24 days in Ireland & United Kingdom Itinerary

24 days in Ireland & United Kingdom Itinerary

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Start: Pune, India
Fly:  13 h 30 min
1
London, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
Train:  1 h 30 min
2
Bath, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
3
Dublin, Ireland
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h
4
Liscannor, Ireland
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
5
Kilkenny, Ireland
— 3 nights
Fly:  6 h
6
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 1 night
Drive:  6 h 15 min
7
Lochinver, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
8
Arisaig, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Drive:  5 h
9
Cockermouth, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Drive:  5 h 15 min
10
Cirencester, United Kingdom
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  18 h 30 min
End: Pune, India

4
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at The British Museum and National Gallery. Get in touch with nature at Speed Boats Tours and Nature & Wildlife Tours. There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Westminster Abbey, contemplate the long history of Buckingham Palace, don't miss a visit to Tower of London, and admire the striking features of Houses of Parliament.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the London attractions planner.

Pune, India to London is an approximately 14-hour flight. Traveling from Pune to London, you'll gain 5.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in May, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can catch the train to Bath.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Outdoors
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National Gallery ©
National Gallery
The British Museum ©
The British Museum
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum

2
nights
Bath, United Kingdom

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
On the 15th (Wed), steep yourself in history at The Roman Baths, thentake in the exciting artwork at 44AD artspace, thenexamine the collection at Brunel's SS Great Britain, and finally explore the fascinating underground world of Cheddar Gorge. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the ancient world of Stonehenge, tour the pleasant surroundings at Longleat, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bath Abbey, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Manvers Street Baptist Church.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Bath trip maker tool.

You can take a train from London to Bath in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Dublin.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Stonehenge, Cheddar Gorge, Longleat, Brunel's SS Great Britain
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Stonehenge ©
Stonehenge
The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
Cheddar Gorge ©
Cheddar Gorge

2
nights
Dublin, Ireland

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 17th (Fri), wander the streets of Temple Bar, get a sense of history and politics at Dublin Castle, thenbrowse the collection at Marsh's Library, and finally see the interesting displays at Kilmainham Gaol Museum. On your second day here, get interesting insight from Tours.

To find photos, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Dublin trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by flight from Bath to Dublin takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in May, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Liscannor.

Things to do in Dublin

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
Temple Bar ©
Temple Bar

1
night
Liscannor, Ireland

Liscannor ©
Liscannor is a coastal village in County Clare, Ireland.GeographyLying on the west coast of Ireland, on Liscannor Bay, the village is located on the R478 road between Lahinch, to the east, and Doolin, to the north. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Lahinch Beach, thensee the interesting displays at Clare Heritage and Genealogical Centre, thensteep yourself in history at Poulnabrone Dolmen, and finally get great views at Cliffs of Moher. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Mon): explore the striking landscape at The Burren.

To find where to stay, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the Liscannor trip planner.

You can drive from Dublin to Liscannor in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Liscannor can reach 18°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Kilkenny.

Things to do in Liscannor

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

County Clare, Clare Heritage and Genealogical Centre, Lahinch Beach
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Lahinch Beach ©
Lahinch Beach
Cliffs of Moher ©
Cliffs of Moher
The Burren ©
The Burren

3
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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Tue): head outdoors with Go With The Flow - River Adventures, thenexplore the historical opulence of Kilkenny Castle, thensample the tasty concoctions at Smithwick's Experience, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Black Abbey. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: identify plant and animal life at Castlecomer Discovery Park, thenexplore the historical opulence of Rock of Cashel, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower.

To see photos, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, use the Kilkenny day trip website.

Getting from Liscannor to Kilkenny by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. May in Kilkenny sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Kilkenny

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trip

Rock of Cashel
Find places to stay May 20 — 23:
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Go With The Flow - River Adventures ©
Go With The Flow - River Adventures
Kilkenny Castle ©
Kilkenny Castle
Rock of Cashel ©
Rock of Cashel

1
night
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
On the 23rd (Thu), step into the grandiose world of Mons Meg, step into the grandiose world of Edinburgh Castle, thenexplore the historical opulence of Scottish National War Memorial, thenexplore the striking landscape at Arthur's Seat, and finally don't miss a visit to Calton Hill. On the 24th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Royal Yacht Britannia, thensee the interesting displays at Freemasons Hall, Edinburgh, and then learn more about the world around you at National Museum of Scotland.

