15 days in United Kingdom & Ireland Itinerary

15 days in United Kingdom & Ireland Itinerary

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London, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
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Dublin, Ireland
— 2 nights
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
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Isle of Skye, United Kingdom
— 3 nights

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London, United Kingdom

London ©

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Natural History Museum as well as Tower of London. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Houses of Parliament and Westminster. Appreciate the collections at National Gallery and The British Museum. There's more to do: steep yourself in history at Buckingham Palace and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Westminster Abbey.

For photos, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the London online journey planner.

Ottawa, Canada to London is an approximately 11-hour flight. You'll lose 5 hours traveling from Ottawa to London due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Ottawa in August, expect nights in London to be about the same, around 15°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in London

Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Buckingham Palace
4.3
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Art Museum
National Gallery
4.7
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Art Museum
The British Museum
4.7

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Edinburgh ©

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
On the 14th (Fri), explore the different monuments and memorials at Greyfriars Kirk, explore the different monuments and memorials at Greyfriars Kirkyard, and then take a stroll through Edinburgh Old Town. On your second day here, contemplate the long history of Gladstone's Land, then steep yourself in history at The Real Mary King's Close, and then contemplate the long history of Gilmerton Cove.

To see maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Edinburgh tour planner.

Traveling by flight from London to Edinburgh takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from London in August, things will get a bit cooler in Edinburgh: highs are around 21°C and lows about 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can travel to Dublin.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
Highlights from your trip
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Cemetery
Greyfriars Kirk
4.6
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World heritage site
Edinburgh Old Town
4.8

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Dublin, Ireland

Dublin ©

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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Temple Bar. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Guinness Storehouse and then view the masterpieces at James Joyce Cultural Centre.

To see other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Dublin itinerary builder site.

Traveling by flight from Edinburgh to Dublin takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. In August in Dublin, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to travel to Glasgow.

Things to do in Dublin

Museums · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Shopping
Find places to stay Aug 16 — 18:
Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Guinness Storehouse
4.1
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Neighborhood
Temple Bar
3.7

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Glasgow, United Kingdom

Glasgow ©

Scotland's Style Capital

Scotland’s largest city, Glasgow is known for its cultural heritage and the friendliness of its people.
Your inner history buff will appreciate House for an Art Lover and Stirling Bridge. Do some cultural sightseeing at Church of the Holy Rude and The Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders Regimental Museum. Get out of town with these interesting Glasgow side-trips: Stirling (The Old Town Jail & Chapel Royal). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at St. Mungo Museum of Religious Life and Art, take an in-depth tour of Scotland Street School Museum, view the masterpieces at The Glasgow School of Art, and browse the exhibits of Provand's Lordship.

To see reviews, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Glasgow trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Dublin to Glasgow by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and train. August in Glasgow sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Isle of Skye.

Things to do in Glasgow

Side Trip

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Architectural Building
House for an Art Lover
4.6
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Religious Site
Church of the Holy Rude
4.5

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Isle of Skye, United Kingdom

Isle of Skye ©
Blessed with picturesque lochs and a dramatic, rocky coastline, the far-flung Isle of Skye remains one of Scotland's most beloved destinations.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Fri): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Black Cuillin, then step into the grandiose world of Eilean Donan Castle, then look for gifts at All The Goodness Coffee & Bakeshop, and finally don't miss a visit to Plockton Harbour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat): admire the sheer force of Lealt Falls, take in the dramatic natural features at The Quiraing, step into the grandiose world of Duntulm Castle, then browse the exhibits of Uig Pottery, and finally snap pictures at Sligachan Old Bridge.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Isle of Skye trip maker tool.

You can drive from Glasgow to Isle of Skye in 4.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in August, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Isle of Skye

Parks · Nature · Fun & Games · Outdoors

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
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Must see
The Quiraing
4.8
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Castle
Duntulm Castle
3.2

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