8 days in Scotland Itinerary

8 days in Scotland Itinerary

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Edinburgh
— 3 nights
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Inverness
— 1 night
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Glencoe
— 1 night
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Glasgow
— 2 nights

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Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Rosslyn Chapel and Inchcolm Abbey and Island. Your inner history buff will appreciate Edinburgh Castle and Greyfriars Kirkyard. Take a break from Edinburgh with a short trip to St Fillans Church in Aberdour, about 36 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Gilmerton Cove, get engrossed in the history at Surgeons' Hall Museums, step into the grandiose world of Craigmillar Castle, and look for all kinds of wild species at Dalhousie Castle Falconry.

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London to Edinburgh is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. While traveling from London, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Edinburgh, ranging from highs of 19°C to lows of 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to drive to Inverness.

Things to do in Edinburgh

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Gilmerton Cove ©
Gilmerton Cove
Rosslyn Chapel ©
Rosslyn Chapel
Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle

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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 23rd (Wed): take in the history at Culloden Battlefield, pause for some serene contemplation at Inverness Cathedral, look for gifts at Highland House of Fraser, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Old High Church, Inverness, and finally indulge your senses at Highland Malt Whisky Experience.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Inverness trip itinerary site.

You can drive from Edinburgh to Inverness in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Inverness can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can drive to Glencoe.

Things to do in Inverness

Historic Sites · Tours · Wineries · Shopping

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Culloden Battlefield ©
Culloden Battlefield
Inverness Cathedral ©
Inverness Cathedral
Highland Malt Whisky Experience ©
Highland Malt Whisky Experience

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Glencoe

Glencoe ©
Glencoe or Glencoe Village is the main settlement in Glen Coe in the Lochaber area of the Scottish Highlands. Start off your visit on the 24th (Thu): glide peacefully along the water with Action Glen - Glencoe, then see exotic creatures in open habitats at Glen Coe Photography Safari, then tee off at The Dragons Tooth Golf Course, and finally admire the verdant scenery at Glen Coe.

To find ratings, maps, and tourist information, read our Glencoe online vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Inverness to Glencoe takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to drive to Glasgow.

Things to do in Glencoe

Outdoors · Wildlife · Nature · Parks
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Glen Coe ©
Glen Coe

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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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Fri): see the interesting displays at The Riverside Museum of Transport and Travel and then admire the striking features of House for an Art Lover. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of The Mackintosh House, then wander the streets of Glasgow West End, then do a tasting at Vino Valentino, and finally identify plant and animal life at Strathblane Falconry.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Glasgow trip planning app.

Getting from Glencoe to Glasgow by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive. In September, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Glasgow

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The Mackintosh House
The Mackintosh House
Glasgow West End ©
Glasgow West End
Strathblane Falconry ©
Strathblane Falconry

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