15 days in United Kingdom, Carlingford & Dublin Itinerary

15 days in United Kingdom, Carlingford & Dublin Itinerary

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London, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
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Bath, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
— 1 night
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Perth, United Kingdom
— 1 night
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Inverness, United Kingdom
— 1 night
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Oban, United Kingdom
— 1 night
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Portstewart, United Kingdom
— 1 night
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Carlingford, Ireland
— 1 night
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Dublin, Ireland
— 3 nights
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London, United Kingdom

— 2 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.
On the 6th (Mon), don't miss a visit to Trafalgar Square, then make a trip to Buckingham Palace, and then ponder the world of politics at Houses of Parliament. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Westminster Abbey, make a trip to Tower of London, then take in panoramic vistas at Tower Bridge, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Coca-Cola London Eye.

To see photos, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our London trip builder.

Minneapolis, USA to London is an approximately 12-hour flight. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), which is usually a 6 hour difference. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Minneapolis in September: high temperatures in London hover around 67°F and lows are around 51°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Bath.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Sep 6 — 8:

Bath, United Kingdom

— 2 nights

Queen of English Cities

A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
On the 9th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: snap pictures at Clifton Suspension Bridge, examine the collection at Brunel's SS Great Britain, and then steep yourself in history at Chavenage House.

For maps, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Bath road trip planner.

Getting from London to Bath by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to drive to Liverpool.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 8 — 10:

Liverpool, United Kingdom

— 1 night

Capital of Pop Music

Famous for being the birthplace of the Beatles, Liverpool is a vibrant city with an outstanding cultural heritage.
On the 11th (Sat), examine the collection at Merseyside Maritime Museum, take in the pleasant sights at Royal Albert Dock Liverpool, see the interesting displays at The Beatles Story, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King Liverpool, and finally steep yourself in history at Mendips - John Lennon Home.

For more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the Liverpool trip planner.

Traveling by car from Bath to Liverpool takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In September, daily temperatures in Liverpool can reach 64°F, while at night they dip to 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to fly to Perth.

Things to do in Liverpool

Museums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Sep 10 — 11:

Perth, United Kingdom

— 1 night
On the 12th (Sun), explore the galleries of The Black Watch Castle & Museum, explore the world behind art at Perth Museum and Art Gallery, and then learn about winemaking at Cairn O'Mohr Fruit Wines.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Perth using our trip planner.

Getting from Liverpool to Perth by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can go by car to Inverness.

Things to do in Perth

Museums · Historic Sites · Wineries

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 11 — 12:

Inverness, United Kingdom

— 1 night

Gateway to the Highlands

Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
On the 13th (Mon), explore the historical opulence of Cawdor Castle, then learn insider's secrets on a distillery tour, and then awaken your taste buds at Highland Malt Whisky Experience.

For where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Inverness travel route planning site.

You can drive from Perth to Inverness in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 62°F in September, and nighttime lows around 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to drive to Oban.

Things to do in Inverness

Tours · Breweries & Distilleries · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 12 — 13:

Oban, United Kingdom

— 1 night
Oban is a resort town within the Argyll and Bute council area of Scotland. On the 14th (Tue), sample the fine beverages at Oban Distillery and then learn about all things military at Oban War & Peace Museum.

To find more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Oban trip maker.

You can drive from Inverness to Oban in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In September, daily temperatures in Oban can reach 59°F, while at night they dip to 50°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can travel to Portstewart.

Things to do in Oban

Breweries & Distilleries · Museums
Find places to stay Sep 13 — 14:

Portstewart, United Kingdom

— 1 night
Portstewart is a small town in County Londonderry, Northern Ireland. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Wed): take a memorable drive along Causeway Coastal Route, then make a trip to Giant's Causeway, and then stop by McConaghy's Souvenir Shop.

For ratings, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Portstewart journey planner.

Traveling by car from Oban to Portstewart takes 7.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 62°F in September, and nighttime lows around 53°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to travel to Carlingford.

Things to do in Portstewart

Parks · Scenic Drive · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 14 — 15:

Carlingford, Ireland

— 1 night
Carlingford is a coastal town and civil parish in northern County Louth, Ireland. Start off your visit on the 16th (Thu): appreciate the history behind Folklore Park, Fairy village and Proposal Stones, then go for a walk through Carlingford to Omeath Greenway, and then go for a stroll along the water at Carlingford Marina.

For other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Carlingford online vacation planner.

Getting from Portstewart to Carlingford by car takes about 2.5 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 62°F, and evening lows to 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Dublin.

Things to do in Carlingford

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Trails
Find places to stay Sep 15 — 16:

Dublin, Ireland

— 3 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.
Dublin is known for museums, nightlife, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at Guinness Storehouse, admire the landmark architecture of Saint Patrick's Cathedral, explore the historical opulence of Dublin Castle, and make a trip to Merrion Square.

For more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Dublin travel route builder website.

Drive from Carlingford to Dublin in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 62°F in September, and nighttime lows around 48°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Breweries & Distilleries
Find places to stay Sep 16 — 19:

United Kingdom travel guide

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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.