9 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

9 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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9 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: Inverness
1
Inverness
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
2
Isle of Skye
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
3
Fort William
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
4
Glenfinnan
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 45​min
5
Stirling
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
6
Edinburgh
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
End: Inverness

2
nights
Inverness

Inverness
Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Urquhart Castle as well as Culloden Battlefield. Keep things going the next day: take in the history at Culloden Battlefield, steep yourself in history at Fort George, then contemplate the waterfront views at River Ness, then step into the grandiose world of Inverness Castle, and finally explore the historical opulence of Inverness Castle Viewpoint.

For other places to visit and more tourist information, refer to the Inverness tour itinerary maker website .

Expect a daytime high around 47°F in November, and nighttime lows around 35°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) to allow time to drive to Isle of Skye.

Things to do in Inverness

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Culloden Battlefield, Eilean Donan Castle, Urquhart Castle
Highlights from your plan
Fort George
Fort George
Eilean Donan Castle ©
Eilean Donan Castle
Culloden Battlefield ©
Culloden Battlefield

1
night
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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Kilt Rock, Dinosaur Footprints at Staffin, The Quiraing, and other attractions.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Isle of Skye trip itinerary builder site .

Traveling by car from Inverness to Isle of Skye takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and taxi. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Inverness in November since evenings lows in Isle of Skye dip to 41°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can go by car to Fort William.

Things to do in Isle of Skye

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
The Quiraing ©
The Quiraing
Kilt Rock ©
Kilt Rock
Portree Harbour ©
Portree Harbour

1
night
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. To find maps, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Fort William journey builder website .

Drive from Isle of Skye to Fort William in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. On the 24th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Glenfinnan.

Things to do in Fort William

Outdoors Tours Parks

few
hours
Glenfinnan

Glenfinnan ©
Glenfinnan is a hamlet in Lochaber area of the Highlands of Scotland. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Glenfinnan Monument as well as Glenfinnan Viaduct. On the 24th (Sun), contemplate the long history of Glenfinnan Viaduct, contemplate the long history of Glenfinnan Monument, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Ben Nevis.

To see where to stay, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read our Glenfinnan vacation maker .

Glenfinnan is just a stone's throw from Fort William. November in Glenfinnan sees daily highs of 50°F and lows of 42°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Glencoe Village.

Things to do in Glenfinnan

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Ben Nevis
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Glenfinnan Monument ©
Glenfinnan Monument
Ben Nevis ©
Ben Nevis
Glenfinnan Viaduct ©
Glenfinnan Viaduct

2
nights
Stirling

Stirling ©
Stirling is a city in central Scotland. To find traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Stirling sightseeing planner .

Drive from Glenfinnan to Stirling in 3 hours. Expect slightly colder evenings in Stirling when traveling from Glenfinnan in November, with lows around 36°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Tue) to allow time for the train ride to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Stirling

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Stirling Bridge ©
Stirling Bridge
Cambuskenneth Abbey ©
Cambuskenneth Abbey
Stirling Castle
Stirling Castle

2
nights
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Midhope Castle as well as Linlithgow Palace. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Wed): explore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Thu): explore the historical opulence of Linlithgow Palace and then step into the grandiose world of Midhope Castle.

To find photos, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Edinburgh road trip website .

You can take a train from Stirling to Edinburgh in an hour. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Edinburgh can reach 48°F, while at night they dip to 35°F. On the 28th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Linlithgow Palace
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Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
Linlithgow Palace ©
Linlithgow Palace
Midhope Castle ©
Midhope Castle

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