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Help with trip

I am going on my first ever trip to Scotland and I wanted to know where can I find maps of the highland areas to see what is close by. Also how do I decide what to see there  is so much?


  • VisitScotlandAmandaVisitScotlandAmanda Member, Administrator, Moderator, VisitScotland Staff
    Hello @Cynthia5552 - I understand the feeling - so many great options in the Highlands it can be a little overwhelming! Can you tell us first what you're most interested in (castles, lochs, mountains, towns, etc) and then we'll try and help you build your itinerary from there :) 

    You might also find some useful information on this page: 
    Kiwi gal, relocated to Scotland. 
  • SteelmanSteelman Member
    planning a trip end of April into May what is the weather like at that time of year? my first time to Scotland
  • VisitScotlandAmandaVisitScotlandAmanda Member, Administrator, Moderator, VisitScotland Staff
    Hello @Steelman - that's a lovely time of year to visit - our days are getting longer and warmer and our Spring flowers should be in bloom. We can't guarantee weather conditions but you'd be looking at roughly 11-14 degrees in Edinburgh at this time of year. Good luck with your trip planning, let us know if you need any help!
    Kiwi gal, relocated to Scotland. 
  • VisitScotlandLiamVisitScotlandLiam Member, Administrator, Moderator, VisitScotland Staff
    Hey @Steelman, glad to hear you're coming to visit us!  It should be quite warm then.  May is usually quite warm as we move into summer.  You can have a wee look at our climate and weather page on our website here for some more information!
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