31 days in Western Ireland & England Itinerary

31 days in Western Ireland & England Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Galway, Ireland
— 3 nights
2
Westport, Ireland
— 4 nights
3
Bath, United Kingdom
— 5 nights
4
London, United Kingdom
— 6 nights
5
York, United Kingdom
— 5 nights
6
Manchester, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
7
Birmingham, United Kingdom
— 3 nights

3
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.
Galway is known for nightlife, nature, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: have some family-friendly fun at Tom O' Hawks Indoor Axe Throwing Events, admire the masterpieces at Galway Arts Centre, get outside with Wild Atlantic Way, and make a trip to Middle Street.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, use the Galway trip itinerary site.

Cork to Galway is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can go by car to Westport.

Things to do in Galway

Historic Sites Outdoors Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Galway Arts Centre ©
Galway Arts Centre
Tom O' Hawks Indoor Axe Throwing Events ©
Tom O' Hawks Indoor Axe Throwing Events
Charlie Byrne's Bookshop ©
Charlie Byrne's Bookshop

4
nights
Westport, Ireland

Westport ©
Renowned for its Georgian architecture, Westport sits in the shadows of Croagh Patrick, considered the holiest mountain in Ireland.
Venture out of the city with trips to Admiral Brown Centre (in Foxford), Ballina (Gore Knox Monument, Rosserk Friary, &more) and Silver Strand (in Louisburgh). And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Bertra beach, don't miss a visit to Famine Walk Memorial, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Holy Trinity Church, and stop by Parade.

To find photos, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Westport attractions planner.

You can drive from Galway to Westport in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Westport are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Bath.

Things to do in Westport

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Ballina, Newport, Louisburgh, Admiral Brown Centre, Jacks Old Cottage
Highlights from your plan
Cross Beach Loop Walk ©
Cross Beach Loop Walk
Rosserk Friary ©
Rosserk Friary
The North Mayo Heritage Centre ©
The North Mayo Heritage Centre

5
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 find plenty of places to visit near Bath: Gloucester Ski & Snowboard Centre (in Gloucester), Stroud (Stroudwater Navigation, Rodborough Common, &more) and Tetbury (St Saviour's Church & Beverston Castle). And it doesn't end there: take an in-depth tour of The Roman Baths, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St Peter & St Paul, contemplate the long history of Malmesbury Market Cross, and enjoy some diversion at Lady’s Wood Shooting School.

For maps, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Bath vacation planner.

Traveling by flight from Westport to Bath takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to take a train to London.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites Parks Fun & Games

Side Trips

Stroud, Cirencester, Tetbury, Gloucester Ski & Snowboard Centre, Lady’s Wood Shooting School
Highlights from your plan
The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
Gloucester Ski & Snowboard Centre ©
Gloucester Ski & Snowboard Centre
Lady’s Wood Shooting School ©
Lady’s Wood Shooting School

6
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, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, make a trip to Tower Bridge, see the interesting displays at The British Museum, and get engrossed in the history at Natural History Museum.

For other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read our London planning app.

You can take a train from Bath to London in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can take a train to York.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
Highlights from your plan
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum
The British Museum ©
The British Museum

5
nights
York, United Kingdom

York ©
Situated on the confluence of the rivers Ouse and Foss, York has witnessed an abundance of major political events throughout its two millennia of existence.
Venture out of the city with trips to Appleby Brewery (in Penrith), Fury Events (in Witton Gilbert) and Appleby-in-Westmorland (St Anne's Hospital & St Lawrence Church). Spend the 23rd (Sat) exploring nature at Lake District National Park Guided Walks. There's lots more to do: get engrossed in the history at National Railway Museum, appreciate the history behind The Durham Light Infantry Memorial, pause for some serene contemplation at York Minster, and examine the collection at York Castle Museum.

To see where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read York trip planner.

Traveling by train from London to York takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In January, daily temperatures in York can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Manchester.

Things to do in York

Historic Sites Nature Museums

Side Trips

Durham, Appleby-in-Westmorland, Lake District National Park Guided Walks, Water Cut Sculpture, Appleby Brewery
Highlights from your plan
York Minster ©
York Minster
National Railway Museum ©
National Railway Museum
Yorkshire Activity Centre ©
Yorkshire Activity Centre

4
nights
Manchester, United Kingdom

Manchester ©
Unofficially dubbed the Capital of the North, Manchester is known for its influence on industry and music, as well as its world-renowned connection to sports.
Venture out of the city with trips to Hodge Close Trail (in Coniston), Ambleside (Kirkstone Pass, Fairfield Horseshoe, &more) and St Martin's Church (in Bowness-on-Windermere). There's still lots to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Easedale Tarn, get your game on at Live For Today Kendal Activity Centre, take in the spiritual surroundings of St Paul's Church, Grange over Sands, and take a peaceful walk through Sea Wood.

To find more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Manchester trip maker site.

Traveling by car from York to Manchester takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in January, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can drive to Birmingham.

Things to do in Manchester

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Ambleside, Kendal, St Paul's Church, Grange over Sands, Sea Wood, Laser Wars UK
Highlights from your plan
Fairfield Horseshoe ©
Fairfield Horseshoe
Easedale Tarn ©
Easedale Tarn
Live For Today Kendal Activity Centre ©
Live For Today Kendal Activity Centre

3
nights
Birmingham, United Kingdom

Birmingham ©
Britain's second-largest city, Birmingham was known as the City of a Thousand Trades and the Workshop of the World in the Victorian era.
Venture out of the city with trips to Swinbrook (St Mary's Church & St Oswald's Church), Cotswolds Distillery (in Stourton) and Cotswold Archery (in Moreton-in-Marsh). There's much more to do: have some family-friendly fun at SimAir737, pause for some serene contemplation at St Peter's Church, take an in-depth tour of Charlbury Museum, and don't miss a visit to Onform London.

To see other places to visit, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Birmingham tour app.

You can drive from Manchester to Birmingham in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Birmingham

Historic Sites Fun & Games Parks

Side Trips

Burford, Cheltenham, Charlbury Museum, St Peter's Church, Cotswold Archery
Highlights from your plan
Cotswolds Distillery ©
Cotswolds Distillery
SimAir737 ©
SimAir737
Walks With Hawks ©
Walks With Hawks

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