17 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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London
— 2 nights
Train
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Alnwick
— 1 night
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Edinburgh
— 1 night
Train
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Stirling
— 1 night
Drive
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Falkland
— 1 night
Drive
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Inverness
— 2 nights
Drive
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Fort William
— 1 night
Drive
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Glasgow
— 2 nights
Drive
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Dumfries
— 1 night
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Edinburgh
— 4 nights
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London — 2 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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral and then admire the masterpieces at The Courtauld Gallery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Tue): explore the world behind art at Victoria and Albert Museum, then contemplate the long history of Cutty Sark, and then enjoy some music at Shakespeare's Globe Theatre.

For maps, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the London online route planner.

Paris, France to London is an approximately 3.5-hour train ride. You can also fly; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. When traveling from Paris in June, plan for slightly colder days in London, with highs around 68°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can fly to Alnwick.
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Alnwick — 1 night

Alnwick is a relatively large market town in north Northumberland, England, of which it is the county town. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Wed): step into the grandiose world of The Alnwick Garden, explore the historical opulence of Alnwick Castle, and then kick back and relax at Alnmouth Beach.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Alnwick driving holiday planner.

Fly from London to Alnwick in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. When traveling from London in June, plan for slightly colder days in Alnwick, with highs around 61°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) early enough to take a train to Edinburgh.
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Edinburgh — 1 night

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Thu): make a trip to Linlithgow Palace, then step into the grandiose world of The Great Hall, then steep yourself in history at Georgian House, and finally explore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Fri): steep yourself in history at Gladstone's Land, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Holyrood Abbey, and then explore the striking landscape at Arthur's Seat.

To find ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Edinburgh sightseeing planner.

You can take a train from Alnwick to Edinburgh in 2 hours. Another option is to drive. In June, plan for daily highs up to 63°F, and evening lows to 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Stirling.
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Stirling — 1 night

Stirling is a city in central Scotland. Start off your visit on the 1st (Sat): take a memorable tour with Bo'ness and Kinneil Railway, step into the grandiose world of Doune Castle, steep yourself in history at Hopetoun House, then contemplate the long history of Cambuskenneth Abbey, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Old Town Cemetery.

To find maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Stirling travel planner.

Getting from Edinburgh to Stirling by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 64°F in June, and nighttime lows around 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to drive to Falkland.
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Falkland — 1 night

Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): get engrossed in the history at Museum of Abernethy and then contemplate the long history of Abernethy Round Tower.

To see maps, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Falkland journey planning tool.

Traveling by car from Stirling to Falkland takes an hour. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can go by car to Inverness.
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Inverness — 2 nights

Gateway to the Highlands

Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): witness the site of a historic battle at Culloden Battlefield, explore the ancient world of Clava Cairns, then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Black Isle Brewery, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Inverness Cathedral, and finally awaken your taste buds at Highland Malt Whisky Experience.

Start your trip to Inverness by creating a personalized itinerary on Klarna Trips.

Traveling by car from Falkland to Inverness takes 3 hours. In July in Inverness, expect temperatures between 66°F during the day and 50°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Fort William.
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Fort William — 1 night

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. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Tue): hike along Glencoe Lochan, take an in-depth tour of Glencoe Folk Museum, then play a few rounds at The Golf Course @ Woodlands Glencoe, and finally admire the sheer force of Inchree Waterfalls.

For more things to do, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read our Fort William day trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Inverness to Fort William takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Glasgow.
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Glasgow — 2 nights

Scotland's Style Capital

Scotland’s largest city, Glasgow is known for its cultural heritage and the friendliness of its people.
Step off the beaten path and head to Glasgow Cathedral and Provand's Lordship. Appreciate the collections at The Museum of Piping and Govan Old Parish Church. And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Glasgow Police Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Roman Catholic Metropolitan Cathedral of St Andrew, admire the masterpieces at Sharmanka Kinetic Theatre, and get engrossed in the history at Scotland Street School Museum.

To see maps, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read our Glasgow trip itinerary maker website.

You can drive from Fort William to Glasgow in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Glasgow can reach 67°F, while at night they dip to 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to drive to Dumfries.
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Dumfries — 1 night

Dumfries is a market town and former royal burgh within the Dumfries and Galloway council area of Scotland.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Ruthwell Cross at the Ruthwell Church, examine the collection at Robert Burns Centre Film Theatre, then contemplate the long history of Old Bridge House Museum, and finally examine the collection at Robert Burns Mausoleum.

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Traveling by car from Glasgow to Dumfries takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Glasgow in July, plan for a bit warmer nights in Dumfries, with lows around 58°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Edinburgh.
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Edinburgh — 4 nights

Athens of the North

Get some historical perspective at Palace of Holyroodhouse and The Real Mary King's Close. Surgeons' Hall Museums and Midhope Castle are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore Edinburgh's surroundings by going to Traquair House & Brewery (in Innerleithen) and Blackness Castle (in Linlithgow). Explore Edinburgh further: brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Pickering's Gin Distillery, contemplate the long history of Old Royal High School, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Margaret's Catholic Church, and step into the grandiose world of Craigmillar Castle.

To find more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Edinburgh tour planner.

Traveling by car from Dumfries to Edinburgh takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Dumfries in July, Edinburgh is little chillier at night with lows of 51°F. You'll set off for home on the 12th (Wed).
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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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