60 days in Ireland & United Kingdom Itinerary

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Dublin, Ireland
— 6 nights
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Killarney, Ireland
— 3 nights
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Kilkenny, Ireland
— 4 nights
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St Ives, United Kingdom
— 5 nights
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Weymouth, United Kingdom
— 5 nights
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Bath, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
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Llandudno, United Kingdom
— 6 nights
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York, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
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Durham, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
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Alnwick, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 5 nights
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St. Helier, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
— 5 nights
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London, United Kingdom
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Dublin, Ireland — 6 nights

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Guinness Storehouse and National Museum of Ireland - Archaeology. Head to National Gallery of Ireland and Grafton Streetfor plenty of shopping. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Dublin: Powerscourt Gardens and House (in Enniskerry), Vagabond Tours (in Greystones) and Malahide Castle (in Malahide). And it doesn't end there: explore the different monuments and memorials at Glasnevin Cemetery Museum, take a stroll through Temple Bar, take an in-depth tour of Dublinia, and admire the masterpieces at Chester Beatty.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Dublin sightseeing planner.

Denver, USA to Dublin is an approximately 14-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time is 7 hours. While traveling from Denver, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Dublin, ranging from highs of 59°F to lows of 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to fly to Killarney.
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Killarney, Ireland — 3 nights

Continuously inhabited since the Neolithic period, Killarney draws visitors with its picturesque natural scenery, fine restaurants, and traditional pubs.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Blarney Castle & Gardens and Muckross Abbey. Explore hidden gems such as Killarney National Park and Ross Castle. Explore Killarney's surroundings by going to Nano Nagle Place (in Cork) and Fota Wildlife Park (in Carrigtwohill). The adventure continues: go for a walk through Muckross House and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Mary's Church of Ireland.

For where to stay, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Killarney road trip planning tool.

Getting from Dublin to Killarney by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. May in Killarney sees daily highs of 59°F and lows of 48°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can go by car to Kilkenny.
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Kilkenny, Ireland — 4 nights

Marble City

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.
Let the collections at Hook Lighthouse and Rothe House and Garden capture your imagination. Explore hidden gems such as Kilkenny Castle and St Marks Cemetery and Famine Graveyard. Venture out of the city with trips to Reginald's Tower (in Waterford), Dunbrody Famine Ship Experience (in New Ross) and Rock of Cashel (in Cashel). There's lots more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower, learn more about the world around you at Medieval Mile Museum, see the interesting displays at The National 1798 Rebellion Centre, and contemplate the long history of Jerpoint Park.

To see photos, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Kilkenny trip maker website.

You can drive from Killarney to Kilkenny in 2.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 58°F in May, and nighttime lows around 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to fly to St Ives.
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St Ives, United Kingdom — 5 nights

St Ives is a seaside town, civil parish and port in Cornwall. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at The Lost Gardens of Heligan and Screech Owl Sanctuary. Visit St. Michael's Mount and Zennor Head for their historical value. You'll find plenty of places to visit near St Ives: St Just-in-Roseland Church (in St Just in Roseland), Trebah Garden (in Mawnan Smith) and Lanhydrock House and Garden (in Bodmin). There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Porthminster Beach, explore the ancient world of Tintagel Castle, admire the masterpieces at Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden, and learn about all things military at Davidstow Airfield & Cornwall At War Museum.

To see where to stay, photos, maps, and tourist information, read St Ives trip itinerary maker website.

Traveling by flight from Kilkenny to St Ives takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and ferry. In May, plan for daily highs up to 57°F, and evening lows to 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Weymouth.
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Weymouth, United Kingdom — 5 nights

Weymouth is a seaside town in Dorset, England, situated on a sheltered bay at the mouth of the River Wey on the English Channel coast. Visit Corfe Castle and Exeter Cathedral for their historical value. Museum-lovers will appreciate The Tank Museum and Sculpture By The Lakes. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Weymouth: The Donkey Sanctuary (in Sidmouth), Fleet Air Arm Museum (in Ilchester) and Dorset Adventure Park (in Corfe Castle). There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Weymouth Beach, don't miss a visit to Portland Bill Lighthouse, and identify plant and animal life at Monkey World.

For maps, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read Weymouth driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from St Ives to Weymouth takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can go by car to Bath.
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Bath, United Kingdom — 3 nights

Queen of English Cities

A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Let the collections at The Roman Baths and The Jane Austen Centre capture your imagination. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Longleat and Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta. Get out of town with these interesting Bath side-trips: Stonehenge (in Salisbury), Brunel's SS Great Britain (in Bristol) and St Fagans National Museum of History (in Cardiff). There's more to do: steep yourself in history at Bath Abbey and shop like a local with Pulteney Bridge.

To find maps, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Bath day trip app.

You can drive from Weymouth to Bath in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly to Llandudno.
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Llandudno, United Kingdom — 6 nights

Llandudno is a seaside resort, town and community in Conwy County Borough, Wales, located on the Creuddyn peninsula, which protrudes into the Irish Sea. Step off the beaten path and head to Conwy Castle and Penrhyn Castle (National Trust). Appreciate the collections at The British Ironwork Centre and National Slate Museum. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Llandudno: Holyhead (South Stack Cliffs RSPB Reserve & South Stack Lighthouse), Beaumaris (Beaumaris Castle & Starida Puffin Island Cruises & Sea Fishing Trips) and Caernarfon Castle (in Caernarfon). There's lots more to do: step into the grandiose world of Powis Castle and Garden, take in the dramatic natural features at Great Orme, go for a walk through Llandudno Promenade, and contemplate the long history of Smallest House in Britain.

