16 days in Scotland & Seahouses Itinerary

16 days in Scotland & Seahouses Itinerary

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16 days in Scotland & Seahouses Itinerary

Start: Glasgow
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Glasgow
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
2
Dumbarton
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Isle of Jura
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
4
Killin
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  6​h
5
Isle of Skye
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
6
Fort William
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
7
Durness
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
8
Inverness
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
9
Aberdeen
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
10
Seahouses
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h
11
Edinburgh
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
12
Stirling
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h
13
Kilsyth
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
End: Glasgow

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Glasgow

Glasgow ©
Scotland’s largest city, Glasgow is known for its cultural heritage and the friendliness of its people.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sun): get engrossed in the history at The Tenement House and then contemplate the long history of Glasgow Green.

For other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Glasgow visit planner .

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major airports are Glasgow International Airport, Glasgow Prestwick Airport and Edinburgh Airport. In July, plan for daily highs up to 67°F, and evening lows to 51°F. You'll have a few hours on the 22nd (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Dumbarton.

Things to do in Glasgow

Historic Sites Parks Museums
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The Tenement House ©
The Tenement House
Provand's Lordship ©
Provand's Lordship
Glasgow Green ©
Glasgow Green

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Dumbarton

Dumbarton ©
Dumbarton is a town in West Dunbartonshire, Scotland, on the north bank of the River Clyde where the River Leven flows into the Clyde estuary. On the 24th (Wed), steep yourself in history at Overtoun House.

For traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Dumbarton tour itinerary maker .

Traveling by car from Glasgow to Dumbarton takes an hour. In July, daytime highs in Dumbarton are 66°F, while nighttime lows are 51°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can travel to Isle of Jura.

Things to do in Dumbarton

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Portencross Castle, Dalgarven Mill
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Dumbarton Castle ©
Dumbarton Castle
Portencross Castle ©
Portencross Castle
Overtoun House ©
Overtoun House

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Isle of Jura

Isle of Jura ©
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Fri): contemplate the waterfront views at Corryvreckan Whirlpool and then steep yourself in history at Barnhill.

To see ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Isle of Jura trip site .

Traveling by car from Dumbarton to Isle of Jura takes 5.5 hours. On the 26th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Killin.

Things to do in Isle of Jura

Nature Parks Historic Sites
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Barnhill ©
Barnhill

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Killin

Killin
Killin is a village situated at the western head of Loch Tay in Stirling (formerly Perthshire), Scotland.The west end of the village is magnificently sited around the scenic Falls of Dochart, the main street leading down towards the Loch at the confluence of the rivers Dochart and Lochay. For more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Killin tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Isle of Jura to Killin by car takes about 5.5 hours. You'll set off for Isle of Skye on the 27th (Sat).

Things to do in Killin

Outdoors Parks Nature
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sat): explore the striking landscape at Trotternish Ridge and then take in the dramatic natural features at Quiraing (Hill Walk).

Discover how to plan a Isle of Skye trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Explore your travel options from Killin to Isle of Skye with the Route module. In July, plan for daily highs up to 61°F, and evening lows to 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can drive to Fort William.

Things to do in Isle of Skye

Nature Parks
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The Quiraing ©
The Quiraing
Trotternish Ridge ©
Trotternish Ridge

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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. Start off your visit on the 28th (Sun): take in the awesome beauty at Ben Nevis and then step into the grandiose world of Eilean Donan Castle. On the next day, step into the grandiose world of Old Inverlochy Castle, make a trip to Neptune's Staircase, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Nevis Range Mountain Resort, then contemplate the waterfront views at Loch Shiel, and finally cruise along Morar Beach.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Fort William itinerary planner .

Getting from Isle of Skye to Fort William by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to travel to Durness.

Things to do in Fort William

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Glenfinnan, Eilean Donan Castle, Highland Titles Nature Reserve, Morar Beach
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Ben Nevis ©
Ben Nevis
Highland Titles Nature Reserve ©
Highland Titles Nature Reserve
Glenfinnan Viaduct ©
Glenfinnan Viaduct

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Durness

Durness ©
Durness is a village and civil parish in the north-west Highlands of Scotland. Start off your visit on the 31st (Wed): kick back and relax at Scourie Bay, take in the dramatic natural features at Cape Wrath, then explore the fascinating underground world of Smoo Cave, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Balnakeil Craft Village.

For maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Durness day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Fort William to Durness takes 4 hours. In July in Durness, expect temperatures between 64°F during the day and 50°F at night. On the 1st (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Inverness.

Things to do in Durness

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trips

Scourie Bay, Castle Varrich
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Smoo Cave ©
Smoo Cave
Scourie Bay ©
Scourie Bay
Castle Varrich ©
Castle Varrich

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Inverness

Inverness
Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
On the 1st (Thu), step into the grandiose world of Fort George and then witness the site of a historic battle at Culloden Battlefield. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at The Highlanders' Museum (Queen's Own Highlanders Collection), sample the tasty concoctions at Black Isle Brewery, steep yourself in history at Beauly Priory, get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour, then explore the historical opulence of Inverness Castle Viewpoint, and finally explore the historical opulence of Inverness Castle.

To see where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Inverness vacation planner .

Traveling by car from Durness to Inverness takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 65°F, and evening lows to 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to Aberdeen.

Things to do in Inverness

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Black Isle Brewery, Culloden Battlefield, Beauly Priory
Find places to stay Aug 1 — 3:
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Fort George
Fort George
Culloden Battlefield ©
Culloden Battlefield

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Aberdeen

Aberdeen ©
The powerhouse of the northeast, Aberdeen is a prosperous urban center fueled by a thriving petroleum industry.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at Old Aberdeen.

To see more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read Aberdeen trip planning website .

Traveling by train from Inverness to Aberdeen takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In August, daytime highs in Aberdeen are 64°F, while nighttime lows are 51°F. On the 4th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Seahouses.

Things to do in Aberdeen

Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Dunnottar Castle
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Dunnottar Castle ©
Dunnottar Castle
Old Aberdeen ©
Old Aberdeen

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hours
Seahouses

Seahouses
Seahouses is a large village on the North Northumberland coast in England. For ratings and more tourist information, go to the Seahouses road trip tool .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Aberdeen to Seahouses. In August, plan for daily highs up to 65°F, and evening lows to 52°F. On the 2nd (Fri), you're off toEdinburgh.

Things to do in Seahouses

Parks Outdoors Nightlife
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Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
To see where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Edinburgh tour itinerary app .

Traveling by car from Seahouses to Edinburgh takes 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 65°F in August, and nighttime lows around 49°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to catch the train to Stirling.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Edinburgh Old Town ©
Edinburgh Old Town
Craigmillar Castle ©
Craigmillar Castle
Gilmerton Cove ©
Gilmerton Cove

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Stirling

Stirling
Stirling is a city in central Scotland. To find traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Stirling sightseeing planner .

Traveling by train from Edinburgh to Stirling takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 65°F in August, and nighttime lows around 49°F. On the 3rd (Sat), you're off toKilsyth.

Things to do in Stirling

Outdoors Parks Nightlife
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Kilsyth

Kilsyth
Kilsyth is a town and civil parish in North Lanarkshire of 10,100 (2004 Estimates) roughly halfway between Glasgow and Stirling in Scotland. On the 6th (Tue), delve into the distant past at Antonine Roman Wall.

To see maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Kilsyth tour itinerary planner .

Kilsyth is just a short distance from Stirling. August in Kilsyth sees daily highs of 65°F and lows of 50°F at night. On the 6th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Kilsyth

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Antonine Roman Wall
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