13 days in United Kingdom & Ireland Itinerary

13 days in United Kingdom & Ireland Itinerary

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13 days in United Kingdom & Ireland Itinerary

Start: London, United Kingdom
drive:  4​h 30​min
1
Dublin, Ireland
— 1 day
2
Galway, Ireland
— 1 night
3
Cork, Ireland
— 1 night
bus:  2​h
4
Waterford, Ireland
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Gorey, Ireland
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
6
Fishguard, United Kingdom
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
7
Chipping Campden, United Kingdom
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
8
Holyhead, United Kingdom
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
9
Oxford, United Kingdom
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
10
Salisbury, United Kingdom
— Few hours
train:  1​h 30​min
11
London, United Kingdom
— 1 night
12
Bath, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
End: London, United Kingdom

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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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sun): shop like a local with Wholesale Fruit Vegetable And Flower Market, look for gifts at Kilkenny Shop, then take an in-depth tour of Irish Famine Museum Dublin, then admire the landmark architecture of Royal Hospital Kilmainham, and finally admire the masterpieces at Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane.

For photos, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Dublin trip itinerary planner .

London, UK to Dublin is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from London in August, expect Dublin to be little chillier, temps between 22°C and 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Galway.

Things to do in Dublin

Museums Shopping Historic Sites
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Irish Famine Museum Dublin ©
Irish Famine Museum Dublin
Royal Hospital Kilmainham ©
Royal Hospital Kilmainham
Kilkenny Shop ©
Kilkenny Shop

1
night
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 12th (Mon): explore the ancient world of Tyrone House, get to know the fascinating history of Kirwan's Lane, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Riverside Walk, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of National Shrine of Our Lady of Knock.

To find other places to visit, photos, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Galway online driving holiday planner .

You can drive from Dublin to Galway in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. August in Galway sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 12°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can go by car to Cork.

Things to do in Galway

Historic Sites

Side Trips

National Shrine of Our Lady of Knock, Tyrone House
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Riverside Walk ©
Riverside Walk
National Shrine of Our Lady of Knock ©
Tyrone House ©
Tyrone House

1
night
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.
To find reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Cork day trip site .

Getting from Galway to Cork by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In August in Cork, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 12°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to catcht the bus to Waterford.

Things to do in Cork

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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St. Oliver's Cemetery ©
St. Oliver's Cemetery
Saint Augustine’s Church ©
Saint Augustine’s Church
Collins Barracks Museum ©
Collins Barracks Museum

few
hours
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.
To see where to stay, photos, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Waterford sightseeing website .

Getting from Cork to Waterford by bus takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. You will leave for Gorey on the 13th (Tue).

Things to do in Waterford

Outdoors Nightlife Parks
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1
night
Gorey, Ireland

Gorey ©
Gorey is a market town in north County Wexford, Ireland. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Wed): examine the collection at The National 1798 Rebellion Centre, see the interesting displays at Enniscorthy Castle, and then contemplate the long history of Ferns Castle.

To find maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Gorey route builder app .

Getting from Waterford to Gorey by car takes about 1.5 hours. August in Gorey sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can travel to Fishguard.

Things to do in Gorey

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Enniscorthy
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The National 1798 Rebellion Centre ©
The National 1798 Rebellion Centre
Ferns Castle ©
Ferns Castle
Enniscorthy Castle ©
Enniscorthy Castle

1
night
Fishguard, United Kingdom

Fishguard ©
Fishguard is a coastal town in Pembrokeshire, south-west Wales, with a population of 3,419 recorded in the 2011 Census. Start off your visit on the 15th (Thu): don't miss a visit to Strumble Head, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Gwyndaf's Church, and then admire the masterpieces at The Last Invasion Tapestry Gallery.

Make your Fishguard itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Getting from Gorey to Fishguard by car takes about 6 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can travel to Chipping Campden.

