8 days in London & Scotland Itinerary

8 days in London & Scotland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
London
— 2 nights
2
Edinburgh
— 3 nights
3
Inverness
— 2 nights

2
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 much more to do: make a trip to Buckingham Palace, admire the landmark architecture of Houses of Parliament, explore the world behind art at The British Museum, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Westminster Abbey.

To find maps, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, use the London online trip maker.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to London. In August in London, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites
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Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum
Coca-Cola London Eye ©
Coca-Cola London Eye
Tower Bridge ©
Tower Bridge

3
nights
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Bring the kids along to Edinburgh Castle and The Royal Mile. There's much more to do: take in the local highlights with Walking tours, enjoy breathtaking views from Camera Obscura and World of Illusions, explore the striking landscape at Arthur's Seat, and step aboard Royal Yacht Britannia.

To see ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Edinburgh trip maker tool.

You can fly from London to Edinburgh in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from London in August; daily highs in Edinburgh reach °C and lows reach °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can go by car to Inverness.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums Historic Sites Tours
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Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
Camera Obscura and World of Illusions ©
Camera Obscura and World of Illusions
The Royal Mile ©
The Royal Mile

2
nights
Inverness

Inverness ©
Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Mon): find something for the whole family at Landmark Forest Adventure Park and then experience rural life at Robertsons. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Rosemarkie Beach, walk around Ness Islands, and then indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink.

To find maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Inverness route builder.

Traveling by car from Edinburgh to Inverness takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August in Inverness, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Inverness

Theme Parks Breweries & Distilleries Tours

Side Trips

Robertsons, Landmark Forest Adventure Park, Rosemarkie Beach
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Landmark Forest Adventure Park ©
Landmark Forest Adventure Park
Rosemarkie Beach ©
Rosemarkie Beach
Ness Islands ©
Ness Islands

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