7 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

7 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United Kingdom route planner

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Inverness
— 2 nights
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Drumnadrochit
— 1 day
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Edinburgh
— 2 nights
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Robin Hoods Bay
— 2 nights
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Inverness

— 2 nights

Gateway to the Highlands

Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
To see photos, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Inverness trip planner.

Canterbury to Inverness is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In September, daily temperatures in Inverness can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Drumnadrochit.

Things to do in Inverness

Nature · Parks
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Drumnadrochit

— 1 day
Drumnadrochit is a village in the Highland local government council area of Scotland, lying on the west shore of Loch Ness, at the foot of Glen Urquhart.HistoryThe settlement grew up around a bridge over the River Enrick and the name Drumnadrochit derives from the Scottish Gaelic 'druim na drochaid' meaning the 'Ridge of the Bridge'. Start off your visit on the 24th (Fri): go for a walk through St Ninians Church, see the interesting displays at Loch Ness Centre & Exhibition, step into the grandiose world of Urquhart Castle, then steep yourself in history at Fort Augustus Abbey, and finally ponder the design of Queen Victoria Diamond Jubilee Fountain.

Plan a Drumnadrochit trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

Drumnadrochit is just a stone's throw from Inverness. In September, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Drumnadrochit

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trip

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Edinburgh

— 2 nights

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sat): step into the grandiose world of Edinburgh Castle, then explore the striking landscape at Arthur's Seat, and then take some stellar pictures from Calton Hill.

For more things to do, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Edinburgh trip planning tool.

You can drive from Drumnadrochit to Edinburgh in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. September in Edinburgh sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to travel to Robin Hoods Bay.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Sep 24 — 26:

Robin Hoods Bay

— 2 nights
On the 26th (Sun), kick back and relax at Boggle Hole, then look for gifts at Muir Lea Stores, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Robin Hoods Bay Beach. On the next day, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Dalby Forest.

To find other places to visit, reviews, photos, and tourist information, go to the Robin Hoods Bay trip builder site.

You can drive from Edinburgh to Robin Hoods Bay in 4 hours. September in Robin Hoods Bay sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 11°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 28th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Robin Hoods Bay

Parks · Nature · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 26 — 28:

United Kingdom travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Nightlife · 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.