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Planning Your Perfect Honeymoon in Scotland

Conjuring up romance effortlessly and with subtlety, Scotland is a stunning destination in which to celebrate your love for each other. For the backdrop to your honeymoon here, expect dazzling skylines of moody mountaintops, emerald-green glens, myriad remote, sand-rimmed islands ideal for escaping or eloping, and a mysterious fortress or three for every horizon. But for vacationing newlyweds, what truly makes this land so romantic are the stories that lace each place you pass through: legacies of great romantic writers like Sir Walter Scott, tales of trysts involving the likes of Mary, Queen of Scots and more. Here are the most romantic destinations in Scotland for honeymooners, with suggestions of what to do in each.

You'll explore some of Skye's most dramatic scenery by e-bike
Map of Scotland Fast-Paced Outdoor Adventures - 9 Days
Scotland Fast-Paced Outdoor Adventures - 9 Days

This nine-day Scotland road trip ticks off the country's greatest outdoor adventures in just over a week. You'll gallop from Edinburgh into Cairngorms National Park for canyoning at Bruar Falls and an off-road wildlife safari. Then switch gears on the Isle of Skye when you pedal the Trotternish Peninsula on an e-bike. Board a ferry to the mainland for a wildlife boat tour to meet furry and feathered west coast locals, then spend a day hiking in Glen Coe and discover the vibrant street art scene of Glasgow.

Visit a number of art galleries and musuems, incuding Kelingrove in Glasgow
Map of Culture & Creativity Tour in Scotland - 13 Days
Culture & Creativity Tour in Scotland - 13 Days

Get inspired as you combine the best of Scotland's cultural opportunities and natural wonders on this 13-day tour. Dive into the heart of Scotland's historic and artistic soul with renowned museums and galleries, and unique guided tours. Start with afternoon tea in Edinburgh, then board a scenic train north to Aberdeen and Inverness, where castles await. Then, head for Glasgow to explore the legacy of a famous designer and architect before squeezing in a trip to Loch Lomond to finish the adventure.

 Keep your camera close as you ride the Jacobite Stream train to Mallaig
Map of Scotland by Train: Edinburgh, Fort William, Isle of Skye & Glasgow - 10 Days
Scotland by Train: Edinburgh, Fort William, Isle of Skye & Glasgow - 10 Days

This exciting 10-day Scotland trip travels across rugged and scenic landscapes as you enjoy the country's best history, food, and activities. Along the way, you'll take a food tour in Glasgow, conquer Scotland's highest peak, Ben Nevis, and step into the enchanting world of Harry Potter aboard the Jacobite Steam Train. You'll also discover the dramatic Isle of Skye and soak up history in Inverness and Edinburgh.

Machrie Moor Standing Stones circle on the Isle of Arran
Map of Island Hopping Scotland's Inner Hebrides - 10 Days
Island Hopping Scotland's Inner Hebrides - 10 Days

This thrilling 10-day Scotland adventure dives into the country's natural wonders, coastal beauty, and diverse islands. Pick up a car in vibrant Glasgow and cross to the Isle of Arran for a whisky tasting. Explore coastal Oban, the gateway to the Inner Hebrides, and cross to the Isle of Mull to meet wild eagles. Experience the rugged Isle of Skye and the verdant landscapes of Glen Coe and Glen Nevis. Across the 10 days, you'll be hiking, snorkeling, kayaking, and sipping Scotland's finest single malts.

Pick between hiking adventures during a free afternoon on the Isle of Skye
Map of Active Scotland: Edinburgh, Isle of Skye, Ben Nevis & Loch Lomond - 12 Days
Active Scotland: Edinburgh, Isle of Skye, Ben Nevis & Loch Lomond - 12 Days

Take an epic drive around the pristine landscapes of Scotland on this active 12-day adventure. Begin your journey cycling across historic Edinburgh, then rent a car and drive north to Cairngorms National Park, where a wild river fishing expedition awaits. Then, conquer new heights as you summit Ben Nevis, Scotland's towering pinnacle, and take a boat tour off the Isle of Skye. If that's not enough, ride a horse in Loch Lomond, snorkel and eat seafood in Oban, and finish with a beer tour in Glasgow.

