32 days in United Kingdom & Ireland Itinerary

32 days in United Kingdom & Ireland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe Trip Planner

This plan was created by another user.  Make it your plan

Route & dates

32 days in United Kingdom & Ireland Itinerary

Start: New York City, United States
Fly:  9​h 30​min
1
London, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
2
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Bath, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Warwick, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
5
Brampton, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
6
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
train:  1​h
7
Glasgow, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + ferry + Drive:  5​h
8
Bushmills, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
9
County Donegal, Ireland
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
10
Dublin, Ireland
— 3 nights
bus:  1​h 45​min
11
Kilkenny, Ireland
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
12
Killarney, Ireland
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
13
Galway, Ireland
— 2 nights
+2
bus + Fly + bus:  13​h
End: New York City, United States

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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Tower of London and Buckingham Palace. Westminster Abbey and Old Royal Naval College will appeal to history buffs. And it doesn't end there: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, steep yourself in history at Apsley House, get engrossed in the history at Natural History Museum, and see the interesting displays at Freud Museum.

To see more things to do, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read our London trip itinerary planner.

New York City, USA to London is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time, which is usually a 5 hour difference. Traveling from New York City in June, expect London to be little chillier, temps between 68°F and 52°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Portsmouth.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace
Westminster Abbey ©
Westminster Abbey
Tower of London ©
Tower of London

2
nights
Portsmouth, United Kingdom

Portsmouth ©
Portsmouth is a port city and unitary authority in the ceremonial English county of Hampshire and is located south-west of London and south-east of Southampton. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Thu): get engrossed in the history at Tudor House and Garden, then see the interesting displays at Westgate Museum, then explore the historical opulence of The Great Hall, and finally brush up on your military savvy at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: delve into the lush surroundings at New Forest National Park, steep yourself in history at Hospital of St Cross, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Winchester Cathedral.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Portsmouth road trip tool .

You can take a train from London to Portsmouth in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or drive. In June, plan for daily highs up to 66°F, and evening lows to 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to drive to Bath.

Things to do in Portsmouth

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Winchester, Tudor House and Garden, New Forest National Park
Highlights from your plan
Portsmouth Historic Dockyard ©
Portsmouth Historic Dockyard
New Forest National Park ©
New Forest National Park
Winchester Cathedral ©
Winchester Cathedral

3
nights
Bath, United Kingdom

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Bath Abbey and Glastonbury Abbey. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Avebury Stone Circle and Chalice Well. Get out of town with these interesting Bath side-trips: Avebury (West Kennet Long Barrow & Avebury Manor), Cheddar Gorge (in Cheddar) and King John's Hunting Lodge (in Axbridge). There's much more to do: get engrossed in the history at The Roman Baths, see the interesting displays at No 1 Royal Crescent, Bath, get curious at Herschel Museum of Astronomy, and admire the striking features of The Royal Crescent Hotel & Spa.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Bath online route maker .

Traveling by car from Portsmouth to Bath takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can go by car to Warwick.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Avebury, Glastonbury, Cheddar Gorge, King John's Hunting Lodge
Highlights from your plan
Bath Abbey ©
Bath Abbey
Avebury Stone Circle ©
Avebury Stone Circle
Glastonbury Abbey ©
Glastonbury Abbey

2
nights
Warwick, United Kingdom

Warwick ©
Warwick is the county town of Warwickshire, England. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Tue): explore the historical opulence of Sudeley Castle, browse the exhibits of Snowshill Manor, and then explore the historical opulence of Kenilworth Castle. On the 10th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: step into the grandiose world of Warwick Castle, see the interesting displays at Black Country Living Museum, and then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Dudley Zoo and Castle.

For reviews, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Warwick trip app .

You can drive from Bath to Warwick in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Warwick are 68°F, while nighttime lows are 55°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can travel to Brampton.

