8 days in Scotland Itinerary

8 days in Scotland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Land's End
Drive:  9 h
1
Glencoe
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
2
Edinburgh
— 4 nights
Drive:  8 h 30 min
End: Land's End

3
nights
Glencoe

Glencoe ©
Glencoe or Glencoe Village is the main settlement in Glen Coe in the Lochaber area of the Scottish Highlands. Step out of the city life by going to Highland Titles Nature Reserve and Glen Coe. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Glencoe: Morar Beach (in Morar) and Camusdarach Beach (in Arisaig). There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Glen Etive, appreciate the history behind James Stewart Memorial, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Andrew's Church.

To see ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Glencoe trip planner.

Land's End to Glencoe is an approximately 11.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and car. In November, Glencoe is slightly colder than Land's End - with highs of 10°C and lows of 2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Glencoe

Parks Wildlife Beaches

Side Trips

Highland Titles Nature Reserve, Morar Beach, Camusdarach Beach, Saint Andrew's Church
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Highland Titles Nature Reserve ©
Highland Titles Nature Reserve
Camusdarach Beach ©
Camusdarach Beach
Morar Beach ©
Morar Beach

4
nights
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Edinburgh Castle and St Giles' Cathedral will appeal to history buffs. Get a sense of the local culture at National Museum of Scotland and The Real Mary King's Close. The adventure continues: take in the dramatic natural features at Arthur's Seat, make a trip to The Royal Mile, tour the pleasant surroundings at Calton Hill, and wander the streets of Edinburgh Old Town.

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

Traveling by car from Glencoe to Edinburgh takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 10°C in November, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
National Museum of Scotland ©
National Museum of Scotland
Royal Yacht Britannia ©
Royal Yacht Britannia

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