16 days in United Kingdom & Ireland Itinerary

16 days in United Kingdom & Ireland Itinerary

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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Silsden, United Kingdom
— 5 nights
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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Dublin, Ireland
— 1 night
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Monaghan, Ireland
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Armagh, United Kingdom
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Belfast, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
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Bushmills, United Kingdom
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Derry, United Kingdom
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Donegal Town, Ireland
— 1 night
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Castlebar, Ireland
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Galway, Ireland
— 1 night
Taxi to Ros a' Mhíl, Ferry to Inishmore
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Inishmore, Ireland
— 1 day
Ferry to Ros a' Mhíl, Taxi to Galway
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Galway, Ireland
— 1 night
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Dingle, Ireland
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Killarney, Ireland
— 1 night
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Cork, Ireland
— 1 night
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Wexford, Ireland
— 1 night
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Dublin, Ireland
— 1 night
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Manchester, United Kingdom

Capital of the North

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.
For reviews, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Manchester attractions app.

Toronto, Canada to Manchester is an approximately 10-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 5 hours traveling from Toronto to Manchester. In April in Manchester, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 4°C at night. You'll set off for Silsden on the 16th (Sat).

Things to do in Manchester

Nightlife · Fun & Games · Parks · Outdoors

Silsden, United Kingdom

— 5 nights
Silsden is a town and civil parish situated in West Yorkshire, England. To find photos, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Silsden trip builder site.

You can drive from Manchester to Silsden in 1.5 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can travel to Manchester.

Things to do in Silsden

Tours · Spas · Wildlife · Outdoors

Manchester, United Kingdom

Capital of the North

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Getting from Silsden to Manchester by car takes about 1.5 hours. On the 21st (Thu), you're off to Dublin.

Things to do in Manchester

Nightlife · Fun & Games · Parks · Outdoors

Dublin, Ireland

— 1 night

Fair City

A history spanning over a thousand years, vibrant nightlife, and a mix of Georgian and modern architecture make Dublin a popular European tourist destination.
For photos, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Dublin trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Manchester to Dublin takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. In April, daytime highs in Dublin are 13°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Monaghan.

Things to do in Dublin

Nightlife · Tours · Outdoors · Parks

Monaghan, Ireland

Monaghan is the county town of County Monaghan, Ireland. To see traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Monaghan trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Dublin to Monaghan takes 2 hours. In April, daytime highs in Monaghan are 13°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. On the 22nd (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Armagh.

Things to do in Monaghan

Outdoors · Tours · Fun & Games · Shopping

Armagh, United Kingdom

Armagh is the county town of County Armagh in Northern Ireland, as well as a civil parish. To see maps, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Armagh journey planner.

Armagh is just a stone's throw from Monaghan. In April, plan for daily highs up to 13°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can drive to Belfast.

Things to do in Armagh

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Fun & Games

Belfast, United Kingdom

— 2 nights
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.
To see reviews, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Belfast trip planner.

Getting from Armagh to Belfast by car takes about an hour. In April, daily temperatures in Belfast can reach 13°C, while at night they dip to 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can drive to Bushmills.

Things to do in Belfast

Museums
Highlights from your trip

Bushmills, United Kingdom

Bushmills is a village on the north coast of County Antrim, Northern Ireland. For photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Bushmills tour planner.

You can drive from Belfast to Bushmills in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. April in Bushmills sees daily highs of 13°C and lows of 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Derry.

Things to do in Bushmills

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Historic Sites

Derry, United Kingdom

Maiden City

Ancient yet modern, Derry has a photogenic location on the River Foyle and features a series of historic defensive walls that are the most complete in Ireland.
To find reviews, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Derry trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by car from Bushmills to Derry takes an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Derry are 14°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can travel to Donegal Town.

Things to do in Derry

Outdoors · Tours · Historic Sites · Parks

Donegal Town, Ireland

— 1 night
Its rugged setting and friendly locals make Donegal a popular destination along Ireland's coast.
For ratings, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Donegal Town day trip planner.

You can drive from Derry to Donegal Town in 1.5 hours. In April in Donegal Town, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 8°C at night. On the 25th (Mon), you'll travel to Castlebar.

Things to do in Donegal Town

Outdoors · Nightlife · Parks · Historic Sites

Castlebar, Ireland

Castlebar is the county town of County Mayo, Ireland. To plan Castlebar vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Traveling by car from Donegal Town to Castlebar takes 2 hours. Traveling from Donegal Town in April, expect little chillier with lows of 3°C in Castlebar. On the 25th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Galway.

Things to do in Castlebar

Outdoors · Nightlife · Tours · Historic Sites

Galway, Ireland

— 1 night

City of the Tribes

A major hub for visitors exploring Ireland's western regions, Galway serves as a city of art and culture, renowned for its vibrant lifestyle and numerous festivals.
Start your trip to Galway by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Traveling by car from Castlebar to Galway takes 1.5 hours. In April in Galway, expect temperatures between 12°C during the day and 3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Inishmore.

