43 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

43 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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43 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: Fortaleza
Fly + Bus:  17​h 45​min
1
Fort William, Scotland
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Inverness, Scotland
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Ullapool, Scotland
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Durness, Scotland
— 4 nights
Drive:  5​h
5
Edinburgh, Scotland
— 5 nights
Train:  1​h 45​min
6
Penrith
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
7
Ulverston
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
8
Gloucester
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h
9
London
— 6 nights
Fly:  15​h 30​min
End: Fortaleza

4
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. Get out of town with these interesting Fort William side-trips: Camas an Lighe (Singing Sands) (in Gorteneorn), Arisaig Archery (in Arisaig) and Samalaman Beach (in Glenuig). There's still lots to do: enjoy some diversion at Crombie Clay Shooting, cruise along General Wade’s Military Roads, take in the pleasant sights at Duirinish and Drumbuie Coastal Walk, and get great views at Ratagan to Glenelg.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Fort William online visit planner .

Fortaleza, Brazil to Fort William is an approximately 18-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Brasilia Time to Greenwich Mean Time is 3 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can go by car to Inverness.

Things to do in Fort William

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Fort Augustus, North Ballachulish, Roybridge, Spean Bridge, Arisaig Archery
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Camas an Lighe (Singing Sands) ©
Camas an Lighe (Singing Sands)
Samalaman Beach ©
Samalaman Beach
Crombie Clay Shooting ©
Crombie Clay Shooting

5
nights
Inverness, Scotland

Inverness
Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Inverness: Tain Museum (in Tain), Nigg Old Church (in Nigg) and Cromarty (East Church, Cromarty Courthouse, & more). The adventure continues: have some family-friendly fun at Wildwoodz, get engrossed in the history at Highland Archive Centre, pause for some serene contemplation at Old Kirk Yard, and get outside with Bowhunter Archery.

To see traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Inverness trip planner .

You can drive from Fort William to Inverness in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. January in Inverness sees daily highs of 7°C and lows of 0°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) to allow time to drive to Ullapool.

Things to do in Inverness

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trips

Cromarty, Aviemore, Nairn, Drumnadrochit, Grantown-on-Spey
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Tain Museum
Tain Museum
Nigg Old Church ©
Nigg Old Church
Bowhunter Archery ©
Bowhunter Archery

3
nights
Ullapool, Scotland

Ullapool ©
Ullapool is a village of around 1,500 inhabitants in Ross-shire, Scottish Highlands. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ullapool: Russian Arctic Convoy Museum (in Gairloch), Mellon Udrigle Beach (in Poolewe) and Aultbea (Russian Arctic Convoy Project & Russian Arctic Convoy Exhibition). There's much more to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Stac Pollaidh Mountain, see the interesting displays at Maryck Memories of Childhood, don't miss a visit to Clachtoll Broch, and look for gifts at Made in Ullapool.

For traveler tips, ratings, maps, and tourist information, go to the Ullapool visit planner.

You can drive from Inverness to Ullapool in 1.5 hours. In February, daily temperatures in Ullapool can reach 8°C, while at night they dip to 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can drive to Durness.

Things to do in Ullapool

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Aultbea, Strathcarron, Beinn Alligin, Maryck Memories of Childhood, Russian Arctic Convoy Museum
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Stac Pollaidh Mountain ©
Stac Pollaidh Mountain
Beinn Alligin ©
Beinn Alligin
Russian Arctic Convoy Exhibition ©
Russian Arctic Convoy Exhibition

4
nights
Durness, Scotland

Durness ©
Durness is a village and civil parish in the north-west Highlands of Scotland. Venture out of the city with trips to Dun Dornaigil Broch (in Altnaharra), Stoer Lighthouse (in Lairg) and Tongue (Kyle Of Tongue & Castle Varrich). And it doesn't end there: get curious at Durness Deep Time, make a trip to Kylesku Bridge, pause for some photo ops at Farr Stone, and enjoy the sand and surf at Rispond Beach.

To find maps, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Durness trip planner .

