28 days in Scotland Itinerary

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Edinburgh
— 5 nights
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Glasgow
— 4 nights
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Fort William
— 5 nights
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Gairloch
— 3 nights
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Durness
— 4 nights
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Aviemore
— 5 nights
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Edinburgh — 5 nights

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Attractions like Edinburgh Castle and National Museum of Scotland make great kid-friendly stops. The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to The Royal Mile, engage your brain at Camera Obscura and World of Illusions, contemplate the long history of The Real Mary King's Close, and get great views at Calton Hill.

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Singapore, Singapore to Edinburgh is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 8 hours traveling from Singapore to Edinburgh. Traveling from Singapore in July, things will get colder in Edinburgh: highs are around 22°C and lows about 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can drive to Glasgow.
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Glasgow — 4 nights

Scotland's Style Capital

Scotland’s largest city, Glasgow is known for its cultural heritage and the friendliness of its people.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Glasgow Tigers Speedway and Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Glasgow: Puck's Glen (in Benmore), Stirling (Stirling Castle & The Queen Anne Gardens) and Argyll Adventure - Inveraray (in Inveraray). There's much more to do: have fun and explore at Glasgow Science Centre, look for all kinds of wild species at Strathblane Falconry, appreciate the history behind The Paisley Cenotaph, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Glasgow Cathedral.

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You can drive from Edinburgh to Glasgow in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. July in Glasgow sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can drive to Fort William.
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Fort William — 5 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. Kids will enjoy River Rafting & Tubing and Camusdarach Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Fort William: The Three Sisters (in Glencoe), Samalaman Beach (in Glenuig) and Castle Tioram (in Doirlinn). Spend the 12th (Wed) exploring nature at Glencoe National Nature Reserve. Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Finn Falconry, explore the activities along Loch Linnhe Picnic Area, admire the sheer force of Steall Waterfall, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duncansburgh MacIntosh Church.

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Drive from Glasgow to Fort William in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Gairloch.
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Gairloch — 3 nights

Gairloch is a village, civil parish and community on the shores of Loch Gairloch in Wester Ross, in the North-West Highlands of Scotland. Bring the kids along to Red Point Beach and Mellon Udrigle Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Gairloch: Kishorn Selfie Box (in Strathcarron) and Eilean Donan Castle (in Kyle of Lochalsh). And it doesn't end there: get engrossed in the history at Gairloch Museum, look for gifts at Treasure Chest, look for all kinds of wild species at Shieldaig Falconry, and take in the dramatic scenery at Flowerdale Waterfall.

For maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Gairloch trip planner.

You can drive from Fort William to Gairloch in 3.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Durness.
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Durness — 4 nights

Durness is a village and civil parish in the north-west Highlands of Scotland. Family-friendly places like Oldshoremore Beach and Sandwood Bay Beach will thrill your kids. Get out of town with these interesting Durness side-trips: Handa Island Wildlife Reserve (in Handa Island), Scourie Bay (in Scourie) and Polin Beach (in Kinlochbervie). There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Balnakeil Beach, stroll through Clachtoll Beach Campsite, make a trip to Cairn House Gallery, and identify plant and animal life at Suilven Sea Charters.

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Getting from Gairloch to Durness by car takes about 3 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Durness can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to drive to Aviemore.
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Aviemore — 5 nights

Aviemore is a town and tourist resort, situated within the Cairngorms National Park in the Highlands of Scotland. Family-friendly places like Landmark Forest Adventure Park and Zipline will thrill your kids. Take a break from Aviemore with a short trip to Morayvia in Kinloss, about 1 hour away. The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Loch Morlich, admire the landmark architecture of Aviemore Railway Station, hit the slopes at Cairngorm Mountain, and explore the activities along Loch an Eilein.

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You can drive from Durness to Aviemore in 3 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Aviemore can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to catch the flight back home.
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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.
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