33 days in United Kingdom & Dublin Itinerary

33 days in United Kingdom & Dublin Itinerary

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Start: Nuremberg, Germany
Fly:  4 h 30 min
1
London, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
Train:  1 h 30 min
2
Bath, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
3
Liverpool, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
4
Grasmere, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
5
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
6
Fort William, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
7
Inverness, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h
8
Dornoch, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
9
Ullapool, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
10
Durness, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Bus + Fly:  6 h 15 min
11
Dublin, Ireland
— 2 nights
Fly:  6 h 45 min
End: Nuremberg, Germany

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.
Popular historic sites such as Tower of London and Piccadilly Circus are in your itinerary. The British Museum and Natural History Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, contemplate the long history of Buckingham Palace, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral, and take a stroll through Hoxton Square.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the London day trip tool.

Nuremberg, Germany to London is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or do a combination of car and train. Traveling from Nuremberg to London, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Nuremberg in July, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in London: temperatures range from 26°C by day to 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can take a train to Bath.

Things to do in London

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

3
nights
Bath, United Kingdom

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The Roman Baths and Bath Abbey. Emma Rose Art Works and David Simon Contemporary will appeal to museum buffs. Next up on the itinerary: hunt for treasures at Pulteney Bridge, wander the streets of Milsom Street, view the masterpieces at Quest Gallery, and browse the exhibits of 44AD artspace.

To see photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Bath route planning website.

You can take a train from London to Bath in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can drive to Liverpool.

Things to do in Bath

Shopping Museums Neighborhoods
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The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
Bath Abbey ©
Bath Abbey
No 1 Royal Crescent, Bath ©
No 1 Royal Crescent, Bath

2
nights
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 9th (Thu): examine the collection at Merseyside Maritime Museum and then take in the pleasant sights at Royal Albert Dock Liverpool. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Fri): browse the exhibits of Walker Art Gallery, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King Liverpool, thenstroll the grounds of Liverpool Cathedral, and finally examine the collection at The Beatles Story.

To see reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Liverpool day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Bath to Liverpool takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can go by car to Grasmere.

Things to do in Liverpool

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Merseyside Maritime Museum ©
Merseyside Maritime Museum
Walker Art Gallery ©
Walker Art Gallery

4
nights
Grasmere, United Kingdom

Grasmere ©
Grasmere is a village and tourist destination in the centre of the English Lake District. Take a break from the city and head to Alpacaly Ever After and Derwentwater. Museum-lovers will appreciate The Puzzling Place and Heaton Cooper Studio. Take a break from Grasmere with a short trip to The Lakes Distillery in Bassenthwaite, about 34 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Catbells Lakeland Walk, delve into the distant past at Castlerigg Stone Circle, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Alcock Tarn, and don't miss a visit to Lake Grasmere.

For photos, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read our Grasmere trip itinerary maker website.

Drive from Liverpool to Grasmere in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can go by car to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Grasmere

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trips

Keswick, The Lakes Distillery, Alpacaly Ever After
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Alpacaly Ever After ©
Alpacaly Ever After
Catbells Lakeland Walk ©
Catbells Lakeland Walk
Castlerigg Stone Circle ©
Castlerigg Stone Circle

2
nights
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Edinburgh Castle and Palace of Holyroodhouse. Escape the urban bustle at Arthur's Seat and Calton Hill. There's still lots to do: get a new perspective on nature at National Museum of Scotland, contemplate the long history of The Real Mary King's Close, take in the exciting artwork at Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh, and take a stroll through Edinburgh Old Town.

To find maps, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Edinburgh day trip tool.

You can drive from Grasmere to Edinburgh in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Edinburgh are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can go by car to Fort William.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Parks Museums
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Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
National Museum of Scotland ©
National Museum of Scotland
Palace of Holyroodhouse ©
Palace of Holyroodhouse

3
nights
Fort William, United Kingdom

Fort William ©
Fort William is the second largest settlement in the Highlands of Scotland with around 10,000 inhabitants – and the largest town: only the city of Inverness is larger.Fort William is a major tourist centre, with Glen Coe just to the south, Aonach Mòr to the east and Glenfinnan to the west, on the Road to the Isles. Visiting Highland Titles Nature Reserve and Camusdarach Beach will get you outdoors. Get a sense of the local culture at Eilean Donan Castle and Fort Augustus Abbey. Get out of town with these interesting Fort William side-trips: Morar Beach (in Morar) and Queen Victoria Diamond Jubilee Fountain (in Fort Augustus). The adventure continues: admire the verdant scenery at Glen Coe and examine the collection at West Highland Museum.

