22 days in Dublin & United Kingdom Itinerary

22 days in Dublin & United Kingdom Itinerary

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Dublin, Ireland
— 3 nights
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
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York, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Drive
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Winchcombe, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
Drive
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Winchester, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
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London, United Kingdom
— 5 nights
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Dublin, Ireland — 3 nights

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 National Library of Ireland. The adventure continues: walk around St Stephens Green, admire the landmark architecture of Trinity College Dublin, get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Ireland - Archaeology, and get a sense of history and politics at Dublin Castle.

For photos, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read Dublin tour site.

Las Vegas, USA to Dublin is an approximately 16-hour flight. Traveling from Las Vegas to Dublin, you'll lose 8 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Las Vegas in May, things will get colder in Dublin: highs are around 59°F and lows about 43°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to catch the flight to Edinburgh.
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Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Parks
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom — 3 nights

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Museum CONTEXT, Greyfriars Kirkyard and Greyfriars Bobby Memorial Statue. The adventure continues: step into the grandiose world of Edinburgh Castle, wander the streets of Edinburgh Old Town, make a trip to Palace of Holyroodhouse, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Giles' Cathedral.

To find maps, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Edinburgh sightseeing planning tool.

You can fly from Dublin to Edinburgh in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and train. In May, daytime highs in Edinburgh are 58°F, while nighttime lows are 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to take a train to York.
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Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Neighborhoods
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York, United Kingdom — 2 nights

Situated on the confluence of the rivers Ouse and Foss, York has witnessed an abundance of major political events throughout its two millennia of existence.
Your day by day itinerary now includes York Shambles as well as The Original Ghost Walk of York. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sat): admire the striking features of York Shambles, then explore the ancient world of York City Walls, and then get thoroughly spooked out with The Original Ghost Walk of York. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the striking features of York Minster.

For maps, photos, and other tourist information, read our York road trip planning app.

Getting from Edinburgh to York by train takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In May in York, expect temperatures between 61°F during the day and 45°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can travel to Winchcombe.
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Winchcombe, United Kingdom — 4 nights

Winchcombe is a Cotswold town in the local authority district of Tewkesbury, in Gloucestershire, England. Your day by day itinerary now includes Stow-on-the-Wold Market Square, Arlington Row, Castle Combe Village, and other attractions you added. There's more to do: explore the historical opulence of Sudeley Castle and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hailes Church.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Winchcombe trip planner.

You can drive from York to Winchcombe in 3.5 hours. Another option is to drive. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from York in May since evenings lows in Winchcombe dip to 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to drive to Winchester.
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Winchester, United Kingdom — 3 nights

Winchester is a city and the county town of Hampshire, England. Your day by day itinerary now includes Jane Austen's House as well as The Weirs Winchester. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Winchester: Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta (in Salisbury) and Stonehenge (in Amesbury). Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Winchester Cathedral and explore the historical opulence of The Great Hall.

For maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Winchester holiday app.

Drive from Winchcombe to Winchester in 2 hours. Traveling from Winchcombe in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Winchester, with lows of 46°F. On the 19th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to London.
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London, United Kingdom — 5 nights

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 list of things to see and do now includes Notting Hill, Abbey Road, Charles Dickens Museum, and other attractions. There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Westminster Abbey, don't miss a visit to Buckingham Palace, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral.

To see reviews, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read our London trip planner.

You can drive from Winchester to London in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 62°F, and evening lows to 46°F. You will leave for home on the 24th (Sat).
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United Kingdom travel guide

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Nightlife · Specialty Museums · 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.
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Cotswolds travel guide

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Gardens · Architectural Buildings · Zoos
Lush rolling hills and picture-perfect villages make Cotswolds one of the most popular leisure spots for locals and passing visitors alike. During the height of the season, the area gets packed with tourists exploring the region’s numerous stately homes, thatched cottages, historic churches, and attractive stone-built villages. The wood trade brought wealth and prosperity to this area centuries ago, and the region still proudly boasts hundreds of notable buildings constructed during the Middle Ages. Within easy striking distance of London and several other urban centers, this wealthy area supports a thriving artisan scene, as well as a strong food culture centered around farmer's markets and numerous organic producers.
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Hampshire travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Military Museums · Gardens
Famous for evoking images of the rural landscapes of Jane Austen's novels, Hampshire also features numerous bustling seaside resorts and two of England’s largest ports, Southampton and Portsmouth. These thriving cities not only attract history hounds with a multitude of attractions celebrating the country’s maritime heritage, but they also feature modern wharfs packed with trendy restaurants, shops, and bars. The energy of Hampshire’s big cities is contrasted by secluded corners of tranquility found deep in the countryside, where idyllic villages seemingly frozen in time make marvellous places to visit that preserve the old-world charm unique to this part of England.
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