22 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

22 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Edinburgh
— 3 nights
2
Mallaig
— 2 nights
3
Gairloch
— 3 nights
4
Lochinver
— 3 nights
5
Durness
— 3 nights
6
Inverness
— 3 nights
7
London
— 4 nights

3
nights
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Edinburgh Castle and Palace of Holyroodhouse. Shop till you drop at Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh and Aquila. And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Royal Yacht Britannia, explore the world behind art at Scottish National Gallery, visit Edinburgh Old Town, and take in the dramatic natural features at Arthur's Seat.

To find traveler tips, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read our Edinburgh online vacation planner.

Manama, Bahrain to Edinburgh is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Manama to Edinburgh due to the time zone difference. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Manama in June: high temperatures in Edinburgh hover around °C and lows are around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Mallaig.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh ©
Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh
Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
Royal Yacht Britannia ©
Royal Yacht Britannia

2
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Mallaig

Mallaig ©
Mallaig ; is a port in Lochaber, on the west coast of the Highlands of Scotland. Start off your visit on the 5th (Sat): make a trip to Glenfinnan Viaduct, tee off at Traigh Golf Course, cruise along Morar Beach, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Camusdarach Beach, and finally look for gifts at Haggard Alley. On the next day, tour the pleasant surroundings at Samalaman Beach and then stroll through Camas an Lighe (Singing Sands).

To see photos, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Mallaig road trip planning site.

Getting from Edinburgh to Mallaig by car takes about 4.5 hours. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Edinburgh in June: highs in Mallaig hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can drive to Gairloch.

Things to do in Mallaig

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Arisaig, Glenfinnan Viaduct, Samalaman Beach, Camas an Lighe (Singing Sands)
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Camusdarach Beach ©
Camusdarach Beach
Camas an Lighe (Singing Sands) ©
Camas an Lighe (Singing Sands)
Glenfinnan Viaduct ©
Glenfinnan Viaduct

3
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Gairloch

Gairloch ©
Gairloch is a village, civil parish and community on the shores of Loch Gairloch in Wester Ross, in the North-West Highlands of Scotland. Attractions like Loch Maree and Shieldaig Falconry make great kid-friendly stops. Russian Arctic Convoy Museum and Russian Arctic Convoy Project will appeal to museum buffs. Get out of town with these interesting Gairloch side-trips: Glen Torridon (in Shieldaig), Perfume Studio (in Mellon Charles) and Beinn Liath Mhor (in Strathcarron). There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Red Point Beach, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Beinn Alligin, trek along Beinn Eighe National Nature Reserve, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Mellon Udrigle Beach.

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Traveling by car from Mallaig to Gairloch takes 3 hours. In June in Gairloch, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Lochinver.

Things to do in Gairloch

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Beinn Eighe National Nature Reserve, Red Point Beach, Glen Torridon, Perfume Studio, Beinn Liath Mhor
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Red Point Beach ©
Red Point Beach
Loch Maree ©
Loch Maree
Glen Torridon ©
Glen Torridon

3
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Lochinver

Lochinver ©
Lochinver is a village on the coast in the Assynt district of Sutherland, Highland, Scotland. Kids will appreciate attractions like Achmelvich Beach and Scourie Bay. Get a sense of the local culture at RhueArt and Ardvreck Castle. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Lochinver: Ullapool (Knockan Crag National Nature Reserve, Ullapool Museum, &more). And it doesn't end there: stop by The Jammery Culkein, head outdoors with Drumbeg Loop, tour the pleasant surroundings at Clachtoll Beach Campsite, and hike along Culag Woods.

To see traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Lochinver road trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Gairloch to Lochinver takes 2.5 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Durness.

Things to do in Lochinver

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Ullapool, Ardvreck Castle, Kylesku Bridge, The Jammery Culkein, Scourie Bay
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Achmelvich Beach ©
Achmelvich Beach
Clachtoll Beach Campsite ©
Clachtoll Beach Campsite
Scourie Bay ©
Scourie Bay

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Durness

Durness ©
Durness is a village and civil parish in the north-west Highlands of Scotland. Family-friendly places like Sandwood Bay Beach and Polin Beach will thrill your kids. You'll get in some beach time at Durness Beach and Sango Bay. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Durness: Handa Island Wildlife Reserve (in Handa Island) and Dun Dornaigil Broch (in Altnaharra). There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Balnakeil Beach, look for gifts at Mudness Ceramics, and kick back and relax at Rispond Beach.

To find maps, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Durness trip itinerary website.

Traveling by car from Lochinver to Durness takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in June, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can drive to Inverness.

Things to do in Durness

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Kinlochbervie, Handa Island Wildlife Reserve, Dun Dornaigil Broch
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Sandwood Bay Beach ©
Sandwood Bay Beach
Durness Beach ©
Durness Beach
Balnakeil Beach ©
Balnakeil Beach

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Inverness

Inverness ©
Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Castle Gallery and Ferintosh Community Market. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Rosemarkie Beach and Nairn Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Inverness: Glen Affric National Nature Reserve (in Cannich) and Beauly (Aigas Field Centre & Glen Strathfarrar). And it doesn't end there: take in the history at Culloden Battlefield, play a few rounds at Castle Stuart Golf Links, and take in the awesome beauty at Farigaig Forest.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Inverness road trip planning site.

Getting from Durness to Inverness by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In June, daytime highs in Inverness are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to travel to London.

Things to do in Inverness

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Beauly, Nairn Beach, Glen Affric National Nature Reserve, Rosemarkie Beach, Ferintosh Community Market
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Aigas Field Centre ©
Aigas Field Centre
Culloden Battlefield ©
Culloden Battlefield
Rosemarkie Beach ©
Rosemarkie Beach

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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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at The British Museum and St. Paul's Cathedral. Appreciate the collections at Natural History Museum and Churchill War Rooms. There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Westminster Abbey, steep yourself in history at Buckingham Palace, and make a trip to Tower of London.

To find other places to visit, ratings, photos, and tourist information, refer to the London trip maker site.

Fly from Inverness to London in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. When traveling from Inverness in June, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in London: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. On the 22nd (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites Museums
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National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum
The British Museum ©
The British Museum

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