The Old Man of Storr overlooking Skye's coast
Map of Hike Scotland's Highlands & Islands - 14 Days
Hike Scotland's Highlands & Islands - 14 Days

Pack a lifetime of outdoor adventure into just 14 days when you hike the highlights of Scotland. It starts with three days on the country's most scenic trekking route—the West Highland Way—which passes through gorgeous Highland scenery. That's just the beginning, as you'll then travel on a historic steam train to two of the most beautiful isles in the country: Skye and Islay. Here you'll hike around otherworldly mountains, explore rugged coasts, and reward yourself with some of the best whiskey in the world.

Jacobite Train on Glenfinnan Railway Viaduct
Map of Best of Scotland by Train: Glasgow, Inverness, Isle of Sky & Edinburgh - 10 Days
Best of Scotland by Train: Glasgow, Inverness, Isle of Sky & Edinburgh - 10 Days

Take a scenic, 10-day journey through Scotland by train. Begin with two days of sightseeing in Glasgow before boarding your first train to the Highlands. Stop in Stirling en route to Inverness, home to Culloden Battlefield, Urquhart Castle, and the famed Loch Ness. Then, it's on to the stunning Isle of Skye to take in the dramatic coastline and mountain scenery. Finally, board the Jacobite Train to reach Edinburgh to experience the best of the Scottish capital city.

Explore Urquhart Castle following a private cruise in Loch Ness
Map of Historic Highlights of Scotland Self-Drive Tour - 6 Days
Historic Highlights of Scotland Self-Drive Tour - 6 Days

Experience Scotland's rich history and picturesque landscapes during this six-day road trip. Start with a walking tour in Edinburgh, where you'll dip your toes into the cobbled streets and distinctive architecture. Then learn about the nation's most courageous figures—including William Wallace—at Stirling Castle, followed by a lesson in the Bronze Age at Clava Cairns. Next, get private tours of both Culloden Battlefields and Loch Ness before making your way to world-class Glasgow to finish the adventure.

Uncover Edinburgh's past with a local guide
Map of Scotland's Cities, Lochs & Castles: Glasgow to Edinburgh Road Trip - 6 Days
Scotland's Cities, Lochs & Castles: Glasgow to Edinburgh Road Trip - 6 Days

From medieval cities to historic castles, you'll get the perfect taster of Scotland's culture and scenery on this six-day, self-drive tour. Start in Glasgow, a hub of live music and Victorian architecture, and visit a whisky distillery to kick off your trip. In Fort William, explore national parks, castles, and picturesque Isle of Skye. Hunt for Nessie on Loch Ness, uncover the mysteries of the hilly capital, Edinburgh, and even glimpse the country's lavish crown jewels.

Take in the sights of Inverness, gateway to the Scottish Highlands
Map of Scotland Culture Tour: Edinburgh, Inverness, Fort William & Glasgow - 6 Days
Scotland Culture Tour: Edinburgh, Inverness, Fort William & Glasgow - 6 Days

Unearth the essence of Scotland with this six-day culture-packed adventure. Start in Edinburgh with a musical Old Town tour, then drive to Inverness, the capital of the Highlands, exploring Stirling, the Bannockburn Battlefield, and Dalwhinnie Distillery en route. Witness a compelling sheepdog demonstration, explore historic Cawdor Castle, cruise Loch Ness, and tour Urquhart Castle. Pop into Fort William, then finally reach Glasgow for a food tour and night with the Royal Scottish National Orchestra.

Views to the Isle Ornsay lighthouse from Skye—one of the six Scottish islands you'll visit on this trip
Map of Island Hopping in Scotland - 12 Days
Island Hopping in Scotland - 12 Days

Stunning Scotland counts close to 800 islands in its territory, and with 12 days and the keys to a rental car, you'll get to explore a handful of the best. Discover the beauty of Arran and Mull, taste whisky on Raasay, explore religion on Iona, and admire the natural beauty of Skye. There's more fun to be had on the mainland, with a Scottish ceilidh evening in Oban, traditional trad music in Glasgow, and a few scenic hikes for good measure.

Take a self-guided hike in Coire Lagan while staying two nights on the Isle of Skey
Map of Active Scotland Road Trip: Cairngorms, the NC500 & Isle of Skye - 13 Days
Active Scotland Road Trip: Cairngorms, the NC500 & Isle of Skye - 13 Days

Scotland's natural beauty is on full display with this active 13-day adventure. Starting in Edinburgh, you'll jump behind the wheel and road trip across the Scottish Highlands, exploring the best of the Isle of Skye, Cairngorms National Park, the scenic drive called the NC500, and Glen Coe before finishing in Loch Lomond and Glasgow. This itinerary includes epic hikes, biking tours, sea kayaking, fishing, horseback riding, and loch cruises, with plenty of free time to explore at your own pace.

