35 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

35 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
London
— 4 nights
2
Cheltenham
— 4 nights
3
Cockermouth
— 3 nights
4
Edinburgh
— 4 nights
5
Aviemore
— 4 nights
6
Tain
— 3 nights
7
Gairloch
— 3 nights
8
Drumnadrochit
— 4 nights
9
Fort William
— 4 nights

4
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, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Buckingham Palace, take in panoramic vistas at Tower Bridge, ponder the world of politics at Houses of Parliament, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Westminster Abbey.

To find reviews, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our London online day trip planner.

Phoenix, USA to London is an approximately 14-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Phoenix to London is 7 hours. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Phoenix in August; daily highs in London reach °F and lows reach °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to drive to Cheltenham.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Tours
Find places to stay Aug 18 — 22:
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Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace
Coca-Cola London Eye ©
Coca-Cola London Eye
Tower Bridge ©
Tower Bridge

4
nights
Cheltenham

Cheltenham ©
Cheltenham, also known as Cheltenham Spa, is a regency spa town and borough which is located on the edge of the Cotswolds, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in Gloucestershire, England. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cheltenham: Cotswold Archery (in Moreton-in-Marsh), Cotswolds Distillery (in Stourton) and Bath (Bath Abbey & The Roman Baths). There's still lots to do: get outside with The Cotswold Range, get your game on at SimAir737, admire the landmark architecture of Chavenage House, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Cheltenham Minster.

For ratings and tourist information, you can read our Cheltenham trip planning app.

Drive from London to Cheltenham in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Cheltenham can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to travel to Cockermouth.

Things to do in Cheltenham

Parks Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trips

Bath, Tewkesbury, Stratford-upon-Avon Minigolf, Chavenage House, The Cotswold Brewing Company
Find places to stay Aug 22 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Cotswolds Distillery ©
Cotswolds Distillery
The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
The Cotswold Range ©
The Cotswold Range

3
nights
Cockermouth

Cockermouth ©
Cockermouth is an ancient market town and civil parish in the Borough of Allerdale in Cumbria, England, so named because it is at the confluence of the River Cocker as it flows into the River Derwent. Change things up with these side-trips from Cockermouth: Hallin Fell (in Pooley Bridge) and Alpacaly Ever After (in Portinscale). There's still lots to do: trek along Catbells Lakeland Walk, examine the collection at J.B.Banks and Son Ltd, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Keswick Brewing Company, and admire the natural beauty at Memorial Gardens.

To find photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Cockermouth trip itinerary planning tool.

Drive from Cheltenham to Cockermouth in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Cheltenham in August, you will find days in Cockermouth are slightly colder (°F), and nights are about the same (°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Cockermouth

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Keswick, Helvellyn, Hallin Fell, Alpacaly Ever After
Find places to stay Aug 26 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Keswick Brewing Company ©
Keswick Brewing Company
Catbells Lakeland Walk ©
Catbells Lakeland Walk
Derwentwater ©
Derwentwater

4
nights
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Edinburgh is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step into the grandiose world of Edinburgh Castle, steep yourself in history at The Real Mary King's Close, learn more about the world around you at National Museum of Scotland, and explore the striking landscape at Calton Hill.

To find other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Edinburgh online sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Cockermouth to Edinburgh takes 3 hours. Expect slightly colder evenings in Edinburgh when traveling from Cockermouth in August, with lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to drive to Aviemore.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums Historic Sites Nature
Find places to stay Aug 29 — Sep 2:
Highlights from your plan
Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
The Royal Mile ©
The Royal Mile
Royal Yacht Britannia ©
Royal Yacht Britannia

4
nights
Aviemore

Aviemore ©
Aviemore is a town and tourist resort, situated within the Cairngorms National Park in the Highlands of Scotland. Aviemore is known for winter sports, nature, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape of Cairngorms National Park, explore the activities along Loch Gynack, head outdoors with Thunder in the glens, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Speyside Way Long Distance Trail.

For reviews, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read our Aviemore itinerary builder app.

Drive from Edinburgh to Aviemore in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. September in Aviemore sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Tain.

