29 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

29 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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29 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: Vancouver
Fly:  12​h
1
London
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
2
Bournemouth
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Bath
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  5​h 45​min
4
Ullapool
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
5
Durness
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
6
Fort William
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
7
Isle of Skye
— 4 nights
ferry + Drive:  4​h
8
Isle of Lewis
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  6​h 30​min
9
Isle of Iona
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  15​h 30​min
End: Vancouver

3
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.
Victoria and Albert Museum and Churchill War Rooms will appeal to museum buffs. Popular historic sites such as Westminster Abbey and Houses of Parliament are in your itinerary. And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at British Museum, see the interesting displays at Madame Tussauds London, learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum, and contemplate the long history of Tower of London.

To find reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the London online route maker .

Vancouver, Canada to London is an approximately 12-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. You'll lose 8 hours traveling from Vancouver to London due to the time zone difference. In February, daily temperatures in London can reach 9°C, while at night they dip to 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) to allow time to take a train to Bournemouth.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites
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Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
The British Museum ©
The British Museum

2
nights
Bournemouth

Bournemouth ©
Bournemouth is a large coastal resort town on the south coast of England directly to the east of the Jurassic Coast, a 155km World Heritage Site. On the 5th (Mon), look for all kinds of wild species at Monkey World and then kick back and relax at Weymouth Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: look for all kinds of wild species at Hengistbury Head and then stroll through Bournemouth Beach.

To find traveler tips, photos, maps, and tourist information, read our Bournemouth travel route planner .

Traveling by train from London to Bournemouth takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In February, plan for daily highs up to 9°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Bath.

Things to do in Bournemouth

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Weymouth Beach, Monkey World
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Hengistbury Head Beach ©
Hengistbury Head Beach
Bournemouth Beach ©
Bournemouth Beach
Weymouth Beach ©
Weymouth Beach

2
nights
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 7th (Wed): contemplate the long history of The Roman Baths, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bath Abbey, hunt for treasures at Pulteney Bridge, then stop by Emma Rose Art Works, and finally admire the landmark architecture of The Royal Crescent Hotel & Spa.

To find maps, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, go to the Bath trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by car from Bournemouth to Bath takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Ullapool.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites Shopping Museums
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The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
The Royal Crescent Hotel & Spa ©
The Royal Crescent Hotel & Spa
Pulteney Bridge ©
Pulteney Bridge

3
nights
Ullapool

Ullapool ©
Ullapool is a village of around 1,500 inhabitants in Ross-shire, Scottish Highlands. Shop till you drop at Applecross Photographic Gallery and The Culkein Store. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Clachtoll Beach Campsite and RhueArt. Get out of town with these interesting Ullapool side-trips: Ardvreck Castle (in Assynt), Highland Stoneware, Baddidarroch (in Lochinver) and Red Point Beach (in South Erradale). Next up on the itinerary: stop by Made in Ullapool, explore the stunning scenery at Corrieshalloch Gorge National Nature Reserve, identify plant and animal life at Inverpolly Nature Reserve, and view the masterpieces at An Talla Solais.

To find traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Ullapool attractions planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Bath to Ullapool. In February, plan for daily highs up to 8°C, and evening lows to 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to travel to Durness.

Things to do in Ullapool

Parks Shopping Beaches

Side Trips

The Jammery Culkein, Applecross Photographic Gallery, Treasure Chest, Corrieshalloch Gorge National Nature Reserve, Red Point Beach
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Clachtoll Beach Campsite ©
Clachtoll Beach Campsite
Red Point Beach ©
Red Point Beach
Ardvreck Castle ©
Ardvreck Castle

4
nights
Durness

Durness ©
Durness is a village and civil parish in the north-west Highlands of Scotland. You'll get in some beach time at Oldshoremore Beach and Sango Bay. Take a break from the city and head to Polin Beach and Ben Stack. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Durness: Scourie Bay (in Scourie) and Dun Dornaigil Broch (in Altnaharra). There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Rispond Beach, tee off at Durness Golf Club, and view the masterpieces at Mudness Ceramics.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the Durness itinerary planner .

