15 days in Scotland Itinerary

15 days in Scotland Itinerary

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Edinburgh
— 3 nights
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Inverness
— 2 nights
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Wick
— 2 nights
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Durness
— 2 nights
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Gairloch
— 2 nights
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Fort William
— 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.
Edinburgh is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, take in panoramic vistas at Camera Obscura and World of Illusions, and wander the streets of Edinburgh Old Town.

To see where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Edinburgh road trip tool.

Toronto, Canada to Edinburgh is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You'll lose 5 hours traveling from Toronto to Edinburgh due to the time zone difference. In July, Edinburgh is little chillier than Toronto - with highs of 22°C and lows of 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to drive to Inverness.

Things to do in Edinburgh

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

2
nights
Inverness

Gateway to the Highlands

Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
On the 17th (Fri), indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink and then enjoy the sand and surf at Loch Morlich. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Sat): get interesting insight from Tours, look for all kinds of wild species at Aigas Field Centre, then go for a walk through St Ninians Church, and finally admire the sheer force of Invermoriston Falls.

For more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read Inverness online road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Edinburgh to Inverness takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in July, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to travel to Wick.

Things to do in Inverness

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Distillery Tours
Aigas Field Centre ©
Aigas Field Centre
Loch Morlich ©
Loch Morlich

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Wick

Wick ©
Stretching along both sides of the bay and divided by the eponymous river, Wick remains a good base for exploring the rugged northern coast of the Scottish mainland.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sun): step into the grandiose world of Castle Sinclair Girnigoe, get engrossed in the history at Wick Heritage Museum, then step aboard Caithness Seacoast Ltd, and finally learn more about the world around you at Seadrift Visitor Centre. On the 20th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Helmsdale Beach, get engrossed in the history at Clan Gunn Museum, then explore the historical opulence of Queen Elizabeth Castle of Mey Trust, and finally experience rural life at Puffin Croft Petting Farm & Farm Shop.

To see other places to visit, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read our Wick tour builder tool.

Traveling by car from Inverness to Wick takes 2.5 hours. Traveling from Inverness in July, expect nights in Wick to be about the same, around 11°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Durness.

Things to do in Wick

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Wick Heritage Museum ©
Wick Heritage Museum
Caithness Seacoast Ltd ©
Caithness Seacoast Ltd
Castle Sinclair Girnigoe ©
Castle Sinclair Girnigoe

2
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Durness

Durness ©
Durness is a village and civil parish in the north-west Highlands of Scotland. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Tue): head off the coast to Handa Island Wildlife Reserve and then enjoy the sand and surf at Sango Bay. On the next day, kick back and relax at Durness Beach, then kick back and relax at Balnakeil Beach, and then stroll through Sandwood Bay Beach.

To find where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read Durness trip itinerary builder tool.

Drive from Wick to Durness in 2.5 hours. In July, daytime highs in Durness are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can drive to Gairloch.

Things to do in Durness

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Durness Beach ©
Durness Beach
Balnakeil Beach ©
Balnakeil Beach
Sango Bay ©
Sango Bay

2
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Gairloch

Gairloch is a village, civil parish and community on the shores of Loch Gairloch in Wester Ross, in the North-West Highlands of Scotland. On the 23rd (Thu), stroll through Red Point Beach, then identify plant and animal life at Shieldaig Falconry, then get interesting insight from Tours, and finally get engrossed in the history at Gairloch Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get outside with Walking and Wildlife Adventures, brush up on your military savvy at Russian Arctic Convoy Project, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Loch Maree.

To see photos, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read Gairloch trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Durness to Gairloch takes 3 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to drive to Fort William.

Things to do in Gairloch

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Boat Tours & Water Sports
Gairloch Museum ©
Gairloch Museum
Loch Maree ©
Loch Maree

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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. Start off your visit on the 25th (Sat): appreciate the views at Glen Coe, then identify plant and animal life at Highland Titles Nature Reserve, then have fun at Crombie Clay Shooting, and finally brush up on your military savvy at The Commando Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: get outside with Vertical Fever - Day Adventures and then take in the dramatic scenery at Steall Waterfall.

To see photos, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Fort William road trip planner.

Getting from Gairloch to Fort William by car takes about 3 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Fort William

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Fun & Games

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Highland Titles Nature Reserve ©
Highland Titles Nature Reserve
Glen Coe ©
Glen Coe
Steall Waterfall ©
Steall Waterfall

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