Things to do in Warwick

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Dudley, Sudeley Castle, Kenilworth Castle, Snowshill Manor
Highlights from your plan
Sudeley Castle ©
Sudeley Castle
Kenilworth Castle ©
Kenilworth Castle
Black Country Living Museum ©
Black Country Living Museum

2
nights
Brampton, United Kingdom

Brampton ©
On the 11th (Thu), steep yourself in history at Birdoswald Roman Fort, contemplate the long history of Housesteads Roman Fort - Hadrian's Wall, then take an in-depth tour of Vindolanda, then hike along Walltown Crags - Hadrian's Wall, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Martin's Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Fri): hike along Hareshaw Linn, then steep yourself in history at Hexham Abbey, and then explore the ancient world of Chesters Roman Fort.

To see ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Brampton trip itinerary app .

Drive from Warwick to Brampton in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. While traveling from Warwick, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Brampton, ranging from highs of 63°F to lows of 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Brampton

Historic Sites Parks Trails

Side Trips

Hexham, Hareshaw Linn
Highlights from your plan
Housesteads Roman Fort - Hadrian's Wall ©
Hexham Abbey ©
Hexham Abbey
Vindolanda ©
Vindolanda

3
nights
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Edinburgh Castle and Georgian House will appeal to history buffs. Palace of Holyroodhouse and New Town are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's much more to do: explore the striking landscape at Arthur's Seat, make a trip to The Royal Mile, appreciate the extensive heritage of Edinburgh Old Town, and engage your brain at Camera Obscura and World of Illusions.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Edinburgh vacation builder website .

You can drive from Brampton to Edinburgh in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Brampton in June, expect little chillier with lows of 48°F in Edinburgh. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can take a train to Glasgow.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
Palace of Holyroodhouse ©
Palace of Holyroodhouse
Georgian House ©
Georgian House

2
nights
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 16th (Tue): step into the grandiose world of Linlithgow Palace, then step into the grandiose world of Stirling Castle, and then step into the grandiose world of Doune Castle. Here are some ideas for day two: get a new perspective on nature at National Museum of Rural Life, take in the spiritual surroundings of Glasgow Cathedral, and then explore the world behind art at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Glasgow trip site .

Traveling by train from Edinburgh to Glasgow takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. In June, daytime highs in Glasgow are 64°F, while nighttime lows are 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can travel to Bushmills.

Things to do in Glasgow

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Stirling, Linlithgow Palace, National Museum of Rural Life
Highlights from your plan
Linlithgow Palace ©
Linlithgow Palace
Doune Castle ©
Doune Castle
Glasgow Cathedral ©
Glasgow Cathedral

2
nights
Bushmills, United Kingdom

Bushmills ©
Bushmills is a village on the north coast of County Antrim, Northern Ireland. Start off your visit on the 18th (Thu): contemplate the long history of Downhill Demesne & Hezlett House, see Alive Surf School, and then explore the striking landscape at Giant's Causeway. Keep things going the next day: step into the grandiose world of Dunluce Castle and then take a memorable drive along Causeway Coastal Route.

For photos, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Bushmills road trip tool .

Do a combination of car and ferry from Glasgow to Bushmills in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. In June in Bushmills, expect temperatures between 63°F during the day and 54°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to travel to County Donegal.

Things to do in Bushmills

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Portrush, Downhill Demesne & Hezlett House
Highlights from your plan
Dunluce Castle ©
Dunluce Castle
Causeway Coastal Route ©
Causeway Coastal Route
Giant's Causeway ©
Giant's Causeway

2
nights
County Donegal, Ireland

County Donegal ©
Encompassing nearly a fifth of the country's coastline, County Donegal remains one of Ireland's wildest regions.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sat): get all the information you need at Old Church Visitor Centre, delve into the distant past at Grianan Of Aileach, and then take in the awesome beauty at Mount Errigal. On the 21st (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Lough Eske, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Glenveagh National Park, and then explore the historical opulence of Glenveagh Castle.

To find where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the County Donegal trip itinerary builder .

Drive from Bushmills to County Donegal in 2 hours. In June, daily temperatures in County Donegal can reach 61°F, while at night they dip to 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) to allow time to travel to Dublin.

