34 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

34 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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Route & dates

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

4
nights
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Edinburgh Castle and The Real Mary King's Close. Get outdoors at Arthur's Seat and BobCat Alpacas. There's still lots to do: wander the streets of Edinburgh Old Town, examine the collection at Royal Yacht Britannia, don't miss a visit to Palace of Holyroodhouse, and get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

To find photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Edinburgh tour itinerary app.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Edinburgh is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Malaysia Time (MYT) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), which is usually a -8 hour difference. In December, Edinburgh is cooler than Kuala Lumpur - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can drive to Durness.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Wildlife Parks
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Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
Palace of Holyroodhouse ©
Palace of Holyroodhouse
The Real Mary King's Close ©
The Real Mary King's Close

4
nights
Durness

Durness ©
Durness is a village and civil parish in the north-west Highlands of Scotland. Dun Dornaigil Broch and Inchnadamph Old Parish Church Museum, Kirkton, Assynt will appeal to history buffs. Escape the urban bustle at Durness Beach and Sango Bay. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Durness: Kinlochbervie (Polin Beach, Oldshoremore Beach, &more), Clachtoll Beach Campsite (in Clachtoll) and Scourie Bay (in Scourie). The adventure continues: stroll through Rispond Beach, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Stac Pollaidh Mountain, and view the masterpieces at Lotte Glob.

To see other places to visit, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Durness online route planner.

You can drive from Edinburgh to Durness in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. January in Durness sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can go by car to Gairloch.

Things to do in Durness

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Kinlochbervie, Inchnadamph Old Parish Church Museum, Kirkton, Assynt, Clachtoll Beach Campsite, Stac Pollaidh Mountain, Scourie Bay
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Durness Beach ©
Durness Beach
Sandwood Bay Beach ©
Sandwood Bay Beach
Sango Bay ©
Sango Bay

4
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. Step out of the city life by going to Falls of Shin and Rogie Falls. Venture out of the city with trips to Strathcarron (Beinn Liath Mhor & Fuar Tholl), Ullapool (Knockan Crag National Nature Reserve & Lael Forest Walks) and Glen Torridon (in Shieldaig). There's lots more to do: stroll through Red Point Beach, take in the awesome beauty at Beinn Alligin, browse the exhibits of RhueArt, and enjoy the sand and surf at Mellon Udrigle Beach.

To see where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read Gairloch trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Durness to Gairloch takes 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in January, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can drive to Fort William.

Things to do in Gairloch

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Ullapool, Strathcarron, Beinn Alligin, Red Point Beach, Rogie Falls
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Red Point Beach ©
Red Point Beach
Glen Torridon ©
Glen Torridon
Rogie Falls ©
Rogie Falls

5
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. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like General Wade’s Military Roads and The Commando Museum. Step out of the city life by going to Glen Coe and Loch Morlich. Change things up with these side-trips from Fort William: Aviemore (Cairngorm Mountain & Nature & Wildlife Tours), Camas an Lighe (Singing Sands) (in Gorteneorn) and Highland Titles Nature Reserve (in Duror). There's much more to do: trek along Glencoe Lochan, admire the sheer force of Inchree Waterfalls, explore the activities along Loch Linnhe Picnic Area, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at The Three Sisters.

For photos, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Fort William trip itinerary planning site.

Drive from Gairloch to Fort William in 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Ambleside.

Things to do in Fort William

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Aviemore, Glencoe, Inchree Waterfalls, Loch Linnhe Picnic Area, Samalaman Beach
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Highland Titles Nature Reserve ©
Highland Titles Nature Reserve
Cairngorm Mountain ©
Cairngorm Mountain
Glen Coe ©
Glen Coe

4
nights
Ambleside

Ambleside ©
Ambleside is a town in Cumbria, in North West England. Popular historic sites such as Loughrigg Fell and Kendal Parish Church are in your itinerary. Get in touch with nature at Alpacaly Ever After and Predator Experience. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ambleside: Stanley Ghyll Force Waterfall (in Eskdale) and Scale Force (in Buttermere). And it doesn't end there: take in the awesome beauty at Old Man of Coniston, tour the pleasant surroundings at Helvellyn, trek along Hodge Close Trail, and explore the landscape on two wheels at Kentmere Horseshoe.

To see ratings, reviews, maps, and tourist information, go to the Ambleside route maker app.

You can drive from Fort William to Ambleside in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of flight, train, and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) to allow time to travel to Cirencester.

Things to do in Ambleside

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trips

Coniston, Lake District, Kendal, Stanley Ghyll Force Waterfall, Sea to Sea (C2C)
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Alpacaly Ever After ©
Alpacaly Ever After
Helvellyn
Helvellyn
Predator Experience ©
Predator Experience

4
nights
Cirencester

Cirencester ©
Cirencester is a market town in east Gloucestershire, England, west northwest of London. St Mary's Church and Lodge Park and Sherborne Estate are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get in touch with nature at The Cotswold Range and WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre. Get out of town with these interesting Cirencester side-trips: Cotswolds Distillery (in Stourton) and Feldon Valley (in Lower Brailes). There's lots more to do: stroll around Cirencester Park, go for a walk through Rodborough Common, head outdoors with WMSki, and explore the wealth of natural beauty at Monastery garden prinknash.

To see other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Cirencester journey builder app.

You can drive from Ambleside to Cirencester in 4 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and flight. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to travel to London.

Things to do in Cirencester

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Stroud, WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre, Cotswolds Distillery, WMSki, Feldon Valley
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Cotswolds Distillery ©
Cotswolds Distillery
St Mary's Church ©
St Mary's Church
The Cotswold Range ©
The Cotswold Range

7
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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Westminster Abbey and St. Paul's Cathedral. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Natural History Museum and Buckingham Palace. Venture out of the city with trips to Stonehenge (in Amesbury), Imperial Bird of Prey Academy (in Billericay) and Walk to Broadway Tower (in Chipping Campden). And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, learn about all things military at Churchill War Rooms, enjoy breathtaking views from Coca-Cola London Eye, and ponder the world of politics at Houses of Parliament.

To see photos, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the London trip planner.

Drive from Cirencester to London in 2.5 hours. In January, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Stonehenge, Imperial Bird of Prey Academy, Walk to Broadway Tower
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The Ginstitute ©
The Ginstitute
Stonehenge ©
Stonehenge
Westminster Abbey ©
Westminster Abbey

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