27 days in Inverness, Fort William & Glencoe Itinerary

27 days in Inverness, Fort William & Glencoe Itinerary

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Inverness
— 13 nights
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Fort William
— 6 nights
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Glencoe
— 7 nights

13
nights
Inverness

Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Inverness: Aviemore (Loch an Eilein, Thunder in the glens, &more), Embo Beach (in Embo) and Landmark Forest Adventure Park (in Carrbridge). There's much more to do: learn insider's secrets on a distillery tour, look for gifts at Loch Ness Centre & Exhibition, explore the historical opulence of Urquhart Castle, and walk around RZSS Highland Wildlife Park.

For ratings, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Inverness tour itinerary planner.

London to Inverness is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from London in July, with highs in Inverness at 22°C and lows at 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Fort William.

Things to do in Inverness

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Aviemore, Drumnadrochit, Golspie, Newtonmore, Glen Affric National Nature Reserve
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Distillery Tours
Boat Tours & Water Sports
Landmark Forest Adventure Park ©
Landmark Forest Adventure Park

6
nights
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. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Fort William: Camusdarach Beach (in Arisaig), Glenfinnan Viaduct (in Glenfinnan) and Morar (Morar Beach & The Morar Cross). There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Eilean Donan Castle, take in the awesome beauty at Ben Nevis, sample the fine beverages at Oban Distillery, and admire the sheer force of Steall Waterfall.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read our Fort William online trip planner.

Getting from Inverness to Fort William by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Glencoe.

Things to do in Fort William

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Glenfinnan, Mallaig, Oban, Camusdarach Beach, Crombie Clay Shooting
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Eilean Donan Castle ©
Eilean Donan Castle
Steall Waterfall ©
Steall Waterfall
Ben Nevis ©
Ben Nevis

7
nights
Glencoe

Glencoe ©
Glencoe or Glencoe Village is the main settlement in Glen Coe in the Lochaber area of the Scottish Highlands. Explore Glencoe's surroundings by going to The Lighthouse - Appin Craft Shop (in Appin), Loch Eck (in Loch Eck) and Puck's Glen (in Benmore). And it doesn't end there: appreciate the views at Glen Coe, look for all kinds of wild species at Highland Titles Nature Reserve, visit a coastal fixture at Ardnamurchan Point and Lighthouse, and admire the sheer force of The Meeting of the Three Waters.

To find photos, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Glencoe trip maker site.

Glencoe is just a stone's throw from Fort William. In August, daytime highs in Glencoe are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Glencoe

Parks · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trips

West Highland Way, Loch Linnhe Picnic Area, The Lighthouse - Appin Craft Shop, An Ceann Mor, Nc'nean Distillery
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Highland Titles Nature Reserve ©
Highland Titles Nature Reserve
Glen Coe ©
Glen Coe
Glen Etive ©
Glen Etive

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