7 days in Scottish Highlands Itinerary

7 days in Scottish Highlands Itinerary

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Inverness
— 2 nights
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Golspie
— 1 night
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Kyle of Lochalsh
— 1 night
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Fort William
— 2 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.
Inverness is known for breweries & distilleries, historic sites, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: gain some tasty knowledge on a distillery tour, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, explore the historical opulence of Cawdor Castle, and let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour.

To find ratings, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Inverness online road trip planner.

London to Inverness is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. In July, Inverness is a bit cooler than London - with highs of 22°C and lows of 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can drive to Golspie.

Things to do in Inverness

Tours · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Distillery Tours
Boat Tours & Water Sports
Urquhart Castle ©
Urquhart Castle

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Golspie

Golspie ©
Golspie is a village in Sutherland, Highland, Scotland, which lies on the North Sea coast in the shadow of Ben Bhraggie . On the 14th (Wed), play a few rounds at Golspie Golf Club, explore the historical opulence of Dunrobin Castle and Gardens, and then trek along Big Burn Walk.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read our Golspie day trip app.

You can drive from Inverness to Golspie in 1.5 hours. In July, daytime highs in Golspie are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can travel to Kyle of Lochalsh.

Things to do in Golspie

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Golf
Highlights from your plan
Dunrobin Castle and Gardens ©
Dunrobin Castle and Gardens
Big Burn Walk ©
Big Burn Walk
Golspie Golf Club ©
Golspie Golf Club

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Kyle of Lochalsh

Kyle of Lochalsh ©
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Thu): explore the historical opulence of Eilean Donan Castle, admire the natural beauty at Attadale Gardens, then surround yourself with nature on Plockton Seal Trips, and finally look for gifts at Favourite Things.

Discover how to plan a Kyle of Lochalsh trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Drive from Golspie to Kyle of Lochalsh in 2.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Fort William.

Things to do in Kyle of Lochalsh

Parks · Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Eilean Donan Castle ©
Eilean Donan Castle
Attadale Gardens ©
Attadale Gardens

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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. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Fri): take in the awesome beauty at Nevis Range Mountain Resort, then appreciate the views at Glen Coe, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Highland Titles Nature Reserve. On your second day here, admire the sheer force of Steall Waterfall, then take in the awesome beauty at Ben Nevis, and then paddle through the water with Rockhopper Sea Kayaking - Day Tours.

To see other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Fort William attractions app.

Traveling by car from Kyle of Lochalsh to Fort William takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Fort William

Parks · Nature · Adventure · Tours

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Highland Titles Nature Reserve ©
Highland Titles Nature Reserve
Glen Coe ©
Glen Coe
Steall Waterfall ©
Steall Waterfall

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