16 days in England & Ireland Itinerary

16 days in England & Ireland Itinerary

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16 days in England & Ireland Itinerary

Start: San Diego, United States
Fly:  14​h
1
London, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Glastonbury, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
3
Bath, United Kingdom
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
4
Northallerton, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
5
Manchester, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
6
Dublin, Ireland
— 3 nights
Fly:  16​h 30​min
End: San Diego, United States

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.
Get a sense of the local culture at The British Museum and Natural History Museum. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Buckingham Palace and Churchill War Rooms. There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, take in the spiritual surroundings of Westminster Abbey, explore the galleries of Hang-Up Gallery, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral.

To see where to stay, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our London online attractions planner .

San Diego, USA to London is an approximately 14-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time is 8 hours. Traveling from San Diego in August, expect London to be a bit cooler, temps between 72°F and 56°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) early enough to go by car to Glastonbury.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace
The British Museum ©
The British Museum
National Gallery ©
National Gallery

2
nights
Glastonbury, United Kingdom

Glastonbury ©
Start off your visit on the 1st (Tue): delve into the distant past at Glastonbury Abbey, steep yourself in history at Chalice Well, then view the masterpieces at A2 Gallery, and finally admire the striking features of Wells Cathedral. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed): view the masterpieces at Somerset Crafts and then learn about all things military at Fleet Air Arm Museum.

To find photos, maps, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Glastonbury itinerary planner.

Getting from London to Glastonbury by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In August, daytime highs in Glastonbury are 70°F, while nighttime lows are 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can drive to Bath.

Things to do in Glastonbury

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Side Trips

Wells, Fleet Air Arm Museum
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Somerset Crafts ©
Somerset Crafts
Wells Cathedral ©
Wells Cathedral
Glastonbury Abbey ©
Glastonbury Abbey

1
night
Bath, United Kingdom

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
On the 3rd (Thu), get engrossed in the history at The Roman Baths, view the masterpieces at 44AD artspace, then admire the masterpieces at Victoria Art Gallery, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bath Abbey, and finally browse the eclectic array of goods at Pulteney Bridge.

To find ratings, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Bath trip itinerary builder tool .

Traveling by car from Glastonbury to Bath takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) to allow time to travel to Northallerton.

Things to do in Bath

Museums Shopping Historic Sites
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The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
Bath Abbey ©
Bath Abbey
Victoria Art Gallery ©
Victoria Art Gallery

2
nights
Northallerton, United Kingdom

Northallerton ©
Northallerton is a market town and civil parish in the Hambleton district of North Yorkshire, England. Appreciate the collections at Ryedale Folk Museum and The Bowes Museum. Get a sense of the local culture at Fountains Abbey and Mount Grace Priory, House and Gardens. When in Northallerton, make a side trip to see National Centre for Birds of Prey in Helmsley, approximately 42 minutes away. It doesn't end there: get advice or help at Thirsk Tourist Information Centre.

To see reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Northallerton route tool .

Traveling by car from Bath to Northallerton takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In September, daily temperatures in Northallerton can reach 63°F, while at night they dip to 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Manchester.

Things to do in Northallerton

Museums Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

National Centre for Birds of Prey, The Bowes Museum, Ryedale Folk Museum, Thirsk Tourist Information Centre, Fountains Abbey
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National Centre for Birds of Prey ©
National Centre for Birds of Prey
Fountains Abbey ©
Fountains Abbey
Ryedale Folk Museum ©
Ryedale Folk Museum

2
nights
Manchester, United Kingdom

Manchester ©
Unofficially dubbed the Capital of the North, Manchester is known for its influence on industry and music, as well as its world-renowned connection to sports.
On the 6th (Sun), test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms. On the 7th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at National Football Museum, then get curious at Science and Industry Museum, then take in the exciting artwork at Manchester Art Gallery, and finally explore the galleries of Contemporary Six.

For photos, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Manchester trip maker app .

You can drive from Northallerton to Manchester in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 63°F in September, and nighttime lows around 49°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to travel to Dublin.

Things to do in Manchester

Museums Shopping Childrens Museums

Side Trips

SMJ Falconry, Chatsworth House
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Chatsworth House ©
Chatsworth House
SMJ Falconry ©
SMJ Falconry
Manchester Art Gallery ©
Manchester Art Gallery

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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Guinness Storehouse and Kilmainham Gaol. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at James Joyce Cultural Centre and Trinity College Dublin. The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Temple Bar, wander the streets of Grafton Street, admire the landmark architecture of Saint Patrick's Cathedral, and get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

For ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Dublin vacation builder website .

You can fly from Manchester to Dublin in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of car and ferry. In September, plan for daily highs up to 62°F, and evening lows to 48°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Dublin

Museums Historic Sites Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
Saint Patrick's Cathedral ©
Saint Patrick's Cathedral

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