41 days in United Kingdom & Ireland Itinerary

41 days in United Kingdom & Ireland Itinerary

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1
Penrith, United Kingdom
— 5 nights
2
Caernarfon, United Kingdom
— 6 nights
3
Dublin, Ireland
— 6 nights
4
Wexford, Ireland
— 5 nights
5
Dingle, Ireland
— 4 nights
6
Liscannor, Ireland
— 5 nights
7
London, United Kingdom
— 7 nights

5
nights
Penrith, United Kingdom

Penrith
Penrith is a market town and civil parish in the county of Cumbria, England. Attractions like Derwentwater and Orrest Head make great kid-friendly stops. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Penrith: Country Experiences (in Bassenthwaite), Alpacaly Ever After (in Portinscale) and Windermere (Treetop Trek & Michael Coates Clay Shooting). And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Helvellyn, get great views at Walla Crag, and indulge your thirst for a good beer at Keswick Brewing Company.

To see maps, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Penrith day trip planner.

Sydney, Australia to Penrith is an approximately 28-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), which is usually a -10 hour difference. When traveling from Sydney in October, plan for colder days and a bit cooler nights in Penrith: temperatures range from 15°C by day to 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can drive to Caernarfon.

Things to do in Penrith

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Keswick, Windermere, Lake District, Country Experiences, Alpacaly Ever After
Find places to stay Oct 4 — 9:
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Helvellyn
Helvellyn
The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction ©
The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction
Orrest Head ©
Orrest Head

6
nights
Caernarfon, United Kingdom

Caernarfon ©
Caernarfon is a royal town, community, and port in Gwynedd, Wales, with a population of 9,615. Kids will enjoy Snowdon and GreenWood Forest Park. Explore Caernarfon's surroundings by going to Dragon Raiders Activity Park (in Criccieth), Porth Ceiriad Beach (in Bwlchtocyn) and Llandudno (Emmanuel Christian Centre & Our Lady Star Of The Sea Roman Catholic Church). There's much more to do: enjoy some diversion at Beacon Climbing Centre, kick back and relax at Harlech Beach, look for all kinds of wild species at Adventure Trail, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Benllech Beach.

To see maps, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Caernarfon travel planner.

Traveling by car from Penrith to Caernarfon takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of train and bus. October in Caernarfon sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Dublin.

Things to do in Caernarfon

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Llandudno, Snowdon, Porth Ceiriad Beach, Harlech Beach, Cwm Idwal National Nature Reserve
Find places to stay Oct 9 — 15:
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Dragon Raiders Activity Park ©
Dragon Raiders Activity Park
Beacon Climbing Centre ©
Beacon Climbing Centre
GreenWood Forest Park ©
GreenWood Forest Park

6
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 Escape Boats. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Guinness Storehouse and Kilmainham Gaol Museum. And it doesn't end there: wander the streets of Temple Bar, ponder the world of politics at Dublin Castle, make a trip to The Book of Kells and the Old Library Exhibition, and walk around St Stephens Green.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read Dublin trip tool.

Getting from Caernarfon to Dublin by combination of taxi and ferry takes about 4 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 16°C, and evening lows to 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can travel to Wexford.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
Find places to stay Oct 15 — 21:
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Escape Boats ©
Escape Boats
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum

5
nights
Wexford, Ireland

Wexford ©
Wexford is the county town of County Wexford, Ireland. Kids will enjoy Kilkenny Castle and St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Wexford: 3D Archery Ireland (in New Ross), Curracloe Beach (in Enniscorthy) and Ballykeefe Distillery (in Cuffesgrange). The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Curracloe Beach, get in on the family fun at Gravity Extreme Adventure, look for all kinds of wild species at Seal Rescue Ireland, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Jerpoint Abbey.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Wexford online travel route builder.

You can drive from Dublin to Wexford in 2 hours. In October, daytime highs in Wexford are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Dingle.

Things to do in Wexford

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Kilkenny, Enniscorthy, Courtown, 3D Archery Ireland, Curracloe Beach
Find places to stay Oct 21 — 26:
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Kilkenny Castle ©
Kilkenny Castle
Curracloe Beach ©
Curracloe Beach
Irish National Heritage Park ©
Irish National Heritage Park

4
nights
Dingle, Ireland

Dingle ©
Located on Ireland's western coastline, Dingle sits between scenic mountains and the Atlantic Ocean.
Kids will enjoy Slea Head Drive and Skellig Michael. There's lots more to do: take a memorable drive along Dingle Peninsula, stroll through Clogher Strand, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St.James Church, and make a trip to The Dillon Gallery Paintings by Honora O'Neill.

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

You can drive from Wexford to Dingle in 4.5 hours. In October in Dingle, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can travel to Liscannor.

Things to do in Dingle

Parks · Outdoors · Scenic Drive

Side Trips

County Kerry, Dingle Sheepdogs Demonstrations & Trials, Inch Beach, Glenteenassig Forest Park, Slea Head Drive
Find places to stay Oct 26 — 30:
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Slea Head Drive ©
Slea Head Drive
Inch Beach ©
Inch Beach
Dingle Peninsula ©
Dingle Peninsula

5
nights
Liscannor, Ireland

Liscannor ©
Liscannor is a coastal village in County Clare, Ireland.GeographyLying on the west coast of Ireland, on Liscannor Bay, the village is located on the R478 road between Lahinch, to the east, and Doolin, to the north. Attractions like Cliffs of Moher and Burren and Cliffs of Moher Geopark make great kid-friendly stops. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Liscannor: Doughmore Bay (in Doonbeg), Kilkee Cliff Walk (in Kilkee) and Aillwee Cave (in Ballyvaughan). There's still lots to do: take in the dramatic natural features at The Burren, trek along Hag's Head, kick back and relax at Fanore Beach, and stroll through Spanish Point Beach.

For more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Liscannor driving holiday planner.

Getting from Dingle to Liscannor by combination of car and ferry takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Liscannor can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can travel to London.

Things to do in Liscannor

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Miltown Malbay, Doughmore Bay, Fanore Beach, Kilkee Cliff Walk, Aillwee Cave
Find places to stay Oct 30 — Nov 4:
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Kilkee Cliff Walk ©
Kilkee Cliff Walk
Cliffs of Moher ©
Cliffs of Moher
The Burren ©
The Burren

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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Coca-Cola London Eye and The British Museum. There's much more to do: make a trip to Tower Bridge, stroll around Hyde Park, admire the masterpieces at Victoria and Albert Museum, and learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum.

For ratings, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, go to the London trip planner.

You can fly from Liscannor to London in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 13°C, and evening lows to 5°C. On the 11th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks
Find places to stay Nov 4 — 11:
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Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum
Coca-Cola London Eye ©
Coca-Cola London Eye
Tower Bridge ©
Tower Bridge

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