15 days in Scotland Itinerary

15 days in Scotland Itinerary

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Start: Perth
+2
Fly + Foot + Train:  25 h
1
Inverness
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Durness
— 2 nights
Drive:  5 h
3
Edinburgh
— 6 nights
Fly:  23 h
End: Perth

4
nights
Inverness

Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Inverness: Aigas Field Centre (in Beauly), Glen Coe (in Glencoe) and Landmark Forest Adventure Park (in Carrbridge). The adventure continues: learn insider's secrets on a distillery tour, witness the site of a historic battle at Culloden Battlefield, admire the sheer force of Steall Waterfall, and take a memorable tour with Tours.

To find where to stay, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read our Inverness trip planner.

Perth, Australia to Inverness is an approximately 25- hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly; or do a combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Australian Western Standard Time (AWST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is minus 8 hours. July in Inverness sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can drive to Durness.

Things to do in Inverness

Tours Parks Theme Parks

Side Trips

Beauly, Drumnadrochit, Steall Waterfall, Glen Coe, Landmark Forest Adventure Park
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Distillery Tours
Aigas Field Centre ©
Aigas Field Centre
Glen Coe ©
Glen Coe

2
nights
Durness

Durness ©
Durness is a village and civil parish in the north-west Highlands of Scotland. On the 24th (Sat), enjoy the sand and surf at Balnakeil Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Sandwood Bay Beach, and then kick back and relax at Oldshoremore Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the fascinating underground world of Smoo Cave, then make a trip to Cairn House Gallery, then kick back and relax at Durness Beach, and finally kick back and relax at Sango Bay.

To find photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Durness road trip planner.

You can drive from Inverness to Durness in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In July, daytime highs in Durness are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can drive to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Durness

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Kinlochbervie
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Durness Beach ©
Durness Beach
Sandwood Bay Beach ©
Sandwood Bay Beach
Balnakeil Beach ©
Balnakeil Beach

6
nights
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Go for a jaunt from Edinburgh to Glasgow to see Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum about 1h 10 min away. There's lots more to do: explore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle, see the interesting displays at Royal Yacht Britannia, get a new perspective on nature at National Museum of Scotland, and get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

To find maps, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read Edinburgh vacation builder website.

Traveling by car from Durness to Edinburgh takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Edinburgh are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum
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Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
The Royal Mile ©
The Royal Mile
Walking tours

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