27 days in United Kingdom & Ireland Itinerary

27 days in United Kingdom & Ireland Itinerary

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1
London, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
2
Cardiff, United Kingdom
— 1 night
3
Manchester, United Kingdom
— 1 night
4
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 1 night
5
Liverpool, United Kingdom
— 1 night
6
Douglas, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
7
Dublin, Ireland
— 3 nights
8
Galway, Ireland
— 2 nights
9
Tipperary, Ireland
— 4 nights
10
Killarney, Ireland
— 3 nights
11
Cork, Ireland
— 2 nights
12
London, United Kingdom
— 1 night

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Camden Market, Westminster Abbey, Buckingham Palace, and other attractions you added. Go for a jaunt from London to Amesbury to see Stonehenge about 1h 55 min away. Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Coca-Cola London Eye.

For ratings, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read our London online road trip planner.

Melbourne, Australia to London is an approximately 25-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is minus 10 hours. While traveling from Melbourne, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in London, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can catch the train to Cardiff.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Stonehenge
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Westminster Abbey ©
Westminster Abbey
Coca-Cola London Eye ©
Coca-Cola London Eye
Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace

1
night
Cardiff, United Kingdom

Cardiff ©
The capital of Wales, Cardiff is a very green city indeed, boasting more green space per person than any other place in the country.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Fri): examine the collection at St Fagans National Museum of History, thenhave some family-friendly fun at ImmotionVR, and then step into the grandiose world of Cardiff Castle.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, use the Cardiff trip itinerary builder website.

Getting from London to Cardiff by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In October in Cardiff, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. On the 31st (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Manchester.

Things to do in Cardiff

Historic Sites Museums Fun & Games
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Cardiff Castle ©
Cardiff Castle
St Fagans National Museum of History ©
St Fagans National Museum of History
ImmotionVR ©
ImmotionVR

1
night
Manchester, United Kingdom

Manchester
Unofficially dubbed the Capital of the North, Manchester is known for its influence on industry and music, as well as its world-renowned connection to sports.
To find where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Manchester trip builder.

Traveling by car from Cardiff to Manchester takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of flight, taxi, and train. In October, daytime highs in Manchester are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) early enough to travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Manchester

Nightlife Fun & Games Parks
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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 1st (Sun): explore the historical opulence of Palace of Holyroodhouse, don't miss a visit to The Real Mary King's Close, thenpause for some serene contemplation at St Giles' Cathedral, and finally don't miss a visit to The Royal Mile.

To see reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Edinburgh day trip site.

Getting from Manchester to Edinburgh by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around °C in November, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to take a train to Liverpool.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites
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Palace of Holyroodhouse ©
Palace of Holyroodhouse
The Royal Mile ©
The Royal Mile
The Real Mary King's Close ©
The Real Mary King's Close

1
night
Liverpool, United Kingdom

Liverpool
Famous for being the birthplace of the Beatles, Liverpool is a vibrant city with an outstanding cultural heritage.
To find where to stay, maps, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Liverpool trip builder site.

Traveling by train from Edinburgh to Liverpool takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Traveling from Edinburgh in November, Liverpool is somewhat warmer at night with lows of °C. You will leave for Douglas on the 3rd (Tue).

Things to do in Liverpool

Nightlife Fun & Games Parks
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2
nights
Douglas, United Kingdom

Douglas ©
The capital and the commercial hub of the island, Douglas represents a traditional seaside resort, booming finance center, and bustling working harbor.
Keep things going the next day: visit Douglas Station and then contemplate the long history of The Great Laxey Wheel and Mines Trail.

To see more things to do, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Douglas journey maker tool.

Traveling by ferry from Liverpool to Douglas takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Expect a daytime high around °C in November, and nighttime lows around °C. You'll set off for Dublin on the 5th (Thu).

Things to do in Douglas

Historic Sites

Side Trip

The Great Laxey Wheel and Mines Trail
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The Great Laxey Wheel and Mines Trail ©
The Great Laxey Wheel and Mines Trail
Douglas Station ©
Douglas Station

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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 Aran Sweater Market. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Thu): make a trip to The Spire. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Kilmainham Gaol Museum, look for gifts at Aran Sweater Market, thensee the interesting displays at Guinness Storehouse, and finally visit Temple Bar.

