16 days in United Kingdom & Ireland Itinerary

16 days in United Kingdom & Ireland Itinerary

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16 days in United Kingdom & Ireland Itinerary

Start: Ottawa, Canada
Fly:  13 h
1
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Train:  3 h 30 min
2
Inverness, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Train:  3 h 30 min
3
Glasgow, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h
4
Belfast, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
5
Duleek, Ireland
— 2 nights
Drive:  30 min
6
Dublin, Ireland
— 1 night
Fly:  12 h 15 min
End: Ottawa, Canada

3
nights
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Doune Castle, Greyfriars Kirkyard and The Royal Mile. Next up on the itinerary: explore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle and explore the striking landscape at Arthur's Seat.

To see more things to do, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Edinburgh day trip planning tool.

Ottawa, Canada to Edinburgh is an approximately 13- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Ottawa to Edinburgh, you'll lose 5 hours due to the time zone difference. In April in Edinburgh, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Wed) to allow time for the car ride to Inverness.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Doune Castle
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Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
Arthur's Seat ©
Arthur's Seat
Doune Castle ©
Doune Castle

3
nights
Inverness, United Kingdom

Inverness
Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
You've now added Loch Ness by Jacobite to your itinerary.

For where to stay, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Inverness trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from Edinburgh to Inverness in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 13°C, and evening lows to 2°C. You will leave for Glasgow on the 25th (Sat).

Things to do in Inverness

Tours Outdoors

2
nights
Glasgow, United Kingdom

Glasgow
Scotland’s largest city, Glasgow is known for its cultural heritage and the friendliness of its people.
For ratings, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read Glasgow holiday maker website .

Traveling by car from Inverness to Glasgow takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 13°C, and evening lows to 3°C. On the 27th (Mon), you're off toBelfast.

Things to do in Glasgow

Nightlife Outdoors Tours

3
nights
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Giant's Causeway, Murals of West Belfast and Carrick-A-Rede Rope Bridge. Start off your visit on the 28th (Tue): catch all the local highlights with Murals of West Belfast. On your second day here, take in the views from Carrick-A-Rede Rope Bridge and then don't miss a visit to Giant's Causeway.

To find reviews, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Belfast online trip builder .

Traveling by flight from Glasgow to Belfast takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of car and ferry. In April, daytime highs in Belfast are 13°C, while nighttime lows are 6°C. On the 30th (Thu), you'll travel to Duleek.

Things to do in Belfast

Tours Parks Nature

Side Trips

Carrick-A-Rede Rope Bridge, Giant's Causeway
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Giant's Causeway ©
Giant's Causeway
Carrick-A-Rede Rope Bridge ©
Carrick-A-Rede Rope Bridge

2
nights
Duleek, Ireland

Duleek ©
Duleek is a town in County Meath, Ireland. Bru na Boinne has been added to your itinerary.

To see ratings, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Duleek travel tool .

You can drive from Belfast to Duleek in 1.5 hours. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Belfast in April since evenings lows in Duleek dip to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Dublin.

Things to do in Duleek

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Bru na Boinne
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Bru na Boinne ©
Bru na Boinne

1
night
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Guinness Storehouse. On the 2nd (Sat), see the interesting displays at Guinness Storehouse and then take a stroll through Temple Bar.

To find photos, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Dublin vacation builder tool .

Traveling by car from Duleek to Dublin takes an hour. In May, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 7°C. You will leave for home on the 3rd (Sun).

Things to do in Dublin

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Temple Bar ©
Temple Bar

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