60 days in United Kingdom & Ireland Itinerary

60 days in United Kingdom & Ireland Itinerary

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60 days in United Kingdom & Ireland Itinerary

Start: Timisoara, Romania
Fly + Drive:  9​h 15​min
1
Liverpool, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
2
Cork, Ireland
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Killarney, Ireland
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Galway, Ireland
— 6 nights
5
Dublin, Ireland
— 6 nights
6
Belfast, United Kingdom
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
7
Enniskillen, United Kingdom
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
8
Derry, United Kingdom
— 5 nights
+2
shuttle + Fly + bus:  9​h 15​min
9
Isle of Skye, United Kingdom
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
10
Inverness, United Kingdom
— 6 nights
11
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 8 nights
Fly:  8​h 45​min
End: Timisoara, Romania

3
nights
Liverpool, United Kingdom

Liverpool
Famous for being the birthplace of the Beatles, Liverpool is a vibrant city with an outstanding cultural heritage.
Step off the beaten path and head to Zipline and Conwy Castle. Explore Liverpool's surroundings by going to Conwy Town Walls (in Conwy), Llandudno (Llandudno Promenade, Llandudno Pier, & more) and Caernarfon Castle (in Caernarfon). There's still lots to do: step into the grandiose world of Gwydir Castle and explore the different monuments and memorials at Liverpool Cathedral.

For ratings, photos, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Liverpool trip itinerary planner .

Timisoara, Romania to Liverpool is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Eastern European Time (EET) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Timisoara in August: high temperatures in Liverpool hover around 22°C and lows are around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Cork.

Things to do in Liverpool

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Llandudno, Conwy, Caernarfon Castle, Gwydir Castle
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Caernarfon Castle
Caernarfon Castle
Conwy Town Walls ©
Conwy Town Walls
Gwydir Castle ©
Gwydir Castle

6
nights
Cork, Ireland

Cork ©
One of the country's major artistic and cultural centers, famed for its many annual festivals, Cork straddles the Lee River and boasts over 30 bridges.
Explore hidden gems such as Spike Island and Jameson Distillery Midleton. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cork: Charles Fort (in Kinsale), Michael Collins Centre (in Clonakilty) and Cashel (Rock of Cashel & St Marks Cemetery and Famine Graveyard). There's much more to do: meet the residents at Fota Wildlife Park, make a trip to University College Cork (UCC), get to know the fascinating history of Blarney Castle & Gardens, and get outside with Play Gaelic Games.

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

Fly from Liverpool to Cork in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. August in Cork sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 12°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Killarney.

Things to do in Cork

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Cashel, Collegiate Church Of St. Mary, Jameson Distillery Midleton, Blarney Castle & Gardens, Clonea Beach
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Spike Island ©
Spike Island
Nano Nagle Place ©
Nano Nagle Place
Cork City Gaol ©
Cork City Gaol

5
nights
Killarney, Ireland

Killarney ©
Continuously inhabited since the Neolithic period, Killarney draws visitors with its picturesque natural scenery, fine restaurants, and traditional pubs.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Gap of Dunloe and Dolphin & Whale Watching. Take a break from Killarney with a short trip to Blueberry Hill Farm in Sneem, about 52 minutes away. Spend the 11th (Tue) exploring nature at Killarney National Park. There's still lots to do: admire the sheer force of Torc Waterfall, make a trip to Ladies' View, explore the historical opulence of Ross Castle, and steep yourself in history at Muckross Abbey.

To find photos, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Killarney day trip planning site .

Getting from Cork to Killarney by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Killarney can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Galway.

Things to do in Killarney

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Dolphin & Whale Watching, Ring of Kerry, Blueberry Hill Farm
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Blueberry Hill Farm ©
Blueberry Hill Farm
Muckross Abbey ©
Muckross Abbey
Kennedy's Pet Farm ©
Kennedy's Pet Farm

6
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Sky Rd and Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden. Venture out of the city with trips to Killary Sheep Farm (in Leenane), Westport (Walking tours & The Great Western Greenway) and Bunratty Castle & Folk Park (in Bunratty). There's lots more to do: head outdoors with Wild Atlantic Way, make a trip to Galway's Latin Quarter, tour the pleasant surroundings at Dog's Bay Beach, and get to know the fascinating history of Salthill Promenade.

To find other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Galway tour itinerary maker site .

You can drive from Killarney to Galway in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can drive to Dublin.

Things to do in Galway

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Westport, Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden, Bunratty Castle & Folk Park, Dog's Bay Beach, Sky Rd
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The Great Western Greenway ©
The Great Western Greenway
Dog's Bay Beach ©
Dog's Bay Beach
Galway's Latin Quarter ©
Galway's Latin Quarter

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.
Explore hidden gems such as EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum and Chester Beatty Library. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Dublin: Powerscourt Gardens and House (in Enniskerry), Glendalough Monastic Settlement (in Vale of Glendalough) and Kilkenny (Kilkenny Castle, St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower, & more). There's lots more to do: explore the ancient world of Bru na Boinne, examine the collection at Irish Whiskey Museum, get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Ireland - Archaeology, and step into the grandiose world of Trim Castle.

