11 days in United Kingdom & Ireland Itinerary

11 days in United Kingdom & Ireland Itinerary

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Start: London, United Kingdom
1
London, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h
2
Liverpool, United Kingdom
— 1 night
Drive:  5 h 30 min
3
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 30 min
4
Inverness, United Kingdom
— Few hours
Drive:  3 h
5
Isle of Skye, United Kingdom
— Few hours
Drive:  3 h
6
Fort William, United Kingdom
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h
7
Glasgow, United Kingdom
— 1 day
Drive + Ferry:  2 h
8
Belfast, United Kingdom
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
9
Dublin, Ireland
— Few hours
Drive:  4 h 30 min
10
Doolin, Ireland
— 1 night
Drive:  5 h
11
Dingle, Ireland
— Few hours
Drive:  3 h
12
Blarney, Ireland
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h
13
Waterford, Ireland
— 1 day
+2
Drive + Ferry + Drive:  1 h
14
Cardiff, United Kingdom
— 1 day
Drive:  30 min
15
Salisbury, United Kingdom
— Few hours
Drive:  3 h
End: Folkestone, United Kingdom

3
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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes The View from The Shard, The British Museum, Windsor Castle, and other attractions. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Sun): pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, contemplate the long history of Tower of London, take in panoramic vistas at Tower Bridge, step aboard HMS Belfast, then catch a live performance at Shakespeare's Globe Theatre, and finally catch a live event at Wembley Stadium.

For traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read London trip maker website.

If you are flying in from Germany, the closest major aiports are London Heathrow Airport, London Gatwick Airport, London Stansted Airport, London City Airport, London Luton Airport and Southend Airport. In October, daily temperatures in London can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. You'll have a few hours on the 16th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Liverpool.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites Museums Nightlife

Side Trips

Windsor Castle, University of Oxford, Wembley Stadium, Stow Visitor Information Centre
Highlights from your plan
St. Paul's Cathedral ©
St. Paul's Cathedral
Windsor Castle ©
Windsor Castle
Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace

1
night
Liverpool, United Kingdom

Liverpool ©
Famous for being the birthplace of the Beatles, Liverpool is a vibrant city with an outstanding cultural heritage.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Snowdon Mountain Railway as well as The Beatles Story. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Tue): steep yourself in history at Mendips - John Lennon Home and then examine the collection at The Beatles Story.

To find where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, use the Liverpool online journey planner.

Traveling by train from London to Liverpool takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. In October in Liverpool, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 11°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 17th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Liverpool

Tours Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Snowdon Mountain Railway
Highlights from your plan
Snowdon Mountain Railway ©
Snowdon Mountain Railway
Mendips - John Lennon Home ©
Mendips - John Lennon Home
The Beatles Story ©
The Beatles Story

1
night
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Scott Monument, Arthur's Seat and The Royal & Ancient Golf Club of St. Andrews. On the 17th (Wed), explore the striking landscape at Arthur's Seat and then make a trip to Scott Monument.

To see more things to do, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Edinburgh trip planner.

Traveling by train from Liverpool to Edinburgh takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Liverpool in October, expect slightly colder with lows of 7°C in Edinburgh. On the 18th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Inverness.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

The Royal & Ancient Golf Club of St. Andrews
Highlights from your plan
Arthur's Seat ©
Arthur's Seat
The Royal & Ancient Golf Club of St. Andrews ©
Scott Monument ©
Scott Monument

few
hours
Inverness, United Kingdom

Inverness ©
Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Loch Ness by Jacobite. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Thu): get interesting insight from Loch Ness by Jacobite.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Inverness online day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Edinburgh to Inverness takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Isle of Skye.

Things to do in Inverness

Tours Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Loch Ness by Jacobite ©
Loch Ness by Jacobite

few
hours
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes The Quiraing. Start off your visit on the 18th (Thu): take in the dramatic natural features at The Quiraing.

To see ratings, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Isle of Skye trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Inverness to Isle of Skye in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In October in Isle of Skye, expect temperatures between 14°C during the day and 8°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Fort William.

Things to do in Isle of Skye

Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
The Quiraing ©
The Quiraing

1
night
Fort William, United Kingdom

Fort William ©
Fort William is the second largest settlement in the Highlands of Scotland with around 10,000 inhabitants – and the largest town: only the city of Inverness is larger.Fort William is a major tourist centre, with Glen Coe just to the south, Aonach Mòr to the east and Glenfinnan to the west, on the Road to the Isles. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Neptune's Staircase as well as Ben Nevis.

To find other places to visit, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read Fort William day trip planner.

