19 days in England, Scotland & Ireland Itinerary

19 days in England, Scotland & Ireland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe journey planner

This plan was created by another user.  Make it your plan

Route & dates

19 days in England, Scotland & Ireland Itinerary

Start: Vancouver, Canada
Fly:  12​h 15​min
1
London, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
train:  3​h 45​min
2
Windermere, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
3
Fort William, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
5
Dublin, Ireland
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
6
Ennis, Ireland
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  15​h 45​min
End: Vancouver, Canada

3
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.
London is known for museums, nightlife, historic sites, shopping, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Coca-Cola London Eye, explore the world behind art at The British Museum, get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral.

For photos, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the London driving holiday planning website .

Vancouver, Canada to London is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of train and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 8 hours traveling from Vancouver to London. In July, daily temperatures in London can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to take a train to Windermere.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Coca-Cola London Eye ©
Coca-Cola London Eye
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace

2
nights
Windermere, United Kingdom

Windermere ©
Windermere is the largest natural lake in England. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Fri): enjoy some diversion at Michael Coates Clay Shooting, get great views at Orrest Head, and then take a memorable tour with Tours. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Sat): explore the activities along Lake Windermere, take in the exciting artwork at Cookhouse Gallery, then have some family-friendly fun at Treetop Trek, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Brockhole on Windermere.

To find photos, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read Windermere road trip app .

You can take a train from London to Windermere in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and flight. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to drive to Fort William.

Things to do in Windermere

Parks Nature Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Michael Coates Clay Shooting ©
Michael Coates Clay Shooting
Orrest Head ©
Orrest Head
Lake Windermere ©
Lake Windermere

3
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. Change things up with a short trip to Eilean Donan Castle in Kyle of Lochalsh (about 1h 25 min away). Next up on the itinerary: take a memorable tour with Tours, see the interesting displays at West Highland Museum, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Ben Nevis, and explore the historical opulence of Old Inverlochy Castle.

Plan a Fort William trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Windermere to Fort William takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to drive to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Fort William

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Eilean Donan Castle, Glen Coe
Highlights from your plan
Steall Waterfall ©
Steall Waterfall
Glen Coe ©
Glen Coe
Eilean Donan Castle ©
Eilean Donan Castle

3
nights
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Edinburgh is known for historic sites, museums, nightlife, nature, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle, see the interesting displays at Royal Yacht Britannia, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour.

For more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Edinburgh trip planner .

Drive from Fort William to Edinburgh in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in July, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can travel to Dublin.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums Historic Sites Tours
Highlights from your plan
Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
The Royal Mile ©
The Royal Mile
Arthur's Seat ©
Arthur's Seat

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.
Dublin is known for historic sites, museums, nightlife, parks, and breweries & distilleries. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at Guinness Storehouse, sample the fine beverages at Jameson Distillery Bow St., steep yourself in history at Kilmainham Gaol, and enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at Trinity College Dublin.

For photos, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read our Dublin online itinerary planner .

You can fly from Edinburgh to Dublin in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and bus. In July, daily temperatures in Dublin can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Ennis.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
St Stephens Green ©
St Stephens Green

3
nights
Ennis, Ireland

Ennis ©
Ennis is the county town of Clare, Ireland. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Tue): step into the grandiose world of Bunratty Castle & Folk Park, ride a horse along Castlefergus Equestrian, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Quin Abbey. On the next day, head off the coast to Scattery Island, then take in the dramatic natural features at Cliffs of Moher, then steep yourself in history at Poulnabrone Dolmen, and finally admire the striking features of Ennis Friary.

To see where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Ennis route maker app .

Traveling by car from Dublin to Ennis takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in July, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Ennis

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Poulnabrone Dolmen, Bunratty Castle & Folk Park, Cliffs of Moher, Scattery Island, Burren National Park
Highlights from your plan
Scattery Island ©
Scattery Island
Cliffs of Moher ©
Cliffs of Moher
Bunratty Castle & Folk Park ©
Bunratty Castle & Folk Park

Similar Plans

22 days in England, Wales & Scotland BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 22 days in United Kingdom & Ireland BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 21 days in Scotland BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, hidden gems PREFERENCES: April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 18 days in United Kingdom & Ireland BY A USER FROM MALAYSIA August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, fast-paced, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced 23 days in England, Scotland & Ireland BY A USER FROM CANADA May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 22 days in England BY A USER FROM THAILAND May, kids, culture, relaxing, historic sites, museums, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: May, kids, culture, relaxing, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 60 days in Asia & Europe BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA February, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, hidden gems PREFERENCES: February, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 26 days in England, Scotland & Ireland BY A USER FROM SWITZERLAND September, culture, outdoors, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife, fast-paced, hidden gems PREFERENCES: September, culture, outdoors, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced 21 days in Scotland, United Kingdom & Ireland BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, kids, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, kids, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 21 days in Europe BY A USER FROM CANADA September, culture, outdoors, museums, shopping, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: September, culture, outdoors, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 23 days in United Kingdom & Ireland BY A USER FROM CANADA May, culture, historic sites, museums, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: May, culture, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 23 days in England BY A USER FROM BRUNEI December, kids, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: December, kids, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium
View more plans