37 days in Ireland & United Kingdom Itinerary

37 days in Ireland & United Kingdom Itinerary

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London, United Kingdom
— 6 nights
Drive
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Salisbury, United Kingdom
— 1 night
Drive
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Penzance, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Drive
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Bath, United Kingdom
— 1 night
Drive
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Fly to Dublin, Bus to Waterford
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Waterford, Ireland
— Few hours
Drive
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Galway, Ireland
— 1 day
Drive
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Dublin, Ireland
— 3 nights
Drive
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Drogheda, Ireland
— 1 day
Drive
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Belfast, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Fly
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Drive
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Stirling, United Kingdom
— Few hours
Drive
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Perth, United Kingdom
— 1 night
Drive
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Hexham, United Kingdom
— 1 night
Train
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York, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Drive
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Drive
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Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
— Few hours
Drive
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Leicester, United Kingdom
— 1 night
Drive
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
— 1 night
Drive
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Canterbury, United Kingdom
— 1 night
Drive
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Hastings, United Kingdom
— 1 night
Drive
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Dover, United Kingdom
— 1 night
Drive to Folkestone, Train to Calais-Fréthun

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London, United Kingdom

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 day by day itinerary now includes Oxford Street, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, The Golden Hinde, and other attractions you added. You'll explore and learn at Natural History Museum and Churchill War Rooms. Do some cultural sightseeing at Westminster Abbey and Tower of London. It doesn't end there: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral and explore the world behind art at Victoria and Albert Museum.

To find where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read London trip builder app.

If you are flying in from New Zealand, the closest major aiports are London Heathrow Airport, London Gatwick Airport, London Stansted Airport, London City Airport, London Luton Airport and Southend Airport. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in May, and nighttime lows around 9°C. On the 14th (Mon), you'll travel to Salisbury.

Things to do in London

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 8 — 14:

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Salisbury, United Kingdom

Salisbury is a cathedral city in Wiltshire, England, and the only city within the county. On the 14th (Mon), admire the striking features of Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta. Here are some ideas for day two: delve into the distant past at Stonehenge and then explore the ancient world of Avebury Stone Circle.

For more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Salisbury trip itinerary planning app.

Traveling by car from London to Salisbury takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in May, and nighttime lows around 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to drive to Penzance.

Things to do in Salisbury

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 14 — 15:

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Penzance, United Kingdom

Penzance is a town, civil parish and port in Cornwall, in England, United Kingdom. You've now added Tintagel Castle to your itinerary. The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at St. Michael's Mount and get great views at Land's End Landmark.

For photos, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Penzance online trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Salisbury to Penzance in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 16°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Bath.

Things to do in Penzance

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 15 — 18:

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Bath, United Kingdom

Queen of English Cities

A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Your day by day itinerary now includes The Circus as well as The Royal Crescent Hotel & Spa. Start off your visit on the 19th (Sat): admire the striking features of The Royal Crescent Hotel & Spa, admire the striking features of The Circus, and then take an in-depth tour of The Roman Baths.

To see other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Bath route tool.

You can drive from Penzance to Bath in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can go by car to Cardiff.

Things to do in Bath

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Cardiff, United Kingdom

City of Castles

The capital of Wales, Cardiff is a very green city indeed, boasting more green space per person than any other place in the country.
You've added Pierhead Building, Cardiff Bay Wales, National Museum Cardiff, and other attractions to your itinerary. On the 20th (Sun), step into the grandiose world of Cardiff Castle, then see the interesting displays at St Fagans National Museum of History, and then stroll the grounds of Llandaff Cathedral. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a leisurely stroll along Cardiff Bay Wales, then get answers to all your questions at Pierhead Building, and then get a new perspective on nature at National Museum Cardiff.

To see ratings, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Cardiff online tour planner.

Traveling by car from Bath to Cardiff takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in May, and nighttime lows around 9°C. You'll set off for Waterford on the 22nd (Tue).

Things to do in Cardiff

Find places to stay May 19 — 22:

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Waterford, Ireland

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 other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Waterford trip planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Cardiff to Waterford takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, ferry, and bus. In May in Waterford, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 11°C at night. You will leave for Galway on the 22nd (Tue).