Traveling by car from Ullapool to Durness takes 2 hours. In February, daytime highs in Durness are 8°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Durness

Parks Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trips

Tongue, Bettyhill, Kylesku Bridge, Scourie Bay, Strathy Point Lighthouse
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Rispond Beach ©
Rispond Beach
Farr Beach ©
Farr Beach
Stoer Lighthouse ©
Stoer Lighthouse

5
nights
Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Take a break from Edinburgh with a short trip to Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum in Glasgow, about 1h 20 min away. And it doesn't end there: step into the grandiose world of Edinburgh Castle, steep yourself in history at Palace of Holyroodhouse, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Edinburgh Gin Distillery, and take in the dramatic natural features at Arthur's Seat.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Edinburgh trip planning site .

You can drive from Durness to Edinburgh in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. February in Edinburgh sees daily highs of 7°C and lows of 0°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to take a train to Penrith.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum
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The Royal Mile ©
The Royal Mile
Arthur's Seat ©
Arthur's Seat
Royal Yacht Britannia ©
Royal Yacht Britannia

5
nights
Penrith

Penrith ©
Penrith is a market town and civil parish in the county of Cumbria, England. Venture out of the city with trips to Water Cut Sculpture (in Kirkby Stephen), St James’ Church (in Buttermere) and The Surtees Arms And Yard of Ale Brewery (in Durham). There's still lots to do: have fun at Michael Coates Clay Shooting, go for a walk through King's How, skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour, and explore the landscape on two wheels at Sea to Sea (C2C).

For more things to do, photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the Penrith visit planner.

You can take a train from Edinburgh to Penrith in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In February, daytime highs in Penrith are 7°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can go by car to Ulverston.

Things to do in Penrith

Outdoors Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Durham, Windermere, Grange-in-Borrowdale, Grasmere, Appleby-in-Westmorland
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Michael Coates Clay Shooting ©
Michael Coates Clay Shooting
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
Kirkstone Pass ©
Kirkstone Pass

4
nights
Ulverston

Ulverston ©
Ulverston is a market town in the South Lakeland district of Cumbria in North West England. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ulverston: Coniston (Swirl How, Weatherlam Mountain, & more), Silecroft Beach (in Silecroft) and Black Combe (in Millom). And it doesn't end there: take a memorable drive along Hard Knott Pass, ponder the world of politics at Barrow-in-Furness Town Hall, don't miss a visit to Ulverston Canal, and head outdoors with Gummer's How.

For traveler tips, ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Ulverston road trip site .

You can drive from Penrith to Ulverston in 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) to allow time to travel to Gloucester.

Things to do in Ulverston

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Barrow-in-Furness, Coniston, Lake District, Broughton-in-Furness, Black Combe
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Hodge Close Trail ©
Hodge Close Trail
Swirl How ©
Swirl How
Barrow-in-Furness Town Hall ©
Barrow-in-Furness Town Hall

5
nights
Gloucester

Gloucester ©
Gloucester is a city and district in southwest England, the county city of Gloucestershire. Get out of town with these interesting Gloucester side-trips: Berkeley (St. Mary's Church & Purton Ships Graveyard), Tetbury (Tetbury Police Museum & Courtroom, St Saviour's Church, & more) and Lady’s Wood Shooting School (in Chipping Sodbury). Next up on the itinerary: fly down the slopes at Gloucester Ski & Snowboard Centre, make a trip to Gallery Pangolin, get lost in a book at Gloucestershire Archives, and get outside with Cirencester Abbey Grounds.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Gloucester vacation site .

You can drive from Ulverston to Gloucester in 4 hours. February in Gloucester sees daily highs of 9°C and lows of 3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can drive to London.

Things to do in Gloucester

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Stroud, Tetbury, Tewkesbury, Painswick, Berkeley
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Beverston Castle ©
Beverston Castle
Gloucester Ski & Snowboard Centre ©
Gloucester Ski & Snowboard Centre
Rodborough Common ©
Rodborough Common

6
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.
Step out of London with an excursion to Cotswolds Distillery in Stourton--about 2 hours away. There's still lots to do: join in the after-dark buzz at Coca-Cola London Eye, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Westminster Abbey, snap pictures at Tower Bridge, and learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum.

To find maps, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, use the London trip itinerary planning website .

Traveling by car from Gloucester to London takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In February, daily temperatures in London can reach 9°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. You will have some time to spend on the 5th (Thu) before leaving for home.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trip

Cotswolds Distillery
Find places to stay Feb 28 — Mar 5:
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National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum
Tower Bridge ©
Tower Bridge

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