28 days in United Kingdom & Ireland Itinerary

28 days in United Kingdom & Ireland Itinerary

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1
London, United Kingdom
— 8 nights
2
Nottingham, United Kingdom
— Few hours
3
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 6 nights
4
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
— 1 night
5
Inverness, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
6
Glasgow, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
7
Belfast, United Kingdom
— Few hours
8
Dublin, Ireland
— 4 nights
9
Galway, Ireland
— 2 nights
10
Sligo, Ireland
— 1 night

8
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 list of things to see and do now includes Warner Bros. Studio Tour London - The Making of Harry Potter, Piccadilly Circus, Freud Museum, and other attractions. The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at National Gallery, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Westminster Abbey, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, and ponder the world of politics at Houses of Parliament.

For traveler tips, photos, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our London road trip planner.

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 January, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can catch the train to Nottingham.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Warner Bros. Studio Tour London - The Making of Harry Potter
Find places to stay Jan 10 — 18:
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Houses of Parliament ©
Houses of Parliament
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum

few
hours
Nottingham, United Kingdom

Nottingham
With its historic connection to the legend of Robin Hood, Nottingham is a vibrant blend of medieval and modern.
To find reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Nottingham day trip app.

Traveling by train from London to Nottingham takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In January in Nottingham, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. You will leave for Edinburgh on the 18th (Mon).

Things to do in Nottingham

Nightlife Fun & Games Parks
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6
nights
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Holyrood Park, Museum on the Mound and The Scottish Parliament. Next up on the itinerary: explore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle, examine the collection at National Museum of Scotland, steep yourself in history at The Real Mary King's Close, and take a tour of Royal Yacht Britannia.

For other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the Edinburgh trip planner.

Getting from Nottingham to Edinburgh by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In January, daily temperatures in Edinburgh can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. On the 24th (Sun), you're off to Aberdeen.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Find places to stay Jan 18 — 24:
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Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
National Museum of Scotland ©
National Museum of Scotland
Arthur's Seat ©
Arthur's Seat

1
night
Aberdeen, United Kingdom

Aberdeen ©
The powerhouse of the northeast, Aberdeen is a prosperous urban center fueled by a thriving petroleum industry.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Aberdeen Maritime Museum and then take in nature's colorful creations at David Welch Winter Gardens.

To see other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Aberdeen online vacation planner.

You can drive from Edinburgh to Aberdeen in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In January in Aberdeen, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Inverness.

Things to do in Aberdeen

Museums Parks
Find places to stay Jan 24 — 25:
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Aberdeen Maritime Museum ©
Aberdeen Maritime Museum
David Welch Winter Gardens ©
David Welch Winter Gardens

3
nights
Inverness, United Kingdom

Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Nairn Beach and then savor the flavors at Food & Drink.

To see traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Inverness online trip maker.

Drive from Aberdeen to Inverness in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In January, daily temperatures in Inverness can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to drive to Glasgow.

Things to do in Inverness

Tours Breweries & Distilleries Parks

Side Trip

Nairn Beach
Find places to stay Jan 25 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
Distillery Tours
Nairn Beach ©
Nairn Beach
River Ness ©
River Ness

2
nights
Glasgow, United Kingdom

Glasgow ©
Scotland’s largest city, Glasgow is known for its cultural heritage and the friendliness of its people.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Thu): examine the collection at The Riverside Museum of Transport and Travel, thenexplore the world behind art at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, and then admire the natural beauty at Glasgow Botanic Gardens. Keep things going the next day: have fun and explore at Glasgow Science Centre, thenhave some family-friendly fun at Snow Factor, and then stroll around Pollok Country Park.

For where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read Glasgow tour itinerary maker tool.

Getting from Inverness to Glasgow by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in January, and nighttime lows around °C. You'll have a few hours on the 30th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Belfast.

Things to do in Glasgow

Museums Parks Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Snow Factor
Find places to stay Jan 28 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum ©
Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum
The Riverside Museum of Transport and Travel ©
Snow Factor ©
Snow Factor

few
hours
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.
For more things to do, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read our Belfast road trip tool.

Fly from Glasgow to Belfast in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In January, daily temperatures in Belfast can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. On the 30th (Sat), you're off to Dublin.

Things to do in Belfast

Tours Nightlife Parks
Find places to stay Jan 30 — 31:

4
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.
Dublin is known for museums, nightlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at Guinness Storehouse, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, sample the fine beverages at Jameson Distillery Bow St., and get a sense of history and politics at Dublin Castle.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read Dublin vacation builder website.

Getting from Belfast to Dublin by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In January, daily temperatures in Dublin can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to go by car to Galway.

Things to do in Dublin

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Find places to stay Jan 30 — Feb 3:
Highlights from your plan
Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Temple Bar ©
Temple Bar

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.
On the 4th (Thu), explore the historical opulence of Bunratty Castle & Folk Park, thenlook for gifts at The Woollen Market, and then don't miss a visit to Quay Street. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at The Legend of the Claddagh Ring, get to know the fascinating history of Salthill Promenade, thenadmire the striking features of Galway Cathedral, and finally browse the exhibits of Galway Arts Centre.

For ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Galway trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Dublin to Galway by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in February, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Sligo.

Things to do in Galway

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Bunratty Castle & Folk Park, The Woollen Market
Find places to stay Feb 3 — 5:
Highlights from your plan
Bunratty Castle & Folk Park ©
Bunratty Castle & Folk Park
Galway Arts Centre ©
Galway Arts Centre
Quay Street ©
Quay Street

1
night
Sligo, Ireland

Sligo ©
Despite its small size, Sligo serves as a major center of culture, commerce, and entertainment in the northwestern section of Ireland.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Strandhill Beach and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Knocknarea.

To find where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Sligo online day trip planner.

Drive from Galway to Sligo in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. February in Sligo sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Sligo

Parks Outdoors Nature
Find places to stay Feb 5 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
Knocknarea ©
Knocknarea
Strandhill Beach ©
Strandhill Beach

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