8 days in Isle of Skye & Durness Itinerary

8 days in Isle of Skye & Durness Itinerary

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Isle of Skye
— 3 nights
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Durness
— 3 nights

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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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Isle of Skye: Plockton Harbour (in Plockton), Ratagan to Glenelg (in Ratagan) and Eilean Donan Castle (in Kyle of Lochalsh). And it doesn't end there: explore the striking landscape at The Quiraing, take in the views from Sligachan Old Bridge, cruise along Morar Beach, and appreciate the history behind Somerled Square War Memorial.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Isle of Skye trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Isle of Skye. In September, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can travel to Durness.

Things to do in Isle of Skye

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Mallaig, Plockton Harbour, Camusdarach Beach, Ratagan to Glenelg, Eilean Donan Castle
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Eilean Donan Castle ©
Eilean Donan Castle
The Quiraing ©
The Quiraing
Dunvegan Castle & Gardens ©
Dunvegan Castle & Gardens

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nights
Durness

Durness ©
Durness is a village and civil parish in the north-west Highlands of Scotland. Venture out of the city with trips to Kylesku Bridge (in Kylesku), Lochinver (Highland Stoneware, Baddidarroch, Achmelvich Beach, &more) and Sandwood Bay Beach (in Kinlochbervie). There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Durness Beach, explore the striking landscape at Cape Wrath, stroll through Balnakeil Beach, and explore the fascinating underground world of Smoo Cave.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Durness day trip app.

Explore your travel options from Isle of Skye to Durness with the Route module. In September, daily temperatures in Durness can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Durness

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Lochinver, Kylesku Bridge, Sandwood Bay Beach
Find places to stay Sep 17 — 20:
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Durness Beach ©
Durness Beach
Smoo Cave ©
Smoo Cave
Sandwood Bay Beach ©
Sandwood Bay Beach

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