25 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

25 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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25 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: Montreal
Fly:  10​h 30​min
1
London
— 8 nights
train:  2​h 15​min
2
Manchester
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
3
Edinburgh
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
4
Inverness
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Fort William
— 3 nights
Drive:  7​h 15​min
6
Caernarfon
— 3 nights
Drive:  6​h 30​min
7
Newquay
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 45​min
8
London
— 1 night
Fly:  10​h 30​min
End: Montreal

8
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.
You'll explore and learn at The British Museum and Natural History Museum. Step off the beaten path and head to Wallace Collection and IWM Duxford. Venture out of the city with trips to Natural History Museum at Tring (in Tring), Cambridge (King's College Chapel, University of Cambridge, & more) and St. George's Chapel (in Windsor). Next up on the itinerary: admire the landmark architecture of Westminster Abbey, don't miss a visit to Tower of London, explore the world behind art at National Gallery, and admire the natural beauty at Scotney Castle Garden.

To see maps, ratings, and tourist information, read London online journey planner .

Montreal, Canada to London is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Montreal to London is 5 hours. Traveling from Montreal in July, expect London to be a bit cooler, temps between 26°C and 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can take a train to Manchester.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Cambridge, Stratford-upon-Avon, Natural History Museum at Tring, Bateman's, Scotney Castle Garden
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Tower of London ©
Tower of London
IWM Duxford ©
IWM Duxford
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum

2
nights
Manchester

Manchester ©
Unofficially dubbed the Capital of the North, Manchester is known for its influence on industry and music, as well as its world-renowned connection to sports.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Manchester Cathedral, take an in-depth tour of People's History Museum, then steep yourself in history at Granada Studios, then browse the collection at Manchester Central Library, and finally test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: view the masterpieces at Manchester Art Gallery, examine the collection at The Manchester Museum, then examine the collection at Quarry Bank, and finally enjoy some diversion at Manchester Climbing Centre.

For maps, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Manchester trip builder app .

You can take a train from London to Manchester in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In July, daytime highs in Manchester are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Manchester

Museums Fun & Games Historic Sites

Side Trip

Quarry Bank
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Quarry Bank ©
Quarry Bank
The Manchester Museum ©
The Manchester Museum
Room Escape Games

3
nights
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Calton Hill and Buchanan Street. Your inner history buff will appreciate Edinburgh Castle and Edinburgh Old Town. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Edinburgh: Almond Valley Heritage Trust (in Livingston), The Necropolis (in Glasgow) and Rosslyn Chapel (in Roslin). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Royal Yacht Britannia, capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, steep yourself in history at The Real Mary King's Close, and stroll the grounds of Greyfriars Kirkyard.

To find where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Edinburgh trip itinerary tool .

Getting from Manchester to Edinburgh by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in July, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Inverness.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Glasgow, Almond Valley Heritage Trust, Rosslyn Chapel
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Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
Rosslyn Chapel ©
Rosslyn Chapel
Royal Yacht Britannia ©
Royal Yacht Britannia

2
nights
Inverness

Inverness ©
Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Highland Folk Museum and Loch Ness Centre & Exhibition will appeal to museum buffs. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Urquhart Castle and RZSS Highland Wildlife Park. Explore Inverness' surroundings by going to Corrimony Chambered Cairn (in Drumnadrochit) and Aviemore (Cairngorm Mountain & River Rafting & Tubing). Next up on the itinerary: take in the history at Culloden Battlefield and race across the water with a speed boat tour.

To find photos, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read Inverness travel route planning tool .

Traveling by car from Edinburgh to Inverness takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July in Inverness, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to drive to Fort William.

Things to do in Inverness

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

Drumnadrochit, Aviemore, RZSS Highland Wildlife Park, Highland Folk Museum, Culloden Battlefield
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RZSS Highland Wildlife Park ©
RZSS Highland Wildlife Park
Cairngorm Mountain ©
Cairngorm Mountain
Culloden Battlefield ©
Culloden Battlefield

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. Eilean Donan Castle and Saint Andrew's Church will appeal to history buffs. Discover out-of-the-way places like Ben Nevis and Glen Coe. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Fort William: Morar Beach (in Morar), Glenfinnan Viaduct (in Glenfinnan) and Highland Titles Nature Reserve (in Duror). Next up on the itinerary: admire the sheer force of Steall Waterfall, don't miss a visit to Neptune's Staircase, and take in the awesome beauty at Nevis Range Mountain Resort.

For traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Fort William trip maker .

Traveling by car from Inverness to Fort William takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can drive to Caernarfon.

Things to do in Fort William

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Glenfinnan Viaduct, Highland Titles Nature Reserve, Eilean Donan Castle, Glen Coe, Morar Beach
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Ben Nevis ©
Ben Nevis
Eilean Donan Castle ©
Eilean Donan Castle
Glen Coe ©
Glen Coe

3
nights
Caernarfon

Caernarfon ©
Caernarfon is a royal town, community, and port in Gwynedd, Wales, with a population of 9,615. Step out of the city life by going to Great Orme and Morfa Bychan - Black Rock Sands. Step off the beaten path and head to Conwy Castle and Lloyd George Museum. Go for a jaunt from Caernarfon to Bethesda to see Cwm Idwal National Nature Reserve about 30 minutes away. There's still lots to do: step into the grandiose world of Caernarfon Castle, take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Presbyterian Church of Wales, Castle Square, appreciate the history behind Sir Hugh Owen Statue, and don't miss a visit to Gelert's Grave.

To see ratings, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Caernarfon trip planner .

Traveling by car from Fort William to Caernarfon takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or do a combination of bus, flight, and train. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can go by car to Newquay.

Things to do in Caernarfon

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Lloyd George Museum, Conwy Castle, Beaumaris Gaol, Morfa Bychan - Black Rock Sands, Cwm Idwal National Nature Reserve
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Conwy Castle ©
Conwy Castle
Caernarfon Castle
Caernarfon Castle
Great Orme ©
Great Orme

1
night
Newquay

Newquay ©
Known as the Surf Capital of the UK, Newquay is a vibrant city with youthful energy.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Wed): have fun and explore at Pirate's Quest, enjoy the sand and surf at Fistral Beach Bar, then relax in the rural setting at DairyLand Farm World, and finally go for a walk through South West Coast Path Walk - Newquay's Twin Headlands from Newquay Station.

To find ratings, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Newquay road trip app .

Traveling by car from Caernarfon to Newquay takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can travel to London.

Things to do in Newquay

Beaches Outdoors Parks
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Fistral Beach Bar ©
Fistral Beach Bar
DairyLand Farm World ©
DairyLand Farm World
Pirate's Quest ©
Pirate's Quest

1
night
London

London ©
Start off your visit on the 30th (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Temple Church, then explore the galleries of Somerset House, then don't miss a visit to Big Ben, and finally get a sense of history and politics at Houses of Parliament.

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Getting from Newquay to London by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites Museums
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Temple Church ©
Temple Church
Houses of Parliament ©
Houses of Parliament
Somerset House ©
Somerset House

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