18 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

18 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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18 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  25​h
1
London
— 6 nights
2
Bath
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
3
Inverness
— 4 nights
4
Edinburgh
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
End: London

6
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Sir John Soane's Museum and Warner's Distillery. Change things up with these side-trips from London: Old Leigh (in Leigh-on Sea), Edible Ornamentals (in Chawston) and The Big Cat Sanctuary (in Smarden). There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at The Hawking Centre, wander the streets of South Bank, pause for some photo ops at Nelson's Column, and stroll around Holland Park.

Plan trip to London with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Sydney, Australia to London is an approximately 25-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Sydney to London, you'll gain 10 hours due to the time zone difference. September in London sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can take a train to Bath.

Things to do in London

Parks Wildlife Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Bateman's, Warner's Distillery, Chiltern Valley Winery & Brewery, Edible Ornamentals, The Big Cat Sanctuary
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The Big Cat Sanctuary ©
The Big Cat Sanctuary
Old Leigh ©
Old Leigh
Bateman's ©
Bateman's

3
nights
Bath

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Explore Bath's surroundings by going to St. Edward's Church (in Stow-on-the-Wold), Bourton House Garden (in Bourton-on-the-Hill) and Malmesbury Abbey (in Malmesbury). There's lots more to do: get engrossed in the history at Museum of Bath at Work, stop by Fudge Kitchen, steep yourself in history at Bath's Old Orchard Street Theatre, and make a trip to Great Pulteney Street.

To see other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read Bath road trip app .

Getting from London to Bath by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can travel to Inverness.

Things to do in Bath

Shopping Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

St. Edward's Church, Bourton House Garden, Malmesbury Abbey
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Milsom Street ©
Milsom Street
The Museum of Bath at Work ©
The Museum of Bath at Work
Bourton House Garden ©
Bourton House Garden

4
nights
Inverness

Inverness ©
Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Explore hidden gems such as Cragganmore Distillery and Inverness Castle. Venture out of the city with trips to Rogie Falls (in Contin), Benromach (in Forres) and Glenmorangie Distillery (in Tain). The adventure continues: sample the fine beverages at Glenlivet Distillery, snap pictures at Greig Street Bridge, admire the natural beauty at Inverness Botanic Gardens, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Inverness Cathedral.

For maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Inverness road trip planning app .

Traveling by flight from Bath to Inverness takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In September, daytime highs in Inverness are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can drive to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Inverness

Parks Breweries & Distilleries Outdoors

Side Trips

Ballindalloch, Rogie Falls, Benromach, Rosemarkie Beach, Glenmorangie Distillery
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Rogie Falls ©
Rogie Falls
Cragganmore Distillery ©
Cragganmore Distillery
Glenlivet Distillery ©
Glenlivet Distillery

3
nights
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
On the 26th (Thu), admire the masterpieces at Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art (Modern One), steep yourself in history at Hopetoun House, then go for a walk through The Hermitage Woodland Walk, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Dunkeld Cathedral. On the 27th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some photo ops at Nelson Monument, explore the historical opulence of Holyrood Palace, stroll the grounds of Greyfriars Kirkyard, then steep yourself in history at Gladstone's Land, then see the interesting displays at Writers' Museum, and finally contemplate the long history of Cramond Village.

To see more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Edinburgh online itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Inverness to Edinburgh takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Edinburgh are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. You'll have a few hours on the 28th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Dunkeld
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Hopetoun House ©
Hopetoun House
Dunkeld Cathedral ©
Dunkeld Cathedral
Holyrood Palace ©
Holyrood Palace

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