17 days in United Kingdom & Dublin Itinerary

17 days in United Kingdom & Dublin Itinerary

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
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Manchester, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
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Dublin, Ireland
— 3 nights
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Liverpool, United Kingdom

— 3 nights

Capital of Pop Music

Famous for being the birthplace of the Beatles, Liverpool is a vibrant city with an outstanding cultural heritage.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Liverpool: Llandudno (Llandudno Pier, Great Orme, &more), Blackpool (Madame Tussauds Blackpool, The Blackpool Tower, &more) and Chester Zoo (in Chester). There's lots more to do: take in the waterfront at Royal Albert Dock Liverpool, stroll the grounds of Liverpool Cathedral, see the interesting displays at Museum of Liverpool, and get outside with The Zone.

For photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Liverpool trip planner.

Warsaw, Poland to Liverpool is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from Warsaw to Liverpool, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Warsaw in August: highs in Liverpool hover around 22°C, while lows dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Manchester.

Things to do in Liverpool

Museums · Parks · Theme Parks · Historic Sites

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Manchester, United Kingdom

— 3 nights

Capital of the North

Unofficially dubbed the Capital of the North, Manchester is known for its influence on industry and music, as well as its world-renowned connection to sports.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Manchester: Chatsworth House (in Bakewell), Grindleford Community Shop (in Grindleford) and Alton Towers Theme Park (in Alton). There's lots more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Ladybower Reservoir, view the masterpieces at Contemporary Six, see the interesting displays at National Football Museum, and explore the galleries of Manchester Art Gallery.

To see traveler tips, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Manchester online trip maker.

You can drive from Liverpool to Manchester in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. August in Manchester sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can take a train to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Manchester

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom

— 4 nights

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Edinburgh is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step into the grandiose world of Edinburgh Castle, explore the striking landscape at Arthur's Seat, contemplate the long history of Palace of Holyroodhouse, and browse the exhibits of Royal Yacht Britannia.

For other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Edinburgh trip tool.

Traveling by train from Manchester to Edinburgh takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in August, and nighttime lows around 11°C. On the 11th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Glasgow.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Tours
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Glasgow, United Kingdom

— 3 nights

Scotland's Style Capital

Scotland’s largest city, Glasgow is known for its cultural heritage and the friendliness of its people.
Venture out of the city with trips to Stirling (The Queen Anne Gardens, Stirling Castle, &more) and Falkirk Wheel (in Falkirk). There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, examine the collection at The Riverside Museum of Transport and Travel, explore the different monuments and memorials at The Necropolis, and walk around Pollok Country Park.

To find more things to do, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read our Glasgow trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Edinburgh to Glasgow in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August in Glasgow, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 11°C at night. On the 14th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Dublin.

Things to do in Glasgow

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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 plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at Kilmainham Gaol Museum, stroll around St Stephens Green, admire the landmark architecture of Saint Patrick's Cathedral, and get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Dublin trip builder.

Traveling by flight from Glasgow to Dublin takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. In August, daytime highs in Dublin are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to fly back home.

Things to do in Dublin

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods
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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.