43 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

43 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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Start: Los Angeles
Fly:  14 h 30 min
1
London
— 9 nights
Train:  1 h 30 min
2
Bath
— 5 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
3
Grasmere
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
4
Edinburgh
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
5
Fort William
— 5 nights
Drive:  3 h
6
Gairloch
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h
7
Durness
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
8
Inverness
— 6 nights
Fly:  16 h
End: Los Angeles

9
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at The British Museum and Natural History Museum. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Tower of London and Buckingham Palace. And it doesn't end there: learn about all things military at Churchill War Rooms, shop like a local with Covent Garden, get a sense of history and politics at Houses of Parliament, and enjoy breathtaking views from Tower Bridge.

To see photos, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the London road trip site.

Los Angeles, USA to London is an approximately 15-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 8 hours traveling from Los Angeles to London. Traveling from Los Angeles in June, things will get a bit cooler in London: highs are around 68°F and lows about 52°F. You will leave for Bath on the 22nd (Sat).

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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The British Museum ©
The British Museum
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum

5
nights
Bath

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Paultons Park. Do your shopping at Showborough House Sculpture Garden and Peter Martin Gallery. Get some historical perspective at The Roman Baths and Hailes Abbey. Get out of town with these interesting Bath side-trips: Wells Cathedral (in Wells), The Cotswold Range (in Somerford Keynes) and Head 4 Heights Waterpark (in Cirencester). There's lots more to do: make a trip to Stonehenge, admire the natural beauty at Snowshill Manor, stop by Cotswold Lavender, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Bath Abbey.

To see traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read Bath trip builder site.

You can take a train from London to Bath in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Grasmere.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites Theme Parks Museums

Side Trips

Cirencester, Wells Cathedral, Hailes Abbey, Snowshill Manor, Showborough House Sculpture Garden
Find places to stay Jun 22 — 27:
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The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
Stonehenge ©
Stonehenge
The Cotswold Range ©
The Cotswold Range

5
nights
Grasmere

Grasmere ©
Grasmere is a village and tourist destination in the centre of the English Lake District. Appreciate the collections at Threlkeld Quarry and Mining Museum and Dove Cottage. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Castle Crag and Castlerigg Stone Circle. Change things up with these side-trips from Grasmere: Alpacaly Ever After (in Portinscale), Buttermere Lake (in Buttermere) and Hexham (Roman Army Museum & Vindolanda). There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Catbells Lakeland Walk, kick back and relax at Silecroft Beach, contemplate the waterfront views at Derwentwater, and steep yourself in history at Housesteads Roman Fort - Hadrian's Wall.

To see ratings, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Grasmere online tour itinerary maker.

Drive from Bath to Grasmere in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of flight, train, and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) to allow time to drive to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Grasmere

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Keswick, Hexham, Borrowdale, Alpacaly Ever After, Silecroft Beach
Find places to stay Jun 27 — Jul 2:
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Alpacaly Ever After ©
Alpacaly Ever After
Castle Crag ©
Castle Crag
Seascale Beach ©
Seascale Beach

5
nights
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Head to Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh and Museum CONTEXTfor plenty of shopping. Step out of the city life by going to Arthur's Seat and Calton Hill. There's much more to do: step into the grandiose world of Edinburgh Castle, take in panoramic vistas at Camera Obscura and World of Illusions, identify plant and animal life at Dalhousie Castle Falconry, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Giles' Cathedral.

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Drive from Grasmere to Edinburgh in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. July in Edinburgh sees daily highs of 66°F and lows of 51°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Fort William.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Dalhousie Castle Falconry
Find places to stay Jul 2 — 7:
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Royal Yacht Britannia ©
Royal Yacht Britannia
Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
National Museum of Scotland ©
National Museum of Scotland

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. Attractions like Nature & Wildlife Tours and West Highland Museum make great kid-friendly stops. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Morar Beach and Camusdarach Beach. Explore Fort William's surroundings by going to Highland Titles Nature Reserve (in Duror), Glenfinnan Viaduct (in Glenfinnan) and Ardshealach Smokehouse & Fine Foods (in Glenuig). The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Fort Augustus Abbey, admire the verdant scenery at Glen Coe, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Nevis Range Mountain Resort, and step into the grandiose world of Inveraray Castle.

