11 days in Scotland Itinerary

11 days in Scotland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Edinburgh
— 2 nights
2
Glasgow
— Few hours
3
Isle of Skye
— Few hours
4
Drumnadrochit
— 2 nights
5
Culloden Moor
— Few hours
6
Pitlochry
— 2 nights
7
Stonehaven
— Few hours
8
Edinburgh
— 2 nights

2
nights
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Here are some ideas for day two: get a new perspective on nature at National Museum of Scotland, stop by Eddie's Seafood Market, thenstop by Kinloch Anderson, and finally explore the wide array of goods at Jenners.

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Washington DC, USA to Edinburgh is an approximately 12-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time, which is usually a 5 hour difference. Traveling from Washington DC in October, expect Edinburgh to be little chillier, temps between °F and °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Glasgow.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums Shopping Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
National Museum of Scotland ©
National Museum of Scotland
Palace of Holyroodhouse ©
Palace of Holyroodhouse
Eddie's Seafood Market ©
Eddie's Seafood Market

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Glasgow

Glasgow ©
Scotland’s largest city, Glasgow is known for its cultural heritage and the friendliness of its people.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Mon): admire the masterpieces at Sharmanka Kinetic Theatre.

For where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Glasgow trip itinerary site.

Getting from Edinburgh to Glasgow by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. October in Glasgow sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can drive to Isle of Skye.

Things to do in Glasgow

Nightlife Shopping Museums
Highlights from your plan
Sharmanka Kinetic Theatre ©
Sharmanka Kinetic Theatre

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hours
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.
For other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Isle of Skye trip itinerary planning website.

Getting from Glasgow to Isle of Skye by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. On the 16th (Tue), you're off to Drumnadrochit.

Things to do in Isle of Skye

Outdoors Tours Parks

2
nights
Drumnadrochit

Drumnadrochit ©
Drumnadrochit is a village in the Highland local government council area of Scotland, lying on the west shore of Loch Ness, at the foot of Glen Urquhart.HistoryThe settlement grew up around a bridge over the River Enrick and the name Drumnadrochit derives from the Scottish Gaelic 'druim na drochaid' meaning the 'Ridge of the Bridge'. Eilean Donan Castle has been added to your itinerary. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Wed): explore the historical opulence of Eilean Donan Castle, thenstop by Loch Ness Centre & Exhibition, thenstep into the grandiose world of Urquhart Castle, and finally steep yourself in history at Beauly Priory.

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Getting from Isle of Skye to Drumnadrochit by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Drumnadrochit when traveling from Isle of Skye in October, with lows around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Culloden Moor.

Things to do in Drumnadrochit

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trips

Beauly Priory, Eilean Donan Castle
Highlights from your plan
Eilean Donan Castle ©
Eilean Donan Castle
Loch Ness Centre & Exhibition ©
Loch Ness Centre & Exhibition
Urquhart Castle ©
Urquhart Castle

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hours
Culloden Moor

Culloden Moor ©
Start off your visit on the 18th (Thu): delve into the distant past at Clava Cairns, don't miss a visit to Culloden Battlefield, and then steep yourself in history at Fort George.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Culloden Moor driving holiday planning app.

You can drive from Drumnadrochit to Culloden Moor in an hour. Other options are to take a bus; or take a bus. In October in Culloden Moor, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Thu) to allow time for the car ride to Pitlochry.

Things to do in Culloden Moor

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Fort George, Clava Cairns
Highlights from your plan
Culloden Battlefield ©
Culloden Battlefield
Fort George
Fort George
Clava Cairns ©
Clava Cairns

2
nights
Pitlochry

Pitlochry ©
Pitlochry is a burgh in the county of Perthshire in Scotland, lying on the River Tummel. The Enchanted Forest has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Thu): contemplate the long history of Ossian's Hall. Here are some ideas for day two: add some entertainment to your itinerary with The Enchanted Forest, look for gifts at Iain Burnett The Highland Chocolatier, thenstep into the grandiose world of Castle Menzies, and finally hike along The Birks of Aberfeldy.

To see where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Pitlochry attractions planning tool.

Traveling by car from Culloden Moor to Pitlochry takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. On the 20th (Sat), you'll travel to Stonehaven.

Things to do in Pitlochry

Historic Sites Nightlife Shopping

Side Trips

Aberfeldy, Ossian's Hall
Highlights from your plan
Castle Menzies ©
Castle Menzies
The Birks of Aberfeldy ©
The Birks of Aberfeldy
The Enchanted Forest ©
The Enchanted Forest

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hours
Stonehaven

Stonehaven
Stonehaven is a town in Aberdeenshire, Scotland. Plan my trip to Stonehaven with suggested itineraries provided by Inspirock.

Drive from Pitlochry to Stonehaven in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. You'll set off for Edinburgh on the 20th (Sat).

Things to do in Stonehaven

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites

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nights
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
Visit Rosslyn Chapel and Edinburgh Old Town for their historical value. Appreciate the collections at Royal Yacht Britannia and Urbane Art Gallery. Step out of Edinburgh with an excursion to The Found Gallery in Dunbar--about 44 minutes away. Enjoy Edinburgh some more: look for gifts at Royal Mile Whiskies.

To see traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Edinburgh holiday website.

Getting from Stonehaven to Edinburgh by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Shopping Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

The Found Gallery, Rosslyn Chapel
Highlights from your plan
Rosslyn Chapel ©
Rosslyn Chapel
Royal Yacht Britannia ©
Royal Yacht Britannia
Edinburgh Old Town ©
Edinburgh Old Town

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