25 days in Edinburgh & Glasgow Itinerary

25 days in Edinburgh & Glasgow Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Edinburgh
— 14 nights
2
Glasgow
— 10 nights

14
nights
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Rosslyn Chapel and Lindisfarne Priory. Museum-lovers will appreciate Scottish National Portrait Gallery and The Museum of Edinburgh. Venture out of the city with trips to Melrose (Abbotsford House & Melrose Abbey), North Berwick (National Museum of Flight & Tantallon Castle) and Bamburgh (St Aiden Beach, Grace Darling Museum, &more). And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St Andrews Cathedral, contemplate the long history of Dean Village, explore the historical opulence of Craigmillar Castle, and learn about all things military at National War Museum of Scotland.

To see where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, use the Edinburgh trip itinerary planner.

May in Edinburgh sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can drive to Glasgow.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Bamburgh, Melrose, North Berwick, Cairn O'Mohr Fruit Wines, The McManus: Dundee's Art Gallery & Museum
Find places to stay May 1 — 15:
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Edinburgh Gin Distillery ©
Edinburgh Gin Distillery
Rosslyn Chapel ©
Rosslyn Chapel
Lindisfarne Priory ©
Lindisfarne Priory

10
nights
Glasgow

Glasgow ©
Scotland’s largest city, Glasgow is known for its cultural heritage and the friendliness of its people.
Visit House for an Art Lover and The Tenement House for their historical value. Let the collections at The Glasgow School of Art and The Burrell Collection capture your imagination. Get out of town with these interesting Glasgow side-trips: Stirling (Church of the Holy Rude, The Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders Regimental Museum, &more), Dunblane Cathedral (in Dunblane) and The Christmas Dove (in Inveraray). The adventure continues: hike along Bracklinn Falls Bridge and Callander Crags, admire the striking features of The Hill House, take an in-depth tour of People's Palace and Winter Gardens, and stroll through Glasgow West End.

To find where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Glasgow journey planner.

Drive from Edinburgh to Glasgow in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in May, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Glasgow

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Stirling, Summerlee - Museum of Scottish Industrial Life, The Cobbler, The Hill House, Dalgarven Mill
Find places to stay May 15 — 25:
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Dunblane Cathedral ©
Dunblane Cathedral
Summerlee - Museum of Scottish Industrial Life ©
The Tenement House ©
The Tenement House

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