10 days in Scottish Highlands Itinerary

10 days in Scottish Highlands Itinerary

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Fly to Glasgow, Bus to Fort William
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Fort William
— 3 nights
Drive
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Kyle of Lochalsh
— 2 nights
Drive
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Golspie
— 1 night
Drive
4
Inverness
— 3 nights
Fly

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Fort William

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. Change things up with these side-trips from Fort William: Morar Beach (in Morar), Glenfinnan Viaduct (in Glenfinnan) and Camusdarach Beach (in Arisaig). Next up on the itinerary: scramble along the landscape with Vertical Descents Scotland, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Nevis Range Mountain Resort, don't miss a visit to Neptune's Staircase, and look for gifts at Ardshealach Smokehouse & Fine Foods.

For traveler tips, maps, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Fort William road trip planning site.

Exeter to Fort William is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to drive to Kyle of Lochalsh.

Things to do in Fort William

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Adventure

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
Camusdarach Beach ©
Must see
Camusdarach Beach
4.8
Glen Coe ©
Valley
Glen Coe
4.9
Steall Waterfall ©
Waterfall
Steall Waterfall
4.9

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Kyle of Lochalsh

On the 5th (Sat), explore the historical opulence of Eilean Donan Castle, admire the natural beauty at Attadale Gardens, then don't miss a visit to Kishorn Selfie Box, then don't miss a visit to Plockton Harbour, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of The Morar Cross. Keep things going the next day: surround yourself with nature on Plockton Seal Trips, then take in the pleasant sights at Duirinish and Drumbuie Coastal Walk, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Falls of Glomach.

To see reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Kyle of Lochalsh road trip site.

You can drive from Fort William to Kyle of Lochalsh in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to travel to Golspie.

Things to do in Kyle of Lochalsh

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
Falls of Glomach ©
Waterfall
Falls of Glomach
4.9

1
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Golspie

Golspie is a village in Sutherland, Highland, Scotland, which lies on the North Sea coast in the shadow of Ben Bhraggie . On the 7th (Mon), explore the historical opulence of Dunrobin Castle and Gardens, then enjoy the sand and surf at Brora Beach, then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Clynelish Distillery, and finally kick back and relax at Embo Beach.

To find ratings, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Golspie trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by car from Kyle of Lochalsh to Golspie takes 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in September, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to drive to Inverness.

Things to do in Golspie

Parks · Historic Sites · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
Brora Beach ©
Beach
Brora Beach
4.8
Clynelish Distillery ©
Distillery
Clynelish Distillery
4.4

3
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Inverness

Gateway to the Highlands

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: Aigas Field Centre (in Beauly) and St Ninians Church (in Drumnadrochit). The adventure continues: indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, steep yourself in history at Urquhart Castle, get interesting insight from Tours, and expand your understanding of the military at Fort George.

To find photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Inverness online sightseeing planner.

Drive from Golspie to Inverness in 1.5 hours. In September in Inverness, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 9°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Inverness

Tours · Parks · Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Distillery Tours
4.9
Urquhart Castle ©
Must see
Urquhart Castle
4.2

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