37 days in United Kingdom, Dublin & Cork Itinerary

37 days in United Kingdom, Dublin & Cork Itinerary

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Start: Melbourne, Australia
Fly:  28 h 30 min
1
London, United Kingdom
— 7 nights
Train:  1 h 30 min
2
Bath, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
3
Shipston on Stour, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h
4
Mold, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 45 min
5
Dwyran, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 45 min
6
Liverpool, United Kingdom
— 1 night
Train:  4 h
7
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Train:  45 min
8
Glasgow, United Kingdom
— 1 night
Fly:  2 h 45 min
9
Belfast, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Bus:  1 h 30 min
10
Derry, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
11
Kilkeel, United Kingdom
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 45 min
12
Dublin, Ireland
— 3 nights
Train:  2 h 45 min
13
Cork, Ireland
— 2 nights
Bus + Fly:  4 h 30 min
14
London, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Fly:  25 h
End: Melbourne, Australia

7
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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.
Popular historic sites such as Buckingham Palace and Tower of London are in your itinerary. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Hampstead and Bankside. Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through Southwark, don't miss a visit to Coca-Cola London Eye, stop by Clerkenwell, and admire the masterpieces at Victoria and Albert Museum.

To see ratings, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the London trip itinerary app.

Melbourne, Australia to London is an approximately 24- hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Melbourne to London is minus 10 hours. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Melbourne in April; daily highs in London reach 15°C and lows reach 5°C. On the 30th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Bath.

Things to do in London

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Museums
Find places to stay Apr 23 — 30:
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Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace
The British Museum ©
The British Museum
Westminster Abbey ©
Westminster Abbey

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 30th (Tue), don't miss a visit to Stonehenge and then take in nature's colorful creations at American Museum & Gardens. On the 1st (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of Bath Abbey, then steep yourself in history at The Roman Baths, then admire the striking features of Wells Cathedral, and finally examine the collection at Brunel's SS Great Britain.

To find more things to do, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Bath trip itinerary planning site.

Take a train from London to Bath in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to drive to Shipston on Stour.

Things to do in Bath

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Wells Cathedral, Stonehenge, Brunel's SS Great Britain
Find places to stay Apr 30 — May 2:
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The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
Stonehenge ©
Stonehenge
Wells Cathedral ©
Wells Cathedral

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nights
Shipston on Stour, United Kingdom

Shipston on Stour ©
Shipston-on-Stour is a town and civil parish on the River Stour about 10mi south of Stratford-upon-Avon in Warwickshire close to the boundaries with Oxfordshire and Gloucestershire. On the 2nd (Thu), step into the grandiose world of Warwick Castle, admire the natural beauty at Snowshill Manor, and then see the interesting displays at Cotswold Motoring Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Cotswolds Distillery, contemplate the long history of Blenheim Palace, and then see the interesting displays at Corinium Museum.

To see more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Shipston on Stour online trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Bath to Shipston on Stour in 2 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can travel to Mold.

Things to do in Shipston on Stour

Historic Sites Museums Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Cotswold Motoring Museum, Blenheim Palace, Snowshill Manor, Corinium Museum, Warwick Castle
Find places to stay May 2 — 4:
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Cotswolds Distillery ©
Cotswolds Distillery
Corinium Museum ©
Corinium Museum
Snowshill Manor
Snowshill Manor

2
nights
Mold, United Kingdom

Mold ©
Mold is a town in Flintshire, Wales, on the River Alyn. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Conwy Castle and St Giles Parish Church. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Mold: Angel Bay (in Penrhyn Bay), North Wales Golf Course & Driving Range (in St. Asaph) and Abergele Golf Club (in Abergele). There's still lots to do: tee off at Mold Golf Club and contemplate the long history of Portmeirion Village.

For ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Mold route planner.

Getting from Shipston on Stour to Mold by car takes about 3 hours. In May in Mold, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 7°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can travel to Dwyran.

