29 days in United Kingdom & Ireland Itinerary

29 days in United Kingdom & Ireland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Rochester, United States
Fly:  15 h 30 min
1
Dublin, Ireland
— 3 nights
Train:  2 h
2
Killarney, Ireland
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
3
Galway, Ireland
— 3 nights
+2
Bus + Fly + Bus:  6 h 30 min
4
Glasgow, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
5
Inverness, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h
6
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h
7
Manchester, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h
8
Bristol, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
9
London, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Fly:  16 h
End: Rochester, 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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Dublin Castle, Grafton Street and Saint Patrick's Cathedral. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the long history of Saint Patrick's Cathedral.

To find maps, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read our Dublin route planner.

Rochester, USA to Dublin is an approximately 13.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus, shuttle, and flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time, which is usually a 5 hour difference. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Rochester in March; daily highs in Dublin reach 48°F and lows reach 35°F. On the 19th (Mon), you're off to Killarney.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping
Find places to stay Mar 16 — 19:
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Saint Patrick's Cathedral ©
Saint Patrick's Cathedral
Dublin Castle ©
Dublin Castle
Grafton Street ©
Grafton Street

3
nights
Killarney, Ireland

Killarney ©
Continuously inhabited since the Neolithic period, Killarney draws visitors with its picturesque natural scenery, fine restaurants, and traditional pubs.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Blarney Castle & Gardens as well as Courtney's Bar. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Killarney: Garinish Island (in Glengarriff) and Gleninchaquin Park (in Kenmare). There's much more to do: stop by Killarney Falconry, stop by Skyline Gallery, go for a charming ride with a horse-drawn carriage tour, and cruise along Ring of Kerry.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Killarney route planning tool.

You can take a train from Dublin to Killarney in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. In March, daily temperatures in Killarney can reach 51°F, while at night they dip to 40°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Galway.

Things to do in Killarney

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Kenmare, Garinish Island, Ring of Kerry, Blarney Castle & Gardens
Find places to stay Mar 19 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
Killarney Falconry ©
Killarney Falconry
Blarney Castle & Gardens ©
Blarney Castle & Gardens
Skyline Gallery ©
Skyline Gallery

3
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Quay Street as well as Salthill Beaches. Change things up with these side-trips from Galway: Ballyvaughan (Burren Birds of Prey Centre, Aillwee Cave, &more), Westport (Westport House & The Pirate Adventure Park at Westport House) and Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden (in Kylemore). The adventure continues: explore the fascinating underground world of Doolin Cave, walk around Eyre Square, make a trip to Kirwan's Lane, and try to win big at Galway Greyhound Stadium.

To plan Galway vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Getting from Killarney to Galway by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In March in Galway, expect temperatures between 47°F during the day and 36°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Glasgow.

Things to do in Galway

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Ballyvaughan, Westport, Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden, Doolin Cave, Poulnabrone Dolmen
Find places to stay Mar 22 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
Salthill Beaches ©
Salthill Beaches
Aillwee Cave ©
Aillwee Cave
Caher Bridge Garden ©
Caher Bridge Garden

3
nights
Glasgow, United Kingdom

Glasgow ©
Scotland’s largest city, Glasgow is known for its cultural heritage and the friendliness of its people.
Change things up with these side-trips from Glasgow: Five Sisters Zoo (in West Calder), Blair Drummond Safari and Adventure Park (in Stirling) and Doune Castle (in Doune). And it doesn't end there: test your team's savvy at Escape Glasgow, get a sense of history and politics at City Chambers, get engrossed in the history at People's Palace and Winter Gardens, and deepen your understanding at University of Glasgow.

To find out how to plan a trip to Glasgow, use our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Galway to Glasgow takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of flight and bus. In March, daytime highs in Glasgow are 47°F, while nighttime lows are 35°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Inverness.

