19 days in United Kingdom, Cork & Dublin Itinerary

19 days in United Kingdom, Cork & Dublin Itinerary

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London, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
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Maidenhead, United Kingdom
— 1 night
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Bath, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
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Cork, Ireland
— 3 nights
Drive
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Dublin, Ireland
— 4 nights
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
— 1 night
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London, United Kingdom

The Square Mile

Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
You've now added Highgate Cemetery to your itinerary. On the 9th (Thu), examine the collection at The Musical Museum, appreciate the extensive heritage of Kew Palace, explore the different monuments and memorials at Highgate Cemetery, then steep yourself in history at Postman's Park, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Clement Danes Church. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Charles Dickens Museum, get engrossed in the history at Dr. Johnson's House, then steep yourself in history at Royal Mews, then pause for some serene contemplation at Westminster Cathedral, and finally take a stroll through Soho.

To find ratings and more tourist information, you can read our London itinerary planner.

Wilmington, USA to London is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. Traveling from Wilmington to London, you'll lose 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Wilmington in September, things will get a bit cooler in London: highs are around 67°F and lows about 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to drive to Maidenhead.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

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Maidenhead, United Kingdom

Maidenhead is a large town in the county of Berkshire, England. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Holy Trinity Garrison Church, let little ones run wild at Ockwells Park, then get engrossed in the history at John Lewis Heritage Centre, then steep yourself in history at All Saints Church, and finally pause for some photo ops at Marlow War Memorial.

To find reviews, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Maidenhead holiday planner.

Traveling by car from London to Maidenhead takes an hour. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to travel to Bath.

Things to do in Maidenhead

Historic Sites · Museums · Fun & Games · Parks

Side Trips

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Bath, United Kingdom

Queen of English Cities

A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sun): examine the collection at Somerset & Dorset Railway Heritage Trust, get a dose of the wild on West of England Falconry, see the interesting displays at Beckford's Tower, then take an in-depth tour of The Museum of Bath at Work, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St John The Evangelist Church. On the 13th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: trek along Kennet & Avon Canal, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Cyriac's Church, contemplate the long history of Great Chalfield Manor, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Saxon Church, Bradford on Avon, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Little Solisbury Hill.

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Drive from Maidenhead to Bath in 2 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to travel to Cork.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Cork, Ireland

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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like St. Peter and Paul's Church and The Cathedral of St Mary & St Anne & Visitor Centre. Get some cultural insight at Timoleague Franciscan Friary and Old Head Signal Tower and Lusitania Museum. Change things up with these side-trips from Cork: Adare (Old Augustinian Friary & Holy Trinity Abbey Church), Grange Stone Circle Lough Gur (in Bruff) and Bridgetown Priory (in Mallow). Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of Christ the King, pause for some serene contemplation at St Colman’s Cathedral, explore the different monuments and memorials at Old Church Cemetery, and take in nature's colorful creations at Ringfinnan Garden of Remembrance.

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Fly from Bath to Cork in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, ferry, and bus. Expect a daytime high around 61°F in September, and nighttime lows around 50°F. You'll have a few hours on the 17th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Dublin.

Things to do in Cork

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

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Dublin, Ireland

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.
Visiting Portmarnock Beach and Howth Hills will get you outdoors. Your inner history buff will appreciate Monasterboice Monastic Site and Hill of Slane. Change things up with these side-trips from Dublin: Irish Military War Museum & Family Park (in Starinagh), Oldcastle (Loughcrew Estate, Gardens, Café, Adventure & Loughcrew Cairns) and St Peter's Church (in Drogheda). There's lots more to do: explore the galleries of Richmond Barracks, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Mary Immaculate, explore the world behind art at Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane, and contemplate the long history of Hill of Tara (Temair).

To find traveler tips, reviews, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Dublin trip itinerary builder app.

Drive from Cork to Dublin in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Dublin are 62°F, while nighttime lows are 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Popular historic sites such as Rosslyn Castle and Blackness Castle are in your itinerary. Get in touch with nature at Dalhousie Castle Falconry and BobCat Alpacas. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Edinburgh: Aberdour Castle and Gardens (in Aberdour), The Royal Burgh of Culross (in Culross) and St Peters Scottish Episcopal Church (in Linlithgow). Next up on the itinerary: get engrossed in the history at Dunblane Museum, steep yourself in history at Cramond Village, pause for some serene contemplation at Dunblane Cathedral, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St Mary's Catholic Church.

For reviews, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read our Edinburgh trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Dublin to Edinburgh takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and train. In September, daytime highs in Edinburgh are 62°F, while nighttime lows are 47°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Glasgow.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Glasgow, United Kingdom

Scotland's Style Capital

Scotland’s largest city, Glasgow is known for its cultural heritage and the friendliness of its people.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St George's Tron and then gain insight at Glasgow Central Mosque.

To find maps, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Glasgow day trip site.

You can drive from Edinburgh to Glasgow in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Glasgow are 62°F, while nighttime lows are 47°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Glasgow

Historic Sites

United Kingdom travel guide

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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.

Windsor and Maidenhead travel guide

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Theme Parks · Castles · Sacred & Religious Sites