22 days in United Kingdom & Ireland Itinerary

22 days in United Kingdom & Ireland Itinerary

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22 days in United Kingdom & Ireland Itinerary

Start: Buenos Aires, Argentina
Shuttle + Fly:  17 h 15 min
1
London, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Train:  3 h 15 min
2
Llandudno, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Ferry + Drive:  5 h 45 min
3
Kilkenny, Ireland
— 2 nights
Bus:  1 h 30 min
4
Dublin, Ireland
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
5
Inverness, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
6
Fort William, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 15 min
7
Alnwick, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Train:  1 h 30 min
8
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Fly + Shuttle:  20 h 15 min
End: Buenos Aires, Argentina

2
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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Tower of London and Churchill War Rooms. National Gallery and Natural History Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at British Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral, admire the striking features of Westminster Abbey, and admire the natural beauty at Buckingham Palace.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read our London holiday planner.

Buenos Aires, Argentina to London is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3 hours traveling from Buenos Aires to London. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Buenos Aires in July; daily highs in London reach 26°C and lows reach 15°C. On the 17th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Llandudno.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The British Museum ©
The British Museum
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum

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. Start off your visit on the 18th (Wed): see what you can catch with a fishing tour, step into the grandiose world of Beaumaris Castle, then steep yourself in history at Plas Mawr, and finally stroll through Promenade. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get engrossed in the history at Conwy Castle, explore the historical opulence of Caernarfon Castle, then take an in-depth tour of National Slate Museum, and finally get outside with Outdoor Activities.

For maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Llandudno travel itinerary planner.

You can take a train from London to Llandudno in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and train. July in Llandudno sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to travel to Kilkenny.

Things to do in Llandudno

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Conwy, National Slate Museum, Beaumaris Castle, Caernarfon Castle
Highlights from your plan
Beaumaris Castle ©
Beaumaris Castle
Conwy Castle ©
Conwy Castle
Plas Mawr ©
Plas Mawr

2
nights
Kilkenny, Ireland

Kilkenny ©
The country's smallest city in terms of population, Kilkenny boasts a rich cultural heritage and diverse tourist attractions that include well-preserved medieval architecture, exciting nightlife, a vibrant culinary scene, and abundant shopping opportunities.
On the 20th (Fri), step into the grandiose world of Kilkenny Castle and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Capuchin Friary.

To find reviews, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Kilkenny online itinerary creator.

Do a combination of car and ferry from Llandudno to Kilkenny in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or do a combination of train and bus. When traveling from Llandudno in July, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Kilkenny: temperatures range from 21°C by day to 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to go by car to Dublin.

Things to do in Kilkenny

Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Cashel
Highlights from your plan
Kilkenny Castle ©
Kilkenny Castle
Rock of Cashel ©
Rock of Cashel
St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower ©

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): see the interesting displays at Glasnevin Cemetery Museum, then explore the ancient world of Bru na Boinne, and then steep yourself in history at Kilmainham Gaol. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Dublin Writers Museum, contemplate the long history of Saint Patrick's Cathedral, view the masterpieces at Chester Beatty Library, then explore the historical opulence of Dublin Castle, and finally indulge your thirst for a good beer at Guinness Storehouse.

To find other places to visit, reviews, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Dublin holiday planner.

Getting from Kilkenny to Dublin by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Kilkenny in July, Dublin is a bit cooler at night with lows of 12°C. On the 24th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Inverness.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Bru na Boinne
Highlights from your plan
Glasnevin Cemetery Museum ©
Glasnevin Cemetery Museum
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum

3
nights
Inverness, United Kingdom

Inverness ©
Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Wed): get advice or help at Culloden Battlefield, then kick back and relax at Nairn Beach, then explore the historical opulence of Fort George, and finally step into the grandiose world of Urquhart Castle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Thu): view the masterpieces at Castle Gallery, examine the collection at Highland Folk Museum, then look for all kinds of wild species at RZSS Highland Wildlife Park, and finally delve into the distant past at Clava Cairns.

To find maps, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Inverness trip builder.

You can fly from Dublin to Inverness in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in July, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Fort William.

Things to do in Inverness

Parks Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trips

Highland Folk Museum, Clava Cairns, Culloden Battlefield, Nairn Beach, Urquhart Castle
Highlights from your plan
Culloden Battlefield ©
Culloden Battlefield
Nairn Beach ©
Nairn Beach
Urquhart Castle ©
Urquhart Castle

2
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. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Fri): take in the dramatic scenery at Steall Waterfall, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Ben Nevis, then examine the collection at West Highland Museum, and finally admire the verdant scenery at Glencoe. On the 28th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Nevis Range Mountain Resort, steep yourself in history at Glenfinnan Viaduct, then examine the collection at Land Sea and Islands Centre, and finally head outdoors with Silver Sands of Morar.

To find ratings, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, use the Fort William vacation planner.

Getting from Inverness to Fort William by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Alnwick.

Things to do in Fort William

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trips

Arisaig, Morar Beach, Glenfinnan Viaduct, Glen Coe
Highlights from your plan
Steall Waterfall ©
Steall Waterfall
Glenfinnan Viaduct ©
Glenfinnan Viaduct
Glen Coe ©
Glen Coe

3
nights
Alnwick, United Kingdom

Alnwick ©
Alnwick is a relatively large market town in north Northumberland, England, of which it is the county town. Start off your visit on the 30th (Mon): explore the historical opulence of Bamburgh Castle, admire the natural beauty at The Alnwick Garden, then explore the historical opulence of Alnwick Castle, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Cragside House and Gardens. On your second day here, step into the grandiose world of National Trust - Dunstanburgh Castle, examine the collection at Grace Darling Museum, then kick back and relax at Ross Back Sands Beach, and finally step into the grandiose world of Lindisfarne Castle.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Alnwick trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Fort William to Alnwick in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Alnwick are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Alnwick

Historic Sites Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Bamburgh, Cragside House and Gardens, Lindisfarne Castle
Highlights from your plan
Bamburgh Castle ©
Bamburgh Castle
Cragside House and Gardens ©
Cragside House and Gardens
Alnwick Castle ©
Alnwick Castle

2
nights
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Royal Yacht Britannia and Rosslyn Chapel. Museum-lovers will get to explore National Museum of Scotland and Scottish National Gallery. There's still lots to do: step into the grandiose world of Edinburgh Castle, get to know the fascinating history of The Royal Mile, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at The Scotch Whisky Experience, and steep yourself in history at The Real Mary King's Close.

To see ratings, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read Edinburgh itinerary planner.

You can take a train from Alnwick to Edinburgh in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August in Edinburgh, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Rosslyn Chapel
Highlights from your plan
Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
Rosslyn Chapel ©
Rosslyn Chapel
St Giles' Cathedral ©
St Giles' Cathedral

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