22 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

22 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United Kingdom trip builder
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London
— 4 nights
Fly
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Aviemore
— 4 nights
Drive
3
Durness
— 2 nights
Drive
4
Fort William
— 3 nights
Drive
5
Cockermouth
— 3 nights
Drive
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Edinburgh
— 5 nights
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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: take in panoramic vistas at Coca-Cola London Eye, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral, make a trip to Tower Bridge, and admire the masterpieces at The British Museum.

To find traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our London driving holiday planner.

Edmonton, Canada to London is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Edmonton to London is 7 hours. In July, daily temperatures in London can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) early enough to fly to Aviemore.
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Aviemore — 4 nights

Aviemore is a town and tourist resort, situated within the Cairngorms National Park in the Highlands of Scotland. Pack the 2nd (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Landmark Forest Adventure Park. There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Loch Morlich, appreciate the history behind Frank Bruce Sculpture Trail, head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, and admire the natural beauty at Boat of Garten Community Garden.

For traveler tips and more tourist information, read our Aviemore trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from London to Aviemore in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from London in July, expect Aviemore to be slightly colder, temps between 22°C and 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Durness.
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Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Theme Parks
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Durness — 2 nights

Durness is a village and civil parish in the north-west Highlands of Scotland. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Mon): kick back and relax at Sandwood Bay Beach, then stroll through Oldshoremore Beach, and then explore the activities along Balnakeil Bay. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Tue): don't miss a visit to Cairn House Gallery, kick back and relax at Sango Bay, then kick back and relax at Durness Beach, and finally kick back and relax at Balnakeil Beach.

For photos, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read our Durness day trip planner.

Getting from Aviemore to Durness by car takes about 3 hours. August in Durness sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Fort William.
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Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Nature
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Fort William — 3 nights

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. Venture out of the city with trips to The Three Sisters (in Glencoe) and Highland Titles Nature Reserve (in Duror). Spend the 7th (Wed) exploring nature at Glencoe National Nature Reserve. There's lots more to do: relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, take in the awesome beauty at Nevis Range Mountain Resort, take in the dramatic scenery at Steall Waterfall, and contemplate the waterfront views at Loch Linnhe Picnic Area.

To see other places to visit, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read Fort William trip maker site.

Traveling by car from Durness to Fort William takes 4 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Cockermouth.
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Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Adventure
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Cockermouth — 3 nights

Cockermouth is an ancient market town and civil parish in the Borough of Allerdale in Cumbria, England, so named because it is at the confluence of the River Cocker as it flows into the River Derwent. Get out of town with these interesting Cockermouth side-trips: Penrith (Aira Force Waterfall, Center Parcs - Whinfell Forest, &more). The adventure continues: trek along Catbells Lakeland Walk, explore the activities along Derwentwater, take in the awesome beauty at Helvellyn, and examine the collection at Derwent Pencil Museum.

To see where to stay, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Cockermouth travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Fort William to Cockermouth in 5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in August, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) 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, see the interesting displays at Royal Yacht Britannia, explore the striking landscape at Calton Hill, and make a trip to The Real Mary King's Close.

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You can drive from Cockermouth to Edinburgh in 3 hours. Traveling from Cockermouth in August, expect little chillier with lows of 11°C in Edinburgh. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough time to 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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