Things to do in Glasgow

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Stirling, Five Sisters Zoo
Find places to stay Mar 25 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
Blair Drummond Safari and Adventure Park ©
Blair Drummond Safari and Adventure Park
Escape Glasgow ©
Escape Glasgow
Kelvingrove Park ©
Kelvingrove Park

3
nights
Inverness, United Kingdom

Inverness ©
Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Inverness: Rothiemurchus (in Aviemore), Highland Folk Museum (in Newtonmore) and Loch Garten Nature Reserve (in Boat of Garten). There's much more to do: get your game on at Wildwoodz, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, explore the ancient world of Clava Cairns, and enjoy the sand and surf at Dornoch Beach.

To find ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Inverness driving holiday planning tool.

Getting from Glasgow to Inverness by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. March in Inverness sees daily highs of 47°F and lows of 33°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) so you can drive to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Inverness

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Aviemore, Dornoch, Loch Ness, Clava Cairns, Nigg Old Church
Find places to stay Mar 28 — 31:
Highlights from your plan
Loch Ness ©
Loch Ness
Rothiemurchus ©
Rothiemurchus
Nigg Old Church ©
Nigg Old Church

3
nights
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Edinburgh is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to The Royal Mile, catch a live event at BT Murrayfield Stadium, get a sense of history and politics at The Scottish Parliament, and pause for some photo ops at Scott Monument.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Edinburgh travel route tool.

Traveling by car from Inverness to Edinburgh takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 47°F in March, and nighttime lows around 34°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Manchester.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Parks Museums Historic Sites
Find places to stay Mar 31 — Apr 3:
Highlights from your plan
Edinburgh Gin Distillery ©
Edinburgh Gin Distillery
The Royal Mile ©
The Royal Mile
Arthur's Seat ©
Arthur's Seat

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Manchester: Trentham Gardens (in Trentham), Liverpool (The Cavern Club, Museum of Liverpool, &more) and Antony Gormley's Another Place (in Crosby). The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chester Cathedral, examine the collection at National Coal Mining Museum, catch a live event at Old Trafford, and identify plant and animal life at Trentham Monkey Forest.

To see traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Manchester road trip planner.

Fly from Edinburgh to Manchester in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In April, plan for daily highs up to 55°F, and evening lows to 39°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to drive to Bristol.

Things to do in Manchester

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Liverpool, Stoke-on-Trent, Leeds, Stretford, Chester
Find places to stay Apr 3 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
Museum of Liverpool
Museum of Liverpool
Walker Art Gallery ©
Walker Art Gallery
Chester Cathedral ©
Chester Cathedral

3
nights
Bristol, United Kingdom

Bristol ©
Bristol is famous for its Georgian and Victorian architecture, street art, underground music, maritime history, and the world-famous Clifton Suspension Bridge.
Explore Bristol's surroundings by going to Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens (in Burford), Stonehenge (in Amesbury) and Gloucester (Gloucester Docks & Gloucester Cathedral). There's much more to do: explore the striking landscape at Glastonbury Tor, admire the striking features of Vicar's Close, take in the waterfront at Grand Pier, and explore the fascinating underground world of Cheddar Gorge.

To find maps, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Bristol trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Manchester to Bristol takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to London.

Things to do in Bristol

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Glastonbury, Gloucester, Grand Pier, Castle Combe Village, Vicar's Close
Find places to stay Apr 6 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
Stonehenge ©
Stonehenge
Gloucester Cathedral ©
Gloucester Cathedral
Gloucester Docks ©
Gloucester Docks

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 Tower Bridge, contemplate the long history of Tower of London, don't miss a visit to Buckingham Palace, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the London trip itinerary maker site.

Take a train from Bristol to London in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 56°F, and evening lows to 40°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in London

Museums Shopping Historic Sites
Find places to stay Apr 9 — 12:
Highlights from your plan
Madame Tussauds London ©
Madame Tussauds London
Tower Bridge ©
Tower Bridge
St. Paul's Cathedral ©
St. Paul's Cathedral

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