Things to do in Aviemore

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Kingussie, Fused and Light, Cairngorms National Park, Anagach Woods
Find places to stay Sep 2 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
Cairngorms National Park ©
Cairngorms National Park
RZSS Highland Wildlife Park ©
RZSS Highland Wildlife Park
Aviemore Ospreys ©
Aviemore Ospreys

3
nights
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'. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Tain: Wildwoodz (in Munlochy), Nairn (Nairn Dunbar Golf Club, Wester Hardmuir Fruit Farm, &more) and Fortrose & Rosemarkie Golf Club (in Fortrose). Next up on the itinerary: get outside with Blackmuir Woods, take in the dramatic scenery at Black Water Falls, pick up some local products at Ferintosh Community Market, and identify plant and animal life at Tollie Red Kites.

For where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Tain day trip planning app.

You can drive from Aviemore to Tain in 1.5 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Gairloch.

Things to do in Tain

Outdoors Golf Fun & Games

Side Trips

Nairn, Blackmuir Woods, Wildwoodz, Black Water Falls, Tollie Red Kites
Find places to stay Sep 6 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
Fortrose & Rosemarkie Golf Club ©
Fortrose & Rosemarkie Golf Club
Wester Hardmuir Fruit Farm ©
Wester Hardmuir Fruit Farm
Black Water Falls ©
Black Water Falls

3
nights
Gairloch

Gairloch ©
Gairloch is a village, civil parish and community on the shores of Loch Gairloch in Wester Ross, in the North-West Highlands of Scotland. Venture out of the city with trips to Coire Mhic Fhearchair (in Torridon), Eilean Donan Castle (in Kyle of Lochalsh) and Torridon National Trust Estate (in Achnasheen). There's much more to do: brush up on your military savvy at Russian Arctic Convoy Museum, trek along Beinn Eighe National Nature Reserve, tour the pleasant surroundings at Beinn Eighe Mountain Trail, and make a trip to Kishorn Selfie Box.

For photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Gairloch road trip site.

Drive from Tain to Gairloch in 2 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Drumnadrochit.

Things to do in Gairloch

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Strathcarron, Kinlochewe, Coire Mhic Fhearchair, Eilean Donan Castle, Torridon National Trust Estate
Find places to stay Sep 9 — 12:
Highlights from your plan
Attadale Gardens ©
Attadale Gardens
Eilean Donan Castle ©
Eilean Donan Castle
Russian Arctic Convoy Museum ©
Russian Arctic Convoy Museum

4
nights
Drumnadrochit

Drumnadrochit ©
Drumnadrochit is a village in the Highland local government council area of Scotland, lying on the west shore of Loch Ness, at the foot of Glen Urquhart.HistoryThe settlement grew up around a bridge over the River Enrick and the name Drumnadrochit derives from the Scottish Gaelic 'druim na drochaid' meaning the 'Ridge of the Bridge'. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Drumnadrochit: Fort Augustus (Fort Augustus War Memorial, Fort Augustus Golf Club, &more), Robertsons (in Beauly) and Bridge of Oich (in Invergarry). And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Aigas Field Centre, make a trip to Village Green, explore the activities along Loch Beinn a Mheadhoin, and admire the landmark architecture of St Ninians Church.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Drumnadrochit trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by car from Gairloch to Drumnadrochit takes 2 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Drumnadrochit can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Fort William.

Things to do in Drumnadrochit

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Fort Augustus, Invermoriston, Cannich, Beauly, Plodda Falls
Find places to stay Sep 12 — 16:
Highlights from your plan
Aigas Field Centre ©
Aigas Field Centre
Boat Tours & Water Sports
Meall Fuar-Mhonaidh ©
Meall Fuar-Mhonaidh

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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. Venture out of the city with trips to Arisaig (Arisaig Archery & Camusdarach Beach), Castle Tioram (in Doirlinn) and Highland Titles Nature Reserve (in Duror). The adventure continues: admire the verdant scenery at Glen Coe, get engrossed in the history at Glencoe Folk Museum, tour the pleasant surroundings at Lost Valley Trail, and admire the sheer force of Steall Waterfall.

To find maps and tourist information, you can read our Fort William online road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Drumnadrochit to Fort William takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. On the 20th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Fort William

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Glencoe, Roybridge, Arisaig, Morar Beach, The Commando Museum
Find places to stay Sep 16 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
Camusdarach Beach ©
Camusdarach Beach
Glen Coe ©
Glen Coe
Steall Waterfall ©
Steall Waterfall

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