20 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

20 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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20 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Miami
tram + Fly:  11​h 30​min
London
— 4 nights
train:  1​h
Brighton
— 2 nights
+3
train + Fly + bus + train:  4​h 30​min
Balloch
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
Isle of Skye
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
Inverness
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
Aviemore
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
Edinburgh
— 4 nights
Fly + tram:  13​h 45​min
Miami

5
days
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Piccadilly Circus, Warner Bros. Studio Tour London - The Making of Harry Potter, Banqueting House, and other attractions you added. Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Tower of London and take a tour by water with Viscount Cruises.

To see maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our London trip planner.

Miami, USA to London is an approximately 11.5-hour combination of tram and flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time, which is usually a 5 hour difference. Traveling from Miami in September, expect London to be colder, temps between 67°F and 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to take a train to Brighton.

Things to do in London

Tours Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trip

Warner Bros. Studio Tour London - The Making of Harry Potter
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Tower of London ©
Tower of London
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Shakespeare's Globe

2
days
Brighton

Brighton ©
Once a sleepy little fishing village, Brighton is a modern seaside town known for its Asian architecture and a large gay community.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Wed): shop like a local with The Lanes, stop by Gustamps, then admire the landmark architecture of Royal Pavilion, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Brighton Beach. Keep things going the next day: admire the verdant scenery at Beachy Head, then look for all kinds of wild species at East Sussex Falconry, and then make a trip to Sackville College Almshouse.

For where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Brighton trip planning tool .

Traveling by train from London to Brighton takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. September in Brighton sees daily highs of 66°F and lows of 51°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Balloch.

Things to do in Brighton

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Sackville College Almshouse, East Sussex Falconry, Beachy Head
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East Sussex Falconry ©
East Sussex Falconry
Beachy Head ©
Beachy Head
Gustamps ©
Gustamps

1
day
Balloch

Balloch ©
Balloch is a small town in West Dunbartonshire, Scotland, at the foot of Loch Lomond.EtymologyBalloch comes from the Gaelic word bal which means village or hamlet, so Balloch means "village on the loch", i.e. Start off your visit on the 21st (Fri): head outdoors with Conic Hill, stop by Auchentullich Farm Shop, and then explore the activities along Loch Lomond.

For more things to do, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read our Balloch day trip tool .

Do a combination of train and flight from Brighton to Balloch in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. When traveling from Brighton in September, plan for a bit cooler days in Balloch, with highs around 61°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 47°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can go by car to Isle of Skye.

Things to do in Balloch

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

Loch Lomond, Conic Hill, Auchentullich Farm Shop
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Conic Hill ©
Conic Hill
Loch Lomond ©
Loch Lomond
Auchentullich Farm Shop ©
Auchentullich Farm Shop

3
days
Isle of Skye

Isle of Skye ©
Visiting Quiraing (Hill Walk) and The Fairy Pools, Glen Brittle, Isle of Skye will get you outdoors. Head to Skyelark and The Isle of Skye Soap Companyfor plenty of shopping.

For ratings, photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the Isle of Skye itinerary planning app .

You can drive from Balloch to Isle of Skye in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 58°F in September, and nighttime lows around 50°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can go by car to Inverness.

Things to do in Isle of Skye

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Quiraing (Hill Walk) ©
Quiraing (Hill Walk)
Skyelark ©
Skyelark
Isle of Skye Candle Company ©
Isle of Skye Candle Company

1
day
Inverness

Inverness ©
Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Tue): explore the activities along River Ness, take in the history at Culloden Battlefield, then stop by Leakey's Bookshop, and finally contemplate the long history of Urquhart Castle.

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Traveling by car from Isle of Skye to Inverness takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Inverness are 61°F, while nighttime lows are 46°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can drive to Aviemore.

Things to do in Inverness

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Culloden Battlefield, Urquhart Castle
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Culloden Battlefield ©
Culloden Battlefield
River Ness ©
River Ness
Leakey's Bookshop ©
Leakey's Bookshop

2
days
Aviemore

Aviemore ©
Aviemore is a town and tourist resort, situated within the Cairngorms National Park in the Highlands of Scotland. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Wed): look for gifts at The Potting Shed Tearoom Inshriach, identify plant and animal life at RZSS Highland Wildlife Park, then delve into the distant past at Ruthven Barracks, and finally step into the grandiose world of Ardverikie Estate. Here are some ideas for day two: look for all kinds of wild species at Cairngorm Reindeer Centre, contemplate the waterfront views at Loch an Eilein, and then see the interesting displays at Highland Folk Museum.

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Traveling by car from Inverness to Aviemore takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 61°F in September, and nighttime lows around 46°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can go by car to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Aviemore

Wildlife Parks Nature

Side Trips

Newtonmore, RZSS Highland Wildlife Park
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RZSS Highland Wildlife Park ©
RZSS Highland Wildlife Park
Cairngorm Reindeer Centre ©
Cairngorm Reindeer Centre
Loch an Eilein ©
Loch an Eilein

4
days
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Get some historical perspective at Edinburgh Castle and Palace of Holyroodhouse. Get a sense of the local culture at The Royal Mile and Royal Yacht Britannia. And it doesn't end there: explore the striking landscape at Arthur's Seat, don't miss a visit to Real Mary King's Close, stop by Eddie's Seafood Market, and browse the range of quality goods at Jenners Edinburgh.

To see where to stay, photos, and tourist information, go to the Edinburgh online tour itinerary planner .

You can drive from Aviemore to Edinburgh in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 62°F, and evening lows to 47°F. You will have some time to spend on the 2nd (Tue) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trip

Dalhousie Castle Falconry
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Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
The Royal Mile ©
The Royal Mile
Palace of Holyroodhouse ©
Palace of Holyroodhouse

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