22 days in Scotland Itinerary

22 days in Scotland Itinerary

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Edinburgh
— 2 nights
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Pittenweem
— 1 night
Drive
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Anstruther
— Few hours
Drive
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Perth
— Few hours
Drive
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Ballater
— 1 night
Drive
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Stonehaven
— Few hours
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Elgin
— 1 night
Drive
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Inverness
— 2 nights
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Dornoch
— Few hours
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Thurso
— 1 night
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Durness
— 1 night
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Ullapool
— Few hours
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Gairloch
— 1 night
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Plockton
— Few hours
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Isle of Skye
— 3 nights
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Invergarry
— Few hours
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Fort Augustus
— Few hours
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Fort William
— 1 night
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Glenfinnan
— Few hours
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Glencoe Village
— Few hours
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Ballachulish
— 1 night
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Killin
— Few hours
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Stirling
— Few hours
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Linlithgow
— 1 night
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Melrose
— Few hours
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Peebles
— 1 night
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Edinburgh
— 3 nights
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Edinburgh

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
On your second day here, browse the exhibits of Royal Yacht Britannia, then explore the striking landscape at Arthur's Seat, and then make a trip to The Royal Mile.

To find maps, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read Edinburgh trip itinerary tool.

Perth, Australia to Edinburgh is an approximately 23.5-hour flight. You'll gain 8 hours traveling from Perth to Edinburgh due to the time zone difference. In August in Edinburgh, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Pittenweem.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Parks · Nature · Museums

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Pittenweem

To find reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Pittenweem day trip planning website.

Getting from Edinburgh to Pittenweem by car takes about 1.5 hours. August in Pittenweem sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 11°C at night. On the 23rd (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Anstruther.

Things to do in Pittenweem

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Shopping

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Anstruther

For where to stay, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read Anstruther visit planner.

Anstruther is just a short distance from Pittenweem. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in August, and nighttime lows around 11°C. You'll set off for Perth on the 23rd (Sun).

Things to do in Anstruther

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Trails

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Perth

Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Ninian's Cathedral.

For ratings, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Perth journey builder tool.

Traveling by car from Anstruther to Perth takes 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to drive to Ballater.

Things to do in Perth

Historic Sites

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Ballater

Ballater is a burgh in Aberdeenshire, Scotland on the River Dee, immediately east of the Cairngorm Mountains. Planning Ballater trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Perth to Ballater takes 2 hours. August in Ballater sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 12°C at night. You will leave for Stonehaven on the 24th (Mon).

Things to do in Ballater

Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites · Tours

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Stonehaven

Stonehaven is a town in Aberdeenshire, Scotland. To see where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Stonehaven road trip app.

Getting from Ballater to Stonehaven by car takes about 1.5 hours. August in Stonehaven sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Elgin.

Things to do in Stonehaven

Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites · Tours

1
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Elgin

Elgin is a former cathedral city and Royal Burgh in Moray, Scotland. To see reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Elgin online sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Stonehaven to Elgin in 2 hours. In August in Elgin, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Inverness.

Things to do in Elgin

Historic Sites
Highlights from your trip

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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.
To see other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read Inverness trip maker tool.

You can drive from Elgin to Inverness in an hour. In August in Inverness, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Dornoch.

Things to do in Inverness

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Wildlife

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Dornoch

Dornoch is a town and seaside resort, and former Royal burgh in the Highlands of Scotland. Start off your visit on the 27th (Thu): step into the grandiose world of Dunrobin Castle and Gardens and then enjoy the sand and surf at Dornoch Beach.

For reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Dornoch trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Inverness to Dornoch in an hour. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in August, and nighttime lows around 11°C. On the 27th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Thurso.

Things to do in Dornoch

Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trip

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Thurso

Thurso is a town and former burgh on the north coast of the Highland council area of Scotland.
For ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Thurso online trip planner.

