9 days in Inverness, Torridon & Isle of Skye Itinerary

9 days in Inverness, Torridon & Isle of Skye Itinerary

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Inverness
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Inverness

— 2 nights

Gateway to the Highlands

Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Tue): take in the views from Greig Street Bridge, then contemplate the long history of Urquhart Castle, then stop by Highland House of Fraser, and finally gain some tasty knowledge on a distillery tour. On the next day, contemplate the waterfront views at River Ness, then make a trip to Culloden Battlefield, then explore the activities along Loch Ness, and finally get outside with Outdoor Activities.

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London to Inverness is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. Traveling from London in August, expect Inverness to be little chillier, temps between 21°C and 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can travel to Torridon.

Things to do in Inverness

Tours · Nature · Breweries & Distilleries · Parks

Side Trips

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Torridon

— 1 night
On the 2nd (Thu), take in the awesome beauty at Glen Torridon, hike along Beinn Eighe National Nature Reserve, and then hike along Beinn Eighe Mountain Trail.

To see maps, photos, and tourist information, read our Torridon day trip planning website.

You can drive from Inverness to Torridon in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in September, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can travel to Isle of Skye.

Things to do in Torridon

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

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Isle of Skye

— 3 nights
Blessed with picturesque lochs and a dramatic, rocky coastline, the far-flung Isle of Skye remains one of Scotland's most beloved destinations.
Explore Isle of Skye's surroundings by going to Ratagan to Glenelg (in Ratagan), Plockton Seal Trips (in Plockton) and Eilean Donan Castle (in Kyle of Lochalsh). There's much more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at The Quiraing, explore the activities along The Fairy Pools, Glen Brittle, Isle of Skye, make a trip to Dun Beag Broch, and get a taste of the local shopping with Cath Waters Scottish Landscape Art Gallery.

For ratings and other tourist information, you can read our Isle of Skye trip site.

You can drive from Torridon to Isle of Skye in 2 hours. Another option is to drive. In September, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Isle of Skye

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

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