16 days in United Kingdom & Ireland Itinerary

16 days in United Kingdom & Ireland Itinerary

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1
Dublin, Ireland
— 2 nights
2
Belfast, United Kingdom
— 1 night
3
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
4
York, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
5
Manchester, United Kingdom
— 1 night
6
Llandudno, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
7
Oxford, United Kingdom
— 4 nights

2
nights
Dublin, Ireland

Dublin ©
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 Kilmainham Gaol Museum, admire the striking features of St. Michan's Church, steep yourself in history at Guinness Storehouse, and wander the streets of Temple Bar.

To find ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Dublin travel itinerary planner.

Newark, USA to Dublin is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), which is usually a 5 hour difference. Traveling from Newark in July, things will get slightly colder in Dublin: highs are around °F and lows about °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Belfast.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites Parks Museums
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Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
St Stephens Green ©
St Stephens Green

1
night
Belfast, United Kingdom

Belfast ©
A city with character, Belfast remains a great place for a leisurely exploration, as it is still relatively undiscovered by foreign tourists, who usually opt to visit Dublin instead.
On the 20th (Mon), admire the striking features of City Hall, contemplate the long history of Crumlin Road Gaol, thenexamine the collection at HMS Caroline, and finally examine the collection at Titanic Belfast.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Belfast visit planning tool.

Getting from Dublin to Belfast by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In July, daytime highs in Belfast are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Belfast

Museums Historic Sites
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Titanic Belfast ©
Titanic Belfast
Crumlin Road Gaol ©
Crumlin Road Gaol
HMS Caroline ©
HMS Caroline

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Tue): pause for some serene contemplation at St Giles' Cathedral, thenmake a trip to The Real Mary King's Close, thenstep into the grandiose world of Edinburgh Castle, and finally take in the local highlights with Walking tours. On the next day, browse the exhibits of Royal Yacht Britannia, explore the striking landscape at Arthur's Seat, thensample the fine beverages at The Scotch Whisky Experience, and finally make a trip to The Royal Mile.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our Edinburgh online vacation planner.

Traveling by flight from Belfast to Edinburgh takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. July in Edinburgh sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can take a train to York.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Tours Museums
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Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
The Royal Mile ©
The Royal Mile
Walking tours

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York, United Kingdom

York ©
Situated on the confluence of the rivers Ouse and Foss, York has witnessed an abundance of major political events throughout its two millennia of existence.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): go for a walk through York City Walls, thenmake a trip to York Shambles, thenget your game on at Yorkshire Activity Centre, and finally take an in-depth tour of National Railway Museum. Keep things going the next day: find something for the whole family at York Maze and then admire the natural beauty at Breezy Knees Gardens.

To find ratings, photos, and other tourist information, use the York road trip app.

Traveling by train from Edinburgh to York takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and train. July in York sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Manchester.

Things to do in York

Theme Parks Parks Museums
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York Maze ©
York Maze
National Railway Museum ©
National Railway Museum
Yorkshire Activity Centre ©
Yorkshire Activity Centre

1
night
Manchester, United Kingdom

Manchester ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Sat): have fun at Manchester Climbing Centre, thentest your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, thenget your game on at Virtual Hideout Manchester, and finally get your game on at Whistle Punks Urban Axe Throwing.

For other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Manchester day trip planner.

Traveling by car from York to Manchester takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °F in July, and nighttime lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to drive to Llandudno.

Things to do in Manchester

Fun & Games
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Manchester Climbing Centre ©
Manchester Climbing Centre
Room Escape Games
Virtual Hideout Manchester ©
Virtual Hideout Manchester

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Llandudno, United Kingdom

Llandudno ©
Llandudno is a seaside resort, town and community in Conwy County Borough, Wales, located on the Creuddyn peninsula, which protrudes into the Irish Sea. Start off your visit on the 26th (Sun): contemplate the long history of Plas Mawr, thenidentify plant and animal life at Cwm Idwal National Nature Reserve, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Great Orme. Here are some ideas for day two: play a few rounds at Great Orme Family Golf and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Snowdonia National Park.

For reviews, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Llandudno holiday planner.

Drive from Manchester to Llandudno in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In July in Llandudno, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to drive to Oxford.

Things to do in Llandudno

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Cwm Idwal National Nature Reserve, Plas Mawr, Snowdonia National Park
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Cwm Idwal National Nature Reserve ©
Cwm Idwal National Nature Reserve
Great Orme ©
Great Orme
Snowdonia National Park ©
Snowdonia National Park

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nights
Oxford, United Kingdom

Oxford ©
A busy, cosmopolitan city, Oxford is perhaps best known for its ancient university.
Venture out of the city with trips to Stonehenge (in Amesbury), The Cotswold Range (in Somerford Keynes) and The Roman Baths (in Bath). There's still lots to do: admire the striking features of Chavenage House, hike along Cotswold Way, try for a hole-in-one at Stratford-upon-Avon Minigolf, and indulge your thirst for a good beer at The Cotswold Brewing Company.

For maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Oxford online travel route builder.

You can drive from Llandudno to Oxford in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. While traveling from Llandudno, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Oxford, ranging from highs of °F to lows of °F. On the 31st (Fri), you're off to home.

Things to do in Oxford

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Cirencester, Stonehenge, Cotswold Way, The Roman Baths, Stratford-upon-Avon Minigolf
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Highlights from your plan
Chavenage House ©
Chavenage House
The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
Stonehenge ©
Stonehenge

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