11 days in Edinburgh & Stirling Itinerary

11 days in Edinburgh & Stirling Itinerary

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Edinburgh
— 9 nights
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Stirling
— 1 night

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Edinburgh — 9 nights

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Explore Edinburgh's surroundings by going to Andy Howeys Birds of Prey Centre (in Berwick upon Tweed), Bamburgh (Bamburgh Beach & Grace Darling Memorial) and Cragside House and Gardens (in Rothbury). And it doesn't end there: step into the grandiose world of Edinburgh Castle, contemplate the long history of The Real Mary King's Close, explore the striking landscape at Arthur's Seat, and make a trip to The Royal Mile.

To find ratings, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read Edinburgh online attractions planner.

If you are flying in from Qatar, the closest major aiports are Edinburgh Airport, Glasgow International Airport and Glasgow Prestwick Airport. September in Edinburgh sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Stirling.
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Stirling — 1 night

Stirling is a city in central Scotland. Your day by day itinerary now includes Stirling Bridge as well as The Kelpies & The Helix. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Thu): snap pictures at Stirling Bridge, then make a trip to Falkirk Wheel, then appreciate the history behind The Kelpies & The Helix, and finally appreciate the history behind National Wallace Monument.

For other places to visit, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read our Stirling trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by car from Edinburgh to Stirling takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Stirling can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 7°C.
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