10 days in United Kingdom, Monaghan & Dublin Itinerary

10 days in United Kingdom, Monaghan & Dublin Itinerary

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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Inveraray, United Kingdom
— 1 night
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Dalmally, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
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Troon, United Kingdom
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Larne, United Kingdom
— 1 day
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Bushmills, United Kingdom
— 1 day
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Belfast, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
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Monaghan, Ireland
— 1 night
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Dublin, Ireland
— 1 night
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Glasgow, United Kingdom

Scotland's Style Capital

Scotland’s largest city, Glasgow is known for its cultural heritage and the friendliness of its people.
To see where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Glasgow holiday planning tool.

Philadelphia, USA to Glasgow is an approximately 12-hour combination of train and flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is 5 hours. Traveling from Philadelphia in August, you will find days in Glasgow are much colder (64°F), and nights are little chillier (50°F). You will have some time to spend on the 15th (Sun) before leaving for Inveraray.

Things to do in Glasgow

Nightlife · Outdoors · Parks · Tours

Inveraray, United Kingdom

— 1 night
Inveraray; is a town in Argyll and Bute, Scotland. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sun): stop by Fyne Malts of Inveraray, then explore the historical opulence of Inveraray Castle, and then get engrossed in the history at Inveraray Jail.

For reviews and more tourist information, read our Inveraray road trip planning app.

Getting from Glasgow to Inveraray by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 65°F, and evening lows to 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Dalmally.

Things to do in Inveraray

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Shopping

Dalmally, United Kingdom

— 2 nights
Dalmally is a village in Argyll and Bute, Scotland. Explore Dalmally's surroundings by going to Balquhidder Church Ruins (in Balquhidder), Ben Lawers National Nature Reserve (in Lawers) and Killin (Moirlanich Longhouse & Falls of Dochart). There's lots more to do: identify plant and animal life at Kintail Birds of Prey Argyll, step into the grandiose world of Kilchurn Castle, take in the spiritual surroundings of Glenorchy Parish Church, and take in the dramatic scenery at Falls of Falloch.

To see ratings, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Dalmally sightseeing planner.

Dalmally is very close to Inveraray. Expect a daytime high around 65°F in August, and nighttime lows around 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Troon.

Things to do in Dalmally

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trips

Troon, United Kingdom

Troon is a town in South Ayrshire, situated on the west coast of Ayrshire in Scotland, about north of Ayr and 3mi northwest of Glasgow Prestwick Airport.Troon is a port with freight services at its yacht marina. To find where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Troon itinerary website.

Getting from Dalmally to Troon by car takes about 2.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Troon are 65°F, while nighttime lows are 52°F. You will leave for Larne on the 18th (Wed).

Things to do in Troon

Nightlife · Outdoors · Parks · Museums

Larne, United Kingdom

— 1 day
Larne is a seaport and industrial market town, as well as a civil parish, on the east coast of County Antrim, Northern Ireland with a population of 18,323 people in the 2008 Estimate. For reviews, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Larne trip planner.

Traveling by car from Troon to Larne takes 4 hours. August in Larne sees daily highs of 65°F and lows of 54°F at night. On the 19th (Thu), you'll travel to Bushmills.

Things to do in Larne

Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife

Bushmills, United Kingdom

— 1 day
Bushmills is a village on the north coast of County Antrim, Northern Ireland. On the 19th (Thu), sample the fine beverages at Bushmills Distillery, stop by McConaghy's Souvenir Shop, then cruise along Causeway Coastal Route, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Giant's Causeway, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Dunseverick Falls.

To find more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Bushmills trip site.

Traveling by car from Larne to Bushmills takes 1.5 hours. In August in Bushmills, expect temperatures between 65°F during the day and 56°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to drive to Belfast.

Things to do in Bushmills

Parks · Breweries & Distilleries · Beaches · Scenic Drive

Side Trip

Belfast, United Kingdom

— 2 nights
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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Paddy Campbell's Belfast Famous Black Cab Tours as well as Game of Thrones Tours. On the 20th (Fri), see some familiar sights at Game of Thrones Tours, get behind the scenes with Paddy Campbell's Belfast Famous Black Cab Tours, and then see the interesting displays at Titanic Belfast.

For more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Belfast trip builder app.

You can drive from Bushmills to Belfast in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In August, daytime highs in Belfast are 65°F, while nighttime lows are 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Monaghan.

Things to do in Belfast

Tours · Museums

Monaghan, Ireland

— 1 night
Monaghan is the county town of County Monaghan, Ireland. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sat): browse the range of quality goods at Liptons Clones.

For photos, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Monaghan online travel planner.

You can drive from Belfast to Monaghan in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 65°F in August, and nighttime lows around 52°F. You will have some time to spend on the 22nd (Sun) before leaving for Dublin.

Things to do in Monaghan

Shopping

Side Trip

Dublin, Ireland

— 1 night

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Guinness Storehouse as well as Jameson Distillery Bow St.. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): sample the fine beverages at Jameson Distillery Bow St., then explore the galleries of Guinness Storehouse, and then don't miss a visit to Temple Bar.

For reviews, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Dublin holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Monaghan to Dublin takes 2 hours. In August, daytime highs in Dublin are 66°F, while nighttime lows are 51°F. On the 23rd (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Dublin

Museums · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries

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.