24 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

24 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United Kingdom itinerary planner
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Fly
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London
— 4 nights
Fly to Glasgow, Bus to Fort William
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Fort William
— 1 night
Drive
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Inverness
— 3 nights
Train
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Edinburgh
— 5 nights
Train
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London
— 8 nights
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London — 4 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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Windsor Castle, The Postal Museum, London Transport Museum, and other attractions you added. Imperial War Museum London and HMS Belfast will appeal to museum buffs. Visit Tower of London and Houses of Parliament for their historical value. Change things up with a short trip to Hampton Court Palace in East Molesey (about 54 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral, contemplate the long history of Buckingham Palace, make a trip to Big Ben, and enjoy breathtaking views from The Monument to the Great Fire of London.

To see maps, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our London trip site.

Perth, Australia to London is an approximately 20-hour flight. Traveling from Perth to London, you'll gain 8 hours due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Perth, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in London, ranging from highs of 19°C to lows of 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can travel 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 Castle Stalker to your itinerary. On the 6th (Sat), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Nevis Range Mountain Resort, make a trip to Neptune's Staircase, contemplate the long history of Glenfinnan Viaduct, then contemplate the long history of Glenfinnan Monument, then admire the sheer force of Steall Waterfall, and finally admire the verdant scenery at Glen Coe.

To see photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Fort William travel planning site.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from London to Fort William in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or drive. You'll have a few hours on the 7th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Inverness.
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Inverness — 3 nights

Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Rogie Falls as well as Leakey's Second-hand Bookshop. Popular historic sites such as Culloden Battlefield and Fort George are in your itinerary. Get some cultural insight at Dunrobin Castle and Gardens and Loch Ness Centre & Exhibition. Change things up with a short trip to Fort Augustus Abbey in Fort Augustus (about 54 minutes away). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at The Highlanders' Museum (Queen's Own Highlanders Collection), step into the grandiose world of Inverness Castle, explore the activities along River Ness, and take in nature's colorful creations at Cawdor Castle.

For traveler tips and more tourist information, refer to the Inverness planner.

Traveling by car from Fort William to Inverness takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Inverness can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. On the 10th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Edinburgh.
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Edinburgh — 5 nights

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Craigmillar Castle, National Museum of Scotland, Holyrood Abbey, and other attractions you added. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Edinburgh Castle and Palace of Holyroodhouse. Royal Yacht Britannia and The Riverside Museum of Transport and Travel will appeal to museum buffs. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Edinburgh: Stirling Castle (in Stirling), Castle Menzies (in Weem) and The Scottish Crannog Centre (in Kenmore). The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of The Real Mary King's Close, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Glasgow Cathedral, explore the striking landscape at Arthur's Seat, and view the masterpieces at Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh.

To find reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Edinburgh attractions planner.

Getting from Inverness to Edinburgh by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Edinburgh are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. You'll have a few hours on the 15th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to London.
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London — 8 nights

You've added Margate Tudor House, Herne Bay Clock Tower, Herne Bay Central Beach, and other attractions to your itinerary. Get some cultural insight at Hertford House and Ipswich Waterfront. See even more of London: take in panoramic vistas at Sky Garden and walk around Regent's Park.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the London trip itinerary builder website.

You can fly from Edinburgh to London in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. You'll set off for home on the 23rd (Tue).
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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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