15 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

15 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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Falkirk
— 2 nights
2
Edinburgh
— 2 nights
3
Inverness
— 2 nights
4
Durness
— 1 night
5
Gairloch
— 2 nights
6
Nairn
— 2 nights
7
Fort William
— 3 nights

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Falkirk

Falkirk ©
Falkirk is a large town in the Central Lowlands of Scotland, historically within the county of Stirlingshire. Start off your visit on the 26th (Wed): steep yourself in history at Callendar House, then admire the striking features of Falkirk Wheel, then delve into the distant past at Antonine Roman Wall, and finally admire the striking features of Kinneil House. On the 27th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the historical opulence of Linlithgow Palace, then observe the fascinating underwater world at Deep Sea World, and then meet the residents at Five Sisters Zoo.

To see reviews, maps, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Falkirk trip planning website.

London to Falkirk is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. In August, Falkirk is a bit cooler than London - with highs of 21°C and lows of 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can go by car to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Falkirk

Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks

Side Trips

Kinneil House, Deep Sea World, Linlithgow Palace, Five Sisters Zoo
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Callendar House ©
Callendar House
Five Sisters Zoo ©
Five Sisters Zoo
Kinneil House ©
Kinneil House

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Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Fri): take in the local highlights with Walking tours, step into the grandiose world of Edinburgh Castle, then steep yourself in history at The Real Mary King's Close, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Giles' Cathedral. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Royal Yacht Britannia, stop by Castlehill Whisky, then don't miss a visit to The Royal Mile, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Camera Obscura and World of Illusions.

To find reviews, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Edinburgh trip maker app.

You can drive from Falkirk to Edinburgh in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Edinburgh can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Inverness.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours
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Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
Camera Obscura and World of Illusions ©
Camera Obscura and World of Illusions
The Royal Mile ©
The Royal Mile

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Inverness

Inverness ©
Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
On the 30th (Sun), find something for the whole family at Landmark Forest Adventure Park. On the next day, see the interesting displays at Loch Ness Centre & Exhibition, then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then explore the activities along River Ness, and finally let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour.

To see reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Inverness travel route builder tool.

Traveling by car from Edinburgh to Inverness takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. August in Inverness sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) to allow time to drive to Durness.

Things to do in Inverness

Theme Parks · Tours · Museums

Side Trips

Landmark Forest Adventure Park, Loch Ness Centre & Exhibition
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Landmark Forest Adventure Park ©
Landmark Forest Adventure Park
Loch Ness Centre & Exhibition ©
Loch Ness Centre & Exhibition
Food Tours

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Durness

Durness ©
Durness is a village and civil parish in the north-west Highlands of Scotland. On the 1st (Tue), make a trip to Cairn House Gallery, explore the fascinating underground world of Smoo Cave, then enjoy the sand and surf at Sango Bay, and finally stroll through Durness Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed): take in the dramatic natural features at Cape Wrath, then kick back and relax at Sandwood Bay Beach, and then stroll through Balnakeil Beach.

For ratings, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Durness trip builder website.

Drive from Inverness to Durness in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to drive to Gairloch.

Things to do in Durness

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

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

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Gairloch

Gairloch ©
Gairloch is a village, civil parish and community on the shores of Loch Gairloch in Wester Ross, in the North-West Highlands of Scotland. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): take an in-depth tour of Gairloch Museum, then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then look for all kinds of wild species at Shieldaig Falconry, and finally kick back and relax at Red Point Beach. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Mellon Udrigle Beach, stop by Perfume Studio, then learn about all things military at Russian Arctic Convoy Museum, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Gruinard Bay Caravan Park.

To see maps, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Gairloch day trip planning tool.

Drive from Durness to Gairloch in 3 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Gairloch can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to drive to Nairn.

Things to do in Gairloch

Parks · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

Perfume Studio, Red Point Beach, Mellon Udrigle Beach
Find places to stay Sep 2 — 4:
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Red Point Beach ©
Red Point Beach
Mellon Udrigle Beach ©
Mellon Udrigle Beach
Gruinard Bay Caravan Park ©
Gruinard Bay Caravan Park

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Nairn

Nairn ©
Nairn is a town and former burgh in the Highland council area of Scotland. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Nairn Museum, then step into the grandiose world of Cawdor Castle, then tee off at Nairn Dunbar Golf Club, and finally kick back and relax at Nairn Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: step into the grandiose world of Brodie Castle, then get up close to creatures of the deep with North 58 Sea Adventures, then get all the information you need at Logie Steading, and finally snap pictures at Dulsie Bridge.

For reviews, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Nairn trip planner.

You can drive from Gairloch to Nairn in 2 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Fort William.

Things to do in Nairn

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Forres
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North 58 Sea Adventures ©
North 58 Sea Adventures
Nairn Beach ©
Nairn Beach
Cawdor Castle ©
Cawdor Castle

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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 7th (Mon): get engrossed in the history at Glencoe Folk Museum, admire the verdant scenery at Glen Coe, then identify plant and animal life at Highland Titles Nature Reserve, and finally appreciate the history behind Commando Monument. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the activities along Loch Shiel, steep yourself in history at Glenfinnan Viaduct, examine the collection at West Highland Museum, then take in the dramatic scenery at Steall Waterfall, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Ben Nevis.

For maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Fort William road trip website.

Traveling by car from Nairn to Fort William takes 2.5 hours.

Things to do in Fort William

Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

Spean Bridge, Glencoe, Glenfinnan, Highland Titles Nature Reserve
Find places to stay Sep 6 — 9:
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Glen Coe ©
Glen Coe
Steall Waterfall ©
Steall Waterfall
West Highland Museum ©
West Highland Museum