7 days in Scotland Itinerary

7 days in Scotland Itinerary

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Aviemore
— 3 nights
2
Glencoe
— 1 night
3
Edinburgh
— 2 nights

3
nights
Aviemore

Aviemore ©
Aviemore is a town and tourist resort, situated within the Cairngorms National Park in the Highlands of Scotland. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): kick back and relax at Loch Morlich. Here are some ideas for day two: identify plant and animal life at Cairngorm Reindeer Centre, then don't miss a visit to Culloden Battlefield, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Aigas Field Centre.

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London to Aviemore is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. Traveling from London in August, expect Aviemore to be slightly colder, temps between 21°C and 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can drive to Glencoe.

Things to do in Aviemore

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

Kingussie, Culloden Battlefield, Aigas Field Centre, Working Sheepdogs
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Aigas Field Centre ©
Aigas Field Centre
Culloden Battlefield ©
Culloden Battlefield
RZSS Highland Wildlife Park ©
RZSS Highland Wildlife Park

1
night
Glencoe

Glencoe ©
Glencoe or Glencoe Village is the main settlement in Glen Coe in the Lochaber area of the Scottish Highlands. Start off your visit on the 6th (Mon): look for all kinds of wild species at Highland Titles Nature Reserve and then appreciate the views at Glen Coe.

To find traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Glencoe online attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Aviemore to Glencoe takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In August in Glencoe, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Glencoe

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trip

Highland Titles Nature Reserve
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Highland Titles Nature Reserve ©
Highland Titles Nature Reserve
Glen Coe ©
Glen Coe

2
nights
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Edinburgh Castle and National Museum of Scotland are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Take a break from the city and head to Arthur's Seat and Calton Hill. Next up on the itinerary: explore the galleries of Royal Yacht Britannia, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Giles' Cathedral, wander the streets of Edinburgh Old Town, and steep yourself in history at Palace of Holyroodhouse.

For where to stay, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Edinburgh day trip website.

You can drive from Glencoe to Edinburgh in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature
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Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
The Real Mary King's Close ©
The Real Mary King's Close
National Museum of Scotland ©
National Museum of Scotland

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