15 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

15 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United Kingdom visit planner
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London
— 2 nights
Fly
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Edinburgh
— 2 nights
Drive
3
Fort William
— 1 night
Drive
4
Isle of Skye
— 3 nights
Drive
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Glasgow
— 3 nights
Fly
6
London
— 3 nights
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London — 2 nights

Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
On the 1st (Fri), don't miss a visit to Big Ben, then don't miss a visit to Coca-Cola London Eye, then steep yourself in history at Buckingham Palace, and finally admire the masterpieces at National Gallery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Westminster Abbey, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, then steep yourself in history at Tower of London, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Tower Bridge.

To find reviews, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, use the London trip itinerary planner.

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam to London is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You'll gain 7 hours traveling from Ho Chi Minh City to London due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Ho Chi Minh City in July: highs in London hover around 26°C, while lows dip to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to catch the flight to Edinburgh.
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Edinburgh — 2 nights

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): get the lay of the land with Walking tours, explore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle, and then make a trip to The Royal Mile. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Mon): contemplate the long history of The Real Mary King's Close, then pause for some serene contemplation at St Giles' Cathedral, then learn more about the world around you at National Museum of Scotland, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Arthur's Seat.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, go to the Edinburgh trip maker site.

Fly from London to Edinburgh in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from London in July: high temperatures in Edinburgh hover around 22°C and lows are around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Fort William.
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Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Nature
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Fort William — 1 night

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 5th (Tue): relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour and then admire the verdant scenery at Glen Coe.

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Traveling by car from Edinburgh to Fort William takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can drive to Isle of Skye.
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Outdoors · Adventure · Tours · Nature
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Isle of Skye — 3 nights

Blessed with picturesque lochs and a dramatic, rocky coastline, the far-flung Isle of Skye remains one of Scotland's most beloved destinations.
Kids will enjoy The Quiraing and The Fairy Pools, Glen Brittle, Isle of Skye. Explore Isle of Skye's surroundings by going to Calum's Seal Trips (in Plockton) and Eilean Donan Castle (in Kyle of Lochalsh). Next up on the itinerary: explore the striking landscape at The Old Man of Storr and relax in the rural setting at The Oyster Shed.

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Drive from Fort William to Isle of Skye in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. July in Isle of Skye sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can drive to Glasgow.
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Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife
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Glasgow — 3 nights

Scotland’s largest city, Glasgow is known for its cultural heritage and the friendliness of its people.
Attractions like Glasgow Tigers Speedway and Glasgow Science Centre make great kid-friendly stops. Change things up with these side-trips from Glasgow: Stirling (Stirling Castle & Blair Drummond Safari and Adventure Park). There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Glasgow Cathedral, see the interesting displays at The Riverside Museum of Transport and Travel, and get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour.

To find photos, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Glasgow trip planner.

Traveling by car from Isle of Skye to Glasgow takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Isle of Skye in July: highs in Glasgow hover around 22°C, while lows dip to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can fly to London.
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Museums · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums
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London — 3 nights

Attractions like Natural History Museum and The British Museum make great kid-friendly stops. Enjoy London some more: stroll around Hyde Park, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and steep yourself in history at Houses of Parliament.

To see reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, use the London day trip site.

You can fly from Glasgow to London in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Glasgow in July, expect nights in London to be about the same, around 15°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to catch the flight back home.
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Museums · Tours · Parks · Fun & Games
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United Kingdom travel guide

4.3
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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Scotland travel guide

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Castles · Specialty Museums · Distilleries
A land packed with thousands of years of history, Scotland is home to numerous thriving cities and a vibrant population proud of its distinct culture, heritage, and art. The Scottish people are fond of saying "Good things come in small packages," and nowhere is that more true than in their compact homeland. Despite its relatively small size, the country is crammed full of attractions, not the least of which are numerous world-famous golf courses and whiskey distilleries. Though the sun may not always shine here, Scotland is a stunning country renowned for its dramatic scenery of mountains, valleys, hills, green fields, and rugged coastlines, guaranteeing a diverse holiday. While most tourists restrict their itinerary to the historic Highlands, where they search for the mysterious Loch Ness monster, you can also explore the Lowlands’ outstanding natural wonders and flourishing cultural scene.
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