23 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

23 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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23 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  28​h
1
Inverness
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Fort William
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Edinburgh
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h
4
Windermere
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
5
Tetbury
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
6
London
— 5 nights
Fly:  25​h
End: Sydney

3
nights
Inverness

Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Get out of town with these interesting Inverness side-trips: River Foyers (in Foyers), Beauly (Aigas Field Centre & Glen Strathfarrar) and Drumnadrochit (Meall Fuar-Mhonaidh, Corrimony Chambered Cairn, & more). And it doesn't end there: gain some tasty knowledge on a distillery tour, look for all kinds of wild species at Highland Falconry at The Struy Inn, steep yourself in history at Wardlaw Mausoleum, and take in the history at Battlefield Select Tours.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Inverness trip itinerary builder site .

Sydney, Australia to Inverness is an approximately 28-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) to Greenwich Mean Time is minus 10 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Inverness can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to drive to Fort William.

Things to do in Inverness

Parks Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Drumnadrochit, Beauly, River Foyers, Wildwoodz, Highland Falconry at The Struy Inn
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Distillery Tours
Aigas Field Centre ©
Aigas Field Centre
River Foyers ©
River Foyers

3
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. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Fort William: Highland Titles Nature Reserve (in Duror), Loch Affric Circular Walk (in Beauly) and Camusdarach Beach (in Arisaig). The adventure continues: shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour, appreciate the history behind Commando Monument, admire the verdant scenery at Glen Coe, and admire the sheer force of Steall Waterfall.

To find other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Fort William trip planner .

You can drive from Inverness to Fort William in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can drive to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Fort William

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Spean Bridge, Loch Affric Circular Walk, Camusdarach Beach, Glen Coe, Highland Titles Nature Reserve
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Camusdarach Beach ©
Camusdarach Beach
Glen Coe ©
Glen Coe
Steall Waterfall ©
Steall Waterfall

4
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: explore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, learn more about the world around you at National Museum of Scotland, and make a trip to The Royal Mile.

For ratings, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, use the Edinburgh online trip itinerary maker .

Getting from Fort William to Edinburgh by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Edinburgh can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Windermere.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
The Royal Mile ©
The Royal Mile
Arthur's Seat ©
Arthur's Seat

2
nights
Windermere

Windermere ©
Windermere is the largest natural lake in England. On the 16th (Fri), contemplate the long history of Stott Park Bobbin Mill, then have fun at Michael Coates Clay Shooting, then see the sights as you ascend with a climbing tour, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Jesus Church. On the next day, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Helvellyn, then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Keswick Brewing Company, and then go for a walk through Alpacaly Ever After.

To find photos, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, use the Windermere trip itinerary app .

You can drive from Edinburgh to Windermere in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can go by car to Tetbury.

Things to do in Windermere

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trips

Stott Park Bobbin Mill, Helvellyn, Keswick Brewing Company, Alpacaly Ever After, Jesus Church
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Michael Coates Clay Shooting ©
Michael Coates Clay Shooting
Keswick Brewing Company ©
Keswick Brewing Company
Alpacaly Ever After ©
Alpacaly Ever After

3
nights
Tetbury

Tetbury ©
Tetbury is a small town and civil parish within the Cotswold district of Gloucestershire, England. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Tetbury: Berkeley (Dr Jenner's House, Museum and Garden & Berkeley Castle) and Highnam Court Gardens (in Highnam). There's much more to do: admire the striking features of Chavenage House, browse for treasures at Fifi's Fancy Furniture, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St John the Evangelist Church, Slimbridge, Glos, and see the interesting displays at Corinium Museum.

To find maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Tetbury trip planner.

Drive from Windermere to Tetbury in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to London.

Things to do in Tetbury

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Berkeley, Cirencester, Highnam Court Gardens, Malmesbury Abbey, Fifi's Fancy Furniture
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Chavenage House ©
Chavenage House
The Cotswold Range ©
The Cotswold Range
Corinium Museum ©
Corinium Museum

5
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, step into the grandiose world of Buckingham Palace, take in the spiritual surroundings of Westminster Abbey, and contemplate the long history of Tower of London.

To find where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the London day trip site .

You can drive from Tetbury to London in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In August in London, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Coca-Cola London Eye ©
Coca-Cola London Eye
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace

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