10 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

10 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United Kingdom travel planner
Make it your trip
Fly
1
Inverness
— 1 day
Drive
2
Durness
— 2 nights
Drive
3
Edinburgh
— 2 nights
Fly
4
Bath
— 2 nights
Train
5
London
— 3 nights
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Inverness — 1 day

Gateway to the Highlands

Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
On the 1st (Tue), indulge your thirst for a good beer at Black Isle Brewery, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, see the interesting displays at Loch Ness Centre & Exhibition, then explore the historical opulence of Urquhart Castle, and finally snap pictures at Greig Street Bridge.

For maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Inverness vacation planner.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Inverness is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. In August, Inverness is slightly colder than Amsterdam - with highs of 21°C and lows of 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to go by car to Durness.
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Durness — 2 nights

Durness is a village and civil parish in the north-west Highlands of Scotland. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): explore the galleries of Lotte Glob, then explore the fascinating underground world of Smoo Cave, then enjoy the sand and surf at Durness Beach, and finally kick back and relax at Sango Bay. Keep things going the next day: view the masterpieces at Balnakeil Craft Village, then kick back and relax at Balnakeil Beach, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Cape Wrath.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read Durness journey planner.

You can drive from Inverness to Durness in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can drive to Edinburgh.
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Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Nature
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Edinburgh — 2 nights

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
On the 4th (Fri), step aboard Royal Yacht Britannia, then take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh, and then step into the grandiose world of Edinburgh Castle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the dramatic natural features at Arthur's Seat, examine the collection at National Museum of Scotland, then pause for some serene contemplation at St Giles' Cathedral, and finally contemplate the long history of The Real Mary King's Close.

For more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Edinburgh day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Durness to Edinburgh takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, ferry, bus, and flight; or do a combination of bus and train. August in Edinburgh sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can fly to Bath.
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Bath — 2 nights

Queen of English Cities

A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at West Front, admire the landmark architecture of Wells Cathedral, explore the world behind art at Victoria Art Gallery, then take in the views from Pulteney Bridge, and finally steep yourself in history at Bath Abbey. On the 7th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: appreciate the extensive heritage of Castle Combe Village, then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and then get engrossed in the history at The Roman Baths.

To find where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Bath day trip tool.

Traveling by flight from Edinburgh to Bath takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can catch the train to London.
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London — 3 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 some cultural insight at The British Museum and Westminster Abbey. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Covent Garden and Harrods. There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, race across the water with a speed boat tour, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, and contemplate the long history of Buckingham Palace.

For ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our London itinerary site.

Traveling by train from Bath to London takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can catch the flight back home.
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United Kingdom travel guide

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Nightlife · Specialty Museums · Castles
Home to an impressive 25 World Heritage sites, the United Kingdom, which includes England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland, has hundreds of museums to explore, thousands of parks and gardens to stroll through, and tens of thousands of communities to discover. From Land’s End in the south to John O’Groats in the north, the country is packed with tourist attractions that can fill a range of itineraries. With nearly 30 million tourists visiting every year, the UK is ranked among the top ten holiday destinations in the world. Known for its royalty, this country also represents a diverse patchwork of native and immigrant cultures. Although Britannia no longer rules the waves, it possesses a captivating history and a dynamic modern culture, both of which remain hugely influential on the rest of the world.
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