52 days in United Kingdom & Dublin Itinerary

52 days in United Kingdom & Dublin Itinerary

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London, United Kingdom
— 5 nights
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Bracknell, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
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Reading, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
— 7 nights
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Prestatyn, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
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Dublin, Ireland
— 13 nights
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
— 10 nights
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London, United Kingdom — 5 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.
London is known for museums, sightseeing, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in panoramic vistas at Coca-Cola London Eye, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Westminster Abbey, learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum, and explore the world behind art at The British Museum.

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Brisbane, Australia to London is an approximately 24.5-hour flight. Traveling from Brisbane to London, you'll gain 10 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Brisbane in July since evenings lows in London dip to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Bracknell.
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Bracknell, United Kingdom — 3 nights

Bracknell is a town and civil parish in the Borough of Bracknell Forest in Berkshire, England. Get out of town with these interesting Bracknell side-trips: Chessington World of Adventures Resort (in Chessington), Thorpe Park (in Chertsey) and Southwood Woodland (in Farnborough). There's still lots to do: explore the historical opulence of Windsor Castle, find something for the whole family at LEGOLAND Windsor Resort, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Windsor & Eton Brewery, and get curious at The Look Out Discovery Centre.

For where to stay, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Bracknell trip planning app.

Traveling by car from London to Bracknell takes 1.5 hours. July in Bracknell sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Reading.
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Reading, United Kingdom — 3 nights

Reading is a large, historically important town in Berkshire, England, of which it is the county town. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Reading: Oxford (Walking tours, Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology, &more) and Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens (in Burford). There's much more to do: test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, appreciate the history behind The Berkshire Yeomanry and Trooper Potts Memorial, admire the natural beauty at Caversham Court Gardens, and make a trip to Christchurch Meadows.

For other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Reading day trip planning tool.

Reading is just a short distance from Bracknell. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to drive to Cardiff.
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Cardiff, United Kingdom — 7 nights

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Bath (The Royal Crescent Hotel & Spa, Bath Abbey, &more) and Clifton Suspension Bridge (in Bristol). There's lots more to do: test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, make a trip to The Knap, explore the historical opulence of Cardiff Castle, and examine the collection at St Fagans National Museum of History.

To find where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Cardiff road trip site.

You can drive from Reading to Cardiff in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Cardiff are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Prestatyn.
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Prestatyn, United Kingdom — 3 nights

Prestatyn is a seaside resort, town and community in Denbighshire, Wales. Explore Prestatyn's surroundings by going to Welsh Mountain Zoo (in Colwyn Bay) and Pontcysyllte Aqueduct (in Wrexham). There's lots more to do: relax in the rural setting at Manorafon Farm Park, enjoy the sand and surf at Lido Beach, find something for the whole family at Knightly's Fun Park, and step into the grandiose world of Gwrych Castle.

For where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Prestatyn travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Cardiff to Prestatyn takes 4 hours. July in Prestatyn sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Birmingham.
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Birmingham, United Kingdom — 3 nights

City of a Thousand Trades

Britain's second-largest city, Birmingham was known as the City of a Thousand Trades and the Workshop of the World in the Victorian era.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Birmingham: Cotswolds Distillery (in Stourton), Stratford-upon-Avon (Shakespeare's Birthplace & Boat Tours & Water Sports) and Hidcote Manor Garden (in Chipping Campden). And it doesn't end there: test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, contemplate the long history of Birmingham Back to Backs, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at National SEA LIFE Centre Birmingham, and explore the world behind art at Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery.

To see reviews, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Birmingham online trip builder.

Getting from Prestatyn to Birmingham by car takes about 2.5 hours. In July in Birmingham, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) to allow time to fly to Dublin.
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Dublin, Ireland — 13 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.
Get out of town with these interesting Dublin side-trips: Malahide Castle (in Malahide), Howth Head (in Howth) and Kilkenny (Medieval Mile Museum, Kilkenny Castle, &more). There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Guinness Storehouse, admire the landmark architecture of Trinity College Dublin, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Jameson Distillery Bow St., and take a stroll through Temple Bar.

To find ratings, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Dublin trip planner.

Fly from Birmingham to Dublin in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. In July, daily temperatures in Dublin can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) to allow time to fly to Glasgow.
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Glasgow, United Kingdom — 10 nights

Scotland's Style Capital

Scotland’s largest city, Glasgow is known for its cultural heritage and the friendliness of its people.
Venture out of the city with trips to Denny Tank Museum (in Dumbarton), Falkirk (Falkirk Wheel & The Kelpies & The Helix) and Argyll Adventure - Inveraray (in Inveraray). And it doesn't end there: join the crowd at Glasgow Tigers Speedway, admire the masterpieces at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, stroll around Kelvingrove Park, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Glasgow Cathedral.

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You can fly from Dublin to Glasgow in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and train. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in August, and nighttime lows around 11°C. You will have some time to spend on the 19th (Sat) before leaving for home.
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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.
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