For photos, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Fort William planner.

Getting from Edinburgh to Fort William by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can drive to Inverness.

Things to do in Fort William

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Fort Augustus, Eilean Donan Castle, Highland Titles Nature Reserve, Glen Coe, Morar Beach
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Highland Titles Nature Reserve ©
Highland Titles Nature Reserve
Camusdarach Beach ©
Camusdarach Beach
Eilean Donan Castle ©
Eilean Donan Castle

4
nights
Inverness, United Kingdom

Inverness ©
Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Get a sense of the local culture at Cawdor Castle and The Highlanders' Museum (Queen's Own Highlanders Collection). Let the collections at Highland Folk Museum and ShipSpace capture your imagination. Venture out of the city with trips to Loch Garten Nature Reserve (in Boat of Garten) and RZSS Highland Wildlife Park (in Kingussie). There's lots more to do: witness the site of a historic battle at Culloden Battlefield, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Inverness Cathedral, contemplate the long history of Fort George, and look for gifts at Loch Ness Centre & Exhibition.

For reviews, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Inverness journey planning site.

Drive from Fort William to Inverness in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Inverness are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Dornoch.

Things to do in Inverness

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Drumnadrochit, Culloden Battlefield, Highland Folk Museum, RZSS Highland Wildlife Park, Cawdor Castle
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Loch Ness Centre & Exhibition ©
Loch Ness Centre & Exhibition
Loch Garten Nature Reserve ©
Loch Garten Nature Reserve
Culloden Battlefield ©
Culloden Battlefield

3
nights
Dornoch, United Kingdom

Dornoch ©
Dornoch is a town and seaside resort, and former Royal burgh in the Highlands of Scotland. Visit Dornoch Beach and Embo Beach for some beach relaxation. Get some cultural insight at Dunrobin Castle and Gardens and Dornoch Cathedral. When in Dornoch, make a side trip to see Falls of Shin in Lairg, approximately Lairg away. The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Brora Beach, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Glenmorangie Distillery, and don't miss a visit to Carn Liath Broch.

To find maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Dornoch online tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Inverness to Dornoch by car takes about an hour. July in Dornoch sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Ullapool.

Things to do in Dornoch

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Golspie, Falls of Shin, Brora Beach, Embo Beach, Glenmorangie Distillery
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Highlights from your plan
Dunrobin Castle and Gardens ©
Dunrobin Castle and Gardens
Brora Beach ©
Brora Beach
Falls of Shin ©
Falls of Shin

2
nights
Ullapool, United Kingdom

Ullapool ©
Ullapool is a village of around 1,500 inhabitants in Ross-shire, Scottish Highlands. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Mon): kick back and relax at Achmelvich Beach, explore the historical opulence of Ardvreck Castle, and then identify plant and animal life at Knockan Crag National Nature Reserve. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the stunning scenery at Corrieshalloch Gorge and then hike along The Bone Caves.

For photos, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the Ullapool travel route planner.

You can drive from Dornoch to Ullapool in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in July, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Durness.

Things to do in Ullapool

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Ardvreck Castle, Achmelvich Beach
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Achmelvich Beach ©
Achmelvich Beach
Ardvreck Castle ©
Ardvreck Castle
Knockan Crag National Nature Reserve
Knockan Crag National Nature Reserve

3
nights
Durness, United Kingdom

Durness ©
Durness is a village and civil parish in the north-west Highlands of Scotland. On the 29th (Wed), view the masterpieces at Balnakeil Craft Village, thenstroll through Balnakeil Beach, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Durness Beach. On the 30th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tour the pleasant surroundings at Oldshoremore Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at Sandwood Bay Beach.

To see more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Durness driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Ullapool to Durness takes 2 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Durness can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Dublin.

Things to do in Durness

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Kinlochbervie
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Balnakeil Beach ©
Balnakeil Beach
Sandwood Bay Beach ©
Sandwood Bay Beach
Oldshoremore Beach ©
Oldshoremore Beach

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Fri): surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour and then stop by Temple Bar. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at Sandycove Beach, thenexamine the collection at Guinness Storehouse, and then ponder the world of politics at Dublin Castle.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Dublin itinerary tool.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Durness to Dublin in 7.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of car and ferry. In July, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Dublin

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Temple Bar ©
Temple Bar
Dublin Castle ©
Dublin Castle

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