7 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

7 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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7 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: Edinburgh
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Edinburgh
— Few hours
Drive:  1 h
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Stirling
— Few hours
Drive:  1 h
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Perth
— Few hours
Train:  30 min
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Dundee
— 1 night
Train:  1 h 30 min
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Aberdeen
— 1 night
Drive:  30 min
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Ellon
— Few hours
Drive:  1 h 30 min
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Dufftown
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
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Inverness
— Few hours
Drive:  1 h
9
Fort Augustus
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h
10
Isle of Skye
— Few hours
Drive:  3 h 30 min
11
Fort William
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
12
Glasgow
— 1 night
End: Glasgow

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Edinburgh

Edinburgh
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
To find other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Edinburgh day trip planning tool .

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Edinburgh. In July, daytime highs in Edinburgh are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. On the 21st (Sun), you'll travel to Stirling.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Nightlife Tours Outdoors

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Stirling

Stirling
Stirling is a city in central Scotland. Start off your visit on the 21st (Sun): head outdoors with The Kelpies & The Helix and then make a trip to The Kelpies.

To see where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Stirling trip itinerary website .

You can take a train from Edinburgh to Stirling in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. July in Stirling sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Sun) to allow time for the train ride to Perth.

Things to do in Stirling

Outdoors Parks Tours

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Perth

Perth ©
Perth is a city in central Scotland, located on the banks of the River Tay. To see ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Perth road trip planning tool .

Perth is just a stone's throw from Stirling. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can catch the train to Dundee.

Things to do in Perth

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Elcho Castle ©
Elcho Castle

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Dundee

Dundee ©
Dundee, officially the City of Dundee, is the fourth-largest city in Scotland.
On the 22nd (Mon), head outdoors with St Andrews Links, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St Andrews Cathedral, and then examine the collection at HMS Unicorn.

To find more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Dundee trip planner.

Dundee is just a short distance from Perth. In July, daytime highs in Dundee are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Aberdeen.

Things to do in Dundee

Historic Sites Outdoors Golf

Side Trip

St. Andrews
Highlights from your plan
St Andrews Cathedral ©
St Andrews Cathedral
St Andrews Links ©
St Andrews Links
HMS Unicorn ©
HMS Unicorn

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Aberdeen

Aberdeen ©
The powerhouse of the northeast, Aberdeen is a prosperous urban center fueled by a thriving petroleum industry.
For ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Aberdeen vacation maker .

You can take a train from Dundee to Aberdeen in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Dundee in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Aberdeen, with lows of 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to go by car to Ellon.

Things to do in Aberdeen

Shopping
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Geek Bothy ©
Geek Bothy

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Ellon

Ellon ©
Ellon is a town in Aberdeenshire, Scotland, approximately 16mi north of Aberdeen, lying on the River Ythan, which has one of the few undeveloped river estuaries on the eastern coast of Scotland. On the 23rd (Tue), play a few rounds at Cruden Bay Golf Club and then indulge your thirst for a good beer at BrewDog DogTap & DogWalk Brewery Tour.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Ellon day trip planning tool .

Ellon is just a short distance from Aberdeen. July in Ellon sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 12°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can go by car to Dufftown.

Things to do in Ellon

Outdoors Golf Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

Cruden Bay Golf Club
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Cruden Bay Golf Club ©
Cruden Bay Golf Club
BrewDog DogTap & DogWalk Brewery Tour ©

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Dufftown

Dufftown ©
Dufftown is a burgh in Moray, Scotland.Dufftown is in the ancient parish of Mortlach (Mòrthlach). You've now added Glenfarclas Distillery to your itinerary.

For photos, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Dufftown route maker tool .

You can drive from Ellon to Dufftown in 1.5 hours. July in Dufftown sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Wed) to allow time for the car ride to Inverness.

Things to do in Dufftown

Wineries

Side Trip

Glenfarclas Distillery
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Glenfarclas Distillery ©
Glenfarclas Distillery

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Inverness

Inverness ©
Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
River Ness has been added to your itinerary.

To find maps, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read our Inverness online vacation planner .

Traveling by car from Dufftown to Inverness takes 1.5 hours. In July, daytime highs in Inverness are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can drive to Fort Augustus.

Things to do in Inverness

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
River Ness ©
River Ness

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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. Plan my Fort Augustus trip by asking Inpirock to come up with tips and suggestions.

Getting from Inverness to Fort Augustus by car takes about an hour. In July in Fort Augustus, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 11°C at night. On the 25th (Thu), you're off toIsle of Skye.

Things to do in Fort Augustus

Parks Nature Outdoors

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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.
For where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, go to the Isle of Skye online travel planner .

You can drive from Fort Augustus to Isle of Skye in 3 hours. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Fort Augustus in July: highs in Isle of Skye hover around 19°C, while lows dip to 12°C. On the 25th (Thu), you're off toFort William.

Things to do in Isle of Skye

Tours Outdoors Parks

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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. For traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Fort William road trip planning site .

Drive from Isle of Skye to Fort William in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. You'll set off for Glasgow on the 26th (Fri).

Things to do in Fort William

Outdoors Tours Parks

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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 26th (Fri): admire the masterpieces at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum and then take in nature's colorful creations at Glasgow Botanic Gardens.

To see traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Glasgow trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by car from Fort William to Glasgow takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Glasgow can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Glasgow

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum ©
Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum
Glasgow Botanic Gardens ©
Glasgow Botanic Gardens
Glasgow Cathedral ©
Glasgow Cathedral