For photos, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Dublin journey planning site.

You can fly from Douglas to Dublin in 3 hours. Another option is to ride a ferry. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Douglas in November since evenings lows in Dublin dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to drive to Galway.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
Find places to stay Nov 5 — 8:
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Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
Temple Bar ©
Temple Bar

2
nights
Galway, Ireland

Galway ©
A major hub for visitors exploring Ireland's western regions, Galway serves as a city of art and culture, renowned for its vibrant lifestyle and numerous festivals.
Galway is known for nightlife, nature, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: cruise along Wild Atlantic Way, make a trip to Quay Street, and stroll around Eyre Square.

To find where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Galway trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by car from Dublin to Galway takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in November, and nighttime lows around °C. On the 10th (Tue), you're off to Tipperary.

Things to do in Galway

Scenic Drive Outdoors Parks
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Wild Atlantic Way ©
Wild Atlantic Way
Quay Street ©
Quay Street
Eyre Square ©
Eyre Square

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Tipperary, Ireland

Tipperary ©
Tipperary is a town and a civil parish in County Tipperary, Ireland. Step out of Tipperary with an excursion to Mitchelstown Cave in Burncourt--about 34 minutes away. There's lots more to do: explore the historical opulence of Rock of Cashel, take in the spiritual surroundings of Holycross Abbey, contemplate the long history of Athassel Priory, and admire the sheer force of Mahon Falls (a.k.a. Eas na Machan).

For other places to visit, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Tipperary trip planner.

Traveling by car from Galway to Tipperary takes 2 hours. In November, daytime highs in Tipperary are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. On the 14th (Sat), you're off to Killarney.

Things to do in Tipperary

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Cashel, Cahir Castle, Mitchelstown Cave, Mahon Falls (a.k.a. Eas na Machan)
Find places to stay Nov 10 — 14:
Highlights from your plan
Rock of Cashel ©
Rock of Cashel
Holycross Abbey ©
Holycross Abbey
Cashel Folk Village ©
Cashel Folk Village

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nights
Killarney, Ireland

Killarney ©
Continuously inhabited since the Neolithic period, Killarney draws visitors with its picturesque natural scenery, fine restaurants, and traditional pubs.
Killarney is known for nature, parks, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape of Killarney National Park, admire the sheer force of Torc Waterfall, and take in nature's colorful creations at Muckross House.

For photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Killarney holiday planner.

You can drive from Tipperary to Killarney in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in November, and nighttime lows around °C. On the 17th (Tue), you'll travel to Cork.

Things to do in Killarney

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Find places to stay Nov 14 — 17:
Highlights from your plan
Killarney National Park ©
Killarney National Park
Muckross House ©
Muckross House
Torc Waterfall ©
Torc Waterfall

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nights
Cork, Ireland

Cork ©
One of the country's major artistic and cultural centers, famed for its many annual festivals, Cork straddles the Lee River and boasts over 30 bridges.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Mahon Point Shopping Centre. Start off your visit on the 17th (Tue): pause for some serene contemplation at St. Anne's Church. Keep things going the next day: head off the coast to Spike Island and then browse the different shops at Mahon Point Shopping Centre.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Cork trip maker tool.

You can drive from Killarney to Cork in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in November, and nighttime lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to travel to London.

Things to do in Cork

Parks Nature Shopping
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Spike Island ©
Spike Island
Mahon Point Shopping Centre ©
Mahon Point Shopping Centre

1
night
London, United Kingdom

London ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Buckingham Palace as well as Big Ben. Start off your visit on the 19th (Thu): stroll around St. James's Park and then steep yourself in history at Buckingham Palace.

To see more things to do, photos, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the London sightseeing planner.

You can fly from Cork to London in 6.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of taxi, train, and bus. You'll have a few hours on the 20th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites Parks
Find places to stay Nov 19 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace
Big Ben ©
Big Ben
St. James's Park ©
St. James's Park

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