7 days in Scotland Itinerary

7 days in Scotland Itinerary

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Edinburgh
— 4 nights
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Fort Augustus
— 1 night
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Glasgow
— 1 night

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Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Edinburgh is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step into the grandiose world of Edinburgh Castle, take in the dramatic natural features at Arthur's Seat, take in panoramic vistas at Camera Obscura and World of Illusions, and get great views at Calton Hill.

To see ratings, reviews, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Edinburgh trip planner.

Manchester to Edinburgh is an approximately 4-hour train ride. You can also drive; or fly. In December, plan for daily highs up to 9°C, and evening lows to 2°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Thu) so you can travel to Fort Augustus.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks
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Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
National Museum of Scotland ©
National Museum of Scotland
The Royal Mile ©
The Royal Mile

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Fort Augustus

Fort Augustus ©
Fort Augustus is a settlement in the parish of Boleskine and Abertarff, at the south west end of Loch Ness, Scottish Highlands. Start off your visit on the 1st (Fri): get a new perspective on things with Cruise Loch Ness, steep yourself in history at Fort Augustus Abbey, get great views at Suidhe Viewpoint, then cruise along General Wade’s Military Roads, and finally step into the grandiose world of Urquhart Castle.

To find more things to do, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read Fort Augustus trip planner.

Traveling by car from Edinburgh to Fort Augustus takes 3.5 hours. In December, daytime highs in Fort Augustus are 8°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) early enough to travel to Glasgow.

Things to do in Fort Augustus

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trip

Urquhart Castle
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Urquhart Castle ©
Urquhart Castle
Cruise Loch Ness ©
Cruise Loch Ness
Fort Augustus Abbey ©
Fort Augustus Abbey

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Glasgow

Glasgow ©
Scotland’s largest city, Glasgow is known for its cultural heritage and the friendliness of its people.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): see the interesting displays at The Riverside Museum of Transport and Travel, then explore the world behind art at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, and then admire the natural beauty at Glasgow Botanic Gardens.

For reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Glasgow sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Fort Augustus to Glasgow in 3.5 hours. In January, daily temperatures in Glasgow can reach 7°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can take a train back home.

Things to do in Glasgow

Museums · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum ©
Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum
The Riverside Museum of Transport and Travel ©
Glasgow Botanic Gardens ©
Glasgow Botanic Gardens

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