Things to do in Fishguard

Historic Sites Museums
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Strumble Head ©
Strumble Head

1
night
Chipping Campden, United Kingdom

Chipping Campden ©
Chipping Campden is a small market town in the Cotswold district of Gloucestershire, England. Start off your visit on the 16th (Fri): take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Eadburgha’s Church, steep yourself in history at Old Campden House, then take in the pleasant sights at High Street Chipping Campden, and finally view the masterpieces at The Gallery at The Guild.

To find photos, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Chipping Campden day trip planning site .

Traveling by car from Fishguard to Chipping Campden takes 4 hours. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in August, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can drive to Holyhead.

Things to do in Chipping Campden

Historic Sites Shopping Museums
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The Gallery at The Guild ©
The Gallery at The Guild
St Eadburgha’s Church ©
St Eadburgha’s Church
Old Campden House ©
Old Campden House

1
night
Holyhead, United Kingdom

Holyhead ©
Holyhead is the largest town in the county of Isle of Anglesey in Wales. Start off your visit on the 17th (Sat): pause for some serene contemplation at Llanbadrig Church, revel in the low prices at Beehive Preserves, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Cybi Church, and finally view the masterpieces at Eden Emporium.

To find maps, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Holyhead travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Chipping Campden to Holyhead takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Chipping Campden in August, expect nights in Holyhead to be about the same, around 15°C, while days are slightly colder, around 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Oxford.

Things to do in Holyhead

Shopping Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Cemaes Bay
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Beehive Preserves ©
Beehive Preserves
St. Cybi Church ©
St. Cybi Church
Llanbadrig Church ©
Llanbadrig Church

1
night
Oxford, United Kingdom

Oxford ©
A busy, cosmopolitan city, Oxford is perhaps best known for its ancient university.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sun): examine the collection at C. S. Lewis House, deepen your understanding at Balliol College, then stop by Fudge Kitchen, and finally explore the world behind art at Modern Art Oxford.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read Oxford road trip planning app .

You can drive from Holyhead to Oxford in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Holyhead in August, you will find days in Oxford are somewhat warmer (25°C), and nights are about the same (12°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can go by car to Salisbury.

Things to do in Oxford

Museums Shopping
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C. S. Lewis House ©
C. S. Lewis House
Modern Art Oxford ©
Modern Art Oxford
Balliol College ©
Balliol College

few
hours
Salisbury, United Kingdom

Salisbury ©
Salisbury is a cathedral city in Wiltshire, England, and the only city within the county. On the 18th (Sun), pause for some serene contemplation at St. Mary's Church.

To find reviews, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Salisbury vacation planner .

Traveling by car from Oxford to Salisbury takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Salisbury can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can catch the train to London.

Things to do in Salisbury

Historic Sites

Side Trip

St. Mary's Church
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St. Mary's Church ©
St. Mary's Church

1
night
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.
On the 19th (Mon), explore the world behind art at Somerset House, see the interesting displays at The London Film Museum - Covent Garden, then stop by Liberty London, and finally explore the galleries of Kenwood House.

For photos, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read London online trip itinerary planner .

You can take a train from Salisbury to London in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in London can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) to allow time to take a train to Bath.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Somerset House ©
Somerset House
Kenwood House ©
Kenwood House
The London Film Museum - Covent Garden ©

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nights
Bath, United Kingdom

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Admiral Arthur Phillip Memorial Globe and Bath Street. Appreciate the collections at Holburne Museum and Victoria Art Gallery. The adventure continues: get engrossed in the history at Museum of Bath at Work, take in nature's colorful creations at Prior Park Landscape Gardens (NT), get a taste of the local shopping with Milsom Street, and step into the grandiose world of Farleigh Hungerford Castle.

For traveler tips, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read Bath attractions planner .

You can take a train from London to Bath in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train back home.

Things to do in Bath

Museums Shopping Neighborhoods
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Victoria Art Gallery ©
Victoria Art Gallery
Holburne Museum ©
Holburne Museum
Museum of Bath at Work ©
Museum of Bath at Work

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