16 days in Oban, Outer Hebrides & Ullapool Itinerary

16 days in Oban, Outer Hebrides & Ullapool Itinerary

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1
Oban
— 1 night
2
Castlebay
— Few hours
3
Vatersay
— 1 night
4
Isle of Eriskay
— 1 night
5
Askernish
— 2 nights
6
North Uist
— 2 nights
7
Isle of Berneray
— Few hours
8
Leverburgh
— 1 night
9
Tarbert
— 2 nights
10
Stornoway
— 3 nights
11
Ullapool
— 1 night
12
Oban
— Few hours

1
night
Oban

Oban
Oban is a resort town within the Argyll and Bute council area of Scotland. To see more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, use the Oban trip itinerary maker website.

Birmingham to Oban is an approximately 7-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or take a train. When traveling from Birmingham in September, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Oban: temperatures range from 17°C by day to 11°C at night. On the 9th (Thu), you're off to Castlebay.

Things to do in Oban

Outdoors · Parks · Tours
Find places to stay Sep 8 — 9:

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hours
Castlebay

Castlebay
For traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Castlebay trip planning site.

Explore your travel options from Oban to Castlebay with the Route module. In September in Castlebay, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 11°C at night. You'll set off for Vatersay on the 9th (Thu).

Things to do in Castlebay

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife
Find places to stay Sep 9 — 10:

1
night
Vatersay

Vatersay
To see photos, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read Vatersay trip itinerary builder.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Castlebay to Vatersay. In September, daily temperatures in Vatersay can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can travel to Isle of Eriskay.

Things to do in Vatersay

Outdoors · Parks · Trails
Find places to stay Sep 9 — 10:

1
night
Isle of Eriskay

Isle of Eriskay ©
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sat): kick back and relax at Eriskay Beach and then stop by Eriskay Shop.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Isle of Eriskay trip maker tool.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Vatersay to Isle of Eriskay. In September, daytime highs in Isle of Eriskay are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to travel to Askernish.

Things to do in Isle of Eriskay

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches
Find places to stay Sep 10 — 11:
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Eriskay Beach ©
Eriskay Beach
Eriskay Shop ©
Eriskay Shop

2
nights
Askernish

Askernish ©
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sun): make a trip to Ormiclate Castle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Our Lady of the Isles.

To see other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Askernish holiday planning app.

Explore your travel options from Isle of Eriskay to Askernish with the Route module. In September in Askernish, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can travel to North Uist.

Things to do in Askernish

Historic Sites

Side Trip

South Uist
Find places to stay Sep 11 — 13:
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Our Lady of the Isles ©
Our Lady of the Isles

2
nights
North Uist

North Uist ©
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Wed): make a trip to Trinity Temple and then appreciate the history behind Hercules the Bear.

To see other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the North Uist online trip itinerary planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Askernish to North Uist. In September, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can travel to Isle of Berneray.
Find places to stay Sep 14 — 16:
Highlights from your plan
Trinity Temple ©
Trinity Temple

few
hours
Isle of Berneray

Isle of Berneray ©
Start off your visit on the 16th (Thu): admire the masterpieces at Taigh Chearsabhagh Museum and Arts Centre and then kick back and relax at Traigh Lingeigh Beach.

For reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Isle of Berneray attractions planner.

Explore your travel options from North Uist to Isle of Berneray with the Route module. September in Isle of Berneray sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Leverburgh.

Things to do in Isle of Berneray

Museums · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trip

North Uist
Find places to stay Sep 16 — 17:
Highlights from your plan
Taigh Chearsabhagh Museum and Arts Centre ©
Taigh Chearsabhagh Museum and Arts Centre

1
night
Leverburgh

Leverburgh ©
To see where to stay, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Leverburgh trip itinerary planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Isle of Berneray to Leverburgh. In September in Leverburgh, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can travel to Tarbert.

Things to do in Leverburgh

Shopping · Outdoors

Side Trip

Isle of Harris
Find places to stay Sep 16 — 17:
Highlights from your plan
Seallam! Visitor Centre ©
Seallam! Visitor Centre

2
nights
Tarbert

Tarbert ©
Tarbert is the main community on Harris in the Western Isles of Scotland. Start off your visit on the 18th (Sat): look for gifts at The Harris Tweed Company Grosebay and then head outdoors with Golden Road. On the next day, sample the fine beverages at Isle of Harris Distillery.

To see photos, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Tarbert travel planning site.

Tarbert is just a short distance from Leverburgh. In September, daily temperatures in Tarbert can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Stornoway.

Things to do in Tarbert

Outdoors · Shopping · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

The Harris Tweed Company Grosebay
Find places to stay Sep 17 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
The Harris Tweed Company Grosebay ©
The Harris Tweed Company Grosebay
Isle of Harris Distillery ©
Isle of Harris Distillery

3
nights
Stornoway

Stornoway ©
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Lews Castle and Dalmore Beach.

To see maps, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Stornoway trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Tarbert to Stornoway in an hour. In September in Stornoway, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Ullapool.

Things to do in Stornoway

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trip

Dalmore Beach
Find places to stay Sep 19 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
Lews Castle ©
Lews Castle
Dalmore Beach ©
Dalmore Beach

1
night
Ullapool

Ullapool
Ullapool is a village of around 1,500 inhabitants in Ross-shire, Scottish Highlands. For reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read Ullapool trip planner.

You can travel from Stornoway to Ullapool in 3.5 hours. September in Ullapool sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 9°C at night. On the 23rd (Thu), you're off to Oban.

Things to do in Ullapool

Parks · Nature · Outdoors
Find places to stay Sep 22 — 23:

few
hours
Oban

Oban
For photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Oban online holiday planner.

You can drive from Ullapool to Oban in 4 hours. On the 23rd (Thu), you're off to home.

Things to do in Oban

Outdoors · Parks · Tours
Find places to stay Sep 23 — 24: