15 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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London
— 4 nights
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Edinburgh
— 3 nights
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Dover
— 2 nights
Train to St Pancras International, Fly to Inverness
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Inverness
— 5 nights
Drive to Aberdeen Dyce Airport, Fly to Newark

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London — 4 nights

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.
For shopping fun, head to Covent Garden or Modern Society. Get a sense of the local culture at Westminster Abbey and National Gallery. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around London: Avebury (Alexander Keiller Museum & Church of St. James) and Stonehenge (in Salisbury). And it doesn't end there: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral, don't miss a visit to Big Ben, snap pictures at Tower Bridge, and contemplate the long history of Buckingham Palace.

To see photos, ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our London online driving holiday planner.

Newark, USA to London is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is 5 hours. In June, London is a bit cooler than Newark - with highs of 68°F and lows of 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) to allow enough time to fly to Edinburgh.
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Edinburgh — 3 nights

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Cairn O'Mohr Fruit Wines and The Scottish Antique & Arts Centre. Visit Edinburgh Castle and Palace of Holyroodhouse for their historical value. Step out of Edinburgh to go to Perth and see St. Ninian's Cathedral, which is approximately 1h 5 min away. There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Royal Yacht Britannia, pause for some serene contemplation at St Giles' Cathedral, explore the striking landscape at Arthur's Seat, and wander the streets of Edinburgh Old Town.

To see maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Edinburgh online trip itinerary planner.

Fly from London to Edinburgh in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from London in June, you will find days in Edinburgh are little chillier (63°F), and nights are about the same (48°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) to allow enough time to fly to Dover.
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Dover — 2 nights

Dover is a town and major ferry port in the home county of Kent, in South East England. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at St. Thomas the Martyr, steep yourself in history at Lamb House, take in the exciting artwork at Purdie Gallery, then learn about all things military at PWRR & Queen's Regiment Museum, and finally steep yourself in history at Secret Wartime Tunnels. Keep things going the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at The Big Cat Sanctuary, steep yourself in history at Roman Painted House, then stop by Alpaca Annie, and finally sample the tasty concoctions at Rye Waterworks MIcropub.

To see other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Dover trip planner.

Fly from Edinburgh to Dover in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can travel to Inverness.
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Inverness — 5 nights

Gateway to the Highlands

Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Shop till you drop at Loch Ness Gifts and Kilmorack Gallery. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Culloden Battlefield and Urquhart Castle. Change things up with these side-trips from Inverness: Hugh Miller Museum and Birthplace Cottage (in Cromarty), Dunrobin Castle and Gardens (in Golspie) and Dornoch (Dornoch Beach, Dornoch Cathedral, &more). The adventure continues: step into the grandiose world of Eilean Donan Castle, take in nature's colorful creations at Attadale Gardens, delve into the distant past at Clava Cairns, and awaken your taste buds at Highland Malt Whisky Experience.

To see maps, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Inverness trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Dover to Inverness takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. June in Inverness sees daily highs of 62°F and lows of 47°F at night. On the 18th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.
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United Kingdom travel guide

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Home to an impressive 25 World Heritage sites, the United Kingdom, which includes England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland, has hundreds of museums to explore, thousands of parks and gardens to stroll through, and tens of thousands of communities to discover. From Land’s End in the south to John O’Groats in the north, the country is packed with tourist attractions that can fill a range of itineraries. With nearly 30 million tourists visiting every year, the UK is ranked among the top ten holiday destinations in the world. Known for its royalty, this country also represents a diverse patchwork of native and immigrant cultures. Although Britannia no longer rules the waves, it possesses a captivating history and a dynamic modern culture, both of which remain hugely influential on the rest of the world.
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