17 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

17 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United Kingdom route planner
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Manchester
— 1 day
Drive
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Penrith
— 2 nights
Drive
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Glasgow
— 1 night
Drive
4
Fort William
— 1 night
Drive
5
Isle of Skye
— 2 nights
Drive
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Aviemore
— 1 night
Drive
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Falkirk
— 1 day
Drive
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Edinburgh
— 2 nights
Fly
9
London
— 3 nights
Train
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Manchester
— 1 night
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Manchester — 1 day

Unofficially dubbed the Capital of the North, Manchester is known for its influence on industry and music, as well as its world-renowned connection to sports.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Quaker Tapestry Museum. On the 17th (Sat), see the interesting displays at Quaker Tapestry Museum and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Aira Force Waterfall.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read Manchester trip planner.

Singapore, Singapore to Manchester is an approximately 16-hour flight. You'll gain 8 hours traveling from Singapore to Manchester due to the time zone difference. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Singapore in September, with highs in Manchester at 20°C and lows at 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Penrith.
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Penrith — 2 nights

Penrith is a market town and civil parish in the county of Cumbria, England. Your day by day itinerary now includes Crummock Water, Buttermere Lake and Lake Grasmere.

For where to stay, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read our Penrith online trip planner.

Traveling by car from Manchester to Penrith takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in September, and nighttime lows around 13°C. You will have some time to spend on the 19th (Mon) before leaving for Glasgow.
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Glasgow — 1 night

Scotland’s largest city, Glasgow is known for its cultural heritage and the friendliness of its people.
To see other places to visit, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Glasgow trip planning site.

Getting from Penrith to Glasgow by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive. Expect little chillier evenings in Glasgow when traveling from Penrith in September, with lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Fort William.
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Fort William — 1 night

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. You've now added Mallaig Heritage Centre to your itinerary.

To find photos, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Fort William trip itinerary builder app.

You can drive from Glasgow to Fort William in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to go by car to Isle of Skye.
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Isle of Skye — 2 nights

Blessed with picturesque lochs and a dramatic, rocky coastline, the far-flung Isle of Skye remains one of Scotland's most beloved destinations.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu): take a memorable drive along Morar Beach and then admire the sheer force of The Fairy Pools, Glen Brittle, Isle of Skye.

To find photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Isle of Skye trip planner.

You can drive from Fort William to Isle of Skye in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in September, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) to allow time to drive to Aviemore.
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Aviemore — 1 night

Aviemore is a town and tourist resort, situated within the Cairngorms National Park in the Highlands of Scotland. Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Aviemore trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by car from Isle of Skye to Aviemore takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In September, daily temperatures in Aviemore can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. You will leave for Falkirk on the 24th (Sat).
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Falkirk — 1 day

Falkirk is a large town in the Central Lowlands of Scotland, historically within the county of Stirlingshire. On the 24th (Sat), appreciate the history behind Mercat Cross and then cast your line with FishX.

For reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Falkirk trip itinerary builder app.

Getting from Aviemore to Falkirk by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in September, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Edinburgh.
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Edinburgh — 2 nights

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
On the 25th (Sun), explore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle, walk around Holyrood Park, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Portobello Beach. On your second day here, pause for some photo ops at Scott Monument, examine the collection at The Chocolatarium, then contemplate the long history of Inchcolm Abbey and Island, and finally don't miss a visit to Forth Road Bridge.

For ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Edinburgh travel itinerary planner.

Getting from Falkirk to Edinburgh by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Edinburgh can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) to allow time to fly to London.
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London — 3 nights

Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Step off the beaten path and head to Room Escape Games and BrakeAway Bike Tours. Family-friendly places like Buckingham Palace and Food Tours will thrill your kids. The adventure continues: enjoy breathtaking views from Coca-Cola London Eye, admire the striking features of Old Royal Naval College, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, and don't miss a visit to Tower of London.

To find more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read London road trip tool.

Traveling by flight from Edinburgh to London takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In September in London, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to fly to Manchester.
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Manchester — 1 night

To see maps, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Manchester vacation planner.

Traveling by flight from London to Manchester takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. On the 1st (Sat), you're off to 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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Lake District travel guide

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World heritage site · Specialty Museums · Bodies of Water
A paradise for all lovers of the great outdoors, UNESCO World Heritage-listed Lake District is widely regarded as one of the most stunning areas of natural beauty in the UK. This mountainous region famously served as inspiration for some of the finest works of artists William Wordsworth and Samuel Taylor Coleridge. Containing the country’s largest national park, the Lake District is England’s top vacation destination for hikers and rock climbers. Nature lovers from around the world linger in this area for days and even weeks, sightseeing in the sweeping landscape of rugged hilltops, glistening lakes, dense forests, and hazy mountaintops. The region abounds in numerous hidden pubs, inns, and hotels, offering not only shelter from the weather, but also first-class dining and drinking options.
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