14 days in Scotland Itinerary

14 days in Scotland Itinerary

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Edinburgh
— 5 nights
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Durness
— 2 nights
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Beauly
— 1 night
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Fort William
— 2 nights
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Glencoe
— 2 nights

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Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Edinburgh: Glasgow (Glasgow Tigers Speedway & Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum). Next up on the itinerary: step into the grandiose world of Edinburgh Castle, explore the striking landscape at Arthur's Seat, steep yourself in history at The Real Mary King's Close, and don't miss a visit to The Royal Mile.

For where to stay, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Edinburgh driving holiday planner.

Toronto, Canada to Edinburgh is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time, which is usually a 5 hour difference. Traveling from Toronto in August, expect Edinburgh to be a bit cooler, temps between 21°C and 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can drive to Durness.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Tours

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Edinburgh Castle
4.4
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Walking tours
4.8
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The Royal Mile
4.5

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Durness

Durness ©
Durness is a village and civil parish in the north-west Highlands of Scotland. Start off your visit on the 21st (Fri): don't miss a visit to Cairn House Gallery, then stroll through Sango Bay, then enjoy the sand and surf at Durness Beach, and finally kick back and relax at Balnakeil Beach. Keep things going the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Oldshoremore Beach, then kick back and relax at Sandwood Bay Beach, and then Head underground at Smoo Cave.

To see reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Durness day trip planner.

You can drive from Edinburgh to Durness in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Beauly.

Things to do in Durness

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Nature

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Durness Beach
5.0
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Beach
Sango Bay
4.9

1
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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. On the 23rd (Sun), relax in the rural setting at Robertsons, look for gifts at The Old School Beauly, then contemplate the long history of Beauly Priory, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Aigas Field Centre.

To see ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Beauly tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Durness to Beauly takes 2.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Beauly can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) to allow time to drive to Fort William.

Things to do in Beauly

Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Shopping
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Farm
Robertsons
4.6
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Historic Site
Beauly Priory
4.4

2
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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 24th (Mon): take in the dramatic scenery at Steall Waterfall, take in the awesome beauty at Ben Nevis, stop by The Granite House, then pause for some photo ops at Seated Sculpture, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Nevis Range Mountain Resort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at West Highland Museum, appreciate the history behind Commando Monument, then make a trip to Neptune's Staircase, and finally make a trip to Glenfinnan Viaduct.

For where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Fort William trip planner.

Drive from Beauly to Fort William in 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Glencoe.

Things to do in Fort William

Parks · Nature · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

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Historic Site
Glenfinnan Viaduct
4.5
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Waterfall
Steall Waterfall
4.9

2
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Glencoe

Glencoe ©
Glencoe or Glencoe Village is the main settlement in Glen Coe in the Lochaber area of the Scottish Highlands. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Wed): admire the verdant scenery at Glen Coe, take an in-depth tour of Glencoe Folk Museum, trek along Glencoe Lochan, then appreciate the history behind The Glencoe Massacre Monument, and finally identify plant and animal life at Highland Titles Nature Reserve. Here are some ideas for day two: hike along West Highland Way, identify plant and animal life at Glen Etive, and then take in the awesome beauty at The Three Sisters.

To see maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Glencoe vacation planner.

Glencoe is very close to Fort William. August in Glencoe sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Glencoe

Parks · Wildlife · Trails · Outdoors

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Valley
Glen Coe
4.9
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Hiking Trail
Glencoe Lochan
4.9

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