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Scotland Itinerary

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I'd post a planned itinerary but I don't yet have one. I could use some help focusing in on a plan. For some reason, this trip has been difficult to get my arms around.

We are planning a week in Scotland next summer (first of June, bank holidays, Queen's Diamond Jubilee, etc.). Family of 4 (DD13, DS10) will be driving up from Derby (5-ish hours). Figure Saturdays for travel and 6 full days (7 nights) for sightseeing. Might try to squeeze in an extra day on top of that. We've been to Edinburgh and intend for this trip to be more rural.

Interests:
a) enjoying the scenery with some driving and short walks (3-5 miles)
b) intermixing history/learning along the way (castles, battlefields, monuments, etc)
c) a few good meals and perhaps a single whisky tour

That probably doesn't narrow things down too much. From what I've seen/read so far, here are some of the things that sound interesting and doable:

Stirling Castle / Wallace Monument / Bannockburn / Falkirk Wheel / Trossachs
Glencoe / Glenfidden / Jacobite Steam Train (route)
Loch Ness / Urquhart Castle / Culloden Battlefield / Cawdor Castle

Some things that sound interesting put probably aren't doable (tell me otherwise):
St. Andrews / East Neuk
Cairngorms
Islands (Mull, Skye)
Culzean (perhaps enroute though a touch out of the way)

Ideally we'd manage with 2-3 base camps. Any thoughts?

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