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Realistic Itinerary? ......mostly Scotland

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Realistic Itinerary? ......mostly Scotland

Planning a trip for late June. Family of four with two young adults. Interested in history, nature, photography.

Day 1 - arrive in London, early morning. Take train to York. Explore city. Spend night.

Day 2 - York. Spend night.

Day 3 - pick up car and drive north, stopping at Durham, Hadrian 's wall, into Borders area to see some abbeys. Overnight in area.

Day 4 -drive towards Oban, via Loch Lomand and Kilmartin (would like to see archeological sites in Kilmartin area ). Arrive in Oban for two nights.

Day 5 - take three islands tour out of Oban ( Mull, Iona, and Staffa) overnight in Oban

Day 6 - drive towards Ft. William , taking in Kilchurn Castle, St. Columba chapel, and Glencoe on way. Overnight near Ft. William. ( wondering if we could make it closer towards Skye this night? )

Day 7 - explore Skye ( husband really wants to visit here.....I'm wondering if it worth an extra night, staying in Portree )

Day 8 - up early to drive to Edinburgh, perhaps stopping at Culloden or Stirling on way. Overnight in Edinburgh.

Day 9 - Edinburgh.

Day 10 - take afternoon train back to London

Days 10 - 13 or 14 - London

Realize this is barely scratching the surface....will need to come back one day!

Thank you for any advice you may have.

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1. Re: Realistic Itinerary? ......mostly Scotland

Oban to Skye is not a problem in one go. An extra night in Portree is a better option than a night in Fort William

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As thegoodwitch days easy enough to go from Oban to Skye rather than stopping in the Ft William area.

Nice itinerary.

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3. Re: Realistic Itinerary? ......mostly Scotland

I agree stay an extra night on Skye!

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4. Re: Realistic Itinerary? ......mostly Scotland

Thanks! I feel much more confident in going ahead with plans!

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