23 days in United Kingdom, Galway & Dublin Itinerary

23 days in United Kingdom, Galway & Dublin Itinerary

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London, United Kingdom
— 5 nights
2
Windsor, United Kingdom
— Few hours
3
Salisbury, United Kingdom
— Few hours
4
Castle Combe, United Kingdom
— Few hours
5
Bath, United Kingdom
— 1 night
6
Cardiff, United Kingdom
— 1 night
7
Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
— 1 night
8
Oxford, United Kingdom
— 1 night
9
Cambridge, United Kingdom
— Few hours
10
Liverpool, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
11
Manchester, United Kingdom
— 1 night
12
York, United Kingdom
— 1 night
13
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
14
Inverness, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
15
Glasgow, United Kingdom
— 1 night
16
Belfast, United Kingdom
— 1 night
17
Bushmills, United Kingdom
— Few hours
18
Ballymoney, United Kingdom
— Few hours
19
Galway, Ireland
— 1 night
20
Dublin, Ireland
— 2 nights

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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.
For shopping fun, head to Old Spitalfields Market or Moroccan Original Carpet. Your inner history buff will appreciate Buckingham Palace and Churchill War Rooms. Take a break from London with a short trip to King George's Playing Fields in Brentwood, about 58 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, race across the water with a speed boat tour, contemplate the long history of Tower of London, and get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum.

To see where to stay, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our London day trip planning website.

If you are flying in from Brazil, the closest major aiports are London Heathrow Airport, London Gatwick Airport, London Stansted Airport, London City Airport, London Luton Airport and Southend Airport. In July in London, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can drive to Windsor.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

King George's Playing Fields
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The British Museum ©
The British Museum
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum

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Windsor, United Kingdom

Windsor ©
Windsor is a historic market town and unparished area in the Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead in Berkshire, England. Start off your visit on the 19th (Thu): look for gifts at Two Rivers Shopping Centre.

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

Traveling by car from London to Windsor takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. You'll have a few hours on the 19th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Salisbury.

Things to do in Windsor

Shopping

Side Trip

Two Rivers Shopping Centre
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Two Rivers Shopping Centre ©
Two Rivers Shopping Centre

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Salisbury, United Kingdom

Salisbury ©
Salisbury is a cathedral city in Wiltshire, England, and the only city within the county. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Thu): admire the landmark architecture of Arundells and then look for gifts at Goodfayre.

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

You can drive from Windsor to Salisbury in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. On the 19th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Castle Combe.

Things to do in Salisbury

Shopping Museums
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Goodfayre ©
Goodfayre
Arundells ©
Arundells

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Castle Combe, United Kingdom

Castle Combe ©
On the 19th (Thu), examine the collection at Fox Talbot Museum at Lacock Abbey, appreciate the extensive heritage of Castle Combe Village, and then admire the striking features of St. Andrew's Church.

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Traveling by car from Salisbury to Castle Combe takes 1.5 hours. When traveling from Salisbury in July, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Castle Combe: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Bath.

Things to do in Castle Combe

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Fox Talbot Museum at Lacock Abbey
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Castle Combe Village ©
Castle Combe Village
St. Andrew's Church ©
St. Andrew's Church
Fox Talbot Museum at Lacock Abbey ©
Fox Talbot Museum at Lacock Abbey

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Bath, United Kingdom

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
To see traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Bath trip builder tool.

Bath is very close to Castle Combe. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Cardiff.

Things to do in Bath

Shopping Museums Historic Sites
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The Silver Shop of Bath ©
The Silver Shop of Bath
The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
Bath Aqua Glass shop/stained glass studio ©

1
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Whitmore Bay Beach.

To find reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Cardiff tour itinerary website.

Traveling by car from Bath to Cardiff takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can go by car to Stratford-upon-Avon.