For photos, reviews, maps, and tourist information, use the Llandudno trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Bath to Llandudno in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 58°F in May, and nighttime lows around 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) to allow time to drive to York.
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York, United Kingdom — 3 nights

City of Festivals

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.
Let the collections at York Castle Museum and York's Chocolate Story capture your imagination. Step off the beaten path and head to York City Walls and Eden Camp Modern History Museum. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around York: Whitby (Whitby Abbey & 199 Steps) and RSPB Bempton Cliffs (in Bempton). There's still lots to do: get engrossed in the history at National Railway Museum and wander the streets of York Shambles.

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Traveling by car from Llandudno to York takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around 66°F in June, and nighttime lows around 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to take a train to Durham.
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Durham, United Kingdom — 2 nights

Durham is a historic city and the county town of County Durham in North East England. Start off your visit on the 6th (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Durham Cathedral, then contemplate the long history of Ushaw Historic House, Chapels & Gardens, and then see the interesting displays at The Bowes Museum. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Beamish Museum and then explore the historical opulence of Durham Castle.

For maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Durham online trip maker.

You can take a train from York to Durham in 1.5 hours. Another option is to drive. In June, daily temperatures in Durham can reach 62°F, while at night they dip to 48°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can go by car to Alnwick.
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Alnwick, United Kingdom — 4 nights

Alnwick is a relatively large market town in north Northumberland, England, of which it is the county town. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Alnwick Castle and Bamburgh Castle. Explore hidden gems such as The Alnwick Garden and National Trust - Dunstanburgh Castle. Go for a jaunt from Alnwick to Holy Island to see Lindisfarne Priory about 40 minutes away. The adventure continues: explore the historical opulence of Warkworth Castle & Hermitage, admire the striking features of Cragside House and Gardens, take an in-depth tour of Grace Darling Museum, and look for gifts at Barter Books.

To find reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Alnwick online vacation builder.

Drive from Durham to Alnwick in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In June, daily temperatures in Alnwick can reach 61°F, while at night they dip to 49°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to catch the train to Edinburgh.
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom — 5 nights

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Edinburgh Castle and St Giles' Cathedral. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Stirling Castle and Rosslyn Chapel. Go for a jaunt from Edinburgh to Glasgow to see The Riverside Museum of Transport and Travel about 1h 20 min away. There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Scottish National Gallery, take in the dramatic natural features at Arthur's Seat, admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh, and step into the grandiose world of Palace of Holyroodhouse.

To see maps, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Edinburgh trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by train from Alnwick to Edinburgh takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In June, daytime highs in Edinburgh are 63°F, while nighttime lows are 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can fly to St. Helier.
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St. Helier, United Kingdom — 2 nights

Start off your visit on the 17th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Jersey War Tunnels - German Underground Hospital, enjoy the sand and surf at St. Brelade's Bay Beach, and then visit a coastal fixture at Corbiere Lighthouse (La Corbiere). Keep things going the next day: step into the grandiose world of Mont Orgueil Castle, then explore the historical opulence of Elizabeth Castle, and then stroll the grounds of St. Saviour Parish Church.

Before you visit St. Helier, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Fly from Edinburgh to St. Helier in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. In June, daytime highs in St. Helier are 65°F, while nighttime lows are 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) to allow time to fly to Portsmouth.
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Portsmouth, United Kingdom — 5 nights

Portsmouth is a port city and unitary authority in the ceremonial English county of Hampshire and is located south-west of London and south-east of Southampton. Step off the beaten path and head to Portsmouth Historic Dockyard and Arundel Castle and Gardens. Get some historical perspective at Osborne House and Winchester Cathedral. Venture out of the city with trips to Monkey Haven - Primate Rescue Centre (in Newport), Bournemouth Beach (in Bournemouth) and Hospital of St Cross (in Winchester). And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at The Mary Rose, identify plant and animal life at West Sussex Falconry, and shop like a local with The Garlic Farm.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Portsmouth day trip app.

Getting from St. Helier to Portsmouth by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and train. In June, daily temperatures in Portsmouth can reach 66°F, while at night they dip to 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) to allow time to drive to London.
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London, United Kingdom — 6 nights

The Square Mile

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 cultural itinerary includes sights like The British Museum and St. Paul's Cathedral. Visit Blenheim Palace and Bletchley Park for their historical value. Get out of town with these interesting London side-trips: Oxford (Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology & Oxford University Museum of Natural History) and IWM Duxford (in Duxford). Next up on the itinerary: learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum, get engrossed in the history at Churchill War Rooms, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, and steep yourself in history at Buckingham Palace.

For where to stay, maps, and tourist information, go to the London trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Portsmouth to London in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 68°F, and evening lows to 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) to allow enough time to fly back home.
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Ireland travel guide

4.4
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.
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United Kingdom travel guide

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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.
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Wales travel guide

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Wales attracts tourism with its stunning landscape, a wealth of history, and a huge number of imposing castles. Yet behind the spectacular scenery and the ancient fortress walls hides the simple warmth of the Welsh people, whose pride in their Celtic heritage is only exceeded by the love they feel for their homeland. This may be a relatively small country, but its spirit is truly grand. Your itinerary may just be made up of joining the locals at the pub or a village rugby game to soak up the famous Welsh spirit and learn about "hiraeth," a deep bond the Welsh feel with their land. Though compact, Wales has no shortage of secluded corners easily and quickly explored on an extensive network of footpaths, which makes a trip to this land a true hiker’s paradise.
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Scotland travel guide

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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.
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