22 days in Scotland Itinerary

22 days in Scotland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Edinburgh
— 2 nights
2
Pittenweem
— 1 night
3
Anstruther
— Few hours
4
Perth
— Few hours
5
Ballater
— 1 night
6
Stonehaven
— Few hours
7
Elgin
— 1 night
8
Inverness
— 2 nights
9
Dornoch
— Few hours
10
Thurso
— 1 night
11
Durness
— 1 night
12
Ullapool
— Few hours
13
Gairloch
— 1 night
14
Plockton
— Few hours
15
Isle of Skye
— 3 nights
16
Invergarry
— Few hours
17
Fort Augustus
— Few hours
18
Fort William
— 1 night
19
Glenfinnan
— Few hours
20
Glencoe Village
— Few hours
21
Ballachulish
— 1 night
22
Killin
— Few hours
23
Stirling
— Few hours
24
Linlithgow
— 1 night
25
Melrose
— Few hours
26
Peebles
— 1 night
27
Edinburgh
— 3 nights

2
nights
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
On your second day here, browse the exhibits of Royal Yacht Britannia, thenexplore the striking landscape at Arthur's Seat, and then make a trip to The Royal Mile.

To find maps, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read Edinburgh trip itinerary tool.

Perth, Australia to Edinburgh is an approximately 23.5-hour flight. You'll gain 8 hours traveling from Perth to Edinburgh due to the time zone difference. In August in Edinburgh, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Pittenweem.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Parks Nature Museums
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The Royal Mile ©
The Royal Mile
Royal Yacht Britannia ©
Royal Yacht Britannia
Arthur's Seat ©
Arthur's Seat

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Pittenweem

Pittenweem
To find reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Pittenweem day trip planning website.

Getting from Edinburgh to Pittenweem by car takes about 1.5 hours. August in Pittenweem sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. On the 23rd (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Anstruther.

Things to do in Pittenweem

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites
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Anstruther

Anstruther
For where to stay, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read Anstruther visit planner.

Anstruther is just a short distance from Pittenweem. Expect a daytime high around °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. You'll set off for Perth on the 23rd (Sun).

Things to do in Anstruther

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites
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Perth

Perth
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Ninian's Cathedral.

For ratings, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Perth journey builder tool.

Traveling by car from Anstruther to Perth takes 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to drive to Ballater.

Things to do in Perth

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Aug 23 — 24:

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Ballater

Ballater
Ballater is a burgh in Aberdeenshire, Scotland on the River Dee, immediately east of the Cairngorm Mountains. Planning Ballater trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Perth to Ballater takes 2 hours. August in Ballater sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. You will leave for Stonehaven on the 24th (Mon).

Things to do in Ballater

Outdoors Parks Tours
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Stonehaven

Stonehaven
Stonehaven is a town in Aberdeenshire, Scotland. To see where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Stonehaven road trip app.

Getting from Ballater to Stonehaven by car takes about 1.5 hours. August in Stonehaven sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Elgin.

Things to do in Stonehaven

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites
Find places to stay Aug 24 — 25:

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Elgin

Elgin ©
Elgin is a former cathedral city and Royal Burgh in Moray, Scotland. To see reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Elgin online sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Stonehaven to Elgin in 2 hours. In August in Elgin, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Inverness.

Things to do in Elgin

Historic Sites
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Duffus Castle ©
Duffus Castle

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Inverness

Inverness
Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
To see other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read Inverness trip maker tool.

You can drive from Elgin to Inverness in an hour. In August in Inverness, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Dornoch.

Things to do in Inverness

Outdoors Tours Parks
Find places to stay Aug 25 — 27:

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Dornoch

Dornoch ©
Dornoch is a town and seaside resort, and former Royal burgh in the Highlands of Scotland. Start off your visit on the 27th (Thu): step into the grandiose world of Dunrobin Castle and Gardens and then enjoy the sand and surf at Dornoch Beach.

For reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Dornoch trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Inverness to Dornoch in an hour. Expect a daytime high around °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. On the 27th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Thurso.

Things to do in Dornoch

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trip

Dunrobin Castle and Gardens
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Dunrobin Castle and Gardens ©
Dunrobin Castle and Gardens
Dornoch Beach ©
Dornoch Beach

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Thurso

Thurso ©
Thurso is a town and former burgh on the north coast of the Highland council area of Scotland.
For ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Thurso online trip planner.

Getting from Dornoch to Thurso by car takes about 1.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Thurso can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. You will have some time to spend on the 28th (Fri) before leaving for Durness.
Find places to stay Aug 27 — 28:
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Dunnet Head ©
Dunnet Head

1
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Durness

Durness ©
Durness is a village and civil parish in the north-west Highlands of Scotland. On the 28th (Fri), enjoy the sand and surf at Balnakeil Beach.

To find maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Durness trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Thurso to Durness by car takes about 2 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Durness can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. You will have some time to spend on the 29th (Sat) before leaving for Ullapool.

Things to do in Durness

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Find places to stay Aug 28 — 29:
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Balnakeil Beach ©
Balnakeil Beach

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Ullapool

Ullapool
Ullapool is a village of around 1,500 inhabitants in Ross-shire, Scottish Highlands. To see maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Ullapool online journey planner.

You can drive from Durness to Ullapool in 2 hours. In August, daytime highs in Ullapool are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Gairloch.

Things to do in Ullapool

Parks Outdoors Nature
Find places to stay Aug 29 — 30:

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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. To see photos, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Gairloch day trip planner.

