8 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

8 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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Start: Glasgow, Scotland
Drive:  2 h 15 min
1
Fort William, Scotland
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Inverness, Scotland
— 1 night
Fly:  3 h 45 min
3
Bath
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 30 min
4
London
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h
End: Glasgow, Scotland

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. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Camusdarach Beach and Morar Beach. Step out of the city life by going to Ben Nevis and Glen Coe. Explore Fort William's surroundings by going to Eilean Donan Castle (in Kyle of Lochalsh) and Glenfinnan Viaduct (in Glenfinnan). There's more to do: admire the sheer force of Steall Waterfall and take in the awesome beauty at Nevis Range Mountain Resort.

To find traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Fort William sightseeing planner.

Glasgow to Fort William is an approximately 2.5- hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can go by car to Inverness.

Things to do in Fort William

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Eilean Donan Castle, Glen Coe, Morar Beach, Glenfinnan Viaduct, Camusdarach Beach
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Glenfinnan Viaduct ©
Glenfinnan Viaduct
Glen Coe ©
Glen Coe
Nevis Range Mountain Resort ©
Nevis Range Mountain Resort

1
night
Inverness, Scotland

Inverness ©
Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
On the 23rd (Fri), witness the site of a historic battle at Culloden Battlefield, then admire the sheer force of Fairy Glen Falls, then browse the fresh offerings at Ferintosh Community Market, and finally steep yourself in history at Urquhart Castle.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Inverness trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Fort William to Inverness takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Inverness can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to travel to Bath.

Things to do in Inverness

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Ferintosh Community Market, Urquhart Castle, Fairy Glen Falls, Culloden Battlefield
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Culloden Battlefield ©
Culloden Battlefield
Fairy Glen Falls ©
Fairy Glen Falls
Urquhart Castle ©
Urquhart Castle

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nights
Bath

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
On the 24th (Sat), browse the exhibits of The Roman Baths, then kick your exploration up a notch at Head 4 Heights Waterpark, and then identify plant and animal life at Longleat. On the 25th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get outside with The Cotswold Range, then examine the collection at Brunel's SS Great Britain, and then contemplate the long history of Bath Abbey.

To find out how to plan a trip to Bath, use our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Inverness to Bath takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can catch the train to London.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Cirencester, Longleat, Brunel's SS Great Britain
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The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
The Cotswold Range ©
The Cotswold Range
Head 4 Heights Waterpark ©
Head 4 Heights Waterpark

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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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Mon): get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Westminster Abbey, and then explore the world behind art at National Gallery. On the 27th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Buckingham Palace, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, then explore the world behind art at The British Museum, and finally get a sense of history and politics at Houses of Parliament.

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You can take a train from Bath to London in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In August in London, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites
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Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
St. Paul's Cathedral ©
St. Paul's Cathedral

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