16 days in United Kingdom & Ireland Itinerary

16 days in United Kingdom & Ireland Itinerary

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Start: Tampa, United States
Fly:  16 h
1
London, United Kingdom
— 5 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
2
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
Fly:  2 h 30 min
3
Dublin, Ireland
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
4
Limerick, Ireland
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  19 h 30 min
End: Tampa, United States

5
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Windsor Castle, Greenwich, Greenwich Park, and other attractions you added. The adventure continues: make a trip to Tower Bridge, steep yourself in history at Buckingham Palace, listen to music at Shakespeare's Globe Theatre, and get a sense of history and politics at Houses of Parliament.

To see ratings, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our London online trip itinerary planner.

Tampa, USA to London is an approximately 12-hour flight. Traveling from Tampa to London, you'll lose 5 hours due to the time zone difference. In May, London is cooler than Tampa - with highs of 62°F and lows of 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites Parks Tours

Side Trips

Windsor Castle, Chislehurst Caves, Warner Bros. Studio Tour London - The Making of Harry Potter
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Tower of London ©
Tower of London
Tower Bridge ©
Tower Bridge
Westminster Abbey ©
Westminster Abbey

4
nights
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Stirling Castle, National Museum of Scotland and The Tartan Bicycle Company. And it doesn't end there: explore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle, take a stroll through Edinburgh Old Town, don't miss a visit to Palace of Holyroodhouse, and pause for some photo ops at Scott Monument.

To find photos, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Edinburgh journey tool.

You can fly from London to Edinburgh in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Edinburgh can reach 58°F, while at night they dip to 43°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Dublin.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Tours Nature

Side Trip

Stirling Castle
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Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
Arthur's Seat ©
Arthur's Seat
The Royal Mile ©
The Royal Mile

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Trinity College Dublin. On the 26th (Fri), see the interesting displays at Kilmainham Gaol Museum, thenenjoy the scholastic atmosphere at Trinity College Dublin, thenget lost in a book at The Book of Kells and the Old Library Exhibition, and finally browse the exhibits of Guinness Storehouse.

To find maps, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Dublin trip planner.

Getting from Edinburgh to Dublin by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. In May in Dublin, expect temperatures between 59°F during the day and 43°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Limerick.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites Museums
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Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
Trinity College Dublin ©
Trinity College Dublin

3
nights
Limerick, Ireland

Limerick ©
Founded by Vikings over a thousand years ago, Limerick sits at the head of the Shannon River's broadening estuary.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Blarney Stone, Cliffs of Moher and Saint Mary's Cathedral. Change things up with these side-trips from Limerick: Aillwee Cave (in Ballyvaughan) and Burren National Park (in Corofin). Next up on the itinerary: explore the historical opulence of Bunratty Castle & Folk Park and enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at University of Limerick.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Limerick day trip app.

You can drive from Dublin to Limerick in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In May in Limerick, expect temperatures between 60°F during the day and 46°F at night. On the 31st (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Limerick

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Aillwee Cave, Blarney Stone, Bunratty Castle & Folk Park, Burren National Park, Cliffs of Moher
Find places to stay May 28 — 31:
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Saint Mary's Cathedral ©
Saint Mary's Cathedral
Cliffs of Moher ©
Cliffs of Moher
Bunratty Castle & Folk Park ©
Bunratty Castle & Folk Park

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