Things to do in Galway

Nightlife · Outdoors · Tours · Historic Sites

Inishmore, Ireland

— 1 day
Inishmore represents the largest of the Aran Islands and has a strong commitment to maintaining the Irish language, culture, and ancient attractions.
The Wormhole has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 26th (Tue): hike along The Wormhole and then explore the ancient world of Dun Aonghasa.

For where to stay, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Inishmore itinerary planner.

Getting from Galway to Inishmore by combination of taxi and ferry takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In April, daytime highs in Inishmore are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to travel to Galway.

Things to do in Inishmore

Historic Sites · Trails · Outdoors · Parks

Galway, Ireland

— 1 night

City of the Tribes

To find more things to do, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read our Galway trip planner.

Getting from Inishmore to Galway by combination of ferry and taxi takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and taxi; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to drive to Dingle.

Things to do in Galway

Nightlife · Outdoors · Tours · Historic Sites

Dingle, Ireland

Located on Ireland's western coastline, Dingle sits between scenic mountains and the Atlantic Ocean.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Wed): cruise along Slea Head Drive.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Dingle trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Getting from Galway to Dingle by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Dingle are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Killarney.

Things to do in Dingle

Scenic Drive · Outdoors

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip

Killarney, Ireland

— 1 night
Continuously inhabited since the Neolithic period, Killarney draws visitors with its picturesque natural scenery, fine restaurants, and traditional pubs.
For ratings, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Killarney trip itinerary builder website.

Drive from Dingle to Killarney in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. April in Killarney sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 6°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Cork.

Things to do in Killarney

Outdoors · Tours · Nightlife · Historic Sites

Cork, Ireland

— 1 night

Rebel City

One of the country's major artistic and cultural centers, famed for its many annual festivals, Cork straddles the Lee River and boasts over 30 bridges.
To see reviews, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Cork tour itinerary maker app.

You can drive from Killarney to Cork in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Cork can reach 13°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. On the 29th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Wexford.

Things to do in Cork

Historic Sites
Highlights from your trip

Wexford, Ireland

— 1 night
Wexford is the county town of County Wexford, Ireland. To find photos, maps, and tourist information, read Wexford trip planner.

Traveling by car from Cork to Wexford takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Wexford are 14°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. On the 30th (Sat), you're off to Dublin.

Things to do in Wexford

Outdoors · Nightlife · Parks · Tours

Dublin, Ireland

— 1 night

Fair City

For photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Dublin trip itinerary tool.

Drive from Wexford to Dublin in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Wexford in April, expect slightly colder with lows of 3°C in Dublin. On the 1st (Sun), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Dublin

Nightlife · Tours · Outdoors · Parks

United Kingdom travel guide

4.3
Specialty Museums · Nightlife · Castles
Home to an impressive 25 World Heritage sites, the United Kingdom, which includes England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland, has hundreds of museums to explore, thousands of parks and gardens to stroll through, and tens of thousands of communities to discover. From Land’s End in the south to John O’Groats in the north, the country is packed with tourist attractions that can fill a range of itineraries. With nearly 30 million tourists visiting every year, the UK is ranked among the top ten holiday destinations in the world. Known for its royalty, this country also represents a diverse patchwork of native and immigrant cultures. Although Britannia no longer rules the waves, it possesses a captivating history and a dynamic modern culture, both of which remain hugely influential on the rest of the world.

Ireland travel guide

4.4
Specialty Museums · Nightlife · Castles
Emerald Isle
Gentle green hills, Guinness, leprechauns, and friendly folks characterize this small isle of a country. From the busy big city of Dublin to cozy countryside, the emerald isle harbors a varied natural landscape and is steeped in tradition. Visitors can immerse themselves in the native Irish language by visiting a Gaeltacht, or Irish-speaking region of the country, where traditional culture thrives. The Irish are known for being open and welcoming: from the moment you land to the moment you leave, you'll be greeted with "cead mile failte"--a hundred thousand welcomes.

Aran Islands travel guide

4.4
Ruins · Hiking Trails · Outdoor Activities
A collection of three islands off the west coast near Galway Bay, Aran Islands provide an isolated bit of the country where traditional culture reigns. The islands' inhabitants mostly speak Irish as a first language, and all place names are primarily in Irish, with English translations. Visitors revel in the small-town feel, authentic pubs, and native Irish language. Because the islands contain lots of unpaved roads and farmland bordered by walls made of limestone rocks, they're best explored by bike or on foot.

Dingle Peninsula travel guide

4.6
Dolphin & Whale Watching · Ruins · Nightlife
Splashed by the crisp waters of the Atlantic and famed for its rugged natural scenery, the Dingle Peninsula features some of Ireland's highest mountains. Home to a large Irish-speaking population, the peninsula maintains its unhurried pace of life and a strong tradition of poetry, music, and storytelling. A place of many faces, the Dingle Peninsula boasts varied landscapes that include rocky hills, sandy beaches, ancient ruins, and staggering cliffs. To meet the locals and hear them tell stories in their native tongue, explore the small villages and their cozy pubs. Save time and avoid confusion on the road by purchasing a map of the peninsula, which provides both Irish and English versions of all place names.