8 days in London, Wales & Scottish Highlands Itinerary

8 days in London, Wales & Scottish Highlands Itinerary

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London
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Conwy
— 2 nights
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Fort William
— 2 nights
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Aviemore
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London

London ©

The Square Mile

Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Attractions like Buckingham Palace and Chartwell make great kid-friendly stops. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Highclere Castle and Jane Austen's House. Get out of town with these interesting London side-trips: Bateman's (in Burwash), St. George's Chapel (in Windsor) and Bodiam Castle (in Bodiam). There's much more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral, look for all kinds of wild species at Winchester City Mill, take in the spiritual surroundings of Magdalen College, and admire the landmark architecture of Westminster Abbey.

For other places to visit, photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the London online journey maker.

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to London. In August, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Conwy.

Things to do in London

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St. George's Chapel ©
St. George's Chapel
Bateman's ©
Bateman's
Bodiam Castle ©
Bodiam Castle

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Conwy

Conwy ©
Conwy is a walled market town and community in Conwy County Borough on the north coast of Wales. On the 9th (Fri), steep yourself in history at Smallest House in Britain, explore the historical opulence of Conwy Castle, make a trip to Conwy Town Walls, then look for all kinds of wild species at South Stack Cliffs RSPB Reserve, and finally take in panoramic vistas at South Stack Lighthouse. On the 10th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: identify plant and animal life at Newborough Warren & Ynys Llanddwyn and then don't miss a visit to Beaumaris Castle.

To find reviews, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Conwy road trip website.

Take a train from London to Conwy in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and train. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from London in August: highs in Conwy hover around 21°C, while lows dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to drive to Fort William.

Things to do in Conwy

Historic Sites · Wildlife · Parks · Museums

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Conwy Castle ©
Conwy Castle
Beaumaris Castle ©
Beaumaris Castle
South Stack Lighthouse ©
South Stack Lighthouse

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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. Start off your visit on the 11th (Sun): appreciate the views at Glen Coe, then take in the awesome beauty at Nevis Range Mountain Resort, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Ben Nevis. On the next day, take in the dramatic scenery at Steall Waterfall, steep yourself in history at Glenfinnan Viaduct, then steep yourself in history at Glenfinnan Monument, and finally identify plant and animal life at Highland Titles Nature Reserve.

To find ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Fort William trip itinerary planning app.

You can drive from Conwy to Fort William in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can drive to Aviemore.

Things to do in Fort William

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Wildlife

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Glen Coe ©
Glen Coe
Steall Waterfall ©
Steall Waterfall
Nevis Range Mountain Resort ©
Nevis Range Mountain Resort

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Aviemore

Aviemore ©
Aviemore is a town and tourist resort, situated within the Cairngorms National Park in the Highlands of Scotland. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Tue): identify plant and animal life at Cairngorm Reindeer Centre, walk around RZSS Highland Wildlife Park, and then identify plant and animal life at RSPB - Insh Marshes.

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Drive from Fort William to Aviemore in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Aviemore

Wildlife · Parks

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Cairngorm Reindeer Centre ©
Cairngorm Reindeer Centre
RZSS Highland Wildlife Park ©
RZSS Highland Wildlife Park
RSPB - Insh Marshes ©
RSPB - Insh Marshes

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