7 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

7 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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7 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur
Fly:  9 h 30 min
1
Glasgow
— 1 day
Drive:  1 h
2
Helensburgh
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
3
Edinburgh
— 3 nights
Train:  2 h
4
Kendal
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  20 h 15 min
End: Kuala Lumpur

1
day
Glasgow

Glasgow ©
Scotland’s largest city, Glasgow is known for its cultural heritage and the friendliness of its people.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Sun): stroll around Kelvingrove Park, admire the masterpieces at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Glasgow Cathedral.

For more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Glasgow road trip planning website.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Glasgow is an approximately 18.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Glasgow, you'll gain 8 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Kuala Lumpur in May, expect Glasgow to be cooler, temps between 17°C and 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to drive to Helensburgh.

Things to do in Glasgow

Museums Parks Historic Sites
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Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum ©
Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum
Glasgow Cathedral ©
Glasgow Cathedral
Kelvingrove Park ©
Kelvingrove Park

1
night
Helensburgh

Helensburgh ©
Helensburgh is a town within the Helensburgh and Lomond Area of Argyll and Bute Council, Scotland. On the 9th (Mon), explore the historical opulence of Newark Castle and then play a few rounds at The Carrick Golf Club & Spa.

Discover how to plan a Helensburgh trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Getting from Glasgow to Helensburgh by car takes about an hour. In May, daytime highs in Helensburgh are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Helensburgh

Outdoors Golf Historic Sites

Side Trips

Newark Castle, The Carrick Golf Club & Spa
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Newark Castle ©
Newark Castle

3
nights
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Edinburgh Castle and Edinburgh Old Town. There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Royal Yacht Britannia, browse the exhibits of Camera Obscura and World of Illusions, get great views at Calton Hill, and brush up on your knowledge of spirits at The Scotch Whisky Experience.

To see maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Edinburgh trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Helensburgh to Edinburgh takes 2 hours. In May, daytime highs in Edinburgh are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to take a train to Kendal.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Edinburgh Old Town ©
Edinburgh Old Town
Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
Palace of Holyroodhouse ©
Palace of Holyroodhouse

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night
Kendal

Kendal ©
Kendal, anciently known as Kirkby in Kendal or Kirkby Kendal, is a market town and civil parish within the South Lakeland District of Cumbria, England. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Fri): sample the tasty concoctions at Hawkshead Brewery, get great views at Orrest Head, then admire the masterpieces at Blackwell, The Arts & Crafts House, and finally step into the grandiose world of Kendal Castle.

For other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Kendal holiday planner.

Getting from Edinburgh to Kendal by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kendal

Historic Sites Breweries & Distilleries Museums

Side Trips

Orrest Head, Blackwell, The Arts & Crafts House
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Blackwell, The Arts & Crafts House ©
Blackwell, The Arts & Crafts House
Orrest Head ©
Orrest Head
Hawkshead Brewery ©
Hawkshead Brewery

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