Things to do in Waterford

Nightlife · Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites
Find places to stay May 22 — 23:

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Galway, Ireland

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Cliffs of Moher as well as The Burren. On the 23rd (Wed), explore the striking landscape at The Burren and then take in the dramatic natural features at Cliffs of Moher.

For where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Galway trip itinerary maker tool.

You can drive from Waterford to Galway in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. Expect little chillier evenings in Galway when traveling from Waterford in May, with lows around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Dublin.

Things to do in Galway

Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 22 — 23:

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Dublin, Ireland

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 day by day itinerary now includes Croke Park Stadium Tour & GAA Museum as well as Temple Bar. On the 24th (Thu), get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Ireland - Archaeology, then steep yourself in history at Saint Patrick's Cathedral, then see the interesting displays at Croke Park Stadium Tour & GAA Museum, and finally wander the streets of Temple Bar. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Kilmainham Gaol Museum and then enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at Trinity College Dublin.

To see other places to visit, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Dublin trip planner.

Drive from Galway to Dublin in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In May, daily temperatures in Dublin can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Drogheda.

Things to do in Dublin

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay May 23 — 26:

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Drogheda, Ireland

Drogheda is one of the oldest towns in Ireland, known for its tourism and as a centre of industry and medical care. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sat): don't miss a visit to St. Laurence Gate, then experience rural life at Newgrange Farm, and then explore the ancient world of Bru na Boinne.

For where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Drogheda route planning app.

Traveling by car from Dublin to Drogheda takes an hour. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in May, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can travel to Belfast.

Things to do in Drogheda

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 26 — 27:

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Belfast, United Kingdom

A city with character, Belfast remains a great place for a leisurely exploration, as it is still relatively undiscovered by foreign tourists, who usually opt to visit Dublin instead.
You've added Royal Ulster Rifles Museum, Irish Republican History Museum, Belfast Mural Tours, and other attractions to your itinerary. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Titanic Belfast and Ulster Museum.

For traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Belfast trip maker.

You can drive from Drogheda to Belfast in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in May, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Belfast

Find places to stay May 26 — 29:

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Arthur's Seat, Forth Road Bridge, Calton Hill, and other attractions. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like National Museum of Scotland and Palace of Holyroodhouse. There's more to do: make a trip to The Royal Mile and ponder the world of politics at The Scottish Parliament.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Edinburgh trip builder app.

Traveling by flight from Belfast to Edinburgh takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in May, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) early enough to drive to Stirling.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature
Find places to stay May 29 — Jun 1:

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Stirling, United Kingdom

Stirling is a city in central Scotland. To see reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Stirling day trip planning site.

You can drive from Edinburgh to Stirling in an hour. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. June in Stirling sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 11°C at night. On the 1st (Fri), you'll travel to Perth.

Things to do in Stirling

Outdoors · Parks · Nightlife · Tours
Find places to stay Jun 1 — 2:

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Perth, United Kingdom

You've now added Scone Palace to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): contemplate the long history of Scone Palace.

To find photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Perth trip planning site.

You can drive from Stirling to Perth in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Sat) to allow time for the car ride to Hexham.

Things to do in Perth

Find places to stay Jun 1 — 2:
Highlights from your trip

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Hexham, United Kingdom

Hexham is a market town and civil parish in Northumberland, England, south of the River Tyne, and was the administrative centre for the Tynedale district from 1974 to 2009. Walltown Crags - Hadrian's Wall has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): trek along Walltown Crags - Hadrian's Wall.

To find more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Hexham travel route builder.

Getting from Perth to Hexham by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In June in Hexham, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 10°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to catch the train to York.

Things to do in Hexham

Parks · Trails · Outdoors
Find places to stay Jun 2 — 3:
Highlights from your trip

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York, United Kingdom

City of Festivals

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Yorkshire Museum, York Shambles and The Original Viking Walk. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Mon): get a tailor-made plan with The Original Viking Walk and then shop like a local with York Shambles. Keep things going the next day: get engrossed in the history at Yorkshire Museum, then see the interesting displays at York Castle Museum, then admire the landmark architecture of York Minster, and finally take in the pleasant sights at York City Walls.

