10 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

10 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Scottish Highlands travel route planner

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Route & dates

1
Glencoe
— 1 night
2
Fort William
— Few hours
3
Lochcarron
— 1 night
4
Applecross
— 3 nights
5
Shieldaig
— 1 night
6
Ullapool
— 2 nights
7
Lochinver
— 1 night

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Glencoe

Glencoe ©
Glencoe or Glencoe Village is the main settlement in Glen Coe in the Lochaber area of the Scottish Highlands. For maps, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Glencoe trip planner.

York to Glencoe is an approximately 5.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of train and flight. In December, daily temperatures in Glencoe can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. You'll have a few hours on the 25th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Fort William.

Things to do in Glencoe

Outdoors Trails Wildlife
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Glencoe Lochan ©
Glencoe Lochan

few
hours
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 25th (Mon), head outdoors with Vertical Fever - Day Adventures.

To see photos, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Fort William trip builder.

Fort William is just a short distance from Glencoe. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to Lochcarron.

Things to do in Fort William

Outdoors
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Lochcarron

Lochcarron ©
Lochcarron is a village, community and civil parish in the Wester Ross area of Highland, Scotland. Start off your visit on the 25th (Mon): rejuvenate with a delicious beverage at All The Goodness Coffee & Bakeshop.

To find maps and tourist information, go to the Lochcarron day trip site.

Getting from Fort William to Lochcarron by car takes about 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in December, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Applecross.

Things to do in Lochcarron

Historic Sites Shopping Nightlife

Side Trips

All The Goodness Coffee & Bakeshop, Balmacara Estate and Lochalsh Woodland Walks
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Balmacara Estate and Lochalsh Woodland Walks ©
All The Goodness Coffee & Bakeshop ©
All The Goodness Coffee & Bakeshop

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Applecross

Applecross ©
The Applecross peninsula is a peninsula in Wester Ross, Highland, on the north west coast of Scotland. Get out of town with these interesting Applecross side-trips: Duirinish and Drumbuie Coastal Walk (in Drumbuie) and Plockton Harbour (in Plockton). There's more to do: don't miss a visit to Bealach na Ba Viewpoint.

Plan my day in Applecross using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

You can drive from Lochcarron to Applecross in an hour. Expect a daytime high around °C in December, and nighttime lows around °C. You will leave for Shieldaig on the 29th (Fri).
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Bealach na Ba Viewpoint ©
Bealach na Ba Viewpoint
Plockton Harbour ©
Plockton Harbour
Duirinish and Drumbuie Coastal Walk ©
Duirinish and Drumbuie Coastal Walk

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Shieldaig

Shieldaig ©
Shieldaig is a village in Wester Ross in the Northwest Highlands of Scotland.The village was founded in 1800 with a view to training up seamen for war against Napoleon. Start off your visit on the 29th (Fri): take in the awesome beauty at Glen Torridon and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Beinn Alligin.

To see reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Shieldaig trip planner.

Traveling by car from Applecross to Shieldaig takes an hour. Expect a daytime high around °C in December, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to drive to Ullapool.

Things to do in Shieldaig

Nature Parks

Side Trip

Beinn Alligin
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Glen Torridon ©
Glen Torridon
Beinn Alligin ©
Beinn Alligin

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Ullapool

Ullapool
Ullapool is a village of around 1,500 inhabitants in Ross-shire, Scottish Highlands. Start off your visit on the 30th (Sat): identify plant and animal life at Knockan Crag National Nature Reserve, take in the awesome beauty at Stac Pollaidh Mountain, and then stop by Made in Ullapool. On the 31st (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the stunning scenery at Corrieshalloch Gorge, thentake in the dramatic scenery at Rogie Falls, and then step into the grandiose world of Castle Leod.

To see photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Ullapool trip itinerary app.

Traveling by car from Shieldaig to Ullapool takes 2 hours. In December in Ullapool, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to go by car to Lochinver.

Things to do in Ullapool

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Rogie Falls, Castle Leod
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Knockan Crag National Nature Reserve
Knockan Crag National Nature Reserve
Corrieshalloch Gorge ©
Corrieshalloch Gorge
Rogie Falls ©
Rogie Falls

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Lochinver

Lochinver ©
Lochinver is a village on the coast in the Assynt district of Sutherland, Highland, Scotland. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at Oldshoremore Beach, look for all kinds of wild species at Culag Woods, and then explore the historical opulence of Ardvreck Castle.

To find photos, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Lochinver trip planning site.

Drive from Ullapool to Lochinver in an hour. In January, daily temperatures in Lochinver can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. You will have some time to spend on the 2nd (Tue) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Lochinver

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Oldshoremore Beach, Ardvreck Castle
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Culag Woods ©
Culag Woods
Oldshoremore Beach ©
Oldshoremore Beach
Ardvreck Castle ©
Ardvreck Castle