14 days in Scotland Itinerary

14 days in Scotland Itinerary

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14 days in Scotland Itinerary

Start: Bangkok
Fly:  17​h 30​min
1
Edinburgh
— 2 nights
Drive:  30​min
2
Stirling
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Inveraray
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Fort William
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
5
Isle of Skye
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
6
Inverness
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
7
St. Andrews
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
8
Glasgow
— 2 nights
Fly:  17​h 45​min
End: Bangkok

2
nights
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Dean Village, Water of Leith Walkway, Stockbridge, and other attractions you added. The adventure continues: explore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle, see the interesting displays at Royal Yacht Britannia, and don't miss a visit to The Royal Mile.

To see traveler tips and tourist information, you can read our Edinburgh trip itinerary planner .

Bangkok, Thailand to Edinburgh is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. The time zone changes from Indochina Time (ICT) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), which is usually a -7 hour difference. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Bangkok in October; daily highs in Edinburgh reach 15°C and lows reach 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Stirling.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
The Royal Mile ©
The Royal Mile
Palace of Holyroodhouse ©
Palace of Holyroodhouse

1
night
Stirling

Stirling
Stirling is a city in central Scotland. Start off your visit on the 5th (Mon): admire the striking features of Falkirk Wheel, don't miss a visit to The Kelpies, appreciate the history behind National Wallace Monument, examine the collection at Great Kitchens, then step into the grandiose world of Stirling Castle, and finally examine the collection at Sterling Heads Gallery.

To see reviews, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Stirling road trip planning tool .

Traveling by train from Edinburgh to Stirling takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Stirling can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. You will have some time to spend on the 6th (Tue) before leaving for Inveraray.

Things to do in Stirling

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Falkirk
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Stirling Castle
Stirling Castle
Falkirk Wheel ©
Falkirk Wheel
The Kelpies ©
The Kelpies

1
night
Inveraray

Inveraray ©
Inveraray; is a town in Argyll and Bute, Scotland. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Tue): find something for the whole family at Argyll Adventure and then contemplate the long history of Auchindrain Township.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Inveraray trip builder site .

Traveling by car from Stirling to Inveraray takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Fort William.

Things to do in Inveraray

Historic Sites Theme Parks Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

Fyne Ales
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Inveraray Castle ©
Inveraray Castle
Fyne Ales ©
Fyne Ales
Inveraray Jail ©
Inveraray Jail

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. On the 8th (Thu), pause for some photo ops at Peace Memorial and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Nevis Range Mountain Resort.

To see ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read Fort William sightseeing site .

You can drive from Inveraray to Fort William in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Isle of Skye.

Things to do in Fort William

Parks Nature
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Nevis Range Mountain Resort ©
Nevis Range Mountain Resort

2
nights
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 8th (Thu), look for gifts at Hebridean Isles Trading Company -Island at the Edge.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Isle of Skye day trip app .

You can drive from Fort William to Isle of Skye in 3.5 hours. Another option is to 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 10th (Sat) early enough to drive to Inverness.

Things to do in Isle of Skye

Parks Nature Shopping
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The Quiraing ©
The Quiraing
The Oyster Shed ©
The Oyster Shed

1
night
Inverness

Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Fort George, then explore the activities along River Ness, and then explore the different monuments and memorials at Wardlaw Mausoleum. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the history at Culloden Battlefield and then gain some tasty knowledge on a distillery tour.

To see reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Inverness trip itinerary website .

Traveling by car from Isle of Skye to Inverness takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of car and train. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in October, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can go by car to St. Andrews.

Things to do in Inverness

Tours Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Culloden Battlefield
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Distillery Tours
Wardlaw Mausoleum ©
Wardlaw Mausoleum
River Ness ©
River Ness

1
night
St. Andrews

St. Andrews ©
On the 12th (Mon), take an in-depth tour of Discovery Point, then play a few rounds at St Andrews Links, and then admire the landmark architecture of St Andrews Cathedral.

To see ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read St. Andrews travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Inverness to St. Andrews takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October in St. Andrews, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Glasgow.

Things to do in St. Andrews

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trip

Discovery Point
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St Andrews Cathedral ©
St Andrews Cathedral
St Andrews Links ©
St Andrews Links
Discovery Point ©
Discovery Point

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nights
Glasgow

Glasgow ©
Scotland’s largest city, Glasgow is known for its cultural heritage and the friendliness of its people.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Glasgow Cathedral, then admire the masterpieces at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, and then see the interesting displays at The Riverside Museum of Transport and Travel.

To see ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Glasgow trip builder .

You can drive from St. Andrews to Glasgow in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October in Glasgow, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 7°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 14th (Wed) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Glasgow

Museums Historic Sites
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Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum ©
Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum
Glasgow Cathedral ©
Glasgow Cathedral

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