32 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

32 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
London
— 4 nights
2
Edinburgh
— 5 nights
3
Durness
— 4 nights
4
Inverness
— 5 nights
5
Fort William
— 4 nights
6
Windermere
— 4 nights
7
Cheltenham
— 5 nights

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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Coca-Cola London Eye and National Gallery. And it doesn't end there: take in panoramic vistas at Tower Bridge, get a sense of history and politics at Houses of Parliament, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Westminster Abbey, and admire the masterpieces at The British Museum.

For where to stay, reviews, photos, and tourist information, refer to the London trip planner.

Blandford Forum to London is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks
Find places to stay Jul 15 — 19:
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Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum
Coca-Cola London Eye ©
Coca-Cola London Eye
Tower Bridge ©
Tower Bridge

5
nights
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Attractions like Edinburgh Castle and The Royal Mile make great kid-friendly stops. The adventure continues: explore the striking landscape at Arthur's Seat, explore the engaging exhibits at Dynamic Earth, get curious at Camera Obscura and World of Illusions, and step into the grandiose world of Palace of Holyroodhouse.

To see other places to visit and tourist information, read Edinburgh trip planner.

You can fly from London to Edinburgh in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from London in July: high temperatures in Edinburgh hover around 22°C and lows are around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to drive to Durness.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours
Find places to stay Jul 19 — 24:
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Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
Dynamic Earth ©
Dynamic Earth
Camera Obscura and World of Illusions ©
Camera Obscura and World of Illusions

4
nights
Durness

Durness ©
Durness is a village and civil parish in the north-west Highlands of Scotland. Kids will enjoy Durness Beach and Sandwood Bay Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Oldshoremore Beach (in Kinlochbervie), Achmelvich Beach (in Lochinver) and Handa Island Wildlife Reserve (in Handa Island). And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Balnakeil Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Clachtoll Beach Campsite, don't miss a visit to Cairn House Gallery, and take in the exciting artwork at Balnakeil Craft Village.

To find photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Durness day trip tool.

You can drive from Edinburgh to Durness in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. In July in Durness, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Inverness.

Things to do in Durness

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Kinlochbervie, Achmelvich Beach, Scourie Bay, Handa Island Wildlife Reserve, Clachtoll Beach Campsite
Find places to stay Jul 24 — 28:
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Durness Beach ©
Durness Beach
Sandwood Bay Beach ©
Sandwood Bay Beach
Achmelvich Beach ©
Achmelvich Beach

5
nights
Inverness

Inverness ©
Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Bring the kids along to Landmark Forest Adventure Park and Zipline. Change things up with these side-trips from Inverness: Aviemore (Aviemore Kart Raceway, Loch Morlich Watersports, &more), Bowhunter Archery (in Nairn) and Aigas Field Centre (in Beauly). There's lots more to do: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, sample the tasty concoctions at Black Isle Brewery, pause for some serene contemplation at Inverness Cathedral, and relax in the rural setting at Robertsons.

To see maps, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Inverness road trip planner.

Drive from Durness to Inverness in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In July, daily temperatures in Inverness can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to drive to Fort William.

Things to do in Inverness

Tours · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips

Aviemore, Beauly, Bowhunter Archery, Black Isle Brewery
Find places to stay Jul 28 — Aug 2:
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Landmark Forest Adventure Park ©
Landmark Forest Adventure Park
Loch Morlich ©
Loch Morlich
Aviemore Kart Raceway ©
Aviemore Kart Raceway

4
nights
Fort William

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. Kids will enjoy Camusdarach Beach and Bronze Ford Model T. Change things up with these side-trips from Fort William: Morar Beach (in Morar), Glenfinnan Viaduct (in Glenfinnan) and Mallaig Heritage Centre (in Mallaig). The adventure continues: admire the verdant scenery at Glen Coe, look for all kinds of wild species at Highland Titles Nature Reserve, tee off at The Dragons Tooth Golf Course, and take in the dramatic scenery at Steall Waterfall.

To find maps, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Fort William travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Inverness to Fort William takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can go by car to Windermere.

Things to do in Fort William

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Glencoe, Glenfinnan, Mallaig, Crombie Clay Shooting, Commando Monument
Find places to stay Aug 2 — 6:
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Camusdarach Beach ©
Camusdarach Beach
Morar Beach ©
Morar Beach
Mallaig Heritage Centre ©
Mallaig Heritage Centre

4
nights
Windermere

Windermere is the largest natural lake in England. Bring the kids along to Canyoning & Rappelling Tours and Michael Coates Clay Shooting. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Windermere: Wordsworth Daffodil Garden (in Grasmere) and Lakeland Climbing Centre (in Kendal). There's much more to do: admire the natural beauty at Holehird Gardens, take in the awesome beauty at Old Man of Coniston, kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, and take some stellar pictures from Jenkin Crag.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Windermere visit planning tool.

You can drive from Fort William to Windermere in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus, flight, and train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can go by car to Cheltenham.

Things to do in Windermere

Outdoors · Fun & Games · Parks

Side Trips

Ambleside, Coniston, Keswick Climbing Wall & Outdoor Activity Centre, Wordsworth Daffodil Garden, Helvellyn
Find places to stay Aug 6 — 10:
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Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
Michael Coates Clay Shooting ©
Michael Coates Clay Shooting

5
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. Kids will appreciate attractions like Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens and Cotswold Farm Park. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cheltenham: Cotswold Lavender (in Broadway) and Bath (American Museum & Gardens, The Roman Baths, &more). Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at Walks With Hawks, see the interesting displays at Jet Age Museum, walk around Montpellier Gardens, and pause for some photo ops at The Minotaur and the Hare.

Plan a Cheltenham trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

Getting from Windermere to Cheltenham by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Cheltenham can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cheltenham

Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Bourton-on-the-Water, Bath, Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens, Jet Age Museum, Cotswold Lavender
Find places to stay Aug 10 — 15:
Highlights from your plan
Walks With Hawks ©
Walks With Hawks
Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens ©
Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens
The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths

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