23 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

23 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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Start: Khartoum
Fly:  18 h 45 min
1
Edinburgh, Scotland
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 15 min
2
Gairloch, Scotland
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
3
Lochinver, Scotland
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
4
Durness, Scotland
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  6 h 45 min
5
Grange-over-Sands
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 45 min
6
Cirencester
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
7
Moreton-in-Marsh
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
8
London
— 4 nights
Fly:  18 h 30 min
End: Khartoum

2
nights
Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Kids will enjoy Camera Obscura and World of Illusions and Dynamic Earth. There's much more to do: explore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle, explore the striking landscape at Arthur's Seat, steep yourself in history at The Real Mary King's Close, and see the interesting displays at Royal Yacht Britannia.

To see photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Edinburgh trip planning website.

Khartoum, Sudan to Edinburgh is an approximately 19- hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Khartoum to Edinburgh is minus 2 hours. In May, Edinburgh is much colder than Khartoum - with highs of 17°C and lows of 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Gairloch.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums
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Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
Dynamic Earth ©
Dynamic Earth
Camera Obscura and World of Illusions ©
Camera Obscura and World of Illusions

3
nights
Gairloch, Scotland

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. Bring the kids along to Red Point Beach and Mellon Udrigle Beach. Take a break from Gairloch with a short trip to Inverpolly Nature Reserve in Ullapool, about 1h 20 min away. The adventure continues: head outdoors with Walking and Wildlife Adventures, get engrossed in the history at Russian Arctic Convoy Museum, look for gifts at Treasure Chest, and take in the dramatic scenery at Victoria Falls.

For photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Gairloch trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by car from Edinburgh to Gairloch takes 4.5 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Gairloch can reach 14°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to drive to Lochinver.

Things to do in Gairloch

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Inverpolly Nature Reserve, Red Point Beach, Mellon Udrigle Beach
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Red Point Beach ©
Red Point Beach
Mellon Udrigle Beach ©
Mellon Udrigle Beach
Gruinard Bay Caravan Park ©
Gruinard Bay Caravan Park

2
nights
Lochinver, Scotland

Lochinver ©
Lochinver is a village on the coast in the Assynt district of Sutherland, Highland, Scotland. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Clachtoll Broch, tour the pleasant surroundings at Clachtoll Beach Campsite, then trek along Culag Woods, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Little Assynt Estate. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Thu): explore the activities along Achmelvich Bay and then kick back and relax at Achmelvich Beach.

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You can drive from Gairloch to Lochinver in 2.5 hours. In May, daytime highs in Lochinver are 14°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Durness.

Things to do in Lochinver

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Clachtoll Beach Campsite
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Culag Woods ©
Culag Woods
Clachtoll Beach Campsite ©
Clachtoll Beach Campsite
Achmelvich Beach ©
Achmelvich Beach

3
nights
Durness, Scotland

Durness ©
Durness is a village and civil parish in the north-west Highlands of Scotland. Family-friendly places like Durness Beach and Balnakeil Bay will thrill your kids. Change things up with these side-trips from Durness: Handa Island Wildlife Reserve (in Handa Island) and Kinlochbervie (Polin Beach & Sandwood Bay Beach). There's lots more to do: stroll through Balnakeil Beach, don't miss a visit to Cairn House Gallery, and view the masterpieces at Mudness Ceramics.

To find where to stay, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, use the Durness driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Lochinver to Durness in 1.5 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to travel to Grange-over-Sands.

Things to do in Durness

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

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

1
night
Grange-over-Sands

Grange-over-Sands ©
Known for its friendly people and balmy climate, Grange-over-Sands serves as a home base for holidaymakers who come to explore the surrounding area.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Mon): take in nature's colorful creations at Ornamental Gardens, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St Paul's Church, Grange over Sands, and then identify plant and animal life at Predator Experience. On your second day here, have fun at Ambleside Climbing Wall and then explore the striking landscape of Lake District National Park Guided Walks.

To find reviews, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Grange-over-Sands tour planner.

Explore your travel options from Durness to Grange-over-Sands with the Route module. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Cirencester.

Things to do in Grange-over-Sands

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Ambleside Climbing Wall, Lake District National Park Guided Walks
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Predator Experience ©
Predator Experience
Ambleside Climbing Wall ©
Ambleside Climbing Wall
Lake District National Park Guided Walks ©
Lake District National Park Guided Walks

2
nights
Cirencester

Cirencester ©
Cirencester is a market town in east Gloucestershire, England, west northwest of London. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Wed): take a memorable tour with Head 4 Heights Waterpark, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Parish Church of St John Baptist, then see the interesting displays at Corinium Museum, and finally identify plant and animal life at Cirencester Park. On your second day here, admire the landmark architecture of Arlington Row, head outdoors with The Cotswold Range, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Elemental Sculpture Park.

To see where to stay, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read Cirencester attractions planner.

Getting from Grange-over-Sands to Cirencester by car takes about 4 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can travel to Moreton-in-Marsh.

Things to do in Cirencester

Outdoors Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

Arlington Row
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The Cotswold Range ©
The Cotswold Range
Head 4 Heights Waterpark ©
Head 4 Heights Waterpark
Corinium Museum ©
Corinium Museum

2
nights
Moreton-in-Marsh

Moreton-in-Marsh ©
Moreton-in-Marsh is a town civil parish in northeastern Gloucestershire, England. Start off your visit on the 17th (Fri): have some family-friendly fun at Cotswold Archery, then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Cotswold Falconry Centre, and then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Cotswolds Distillery, let the kids burn off some steam at Broadway Playground, then identify plant and animal life at Greystones Farm, and finally admire the landmark architecture of St Nicholas Church.

For traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Moreton-in-Marsh sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Cirencester to Moreton-in-Marsh in an hour. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in May, and nighttime lows around 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to London.

Things to do in Moreton-in-Marsh

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Fun & Games

Side Trips

Cotswolds Distillery, Greystones Farm, Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens, Broadway Playground, St Nicholas Church
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Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens ©
Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens
Cotswold Falconry Centre ©
Cotswold Falconry Centre
Cotswold Archery ©
Cotswold Archery

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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Tower Bridge and Tate Modern. There's lots more to do: get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum, explore the world behind art at The British Museum, enjoy breathtaking views from Coca-Cola London Eye, and admire the landmark architecture of Westminster Abbey.

To find traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the London route builder site.

Traveling by train from Moreton-in-Marsh to London takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In May, daytime highs in London are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Tower Bridge ©
Tower Bridge
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum
Coca-Cola London Eye ©
Coca-Cola London Eye

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