23 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

23 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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23 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly:  12​h
1
London
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
2
St. Helier, Jersey
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
3
Alnwick
— 3 nights
train:  1​h
4
Edinburgh
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
5
Fort William
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
6
Isle of Skye
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
7
Inverness
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
8
Stromness, Mainland
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  18​h 15​min
End: Mumbai

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Tue): ponder the world of politics at Houses of Parliament. On your second day here, take an in-depth tour of The British Museum, learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Westminster Abbey.

To see where to stay, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our London planner .

Mumbai, India to London is an approximately 12-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. You'll gain 5 hours traveling from Mumbai to London due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Mumbai in June, expect London to be much colder, temps between 23°C and 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to travel to St. Helier.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites
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The British Museum ©
The British Museum
Westminster Abbey ©
Westminster Abbey
National Gallery ©
National Gallery

3
nights
St. Helier, Jersey

St. Helier ©
Appreciate the collections at Jersey War Tunnels - German Underground Hospital and Maritime Museum and Occupation Tapestry Gallery. Elizabeth Castle and St. Saviour Parish Church will appeal to history buffs.

To see more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the St. Helier day trip planner.

Fly from London to St. Helier in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. In June, daily temperatures in St. Helier can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can travel to Alnwick.

Things to do in St. Helier

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

St. Brelade, Mont Orgueil Castle, St. Saviour Parish Church, Jersey War Tunnels - German Underground Hospital, Jersey Zoo
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Corbiere Lighthouse (La Corbiere) ©
Corbiere Lighthouse (La Corbiere)
Mont Orgueil Castle ©
Mont Orgueil Castle

3
nights
Alnwick

Alnwick ©
Alnwick is a relatively large market town in north Northumberland, England, of which it is the county town. Visiting Beadnell Bay Beach and Dunstanburgh Castle Golf Course will get you outdoors. Lindisfarne Priory and The Alnwick Garden are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Step out of Alnwick with an excursion to Church of Saint Aidan Bamburgh in Bamburgh--about 32 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: explore the historical opulence of Bamburgh Castle, contemplate the long history of Cragside House and Gardens, pause for some serene contemplation at The Parish Church of Saint Peter, and examine the collection at Grace Darling Museum.

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You can fly from St. Helier to Alnwick in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. In June, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Alnwick

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Bamburgh, Cragside House and Gardens, Beadnell Bay Beach, Lindisfarne Priory, The Parish Church of Saint Peter
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Bamburgh Castle ©
Bamburgh Castle
Lindisfarne Priory ©
Lindisfarne Priory
Cragside House and Gardens ©
Cragside House and Gardens

3
nights
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Get some cultural insight at Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh and Edinburgh Castle. Explore hidden gems such as Calton Hill and Stirling Castle. Take a break from Edinburgh with a short trip to Rosslyn Chapel in Roslin, about 30 minutes away. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Royal Yacht Britannia, step into the grandiose world of Palace of Holyroodhouse, pause for some serene contemplation at St Giles' Cathedral, and brush up on your knowledge of spirits at The Scotch Whisky Experience.

To find where to stay, photos, maps, and tourist information, use the Edinburgh attractions website .

Traveling by train from Alnwick to Edinburgh takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in June, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can drive to Fort William.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Rosslyn Chapel, Stirling Castle
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Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
Rosslyn Chapel ©
Rosslyn Chapel
Stirling Castle
Stirling Castle

3
nights
Fort William

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. Take a break from the city and head to Camusdarach Beach and Steall Waterfall. Visit Eilean Donan Castle and Glenfinnan Viaduct for their historical value. Get out of town with these interesting Fort William side-trips: Castle Stalker (in Appin) and Highland Titles Nature Reserve (in Duror). There's more to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Ben Nevis and admire the verdant scenery at Glencoe.

For reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Fort William trip planner .

Getting from Edinburgh to Fort William by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can drive to Isle of Skye.

Things to do in Fort William

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trips

Eilean Donan Castle, Camusdarach Beach, Castle Stalker, Highland Titles Nature Reserve, Glencoe
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Eilean Donan Castle ©
Eilean Donan Castle
Glenfinnan Viaduct ©
Glenfinnan Viaduct
Glencoe ©
Glencoe

2
nights
Isle of Skye

Isle of Skye ©
Blessed with picturesque lochs and a dramatic, rocky coastline, the far-flung Isle of Skye remains one of Scotland's most beloved destinations.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): view the masterpieces at Skyebluegallery, take an in-depth tour of Skye Museum of Island Life, view the masterpieces at Trotternish Art Gallery, then explore the striking landscape at Quiraing (Hill Walk), and finally look for gifts at Hebridean Isles Trading Company -Island at the Edge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the different monuments and memorials at St. Columba's Isle, then get a taste of the local shopping with Skyeworks Gallery, then contemplate the waterfront views at Portree Harbour, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at The Old Man of Storr.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Isle of Skye vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Fort William to Isle of Skye in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Isle of Skye are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Inverness.

Things to do in Isle of Skye

Nature Parks Museums
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The Quiraing ©
The Quiraing
The Old Man of Storr ©
The Old Man of Storr
Skye Museum of Island Life ©
Skye Museum of Island Life

3
nights
Inverness

Inverness
Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Let the collections at Highland Folk Museum and Castle Gallery capture your imagination. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Glenfarclas Distillery and Fort George. Change things up with these side-trips from Inverness: River Rafting & Tubing (in Aviemore) and RZSS Highland Wildlife Park (in Kingussie). And it doesn't end there: take in the history at Culloden Battlefield, view the masterpieces at Scottish Flair Art Gallery, contemplate the long history of Urquhart Castle, and get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

For traveler tips, photos, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Inverness trip planner.

Traveling by car from Isle of Skye to Inverness takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of taxi and train. In July, daily temperatures in Inverness can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can travel to Stromness.

Things to do in Inverness

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Urquhart Castle, Glenfarclas Distillery, Culloden Battlefield, Highland Folk Museum, RZSS Highland Wildlife Park
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Fort George
Fort George
Urquhart Castle ©
Urquhart Castle
Highland Folk Museum ©
Highland Folk Museum

2
nights
Stromness, Mainland

Stromness ©
Stromness is the second-most populated town in Orkney, Scotland. Start off your visit on the 8th (Mon): get to know the fascinating history of The Viking Centre, get engrossed in the history at Broch of Gurness, then explore the ancient world of Maeshowe, then delve into the distant past at Ring of Brodgar, and finally contemplate the long history of Standing Stones of Stenness. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Tue): explore the ancient world of Skara Brae, steep yourself in history at Barony Mill, tour the pleasant surroundings at Brough Of Birsay, then view the masterpieces at Pier Arts Centre, and finally delve into the distant past at Barnhouse Neolithic Settlement.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Stromness trip builder website .

Traveling by flight from Inverness to Stromness takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Inverness in July, expect nights in Stromness to be about the same, around 11°C, while days are slightly colder, around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Stromness

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trips

Birsay, Stenness, Broch of Gurness, Orkneyinga Saga Centre
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Ring of Brodgar ©
Ring of Brodgar
Skara Brae ©
Skara Brae
Broch of Gurness ©
Broch of Gurness

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