To find photos, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the York journey maker.

You can take a train from Hexham to York in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In June, daily temperatures in York can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Liverpool.

Things to do in York

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping
Find places to stay Jun 3 — 5:

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Liverpool, United Kingdom

Capital of Pop Music

Famous for being the birthplace of the Beatles, Liverpool is a vibrant city with an outstanding cultural heritage.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Anfield Stadium, The Wheel of Liverpool, Royal Liver Building, and other attractions. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Merseyside Maritime Museum and Royal Albert Dock Liverpool.

To find photos, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Liverpool trip planner.

Traveling by car from York to Liverpool takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In June, daily temperatures in Liverpool can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. You'll set off for Stratford-upon-Avon on the 8th (Fri).

Things to do in Liverpool

Find places to stay Jun 5 — 8:

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Stratford-upon-Avon is a market town and civil parish in Warwickshire, England, on the River Avon, 101mi north west of London, 22mi south east of Birmingham, and 8mi south west of Warwick. To see other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, use the Stratford-upon-Avon sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Liverpool to Stratford-upon-Avon takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a train. June in Stratford-upon-Avon sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 15°C at night. On the 8th (Fri), you're off to Leicester.

Things to do in Stratford-upon-Avon

Nightlife · Parks · Fun & Games · Outdoors
Find places to stay Jun 8 — 9:

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Leicester, United Kingdom

Your day by day itinerary now includes King Richard III Visitor Centre. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sat): see the interesting displays at King Richard III Visitor Centre and then steep yourself in history at Leicester Cathedral.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Leicester planning site.

Traveling by car from Stratford-upon-Avon to Leicester takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to drive to Cambridge.

Things to do in Leicester

Find places to stay Jun 8 — 9:

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Cambridge, United Kingdom

City of Perspiring Dreams

Steeped in history and tradition, Cambridge is renowned for its ancient colleges and sprawling green gardens.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, Bridge of Sighs, King's College Chapel, and other attractions. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sun): contemplate the long history of University of Cambridge, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at King's College Chapel, then take in the views from Bridge of Sighs, and finally get engrossed in the history at Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology.

To find reviews, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Cambridge road trip tool.

Traveling by car from Leicester to Cambridge takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. June in Cambridge sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Canterbury.

Things to do in Cambridge

Find places to stay Jun 9 — 10:

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Canterbury, United Kingdom

Canterbury is a historic English cathedral city and UNESCO World Heritage Site, which lies at the heart of the City of Canterbury, a local government district of Kent, England. Your day by day itinerary now includes Westgate Gardens, St. Augustine's Abbey and Canterbury Castle. Start off your visit on the 11th (Mon): explore the historical opulence of Canterbury Castle, pause for some serene contemplation at Canterbury Cathedral, then contemplate the long history of St. Augustine's Abbey, then see the interesting displays at The Canterbury Tales, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Westgate Gardens.

To see reviews, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Canterbury day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Cambridge to Canterbury takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Hastings.

Things to do in Canterbury

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums
Find places to stay Jun 10 — 11:

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Hastings, United Kingdom

Hastings is a town and borough in East Sussex on the south coast of England, 24mi east of the county town of Lewes and 53mi south east of London. Your day by day itinerary now includes Battle Abbey and Battlefield as well as Hastings Castle. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Tue): explore the historical opulence of Hastings Castle, stop by Old Town Hastings, and then take in the history at Battle Abbey and Battlefield.

For traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Hastings journey maker.

Traveling by car from Canterbury to Hastings takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In June, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Dover.

Things to do in Hastings

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jun 11 — 12:

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Dover, United Kingdom

Dover is a town and major ferry port in the home county of Kent, in South East England. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Wed): explore the striking landscape at The White Cliffs of Dover.

For maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read Dover trip planning app.

Drive from Hastings to Dover in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. On the 13th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Dover

Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Jun 12 — 13:
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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.