22 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

22 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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Edinburgh
— 4 nights
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Glasgow
— 4 nights
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Isle of Skye
— 5 nights
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Thurso
— 2 nights
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St. Andrews
— 5 nights

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Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Get a sense of the local culture at Edinburgh Castle and Dean Village. Get some historical perspective at Linlithgow Palace and Craigmillar Castle. When in Edinburgh, make a side trip to see Blackness Castle in Linlithgow, approximately Linlithgow away. Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Scottish National Portrait Gallery, contemplate the long history of The Real Mary King's Close, stroll the grounds of Greyfriars Kirk, and wander the streets of Edinburgh Old Town.

To find photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Edinburgh trip app.

Valparaiso, USA to Edinburgh is an approximately 17-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is 6 hours. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Valparaiso in July, with highs in Edinburgh at 66°F and lows at 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to drive to Glasgow.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

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Grassmarket ©
Grassmarket
Linlithgow Palace ©
Linlithgow Palace
Blackness Castle ©
Blackness Castle

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Glasgow

Glasgow ©

Scotland's Style Capital

Scotland’s largest city, Glasgow is known for its cultural heritage and the friendliness of its people.
The Necropolis and Inveraray Jail are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Discover out-of-the-way places like Blair Drummond Safari and Adventure Park and The Old Town Jail. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Glasgow: Stirling Castle (in Stirling) and Inveraray Castle (in Inveraray). There's still lots to do: get engrossed in the history at Summerlee - Museum of Scottish Industrial Life, take in nature's colorful creations at Glasgow Botanic Gardens, steep yourself in history at The Mackintosh House, and see the interesting displays at The Tenement House.

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You can drive from Edinburgh to Glasgow in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Glasgow can reach 67°F, while at night they dip to 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to drive to Isle of Skye.

Things to do in Glasgow

Side Trips

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The Old Town Jail ©
The Old Town Jail
Inveraray Jail ©
Inveraray Jail
Inveraray Castle ©
Inveraray Castle

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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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Eilean Donan Castle and Portree Harbour. Take a break from the city and head to The Quiraing and The Old Man of Storr. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Isle of Skye: Plockton (Plockton Seal Trips & Plockton Harbour). Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Talisker Beach, admire the masterpieces at Cath Waters Scottish Landscape Art Gallery, explore the striking landscape at Kilt Rock, and relax in the rural setting at The Oyster Shed.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Isle of Skye trip builder tool.

Traveling by car from Glasgow to Isle of Skye takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. When traveling from Glasgow in July, plan for slightly colder days in Isle of Skye, with highs around 61°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Thurso.

Things to do in Isle of Skye

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

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Talisker Beach ©
Talisker Beach
Eilean Donan Castle ©
Eilean Donan Castle
The Quiraing ©
The Quiraing

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Thurso

Thurso ©
Thurso is a town and former burgh on the north coast of the Highland council area of Scotland.
On the 22nd (Thu), get great views at Dunnet Head, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Dunnet Bay, and then take an in-depth tour of Wick Heritage Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri): step into the grandiose world of Queen Elizabeth Castle of Mey Trust, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Canisbay Parish Church, then take some stellar pictures from Duncansby Head, and finally relax in the rural setting at Puffin Croft Petting Farm & Farm Shop.

To find more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Thurso online holiday planner.

Explore your travel options from Isle of Skye to Thurso with the Route module. In July, daily temperatures in Thurso can reach 61°F, while at night they dip to 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) to allow time to travel to St. Andrews.

Things to do in Thurso

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Wick Heritage Museum ©
Wick Heritage Museum
Queen Elizabeth Castle of Mey Trust ©
Queen Elizabeth Castle of Mey Trust
Duncansby Head ©
Duncansby Head

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St. Andrews

St. Andrews ©
Escape the urban bustle at St Andrews Links and The Dundee Law. St Andrews Cathedral and St Andrews Castle are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Take a break from St. Andrews with a short trip to The Old Burial Ground in Dundee, about 30 minutes away.

To find traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read St. Andrews trip itinerary builder website.

You can drive from Thurso to St. Andrews in 5.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 66°F in July, and nighttime lows around 51°F. On the 28th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in St. Andrews

Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Golf

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
St Andrews Cathedral ©
St Andrews Cathedral
Verdant Works ©
Verdant Works
Discovery Point ©
Discovery Point

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