12 days in Scotland Itinerary

12 days in Scotland Itinerary

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Fly
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Stirling
— 1 night
Drive
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Luss
— 2 nights
Drive
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Fort William
— 2 nights
Drive
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Mallaig
— 1 night
Unknown
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Isle of Skye
— 2 nights
Drive
6
Aviemore
— 2 nights
Drive
7
Pitlochry
— 1 night
Drive
8
Edinburgh
— Few hours
Fly

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Stirling

Stirling is a city in central Scotland. Your day by day itinerary now includes Three Lochs Forest Drive. Start off your visit on the 7th (Mon): pause for some photo ops at National Wallace Monument, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Blair Drummond Safari and Adventure Park, and then step into the grandiose world of Doune Castle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: step into the grandiose world of Stirling Castle, trek along Bracklinn Falls Bridge and Callander Crags, and then delve into the lush surroundings at Three Lochs Forest Drive.

To see more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Stirling trip planner.

London to Stirling is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. While traveling from London, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Stirling, ranging from highs of 19°C to lows of 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Luss.

Things to do in Stirling

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip

2
nights
Luss

Luss is a village in Argyll & Bute, Scotland, on the west bank of Loch Lomond. Start off your visit on the 8th (Tue): take in the waterfront at Luss Pier. On the next day, get outside with Conic Hill, then whizz through the canopy at Go Ape, then admire the sheer force of Falls of Dochart, and finally don't miss a visit to Killin Railway Viaduct.

To see more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Luss route builder app.

Getting from Stirling to Luss by car takes about an hour. Other options: drive. In September, daily temperatures in Luss can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can go by car to Fort William.

Things to do in Luss

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Parks · Adventure

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
Conic Hill ©
Outdoor Activity
Conic Hill
4.8
Go Ape ©
Zipline
Go Ape
4.8

2
nights
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. Start off your visit on the 11th (Fri): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Ben Nevis, then see the interesting displays at West Highland Museum, and then pause for some photo ops at Peace Memorial. Here are some ideas for day two: appreciate the views at Glen Coe, get engrossed in the history at Glencoe Folk Museum, take in the dramatic scenery at Steall Waterfall, identify plant and animal life at Highland Titles Nature Reserve, then contemplate the waterfront views at Loch Shiel, and finally don't miss a visit to Glenfinnan Viaduct.

To see ratings, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Fort William day trip planner.

You can drive from Luss to Fort William in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can go by car to Mallaig.

Things to do in Fort William

Parks · Nature · Museums · Wildlife

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
Glen Coe ©
Valley
Glen Coe
4.9
Glenfinnan Viaduct ©
Historic Site
Glenfinnan Viaduct
4.5

1
night
Mallaig

Mallaig ; is a port in Lochaber, on the west coast of the Highlands of Scotland. To see traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Mallaig online trip maker.

Traveling by car from Fort William to Mallaig takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. September in Mallaig sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 11°C at night. On the 13th (Sun), you'll travel to Isle of Skye.

Things to do in Mallaig

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks

2
nights
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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Camasunary Bay, Portree Harbour, Fairy Glen, and other attractions you added. Eilean Donan Castle and Dunvegan Castle & Gardens will appeal to history buffs. Get in touch with nature at Plockton Seal Trips and The Quiraing. There's more to do: take an in-depth tour of Skye Museum of Island Life and take in the dramatic natural features at The Old Man of Storr.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Isle of Skye trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by journey from Mallaig to Isle of Skye takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In September in Isle of Skye, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Aviemore.

Things to do in Isle of Skye

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
The Quiraing ©
Geologic Formation
The Quiraing
4.8
Neist Point ©
Geologic Formation
Neist Point
4.6

2
nights
Aviemore

Aviemore is a town and tourist resort, situated within the Cairngorms National Park in the Highlands of Scotland. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Wed): stroll around RZSS Highland Wildlife Park, see the interesting displays at Highland Folk Museum, look for all kinds of wild species at Cairngorm Reindeer Centre, then stroll through Loch Morlich, and finally contemplate the long history of The Old Packhorse Bridge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Thu): take a peaceful walk through Anagach Woods and then explore the historical opulence of Ballindalloch Castle and Gardens.

To see reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read Aviemore road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Isle of Skye to Aviemore takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In September in Aviemore, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Thu) to allow time for the car ride to Pitlochry.

Things to do in Aviemore

Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites · Beaches

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
Loch Morlich ©
Beach
Loch Morlich
4.8

1
night
Pitlochry

Pitlochry is a burgh in the county of Perthshire in Scotland, lying on the River Tummel. On the 18th (Fri), relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour and then take in nature's colorful creations at Blair Castle and Hercules Gardens.

To find where to stay, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read our Pitlochry trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Aviemore to Pitlochry in 1.5 hours. Another option is to drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Pitlochry

Outdoors · Adventure · Tours · Parks

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
©
River Rafting / Tubing
River Rafting & Tubing
4.8

few
hours
Edinburgh

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
To find traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Edinburgh trip builder.

Traveling by car from Pitlochry to Edinburgh takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 9°C. On the 18th (Fri), you're off to home.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Nightlife · Tours · Outdoors · Parks

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