21 days in United Kingdom, Kells & Dublin Itinerary

21 days in United Kingdom, Kells & Dublin Itinerary

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Kells, Ireland
— 1 night
Drive
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Dublin, Ireland
— 4 nights
Fly
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Drive
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Pembroke, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Drive
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St. Davids, United Kingdom
— 1 night
Drive
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Ulva Ferry, United Kingdom
— 1 night
Drive
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Oban, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Drive
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
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Kells, Ireland

— 1 night
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Patrick's Church, make a trip to Cathedral of St Peter and St Paul, then delve into the distant past at Priory of St. John The Baptist, then get to know the fascinating history of St Mary's Abbey, and finally contemplate the long history of Trim Castle.

To find where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Kells trip maker website.

Toronto, Canada to Kells is an approximately 11.5-hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 5 hours traveling from Toronto to Kells. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Toronto in July, with highs in Kells at 22°C and lows at 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Dublin.

Things to do in Kells

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Dublin, Ireland

— 4 nights

Fair City

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 Trinity College Dublin as well as Dublin Mountains. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at GPO Museum and National Museum of Ireland - Decorative Arts & History. Popular historic sites such as Guinness Storehouse and Kilmainham Gaol Museum are in your itinerary. It doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Dublin Falconry.

For maps, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Dublin tour builder website.

Drive from Kells to Dublin in an hour. In July, daytime highs in Dublin are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. On the 15th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly to Cardiff.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Cardiff, United Kingdom

— 3 nights

City of Castles

The capital of Wales, Cardiff is a very green city indeed, boasting more green space per person than any other place in the country.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Museum of Cardiff, Cardiff Castle and Mermaid Quay. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Chepstow Castle and Bay Island Voyages. Popular historic sites such as Tredegar House and St Lythans Burial Chamber are in your itinerary. The adventure continues: stroll the grounds of Llandaff Cathedral and examine the collection at St Fagans National Museum of History.

To see ratings, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Cardiff itinerary planner.

You can fly from Dublin to Cardiff in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and train. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can drive to Pembroke.

Things to do in Cardiff

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

Pembroke, United Kingdom

— 2 nights
Pembroke is a historic settlement and was the county town of Pembrokeshire in West Wales. Your day by day itinerary now includes Barafundle Beach, Stackpole Walled Garden and Pembroke Museum. On the 18th (Mon), get engrossed in the history at Pembroke Museum, then take in nature's colorful creations at Stackpole Walled Garden, and then kick back and relax at Barafundle Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: step into the grandiose world of Pembroke Castle, take an in-depth tour of Pembroke Dock Heritage Centre, and then take in the pleasant sights at Pembrokeshire Coast Path.

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Traveling by car from Cardiff to Pembroke takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) to allow time to drive to St. Davids.

Things to do in Pembroke

Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Trails

Side Trip

St. Davids, United Kingdom

— 1 night
St.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Wales Coastal Path. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Wed): go for a walk through Wales Coastal Path and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Davids Cathedral.

To find more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, use the St. Davids online holiday planner.

Getting from Pembroke to St. Davids by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. On the 21st (Thu), you're off to Ulva Ferry.

Things to do in St. Davids

Historic Sites

Ulva Ferry, United Kingdom

— 1 night
Ulva Ferry is a hamlet on the Hebridean island of Mull, on its west coast.Ulva Ferry is on the shore of Ulva Sound and the ferry connects Mull and the island of Ulva . You've added MacCulloch's Fossil Tree, Mull Charters, Ben More, and other attractions to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): take in the awesome beauty at Ben More and then see what you can catch with Mull Charters. Keep things going the next day: take in the dramatic scenery at Eas Fors Waterfall and then explore the striking landscape at MacCulloch's Fossil Tree.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read Ulva Ferry road trip planning tool.

You can drive from St. Davids to Ulva Ferry in 12 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. July in Ulva Ferry sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 12°C at night. On the 23rd (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Oban.

Things to do in Ulva Ferry

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trip

Oban, United Kingdom

— 2 nights
Oban is a resort town within the Argyll and Bute council area of Scotland. National Museum of Rural Life has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 24th (Sun): get a new perspective on nature at National Museum of Rural Life, explore the ancient world of Dunollie Museum, Castle and Grounds, and then stroll through Parsley the Ambassador Cat. On the next day, steep yourself in history at St. Conan’s Kirk, explore the historical opulence of Kilchurn Castle, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Finn Falconry.

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Traveling by car from Ulva Ferry to Oban takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in July, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Glasgow.

Things to do in Oban

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Glasgow, United Kingdom

— 2 nights

Scotland's Style Capital

Scotland’s largest city, Glasgow is known for its cultural heritage and the friendliness of its people.
Your day by day itinerary now includes People's Palace and Winter Gardens. The Tall Ship Glenlee and The Tenement House will appeal to museum buffs. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Glasgow Cathedral and Antonine Wall Bearsden Bath House. There's more to do: steep yourself in history at The Mackintosh House.

To see reviews, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Glasgow vacation builder site.

Drive from Oban to Glasgow in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Oban in July, you will find days in Glasgow are a bit warmer (22°C), and nights are about the same (12°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Glasgow

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

United Kingdom travel guide

4.3
Specialty Museums · Nightlife · Castles
Home to an impressive 25 World Heritage sites, the United Kingdom, which includes England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland, has hundreds of museums to explore, thousands of parks and gardens to stroll through, and tens of thousands of communities to discover. From Land’s End in the south to John O’Groats in the north, the country is packed with tourist attractions that can fill a range of itineraries. With nearly 30 million tourists visiting every year, the UK is ranked among the top ten holiday destinations in the world. Known for its royalty, this country also represents a diverse patchwork of native and immigrant cultures. Although Britannia no longer rules the waves, it possesses a captivating history and a dynamic modern culture, both of which remain hugely influential on the rest of the world.

Pembrokeshire travel guide

4.3
Theme Parks · Castles · Beaches
Wales' most popular coastal destination, Pembrokeshire features numerous award-winning beaches, which attract visitors from around the country and across the globe. This county is also noted for being the home of Pembroke Coast National Park, the only coastal national park of its kind in the UK, featuring an impressive 299 km (186 mi) walking trail. Tourism is the main business here, so visitors are warmly welcomed by a local population that's used to hosting guests from around the world. With a warm climate and a long coastline home to protected seabird breeding sites, secluded bays, and sandy beaches, the region draws millions of eco-tourists each year.

Isle of Mull travel guide

4.2
Beaches · Distilleries · Specialty Museums