9 days in Scottish Highlands Itinerary

9 days in Scottish Highlands Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Scottish Highlands journey planner

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Fly to Glasgow, Bus to Fort William
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Fort William
— 3 nights
Drive
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Kyle of Lochalsh
— 1 night
Drive
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Inverness
— 4 nights
Fly

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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. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Fort William: Highland Titles Nature Reserve (in Duror), Glenfinnan (Loch Shiel Cruises & Glenfinnan Viaduct) and Camusdarach Beach (in Arisaig). The adventure continues: take in the awesome beauty at Nevis Range Mountain Resort, admire the sheer force of Steall Waterfall, don't miss a visit to Lime Tree An Ealdhain Gallery, and stop by The Granite House.

For where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read Fort William travel route planner.

London to Fort William is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of train and bus; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can drive to Kyle of Lochalsh.

Things to do in Fort William

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

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Camusdarach Beach ©
Must see
Camusdarach Beach
4.8
Steall Waterfall ©
Waterfall
Steall Waterfall
4.9

1
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Kyle of Lochalsh

Kick off your visit on the 20th (Tue): step into the grandiose world of Eilean Donan Castle, then admire the natural beauty at Attadale Gardens, then identify plant and animal life at Plockton Seal Trips, and finally step into the grandiose world of Strome Castle.

To see more things to do, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Kyle of Lochalsh trip builder site.

Drive from Fort William to Kyle of Lochalsh in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Inverness.

Things to do in Kyle of Lochalsh

Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
Strome Castle ©
Castle
Strome Castle
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4
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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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Inverness: Frank Bruce Sculpture Trail (in Kincraig), RZSS Highland Wildlife Park (in Kingussie) and Aviemore (Cairngorm Mountain, Highland Wildlife & Birdwatch Safaris, &more). There's lots more to do: gain some tasty knowledge on a distillery tour, admire the natural beauty at Inverness Botanic Gardens, step into the grandiose world of Urquhart Castle, and take a memorable tour with Tours.

For more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Inverness online trip builder.

You can drive from Kyle of Lochalsh to Inverness in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In October in Inverness, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Inverness

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Tours

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Distillery Tours
4.9

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