19 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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London
— 2 nights
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Alnwick
— 1 night
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Edinburgh
— 3 nights
Drive
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Stirling
— 2 nights
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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Galloway Forest Park
— 1 night
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Edinburgh
— 3 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.
On the 24th (Sat), admire the masterpieces at The Courtauld Gallery, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral, and then catch a live performance at Shakespeare's Globe Theatre. Keep things going the next day: explore the world behind art at Victoria and Albert Museum, make a trip to Tower of London, and then enjoy breathtaking views from Tower Bridge.

To see maps, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read London online tour itinerary 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. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Paris to London. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Paris in June: highs in London hover around 68°F, while lows dip to 52°F. You will have some time to spend on the 26th (Mon) before leaving for 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. On the 26th (Mon), explore the historical opulence of The Alnwick Garden and then steep yourself in history at Cragside House and Gardens.

To find ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Alnwick road trip website.

You can fly from London to Alnwick in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Traveling from London in June, you will find days in Alnwick are slightly colder (61°F), and nights are about the same (49°F). You will leave for Edinburgh on the 27th (Tue).
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Edinburgh — 3 nights

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Edinburgh: Bo'ness and Kinneil Railway (in Bo'ness), Traquair House & Brewery (in Innerleithen) and Linlithgow Palace (in Linlithgow). There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to The Royal Mile, learn more about the world around you at National Museum of Scotland, and explore the historical opulence of Palace of Holyroodhouse.

To find reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Edinburgh trip tool.

Getting from Alnwick to Edinburgh by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive. June in Edinburgh sees daily highs of 63°F and lows of 48°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can drive to Stirling.
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Stirling — 2 nights

Stirling is a city in central Scotland. On the 30th (Fri), step into the grandiose world of Doune Castle and then admire the natural beauty at Drummond Gardens. On the 1st (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of Hopetoun House, admire the natural beauty at The Queen Anne Gardens, and then step into the grandiose world of Stirling Castle.

To see more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Stirling travel route planner.

Getting from Edinburgh to Stirling by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Stirling are 64°F, while nighttime lows are 49°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to go by car to Falkland.
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Falkland — 1 night

Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): ponder the design of Bruce Fountain, tour the pleasant surroundings at Falkland Palace & Garden, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Maspie Den, and finally explore the striking landscape at Lomond Hills.

To find maps, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Falkland road trip website.

Traveling by car from Stirling to Falkland takes an hour. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) to allow time to drive 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.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): examine the collection at Loch Ness Centre & Exhibition, then explore the historical opulence of Urquhart Castle, and then explore the activities along Loch Ness. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Highland Folk Museum, then witness the site of a historic battle at Culloden Battlefield, then make a trip to Clava Cairns, and finally take in the views from Culloden Viaduct.

To find where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Inverness trip maker tool.

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. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough 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 5th (Wed): contemplate the long history of Glenfinnan Monument and then examine the collection at West Highland Museum.

To find more things to do, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Fort William tour itinerary planning tool.

Getting from Inverness to Fort William by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) 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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Thu): get answers to all your questions at Glencoe Visitor Centre, steep yourself in history at Glasgow Cathedral, and then don't miss a visit to George Square. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: gain insight at University of Glasgow, then take in nature's colorful creations at Glasgow Botanic Gardens, and then explore the world behind art at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum.

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Drive from Fort William to Glasgow in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July in Glasgow, expect temperatures between 67°F during the day and 51°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to drive to Galloway Forest Park.
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Galloway Forest Park — 1 night

Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sat): explore the striking landscape of Galloway Forest Park.

To find out how to plan a trip to Galloway Forest Park, use our trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Glasgow to Galloway Forest Park in 2.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can drive to Edinburgh.
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Edinburgh — 3 nights

Athens of the North

Step out of Edinburgh with an excursion to The Friary Gardens in Inverkeithing--about 32 minutes away. Explore Edinburgh further: explore the galleries of Camera Obscura and World of Illusions, contemplate the long history of Hopetoun House, explore the world behind art at Scottish National Gallery, and take in the dramatic natural features at Calton Hill.

To see ratings, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our Edinburgh online day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Galloway Forest Park to Edinburgh takes 3 hours. On the 12th (Wed), you'll travel 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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