10 days in Scotland Itinerary

10 days in Scotland Itinerary

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10 days in Scotland Itinerary

Start: Johor Bahru
+3
bus + foot + subway + Fly:  20​h 45​min
1
Edinburgh
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Kirkwall, Mainland
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
3
Stornoway, Isle of Lewis
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  4​h 45​min
4
Inveraray
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  23​h 45​min
End: Johor Bahru

2
nights
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Rosslyn Chapel and Edinburgh Castle will appeal to history buffs. You'll explore and learn at National Museum of Scotland and Royal Yacht Britannia. There's lots more to do: make a trip to The Real Mary King's Close, sample the tasty concoctions at Stewart Brewing, explore the historical opulence of Palace of Holyroodhouse, and wander the streets of Edinburgh Old Town.

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

Johor Bahru, Malaysia to Edinburgh is an approximately 21-hour combination of bus, subway, and flight. You can also do a combination of bus, subway, flight, and train. You'll gain 8 hours traveling from Johor Bahru to Edinburgh due to the time zone difference. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Johor Bahru in June, with highs in Edinburgh at 20°C and lows at 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to travel to Kirkwall.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trip

Rosslyn Chapel
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Royal Yacht Britannia ©
Royal Yacht Britannia
Rosslyn Chapel ©
Rosslyn Chapel
Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle

2
nights
Kirkwall, Mainland

Kirkwall ©
Kirkwall is the largest town and capital of the Orkney Islands of Scotland. Start off your visit on the 18th (Tue): steep yourself in history at Saint Magnus Cathedral, pause for some serene contemplation at Italian Chapel on Lamb Holm, contemplate the long history of Ring of Brodgar, contemplate the long history of Skara Brae, then explore the ancient world of Maeshowe, and finally explore the ancient world of Barnhouse Neolithic Settlement. Keep things going the next day: delve into the distant past at Tomb of the Eagles, rejuvenate with a delicious beverage at Orkney Fossil and Heritage Centre, then take an in-depth tour of The Orkney Museum, and finally take an in-depth tour of Broch of Gurness.

To see ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Kirkwall holiday builder app .

You can fly from Edinburgh to Kirkwall in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Edinburgh in June, expect nights in Kirkwall to be about the same, around 9°C, while days are slightly colder, around 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can travel to Stornoway.

Things to do in Kirkwall

Historic Sites Museums Nightlife

Side Trips

Stromness, Maeshowe, Tomb of the Eagles, Broch of Gurness, Italian Chapel on Lamb Holm
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Saint Magnus Cathedral ©
Saint Magnus Cathedral
Skara Brae ©
Skara Brae
Tomb of the Eagles ©
Tomb of the Eagles

2
nights
Stornoway, Isle of Lewis

Stornoway ©
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Thu): get engrossed in the history at The Blackhouse, view the masterpieces at Blue Pig Studio, steep yourself in history at Gearannan Blackhouse Village, get engrossed in the history at Bernera Museum, then explore the ancient world of Callanish Stones, and finally delve into the distant past at Callanish Standing Stones. On the 21st (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Museum nan Eilean, then step into the grandiose world of Lews Castle, then view the masterpieces at Morven Gallery, and finally explore the world behind art at An Lanntair Gallery.

For ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Stornoway online trip itinerary builder .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Kirkwall to Stornoway. In June, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Inveraray.

Things to do in Stornoway

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Isle of Lewis, Blue Pig Studio, The Blackhouse
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The Blackhouse ©
The Blackhouse
Calanais Standing Stones ©
Calanais Standing Stones
Gearannan Blackhouse Village ©
Gearannan Blackhouse Village

1
night
Inveraray

Inveraray ©
Inveraray; is a town in Argyll and Bute, Scotland. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): take an in-depth tour of Inveraray Jail, step into the grandiose world of Inveraray Castle, and then contemplate the long history of Saint Conan's Kirk .

To find where to stay, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Inveraray tour website .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Stornoway to Inveraray. In June, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Inveraray

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

St. Conan’s Kirk
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Inveraray Jail ©
Inveraray Jail
St. Conan’s Kirk
St. Conan’s Kirk
Inveraray Castle ©
Inveraray Castle

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