43 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

43 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
London
— 4 nights
2
Cheltenham
— 4 nights
3
Edinburgh
— 4 nights
4
Aviemore
— 4 nights
5
Tain
— 4 nights
6
Durness
— 3 nights
7
Gairloch
— 3 nights
8
Drumnadrochit
— 4 nights
9
Fort William
— 10 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, explore the world behind art at National Gallery, steep yourself in history at Tower of London, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Westminster Abbey.

To see ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the London travel planner.

Albury, Australia to London is an approximately 30-hour flight. Traveling from Albury to London, you'll gain 10 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Albury in September since evenings lows in London dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to drive to Cheltenham.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Find places to stay Sep 6 — 10:
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Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace
Coca-Cola London Eye ©
Coca-Cola London Eye
Westminster Abbey ©
Westminster Abbey

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. Change things up with these side-trips from Cheltenham: Chavenage House (in Tetbury), Bath (The Roman Baths & Bath Abbey) and Malmesbury Abbey (in Malmesbury). There's still lots to do: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Cotswold Falconry Centre, appreciate the history behind Boer War Memorial, sample the tasty concoctions at The Cotswold Brewing Company, and brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Cotswolds Distillery.

To see maps, photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Cheltenham itinerary app.

Traveling by car from London to Cheltenham takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Cheltenham are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Cheltenham

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Moreton-in-Marsh, Bath, Chavenage House, The Cotswold Brewing Company, Cotswolds Distillery
Find places to stay Sep 10 — 14:
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Chavenage House ©
Chavenage House
The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
Cotswold Falconry Centre ©
Cotswold Falconry Centre

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, make a trip to Palace of Holyroodhouse, take in the dramatic natural features at Arthur's Seat, and stroll through Calton Hill.

For other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Edinburgh online holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Cheltenham to Edinburgh takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect slightly colder evenings in Edinburgh when traveling from Cheltenham in September, with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can drive to Aviemore.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Find places to stay Sep 14 — 18:
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 Glenmore Forest Park, explore the activities along Loch Gynack, head outdoors with Thunder in the glens, and trek along Aviemore Circular.

For ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Aviemore route tool.

Drive from Edinburgh to Aviemore in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In September, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can go by car to Tain.

Things to do in Aviemore

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Loch Gynack, Fused and Light
Find places to stay Sep 18 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
Glenmore Forest Park ©
Glenmore Forest Park
Loch Morlich ©
Loch Morlich
Craigellachie National Nature Reserve ©
Craigellachie National Nature Reserve

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'. Get out of town with these interesting Tain side-trips: Blackmuir Woods (in Strathpeffer), Wildwoodz (in Munlochy) and Tollie Red Kites (in Dingwall). There's much more to do: take an in-depth tour of Wick Heritage Museum, stroll through Dornoch Beach, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Dunnet Bay Distillery, and look for gifts at Coast Candle Co..

To find other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Tain tour builder app.

Traveling by car from Aviemore to Tain takes 1.5 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Tain can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Durness.

Things to do in Tain

Outdoors Golf Parks

Side Trips

Dornoch, Nairn, Blackmuir Woods, Wildwoodz, Tollie Red Kites
Find places to stay Sep 22 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Wick Heritage Museum ©
Wick Heritage Museum
Royal Dornoch Golf Club ©
Royal Dornoch Golf Club
Dornoch Beach ©
Dornoch Beach

3
nights
Durness

Durness ©
Durness is a village and civil parish in the north-west Highlands of Scotland. Explore Durness' surroundings by going to Kinlochbervie (Sandwood Bay Beach & Oldshoremore Beach) and Lochinver (Little Assynt Estate, Achmelvich Beach, &more). There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Durness Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Balnakeil Beach, make a trip to Cairn House Gallery, and take in the dramatic natural features at Cape Wrath.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read our Durness online holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Tain to Durness takes 2 hours. In September, daytime highs in Durness are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can go by car to Gairloch.

Things to do in Durness

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Lochinver, Kinlochbervie
Find places to stay Sep 26 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Durness Beach ©
Durness Beach
Sandwood Bay Beach ©
Sandwood Bay Beach
Balnakeil Beach ©
Balnakeil Beach

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. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Gairloch: Coire Mhic Fhearchair (in Torridon), Corrieshalloch Gorge National Nature Reserve (in Garve) and Ullapool (Inverpolly Nature Reserve & Corrieshalloch Gorge). There's still lots to do: hike along Beinn Eighe Mountain Trail, enjoy the sand and surf at Mellon Udrigle Beach, get engrossed in the history at Gairloch Museum, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Beinn Eighe National Nature Reserve.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Gairloch travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Durness to Gairloch takes 3 hours. In September, daytime highs in Gairloch are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Drumnadrochit.

Things to do in Gairloch

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Kinlochewe, Ullapool, Mellon Udrigle Beach, Coire Mhic Fhearchair, Corrieshalloch Gorge National Nature Reserve
Find places to stay Sep 29 — Oct 2:
Highlights from your plan
Coire Mhic Fhearchair ©
Coire Mhic Fhearchair
Corrieshalloch Gorge ©
Corrieshalloch Gorge
Beinn Eighe Mountain Trail ©
Beinn Eighe Mountain Trail

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: River Foyers (in Foyers), Loch Beinn a Mheadhoin (in Cannich) and Beauly (Loch Affric Circular Walk & Glen Strathfarrar). And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Aigas Field Centre, stop by Clog and Craft Shop, contemplate the long history of Fort Augustus Abbey, and take in the dramatic scenery at Invermoriston Falls.

To see traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Drumnadrochit trip maker tool.

Getting from Gairloch to Drumnadrochit by car takes about 2 hours. In October in Drumnadrochit, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can go by car to Fort William.

Things to do in Drumnadrochit

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Beauly, Invermoriston, Fort Augustus, River Foyers, Highland Falconry at The Struy Inn
Find places to stay Oct 2 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
Aigas Field Centre ©
Aigas Field Centre
Boat Tours & Water Sports
Meall Fuar-Mhonaidh ©
Meall Fuar-Mhonaidh

10
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. Get out of town with these interesting Fort William side-trips: Mallaig Heritage Centre (in Mallaig), Camusdarach Beach (in Arisaig) and Morar Beach (in Morar). Next up on the itinerary: appreciate the views at Glen Coe, contemplate the waterfront views at Loch Linnhe, look for all kinds of wild species at Glen Etive, and surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

To find photos, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Fort William trip builder app.

You can drive from Drumnadrochit to Fort William in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Fort William

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Glencoe, Glenfinnan, Mallaig, Roybridge, Onich
Find places to stay Oct 6 — 16:
Highlights from your plan
Highland Titles Nature Reserve ©
Highland Titles Nature Reserve
Glen Coe ©
Glen Coe
Camusdarach Beach ©
Camusdarach Beach

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