19 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

19 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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Train
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Edinburgh
— 5 nights
Drive
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Dundee
— 2 nights
Drive
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Inverness
— 2 nights
Drive
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Fort William
— 2 nights
Drive
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Oban
— 2 nights
Drive
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Bruichladdich
— 2 nights
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Drive to Glasgow International Airport, Fly to Glasgow Prestwick Airport, Drive to Lamlash
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Lamlash
— 1 night
+2
Drive to Glasgow Prestwick Airport, Fly to Newcastle Airport, Drive to Durham

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Edinburgh

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Go for a jaunt from Edinburgh to Lamancha to see Don Coyote Outdoor Centre about 42 minutes away. There's much more to do: explore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle, get great views at Calton Hill, take a stroll through Edinburgh Old Town, and steep yourself in history at The Real Mary King's Close.

To find ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Edinburgh online trip planner.

Durham to Edinburgh is an approximately 2.5-hour train ride. You can also drive. In December, daily temperatures in Edinburgh can reach 9°C, while at night they dip to 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Dundee.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Dec 9 — 15:

2
nights
Dundee

Dundee, officially the City of Dundee, is the fourth-largest city in Scotland.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Tue): take a tour of Discovery Point and then pause for some photo ops at Desperate Dan Statue. On your second day here, walk around Craigtoun Country Park, then contemplate the long history of St Andrews Cathedral, then admire the masterpieces at V&A Dundee, and finally pause for some photo ops at OOR Wullie Bronze Statue.

For reviews, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Dundee vacation maker website.

You can drive from Edinburgh to Dundee in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 9°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Inverness.

Things to do in Dundee

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Golf

Side Trip

Find places to stay Dec 15 — 17:

2
nights
Inverness

Gateway to the Highlands

Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Here are some ideas for day two: surround yourself with nature on Highland Tour Guide, then contemplate the waterfront views at River Ness, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Old Kirk Yard, and finally step into the grandiose world of Inverness Castle.

For reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Inverness trip builder app.

You can drive from Dundee to Inverness in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 9°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Fort William.

Things to do in Inverness

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Dec 17 — 19:

2
nights
Fort William

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. On the 20th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: have fun at Crombie Clay Shooting, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Nevis Range Mountain Resort, and then surround yourself with nature on Wilderness Guides Day Tours.

To find maps, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Fort William online travel route planner.

You can drive from Inverness to Fort William in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Oban.

Things to do in Fort William

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 19 — 21:

2
nights
Oban

Oban is a resort town within the Argyll and Bute council area of Scotland. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): don't miss a visit to McCaig's Tower, look for all kinds of wild species at Parsley the Ambassador Cat, then delve into the distant past at Dunollie Museum, Castle and Grounds, then brush up on your military savvy at Oban War & Peace Museum, and finally make a trip to Purdie's of Oban. Keep things going the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Conan’s Kirk and then take an in-depth tour of Inveraray Jail.

To find more things to do, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read Oban trip planner.

Getting from Fort William to Oban by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In December, plan for daily highs up to 10°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) to allow time to drive to Bruichladdich.

Things to do in Oban

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 21 — 23:

2
nights
Bruichladdich

Start off your visit on the 24th (Thu): look for all kinds of wild species at RSPB Loch Gruinart Reserve, steep yourself in history at Finlaggan, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Round Church, and finally hike along Machir Beach. On the next day, visit a coastal fixture at Harbor, then see the interesting displays at Islay Natural History Trust, and then admire the natural beauty at Islay House.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read Bruichladdich trip builder app.

Traveling by car from Oban to Bruichladdich takes 4.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Lamlash.

Things to do in Bruichladdich

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 23 — 25:

1
night
Lamlash

Lamlash is the largest village by population on the Isle of Arran, in the Firth of Clyde, Scotland. Start off your visit on the 26th (Sat): look for gifts at Island Cheese Co Ltd, then pause for some serene contemplation at Lamlash and Kilbride Parish Church, then look for all kinds of wild species at Arran Wild Walks, and finally indulge in some personalized pampering at Bewitching Beauty on Arran. On your second day here, Head underground at King's Caves, explore the historical opulence of Brodick Castle, Garden and Country Park, then take in the exciting artwork at Cladach Pottery, and finally explore the ancient world of Machrie Moor Stone Circles.

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Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Bruichladdich to Lamlash. In December, plan for daily highs up to 10°C, and evening lows to 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Lamlash

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 26 — 27:

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.