Ruins of Urquhart Castle sit quietly alongside Loch Ness
Map of Family Tour of Scotland  - 2 Weeks
Family Tour of Scotland - 2 Weeks

Get ready for a 14-day adventure you and your family are sure to remember. This packed itinerary offers the full Scotland experience, from city tours of Glasgow and Edinburgh to epic hikes, driving trips, and boat rides around the unspoiled Highlands. Rounding out this great escape are food tours, art walks, island excursions, wildlife safaris, and bike rides through national parks.

Wander along the colorful architecture in Tobermory, on the Isle of Mull
Map of Island Hopping in Scotland - 14 Days
Island Hopping in Scotland - 14 Days

Scotland is home to 790 islands, and with this two-week trip, you'll hop between a handful of the best. Along the way, you'll taste whisky on both Arran and Raasay, spot sea eagles on Mull, admire the natural beauty of Skye, and wander around Eilean Donan Castle. Then, on the mainland, you'll eat seafood and join a ceilidh in Oban, tour the best of Glasgow, and hike through Glen Nevis and Glen Coe.

Spend three nights on the Isle of Skye with time for sea kayaking and self-guided hikes
Map of Active Scotland Adventure: Cairngorms, the NC500 & the Isle of Skye - 14 Days
Active Scotland Adventure: Cairngorms, the NC500 & the Isle of Skye - 14 Days

Experience the best of Scotland's natural beauty with this two-week itinerary that includes hiking, biking, horseback riding, and wildlife cruises. Your active adventures take you on a road trip from the Scottish Highlands to the Lowlands, featuring the best of Edinburgh, the Isle of Skye, national parks, and Glasgow. Along the way, you'll have plenty of free time built in so you can relax, add extra hikes, or seek out a whisky distillery or two.

Etive Mor waterfall, Glencoe
Map of Scottish Highlands Self-Drive Tour: Edinburgh, Inverness & Loch Ness - 8 Days
Scottish Highlands Self-Drive Tour: Edinburgh, Inverness & Loch Ness - 8 Days

Discover the enchanting history and dramatic landscapes of the Scottish Highlands with this 8-day self-drive itinerary. Starting in Edinburgh,  drive north to the rugged highlands, where you’ll explore ancient castles, visit important battle sites, sail Loch Ness, and ride the world’s most scenic railway.

Spend a day driving around the Isle of Skye with a private guide
Map of Ultimate Scotland Road Trip: Cities, Castles & Countryside - 8 Days
Ultimate Scotland Road Trip: Cities, Castles & Countryside - 8 Days

Combine Scotland's most famous cities, national parks, and castles on this relaxed eight-day road trip. Start in the country's largest city, Glasgow, before heading north to Fort William to visit the rugged Isle of Skye and Eilean Donan Castle. Next, see Loch Ness and the ruins of Urquhart Castle on your way to charming Pitlochry. Finish in the Scottish capital, Edinburgh, with a walking tour of its hilly Old Town. Of course, there will be free time for hikes and whisky distilleries along the way if you so choose.

An amazing sunset at the Fairy Pools, Isle of Skye
Map of Ultimate Scotland & Ireland Road Trip - 14 Days
Ultimate Scotland & Ireland Road Trip - 14 Days

This 14-day road trip takes you across the enchanting landscapes of Scotland and Ireland. Start in the historic city of Edinburgh, and journey across the country from Cairngorms National Park to the mystical Isle of Skye. Then fly over to Dublin, where you'll drive south to lap the Ring of Kerry. With two weeks to spare, you can tick off castles, whisky tasting, hikes, wildlife cruises, and rich cultural experiences that reveal the best of both countries.

Explore Scottish highlights on an active tour
Map of Active Scotland Road Trip - 8 Days
Active Scotland Road Trip - 8 Days

Combine sightseeing with outdoor adventures on this eight-day active tour of Scotland. Start in the capital of Edinburgh, hiking to the top of the ancient volcano of Arthur's Seat before driving north for canyoning at Bruar Falls. Next, spot wildlife in Cairngorms National Park, and explore the rugged countryside around Inverness by mountain bike. Take to the water for the final days of your trip in a sea kayak off the coast of Skye and on a paddleboard on Loch Leven. End in the vibrant city of Glasgow.

