31 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

31 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
London
— 3 nights
2
Cheltenham
— 4 nights
3
Ambleside
— 4 nights
4
Fort William
— 4 nights
5
Inverness
— 4 nights
6
Gairloch
— 3 nights
7
Durness
— 4 nights
8
Edinburgh
— 4 nights

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: don't miss a visit to Coca-Cola London Eye, contemplate the long history of Tower of London, walk around Hyde Park, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Westminster Abbey.

For maps, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the London itinerary site.

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to London. In August, daily temperatures in London can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Cheltenham.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Find places to stay Aug 1 — 4:
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National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Coca-Cola London Eye ©
Coca-Cola London Eye
Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace

4
nights
Cheltenham

Cheltenham ©
Cheltenham, also known as Cheltenham Spa, is a regency spa town and borough which is located on the edge of the Cotswolds, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in Gloucestershire, England. Venture out of the city with trips to Chipping Campden (Hidcote Manor Garden & Kiftsgate Court Gardens), Arlington Row (in Bibury) and Cotswold Lavender (in Broadway). Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at Walks With Hawks, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Marys Painswick, get outside with The Cotswold Range, and hike along Cotswold Way.

To see photos, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Cheltenham online journey planner.

Getting from London to Cheltenham by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can drive to Ambleside.

Things to do in Cheltenham

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Cirencester, Chipping Campden, Gloucester, Gallery Pangolin, Arlington Row
Find places to stay Aug 4 — 8:
Highlights from your plan
Walks With Hawks ©
Walks With Hawks
Hidcote Manor Garden ©
Hidcote Manor Garden
Jet Age Museum ©
Jet Age Museum

4
nights
Ambleside

Ambleside ©
Ambleside is a town in Cumbria, in North West England. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ambleside: Michael Coates Clay Shooting (in Windermere), Alpacaly Ever After (in Portinscale) and Buttermere Lake (in Buttermere). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the waterfront views at Derwentwater, take in nature's colorful creations at Wordsworth Daffodil Garden, trek along Catbells Lakeland Walk, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Old Man of Coniston.

To find traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Ambleside trip itinerary maker website.

Traveling by car from Cheltenham to Ambleside takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of bus and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to drive to Fort William.

Things to do in Ambleside

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Windermere, Keswick, Grasmere, Central Fells, Helvellyn
Find places to stay Aug 8 — 12:
Highlights from your plan
Michael Coates Clay Shooting ©
Michael Coates Clay Shooting
Derwentwater ©
Derwentwater
Catbells Lakeland Walk ©
Catbells Lakeland Walk

4
nights
Fort William

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. Get out of town with these interesting Fort William side-trips: Glenfinnan (Glenfinnan Church & Glenfinnan Viaduct), Morar Beach (in Morar) and Camusdarach Beach (in Arisaig). The adventure continues: admire the verdant scenery at Glen Coe, pause for some photo ops at Commando Monument, explore the activities along Loch Linnhe Picnic Area, and play a few rounds at The Dragons Tooth Golf Course.

For ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Fort William trip itinerary planning website.

You can drive from Ambleside to Fort William in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of bus and train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Inverness.

Things to do in Fort William

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

North Ballachulish, Glencoe, Glenfinnan, Roybridge, Commando Monument
Find places to stay Aug 12 — 16:
Highlights from your plan
Camusdarach Beach ©
Camusdarach Beach
Glen Coe ©
Glen Coe
Highland Titles Nature Reserve ©
Highland Titles Nature Reserve

4
nights
Inverness

Inverness ©
Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Venture out of the city with trips to Aviemore (Loch Morlich Watersports, Loch Morlich, &more) and Aigas Field Centre (in Beauly). There's still lots to do: get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour, examine the collection at The Highlanders' Museum (Queen's Own Highlanders Collection), stroll around Whin Park, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Inverness Cathedral.

To find ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Inverness online trip planner.

Getting from Fort William to Inverness by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can drive to Gairloch.

Things to do in Inverness

Outdoors Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Aviemore, Beauly, Black Isle Brewery, Culloden Battlefield
Find places to stay Aug 16 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
Aigas Field Centre ©
Aigas Field Centre
Loch Morlich ©
Loch Morlich
Speed Boats Tours

3
nights
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. Gairloch is known for wildlife, museums, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take an in-depth tour of Gairloch Museum, tour the pleasant surroundings at Red Point Beach, look for all kinds of wild species at Loch Maree, and take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Gairloch visit planner.

Drive from Inverness to Gairloch in 2 hours. In August, daytime highs in Gairloch are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to go by car to Durness.

Things to do in Gairloch

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Poolewe, Beinn Alligin, Red Point Beach
Find places to stay Aug 20 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
Loch Maree ©
Loch Maree
Gairloch Museum ©
Gairloch Museum
Boat Tours & Water Sports

4
nights
Durness

Durness ©
Durness is a village and civil parish in the north-west Highlands of Scotland. Explore Durness' surroundings by going to Handa Island Wildlife Reserve (in Handa Island), Kinlochbervie (Sandwood Bay Beach & Oldshoremore Beach) and Scourie Bay (in Scourie). There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Durness Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Balnakeil Beach, tee off at Durness Golf Club, and explore the fascinating underground world of Smoo Cave.

To find where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Durness trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Gairloch to Durness in 3 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Durness can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to drive to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Durness

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Kinlochbervie, Handa Island Wildlife Reserve, Scourie Bay
Find places to stay Aug 23 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Durness Beach ©
Durness Beach
Balnakeil Beach ©
Balnakeil Beach
Sandwood Bay Beach ©
Sandwood Bay Beach

4
nights
Edinburgh

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: step into the grandiose world of Edinburgh Castle, contemplate the long history of Palace of Holyroodhouse, hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour, and don't miss a visit to The Real Mary King's Close.

For ratings, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Edinburgh itinerary maker website.

You can drive from Durness to Edinburgh in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. August in Edinburgh sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums
Find places to stay Aug 27 — 31:
Highlights from your plan
Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
The Royal Mile ©
The Royal Mile
Arthur's Seat ©
Arthur's Seat

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