35 days in United Kingdom, Canberra & Ireland Itinerary

35 days in United Kingdom, Canberra & Ireland Itinerary

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Canberra, Australia
— 4 nights
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London, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
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Killarney, Ireland
— 2 nights
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Dublin, Ireland
— 5 nights
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
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York, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
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St Austell, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
— 4 nights

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Canberra, Australia

Canberra ©
A planned city with streets laid out in elaborate, geometric patterns and founded specifically to serve as the capital of the emerging Australian state, Canberra has a self-sufficient atmosphere.
Visit Mugga-Mugga Cottage and Greek Orthodox Church of St Nicholas for their historical value. Step off the beaten path and head to National Gallery of Australia and Questacon. There's still lots to do: explore the engaging exhibits at Old Parliament House, ponder the world of politics at Parliament of Australia, admire the natural beauty at National Arboretum Canberra, and get engrossed in the history at Australian War Memorial.

To find where to stay, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read Canberra trip planner.

If you are flying in from Australia, the closest major aiport is Canberra International Airport. In April, daily temperatures in Canberra can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) to allow time to travel to London.

Things to do in Canberra

Museums · Childrens Museums · Parks

Side Trip

Mugga-Mugga Cottage
Highlights from your plan
Old Parliament House ©
Old Parliament House
National Portrait Gallery ©
National Portrait Gallery
National Gallery of Australia ©
National Gallery of Australia

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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.
Get some cultural insight at Natural History Museum and St. Paul's Cathedral. Get some historical perspective at Westminster Abbey and Churchill War Rooms. And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at National Gallery, take in panoramic vistas at Tower Bridge, make a trip to Big Ben, and contemplate the long history of Houses of Parliament.

To see more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the London trip planner.

You can fly from Canberra to London in 27 hours. Traveling from Canberra to London, you'll gain 10 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Canberra in April, you will find days in London are a bit cooler (15°C), and nights are about the same (5°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Killarney.

Things to do in London

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

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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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Tue): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Killarney National Park. Keep things going the next day: admire the natural beauty at Muckross House, then admire the sheer force of Torc Waterfall, and then step into the grandiose world of Ross Castle.

To see traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Killarney trip app.

Getting from London to Killarney by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to go by car to Dublin.

Things to do in Killarney

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Killarney National Park ©
Killarney National Park
Ross Castle ©
Ross Castle
Muckross House ©
Muckross House

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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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Guinness Storehouse and Kilmainham Gaol Museum. Explore hidden gems such as Kilkenny Castle and EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum. Venture out of the city with trips to Kilkenny (Black Abbey & Go With The Flow - River Adventures). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Dublinia, wander the streets of Temple Bar, get a sense of history and politics at Dublin Castle, and get engrossed in the history at The Jeanie Johnston: An Irish Famine Story.

To see traveler tips, maps, photos, and more tourist information, use the Dublin trip itinerary builder website.

Traveling by car from Killarney to Dublin takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Expect little chillier evenings in Dublin when traveling from Killarney in April, with lows around 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Glasgow.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trip

Kilkenny
Highlights from your plan
EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum ©
EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum

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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.
On the 27th (Tue), admire the masterpieces at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, see the interesting displays at The Riverside Museum of Transport and Travel, and then stroll the grounds of The Necropolis. On the next day, take in the spiritual surroundings of Glasgow Cathedral, then don't miss a visit to National Wallace Monument, then step into the grandiose world of Stirling Castle, and finally explore the historical opulence of Doune Castle.

For reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read Glasgow tour planner.

Traveling by flight from Dublin to Glasgow takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and train. April in Glasgow sees daily highs of 13°C and lows of 3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Glasgow

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Stirling
Highlights from your plan
The Riverside Museum of Transport and Travel ©
Stirling Castle
Stirling Castle
Doune Castle ©
Doune Castle

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Let the collections at Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh and Camera Obscura and World of Illusions capture your imagination. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Edinburgh Castle and Rosslyn Chapel. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Edinburgh: Alnwick (The Alnwick Garden & Alnwick Castle). There's much more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Giles' Cathedral, get to know the fascinating history of Edinburgh Old Town, learn more about the world around you at National Museum of Scotland, and step into the grandiose world of Palace of Holyroodhouse.