Things to do in Mold

Outdoors Golf Historic Sites

Side Trips

Padeswood & Buckley Golf Club, North Wales Golf Course & Driving Range, St Giles Parish Church, Angel Bay, Portmeirion Village
Find places to stay May 4 — 6:
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Mold Golf Club ©
Mold Golf Club
Conwy Castle ©
Conwy Castle
Portmeirion Village ©
Portmeirion Village

2
nights
Dwyran, United Kingdom

Dwyran ©
Dwyran is a village on the island of Anglesey, in north-west Wales., in the community of Rhosyr. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Tue): brush up on your military savvy at Tacla Taid - Anglesey Transport and Agriculture Museum and cafe, tour the pleasant surroundings at Llanddwyn Beach, then step into the grandiose world of Beaumaris Castle, then admire the landmark architecture of Beaumaris Courthouse, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at National Trust - Plas Newydd Country House and Gardens. Keep things going the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Traeth Lligwy, pause for some serene contemplation at Llanbadrig Church, then admire the masterpieces at Oriel Ynys Mon, and finally stroll through Traeth Crigyll.

To find other places to visit, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Dwyran vacation builder site.

Traveling by car from Mold to Dwyran takes 1.5 hours. In May in Dwyran, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can go by car to Liverpool.

Things to do in Dwyran

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Beaumaris, National Trust - Plas Newydd Country House and Gardens, Oriel Ynys Mon, Traeth Crigyll, Traeth Lligwy
Find places to stay May 6 — 9:
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Llanddwyn Beach ©
Llanddwyn Beach
Beaumaris Castle ©
Beaumaris Castle

1
night
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): see the interesting displays at The Beatles Story, see the interesting displays at Museum of Liverpool, see the interesting displays at Merseyside Maritime Museum, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Liverpool Cathedral, and finally steep yourself in history at Mendips - John Lennon Home. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King Liverpool, then catch a live event at Anfield Stadium, then enjoy the sand and surf at Crosby Beach, and finally don't miss a visit to Antony Gormley's Another Place.

To see ratings, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Liverpool attractions website.

Traveling by car from Dwyran to Liverpool takes 2 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to catch the train to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Liverpool

Museums Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Crosby
Find places to stay May 9 — 10:
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Merseyside Maritime Museum ©
Merseyside Maritime Museum
Liverpool Cathedral
Liverpool Cathedral

3
nights
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
On the 11th (Sat), wander the streets of Edinburgh Old Town, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Giles' Cathedral, then explore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Camera Obscura and World of Illusions. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Royal Yacht Britannia, steep yourself in history at The Real Mary King's Close, then see the interesting displays at National Museum of Scotland, and finally steep yourself in history at McEwan Hall.

To find other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Edinburgh vacation planner.

Traveling by train from Liverpool to Edinburgh takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. In May in Edinburgh, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 7°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can catch the train to Glasgow.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Museums Childrens Museums
Find places to stay May 10 — 13:
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Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
National Museum of Scotland ©
National Museum of Scotland
Royal Yacht Britannia ©
Royal Yacht Britannia

1
night
Glasgow, United Kingdom

Glasgow ©
Scotland’s largest city, Glasgow is known for its cultural heritage and the friendliness of its people.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Mon): step into the grandiose world of Stirling Castle, then pause for some photo ops at National Wallace Monument, then admire the masterpieces at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, and finally stroll around Glasgow West End. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Tue): take in the pleasant sights at Buchanan Street, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Thomas Coats Memorial Baptist Church, and then examine the collection at The Riverside Museum of Transport and Travel.

To find ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Glasgow online attractions planner.

You can take a train from Edinburgh to Glasgow in an hour. Other options are to take a bus; or drive. In May in Glasgow, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can travel to Belfast.

Things to do in Glasgow

Museums Neighborhoods Historic Sites

Side Trips

Stirling, Thomas Coats Memorial Baptist Church
Find places to stay May 13 — 14:
Highlights from your plan
Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum ©
Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum
The Riverside Museum of Transport and Travel ©
The Riverside Museum of Transport and Travel
Stirling Castle
Stirling Castle

3
nights
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.
You'll explore and learn at Ulster Museum and Ulster Folk Museum. Crumlin Road Gaol and Mount Stewart will appeal to history buffs. And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Titanic Belfast, get to know the fascinating history of Cathedral Quarter, explore the historical opulence of Carrickfergus Castle, and ponder the world of politics at Parliament Buildings.

