17 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

17 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United Kingdom travel route planner
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Fly
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Inverness
— 3 nights
Drive
2
Edinburgh
— 5 nights
Train
3
Windermere
— 2 nights
Train
4
London
— 4 nights
Train
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Bath
— 2 nights
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Inverness — 3 nights

Gateway to the Highlands

Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Get out of town with these interesting Inverness side-trips: Cairngorm Reindeer Centre (in Glenmore), Aigas Field Centre (in Beauly) and Working Sheepdogs (in Kincraig). There's still lots to do: gain some tasty knowledge on a distillery tour, take an unorthodox tour of Loch Ness, explore the activities along River Ness, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Mary's Catholic Church.

To find maps, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read Inverness trip planning site.

Cincinnati, USA to Inverness is an approximately 15-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time is 5 hours. When traveling from Cincinnati in June, plan for cooler days in Inverness, with highs around 62°F, while nights are slightly colder with lows around 47°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can drive to Edinburgh.
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Edinburgh — 5 nights

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Edinburgh is known for historic sites, museums, and sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle, don't miss a visit to Palace of Holyroodhouse, steep yourself in history at The Real Mary King's Close, and learn more about the world around you at National Museum of Scotland.

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Traveling by car from Inverness to Edinburgh takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 63°F in June, and nighttime lows around 48°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can catch the train to Windermere.
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Windermere — 2 nights

Windermere is the largest natural lake in England. Start off your visit on the 10th (Sat): push the limits with an extreme tour, then admire the natural beauty at Holehird Gardens, then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Jesus Church. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Hill Top, Beatrix Potter's House, identify plant and animal life at Predator Experience, then have fun and explore at The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction, and finally get great views at Orrest Head.

To find photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Windermere trip itinerary planning app.

Traveling by train from Edinburgh to Windermere takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to catch the train to London.
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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.
London is known for museums, sightseeing, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: enjoy breathtaking views from Coca-Cola London Eye, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Westminster Abbey, admire the masterpieces at The British Museum, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our London trip itinerary planner.

You can take a train from Windermere to London in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. In June in London, expect temperatures between 68°F during the day and 52°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to take a train to Bath.
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Bath — 2 nights

Queen of English Cities

A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Fri): explore the ancient world of Stonehenge, then admire the landmark architecture of Chavenage House, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Highgrove Gardens. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Sat): take an in-depth tour of The Roman Baths and then steep yourself in history at Bath Abbey.

To find reviews, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read our Bath trip builder app.

You can take a train from London to Bath in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. On the 17th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly 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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