44 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

44 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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44 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: Newark
Fly:  14​h 45​min
1
Edinburgh
— 7 nights
Drive:  45​min
2
Inverkeithing
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Glasgow
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h
4
Oban
— 7 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
5
Tobermory
— 3 nights
Travel:  3​h 15​min
6
Isle of Iona
— 3 nights
Travel:  3​h
7
Isle of Tiree
— 1 night
Fly:  8​h 15​min
8
Isle of Skye
— 6 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
9
Stornoway
— 3 nights
Fly:  13​h 30​min
End: Newark

7
nights
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Get outdoors at Arthur's Seat and Beadnell Bay Beach. National Museum of Scotland and Edinburgh Castle are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Step out of Edinburgh to go to Bamburgh and see St Aiden Beach, which is approximately 1h 55 min away. And it doesn't end there: browse the exhibits of Royal Yacht Britannia, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, step into the grandiose world of Palace of Holyroodhouse, and pause for some serene contemplation at St Giles' Cathedral.

For where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Edinburgh trip planner .

Newark, USA to Edinburgh is an approximately 15-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 5 hours traveling from Newark to Edinburgh. Traveling from Newark in September, things will get little chillier in Edinburgh: highs are around 62°F and lows about 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to travel to Inverkeithing.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

St Aiden Beach, Beadnell Bay Beach, Dalhousie Castle Falconry
Find places to stay Sep 19 — 26:
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Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
National Museum of Scotland ©
National Museum of Scotland
Royal Yacht Britannia ©
Royal Yacht Britannia

6
nights
Inverkeithing

Inverkeithing ©
Inverkeithing is a town and a royal burgh, and parish, in Fife, Scotland, located on the Firth of Forth. Take a break from the city and head to Harburn Golf Club and Almond Valley Heritage Trust. Museum-lovers will get to explore Linlithgow Canal Centre and Linlithgow Burgh Halls. Explore Inverkeithing's surroundings by going to Deer Park Golf and Country Club (in Livingston) and Scottish Owl Centre (in Whitburn). There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Linlithgow Palace, play a few rounds at Uphall Golf Club, explore the ancient world of St. Michael's Parish Church, and admire the natural beauty at Aberdour Castle.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Inverkeithing sightseeing tool .

You can drive from Edinburgh to Inverkeithing in an hour. Expect a daytime high around 62°F in September, and nighttime lows around 47°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can travel to Glasgow.

Things to do in Inverkeithing

Outdoors Golf Parks

Side Trips

Linlithgow, Aberdour, Livingston, Uphall Golf Club, Harburn Golf Club
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Harburn Golf Club ©
Harburn Golf Club
Linlithgow Palace ©
Linlithgow Palace
Scottish Owl Centre ©
Scottish Owl Centre

5
nights
Glasgow

Glasgow ©
Scotland’s largest city, Glasgow is known for its cultural heritage and the friendliness of its people.
Appreciate the collections at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum and Many Thanks. Stirling Castle and Glasgow Cathedral will appeal to history buffs. Change things up with these side-trips from Glasgow: National Wallace Monument (in Stirling), Argaty Red Kites (in Doune) and Scottish Fire and Rescue Service Museum and Heritage Centre (in Greenock). And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at The Riverside Museum of Transport and Travel, stroll through Glasgow West End, look for all kinds of wild species at Dean Castle and Country Park, and take a stroll through City Centre Mural Trail.

For more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Glasgow trip planning app .

Traveling by car from Inverkeithing to Glasgow takes an hour. October in Glasgow sees daily highs of 56°F and lows of 44°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Oban.

Things to do in Glasgow

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Stirling, Trump Turnberry, a Luxury Collection Resort, Scotland, Many Thanks, Balmore Golf Club, Scottish Fire and Rescue Service Museum and Heritage Centre
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Puck's Glen ©
Puck's Glen
Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum ©

7
nights
Oban

Oban ©
Oban is a resort town within the Argyll and Bute council area of Scotland. Take a break from the city and head to Camusdarach Beach and Glen Etive. Relax by the water at Camas an Lighe (Singing Sands) and Morar Beach. Explore Oban's surroundings by going to Treasures of the Earth (in Corpach), Loch Linnhe Picnic Area (in North Ballachulish) and Highland Titles Nature Reserve (in Duror). There's still lots to do: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, appreciate the views at Glencoe, steep yourself in history at Glenfinnan Monument, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Nevis Range Mountain Resort.

To see more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Oban trip planner .

