6 days in Aviemore, Edinburgh & Haltwhistle Itinerary

6 days in Aviemore, Edinburgh & Haltwhistle Itinerary

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Aviemore
— 1 night
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Edinburgh
— 3 nights
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Haltwhistle
— 1 night
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Aviemore

— 1 night
Aviemore is a town and tourist resort, situated within the Cairngorms National Park in the Highlands of Scotland. On the 17th (Sat), steep yourself in history at The Old Packhorse Bridge, then walk around RZSS Highland Wildlife Park, and then see Aviemore, Quad Bike Treks.

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London to Aviemore is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from London in October; daily highs in Aviemore reach 15°C and lows reach 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Sun) to allow time for the car ride to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Aviemore

Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors · Parks

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Edinburgh

— 3 nights

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Edinburgh is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step into the grandiose world of Edinburgh Castle, step aboard Royal Yacht Britannia, don't miss a visit to The Royal Mile, and take in the dramatic natural features at Calton Hill.

To find more things to do, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, use the Edinburgh trip itinerary planning tool.

Drive from Aviemore to Edinburgh in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October in Edinburgh, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to travel to Haltwhistle.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature
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Haltwhistle

— 1 night
Haltwhistle is a small town and civil parish in Northumberland, England, 10mi east of Brampton, near Hadrian's Wall. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): make a trip to Cawfields Roman Wall, make a trip to Sycamore Gap, and then stroll through Crackers Soft Play.

For photos, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Haltwhistle trip planner.

Traveling by car from Edinburgh to Haltwhistle takes 3 hours. In October in Haltwhistle, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 6°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Haltwhistle

Fun & Games · Parks

Side Trip

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