15 days in Scotland Itinerary

15 days in Scotland Itinerary

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Glasgow
— 2 nights
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Glencoe
— 2 nights
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Arisaig
— 2 nights
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Inverness
— 3 nights
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Durness
— 2 nights
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Edinburgh
— 3 nights

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Glasgow

Glasgow ©

Scotland's Style Capital

Scotland’s largest city, Glasgow is known for its cultural heritage and the friendliness of its people.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Tue): see the interesting displays at The Riverside Museum of Transport and Travel, explore the world behind art at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, and then browse the eclectic array of goods at Barras Weekend Market. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Wed): make a trip to Buchanan Street, identify plant and animal life at Strathblane Falconry, then admire the sheer force of Loup of Fintry, then step into the grandiose world of Stirling Castle, and finally stop by Spirit of Callander.

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London to Glasgow is an approximately 7-hour car ride. You can also fly; or take a train; or drive. Traveling from London in August, expect Glasgow to be a bit cooler, temps between 20°C and 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Glencoe.

Things to do in Glasgow

Museums · Shopping · Parks · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

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Strathblane Falconry ©
Strathblane Falconry
Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum ©
Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum
The Riverside Museum of Transport and Travel ©

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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. On the 13th (Thu), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at The Three Sisters, fly down the slopes at Glencoe Mountain, then trek along Lost Valley Trail, and finally admire the verdant scenery at Glen Coe. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: trek along Glencoe Lochan, then take an in-depth tour of Glencoe Folk Museum, then tee off at The Dragons Tooth Golf Course, and finally identify plant and animal life at Highland Titles Nature Reserve.

For traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Glencoe day trip planning app.

You can drive from Glasgow to Glencoe in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Glencoe are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can go by car to Arisaig.

Things to do in Glencoe

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Wildlife

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Highland Titles Nature Reserve ©
Highland Titles Nature Reserve
Glen Coe ©
Glen Coe
Glencoe Lochan ©
Glencoe Lochan

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Arisaig

Arisaig ©
Arisaig is a village in Lochaber, Inverness-shire, on the west coast of the Scottish Highlands, within the Rough Bounds. Start off your visit on the 15th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Glenfinnan Monument, then trek along Glenfinnan Viaduct Trail, then make a trip to Glenfinnan Viaduct, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Glenfinnan Church. On the 16th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: kick back and relax at Camusdarach Beach, stroll through Morar Beach, examine the collection at Land Sea and Islands Centre, then get engrossed in the history at Mallaig Heritage Centre, and finally stop by Haggard Alley.

To see ratings, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Arisaig day trip planning website.

Getting from Glencoe to Arisaig by car takes about 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in August, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to travel to Inverness.

Things to do in Arisaig

Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Camusdarach Beach ©
Camusdarach Beach
Glenfinnan Viaduct ©
Glenfinnan Viaduct
Morar Beach ©
Morar Beach

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Inverness

Inverness ©

Gateway to the Highlands

Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Get outdoors at Loch Ness and River Ness. Museum-lovers will get to explore Loch Ness Centre & Exhibition and Inverness Museum and Art Gallery. There's still lots to do: stroll through Cawdor Castle, examine the collection at The Highlanders' Museum (Queen's Own Highlanders Collection), step into the grandiose world of Urquhart Castle, and let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour.

To see ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Inverness tour planner.

Getting from Arisaig to Inverness by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive. In August in Inverness, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 10°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can go by car to Durness.

Things to do in Inverness

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Nature

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Urquhart Castle ©
Urquhart Castle
Culloden Battlefield ©
Culloden Battlefield
Cawdor Castle ©
Cawdor Castle

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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 20th (Thu): kick back and relax at Rispond Beach, explore the galleries of Lotte Glob, then kick back and relax at Sango Bay, and finally kick back and relax at Durness Beach. On the 21st (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the exciting artwork at Balnakeil Craft Village, take in the exciting artwork at Mudness Ceramics, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Balnakeil Beach, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Balnakeil Bay.

To find out how to plan a trip to Durness, use our trip itinerary maker.

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. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can drive to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Durness

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

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Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): see the interesting displays at Royal Yacht Britannia, take in the exciting artwork at Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh, and then step into the grandiose world of Edinburgh Castle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun): learn more about the world around you at National Museum of Scotland, then take in the dramatic natural features at Arthur's Seat, then browse the exhibits of The Red Door Gallery, and finally wander the streets of Edinburgh Old Town.

To see reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Edinburgh online attractions planner.

You can drive from Durness to Edinburgh in 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. You will leave for home on the 24th (Mon).

Things to do in Edinburgh

Highlights from your plan
Royal Yacht Britannia ©
Royal Yacht Britannia
Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
National Museum of Scotland ©
National Museum of Scotland

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