14 days in United Kingdom, Buncrana & Dublin Itinerary

14 days in United Kingdom, Buncrana & Dublin Itinerary

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14 days in United Kingdom, Buncrana & Dublin Itinerary

Start: Chicago, United States
Fly + Drive:  15​h
1
Tewkesbury, United Kingdom
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Long Hanborough, United Kingdom
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Bath, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Nottingham, United Kingdom
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
York, United Kingdom
— 1 night
train:  2​h
6
London, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Drive:  10​h 15​min
7
Buncrana, Ireland
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
8
Dublin, Ireland
— 2 nights
Fly:  10​h 45​min
End: Chicago, United States


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1
night
Tewkesbury, United Kingdom

Tewkesbury ©
Tewkesbury is a town and civil parish in Gloucestershire, England. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Fri): explore the ancient world of Tewkesbury Abbey, brush up on your military savvy at Soldiers of Gloucestershire Museum, then explore the world behind art at Nature in Art, and finally contemplate the long history of Belas Knap.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Tewkesbury travel planner .

Chicago, USA to Tewkesbury is an approximately 22-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time is 6 hours. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Chicago in August: high temperatures in Tewkesbury hover around 70°F and lows are around 59°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can travel to Long Hanborough.

Things to do in Tewkesbury

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Gloucester, Belas Knap
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Tewkesbury Abbey ©
Tewkesbury Abbey
Belas Knap ©
Belas Knap
Nature in Art ©
Nature in Art

1
night
Long Hanborough, United Kingdom

Long Hanborough ©
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sat): examine the collection at Soldiers of Oxfordshire Museum, see the interesting displays at The Oxfordshire Museum, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Martin's Church, then take in the exciting artwork at Aston Pottery, and finally steep yourself in history at Minster Lovell Hall & Dovecote.

To find more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Long Hanborough trip itinerary builder .

You can drive from Tewkesbury to Long Hanborough in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Tewkesbury in August, plan for a bit cooler nights in Long Hanborough, with lows around 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Bath.

Things to do in Long Hanborough

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Woodstock, Aston Pottery, Minster Lovell Hall & Dovecote
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Aston Pottery ©
Aston Pottery
St. Martin's Church ©
St. Martin's Church
Minster Lovell Hall & Dovecote ©
Minster Lovell Hall & Dovecote

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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of The Bishop's Palace and Gardens, then make a trip to Chalice Well, then don't miss a visit to Lacock Abbey, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Castle Combe Village. Keep things going the next day: admire the masterpieces at Holburne Museum, admire the striking features of Dyrham Park, and then step into the grandiose world of Chepstow Castle.

To see more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Bath itinerary maker website .

You can drive from Long Hanborough to Bath in 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to drive to Nottingham.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

The Bishop's Palace and Gardens, Dyrham Park, Castle Combe Village, Lacock Abbey, Chepstow Castle
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The Bishop's Palace and Gardens ©
The Bishop's Palace and Gardens
Castle Combe Village ©
Castle Combe Village
Lacock Abbey ©
Lacock Abbey

1
day
Nottingham, United Kingdom

Nottingham ©
With its historic connection to the legend of Robin Hood, Nottingham is a vibrant blend of medieval and modern.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Mary's Church, take in nature's colorful creations at Felley Priory Gardens, and then admire the landmark architecture of Wollaton Hall and Park.

To see ratings, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read Nottingham road trip planning app .

You can drive from Bath to Nottingham in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Nottingham are 69°F, while nighttime lows are 54°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to go by car to York.

Things to do in Nottingham

Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Felley Priory Gardens
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St. Mary's Church ©
St. Mary's Church
Wollaton Hall and Park ©
Wollaton Hall and Park
Felley Priory Gardens ©
Felley Priory Gardens

1
night
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 15th (Wed), explore the historical opulence of Helmsley Castle, then steep yourself in history at Rievaulx Abbey, and then see the interesting displays at Yorkshire Air Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at World of James Herriot, contemplate the long history of Treasurer's House, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Beverley Minster.

Start your trip to York by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Drive from Nottingham to York in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In August in York, expect temperatures between 69°F during the day and 53°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to take a train to London.

Things to do in York

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Helmsley, World of James Herriot, Beverley Minster
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Rievaulx Abbey ©
Rievaulx Abbey
Beverley Minster
Beverley Minster
World of James Herriot ©
World of James Herriot

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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Fri): let the kids burn off some steam at Chartwell, then examine the collection at Brooklands Museum, and then see the interesting displays at Mercedes-Benz World at Brooklands.

To see ratings, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, use the London trip tool .

Getting from York to London by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and flight. August in London sees daily highs of 72°F and lows of 56°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Buncrana.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Weybridge, Chartwell
Highlights from your plan
Chartwell ©
Chartwell
Brooklands Museum ©
Brooklands Museum
Mercedes-Benz World at Brooklands ©
Mercedes-Benz World at Brooklands

1
night
Buncrana, Ireland

Buncrana ©
Buncrana is a town in County Donegal, Ireland. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sun): pause for some serene contemplation at St Mary's Church, Buncrana, kick back and relax at Lisfannon Strand, and then step into the grandiose world of O'Doherty's Keep & Buncrana Castle.

To see maps, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Buncrana travel route planning app .

Traveling by car from London to Buncrana takes 11.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. Traveling from London in August, you will find days in Buncrana are a bit cooler (65°F), and nights are about the same (56°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to travel to Dublin.

Things to do in Buncrana

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
St Mary's Church, Buncrana ©
St Mary's Church, Buncrana

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Mon): brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Teeling Whiskey Distillery, then contemplate the long history of Trim Castle, and then delve into the distant past at Bru na Boinne. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Portmarnock Beach, then examine the collection at Croke Park Stadium Tour & GAA Museum, and then wander the streets of O'Connell Street.

To find maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Dublin online tour planner .

Getting from Buncrana to Dublin by car takes about 4 hours. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Buncrana in August since evenings lows in Dublin dip to 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Trim Castle, Bru na Boinne, Portmarnock Beach
Highlights from your plan
Trim Castle ©
Trim Castle
Bru na Boinne ©
Bru na Boinne
Croke Park Stadium Tour & GAA Museum ©

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