30 days in United Kingdom & Ireland Itinerary

30 days in United Kingdom & Ireland Itinerary

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London, United Kingdom
— 5 nights
2
Bath, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
3
Caernarfon, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
4
Inverness, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
5
Fort William, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
6
Killarney, Ireland
— 2 nights
7
Dublin, Ireland
— 4 nights

5
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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.
Get some cultural insight at Buckingham Palace and Westminster Abbey. Step off the beaten path and head to Wallace Collection and The Monument to the Great Fire of London. Change things up with these side-trips from London: Eastbourne (Birling Gap and the Seven Sisters & Beachy Head). There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Tower of London, take in the spiritual surroundings of Westminster Cathedral, learn about all things military at Churchill War Rooms, and admire the masterpieces at The British Museum.

To find ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read London day trip tool.

Oslo, Norway to London is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from Oslo to London, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Oslo in August, plan for a bit warmer nights in London, with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) to allow time to take a train to Bath.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Eastbourne
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Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace
Beachy Head ©
Beachy Head
Wallace Collection ©
Wallace Collection

4
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Bath, United Kingdom

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Stonehenge and Farleigh Hungerford Castle will appeal to history buffs. Get some cultural insight at Bath Abbey and Dunster Castle. Change things up with a short trip to Cleeve Abbey in Washford (about 1h 50 min away). There's lots more to do: get engrossed in the history at No 1 Royal Crescent, Bath, pause for some photo ops at St Nicholas Church, explore the galleries of Victoria Art Gallery, and examine the collection at The Museum of Bath at Work.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Bath trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by train from London to Bath takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to drive to Caernarfon.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Stonehenge, Cleeve Abbey, Dunster Castle
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No 1 Royal Crescent, Bath ©
No 1 Royal Crescent, Bath
Dunster Castle ©
Dunster Castle
Bath Abbey ©
Bath Abbey

4
nights
Caernarfon, United Kingdom

Caernarfon ©
Caernarfon is a royal town, community, and port in Gwynedd, Wales, with a population of 9,615. Get some historical perspective at Conwy Castle and Eglwys y Santes Fair. Get outdoors at Great Orme and Morfa Bychan - Black Rock Sands. Get out of town with these interesting Caernarfon side-trips: Saint Tudnos Church (in Llandudno), Criccieth Castle (in Criccieth) and The Holy Well and Chapel of St Trillo (in Rhos-on-Sea). There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Caernarfon Castle, make a trip to Caernarfon Town Walls, enjoy some diversion at Redline Indoor Karting, and appreciate the history behind Statue of David Lloyd Geroge.

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You can drive from Bath to Caernarfon in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of train and bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Inverness.

Things to do in Caernarfon

Historic Sites Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Llandudno, Conwy Castle, Criccieth Castle, Morfa Bychan - Black Rock Sands, St Tanwg's Church
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Conwy Castle ©
Conwy Castle
Morfa Bychan - Black Rock Sands ©
Morfa Bychan - Black Rock Sands
Great Orme ©
Great Orme

4
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Inverness, United Kingdom

Inverness ©
Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Step off the beaten path and head to Urquhart Castle and Nairn Beach. Step out of the city life by going to RZSS Highland Wildlife Park and Fairways Loch Ness Golf Course. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Inverness: Dunrobin Castle and Gardens (in Golspie) and Dornoch Cathedral (in Dornoch). There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Culloden Battlefield, stop by Leakey's Second-hand Bookshop, examine the collection at ShipSpace, and step into the grandiose world of Inverness Castle.

For ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Inverness trip planner.

You can fly from Caernarfon to Inverness in 8 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Caernarfon in August, expect little chillier with lows of °C in Inverness. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to drive to Fort William.

Things to do in Inverness

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

RZSS Highland Wildlife Park, Dunrobin Castle and Gardens, Nairn Beach, Cairngorms National Park, Culloden Battlefield
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Urquhart Castle ©
Urquhart Castle
Dunrobin Castle and Gardens ©
Dunrobin Castle and Gardens
Nairn Beach ©
Nairn Beach

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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. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Eilean Donan Castle and Ben Nevis. Glenfinnan Viaduct and Treasures of the Earth are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Fort William: Highland Titles Nature Reserve (in Duror), Fort Augustus Abbey (in Fort Augustus) and Morar Beach (in Morar). Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Neptune's Staircase, take in the architecture and atmosphere at MacIntosh Parish Church, explore the activities along Loch Shiel, and appreciate the history behind Statue of Donald Cameron.

To find other places to visit, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Fort William online attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Inverness to Fort William takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to travel to Killarney.

Things to do in Fort William

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Glenfinnan, Eilean Donan Castle, Morar Beach, Commando Monument, Highland Titles Nature Reserve
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Fort Augustus Abbey ©
Fort Augustus Abbey
Eilean Donan Castle ©
Eilean Donan Castle
Glenfinnan Viaduct ©
Glenfinnan Viaduct

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Killarney, Ireland

Killarney ©
Continuously inhabited since the Neolithic period, Killarney draws visitors with its picturesque natural scenery, fine restaurants, and traditional pubs.
Escape the urban bustle at Killarney National Park and Gap of Dunloe. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Muckross House and Torc Waterfall. And it doesn't end there: explore the historical opulence of Ross Castle, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Irish Whiskey Experience, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Mary's Cathedral, and view the masterpieces at Peter Cox Photography Gallery.

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

You can fly from Fort William to Killarney in 10 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and bus. In August, daily temperatures in Killarney can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can drive to Dublin.

Things to do in Killarney

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Killarney National Park ©
Killarney National Park
Torc Waterfall ©
Torc Waterfall
Ross Castle ©
Ross Castle

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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.
Visit Guinness Storehouse and Newgrange for their historical value. Do some cultural sightseeing at Kilmainham Gaol Museum and Temple Bar. Venture out of the city with trips to Trim (St Mary's Abbey & Trim Castle), The Mill at Avoca Village (in Avoca) and Powerscourt Gardens and House (in Enniskerry). The adventure continues: take an in-depth tour of EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum, contemplate the long history of St. Patrick's Tower, see the interesting displays at Croke Park Stadium Tour & GAA Museum, and kick back and relax at Sandycove Beach.

To find ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Dublin visit planner.

Getting from Killarney to Dublin by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. In August in Dublin, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Trim, The Mill at Avoca Village, Powerscourt Gardens and House, Hill of Tara (Temair), Newgrange
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Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Trim Castle ©
Trim Castle
EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum ©
EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum

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