16 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

16 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Inverness
— 1 night
2
Fort William
— 2 nights
3
Edinburgh
— 2 nights
4
Alnwick
— 2 nights
5
London
— 2 nights
6
Portsmouth
— 2 nights
7
Bath
— 1 night
8
Caernarfon
— 2 nights

1
night
Inverness

Inverness ©
Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Mon): identify plant and animal life at RZSS Highland Wildlife Park, go for a walk through Greig Street Bridge, thenlook for all kinds of wild species at Aigas Field Centre, and finally contemplate the long history of Urquhart Castle. Here are some ideas for day two: view the masterpieces at Castle Gallery, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Mary's Catholic Church, see the interesting displays at The Highlanders' Museum (Queen's Own Highlanders Collection), expand your understanding of the military at Fort George, thenwitness the site of a historic battle at Culloden Battlefield, and finally contemplate the long history of Beauly Priory.

To find ratings, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Inverness tour builder.

Los Angeles, USA to Inverness is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. Traveling from Los Angeles to Inverness, you'll lose 8 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Los Angeles in November; daily highs in Inverness reach °F and lows reach °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Fort William.

Things to do in Inverness

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Beauly, Urquhart Castle, Culloden Battlefield, RZSS Highland Wildlife Park
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Aigas Field Centre ©
Aigas Field Centre
Culloden Battlefield ©
Culloden Battlefield
Urquhart Castle ©
Urquhart Castle

2
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. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Wed): take in the awesome beauty at Ben Nevis, take in the dramatic scenery at Steall Waterfall, explore the historical opulence of Old Inverlochy Castle, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Nevis Range Mountain Resort, thenexamine the collection at Treasures of the Earth, and finally don't miss a visit to Glenfinnan Viaduct. Keep things going the next day: trek along Glencoe Lochan, look for all kinds of wild species at Highland Titles Nature Reserve, look for all kinds of wild species at Glen Etive, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at MacIntosh Parish Church, and finally appreciate the history behind Peace Memorial.

For photos, maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Fort William day trip planning app.

You can drive from Inverness to Fort William in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Fort William

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Glencoe, Highland Titles Nature Reserve, Glenfinnan Viaduct
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Highland Titles Nature Reserve ©
Highland Titles Nature Reserve
Glenfinnan Viaduct ©
Glenfinnan Viaduct
Steall Waterfall ©
Steall Waterfall

2
nights
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
On the 8th (Fri), see the interesting displays at Royal Yacht Britannia, thenexplore the different monuments and memorials at Greyfriars Kirkyard, thenlearn more about the world around you at National Museum of Scotland, and finally explore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle. Keep things going the next day: take in the dramatic natural features at Calton Hill, step into the grandiose world of Palace of Holyroodhouse, steep yourself in history at The Real Mary King's Close, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Rosslyn Chapel, thensteep yourself in history at Gilmerton Cove, and finally hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour.

For reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Edinburgh tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Fort William to Edinburgh takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Edinburgh can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to catch the train to Alnwick.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Rosslyn Chapel
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Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
Rosslyn Chapel ©
Rosslyn Chapel
National Museum of Scotland ©
National Museum of Scotland

2
nights
Alnwick

Alnwick ©
Alnwick is a relatively large market town in north Northumberland, England, of which it is the county town. Start off your visit on the 10th (Sun): take an in-depth tour of House of Hardy Fishing Tackle Museum, get engrossed in the history at Bailiffgate Museum and Gallery, take in the exciting artwork at The Mick Oxley Gallery, explore the historical opulence of Alnwick Castle, thenstep into the grandiose world of The Alnwick Garden, and finally step into the grandiose world of Edlingham Castle and Edlingham Church. On the next day, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Saint Aidan Bamburgh, take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Parish Church of Saint Mary the Virgin, identify plant and animal life at Lindisfarne National Nature Reserve, thenlearn about all things military at Berwick-upon-Tweed Barracks and Main Guard, thenexplore the historical opulence of Norham Castle, and finally don't miss a visit to Lady Waterford Hall.

