17 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

17 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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17 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: Cincinnati
Fly + Drive:  15​h 30​min
1
Fort William
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Inverness
— 2 nights
3
Edinburgh
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
4
Windermere
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
5
Moreton-in-Marsh
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
6
London
— 4 nights
Fly:  14​h 15​min
End: Cincinnati

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. Venture out of the city with trips to Camusdarach Beach (in Arisaig), Morar Beach (in Morar) and Ice Factor (in Kinlochleven). There's much more to do: shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour, identify plant and animal life at Loch Linnhe Picnic Area, admire the sheer force of Steall Waterfall, and appreciate the views at Glen Coe.

To find where to stay, photos, maps, and tourist information, read our Fort William trip planner .

Cincinnati, USA to Fort William is an approximately 15.5-hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Cincinnati to Fort William, you'll lose 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Inverness.

Things to do in Fort William

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Highland Titles Nature Reserve, Glen Coe, Morar Beach, Camusdarach Beach, Loch Linnhe Picnic Area
Find places to stay Jun 20 — 23:
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Camusdarach Beach ©
Camusdarach Beach
Climbing Tours
Highland Titles Nature Reserve ©
Highland Titles Nature Reserve

2
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Inverness

Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Wed): have some family-friendly fun at Wildwoodz, take in the history at Culloden Battlefield, and then savor the flavors at Food & Drink. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Thu): tee off at Royal Dornoch Golf Club and then look for all kinds of wild species at Aigas Field Centre.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Inverness day trip website .

Getting from Fort William to Inverness by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 62°F, and evening lows to 47°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Inverness

Tours Golf Outdoors

Side Trips

Aigas Field Centre, Wildwoodz, Royal Dornoch Golf Club, Culloden Battlefield
Find places to stay Jun 23 — 25:
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Distillery Tours
Aigas Field Centre ©
Aigas Field Centre
Royal Dornoch Golf Club ©
Royal Dornoch Golf Club

3
nights
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Edinburgh is known for historic sites, museums, nightlife, nature, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step into the grandiose world of Edinburgh Castle, get a new perspective on nature at National Museum of Scotland, get curious at Camera Obscura and World of Illusions, and make a trip to The Royal Mile.

For reviews, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Edinburgh trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Inverness to Edinburgh in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Edinburgh are 63°F, while nighttime lows are 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can drive to Windermere.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums Historic Sites Tours
Find places to stay Jun 25 — 28:
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Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
The Royal Mile ©
The Royal Mile
Arthur's Seat ©
Arthur's Seat

2
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Windermere

Windermere is the largest natural lake in England. Start off your visit on the 29th (Mon): have fun at Michael Coates Clay Shooting, shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour, and then get to know the fascinating history of Orrest Head. Keep things going the next day: identify plant and animal life at Predator Experience, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Helvellyn, and then admire the natural beauty at Wordsworth Daffodil Garden.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Windermere sightseeing planner .

Getting from Edinburgh to Windermere by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Moreton-in-Marsh.

Things to do in Windermere

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Helvellyn, Wordsworth Daffodil Garden, Predator Experience
Find places to stay Jun 28 — 30:
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Climbing Tours
Helvellyn
Helvellyn
Predator Experience ©
Predator Experience

2
nights
Moreton-in-Marsh

Moreton-in-Marsh ©
Moreton-in-Marsh is a town civil parish in northeastern Gloucestershire, England. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Wed): brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Cotswolds Distillery, then putt your heart out at Stratford-upon-Avon Minigolf, then take in nature's colorful creations at Kiftsgate Court Gardens, and finally take in the pleasant sights at High Street Chipping Campden. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: indulge your thirst for a good beer at The Cotswold Brewing Company, look for gifts at Cotswold Lavender, then have some family-friendly fun at Cotswold Archery, then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Cotswold Falconry Centre, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St Peter's Church.

To see other places to visit, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Moreton-in-Marsh road trip website .

Drive from Windermere to Moreton-in-Marsh in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. June in Moreton-in-Marsh sees daily highs of 67°F and lows of 51°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to take a train to London.

Things to do in Moreton-in-Marsh

Parks Fun & Games Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Chipping Campden, Stratford-upon-Avon Minigolf, Cotswold Lavender, The Cotswold Brewing Company, Cotswolds Distillery
Find places to stay Jun 30 — Jul 2:
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Cotswold Archery ©
Cotswold Archery
Cotswolds Distillery ©
Cotswolds Distillery
Cotswold Falconry Centre ©
Cotswold Falconry Centre

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.
London is known for museums, nightlife, historic sites, shopping, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in panoramic vistas at Coca-Cola London Eye, explore the world behind art at The British Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral, and don't miss a visit to Tower of London.

To see where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the London trip itinerary builder tool .

You can take a train from Moreton-in-Marsh to London in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In July in London, expect temperatures between 73°F during the day and 56°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Find places to stay Jul 2 — 6:
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Coca-Cola London Eye ©
Coca-Cola London Eye
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Tower Bridge ©
Tower Bridge

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