7 days in Edinburgh, Glasgow & Dundee Itinerary

7 days in Edinburgh, Glasgow & Dundee Itinerary

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Edinburgh
— 3 nights
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Glasgow
— 2 nights
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Dundee
— 1 night

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Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Royal Yacht Britannia and Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh. Step out of the city life by going to Arthur's Seat and Dalhousie Castle Falconry. There's lots more to do: step into the grandiose world of Edinburgh Castle, examine the collection at National Museum of Scotland, steep yourself in history at Palace of Holyroodhouse, and get to know the fascinating history of Edinburgh Old Town.

To see where to stay, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Edinburgh trip maker.

London to Edinburgh is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. Traveling from London in August, things will get slightly colder in Edinburgh: highs are around 21°C and lows about 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can drive to Glasgow.

Things to do in Edinburgh

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Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
Royal Yacht Britannia ©
Royal Yacht Britannia
Arthur's Seat ©
Arthur's Seat

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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): browse for treasures at Jeremy Sniders Antiques, admire the masterpieces at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, and then wander the streets of Buchanan Street. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Wed): examine the collection at The Riverside Museum of Transport and Travel, identify plant and animal life at Strathblane Falconry, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Loup of Fintry.

To see photos, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Glasgow day trip app.

You can drive from Edinburgh to Glasgow in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Glasgow can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Dundee.

Things to do in Glasgow

Museums · Parks · Shopping · Neighborhoods

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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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Dundee

Dundee ©
Dundee, officially the City of Dundee, is the fourth-largest city in Scotland.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Thu): look for gifts at Quirky Coo, identify plant and animal life at Raptor World, and then play a few rounds at St Andrews Links.

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You can drive from Glasgow to Dundee in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. August in Dundee sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Dundee

Parks · Outdoors · Golf · Wildlife

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St Andrews Links ©
St Andrews Links
Quirky Coo ©
Quirky Coo

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