18 days in United Kingdom & Dublin Itinerary

18 days in United Kingdom & Dublin Itinerary

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London, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
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Inverness, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
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Isle of Skye, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
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Alnwick, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
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Wareham, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
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Dublin, Ireland
— 2 nights
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London, United Kingdom — 3 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.
You'll explore and learn at Cutty Sark and HMS Belfast. Your inner history buff will appreciate Old Royal Naval College and The Monument to the Great Fire of London. There's much more to do: explore the landscape on two wheels at BrakeAway Bike Tours, make a trip to Tower of London, get engrossed in the history at The British Museum, and take in panoramic vistas at Coca-Cola London Eye.

To see ratings, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read London trip itinerary planner.

Tucson, USA to London is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 7 hours traveling from Tucson to London. When traveling from Tucson in July, plan for much colder days and a bit cooler nights in London: temperatures range from 73°F by day to 56°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to catch the flight to Inverness.
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Inverness, United Kingdom — 2 nights

Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
On the 18th (Tue), take in the architecture and atmosphere at East Church, see the interesting displays at Cromarty Courthouse, then steep yourself in history at Hugh Miller Museum and Birthplace Cottage, and finally explore the ancient world of Clava Cairns. Here are some ideas for day two: witness the site of a historic battle at Culloden Battlefield, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Black Isle Brewery, then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then indulge your senses at Highland Malt Whisky Experience, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St Mary's Catholic Church.

For reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Inverness route builder app.

You can fly from London to Inverness in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In July, Inverness is little chillier than London - with highs of 66°F and lows of 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can drive to Isle of Skye.
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Isle of Skye, United Kingdom — 2 nights

Blessed with picturesque lochs and a dramatic, rocky coastline, the far-flung Isle of Skye remains one of Scotland's most beloved destinations.
On the 20th (Thu), head outdoors with Calum's Seal Trips, explore the historical opulence of Eilean Donan Castle, and then explore the historical opulence of Caisteal Maol. On the 21st (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the awesome beauty at Black Cuillin, then see the interesting displays at Giant Angus MacAskill Museum, and then stroll through Dunvegan Castle & Gardens.

To find more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Isle of Skye trip maker app.

Traveling by car from Inverness to Isle of Skye takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. When traveling from Inverness in July, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Isle of Skye: temperatures range from 61°F by day to 51°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can go by car to Edinburgh.
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom — 3 nights

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Edinburgh Castle and Scottish National Portrait Gallery. Museum-lovers will get to explore The Chocolatarium and Surgeons' Hall Museums. When in Edinburgh, make a side trip to see Rosslyn Chapel in Roslin, approximately Roslin away. There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Grassmarket, enjoy the sand and surf at Portobello Beach, and explore the historical opulence of Craigmillar Castle.

For more things to do, photos, and tourist information, go to the Edinburgh trip itinerary planning site.

Drive from Isle of Skye to Edinburgh in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. July in Edinburgh sees daily highs of 66°F and lows of 51°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to catch the train to Alnwick.
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Alnwick, United Kingdom — 2 nights

Alnwick is a relatively large market town in north Northumberland, England, of which it is the county town. Start off your visit on the 25th (Tue): get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, step into the grandiose world of Bamburgh Castle, and then contemplate the long history of Lindisfarne Priory. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the historical opulence of Alnwick Castle, steep yourself in history at Cragside House and Gardens, and then take in nature's colorful creations at The Alnwick Garden.

For more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Alnwick trip planner.

Take a train from Edinburgh to Alnwick in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In July, plan for daily highs up to 66°F, and evening lows to 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Wareham.
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Wareham, United Kingdom — 2 nights

Wareham is an historic market town and, under the name Wareham Town, a civil parish, in the English county of Dorset. Start off your visit on the 27th (Thu): make a splash at Dorset Adventure Park, step into the grandiose world of Corfe Castle, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Durlston Country Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Fri): explore the striking landscape at Lulworth Cove, identify plant and animal life at Monkey World, and then examine the collection at The Tank Museum.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, go to the Wareham travel route planning app.

Fly from Alnwick to Wareham in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Alnwick in July, you will find days in Wareham are somewhat warmer (72°F), and nights are about the same (53°F). Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to catch the flight to Dublin.
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Dublin, Ireland — 2 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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sat): get engrossed in the history at 14 Henrietta Street, examine the collection at GPO Museum, then admire the masterpieces at Chester Beatty, and finally make a trip to Temple Bar. On the 30th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at The Irish Rock 'N' Roll Museum Experience, then explore the galleries of Dublinia, and then get engrossed in the history at The Jeanie Johnston: An Irish Famine Story.

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Fly from Wareham to Dublin in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. In July, daily temperatures in Dublin can reach 68°F, while at night they dip to 51°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can catch the flight back home.
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United Kingdom travel guide

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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.
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