17 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

17 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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17 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: Hanoi
+2
Fly + subway + train:  16​h 45​min
1
York
— 1 night
train:  2​h 30​min
2
Edinburgh
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h
3
Durness
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Lochinver
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
5
Arisaig
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h 45​min
6
Bath
— 1 night
train:  1​h 30​min
7
London
— 4 nights
Fly:  15​h
End: Hanoi

1
night
York

York ©
Situated on the confluence of the rivers Ouse and Foss, York has witnessed an abundance of major political events throughout its two millennia of existence.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Sun): see the interesting displays at National Railway Museum, look for gifts at Mor Music, then look for gifts at Hebden Tea Company, then make a trip to York Shambles, and finally contemplate the long history of York City Walls. Here are some ideas for day two: look for gifts at The Imaginarium, take in the spiritual surroundings of York Minster, then stop by Rafi's Spicebox Ltd, and finally look for gifts at Kala King Patisserie.

To find photos, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read York road trip tool .

Hanoi, Vietnam to York is an approximately 17-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of flight, bus, and train. The time zone difference moving from Indochina Time (ICT) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is minus 7 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) to allow time to take a train to Edinburgh.

Things to do in York

Shopping Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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York Shambles ©
York Shambles
York Minster ©
York Minster
National Railway Museum ©
National Railway Museum

3
nights
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Get a sense of the local culture at Edinburgh Castle and Palace of Holyroodhouse. Do your shopping at Urbane Art Gallery and Jenners. There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Royal Yacht Britannia, make a trip to Real Mary King's Close, wander the streets of Edinburgh Old Town, and explore the striking landscape at Arthur's Seat.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Edinburgh holiday planner.

Traveling by train from York to Edinburgh takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. August in Edinburgh sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Durness.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
Royal Yacht Britannia ©
Royal Yacht Britannia
Edinburgh Old Town ©
Edinburgh Old Town

2
nights
Durness

Durness ©
Durness is a village and civil parish in the north-west Highlands of Scotland. On the 24th (Fri), stroll through Balnakeil Beach, then kick back and relax at Sandwood Bay Beach, and then get a taste of the local shopping with Lotte Glob. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the waterfront views at Sango Bay and then stroll through Durness Beach.

For ratings, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Durness tour builder app .

You can drive from Edinburgh to Durness in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Durness can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can travel to Lochinver.

Things to do in Durness

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Sandwood Bay Beach
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Sandwood Bay Beach ©
Sandwood Bay Beach
Durness Beach ©
Durness Beach
Balnakeil Beach ©
Balnakeil Beach

1
night
Lochinver

Lochinver ©
Lochinver is a village on the coast in the Assynt district of Sutherland, Highland, Scotland. On the 26th (Sun), stroll through Clachtoll Beach Campsite, then kick back and relax at Achmelvich Beach, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Little Assynt Estate.

To see photos, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read Lochinver trip planning app .

You can drive from Durness to Lochinver in 1.5 hours. In August in Lochinver, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to travel to Arisaig.

Things to do in Lochinver

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Clachtoll Beach Campsite
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Achmelvich Beach ©
Achmelvich Beach
Clachtoll Beach Campsite ©
Clachtoll Beach Campsite

1
night
Arisaig

Arisaig ©
Arisaig is a village in Lochaber, Inverness-shire, on the west coast of the Scottish Highlands, within the Rough Bounds. Start off your visit on the 27th (Mon): explore the ancient world of Castle Tioram, then look for gifts at Ardshealach Smokehouse & Fine Foods, then cruise along Silver Sands of Morar, and finally stroll through Camusdarach Beach.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Arisaig vacation builder site .

Traveling by car from Lochinver to Arisaig takes 4.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Arisaig can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to travel to Bath.

Things to do in Arisaig

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Castle Tioram, Morar Beach, Ardshealach Smokehouse & Fine Foods
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Camusdarach Beach ©
Camusdarach Beach
Morar Beach ©
Morar Beach
Castle Tioram ©
Castle Tioram

1
night
Bath

Bath ©
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 28th (Tue): get engrossed in the history at The Roman Baths, look for gifts at Mr B's Emporium Of Reading Delights, look for gifts at Topping & Company Booksellers, browse the eclectic array of goods at Pulteney Bridge, then look for gifts at The Silver Shop of Bath, and finally stop by Bath Aqua Glass shop/stained glass studio. Keep things going the next day: look for gifts at Emma Rose Art Works, take in the spiritual surroundings of Wells Cathedral, then take in the exciting artwork at Somerset Crafts, and finally stop by My Small World Toy Store.

To see where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Bath trip maker website .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Arisaig to Bath. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can catch the train to London.

Things to do in Bath

Shopping Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Wells Cathedral, Somerset Crafts
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Pulteney Bridge ©
Pulteney Bridge
The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
Wells Cathedral ©
Wells Cathedral

4
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.
Shop till you drop at Harrods and Camden Market. Do some cultural sightseeing at Natural History Museum and British Museum. Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Westminster Abbey, look for gifts at A&S Jewellery Mfg Ltd, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, and contemplate the long history of Tower of London.

Plan trip to London with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

You can take a train from Bath to London in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in London

Shopping Museums Historic Sites
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Coca-Cola London Eye ©
Coca-Cola London Eye
The British Museum ©
The British Museum
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum

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