22 days in United Kingdom & Dublin Itinerary

22 days in United Kingdom & Dublin Itinerary

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London, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
Drive
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Penzance, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Drive
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Padstow, United Kingdom
— 1 night
Drive
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Llandudno, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Taxi to Holyhead, Ferry to Dublin
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Dublin, Ireland
— 5 nights
Drive
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Belfast, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Fly
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
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London, United Kingdom

The Square Mile

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: enjoy breathtaking views from Coca-Cola London Eye, admire the masterpieces at The British Museum, get engrossed in the history at Natural History Museum, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the London trip maker.

Chicago, USA to London is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. Traveling from Chicago to London, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Chicago in June; daily highs in London reach 68°F and lows reach 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Penzance.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

2
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Penzance, United Kingdom

Penzance is a town, civil parish and port in Cornwall, in England, United Kingdom. Start off your visit on the 16th (Wed): head off the coast to St. Michael's Mount, kick back and relax at Porthminster Beach, and then get outside with Kernow Coasteering. Keep things going the next day: explore the world behind art at Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden, look for all kinds of wild species at The Flicka Foundation - Donkey Sanctuary, then don't miss a visit to Falmouth Lifeboat, and finally kick back and relax at Godrevy Beach.

To see maps, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Penzance attractions website.

You can drive from London to Penzance in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. Traveling from London in June, expect nights in Penzance to be about the same, around 52°F, while days are little chillier, around 62°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can drive to Padstow.

Things to do in Penzance

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

1
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Padstow, United Kingdom

Padstow is a town, civil parish and fishing port on the north coast of Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Fri): get a new perspective on things with Padstow Sealife Safaris, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Padstow Brewing Company, and then identify plant and animal life at Screech Owl Sanctuary.

To see where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Padstow travel route app.

Drive from Penzance to Padstow in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can go by car to Llandudno.

Things to do in Padstow

Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trip

2
nights
Llandudno, United Kingdom

Llandudno is a seaside resort, town and community in Conwy County Borough, Wales, located on the Creuddyn peninsula, which protrudes into the Irish Sea. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sat): stop by Baravelli's, take in nature's colorful creations at Bodnant Garden, then get engrossed in the history at Conwy Castle, and finally make a trip to Conwy Town Walls. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the striking landscape at Great Orme, take a leisurely stroll along Llandudno Pier, and then go for a walk through Llandudno Promenade.

To see other places to visit, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read Llandudno journey planning site.

Drive from Padstow to Llandudno in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus and train. In June, daytime highs in Llandudno are 63°F, while nighttime lows are 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can travel to Dublin.

Things to do in Llandudno

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

5
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Dublin, Ireland

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Dublin: Thomastown (Jerpoint Park & Jerpoint Abbey), Ballykeefe Distillery (in Cuffesgrange) and Kilkenny Castle (in Kilkenny). There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Guinness Storehouse, make a trip to Merrion Square, enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at Trinity College Dublin, and walk around Phoenix Park.

To find ratings, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Dublin trip planner.

You can do a combination of taxi and ferry from Llandudno to Dublin in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train and ferry. June in Dublin sees daily highs of 64°F and lows of 48°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to drive to Belfast.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

3
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Belfast, United Kingdom

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Belfast: Coast Rd (in Larne), Causeway Coastal Route (in Ballintoy) and Giant's Causeway (in Bushmills). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Titanic Belfast, tee off at Royal County Down Golf Club, brush up on your military savvy at War Years Remembered (War Museum), and delve into the distant past at Nendrum Monastic Site.

For photos, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Belfast trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Dublin to Belfast in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In June, daily temperatures in Belfast can reach 64°F, while at night they dip to 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Belfast

Outdoors · Museums · Scenic Drive · Parks

Side Trips

4
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Athens of the North

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, get to know the fascinating history of Edinburgh Old Town, contemplate the long history of Palace of Holyroodhouse, and make a trip to The Royal Mile.

To find ratings, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Edinburgh online route planner.

Traveling by flight from Belfast to Edinburgh takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Belfast in June since evenings lows in Edinburgh dip to 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

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.

Cornwall travel guide

3.8
Gardens · Beaches · Surfing, Windsurfing & Kitesurfing
Cornwall, or Kernow as the locals often call it, features the longest stretch of continuous coastline in Britain. No longer just a series of idyllic beaches and imposing cliffs, this rugged region has recently experienced a cultural and culinary revival that has turned it into one of the most vibrant parts of the country. Considered home of the legendary King Arthur, Cornwall is one of the more distinct parts of the UK, providing a vacation that will immerse you in its diverse Celtic heritage and an enormous wealth of archaeology. During your trip you will experience the many locals, fiercely protective of their Celtic roots, considering themselves more Cornish than British. Regardless of how they see themselves, the world regards the land of the proud Cornish as a captivating blend of ancient and new, where modern attractions stand right alongside historical mines and picturesque market towns.

Wales travel guide

4.3
Castles · Beaches · Specialty Museums
Wales attracts tourism with its stunning landscape, a wealth of history, and a huge number of imposing castles. Yet behind the spectacular scenery and the ancient fortress walls hides the simple warmth of the Welsh people, whose pride in their Celtic heritage is only exceeded by the love they feel for their homeland. This may be a relatively small country, but its spirit is truly grand. Your itinerary may just be made up of joining the locals at the pub or a village rugby game to soak up the famous Welsh spirit and learn about "hiraeth," a deep bond the Welsh feel with their land. Though compact, Wales has no shortage of secluded corners easily and quickly explored on an extensive network of footpaths, which makes a trip to this land a true hiker’s paradise.