8 days in England, Northern Ireland & Scotland Itinerary

8 days in England, Northern Ireland & Scotland Itinerary

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8 days in England, Northern Ireland & Scotland Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur
Fly:  15​h
1
London
— 3 nights
Fly:  1​h 30​min
2
Belfast
— 1 night
Fly:  1​h
3
Edinburgh
— 2 nights
Fly:  17​h 30​min
End: Kuala Lumpur

3
nights
London

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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Harry Potter Walking Tour by Best Tours, Churchill War Rooms, Tower of London, and other attractions. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The British Museum and Buckingham Palace. You'll discover tucked-away gems like The Courtauld Gallery and Fortnum & Mason. There's much more to do: learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum, explore the world behind art at National Gallery, and take in panoramic vistas at The Monument to the Great Fire of London.

For ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our London itinerary maker tool .

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to London is an approximately 16-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Kuala Lumpur to London, you'll gain 8 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Kuala Lumpur in December, expect London to be colder, temps between 11°C and 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Belfast.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Tours
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The British Museum ©
The British Museum
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum

1
night
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Saint Patricks Church as well as Beer Tastings & Tours. On the 20th (Fri), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Patricks Church, take an in-depth tour of Irish Republican History Museum, then get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and finally see the interesting displays at SS Nomadic.

To find photos, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, use the Belfast tour itinerary maker tool .

Traveling by flight from London to Belfast takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. In December in Belfast, expect temperatures between 10°C during the day and 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Belfast

Tours Museums Historic Sites
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Beer Tastings & Tours
SS Nomadic ©
SS Nomadic
Irish Republican History Museum ©
Irish Republican History Museum

2
nights
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Edinburgh Gin Distillery has been added to your itinerary. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: step into the grandiose world of Edinburgh Castle, sample the fine beverages at Edinburgh Gin Distillery, then steep yourself in history at Dean Village, and finally view the masterpieces at Jupiter Artland.

To find photos, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Edinburgh tour itinerary maker site .

Traveling by flight from Belfast to Edinburgh takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of ferry and car. In December, daily temperatures in Edinburgh can reach 9°C, while at night they dip to 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
National Museum of Scotland ©
National Museum of Scotland
Surgeons' Hall Museums ©
Surgeons' Hall Museums

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