Getting from Dornoch to Thurso by car takes about 1.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Thurso can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. You will have some time to spend on the 28th (Fri) before leaving for Durness.
Highlights from your trip

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Durness

Durness is a village and civil parish in the north-west Highlands of Scotland. On the 28th (Fri), enjoy the sand and surf at Balnakeil Beach.

To find maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Durness trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Thurso to Durness by car takes about 2 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Durness can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. You will have some time to spend on the 29th (Sat) before leaving for Ullapool.

Things to do in Durness

Beaches · Parks · Outdoors
Highlights from your trip

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Ullapool

Ullapool is a village of around 1,500 inhabitants in Ross-shire, Scottish Highlands. To see maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Ullapool online journey planner.

You can drive from Durness to Ullapool in 2 hours. In August, daytime highs in Ullapool are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Gairloch.

Things to do in Ullapool

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Tours

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Gairloch

Gairloch is a village, civil parish and community on the shores of Loch Gairloch in Wester Ross, in the North-West Highlands of Scotland. To see photos, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Gairloch day trip planner.

Getting from Ullapool to Gairloch by car takes about 1.5 hours. August in Gairloch sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 11°C at night. On the 30th (Sun), you're off to Plockton.

Things to do in Gairloch

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Tours

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Plockton

To see reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Plockton online trip maker.

Drive from Gairloch to Plockton in 2 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Plockton can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. You'll have a few hours on the 30th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Isle of Skye.

Things to do in Plockton

Tours · Outdoors · Parks · Nature

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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.
Isle of Skye is known for nature, historic sites, and breweries & distilleries. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape at The Quiraing, take in the views from Sligachan Old Bridge, and take in the dramatic scenery at The Fairy Pools, Glen Brittle, Isle of Skye.

To find ratings, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Isle of Skye trip builder site.

Drive from Plockton to Isle of Skye in an hour. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in August, and nighttime lows around 13°C. You will have some time to spend on the 2nd (Wed) before leaving for Invergarry.

Things to do in Isle of Skye

Parks · Nature

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Invergarry

For more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Invergarry online road trip planner.

Getting from Isle of Skye to Invergarry by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight. September in Invergarry sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 9°C at night. On the 2nd (Wed), you'll travel to Fort Augustus.

Things to do in Invergarry

Outdoors · Tours · Historic Sites · Nature

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Fort Augustus

Fort Augustus is a settlement in the parish of Boleskine and Abertarff, at the south west end of Loch Ness, Scottish Highlands. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): steep yourself in history at Fort Augustus Abbey.

To find ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Fort Augustus trip itinerary builder.

Fort Augustus is very close to Invergarry. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in September, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to drive to Fort William.

Things to do in Fort Augustus

Historic Sites
Highlights from your trip

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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. To find traveler tips, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Fort William day trip planning website.

You can drive from Fort Augustus to Fort William in an hour. On the 3rd (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Glenfinnan.

Things to do in Fort William

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Nature

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Glenfinnan

Glenfinnan is a hamlet in Lochaber area of the Highlands of Scotland. For more things to do, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Glenfinnan online attractions planner.

Glenfinnan is very close to Fort William. In September, daily temperatures in Glenfinnan can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Glencoe Village.

Things to do in Glenfinnan

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Historic Sites

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Glencoe Village

Nestled in a deep valley at the foot of the Glencoe Mountains where the River Coe meets Loch Leven, Glencoe Village reveals a landscape of green hills and rugged mountain peaks.
To see more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Glencoe Village travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Glenfinnan to Glencoe Village takes an hour. September in Glencoe Village sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 9°C at night. On the 3rd (Thu), you're off to Ballachulish.

Things to do in Glencoe Village

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours

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Ballachulish

The village of Ballachulish in Lochaber, Highland, Scotland, is centred on former slate quarries. To find more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Ballachulish trip itinerary maker site.

Ballachulish is very close to Glencoe Village. In September, daily temperatures in Ballachulish can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. On the 4th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Killin.

