11 days in Edinburgh & Stirling Itinerary

11 days in Edinburgh & Stirling Itinerary

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1
Edinburgh
— 7 nights
2
Stirling
— 3 nights

7
nights
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Get out of town with these interesting Edinburgh side-trips: Glasgow (Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum & The Riverside Museum of Transport and Travel). There's lots more to do: explore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle, take in the dramatic natural features at Arthur's Seat, examine the collection at Royal Yacht Britannia, and take a stroll through Edinburgh Old Town.

For other places to visit, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read our Edinburgh trip planner.

London to Edinburgh is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. In August, Edinburgh is little chillier than London - with highs of 21°C and lows of 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Stirling.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Glasgow, Dalhousie Castle Falconry
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Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
Walking tours
The Royal Mile ©
The Royal Mile

3
nights
Stirling

Stirling ©
Stirling is a city in central Scotland. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Stirling: Kenmore (The Scottish Crannog Centre & Loch Tay Safaris), The Naked Sheep (in Dunkeld) and Highland Fling Bungee (in Killiecrankie). There's much more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Strathblane Falconry, learn about winemaking at Cairn O'Mohr Fruit Wines, step into the grandiose world of Stirling Castle, and admire the striking features of Great Hall.

For where to stay, maps, photos, and tourist information, go to the Stirling day trip site.

You can drive from Edinburgh to Stirling in an hour. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. August in Stirling sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Stirling

Outdoors · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Kenmore, The Naked Sheep, Highland Fling Bungee, Cairn O'Mohr Fruit Wines, Strathblane Falconry
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Strathblane Falconry ©
Strathblane Falconry
Cairn O'Mohr Fruit Wines ©
Cairn O'Mohr Fruit Wines
Stirling Castle
Stirling Castle

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