43 days in Ireland & United Kingdom Itinerary

43 days in Ireland & United Kingdom Itinerary

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1
Dublin, Ireland
— 4 nights
2
Galway, Ireland
— 2 nights
3
Ennis, Ireland
— 1 night
4
Killarney, Ireland
— 2 nights
5
Cork, Ireland
— 2 nights
6
Waterford, Ireland
— 1 night
7
Manchester, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
8
Cardiff, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
9
Bath, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
10
Oxford, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
11
London, United Kingdom
— 7 nights
12
Leeds, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
13
York, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
14
Durham, United Kingdom
— 1 night
15
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
16
Stirling, United Kingdom
— 1 night
17
Glasgow, United Kingdom
— 3 nights

4
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.
Head to James Joyce Cultural Centre and Grafton Streetfor some retail therapy. You'll explore and learn at Guinness Storehouse and National Gallery of Ireland. There's still lots to do: explore the galleries of Kilmainham Gaol Museum, get a sense of history and politics at Dublin Castle, see the interesting displays at GPO & GPO Witness History Visitor Centre, and see where the action happens at Croke Park Stadium Tour & GAA Museum.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Dublin sightseeing planner.

Victoria, Canada to Dublin is an approximately 15-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Victoria to Dublin is 8 hours. Traveling from Victoria in June, Dublin is a bit cooler at night with lows of 10°C. You will have some time to spend on the 7th (Sun) before leaving for Galway.

Things to do in Dublin

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Jun 3 — 7:
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Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Dublin Castle ©
Dublin Castle

2
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sun): view the masterpieces at Vanda Art Gallery, take in the exciting artwork at Lynch's Castle, admire the landmark architecture of Galway Cathedral, then get to know the fascinating history of Salthill Promenade, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Spiddal Craft & Design Studios. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Mon): explore the world behind art at Galway Arts Centre, look for gifts at Charlie Byrne's Bookshop, then cruise along Wild Atlantic Way, and finally stroll around Eyre Square.

To find traveler tips, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read Galway trip planner.

You can drive from Dublin to Galway in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In June, daily temperatures in Galway can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Ennis.

Things to do in Galway

Outdoors · Scenic Drive · Museums

Side Trip

Spiddal Craft & Design Studios
Find places to stay Jun 7 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
Wild Atlantic Way ©
Wild Atlantic Way
Spiddal Craft & Design Studios ©
Spiddal Craft & Design Studios
Galway Arts Centre ©
Galway Arts Centre

1
night
Ennis, Ireland

Ennis ©
Ennis is the county town of Clare, Ireland. On the 9th (Tue), admire the landmark architecture of Ennis Friary, stop by The Woollen Market, then take an in-depth tour of The Clare Museum, then contemplate the long history of Quin Abbey, and finally explore by horseback at Castlefergus Equestrian.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Ennis using our trip planner.

Drive from Galway to Ennis in an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. June in Ennis sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Killarney.

Things to do in Ennis

Parks · Outdoors · Tours
Find places to stay Jun 9 — 10:
Highlights from your plan
Ennis Friary ©
Ennis Friary
Quin Abbey ©
Quin Abbey
The Clare Museum ©
The Clare Museum

2
nights
Killarney, Ireland

Killarney ©
Continuously inhabited since the Neolithic period, Killarney draws visitors with its picturesque natural scenery, fine restaurants, and traditional pubs.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Wed): step into the grandiose world of Ross Castle, then take in nature's colorful creations at Muckross House, and then appreciate the views at Gap of Dunloe. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Muckross Abbey and then explore the striking landscape of Killarney National Park.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Killarney trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Ennis to Killarney by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In June, daily temperatures in Killarney can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to drive to Cork.

Things to do in Killarney

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jun 10 — 12:
Highlights from your plan
Muckross House ©
Muckross House
Ross Castle ©
Ross Castle
Muckross Abbey ©
Muckross Abbey

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Fri): examine the collection at Titanic Experience Cobh, then steep yourself in history at Charles Fort, then contemplate the long history of Blarney Castle & Gardens, and finally hunt for treasures at The English Market. On the 13th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of Cork City Gaol, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Anne's Church, then look for gifts at The Fair Alternative, and finally head off the coast to Spike Island.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Cork trip simple and quick.

Traveling by car from Killarney to Cork takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Cork can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to drive to Waterford.

