10 day Scottish Highlands Itinerary

The Scottish Highlands Itinerary will take you through all sorts of scenery which is suitable for people who are familiar with the country or also those who are visiting for the very first time.

Pitlochry is a lovely town and makes a great stop off place on your first day road tripping. You can explore plenty of walks and trails from the town itself if you want to get out into nature.

Edinburgh – Ballatar via Pitlochry

North of the Cairngorms is the Speyside area which is known for the whisky trail. You learn about how whisky is made, the history of the brands and do some tasting.

Ballater – Speyside via the Cairngorms

Inverness is a pretty but small city, easy to get around on foot and explore. You can do some exploring easily in the evening and following morning.

Dufftown – Elgin – Inverness

There are a few places of note on route such as Invergarry Castle, Glengarry Heritage Centre and Fort Augustus where you can view the Caledonian Canal.

Inverness – Fort William via Loch Ness

The scenery of Glencoe is simply stunning, there are walks, lay-bys to stop and take pictures and plenty of little villages in this area to explore.


This part of Scotland is where Bonnie Prince Charlie arrived to rally his troops before the ill fated Battle of Culloden.

The road to the Isles – Fort William – Mallaig

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