7 days in Scotland Itinerary

7 days in Scotland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Inverness
— 2 nights
2
Fort William
— 1 night
3
Oban
— 1 night
4
Pitlochry
— 1 night
5
Edinburgh
— 1 night

2
nights
Inverness

Inverness ©
Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Popular historic sites such as Culloden Battlefield and Clava Cairns are in your itinerary. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Nairn Beach and Cairngorm Mountain. Change things up with these side-trips from Inverness: Dalwhinnie Distillery (in Dalwhinnie), Loch Morlich (in Aviemore) and Cairngorm Reindeer Centre (in Glenmore). The adventure continues: sample the fine beverages at Glenfiddich Distillery and get all the information you need at Tomatin Distillery Visitor Centre.

For other places to visit, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, use the Inverness travel itinerary planner.

London to Inverness is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. In January, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Fort William.

Things to do in Inverness

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Aviemore, Nairn Beach, Dalwhinnie Distillery, Culloden Battlefield, Clava Cairns
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Nairn Beach ©
Nairn Beach
Culloden Battlefield ©
Culloden Battlefield
Cairngorm Mountain ©
Cairngorm Mountain

1
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 28th (Tue): don't miss a visit to Glenfinnan Viaduct, take in the awesome beauty at Nevis Range Mountain Resort, thentake in the awesome beauty at Ben Nevis, thenadmire the sheer force of Steall Waterfall, and finally appreciate the views at Glen Coe.

To find reviews, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read our Fort William trip app.

You can drive from Inverness to Fort William in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can drive to Oban.

Things to do in Fort William

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Glen Coe, Glenfinnan Viaduct
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Nevis Range Mountain Resort ©
Nevis Range Mountain Resort
Glenfinnan Viaduct ©
Glenfinnan Viaduct
Glen Coe ©
Glen Coe

1
night
Oban

Oban ©
Oban is a resort town within the Argyll and Bute council area of Scotland. Start off your visit on the 29th (Wed): make a trip to McCaig's Tower, delve into the distant past at Dunollie Museum, Castle and Grounds, explore the historical opulence of Dunstaffnage Castle & Chapel, thenbrush up on your military savvy at Oban War & Peace Museum, and finally brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Oban Distillery.

To see maps, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read our Oban online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Fort William to Oban takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. January in Oban sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can go by car to Pitlochry.

Things to do in Oban

Museums Historic Sites Breweries & Distilleries
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Oban War & Peace Museum ©
Oban War & Peace Museum
Oban Distillery ©
Oban Distillery
Dunstaffnage Castle & Chapel ©
Dunstaffnage Castle & Chapel

1
night
Pitlochry

Pitlochry ©
Pitlochry is a burgh in the county of Perthshire in Scotland, lying on the River Tummel. On the 30th (Thu), step into the grandiose world of Blair Castle and Hercules Gardens, pause for some serene contemplation at Holy Trinity Episcopal Churchyard, get to know the fascinating history of The Birks of Aberfeldy, thensample the fine beverages at Dewar's Aberfeldy Distillery, thenbrush up on your knowledge of spirits at Edradour Distillery, and finally sample the fine beverages at Blair Athol Distillery.

For traveler tips, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read our Pitlochry tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Oban to Pitlochry in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Pitlochry

Breweries & Distilleries Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Aberfeldy
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The Birks of Aberfeldy ©
The Birks of Aberfeldy
Blair Castle and Hercules Gardens ©
Blair Castle and Hercules Gardens
Blair Athol Distillery ©
Blair Athol Distillery

1
night
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
On the 31st (Fri), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rosslyn Chapel, stroll the grounds of Greyfriars Kirk, thensample the fine beverages at Edinburgh Gin Distillery, thenexplore the world behind art at Scottish National Portrait Gallery, and finally take an in-depth tour of Surgeons' Hall Museums.

To see ratings, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Edinburgh online route planner.

You can drive from Pitlochry to Edinburgh in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In January, daily temperatures in Edinburgh can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums Historic Sites Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

Rosslyn Chapel
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Edinburgh Gin Distillery ©
Edinburgh Gin Distillery
Rosslyn Chapel ©
Rosslyn Chapel
Greyfriars Kirk ©
Greyfriars Kirk

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