Things to do in Cardiff

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Whitmore Bay Beach, Dunraven Bay
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Dunraven Bay ©
Dunraven Bay
St Fagans National Museum of History ©
St Fagans National Museum of History
Cardiff Castle ©
Cardiff Castle

1
night
Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom

Stratford-upon-Avon ©
Stratford-upon-Avon is a market town and civil parish in Warwickshire, England, on the River Avon, 101mi north west of London, 22mi south east of Birmingham, and 8mi south west of Warwick. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): experience rural life at Stratford-upon-Avon Butterfly Farm and then admire the masterpieces at The MAD Museum.

To find maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Stratford-upon-Avon trip planner.

You can drive from Cardiff to Stratford-upon-Avon in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Sun) to allow time for the car ride to Oxford.

Things to do in Stratford-upon-Avon

Museums
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The MAD Museum ©
The MAD Museum
Stratford-upon-Avon Butterfly Farm ©
Stratford-upon-Avon Butterfly Farm

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Oxford, United Kingdom

Oxford ©
A busy, cosmopolitan city, Oxford is perhaps best known for its ancient university.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): contemplate the waterfront views at Farmoor Reservoir and then explore the activities along Oxford Canal.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Oxford trip maker tool.

You can drive from Stratford-upon-Avon to Oxford in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Stratford-upon-Avon in July, expect a bit cooler with lows of °C in Oxford. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Cambridge.

Things to do in Oxford

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Blenheim Palace
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Oxford Canal ©
Oxford Canal
Blenheim Palace ©
Blenheim Palace
Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology ©
Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology

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Cambridge, United Kingdom

Cambridge ©
Steeped in history and tradition, Cambridge is renowned for its ancient colleges and sprawling green gardens.
On the 23rd (Mon), explore the different monuments and memorials at Cambridge American Cemetery and Memorial and then brush up on your military savvy at IWM Duxford.

For where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Cambridge trip planner.

Traveling by car from Oxford to Cambridge takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Oxford in July, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Cambridge, with lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to go by car to Liverpool.

Things to do in Cambridge

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

IWM Duxford
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IWM Duxford ©
IWM Duxford
Cambridge American Cemetery and Memorial ©
Cambridge American Cemetery and Memorial

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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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Tue): see the interesting displays at The Beatles Story, examine the collection at Museum of Liverpool, examine the collection at Merseyside Maritime Museum, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Liverpool Cathedral, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Talacre Beach.

Before you visit Liverpool, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can drive from Cambridge to Liverpool in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. When traveling from Cambridge in July, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Liverpool: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. On the 25th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Manchester.

Things to do in Liverpool

Museums Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Talacre Beach
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Merseyside Maritime Museum ©
Merseyside Maritime Museum
Royal Albert Dock Liverpool ©
Royal Albert Dock Liverpool

1
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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.
On the 25th (Wed), have fun and explore at Science and Industry Museum, thenbuy something for everyone on your list at intu Trafford Centre, and then contemplate the long history of Dunham Massey Hall & Gardens.

To find photos, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Manchester trip builder tool.

Drive from Liverpool to Manchester in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July in Manchester, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to go by car to York.

Things to do in Manchester

Parks Historic Sites Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

intu Trafford Centre, Ladybower Reservoir, Dunham Massey Hall & Gardens, Lyme Park
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The City of Manchester Distillery ©
The City of Manchester Distillery
Ladybower Reservoir ©
Ladybower Reservoir
Science and Industry Museum ©
Science and Industry Museum

1
night
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.
For reviews, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our York trip app.

Traveling by car from Manchester to York takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in York are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can catch the train to Edinburgh.

Things to do in York

Historic Sites Shopping Museums
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York Minster ©
York Minster
National Railway Museum ©
National Railway Museum
York City Walls ©
York City Walls

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
On the 27th (Fri), stop by I.J. Mellis Cheesemonger and then don't miss a visit to The Real Mary King's Close. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the dramatic natural features at Arthur's Seat, explore the fascinating landscape at The Marshmallow Lady, explore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle, stop by Cranachan & Crowdie, thenstop by Aquila, and finally explore the wide array of goods at Jenners.

To find traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Edinburgh attractions planner.

