8 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

8 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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Route & dates

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

2
nights
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Visit Edinburgh Castle and St Giles' Cathedral for their historical value. Museum-lovers will appreciate Scottish National Gallery and Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh. Change things up with a short trip to Rosslyn Chapel in Roslin (about 30 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: learn more about the world around you at National Museum of Scotland, examine the collection at Royal Yacht Britannia, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at The Scotch Whisky Experience, and visit Edinburgh Old Town.

For ratings, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Edinburgh holiday planning app.

Toronto, Canada to Edinburgh is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 5 hours traveling from Toronto to Edinburgh. In April, daytime highs in Edinburgh are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Inverness.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Rosslyn Chapel
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Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
Rosslyn Chapel ©
Rosslyn Chapel
Scottish National Gallery
Scottish National Gallery

1
night
Inverness

Inverness ©
Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Fri): don't miss a visit to Culloden Battlefield, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Nairn Beach, thenget a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and finally explore the historical opulence of Urquhart Castle.

For where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Inverness trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Edinburgh to Inverness takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Inverness are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) early enough to travel to London.

Things to do in Inverness

Outdoors Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trips

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

3
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.
National Gallery and The British Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Natural History Museum and Victoria and Albert Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Next up on the itinerary: admire the striking features of Westminster Abbey, steep yourself in history at Tower of London, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, and don't miss a visit to Buckingham Palace.

To find maps, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the London online road trip planner.

You can fly from Inverness to London in 4 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. In May, daily temperatures in London can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in London

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

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