Plan my day in Dublin using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Getting from Galway to Dublin by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in August, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to drive to Belfast.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites Museums Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Kilkenny, Powerscourt Gardens and House, Bru na Boinne, Trim Castle, Glendalough Cathedral
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Kilkenny Castle ©
Kilkenny Castle
Trim Castle ©
Trim Castle
St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower ©

6
nights
Belfast, United Kingdom

Belfast ©
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Ulster Museum and SS Nomadic. Change things up with these side-trips from Belfast: Glenwhan Gardens (in Dunragit), Port Logan (Logan Fish Pond Marine Life Centre & Logan Botanic Garden) and Machrihanish Golf Club (in Machrihanish). There's lots more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Castle Kennedy Gardens, admire the landmark architecture of City Hall, kick back and relax at Ballycastle Beach, and contemplate the long history of Crumlin Road Gaol.

To see maps, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Belfast road trip planner.

You can drive from Dublin to Belfast in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) to allow time to travel to Enniskillen.

Things to do in Belfast

Outdoors Parks Golf

Side Trips

Mull of Galloway, Glenwhan Gardens, Cushendun Village, Machrihanish Golf Club, Castle Kennedy Gardens
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Machrihanish Golf Club ©
Machrihanish Golf Club
Logan Botanic Garden ©
Logan Botanic Garden
Ballycastle Beach ©
Ballycastle Beach

1
night
Enniskillen, United Kingdom

Enniskillen ©
Enniskillen is a town and civil parish in County Fermanagh, Northern Ireland. On the 3rd (Thu), explore the historical opulence of National Trust - Castle Coole and then Head underground at Marble Arch Caves.

To find ratings, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Enniskillen trip itinerary builder website .

You can drive from Belfast to Enniskillen in 2 hours. September in Enniskillen sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can travel to Derry.

Things to do in Enniskillen

Historic Sites Nature Parks
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Marble Arch Caves ©
Marble Arch Caves
National Trust - Castle Coole ©
National Trust - Castle Coole

5
nights
Derry, United Kingdom

Derry ©
Ancient yet modern, Derry has a photogenic location on the River Foyle and features a series of historic defensive walls that are the most complete in Ireland.
Step off the beaten path and head to Causeway Coastal Route and Stand-Up Paddleboarding. Venture out of the city with trips to Bushmills Distillery (in Bushmills), Ulster American Folk Park (in Omagh) and Portrush (Dunluce Castle & Portrush East Strand). There's much more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of City Walls, take in nature's colorful creations at Joey Dunlop Memorial Garden, trek along Davagh Forest Trails, and explore the activities along White Park Bay.

For more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Derry route planning tool .

Traveling by car from Enniskillen to Derry takes 1.5 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Derry can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can travel to Isle of Skye.

Things to do in Derry

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Portrush, Bushmills, Ballymoney, Ulster American Folk Park, White Park Bay
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Causeway Coastal Route ©
Causeway Coastal Route
Walled city Londonderry ©
Walled city Londonderry
Stand-Up Paddleboarding

5
nights
Isle of Skye, United Kingdom

Isle of Skye ©
Blessed with picturesque lochs and a dramatic, rocky coastline, the far-flung Isle of Skye remains one of Scotland's most beloved destinations.
Explore hidden gems such as Quiraing (Hill Walk) and Portree Harbour. Step out of Isle of Skye to go to Plockton and see Plockton Harbour, which is approximately 1h 45 min away. There's still lots to do: explore the striking landscape at The Old Man of Storr, hit the bull's-eye at A.C.E Target Sports, enjoy the sand and surf at Bearreraig Bay, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Neist Point.

To see maps, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read Isle of Skye trip planner .

You can do a combination of shuttle, flight, and bus from Derry to Isle of Skye in 9.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of car and ferry. In September, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to drive to Inverness.

Things to do in Isle of Skye

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Plockton Harbour
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Fairy Glen ©
Fairy Glen
Kilt Rock ©
Kilt Rock
Skye Adventure ©
Skye Adventure

6
nights
Inverness, United Kingdom

Inverness
Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Distillery Tours and River Ness. Explore Inverness' surroundings by going to Eilean Donan Castle (in Kyle of Lochalsh), Nevis Range Mountain Resort (in Torlundy) and Fort Augustus (in Fort Augustus). And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at RZSS Highland Wildlife Park, relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, explore the historical opulence of Dunrobin Castle and Gardens, and see the interesting displays at Highland Folk Museum.

For more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Inverness trip itinerary app .

Traveling by car from Isle of Skye to Inverness takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of taxi and train. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in September, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Inverness

Parks Tours Historic Sites

Side Trips

Fort Augustus Abbey, Highland Folk Museum, Clava Cairns, Nevis Range Mountain Resort, RZSS Highland Wildlife Park
Find places to stay Sep 14 — 20:
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Fort George
Fort George
Dunrobin Castle and Gardens ©
Dunrobin Castle and Gardens
Highland Folk Museum ©
Highland Folk Museum

8
nights
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Step off the beaten path and head to Bamburgh Castle and The Kelpies & The Helix. Venture out of the city with trips to Church of Saint Aidan Bamburgh (in Bamburgh), Falkirk Wheel (in Falkirk) and The Riverside Museum of Transport and Travel (in Glasgow). Next up on the itinerary: admire the striking features of Cragside House and Gardens, step into the grandiose world of Tantallon Castle, step off the mainland to explore Farne Islands, and test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

Plan my day in Edinburgh using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Getting from Inverness to Edinburgh by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. September in Edinburgh sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

North Berwick, Bamburgh, Falkirk, Cragside House and Gardens, The Riverside Museum of Transport and Travel
Find places to stay Sep 20 — 28:
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Farne Islands ©
Farne Islands
Church of Saint Aidan Bamburgh ©
Church of Saint Aidan Bamburgh
Dirleton Castle ©
Dirleton Castle

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