13 days in Scotland Itinerary

13 days in Scotland Itinerary

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Glasgow
— 2 nights
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Fort William
— 2 nights
3
Inverness
— 3 nights
4
Durness
— 1 night
5
Edinburgh
— 4 nights

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2
nights
Glasgow

Glasgow ©
Scotland’s largest city, Glasgow is known for its cultural heritage and the friendliness of its people.
Step out of Glasgow with an excursion to Blackstone Clydesdales & Dig-a-Day Experience in Cumnock--about 58 minutes away. There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, pause for some photo ops at The Paisley Cenotaph, look for all kinds of wild species at Strathblane Falconry, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Glasgow Cathedral.

Make your Glasgow itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

London to Glasgow is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from London in August, with highs in Glasgow at 20°C and lows at 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can drive to Fort William.

Things to do in Glasgow

Museums · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Strathblane Falconry, Blackstone Clydesdales & Dig-a-Day Experience, The Paisley Cenotaph
Highlights from your plan
Strathblane Falconry ©
Strathblane Falconry
Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum ©
Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum
The Riverside Museum of Transport and Travel ©

2
nights
Fort William

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. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Wed): head outdoors with Vertical Fever - Day Adventures, then look for all kinds of wild species at Highland Titles Nature Reserve, then appreciate the views at Glen Coe, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Loch Linnhe Picnic Area. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Thu): make a trip to Glenfinnan Viaduct, then take in the awesome beauty at Nevis Range Mountain Resort, then admire the sheer force of Steall Waterfall, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Ben Nevis.

For more things to do, reviews, maps, and tourist information, go to the Fort William journey planner.

Getting from Glasgow to Fort William by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can drive to Inverness.

Things to do in Fort William

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Loch Linnhe Picnic Area, Glenfinnan Viaduct, Highland Titles Nature Reserve, Glen Coe
Highlights from your plan
Highland Titles Nature Reserve ©
Highland Titles Nature Reserve
Glen Coe ©
Glen Coe
Glenfinnan Viaduct ©
Glenfinnan Viaduct

3
nights
Inverness

Inverness ©
Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Change things up with these side-trips from Inverness: Aigas Field Centre (in Beauly), St Ninians Church (in Drumnadrochit) and Landmark Forest Adventure Park (in Carrbridge). There's much more to do: explore the activities along Loch Ness, gain some tasty knowledge on a distillery tour, witness the site of a historic battle at Culloden Battlefield, and take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Inverness trip builder site.

You can drive from Fort William to Inverness in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in August, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to drive to Durness.

Things to do in Inverness

Theme Parks · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Landmark Forest Adventure Park, Loch Ness, Aigas Field Centre, Culloden Battlefield, St Ninians Church
Highlights from your plan
Aigas Field Centre ©
Aigas Field Centre
Landmark Forest Adventure Park ©
Landmark Forest Adventure Park
Loch Ness ©
Loch Ness

1
night
Durness

Durness ©
Durness is a village and civil parish in the north-west Highlands of Scotland. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Mon): stroll through Balnakeil Beach, kick back and relax at Sango Bay, then enjoy the sand and surf at Durness Beach, and finally don't miss a visit to Cairn House Gallery.

For where to stay, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Durness online travel planner.

Traveling by car from Inverness to Durness takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to drive to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Durness

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Durness Beach ©
Durness Beach
Sango Bay ©
Sango Bay
Balnakeil Beach ©
Balnakeil Beach

4
nights
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Edinburgh is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step into the grandiose world of Edinburgh Castle, learn more about the world around you at National Museum of Scotland, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and steep yourself in history at Palace of Holyroodhouse.

To find reviews, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Edinburgh road trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Durness to Edinburgh takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
Walking tours
The Royal Mile ©
The Royal Mile

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