15 days in Scotland, Ireland & England Itinerary

15 days in Scotland, Ireland & England Itinerary

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Start: Sydney, Australia
Fly + Drive:  32 h
1
Kinlochbervie, United Kingdom
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 30 min
2
Glencoe, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
3
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
4
Dublin, Ireland
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
5
Bath, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 30 min
6
London, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Fly:  25 h
End: Sydney, Australia

1
night
Kinlochbervie, United Kingdom

Kinlochbervie ©
Kinlochbervie is a harbour village in the north west of Sutherland, in the Highland region of Scotland. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Scourie Bay, then kick back and relax at Durness Beach, then explore the galleries of Mudness Ceramics, and finally kick back and relax at Sandwood Bay Beach. Keep things going the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Oldshoremore Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Achmelvich Beach, and then step into the grandiose world of Ardvreck Castle.

To find traveler tips, ratings, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Kinlochbervie holiday builder tool.

Sydney, Australia to Kinlochbervie is an approximately 34- hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is minus 10 hours. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Sydney in September; daily highs in Kinlochbervie reach 17°C and lows reach 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Glencoe.

Things to do in Kinlochbervie

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Durness, Ardvreck Castle, Scourie Bay, Achmelvich Beach
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Sandwood Bay Beach ©
Sandwood Bay Beach
Durness Beach ©
Durness Beach
Oldshoremore Beach ©
Oldshoremore Beach

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Glencoe, United Kingdom

Glencoe ©
Glencoe or Glencoe Village is the main settlement in Glen Coe in the Lochaber area of the Scottish Highlands. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Mon): stroll through Lost Valley Trail, then admire the verdant scenery at Glen Coe, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Highland Titles Nature Reserve. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at Glencoe Lochan, then explore the striking landscape at Buachaille Etive Mor, then look for all kinds of wild species at Glen Etive, and finally take in the awesome beauty at The Three Sisters.

For other places to visit, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Glencoe online trip builder.

Traveling by car from Kinlochbervie to Glencoe takes 4.5 hours. In September, daytime highs in Glencoe are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can go by car to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Glencoe

Parks Wildlife Trails

Side Trip

Highland Titles Nature Reserve
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Highland Titles Nature Reserve ©
Highland Titles Nature Reserve
Glen Etive ©
Glen Etive
Glencoe Lochan ©
Glencoe Lochan

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Wed): make a trip to Palace of Holyroodhouse, then see the interesting displays at Royal Yacht Britannia, then step into the grandiose world of Edinburgh Castle, and finally get great views at Calton Hill. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Thu): contemplate the long history of The Real Mary King's Close, get a new perspective on nature at National Museum of Scotland, explore the striking landscape at Arthur's Seat, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Giles' Cathedral, and finally steep yourself in history at Georgian House.

For photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Edinburgh trip itinerary builder tool.

You can drive from Glencoe to Edinburgh in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Edinburgh are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to travel to Dublin.

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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nights
Dublin, Ireland

Dublin ©
A history spanning over a thousand years, vibrant nightlife, and a mix of Georgian and modern architecture make Dublin a popular European tourist destination.
On the 13th (Fri), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Christ Church Cathedral, examine the collection at Guinness Storehouse, then ponder the world of politics at Dublin Castle, then steep yourself in history at Saint Patrick's Cathedral, and finally examine the collection at Kilmainham Gaol Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Dublin Writers Museum, wander the streets of Temple Bar, take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Ireland - Archaeology, then steep yourself in history at Trinity College Dublin, and finally catch a live event at Croke Park Stadium Tour & GAA Museum.

To see traveler tips, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Dublin itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Edinburgh to Dublin takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and bus. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in September, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to travel to Bath.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
Croke Park Stadium Tour & GAA Museum ©
Croke Park Stadium Tour & GAA Museum

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Bath, United Kingdom

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Sun): get engrossed in the history at The Roman Baths, take in nature's colorful creations at American Museum & Gardens, then take an unorthodox tour of Stonehenge, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Manvers Street Baptist Church. Here are some ideas for day two: identify plant and animal life at WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St Saviour's Church, then examine the collection at Corinium Museum, and finally get outside with The Cotswold Range.

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Traveling by flight from Dublin to Bath takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can take a train to London.

Things to do in Bath

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Cirencester, Stonehenge, WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre, St Saviour's Church
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The Cotswold Range ©
The Cotswold Range
The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
Stonehenge ©
Stonehenge

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London, United Kingdom

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.
On the 17th (Tue), learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum, then admire the masterpieces at Victoria and Albert Museum, and then admire the masterpieces at National Gallery. Keep things going the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral, admire the masterpieces at The British Museum, then explore the world behind art at Banqueting House, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Westminster Abbey, and finally contemplate the long history of Buckingham Palace.

To find where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our London trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by train from Bath to London takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in September, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites
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Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace
The British Museum ©
The British Museum
National Gallery ©
National Gallery

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