Things to do in Cork

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Titanic Experience Cobh, Charles Fort
Find places to stay Jun 12 — 14:
Highlights from your plan
Charles Fort ©
Charles Fort
Blarney Castle & Gardens ©
Blarney Castle & Gardens
Titanic Experience Cobh ©
Titanic Experience Cobh

1
night
Waterford, Ireland

Waterford ©
Ireland's oldest city, Waterford maintains its small-town charm and attracts a growing number of travelers with its rich history, lively nightlife, and thriving festival scene.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sun): explore the historical opulence of Ballyhack Castle, examine the collection at Waterford Treasures Medieval Museum, steep yourself in history at Bishop's Palace, take a stroll around Reginald's Tower, then see the interesting displays at King of the Vikings, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Christ Church Cathedral.

For photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Waterford route planning tool.

Traveling by car from Cork to Waterford takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to travel to Manchester.

Things to do in Waterford

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trip

Ballyhack Castle
Find places to stay Jun 14 — 15:
Highlights from your plan
Waterford Treasures Medieval Museum ©
Waterford Treasures Medieval Museum
Ballyhack Castle ©
Ballyhack Castle
Reginald's Tower ©
Reginald's Tower

3
nights
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.
Chatsworth House and Manchester Art Gallery will appeal to museum buffs. Do some cultural sightseeing at Conwy Castle and Contemporary Six. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy some diversion at Manchester Climbing Centre, have some family-friendly fun at Virtual Hideout Manchester, sample the fine beverages at The City of Manchester Distillery, and test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

To see other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Manchester holiday planner.

Getting from Waterford to Manchester by combination of bus and flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and train. In June, daily temperatures in Manchester can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can drive to Cardiff.

Things to do in Manchester

Museums · Fun & Games · Shopping

Side Trips

Chatsworth House, Conwy Castle
Find places to stay Jun 15 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
Chatsworth House ©
Chatsworth House
Conwy Castle ©
Conwy Castle
Manchester Art Gallery ©
Manchester Art Gallery

2
nights
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.
On the 19th (Fri), get a new perspective on nature at National Museum Cardiff, see the interesting displays at St Fagans National Museum of History, then look for gifts at Welsh Love Spoon Gallery, and finally explore the historical opulence of Cardiff Castle.

For photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Cardiff online tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Manchester to Cardiff in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in June, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can drive to Bath.

Things to do in Cardiff

Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jun 18 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
National Museum Cardiff ©
National Museum Cardiff
St Fagans National Museum of History ©
St Fagans National Museum of History
Cardiff Castle ©
Cardiff Castle

2
nights
Bath, United Kingdom

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sat): explore the ancient world of Stonehenge, then browse the exhibits of The Roman Baths, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bath Abbey, and finally hunt for treasures at Pulteney Bridge. On the next day, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wells Cathedral, take in the exciting artwork at Somerset Crafts, and then view the masterpieces at Art Couture Painswick Gallery.

For maps, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Bath road trip planning app.

Drive from Cardiff to Bath in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to take a train to Oxford.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

Stonehenge, Wells Cathedral, Somerset Crafts, Art Couture Painswick Gallery
Find places to stay Jun 20 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
Stonehenge ©
Stonehenge
The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
Wells Cathedral ©
Wells Cathedral

2
nights
Oxford, United Kingdom

Oxford ©
A busy, cosmopolitan city, Oxford is perhaps best known for its ancient university.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): learn more about the world around you at Oxford University Museum of Natural History, then examine the collection at Pitt Rivers Museum, then step into the grandiose world of Christ Church Cathedral, and finally get the lay of the land with Walking tours. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: steep yourself in history at Oxford Castle & Prison, then examine the collection at Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology, then take in the exciting artwork at Peter Martin Gallery, and finally savor a hot drink at Longborough & Sezincote Village Shop.

To see photos, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Oxford trip planner.

You can take a train from Bath to Oxford in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. June in Oxford sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to drive to London.

Things to do in Oxford

Museums · Tours · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Longborough & Sezincote Village Shop, Peter Martin Gallery
Find places to stay Jun 22 — 24:
Highlights from your plan
Oxford University Museum of Natural History ©
Longborough & Sezincote Village Shop ©
Longborough & Sezincote Village Shop
Peter Martin Gallery ©
Peter Martin Gallery

7
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.
Head to The Queen's Gallery and Abbott & Holderfor some retail therapy. Appreciate the collections at The British Museum and Churchill War Rooms. There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at National Gallery, make a trip to Buckingham Palace, ponder the world of politics at Houses of Parliament, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Westminster Abbey.

For reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the London trip planner.

Traveling by car from Oxford to London takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in June, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Leeds.

