60 days in Scotland, Wales & England Itinerary

60 days in Scotland, Wales & England Itinerary

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Edinburgh
— 7 nights
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Inverness
— 7 nights
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Durness
— 4 nights
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Fort William
— 5 nights
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Glasgow
— 2 nights
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Llandudno
— 7 nights
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Bourton-on-the-Water
— 5 nights
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Bath
— 6 nights
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London
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Edinburgh

— 7 nights

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Edinburgh: Andy Howeys Birds of Prey Centre (in Berwick upon Tweed) and St Aiden Beach (in Bamburgh). There's lots more to do: explore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle, contemplate the long history of The Real Mary King's Close, don't miss a visit to Palace of Holyroodhouse, and get a new perspective on nature at National Museum of Scotland.

For traveler tips, ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Edinburgh journey planner.

Baltimore, USA to Edinburgh is an approximately 11-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time, which is usually a 5 hour difference. Traveling from Baltimore in June, things will get much colder in Edinburgh: highs are around 63°F and lows about 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Inverness.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 13 — 20:

Inverness

— 7 nights

Gateway to the Highlands

Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Venture out of the city with trips to Grantown Antiques and Collectables (in Grantown-on-Spey), RZSS Highland Wildlife Park (in Kincraig) and Landmark Forest Adventure Park (in Carrbridge). There's still lots to do: see exotic creatures in open habitats at Highland Wildlife & Birdwatch Safaris, take in nature's colorful creations at Inverness Botanic Gardens, don't miss a visit to Culloden Battlefield, and contemplate the waterfront views at Loch Ness.

To find reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Inverness trip planner.

Traveling by car from Edinburgh to Inverness takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 62°F in June, and nighttime lows around 47°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can go by car to Durness.

Things to do in Inverness

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 20 — 27:

Durness

— 4 nights
Durness is a village and civil parish in the north-west Highlands of Scotland. Get out of town with these interesting Durness side-trips: Kinlochbervie (Sandwood Bay Beach & Oldshoremore Beach), Achmelvich Beach (in Lochinver) and Handa Island Wildlife Reserve (in Handa Island). The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Sango Bay, make a trip to Cairn House Gallery, stroll through Durness Beach, and Head underground at Smoo Cave.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Durness tour planning app.

You can drive from Inverness to Durness in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 60°F, and evening lows to 47°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) so you can travel to Fort William.

Things to do in Durness

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 27 — Jul 1:

Fort William

— 5 nights
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. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Fort William: Allan's Boat Trips (in Oban), Highland Titles Nature Reserve (in Duror) and Tulloch Ringing Centre (in Roybridge). On the 2nd (Sat), dedicate a day to the elevated beauty of Ben Nevis. Next up on the itinerary: appreciate the views at Glen Coe, examine the collection at West Highland Museum, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Nevis Range Mountain Resort, and take in the dramatic scenery at Steall Waterfall.

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You can drive from Durness to Fort William in 4 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to drive to Glasgow.

Things to do in Fort William

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 1 — 6:

Glasgow

— 2 nights

Scotland's Style Capital

Scotland’s largest city, Glasgow is known for its cultural heritage and the friendliness of its people.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Wed): steep yourself in history at Glasgow Cathedral, then explore the world behind art at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Strathblane Falconry. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the engaging exhibits at Glasgow Science Centre, then explore the historical opulence of Stirling Castle, and then identify plant and animal life at Blair Drummond Safari and Adventure Park.

To see reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Glasgow journey planning tool.

Traveling by car from Fort William to Glasgow takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 67°F, and evening lows to 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to drive to Llandudno.

Things to do in Glasgow

Museums · Parks · Wildlife · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 6 — 8:

Llandudno

— 7 nights
Llandudno is a seaside resort, town and community in Conwy County Borough, Wales, located on the Creuddyn peninsula, which protrudes into the Irish Sea. Venture out of the city with trips to Zipline (in Blaenau Ffestiniog) and Swallow Falls (in Betws-y-Coed). The adventure continues: take in the awesome beauty at Snowdon, go deep underground at Great Orme Copper Mine, explore the striking landscape at Great Orme, and take a memorable drive along Marine Drive.

To find photos, reviews, and tourist information, read Llandudno online trip maker.

You can drive from Glasgow to Llandudno in 5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. July in Llandudno sees daily highs of 66°F and lows of 55°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to drive to Bourton-on-the-Water.

