7 days in Edinburgh, Auchterarder & Lake District Itinerary

7 days in Edinburgh, Auchterarder & Lake District Itinerary

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Edinburgh
— 2 nights
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Auchterarder
— 1 night
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Braithwaite
— 1 night
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Windermere
— 2 nights

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Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Edinburgh is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle, don't miss a visit to The Royal Mile, contemplate the long history of The Real Mary King's Close, and get a new perspective on nature at National Museum of Scotland.

To find maps, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read Edinburgh planner.

London to Edinburgh is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. Traveling from London in September, you will find days in Edinburgh are little chillier (19°C), and nights are about the same (9°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to drive to Auchterarder.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature
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Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
The Royal Mile ©
The Royal Mile
Royal Yacht Britannia ©
Royal Yacht Britannia

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Auchterarder

Auchterarder ©
Auchterarder is a small town located north of the Ochil Hills in Perth and Kinross, Scotland, and home to the famous Gleneagles Hotel. On the 21st (Mon), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Tullibardine Chapel, hike along The Birks of Aberfeldy, then play a few rounds at Crieff Golf Club Limited, and finally identify plant and animal life at Phoenix Falconry.

To see maps, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Auchterarder trip site.

You can drive from Edinburgh to Auchterarder in 1.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to travel to Braithwaite.

Things to do in Auchterarder

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Crieff Golf Club Limited, The Birks of Aberfeldy, Phoenix Falconry
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The Birks of Aberfeldy ©
The Birks of Aberfeldy
Phoenix Falconry ©
Phoenix Falconry
Crieff Golf Club Limited ©
Crieff Golf Club Limited

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Braithwaite

Braithwaite ©
Braithwaite is a village in the northern Lake District, in Cumbria, England. On the 22nd (Tue), see Lake District Off-Road, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Alpacaly Ever After, then get thoroughly spooked out with Lakeland Hauntings Ghost Walks, and finally explore the activities along Derwentwater.

To find photos, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Braithwaite online day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Auchterarder to Braithwaite takes 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in September, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to drive to Windermere.

Things to do in Braithwaite

Parks · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Keswick, Alpacaly Ever After
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Alpacaly Ever After ©
Alpacaly Ever After
Derwentwater ©
Derwentwater

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Windermere

Windermere ©
Windermere is the largest natural lake in England. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): examine the collection at Lakeland Motor Museum, then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then take some stellar pictures from Orrest Head, and finally get a dose of the wild on Lake District Sheepdog Experience. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the activities along Lake Windermere, then identify plant and animal life at Predator Experience, then contemplate the long history of Stott Park Bobbin Mill, and finally see the interesting displays at Hill Top, Beatrix Potter's House.

To find reviews and more tourist information, refer to the Windermere online vacation planner.

Drive from Braithwaite to Windermere in 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can take a train back home.

Things to do in Windermere

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Stott Park Bobbin Mill, Hill Top, Beatrix Potter's House, Boat Tours & Water Sports, Lakeland Motor Museum, Predator Experience
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Predator Experience ©
Predator Experience
Boat Tours & Water Sports
Lakeland Motor Museum ©
Lakeland Motor Museum

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