13 days in United Kingdom & Dublin Itinerary

13 days in United Kingdom & Dublin Itinerary

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London, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
Manchester, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Dublin, Ireland
— 6 nights


London, United Kingdom — 4 nights

Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Buckingham Palace and St. Paul's Cathedral. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Covent Garden and Piccadilly Circus. And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Tower of London, get a sense of history and politics at Houses of Parliament, admire the masterpieces at Victoria and Albert Museum, and browse the range of quality goods at Harrods.

To see maps, photos, and more tourist information, read London travel route planner.

Kuwait City, Kuwait to London is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Kuwait City to London. Traveling from Kuwait City in July, things will get colder in London: highs are around 26°C and lows about 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can fly to Manchester.
Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Neighborhoods

Manchester, United Kingdom — 2 nights

Unofficially dubbed the Capital of the North, Manchester is known for its influence on industry and music, as well as its world-renowned connection to sports.
On the 21st (Thu), see the interesting displays at National Football Museum, then learn more about the world around you at World Museum, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King Liverpool, and finally view the masterpieces at Walker Art Gallery. Keep things going the next day: view the masterpieces at Manchester Art Gallery, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Manchester Gin Distillery, then get curious at Science and Industry Museum, and finally indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To see traveler tips, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Manchester trip planner.

Getting from London to Manchester by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. In July in Manchester, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to catch the flight to Dublin.
Museums · Shopping · Spas · Breweries & Distilleries
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Dublin, Ireland — 6 nights

A history spanning over a thousand years, vibrant nightlife, and a mix of Georgian and modern architecture make Dublin a popular European tourist destination.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Guinness Storehouse and Kilmainham Gaol Museum. Get outdoors at BargeTrip and Celtic Rider. Venture out of the city with trips to Kilkenny (Kilkenny Castle & Medieval Mile Museum) and Thomastown (Jerpoint Park & Jerpoint Abbey). Next up on the itinerary: wander the streets of Temple Bar, view the masterpieces at James Joyce Cultural Centre, identify plant and animal life at Dublin Falconry, and walk around St Stephens Green.

To see reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Dublin road trip website.

You can fly from Manchester to Dublin in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. In July, daytime highs in Dublin are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to fly back home.
Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Outdoors
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United Kingdom travel guide

Nightlife · Specialty Museums · 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.