10 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

10 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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10 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: Valparaiso
Fly:  16​h 30​min
1
London
— 2 nights
2
Bath
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 45​min
3
Inverness
— 2 nights
4
Edinburgh
— 3 nights
Fly:  17​h
End: Valparaiso

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.
The British Museum and National Gallery will appeal to museum buffs. Your inner history buff will appreciate Buckingham Palace and St. Paul's Cathedral. The adventure continues: learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum, ponder the world of politics at Houses of Parliament, take in the spiritual surroundings of Westminster Abbey, and steep yourself in history at Tower of London.

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Valparaiso, USA to London is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from Valparaiso to London due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Valparaiso in August, expect London to be little chillier, temps between 72°F and 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to Bath.

Things to do in London

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

1
night
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 5th (Thu): take an in-depth tour of The Roman Baths, admire the landmark architecture of Bath Abbey, explore the historical opulence of Farleigh Hungerford Castle, then examine the collection at The Jane Austen Centre, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Castle Combe Village, and finally admire the striking features of St. Andrew's Church.

To find reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Bath road trip planner .

Getting from London to Bath by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to travel to Inverness.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Castle Combe
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The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
Castle Combe Village ©
Castle Combe Village
Bath Abbey ©
Bath Abbey

2
nights
Inverness

Inverness ©
Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Fri): take in the history at Culloden Battlefield, then examine the collection at Highland Folk Museum, then get to know the fascinating history of Glen Strathfarrar, and finally explore the ancient world of Corrimony Chambered Cairn. Here are some ideas for day two: witness the site of a historic battle at Battlefield Select Tours, then examine the collection at The Highlanders' Museum (Queen's Own Highlanders Collection), then pause for some serene contemplation at Nigg Old Church, and finally steep yourself in history at Fort Augustus Abbey.

To see maps, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our Inverness trip planning site .

Traveling by flight from Bath to Inverness takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In August, plan for daily highs up to 65°F, and evening lows to 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Inverness

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Glen Strathfarrar, Nigg Old Church, Fort Augustus Abbey, Corrimony Chambered Cairn, Culloden Battlefield
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Glen Strathfarrar ©
Glen Strathfarrar
Nigg Old Church ©
Nigg Old Church
Culloden Battlefield ©
Culloden Battlefield

3
nights
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sun): visit a coastal fixture at Calton Hill, make a trip to Palace of Holyroodhouse, then learn more about the world around you at National Museum of Scotland, and finally stroll the grounds of South Leith Parish Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Mon): step into the grandiose world of Edinburgh Castle, steep yourself in history at The Real Mary King's Close, then pause for some serene contemplation at St Giles' Cathedral, and finally take a stroll through Edinburgh Old Town.

For where to stay, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Edinburgh online driving holiday planner .

You can drive from Inverness to Edinburgh in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In August in Edinburgh, expect temperatures between 65°F during the day and 49°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Museums Nature
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Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
National Museum of Scotland ©
National Museum of Scotland
Royal Yacht Britannia ©
Royal Yacht Britannia

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