14 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

14 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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14 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: London
1
London
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
2
Inverness, Scotland
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
3
Fort William, Scotland
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
4
Edinburgh, Scotland
— 2 nights
Fly + Bus:  6 h 45 min
5
Newquay
— 3 nights
Bus + Fly:  4 h
End: London

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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like St. Paul's Cathedral and Tate Modern. National Gallery and IWM Duxford are good opportunities to explore the local culture. When in London, make a side trip to see Ely Cathedral in Ely, approximately Ely away. And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Buckingham Palace, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Westminster Abbey, make a trip to Coca-Cola London Eye, and admire the masterpieces at Victoria and Albert Museum.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the London route builder app .

In July, daily temperatures in London can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to travel to Inverness.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

IWM Duxford, Ely Cathedral
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Westminster Abbey ©
Westminster Abbey
IWM Duxford ©
IWM Duxford
National Gallery ©
National Gallery

3
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Inverness, Scotland

Inverness ©
Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Culloden Battlefield and Fort George are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Relax by the water at Nairn Beach and Dornoch Beach. Explore Inverness' surroundings by going to Dunrobin Castle and Gardens (in Golspie), Cairngorm Reindeer Centre (in Glenmore) and RZSS Highland Wildlife Park (in Kingussie). Next up on the itinerary: step into the grandiose world of Cawdor Castle and explore the ancient world of Clava Cairns.

To see reviews, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, use the Inverness trip itinerary tool .

Getting from London to Inverness by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from London in July: high temperatures in Inverness hover around 22°C and lows are around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Fort William.

Things to do in Inverness

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Nairn, Culloden Battlefield, RZSS Highland Wildlife Park, Cairngorm Reindeer Centre, Dunrobin Castle and Gardens
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Dunrobin Castle and Gardens ©
Dunrobin Castle and Gardens
Nairn Beach ©
Nairn Beach
Culloden Battlefield ©
Culloden Battlefield

2
nights
Fort William, Scotland

Fort William ©
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. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Wed): pause for some serene contemplation at Glenfinnan Church, make a trip to Glenfinnan Viaduct, then contemplate the long history of Glenfinnan Monument, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Nevis Range Mountain Resort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Thu): admire the verdant scenery at Glen Coe, admire the sheer force of Steall Waterfall, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Ben Nevis.

To find where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Fort William online trip itinerary planner .

Drive from Inverness to Fort William in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Fort William

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Glenfinnan, Glen Coe
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Glenfinnan Viaduct ©
Glenfinnan Viaduct
Glen Coe ©
Glen Coe
Nevis Range Mountain Resort ©
Nevis Range Mountain Resort

2
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Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Fri): take a tour of Royal Yacht Britannia, then explore the historical opulence of Palace of Holyroodhouse, and then explore the striking landscape at Arthur's Seat. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Sat): see the interesting displays at National Museum of Scotland and then contemplate the long history of The Real Mary King's Close.

To find maps, reviews, photos, and tourist information, use the Edinburgh trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Fort William to Edinburgh takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July, daytime highs in Edinburgh are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Newquay.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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National Museum of Scotland ©
National Museum of Scotland
Royal Yacht Britannia ©
Royal Yacht Britannia
The Real Mary King's Close ©
The Real Mary King's Close

3
nights
Newquay

Newquay ©
Known as the Surf Capital of the UK, Newquay is a vibrant city with youthful energy.
Bring the kids along to Fistral Beach Bar and Carbis Bay Beach. We've included these beaches for you: Perranporth Beach and Porthminster Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Newquay: National Lobster Hatchery (in Padstow), The Museum of Witchcraft and Magic (in Boscastle) and Tintagel Castle (in Tintagel). There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Crantock Beach, explore the world behind art at Penlee House Gallery & Museum, and have fun and explore at Pirate's Quest.

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You can fly from Edinburgh to Newquay in 7 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Newquay

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

St Ives, Crantock Beach, The Museum of Witchcraft and Magic, Tintagel Castle, Penlee House Gallery & Museum
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Fistral Beach Bar ©
Fistral Beach Bar
Crantock Beach ©
Crantock Beach
Perranporth Beach ©
Perranporth Beach

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