22 days in Scotland, England & Dublin Itinerary

22 days in Scotland, England & Dublin Itinerary

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
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Fort William, United Kingdom
— 1 night
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
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Cockermouth, United Kingdom
— 1 night
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Windermere, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
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Moreton-in-Marsh, United Kingdom
— 1 night
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Bath, United Kingdom
— 1 night
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London, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
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Dublin, Ireland
— 5 nights
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Glasgow, United Kingdom

— 2 nights

Scotland's Style Capital

Scotland’s largest city, Glasgow is known for its cultural heritage and the friendliness of its people.
On the 18th (Tue), walk around Kelvingrove Park, explore the world behind art at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, and then take an in-depth tour of People's Palace and Winter Gardens. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Wed): whizz through the canopy at TreeZone Loch Lomond, see the interesting displays at The Riverside Museum of Transport and Travel, and then identify plant and animal life at Strathblane Falconry.

To see photos, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Glasgow attractions planner.

Memphis, USA to Glasgow is an approximately 15-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Memphis to Glasgow is 6 hours. When traveling from Memphis in April, plan for cooler days and little chillier nights in Glasgow: temperatures range from 53°F by day to 37°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can go by car to Fort William.

Things to do in Glasgow

Museums · Parks · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trips

Fort William, United Kingdom

— 1 night
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. On the 20th (Thu), appreciate the views at Glen Coe, explore the activities along Loch Linnhe Picnic Area, then admire the sheer force of Steall Waterfall, and finally get a new perspective on things with Rockhopper Sea Kayaking - Day Tours.

To find where to stay, photos, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Fort William trip planner.

Traveling by car from Glasgow to Fort William takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can go by car to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Fort William

Parks · Nature · Tours · Adventure

Side Trips

Edinburgh, United Kingdom

— 4 nights

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Edinburgh is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle, see the interesting displays at Royal Yacht Britannia, take some stellar pictures from Calton Hill, and make a trip to The Royal Mile.

For ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Edinburgh trip itinerary maker site.

You can drive from Fort William to Edinburgh in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 53°F, and evening lows to 37°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to travel to Cockermouth.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Cockermouth, United Kingdom

— 1 night
Cockermouth is an ancient market town and civil parish in the Borough of Allerdale in Cumbria, England, so named because it is at the confluence of the River Cocker as it flows into the River Derwent. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Tue): shake up your sightseeing with Keswick Extreme Outdoor Activities, explore the activities along Derwentwater, and then hike along Catbells Lakeland Walk.

To see ratings, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Cockermouth trip itinerary builder site.

You can drive from Edinburgh to Cockermouth in 3 hours. Traveling from Edinburgh in April, expect a bit warmer with lows of 43°F in Cockermouth. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can drive to Windermere.

Things to do in Cockermouth

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trips

Windermere, United Kingdom

— 2 nights
Windermere is the largest natural lake in England. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Wed): test your team's savvy at Cliffhanger Rooms, then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour, and finally surround yourself with nature on Lake District Sheepdog Experience. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Jesus Church, get to know the fascinating history of Orrest Head, then see Kankku Off Road Driving Adventures, and finally explore the activities along Lake Windermere.

For reviews, ratings, photos, and tourist information, go to the Windermere tour planner.

Traveling by car from Cockermouth to Windermere takes 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can drive to Moreton-in-Marsh.

Things to do in Windermere

Tours · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Moreton-in-Marsh, United Kingdom

— 1 night
Moreton-in-Marsh is a town civil parish in northeastern Gloucestershire, England. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Fri): sample the fine beverages at Cotswolds Distillery, pause for some serene contemplation at The Parish Church of St. Mary, then indulge your thirst for a good beer at The Cotswold Brewing Company, and finally get to know the resident critters at Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Moreton-in-Marsh route planner.

You can drive from Windermere to Moreton-in-Marsh in 4 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. In April, daytime highs in Moreton-in-Marsh are 56°F, while nighttime lows are 39°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Bath.

Things to do in Moreton-in-Marsh

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Breweries & Distilleries · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Bath, United Kingdom

— 1 night

Queen of English Cities

A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
On the 29th (Sat), admire the masterpieces at American Museum & Gardens, then see the interesting displays at The Jane Austen Centre, then admire the striking features of Bath Abbey, and finally explore the galleries of The Roman Baths.

For maps and tourist information, go to the Bath trip planner.

Getting from Moreton-in-Marsh to Bath by car takes about 2 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to catch the train to London.

Things to do in Bath

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites

London, United Kingdom

— 4 nights

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.
London is known for museums, nightlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Coca-Cola London Eye, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum, and snap pictures at Tower Bridge.

To find more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read London road trip site.

You can take a train from Bath to London in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In April in London, expect temperatures between 56°F during the day and 40°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) to allow time to travel to Dublin.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Tours

Dublin, Ireland

— 5 nights

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Dublin: Kilkenny (Kilkenny Castle, Go With The Flow - River Adventures, &more). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Guinness Storehouse, admire the striking features of Saint Patrick's Cathedral, steep yourself in history at Kilmainham Gaol Museum, and brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Jameson Distillery Bow St..

For ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Dublin itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from London to Dublin takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. May in Dublin sees daily highs of 59°F and lows of 43°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Tours

Side Trip

Scotland travel guide

4.4
Castles · Specialty Museums · Distilleries
A land packed with thousands of years of history, Scotland is home to numerous thriving cities and a vibrant population proud of its distinct culture, heritage, and art. The Scottish people are fond of saying "Good things come in small packages," and nowhere is that more true than in their compact homeland. Despite its relatively small size, the country is crammed full of attractions, not the least of which are numerous world-famous golf courses and whiskey distilleries. Though the sun may not always shine here, Scotland is a stunning country renowned for its dramatic scenery of mountains, valleys, hills, green fields, and rugged coastlines, guaranteeing a diverse holiday. While most tourists restrict their itinerary to the historic Highlands, where they search for the mysterious Loch Ness monster, you can also explore the Lowlands’ outstanding natural wonders and flourishing cultural scene.

England travel guide

4.4
Specialty Museums · Nightlife · Historic Sites
A trip through England is a trip through world history, and few places in the world offer such a diverse variety of places to visit, activities, and experiences. The sprawling urban areas surrounding the capital city offer countless sightseeing opportunities, such as museums and historical sites, as well as some of the best shopping, nightlife, and culinary options in the world. To truly experience this country steeped in centuries of history, try to make time to explore the sweeping countryside, where you can enjoy the warm hospitality of small villages and explore the ancient remains of once-powerful societies. England boasts an outstanding transportation system, and many visitors find that even a short train ride through the country’s landscape of rolling hills and plains can be a highlight of their entire vacation. However you choose to move about, remember that in this compact country you’re never very far from a bustling town, where modern pubs, shops, and restaurants await to be explored.