15 days in United Kingdom & Ireland Itinerary

15 days in United Kingdom & Ireland Itinerary

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Dublin, Ireland
— 1 night
Drive
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Waterford, Ireland
— 1 night
Drive
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Killarney, Ireland
— 1 night
Drive
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Limerick, Ireland
— 1 night
Drive
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Galway, Ireland
— 2 nights
Drive
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Sligo, Ireland
— 1 night
Drive
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Belfast, United Kingdom
— 1 night
Fly
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Drive
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Stirling, United Kingdom
— 1 night
Drive
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Fort William, United Kingdom
— 1 night
Drive
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Isle of Skye, United Kingdom
— 1 night
Drive
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Ullapool, United Kingdom
— 1 night
Drive
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Inverness, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Drive
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom

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Dublin, Ireland

— 1 night

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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint Patrick's Cathedral, examine the collection at Guinness Storehouse, then steep yourself in history at Kilmainham Gaol Museum, and finally make a trip to The Spire. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at Trinity College Dublin, then walk around St Stephens Green, then visit Temple Bar, and finally sample the fine beverages at Jameson Distillery Bow St..

To see ratings, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, use the Dublin trip planner.

If you are flying in from Spain, the closest major aiport is Dublin Airport. June in Dublin sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 10°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can go by car to Waterford.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Parks
Find places to stay Jun 21 — 22:

Waterford, Ireland

— 1 night
Ireland's oldest city, Waterford maintains its small-town charm and attracts a growing number of travelers with its rich history, lively nightlife, and thriving festival scene.
On the 23rd (Wed), admire the masterpieces at Ros Tapestry Exhibition Center, step aboard Dunbrody Famine Ship Experience, then admire the landmark architecture of Bishop's Palace, then see the interesting displays at Waterford Treasures Medieval Museum, and finally take a stroll around Reginald's Tower.

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You can drive from Dublin to Waterford in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Dublin in June, expect a bit warmer with lows of 14°C in Waterford. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to go by car to Killarney.

Things to do in Waterford

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jun 22 — 23:

Killarney, Ireland

— 1 night
Continuously inhabited since the Neolithic period, Killarney draws visitors with its picturesque natural scenery, fine restaurants, and traditional pubs.
For ratings, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, use the Killarney itinerary builder site.

Getting from Waterford to Killarney by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi and train. June in Killarney sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 13°C at night. On the 24th (Thu), you're off to Limerick.

Things to do in Killarney

Outdoors · Tours · Nightlife · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jun 23 — 24:

Limerick, Ireland

— 1 night
Founded by Vikings over a thousand years ago, Limerick sits at the head of the Shannon River's broadening estuary.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Mary's Cathedral, then explore the historical opulence of Bunratty Castle & Folk Park, and then take a pleasant ride with Castlefergus Equestrian.

To see reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Limerick trip planning app.

You can drive from Killarney to Limerick in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of train and taxi. In June, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can go by car to Galway.

Things to do in Limerick

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 24 — 25:

Galway, Ireland

— 2 nights

City of the Tribes

A major hub for visitors exploring Ireland's western regions, Galway serves as a city of art and culture, renowned for its vibrant lifestyle and numerous festivals.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Fri): get to know the fascinating history of Salthill Promenade, get outside with Ireland's School of Falconry, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden. On the 26th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the galleries of Galway City Museum, make a trip to Quay Street, and then get outside with Wild Atlantic Way.

For reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Galway trip maker app.

Traveling by car from Limerick to Galway takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Sligo.

Things to do in Galway

Outdoors · Scenic Drive · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 25 — 27:

Sligo, Ireland

— 1 night
Despite its small size, Sligo serves as a major center of culture, commerce, and entertainment in the northwestern section of Ireland.
On the 27th (Sun), take in the spiritual surroundings of Sligo Abbey, make a trip to Yeats's Grave, then delve into the distant past at Carrowmore Megalithic Cemetery, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Knocknarea.

To find other places to visit, ratings, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Sligo route planner.

Drive from Galway to Sligo in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Galway in June since evenings lows in Sligo dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can drive to Belfast.

Things to do in Sligo

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jun 27 — 28:

Belfast, United Kingdom

— 1 night
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.
On the 28th (Mon), admire the natural beauty at Belfast Botanical Gardens, contemplate the long history of Crumlin Road Gaol, then examine the collection at SS Nomadic, and finally see the interesting displays at Titanic Belfast.

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You can drive from Sligo to Belfast in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in June, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Belfast

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Jun 28 — 29:

Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Tue): take in the dramatic natural features at Arthur's Seat.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, use the Edinburgh tour itinerary maker tool.

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 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Stirling.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Parks · Nature
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Stirling, United Kingdom

— 1 night
Stirling is a city in central Scotland. On the 30th (Wed), pause for some photo ops at National Wallace Monument, then explore the historical opulence of Doune Castle, and then trek along Bracklinn Falls Bridge and Callander Crags.

To find other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Stirling route planning tool.

Getting from Edinburgh to Stirling by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Stirling are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can go by car to Fort William.

Things to do in Stirling

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jun 29 — 30:

Fort William, United Kingdom

— 1 night
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 1st (Thu): admire the verdant scenery at Glen Coe, explore the activities along Loch Linnhe Picnic Area, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Ben Nevis.

To find photos, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read Fort William trip planner.

Getting from Stirling to Fort William by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) early enough to go by car to Isle of Skye.

Things to do in Fort William

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 30 — Jul 1:
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Isle of Skye, United Kingdom

— 1 night
Blessed with picturesque lochs and a dramatic, rocky coastline, the far-flung Isle of Skye remains one of Scotland's most beloved destinations.
For ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Isle of Skye itinerary builder tool.

You can drive from Fort William to Isle of Skye in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Isle of Skye can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) to allow time to drive to Ullapool.

Things to do in Isle of Skye

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife
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Ullapool, United Kingdom

— 1 night
Ullapool is a village of around 1,500 inhabitants in Ross-shire, Scottish Highlands. For photos, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Ullapool trip itinerary planning tool.

Drive from Isle of Skye to Ullapool in 2.5 hours. In July in Ullapool, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can drive to Inverness.

Things to do in Ullapool

Parks · Nature · Wildlife
Find places to stay Jul 2 — 3:

Inverness, United Kingdom

— 2 nights

Gateway to the Highlands

Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Sun): explore the ancient world of Clava Cairns, then don't miss a visit to Culloden Battlefield, then gain some tasty knowledge on a distillery tour, and finally take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For maps, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Inverness driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Ullapool to Inverness takes 1.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Inverness can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to drive to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Inverness

Tours · Breweries & Distilleries · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 3 — 5:

Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Athens of the North

Start off your visit on the 5th (Mon): contemplate the long history of The Real Mary King's Close, step into the grandiose world of Edinburgh Castle, and then sample the fine beverages at The Scotch Whisky Experience.

To see where to stay, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Edinburgh trip planner.

You can drive from Inverness to Edinburgh in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries
Find places to stay Jul 5 — 6:

Ireland travel guide

4.4
Specialty Museums · Nightlife · Castles
Emerald Isle
Gentle green hills, Guinness, leprechauns, and friendly folks characterize this small isle of a country. From the busy big city of Dublin to cozy countryside, the emerald isle harbors a varied natural landscape and is steeped in tradition. Visitors can immerse themselves in the native Irish language by visiting a Gaeltacht, or Irish-speaking region of the country, where traditional culture thrives. The Irish are known for being open and welcoming: from the moment you land to the moment you leave, you'll be greeted with "cead mile failte"--a hundred thousand welcomes.

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.