9 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

9 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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9 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: Glasgow
Glasgow
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
Inverness
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
Edinburgh
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
London
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h
End: Glasgow

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Glasgow

Glasgow ©
Scotland’s largest city, Glasgow is known for its cultural heritage and the friendliness of its people.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes The Tenement House, Provand's Lordship and Crookston Castle. Get some cultural insight at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum and National Wallace Monument. Venture out of the city with trips to Stirling Castle (in Stirling) and Lunderston Bay (in Gourock).

For reviews, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Glasgow trip itinerary tool .

If you are flying in from Australia, the closest major airports are Glasgow International Airport, Glasgow Prestwick Airport and Edinburgh Airport. In May, daily temperatures in Glasgow can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Inverness.

Things to do in Glasgow

#Museums, #Historic Sites, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Stirling, Lunderston Bay
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Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum ©
Lunderston Bay ©
Lunderston Bay
Stirling Castle ©
Stirling Castle

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Inverness

Inverness ©
Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Wed): explore the activities along River Ness, see the interesting displays at Loch Ness Centre & Exhibition, then steep yourself in history at Urquhart Castle, and finally stop by Highland House of Fraser. On the next day, enjoy the sand and surf at Nairn Beach, make a trip to Culloden Battlefield, and then look for gifts at Judith Glue.

For ratings, photos, and tourist information, read our Inverness trip planner .

Traveling by car from Glasgow to Inverness takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. May in Inverness sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Inverness

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trips

Drumnadrochit, Nairn Beach, Culloden Battlefield
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Nairn Beach ©
Nairn Beach
Culloden Battlefield ©
Culloden Battlefield
River Ness ©
River Ness

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Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
On the 10th (Fri), wander the streets of Edinburgh Old Town, then get a new perspective on nature at National Museum of Scotland, and then look for gifts at Cranachan & Crowdie. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: browse the range of quality goods at Jenners, then take in the dramatic natural features at Arthur's Seat, then look for gifts at Highland Gems, and finally view the masterpieces at Urbane Art Gallery.

To find reviews, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Edinburgh itinerary builder app .

You can drive from Inverness to Edinburgh in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Edinburgh can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to London.

Things to do in Edinburgh

#Museums, #Shopping, #Neighborhoods
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National Museum of Scotland ©
National Museum of Scotland
Edinburgh Old Town ©
Edinburgh Old Town
Arthur's Seat ©
Arthur's Seat

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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.
On the 12th (Sun), explore the world behind art at National Gallery, then explore the world behind art at British Museum, and then race across the water with a speed boat tour.

For reviews, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the London online driving holiday planner .

Traveling by flight from Edinburgh to London takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, bus, and train; or drive. In May in London, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 9°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 13th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in London

#Museums, #Outdoors, #Historic Sites
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National Gallery ©
National Gallery
British Museum ©
British Museum
Houses of Parliament ©
Houses of Parliament

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