34 days in Scotland Itinerary

34 days in Scotland Itinerary

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Fly
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Inverness
— 3 nights
Drive
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Golspie
— 3 nights
Drive
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Durness
— 4 nights
Drive
4
Stromness, Mainland
— 2 nights
+2
Drive to Kirkwall Airport, Fly to Sumburgh Airport, Drive to Lerwick
5
Lerwick, Mainland
— 2 nights
+2
Drive to Sumburgh Airport, Fly to Stornoway Airport, Drive to Isle of Lewis
6
Isle of Lewis, Lewis and Harris
— 2 nights
+2
Drive to Tarbert, Ferry to Uig Skye Ferry Terminal, Drive to Isle of Skye
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Isle of Skye
— 4 nights
Drive
8
Fort William
— 3 nights
Drive
9
Ayr
— 3 nights
Drive
10
Edinburgh
— 4 nights
Fly

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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.
Get in touch with nature at RZSS Highland Wildlife Park and Cairngorm Reindeer Centre. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Culloden Battlefield and Fort Augustus Abbey. Get out of town with these interesting Inverness side-trips: Highland Folk Museum (in Newtonmore), Aviemore (Rothiemurchus & Loch an Eilein) and Nairn Beach (in Nairn). There's much more to do: deepen your knowledge of military history at Fort George, identify plant and animal life at Loch Garten Nature Reserve, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Old High Church, Inverness, and explore the activities along River Ness.

To find where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Inverness visit app.

New York City, USA to Inverness is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time, which is usually a 5 hour difference. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from New York City in June, with highs in Inverness at 62°F and lows at 47°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Golspie.

Things to do in Inverness

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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3
nights
Golspie

Golspie is a village in Sutherland, Highland, Scotland, which lies on the North Sea coast in the shadow of Ben Bhraggie . You'll discover tucked-away gems like Dunrobin Castle and Gardens and Dunbeath Preservation Trust. Nigg Old Church and Dornoch Cathedral will appeal to history buffs. Venture out of the city with trips to Grey Cairns of Camster (in Roster) and Portmahomack (Tarbat Ness Lighthouse & Tarbat Discovery Centre). There's more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Dornoch Beach and stroll through Helmsdale Beach.

To find where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Golspie travel planner.

Getting from Inverness to Golspie by car takes about 1.5 hours. June in Golspie sees daily highs of 60°F and lows of 47°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Durness.

Things to do in Golspie

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 14 — 17:
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Dornoch Beach ©
Must see
Dornoch Beach
4.8
Grey Cairns of Camster ©
Historic Site
Grey Cairns of Camster
4.5

4
nights
Durness

Durness is a village and civil parish in the north-west Highlands of Scotland. Wee Gallery and Mudness Ceramics will appeal to museum buffs. Visiting Smoo Cave and Balnakeil Beach will get you outdoors. Change things up with these side-trips from Durness: Handa Island Wildlife Reserve (in Handa Island), Kinlochbervie (Oldshoremore Beach, Sandwood Bay Beach, &more) and Achmelvich Beach (in Lochinver). The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Durness Beach.

For traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Durness trip itinerary builder website.

You can drive from Golspie to Durness in 2 hours. June in Durness sees daily highs of 60°F and lows of 47°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) to allow time to drive to Stromness.

Things to do in Durness

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 17 — 21:
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Smoo Cave ©
Must see
Smoo Cave
4.3
Durness Beach ©
Must see
Durness Beach
5.0

2
nights
Stromness, Mainland

Stromness is the second-most populated town in Orkney, Scotland. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Italian Chapel on Lamb Holm, take in the spiritual surroundings of Saint Magnus Cathedral, delve into the distant past at Maeshowe Chambered Cairn, then explore the ancient world of Ring of Brodgar, and finally explore the ancient world of Skara Brae. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun): get engrossed in the history at Broch of Gurness, head off the coast to Brough Of Birsay, then contemplate the long history of Barony Mill, then delve into the distant past at Barnhouse Neolithic Settlement, and finally contemplate the long history of Standing Stones of Stenness.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Stromness driving holiday site.

You can drive from Durness to Stromness in 4.5 hours. June in Stromness sees daily highs of 57°F and lows of 47°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to travel to Lerwick.

Things to do in Stromness

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 21 — 23:
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Skara Brae ©
Must see
Skara Brae
4.8

2
nights
Lerwick, Mainland

Lerwick is the main port of the Shetland Islands, Scotland centred 123mi off the north coast of mainland Scotland on the east coast of the Shetland Mainland. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Shetland Museum and Archives and Tangwick Haa Museum. Step off the beaten path and head to Jarlshof Prehistoric and Norse Settlement and Scalloway Museum. Change things up with these side-trips from Lerwick: Hillswick Wildlife Sanctuary (in Hillswick), Sumburgh Head Lighthouse (in Sumburgh) and Michaelswood (in Aith). There's still lots to do: head off the coast to St Ninian's Isle.

