17 days in United Kingdom & Dublin Itinerary

17 days in United Kingdom & Dublin Itinerary

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17 days in United Kingdom & Dublin Itinerary

Start: Toronto, Canada
Fly:  7​h
1
London, United Kingdom
— Few hours
train:  8​h
2
Inverness, United Kingdom
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Durness, United Kingdom
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h
4
Fort William, United Kingdom
— 1 night
bus + Fly:  9​h
5
Belfast, United Kingdom
— 1 night
Drive:  8​h
6
Dublin, Ireland
— 2 nights
ferry:  6​h 30​min
7
Glasgow, United Kingdom
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
8
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 1 night
train:  4​h
9
Liverpool, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Drive:  8​h
10
Cardiff, United Kingdom
— 1 night
train:  3​h
11
London, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Fly:  9​h 45​min
End: Toronto, Canada

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London, United Kingdom

London
Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
To find photos, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the London online travel route planner .

Toronto, Canada to London is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. You'll lose 5 hours traveling from Toronto to London due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Toronto in August, expect London to be a bit cooler, temps between 26°C and 15°C. You will leave for Inverness on the 18th (Sat).

Things to do in London

Nightlife Tours Fun & Games

1
night
Inverness, United Kingdom

Inverness
Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
To find reviews, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the Inverness planning app .

Fly from London to Inverness in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from London in August, with highs in Inverness at 21°C and lows at 10°C. On the 19th (Sun), you'll travel to Durness.

Things to do in Inverness

Outdoors Tours Parks

1
night
Durness, United Kingdom

Durness ©
Durness is a village and civil parish in the north-west Highlands of Scotland. For other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read Durness day trip planning app .

Getting from Inverness to Durness by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. August in Durness sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Fort William.

Things to do in Durness

Outdoors Beaches Parks
Highlights from your plan
Durness Beach ©
Durness Beach

1
night
Fort William, United Kingdom

Fort William ©
Fort William is the second largest settlement in the Highlands of Scotland with around 10,000 inhabitants – and the largest town: only the city of Inverness is larger.Fort William is a major tourist centre, with Glen Coe just to the south, Aonach Mòr to the east and Glenfinnan to the west, on the Road to the Isles. Take the guesswork out of planning a Fort William vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Durness to Fort William in 4.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to travel to Belfast.

Things to do in Fort William

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Glenfinnan Viaduct
Highlights from your plan
Glenfinnan Viaduct ©
Glenfinnan Viaduct

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.
To see where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Belfast online journey planner .

Getting from Fort William to Belfast by combination of bus and flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. In August in Belfast, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 14°C at night. On the 22nd (Wed), you're off toDublin.

Things to do in Belfast

Tours Outdoors Nightlife

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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.
You've now added Guinness Storehouse to your itinerary.

To see traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Dublin trip itinerary planning website .

You can drive from Belfast to Dublin in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Dublin can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can travel to Glasgow.

Things to do in Dublin

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Kilmainham Gaol ©
Kilmainham Gaol
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse

1
night
Glasgow, United Kingdom

Glasgow ©
Scotland’s largest city, Glasgow is known for its cultural heritage and the friendliness of its people.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Fri): admire the architecture and history at Paisley Abbey and then take a stroll through Buchanan Street.

To see where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read our Glasgow visit planner.

Traveling by flight from Dublin to Glasgow takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. In August, daytime highs in Glasgow are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. On the 25th (Sat), you're off toEdinburgh.

Things to do in Glasgow

Shopping Neighborhoods Historic Sites

Side Trip

Paisley Abbey
Highlights from your plan
Buchanan Street ©
Buchanan Street
Paisley Abbey ©
Paisley Abbey

1
night
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sat): don't miss a visit to The Royal Mile.

Find out how to plan Edinburgh trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

Traveling by train from Glasgow to Edinburgh takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Edinburgh are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Liverpool.
Highlights from your plan
The Royal Mile ©
The Royal Mile

3
nights
Liverpool, United Kingdom

Liverpool ©
Famous for being the birthplace of the Beatles, Liverpool is a vibrant city with an outstanding cultural heritage.
Liverpool is known for museums, nightlife, historic sites, fun & games, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take a stroll through Mathew Street and admire the natural beauty at Port Sunlight Museum & Garden Village.

To find ratings, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Liverpool travel planning site .

Getting from Edinburgh to Liverpool by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Edinburgh in August, plan for a bit warmer nights in Liverpool, with lows around 15°C. You will leave for Cardiff on the 29th (Wed).

Things to do in Liverpool

Museums Neighborhoods Parks

Side Trip

Port Sunlight Museum & Garden Village
Highlights from your plan
Port Sunlight Museum & Garden Village ©

1
night
Cardiff, United Kingdom

Cardiff ©
The capital of Wales, Cardiff is a very green city indeed, boasting more green space per person than any other place in the country.
For where to stay, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Cardiff travel route planner .

Getting from Liverpool to Cardiff by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of flight, shuttle, and train. In August, daytime highs in Cardiff are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can take a train to London.

Things to do in Cardiff

Historic Sites

Side Trip

St Martin's Church
Highlights from your plan
St Martin's Church ©
St Martin's Church

3
nights
London, United Kingdom

London ©
You've now added Jack the Ripper Walking Tour with London Walks to your itinerary. Enjoy London some more: learn about all things military at Churchill War Rooms and tour the pleasant surroundings at St. James's Park.

For maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our London trip maker site .

You can take a train from Cardiff to London in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. You'll have a few hours on the 2nd (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Tours
Highlights from your plan
Churchill War Rooms ©
Churchill War Rooms
St. James's Park ©
St. James's Park

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