Blackhouse village on Lewis
Map of Scotland Highlands & Islands Road Trip - 8 Days
Scotland Highlands & Islands Road Trip - 8 Days

This immersive eight-day Scotland journey combines city exploration, wildlife encounters, cultural experiences, and natural beauty. Your self-drive odyssey commences with a street art tour of Glasgow before you switch gears to Oban for a wildlife expedition and traditional Scottish ceilidh evening. Then taste whisky on the Isle of Skye and journey to the Outer Hebrides to see the mystical Callanish Standing Stones. Finally, visit beautiful Inverness and hike up Ben Vrackie near Pitlochry.

Scotland's Edinburgh Castle has stood for over 1,000 years
Map of Scotland & Ireland - 14 Days
Scotland & Ireland - 14 Days

Fourteen days is ample time to experience the best of Scotland and Ireland, be it touring Edinburgh, hiking the Highlands, or reveling in the historic streets of Dublin. The adventures are almost too many to list: wildlife safaris in national parks, boating across Loch Ness, cycling around Glasgow, and exploring the untamed beauty of the Isle of Skye. If that's not enough, you'll hit the road on a drive to some of the most beautiful locales in southern Ireland, like the Wicklow Mountains and County Cork.

The colorful town of Tobermory on the Isle of Mull
Map of Island Hopping in Scotland - 9 Days
Island Hopping in Scotland - 9 Days

Get off the beaten path with this nine-day Scottish adventure that unlocks a handful of lesser-known islands. Grab the keys to a rental car and set off to explore the beauty of the Isle of Arran, then return to the mainland for a whisky-tasting and traditional Scottish ceilidh in Oban. Bounce over to the Isle of Mull for three days of exploration, then drive to Loch Lomond to cruise across the water in a private yacht. End in Glasgow with an evening of traditional folk music.

Hike through the remarkable vistas of Glen Coe
Map of Scotland Highlights & West Highland Way - 9 Days
Scotland Highlights & West Highland Way - 9 Days

History and hiking collide on this nine-day Scotland trip that includes three days of trekking on the West Highland Way. Explore Glasgow, then take a train to beautiful Loch Lomond for an equine adventure and time in nature. From there, journey north to Oban for island exploration and history lessons, then make your way to Fort William. Here you'll begin the West Highland Way, hiking Scotland's most scenic long-distance walk for three challenging days before returning to Glasgow.

Urquhart Castle at sunset beside Loch Ness
Map of Signature Scotland: Edinburgh, Aberdeen, Inverness, Isle of Skye, Glencoe & Glasgow - 10 Days
Signature Scotland: Edinburgh, Aberdeen, Inverness, Isle of Skye, Glencoe & Glasgow - 10 Days

This eventful 10-day trip through Scotland invites you to experience it all! Start in Edinburgh to sightsee and take a delicious local food tour before heading to Aberdeen to explore Dundee and visit a historic golf course in St Andrews. Next, spend time in Inverness and the Isle of Skye, visiting historic sites, distilleries, and castles. Then, transfer to Glencoe to walk the beautiful scenery, cruise around Loch Katrine in a famed steamship, and embark on a memorable architecture tour in Glasgow.

Drive through the geological formations on the Scottish Isle of Skye
Map of Fast-Paced Scotland Highlights Tour - 10 Days
Fast-Paced Scotland Highlights Tour - 10 Days

This fast-paced 10-day jaunt through Scotland takes you from Edinburgh to Glasgow, crossing through the Scottish Highlands and out to the Isle of Skye. With just one night in nine different destinations, you'll rip across the country, taking in famous sights and spectacular nature, enjoying a whisky tasting, folk music night, and hot-air balloon ride. If you only have 10 days and want to see Scotland's highlights, this is the trip for you.

