23 days in Greater London & Scotland Itinerary

23 days in Greater London & Scotland Itinerary

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23 days in Greater London & Scotland Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  16 h 30 min
1
Kew
— 3 nights
Fly + Bus:  7 h 30 min
2
Isle of Skye
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
3
Inverness
— 7 nights
Drive:  3 h
4
Edinburgh
— 7 nights
Fly:  20 h
End: Singapore

3
nights
Kew

Kew ©
Discover out-of-the-way places like Hampton Court Palace and Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Take a break from the city and head to Beaver Water World and Surrey National Golf Club. Explore Kew's surroundings by going to Polesden Lacey (in Great Bookham), Quebec House (in Westerham) and The Drift Golf Club (in East Horsley).

To find more things to do and tourist information, you can read our Kew trip planner.

Singapore, Singapore to Kew is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 8 hours traveling from Singapore to Kew. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Singapore in June: high temperatures in Kew hover around 24°C and lows are around 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can travel to Isle of Skye.

Things to do in Kew

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

The Drift Golf Club, Hampton Court Palace, Polesden Lacey, Hughenden Manor, Ruislip Lido
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Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew ©
Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
Hampton Court Palace ©
Hampton Court Palace
Hughenden Manor ©
Hughenden Manor

3
nights
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Dunvegan Castle & Gardens and Dun Beag Broch. Visit Eilean Donan Castle and St. Columba's Isle for their historical value. Take a break from Isle of Skye with a short trip to Pictish stone in Isle of Raasay, about 1h 50 min away. There's still lots to do: take in the dramatic natural features at The Old Man of Storr, step into the grandiose world of Duntulm Castle, get outside with A.C.E Target Sports, and kick back and relax at Sound of Sleat Beach.

To see photos, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Isle of Skye tour planning website .

Getting from Kew to Isle of Skye by combination of flight and bus takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. While traveling from Kew, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Isle of Skye, ranging from highs of 17°C to lows of 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can go by car to Inverness.

Things to do in Isle of Skye

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Eilean Donan Castle, Pictish stone
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Eilean Donan Castle ©
Eilean Donan Castle
The Old Man of Storr ©
The Old Man of Storr
Dunvegan Castle & Gardens ©
Dunvegan Castle & Gardens

7
nights
Inverness

Inverness ©
Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Get some historical perspective at Culloden Battlefield and Inverness Cathedral. Visiting RZSS Highland Wildlife Park and Nevis Range Mountain Resort will get you outdoors. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Inverness: Dunrobin Castle and Gardens (in Golspie), Simply The Best Fair Trade Shop (in Dornoch) and Cairngorm Mountain (in Aviemore). There's much more to do: examine the collection at The Highlanders' Museum (Queen's Own Highlanders Collection), step into the grandiose world of Inverness Castle, steep yourself in history at Urquhart Castle, and sample the fine beverages at Tomatin Distillery Visitor Centre.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, use the Inverness journey planner .

You can drive from Isle of Skye to Inverness in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of car and train. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in June, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can drive to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Inverness

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Nairn, Ullapool, RZSS Highland Wildlife Park, Spynie Palace, Urquhart Castle
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RZSS Highland Wildlife Park ©
RZSS Highland Wildlife Park
Culloden Battlefield ©
Culloden Battlefield
Dunrobin Castle and Gardens ©
Dunrobin Castle and Gardens

7
nights
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like National Wallace Monument and Rosslyn Chapel. Get some historical perspective at Edinburgh Castle and Glamis Castle. Change things up with these side-trips from Edinburgh: Doune Castle (in Doune), St. Andrews (St Andrews Links & St Andrews Cathedral) and The Scottish Crannog Centre (in Kenmore). Next up on the itinerary: take in the dramatic natural features at Arthur's Seat, contemplate the long history of Dean Village, explore the different monuments and memorials at Greyfriars Kirk, and don't miss a visit to The Real Mary King's Close.

To see ratings, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read our Edinburgh day trip site .

You can drive from Inverness to Edinburgh in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in July, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Stirling, St. Andrews, The Scottish Crannog Centre, Glamis Castle, Rosslyn Chapel
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Royal Yacht Britannia ©
Royal Yacht Britannia
Rosslyn Chapel ©
Rosslyn Chapel
The Scottish Crannog Centre ©
The Scottish Crannog Centre

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