For where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Fort William trip planner.

Drive from Edinburgh to Fort William in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Gairloch.

Things to do in Fort William

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Inveraray, Glenfinnan, Highland Titles Nature Reserve, The Commando Museum, Glen Coe
Find places to stay Jul 7 — 12:
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Highland Titles Nature Reserve ©
Highland Titles Nature Reserve
Camusdarach Beach ©
Camusdarach Beach
Morar Beach ©
Morar Beach

2
nights
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. On the 13th (Sat), enjoy the sand and surf at Mellon Udrigle Beach, thenlook for gifts at Perfume Studio, thenlearn about all things military at Russian Arctic Convoy Project, and finally identify plant and animal life at Loch Maree. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Sun): admire the natural beauty at Inverewe Garden, admire the sheer force of Victoria Falls, thenlook for all kinds of wild species at Shieldaig Falconry, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Red Point Beach.

To see maps, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read Gairloch online day trip planner.

You can drive from Fort William to Gairloch in 3 hours. July in Gairloch sees daily highs of 61°F and lows of 50°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Durness.

Things to do in Gairloch

Parks Wildlife Shopping

Side Trips

Poolewe, Russian Arctic Convoy Project, Perfume Studio, Red Point Beach
Find places to stay Jul 12 — 14:
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Loch Maree ©
Loch Maree
Red Point Beach ©
Red Point Beach
Mellon Udrigle Beach ©
Mellon Udrigle Beach

4
nights
Durness

Durness ©
Durness is a village and civil parish in the north-west Highlands of Scotland. Kids will enjoy Durness Beach and Scourie Bay. Museum-lovers will get to explore Lotte Glob and Balnakeil Craft Village. Venture out of the city with trips to Ardvreck Castle (in Assynt), Kinlochbervie (Sandwood Bay Beach & Oldshoremore Beach) and Achmelvich Beach (in Lochinver). There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Sango Bay, look for gifts at Mudness Ceramics, tour the pleasant surroundings at Balnakeil Beach, and Head underground at Smoo Cave.

To find maps, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Durness tour planner.

You can drive from Gairloch to Durness in 3 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 64°F, and evening lows to 50°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Inverness.

Things to do in Durness

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Kinlochbervie, Ardvreck Castle, Scourie Bay, Achmelvich Beach
Find places to stay Jul 14 — 18:
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Sango Bay ©
Sango Bay
Sandwood Bay Beach ©
Sandwood Bay Beach
Oldshoremore Beach ©
Oldshoremore Beach

6
nights
Inverness

Inverness ©
Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Visit Dunrobin Castle and Gardens and Culloden Battlefield for their historical value. Loch Ness Gallery and Loch Ness Centre & Exhibition will appeal to museum buffs. Explore Inverness' surroundings by going to Aigas Field Centre (in Beauly), Loch Morlich (in Aviemore) and Cairngorm Reindeer Centre (in Glenmore). There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Dornoch Beach, view the masterpieces at Inspirations, contemplate the long history of Fort George, and enjoy the sand and surf at Embo Beach.

To see ratings, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Inverness trip planner.

Traveling by car from Durness to Inverness takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In July, daytime highs in Inverness are 66°F, while nighttime lows are 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Inverness

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Drumnadrochit, Aviemore, Culloden Battlefield, Embo Beach, Dornoch Beach
Find places to stay Jul 18 — 24:
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Aigas Field Centre ©
Aigas Field Centre
Dunrobin Castle and Gardens ©
Dunrobin Castle and Gardens
Rosemarkie Beach ©
Rosemarkie Beach

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