22 days in United Kingdom & Ireland Itinerary

22 days in United Kingdom & Ireland Itinerary

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1
London, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
2
Cardiff, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
3
Dublin, Ireland
— 4 nights
4
Llandudno, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
5
York, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
6
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 4 nights

3
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The British Museum and Natural History Museum. Visit St. Paul's Cathedral and Houses of Parliament for their historical value. You'll find plenty of places to visit near London: Bournemouth Beach (in Bournemouth) and Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta (in Salisbury). The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at National Gallery, make a trip to Buckingham Palace, admire the landmark architecture of Westminster Abbey, and steep yourself in history at Tower of London.

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Brisbane, Australia to London is an approximately 25-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Brisbane to London is minus 10 hours. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Brisbane in March: high temperatures in London hover around °C and lows are around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to catch the train to Cardiff.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trips

Bournemouth Beach, Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta
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Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum
Bournemouth Beach ©
Bournemouth Beach
National Gallery ©
National Gallery

3
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Cardiff, United Kingdom

Cardiff ©
The capital of Wales, Cardiff is a very green city indeed, boasting more green space per person than any other place in the country.
Step out of the city life by going to Longleat and Rhossili Bay. Museum-lovers will get to explore Brunel's SS Great Britain and St Fagans National Museum of History. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cardiff: Clifton Suspension Bridge (in Bristol) and Bath (Bath Abbey & The Roman Baths). There's still lots to do: explore the historical opulence of Cardiff Castle.

To see photos, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Cardiff trip itinerary planning tool.

You can take a train from London to Cardiff in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in March, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can travel to Dublin.

Things to do in Cardiff

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Bristol, Bath, Longleat, Rhossili Bay
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St Fagans National Museum of History ©
St Fagans National Museum of History
Rhossili Bay ©
Rhossili Bay
Longleat ©
Longleat

4
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Kilkenny Castle and National Museum of Ireland - Archaeology. Do some cultural sightseeing at Guinness Storehouse and Kilmainham Gaol Museum. Get out of town with these interesting Dublin side-trips: Rock of Cashel (in Cashel) and St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower (in Kilkenny). The adventure continues: get engrossed in the history at EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum, stroll the grounds of Glasnevin Cemetery Museum, explore the galleries of 14 Henrietta Street, and take a stroll through Temple Bar.

To find more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Dublin driving holiday planner.

Fly from Cardiff to Dublin in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. March in Dublin sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can travel to Llandudno.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Kilkenny, Rock of Cashel
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Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
Rock of Cashel ©
Rock of Cashel
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse

2
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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. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Wed): explore the historical opulence of Beaumaris Castle, step into the grandiose world of Caernarfon Castle, explore the historical opulence of Conwy Castle, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Angel Bay, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Great Orme. On the 26th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Marble Church, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Kinmel Bay Beach, and then identify plant and animal life at Cwm Idwal National Nature Reserve.

To find traveler tips, reviews, photos, and tourist information, use the Llandudno visit planner.

Traveling by combination of ferry and taxi from Dublin to Llandudno takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of ferry and train. In March in Llandudno, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can drive to York.

Things to do in Llandudno

Parks Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trips

Caernarfon Castle, Kinmel Bay Beach, Beaumaris Castle, Marble Church, Conwy Castle
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Conwy Castle ©
Conwy Castle
Great Orme ©
Great Orme
Caernarfon Castle
Caernarfon Castle

3
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York, United Kingdom

York ©
Situated on the confluence of the rivers Ouse and Foss, York has witnessed an abundance of major political events throughout its two millennia of existence.
Get some cultural insight at York City Walls and Beamish Museum. Popular historic sites such as Durham Cathedral and Whitby Abbey are in your itinerary. When in York, make a side trip to see RSPB Bempton Cliffs in Bempton, approximately Bempton away. There's more to do: see the interesting displays at York Castle Museum.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the York tour itinerary planning app.

You can drive from Llandudno to York in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in York can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to catch the train to Edinburgh.

Things to do in York

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Whitby Abbey, Beamish Museum, Durham Cathedral, RSPB Bempton Cliffs
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York Castle Museum ©
York Castle Museum
RSPB Bempton Cliffs ©
RSPB Bempton Cliffs
Beamish Museum ©
Beamish Museum

4
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Edinburgh Castle and Stirling Castle are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore hidden gems such as Bamburgh Castle and Lindisfarne Priory. Step out of Edinburgh with an excursion to Cragside House and Gardens in Rothbury--about 2h 15 min away. There's still lots to do: pause for some serene contemplation at St Giles' Cathedral, sample the fine beverages at The Scotch Whisky Experience, see the interesting displays at Royal Yacht Britannia, and stroll through Calton Hill.

To see reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Edinburgh visit planner.

Traveling by train from York to Edinburgh takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. March in Edinburgh sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 2nd (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trips

Bamburgh Castle, Cragside House and Gardens, Stirling Castle, Lindisfarne Priory
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Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
Lindisfarne Priory ©
Lindisfarne Priory
Cragside House and Gardens ©
Cragside House and Gardens

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