13 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

13 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Krakow
Fly:  5 h 30 min
1
London
— 2 nights
Train + Fly:  5 h 30 min
2
Kirkwall, Mainland
— 1 night
Fly:  3 h
3
Inverness, Scotland
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
4
Fort William, Scotland
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
5
Edinburgh, Scotland
— 3 nights
Fly:  6 h
End: Krakow

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Tower of London and Westminster Abbey. Attractions like St. Paul's Cathedral and Natural History Museum make great kid-friendly stops. Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Buckingham Palace, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, admire the striking features of Houses of Parliament, and don't miss a visit to Coca-Cola London Eye.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the London day trip app.

Krakow, Poland to London is an approximately 5.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. When traveling from Krakow in July, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in London: temperatures range from 26°C by day to 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to travel to Kirkwall.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites Museums
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Westminster Abbey ©
Westminster Abbey
St. Paul's Cathedral ©
St. Paul's Cathedral
Tower of London ©
Tower of London

1
night
Kirkwall, Mainland

Kirkwall ©
Kirkwall is the largest town and capital of the Orkney Islands of Scotland. On the 24th (Wed), contemplate the long history of Standing Stones of Stenness, examine the collection at Stromness Museum, then explore the ancient world of Skara Brae, then make a trip to Yesnaby Cliffs, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Orkneyinga Saga Centre. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Saint Magnus Cathedral, examine the collection at Orkney Wireless Museum, then get engrossed in the history at Broch of Gurness, then don't miss a visit to Ness of Brodgar, and finally explore the ancient world of Ring of Brodgar.

To see ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Kirkwall trip builder app.

You can do a combination of train and flight from London to Kirkwall in 5.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from London in July; daily highs in Kirkwall reach 19°C and lows reach 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Inverness.

Things to do in Kirkwall

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Stromness, Standing Stones of Stenness, Orkneyinga Saga Centre, Broch of Gurness
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Skara Brae ©
Skara Brae
Ring of Brodgar ©
Ring of Brodgar
Saint Magnus Cathedral ©
Saint Magnus Cathedral

3
nights
Inverness, Scotland

Inverness ©
Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Urquhart Castle and Culloden Battlefield. Step out of the city life by going to Aigas Field Centre and Fishing Charters & Tours. Step out of Inverness with an excursion to Glen Affric National Nature Reserve in Cannich--about 44 minutes away. The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Fort George and examine the collection at Loch Ness Centre & Exhibition.

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You can fly from Kirkwall to Inverness in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. In July in Inverness, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can drive to Fort William.

Things to do in Inverness

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Beauly, Drumnadrochit, Culloden Battlefield, Glen Affric National Nature Reserve
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Urquhart Castle ©
Urquhart Castle
Culloden Battlefield ©
Culloden Battlefield
Fort George
Fort George

2
nights
Fort William, Scotland

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. Start off your visit on the 29th (Mon): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Ben Nevis, then take in the dramatic scenery at Steall Waterfall, then make a trip to Neptune's Staircase, and finally steep yourself in history at Glenfinnan Viaduct.

To find other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Fort William trip itinerary builder app.

You can drive from Inverness to Fort William in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Fort William

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Glenfinnan Viaduct
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Ben Nevis ©
Ben Nevis
Nevis Range Mountain Resort ©
Nevis Range Mountain Resort
Steall Waterfall ©
Steall Waterfall

3
nights
Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
On the 30th (Tue), explore the striking landscape at Arthur's Seat. On the next day, get a new perspective on nature at National Museum of Scotland and then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Five Sisters Zoo.

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You can drive from Fort William to Edinburgh in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 12°C. You will have some time to spend on the 2nd (Fri) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Parks Museums Beaches

Side Trips

St Andrews West Sands Beach, Five Sisters Zoo, The Scottish Deer Centre
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The Scottish Deer Centre ©
The Scottish Deer Centre
Five Sisters Zoo ©
Five Sisters Zoo
Greyfriars Kirk ©
Greyfriars Kirk

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