17 days in Scotland Itinerary

17 days in Scotland Itinerary

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17 days in Scotland Itinerary

Start: Kuwait City
Fly:  11​h 45​min
1
Edinburgh
— 4 nights
Drive:  5​h
2
Durness
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Inverness
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
St. Andrews
— 3 nights
Fly:  13​h 30​min
End: Kuwait City


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4
nights
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Dalkeith Country Estate and Jupiter Artland. Escape the urban bustle at Arthur's Seat and Calton Hill. And it doesn't end there: step into the grandiose world of Edinburgh Castle, contemplate the long history of The Real Mary King's Close, make a trip to The Royal Mile, and look for all kinds of wild species at Dalhousie Castle Falconry.

To find maps, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, use the Edinburgh day trip planning app .

Kuwait City, Kuwait to Edinburgh is an approximately 12-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Kuwait City to Edinburgh is minus 3 hours. Traveling from Kuwait City in August, expect Edinburgh to be colder, temps between 21°C and 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to drive to Inverness.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Dalhousie Castle Falconry
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Arthur's Seat ©
Arthur's Seat
Dalhousie Castle Falconry ©
Dalhousie Castle Falconry
BobCat Alpacas ©
BobCat Alpacas

2
nights
Durness

Durness ©
Durness is a village and civil parish in the north-west Highlands of Scotland. On the 7th (Wed), explore the fascinating underground world of Smoo Cave, then explore the striking landscape at Cape Wrath, and then kick back and relax at Balnakeil Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Sango Bay, then kick back and relax at Durness Beach, then take in the exciting artwork at Balnakeil Craft Village, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Mudness Ceramics.

For maps, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Durness online trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by car from Edinburgh to Durness takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. August in Durness sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can drive to Inverness.

Things to do in Durness

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Balnakeil Beach ©
Balnakeil Beach
Durness Beach ©
Durness Beach
Sango Bay ©
Sango Bay

5
nights
Inverness

Inverness ©
Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Shop till you drop at Seaweed n Stuff and Grantown Antiques and Collectables. Take a break from the city and head to RZSS Highland Wildlife Park and Loch Morlich. Explore Inverness' surroundings by going to Dornoch Beach (in Dornoch), Loch Garten Nature Reserve (in Boat of Garten) and Nairn Beach (in Nairn). And it doesn't end there: browse the fresh offerings at Ferintosh Community Market, witness the site of a historic battle at Culloden Battlefield, take in the exciting artwork at Inspirations, and look for all kinds of wild species at Cairngorm Reindeer Centre.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Inverness trip simple and quick.

You can drive from Durness to Inverness in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can drive to St. Andrews.

Things to do in Inverness

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Aviemore, Dornoch Beach, Culloden Battlefield, Nairn Beach, Grantown Antiques and Collectables
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RZSS Highland Wildlife Park ©
RZSS Highland Wildlife Park
Cairngorm Reindeer Centre ©
Cairngorm Reindeer Centre
Loch Garten Nature Reserve ©
Loch Garten Nature Reserve

3
nights
St. Andrews

St. Andrews ©
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at St Andrews Golf Company and Fraser Gallery St Andrews. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Elie Beach and St Andrews West Sands Beach. Step out of St. Andrews to go to North Berwick and see Scottish Seabird Centre, which is approximately 52 minutes away.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read St. Andrews trip itinerary maker app .

You can drive from Inverness to St. Andrews in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in August, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in St. Andrews

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Elie, Scottish Seabird Centre, The Scottish Deer Centre, The Pop In
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Elie Beach ©
Elie Beach
St Andrews Links ©
St Andrews Links
St Andrews West Sands Beach ©
St Andrews West Sands Beach

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