23 days in Greater London & Scotland Itinerary

23 days in Greater London & Scotland Itinerary

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Kew
— 3 nights
2
Isle of Skye
— 3 nights
3
Inverness
— 7 nights
4
Edinburgh
— 7 nights

3
nights
Kew

Kew ©
Hampton Court Palace and Hughenden Manor will appeal to history buffs. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew and Beaver Water World. Get out of town with these interesting Kew side-trips: Polesden Lacey (in Great Bookham), Quebec House (in Westerham) and Surrey National Golf Club (in Chaldon).

To see maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Kew route planning tool.

Singapore, Singapore to Kew is an approximately 16.5-hour combination of flight and subway. The time zone changes from Singapore Standard Time (SGT) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), which is usually a -8 hour difference. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Singapore in June; daily highs in Kew reach 24°C and lows reach 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Isle of Skye.

Things to do in Kew

Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trips

Kew Palace, Polesden Lacey, Hampton Court Palace, Ruislip Lido, Quebec House
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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.
You'll get in some beach time at Sound of Sleat Beach and Talisker Beach. Eilean Donan Castle and Dun Beag Broch will appeal to history buffs. Step out of Isle of Skye to go to Isle of Raasay and see Pictish stone, which is approximately 1h 5 min away. Next up on the itinerary: step into the grandiose world of Dunvegan Castle & Gardens, admire the sheer force of RHA Waterfall, explore the different monuments and memorials at St. Columba's Isle, and take in the dramatic natural features at The Old Man of Storr.

To find more things to do, photos, maps, and more tourist information, use the Isle of Skye trip planner.

You can do a combination of subway, flight, and bus from Kew to Isle of Skye in 7.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of subway, train, flight, and bus; or drive. When traveling from Kew in June, plan for a bit cooler days in Isle of Skye, with highs around 17°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 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

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

7
nights
Inverness

Inverness ©
Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Culloden Battlefield and Cawdor Castle. Get outdoors at RZSS Highland Wildlife Park and Roseisle Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Cairngorm Mountain (in Aviemore), Dunrobin Castle and Gardens (in Golspie) and Nevis Range Mountain Resort (in Torlundy). There's still lots to do: deepen your knowledge of military history at Fort George, explore the ancient world of Craig Phadrig, pause for some serene contemplation at Inverness Cathedral, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Stac Pollaidh Mountain.

Discover how to plan a Inverness trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

You can drive from Isle of Skye to Inverness in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus 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) to allow enough time to drive to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Inverness

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

Ullapool, Nairn, Rodnye's Stone, Simply The Best Fair Trade Shop, Cairngorm Mountain
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RZSS Highland Wildlife Park ©
RZSS Highland Wildlife Park
Culloden Battlefield ©
Culloden Battlefield
Dunrobin Castle and Gardens ©
Dunrobin Castle and Gardens

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Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Escape the urban bustle at St Andrews Links and Falls of Dochart. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Edinburgh Castle and St Andrews Cathedral. Venture out of the city with trips to Doune Castle (in Doune), Rosslyn Chapel (in Roslin) and National Wallace Monument (in Stirling). There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Dean Village, explore the galleries of The Scottish Crannog Centre, stroll the grounds of Greyfriars Kirkyard, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Greyfriars Kirk.

For traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read Edinburgh trip planner.

Getting from Inverness to Edinburgh by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In July in Edinburgh, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature

Side Trips

St. Andrews, Stirling, Glamis Castle, Falls of Dochart, The Scottish Crannog Centre
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Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
Rosslyn Chapel ©
Rosslyn Chapel
Glamis Castle ©
Glamis Castle

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