14 days in Scotland Itinerary

14 days in Scotland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Inverness
— 3 nights
2
Durness
— 2 nights
3
Kyle of Lochalsh
— 1 night
4
Fort William
— 2 nights
5
Glasgow
— 2 nights
6
Edinburgh
— 3 nights

3
nights
Inverness

Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Fri): gain some tasty knowledge on a distillery tour, witness the site of a historic battle at Culloden Battlefield, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Inverness Cathedral, then get interesting insight from Tours, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at River Ness. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: step into the grandiose world of Inverness Castle, explore the historical opulence of Cawdor Castle, see the interesting displays at The Highlanders' Museum (Queen's Own Highlanders Collection), then contemplate the long history of Fort George, then kick back and relax at Nairn Beach, and finally awaken your taste buds at Highland Malt Whisky Experience.

For ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Inverness trip itinerary planner.

Washington DC, USA to Inverness is an approximately 15-hour combination of flight and train. Traveling from Washington DC to Inverness, you'll lose 5 hours due to the time zone difference. In June, Inverness is cooler than Washington DC - with highs of 62°F and lows of 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Durness.

Things to do in Inverness

Tours · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Nairn, Culloden Battlefield
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Distillery Tours
Culloden Battlefield ©
Culloden Battlefield
Nairn Beach ©
Nairn Beach

2
nights
Durness

Durness ©
Durness is a village and civil parish in the north-west Highlands of Scotland. Start off your visit on the 6th (Sun): kick back and relax at Durness Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Sango Bay, Head underground at Smoo Cave, then view the masterpieces at Balnakeil Craft Village, and finally stroll through Balnakeil Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Balnakeil Bay, explore the striking landscape at Cape Wrath, then enjoy the sand and surf at Sandwood Bay Beach, then kick back and relax at Oldshoremore Beach, and finally view the masterpieces at Mudness Ceramics.

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You can drive from Inverness to Durness in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 60°F, and evening lows to 47°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to travel to Kyle of Lochalsh.

Things to do in Durness

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

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

1
night
Kyle of Lochalsh

Kyle of Lochalsh ©
On the 8th (Tue), take in the spiritual surroundings of The Morar Cross, take a memorable tour with Plockton Seal Trips, make a trip to Plockton Harbour, explore the historical opulence of Eilean Donan Castle, then take in nature's colorful creations at Attadale Gardens, and finally contemplate the long history of Strome Castle.

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Drive from Durness to Kyle of Lochalsh in 3.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can go by car to Fort William.

Things to do in Kyle of Lochalsh

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trips

Plockton, Attadale Gardens, Strome Castle, The Morar Cross
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Eilean Donan Castle ©
Eilean Donan Castle
Attadale Gardens ©
Attadale Gardens
Strome Castle ©
Strome Castle

2
nights
Fort William

Fort William ©
Fort William is the second largest settlement in the Highlands of Scotland with around 10,000 inhabitants – and the largest town: only the city of Inverness is larger.Fort William is a major tourist centre, with Glen Coe just to the south, Aonach Mòr to the east and Glenfinnan to the west, on the Road to the Isles. Start off your visit on the 9th (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Morar Beach, then take in the awesome beauty at Nevis Range Mountain Resort, and then take a tour by water with Rockhopper Sea Kayaking - Day Tours. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the dramatic scenery at Steall Waterfall, take in the awesome beauty at Ben Nevis, then soothe aching muscles at 3 Wise Monkeys Climbing, then look for all kinds of wild species at Highland Titles Nature Reserve, and finally appreciate the views at Glen Coe.

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Traveling by car from Kyle of Lochalsh to Fort William takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Glasgow.

Things to do in Fort William

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Highland Titles Nature Reserve, Glen Coe, Morar Beach
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Highland Titles Nature Reserve ©
Highland Titles Nature Reserve
Glen Coe ©
Glen Coe
Rockhopper Sea Kayaking - Day Tours ©
Rockhopper Sea Kayaking - Day Tours

2
nights
Glasgow

Glasgow ©
Scotland’s largest city, Glasgow is known for its cultural heritage and the friendliness of its people.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Fri): look for all kinds of wild species at Strathblane Falconry, explore the world behind art at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, then see the interesting displays at The Riverside Museum of Transport and Travel, and finally wander the streets of Glasgow West End. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: wander the streets of Buchanan Street, take in the spiritual surroundings of Glasgow Cathedral, then explore the historical opulence of Stirling Castle, then identify plant and animal life at Phoenix Falconry, and finally explore the historical opulence of Doune Castle.

To see traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Glasgow trip planner.

Getting from Fort William to Glasgow by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In June, plan for daily highs up to 64°F, and evening lows to 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to drive to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Glasgow

Museums · Parks · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Stirling, Phoenix Falconry, Strathblane Falconry
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Strathblane Falconry ©
Strathblane Falconry
Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum ©
Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum
Glasgow Cathedral ©
Glasgow Cathedral

3
nights
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Popular historic sites such as Edinburgh Castle and St Giles' Cathedral are in your itinerary. Get some cultural insight at Edinburgh Old Town and The Real Mary King's Close. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Edinburgh: St Abbs Head National Nature Reserve (in St Abbs), Bamburgh (Church of Saint Aidan Bamburgh & Bamburgh Beach) and Andy Howeys Birds of Prey Centre (in Berwick upon Tweed). There's lots more to do: step aboard Royal Yacht Britannia, learn more about the world around you at National Museum of Scotland, take in the dramatic natural features at Arthur's Seat, and take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

To find maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Edinburgh route maker website.

You can drive from Glasgow to Edinburgh in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In June in Edinburgh, expect temperatures between 63°F during the day and 48°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trips

Bamburgh, Dalhousie Castle Falconry, St Abbs Head National Nature Reserve, Andy Howeys Birds of Prey Centre
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Edinburgh Old Town ©
Edinburgh Old Town
Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
The Real Mary King's Close ©
The Real Mary King's Close

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