16 days in United Kingdom & Ireland Itinerary

16 days in United Kingdom & Ireland Itinerary

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Fly
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Killarney, Ireland
— 2 nights
Drive
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Kilkenny, Ireland
— 2 nights
Drive
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Dublin, Ireland
— 2 nights
Ferry to Holyhead, Taxi to Llandudno
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Llandudno, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Train
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London, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Fly
6
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
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Killarney, Ireland

Continuously inhabited since the Neolithic period, Killarney draws visitors with its picturesque natural scenery, fine restaurants, and traditional pubs.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Killarney National Park and Gap of Dunloe. When in Killarney, make a side trip to see Blarney Castle & Gardens in Blarney, approximately Blarney away. There's still lots to do: stroll through Muckross House and admire the sheer force of Torc Waterfall.

For maps, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Killarney itinerary planner.

Fort Lauderdale, USA to Killarney is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time, which is usually a 5 hour difference. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Fort Lauderdale in June, with highs in Killarney at 64°F and lows at 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Kilkenny.

Things to do in Killarney

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Kilkenny, Ireland

Marble City

The country's smallest city in terms of population, Kilkenny boasts a rich cultural heritage and diverse tourist attractions that include well-preserved medieval architecture, exciting nightlife, a vibrant culinary scene, and abundant shopping opportunities.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Mon): head outdoors with Go With The Flow - River Adventures, explore the historical opulence of Kilkenny Castle, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower, and finally step into the grandiose world of Rock of Cashel. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: step into the grandiose world of Ferns Castle, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jerpoint Abbey, then sample the fine beverages at Ballykeefe Distillery, and finally get a new perspective on nature at Medieval Mile Museum.

To see more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Kilkenny trip builder website.

Traveling by car from Killarney to Kilkenny takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In June, daytime highs in Kilkenny are 63°F, while nighttime lows are 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Dublin.

Things to do in Kilkenny

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Museums · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

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Dublin, Ireland

Fair City

A history spanning over a thousand years, vibrant nightlife, and a mix of Georgian and modern architecture make Dublin a popular European tourist destination.
On the 10th (Wed), see the interesting displays at Guinness Storehouse, then walk around St Stephens Green, then don't miss a visit to Merrion Square, and finally take a stroll through Temple Bar. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at Trinity College Dublin, then walk around Phoenix Park, and then steep yourself in history at Kilmainham Gaol Museum.

To see reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Dublin online travel planner.

You can drive from Kilkenny to Dublin in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Kilkenny in June, plan for a bit cooler nights in Dublin, with lows around 48°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to travel to Llandudno.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Neighborhoods
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Llandudno, United Kingdom

Llandudno is a seaside resort, town and community in Conwy County Borough, Wales, located on the Creuddyn peninsula, which protrudes into the Irish Sea. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Fri): step into the grandiose world of Caernarfon Castle, go for a walk through Llandudno Promenade, and then explore the striking landscape at Great Orme. On the 13th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Beaumaris Castle, explore the historical opulence of Conwy Castle, and then take in the waterfront at Llandudno Pier.

For other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Llandudno day trip planning website.

Traveling by combination of ferry and taxi from Dublin to Llandudno takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of ferry and train. In June, daytime highs in Llandudno are 63°F, while nighttime lows are 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to take a train to London.

Things to do in Llandudno

Historic Sites · Nature · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

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London, United Kingdom

The Square Mile

Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
London is known for museums, nightlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Coca-Cola London Eye, steep yourself in history at Tower of London, explore the world behind art at National Gallery, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Westminster Abbey.

To see more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our London road trip app.

Take a train from Llandudno to London in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. In June, daytime highs in London are 68°F, while nighttime lows are 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom

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: explore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle, learn more about the world around you at National Museum of Scotland, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and explore the striking landscape at Arthur's Seat.

To find other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Edinburgh trip builder website.

Traveling by flight from London to Edinburgh takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from London in June, expect nights in Edinburgh to be about the same, around 48°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 63°F. On the 19th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours · Nature
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Ireland travel guide

4.4
Specialty Museums · Nightlife · Castles
Emerald Isle
Gentle green hills, Guinness, leprechauns, and friendly folks characterize this small isle of a country. From the busy big city of Dublin to cozy countryside, the emerald isle harbors a varied natural landscape and is steeped in tradition. Visitors can immerse themselves in the native Irish language by visiting a Gaeltacht, or Irish-speaking region of the country, where traditional culture thrives. The Irish are known for being open and welcoming: from the moment you land to the moment you leave, you'll be greeted with "cead mile failte"--a hundred thousand welcomes.

United Kingdom travel guide

4.3
Specialty Museums · Nightlife · Castles
Home to an impressive 25 World Heritage sites, the United Kingdom, which includes England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland, has hundreds of museums to explore, thousands of parks and gardens to stroll through, and tens of thousands of communities to discover. From Land’s End in the south to John O’Groats in the north, the country is packed with tourist attractions that can fill a range of itineraries. With nearly 30 million tourists visiting every year, the UK is ranked among the top ten holiday destinations in the world. Known for its royalty, this country also represents a diverse patchwork of native and immigrant cultures. Although Britannia no longer rules the waves, it possesses a captivating history and a dynamic modern culture, both of which remain hugely influential on the rest of the world.

England travel guide

4.3
Specialty Museums · Nightlife · Historic Sites
A trip through England is a trip through world history, and few places in the world offer such a diverse variety of places to visit, activities, and experiences. The sprawling urban areas surrounding the capital city offer countless sightseeing opportunities, such as museums and historical sites, as well as some of the best shopping, nightlife, and culinary options in the world. To truly experience this country steeped in centuries of history, try to make time to explore the sweeping countryside, where you can enjoy the warm hospitality of small villages and explore the ancient remains of once-powerful societies. England boasts an outstanding transportation system, and many visitors find that even a short train ride through the country’s landscape of rolling hills and plains can be a highlight of their entire vacation. However you choose to move about, remember that in this compact country you’re never very far from a bustling town, where modern pubs, shops, and restaurants await to be explored.

Scotland travel guide

4.4
Castles · Specialty Museums · Distilleries
A land packed with thousands of years of history, Scotland is home to numerous thriving cities and a vibrant population proud of its distinct culture, heritage, and art. The Scottish people are fond of saying "Good things come in small packages," and nowhere is that more true than in their compact homeland. Despite its relatively small size, the country is crammed full of attractions, not the least of which are numerous world-famous golf courses and whiskey distilleries. Though the sun may not always shine here, Scotland is a stunning country renowned for its dramatic scenery of mountains, valleys, hills, green fields, and rugged coastlines, guaranteeing a diverse holiday. While most tourists restrict their itinerary to the historic Highlands, where they search for the mysterious Loch Ness monster, you can also explore the Lowlands’ outstanding natural wonders and flourishing cultural scene.