10 days in Glasgow & Edinburgh Itinerary

10 days in Glasgow & Edinburgh Itinerary

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10 days in Glasgow & Edinburgh Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  9​h 30​min
1
Glasgow
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
2
Edinburgh
— 5 nights
+2
train + bus + Fly:  27​h
End: Sydney

2
nights
Glasgow

Glasgow ©
Scotland’s largest city, Glasgow is known for its cultural heritage and the friendliness of its people.
Step out of the city life by going to Kelvingrove Park and Pollok Country Park. Get a sense of the local culture at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum and Glasgow Cathedral. The adventure continues: bet on your favorite at Glasgow Tigers Speedway, head outdoors with Bubble Football Zone, examine the collection at The Riverside Museum of Transport and Travel, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Thomas Coats Memorial Baptist Church.

To find other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Glasgow travel guide.

In July, daytime highs in Glasgow are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Glasgow

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Thomas Coats Memorial Baptist Church
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Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum ©
The Burrell Collection ©
The Burrell Collection

5
nights
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Get outdoors at Arthur's Seat and Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh. Popular historic sites such as Edinburgh Old Town and Palace of Holyroodhouse are in your itinerary. There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Camera Obscura and World of Illusions, pause for some serene contemplation at St Giles' Cathedral, don't miss a visit to The Real Mary King's Close, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Royal Mile.

To find maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Edinburgh travel guide.

Getting from Glasgow to Edinburgh by train takes about an hour. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in July, and nighttime lows around 11°C.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Arthur's Seat ©
Arthur's Seat
Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
National Museum of Scotland ©
National Museum of Scotland

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