32 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

32 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United Kingdom trip itinerary planner

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London
— 5 nights
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Cirencester
— 3 nights
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Dolgellau
— 3 nights
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Buttermere
— 3 nights
Drive
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Durness
— 3 nights
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Lochinver
— 2 nights
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Arisaig
— 1 night
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Glencoe
— 4 nights
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Edinburgh
— 5 nights
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London

— 5 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.
Take a break from the city and head to Speed Boats Tours and Platinum Training. The adventure continues: enjoy breathtaking views from Coca-Cola London Eye, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, and take in the views from Tower Bridge.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the London online trip planner.

Aswan, Egypt to London is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Aswan to London due to the time zone difference. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Aswan in August, with highs in London at 26°C and lows at 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can go by car to Cirencester.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours
Find places to stay Aug 1 — 6:

Cirencester

— 3 nights
Cirencester is a market town in east Gloucestershire, England, west northwest of London. Escape the urban bustle at The Cotswold Range and Cotswold Way. Venture out of the city with trips to Gloucester Narrowboats (in Gloucester) and Bath (Bath Abbey & The Roman Baths). There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Chavenage House and get the adrenaline pumping with AeroSuperBatics / The Breitling Wingwalkers.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Cirencester travel route planning site.

Traveling by car from London to Cirencester takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can travel to Dolgellau.

Things to do in Cirencester

Outdoors · Tours · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 6 — 9:

Dolgellau

— 3 nights
Dolgellau is a market town in Gwynedd, north-west Wales, lying on the River Wnion, a tributary of the River Mawddach. Get in touch with nature at Great Orme and Talyllyn Lake. Get out of town with these interesting Dolgellau side-trips: Angel Bay (in Penrhyn Bay) and Aber Falls (in Abergwyngregyn). The adventure continues: take in the awesome beauty at Cader Idris, contemplate the waterfront views at Blue Lake, and trek along The Mawddach Trail.

To see maps, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Dolgellau trip itinerary maker website.

Drive from Cirencester to Dolgellau in 3.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Dolgellau can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to travel to Buttermere.

Things to do in Dolgellau

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 9 — 12:

Buttermere

— 3 nights
Holidays in Buttermere allow you to get away from it all as well as to satisfy your inner adventurer.
Escape the urban bustle at Catbells Lakeland Walk and Aira Force Waterfall. There's more to do: stroll through Helvellyn and explore the activities along Ullswater.

For ratings, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Buttermere travel route tool.

Getting from Dolgellau to Buttermere by car takes about 4.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can travel to Durness.

Things to do in Buttermere

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 12 — 15:

Durness

— 3 nights
Durness is a village and civil parish in the north-west Highlands of Scotland. Visiting Durness Beach and Balnakeil Beach will get you outdoors. Explore Durness' surroundings by going to Kyle Of Tongue Tongue (in Tongue) and Sandwood Bay Beach (in Kinlochbervie). And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Sango Bay, don't miss a visit to Cairn House Gallery, explore the fascinating underground world of Smoo Cave, and take in the dramatic natural features at Cape Wrath.

For ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Durness tour builder tool.

Traveling by car from Buttermere to Durness takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in August, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Lochinver.

Things to do in Durness

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 15 — 19:

Lochinver

— 2 nights
Lochinver is a village on the coast in the Assynt district of Sutherland, Highland, Scotland. On the 20th (Mon), tour the pleasant surroundings at Scourie Bay, tour the pleasant surroundings at Clachtoll Beach Campsite, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Little Assynt Estate. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Tue): explore the activities along Loch Assynt and then kick back and relax at Achmelvich Beach.

For traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Lochinver travel planner.

You can drive from Durness to Lochinver in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in August, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) to allow time to travel to Arisaig.

Things to do in Lochinver

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 19 — 21:

Arisaig

— 1 night
Arisaig is a village in Lochaber, Inverness-shire, on the west coast of the Scottish Highlands, within the Rough Bounds. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): cruise along Morar Beach and then stroll through Camusdarach Beach.

To see ratings, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Arisaig trip planner.

Drive from Lochinver to Arisaig in 4.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Arisaig can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) to allow time to drive to Glencoe.

Things to do in Arisaig

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Scenic Drive

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 21 — 22:

Glencoe

— 4 nights
Glencoe or Glencoe Village is the main settlement in Glen Coe in the Lochaber area of the Scottish Highlands. Take a break from the city and head to Highland Titles Nature Reserve and Glen Etive. Change things up with these side-trips from Glencoe: Ben Nevis (in Fort William) and Loch Affric Circular Walk (in Beauly). And it doesn't end there: appreciate the views at Glen Coe, trek along Lost Valley Trail, pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Andrew's Church, and explore the striking landscape at Buachaille Etive Mor.

To find where to stay, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Glencoe itinerary planning website.

You can drive from Arisaig to Glencoe in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in August, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can go by car to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Glencoe

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Trails

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 22 — 26:

Edinburgh

— 5 nights

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Take a break from the city and head to Arthur's Seat and The Musselburgh Golf Club. There's still lots to do: explore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle, don't miss a visit to The Royal Mile, get great views at Calton Hill, and steep yourself in history at Palace of Holyroodhouse.

To see more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Edinburgh trip maker.

You can drive from Glencoe to Edinburgh in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Edinburgh are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors
Find places to stay Aug 26 — 31:

United Kingdom travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Nightlife · Castles
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.