Plan trip to Edinburgh with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Traveling by flight from Kilkenny to Edinburgh takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Kilkenny in May since evenings lows in Edinburgh dip to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Lochinver.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums Historic Sites Nature
Find places to stay May 23 — 24:
Highlights from your plan
Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
National Museum of Scotland ©
National Museum of Scotland
Royal Yacht Britannia ©
Royal Yacht Britannia

2
nights
Lochinver, United Kingdom

Lochinver ©
Lochinver is a village on the coast in the Assynt district of Sutherland, Highland, Scotland. Start off your visit on the 25th (Sat): take a memorable drive along Drumbeg Loop, thenstep into the grandiose world of Ardvreck Castle, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Clachtoll Beach Campsite, and finally don't miss a visit to Clachtoll Broch. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Sun): kick back and relax at Achmelvich Beach and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Oldshoremore Beach.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Lochinver vacation planner.

You can drive from Edinburgh to Lochinver in 5.5 hours. In May, daytime highs in Lochinver are 14°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to travel to Arisaig.

Things to do in Lochinver

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Clachtoll Beach Campsite, Ardvreck Castle, Oldshoremore Beach
Find places to stay May 24 — 26:
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Achmelvich Beach ©
Achmelvich Beach
Oldshoremore Beach ©
Oldshoremore Beach
Clachtoll Beach Campsite ©
Clachtoll Beach Campsite

2
nights
Arisaig, United Kingdom

Arisaig ©
Arisaig is a village in Lochaber, Inverness-shire, on the west coast of the Scottish Highlands, within the Rough Bounds. On the 27th (Mon), delve into the distant past at Castle Tioram, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Camas an Lighe (Singing Sands), thenenjoy the sea views from Ardnamurchan Point and Lighthouse, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Maelrubha's Chapel. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the long history of Glenfinnan Viaduct, steep yourself in history at Glenfinnan Monument, thenexamine the collection at Land Sea and Islands Centre, and finally stroll through Camusdarach Beach.

For reviews, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Arisaig travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Lochinver to Arisaig takes 4.5 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Arisaig can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can travel to Cockermouth.

Things to do in Arisaig

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Glenfinnan, Castle Tioram, Camas an Lighe (Singing Sands), Ardnamurchan Point and Lighthouse
Find places to stay May 26 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
Camusdarach Beach ©
Camusdarach Beach
Camas an Lighe (Singing Sands) ©
Camas an Lighe (Singing Sands)
Castle Tioram ©
Castle Tioram

2
nights
Cockermouth, United Kingdom

Cockermouth ©
Cockermouth is an ancient market town and civil parish in the Borough of Allerdale in Cumbria, England, so named because it is at the confluence of the River Cocker as it flows into the River Derwent. Start off your visit on the 29th (Wed): stroll through Catbells Lakeland Walk, examine the collection at J.B.Banks and Son Ltd, and then explore the historical opulence of Muncaster Castle. Here are some ideas for day two: delve into the distant past at Castlerigg Stone Circle, take in the dramatic scenery at Aira Force Waterfall, thenexamine the collection at The Puzzling Place, and finally explore the activities along Derwentwater.

To find where to stay, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Cockermouth sightseeing planner.

Getting from Arisaig to Cockermouth by car takes about 5.5 hours. In May in Cockermouth, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can travel to Cirencester.

Things to do in Cockermouth

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Keswick, Aira Force Waterfall, Muncaster Castle
Find places to stay May 28 — 30:
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Catbells Lakeland Walk ©
Catbells Lakeland Walk
Aira Force Waterfall ©
Aira Force Waterfall
Muncaster Castle ©
Muncaster Castle

1
night
Cirencester, United Kingdom

Cirencester ©
Cirencester is a market town in east Gloucestershire, England, west northwest of London. Start off your visit on the 31st (Fri): examine the collection at Cotswold Motoring Museum, look for all kinds of wild species at Birdland, and then get to know the resident critters at Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens. On the 1st (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: head outdoors with The Cotswold Range and then step into the grandiose world of Sudeley Castle.

For maps, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read our Cirencester trip itinerary builder app.

You can drive from Cockermouth to Cirencester in 4.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and flight. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cirencester

Parks Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Bourton-on-the-Water, Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens, Sudeley Castle
Find places to stay May 30 — Jun 1:
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The Cotswold Range ©
The Cotswold Range
Sudeley Castle ©
Sudeley Castle
Cotswold Motoring Museum ©
Cotswold Motoring Museum

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