8 days in Scotland Itinerary

8 days in Scotland Itinerary

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Balloch
— 1 night
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Oban
— 1 night
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Fort William
— 1 night
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Isle of Skye
— 2 nights
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Ullapool
— 1 night
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Inverness
— 1 night

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Balloch

Balloch ©
Start off your visit on the 19th (Mon): indulge in some personalized pampering at The Haven on The Loch, then stop by Luss General Store, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at The Cobbler.

For reviews, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, use the Balloch trip itinerary maker app.

Stirling to Balloch is an approximately 1-hour car ride. You can also drive; or take a train; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Balloch can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Oban.

Things to do in Balloch

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Spas

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The Cobbler
4.8
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Wildlife Area
Loch Lomond Faerie Trail
4.1

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Oban

Oban
Oban is a resort town within the Argyll and Bute council area of Scotland. For reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Oban online vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Balloch to Oban takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus; or take a train. In October, daily temperatures in Oban can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Fort William.

Things to do in Oban

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Wildlife

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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 21st (Wed): take in the dramatic scenery at Inchree Waterfalls and then explore the activities along Loch Linnhe.

To see photos, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Fort William travel planner.

Getting from Oban to Fort William by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus; or take a train. On the 22nd (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Isle of Skye.

Things to do in Fort William

Nature · Parks · Golf · Outdoors

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Loch Linnhe
4.7

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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.
On the 22nd (Thu), take in the views from Sligachan Old Bridge and then take in the awesome beauty at Black Cuillin. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Plockton Seal Trips, then steep yourself in history at Eilean Donan Castle, and then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Torabhaig Distillery.

For reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Isle of Skye online driving holiday planner.

Getting from Fort William to Isle of Skye by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In October in Isle of Skye, expect temperatures between 14°C during the day and 8°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to drive to Ullapool.

Things to do in Isle of Skye

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches

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Must see
Talisker Beach
4.2
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Waterfall
Lealt Falls
4.4

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Ullapool

Ullapool ©
Ullapool is a village of around 1,500 inhabitants in Ross-shire, Scottish Highlands. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sun): hike along Lael Forest Walks, look for all kinds of wild species at Inverpolly Nature Reserve, then take in breathtaking views at Corrieshalloch Gorge National Nature Reserve, and finally explore the stunning scenery at Corrieshalloch Gorge.

To see photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Ullapool online attractions planner.

Getting from Isle of Skye to Ullapool by journey takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive. October in Ullapool sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 5°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Inverness.

Things to do in Ullapool

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Trails

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Inverness

Inverness ©

Gateway to the Highlands

Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Mon): make a trip to Clava Cairns, pause for some serene contemplation at Inverness Cathedral, and then savor the flavors at Highland Malt Whisky Experience.

For reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read Inverness online trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Ullapool to Inverness in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. October in Inverness sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Inverness

Historic Sites · Wineries · Tours

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