19 days in England, Scotland & Ireland Itinerary

19 days in England, Scotland & Ireland Itinerary

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1
London, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
2
Bath, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
3
Inverness, United Kingdom
— 1 night
4
Isle of Skye, United Kingdom
— 1 night
5
Fort William, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
6
Dublin, Ireland
— 3 nights
7
Kilkenny, Ireland
— 2 nights
8
Galway, Ireland
— 2 nights
9
Killarney, Ireland
— 3 nights

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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Wed): contemplate the long history of Tower of London, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, thenadmire the masterpieces at The British Museum, and finally don't miss a visit to Big Ben. Here are some ideas for day two: learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Westminster Abbey, and then admire the masterpieces at National Gallery.

For ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read London day trip planning app.

Cape Town, South Africa to London is an approximately 15-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Cape Town to London is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Cape Town in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in London, with lows of °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to catch the train to Bath.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The British Museum ©
The British Museum
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum

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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Fri): take in the exciting artwork at Somerset Guild of Craftsmen, take in the spiritual surroundings of Wells Cathedral, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Longleat. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: snap pictures at Clifton Suspension Bridge, see the interesting displays at Brunel's SS Great Britain, thenbrowse the exhibits of The Roman Baths, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Bath Abbey.

To see more things to do, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Bath trip planner.

Traveling by train from London to Bath takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Inverness.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Bristol, Wells, Longleat
Highlights from your plan
Wells Cathedral ©
Wells Cathedral
Longleat ©
Longleat
Brunel's SS Great Britain ©
Brunel's SS Great Britain

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 20th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Cawdor Castle, witness the site of a historic battle at Culloden Battlefield, don't miss a visit to Clava Cairns, thenget a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and finally explore the historical opulence of Urquhart Castle.

To find maps, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read our Inverness trip planning website.

You can fly from Bath to Inverness in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In June, daytime highs in Inverness are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can drive to Isle of Skye.

Things to do in Inverness

Historic Sites Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Culloden Battlefield, Clava Cairns, Cawdor Castle, Urquhart Castle
Highlights from your plan
Cawdor Castle ©
Cawdor Castle
Urquhart Castle ©
Urquhart Castle
Culloden Battlefield ©
Culloden Battlefield

1
night
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 21st (Mon): explore the activities along Portree Harbour, take in the dramatic natural features at The Old Man of Storr, and then explore the striking landscape at The Quiraing.

Before you visit Isle of Skye, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can 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. June in Isle of Skye sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to go by car to Fort William.

Things to do in Isle of Skye

Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
The Old Man of Storr ©
The Old Man of Storr
The Quiraing ©
The Quiraing
Portree Harbour ©
Portree Harbour

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. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): take in the dramatic scenery at Steall Waterfall, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Ben Nevis, thentake in the awesome beauty at Nevis Range Mountain Resort, and finally steep yourself in history at Glenfinnan Viaduct. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed): take an in-depth tour of Glencoe Folk Museum, appreciate the views at Glen Coe, and then see the interesting displays at West Highland Museum.

To find photos, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Fort William driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Isle of Skye to Fort William in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can travel to Dublin.

Things to do in Fort William

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trips

Glencoe, Glenfinnan Viaduct
Highlights from your plan
Steall Waterfall ©
Steall Waterfall
Glen Coe ©
Glen Coe
Nevis Range Mountain Resort ©
Nevis Range Mountain Resort

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.
Guinness Storehouse and Saint Patrick's Cathedral will appeal to history buffs. Step off the beaten path and head to EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum and Christ Church Cathedral. The adventure continues: explore the different monuments and memorials at Glasnevin Cemetery Museum, get engrossed in the history at The Jeanie Johnston: An Irish Famine Story, explore the galleries of Gallery of Photography, and examine the collection at Kilmainham Gaol Museum.

For ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read our Dublin day trip site.

Traveling by flight from Fort William to Dublin takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. In June, daytime highs in Dublin are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can go by car to Kilkenny.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum ©
EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum
Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum

2
nights
Kilkenny, Ireland

Kilkenny ©
The country's smallest city in terms of population, Kilkenny boasts a rich cultural heritage and diverse tourist attractions that include well-preserved medieval architecture, exciting nightlife, a vibrant culinary scene, and abundant shopping opportunities.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Sun): explore the historical opulence of Rock of Cashel, thentake an in-depth tour of Medieval Mile Museum, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Jerpoint Abbey, and finally steep yourself in history at Jerpoint Park. On the 28th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get outside with Go With The Flow - River Adventures, stroll around Kilkenny Castle, thentake an in-depth tour of Rothe House and Garden, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Black Abbey, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower.

To see reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Kilkenny trip app.

Getting from Dublin to Kilkenny by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Dublin in June, plan for a bit warmer nights in Kilkenny, with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to drive to Galway.

Things to do in Kilkenny

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Rock of Cashel
Highlights from your plan
Rock of Cashel ©
Rock of Cashel
Kilkenny Castle ©
Kilkenny Castle
St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower ©
St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower

2
nights
Galway, Ireland

Galway ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Tue): walk around Eyre Square, thenget to know the fascinating history of Salthill Promenade, and then take a memorable drive along Wild Atlantic Way. On the next day, trek along The Wormhole, thentake an in-depth tour of Galway City Museum, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden.

For where to stay, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Galway road trip planning app.

You can drive from Kilkenny to Galway in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Kilkenny in June, expect slightly colder with lows of °C in Galway. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can drive to Killarney.

Things to do in Galway

Outdoors Parks Scenic Drive

Side Trips

The Wormhole, Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden
Highlights from your plan
Wild Atlantic Way ©
Wild Atlantic Way
Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden ©
Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden
The Wormhole ©
The Wormhole

3
nights
Killarney, Ireland

Killarney ©
Continuously inhabited since the Neolithic period, Killarney draws visitors with its picturesque natural scenery, fine restaurants, and traditional pubs.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Thu): step into the grandiose world of Ross Castle, steep yourself in history at Innisfallen Island, and then appreciate the views at Gap of Dunloe. Keep things going the next day: admire the sheer force of Torc Waterfall, take in nature's colorful creations at Muckross House, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Muckross Abbey.

To see more things to do, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Killarney road trip tool.

Drive from Galway to Killarney in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In June, daily temperatures in Killarney can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Killarney

Parks Historic Sites Nature
Highlights from your plan
Ross Castle ©
Ross Castle
Gap of Dunloe ©
Gap of Dunloe
Muckross Abbey ©
Muckross Abbey

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