Getting from Ullapool to Durness by car takes about 2 hours. In February, plan for daily highs up to 8°C, and evening lows to 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Fort William.

Things to do in Durness

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Kinlochbervie, Dun Dornaigil Broch, Scourie Bay
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Oldshoremore Beach ©
Oldshoremore Beach
Sango Bay ©
Sango Bay
Scourie Bay ©
Scourie Bay

4
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. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to RZSS Highland Wildlife Park and Ardshealach Smokehouse & Fine Foods. Head to All The Goodness and Yarns & Crafts Shopfor some retail therapy. Get out of town with these interesting Fort William side-trips: Castle Tioram (in Doirlinn) and Highland Titles Nature Reserve (in Duror). There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Camas an Lighe (Singing Sands), look for gifts at Highland Soaps, and look for all kinds of wild species at Glencoe Lochan.

To find maps, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, use the Fort William online driving holiday planner .

Drive from Durness to Fort William in 4.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Isle of Skye.

Things to do in Fort William

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Ardshealach Smokehouse & Fine Foods, RZSS Highland Wildlife Park, Castle Tioram, Highland Titles Nature Reserve, Camas an Lighe (Singing Sands)
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Highland Titles Nature Reserve ©
Highland Titles Nature Reserve
RZSS Highland Wildlife Park ©
RZSS Highland Wildlife Park
Camas an Lighe (Singing Sands) ©
Camas an Lighe (Singing Sands)

4
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.
You'll explore and learn at Trotternish Art Gallery and Colbost Folk Museum. Step out of the city life by going to Sound of Sleat Beach and Bearreraig Bay.

To find photos, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Isle of Skye trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Fort William to Isle of Skye by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus. In February, plan for daily highs up to 8°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Isle of Lewis.

Things to do in Isle of Skye

Shopping Beaches Outdoors
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Skyelark ©
Skyelark
Sound of Sleat Beach ©
Sound of Sleat Beach
Dunscaith Castle ©
Dunscaith Castle

3
nights
Isle of Lewis

Isle of Lewis ©
Forming the northern part of Lewis and Harris, the largest island in the Outer Hebrides archipelago, Isle of Lewis offers scenery consisting of fertile pastures and a meandering, rocky coastline.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Sat): look for gifts at Hebridean Soap Company, take an in-depth tour of Uig Museum, then steep yourself in history at Norse Mill and Kiln, then stop by The Good Food Boutique, and finally stop by Hebridean Tea Store. On the 25th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Dailbeag Beach, then kick back and relax at Bosta Beach (Traigh Bhostadh), and then explore the ancient world of Bosta (Bostadh) Iron Age House.

For reviews, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, use the Isle of Lewis online route planner .

You can do a combination of ferry and bus from Isle of Skye to Isle of Lewis in 4 hours. February in Isle of Lewis sees daily highs of 8°C and lows of 1°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to travel to Isle of Iona.

Things to do in Isle of Lewis

Beaches Outdoors Parks
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Traigh Bhostadh (Bosta Beach) ©
Traigh Bhostadh (Bosta Beach)
Uig Museum ©
Uig Museum
Norse Mill and Kiln ©
Norse Mill and Kiln

2
nights
Isle of Iona

Isle of Iona ©
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Mon): take in the exciting artwork at Aosdana, then view the masterpieces at Iona Gallery & Pottery, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Iona Nunnery. On your second day here, steep yourself in history at Marble Quarry, look for gifts at Iona Pebbles Arts and Crafts, stroll through Traigh an t-Suidhe (Beach of the Seat), then enjoy the sand and surf at Traigh Bhan Nam Monach (White Strand of the Monks), and finally view the masterpieces at Iona Craft Shop.

To find ratings, maps, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Isle of Iona route planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Isle of Lewis to Isle of Iona. In February, daytime highs in Isle of Iona are 9°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Isle of Iona

Beaches Outdoors Parks
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Highlights from your plan
St. Oran's Chapel ©
St. Oran's Chapel
Iona Nunnery ©
Iona Nunnery
Aosdana ©
Aosdana

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