8 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

8 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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8 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: Glasgow
1
Fort William
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Inverness
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 45​min
3
Bath
— 2 nights
4
London
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h
End: Glasgow

2
nights
Fort William

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. Attractions like Camusdarach Beach and Morar Beach make great kid-friendly stops. Get outdoors at Steall Waterfall and Ben Nevis. Change things up with these side-trips from Fort William: Eilean Donan Castle (in Kyle of Lochalsh) and Glenfinnan Viaduct (in Glenfinnan). It doesn't end there: admire the verdant scenery at Glencoe and take in the awesome beauty at Nevis Range Mountain Resort.

To find photos and tourist information, you can read our Fort William day trip planning app .

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

Things to do in Fort William

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trips

Eilean Donan Castle, Morar Beach, Glen Coe, 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

Inverness ©
Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): get advice or help at Culloden Battlefield, admire the sheer force of Fairy Glen, then indulge your taste buds at Ferintosh Community Market, and finally contemplate the long history of Urquhart Castle.

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

Getting from Fort William to Inverness by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Inverness are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to travel to Bath.

Things to do in Inverness

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

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

2
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Bath

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Sat): take an in-depth tour of The Roman Baths, head outdoors with Head 4 Heights Ltd, and then admire the natural beauty at Longleat. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: head outdoors with The Cotswold Range, then see the interesting displays at Brunel's SS Great Britain, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Bath Abbey.

For ratings, photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Bath attractions planner.

Traveling by flight from Inverness to Bath takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to take a 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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Mon): learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum, then admire the striking features of Westminster Abbey, and then explore the world behind art at National Gallery. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Buckingham Palace, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, then admire the masterpieces at The British Museum, and finally steep yourself in history at Houses of Parliament.

For reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the London trip planner .

Take a train from Bath to London in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in London are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) to allow enough time 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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