Things to do in County Donegal

Parks Nature Trails
Highlights from your plan
Glenveagh National Park ©
Glenveagh National Park
Glenveagh Castle ©
Glenveagh Castle
Grianan Of Aileach ©
Grianan Of Aileach

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.
Explore hidden gems such as National Museum of Ireland - Archaeology and Powerscourt Gardens and House. Kilmainham Gaol and Dublin Castle will appeal to history buffs. There's lots more to do: wander the streets of Temple Bar, admire the striking features of Christ Church Cathedral, take in the spiritual surroundings of Dublin Unitarian Church, and make a trip to St. Mary's Abbey.

To see more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Dublin trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from County Donegal to Dublin takes 3.5 hours. Traveling from County Donegal in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Dublin, with lows of 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to take a bus to Kilkenny.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trip

Powerscourt Gardens and House
Highlights from your plan
Kilmainham Gaol ©
Kilmainham Gaol
Dublin Castle ©
Dublin Castle
Saint Patrick's Cathedral ©
Saint Patrick's Cathedral

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.
On the 25th (Thu), step into the grandiose world of Kilkenny Castle, then delve into the distant past at Hore Abbey, and then step into the grandiose world of Rock of Cashel. On your second day here, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower, take in nature's colorful creations at Rothe House and Garden, take in the spiritual surroundings of Black Abbey, then steep yourself in history at Jerpoint Park, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Bishop's Palace.

To find photos, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Kilkenny holiday planner.

Take a bus from Dublin to Kilkenny in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Dublin in June, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 54°F in Kilkenny. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can drive to Killarney.

Things to do in Kilkenny

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

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

2
nights
Killarney, Ireland

Killarney ©
Continuously inhabited since the Neolithic period, Killarney draws visitors with its picturesque natural scenery, fine restaurants, and traditional pubs.
On the 27th (Sat), appreciate the views at Gap of Dunloe, then admire the natural beauty at Muckross House, and then step into the grandiose world of Ross Castle. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the striking landscape of Killarney National Park.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Killarney journey planner .

Traveling by car from Kilkenny to Killarney takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. June in Killarney sees daily highs of 64°F and lows of 53°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can go by car to Galway.

Things to do in Killarney

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Gap of Dunloe ©
Gap of Dunloe
Killarney National Park ©
Killarney National Park
Ross Castle ©
Ross Castle

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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Mon): explore the striking landscape of Connemara National Park & Visitor Centre. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the dramatic natural features at The Burren.

To find ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Galway vacation maker .

Traveling by car from Killarney to Galway takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Killarney in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Galway, with lows of 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Galway

Parks Nature

Side Trip

The Burren
Highlights from your plan
The Burren ©
The Burren

Similar Plans

32 days in England BY A USER FROM SOUTH AFRICA June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, water activities, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, water activities ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 60 days in England, Ireland & Scotland BY A USER FROM UNITED ARAB EMIRATES June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, slow & easy, hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 31 days in Europe BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, water activities, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, water activities ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 60 days in England BY A USER FROM SOUTH AFRICA June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, water activities, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, water activities ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 31 days in Scotland BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM May, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, hidden gems PREFERENCES: May, outdoors, beaches, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 31 days in Europe BY A USER FROM INDIA June, culture, historic sites, museums, popular sights PREFERENCES: June, culture, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 31 days in London, Wales & Ireland BY A USER FROM COSTA RICA June, popular sights PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 60 days in Europe BY A USER FROM CANADA June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, water activities, popular sights PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, water activities ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 60 days in Europe BY A USER FROM CANADA June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, water activities, popular sights PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, water activities ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 38 days in England BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, water activities, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, water activities ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 50 days in Scotland BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA May, relaxing, historic sites, museums, popular sights PREFERENCES: May, relaxing, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 11 days in Scotland BY A USER FROM PAKISTAN May, relaxing, beaches, shopping, water activities, slow & easy, popular sights PREFERENCES: May, relaxing, beaches, shopping, water activities ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Slow & easy
View more plans