14 days in Scotland Itinerary

14 days in Scotland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Inverness
— 3 nights
2
Tain
— 1 night
3
Fort William
— 2 nights
4
Isle of Skye
— 2 nights
5
Stromness, Mainland
— 1 day
6
Glasgow
— 4 nights

3
nights
Inverness

Inverness ©
Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Clava Cairns and Culloden Battlefield. Visiting Loch Garten Nature Reserve and Cairngorm Reindeer Centre will get you outdoors. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Inverness: Aviemore (Cairngorm Mountain & Rothiemurchus) and RZSS Highland Wildlife Park (in Kingussie). Next up on the itinerary: explore the activities along River Ness.

To find ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Inverness road trip app.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Inverness is an approximately 13-hour flight. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Tel Aviv to Inverness due to the time zone difference. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Tel Aviv in April; daily highs in Inverness reach °C and lows reach °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to drive to Tain.

Things to do in Inverness

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Aviemore, Clava Cairns, Culloden Battlefield, RZSS Highland Wildlife Park
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Loch Garten Nature Reserve ©
Loch Garten Nature Reserve
Clava Cairns ©
Clava Cairns
Cairngorm Reindeer Centre ©
Cairngorm Reindeer Centre

1
night
Tain

Tain ©
Tain is a royal burgh and parish in the County of Ross, in the Highlands of Scotland.EtymologyThe name derives from the nearby River Tain, the name of which comes from an Indo-European root meaning 'flow'. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Highlands Unbridled Trail Riding & Trekking Centre. Start off your visit on the 10th (Fri): stroll through Dunrobin Castle and Gardens, thensample the fine beverages at Glenmorangie Distillery, and then take a pleasant ride with Highlands Unbridled Trail Riding & Trekking Centre.

To find maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Tain travel route planner.

Drive from Inverness to Tain in an hour. April in Tain sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Fort William.

Things to do in Tain

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Dunrobin Castle and Gardens
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Dunrobin Castle and Gardens ©
Dunrobin Castle and Gardens
Glenmorangie Distillery ©
Glenmorangie Distillery

2
nights
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 11th (Sat), take in the awesome beauty at Nevis Range Mountain Resort, thenmake a trip to Neptune's Staircase, thentake in the dramatic scenery at Steall Waterfall, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Ben Nevis. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to Glenfinnan Viaduct and then admire the verdant scenery at Glen Coe.

To find more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Fort William sightseeing website.

You can drive from Tain to Fort William in 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to drive to Isle of Skye.

Things to do in Fort William

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Glen Coe, Glenfinnan Viaduct
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Nevis Range Mountain Resort ©
Nevis Range Mountain Resort
Glen Coe ©
Glen Coe
Steall Waterfall ©
Steall Waterfall

2
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Mon): admire the sheer force of Lealt Falls, take in the dramatic natural features at The Quiraing, thenexplore the striking landscape at Kilt Rock, and finally explore the striking landscape at The Old Man of Storr. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Tue): explore the activities along Portree Harbour, thenrelax in the rural setting at The Oyster Shed, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Neist Point.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Isle of Skye travel route builder site.

Getting from Fort William to Isle of Skye by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in April, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can travel to Stromness.

Things to do in Isle of Skye

Nature Parks
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The Quiraing ©
The Quiraing
Lealt Falls ©
Lealt Falls
Kilt Rock ©
Kilt Rock

1
day
Stromness, Mainland

Stromness ©
Stromness is the second-most populated town in Orkney, Scotland. Start off your visit on the 15th (Wed): explore the ancient world of Maeshowe, delve into the distant past at Ring of Brodgar, thencontemplate the long history of Standing Stones of Stenness, and finally explore the ancient world of Skara Brae.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Stromness trip simple and quick.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Isle of Skye to Stromness takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and ferry. April in Stromness sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can travel to Glasgow.

Things to do in Stromness

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Stenness
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Standing Stones of Stenness ©
Standing Stones of Stenness
Maeshowe ©
Maeshowe
Ring of Brodgar ©
Ring of Brodgar

4
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Glasgow

Glasgow ©
Scotland’s largest city, Glasgow is known for its cultural heritage and the friendliness of its people.
St Michaels Chapel Ruins and Inveraray Castle will appeal to history buffs. Mount Stuart and Doune Castle are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore Glasgow's surroundings by going to National Wallace Monument (in Stirling), Rosslyn Chapel (in Roslin) and Culzean Castle (in Maybole). There's more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Al-Furqan Mosque and explore the different monuments and memorials at The Necropolis.

To see where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Glasgow trip tool.

Fly from Stromness to Glasgow in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of ferry, bus, and train. Expect a daytime high around °C in April, and nighttime lows around °C. You'll have a few hours on the 19th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Glasgow

Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Stirling, Rothesay, Inveraray Castle, Rosslyn Chapel, Culzean Castle
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Rosslyn Chapel ©
Rosslyn Chapel
Mount Stuart ©
Mount Stuart
Al-Furqan Mosque ©
Al-Furqan Mosque

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