11 days in Scotland Itinerary

11 days in Scotland Itinerary

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Onich
— 2 nights
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Arisaig
— 1 night
3
Gairloch
— 1 night
4
Ullapool
— 1 night
5
Altnaharra
— 1 night
6
Thurso
— 2 nights
7
Brora
— 1 day
8
Beauly
— Few hours
9
Nethy Bridge
— 1 night
10
Pitlochry
— 1 night

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Onich

Onich ©
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Tue): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mamores.

To find photos, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Onich day trip website.

Dunbar to Onich is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. You can also drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to travel to Arisaig.

Things to do in Onich

Nature · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

North Ballachulish, Mamores
Highlights from your plan
Loch Linnhe ©
Loch Linnhe
Inchree Waterfalls ©
Inchree Waterfalls

1
night
Arisaig

Arisaig ©
Arisaig is a village in Lochaber, Inverness-shire, on the west coast of the Scottish Highlands, within the Rough Bounds. Start off your visit on the 10th (Thu): examine the collection at Land Sea and Islands Centre, get up close to creatures of the deep with Western Isles Cruises, stop by Haggard Alley, then kick back and relax at Morar Beach, and finally stroll through Camusdarach Beach.

For where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read our Arisaig trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by car from Onich to Arisaig takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In September, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can drive to Gairloch.

Things to do in Arisaig

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trip

Mallaig
Highlights from your plan
Camusdarach Beach ©
Camusdarach Beach
Land Sea and Islands Centre ©
Land Sea and Islands Centre
Western Isles Cruises ©
Western Isles Cruises

1
night
Gairloch

Gairloch is a village, civil parish and community on the shores of Loch Gairloch in Wester Ross, in the North-West Highlands of Scotland. On the 11th (Fri), get engrossed in the history at Gairloch Museum, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and then look for gifts at Treasure Chest.

For more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Gairloch trip planner.

You can drive from Arisaig to Gairloch in 3.5 hours. September in Gairloch sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 10°C at night. You'll set off for Ullapool on the 12th (Sat).

Things to do in Gairloch

Outdoors · Tours · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Boat Tours & Water Sports
Gairloch Museum ©
Gairloch Museum
Treasure Chest ©
Treasure Chest

1
night
Ullapool

Ullapool ©
Ullapool is a village of around 1,500 inhabitants in Ross-shire, Scottish Highlands. Start off your visit on the 12th (Sat): take in breathtaking views at Corrieshalloch Gorge, take in the exciting artwork at RhueArt, and then identify plant and animal life at Knockan Crag National Nature Reserve.

For reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Ullapool trip planner.

Traveling by car from Gairloch to Ullapool takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in September, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Altnaharra.

Things to do in Ullapool

Parks · Nature · Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Corrieshalloch Gorge ©
Corrieshalloch Gorge
Knockan Crag National Nature Reserve
Knockan Crag National Nature Reserve

1
night
Altnaharra

Altnaharra ©
Altnaharra is a small hamlet in Sutherland in the Highland region of northern Scotland. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sun): delve into the distant past at Dun Dornaigil Broch.

To see other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Altnaharra trip planner.

Traveling by car from Ullapool to Altnaharra takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In September, daytime highs in Altnaharra are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. On the 14th (Mon), you're off to Thurso.

Things to do in Altnaharra

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Dun Dornaigil Broch ©
Dun Dornaigil Broch

2
nights
Thurso

Thurso ©
Thurso is a town and former burgh on the north coast of the Highland council area of Scotland.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Mon): get great views at Dunnet Head, then sample the fine beverages at Dunnet Bay Distillery, and then take an in-depth tour of Wick Heritage Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Canisbay Parish Church, step into the grandiose world of Queen Elizabeth Castle of Mey Trust, get great views at Duncansby Head, then relax in the rural setting at Puffin Croft Petting Farm & Farm Shop, and finally enjoy the sea views from Dunnet Head Lighthouse.

For traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Thurso road trip planning site.

You can drive from Altnaharra to Thurso in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in September, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Brora.

Things to do in Thurso

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Dunnet, John O'Groats, Wick Heritage Museum, Canisbay Parish Church
Highlights from your plan
Wick Heritage Museum ©
Wick Heritage Museum
Queen Elizabeth Castle of Mey Trust ©
Queen Elizabeth Castle of Mey Trust
Dunnet Head ©
Dunnet Head

1
day
Brora

Brora ©
Brora is a village in the east of Sutherland, in the Highland area of Scotland.Origin of the nameThe name Brora is derived from ancient Norse, meaning 'river with a bridge.'HistoryA small industrial village having at one time a coal pit, boat building, salt pans, fish curing, lemonade factory, the new Clynelish Distillery (as well as the old Clynelish distillery which is now called the Brora distillery ), wool mill, bricks and a stone quarry. Start off your visit on the 16th (Wed): take a pleasant ride with Star Stables, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Clynelish Distillery, then play a few rounds at Brora Golf Club, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Brora Beach.

You can plan Brora trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

Drive from Thurso to Brora in 1.5 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Brora can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to travel to Beauly.

Things to do in Brora

Outdoors · Parks · Golf
Highlights from your plan
Brora Beach ©
Brora Beach
Brora Golf Club ©
Brora Golf Club
Clynelish Distillery ©
Clynelish Distillery

few
hours
Beauly

Beauly
Beauly is a town in the Kilmorack Parish of the Scottish County of Inverness, on the River Beauly, 10mi west of Inverness by the Far North railway line. To see ratings, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Beauly road trip planning site.

Drive from Brora to Beauly in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. September in Beauly sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 9°C at night. You'll set off for Nethy Bridge on the 16th (Wed).

Things to do in Beauly

Shopping · Museums · Parks

1
night
Nethy Bridge

Nethy Bridge ©
Nethy Bridge is a small village in Strathspey in the Highland council area of Scotland. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Thu): look for all kinds of wild species at Abernethy National Nature Reserve, get advice or help at Tomintoul and Glenlivet Discovery Centre, then look for gifts at The Whisky Castle, and finally take a memorable tour with Tomintoul Riding Centre- Day Tours.

To find where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Nethy Bridge road trip site.

You can drive from Beauly to Nethy Bridge in an hour. Another option is to drive. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in September, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Pitlochry.

Things to do in Nethy Bridge

Wildlife · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trip

Tomintoul
Highlights from your plan
Abernethy National Nature Reserve ©
Abernethy National Nature Reserve
Tomintoul and Glenlivet Discovery Centre ©
Tomintoul and Glenlivet Discovery Centre
The Whisky Castle ©
The Whisky Castle

1
night
Pitlochry

Pitlochry ©
Pitlochry is a burgh in the county of Perthshire in Scotland, lying on the River Tummel. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Fri): stop by Queen's View Visitor Centre and then admire the engineering at Pitlochry Dam Power Station And Fish Ladder.

To see ratings, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Pitlochry route planner.

Traveling by car from Nethy Bridge to Pitlochry takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Pitlochry

Parks
Highlights from your plan
Pitlochry Dam Power Station And Fish Ladder ©
Queen's View Visitor Centre ©
Queen's View Visitor Centre

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