22 days in United Kingdom, Ireland & Iceland Itinerary

22 days in United Kingdom, Ireland & Iceland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Lexington, United States
Fly:  12 h 45 min
1
Dublin, Ireland
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
2
Ennis, Ireland
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
3
Killarney, Ireland
— 1 night
+2
Fly + Bus + Train:  5 h 45 min
4
London, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  4 h 45 min
5
Beauly, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
6
Gairloch, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
7
Strathcarron, United Kingdom
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
8
Arisaig, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  9 h 45 min
9
Reykjavik, Iceland
— 3 nights
Shuttle + Fly:  12 h 30 min
End: Lexington, United States

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, walk around St Stephens Green, steep yourself in history at Kilmainham Gaol Museum, and admire the natural beauty at National Botanic Gardens.

For traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read Dublin road trip app.

Lexington, USA to Dublin is an approximately 13- hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is 5 hours. When traveling from Lexington in October, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Dublin: temperatures range from 57°F by day to 45°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can drive to Ennis.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Find places to stay Oct 12 — 16:
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Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
Temple Bar ©
Temple Bar

2
nights
Ennis, Ireland

Ennis ©
Ennis is the county town of Clare, Ireland. On the 17th (Sun), kick back and relax at Lahinch Beach, take some stellar pictures from Cliffs of Moher, then step off the mainland to explore Scattery Island, and finally identify plant and animal life at Shannon Dolphin and Wildlife Centre. On the next day, explore the historical opulence of Bunratty Castle & Folk Park, ride a horse along Ballyhannon House, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Corcomroe Abbey.

You can plan Ennis trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

Drive from Dublin to Ennis in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. October in Ennis sees daily highs of 58°F and lows of 47°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can go by car to Killarney.

Things to do in Ennis

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Kilrush, Bunratty Castle & Folk Park, Lahinch Beach, Corcomroe Abbey, Cliffs of Moher
Find places to stay Oct 16 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
Cliffs of Moher ©
Cliffs of Moher
Bunratty Castle & Folk Park ©
Bunratty Castle & Folk Park
Corcomroe Abbey ©
Corcomroe Abbey

1
night
Killarney, Ireland

Killarney ©
Continuously inhabited since the Neolithic period, Killarney draws visitors with its picturesque natural scenery, fine restaurants, and traditional pubs.
On the 19th (Tue), explore the striking landscape of Killarney National Park and then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Irish Whiskey Experience.

For maps, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Killarney trip itinerary maker tool.

Drive from Ennis to Killarney in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 58°F, and evening lows to 48°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can travel to London.

Things to do in Killarney

Parks Nature Breweries & Distilleries
Find places to stay Oct 18 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
Irish Whiskey Experience ©
Irish Whiskey Experience
Killarney National Park ©
Killarney National Park

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: enjoy breathtaking views from Coca-Cola London Eye, make a trip to Big Ben, explore the world behind art at National Gallery, and snap pictures at Tower Bridge.

To find photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read London trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by combination of flight, bus, and train from Killarney to London takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of train, bus, and flight. In October in London, expect temperatures between 61°F during the day and 48°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can travel to Beauly.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Find places to stay Oct 19 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
The British Museum ©
The British Museum
Coca-Cola London Eye ©
Coca-Cola London Eye
National Gallery ©
National Gallery

2
nights
Beauly, United Kingdom

Beauly ©
Beauly is a town in the Kilmorack Parish of the Scottish County of Inverness, on the River Beauly, 10mi west of Inverness by the Far North railway line. On the 23rd (Sat), head outdoors with Loch Kinellan, then take in the dramatic scenery at Black Water Falls, then identify plant and animal life at Ben Wyvis National Nature Reserve, and finally head outdoors with Blackmuir Woods. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Sun): identify plant and animal life at Aigas Field Centre, look for all kinds of wild species at Highland Falconry at The Struy Inn, then take in the pleasant sights at St Ninians Church, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at River Foyers.

