14 days in Northern Ireland, Scotland & England Itinerary

14 days in Northern Ireland, Scotland & England Itinerary

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14 days in Northern Ireland, Scotland & England Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly + Drive:  16​h 30​min
1
Bushmills
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Belfast
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h
3
Edinburgh
— 3 nights
train:  2​h 45​min
4
York
— 3 nights
train:  2​h
5
London
— 5 nights
+2
Fly + taxi + train:  12​h
End: Mumbai

1
night
Bushmills

Bushmills ©
Bushmills is a village on the north coast of County Antrim, Northern Ireland. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Downhill Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Portrush East Strand, then take a memorable drive along Causeway Coastal Route, and finally explore the striking landscape at Giant's Causeway.

To see more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, use the Bushmills vacation planning app .

Mumbai, India to Bushmills is an approximately 16.5-hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 5 hours traveling from Mumbai to Bushmills. Traveling from Mumbai in October, things will get colder in Bushmills: highs are around 16°C and lows about 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to drive to Belfast.

Things to do in Bushmills

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Downhill Beach, Portrush East Strand
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Giant's Causeway ©
Giant's Causeway
Causeway Coastal Route ©
Causeway Coastal Route
Portrush East Strand ©
Portrush East Strand

1
night
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.
On the 17th (Thu), see the interesting displays at Titanic Belfast, then enjoy the sand and surf at Helen's Bay beach, then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Kiltonga Wildlife Reserve.

To find ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Belfast online day trip planner .

Traveling by car from Bushmills to Belfast takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October in Belfast, expect temperatures between 16°C during the day and 10°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Belfast

Parks Spas Wildlife

Side Trips

Bangor, Kiltonga Wildlife Reserve
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Spas
Titanic Belfast ©
Titanic Belfast

3
nights
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Step out of the city life by going to Arthur's Seat and BobCat Alpacas. Change things up with a short trip to Cairn O'Mohr Fruit Wines in Errol (about 1h 15 min away). There's lots more to do: explore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle, wander the streets of Edinburgh Old Town, sample the tasty concoctions at Stewart Brewing, and brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Edinburgh Gin Distillery.

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

Traveling by flight from Belfast to Edinburgh takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of ferry and car. Traveling from Belfast in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Edinburgh, with lows of 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to catch the train to York.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Cairn O'Mohr Fruit Wines, Dalhousie Castle Falconry
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Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
Dalhousie Castle Falconry ©
Dalhousie Castle Falconry
Arthur's Seat ©
Arthur's Seat

3
nights
York

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.
Take a break from the city and head to York Bird of Prey Centre and Ridge Walk Mam Tor to Losehill. Explore York's surroundings by going to Ladybower Reservoir (in Bamford), Spirit of Yorkshire Distillery (in Hunmanby) and SMJ Falconry (in Oxenhope). Next up on the itinerary: sample the tasty concoctions at Brew York, admire the landmark architecture of York Minster, and wander the streets of York Shambles.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read York trip planner .

Traveling by train from Edinburgh to York takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and train. In October, daily temperatures in York can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to catch the train to London.

Things to do in York

Parks Wildlife Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

York Bird of Prey Centre, SMJ Falconry, Spirit of Yorkshire Distillery, Ridge Walk Mam Tor to Losehill, Ladybower Reservoir
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York Bird of Prey Centre ©
York Bird of Prey Centre
SMJ Falconry ©
SMJ Falconry
Ladybower Reservoir ©
Ladybower Reservoir

5
nights
London

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Greystones Farm and Feldon Valley, Cotswolds. Explore London's surroundings by going to Walk to Broadway Tower (in Chipping Campden) and Cotswolds Distillery (in Stourton). There's lots more to do: take in panoramic vistas at Coca-Cola London Eye, get engrossed in the history at Natural History Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, and explore the world behind art at National Gallery.

To find other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the London trip maker site .

Take a train from York to London in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, and flight; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in October, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in London

Outdoors Museums Parks

Side Trips

Cotswolds Distillery, Greystones Farm, Walk to Broadway Tower, Feldon Valley, Cotswolds
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Cotswolds Distillery ©
Cotswolds Distillery
Coca-Cola London Eye ©
Coca-Cola London Eye
National Gallery ©
National Gallery

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