic vistas at Coca-Cola London Eye.

To see photos, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the London journey planning tool.

Traveling by train from Bath to London takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Find places to stay Aug 25 — 29:
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Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace
Tower Bridge ©
Tower Bridge
National Gallery ©
National Gallery

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