13 days in Scotland & Crosby Ravensworth Itinerary

13 days in Scotland & Crosby Ravensworth Itinerary

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Balloch
— 2 nights
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Killin
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Glencoe
— 2 nights
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Isle of Skye
— 2 nights
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Ullapool
— 2 nights
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Fort Augustus
— 2 nights
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Crosby Ravensworth
— 2 nights
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Balloch — 2 nights

On the 5th (Sun), explore the historical opulence of Inveraray Castle. Here are some ideas for day two: take an in-depth tour of Denny Tank Museum, then meet the residents at Loch Lomond Sea Life Aquarium, and then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find where to stay, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read our Balloch trip website.

Loughton to Balloch is an approximately 7.5-hour car ride. You can also drive. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Loughton in September: high temperatures in Balloch hover around 19°C and lows are around 9°C. On the 7th (Tue), you're off to Killin.
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Parks · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums · Tours
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Killin

Killin is a village situated at the western head of Loch Tay in Stirling (formerly Perthshire), Scotland.The west end of the village is magnificently sited around the scenic Falls of Dochart, the main street leading down towards the Loch at the confluence of the rivers Dochart and Lochay. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Tue): take in the dramatic scenery at Falls of Dochart and then play a few rounds at Killin Golf Club.

For more things to do, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Killin driving holiday site.

Drive from Balloch to Killin in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can go by car to Glencoe.
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Golf · Parks · Nature · Outdoors
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Glencoe — 2 nights

Glencoe or Glencoe Village is the main settlement in Glen Coe in the Lochaber area of the Scottish Highlands. On the 8th (Wed), look for all kinds of wild species at Highland Titles Nature Reserve, then take an in-depth tour of Glencoe Folk Museum, and then identify plant and animal life at Glen Etive. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Thu): hike along West Highland Way and then appreciate the views at Glen Coe.

To find reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Glencoe trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Killin to Glencoe takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in September, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Isle of Skye.
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Parks · Wildlife · Trails · Nature
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Isle of Skye — 2 nights

Blessed with picturesque lochs and a dramatic, rocky coastline, the far-flung Isle of Skye remains one of Scotland's most beloved destinations.
For other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Isle of Skye trip itinerary website.

Traveling by car from Glencoe to Isle of Skye takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Isle of Skye can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Ullapool.
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Parks · Nature

Ullapool — 2 nights

Ullapool is a village of around 1,500 inhabitants in Ross-shire, Scottish Highlands. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sat): take an in-depth tour of Ullapool Museum and then admire the sheer force of Corrieshalloch Gorge. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at The Bone Caves and then look for all kinds of wild species at Knockan Crag National Nature Reserve.

To see photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Ullapool online tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Isle of Skye to Ullapool by car takes about 2.5 hours. In September in Ullapool, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Fort Augustus.
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Fort Augustus — 2 nights

Fort Augustus is a settlement in the parish of Boleskine and Abertarff, at the south west end of Loch Ness, Scottish Highlands. To see photos, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Fort Augustus trip itinerary tool.

You can drive from Ullapool to Fort Augustus in 2 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Fort Augustus can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. You'll set off for Crosby Ravensworth on the 15th (Wed).
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Crosby Ravensworth — 2 nights

Here are some ideas for day two: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Lawrences Church and then explore the fascinating underground world of Lacy's Caves.

To find where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Crosby Ravensworth trip planner.

Traveling by car from Fort Augustus to Crosby Ravensworth takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Fort Augustus in September, Crosby Ravensworth is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 13°C. On the 17th (Fri), you're off to 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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Loch Ness Region travel guide

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Castles · Specialty Museums · Bodies of Water
Few places in the world have inspired more mystery and wonder than Loch Ness. Famed as the home of the legendary Loch Ness monster, the iconic lake sits in the Scottish Highlands, fringed by rolling hills and dense patches of forest. Many people take a trip to Loch Ness for the chance to catch a glimpse of the mythical beast, allegedly seen countless times by those with a keen eye and vivid imagination--you'll find an endless supply of blurry images to "prove" the monster's existence. Even if you don't believe in Nessie, a trip to Loch Ness offers you the perfect chance to soak up some picturesque Scottish scenery, admire the crumbling ruins of the adjacent castle, and open your mind to the possibilities of the supernatural.
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