Is it safe to travel to Scottish Highlands?
The Scottish Highlands isn’t the kind of destination where you’ll have to worry about petty crimes like pick pocketing. There really isn’t a whole lot of crime in the Highlands at all. Here, staying safe is all about understanding the remote nature of the Highlands and being prepared for its elements.
Can I visit Scotland this summer?
In May, the European Union decided to allow fully vaccinated visitors, Americans included, to pop over for a visit. And since the United Kingdom is beginning to allow tourists, you may be able to book a trip to Scotland this summer.
Can I travel to Scotland in 2 weeks?
If you are planning an itinerary for 2 weeks in Scotland , you have lots of options. 14 days gives you enough time to consider exploring Scotland’s more remote corners. You could even manage our Grand Tour of Scotland route that goes all the way from the Scottish Border country to the extreme north coast.
What should you avoid in Scotland?
Things NOT to do on your first visit
- Mispronouncing place names.
- Not bringing a raincoat.
- Not using the buses.
- Ordering a single malt whiskey with ice.
- Underestimating the long summer days.
- Only hitting the tourist bars.
- Trying to fake a Scottish accent.
- Rubbing the nose of Greyfriars Bobby.
Can you still stay in hotels in Scotland?
There are no household / number caps, and physical distancing requirements have been removed. This means tourist accommodation can operate on a more ‘business as normal basis’ albeit with appropriate hygiene and ventilation measures.
Can I travel to the UK right now?
UK COVID-19 Restrictions
U.S. citizens residing in the United Kingdom are subject to the UK government’s regulations. You should not travel abroad unless it is permitted under the rules. From July 19, the requirement to wear face coverings in law will be lifted.
How can I spend 10 days in Scotland?
So, how to spend 10 days in Scotland?
- 1) Edinburgh (2 days) …
- 2) Scone Palace and going to the Highlands (1 day) …
- 3) Glenfinnan and Fort William (1 day)
- 4) Glencoe Valley (1 day)
- 5) Loch Ness (1 day)
- 6) the Isle of Skye (2 days) …
- 7) Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park (1 day)
- 8) Glasgow (1 day)
How do people spend two weeks in Scotland?
So, how to spend two weeks in Scotland?
- 1) Edinburgh (2 days) …
- 2) Castles – Scone Palace, Stirling and Blair Castle (1 day) …
- 3) Loch Ness (1 day) …
- 4) Road-trip in the Northern Highlands (3 ½ days) …
- 5) Isle of Skye (2 days) …
- 6) Glen Coe Valley and Glenfinnan (2 days) …
- 7) Conic Hill and Trossachs National Park (2 days)