16 days in Ireland, Manchester & Scotland Itinerary

16 days in Ireland, Manchester & Scotland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Tel Aviv, Israel
Fly:  8 h 45 min
1
Dublin, Ireland
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h
2
Manchester, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h
3
Inverness, United Kingdom
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
4
Isle of Skye, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
5
Fort William, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
6
Pitlochry, United Kingdom
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
7
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Fly:  10 h 30 min
End: Tel Aviv, Israel

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to 14 Henrietta Street and Chester Beatty. Get some cultural insight at Guinness Storehouse and The Jeanie Johnston: An Irish Famine Story. And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Kilmainham Gaol Museum, stroll around St Stephens Green, explore the galleries of Glasnevin Cemetery Museum, and admire the striking features of Christ Church Cathedral.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Dublin trip simple and quick.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Dublin is an approximately 9-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Tel Aviv to Dublin. In August, Dublin is colder than Tel Aviv - with highs of 66°F and lows of 51°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can travel to Manchester.

Things to do in Dublin

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
14 Henrietta Street ©
14 Henrietta Street
Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse

3
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Chester Cathedral and Little Moreton Hall. Get some cultural insight at National Coal Mining Museum and Royal Armouries Museum. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Manchester: Eastgate & Eastgate Clock (in Chester), Gladstone Pottery Museum (in Longton) and Biddulph Grange Garden (in Biddulph). There's still lots to do: get lost in a book at The John Rylands Library.

To find reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Manchester travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Dublin to Manchester takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and train. In August, daily temperatures in Manchester can reach 67°F, while at night they dip to 52°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to travel to Inverness.

Things to do in Manchester

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Chester, Stoke-on-Trent, National Coal Mining Museum, Royal Armouries Museum, Little Moreton Hall
Highlights from your plan
The John Rylands Library ©
The John Rylands Library
National Coal Mining Museum ©
National Coal Mining Museum
Gladstone Pottery Museum ©
Gladstone Pottery Museum

1
night
Inverness, United Kingdom

Inverness
Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Thu): expand your understanding of the military at Fort George, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Nairn Beach, thenstep into the grandiose world of Cawdor Castle, and finally make a trip to Culloden Battlefield.

To find where to stay, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Inverness road trip planning tool.

You can fly from Manchester to Inverness in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 65°F in August, and nighttime lows around 48°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can go by car to Isle of Skye.

Things to do in Inverness

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Nairn, Culloden Battlefield
Highlights from your plan
Fort George
Fort George
Culloden Battlefield ©
Culloden Battlefield
Cawdor Castle ©
Cawdor Castle

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Fri): explore the historical opulence of Eilean Donan Castle, experience rural life at The Oyster Shed, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Neist Point. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Sat): take in the dramatic natural features at The Old Man of Storr, thentake in the dramatic natural features at Kilt Rock, and then explore the striking landscape at The Quiraing.

For ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, use the Isle of Skye trip itinerary planner.

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 August in Isle of Skye, expect temperatures between 61°F during the day and 52°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Fort William.

Things to do in Isle of Skye

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Eilean Donan Castle
Highlights from your plan
Eilean Donan Castle ©
Eilean Donan Castle
The Quiraing ©
The Quiraing
Neist Point ©
Neist Point

2
nights
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. On the 15th (Sun), pause for some photo ops at Commando Monument, thenmake a trip to Neptune's Staircase, thenmake a trip to Glenfinnan Viaduct, and finally contemplate the long history of Glenfinnan Monument. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Mon): see the interesting displays at West Highland Museum, thentake your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Ben Nevis, thenadmire the sheer force of Steall Waterfall, and finally appreciate the history behind The Glencoe Massacre Monument.

To see reviews, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Fort William online tour itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Isle of Skye to Fort William takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Pitlochry.

Things to do in Fort William

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Glenfinnan, Commando Monument, The Glencoe Massacre Monument
Highlights from your plan
Commando Monument ©
Commando Monument
West Highland Museum ©
West Highland Museum
Glenfinnan Monument ©
Glenfinnan Monument

1
night
Pitlochry, United Kingdom

Pitlochry ©
Pitlochry is a burgh in the county of Perthshire in Scotland, lying on the River Tummel. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Tue): brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Edradour Distillery, explore the historical opulence of Blair Castle and Hercules Gardens, and then stop by Queen's View Visitor Centre.

To see reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Pitlochry road trip planner.

You can drive from Fort William to Pitlochry in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Pitlochry

Parks Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Blair Castle and Hercules Gardens ©
Blair Castle and Hercules Gardens
Queen's View Visitor Centre ©
Queen's View Visitor Centre
Edradour Distillery ©
Edradour Distillery

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 18th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Holyrood Abbey, thentake a stroll through Edinburgh Old Town, thensteep yourself in history at The Real Mary King's Close, and finally steep yourself in history at Dean Village. Keep things going the next day: step into the grandiose world of Craigmillar Castle, examine the collection at Royal Yacht Britannia, thenstroll the grounds of Greyfriars Kirkyard, thenexplore the different monuments and memorials at Greyfriars Kirk, and finally take an in-depth tour of Surgeons' Hall Museums.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Edinburgh trip simple and quick.

Getting from Pitlochry to Edinburgh by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In August in Edinburgh, expect temperatures between 65°F during the day and 49°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Craigmillar Castle ©
Craigmillar Castle
Surgeons' Hall Museums ©
Surgeons' Hall Museums
Royal Yacht Britannia ©
Royal Yacht Britannia

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