12 days in United Kingdom & Ireland Itinerary

12 days in United Kingdom & Ireland Itinerary

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12 days in United Kingdom & Ireland Itinerary

Start: Singapore, Singapore
Fly + Train:  18 h 30 min
1
York, United Kingdom
— 1 day
Train:  2 h 45 min
2
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
3
Dublin, Ireland
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
4
Bath, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 30 min
5
London, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Fly:  15 h 45 min
End: Singapore, Singapore

1
day
York, United Kingdom

York ©
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.
On the 2nd (Fri), see the interesting displays at York Castle Museum, see the interesting displays at York's Chocolate Story, then admire the landmark architecture of York Minster, and finally don't miss a visit to York City Walls.

For where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, use the York sightseeing planner .

Singapore, Singapore to York is an approximately 18.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of flight, bus, and train; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from Singapore Time (SGT) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is minus 8 hours. In August, York is colder than Singapore - with highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) so you can catch the train to Edinburgh.

Things to do in York

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
York Castle Museum ©
York Castle Museum
York City Walls ©
York City Walls
York's Chocolate Story ©
York's Chocolate Story

2
nights
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): see the interesting displays at Royal Yacht Britannia, then admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh, and then step into the grandiose world of Edinburgh Castle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: steep yourself in history at Palace of Holyroodhouse, pause for some serene contemplation at St Giles' Cathedral, then wander the streets of Edinburgh Old Town, and finally don't miss a visit to Calton Hill.

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Traveling by train from York to Edinburgh takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in August, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to travel to Dublin.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh ©
Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh
Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
Royal Yacht Britannia ©
Royal Yacht Britannia

3
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like The Little Museum of Dublin and Glasnevin Cemetery Museum. Get some cultural insight at Temple Bar and Dublin Castle. There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Kilmainham Gaol, sample the tasty concoctions at Guinness Storehouse, take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Ireland - Archaeology, and take in the exciting artwork at National Gallery of Ireland.

To find traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Dublin itinerary planning website .

You can fly from Edinburgh to Dublin in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and bus. In August, daytime highs in Dublin are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can travel to Bath.

Things to do in Dublin

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Glasnevin Cemetery Museum ©
Glasnevin Cemetery Museum
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum

2
nights
Bath, United Kingdom

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Thu): take an in-depth tour of The Roman Baths, get outside with Head 4 Heights Ltd, and then examine the collection at Brunel's SS Great Britain. On the next day, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bath Abbey, then step into the grandiose world of Farleigh Hungerford Castle, then take in nature's colorful creations at Longleat, and finally take an unorthodox tour of Stonehenge.

For more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Bath travel route planner .

Getting from Dublin to Bath by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to take a train to London.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Stonehenge, Brunel's SS Great Britain, Longleat, Head 4 Heights Waterpark
Highlights from your plan
The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
Longleat ©
Longleat
Brunel's SS Great Britain ©
Brunel's SS Great Britain

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral, take an in-depth tour of The British Museum, and then get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum. On your second day here, contemplate the long history of Tower of London, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, and then contemplate the long history of Buckingham Palace.

To see reviews, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our London visit planner .

You can take a train from Bath to London in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The British Museum ©
The British Museum
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum

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