Journey through the land of single malt with this 11-day Scottish whisky adventure
Map of Great Scottish Whisky Adventure - 11 Days
Great Scottish Whisky Adventure - 11 Days

This 11-day self-drive whisky trip explores Scotland's best single malts. The journey begins in Edinburgh with a tasting before you venture north to the famous distilleries of Speyside to discover the heart of Scotch whisky and visit a cooperage workshop set amid rolling hills and misty rivers. Next comes the Isle of Skye and then Oban, where the sea meets mountains and centuries of whisky-making tradition. End in Glasgow with a final toast to the liquid gold. Sláinte mhath!

The Old Man of Storr overlooking Skye's coast.
Map of Hike Scotland's Highlands & Islands: Glen Coe, Ben Nevis & the Isle of Skye - 9 Days
Hike Scotland's Highlands & Islands: Glen Coe, Ben Nevis & the Isle of Skye - 9 Days

This active 9-day hiking itinerary travels through some of Scotland’s most spectacular landscapes. Starting in the heart of the Highlands, you’ll walk along the West Highland Way, experiencing the wild beauty of Rannoch Moor and Glen Coe. The first leg of your walking journey ends at the adventure capital of Fort William, where you’ll get the chance to scale Ben Nevis, the UK’s highest peak. After a memorable ride on the historic Jacobite Express Steam Train, board a ferry for the Isle of Skye, where you’ll have three days to explore the rugged mountains, secluded coves, and idyllic villages of the Inner Hebrides.

Traffic in the Scottish Highlands
Map of Scotland City, Highland & Island Road Trip - 12 Days
Scotland City, Highland & Island Road Trip - 12 Days

This 12-day Scotland itinerary blends history, nature, and gastronomy into one epic trip. As you road trip from the historic streets of Edinburgh and grand Blair Castle to the rugged beauty of Cairngorms National Park and the captivating landscapes of the Isle of Skye, you'll delve into the art of whisky-making with distillery visits, witness wildlife on an off-road safari and full-day cruise, and experience the country's vibrant urban hubs with food tours and street art walks.

Taste Scottish whisky at its source on this 12-day jaunt around Scotland's best distilleries
Map of Great Scottish Whisky Adventure - 12 Days
Great Scottish Whisky Adventure - 12 Days

Sip, sample, and savor Scotland's top single malts with this 12-day self-drive whisky road trip. You'll journey across the country, visiting 13 distilleries to taste Highland, Lowland, and Speyside whiskies at the source. Collect a car in Edinburgh and head north to Aviemore to visit a cooperage workshop and taste smooth spirits. Drive out to the Isle of Skye and Oban, where coastal casks reveal new flavors, and explore nature in Glencoe and Loch Lomond. Finally, finish in Glasgow with a final toast!

Spend three days hiking the West Highland Way
Map of Scotland's West Highland Way & Beyond - 14 Days
Scotland's West Highland Way & Beyond - 14 Days

Experience the best of Scotland's nature and whisky with this two-week Scotland trip. Starting from Glasgow, you'll head to the West Highland Way to hike for three days and then meet local wildlife with an off-road safari in Cairngorms National Park. Head south next to enjoy a round of golf in St Andrews and wander through Stirling Castle. You'll also explore the rich world of whisky at Speyside distilleries and visit the UK's only cooperage before finishing with two nights in Edinburgh.

Spend three days of your trip hiking a section of the West Highland Way
Map of Scotland's West Highland Way & Beyond - 13 Days
Scotland's West Highland Way & Beyond - 13 Days

Discover Scottish wilderness, wildlife, and whisky with this active 13-day trip. Starting from Glasgow, you'll board a train north and spend three memorable days hiking on the West Highland Way. From here, go fishing and taste whisky on the Isle of Skye, wander the Culloden Battlefield, join an off-road safari in Cairngorms National Park, and cruise across Loch Ness. Finish with a hike to Stirling Castle, then explore Edinburgh's Royal Mile and admire the world's largest collection of Scotch whisky.

 Visit a number of castles in Aberdeenshire on this fun and fast-paced itinerary
Map of Fast-Paced Scotland Highlights - 14 Days
Fast-Paced Scotland Highlights - 14 Days

This two-week journey across Scotland keeps a rapid pace as you travel from Edinburgh to Glasgow, crossing through the Scottish Highlands and out to the Isle of Skye. Take in famous sights, spectacular green countryside, and explore the top whisky distilleries as you dash across Scotland, spending just one or two nights in nine different destinations. This trip is crammed with castles, history, and epic landscapes—perfect if you only have 14 days in Scotland and want to pack in all the highlights.