13 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

13 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United Kingdom travel route planner
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Fly
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Inverness
— 1 night
Drive
2
Edinburgh
— 3 nights
Train
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Windermere
— 1 night
Drive
4
York
— 1 night
Drive
5
Cirencester
— 3 nights
Drive
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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.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Thu): steep yourself in history at Fort George and then gain some tasty knowledge on a distillery tour. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll through Loch Ness, explore the activities along River Ness, and then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read our Inverness trip itinerary website.

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 changes from Central European Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Amsterdam in September, things will get little chillier in Inverness: highs are around 19°C and lows about 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Edinburgh.
Tours · Nature · Parks · Breweries & Distilleries
Side Trip
Find places to stay Sep 15 — 16:

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: step into the grandiose world of Edinburgh Castle, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, get a new perspective on nature at National Museum of Scotland, and make a trip to The Royal Mile.

For ratings, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Edinburgh tour planning website.

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 19°C in September, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can catch the train to Windermere.
Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks
Find places to stay Sep 16 — 19:

Windermere — 1 night

Windermere is the largest natural lake in England. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Tue): head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, then examine the collection at Lakeland Motor Museum, and then explore the activities along Lake Windermere.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Windermere road trip planning website.

You can take a train from Edinburgh to Windermere in 3.5 hours. Another option is to drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can drive to York.
Outdoors · Nature · Tours · Museums
Side Trip
Find places to stay Sep 19 — 20:

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 21st (Wed): 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, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our York road trip planner.

Drive from Windermere to York in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in September, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can drive to Cirencester.
Theme Parks · Fun & Games · Tours
Find places to stay Sep 20 — 21:

Cirencester — 3 nights

Cirencester is a market town in east Gloucestershire, England, west northwest of London. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cirencester: Cotswolds Distillery (in Stourton) and Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens (in Burford). The adventure continues: admire the landmark architecture of Chavenage House, take in nature's colorful creations at Highgrove Gardens, see the interesting displays at Corinium Museum, and stroll through Birdland.

To see maps, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Cirencester day trip app.

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. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can go by car to London.
Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Zoos & Aquariums
Side Trips
Find places to stay Sep 21 — 24:

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: don't miss a visit to Buckingham Palace, examine the collection at The British Museum, take in panoramic vistas at Coca-Cola London Eye, and contemplate the long history of Westminster Abbey.

To find more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our London trip maker.

You can drive from Cirencester to London in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In September in London, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can fly back home.
Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Sep 24 — 27:

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.