20 days in Scotland Itinerary

20 days in Scotland Itinerary

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Edinburgh
— 3 nights
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Fort William
— 3 nights
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Gairloch
— 2 nights
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Ullapool
— 3 nights
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Durness
— 3 nights
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Wick
— 2 nights
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Inverness
— 3 nights

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Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Edinburgh is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step into the grandiose world of Edinburgh Castle, take in the dramatic natural features at Arthur's Seat, get a new perspective on nature at National Museum of Scotland, and enjoy breathtaking views from Camera Obscura and World of Illusions.

To see reviews, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Edinburgh online trip itinerary planner.

Brussels, Belgium to Edinburgh is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or do a combination of car and train. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Brussels to Edinburgh due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Brussels in June, plan for little chillier days in Edinburgh, with highs around 20°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Fort William.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks
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Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
The Royal Mile ©
The Royal Mile
Arthur's Seat ©
Arthur's Seat

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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. Get out of town with these interesting Fort William side-trips: Glen Etive (in Glencoe Village), Camusdarach Beach (in Arisaig) and Morar Beach (in Morar). Next up on the itinerary: admire the verdant scenery at Glen Coe, head outdoors with Vertical Fever - Day Adventures, take in the awesome beauty at Nevis Range Mountain Resort, and admire the sheer force of Steall Waterfall.

To find maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read Fort William trip planner.

You can drive from Edinburgh to Fort William in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can go by car to Gairloch.

Things to do in Fort William

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Glencoe, Loch Linnhe Picnic Area, Camusdarach Beach, Morar Beach
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Camusdarach Beach ©
Camusdarach Beach
Glen Coe ©
Glen Coe
Steall Waterfall ©
Steall Waterfall

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Gairloch

Gairloch ©
Gairloch is a village, civil parish and community on the shores of Loch Gairloch in Wester Ross, in the North-West Highlands of Scotland. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Mon): get engrossed in the history at Gairloch Museum, then take in nature's colorful creations at Inverewe Garden, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Loch Maree. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: identify plant and animal life at Shieldaig Falconry, then enjoy the sand and surf at Red Point Beach, and then get outside with Walking and Wildlife Adventures.

To find photos, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Gairloch trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Fort William to Gairloch takes 3 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Gairloch can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to drive to Ullapool.

Things to do in Gairloch

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Red Point Beach, Inverewe Garden
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Loch Maree ©
Loch Maree
Inverewe Garden ©
Inverewe Garden
Red Point Beach ©
Red Point Beach

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Ullapool

Ullapool ©
Ullapool is a village of around 1,500 inhabitants in Ross-shire, Scottish Highlands. Venture out of the city with trips to Lochinver (Clachtoll Broch, Achmelvich Beach, &more) and Loch Assynt (in Lairg). And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Lael Forest Walks, take in nature's colorful creations at Leckmelm Shrubbery & Arboretum, contemplate the waterfront views at The Minch, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Ullapool Market.

To see maps, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Ullapool tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Gairloch to Ullapool in 1.5 hours. In June in Ullapool, expect temperatures between 18°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can drive to Durness.

Things to do in Ullapool

Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Lochinver, Loch Assynt
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Achmelvich Beach ©
Achmelvich Beach
Leckmelm Shrubbery & Arboretum ©
Leckmelm Shrubbery & Arboretum
Ullapool Hill ©
Ullapool Hill

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Durness

Durness ©
Durness is a village and civil parish in the north-west Highlands of Scotland. Explore Durness' surroundings by going to Handa Island Wildlife Reserve (in Handa Island) and Kinlochbervie (Sandwood Bay Beach & Oldshoremore Beach). The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Balnakeil Beach, learn more about the world around you at Durness Deep Time, make a trip to Cairn House Gallery, and view the masterpieces at Mudness Ceramics.

To find maps, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Durness trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Ullapool to Durness by car takes about 2 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Wick.

Things to do in Durness

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Kinlochbervie, Handa Island Wildlife Reserve
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Sandwood Bay Beach ©
Sandwood Bay Beach
Balnakeil Beach ©
Balnakeil Beach
Handa Island Wildlife Reserve ©
Handa Island Wildlife Reserve

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Wick

Wick ©
Stretching along both sides of the bay and divided by the eponymous river, Wick remains a good base for exploring the rugged northern coast of the Scottish mainland.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Tue): take some stellar pictures from Duncansby Head, then experience rural life at Puffin Croft Petting Farm & Farm Shop, then take a tour of Caithness Seacoast Ltd, and finally get engrossed in the history at Wick Heritage Museum. On your second day here, don't miss a visit to Whaligoe Steps, then get great views at Dunnet Head, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Melvich Beach.

To find reviews, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read Wick driving holiday website.

Traveling by car from Durness to Wick takes 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 16°C in June, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can travel to Inverness.

Things to do in Wick

Museums · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

John O'Groats, Melvich Beach, Dunnet Head, Whaligoe Steps
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Wick Heritage Museum ©
Wick Heritage Museum
Duncansby Head ©
Duncansby Head
Caithness Seacoast Ltd ©
Caithness Seacoast Ltd

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Inverness

Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Change things up with these side-trips from Inverness: Loch Garten Nature Reserve (in Boat of Garten), Aigas Field Centre (in Beauly) and Royal Dornoch Golf Club (in Dornoch). And it doesn't end there: gain some tasty knowledge on a distillery tour, sample the fine beverages at Glen Ord Distillery Visitor Centre & Whisky Shop, stroll through Loch Morlich, and get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Inverness trip planner.

You can drive from Wick to Inverness in 2.5 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Inverness

Tours · Breweries & Distilleries · Outdoors

Side Trips

Aviemore, Aigas Field Centre, Glen Ord Distillery Visitor Centre & Whisky Shop, Royal Dornoch Golf Club
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Distillery Tours
Aigas Field Centre ©
Aigas Field Centre
Royal Dornoch Golf Club ©
Royal Dornoch Golf Club

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