13 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

13 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United Kingdom trip planner
Make it your trip
Fly
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Inverness
— 1 night
Drive
2
Edinburgh
— 3 nights
Train
3
Windermere
— 1 night
Drive
4
York
— 1 night
Drive
5
Cirencester
— 3 nights
Drive
6
London
— 3 nights
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Inverness — 1 night

Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
On the 19th (Fri), steep yourself in history at Fort George and then indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Sat): contemplate the waterfront views at Loch Ness, contemplate the waterfront views at River Ness, and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For where to stay, maps, and tourist information, use the Inverness online journey planner.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Inverness is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Amsterdam to Inverness is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Amsterdam in August, things will get a bit cooler in Inverness: highs are around 21°C and lows about 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Edinburgh.
Tours · Parks · Nature · Breweries & Distilleries
Side Trip
Find places to stay Aug 19 — 20:

Edinburgh — 3 nights

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Edinburgh is known for historic sites, museums, and sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle, take in the dramatic natural features at Arthur's Seat, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and get great views at Calton Hill.

For photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Edinburgh trip planner.

You can drive from Inverness to Edinburgh in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in August, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to take a train to Windermere.
Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Aug 20 — 23:

Windermere — 1 night

Windermere is the largest natural lake in England. Start off your visit on the 24th (Wed): scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour, then examine the collection at Lakeland Motor Museum, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Windermere.

To find where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Windermere day trip site.

Take a train from Edinburgh to Windermere in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can drive to York.
Parks · Nature · Museums · Outdoors
Side Trip
Find places to stay Aug 23 — 24:

York — 1 night

Situated on the confluence of the rivers Ouse and Foss, York has witnessed an abundance of major political events throughout its two millennia of existence.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Thu): get the lay of the land with Walking tours, find something for the whole family at York Maze, and then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

For photos, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read York trip planning app.

You can drive from Windermere to York in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in August, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Cirencester.
Fun & Games · Theme Parks · Tours
Find places to stay Aug 24 — 25:

Cirencester — 3 nights

Cirencester is a market town in east Gloucestershire, England, west northwest of London. Change things up with these side-trips from Cirencester: Cotswolds Distillery (in Stourton) and Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens (in Burford). The adventure continues: head outdoors with The Cotswold Range, don't miss a visit to The Model Village, stroll through Birdland, and take in nature's colorful creations at Highgrove Gardens.

For reviews, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read Cirencester visit planner.

Traveling by car from York to Cirencester takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to go by car to London.
Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Zoos & Aquariums
Side Trips
Find places to stay Aug 25 — 28:

London — 3 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.
London is known for museums, nightlife, and sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Buckingham Palace, enjoy breathtaking views from Coca-Cola London Eye, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, and don't miss a visit to Tower Bridge.

To find traveler tips, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the London trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Cirencester to London in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in London are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) to allow time to fly back home.
Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Aug 28 — 31:

United Kingdom travel guide

4.3
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.