40 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

40 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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Route & dates

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

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, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in panoramic vistas at Coca-Cola London Eye, admire the masterpieces at Victoria and Albert Museum, get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum, and contemplate the long history of Buckingham Palace.

To find traveler tips, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read London online itinerary planner.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to London is an approximately 16-hour flight. The time zone changes from Malaysia Time to Greenwich Mean Time, which is usually a -8 hour difference. Traveling from Kuala Lumpur in October, expect London to be cooler, temps between °C and °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Cheltenham.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Find places to stay Oct 22 — 27:
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National Gallery ©
National Gallery
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. Venture out of the city with trips to Bath (The Roman Baths & Bath Abbey), Chavenage House (in Tetbury) and Moreton-in-Marsh (Cotswold Archery & Cotswold Falconry Centre). There's much more to do: brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Cotswolds Distillery, look for all kinds of wild species at Walks With Hawks, see the interesting displays at Jet Age Museum, and get outside with The Cotswold Range.

For ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Cheltenham trip itinerary builder site.

Traveling by car from London to Cheltenham takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Cheltenham are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sun) so you can travel to Cockermouth.

Things to do in Cheltenham

Fun & Games Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Bath, Moreton-in-Marsh, Stroudwater Navigation, Jet Age Museum, Cotswolds Distillery
Find places to stay Oct 27 — 31:
Highlights from your plan
Cotswolds Distillery ©
Cotswolds Distillery
The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
Cotswold Falconry Centre ©
Cotswold Falconry Centre

4
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: Alpacaly Ever After (in Portinscale) and Hallin Fell (in Pooley Bridge). The adventure continues: contemplate the waterfront views at Derwentwater, get great views at Surprise View, sample the tasty concoctions at Keswick Brewing Company, and take a peaceful walk through Lanthwaite Wood.

To find reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Cockermouth planning site.

You can drive from Cheltenham to Cockermouth in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Cheltenham in October, you will find days in Cockermouth are little chillier (°C), and nights are about the same (°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to travel to Aviemore.

Things to do in Cockermouth

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Keswick, Helvellyn, Hallin Fell, Alpacaly Ever After
Find places to stay Oct 31 — Nov 4:
Highlights from your plan
Alpacaly Ever After ©
Alpacaly Ever After
Derwentwater ©
Derwentwater
Helvellyn
Helvellyn

5
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: enjoy the sand and surf at Loch Morlich, play a few rounds at Boat of Garten Golf Club, get outside with Aviemore Ospreys, and admire the natural beauty at Boat of Garten Community Garden.

To see reviews, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Aviemore online route planner.

You can drive from Cockermouth to Aviemore in 5 hours. Traveling from Cockermouth in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Aviemore, with lows of °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Tain.

Things to do in Aviemore

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Grantown-on-Spey, Kingussie, Fused and Light
Find places to stay Nov 4 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
Aviemore Ospreys ©
Aviemore Ospreys
Loch Morlich ©
Loch Morlich
Nature & Wildlife Tours

4
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'. Change things up with these side-trips from Tain: Wildwoodz (in Munlochy), Chanonry Point (in Fortrose) and Udale Bay (in Jemimaville). There's still lots to do: take an in-depth tour of Wick Heritage Museum, play a few rounds at Royal Dornoch Golf Club, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Nigg Old Church, and take in the exciting artwork at Golspie Gallery.

To find ratings, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Tain road trip planning app.

Getting from Aviemore to Tain by car takes about 1.5 hours. In November in Tain, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to drive to Gairloch.

Things to do in Tain

Outdoors Museums Parks

Side Trips

Strathpeffer, Golspie, Wick, Royal Dornoch Golf Club, Wildwoodz
Find places to stay Nov 9 — 13:
Highlights from your plan
Wick Heritage Museum ©
Wick Heritage Museum
Big Burn Walk ©
Big Burn Walk
Nigg Old Church ©
Nigg Old Church

5
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. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Gairloch: Strathcarron (Attadale Gardens & Fuar Tholl), Perfume Studio (in Mellon Charles) and Coire Mhic Fhearchair (in Torridon). There's still lots to do: get engrossed in the history at Gairloch Museum, hike along Beinn Eighe Mountain Trail, take in the dramatic scenery at Flowerdale Waterfall, and brush up on your military savvy at Russian Arctic Convoy Museum.

To find more things to do, maps, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Gairloch trip planner.

Drive from Tain to Gairloch in 2 hours. November in Gairloch sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Drumnadrochit.

Things to do in Gairloch

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Strathcarron, Russian Arctic Convoy Project, Inverewe Garden, Perfume Studio, Coire Mhic Fhearchair
Find places to stay Nov 13 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
Attadale Gardens ©
Attadale Gardens
Gairloch Museum ©
Gairloch Museum
Perfume Studio ©
Perfume Studio

3
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 Golf Club, Suidhe Viewpoint, &more), Loch Beinn a Mheadhoin (in Cannich) and Bridge of Oich (in Invergarry). And it doesn't end there: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, take in the pleasant sights at St Ninians Church, look for all kinds of wild species at Glen Affric National Nature Reserve, and ponder the design of Queen Victoria Diamond Jubilee Fountain.

For traveler tips, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Drumnadrochit trip planner.

Traveling by car from Gairloch to Drumnadrochit takes 2 hours. In November, daily temperatures in Drumnadrochit can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to drive to Fort William.

Things to do in Drumnadrochit

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Fort Augustus, Cannich, Highland Falconry at The Struy Inn, Aigas Field Centre, Bridge of Oich
Find places to stay Nov 18 — 21:
Highlights from your plan
Aigas Field Centre ©
Aigas Field Centre
Boat Tours & Water Sports
Glen Affric National Nature Reserve ©
Glen Affric National Nature Reserve

4
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. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Fort William: The Three Sisters (in Glencoe), Glen Etive (in Glencoe Village) and Highland Titles Nature Reserve (in Duror). There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Camusdarach Beach, see the interesting displays at Land Sea and Islands Centre, hike along Lost Valley Trail, and play a few rounds at The Dragons Tooth Golf Course.

To see reviews, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Fort William day trip planning website.

You can drive from Drumnadrochit to Fort William in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Fort William

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Glencoe, Roybridge, Arisaig, Loch Linnhe Picnic Area, Morar Beach
Find places to stay Nov 21 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
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, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, get great views at Calton Hill, and see the interesting displays at Royal Yacht Britannia.

Plan trip to Edinburgh with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Getting from Fort William to Edinburgh by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In November, daily temperatures in Edinburgh can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Find places to stay Nov 25 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
The Royal Mile ©
The Royal Mile
National Museum of Scotland ©
National Museum of Scotland

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