16 days in United Kingdom & Dublin Itinerary

16 days in United Kingdom & Dublin Itinerary

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London, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
— 1 night
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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
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Bath, United Kingdom
— 1 night
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
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Dublin, Ireland
— 2 nights
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 1 night
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London, United Kingdom
— 2 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.
On the 3rd (Sat), take in panoramic vistas at The Monument to the Great Fire of London, learn about all things military at HMS Belfast, then admire the masterpieces at Sir John Soane's Museum, and finally admire the masterpieces at Tate Britain. On the 4th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get a sense of history and politics at Houses of Parliament, admire the striking features of Old Royal Naval College, then see the interesting displays at Cutty Sark, and finally admire the masterpieces at The Courtauld Gallery.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, use the London trip planner.

Dallas, USA to London is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time, which is usually a 6 hour difference. Traveling from Dallas in April, you will find days in London are cooler (56°F), and nights are little chillier (40°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to drive to Portsmouth.

Things to do in London

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HMS Belfast ©
HMS Belfast
Cutty Sark ©
Cutty Sark
The Courtauld Gallery ©
The Courtauld Gallery

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom

Portsmouth ©
Portsmouth is a port city and unitary authority in the ceremonial English county of Hampshire and is located south-west of London and south-east of Southampton. On the 5th (Mon), brush up on your military savvy at National Museum of the Royal Navy, examine the collection at The Mary Rose, examine the collection at Fishbourne Roman Palace, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Holy Trinity Church, and finally kick back and relax at Bosham Quay.

To find reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Portsmouth trip planner.

Traveling by car from London to Portsmouth takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 55°F, and evening lows to 39°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Bournemouth.

Things to do in Portsmouth

Museums · Beaches · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trip

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The Mary Rose ©
The Mary Rose
Bosham Quay ©
Bosham Quay
National Museum of the Royal Navy ©
National Museum of the Royal Navy

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom

Bournemouth ©
Bournemouth is a large coastal resort town on the south coast of England directly to the east of the Jurassic Coast, a 155km World Heritage Site. On the 6th (Tue), tour the pleasant surroundings at Southbourne Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Alum Chine Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Bournemouth Beach. On your second day here, get to know the fascinating history of Model Village Gardens & Cafe, then steep yourself in history at Lulworth Castle & Park, then admire the landmark architecture of Saint Nicholas Church, and finally stroll through Durdle Door & White Nothe Circular Walk.

For more things to do, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read Bournemouth road trip planning app.

You can drive from Portsmouth to Bournemouth in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. April in Bournemouth sees daily highs of 56°F and lows of 38°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Bath.

Things to do in Bournemouth

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Bournemouth Beach ©
Bournemouth Beach
Lulworth Castle & Park ©
Lulworth Castle & Park
Model Village Gardens & Cafe ©
Model Village Gardens & Cafe

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Bath, United Kingdom

Bath ©

Queen of English Cities

A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
On the 8th (Thu), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bath Abbey, admire the masterpieces at Victoria Art Gallery, steep yourself in history at The Roman Baths, then take in the exciting artwork at 44AD artspace, and finally make a trip to Bath Street.

To see photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Bath trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Bournemouth to Bath by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can go by car to Cardiff.

Things to do in Bath

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The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
Bath Abbey ©
Bath Abbey
Bath Street ©
Bath Street

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Cardiff, United Kingdom

Cardiff ©

City of Castles

The capital of Wales, Cardiff is a very green city indeed, boasting more green space per person than any other place in the country.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Fri): step into the grandiose world of Cardiff Castle, then head outdoors with Bay Island Voyages, then engage your brain at Techniquest, and finally take a tour by water with Cardiff Jet. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Sat): step into the grandiose world of Raglan Castle, then contemplate the long history of Goodrich Castle, then take in the dramatic natural features at Symonds Yat Rock, and finally see the interesting displays at Hopewell Colliery.

Plan trip to Cardiff with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Drive from Bath to Cardiff in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In April, daytime highs in Cardiff are 54°F, while nighttime lows are 41°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can travel to Dublin.

Things to do in Cardiff

Historic Sites · Museums · Childrens Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Goodrich Castle ©
Goodrich Castle
Cardiff Castle ©
Cardiff Castle
Symonds Yat Rock ©
Symonds Yat Rock

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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 11th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Kilmainham Gaol Museum, take an in-depth tour of Dublinia, then take an in-depth tour of The Jeanie Johnston: An Irish Famine Story, and finally wander the streets of Grafton Street. Here are some ideas for day two: look for gifts at Carrolls Irish Gifts, then visit Temple Bar, and then take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Ireland - Decorative Arts & History.

For ratings, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, use the Dublin journey planner.

You can fly from Cardiff to Dublin in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. In April in Dublin, expect temperatures between 53°F during the day and 37°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Dublin

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping
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Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
The Jeanie Johnston: An Irish Famine Story ©
Dublinia ©
Dublinia

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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.
For other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, use the Edinburgh route planner.

Traveling by flight from Dublin to Edinburgh takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and train. In April in Edinburgh, expect temperatures between 53°F during the day and 37°F at night. On the 13th (Tue), you'll travel to London.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Nightlife · Tours · Outdoors · Parks

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London, United Kingdom

London ©

The Square Mile

Explore hidden gems such as Wallace Collection and The Monument to the Great Fire of London. Museum of London and Emirates Stadium Tour and Museum will appeal to museum buffs. See some other sides of London: explore the world behind art at National Gallery, get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Westminster Abbey, and see the interesting displays at The British Museum.

To see traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our London trip maker website.

Traveling by flight from Edinburgh to London takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in London

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Wallace Collection ©
Wallace Collection
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
The British Museum ©
The British Museum

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