You can drive from Glasgow to Oban in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In October in Oban, expect temperatures between 55°F during the day and 46°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Tobermory.

Things to do in Oban

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Fort William, Inveraray, Glencoe, Arisaig, Glenfinnan
Find places to stay Oct 7 — 14:
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Highland Titles Nature Reserve ©
Highland Titles Nature Reserve
Camusdarach Beach ©
Camusdarach Beach
Glen Etive ©
Glen Etive

3
nights
Tobermory

Tobermory is the capital of, and the only burgh on, the Isle of Mull in the Scottish Inner Hebrides. Visiting Mull Willow and Calgary Bay will get you outdoors. You'll explore and learn at Calgary Art in Nature and The Old Byre Heritage Centre. There's much more to do: see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, explore the historical opulence of Duart Castle, look for all kinds of wild species at Hebridean Whale and Dolphin Trust, and see the interesting displays at Mull Museum.

To find more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Tobermory trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Oban to Tobermory takes 2 hours. In October, daytime highs in Tobermory are 55°F, while nighttime lows are 46°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can travel to Isle of Iona.

Things to do in Tobermory

Outdoors Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Isle of Mull, Mull Willow, The Old Byre Heritage Centre, Calgary Art in Nature
Find places to stay Oct 14 — 17:
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Calgary Art in Nature ©
Calgary Art in Nature
Hebridean Whale and Dolphin Trust ©
Hebridean Whale and Dolphin Trust

3
nights
Isle of Iona

Isle of Iona ©
Take a break from the city and head to Port Ban Beach and St. Columba's Bay. Popular historic sites such as Iona Abbey and Nunnery and St. Oran's Cemetery are in your itinerary.

To see reviews, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read Isle of Iona itinerary planning website .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Tobermory to Isle of Iona. In October, plan for daily highs up to 55°F, and evening lows to 46°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to travel to Isle of Tiree.

Things to do in Isle of Iona

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Iona Abbey and Nunnery ©
Iona Abbey and Nunnery
Aosdana ©
Aosdana
Iona Nunnery ©
Iona Nunnery

1
night
Isle of Tiree

Isle of Tiree
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Mon): look for gifts at Tiree Glass and then get engrossed in the history at The Hynish Heritage Trail.

To find ratings, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Isle of Tiree trip planner .

Explore your travel options from Isle of Iona to Isle of Tiree with the Route module. In October in Isle of Tiree, expect temperatures between 55°F during the day and 46°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Mon) to allow time for travel to Isle of Skye.

Things to do in Isle of Tiree

Museums Shopping
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6
nights
Isle of Skye

Isle of Skye ©
Blessed with picturesque lochs and a dramatic, rocky coastline, the far-flung Isle of Skye remains one of Scotland's most beloved destinations.
Get in touch with nature at Quiraing (Hill Walk) and Neist Point. Let the collections at Trotternish Art Gallery and JR Art Gallery (Jeremy Rossiter) capture your imagination. There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Loch Coruisk, view the masterpieces at Alan Campbell Gallery, get engrossed in the history at Skye Museum of Island Life, and enjoy the sand and surf at Sound of Sleat Beach.

To see photos, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, use the Isle of Skye trip planner .

Explore your travel options from Isle of Tiree to Isle of Skye with the Route module. In October in Isle of Skye, expect temperatures between 54°F during the day and 45°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Stornoway.

Things to do in Isle of Skye

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Quiraing (Hill Walk) ©
Quiraing (Hill Walk)
Sound of Sleat Beach ©
Sound of Sleat Beach
Dunvegan Castle & Gardens ©
Dunvegan Castle & Gardens

3
nights
Stornoway

Stornoway ©
Museum-lovers will get to explore The Blackhouse and Bernera Museum. Step out of the city life by going to Luskentyre and Uig Sands. Step out of Stornoway to go to Tarbert and see Isle of Harris Distillery, which is approximately 54 minutes away.

To find photos, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Stornoway tour itinerary maker app .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Isle of Skye to Stornoway. In October, daytime highs in Stornoway are 54°F, while nighttime lows are 43°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Stornoway

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Isle of Lewis, Isle of Harris, Isle of Harris Distillery, Callanish Stones, The Blackhouse
Find places to stay Oct 27 — 30:
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Callanish Standing Stones ©
Callanish Standing Stones
Butt of Lewis Lighthouse ©
Butt of Lewis Lighthouse
Gearannan Blackhouse Village ©
Gearannan Blackhouse Village

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