13 days in London & Scotland Itinerary

13 days in London & Scotland Itinerary

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Start: New Delhi
Fly:  9 h 30 min
1
London
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
2
Edinburgh
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + Foot + Bus:  5 h 30 min
3
Isle of Lewis
— 2 nights
+2
Bus + Foot + Fly:  7 h 15 min
4
Kirkwall, Mainland
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  9 h
5
Durness
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  20 h 15 min
End: New Delhi

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.
London is known for museums, nightlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Buckingham Palace, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Westminster Abbey, and explore the world behind art at National Gallery.

To see reviews, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, go to the London visit planner.

New Delhi, India to London is an approximately 12.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time (IST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is minus 5.5 hours. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from New Delhi in September: high temperatures in London hover around 22°C and lows are around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites Museums Nightlife
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Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Tower Bridge ©
Tower Bridge

3
nights
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Edinburgh is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle, get to know the fascinating history of Edinburgh Old Town, see the interesting displays at Royal Yacht Britannia, and learn more about the world around you at National Museum of Scotland.

To see reviews, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Edinburgh day trip app.

Fly from London to Edinburgh in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from London in September, expect nights in Edinburgh to be about the same, around 9°C, while days are little chillier, around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Isle of Lewis.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums
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Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
Arthur's Seat ©
Arthur's Seat
The Royal Mile ©
The Royal Mile

2
nights
Isle of Lewis

Isle of Lewis ©
Forming the northern part of Lewis and Harris, the largest island in the Outer Hebrides archipelago, Isle of Lewis offers scenery consisting of fertile pastures and a meandering, rocky coastline.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Thu): contemplate the long history of Gearannan Blackhouse Village, get engrossed in the history at The Blackhouse, then stop by The Good Food Boutique, and finally delve into the distant past at Calanais Standing Stones. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at Uig Sands.

To find photos, maps, and tourist information, read Isle of Lewis itinerary planner.

Do a combination of flight and bus from Edinburgh to Isle of Lewis in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. In September in Isle of Lewis, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Kirkwall.

Things to do in Isle of Lewis

Historic Sites Beaches Parks
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Calanais Standing Stones ©
Calanais Standing Stones
The Blackhouse ©
The Blackhouse
Gearannan Blackhouse Village ©
Gearannan Blackhouse Village

2
nights
Kirkwall, Mainland

Kirkwall ©
Kirkwall is the largest town and capital of the Orkney Islands of Scotland. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sat): delve into the mystery of Ring of Brodgar, make a trip to Ness of Brodgar, then head outdoors with MV Valkyrie, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Italian Chapel on Lamb Holm. On your second day here, look for all kinds of wild species at Marwick Head RSPB Nature Reserve and then contemplate the long history of Barony Mill.

For other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Kirkwall tour builder site.

Do a combination of bus and flight from Isle of Lewis to Kirkwall in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and flight. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in September, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to travel to Durness.

Things to do in Kirkwall

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Stromness, Marwick Head RSPB Nature Reserve, Italian Chapel on Lamb Holm, Barony Mill
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Barony Mill ©
Barony Mill
Italian Chapel on Lamb Holm ©
Italian Chapel on Lamb Holm
Ring of Brodgar ©
Ring of Brodgar

1
night
Durness

Durness ©
Durness is a village and civil parish in the north-west Highlands of Scotland. Start off your visit on the 12th (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Balnakeil Beach and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Sandwood Bay Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Tue): don't miss a visit to Cairn House Gallery, then stroll through Sango Bay, and then kick back and relax at Durness Beach.

To see where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Durness trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Kirkwall to Durness with the Route module. In September, daytime highs in Durness are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Durness

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Sandwood Bay Beach
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Sandwood Bay Beach ©
Sandwood Bay Beach
Durness Beach ©
Durness Beach
Balnakeil Beach ©
Balnakeil Beach

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