17 days in Sunderland & Scotland Itinerary

17 days in Sunderland & Scotland Itinerary

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17 days in Sunderland & Scotland Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  19​h 45​min
1
Sunderland
— 3 nights
train:  2​h
2
Edinburgh
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Renfrew
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Fort William
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
5
Isle of Skye
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
6
Inverness
— 3 nights
Fly:  20​h 30​min
End: Singapore

3
nights
Sunderland

Sunderland ©
The City of Sunderland is a local government district of Tyne and Wear, in North East England, with the status of a city and metropolitan borough. Discover out-of-the-way places like Roker & Seaburn Beaches and Preston Park Museum & Grounds. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Sunderland: Stewart Park (in Marton), National Centre for Birds of Prey (in Helmsley) and Saltburn Beach (in Saltburn-by-the-Sea). Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to World War One Soldier Sculpture and appreciate the history behind The Angel of the North.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Sunderland trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Singapore, Singapore to Sunderland is an approximately 20-hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 8 hours traveling from Singapore to Sunderland. In November, Sunderland is cooler than Singapore - with highs of 10°C and lows of 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can catch the train to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Sunderland

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Middlesbrough, Saltburn Beach, National Centre for Birds of Prey, Preston Park Museum & Grounds, The Angel of the North
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National Centre for Birds of Prey ©
National Centre for Birds of Prey
Stewart Park ©
Stewart Park
World War One Soldier Sculpture ©
World War One Soldier Sculpture

3
nights
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Edinburgh is known for historic sites, museums, parks, nightlife, and childrens museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at Arthur's Seat, get a new perspective on nature at National Museum of Scotland, examine the collection at Royal Yacht Britannia, and pause for some serene contemplation at St Giles' Cathedral.

For other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Edinburgh trip planner.

Traveling by train from Sunderland to Edinburgh takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Edinburgh can reach 10°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Renfrew.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
Arthur's Seat ©
Arthur's Seat
Camera Obscura and World of Illusions ©

1
night
Renfrew

Renfrew ©
Renfrew HistoryThe name Renfrew comes from the Old British rhyn frwd meaning "point at the current"; the River Cart enters the Clyde by the town. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Thu): have some family-friendly fun at BHive Activity Hub at Bowling Harbour, have some family-friendly fun at Soar Braehead, and then get your game on at Snow Factor.

For traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Renfrew trip itinerary planning website .

You can drive from Edinburgh to Renfrew in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. November in Renfrew sees daily highs of 10°C and lows of 2°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to drive to Fort William.

Things to do in Renfrew

Fun & Games

Side Trip

BHive Activity Hub at Bowling Harbour
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Snow Factor ©
Snow Factor
Soar Braehead ©
Soar Braehead
BHive Activity Hub at Bowling Harbour ©

3
nights
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. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Highland Titles Nature Reserve and Nevis Range Mountain Resort. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Fort William: Oban (McCaig's Tower & Oban Distillery) and Glenfinnan Viaduct (in Glenfinnan). There's lots more to do: admire the sheer force of Steall Waterfall, explore the activities along Loch Linnhe Picnic Area, take in the awesome beauty at Ben Nevis, and appreciate the views at Glen Coe.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read our Fort William online attractions planner .

Traveling by car from Renfrew to Fort William takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Isle of Skye.

Things to do in Fort William

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Oban, Glencoe, Loch Linnhe Picnic Area, Glencoe Lochan, Glenfinnan Viaduct
Highlights from your plan
Nevis Range Mountain Resort ©
Nevis Range Mountain Resort
Glen Coe ©
Glen Coe
Steall Waterfall ©
Steall Waterfall

2
nights
Isle of Skye

Isle of Skye ©
Blessed with picturesque lochs and a dramatic, rocky coastline, the far-flung Isle of Skye remains one of Scotland's most beloved destinations.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Mon): take in the dramatic natural features at The Old Man of Storr, then take in the dramatic natural features at Kilt Rock, and then take in the dramatic natural features at The Quiraing. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Tue): contemplate the waterfront views at Portree Harbour, relax in the rural setting at The Oyster Shed, and then explore the striking landscape at Neist Point.

To find reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Isle of Skye journey maker .

Traveling by car from Fort William to Isle of Skye takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 11°C in November, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can go by car to Inverness.

Things to do in Isle of Skye

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
The Quiraing ©
The Quiraing
Neist Point ©
Neist Point
The Old Man of Storr ©
The Old Man of Storr

3
nights
Inverness

Inverness ©
Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Step off the beaten path and head to Cairngorm Mountain and Loch an Eilein. Explore Inverness' surroundings by going to RZSS Highland Wildlife Park (in Kingussie), Cairngorm Reindeer Centre (in Glenmore) and Aviemore Ring Cairn & Stone Circle (in Aviemore). The adventure continues: contemplate the waterfront views at River Ness, snap pictures at Culloden Viaduct, delve into the mystery of Loch Ness, and witness the site of a historic battle at Culloden Battlefield.

To see other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read Inverness journey maker app .

You can drive from Isle of Skye to Inverness in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of taxi and train. Traveling from Isle of Skye in November, expect slightly colder with lows of 1°C in Inverness. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Inverness

Parks Nature Winter Sports

Side Trips

Aviemore, Clava Cairns, Loch Ness, Culloden Battlefield, RZSS Highland Wildlife Park
Highlights from your plan
Cairngorm Mountain ©
Cairngorm Mountain
Cairngorm Reindeer Centre ©
Cairngorm Reindeer Centre
Loch an Eilein ©
Loch an Eilein

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