12 days in London, Liverpool & Dublin Itinerary

12 days in London, Liverpool & Dublin Itinerary

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London, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
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Dublin, Ireland
— 4 nights
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London, United Kingdom — 3 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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Hampton Court Palace and Wallace Collection. Your inner history buff will appreciate Highgate Cemetery and Tower of London. There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Westminster Abbey, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, snap pictures at Millennium Bridge, and make a trip to Trafalgar Square.

For more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our London trip maker tool.

Newark, USA to London is an approximately 11-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 5 hours traveling from Newark to London. When traveling from Newark in October, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in London: temperatures range from 61°F by day to 48°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) to allow time to fly to Liverpool.
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Liverpool, United Kingdom — 4 nights

Capital of Pop Music

Famous for being the birthplace of the Beatles, Liverpool is a vibrant city with an outstanding cultural heritage.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Speke Hall and Mendips - John Lennon Home. Explore hidden gems such as Williamson’s Tunnels – Friends of Williamson’s Tunnels and Quirky Quarter. Go for a jaunt from Liverpool to Rufford to see Rufford Old Hall about 46 minutes away. There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Strawberry Field, stroll around Sefton Park, learn about all things military at Western Approaches HQ Museum - The Battle of the Atlantic Experience, and take a leisurely stroll along Royal Albert Dock Liverpool.

To find other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, use the Liverpool trip planning site.

Fly from London to Liverpool in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In October in Liverpool, expect temperatures between 59°F during the day and 49°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to catch the flight to Dublin.
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Dublin, Ireland — 4 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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Glendalough Cathedral and Saint Patrick's Cathedral. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Guinness Storehouse and Bru na Boinne. Change things up with these side-trips from Dublin: Vagabond Tours (in Greystones) and Newgrange (in Donore). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Kilmainham Gaol Museum, get engrossed in the history at 14 Henrietta Street, take a stroll through Temple Bar, and test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

To find out how to plan a trip to Dublin, use our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Liverpool to Dublin takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. In October in Dublin, expect temperatures between 57°F during the day and 45°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can catch the flight back home.
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