26 days in Ireland & United Kingdom Itinerary

26 days in Ireland & United Kingdom Itinerary

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26 days in Ireland & United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: Hyderabad, India
Fly:  11​h 45​min
1
London, United Kingdom
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Bristol, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
3
Ambleside, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
train + bus:  8​h 30​min
5
Isle of Skye, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h
6
Glasgow, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
7
Belfast, United Kingdom
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
8
Dublin, Ireland
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
9
Cork, Ireland
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
10
Killarney, Ireland
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
11
Newmarket-on-Fergus, Ireland
— 1 night
Drive:  10​h 15​min
12
Bristol, United Kingdom
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 15​min
13
London, United Kingdom
— 5 nights
Fly:  11​h 45​min
End: Hyderabad, India


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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.
To see other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read London route maker site .

Hyderabad, India to London is an approximately 12-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 5 hours traveling from Hyderabad to London. Traveling from Hyderabad in September, things will get colder in London: highs are around 22°C and lows about 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Sat) to allow time for the train ride to Bristol.

Things to do in London

Museums
Highlights from your plan
National Gallery ©
National Gallery

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Bristol, United Kingdom

Bristol ©
Bristol is famous for its Georgian and Victorian architecture, street art, underground music, maritime history, and the world-famous Clifton Suspension Bridge.
Get some cultural insight at The Roman Baths and Wells Cathedral. Take a break from the city and head to Westonbirt Arboretum and Somerset Crafts. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bristol: Bath (Pulteney Bridge & Bath Abbey), Warwick Castle (in Warwick) and Waterside Food and Craft Market (in Stratford-upon-Avon). There's lots more to do: delve into the distant past at Stonehenge, admire the natural beauty at Longleat, and examine the collection at Brunel's SS Great Britain.

To find maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Bristol road trip planning tool .

Traveling by train from London to Bristol takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Ambleside.

Things to do in Bristol

Historic Sites Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Bath, Somerset Crafts, Waterside Food and Craft Market, Westonbirt Arboretum, Longleat
Highlights from your plan
The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
Stonehenge ©
Stonehenge
Wells Cathedral ©
Wells Cathedral

2
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Ambleside, United Kingdom

Ambleside ©
Ambleside is a town in Cumbria, in North West England. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Thu): stop by The Grasmere Gingerbread Shop, look for gifts at Grasmere Chocolate Cottage, contemplate the long history of Hill Top, Beatrix Potter's House, then examine the collection at The World of Beatrix Potter, and finally get answers to all your questions at Brockhole on Windermere.

To see reviews, photos, maps, and tourist information, go to the Ambleside online journey maker .

You can drive from Bristol to Ambleside in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of flight, train, and bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can go by car to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Ambleside

Museums Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Grasmere, Brockhole on Windermere, The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction
Highlights from your plan
Hill Top, Beatrix Potter's House ©
Hill Top, Beatrix Potter's House
The Grasmere Gingerbread Shop ©
The Grasmere Gingerbread Shop

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Fri): engage your brain at Camera Obscura and World of Illusions, then examine the collection at National Museum of Scotland, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Arthur's Seat. Keep things going the next day: identify plant and animal life at Dalhousie Castle Falconry, explore the galleries of Royal Yacht Britannia, then stop by Highland Gems, then shop like a local with Urbane Art Gallery, and finally take a stroll through Edinburgh Old Town.

For other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Edinburgh trip builder .

You can drive from Ambleside to Edinburgh in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to travel to Isle of Skye.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums Parks Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Dalhousie Castle Falconry
Highlights from your plan
Dalhousie Castle Falconry ©
Dalhousie Castle Falconry
Royal Yacht Britannia ©
Royal Yacht Britannia
National Museum of Scotland ©
National Museum of Scotland

2
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sun): stop by Isle of Skye Oysters.

To see ratings, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Isle of Skye attractions site .

Getting from Edinburgh to Isle of Skye by combination of train and bus takes about 8.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. September in Isle of Skye sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to drive to Glasgow.

