6 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

6 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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Train
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London
— 1 day
Fly
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Aviemore
— 1 night
Drive
3
Durness
— 2 nights
Drive
4
Glencoe
— 1 night
Drive
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Edinburgh
— 1 night
Fly

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London — 1 day

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 5th (Tue): make a trip to Tower Bridge, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral, then contemplate the long history of Westminster Abbey, then don't miss a visit to Coca-Cola London Eye, and finally don't miss a visit to Big Ben.

For other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read London day trip planning site.

Nottingham to London is an approximately 2.5-hour train ride. You can also drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) to allow enough time to fly to Aviemore.
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Aviemore — 1 night

Aviemore is a town and tourist resort, situated within the Cairngorms National Park in the Highlands of Scotland. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Wed): identify plant and animal life at Craigellachie National Nature Reserve, tour the pleasant surroundings at Loch Morlich, and then see exotic creatures in open habitats at Highland Wildlife & Birdwatch Safaris.

To see other places to visit, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Aviemore trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from London to Aviemore takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from London in July, expect Aviemore to be little chillier, temps between 22°C and 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can travel to Durness.
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Wildlife · Outdoors · Parks · Beaches
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Durness — 2 nights

Durness is a village and civil parish in the north-west Highlands of Scotland. Start off your visit on the 7th (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Sandwood Bay Beach, then kick back and relax at Oldshoremore Beach, and then kick back and relax at Polin Beach. On your second day here, kick back and relax at Sango Bay, then enjoy the sand and surf at Durness Beach, and then stroll through Balnakeil Beach.

To see other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Durness journey planning app.

Traveling by car from Aviemore to Durness takes 3 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Durness can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can travel to Glencoe.
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Beaches · Outdoors · Parks
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Glencoe — 1 night

Glencoe or Glencoe Village is the main settlement in Glen Coe in the Lochaber area of the Scottish Highlands. On the 9th (Sat), see exotic creatures in open habitats at Glen Coe Photography Safari, identify plant and animal life at Highland Titles Nature Reserve, and then admire the verdant scenery at Glen Coe.

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You can drive from Durness to Glencoe in 4.5 hours. In July in Glencoe, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Edinburgh.
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Edinburgh — 1 night

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sun): explore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle, take in the dramatic natural features at Arthur's Seat, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Calton Hill.

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Traveling by car from Glencoe to Edinburgh takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in July, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to catch the flight back home.
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United Kingdom travel guide

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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.
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