To find maps, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Beauly itinerary planning site.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from London to Beauly. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from London in October: high temperatures in Beauly hover around 55°F and lows are around 40°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Gairloch.

Things to do in Beauly

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Strathpeffer, Garve, River Foyers, Highland Falconry at The Struy Inn, St Ninians Church
Find places to stay Oct 22 — 24:
Highlights from your plan
Aigas Field Centre ©
Aigas Field Centre
River Foyers ©
River Foyers
Loch Kinellan ©
Loch Kinellan

2
nights
Gairloch, United Kingdom

Gairloch is a village, civil parish and community on the shores of Loch Gairloch in Wester Ross, in the North-West Highlands of Scotland. Start off your visit on the 25th (Mon): head outdoors with Walking and Wildlife Adventures, tee off at Gairloch Golf Club, and then get engrossed in the history at Gairloch Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Tue): look for all kinds of wild species at Shieldaig Falconry, then get interesting insight from Tours, then kick back and relax at Mellon Udrigle Beach, and finally explore the activities along Gruinard Bay Caravan Park.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Gairloch tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Beauly to Gairloch takes 1.5 hours. In October in Gairloch, expect temperatures between 54°F during the day and 43°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can travel to Strathcarron.

Things to do in Gairloch

Outdoors Parks Golf

Side Trip

Mellon Udrigle Beach
Find places to stay Oct 24 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Boat Tours & Water Sports
Gruinard Bay Caravan Park ©
Gruinard Bay Caravan Park
Gairloch Golf Club ©
Gairloch Golf Club

1
night
Strathcarron, United Kingdom

Strathcarron ©
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Wed): delve into the lush surroundings at Reraig Forest, then don't miss a visit to Kishorn Selfie Box, and then admire the natural beauty at Attadale Gardens.

Find out how to plan Strathcarron trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

Getting from Gairloch to Strathcarron by car takes about 1.5 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Strathcarron can reach 55°F, while at night they dip to 40°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to travel to Arisaig.

Things to do in Strathcarron

Parks Nature
Find places to stay Oct 26 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Attadale Gardens ©
Attadale Gardens
Reraig Forest ©
Reraig Forest
Kishorn Selfie Box ©
Kishorn Selfie Box

3
nights
Arisaig, United Kingdom

Arisaig ©
Arisaig is a village in Lochaber, Inverness-shire, on the west coast of the Scottish Highlands, within the Rough Bounds. When in Arisaig, make a side trip to see Bealach na Ba Viewpoint in Applecross, approximately Applecross away. The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Camusdarach Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Morar Beach, hike along Circular Walk, and examine the collection at Land Sea and Islands Centre.

To see more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Arisaig travel route planning website.

Getting from Strathcarron to Arisaig by car takes about 2.5 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Strathcarron in October since evenings lows in Arisaig dip to 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Arisaig

Outdoors Parks Museums

Side Trips

Mallaig, Bealach na Ba Viewpoint, Castle Tioram
Find places to stay Oct 27 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Camusdarach Beach ©
Camusdarach Beach
Land Sea and Islands Centre ©
Land Sea and Islands Centre
Bealach na Ba Viewpoint ©
Bealach na Ba Viewpoint

3
nights
Reykjavik, Iceland

Reykjavik ©
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Go for a jaunt from Reykjavik to Thingvellir to see Thingvellir National Park about 46 minutes away. There's much more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hallgrimskirkja, appreciate the history behind Sun Voyager, take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Iceland, and stop by Hidden People Iceland.

Find out how to plan Reykjavik trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Arisaig to Reykjavik. Traveling from Arisaig in October, expect Reykjavik to be a bit cooler, temps between 46°F and 37°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Museums Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Ring Road, Thingvellir National Park
Find places to stay Oct 30 — Nov 2:
Highlights from your plan
Mink Viking Portrait Studio ©
Mink Viking Portrait Studio
Hallgrimskirkja ©
Hallgrimskirkja
National Museum of Iceland ©
National Museum of Iceland

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