18 days in London, Scottish Highlands & Ireland Itinerary

18 days in London, Scottish Highlands & Ireland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: New York City, United States
Fly:  11 h 15 min
1
London, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
2
Inverness, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
3
Durness, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  6 h 15 min
4
Dublin, Ireland
— 3 nights
Drive:  4 h
5
Dingle, Ireland
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
6
Liscannor, Ireland
— 2 nights
+3
Bus + Fly + Bus + Train:  12 h
End: New York City, United States

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.
London is known for museums, nightlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in panoramic vistas at Coca-Cola London Eye, get engrossed in the history at The British Museum, learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum, and explore the world behind art at National Gallery.

For other places to visit, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read London trip itinerary maker site.

New York City, USA to London is an approximately 11.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of train, bus, and flight. You'll lose 5 hours traveling from New York City to London due to the time zone difference. In July, London is little chillier than New York City - with highs of 73°F and lows of 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can travel to Inverness.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Coca-Cola London Eye ©
Coca-Cola London Eye
Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace

3
nights
Inverness, United Kingdom

Inverness ©
Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Get out of town with these interesting Inverness side-trips: Aigas Field Centre (in Beauly) and Bowhunter Archery (in Nairn). The adventure continues: savor the flavors at Food & Drink, go for a walk through Greig Street Bridge, head outdoors with Northern Meeting Park, and walk around Whin Park.

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You can fly from London to Inverness in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from London in July, things will get slightly colder in Inverness: highs are around 66°F and lows about 50°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Durness.

Things to do in Inverness

Parks Tours Nature

Side Trips

Knoydart Peninsula, Aigas Field Centre, Bowhunter Archery, Culloden Battlefield
Find places to stay Jul 15 — 18:
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Aigas Field Centre ©
Aigas Field Centre
Distillery Tours
Bowhunter Archery ©
Bowhunter Archery

2
nights
Durness, United Kingdom

Durness ©
Durness is a village and civil parish in the north-west Highlands of Scotland. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Mon): explore the activities along Balnakeil Bay, enjoy the sand and surf at Sandwood Bay Beach, and then kick back and relax at Oldshoremore Beach. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Durness Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Sango Bay, and then kick back and relax at Balnakeil Beach.

For traveler tips, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Durness journey app.

Drive from Inverness to Durness in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 64°F, and evening lows to 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Dublin.

Things to do in Durness

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Kinlochbervie
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Durness Beach ©
Durness Beach
Sandwood Bay Beach ©
Sandwood Bay Beach
Balnakeil Beach ©
Balnakeil Beach

3
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.
Dublin is known for museums, nightlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at Guinness Storehouse, contemplate the long history of Trinity College Dublin, admire the landmark architecture of Dublin Castle, and take a stroll through Temple Bar.

To see where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Dublin trip planner.

Getting from Durness to Dublin by combination of car and flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of car and ferry. In July, daily temperatures in Dublin can reach 68°F, while at night they dip to 51°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to go by car to Dingle.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
St Stephens Green ©
St Stephens Green

3
nights
Dingle, Ireland

Dingle ©
Located on Ireland's western coastline, Dingle sits between scenic mountains and the Atlantic Ocean.
Dingle is known for historic sites, nightlife, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get outside with Slea Head Drive, cruise along Dingle Peninsula, don't miss a visit to Eask Tower, and identify plant and animal life at Dingle Sheepdogs Demonstrations & Trials.

To see photos, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Dingle online day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Dublin to Dingle takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 65°F in July, and nighttime lows around 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Liscannor.

Things to do in Dingle

Outdoors Parks Scenic Drive

Side Trips

County Kerry, Slea Head Drive, Dingle Sheepdogs Demonstrations & Trials
Find places to stay Jul 23 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Slea Head Drive ©
Slea Head Drive
Dingle Peninsula ©
Dingle Peninsula
Skellig Michael ©
Skellig Michael

2
nights
Liscannor, Ireland

Liscannor ©
Liscannor is a coastal village in County Clare, Ireland.GeographyLying on the west coast of Ireland, on Liscannor Bay, the village is located on the R478 road between Lahinch, to the east, and Doolin, to the north. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Tue): admire the natural beauty at Vandeleur Walled Garden, head off the coast to Scattery Island, and then take in the pleasant sights at Kilkee Cliff Walk. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: steep yourself in history at Poulnabrone Dolmen, then tee off at Lahinch Golf Club, and then take some stellar pictures from Cliffs of Moher.

To find other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Liscannor trip maker tool.

You can drive from Dingle to Liscannor in 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 67°F in July, and nighttime lows around 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Liscannor

Parks Nature Golf

Side Trips

Kilrush, Poulnabrone Dolmen, Kilkee Cliff Walk, Lahinch Golf Club
Find places to stay Jul 26 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
Kilkee Cliff Walk ©
Kilkee Cliff Walk
Cliffs of Moher ©
Cliffs of Moher
Vandeleur Walled Garden ©
Vandeleur Walled Garden

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