14 days in Scotland Itinerary

14 days in Scotland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Scotland tour itinerary planner

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Pitlochry
— 1 night
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Inverness
— 4 nights
Drive
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Isle of Skye
— 4 nights
Drive
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Fort William
— 2 nights
Drive
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Glasgow
— 2 nights
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Pitlochry

— 1 night
Pitlochry is a burgh in the county of Perthshire in Scotland, lying on the River Tummel. Start off your visit on the 12th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Queen's View Visitor Centre and then explore the galleries of The Scottish Crannog Centre. Keep things going the next day: sample the fine beverages at Edradour Distillery, examine the collection at Blair Castle and Hercules Gardens, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Dunkeld Cathedral.

For maps, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Pitlochry trip builder website.

Brussels, Belgium to Pitlochry is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or do a combination of car and train. Traveling from Brussels to Pitlochry, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can go by car to Inverness.

Things to do in Pitlochry

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Breweries & Distilleries

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Inverness

— 4 nights

Gateway to the Highlands

Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Escape the urban bustle at Cairngorm Reindeer Centre and Loch Morlich. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Cawdor Castle and Inverness Cathedral. Take a break from Inverness with a short trip to Nairn Beach in Nairn, about 30 minutes away. There's much more to do: examine the collection at The Highlanders' Museum (Queen's Own Highlanders Collection), make a trip to Culloden Battlefield, contemplate the long history of Fort George, and explore the activities along River Ness.

To find photos, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Inverness holiday maker.

Getting from Pitlochry to Inverness by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can go by car to Isle of Skye.

Things to do in Inverness

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

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Isle of Skye

— 4 nights
Blessed with picturesque lochs and a dramatic, rocky coastline, the far-flung Isle of Skye remains one of Scotland's most beloved destinations.
Duntulm Castle and St. Columba's Isle will appeal to history buffs. Explore hidden gems such as Portree Harbour and Claigan Coral Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Isle of Skye: Plockton Seal Trips (in Plockton) and Eilean Donan Castle (in Kyle of Lochalsh). There's much more to do: relax in the rural setting at The Oyster Shed, explore the striking landscape at The Old Man of Storr, don't miss a visit to Neist Point, and contemplate the waterfront views at Loch Portree.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read Isle of Skye driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Inverness to Isle of Skye takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. While traveling from Inverness, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Isle of Skye, ranging from highs of 19°C to lows of 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can drive to Fort William.

Things to do in Isle of Skye

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Fort William

— 2 nights
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. On the 22nd (Thu), take in the awesome beauty at Nevis Range Mountain Resort, then take in the awesome beauty at Ben Nevis, and then admire the sheer force of Steall Waterfall. On the next day, see the interesting displays at West Highland Museum, contemplate the long history of Glenfinnan Viaduct, and then steep yourself in history at Glenfinnan Monument.

To see reviews, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Fort William online trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Isle of Skye to Fort William in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can drive to Glasgow.

Things to do in Fort William

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Museums

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Glasgow

— 2 nights

Scotland's Style Capital

Scotland’s largest city, Glasgow is known for its cultural heritage and the friendliness of its people.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Glasgow Cathedral, then stroll the grounds of The Necropolis, and then wander the streets of Buchanan Street. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the long history of National Wallace Monument and then explore the historical opulence of Doune Castle.

To find ratings, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Glasgow trip itinerary maker website.

Getting from Fort William to Glasgow by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Glasgow can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Glasgow

Historic Sites · Shopping · Neighborhoods

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Scotland travel guide

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Castles · Specialty Museums · Distilleries
A land packed with thousands of years of history, Scotland is home to numerous thriving cities and a vibrant population proud of its distinct culture, heritage, and art. The Scottish people are fond of saying "Good things come in small packages," and nowhere is that more true than in their compact homeland. Despite its relatively small size, the country is crammed full of attractions, not the least of which are numerous world-famous golf courses and whiskey distilleries. Though the sun may not always shine here, Scotland is a stunning country renowned for its dramatic scenery of mountains, valleys, hills, green fields, and rugged coastlines, guaranteeing a diverse holiday. While most tourists restrict their itinerary to the historic Highlands, where they search for the mysterious Loch Ness monster, you can also explore the Lowlands’ outstanding natural wonders and flourishing cultural scene.