5 days in Scottish Highlands Itinerary

5 days in Scottish Highlands Itinerary

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Fort William
— 3 nights
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Aviemore
— 1 night

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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. Escape the urban bustle at Highland Titles Nature Reserve and Glen Coe. And it doesn't end there: take in the awesome beauty at Nevis Range Mountain Resort, don't miss a visit to Lime Tree An Ealdhain Gallery, take in the dramatic scenery at Steall Waterfall, and take a memorable tour with Hunter Mountaineering.

To see where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Fort William road trip planning tool.

London to Fort William is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of train and bus; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to drive to Aviemore.

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Aviemore

Aviemore ©
Aviemore is a town and tourist resort, situated within the Cairngorms National Park in the Highlands of Scotland. Start off your visit on the 21st (Sat): look for all kinds of wild species at Cairngorm Reindeer Centre, contemplate the waterfront views at River Ness, and then make a trip to Culloden Battlefield. On the next day, walk around RZSS Highland Wildlife Park, contemplate the waterfront views at Loch an Eilein, and then whizz through the canopy at TreeZone Aviemore.

Plan trip to Aviemore with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

You can drive from Fort William to Aviemore in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 7°C in January, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Aviemore

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Adventure

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