Things to do in Isle of Skye

Historic Sites Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Dunvegan Castle & Gardens ©
Dunvegan Castle & Gardens
Skye Museum of Island Life ©
Skye Museum of Island Life

2
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Glasgow, United Kingdom

Glasgow ©
Scotland’s largest city, Glasgow is known for its cultural heritage and the friendliness of its people.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Tue): admire the masterpieces at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, then explore and take pictures at Glasgow Tigers Speedway, and then wander the streets of Buchanan Street. On the 19th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the engaging exhibits at Glasgow Science Centre and then kick back and relax at Lunderston Bay.

To see where to stay, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Glasgow trip itinerary builder tool .

Getting from Isle of Skye to Glasgow by car takes about 6 hours. Other options: take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Glasgow are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Belfast.

Things to do in Glasgow

Museums Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Lunderston Bay, Stirling Castle
Highlights from your plan
Glasgow Tigers Speedway ©
Glasgow Tigers Speedway
Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum ©
Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum
Glasgow Science Centre ©
Glasgow Science Centre

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Belfast, United Kingdom

Belfast ©
A city with character, Belfast remains a great place for a leisurely exploration, as it is still relatively undiscovered by foreign tourists, who usually opt to visit Dublin instead.
To see more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Belfast trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Glasgow to Belfast takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of car and ferry. In September in Belfast, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) to allow time to drive to Dublin.

Things to do in Belfast

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Crumlin Road Gaol ©
Crumlin Road Gaol

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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.
On the 21st (Fri), wander the streets of Temple Bar, meet the residents at Dublin Zoo, and then steep yourself in history at Kilmainham Gaol. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: indulge your thirst for a good beer at Guinness Storehouse, then wander the streets of Grafton Street, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Seapoint Beach.

To find photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Dublin trip itinerary planning tool .

Drive from Belfast to Dublin in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. September in Dublin sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Sun) to allow time for the train ride to Cork.

Things to do in Dublin

Outdoors Parks Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Kilmainham Gaol ©
Kilmainham Gaol
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Temple Bar ©
Temple Bar

1
night
Cork, Ireland

Cork ©
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.
For other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Cork online itinerary maker .

You can take a train from Dublin to Cork in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Killarney.

Things to do in Cork

Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Blarney Woollen Mills ©
Blarney Woollen Mills

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Killarney, Ireland

Killarney ©
Continuously inhabited since the Neolithic period, Killarney draws visitors with its picturesque natural scenery, fine restaurants, and traditional pubs.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Mon): explore the striking landscape of Killarney National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at Inch Beach, then shop like a local with Original Kerry Craft Centre, then step into the grandiose world of Ross Castle, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Muckross Abbey.

To find photos, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Killarney journey builder website .

Traveling by car from Cork to Killarney takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. September in Killarney sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Wed) to allow time for travel to Newmarket-on-Fergus.

Things to do in Killarney

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Original Kerry Craft Centre, Inch Beach
Highlights from your plan
Killarney National Park ©
Killarney National Park
Inch Beach ©
Inch Beach
Muckross House ©
Muckross House

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night
Newmarket-on-Fergus, Ireland

Newmarket-on-Fergus ©
Newmarket-on-Fergus, historically known as Corracatlin, is a town in County Clare, Ireland. To find traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read Newmarket-on-Fergus trip itinerary website .

You can drive from Killarney to Newmarket-on-Fergus in 2 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Newmarket-on-Fergus can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can travel to Bristol.

Things to do in Newmarket-on-Fergus

Museums

Side Trip

Craggaunowen
Highlights from your plan
Craggaunowen ©
Craggaunowen

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Bristol, United Kingdom

Bristol ©
To see other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Bristol road trip app .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Newmarket-on-Fergus to Bristol. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to take a train to London.

Things to do in Bristol

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Bristol Cathedral ©
Bristol Cathedral

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London, United Kingdom

London ©
Visit Churchill War Rooms and Buckingham Palace for their historical value. Do your shopping at Camden Market and Covent Garden. Take a break from London with a short trip to The Hawking Centre in Doddington, about 1h 20 min away. See even more of London: admire the masterpieces at Victoria and Albert Museum, wander the streets of Greenwich, look for all kinds of wild species at One Tree Hill, and get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read our London attractions planner .

Take a train from Bristol to London in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in London

Museums Neighborhoods Historic Sites

Side Trip

The Hawking Centre
Highlights from your plan
Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace
Victoria and Albert Museum ©
Victoria and Albert Museum
Churchill War Rooms ©
Churchill War Rooms

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