25 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

25 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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25 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: Accra
Fly:  16 h 15 min
1
Edinburgh, Scotland
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
2
Fort William, Scotland
— 4 nights
Drive:  4 h 15 min
3
Durness, Scotland
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
4
Inverness, Scotland
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + Bus + Train:  5 h
5
Gloucester
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h
6
London
— 5 nights
Fly:  10 h 30 min
End: Accra

3
nights
Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Attractions like Camera Obscura and World of Illusions and Dynamic Earth make great kid-friendly stops. There's still lots to do: explore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle, explore the striking landscape at Arthur's Seat, take some stellar pictures from Calton Hill, and see the interesting displays at Royal Yacht Britannia.

To see traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Edinburgh online sightseeing planner.

Accra, Ghana to Edinburgh is an approximately 16.5- hour flight. Traveling from Accra in March, things will get colder in Edinburgh: highs are around 9°C and lows about 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Fort William.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums
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Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
Dynamic Earth ©
Dynamic Earth
Camera Obscura and World of Illusions ©

4
nights
Fort William, Scotland

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. Kids will enjoy Camas an Lighe (Singing Sands) and Samalaman Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Fort William: Ardshealach Smokehouse & Fine Foods (in Glenuig), Castle Tioram (in Doirlinn) and Morar Beach (in Morar). Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Camusdarach Beach, pause for some serene contemplation at Cille Choirill Church, explore the activities along Loch Shiel, and enjoy some diversion at Crombie Clay Shooting.

For more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Fort William trip app.

You can drive from Edinburgh to Fort William in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) so you can travel to Durness.

Things to do in Fort William

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Glencoe, Roybridge, Glenuig, North Ballachulish, Castle Tioram
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Camusdarach Beach ©
Camusdarach Beach
Camas an Lighe (Singing Sands) ©
Camas an Lighe (Singing Sands)
Morar Beach ©
Morar Beach

4
nights
Durness, Scotland

Durness
Durness is a village and civil parish in the north-west Highlands of Scotland. Bring the kids along to Polin Beach and Clachtoll Beach Campsite. Change things up with these side-trips from Durness: Sandwood Bay Beach (in Kinlochbervie), Scourie Bay (in Scourie) and Lochinver (Highland Stoneware, Baddidarroch & Achmelvich Beach). The adventure continues: stroll through Durness Beach, don't miss a visit to Cairn House Gallery, kick back and relax at Balnakeil Beach, and get a new perspective on nature at Durness Deep Time.

For ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Durness route builder site.

Traveling by car from Fort William to Durness takes 4.5 hours. In March, plan for daily highs up to 10°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can go by car to Inverness.

Things to do in Durness

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Kinlochbervie, Lochinver, Clachtoll Beach Campsite, Scourie Bay
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Sandwood Bay Beach
Sandwood Bay Beach
Durness Beach ©
Durness Beach
Clachtoll Beach Campsite ©
Clachtoll Beach Campsite

3
nights
Inverness, Scotland

Inverness ©
Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Attractions like Bowhunter Archery and Aviemore Kart Raceway make great kid-friendly stops. Venture out of the city with trips to Nairn Beach (in Nairn), The Old Packhorse Bridge (in Carrbridge) and Aviemore (Loch Morlich & Cairngorm Brewery). There's still lots to do: have some family-friendly fun at Wildwoodz, see the interesting displays at Highland Aviation Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at East Church, and kick back and relax at Rosemarkie Beach.

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

You can drive from Durness to Inverness in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In April in Inverness, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 2°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to travel to Gloucester.

Things to do in Inverness

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Aviemore, Nairn, Cromarty, Wildwoodz, Rosemarkie Beach
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Bowhunter Archery ©
Bowhunter Archery
Loch Morlich ©
Loch Morlich
Rosemarkie Beach ©
Rosemarkie Beach

4
nights
Gloucester

Gloucester ©
Gloucester is a city and district in southwest England, the county city of Gloucestershire. Family-friendly places like The Cotswold Range and Cattle Country Adventure Park will thrill your kids. Get out of town with these interesting Gloucester side-trips: Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens (in Burford), Moreton-in-Marsh (Cotswold Falconry Centre & Cotswold Archery) and Bourton-on-the-Water (The Cotswold Brewing Company & Bourton On The Water Cemetery). And it doesn't end there: get your game on at SimAir737, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Cotswolds Distillery, let little ones run wild at Rugrats and Half Pints Cirencester, and identify plant and animal life at Walks With Hawks.

To see maps, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read Gloucester online route builder.

You can fly from Inverness to Gloucester in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Inverness in April, expect a bit warmer with lows of 7°C in Gloucester. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) to allow time to drive to London.

Things to do in Gloucester

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Fun & Games

Side Trips

Cheltenham, Cirencester, Bourton-on-the-Water, Moreton-in-Marsh, Cattle Country Adventure Park
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The Cotswold Range ©
The Cotswold Range
Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens ©
Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens
Cattle Country Adventure Park ©
Cattle Country Adventure Park

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.
Bring the kids along to Coca-Cola London Eye and Tower Bridge. There's still lots to do: get engrossed in the history at Natural History Museum, admire the masterpieces at Tate Modern, examine the collection at The British Museum, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral.

For other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our London trip itinerary planning website.

Getting from Gloucester to London by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in April, and nighttime lows around 5°C. On the 16th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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The British Museum ©
The British Museum
Coca-Cola London Eye ©
Coca-Cola London Eye
Tower Bridge ©
Tower Bridge

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