15 days in London & Scotland Itinerary

15 days in London & Scotland Itinerary

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15 days in London & Scotland Itinerary

Start: London
1
London
— 1 night
+2
train + bus + Fly:  5​h
2
Edinburgh
— Few hours
3
Aberdeen
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
4
Inverness
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
5
Isle of Skye
— 3 nights
car:  4​h 30​min
6
Glencoe
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
7
Stirling
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h
8
Edinburgh
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + bus + train:  4​h
9
London
— 1 night
End: London

1
night
London

London
Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
For ratings, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the London online vacation maker .

If you are flying in from South Africa, the closest major airports are London Heathrow Airport, London Gatwick Airport, London Stansted Airport, London City Airport, London Luton Airport and Southend Airport. April in London sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 5°C at night. You'll set off for Edinburgh on the 25th (Thu).

Things to do in London

Nightlife Outdoors Tours
Find places to stay Apr 24 — 25:

few
hours
Edinburgh

Edinburgh
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
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Traveling by flight from London to Edinburgh takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, and flight; or drive. In April in Edinburgh, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 3°C at night. You'll set off for Aberdeen on the 25th (Thu).

Things to do in Edinburgh

Outdoors Nightlife Tours
Find places to stay Apr 25 — 26:

1
night
Aberdeen

Aberdeen
The powerhouse of the northeast, Aberdeen is a prosperous urban center fueled by a thriving petroleum industry.
To see maps, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Aberdeen trip planner.

You can take a train from Edinburgh to Aberdeen in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 12°C in April, and nighttime lows around 3°C. You'll have a few hours on the 26th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Inverness.

Things to do in Aberdeen

Parks Outdoors Nightlife
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3
nights
Inverness

Inverness ©
Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Loch Ness, Ness Islands, Victorian Market, and other attractions. It doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Inverness Castle Viewpoint.

To see ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Inverness route maker website .

Traveling by train from Aberdeen to Inverness takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In April, daytime highs in Inverness are 13°C, while nighttime lows are 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to Isle of Skye.

Things to do in Inverness

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Urquhart Castle, Loch Ness
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Loch Ness ©
Loch Ness
Urquhart Castle ©
Urquhart Castle
Inverness Castle Viewpoint ©
Inverness Castle Viewpoint

3
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes The Fairy Pools, Glen Brittle, Isle of Skye, Neist Point, Kilt Rock, and other attractions you added. Keep things going the next day: sample the fine beverages at The Distillery at Torabhaig, explore the activities along The Fairy Pools, Glen Brittle, Isle of Skye, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Neist Point.

To find other places to visit, photos, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Isle of Skye trip planning website .

Traveling by car from Inverness to Isle of Skye takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 11°C in April, and nighttime lows around 4°C. You'll have a few hours on the 2nd (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Glencoe.

Things to do in Isle of Skye

Parks Nature Breweries & Distilleries
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Highlights from your plan
Neist Point ©
Neist Point
The Old Man of Storr ©
The Old Man of Storr

2
nights
Glencoe

Glencoe ©
Your list of things to see and do now includes Ben Nevis, Ben Nevis Distillery, Glencoe, and other attractions.

To find where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Glencoe trip planning site .

You can drive from Isle of Skye to Glencoe in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in May, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Stirling.

Things to do in Glencoe

Parks Nature Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

Fort William
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Highlights from your plan
Glencoe ©
Glencoe
Ben Nevis ©
Ben Nevis
Ben Nevis Distillery ©
Ben Nevis Distillery

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day
Stirling

Stirling ©
Stirling is a city in central Scotland. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes The Kelpies & The Helix as well as Stirling Castle. On the 4th (Sat), explore the historical opulence of Stirling Castle and then head outdoors with The Kelpies & The Helix.

Discover how to plan a Stirling trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Glencoe to Stirling takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Stirling are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to catch the train to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Stirling

Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trip

The Kelpies & The Helix
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Highlights from your plan
Stirling Castle ©
Stirling Castle
The Kelpies & The Helix ©
The Kelpies & The Helix

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nights
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes The Royal Mile as well as Edinburgh Castle. Edinburgh Old Town and Camera Obscura and World of Illusions are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Enjoy Edinburgh some more: explore the striking landscape at Arthur's Seat, explore the historical opulence of Palace of Holyroodhouse, and get a tailor-made plan with ScotBeer Tours.

To see maps, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Edinburgh sightseeing planner.

Take a train from Stirling to Edinburgh in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. On the 7th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to London.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Tours
Find places to stay May 4 — 7:
Highlights from your plan
Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
Edinburgh Old Town ©
Edinburgh Old Town
Palace of Holyroodhouse ©
Palace of Holyroodhouse

1
night
London

London
For photos, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, use the London trip maker .

Fly from Edinburgh to London in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, bus, and train; or drive. On the 8th (Wed), you're off tohome.

Things to do in London

Nightlife Outdoors Tours
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