9 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

9 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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Balloch
— Few hours
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Dornoch
— 1 night
3
Golspie
— Few hours
4
Brora
— 1 night
5
Dunnet
— Few hours
6
Thurso
— 1 night
7
Durness
— 1 night
8
Ullapool
— Few hours
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Poolewe
— 1 night
10
Gairloch
— 1 night
11
Applecross
— 1 night
12
Fort William
— 1 night
13
Helensburgh
— 1 day

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Balloch

Balloch
To find photos, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Balloch route planning site.

Helensburgh to Balloch is an approximately half hour car ride. In April, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. You will leave for Dornoch on the 3rd (Fri).

Things to do in Balloch

Outdoors Parks Tours
Find places to stay Apr 2 — 3:

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Dornoch

Dornoch ©
Dornoch is a town and seaside resort, and former Royal burgh in the Highlands of Scotland. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): stop by Coast Candle Co., tee off at Royal Dornoch Golf Club, thenkick back and relax at Embo Beach, and finally stroll through Dornoch Beach.

To see where to stay, ratings, maps, and tourist information, use the Dornoch online day trip planner.

Drive from Balloch to Dornoch in 4.5 hours. In April in Dornoch, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to drive to Golspie.

Things to do in Dornoch

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Embo Beach
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Dornoch Beach ©
Dornoch Beach
Royal Dornoch Golf Club ©
Royal Dornoch Golf Club

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Golspie

Golspie ©
Golspie is a village in Sutherland, Highland, Scotland, which lies on the North Sea coast in the shadow of Ben Bhraggie . Start off your visit on the 4th (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Big Burn Walk and then appreciate the views at North West Highlands Geopark.

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Golspie is just a short distance from Dornoch. In April, daytime highs in Golspie are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Sat) to allow time for the car ride to Brora.

Things to do in Golspie

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

North West Highlands Geopark
Find places to stay Apr 4 — 5:
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Big Burn Walk ©
Big Burn Walk

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Brora

Brora
Brora is a village in the east of Sutherland, in the Highland area of Scotland.Origin of the nameThe name Brora is derived from ancient Norse, meaning 'river with a bridge.'HistoryA small industrial village having at one time a coal pit, boat building, salt pans, fish curing, lemonade factory, the new Clynelish Distillery (as well as the old Clynelish distillery which is now called the Brora distillery ), wool mill, bricks and a stone quarry. For traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Brora online travel planner.

Brora is just a stone's throw from Golspie. In April, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. You will leave for Dunnet on the 5th (Sun).

Things to do in Brora

Parks Outdoors Nature
Find places to stay Apr 4 — 5:

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Dunnet

Dunnet
To find maps, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Dunnet road trip planner.

Getting from Brora to Dunnet by car takes about 1.5 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. You'll set off for Thurso on the 5th (Sun).

Things to do in Dunnet

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Find places to stay Apr 5 — 6:

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Thurso

Thurso ©
Thurso is a town and former burgh on the north coast of the Highland council area of Scotland.
Dunnet Head has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sun): get engrossed in the history at Castlehill Heritage Centre and then take some stellar pictures from Dunnet Head.

To see photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Thurso trip planner.

Thurso is just a short distance from Dunnet. In April, daytime highs in Thurso are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Durness.

Things to do in Thurso

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Farr Beach, Melvich Beach
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Farr Beach ©
Farr Beach
Melvich Beach ©
Melvich Beach
Dunnet Head ©
Dunnet Head

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Durness

Durness ©
Durness is a village and civil parish in the north-west Highlands of Scotland. To find traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read our Durness trip app.

Drive from Thurso to Durness in 2 hours. In April, daytime highs in Durness are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. On the 7th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Ullapool.
Find places to stay Apr 6 — 7:
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Cairn House Gallery ©
Cairn House Gallery

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Ullapool

Ullapool ©
Ullapool is a village of around 1,500 inhabitants in Ross-shire, Scottish Highlands. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Tue): browse the eclectic array of goods at Ullapool Market, identify plant and animal life at Inverpolly Nature Reserve, and then hike along Lael Forest Walks.

Planning Ullapool trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Durness to Ullapool takes 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in April, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to drive to Poolewe.

Things to do in Ullapool

Parks Wildlife Outdoors
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Inverpolly Nature Reserve ©
Inverpolly Nature Reserve
Ullapool Market ©
Ullapool Market

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Poolewe

Poolewe ©
Poolewe is a small village in Wester Ross in the North West Highlands of Scotland, about 75 miles north-west from Inverness, by Loch Ewe. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Wed): learn about all things military at Russian Arctic Convoy Project, don't miss a visit to Russian Arctic Convoy Exhibition, thenadmire the natural beauty at Inverewe Garden, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Mellon Udrigle Beach.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, use the Poolewe holiday planner.

You can drive from Ullapool to Poolewe in 1.5 hours. In April, daytime highs in Poolewe are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can go by car to Gairloch.

Things to do in Poolewe

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trip

Aultbea
Find places to stay Apr 7 — 8:
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Mellon Udrigle Beach ©
Mellon Udrigle Beach
Inverewe Garden ©
Inverewe Garden
Russian Arctic Convoy Exhibition ©
Russian Arctic Convoy Exhibition

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Gairloch

Gairloch
Gairloch is a village, civil parish and community on the shores of Loch Gairloch in Wester Ross, in the North-West Highlands of Scotland. For more things to do and other tourist information, refer to the Gairloch driving holiday planner.

Gairloch is very close to Poolewe. Expect a daytime high around °C in April, and nighttime lows around °C. You'll set off for Applecross on the 9th (Thu).

Things to do in Gairloch

Outdoors Parks Tours
Find places to stay Apr 8 — 9:

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Applecross

Applecross ©
The Applecross peninsula is a peninsula in Wester Ross, Highland, on the north west coast of Scotland. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Thu): look for gifts at The Lochcarron Weavers Shop, thentake in the awesome beauty at Fuar Tholl, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Beinn Liath Mhor. On your second day here, make a trip to Kishorn Selfie Box, make a trip to Bealach na Ba Viewpoint, and then take in the exciting artwork at Applecross Photographic Gallery.

For reviews, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read Applecross trip planner.

Traveling by car from Gairloch to Applecross takes 2 hours. In April in Applecross, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. On the 10th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Fort William.

Things to do in Applecross

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trips

Strathcarron, The Lochcarron Weavers Shop
Find places to stay Apr 9 — 10:
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Fuar Tholl ©
Fuar Tholl
Beinn Liath Mhor ©
Beinn Liath Mhor
Bealach na Ba Viewpoint ©
Bealach na Ba Viewpoint

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Fort William

Fort William
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. To find other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Fort William sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Applecross to Fort William takes 3 hours. You'll set off for Helensburgh on the 11th (Sat).

Things to do in Fort William

Outdoors Tours Parks
Find places to stay Apr 10 — 11:

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Helensburgh

Helensburgh ©
Helensburgh is a town within the Helensburgh and Lomond Area of Argyll and Bute Council, Scotland. Glenarn Gardens has been added to your itinerary. On the 11th (Sat), examine the collection at Scottish Submarine Centre, take in nature's colorful creations at Glenarn Gardens, thentee off at Helensburgh Golf Club, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Lunderston Bay.

To see maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Helensburgh trip site.

Getting from Fort William to Helensburgh by car takes about 2.5 hours. In April in Helensburgh, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helensburgh

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Lunderston Bay
Find places to stay Apr 11 — 12:
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Helensburgh Golf Club ©
Helensburgh Golf Club
Scottish Submarine Centre ©
Scottish Submarine Centre