18 days in United Kingdom & Dublin Itinerary

18 days in United Kingdom & Dublin Itinerary

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18 days in United Kingdom & Dublin Itinerary

Start: Vancouver, Canada
Fly:  18​h
1
Dublin, Ireland
— 3 nights
Fly:  1​h 30​min
2
Glasgow, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
train:  1​h
3
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 1 night
train:  2​h 30​min
4
York, United Kingdom
— 1 night
train:  2​h 30​min
5
Warwick, United Kingdom
— 1 night
train + train:  2​h 30​min
6
Bath, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 15​min
7
Oxford, United Kingdom
— 1 night
train:  1​h
8
London, United Kingdom
— 5 nights
Fly:  13​h 30​min
End: Vancouver, Canada


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3
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 sightseeing, breweries, museums, nightlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: sample the tasty concoctions at Guinness Storehouse, stroll through St. Stephen's Green, take in the architecture and design of Trinity College Dublin, and make a trip to Temple Bar.

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

Vancouver, Canada to Dublin is an approximately 18-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 8 hours traveling from Vancouver to Dublin. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Vancouver in September, with highs in Dublin at 19°C and lows at 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to travel to Glasgow.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Kilmainham Gaol ©
Kilmainham Gaol
St Stephens Green ©
St Stephens Green

2
nights
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 6th (Wed): explore the world behind art at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum and then pause for some serene contemplation at St Andrew's Cathedral Glasgow. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Thu): browse the exhibits of Stirling Castle, don't miss a visit to The National Wallace Monument, then admire the landmark architecture of Falkirk Wheel, and finally get your game on at Snow Factor.

To find photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Glasgow travel itinerary creator.

Fly from Dublin to Glasgow in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and flight. In September in Glasgow, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 10°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can catch the train to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Glasgow

Historic Sites Museums Fun & Games

Side Trips

Stirling, Falkirk Wheel, Snow Factor
Highlights from your plan
Stirling Castle
Stirling Castle
Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum ©
Snow Factor ©
Snow Factor

1
night
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
On the 8th (Fri), don't miss a visit to The Royal Mile, steep yourself in history at Georgian House, then step into the grandiose world of Edinburgh Castle, and finally make a trip to The Real Mary King's Close. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Royal Yacht Britannia, then get your game on at Camera Obscura and World of Illusions, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Giles' Cathedral, and finally explore the striking landscape at Arthur's Seat.

To see ratings, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Edinburgh custom trip planner.

Getting from Glasgow to Edinburgh by train takes about an hour. Other options: drive; or drive. In September in Edinburgh, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can take a train to York.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Museums Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
The Royal Mile ©
The Royal Mile
Royal Yacht Britannia ©
Royal Yacht Britannia

1
night
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.
On the 10th (Sun), wander the streets of York Shambles, admire the landmark architecture of York Minster, then contemplate the long history of York City Walls, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Holy Trinity Church, Goodramgate, and finally see the interesting displays at National Railway Museum.

To find traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the York vacation planner.

You can take a train from Edinburgh to York in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In September, daily temperatures in York can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Warwick.

Things to do in York

Historic Sites Shopping Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
York Minster ©
York Minster
National Railway Museum ©
National Railway Museum
York City Walls ©
York City Walls

1
night
Warwick, United Kingdom

Warwick ©
Warwick is the county town of Warwickshire, England. On the 11th (Mon), admire the natural beauty at Jephson Gardens, then stroll through Charlecote Park, and then explore the historical opulence of Warwick Castle.

To see reviews, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Warwick travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from York to Warwick in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to drive to Bath.

Things to do in Warwick

Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Jephson Gardens
Highlights from your plan
Charlecote Park ©
Charlecote Park
Warwick Castle ©
Warwick Castle
Jephson Gardens ©
Jephson Gardens

2
nights
Bath, United Kingdom

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
On the 12th (Tue), delve into the distant past at Stonehenge, then get engrossed in the history at The Roman Baths, and then admire the striking features of Bath Abbey. On your second day here, soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, then see the interesting displays at Brunel's SS Great Britain, and then take in the views from Clifton Suspension Bridge Trust.

For reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Bath tour planner.

You can drive from Warwick to Bath in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In September in Bath, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to travel to Oxford.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Bristol, Stonehenge
Highlights from your plan
The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
Stonehenge ©
Stonehenge
Bath Abbey ©
Bath Abbey

1
night
Oxford, United Kingdom

Oxford ©
A busy, cosmopolitan city, Oxford is perhaps best known for its ancient university.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Thu): examine the collection at Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology, then get your bearings at Bodleian Library, then see the interesting displays at Pitt Rivers Museum, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Blenheim Palace.

To see other places to visit, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Oxford tour planner.

Traveling by train from Bath to Oxford takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. September in Oxford sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can take a train to London.

Things to do in Oxford

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Blenheim Palace
Highlights from your plan
Blenheim Palace ©
Blenheim Palace
Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology ©
Pitt Rivers Museum ©
Pitt Rivers Museum

5
nights
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.
London is known for museums, sightseeing, nightlife, shopping, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum, admire the striking features of Houses of Parliament, step into the grandiose world of Buckingham Palace, and get engrossed in the history at British Museum.

To find more things to do, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read London custom trip planner.

Take a train from Oxford to London in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in London when traveling from Oxford in September, with lows around 15°C. On the 19th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace

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