8 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

8 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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Route & dates

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Edinburgh
— 1 night
2
Stirling
— 1 night
3
Glasgow
— 1 night
4
Fort William
— 2 nights
5
Isle of Skye
— 2 nights

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Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
On the 15th (Sat), take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Giles' Cathedral, thendon't miss a visit to The Real Mary King's Close, thenexplore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle, and finally get the lay of the land with Walking tours. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Royal Yacht Britannia, thenmake a trip to The Royal Mile, thensample the fine beverages at The Scotch Whisky Experience, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Arthur's Seat.

To see where to stay, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Edinburgh road trip planner.

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Edinburgh. In August, daytime highs in Edinburgh are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can drive to Stirling.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Tours Museums
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Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
Walking tours
The Royal Mile ©
The Royal Mile

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Stirling

Stirling ©
Stirling is a city in central Scotland. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Mon): admire the striking features of Falkirk Wheel, thenidentify plant and animal life at Argaty Red Kites, thenadmire the natural beauty at The Queen Anne Gardens, and finally explore the historical opulence of Stirling Castle.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Stirling trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by car from Edinburgh to Stirling takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Glasgow.

Things to do in Stirling

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trip

Falkirk Wheel
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Argaty Red Kites ©
Argaty Red Kites
Stirling Castle
Stirling Castle
Falkirk Wheel ©
Falkirk Wheel

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Glasgow

Glasgow ©
Scotland’s largest city, Glasgow is known for its cultural heritage and the friendliness of its people.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Tue): see the interesting displays at The Riverside Museum of Transport and Travel, explore the world behind art at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, and then stroll around Kelvingrove Park.

For other places to visit, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, use the Glasgow trip planner.

Getting from Stirling to Glasgow by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In August, daytime highs in Glasgow are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Fort William.

Things to do in Glasgow

Museums Parks
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Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum ©
Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum
The Riverside Museum of Transport and Travel ©
Kelvingrove Park ©
Kelvingrove Park

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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. On the 19th (Wed), contemplate the waterfront views at Loch Linnhe Picnic Area, thenlook for all kinds of wild species at Highland Titles Nature Reserve, thenappreciate the views at Glen Coe, and finally trek along Lost Valley Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the long history of Glenfinnan Monument, thensteep yourself in history at Glenfinnan Viaduct, thenhead outdoors with Vertical Fever - Day Adventures, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Steall Waterfall.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Fort William holiday website.

Getting from Glasgow to Fort William by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can go by car to Isle of Skye.

Things to do in Fort William

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Glencoe, Glenfinnan, Loch Linnhe Picnic Area, Highland Titles Nature Reserve
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Highland Titles Nature Reserve ©
Highland Titles Nature Reserve
Glen Coe ©
Glen Coe
Glenfinnan Viaduct ©
Glenfinnan Viaduct

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Fri): make a trip to Plockton Harbour, thenexplore the historical opulence of Eilean Donan Castle, and then cruise along Ratagan to Glenelg. Here are some ideas for day two: look for gifts at Favourite Things, take in the pleasant sights at Duirinish and Drumbuie Coastal Walk, and then take in the dramatic natural features at The Quiraing.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Isle of Skye trip simple and quick.

Traveling by car from Fort William to Isle of Skye takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August in Isle of Skye, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Isle of Skye

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Kyle of Lochalsh, Plockton Harbour, Ratagan to Glenelg, Duirinish and Drumbuie Coastal Walk
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The Quiraing ©
The Quiraing
Eilean Donan Castle ©
Eilean Donan Castle
Duirinish and Drumbuie Coastal Walk ©
Duirinish and Drumbuie Coastal Walk

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