13 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

13 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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13 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: Amsterdam
Fly:  4 h 15 min
1
Glasgow
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  14 h 45 min
2
Port Charlotte
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 15 min
3
Oban
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
4
Isle of Skye
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
5
Inverness
— 4 nights
Fly:  5 h
End: Amsterdam

2
nights
Glasgow

Glasgow ©
Scotland’s largest city, Glasgow is known for its cultural heritage and the friendliness of its people.
On the 17th (Sun), take an in-depth tour of The Tenement House, then explore the world behind art at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, then see the interesting displays at The Riverside Museum of Transport and Travel, and finally pause for some photo ops at Homeless Jesus Statue. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of Glasgow Cathedral, take in nature's colorful creations at Glasgow Botanic Gardens, then step into the grandiose world of Stirling Castle, and finally admire the striking features of Falkirk Wheel.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Glasgow is an approximately 4.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or take a train. Traveling from Amsterdam to Glasgow, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In May, daytime highs in Glasgow are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to drive to Oban.

Things to do in Glasgow

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Falkirk Wheel, Stirling Castle
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Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum ©
Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum
Stirling Castle
Stirling Castle

1
night
Port Charlotte

Port Charlotte ©
Start off your visit on the 19th (Tue): sample the tasty concoctions at Kilchoman Distillery, then sample the fine beverages at Bowmore Distillery, then sample the fine beverages at Laphroaig Distillery, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Round Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Wed): brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Bunnahabhain Distillery, then sample the fine beverages at Caol Ila Distillery, and then sample the fine beverages at Bruichladdich Distillery.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Port Charlotte tour builder.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Glasgow to Port Charlotte. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to drive to Oban.

Things to do in Port Charlotte

Breweries & Distilleries Historic Sites

Side Trips

Bruichladdich, Bowmore, Port Askaig, Laphroaig Distillery
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Bruichladdich Distillery ©
Bruichladdich Distillery
Laphroaig Distillery ©
Laphroaig Distillery
Bowmore Distillery ©
Bowmore Distillery

2
nights
Oban

Oban ©
Oban is a resort town within the Argyll and Bute council area of Scotland. On the 21st (Thu), don't miss a visit to McCaig's Tower, look for all kinds of wild species at Parsley the Ambassador Cat, then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Oban Distillery, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Finn Falconry. On the next day, appreciate the views at Glen Coe and then learn about all things military at Oban War & Peace Museum.

To find reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Oban trip itinerary planning site.

Traveling by car from Port Charlotte to Oban takes 4.5 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to go by car to Isle of Skye.

Things to do in Oban

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Glen Coe
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Finn Falconry ©
Finn Falconry
Glen Coe ©
Glen Coe
Oban Distillery ©
Oban Distillery

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): contemplate the waterfront views at Portree Harbour, then explore the striking landscape at The Old Man of Storr, then explore the striking landscape at The Quiraing, and finally learn more about the world around you at Staffin Fossil Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Sun): make a trip to Plockton Harbour, step into the grandiose world of Eilean Donan Castle, and then explore the historical opulence of Castle Maol.

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Traveling by car from Oban to Isle of Skye takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Isle of Skye are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can go by car to Inverness.

Things to do in Isle of Skye

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Plockton Harbour, Eilean Donan Castle
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The Quiraing ©
The Quiraing
Eilean Donan Castle ©
Eilean Donan Castle
Plockton Harbour ©
Plockton Harbour

4
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: Bridge of Oich (in Invergarry) and Fort Augustus (Fort Augustus War Memorial & Fort Augustus Abbey). There's lots more to do: learn insider's secrets on a distillery tour, admire the natural beauty at Inverness Botanic Gardens, take an in-depth tour of Inverness Museum and Art Gallery, and indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink.

To find more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Inverness day trip site.

You can drive from Isle of Skye to Inverness in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of car and train. In May, daily temperatures in Inverness can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Inverness

Tours Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Fort Augustus, Bridge of Oich, Culloden Battlefield
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Distillery Tours
River Ness ©
River Ness
Food Tours

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