21 days in Ireland & United Kingdom Itinerary

21 days in Ireland & United Kingdom Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe trip builder

This plan was created by another user.  Make it your plan

Route & dates

21 days in Ireland & United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: Washington DC, United States
Fly + bus:  14​h
1
Liscannor, Ireland
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
2
Dublin, Ireland
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
3
Inverness, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Durness, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
5
Fort William, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
6
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
7
London, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
Fly:  11​h 30​min
End: Washington DC, United States

1
night
Liscannor, Ireland

Liscannor ©
Liscannor is a coastal village in County Clare, Ireland.GeographyLying on the west coast of Ireland, on Liscannor Bay, the village is located on the R478 road between Lahinch, to the east, and Doolin, to the north. Start off your visit on the 18th (Thu): head off the coast to Scattery Island and then take in the dramatic natural features at Cliffs of Moher. On your second day here, take in the dramatic natural features at The Burren and then explore the fascinating underground world of Aillwee Cave.

To find photos, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Liscannor trip builder .

Washington DC, USA to Liscannor is an approximately 14-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of subway, bus, and flight; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Washington DC to Liscannor is 5 hours. Expect cooler weather when traveling from Washington DC in June: highs in Liscannor hover around 64°F, while lows dip to 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can drive to Dublin.

Things to do in Liscannor

Nature Parks

Side Trips

Aillwee Cave, Scattery Island, The Burren
Highlights from your plan
Cliffs of Moher ©
Cliffs of Moher
Aillwee Cave ©
Aillwee Cave
Scattery Island ©
Scattery Island

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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Guinness Storehouse and Temple Bar. There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Kilmainham Gaol, don't miss a visit to Merrion Square, stroll around St Stephens Green, and get to know the resident critters at Dublin Zoo.

For reviews, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read Dublin trip itinerary maker website .

Traveling by car from Liscannor to Dublin takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 64°F in June, and nighttime lows around 48°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to travel to Inverness.

Things to do in Dublin

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

3
nights
Inverness, United Kingdom

Inverness ©
Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Family-friendly places like Landmark Forest Adventure Park and Rosemarkie Beach will thrill your kids. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Inverness: Aviemore (Aviemore Kart Raceway & Loch Morlich). Next up on the itinerary: learn insider's secrets on a distillery tour, take in the history at Culloden Battlefield, have some family-friendly fun at Wildwoodz, and indulge your thirst for a good beer at Black Isle Brewery.

To see where to stay, reviews, photos, and tourist information, use the Inverness online tour builder .

Fly from Dublin to Inverness in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and train. In June, daily temperatures in Inverness can reach 62°F, while at night they dip to 47°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Durness.

Things to do in Inverness

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Aviemore, Munlochy, Culloden Battlefield, Rosemarkie Beach
Highlights from your plan
Loch Morlich ©
Loch Morlich
Landmark Forest Adventure Park ©
Landmark Forest Adventure Park
Rosemarkie Beach ©
Rosemarkie Beach

2
nights
Durness, United Kingdom

Durness
Durness is a village and civil parish in the north-west Highlands of Scotland. Start off your visit on the 26th (Fri): stroll through Durness Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Sango Bay, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Scourie Bay. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Balnakeil Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Sandwood Bay Beach, and then make a trip to Cairn House Gallery.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read Durness trip planner.

Drive from Inverness to Durness in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 60°F, and evening lows to 47°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Fort William.

Things to do in Durness

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Scourie Bay, Sandwood Bay Beach
Highlights from your plan
Sandwood Bay Beach
Sandwood Bay Beach
Durness Beach ©
Durness Beach
Balnakeil Beach ©
Balnakeil Beach

3
nights
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. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Camusdarach Beach and Morar Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Camas an Lighe (Singing Sands) (in Gorteneorn) and Highland Titles Nature Reserve (in Duror). There's much more to do: see the sights as you ascend with a climbing tour, appreciate the history behind Commando Monument, head outdoors with Nevis Range - Tree Adventure, and learn about all things military at The Commando Museum.

To find other places to visit, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Fort William trip planner .

Getting from Durness to Fort William by car takes about 4.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can go by car to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Fort William

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Spean Bridge, Camas an Lighe (Singing Sands), Camusdarach Beach, Morar Beach, Highland Titles Nature Reserve
Highlights from your plan
Camusdarach Beach ©
Camusdarach Beach
Camas an Lighe (Singing Sands) ©
Camas an Lighe (Singing Sands)
Morar Beach ©
Morar Beach

3
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, nightlife, nature, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step into the grandiose world of Edinburgh Castle, steep yourself in history at The Real Mary King's Close, get a new perspective on nature at National Museum of Scotland, and get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

Plan a trip to Edinburgh easily and quickly by telling Inspirock to suggest an itinerary.

Getting from Fort William to Edinburgh by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or take a train. In June, daily temperatures in Edinburgh can reach 63°F, while at night they dip to 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to travel to London.

Things to do in Edinburgh

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

4
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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Coca-Cola London Eye and St. Paul's Cathedral. Go for a jaunt from London to Burford to see Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens about 1h 30 min away. There's lots more to do: take in the views from Tower Bridge, explore the historical opulence of Buckingham Palace, steep yourself in history at Tower of London, and walk around St. James's Park.

For where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the London travel itinerary planner.

Fly from Edinburgh to London in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. When traveling from Edinburgh in July, plan for somewhat warmer days in London, with highs around 73°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens
Highlights from your plan
Coca-Cola London Eye ©
Coca-Cola London Eye
Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens ©
Tower Bridge ©
Tower Bridge

Similar Plans

15 days in Ireland BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 22 days in United Kingdom BY A USER FROM NEW ZEALAND September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular sights PREFERENCES: September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 34 days in United Kingdom BY A USER FROM NEW ZEALAND November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 37 days in United Kingdom BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 25 days in Ireland & United Kingdom BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, popular sights PREFERENCES: November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 23 days in United Kingdom BY A USER FROM PHILIPPINES September, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: September, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 23 days in Ireland, Paris & United Kingdom BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 60 days in United Kingdom BY A USER FROM SOUTH AFRICA October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 24 days in Scotland BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES March, culture, outdoors, romantic, historic sites, museums, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: March, culture, outdoors, romantic, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 22 days in United Kingdom BY A USER FROM CANADA October, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: October, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 22 days in United Kingdom BY A USER FROM CHILE September, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: September, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 24 days in Scotland BY A USER FROM NEW ZEALAND May, culture, outdoors, historic sites, wildlife, hidden gems PREFERENCES: May, culture, outdoors, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium
View more plans