Getting from Ullapool to Gairloch by car takes about 1.5 hours. August in Gairloch sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. On the 30th (Sun), you're off to Plockton.

Things to do in Gairloch

Parks Outdoors Nature
Find places to stay Aug 29 — 30:

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Plockton

Plockton
To see reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Plockton online trip maker.

Drive from Gairloch to Plockton in 2 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Plockton can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. You'll have a few hours on the 30th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Isle of Skye.

Things to do in Plockton

Tours Outdoors Parks
Find places to stay Aug 30 — 31:

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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.
Isle of Skye is known for nature, historic sites, and breweries & distilleries. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape at The Quiraing, take in the views from Sligachan Old Bridge, and take in the dramatic scenery at The Fairy Pools, Glen Brittle, Isle of Skye.

To find ratings, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Isle of Skye trip builder site.

Travel from Plockton to Isle of Skye in an hour. Expect a daytime high around °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. You will have some time to spend on the 2nd (Wed) before leaving for Invergarry.

Things to do in Isle of Skye

Parks Nature
Find places to stay Aug 30 — Sep 2:
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The Quiraing ©
The Quiraing
The Old Man of Storr ©
The Old Man of Storr
Kilt Rock ©
Kilt Rock

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Invergarry

Invergarry
For more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Invergarry online road trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Isle of Skye to Invergarry. September in Invergarry sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. On the 2nd (Wed), you'll travel to Fort Augustus.

Things to do in Invergarry

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks
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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. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): steep yourself in history at Fort Augustus Abbey.

To find ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Fort Augustus trip itinerary builder.

Fort Augustus is very close to Invergarry. Expect a daytime high around °C in September, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to drive to Fort William.

Things to do in Fort Augustus

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Sep 2 — 3:
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Fort Augustus Abbey ©
Fort Augustus Abbey

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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. To find traveler tips, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Fort William day trip planning website.

You can drive from Fort Augustus to Fort William in an hour. On the 3rd (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Glenfinnan.

Things to do in Fort William

Outdoors Tours Parks
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Glenfinnan

Glenfinnan
Glenfinnan is a hamlet in Lochaber area of the Highlands of Scotland. For more things to do, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Glenfinnan online attractions planner.

Glenfinnan is very close to Fort William. In September, daily temperatures in Glenfinnan can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Glencoe Village.

Things to do in Glenfinnan

Outdoors Tours Parks
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Glencoe Village

Glencoe Village
Nestled in a deep valley at the foot of the Glencoe Mountains where the River Coe meets Loch Leven, Glencoe Village reveals a landscape of green hills and rugged mountain peaks.
To see more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Glencoe Village travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Glenfinnan to Glencoe Village takes an hour. September in Glencoe Village sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. On the 3rd (Thu), you're off to Ballachulish.

Things to do in Glencoe Village

Parks Outdoors Tours
Find places to stay Sep 3 — 4:

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Ballachulish

Ballachulish
The village of Ballachulish in Lochaber, Highland, Scotland, is centred on former slate quarries. To find more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Ballachulish trip itinerary maker site.

Ballachulish is very close to Glencoe Village. In September, daily temperatures in Ballachulish can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. On the 4th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Killin.

Things to do in Ballachulish

Outdoors Parks Tours
Find places to stay Sep 3 — 4:

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Killin

Killin
Killin is a village situated at the western head of Loch Tay in Stirling (formerly Perthshire), Scotland.The west end of the village is magnificently sited around the scenic Falls of Dochart, the main street leading down towards the Loch at the confluence of the rivers Dochart and Lochay. To find where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Killin holiday planner.

Getting from Ballachulish to Killin by car takes about 1.5 hours. On the 4th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Stirling.

Things to do in Killin

Outdoors Parks Tours
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Stirling

Stirling
Stirling is a city in central Scotland. To see more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read Stirling attractions app.

Traveling by car from Killin to Stirling takes an hour. In September, daytime highs in Stirling are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Linlithgow.

Things to do in Stirling

Outdoors Parks Nightlife
Find places to stay Sep 4 — 5:

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Linlithgow

Linlithgow
Linlithgow is a royal burgh in West Lothian, Scotland. To find reviews, ratings, maps, and tourist information, use the Linlithgow journey planner.

Linlithgow is just a stone's throw from Stirling. Expect a daytime high around °C in September, and nighttime lows around °C. You'll have a few hours on the 5th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Melrose.

Things to do in Linlithgow

Outdoors Parks Nightlife
Find places to stay Sep 4 — 5:

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Melrose

Melrose
Melrose is a small town and civil parish in the Scottish Borders, historically in Roxburghshire. To see maps, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Melrose trip maker website.

Getting from Linlithgow to Melrose by car takes about 1.5 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Melrose can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Peebles.

Things to do in Melrose

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites
Find places to stay Sep 5 — 6:

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Peebles

Peebles
Peebles is a royal burgh in Tweeddale, within the Scottish Borders region. To find other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Peebles trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by car from Melrose to Peebles takes an hour. In September, daily temperatures in Peebles can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. You'll set off for Edinburgh on the 6th (Sun).

Things to do in Peebles

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites
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Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
Enjoy Edinburgh some more: explore the different monuments and memorials at Greyfriars Kirkyard and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Greyfriars Kirk.

To find reviews, maps, photos, and tourist information, use the Edinburgh journey builder.

Traveling by car from Peebles to Edinburgh takes an hour. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites
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Greyfriars Kirk ©
Greyfriars Kirk
Greyfriars Kirkyard ©
Greyfriars Kirkyard

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