15 days in United Kingdom & Ireland Itinerary

15 days in United Kingdom & Ireland Itinerary

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Fly
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London, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Drive
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Weymouth, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Drive
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Llandudno, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Taxi to Holyhead, Ferry to Dublin
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Dublin, Ireland
— 4 nights
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom

— 3 nights

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Princes Street Gardens and The Scotch Whisky Experience. There's lots more to do: step into the grandiose world of Edinburgh Castle, contemplate the long history of Palace of Holyroodhouse, take some stellar pictures from Calton Hill, and don't miss a visit to The Royal Mile.

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Cincinnati, USA to Edinburgh is an approximately 15-hour flight. Traveling from Cincinnati to Edinburgh, you'll lose 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Cincinnati in August, expect Edinburgh to be little chillier, temps between 65°F and 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to London.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Tours

London, United Kingdom

— 3 nights

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Speed Boats Tours and Houses of Parliament. And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Buckingham Palace, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral, don't miss a visit to Coca-Cola London Eye, and snap pictures at Tower Bridge.

For photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our London day trip planning app.

Fly from Edinburgh to London in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Edinburgh in August; daily highs in London reach 72°F and lows reach 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) to allow time to drive to Weymouth.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Tours

Weymouth, United Kingdom

— 2 nights
Weymouth is a seaside town in Dorset, England, situated on a sheltered bay at the mouth of the River Wey on the English Channel coast. Start off your visit on the 4th (Sat): take an in-depth tour of The Tank Museum and then explore the historical opulence of Corfe Castle. On the 5th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the dramatic natural features at Lulworth Cove, don't miss a visit to Weymouth Harbour, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Weymouth Beach.

For maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Weymouth trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from London to Weymouth takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Llandudno.

Things to do in Weymouth

Museums · Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Llandudno, United Kingdom

— 2 nights
Llandudno is a seaside resort, town and community in Conwy County Borough, Wales, located on the Creuddyn peninsula, which protrudes into the Irish Sea. Start off your visit on the 6th (Mon): explore the striking landscape at Great Orme, contemplate the long history of Smallest House in Britain, then step into the grandiose world of Conwy Castle, and finally take a leisurely stroll along Llandudno Pier. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to Beaumaris Castle, steep yourself in history at Caernarfon Castle, and then take in the pleasant sights at Llandudno Promenade.

To see maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Llandudno online route planner.

Traveling by car from Weymouth to Llandudno takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or take a train. September in Llandudno sees daily highs of 63°F and lows of 52°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to travel to Dublin.

Things to do in Llandudno

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Dublin, Ireland

— 4 nights

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum and Phoenix Park. There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Guinness Storehouse, stroll around St Stephens Green, wander the streets of Temple Bar, and steep yourself in history at Kilmainham Gaol Museum.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Dublin route planner.

Do a combination of taxi and ferry from Llandudno to Dublin in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 62°F in September, and nighttime lows around 48°F. On the 11th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Neighborhoods
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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.

Ireland travel guide

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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.