41 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

41 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Edinburgh
— 4 nights
2
Fort William
— 5 nights
3
Inverness
— 5 nights
4
Gairloch
— 5 nights
5
Lochinver
— 4 nights
6
Cockermouth
— 4 nights
7
Cirencester
— 3 nights
8
London
— 6 nights

4
nights
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Edinburgh Castle and National Museum of Scotland. And it doesn't end there: get your game on at Great Away Days, see the interesting displays at Royal Yacht Britannia, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and don't miss a visit to The Royal Mile.

To find reviews, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Edinburgh trip planner.

Kuta, Indonesia to Edinburgh is an approximately 23-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Kuta to Edinburgh is minus 8 hours. In April, Edinburgh is cooler than Kuta - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can go by car to Fort William.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums
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Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
Arthur's Seat ©
Arthur's Seat
Great Away Days ©
Great Away Days

5
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. Bring the kids along to Camusdarach Beach and Morar Beach. Explore Fort William's surroundings by going to The Dragons Tooth Golf Course (in Ballachulish), Highland Titles Nature Reserve (in Duror) and Ariundle Oakwood National Nature Reserve (in Strontian). And it doesn't end there: trek along Devil's Staircase, tour the pleasant surroundings at Lost Valley Trail, enjoy the sand and surf at Camas an Lighe (Singing Sands), and contemplate the waterfront views at Loch Linnhe Picnic Area.

For photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Fort William online tour itinerary planner.

Drive from Edinburgh to Fort William in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Inverness.

Things to do in Fort William

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Glencoe, Camas an Lighe (Singing Sands), Loch Linnhe Picnic Area, Inchree Waterfalls, Morar Beach
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Camusdarach Beach ©
Camusdarach Beach
Highland Titles Nature Reserve ©
Highland Titles Nature Reserve
Camas an Lighe (Singing Sands) ©
Camas an Lighe (Singing Sands)

5
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 Loch Morlich make great kid-friendly stops. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Inverness: Loch Garten Nature Reserve (in Boat of Garten), River Foyers (in Foyers) and Aigas Field Centre (in Beauly). There's lots more to do: have some family-friendly fun at Wildwoodz, learn insider's secrets on a distillery tour, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and get outside with Bowhunter Archery.

For reviews, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Inverness travel route builder tool.

Getting from Fort William to Inverness by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. In April in Inverness, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can drive to Gairloch.

Things to do in Inverness

Parks Fun & Games Theme Parks

Side Trips

Aviemore, Wildwoodz, River Foyers, Bowhunter Archery, Aigas Field Centre
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Aigas Field Centre ©
Aigas Field Centre
Landmark Forest Adventure Park ©
Landmark Forest Adventure Park
Loch Morlich ©
Loch Morlich

5
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Gairloch

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. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Shieldaig Falconry and Gairloch Golf Club. Explore Gairloch's surroundings by going to Ullapool (Inverpolly Nature Reserve & Lael Forest Walks). The adventure continues: hike along Beinn Eighe Mountain Trail, enjoy the sand and surf at Red Point Beach, head outdoors with Walking and Wildlife Adventures, and take in the dramatic scenery at Flowerdale Waterfall.

Plan trip to Gairloch with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Getting from Inverness to Gairloch by car takes about 2 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Lochinver.

Things to do in Gairloch

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trips

Ullapool, Mellon Udrigle Beach, Red Point Beach, Beinn Eighe Mountain Trail
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Gairloch Golf Club ©
Gairloch Golf Club
Red Point Beach ©
Red Point Beach
Beinn Eighe Mountain Trail ©
Beinn Eighe Mountain Trail

4
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Lochinver

Lochinver ©
Lochinver is a village on the coast in the Assynt district of Sutherland, Highland, Scotland. Kids will enjoy Achmelvich Beach and Little Assynt Estate. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Lochinver: Scourie Bay (in Scourie) and Sandwood Bay Beach (in Kinlochbervie). Next up on the itinerary: get outside with Drumbeg Loop, explore the activities along Achmelvich Bay, admire the sheer force of Falls of Kirkaig, and trek along Culag Woods.

To find where to stay, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Lochinver online trip maker.

You can drive from Gairloch to Lochinver in 2.5 hours. In April, daytime highs in Lochinver are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Cockermouth.

Things to do in Lochinver

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Falls of Kirkaig, Loch Assynt, Scourie Bay, Sandwood Bay Beach
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Sandwood Bay Beach ©
Sandwood Bay Beach
Achmelvich Beach ©
Achmelvich Beach
Culag Woods ©
Culag Woods

4
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. Kids will enjoy Derwentwater and Penrith Golf Centre and Driving Range. Change things up with these side-trips from Cockermouth: Hallin Fell (in Pooley Bridge), Greystoke Outdoor Pool (in Greystoke) and Alpacaly Ever After (in Portinscale). Next up on the itinerary: hike along Catbells Lakeland Walk, contemplate the waterfront views at Buttermere Lake, tour the pleasant surroundings at Central Fells, and take in the awesome beauty at Helvellyn.

To find other places to visit and tourist information, you can read our Cockermouth road trip planning site.

You can drive from Lochinver to Cockermouth in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Expect a daytime high around °C in April, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can travel to Cirencester.

Things to do in Cockermouth

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Keswick, Penrith, Lake District, Central Fells, Greystoke Outdoor Pool
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Helvellyn
Helvellyn
Catbells Lakeland Walk ©
Catbells Lakeland Walk
Derwentwater ©
Derwentwater

3
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Cirencester

Cirencester ©
Cirencester is a market town in east Gloucestershire, England, west northwest of London. Kids will appreciate attractions like Head 4 Heights Waterpark and Cotswold Motoring Museum. Venture out of the city with trips to Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens (in Burford), Cotswold Archery (in Moreton-in-Marsh) and Cotswold Guided Walks Ltd (in Uley). There's more to do: get outside with The Cotswold Range and push the limits with AeroSuperBatics / The Breitling Wingwalkers.

To find other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read Cirencester itinerary builder site.

You can drive from Cockermouth to Cirencester in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to London.

Things to do in Cirencester

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens, Cotswold Motoring Museum, Cotswold Guided Walks Ltd, WMSki, Cotswold Archery
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Head 4 Heights Waterpark ©
Head 4 Heights Waterpark
Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens ©
Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens
The Cotswold Range ©
The Cotswold Range

6
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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.
Family-friendly places like Coca-Cola London Eye and Natural History Museum will thrill your kids. There's lots more to do: take in panoramic vistas at Tower Bridge, take in the spiritual surroundings of Westminster Abbey, explore the world behind art at National Gallery, and get engrossed in the history at The British Museum.

To find where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the London online journey planner.

Traveling by car from Cirencester to London takes 2.5 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games
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Tower Bridge ©
Tower Bridge
Coca-Cola London Eye ©
Coca-Cola London Eye
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum

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