18 days in North Queensferry, Culross & Scottish Highlands Itinerary

18 days in North Queensferry, Culross & Scottish Highlands Itinerary

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North Queensferry
— 1 night
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Culross
— 1 night
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Fort William
— 3 nights
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Kyle of Lochalsh
— 2 nights
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Gairloch
— 2 nights
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Golspie
— 1 night
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Culloden Moor
— 2 nights
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Inverness
— 5 nights

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North Queensferry

North Queensferry ©
Start off your visit on the 1st (Wed): snap pictures at Forth Bridge, then step into the grandiose world of Aberdour Castle and Gardens, and then enjoy breathtaking views from North Queensferry Harbour Light Tower. Keep things going the next day: explore the engaging exhibits at Almond Valley Heritage Trust, then pause for some serene contemplation at Rosslyn Chapel, and then explore the historical opulence of Rosslyn Castle.

For where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the North Queensferry online journey planner.

Barcelona, Spain to North Queensferry is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Barcelona to North Queensferry is minus 1 hour. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Barcelona in June: high temperatures in North Queensferry hover around 19°C and lows are around 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can travel to Culross.

Things to do in North Queensferry

Historic Sites · Parks · Childrens Museums · Wildlife

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Church
Rosslyn Chapel
4.6
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Bridge
Forth Bridge
4.8
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Children’s Museum
Almond Valley Heritage Trust
4.4

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Culross

Culross ©
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): admire the striking features of The Royal Burgh of Culross, view the masterpieces at Graham Harris Graham - Fine Art Photography, identify plant and animal life at Gartmorn Dam Country Park & Nature Reserve, then don't miss a visit to Admiral Lord Thomas Cochrane, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Culross Abbey.

To see ratings, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Culross travel itinerary planner.

Culross is very close to North Queensferry. In June, daytime highs in Culross are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can travel to Fort William.

Things to do in Culross

Historic Sites · Wildlife · Parks · Shopping

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Architectural Building
The Royal Burgh of Culross
4.7
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Religious Site
Culross Abbey
4.6

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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: Highland Titles Nature Reserve (in Duror), Fort Augustus (Queen Victoria Diamond Jubilee Fountain, Cruise Loch Ness, &more) and Glenfinnan Viaduct (in Glenfinnan). There's still lots to do: take in the awesome beauty at Nevis Range Mountain Resort, admire the verdant scenery at Glen Coe, get engrossed in the history at Glencoe Folk Museum, and explore the activities along Loch Shiel.

To find photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Fort William trip planner.

Getting from Culross to Fort William by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can go by car to Kyle of Lochalsh.

Things to do in Fort William

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Kyle of Lochalsh

Kyle of Lochalsh ©
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Tue): get a dose of the wild on Plockton Seal Trips, don't miss a visit to Plockton Harbour, then explore the historical opulence of Eilean Donan Castle, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Morar Cross, and finally stop by Favourite Things. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the natural beauty at Attadale Gardens, then delve into the distant past at Brochs at Glenelg - Dun Telve & Dun Troddan, and then snap pictures at Skye Bridge.

To find ratings, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Kyle of Lochalsh journey builder website.

Getting from Fort William to Kyle of Lochalsh by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Gairloch.

Things to do in Kyle of Lochalsh

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife

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Landmark
Plockton Harbour
4.8

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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. Start off your visit on the 9th (Thu): look for gifts at Perfume Studio, add some adventure to your tour with Ewe Canoe, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Loch Maree. On the next day, admire the natural beauty at Inverewe Garden, then stroll through Mellon Udrigle Beach, then look for all kinds of wild species at Shieldaig Falconry, and finally stroll through Beinn Eighe National Nature Reserve.

For where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read Gairloch planner.

Drive from Kyle of Lochalsh to Gairloch in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In June, daily temperatures in Gairloch can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Golspie.

Things to do in Gairloch

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Shopping

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Kayaking / Canoeing
Ewe Canoe
5.0
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Wildlife Area
Loch Maree
4.8

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Golspie

Golspie ©
Golspie is a village in Sutherland, Highland, Scotland, which lies on the North Sea coast in the shadow of Ben Bhraggie . On the 11th (Sat), explore the galleries of Golspie Gallery, then admire the natural beauty at Dunrobin Castle and Gardens, then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Clynelish Distillery, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Big Burn Walk.

To find where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Golspie driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Gairloch to Golspie in 2.5 hours. Another option is to drive. In June, daily temperatures in Golspie can reach 18°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to drive to Culloden Moor.

Things to do in Golspie

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Trails

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Hiking Trail
Big Burn Walk
5.0
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Art Gallery
Golspie Gallery
4.7

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Culloden Moor

Culloden Moor ©
On the 12th (Sun), contemplate the long history of Clava Cairns and then make a trip to Culloden Battlefield.

To find ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Culloden Moor road trip app.

Traveling by car from Golspie to Culloden Moor takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In June in Culloden Moor, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 9°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 13th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Inverness.

Things to do in Culloden Moor

Historic Sites

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Inverness

Gateway to the Highlands

Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Step out of Inverness to go to Beauly and see Aigas Field Centre, which is approximately 38 minutes away. There's lots more to do: indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, contemplate the long history of Fort George, take a memorable tour with Tours, and explore the activities along River Ness.

To find photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Inverness trip itinerary builder app.

Inverness is very close to Culloden Moor. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in June, and nighttime lows around 9°C. You will have some time to spend on the 18th (Sat) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Inverness

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Must see
Distillery Tours
4.9
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Must see
Urquhart Castle
4.2

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