4 days in Scotland Itinerary

4 days in Scotland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: London
Train + Fly:  3 h 30 min
1
Inverness
— Few hours
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Durness
— 2 nights
Drive:  5 h
3
Edinburgh
— 1 night
Fly + Train:  3 h 15 min
End: London

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Inverness

Inverness ©
Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Thu): explore the striking landscape at Knoydart Peninsula and then head outdoors with Bellfield Park.

For more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Inverness trip itinerary builder site.

London to Inverness is an approximately 3.5- hour combination of train and flight. You can also do a combination of train, bus, and flight; or drive. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from London in September, with highs in Inverness at 19°C and lows at 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Durness.

Things to do in Inverness

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Knoydart Peninsula
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Bellfield Park ©
Bellfield Park

2
nights
Durness

Durness ©
Durness is a village and civil parish in the north-west Highlands of Scotland. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Fri): kick back and relax at Durness Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Sango Bay, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Scourie Bay. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Balnakeil Beach and then kick back and relax at Sandwood Bay Beach.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Durness vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

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. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in September, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can drive to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Durness

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Scourie Bay, Sandwood Bay Beach
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Sandwood Bay Beach ©
Sandwood Bay Beach
Durness Beach ©
Durness Beach
Balnakeil Beach ©
Balnakeil Beach

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night
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): take a tour of Royal Yacht Britannia, explore the striking landscape at Arthur's Seat, and then step into the grandiose world of Edinburgh Castle.

To see other places to visit, photos, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Edinburgh trip app.

You can drive from Durness to Edinburgh in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Museums Nature
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Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
Arthur's Seat ©
Arthur's Seat
Royal Yacht Britannia ©
Royal Yacht Britannia

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