For where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Lerwick tour planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Stromness to Lerwick. In June in Lerwick, expect temperatures between 54°F during the day and 47°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can travel to Isle of Lewis.

Things to do in Lerwick

Parks · Museums · Wildlife · Fun & Games

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 23 — 26:
Highlights from your trip

2
nights
Isle of Lewis, Lewis and Harris

Forming the northern part of Lewis and Harris, the largest island in the Outer Hebrides archipelago, Isle of Lewis offers scenery consisting of fertile pastures and a meandering, rocky coastline.
We've included these beaches for you: Luskentyre Beach and Traigh Bhostadh (Bosta Beach). Museum-lovers will get to explore Hebscape Gallery and Uig Museum. Change things up with a short trip to Huisinis Beach in Isle of Harris (about 1h 10 min away). And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Gearannan Blackhouse Village, enjoy the sea views from Butt of Lewis Lighthouse, delve into the distant past at Bosta (Bostadh) Iron Age House, and take in the exciting artwork at Blue Pig Studio.

To find where to stay, ratings, photos, and tourist information, go to the Isle of Lewis trip itinerary planning app.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Lerwick to Isle of Lewis. In June in Isle of Lewis, expect temperatures between 58°F during the day and 48°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to travel to Isle of Skye.

Things to do in Isle of Lewis

Beaches · Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jun 26 — 29:
Highlights from your trip
Luskentyre Beach ©
Must see
Luskentyre Beach
4.9

4
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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.
Popular historic sites such as Dunvegan Castle & Gardens and St. Columba's Isle are in your itinerary. Discover out-of-the-way places like The Quiraing and Neist Point. There's lots more to do: take an in-depth tour of Skye Museum of Island Life, view the masterpieces at Trotternish Art Gallery, explore the striking landscape at The Old Man of Storr, and snap pictures at Sligachan Old Bridge.

For traveler tips, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Isle of Skye trip itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Isle of Lewis to Isle of Skye in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, ferry, and taxi. In June in Isle of Skye, expect temperatures between 59°F during the day and 49°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to drive to Fort William.

Things to do in Isle of Skye

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Beaches
Find places to stay Jun 29 — Jul 3:
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The Quiraing ©
Must see
The Quiraing
4.8
Neist Point ©
Must see
Neist Point
4.6

3
nights
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. Escape the urban bustle at Ben Nevis and Steall Waterfall. Popular historic sites such as Glenfinnan Viaduct and Old Inverlochy Castle are in your itinerary. Venture out of the city with trips to Morar Beach (in Morar), Highland Titles Nature Reserve (in Duror) and Camusdarach Beach (in Arisaig). And it doesn't end there: take in the awesome beauty at Nevis Range Mountain Resort, admire the verdant scenery at Glen Coe, and take an in-depth tour of Glencoe Folk Museum.

To find where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Fort William trip itinerary maker tool.

You can drive from Isle of Skye to Fort William in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Ayr.

Things to do in Fort William

Parks · Nature · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Glen Coe ©
Must see
Glen Coe
4.9

3
nights
Ayr

Museum-lovers will appreciate Drumlanrig Castle and Robert Burns Birthplace Museum. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Culzean Castle and Galloway Activity Centre. Change things up with these side-trips from Ayr: Loch Trool (in Galloway Forest Park) and Little Turnberry Farm & Chicken Nest (in Maidens).

To see more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Ayr online holiday planner.

Drive from Fort William to Ayr in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. July in Ayr sees daily highs of 66°F and lows of 53°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to drive to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Ayr

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 6 — 9:
Highlights from your trip
Culzean Castle ©
Must see
Culzean Castle
4.6
Drumlanrig Castle ©
Art Museum
Drumlanrig Castle
4.6

4
nights
Edinburgh

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Rosslyn Chapel and Georgian House. Edinburgh Castle and Edinburgh Old Town will appeal to history buffs. There's much more to do: examine the collection at Royal Yacht Britannia, don't miss a visit to Palace of Holyroodhouse, contemplate the long history of McEwan Hall, and explore the striking landscape at Arthur's Seat.

For more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Edinburgh trip builder.

Drive from Ayr to Edinburgh in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. July in Edinburgh sees daily highs of 66°F and lows of 51°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 9 — 13:
Highlights from your trip
Royal Yacht Britannia ©
Must see
Royal Yacht Britannia
4.7
Rosslyn Chapel ©
Must see
Rosslyn Chapel
4.6
Edinburgh Castle ©
Must see
Edinburgh Castle
4.4

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