Start your trip to Belfast by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Traveling by flight from Glasgow to Belfast takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of car and ferry. May in Belfast sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 9°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to catch the bus to Derry.

Things to do in Belfast

Historic Sites Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Ulster Folk Museum, Mount Stewart, Carrickfergus Castle
Find places to stay May 14 — 17:
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Mount Stewart ©
Mount Stewart
Titanic Belfast ©
Titanic Belfast
Crumlin Road Gaol ©
Crumlin Road Gaol

2
nights
Derry, United Kingdom

Derry ©
Ancient yet modern, Derry has a photogenic location on the River Foyle and features a series of historic defensive walls that are the most complete in Ireland.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Fri): appreciate the extensive heritage of City Walls. On the 18th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Castlerock Beach, then get engrossed in the history at Museum of Free Derry, then get engrossed in the history at Tower Museum, and finally make a trip to Guildhall.

For more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Derry trip planner.

You can take a bus from Belfast to Derry in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In May, daily temperatures in Derry can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Kilkeel.

Things to do in Derry

Museums Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Castlerock Beach, Ulster American Folk Park
Find places to stay May 17 — 19:
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Ulster American Folk Park ©
Ulster American Folk Park
City Walls ©
City Walls
Tower Museum ©
Tower Museum

1
night
Kilkeel, United Kingdom

Kilkeel ©
To find maps, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Kilkeel road trip planning tool.

You can drive from Derry to Kilkeel in 3 hours. May in Kilkeel sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Dublin.

Things to do in Kilkeel

Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Silent Valley and Ben Crom Reservoirs
Find places to stay May 19 — 20:
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Silent Valley and Ben Crom Reservoirs ©
Silent Valley and Ben Crom Reservoirs
Annalong Cornmill and Harbour ©
Annalong Cornmill and Harbour

3
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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Croke Park Stadium Tour & GAA Museum and Kilmainham Gaol Museum. Get some cultural insight at Temple Bar and National Museum of Ireland - Archaeology. There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Chester Beatty, enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at Trinity College Dublin, admire the striking features of St. Michan's Church, and get a sense of history and politics at Dublin Castle.

To see where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Dublin trip planner.

Getting from Kilkeel to Dublin by car takes about 2 hours. In May, daytime highs in Dublin are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) to allow time to travel to Cork.

Things to do in Dublin

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Find places to stay May 20 — 23:
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Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
Temple Bar ©
Temple Bar

2
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Cork, Ireland

Cork ©
One of the country's major artistic and cultural centers, famed for its many annual festivals, Cork straddles the Lee River and boasts over 30 bridges.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Fri): get engrossed in the history at Cork City Gaol, then explore the historical opulence of Blarney Castle & Gardens, then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Jameson Distillery Midleton, and finally steep yourself in history at Charles Fort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cobh Cathedral, then examine the collection at Titanic Experience Cobh, and then examine the collection at Cobh Heritage Centre.

For reviews, maps, photos, and tourist information, read Cork day trip app.

You can take a train from Dublin to Cork in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. May in Cork sees daily highs of 16°C and lows of 8°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) to allow time to travel to London.

Things to do in Cork

Historic Sites Museums Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Cobh, Jameson Distillery Midleton, Charles Fort
Find places to stay May 23 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
Cork City Gaol ©
Cork City Gaol
Blarney Castle & Gardens ©
Blarney Castle & Gardens
Charles Fort ©
Charles Fort

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London, United Kingdom

London ©
Start off your visit on the 26th (Sun): wander the streets of Piccadilly Circus, take a stroll through Soho, wander the streets of Bloomsbury, then enjoy breathtaking views from Tower Bridge, and finally stop by Chiswick. On your second day here, visit South Bank and then get engrossed in the history at Imperial War Museums.

For other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the London trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Cork to London takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in London

Neighborhoods Museums Historic Sites
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Chiswick ©
Chiswick
Imperial War Museums ©
Imperial War Museums
South Bank ©
South Bank

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