18 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

18 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Sydney
Fly:  25 h
1
London
— 3 nights
Train:  4 h 45 min
2
Grasmere
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  6 h 30 min
3
Durness, Scotland
— 3 nights
Drive:  4 h 15 min
4
Fort William, Scotland
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
5
Edinburgh, Scotland
— 2 nights
+2
Train + Bus + Fly:  27 h
End: Sydney

3
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.
London is known for museums, nightlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Coca-Cola London Eye, take a stroll through Southwark, contemplate the long history of Buckingham Palace, and stop by Hampstead.

To find more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read London road trip app.

Sydney, Australia to London is an approximately 25- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 10 hours traveling from Sydney to London. September in London sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 12°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can travel to Grasmere.

Things to do in London

Neighborhoods Museums Historic Sites
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Greenwich ©
Greenwich
Southwark ©
Southwark
Hampstead ©
Hampstead

3
nights
Grasmere

Grasmere ©
Grasmere is a village and tourist destination in the centre of the English Lake District. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sun): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Alcock Tarn, then see the interesting displays at Dove Cottage, then look for gifts at The Grasmere Gingerbread Shop, and finally make a trip to Allan Bank. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the ancient world of Castlerigg Stone Circle, take in the dramatic natural features at Helm Crag, then stroll the grounds of St. Oswald's Church, then make a trip to Lake Grasmere, and finally admire the natural beauty at Wordsworth Daffodil Garden.

To see ratings, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Grasmere trip tool.

Traveling by train from London to Grasmere takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. On the 17th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Durness.

Things to do in Grasmere

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Castlerigg Stone Circle
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Easedale Tarn ©
Easedale Tarn
Lake Grasmere ©
Lake Grasmere
Helm Crag ©
Helm Crag

3
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Durness, Scotland

Durness ©
Durness is a village and civil parish in the north-west Highlands of Scotland. Get out of town with these interesting Durness side-trips: Achmelvich Beach (in Lochinver), Sandwood Bay Beach (in Kinlochbervie) and Scourie Bay (in Scourie). And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Durness Beach, take in the dramatic natural features at Cape Wrath, view the masterpieces at Balnakeil Craft Village, and kick back and relax at Balnakeil Beach.

Plan a Durness trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

Explore your travel options from Grasmere to Durness with the Route module. In September in Durness, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Fort William.

Things to do in Durness

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Achmelvich Beach, Sandwood Bay Beach, Scourie Bay
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Sandwood Bay Beach ©
Sandwood Bay Beach
Durness Beach ©
Durness Beach
Balnakeil Beach ©
Balnakeil Beach

4
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. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Fort William: Camusdarach Beach (in Arisaig), Eilean Donan Castle (in Kyle of Lochalsh) and Oban Distillery (in Oban). The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Neptune's Staircase, take in the awesome beauty at Nevis Range Mountain Resort, admire the sheer force of Steall Waterfall, and examine the collection at West Highland Museum.

To see traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Fort William vacation planning site.

Traveling by car from Durness to Fort William takes 4 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Fort William

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Camusdarach Beach, Eilean Donan Castle, Oban Distillery
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Camusdarach Beach ©
Camusdarach Beach
Eilean Donan Castle ©
Eilean Donan Castle
Neptune's Staircase ©
Neptune's Staircase

2
nights
Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Edinburgh is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at The Scotch Whisky Experience, contemplate the long history of The Real Mary King's Close, and get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

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

Traveling by car from Fort William to Edinburgh takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in September, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Museums Tours
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Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
Edinburgh Old Town ©
Edinburgh Old Town
Edinburgh Gin Distillery ©
Edinburgh Gin Distillery

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