15 days in United Kingdom & Ireland Itinerary

15 days in United Kingdom & Ireland Itinerary

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Liscannor, Ireland
— 1 night
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Dingle, Ireland
— 1 night
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Cork, Ireland
— 1 night
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Dublin, Ireland
— 1 night
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Belfast, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
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Pitlochry, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
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Inverness, United Kingdom
— 1 night
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Ullapool, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
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Liscannor, Ireland

Liscannor is a coastal village in County Clare, Ireland.GeographyLying on the west coast of Ireland, on Liscannor Bay, the village is located on the R478 road between Lahinch, to the east, and Doolin, to the north. Your day by day itinerary now includes Cliffs of Moher as well as Caherconnell Stone Fort & Sheepdog Demonstrations. Start off your visit on the 19th (Sun): get great views at Cliffs of Moher and then steep yourself in history at Caherconnell Stone Fort & Sheepdog Demonstrations.

To find ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read our Liscannor day trip planner.

Nashville, USA to Liscannor is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time is 6 hours. In December, daytime highs in Liscannor are 50°F, while nighttime lows are 40°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Dingle.

Things to do in Liscannor

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trip

1
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Dingle, Ireland

Located on Ireland's western coastline, Dingle sits between scenic mountains and the Atlantic Ocean.
Gallarus Oratory has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 20th (Mon): contemplate the long history of Riasc and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gallarus Oratory. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Inch Beach, then see the interesting displays at Harry Clarke Stained Glass Windows, and then explore the historical opulence of Minard Castle.

For maps, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Dingle trip website.

Drive from Liscannor to Dingle in 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 51°F in December, and nighttime lows around 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to drive to Cork.

Things to do in Dingle

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

1
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Cork, Ireland

Rebel City

One of the country's major artistic and cultural centers, famed for its many annual festivals, Cork straddles the Lee River and boasts over 30 bridges.
On the 22nd (Wed), get engrossed in the history at Nano Nagle Place, make a trip to Elizabeth Fort, then step into the grandiose world of Blarney Castle & Gardens, and finally look for gifts at Blarney Chocolate Factory.

To find maps, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Cork holiday planner.

Getting from Dingle to Cork by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 48°F in December, and nighttime lows around 39°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can drive to Dublin.

Things to do in Cork

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

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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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Bram Stoker's Castle Dracula Dublin as well as Dublin Castle. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): ponder the world of politics at Dublin Castle, examine the collection at Bram Stoker's Castle Dracula Dublin, and then take a pleasant ride with The Paddocks Riding Centre.

To see more things to do, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read Dublin trip planner.

Traveling by car from Cork to Dublin takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 48°F, and evening lows to 38°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can go by car to Belfast.

Things to do in Dublin

Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Trails

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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.
You've now added Game of Thrones Tour to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 24th (Fri): see some familiar sights at Game of Thrones Tour. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the long history of Crumlin Road Gaol, get to know the fascinating history of Clarendon Dock, and then examine the collection at SS Nomadic.

To see ratings, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Belfast trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Dublin to Belfast takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In December, daytime highs in Belfast are 48°F, while nighttime lows are 40°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Belfast

Tours · Historic Sites · Museums

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
On the 26th (Sun), get great views at Calton Hill, take in the dramatic natural features at Arthur's Seat, then explore the historical opulence of Craigmillar Castle, and finally steep yourself in history at Dean Village. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Mon): contemplate the long history of The Real Mary King's Close and then explore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle.

To find maps, ratings, photos, and tourist information, use the Edinburgh travel 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. Expect a daytime high around 47°F in December, and nighttime lows around 36°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Pitlochry.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

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Pitlochry, United Kingdom

Pitlochry is a burgh in the county of Perthshire in Scotland, lying on the River Tummel. Your day by day itinerary now includes Croft Moraig Stone Circle as well as The Enchanted Forest. On the 28th (Tue), take in the awesome beauty at Ben Vrackie, then contemplate the waterfront views at Loch Faskally, and then explore the historical opulence of Castle Menzies. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at Croft Moraig Stone Circle, get to know the fascinating history of Black Spout Wood, and then take in a show at The Enchanted Forest.

For maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Pitlochry itinerary planning tool.

Getting from Edinburgh to Pitlochry by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Inverness.

Things to do in Pitlochry

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trip

1
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Inverness, United Kingdom

Gateway to the Highlands

Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
On the 30th (Thu), explore the activities along River Ness, walk around Ness Islands, and then take in the views from Greig Street Bridge.

To find ratings, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Inverness trip planner.

Getting from Pitlochry to Inverness by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 46°F in December, and nighttime lows around 35°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Ullapool.

Things to do in Inverness

Parks · Nature
Highlights from your trip

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Ullapool, United Kingdom

Ullapool is a village of around 1,500 inhabitants in Ross-shire, Scottish Highlands. Your day by day itinerary now includes Ullapool Hill. Start off your visit on the 31st (Fri): take in breathtaking views at Corrieshalloch Gorge, trek along Ullapool Hill, then look for gifts at Made in Ullapool, and finally view the masterpieces at RhueArt.

To see maps, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Ullapool trip planner.

Drive from Inverness to Ullapool in 1.5 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Ullapool can reach 45°F, while at night they dip to 34°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Ullapool

Parks · Shopping · Nature · Outdoors

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.

County Cork travel guide

4.3
Castles · Specialty Museums · Islands
Rebel County
County Cork has made a name for itself as the home of the Blarney Stone, the legendary limestone rock rumored to give those who kiss it "the gift of the gab." People come from around the world to bend over backwards and put their lips to the rock in the hopes of becoming more eloquent. In Cork, the county's eponymous city, it is said that the accents rise and fall with the city's rolling terrain. The southern county attracts those looking for the iconic green hills, craggy coastline, and warm hospitality of Ireland. Known affectionately as The Rebel County for its role in the Irish War of Independence, this region is proudly Irish, as evidenced in the region's many cultural festivals and events.

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.

Scotland travel guide

4.4
Castles · Specialty Museums · Distilleries
A land packed with thousands of years of history, Scotland is home to numerous thriving cities and a vibrant population proud of its distinct culture, heritage, and art. The Scottish people are fond of saying "Good things come in small packages," and nowhere is that more true than in their compact homeland. Despite its relatively small size, the country is crammed full of attractions, not the least of which are numerous world-famous golf courses and whiskey distilleries. Though the sun may not always shine here, Scotland is a stunning country renowned for its dramatic scenery of mountains, valleys, hills, green fields, and rugged coastlines, guaranteeing a diverse holiday. While most tourists restrict their itinerary to the historic Highlands, where they search for the mysterious Loch Ness monster, you can also explore the Lowlands’ outstanding natural wonders and flourishing cultural scene.