32 days in Ireland & England Itinerary

32 days in Ireland & England Itinerary

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Start: Sydney, Australia
Fly:  26 h
1
Dublin, Ireland
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
2
Donegal Town, Ireland
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Buncrana, Ireland
— 5 nights
Drive:  7 h 15 min
4
Grasmere, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
Drive:  5 h
5
Stroud, United Kingdom
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
6
London, United Kingdom
— 5 nights
Fly:  25 h
End: Sydney, Australia

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.
Get in touch with nature at Nature & Wildlife Tours and Climbing Tours. Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Temple Bar, explore the galleries of Kilmainham Gaol Museum, examine the collection at Guinness Storehouse, and admire the striking features of Leinster House.

For photos, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Dublin trip builder app.

Sydney, Australia to Dublin is an approximately 26-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Sydney to Dublin is minus 10 hours. In January, Dublin is cooler than Sydney - with highs of 9°C and lows of 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can drive to Donegal Town.

Things to do in Dublin

Outdoors Tours Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jan 11 — 15:
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Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Temple Bar ©
Temple Bar
Nature & Wildlife Tours

5
nights
Donegal Town, Ireland

Donegal Town
Its rugged setting and friendly locals make Donegal a popular destination along Ireland's coast.
Escape the urban bustle at Carrowmore Beach and Muckross Head Peninsula. You'll get in some beach time at Narin Beach and Silver Strand Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Donegal Town side-trips: Moyne Abbey (in Killala), Rosserk Friary (in Ballina) and Carrickfin Strand (in Annagry). There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Rossnowlagh Beach, take a memorable drive along Mulroy Drive, stop by Bundoran Beach, and make a trip to Lough Eske.

For photos, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Donegal Town day trip website.

Getting from Dublin to Donegal Town by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or fly. In January, daytime highs in Donegal Town are 9°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can go by car to Buncrana.

Things to do in Donegal Town

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Killala, Narin Beach, Assaroe Abbey, Rosserk Friary, Carrickfin Strand
Find places to stay Jan 15 — 20:
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Silver Strand Beach
Silver Strand Beach
Rossnowlagh Beach ©
Rossnowlagh Beach
Muckross Head Peninsula ©
Muckross Head Peninsula

5
nights
Buncrana, Ireland

Buncrana ©
Buncrana is a town in County Donegal, Ireland. Visiting Five Fingers Strand and Porthaw Beach will get you outdoors. Relax by the water at Culdaff Beach and Lisfannon Strand. Explore Buncrana's surroundings by going to Kinnagoe Bay (in Greencastle), Back Strand Beach (in Falcarragh) and Wee House at Malin (in Malin Head). Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Dunree Bay, hike along Wild Atlantic Adventure Centre, don't miss a visit to Amazing Grace Viewing Platform, Walk and Park!, and take some stellar pictures from Fahan Lookout.

To find photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Buncrana trip planning website.

You can drive from Donegal Town to Buncrana in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 9°C in January, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can travel to Grasmere.

Things to do in Buncrana

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Culdaff, Kinnagoe Bay, Inishowen, Back Strand Beach, Wee House at Malin
Find places to stay Jan 20 — 25:
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Five Fingers Strand ©
Five Fingers Strand
Wild Atlantic Adventure Centre ©
Wild Atlantic Adventure Centre
Kinnagoe Bay ©
Kinnagoe Bay

4
nights
Grasmere, United Kingdom

Grasmere ©
Grasmere is a village and tourist destination in the centre of the English Lake District. Get outdoors at Silecroft Beach and Helm Crag. Get out of town with these interesting Grasmere side-trips: RSPB Hodbarrow Nature Reserve (in Millom), Alpacaly Ever After (in Portinscale) and Seascale Beach (in Seascale). Next up on the itinerary: explore the activities along Easedale Tarn, stroll through Stanley Ghyll Force Waterfall, explore the historical opulence of Castle Crag, and make a trip to Donald Campbell's Grave.

For reviews, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Grasmere trip planner.

Drive from Buncrana to Grasmere in 7.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Stroud.

Things to do in Grasmere

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Coniston, RSPB Hodbarrow Nature Reserve, Alpacaly Ever After, Sheffield Pike, Silecroft Beach
Find places to stay Jan 25 — 30:
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Silecroft Beach ©
Silecroft Beach
Alpacaly Ever After ©
Alpacaly Ever After
Helvellyn
Helvellyn

5
nights
Stroud, United Kingdom

Stroud ©
Stroud is a market town and civil parish in the centre of Gloucestershire, England. Step out of the city life by going to WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre and The Cotswold Range. Venture out of the city with trips to WMSki (in South Cerney), Malmesbury Market Cross (in Malmesbury) and St. Mary's Church (in Fairford). And it doesn't end there: brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Cotswolds Distillery, make a trip to Stroud Town Clock, contemplate the waterfront views at Stroudwater Navigation, and take a memorable tour with Cotswold Guided Walks Ltd.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Stroud vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Grasmere to Stroud takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to travel to London.

Things to do in Stroud

Outdoors Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Cirencester, Walks With Hawks, Cotswold Guided Walks Ltd, WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre, Cotswolds Distillery
Find places to stay Jan 30 — Feb 4:
Highlights from your plan
WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre ©
WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre
Cotswold Guided Walks Ltd ©
Cotswold Guided Walks Ltd
Walks With Hawks ©
Walks With Hawks

5
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, get engrossed in the history at The British Museum, take in panoramic vistas at Tower Bridge, and contemplate the long history of Tower of London.

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Getting from Stroud to London by car takes about 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 9°C in February, and nighttime lows around 1°C. On the 9th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Find places to stay Feb 4 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum
The British Museum ©
The British Museum

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