5 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

5 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
London
— 1 night
2
Edinburgh
— 1 night
3
Durness
— 2 nights

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, then explore the world behind art at National Gallery, then walk around St. James's Park, and finally steep yourself in history at Buckingham Palace. On your second day here, enjoy breathtaking views from Tower Bridge, take in panoramic vistas at Coca-Cola London Eye, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Westminster Abbey, then make a trip to Big Ben, and finally ponder the world of politics at Houses of Parliament.

Make your London itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to London. August in London sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) so you can travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
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Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace
Coca-Cola London Eye ©
Coca-Cola London Eye
Tower Bridge ©
Tower Bridge

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night
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): appreciate the extensive heritage of Edinburgh Old Town, step into the grandiose world of Edinburgh Castle, and then take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

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You can fly from London to Edinburgh in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from London in September, you will find days in Edinburgh are slightly colder (19°C), and nights are about the same (9°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) to allow time to drive to Durness.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites · Tours · Neighborhoods
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Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
Edinburgh Old Town ©
Edinburgh Old Town
Walking tours

2
nights
Durness

Durness ©
Durness is a village and civil parish in the north-west Highlands of Scotland. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Balnakeil Beach, then kick back and relax at Sandwood Bay Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Oldshoremore Beach. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Sango Bay and then kick back and relax at Durness Beach.

To find ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Durness driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Edinburgh to Durness in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. In September in Durness, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 9°C at night. On the 4th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Durness

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trip

Kinlochbervie
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Durness Beach ©
Durness Beach
Sandwood Bay Beach ©
Sandwood Bay Beach
Balnakeil Beach ©
Balnakeil Beach

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