To see ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Edinburgh day trip planning tool.

You can drive from Glasgow to Edinburgh in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Edinburgh are 13°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can take a train to York.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Alnwick, Rosslyn Chapel
Highlights from your plan
Rosslyn Chapel ©
Rosslyn Chapel
Alnwick Castle ©
Alnwick Castle
The Alnwick Garden ©
The Alnwick Garden

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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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like York City Walls and York's Chocolate Story. Let the collections at York Castle Museum and The York Dungeon capture your imagination. Change things up with these side-trips from York: Eden Camp Modern History Theme Museum (in Malton), Fountains Abbey (in Ripon) and Whitby (Whitby Abbey & 199 Steps). The adventure continues: examine the collection at National Railway Museum and take a stroll through York Shambles.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the York online itinerary planner.

Take a train from Edinburgh to York in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in York can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Liverpool.

Things to do in York

Museums · Historic Sites · Fun & Games

Side Trips

Whitby, Eden Camp Modern History Theme Museum, Fountains Abbey
Highlights from your plan
York Castle Museum ©
York Castle Museum
Fountains Abbey ©
Fountains Abbey
York City Walls ©
York City Walls

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Liverpool, United Kingdom

Liverpool
Famous for being the birthplace of the Beatles, Liverpool is a vibrant city with an outstanding cultural heritage.
On the 6th (Thu), see the interesting displays at Museum of Liverpool, see the interesting displays at Merseyside Maritime Museum, examine the collection at International Slavery Museum, then stroll the grounds of Liverpool Cathedral, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King Liverpool. Keep things going the next day: get a new perspective on nature at World Museum, then explore the world behind art at Tate Liverpool, then take a leisurely stroll along Royal Albert Dock Liverpool, and finally examine the collection at The Beatles Story.

To find maps, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Liverpool road trip app.

Traveling by car from York to Liverpool takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In May in Liverpool, expect temperatures between 18°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to St Austell.

Things to do in Liverpool

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Museum of Liverpool
Museum of Liverpool
Liverpool Cathedral
Liverpool Cathedral
The Beatles Story ©
The Beatles Story

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St Austell, United Kingdom

St Austell ©
St Austell is a civil parish and major town in Cornwall, England, UK. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sat): see the interesting displays at St. Winnow Barton Farm Museum, admire the natural beauty at Lanhydrock House and Garden, and then step off the mainland to explore St. Michael's Mount. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take an in-depth tour of Shipwreck Treasure Museum, then steep yourself in history at The Lost Gardens of Heligan, and then explore the different monuments and memorials at St. Breward Parish Church.

For more things to do, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read our St Austell online trip planner.

Drive from Liverpool to St Austell in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can drive to Cardiff.

Things to do in St Austell

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Bodmin, St. Winnow Barton Farm Museum, St. Michael's Mount
Highlights from your plan
Lanhydrock House and Garden ©
Lanhydrock House and Garden
The Lost Gardens of Heligan ©
The Lost Gardens of Heligan
Shipwreck Treasure Museum ©
Shipwreck Treasure Museum

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Cardiff, United Kingdom

Cardiff ©
The capital of Wales, Cardiff is a very green city indeed, boasting more green space per person than any other place in the country.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like The Roman Baths and Cardiff Castle. Appreciate the collections at Brunel's SS Great Britain and Big Pit National Coal Museum. Explore Cardiff's surroundings by going to Malmesbury Market Cross (in Malmesbury) and Bath (Bath Abbey & No 1 Royal Crescent, Bath). There's more to do: see the interesting displays at St Fagans National Museum of History and take a leisurely stroll along Cardiff Bay Wales.

For more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Cardiff trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from St Austell to Cardiff takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In May, daily temperatures in Cardiff can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cardiff

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Bath, Brunel's SS Great Britain, Malmesbury Market Cross, Big Pit National Coal Museum
Highlights from your plan
Cardiff Castle ©
Cardiff Castle
Big Pit National Coal Museum ©
Big Pit National Coal Museum
St Fagans National Museum of History ©
St Fagans National Museum of History

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