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You can take a train from Edinburgh to Alnwick in 2 hours. Another option is to drive. Expect a daytime high around °F in November, and nighttime lows around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to London.

Things to do in Alnwick

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Holy Island, Berwick upon Tweed, Norham Castle, Church of Saint Aidan Bamburgh
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Alnwick Castle ©
Alnwick Castle
The Alnwick Garden ©
The Alnwick Garden
Norham Castle ©
Norham Castle

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 12th (Tue): don't miss a visit to Tower of London, explore the world behind art at The British Museum, thenlearn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum, and finally learn about all things military at HMS Belfast. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of Westminster Abbey, thenadmire the masterpieces at Victoria and Albert Museum, thendon't miss a visit to Buckingham Palace, and finally explore the world behind art at National Gallery.

To see other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our London trip website.

Traveling by flight from Alnwick to London takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In November, daily temperatures in London can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Portsmouth.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites
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The British Museum ©
The British Museum
HMS Belfast ©
HMS Belfast
National Gallery ©
National Gallery

2
nights
Portsmouth

Portsmouth ©
Portsmouth is a port city and unitary authority in the ceremonial English county of Hampshire and is located south-west of London and south-east of Southampton. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Thu): get engrossed in the history at Boathouse No 4, see the interesting displays at HMS Victory, brush up on your military savvy at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, step aboard HMS Warrior 1860, thenexamine the collection at The Mary Rose, and finally get engrossed in the history at Portsmouth Museum. Keep things going the next day: browse the exhibits of Treadgold Industrial Heritage Museum, learn about all things military at Royal Navy Submarine Museum, explore the historical opulence of Portchester Castle, contemplate the long history of Jane Austen's House Museum, thenbrush up on your military savvy at Tangmere Military Aviation Museum, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Arundel Cathedral.

To see photos, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Portsmouth day trip planner.

Getting from London to Portsmouth by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to drive to Bath.

Things to do in Portsmouth

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Jane Austen's House Museum, Tangmere Military Aviation Museum, Portchester Castle, Arundel Cathedral, Royal Navy Submarine Museum
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HMS Victory ©
HMS Victory
Portsmouth Historic Dockyard ©
Portsmouth Historic Dockyard
The Mary Rose ©
The Mary Rose

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night
Bath

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sat): get engrossed in the history at Sally Lunn's Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Bath Abbey, get engrossed in the history at The Roman Baths, thenadmire the natural beauty at American Museum & Gardens, thentake an in-depth tour of No 1 Royal Crescent, Bath, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Castle Combe Village.

For where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Bath tour itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by car from Portsmouth to Bath takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can go by car to Caernarfon.

Things to do in Bath

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Castle Combe Village
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No 1 Royal Crescent, Bath ©
No 1 Royal Crescent, Bath
Castle Combe Village ©
Castle Combe Village
Bath Abbey ©
Bath Abbey

2
nights
Caernarfon

Caernarfon ©
Caernarfon is a royal town, community, and port in Gwynedd, Wales, with a population of 9,615. Start off your visit on the 17th (Sun): explore the historical opulence of Conwy Castle, delve into the distant past at Segontium Roman Fort, don't miss a visit to Caernarfon Town Walls, thenbrush up on your military savvy at The Royal Welch Fusiliers Regimental Museum, thencontemplate the long history of Caernarfon Castle, and finally don't miss a visit to Gelert's Grave. On the next day, hike along Beddgelert, thenstep into the grandiose world of Criccieth Castle, thensee the interesting displays at Lloyd George Museum, and finally browse the collection at Caernarfon library.

For more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Caernarfon journey maker.

Traveling by car from Bath to Caernarfon takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of train and bus. November in Caernarfon sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Caernarfon

Historic Sites Museums Trails

Side Trips

Criccieth Castle, Conwy Castle, Lloyd George Museum
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Conwy Castle ©
Conwy Castle
Caernarfon Castle
Caernarfon Castle
Lloyd George Museum ©
Lloyd George Museum

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