Things to do in Llandudno

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 8 — 15:

Bourton-on-the-Water

— 5 nights
Bourton-on-the-Water is a village and civil parish in Gloucestershire, England that lies on a wide flat vale within the Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Get out of town with these interesting Bourton-on-the-Water side-trips: Hidcote Manor Garden (in Chipping Campden) and The Cotswold Range (in Somerford Keynes). The adventure continues: get to know the resident critters at Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens, don't miss a visit to The Model Village, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Cotswold Falconry Centre, and step into the grandiose world of Sudeley Castle.

To find maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Bourton-on-the-Water trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Llandudno to Bourton-on-the-Water takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Llandudno in July, expect nights in Bourton-on-the-Water to be about the same, around 54°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 73°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can go by car to Bath.

Things to do in Bourton-on-the-Water

Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 15 — 20:

Bath

— 6 nights

Queen of English Cities

A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Explore Bath's surroundings by going to Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta (in Salisbury), Stonehenge (in Amesbury) and Paultons Park (in Romsey). There's much more to do: surround yourself with nature on West of England Falconry, hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bath Abbey, and brush up on your military savvy at The Tank Museum.

For more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read Bath trip itinerary maker site.

Drive from Bourton-on-the-Water to Bath in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can catch the train to London.

Things to do in Bath

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Parks · Theme Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 20 — 26:

London

— 16 nights

The Square Mile

Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Get out of town with these interesting London side-trips: Dover (Dover Castle, Roman Painted House, &more), Knepp Wildland Safaris (in Horsham) and The Hawking Centre (in Doddington). There's much more to do: enjoy breathtaking views from Coca-Cola London Eye, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, take an in-depth tour of Natural History Museum, and steep yourself in history at Buckingham Palace.

To find other places to visit and other tourist information, read London trip builder tool.

Take a train from Bath to London in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in London are 73°F, while nighttime lows are 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can fly back home.

Things to do in London

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 26 — Aug 11:

Scotland travel guide

4.4
Castles · Specialty Museums · Distilleries
A land packed with thousands of years of history, Scotland is home to numerous thriving cities and a vibrant population proud of its distinct culture, heritage, and art. The Scottish people are fond of saying "Good things come in small packages," and nowhere is that more true than in their compact homeland. Despite its relatively small size, the country is crammed full of attractions, not the least of which are numerous world-famous golf courses and whiskey distilleries. Though the sun may not always shine here, Scotland is a stunning country renowned for its dramatic scenery of mountains, valleys, hills, green fields, and rugged coastlines, guaranteeing a diverse holiday. While most tourists restrict their itinerary to the historic Highlands, where they search for the mysterious Loch Ness monster, you can also explore the Lowlands’ outstanding natural wonders and flourishing cultural scene.

Wales travel guide

4.3
Castles · Beaches · Specialty Museums
Wales attracts tourism with its stunning landscape, a wealth of history, and a huge number of imposing castles. Yet behind the spectacular scenery and the ancient fortress walls hides the simple warmth of the Welsh people, whose pride in their Celtic heritage is only exceeded by the love they feel for their homeland. This may be a relatively small country, but its spirit is truly grand. Your itinerary may just be made up of joining the locals at the pub or a village rugby game to soak up the famous Welsh spirit and learn about "hiraeth," a deep bond the Welsh feel with their land. Though compact, Wales has no shortage of secluded corners easily and quickly explored on an extensive network of footpaths, which makes a trip to this land a true hiker’s paradise.

England travel guide

4.4
Nightlife · Specialty Museums · Historic Sites
A trip through England is a trip through world history, and few places in the world offer such a diverse variety of places to visit, activities, and experiences. The sprawling urban areas surrounding the capital city offer countless sightseeing opportunities, such as museums and historical sites, as well as some of the best shopping, nightlife, and culinary options in the world. To truly experience this country steeped in centuries of history, try to make time to explore the sweeping countryside, where you can enjoy the warm hospitality of small villages and explore the ancient remains of once-powerful societies. England boasts an outstanding transportation system, and many visitors find that even a short train ride through the country’s landscape of rolling hills and plains can be a highlight of their entire vacation. However you choose to move about, remember that in this compact country you’re never very far from a bustling town, where modern pubs, shops, and restaurants await to be explored.