6 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

6 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Istanbul
Fly:  9 h 45 min
1
Inverness
— 1 night
Fly:  3 h
2
Kirkwall, Mainland
— 2 nights
Fly:  6 h 30 min
3
Portsmouth
— 1 night
Fly:  9 h 15 min
End: Istanbul

1
night
Inverness

Inverness ©
Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
For photos, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Inverness day trip planning app.

Istanbul, Turkey to Inverness is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Istanbul to Inverness. In July, Inverness is a bit cooler than Istanbul - with highs of 22°C and lows of 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to travel to Kirkwall.

Things to do in Inverness

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Urquhart Castle, Nairn Beach, Culloden Battlefield
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Nairn Beach ©
Nairn Beach
Culloden Battlefield ©
Culloden Battlefield
Urquhart Castle ©
Urquhart Castle

2
nights
Kirkwall, Mainland

Kirkwall ©
Kirkwall is the largest town and capital of the Orkney Islands of Scotland. On the 10th (Wed), take in the spiritual surroundings of Saint Magnus Cathedral, contemplate the long history of Standing Stones of Stenness, thenexplore the ancient world of Ring of Brodgar, thensteep yourself in history at Skara Brae, and finally get engrossed in the history at Broch of Gurness. On the 11th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some serene contemplation at Italian Chapel on Lamb Holm, explore the ancient world of Tomb of the Eagles, thenrejuvenate with a delicious beverage at Orkney Fossil and Heritage Centre, thentake an in-depth tour of The Orkney Museum, and finally explore the ancient world of Maeshowe.

For photos, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Kirkwall itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from Inverness to Kirkwall takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Inverness in July: highs in Kirkwall hover around 19°C, while lows dip to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can travel to Portsmouth.

Things to do in Kirkwall

Historic Sites Museums Nightlife

Side Trips

Stenness, Stromness, Tomb of the Eagles, Broch of Gurness, Italian Chapel on Lamb Holm
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Standing Stones of Stenness ©
Standing Stones of Stenness
Ring of Brodgar ©
Ring of Brodgar
Broch of Gurness ©
Broch of Gurness

1
night
Portsmouth

Portsmouth ©
Portsmouth is a port city and unitary authority in the ceremonial English county of Hampshire and is located south-west of London and south-east of Southampton. Start off your visit on the 12th (Fri): see the interesting displays at The Mary Rose, thentake a tour of HMS Warrior 1860, thenlearn about all things military at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, and finally admire the natural beauty at Beaulieu National Motor Museum.

To find where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Portsmouth journey planning site.

Getting from Kirkwall to Portsmouth by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of ferry and train. While traveling from Kirkwall, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Portsmouth, ranging from highs of 25°C to lows of 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Portsmouth

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Beaulieu National Motor Museum
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Portsmouth Historic Dockyard ©
Portsmouth Historic Dockyard
The Mary Rose ©
The Mary Rose
HMS Victory ©
HMS Victory

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