12 days in London & Scotland Itinerary

12 days in London & Scotland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Milan
Fly + Train:  4 h 45 min
1
London
— 2 nights
Train + Fly:  3 h 15 min
2
Edinburgh
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
3
Fort William
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
4
Isle of Skye
— 3 nights
Bus + Fly:  11 h 45 min
End: Milan

2
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: take in panoramic vistas at Tower Bridge, see the interesting displays at The British Museum, learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Westminster Abbey.

To see maps, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, use the London day trip planner.

Milan, Italy to London is an approximately 5- hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of flight, bus, and train; or take a train. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. In November, daytime highs in London are 13°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
The British Museum ©
The British Museum
Tower Bridge ©
Tower Bridge
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum

3
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: explore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle, learn more about the world around you at National Museum of Scotland, see the interesting displays at Royal Yacht Britannia, and take in panoramic vistas at Camera Obscura and World of Illusions.

To find where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read our Edinburgh journey maker site.

You can do a combination of train and flight from London to Edinburgh in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, and flight; or drive. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from London in November: high temperatures in Edinburgh hover around 10°C and lows are around 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Fort William.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Museums Childrens Museums
Find places to stay Nov 22 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
The Royal Mile ©
The Royal Mile
National Museum of Scotland ©
National Museum of Scotland

2
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. Start off your visit on the 26th (Sat): look for gifts at The Granite House, then stop by Highland Soaps, then don't miss a visit to Tulloch Ringing Centre, and finally gear up at Craig Dubh Mountaineering. On the 27th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Andrew's Church, then get outside with Vertical Fever - Day Adventures, and then pause for some photo ops at Commando Monument.

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

Getting from Edinburgh to Fort William by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can go by car to Isle of Skye.

Things to do in Fort William

Outdoors Tours Shopping

Side Trips

Spean Bridge, Tulloch Ringing Centre
Find places to stay Nov 25 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Highland Soaps ©
Highland Soaps
Commando Monument ©
Commando Monument
Tulloch Ringing Centre ©
Tulloch Ringing Centre

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like The Lump and Tippecanoe. There's lots more to do: stop by Duncan House, explore the striking landscape at Trotternish Ridge, view the masterpieces at Trotternish Art Gallery, and step into the grandiose world of Duntulm Castle.

For reviews, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, go to the Isle of Skye day trip planning website.

You can drive from Fort William to Isle of Skye in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November in Isle of Skye, expect temperatures between 11°C during the day and 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Isle of Skye

Shopping Nature Parks
Find places to stay Nov 27 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Duncan House ©
Duncan House
The Lump ©
The Lump
Skyelight ©
Skyelight

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