29 days in United Kingdom & Ireland Itinerary

29 days in United Kingdom & Ireland Itinerary

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London, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Train
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Bath, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Fly
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Inverness, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Drive
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Drive
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Ambleside, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Fly
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Kilkenny, Ireland
— 2 nights
Drive
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Galway, Ireland
— 3 nights
Taxi to Ros a' Mhíl, Ferry to Inishmore
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Inishmore, Ireland
— 1 night
Ferry to Ros a' Mhíl, Taxi to Westport
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Westport, Ireland
— 1 night
Drive
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Dingle, Ireland
— 2 nights
Fly
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Dublin, Ireland
— 4 nights
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London, United Kingdom

— 3 nights

The Square Mile

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 cultural itinerary includes sights like Buckingham Palace and Tower of London. Bring the kids along to Westminster Abbey and National Gallery. There's still lots to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral, brush up on your military savvy at Churchill War Rooms, enjoy breathtaking views from Coca-Cola London Eye, and walk around Hyde Park.

To see where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the London online visit planner.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to London is an approximately 16-hour flight. You'll gain 8 hours traveling from Kuala Lumpur to London due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Kuala Lumpur, expect a bit cooler days and much colder nights in London, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to take a train to Bath.

Things to do in London

Find places to stay Jul 3 — 6:

Bath, United Kingdom

— 3 nights

Queen of English Cities

A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Stonehenge and Castle Combe Village. Attractions like The Roman Baths and Bath Abbey make great kid-friendly stops. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bath: Tewkesbury Abbey (in Tewkesbury), Sudeley Castle (in Winchcombe) and The Cotswold Range (in Somerford Keynes). There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wells Cathedral, examine the collection at The Jane Austen Centre, contemplate the long history of Wilton House, and tour the pleasant surroundings at American Museum & Gardens.

To see where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Bath online trip itinerary planner.

Take a train from London to Bath in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can catch the flight to Inverness.

Things to do in Bath

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 6 — 9:

Inverness, United Kingdom

— 3 nights

Gateway to the Highlands

Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Dunrobin Castle and Gardens and Culloden Battlefield. Cawdor Castle and Fort George will appeal to history buffs. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Inverness: Big Burn Walk (in Golspie), Landmark Forest Adventure Park (in Carrbridge) and Embo Beach (in Embo). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at The Highlanders' Museum (Queen's Own Highlanders Collection), kick back and relax at Brora Beach, contemplate the waterfront views at River Ness, and get outside with Outdoor Activities.

For other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Inverness trip planner.

You can fly from Bath to Inverness in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In July in Inverness, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to drive to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Inverness

Parks · Theme Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 9 — 12:

Edinburgh, United Kingdom

— 3 nights

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Edinburgh Castle and Palace of Holyroodhouse. Popular historic sites such as St Giles' Cathedral and Edinburgh Old Town are in your itinerary. There's lots more to do: examine the collection at National Museum of Scotland, explore the striking landscape at Arthur's Seat, get great views at Calton Hill, and explore the world behind art at Scottish National Gallery.

To see reviews, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Edinburgh online tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Inverness to Edinburgh takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Edinburgh are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to drive to Ambleside.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Jul 12 — 15:

Ambleside, United Kingdom

— 2 nights
Ambleside is a town in Cumbria, in North West England. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Fri): contemplate the waterfront views at Tarn Hows, get great views at Orrest Head, then scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour, and finally explore the historical opulence of Sizergh Castle. On the next day, take in the awesome beauty at Helvellyn, trek along Catbells Lakeland Walk, then explore the activities along Derwentwater, and finally delve into the distant past at Castlerigg Stone Circle.

To see where to stay, photos, and tourist information, use the Ambleside online sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Edinburgh to Ambleside in 3.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of train and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly to Kilkenny.

Things to do in Ambleside

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 15 — 17:

Kilkenny, Ireland

— 2 nights

Marble City

The country's smallest city in terms of population, Kilkenny boasts a rich cultural heritage and diverse tourist attractions that include well-preserved medieval architecture, exciting nightlife, a vibrant culinary scene, and abundant shopping opportunities.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sun): walk around Castlecomer Discovery Park, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Black Abbey, then stroll around Kilkenny Castle, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Rothe House and Garden. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll around Kilfane Waterfall and Glen, take in the spiritual surroundings of Jerpoint Abbey, contemplate the long history of Jerpoint Park, then get outside with Go With The Flow - River Adventures, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St Marys Cathedral.

