15 days in Scotland Itinerary

15 days in Scotland Itinerary

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15 days in Scotland Itinerary

Start: Winnipeg
+2
Fly + bus + train:  14​h
1
Edinburgh
— 4 nights
Drive:  5​h
2
Durness
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Ullapool
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Inverness
— 4 nights
Fly:  14​h 30​min
End: Winnipeg

4
nights
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
For shopping fun, head to Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh or The Velvet Easel Gallery. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like National Museum of Scotland and Urbane Art Gallery. There's still lots to do: get to know the fascinating history of Edinburgh Old Town, take in the exciting artwork at Edinburgh Printmakers Workshop & Gallery, sample the fine beverages at Edinburgh Gin Distillery, and shop like a local with Dovecot Studios.

To find ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Edinburgh trip planner .

Winnipeg, Canada to Edinburgh is an approximately 14-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly. The time zone difference when traveling from Winnipeg to Edinburgh is 6 hours. In February, Edinburgh is warmer than Winnipeg - with highs of 7°C and lows of 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can drive to Durness.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums Shopping Historic Sites
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National Museum of Scotland ©
National Museum of Scotland
Royal Yacht Britannia ©
Royal Yacht Britannia
Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle

3
nights
Durness

Durness ©
Durness is a village and civil parish in the north-west Highlands of Scotland. We've included these beaches for you: Polin Beach and Sandwood Bay Beach. Head to The Jammery Culkein and Lotte Globfor plenty of shopping. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Durness: Scourie Bay (in Scourie) and Clachtoll Beach Campsite (in Clachtoll). There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Rispond Beach, explore the activities along Balnakeil Bay, and shop like a local with Wee Gallery.

To find reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read Durness trip itinerary builder website .

You can drive from Edinburgh to Durness in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. February in Durness sees daily highs of 8°C and lows of 0°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can drive to Ullapool.

Things to do in Durness

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Kinlochbervie, Scourie Bay, Clachtoll Beach Campsite, The Jammery Culkein
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Clachtoll Beach Campsite ©
Clachtoll Beach Campsite
Sandwood Bay Beach
Sandwood Bay Beach
Scourie Bay ©
Scourie Bay

2
nights
Ullapool

Ullapool ©
Ullapool is a village of around 1,500 inhabitants in Ross-shire, Scottish Highlands. On the 20th (Thu), enjoy the sand and surf at Achmelvich Beach, get answers to all your questions at The Rock Stop Coffee Shop and Exhibition, and then get a taste of the local shopping with RhueArt. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: hunt for treasures at Ullapool Market, then get engrossed in the history at Ullapool Museum, then play a few rounds at Ullapool Golf Club, and finally admire the striking features of Inchnadamph Old Parish Church Museum, Kirkton, Assynt.

Before you visit Ullapool, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can drive from Durness to Ullapool in 2 hours. In February, daily temperatures in Ullapool can reach 8°C, while at night they dip to 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can drive to Inverness.

Things to do in Ullapool

Outdoors Golf Parks

Side Trips

The Rock Stop Coffee Shop and Exhibition, Inchnadamph Old Parish Church Museum, Kirkton, Assynt, Achmelvich Beach
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Achmelvich Beach ©
Achmelvich Beach
Ullapool Museum ©
Ullapool Museum

4
nights
Inverness

Inverness ©
Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Picaresque Books and Castle Gallery. Do your shopping at All The Goodness Coffee & Bakeshop and Loch Ness Centre & Exhibition. Venture out of the city with trips to Kishorn Selfie Box (in Strathcarron), Cromarty (Gallery48 & St Regulus) and Red Point Beach (in South Erradale). The adventure continues: shop like a local with Fused and Light, view the masterpieces at Inspirations, pause for some serene contemplation at Old High Church, Inverness, and enjoy the sand and surf at Loch Morlich.

For where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read Inverness travel route builder .

Drive from Ullapool to Inverness in 1.5 hours. In February, daytime highs in Inverness are 7°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Inverness

Shopping Museums Parks

Side Trips

Cromarty, Picaresque Books, Kishorn Selfie Box, Loch Morlich, Fused and Light
Highlights from your plan
All The Goodness Coffee & Bakeshop ©
All The Goodness Coffee & Bakeshop
Red Point Beach ©
Red Point Beach
Fused and Light ©
Fused and Light

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