15 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

15 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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Route & dates

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Inverness
— 2 nights
2
Durness
— 2 nights
3
Fort Augustus
— 2 nights
4
Isle of Skye
— 2 nights
5
Drumnadrochit
— 3 nights
6
Isle of Harris
— 1 night
7
Kirkwall, Mainland
— 2 nights

2
nights
Inverness

Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Inverness is known for breweries & distilleries, historic sites, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: gain some tasty knowledge on a distillery tour, explore the activities along River Ness, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, and don't miss a visit to Clava Cairns.

For other places to visit, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read our Inverness trip planner.

London to Inverness is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from London in June: high temperatures in Inverness hover around °C and lows are around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Durness.

Things to do in Inverness

Parks Tours Nature

Side Trips

Culloden Battlefield, Clava Cairns, Cawdor Castle, Farigaig Forest, Loch Ness
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Distillery Tours
Culloden Battlefield ©
Culloden Battlefield
Loch Ness ©
Loch Ness

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Durness

Durness ©
Durness is a village and civil parish in the north-west Highlands of Scotland. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Tue): stroll through Durness Beach and then look for all kinds of wild species at Handa Island Wildlife Reserve. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Sandwood Bay Beach, thenkick back and relax at Balnakeil Beach, and then kick back and relax at Sango Bay.

To see ratings, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Durness travel planning site.

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, daily temperatures in Durness can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Fort Augustus.

Things to do in Durness

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Sandwood Bay Beach, Handa Island Wildlife Reserve
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Sandwood Bay Beach ©
Sandwood Bay Beach
Balnakeil Beach ©
Balnakeil Beach
Sango Bay ©
Sango Bay

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Fort Augustus

Fort Augustus ©
Fort Augustus is a settlement in the parish of Boleskine and Abertarff, at the south west end of Loch Ness, Scottish Highlands. On the 17th (Thu), tee off at Fort Augustus Golf Club, look for gifts at Iceberg Glass, ponder the design of Queen Victoria Diamond Jubilee Fountain, don't miss a visit to Fort Augustus War Memorial, thencontemplate the long history of Fort Augustus Abbey, and finally get great views at Suidhe Viewpoint. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the dramatic scenery at Invermoriston Falls, contemplate the waterfront views at River Foyers, thenhike along Hillside Path, and finally take a memorable drive along General Wade’s Military Roads.

For photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Fort Augustus sightseeing planning website.

You can drive from Durness to Fort Augustus in 3.5 hours. In June in Fort Augustus, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Isle of Skye.

Things to do in Fort Augustus

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Foyers, Invermoriston Falls
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River Foyers ©
River Foyers
Fort Augustus Abbey ©
Fort Augustus Abbey
General Wade’s Military Roads ©
General Wade’s Military Roads

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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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Sat): steep yourself in history at Eilean Donan Castle and then explore the historical opulence of Dunvegan Castle & Gardens. On your second day here, explore the striking landscape at The Quiraing, take in the dramatic natural features at Kilt Rock, and then explore the striking landscape at The Old Man of Storr.

To see where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Isle of Skye online tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by journey from Fort Augustus to Isle of Skye takes 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in June, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can drive to Drumnadrochit.

Things to do in Isle of Skye

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Eilean Donan Castle
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Eilean Donan Castle ©
Eilean Donan Castle
The Quiraing ©
The Quiraing
Dunvegan Castle & Gardens ©
Dunvegan Castle & Gardens

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Drumnadrochit

Drumnadrochit ©
Drumnadrochit is a village in the Highland local government council area of Scotland, lying on the west shore of Loch Ness, at the foot of Glen Urquhart.HistoryThe settlement grew up around a bridge over the River Enrick and the name Drumnadrochit derives from the Scottish Gaelic 'druim na drochaid' meaning the 'Ridge of the Bridge'. Drumnadrochit is known for historic sites, museums, and breweries & distilleries. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Urquhart Castle, see the interesting displays at Loch Ness Centre & Exhibition, make a trip to Village Green, and look for all kinds of wild species at Meall Fuar-Mhonaidh.

For maps, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Drumnadrochit trip planning website.

You can drive from Isle of Skye to Drumnadrochit in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can travel to Isle of Harris.

Things to do in Drumnadrochit

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trips

Beauly, Highland Falconry at The Struy Inn, Glen Affric National Nature Reserve
Find places to stay Jun 20 — 23:
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Urquhart Castle ©
Urquhart Castle
Aigas Field Centre ©
Aigas Field Centre
Loch Ness Centre & Exhibition ©
Loch Ness Centre & Exhibition

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night
Isle of Harris

Isle of Harris ©
Harris is the southern and more mountainous part of Lewis and Harris, the largest island in the Outer Hebrides, Scotland. Start off your visit on the 24th (Thu): stroll through Luskentyre Beach, thenkick back and relax at Scarista Beach, and then steep yourself in history at St Clement's Church.

To find where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Isle of Harris holiday builder app.

Explore your travel options from Drumnadrochit to Isle of Harris with the Route module. In June, daily temperatures in Isle of Harris can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Kirkwall.

Things to do in Isle of Harris

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Luskentyre Beach ©
Luskentyre Beach
Scarista Beach
Scarista Beach
St Clement's Church ©
St Clement's Church

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Kirkwall, Mainland

Kirkwall ©
Kirkwall is the largest town and capital of the Orkney Islands of Scotland. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Fri): delve into the distant past at Ring of Brodgar, thenexplore the ancient world of Skara Brae, thenadmire the striking features of Skaill House, and finally identify plant and animal life at Marwick Head RSPB Nature Reserve. On the 26th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Yesnaby Cliffs, delve into the distant past at Grain Earth House, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Italian Chapel on Lamb Holm, thencontemplate the long history of Rennibister Earth House, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Saint Magnus Cathedral.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Kirkwall online route planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Isle of Harris to Kirkwall. June in Kirkwall sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kirkwall

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Stromness, Italian Chapel on Lamb Holm, Marwick Head RSPB Nature Reserve
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Skara Brae ©
Skara Brae
Saint Magnus Cathedral ©
Saint Magnus Cathedral
Ring of Brodgar ©
Ring of Brodgar

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