14 days in Scotland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Scotland sightseeing planner
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Edinburgh
— 3 nights
Drive
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Stirling
— 3 nights
Drive
3
Fort William
— 2 nights
Drive
4
Kyle of Lochalsh
— 1 night
Drive
5
Durness
— 1 night
Drive
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Inverness
— 3 nights
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Edinburgh — 3 nights

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Edinburgh is known for historic sites, museums, and sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle, take in the dramatic natural features at Arthur's Seat, engage your brain at Camera Obscura and World of Illusions, and wander the streets of Edinburgh Old Town.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Edinburgh online tour planner.

London to Edinburgh is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. Traveling from London in July, things will get slightly colder in Edinburgh: highs are around 22°C and lows about 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can go by car to Stirling.
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Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Tours
Find places to stay Jul 18 — 21:

Stirling — 3 nights

Stirling is a city in central Scotland. Your day by day itinerary now includes Blair Drummond Safari and Adventure Park. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Stirling: Strathblane Falconry (in Strathblane), The Kelpies & The Helix (in Falkirk) and Conic Hill (in Balmaha). There's still lots to do: step into the grandiose world of Stirling Castle, pause for some photo ops at Robert the Bruce Statue, identify plant and animal life at Argaty Red Kites, and test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

To see ratings, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Stirling online travel route planner.

Getting from Edinburgh to Stirling by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In July in Stirling, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Fort William.
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Fort William — 2 nights

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. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Mon): contemplate the long history of Glenfinnan Viaduct, then identify plant and animal life at Highland Titles Nature Reserve, and then explore the striking landscape of Glencoe National Nature Reserve. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Tue): relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, admire the sheer force of Steall Waterfall, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Loch Linnhe Picnic Area.

To find photos, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Fort William trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Stirling to Fort William in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Kyle of Lochalsh.
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Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Adventure
Side Trips
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Kyle of Lochalsh — 1 night

Start off your visit on the 27th (Wed): explore the historical opulence of Eilean Donan Castle, then take in nature's colorful creations at Attadale Gardens, then get a dose of the wild on Calum's Seal Trips, and finally don't miss a visit to Kishorn Selfie Box.

To find reviews, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Kyle of Lochalsh day trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Fort William to Kyle of Lochalsh takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can go by car to Durness.
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Wildlife · Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors
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Durness — 1 night

Durness is a village and civil parish in the north-west Highlands of Scotland. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Thu): don't miss a visit to Cairn House Gallery, then enjoy the sand and surf at Durness Beach, then kick back and relax at Sango Bay, and finally stroll through Balnakeil Beach.

For reviews, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Durness trip itinerary app.

Traveling by car from Kyle of Lochalsh to Durness takes 3.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Durness can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Inverness.
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Parks · Outdoors · Beaches
Find places to stay Jul 27 — 28:

Inverness — 3 nights

Gateway to the Highlands

Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
When in Inverness, make a side trip to see Landmark Forest Adventure Park in Carrbridge, approximately Carrbridge away. There's still lots to do: learn insider's secrets on a distillery tour, expand your understanding of the military at Fort George, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and explore the activities along Loch Ness.

To see maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Inverness trip planner.

Traveling by car from Durness to Inverness takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In July, daytime highs in Inverness are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) to allow time to fly back home.
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Tours · Theme Parks · Breweries & Distilleries · Parks
Side Trips
Find places to stay Jul 28 — 31:

Scotland travel guide

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Castles · Specialty Museums · Distilleries
A land packed with thousands of years of history, Scotland is home to numerous thriving cities and a vibrant population proud of its distinct culture, heritage, and art. The Scottish people are fond of saying "Good things come in small packages," and nowhere is that more true than in their compact homeland. Despite its relatively small size, the country is crammed full of attractions, not the least of which are numerous world-famous golf courses and whiskey distilleries. Though the sun may not always shine here, Scotland is a stunning country renowned for its dramatic scenery of mountains, valleys, hills, green fields, and rugged coastlines, guaranteeing a diverse holiday. While most tourists restrict their itinerary to the historic Highlands, where they search for the mysterious Loch Ness monster, you can also explore the Lowlands’ outstanding natural wonders and flourishing cultural scene.
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