7 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

7 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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7 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: Edinburgh
1
Edinburgh
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Fort William
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
3
Fort Augustus
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
4
Inverness
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
5
Isle of Skye
— 2 nights
+4
Ferry + Bus + Fly + Bus + Train:  8​h 15​min
End: Edinburgh

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day
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
You've now added Arthur's Seat to your itinerary. On the 30th (Mon), visit Edinburgh Old Town, then sample the fine beverages at The Scotch Whisky Experience, then step into the grandiose world of Edinburgh Castle, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Arthur's Seat.

For maps, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Edinburgh online day trip planner .

If you are flying in from Lithuania, the closest major aiports are Edinburgh Airport, Glasgow International Airport and Glasgow Prestwick Airport. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in May, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can drive to Fort William.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Nature
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Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
Edinburgh Old Town ©
Edinburgh Old Town
The Scotch Whisky Experience ©
The Scotch Whisky Experience

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night
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. Kick off your visit on the 31st (Tue): steep yourself in history at Glenfinnan Monument, then make a trip to Glenfinnan Viaduct, and then pause for some photo ops at Commando Monument.

For ratings, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Fort William journey builder app .

Traveling by car from Edinburgh to Fort William takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Fort Augustus.

Things to do in Fort William

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Glenfinnan, Commando Monument
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Glenfinnan Monument ©
Glenfinnan Monument
Glenfinnan Viaduct ©
Glenfinnan Viaduct
Commando Monument ©
Commando Monument

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night
Fort Augustus

Fort Augustus ©
Fort Augustus is a settlement in the parish of Boleskine and Abertarff, at the south west end of Loch Ness, Scottish Highlands. Start off your visit on the 1st (Wed): stop by The Clansman Centre, take a tour by water with Cruise Loch Ness, then contemplate the long history of Fort Augustus Abbey, and finally play a few rounds at Fort Augustus Golf Club.

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

Traveling by car from Fort William to Fort Augustus takes an hour. In May, daytime highs in Fort Augustus are 16°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) to allow time to drive to Inverness.

Things to do in Fort Augustus

Outdoors Golf Tours
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Cruise Loch Ness ©
Cruise Loch Ness
Fort Augustus Abbey ©
Fort Augustus Abbey
Fort Augustus Golf Club ©
Fort Augustus Golf Club

1
night
Inverness

Inverness ©
Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
You've now added Cawdor Castle to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): witness the site of a historic battle at Culloden Battlefield, then step into the grandiose world of Cawdor Castle, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Nairn Beach.

To find maps, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Inverness online trip planner .

Traveling by car from Fort Augustus to Inverness takes an hour. In June, daytime highs in Inverness are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Isle of Skye.

Things to do in Inverness

Parks Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trips

Nairn, Culloden Battlefield
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Cawdor Castle ©
Cawdor Castle
Culloden Battlefield ©
Culloden Battlefield
Nairn Beach ©
Nairn Beach

2
nights
Isle of Skye

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes The Quiraing, The Oyster Shed and Fairy Glen. On the 3rd (Fri), look for gifts at Skyelight, then take in the pleasant sights at Fairy Glen, and then see Go to St Kilda. On the 4th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: have some family-friendly fun at A.C.E Target Sports, experience rural life at The Oyster Shed, and then explore the striking landscape at The Quiraing.

To see where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Isle of Skye trip itinerary maker tool .

Drive from Inverness to Isle of Skye in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and car. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in June, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Isle of Skye

Outdoors Tours Fun & Games
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Go to St Kilda ©
Go to St Kilda
The Quiraing ©
The Quiraing
The Oyster Shed ©
The Oyster Shed

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