Things to do in London

Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jun 24 — Jul 1:
Highlights from your plan
Westminster Abbey ©
Westminster Abbey
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
The British Museum ©
The British Museum

2
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Leeds, United Kingdom

Leeds ©
One of the most cosmopolitan, innovative, and prosperous cities in the country, Leeds went from a run-down mill town to a hip 21st-century urban center in just a few decades.
To find other places to visit, maps, photos, and tourist information, go to the Leeds travel route planner.

Take a train from London to Leeds in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from London in July: highs in Leeds hover around 22°C, while lows dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) to allow time to drive to York.

Things to do in Leeds

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trips

Salts Mill, Bronte Parsonage Museum
Find places to stay Jul 1 — 3:
Highlights from your plan
Bronte Parsonage Museum ©
Bronte Parsonage Museum
Salts Mill ©
Salts Mill
Royal Armouries Museum ©
Royal Armouries Museum

2
nights
York, United Kingdom

York ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): get engrossed in the history at National Railway Museum, then examine the collection at York Castle Museum, then admire the landmark architecture of York Minster, and finally shop like a local with York Shambles. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Jorvik Viking Centre, explore the ancient world of York City Walls, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Holy Trinity Church, and finally explore the ancient world of Fountains Abbey.

To find traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, use the York trip builder app.

Traveling by car from Leeds to York takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. July in York sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) to allow time to take a train to Durham.

Things to do in York

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Fountains Abbey
Find places to stay Jul 3 — 5:
Highlights from your plan
National Railway Museum ©
National Railway Museum
Fountains Abbey ©
Fountains Abbey
York Castle Museum ©
York Castle Museum

1
night
Durham, United Kingdom

Durham ©
Durham is a historic city and the county town of County Durham in North East England. Start off your visit on the 5th (Sun): contemplate the long history of Crook Hall & Gardens, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Durham Cathedral, then explore the historical opulence of Durham Castle, and finally view the masterpieces at DLI Museum and Durham Art Gallery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Mon): appreciate the extensive heritage of Durham Heritage Coast and then take an in-depth tour of Oriental Museum.

For where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Durham trip maker website.

Traveling by train from York to Durham takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from York in July, you will find days in Durham are slightly colder (22°C), and nights are about the same (13°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can catch the train to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Durham

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums
Find places to stay Jul 5 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
Crook Hall & Gardens ©
Crook Hall & Gardens
Durham Cathedral ©
Durham Cathedral
Durham Heritage Coast ©
Durham Heritage Coast

4
nights
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Head to Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh and Royal Mile Whiskiesfor plenty of shopping. Museum-lovers will get to explore National Museum of Scotland and Royal Yacht Britannia. There's still lots to do: explore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle, take in the dramatic natural features at Arthur's Seat, don't miss a visit to The Real Mary King's Close, and enjoy breathtaking views from Camera Obscura and World of Illusions.

To find photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Edinburgh trip builder tool.

Take a train from Durham to Edinburgh in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in July, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Stirling.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks
Find places to stay Jul 6 — 10:
Highlights from your plan
Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
National Museum of Scotland ©
National Museum of Scotland
Royal Yacht Britannia ©
Royal Yacht Britannia

1
night
Stirling, United Kingdom

Stirling
Stirling is a city in central Scotland. On the 10th (Fri), make a trip to National Wallace Monument, appreciate the extensive heritage of Dumyat Path, step into the grandiose world of Doune Castle, step into the grandiose world of Stirling Castle, then contemplate the long history of The Old Town Jail, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of the Holy Rude. Keep things going the next day: take in the history at Stirling Bridge and then contemplate the waterfront views at Loch Lomond.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Stirling trip planning tool.

Drive from Edinburgh to Stirling in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Stirling can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Glasgow.

Things to do in Stirling

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Jul 10 — 11:
Highlights from your plan
Stirling Castle
Stirling Castle
Doune Castle ©
Doune Castle
Church of the Holy Rude ©
Church of the Holy Rude

3
nights
Glasgow, United Kingdom

Glasgow ©
Scotland’s largest city, Glasgow is known for its cultural heritage and the friendliness of its people.
Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum and The Riverside Museum of Transport and Travel are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Glasgow Cathedral and The Necropolis. Change things up with a short trip to Culzean Castle in Maybole (about 1h 15 min away). And it doesn't end there: have fun and explore at Glasgow Science Centre, view the masterpieces at The Glasgow School of Art, and take in the pleasant sights at Buchanan Street.

For ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Glasgow day trip website.

Traveling by car from Stirling to Glasgow takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Glasgow can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Glasgow

Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Culzean Castle
Find places to stay Jul 11 — 14:
Highlights from your plan
The Riverside Museum of Transport and Travel ©
Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum ©
Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum
Glasgow Cathedral ©
Glasgow Cathedral

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