22 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

22 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
London
— 3 nights
2
Edinburgh
— 3 nights
3
Glencoe
— 2 nights
4
Durness
— 2 nights
5
Wick
— 3 nights
6
Tain
— 4 nights
7
Aviemore
— 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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Buckingham Palace and Westminster Abbey. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Tower of London and Royal Mews. There's lots more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral, don't miss a visit to Big Ben, enjoy breathtaking views from Tower Bridge, and see the interesting displays at The British Museum.

To see ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the London journey website.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to London. August in London sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites
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Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum
Westminster Abbey ©
Westminster Abbey
St. Paul's Cathedral ©
St. Paul's Cathedral

3
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Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Edinburgh Castle and Palace of Holyroodhouse. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like The Real Mary King's Close and Edinburgh Old Town. There's still lots to do: get a new perspective on nature at National Museum of Scotland, take some stellar pictures from Calton Hill, explore the engaging exhibits at Dynamic Earth, and engage your brain at Camera Obscura and World of Illusions.

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You can fly from London to Edinburgh in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from London in August, with highs in Edinburgh at °C and lows at °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can go by car to Glencoe.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums
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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

2
nights
Glencoe

Glencoe ©
Glencoe or Glencoe Village is the main settlement in Glen Coe in the Lochaber area of the Scottish Highlands. On the 8th (Sat), admire the verdant scenery at Glen Coe, identify plant and animal life at Highland Titles Nature Reserve, thenplay a few rounds at The Dragons Tooth Golf Course, and finally stroll through Glencoe Lochan. On the 9th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: identify plant and animal life at Glencoe & Dalness and then identify plant and animal life at Glen Etive.

For ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Glencoe attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Edinburgh to Glencoe takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. August in Glencoe sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Durness.

Things to do in Glencoe

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

Highland Titles Nature Reserve
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Highland Titles Nature Reserve ©
Highland Titles Nature Reserve
Glen Etive ©
Glen Etive
Glencoe Lochan ©
Glencoe Lochan

2
nights
Durness

Durness ©
Durness is a village and civil parish in the north-west Highlands of Scotland. Start off your visit on the 10th (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at Rispond Beach, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Sandwood Bay Beach, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Oldshoremore Beach. On the next day, enjoy the sand and surf at Sango Bay, thenstroll through Durness Beach, and then kick back and relax at Balnakeil Beach.

For reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Durness trip planner.

Traveling by car from Glencoe to Durness takes 4.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can go by car to Wick.

Things to do in Durness

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Kinlochbervie
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Sandwood Bay Beach ©
Sandwood Bay Beach
Durness Beach ©
Durness Beach
Balnakeil Beach ©
Balnakeil Beach

3
nights
Wick

Wick ©
Stretching along both sides of the bay and divided by the eponymous river, Wick remains a good base for exploring the rugged northern coast of the Scottish mainland.
Holburn Head Lighthouse and Castle Sinclair Girnigoe will appeal to history buffs. Relax by the water at Farr Beach and Sinclair's Bay. Get out of town with these interesting Wick side-trips: Strathy Point Lighthouse (in Strathy), Queen Elizabeth Castle of Mey Trust (in Thurso) and Canisbay Parish Church (in Canisbay). There's still lots to do: take an in-depth tour of Wick Heritage Museum, explore the historical opulence of Old Wick Castle, and stroll through Dunnet Bay.

For reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Wick trip planner.

Getting from Durness to Wick by car takes about 2.5 hours. August in Wick sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can drive to Tain.

Things to do in Wick

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Farr Beach, Strathy Point Lighthouse, Queen Elizabeth Castle of Mey Trust, Dunnet Bay, Canisbay Parish Church
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Wick Heritage Museum ©
Wick Heritage Museum
Holburn Head Lighthouse ©
Holburn Head Lighthouse
Farr Beach ©
Farr Beach

4
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Tain

Tain ©
Tain is a royal burgh and parish in the County of Ross, in the Highlands of Scotland.EtymologyThe name derives from the nearby River Tain, the name of which comes from an Indo-European root meaning 'flow'. Get some historical perspective at Dunrobin Castle and Gardens and Nigg Old Church. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Achmelvich Beach and Brora Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Tain side-trips: Rosemarkie Beach (in Rosemarkie), Clachtoll Beach Campsite (in Clachtoll) and Udale Bay (in Jemimaville). And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Dornoch Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Embo Beach, hike along Big Burn Walk, and pause for some serene contemplation at Dornoch Cathedral.

To find reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Tain day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Wick to Tain takes 2 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Tain can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Aviemore.

Things to do in Tain

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Dornoch, Golspie, Nigg Old Church, Brora Beach, Achmelvich Beach
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Clachtoll Beach Campsite ©
Clachtoll Beach Campsite
Dunrobin Castle and Gardens ©
Dunrobin Castle and Gardens
Achmelvich Beach ©
Achmelvich Beach

4
nights
Aviemore

Aviemore ©
Aviemore is a town and tourist resort, situated within the Cairngorms National Park in the Highlands of Scotland. Escape the urban bustle at Loch Morlich and Zipline. Bring the kids along to Landmark Forest Adventure Park and RSPB - Insh Marshes. There's much more to do: get interesting insight from Tours, snap pictures at The Old Packhorse Bridge, look for all kinds of wild species at Cairngorm Reindeer Centre, and take in nature's colorful creations at Boat of Garten Community Garden.

For ratings, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read Aviemore trip itinerary app.

Traveling by car from Tain to Aviemore takes 1.5 hours. In August in Aviemore, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Aviemore

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

RSPB - Insh Marshes, Abernethy National Nature Reserve
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Loch Morlich ©
Loch Morlich
RSPB - Insh Marshes ©
RSPB - Insh Marshes
Cairngorm Reindeer Centre ©
Cairngorm Reindeer Centre

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