13 days in Scotland Itinerary

13 days in Scotland Itinerary

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13 days in Scotland Itinerary

Start: High Wycombe
Bus + Fly:  9​h 30​min
1
Edinburgh
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Glencoe
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
3
Isle of Skye
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
Inverness
— 1 night
Train:  1​h 30​min
5
Pitlochry
— 1 night
+2
Train + Tram + Fly:  5​h 45​min
End: High Wycombe

4
nights
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
On the 25th (Mon), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Greyfriars Kirk.

To see ratings, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Edinburgh journey planner.

You can drive from Pitlochry to Edinburgh in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 9°C in March, and nighttime lows around 1°C. On the 27th (Wed), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Nature Parks
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Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
Greyfriars Kirk ©
Greyfriars Kirk
Edinburgh Old Town ©
Edinburgh Old Town

2
nights
Glencoe

Glencoe ©
On the 18th (Mon), appreciate the views at Glencoe, take in the dramatic natural features at Buachaille Etive Mor, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Glen Etive. Keep things going the next day: explore the ancient world of Castle Tioram, then explore the activities along Loch Shiel, then view the masterpieces at The Lighthouse - Appin Craft Shop, and finally identify plant and animal life at Highland Titles Nature Reserve.

To find other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Glencoe route planner .

Drive from Stirling to Glencoe in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Glencoe can reach 11°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can go by car to Isle of Skye.

Things to do in Glencoe

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trips

Highland Titles Nature Reserve, Castle Tioram, Loch Shiel, The Lighthouse - Appin Craft Shop
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Highland Titles Nature Reserve ©
Highland Titles Nature Reserve
Glen Etive ©
Glen Etive
Castle Tioram ©
Castle Tioram

3
nights
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.
Get in touch with nature at Talisker Beach and Loch Coruisk. Your inner history buff will appreciate Dunscaith Castle and Dun Beag Broch. The adventure continues: get outside with Skye Adventure and take in the dramatic scenery at Lealt Falls.

Plan a Isle of Skye trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

Drive from Glencoe to Isle of Skye in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. March in Isle of Skye sees daily highs of 10°C and lows of 3°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to go by car to Inverness.

Things to do in Isle of Skye

Parks Outdoors Nature
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Talisker Beach ©
Talisker Beach
Dunscaith Castle ©
Dunscaith Castle
Loch Coruisk ©
Loch Coruisk

1
night
Inverness

Inverness ©
Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
On the 23rd (Sat), step into the grandiose world of Fort George and then step into the grandiose world of Inverness Castle Viewpoint. On your second day here, identify plant and animal life at Cairngorm Reindeer Centre and then look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas.

To find where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Inverness road trip planner .

You can drive from Isle of Skye to Inverness in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of taxi and train. Traveling from Isle of Skye in March, expect a bit cooler with lows of 0°C in Inverness. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to take a train to Pitlochry.

Things to do in Inverness

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Cairngorm Reindeer Centre
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Cairngorm Reindeer Centre ©
Cairngorm Reindeer Centre
Fort George
Fort George

1
night
Pitlochry

Pitlochry
Pitlochry is a burgh in the county of Perthshire in Scotland, lying on the River Tummel. To find maps, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Pitlochry online trip itinerary maker .

Getting from Inverness to Pitlochry by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. You'll set off for Edinburgh on the 25th (Mon).

Things to do in Pitlochry

Outdoors Parks Tours

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