17 days in Scottish Highlands, Northern Ireland & Liverpool Itinerary

17 days in Scottish Highlands, Northern Ireland & Liverpool Itinerary

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Inverness
— 3 nights
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Fort William
— 2 nights
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Kyle of Lochalsh
— 1 night
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Applecross
— 1 night
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Bushmills
— 1 night
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Belfast
— 3 nights
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Liverpool
— 5 nights

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Inverness

Gateway to the Highlands

Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Get out of town with these interesting Inverness side-trips: Aviemore (Loch an Eilein & Quad Bike Treks Aviemore) and RZSS Highland Wildlife Park (in Kingussie). And it doesn't end there: gain some tasty knowledge on a distillery tour, examine the collection at Loch Ness Centre & Exhibition, explore the ancient world of Clava Cairns, and get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find maps, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read Inverness trip planning app.

Green Bay, USA to Inverness is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. Traveling from Green Bay to Inverness, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. In April, daytime highs in Inverness are 52°F, while nighttime lows are 36°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to go by car to Fort William.

Things to do in Inverness

Tours · Parks · Nature · Breweries & Distilleries

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Distillery Tours
Culloden Battlefield ©
Culloden Battlefield
RZSS Highland Wildlife Park ©
RZSS Highland Wildlife Park

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. On the 24th (Sun), learn about all things military at The Commando Museum, then take in the awesome beauty at Nevis Range Mountain Resort, then admire the sheer force of Steall Waterfall, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Ben Nevis. Here are some ideas for day two: add some adventure to your tour with Rockhopper Sea Kayaking - Day Tours, stop by The Granite House, then admire the verdant scenery at Glen Coe, and finally take a memorable drive along Road to the Isles.

To see more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Fort William trip builder site.

Drive from Inverness to Fort William in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can go by car to Kyle of Lochalsh.

Things to do in Fort William

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

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Steall Waterfall ©
Steall Waterfall
Rockhopper Sea Kayaking - Day Tours ©
Rockhopper Sea Kayaking - Day Tours
Glen Coe ©
Glen Coe

1
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Kyle of Lochalsh

Kyle of Lochalsh ©
On the 26th (Tue), step into the grandiose world of Eilean Donan Castle, then admire the natural beauty at Attadale Gardens, then get a dose of the wild on Plockton Seal Trips, and finally steep yourself in history at Strome Castle.

For photos, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Kyle of Lochalsh road trip planner.

Drive from Fort William to Kyle of Lochalsh in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Applecross.

Things to do in Kyle of Lochalsh

Parks · Wildlife · Tours · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Attadale Gardens ©
Attadale Gardens
Eilean Donan Castle ©
Eilean Donan Castle
Strome Castle ©
Strome Castle

1
night
Applecross

Applecross ©
The Applecross peninsula is a peninsula in Wester Ross, Highland, on the north west coast of Scotland. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Wed): make a trip to Kishorn Selfie Box, don't miss a visit to Bealach na Ba Viewpoint, then shake up your sightseeing with Mountain and Sea Guides, and finally view the masterpieces at Applecross Photographic Gallery.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Applecross trip itinerary maker site.

Getting from Kyle of Lochalsh to Applecross by car takes about 1.5 hours. April in Applecross sees daily highs of 50°F and lows of 38°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Bushmills.

Things to do in Applecross

Wildlife · Tours · Adventure · Outdoors

Side Trip

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Applecross Photographic Gallery ©
Applecross Photographic Gallery
Bealach na Ba Viewpoint ©
Bealach na Ba Viewpoint
Kishorn Selfie Box ©
Kishorn Selfie Box

1
night
Bushmills

Bushmills ©
Bushmills is a village on the north coast of County Antrim, Northern Ireland. On the 28th (Thu), explore the striking landscape at Giant's Causeway, tour the pleasant surroundings at Causeway Coastal Route, then tour the pleasant surroundings at East Strand, and finally hike along Causeway Coastal Walk.

To see other places to visit, maps, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Bushmills sightseeing app.

Drive from Applecross to Bushmills in 10 hours. Traveling from Applecross in April, plan for a bit warmer nights in Bushmills, with lows around 44°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Belfast.

Things to do in Bushmills

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Scenic Drive

Side Trips

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Giant's Causeway ©
Giant's Causeway
Causeway Coastal Route ©
Causeway Coastal Route
East Strand ©
East Strand

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Belfast

Belfast ©
A city with character, Belfast remains a great place for a leisurely exploration, as it is still relatively undiscovered by foreign tourists, who usually opt to visit Dublin instead.
When in Belfast, make a side trip to see Coast Rd in Larne, approximately Larne away. And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Titanic Belfast, get a sense of history and politics at City Hall, steep yourself in history at Crumlin Road Gaol, and learn more about the world around you at Ulster Museum.

To see reviews, photos, maps, and tourist information, read Belfast trip planner.

Traveling by car from Bushmills to Belfast takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In April, daily temperatures in Belfast can reach 53°F, while at night they dip to 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) to allow time to travel to Liverpool.

Things to do in Belfast

Museums · Tours · Scenic Drive · Historic Sites

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Titanic Belfast ©
Titanic Belfast
Crumlin Road Gaol ©
Crumlin Road Gaol
City Hall ©
City Hall

5
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Liverpool

Liverpool ©

Capital of Pop Music

Famous for being the birthplace of the Beatles, Liverpool is a vibrant city with an outstanding cultural heritage.
Get out of town with these interesting Liverpool side-trips: Chester Zoo (in Chester), Battlefield Falconry Centre (in Shrewsbury) and Shropshire Raft Tours - Ironbridge Gorge Boat Trips, canoe, kayak, Mega SUP & Mini-raft hire (in Ironbridge). And it doesn't end there: take in the waterfront at Royal Albert Dock Liverpool, see the interesting displays at Jorvik Viking Centre, take in the spiritual surroundings of Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King Liverpool, and explore the ancient world of York City Walls.

To find more things to do, ratings, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Liverpool sightseeing planning website.

Getting from Belfast to Liverpool by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: ride a ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. May in Liverpool sees daily highs of 60°F and lows of 47°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Liverpool

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums

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Royal Albert Dock Liverpool ©
Royal Albert Dock Liverpool
National Railway Museum ©
National Railway Museum
York Minster ©
York Minster

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