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

Traveling by flight from Ambleside to Kilkenny takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of taxi, ferry, and bus. In July, daytime highs in Kilkenny are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can drive to Galway.

Things to do in Kilkenny

Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Outdoors
Find places to stay Jul 17 — 19:

Galway, Ireland

— 3 nights

City of the Tribes

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.
Bring the kids along to Bunratty Castle & Folk Park and Cliffs of Moher. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Ashford Castle and National Shrine of Our Lady of Knock. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Galway: Quin (Castlefergus Equestrian & Quin Abbey), Dromoland Castle (in Newmarket-on-Fergus) and Cong (The Quiet Man Museum, Ireland's School of Falconry, &more). There's still lots to do: head off the coast to Scattery Island and explore the fascinating underground world of Aillwee Cave.

To see reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Galway online driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Kilkenny to Galway in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect little chillier evenings in Galway when traveling from Kilkenny in July, with lows around 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can travel to Inishmore.

Things to do in Galway

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 19 — 22:

Inishmore, Ireland

— 1 night
Inishmore represents the largest of the Aran Islands and has a strong commitment to maintaining the Irish language, culture, and ancient attractions.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): explore the ancient world of Dun Duchathair, delve into the distant past at Teampall Chiarain, then delve into the distant past at Dun Aonghasa, then explore the ancient world of Dun Eoghanachta, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Na Seacht Teampaill (The Seven Churches).

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Inishmore trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by combination of taxi and ferry from Galway to Inishmore takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry. In July, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to travel to Westport.

Things to do in Inishmore

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jul 22 — 23:

Westport, Ireland

— 1 night
Renowned for its Georgian architecture, Westport sits in the shadows of Croagh Patrick, considered the holiest mountain in Ireland.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Michael Davitt Museum, stroll through Drummindoo Stud, explore the landscape on two wheels at The Great Western Greenway, then admire the natural beauty at Westport House, and finally explore by horseback at Carrowholly Stables & Trekking Centre.

For more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Westport online day trip planner.

You can do a combination of ferry and taxi from Inishmore to Westport in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, taxi, and bus. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in July, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Dingle.

Things to do in Westport

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 23 — 24:

Dingle, Ireland

— 2 nights
Located on Ireland's western coastline, Dingle sits between scenic mountains and the Atlantic Ocean.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Sun): take a memorable drive along Slea Head Drive. On the 26th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, delve into the distant past at Gallarus Oratory, and then take a memorable drive along Dingle Peninsula.

For maps, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Dingle trip itinerary maker website.

Traveling by car from Westport to Dingle takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Dingle are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) to allow enough time to fly to Dublin.

Things to do in Dingle

Outdoors · Scenic Drive · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 24 — 26:

Dublin, Ireland

— 4 nights

Fair City

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 inner history buff will appreciate Guinness Storehouse and Trinity College Dublin. Get some cultural insight at Kilmainham Gaol Museum and Saint Patrick's Cathedral. The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Temple Bar, ponder the world of politics at Dublin Castle, stroll around Phoenix Park, and take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Ireland - Archaeology.

To find maps, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Dublin trip maker app.

Getting from Dingle to Dublin by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Dingle in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Dublin, with lows of 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Dublin

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 26 — 30:

United Kingdom travel guide

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Home to an impressive 25 World Heritage sites, the United Kingdom, which includes England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland, has hundreds of museums to explore, thousands of parks and gardens to stroll through, and tens of thousands of communities to discover. From Land’s End in the south to John O’Groats in the north, the country is packed with tourist attractions that can fill a range of itineraries. With nearly 30 million tourists visiting every year, the UK is ranked among the top ten holiday destinations in the world. Known for its royalty, this country also represents a diverse patchwork of native and immigrant cultures. Although Britannia no longer rules the waves, it possesses a captivating history and a dynamic modern culture, both of which remain hugely influential on the rest of the world.

Ireland travel guide

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Emerald Isle
Gentle green hills, Guinness, leprechauns, and friendly folks characterize this small isle of a country. From the busy big city of Dublin to cozy countryside, the emerald isle harbors a varied natural landscape and is steeped in tradition. Visitors can immerse themselves in the native Irish language by visiting a Gaeltacht, or Irish-speaking region of the country, where traditional culture thrives. The Irish are known for being open and welcoming: from the moment you land to the moment you leave, you'll be greeted with "cead mile failte"--a hundred thousand welcomes.