20 days in United Kingdom & Ireland Itinerary

20 days in United Kingdom & Ireland Itinerary

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Dublin, Ireland
— 1 day
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Belfast, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
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Derry, United Kingdom
— 1 night
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Westport, Ireland
— 1 night
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Newmarket-on-Fergus, Ireland
— 2 nights
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Killarney, Ireland
— 1 night
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Waterville, Ireland
— 1 night
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Fota Island, Ireland
— 1 night
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Kilkenny, Ireland
— 1 night
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Enniskerry, Ireland
— 2 nights
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Dublin, Ireland
— 3 nights
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Bushmills, United Kingdom
— 3 nights

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Dublin, Ireland

Dublin ©

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.
On the 27th (Sat), don't miss a visit to The Spire, then appreciate the history behind James Joyce Statue, and then examine the collection at Guinness Storehouse.

For reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Dublin travel route planner.

Toronto, Canada to Dublin is an approximately 10-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time, which is usually a 5 hour difference. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Toronto in June: high temperatures in Dublin hover around 20°C and lows are around 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Sat) to allow time for the car ride to Belfast.

Things to do in Dublin

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Must see
Guinness Storehouse
4.1
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Landmark
The Spire
1.8

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Belfast, United Kingdom

Belfast ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sat): get engrossed in the history at Museum of Orange Heritage - Schomberg House and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Belfast Cathedral - The Cathedral Church of St. Anne. Keep things going the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St George's Church, steep yourself in history at Crumlin Road Gaol, then admire the masterpieces at Ulster Museum, and finally admire the natural beauty at Belfast Botanical Gardens.

For reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Belfast holiday builder app.

You can drive from Dublin to Belfast in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In June, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Derry.

Things to do in Belfast

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Tours
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Must see
Titanic Belfast
4.3
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Historic Site
Crumlin Road Gaol
4.7
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Government Building
City Hall
4.6

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Derry, United Kingdom

Derry ©

Maiden City

Ancient yet modern, Derry has a photogenic location on the River Foyle and features a series of historic defensive walls that are the most complete in Ireland.
Your list of things to see and do now includes The Two Bridges Walk, Walled city Londonderry, City Walls, and other attractions. On the 29th (Mon), don't miss a visit to Walled city Londonderry and then get to know the fascinating history of The Two Bridges Walk.

To see photos, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read Derry route builder.

Traveling by car from Belfast to Derry takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus; or take a train. In June in Derry, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 14°C at night. On the 30th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Westport.

Things to do in Derry

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Historic Walking Area
City Walls
4.7
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Bridge
Peace bridge
4.6

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Westport, Ireland

Westport ©
Renowned for its Georgian architecture, Westport sits in the shadows of Croagh Patrick, considered the holiest mountain in Ireland.
On the 30th (Tue), admire the natural beauty at Westport House, take a memorable drive along Atlantic Drive on Achill Island, and then explore the landscape on two wheels at The Great Western Greenway.

To see reviews, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Westport trip itinerary builder.

Drive from Derry to Westport in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Derry in June, expect a bit cooler with lows of 11°C in Westport. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Wed) to allow time for travel to Newmarket-on-Fergus.

Things to do in Westport

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks · Theme Parks
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Newmarket-on-Fergus, Ireland

Newmarket-on-Fergus ©
Newmarket-on-Fergus, historically known as Corracatlin, is a town in County Clare, Ireland. On the 1st (Wed), play a few rounds at Dromoland Castle.

To see other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Newmarket-on-Fergus tour builder.

You can drive from Westport to Newmarket-on-Fergus in 2 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 14°C. You'll set off for Killarney on the 3rd (Fri).

Things to do in Newmarket-on-Fergus

Golf · Historic Sites · Outdoors
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Golf Course
Dromoland Castle
4.6

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Killarney, Ireland

Killarney ©
Continuously inhabited since the Neolithic period, Killarney draws visitors with its picturesque natural scenery, fine restaurants, and traditional pubs.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Torc Waterfall. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): take in nature's colorful creations at Muckross House and then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Mary's Church of Ireland.

To see maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Killarney trip maker.

Traveling by car from Newmarket-on-Fergus to Killarney takes 2 hours. In July in Killarney, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 15°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 4th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Waterville.

Things to do in Killarney

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature
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Garden
Muckross House
4.6
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Castle
Ross Castle
4.4
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Waterfall
Torc Waterfall
4.5

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Waterville, Ireland

Waterville ©
County Kerry's picture-perfect holiday resort of Waterville is a weekend getaway once favored by Charlie Chaplin's family.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Sat): don't miss a visit to Charlie Chaplin Statue.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, use the Waterville day trip tool.

Traveling by car from Killarney to Waterville takes 1.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can travel to Fota Island.
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Fota Island, Ireland

Fota Island ©
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sun): play a few rounds at Fota Island Resort. Keep things going the next day: admire the natural beauty at Fota House & Gardens.

To see ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Fota Island day trip planning site.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Waterville to Fota Island. In July, daytime highs in Fota Island are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to Kilkenny.

Things to do in Fota Island

Golf · Outdoors · Museums · Parks
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Golf Course
Fota Island Resort
3.4
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Architectural Building
Fota House & Gardens
4.6

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Kilkenny, Ireland

Kilkenny ©

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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Tue): explore the historical opulence of Kilkenny Castle.

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Traveling by car from Fota Island to Kilkenny takes 2 hours. July in Kilkenny sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Tue) to allow time for the car ride to Enniskerry.

Things to do in Kilkenny

Historic Sites · Parks
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Enniskerry, Ireland

Enniskerry ©
A picturesque village in County Wicklow, Enniskerry sits along the Glencullen River.
On the 7th (Tue), take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Patrick's Church and then admire the natural beauty at Powerscourt Gardens and House. Here are some ideas for day two: play a few rounds at Powerscourt Golf Club, admire the sheer force of Powerscourt Waterfall, and then cruise along Military Road.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, go to the Enniskerry trip planner.

Drive from Kilkenny to Enniskerry in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and tram. July in Enniskerry sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 13°C at night. On the 9th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Dublin.

Things to do in Enniskerry

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Golf

Side Trip

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Golf Course
Powerscourt Golf Club
4.6
Waterfall
Powerscourt Waterfall
3.8

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Dublin, Ireland

Dublin ©

Fair City

Enjoy Dublin some more: contemplate the long history of Kilmainham Gaol Museum, examine the collection at Croke Park Stadium Tour & GAA Museum, don't miss a visit to Merrion Square, and wander the streets of Temple Bar.

To see more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Dublin attractions planner.

Getting from Enniskerry to Dublin by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. On the 12th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Bushmills.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Neighborhoods
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Neighborhood
Temple Bar
3.7

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Bushmills, United Kingdom

Bushmills ©
Bushmills is a village on the north coast of County Antrim, Northern Ireland. Bushmills is known for nature, breweries & distilleries, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at Giant's Causeway, tour the pleasant surroundings at Causeway Coastal Route, enjoy the sand and surf at Bushfoot Strand, and take in the dramatic scenery at Dunseverick Falls.

For more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Bushmills online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Dublin to Bushmills takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In July, daytime highs in Bushmills are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. You'll set off for home on the 15th (Wed).

Things to do in Bushmills

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Scenic Drive

Side Trips

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World heritage site
Causeway Coastal Route
4.8
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World heritage site
Giant's Causeway
4.5

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