15 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

15 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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15 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: New Orleans
Fly:  16​h 45​min
1
Inverness, Scotland
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Glencoe Village, Scotland
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Edinburgh, Scotland
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Grasmere
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
5
Cheltenham
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
6
London
— 3 nights
Fly:  13​h 15​min
End: New Orleans

1
night
Inverness, Scotland

Inverness ©
Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Highland Aviation Museum and then kick back and relax at Loch Morlich. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a memorable tour with Tours, admire the sheer force of Rogie Falls, and then identify plant and animal life at Aigas Field Centre.

For maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Inverness trip planning app .

New Orleans, USA to Inverness is an approximately 17-hour flight. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from New Orleans to Inverness due to the time zone difference. When traveling from New Orleans in May, plan for a bit cooler days and colder nights in Inverness: temperatures range from 58°F by day to 41°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to drive to Glencoe Village.

Things to do in Inverness

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Aviemore, Rogie Falls, Aigas Field Centre
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Aigas Field Centre ©
Aigas Field Centre
Loch Morlich ©
Loch Morlich
Zipline

2
nights
Glencoe Village, Scotland

Glencoe Village ©
Start off your visit on the 11th (Mon): look for all kinds of wild species at Glen Etive, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at The Three Sisters, then enjoy some diversion at Ice Factor, and finally appreciate the views at Glen Coe. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll through Devil's Staircase, then contemplate the waterfront views at Loch Linnhe Picnic Area, and then hike along Lost Valley Trail.

To see photos, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Glencoe Village route planning website .

You can drive from Inverness to Glencoe Village in 2.5 hours. May in Glencoe Village sees daily highs of 59°F and lows of 43°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Glencoe Village

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Glencoe, Loch Linnhe Picnic Area, Ice Factor, Devil's Staircase
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Glen Etive ©
Glen Etive
Ice Factor ©
Ice Factor
Glen Coe ©
Glen Coe

3
nights
Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Edinburgh is known for historic sites, museums, nightlife, nature, and childrens museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step into the grandiose world of Edinburgh Castle, get curious at Camera Obscura and World of Illusions, see the interesting displays at National Museum of Scotland, and have some family-friendly fun at Great Away Days.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Edinburgh trip planner .

Traveling by car from Glencoe Village to Edinburgh takes 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 58°F in May, and nighttime lows around 43°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can go by car to Grasmere.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums Fun & Games Historic Sites
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Great Away Days ©
Great Away Days
Arthur's Seat ©
Arthur's Seat
The Realm VR ©
The Realm VR

2
nights
Grasmere

Grasmere ©
Grasmere is a village and tourist destination in the centre of the English Lake District. On the 16th (Sat), explore the activities along Buttermere Lake, then trek along Alpacaly Ever After, and then hike along Catbells Lakeland Walk. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Sun): explore the activities along Ullswater, then explore the activities along Derwentwater, and then trek along Helm Crag.

To see photos, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Grasmere visit planning app .

You can drive from Edinburgh to Grasmere in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Cheltenham.

Things to do in Grasmere

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Keswick, Alpacaly Ever After, Ullswater, Buttermere Lake
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Alpacaly Ever After ©
Alpacaly Ever After
Buttermere Lake ©
Buttermere Lake
Catbells Lakeland Walk ©
Catbells Lakeland Walk

2
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. Start off your visit on the 18th (Mon): get your game on at Cotswold Archery, get outside with The Cotswold Range, and then have some family-friendly fun at SimAir737. On the 19th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: head outdoors with Cleeve Hill, then experience rural life at Cotswold Farm Park, and then identify plant and animal life at Walks With Hawks.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Cheltenham using our trip planner.

You can drive from Grasmere to Cheltenham in 4 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In May, daily temperatures in Cheltenham can reach 63°F, while at night they dip to 51°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can go by car to London.

Things to do in Cheltenham

Outdoors Fun & Games Parks

Side Trips

The Cotswold Range, Cotswold Archery
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The Cotswold Range ©
The Cotswold Range
Cotswold Farm Park ©
Cotswold Farm Park
Walks With Hawks ©
Walks With Hawks

3
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, historic sites, shopping, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: join in the after-dark buzz at Coca-Cola London Eye, don't miss a visit to Tower of London, have some family-friendly fun at Old & New Photography, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral.

For photos, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the London trip itinerary planning site .

Drive from Cheltenham to London in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Cheltenham in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in London, with lows of 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in London

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

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