18 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

18 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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Start: Konni
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  25 h
1
Sandown, Isle of Wight
— 2 nights
+2
Ferry + Train + Fly:  5 h 45 min
2
Edinburgh, Scotland
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
3
Fort William, Scotland
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
4
Isle of Skye
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
5
Inverness, Scotland
— 2 nights
Fly + Train:  3 h 30 min
6
London
— 4 nights
Fly + Drive:  20 h 45 min
End: Konni

2
nights
Sandown, Isle of Wight

Sandown ©
A holiday in Sandown offers opportunities for leisure, great nature experiences, and a variety of educational and kid-friendly activities.
On the 25th (Sun), look for gifts at The Rock Shop, look for gifts at Island Gems, stop by Diamond Isle Glass, then learn something new at The Mulberry Tree Woodturnery, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St George, and finally look for gifts at The Garlic Farm.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Sandown trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Konni, India to Sandown is an approximately 23- hour combination of car and flight. You'll gain 5.5 hours traveling from Konni to Sandown due to the time zone difference. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Konni in December; daily highs in Sandown reach 11°C and lows reach 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Sandown

Shopping Historic Sites Classes

Side Trips

Arreton, The Mulberry Tree Woodturnery, Island Gems, The Rock Shop
Find places to stay Dec 24 — 26:
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The Garlic Farm ©
The Garlic Farm
The Rock Shop ©
The Rock Shop
Island Gems ©
Island Gems

3
nights
Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Visiting Arthur's Seat and Calton Hill will get you outdoors. There's much more to do: explore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle, take in panoramic vistas at Camera Obscura and World of Illusions, take a tour of Royal Yacht Britannia, and make a trip to The Royal Mile.

For other places to visit, photos, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Edinburgh trip planner.

Do a combination of ferry, train, and flight from Sandown to Edinburgh in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, train, and flight; or do a combination of ferry, train, and flight. In December, daily temperatures in Edinburgh can reach 9°C, while at night they dip to 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can drive to Fort William.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums Historic Sites Nature
Find places to stay Dec 26 — 29:
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Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
Arthur's Seat ©
Arthur's Seat
Edinburgh Old Town ©
Edinburgh Old Town

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. On the 29th (Thu), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Ben Nevis, then stop by Highland Soaps, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Nevis Range Mountain Resort, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Andrew's Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: appreciate the views at Glen Coe, pedal to the sights with Craig Dubh Mountaineering, then stop by The Granite House, and finally don't miss a visit to Lime Tree An Ealdhain Gallery.

To see where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Fort William trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Edinburgh to Fort William in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) to allow time to drive to Isle of Skye.

Things to do in Fort William

Nature Parks Tours

Side Trips

Glen Coe, Highland Soaps
Find places to stay Dec 29 — 31:
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Nevis Range Mountain Resort ©
Nevis Range Mountain Resort
Glen Coe ©
Glen Coe
Ben Nevis ©
Ben Nevis

3
nights
Isle of Skye

Isle of Skye ©
Blessed with picturesque lochs and a dramatic, rocky coastline, the far-flung Isle of Skye remains one of Scotland's most beloved destinations.
Step out of the city life by going to The Old Man of Storr and Kilt Rock. For shopping fun, head to Skyelark or Tippecanoe. There's still lots to do: take in the dramatic natural features at The Quiraing, look for gifts at Skyelight, and view the masterpieces at JR Art Gallery (Jeremy Rossiter).

To find traveler tips and more tourist information, you can read our Isle of Skye online trip maker.

Traveling by car from Fort William to Isle of Skye takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. December in Isle of Skye sees daily highs of 9°C and lows of 4°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Inverness.

Things to do in Isle of Skye

Nature Parks Shopping
Find places to stay Dec 31 — Jan 3:
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The Quiraing ©
The Quiraing
The Old Man of Storr ©
The Old Man of Storr
Kilt Rock ©
Kilt Rock

2
nights
Inverness, Scotland

Inverness ©
Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Cairngorm Reindeer Centre and Nairn Beach. Take a break from the city and head to RZSS Highland Wildlife Park and River Ness. Venture out of the city with trips to Pandora's Emporium (in Brora), Orcadian Stone Exhibition and gift shop (in Golspie) and The Potting Shed Tearoom Inshriach (in Aviemore). There's more to do: stop by Whisky Shop.

To see reviews, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Inverness trip maker app.

Getting from Isle of Skye to Inverness by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Isle of Skye in January, expect slightly colder with lows of 0°C in Inverness. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to travel to London.

Things to do in Inverness

Parks Shopping Wildlife

Side Trips

Aviemore, Pandora's Emporium, Orcadian Stone Exhibition and gift shop, RZSS Highland Wildlife Park, Nairn Beach
Find places to stay Jan 3 — 5:
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RZSS Highland Wildlife Park ©
RZSS Highland Wildlife Park
Nairn Beach ©
Nairn Beach
Cairngorm Reindeer Centre ©
Cairngorm Reindeer Centre

4
nights
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like North Laine and The Lanes. Head to Camden Market and Covent Gardenfor some retail therapy. Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, stop by Brockley Market, don't miss a visit to Tower of London, and browse the range of quality goods at Harrods.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the London day trip planning site.

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Inverness to London takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, bus, and train; or drive. January in London sees daily highs of 9°C and lows of 2°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in London

Shopping Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Brighton and Hove
Find places to stay Jan 5 — 9:
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Tower of London ©
Tower of London
North Laine ©
North Laine
Camden Market ©
Camden Market

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