9 days in United Kingdom & Ireland Itinerary

9 days in United Kingdom & Ireland Itinerary

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9 days in United Kingdom & Ireland Itinerary

Start: Tel Aviv, Israel
Fly:  10​h 15​min
1
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Dublin, Ireland
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  5​h 45​min
3
Isle of Portland, United Kingdom
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
4
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
— 1 night
train:  1​h 30​min
5
London, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Fly:  8​h
End: Tel Aviv, Israel

1
night
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sat): step into the grandiose world of Edinburgh Castle, take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh, and then enjoy the sea views from Calton Hill.

To see ratings and more tourist information, you can read our Edinburgh journey maker .

Tel Aviv, Israel to Edinburgh is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone changes from Israel Standard Time (IST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Tel Aviv in June: highs in Edinburgh hover around 20°C, while lows dip to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to travel to Dublin.

Things to do in Edinburgh

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Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
Calton Hill ©
Calton Hill
Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh ©
Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh

2
nights
Dublin, Ireland

Dublin ©
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 30th (Sun), explore the galleries of Kilmainham Gaol, then browse the exhibits of Guinness Storehouse, then get a sense of history and politics at Dublin Castle, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Gallery of Photography. On the next day, get a taste of the local shopping with James Joyce Cultural Centre, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint Patrick's Cathedral, and then take in the exciting artwork at National Gallery of Ireland.

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

Getting from Edinburgh to Dublin by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to travel to Isle of Portland.

Things to do in Dublin

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Kilmainham Gaol ©
Kilmainham Gaol
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Dublin Castle ©
Dublin Castle

1
night
Isle of Portland, United Kingdom

Isle of Portland ©
On the 2nd (Tue), identify plant and animal life at Tout Quarry Sculpture Park and Nature Reserve, make a trip to Portland Bill Lighthouse, then see the interesting displays at Portland Museum, and finally explore the historical opulence of Portland Castle.

For ratings, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read our Isle of Portland trip itinerary app .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Dublin to Isle of Portland. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to go by car to Portsmouth.

Things to do in Isle of Portland

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Portland Bill Lighthouse ©
Portland Bill Lighthouse
Portland Castle ©
Portland Castle
Portland Museum ©
Portland Museum

1
night
Portsmouth, United Kingdom

Portsmouth ©
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. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): see the interesting displays at Royal Armouries - Fort Nelson, examine the collection at The Mary Rose Museum, then take an in-depth tour of HMS Warrior 1860, then take a leisurely stroll along Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, and finally examine the collection at HMS Victory.

To see more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Portsmouth online road trip planner .

Traveling by car from Isle of Portland to Portsmouth takes 2 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Portsmouth can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to London.

Things to do in Portsmouth

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Royal Armouries - Fort Nelson ©
Royal Armouries - Fort Nelson
Portsmouth Historic Dockyard ©
Portsmouth Historic Dockyard
The Mary Rose Museum ©
The Mary Rose Museum

3
nights
London, United Kingdom

London ©
Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Thu): contemplate the long history of Tower of London, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, then explore the world behind art at The British Museum, and finally view the masterpieces at Genius Treasure Museum. On the 5th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at Westminster Abbey, step into the grandiose world of Buckingham Palace, and then admire the masterpieces at National Gallery.

To find photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read London trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by train from Portsmouth to London takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. In July, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in London

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The British Museum ©
The British Museum
Westminster Abbey ©
Westminster Abbey
National Gallery ©
National Gallery

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