21 days in United Kingdom & Ireland Itinerary

21 days in United Kingdom & Ireland Itinerary

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Fly
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
Drive
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Inverness, United Kingdom
— 1 night
Fly
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Dublin, Ireland
— 4 nights
Drive
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Kilkenny, Ireland
— 2 nights
Drive
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Dingle, Ireland
— 3 nights
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Drive to Shannon Airport, Fly to Birmingham International Airport, Drive to Chipping Campden
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Chipping Campden, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Drive
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London, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
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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, browse the exhibits of Royal Yacht Britannia, make a trip to Palace of Holyroodhouse, and get curious at Camera Obscura and World of Illusions.

To see other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Edinburgh itinerary planner.

Denver, USA to Edinburgh is an approximately 15-hour flight. You'll lose 7 hours traveling from Denver to Edinburgh due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Denver in June, you will find days in Edinburgh are much colder (63°F), and nights are slightly colder (48°F). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can go by car to Inverness.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

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Inverness, United Kingdom

Gateway to the Highlands

Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Loch Ness. On the 11th (Fri), take an unorthodox tour of Loch Ness.

For traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Inverness trip planner.

Traveling by car from Edinburgh to Inverness takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Inverness can reach 62°F, while at night they dip to 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Dublin.

Things to do in Inverness

Parks · Nature

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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.
Dublin is known for museums, nightlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at Guinness Storehouse, steep yourself in history at Kilmainham Gaol Museum, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and walk around St Stephens Green.

For more things to do, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Dublin online trip builder.

Getting from Inverness to Dublin by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. In June, daily temperatures in Dublin can reach 64°F, while at night they dip to 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can drive to Kilkenny.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Tours
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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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Wed): get outside with Go With The Flow - River Adventures, step into the grandiose world of Kilkenny Castle, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Smithwick's Experience, then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Ballykeefe Distillery, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower. Keep things going the next day: pause for some photo ops at Kells Priory, take in nature's colorful creations at Rothe House and Garden, steep yourself in history at Jerpoint Park, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jerpoint Abbey, and finally admire the natural beauty at Woodstock House and Gardens.

To find maps, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Kilkenny tour planner.

Traveling by car from Dublin to Kilkenny takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Kilkenny when traveling from Dublin in June, with lows around 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can drive to Dingle.

Things to do in Kilkenny

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

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Dingle, Ireland

Located on Ireland's western coastline, Dingle sits between scenic mountains and the Atlantic Ocean.
Spend the 18th (Fri) exploring the striking scenery along Slea Head Drive. There's still lots to do: get outside with Dingle Peninsula, take a memorable tour with Tours, enjoy the sand and surf at Coumeenoole Beach, and step off the mainland to explore Great Blasket Island.

For reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Dingle tour itinerary builder.

Drive from Kilkenny to Dingle in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In June, daytime highs in Dingle are 64°F, while nighttime lows are 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can travel to Chipping Campden.

Things to do in Dingle

Outdoors · Scenic Drive · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Chipping Campden, United Kingdom

Chipping Campden is a small market town in the Cotswold district of Gloucestershire, England. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Mon): surround yourself with nature on Arctic Quest Sled Dog Adventures, admire the natural beauty at Hidcote Manor Garden, and then admire the natural beauty at Kiftsgate Court Gardens. Keep things going the next day: meet the residents at Cotswold Falconry Centre, then sample the fine beverages at Cotswolds Distillery, then indulge your thirst for a good beer at The Cotswold Brewing Company, and finally see the interesting displays at Cotswold Motoring Museum.

For traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Chipping Campden trip itinerary builder app.

Explore your travel options from Dingle to Chipping Campden with the Route module. In June, daily temperatures in Chipping Campden can reach 68°F, while at night they dip to 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to drive to London.

Things to do in Chipping Campden

Parks · Wildlife · Museums · Tours

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: take in panoramic vistas at Coca-Cola London Eye, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, snap pictures at Tower Bridge, and see the interesting displays at The British Museum.

To find more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our London trip itinerary planning app.

Getting from Chipping Campden to London by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In June in London, expect temperatures between 68°F during the day and 52°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

United Kingdom travel guide

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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.