Things to do in Ballachulish

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Wildlife

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Killin

Killin is a village situated at the western head of Loch Tay in Stirling (formerly Perthshire), Scotland.The west end of the village is magnificently sited around the scenic Falls of Dochart, the main street leading down towards the Loch at the confluence of the rivers Dochart and Lochay. To find where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Killin holiday planner.

Getting from Ballachulish to Killin by car takes about 1.5 hours. On the 4th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Stirling.

Things to do in Killin

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Nature

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Stirling

Stirling is a city in central Scotland. To see more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read Stirling attractions app.

Traveling by car from Killin to Stirling takes an hour. In September, daytime highs in Stirling are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Linlithgow.

Things to do in Stirling

Outdoors · Parks · Nightlife · Tours

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Linlithgow

Linlithgow is a royal burgh in West Lothian, Scotland. To find reviews, ratings, maps, and tourist information, use the Linlithgow journey planner.

Linlithgow is just a stone's throw from Stirling. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in September, and nighttime lows around 9°C. You'll have a few hours on the 5th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Melrose.

Things to do in Linlithgow

Outdoors · Parks · Nightlife · Fun & Games

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Melrose

Melrose is a small town and civil parish in the Scottish Borders, historically in Roxburghshire. To see maps, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Melrose trip maker website.

Getting from Linlithgow to Melrose by car takes about 1.5 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Melrose can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Peebles.

Things to do in Melrose

Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites · Museums

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Peebles

Peebles is a royal burgh in Tweeddale, within the Scottish Borders region. To find other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Peebles trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by car from Melrose to Peebles takes an hour. In September, daily temperatures in Peebles can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. You'll set off for Edinburgh on the 6th (Sun).

Things to do in Peebles

Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites · Museums

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Edinburgh

Athens of the North

Enjoy Edinburgh some more: explore the different monuments and memorials at Greyfriars Kirkyard and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Greyfriars Kirk.

To find reviews, maps, photos, and tourist information, use the Edinburgh journey builder.

Traveling by car from Peebles to Edinburgh takes an hour. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites

Scotland travel guide

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Castles · Specialty Museums · Distilleries
A land packed with thousands of years of history, Scotland is home to numerous thriving cities and a vibrant population proud of its distinct culture, heritage, and art. The Scottish people are fond of saying "Good things come in small packages," and nowhere is that more true than in their compact homeland. Despite its relatively small size, the country is crammed full of attractions, not the least of which are numerous world-famous golf courses and whiskey distilleries. Though the sun may not always shine here, Scotland is a stunning country renowned for its dramatic scenery of mountains, valleys, hills, green fields, and rugged coastlines, guaranteeing a diverse holiday. While most tourists restrict their itinerary to the historic Highlands, where they search for the mysterious Loch Ness monster, you can also explore the Lowlands’ outstanding natural wonders and flourishing cultural scene.

Glencoe travel guide

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Valleys · Scenic Walking Areas · Hiking Trails
Glencoe or Glencoe Village is the main settlement in Glen Coe in the Lochaber area of the Scottish Highlands. It lies at the north-west end of the glen, on the southern bank of the River Coe where it enters Loch Leven .The village falls within the Ross, Skye and Lochaber part of the Highland council area for local government purposes. It is part of the registration county of Argyll and the lieutenancy area of Inverness for ceremonial functions.The use of the term 'Glencoe Village' is a modern one, to differentiate the settlement from the glen itself.HistoryThe village is on the site of the Massacre of Glencoe in 1692, in which 38 members of the Clan MacDonald of Glencoe were killed by forces acting on behalf of the government of King William III following the Glorious Revolution.The village occupies an area of the glen known as Carnoch. Native Gaelic speakers who belong to the area always refer to the village as A'Charnaich, meaning "the place of cairns". Even today there is Upper Carnoch and Lower Carnoch. A small hospital - currently empty - with emergency services at Fort William 16 miles away, lies at the southern end of the village just over an arched stone bridge.

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