Traveling by train from York to Edinburgh takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. While traveling from York, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Edinburgh, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Inverness.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Shopping Historic Sites Museums
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Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
National Museum of Scotland ©
National Museum of Scotland
The Real Mary King's Close ©
The Real Mary King's Close

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Inverness, United Kingdom

Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
On the 29th (Sun), don't miss a visit to Culloden Battlefield. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the galleries of Castle Gallery, see the interesting displays at Loch Ness Centre & Exhibition, step into the grandiose world of Urquhart Castle, expand your understanding of the military at Fort George, thenstop by Cheese Pantry@ Connage, and finally kick back and relax at Nairn Beach.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Inverness trip simple and quick.

Getting from Edinburgh to Inverness by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) early enough to go by car to Glasgow.

Things to do in Inverness

Parks Breweries & Distilleries Tours

Side Trips

Drumnadrochit, Nairn Beach, Culloden Battlefield
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Distillery Tours
Culloden Battlefield ©
Culloden Battlefield
Urquhart Castle ©
Urquhart Castle

1
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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.
To find where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Glasgow online holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Inverness to Glasgow takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Glasgow can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. You'll have a few hours on the 1st (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Belfast.

Things to do in Glasgow

Shopping Neighborhoods
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Buchanan Street ©
Buchanan Street

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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.
On the 1st (Wed), contemplate the long history of Falls Road, thensteep yourself in history at Crumlin Road Gaol, and then take a stroll through Cathedral Quarter.

Before you visit Belfast, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Getting from Glasgow to Belfast by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. August in Belfast sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to go by car to Bushmills.

Things to do in Belfast

Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Crumlin Road Gaol ©
Crumlin Road Gaol
Cathedral Quarter ©
Cathedral Quarter
Falls Road ©
Falls Road

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Bushmills, United Kingdom

Bushmills ©
Bushmills is a village on the north coast of County Antrim, Northern Ireland. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): go for a walk through Causeway Coastal Route and then take in the dramatic natural features at Giant's Causeway.

For maps, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Bushmills road trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Belfast to Bushmills takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August in Bushmills, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Ballymoney.

Things to do in Bushmills

Parks Nature Scenic Drive

Side Trip

Causeway Coastal Route
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Giant's Causeway ©
Giant's Causeway
Causeway Coastal Route ©
Causeway Coastal Route

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Ballymoney, United Kingdom

Ballymoney ©
Ballymoney is a small town and civil parish in County Antrim, Northern Ireland. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): explore the historical opulence of Clough Castle.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Ballymoney using our trip planner.

Ballymoney is just a stone's throw from Bushmills. In August, daily temperatures in Ballymoney can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to travel to Galway.

Things to do in Ballymoney

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Clough Castle
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Clough Castle ©
Clough Castle

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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.
On the 3rd (Fri), admire the landmark architecture of Galway Cathedral, stop by Charlie Byrne's Bookshop, get engrossed in the history at Galway City Museum, thenstroll through Salthill Beaches, thenget to know the fascinating history of Salthill Promenade, and finally explore the wide array of goods at OMG Zhivago.

To find maps, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Galway trip itinerary builder site.

Traveling by car from Ballymoney to Galway takes 4.5 hours. Traveling from Ballymoney in August, Galway is a bit cooler at night with lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can drive to Dublin.

Things to do in Galway

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Salthill Beaches ©
Salthill Beaches
Galway City Museum ©
Galway City Museum
Charlie Byrne's Bookshop ©
Charlie Byrne's Bookshop

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sat): get to know the resident critters at Dublin Zoo, examine the collection at Kilmainham Gaol Museum, thenexamine the collection at Guinness Storehouse, thentake in the exciting artwork at Gallery of Photography, and finally take a stroll through Temple Bar. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the striking features of Saint Patrick's Cathedral, wander the streets of Grafton Street, and then head outdoors with Celtic Rider.

For more things to do, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Dublin journey planning tool.

You can drive from Galway to Dublin in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In August in Dublin, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Celtic Rider
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Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Temple Bar ©
Temple Bar

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