You can drive from Isle of Skye to Fort William in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. You'll have a few hours on the 19th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Glasgow.

Things to do in Fort William

Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Ben Nevis ©
Ben Nevis
Neptune's Staircase ©
Neptune's Staircase

1
day
Glasgow, United Kingdom

Glasgow ©
Scotland’s largest city, Glasgow is known for its cultural heritage and the friendliness of its people.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Go Ape as well as Falkirk Wheel. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Fri): whizz through the canopy at Go Ape and then admire the striking features of Falkirk Wheel.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Glasgow visit planner.

Traveling by car from Fort William to Glasgow takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to travel to Belfast.

Things to do in Glasgow

Adventure Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Falkirk Wheel, Go Ape
Highlights from your plan
Go Ape ©
Go Ape
Falkirk Wheel ©
Falkirk Wheel

1
night
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.
To find out how to plan a trip to Belfast, use our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Glasgow to Belfast takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of car and ferry. October in Belfast sees daily highs of 16°C and lows of 10°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 20th (Sat) before leaving for Dublin.

Things to do in Belfast

Tours Outdoors Nightlife

few
hours
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 Wicklow Mountains National Park as well as Bru na Boinne. Start off your visit on the 20th (Sat): delve into the distant past at Bru na Boinne and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Wicklow Mountains National Park.

To see reviews, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Dublin online driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Belfast to Dublin in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 16°C, and evening lows to 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Doolin.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Wicklow Mountains National Park, Bru na Boinne
Highlights from your plan
Bru na Boinne ©
Bru na Boinne

1
night
Doolin, Ireland

Doolin ©
A world-famous center of traditional Irish music, Doolin occupies a dramatic location on Ireland's windblown Atlantic coast.
You've now added Cliffs of Moher to your itinerary.

For other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read Doolin itinerary planner.

Drive from Dublin to Doolin in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. October in Doolin sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 9°C at night. On the 21st (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Dingle.

Things to do in Doolin

Nature Parks

Side Trip

Cliffs of Moher
Highlights from your plan
Cliffs of Moher ©
Cliffs of Moher

few
hours
Dingle, Ireland

Dingle ©
Located on Ireland's western coastline, Dingle sits between scenic mountains and the Atlantic Ocean.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Fahan BeeHive Huts, Coumeenoole Beach and Gallarus Oratory. Start off your visit on the 21st (Sun): make a trip to Fahan BeeHive Huts, enjoy the sand and surf at Coumeenoole Beach, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Gallarus Oratory.

For more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Dingle driving holiday planner.

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Doolin to Dingle takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Dingle can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Blarney.

Things to do in Dingle

Beaches Outdoors Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Coumeenoole Beach ©
Coumeenoole Beach
Gallarus Oratory ©
Gallarus Oratory

1
night
Blarney, Ireland

Blarney ©
A small town steeped in history and legends, Blarney provides a convenient base for exploring the southwestern portion of Ireland.
To find more things to do, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Blarney route maker.

You can drive from Dingle to Blarney in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Blarney are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. On the 22nd (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Waterford.

Things to do in Blarney

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Blarney Castle & Gardens ©
Blarney Castle & Gardens

1
day
Waterford, Ireland

Waterford ©
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes The Viking Triangle as well as House Of Waterford Crystal. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): learn the secrets of production at House Of Waterford Crystal and then don't miss a visit to The Viking Triangle.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read our Waterford day trip app.

Traveling by car from Blarney to Waterford takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. October in Waterford sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 10°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can travel to Cardiff.

Things to do in Waterford

Tours
Highlights from your plan
House Of Waterford Crystal ©
House Of Waterford Crystal
The Viking Triangle ©
The Viking Triangle

1
day
Cardiff, United Kingdom

Cardiff ©
The capital of Wales, Cardiff is a very green city indeed, boasting more green space per person than any other place in the country.
The Roman Baths has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): get engrossed in the history at The Roman Baths and then delve into the distant past at Stonehenge.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Cardiff trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Waterford to Cardiff by combination of bus and flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus, flight, and train. In October, daytime highs in Cardiff are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. On the 23rd (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a train to Salisbury.

Things to do in Cardiff

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Stonehenge, The Roman Baths
Highlights from your plan
Stonehenge ©
Stonehenge
The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths

few
hours
Salisbury, United Kingdom

Salisbury ©
Salisbury is a cathedral city in Wiltshire, England, and the only city within the county. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): admire the striking features of Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta.

For where to stay, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Salisbury online driving holiday planner.

Getting from Cardiff to Salisbury by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive. In October, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Salisbury

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta ©
Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta

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