22 days in England, Scotland & Ireland Itinerary

22 days in England, Scotland & Ireland Itinerary

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22 days in England, Scotland & Ireland Itinerary

Start: Boracay, Philippines
+2
Ferry + Foot + Fly:  21​h 45​min
1
London, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
3
Grasmere, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
5
Dublin, Ireland
— 6 nights
+2
Fly + Foot + Ferry:  22​h 30​min
End: Boracay, Philippines

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: savor the flavors at Coca-Cola London Eye, explore the world behind art at Victoria and Albert Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, and get engrossed in the history at The British Museum.

For ratings, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our London holiday planner.

Boracay, Philippines to London is an approximately 22-hour combination of ferry and flight. You can also do a combination of ferry, bus, and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 8 hours traveling from Boracay to London. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Boracay in May: high temperatures in London hover around 19°C and lows are around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Cheltenham.

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
Tower Bridge ©
Tower Bridge

3
nights
Cheltenham, United Kingdom

Cheltenham ©
Cheltenham, also known as Cheltenham Spa, is a regency spa town and borough which is located on the edge of the Cotswolds, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in Gloucestershire, England. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cheltenham: The Roman Baths (in Bath), Cotswold Archery (in Moreton-in-Marsh) and Cotswolds Distillery (in Stourton). The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Walks With Hawks, sample the tasty concoctions at The Cotswold Brewing Company, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cheltenham Minster, and head outdoors with The Cotswold Range.

To find out how to plan a trip to Cheltenham, use our trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from London to Cheltenham in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In May in Cheltenham, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to drive to Grasmere.

Things to do in Cheltenham

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trips

Cirencester, The Roman Baths, The Cotswold Brewing Company, Chavenage House, Cotswolds Distillery
Highlights from your plan
Cotswold Archery ©
Cotswold Archery
The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
The Cotswold Range ©
The Cotswold Range

3
nights
Grasmere, United Kingdom

Grasmere
Grasmere is a village and tourist destination in the centre of the English Lake District. Get out of town with these interesting Grasmere side-trips: Buttermere Lake (in Buttermere) and Alpacaly Ever After (in Portinscale). There's lots more to do: hike along Helvellyn, explore the activities along Easedale Tarn, take in nature's colorful creations at Wordsworth Daffodil Garden, and make a trip to Lake Grasmere.

Make your Grasmere itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

You can drive from Cheltenham to Grasmere in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can drive to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Grasmere

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trips

Keswick, Alpacaly Ever After, Buttermere Lake, Helvellyn
Highlights from your plan
Helvellyn
Helvellyn
Lake Grasmere ©
Lake Grasmere
Easedale Tarn ©
Easedale Tarn

4
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 childrens museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step into the grandiose world of Edinburgh Castle, contemplate the long history of The Real Mary King's Close, get a new perspective on nature at National Museum of Scotland, and get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Edinburgh online tour planner .

Traveling by car from Grasmere to Edinburgh takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May in Edinburgh, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Dublin.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
National Museum of Scotland ©
National Museum of Scotland
Arthur's Seat ©
Arthur's Seat

6
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 museums, nightlife, parks, breweries & distilleries, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at Guinness Storehouse, take in the architecture and design of Trinity College Dublin, browse the collection at The Book of Kells and the Old Library Exhibition, and admire the landmark architecture of Saint Patrick's Cathedral.

To find more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read Dublin trip itinerary planner .

You can fly from Edinburgh to Dublin in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and bus. In May in Dublin, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 7°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Dublin

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

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