15 days in Scotland Itinerary

15 days in Scotland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Inverness
— 4 nights
2
Oban
— 2 nights
3
Pitlochry
— 2 nights
4
Edinburgh
— 6 nights

4
nights
Inverness

Inverness ©
Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Culloden Battlefield and Fort George. Eilean Donan Castle and Dunrobin Castle and Gardens are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Inverness: Nigg Old Church (in Nigg), Cromarty (St Regulus & Hugh Miller Museum and Birthplace Cottage) and Tarbat Ness Lighthouse (in Portmahomack). There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Nairn Beach, delve into the distant past at Clava Cairns, explore the historical opulence of Strome Castle, and join in the after-dark buzz at All The Goodness Coffee & Bakeshop.

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Aberdeen to Inverness is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 9°C, and evening lows to 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) to allow time to drive to Oban.

Things to do in Inverness

Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping

Side Trips

Cromarty, Nairn, Nigg Old Church, Culloden Battlefield, Clava Cairns
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Culloden Battlefield ©
Culloden Battlefield
Eilean Donan Castle ©
Eilean Donan Castle
Dunrobin Castle and Gardens ©
Dunrobin Castle and Gardens

2
nights
Oban

Oban ©
Oban is a resort town within the Argyll and Bute council area of Scotland. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): explore the ancient world of Dunollie Museum, Castle and Grounds, then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Oban Distillery, and then don't miss a visit to McCaig's Tower. On the next day, get to know the fascinating history of Nether Largie South Cairn, explore the galleries of Inveraray Jail, and then step into the grandiose world of Kilchurn Castle.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, use the Oban tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Inverness to Oban by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Inverness in March, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Oban, with lows of 4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can go by car to Pitlochry.

Things to do in Oban

Historic Sites · Museums · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Kilchurn Castle, Inveraray Jail, Nether Largie South Cairn
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Inveraray Jail ©
Inveraray Jail
Kilchurn Castle ©
Kilchurn Castle
Dunollie Museum, Castle and Grounds ©
Dunollie Museum, Castle and Grounds

2
nights
Pitlochry

Pitlochry ©
Pitlochry is a burgh in the county of Perthshire in Scotland, lying on the River Tummel. On the 25th (Wed), admire the striking features of Scone Palace, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Mary's Monastery, and then take an in-depth tour of The Scottish Crannog Centre. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Edradour Distillery, visit Queen's View Visitor Centre, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Blair Castle and Hercules Gardens.

To find photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Pitlochry trip itinerary planning app.

You can drive from Oban to Pitlochry in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Pitlochry

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Perth, The Scottish Crannog Centre
Highlights from your plan
Blair Castle and Hercules Gardens ©
Blair Castle and Hercules Gardens
The Scottish Crannog Centre ©
The Scottish Crannog Centre
Scone Palace ©
Scone Palace

6
nights
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Step off the beaten path and head to Rosslyn Chapel and Linlithgow Palace. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Doune Castle and Royal Yacht Britannia. Venture out of the city with trips to Stirling (The Old Town Jail, National Wallace Monument, &more) and St. Andrews (St Andrews Cathedral & St Andrews Links). Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Gilmerton Cove, take in the spiritual surroundings of St Columbas Free Church, learn more about the world around you at National Museum of Scotland, and take in the dramatic natural features at Arthur's Seat.

To see maps, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read our Edinburgh road trip tool.

Traveling by car from Pitlochry to Edinburgh takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 9°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature

Side Trips

Stirling, St. Andrews, Linlithgow Palace, Rosslyn Chapel
Highlights from your plan
Rosslyn Chapel ©
Rosslyn Chapel
Doune Castle ©
Doune Castle
Linlithgow Palace ©
Linlithgow Palace

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