18 days in United Kingdom & Ireland Itinerary

18 days in United Kingdom & Ireland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Brisbane, Australia
Fly:  25 h
1
London, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Train:  4 h 15 min
2
Llandudno, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Taxi + Ferry:  3 h 15 min
3
Dublin, Ireland
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
4
Belfast, United Kingdom
— 1 night
Fly:  3 h 15 min
5
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
Fly:  27 h
End: Brisbane, Australia

3
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, nightlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Buckingham Palace, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, admire the striking features of Houses of Parliament, and explore the world behind art at National Gallery.

To see photos and tourist information, read London road trip tool.

Brisbane, Australia to London is an approximately 25-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Brisbane to London is minus 10 hours. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Brisbane in September: highs in London hover around 22°C, while lows dip to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to Llandudno.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace
Coca-Cola London Eye ©
Coca-Cola London Eye

3
nights
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. Take a break from Llandudno with a short trip to Cwm Idwal National Nature Reserve in Bethesda, about 42 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Snowdon, admire the sheer force of Aber Falls, take a leisurely stroll along Llandudno Pier, and take in nature's colorful creations at Bodnant Garden.

To see reviews, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Llandudno attractions planner.

You can take a train from London to Llandudno in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. In September, daily temperatures in Llandudno can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Dublin.

Things to do in Llandudno

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Aber Falls, Snowdon, Cwm Idwal National Nature Reserve, Bodnant Garden, Plas Mawr
Highlights from your plan
Cwm Idwal National Nature Reserve ©
Cwm Idwal National Nature Reserve
Snowdon ©
Snowdon
Bodnant Garden ©
Bodnant Garden

4
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 Guinness Storehouse, admire the striking features of Dublin Castle, get lost in a book at The Book of Kells and the Old Library Exhibition, and brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Jameson Distillery Bow St..

To see photos, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Dublin road trip planning app.

Do a combination of taxi and ferry from Llandudno to Dublin in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of train and ferry. September in Dublin sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 10°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can go by car to Belfast.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
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 16th (Wed), get a sense of history and politics at City Hall, see the interesting displays at Titanic Belfast, thensee the interesting displays at HMS Caroline, and finally steep yourself in history at Crumlin Road Gaol.

For more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Belfast travel planner.

Traveling by car from Dublin to Belfast takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in September, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Belfast

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Titanic Belfast ©
Titanic Belfast
HMS Caroline ©
HMS Caroline
Crumlin Road Gaol ©
Crumlin Road Gaol

4
nights
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Edinburgh is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle, enjoy breathtaking views from Camera Obscura and World of Illusions, see the interesting displays at National Museum of Scotland, and pause for some serene contemplation at St Giles' Cathedral.

For reviews, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Edinburgh tour builder site.

Getting from Belfast to Edinburgh by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Belfast in September since evenings lows in Edinburgh dip to 9°C. On the 20th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Edinburgh

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

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