17 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

17 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United Kingdom itinerary planner

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Make it your trip
Fly
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London
— 3 nights
Drive
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Salisbury
— 3 nights
Drive
3
Chipping Campden
— 2 nights
Fly
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Edinburgh
— 3 nights
Drive
5
Glencoe
Drive
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Isle of Skye
— 2 nights
Drive
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Culloden Moor
Drive
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Edinburgh
— 2 nights
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London

— 3 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.
You've added Sky Garden, Hampton Court Palace, Trafalgar Square, and other attractions to your itinerary. The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at National Gallery, get a sense of history and politics at Houses of Parliament, don't miss a visit to Big Ben, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral.

For reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read London day trip planning website.

Dallas, USA to London is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time is 6 hours. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Dallas in June; daily highs in London reach 68°F and lows reach 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Sun) to allow time for the car ride to Salisbury.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nightlife

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jun 30 — Jul 3:

Salisbury

— 3 nights
Salisbury is a cathedral city in Wiltshire, England, and the only city within the county. Your list of things to see and do now includes West Bay Harbour, Durdle Door & White Nothe Circular Walk, Old Harry Rocks, and other attractions. Keep things going the next day: delve into the distant past at Stonehenge and then explore the historical opulence of Highclere Castle.

For maps, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Salisbury trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from London to Salisbury in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In July in Salisbury, expect temperatures between 73°F during the day and 54°F at night. You will have some time to spend on the 6th (Wed) before leaving for Chipping Campden.

Things to do in Salisbury

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 3 — 6:

Chipping Campden

— 2 nights
Chipping Campden is a small market town in the Cotswold district of Gloucestershire, England. Your day by day itinerary now includes Snowshill Manor as well as Dover's Hill. On the 6th (Wed), trek along Walk to Broadway Tower. On the next day, explore the striking landscape at Dover's Hill and then get engrossed in the history at Snowshill Manor.

For where to stay, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Chipping Campden day trip website.

Traveling by car from Salisbury to Chipping Campden takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Salisbury in July, Chipping Campden is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 60°F. On the 8th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Chipping Campden

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 6 — 8:

Edinburgh

— 3 nights

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Midhope Castle. There's much more to do: step into the grandiose world of Edinburgh Castle, make a trip to Palace of Holyroodhouse, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at The Scotch Whisky Experience, and get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

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

You can fly from Chipping Campden to Edinburgh in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Chipping Campden in July: high temperatures in Edinburgh hover around 66°F and lows are around 51°F. You'll have a few hours on the 11th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Glencoe.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites · Tours · Museums · Nature
Find places to stay Jul 8 — 11:

Glencoe

Glencoe or Glencoe Village is the main settlement in Glen Coe in the Lochaber area of the Scottish Highlands. Start off your visit on the 11th (Mon): admire the verdant scenery at Glen Coe and then pause for some photo ops at The Glencoe Massacre Monument.

For where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Glencoe trip website.

You can drive from Edinburgh to Glencoe in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In July in Glencoe, expect temperatures between 66°F during the day and 51°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Isle of Skye.

Things to do in Glencoe

Nature · Parks
Find places to stay Jul 11 — 12:

Isle of Skye

— 2 nights
Blessed with picturesque lochs and a dramatic, rocky coastline, the far-flung Isle of Skye remains one of Scotland's most beloved destinations.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Tue): explore the striking landscape at Neist Point and then take in the dramatic natural features at The Quiraing.

For reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Isle of Skye travel planner.

Drive from Glencoe to Isle of Skye in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Glencoe in July, expect nights in Isle of Skye to be about the same, around 51°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 61°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Culloden Moor.

Things to do in Isle of Skye

Nature · Parks
Find places to stay Jul 11 — 13:

Culloden Moor

Kick off your visit on the 13th (Wed): take in the history at Culloden Battlefield.

To see reviews, maps, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Culloden Moor trip itinerary planning website.

Getting from Isle of Skye to Culloden Moor by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. July in Culloden Moor sees daily highs of 66°F and lows of 50°F at night. You will have some time to spend on the 13th (Wed) before leaving for Edinburgh.

Things to do in Culloden Moor

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jul 13 — 14:
Highlights from your trip

Edinburgh

— 2 nights

Athens of the North

To find where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Edinburgh day trip planning tool.

You can drive from Culloden Moor to Edinburgh in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. You will leave for home on the 15th (Fri).

Things to do in Edinburgh

Nightlife · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours
Find places to stay Jul 13 — 15:

United Kingdom travel guide

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Nightlife · Specialty Museums · 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.