5 days in Scotland Itinerary

5 days in Scotland Itinerary

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5 days in Scotland Itinerary

Start: Manchester
Fly:  3​h
1
Inverness
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
2
Edinburgh
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
End: Manchester

1
night
Inverness

Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Fri): look for all kinds of wild species at Aigas Field Centre and then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms. Keep things going the next day: have some family-friendly fun at Wildwoodz and then learn insider's secrets on a distillery tour.

To see more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Inverness holiday planner.

Manchester to Inverness is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 9°C in November, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can drive to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Inverness

Tours Fun & Games Wildlife

Side Trips

Aigas Field Centre, Wildwoodz
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Distillery Tours
Aigas Field Centre ©
Aigas Field Centre
Room Escape Games

3
nights
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Edinburgh is known for historic sites, museums, nightlife, nature, and childrens museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle, take in panoramic vistas at Camera Obscura and World of Illusions, make a trip to The Royal Mile, and take in the dramatic natural features at Arthur's Seat.

To see where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Edinburgh online trip planner .

You can drive from Inverness to Edinburgh in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In November in Edinburgh, expect temperatures between 10°C during the day and 1°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Museums Tours
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Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
The Royal Mile ©
The Royal Mile
Arthur's Seat ©
Arthur's Seat

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