27 days in United Kingdom & Ireland Itinerary

27 days in United Kingdom & Ireland Itinerary

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27 days in United Kingdom & Ireland Itinerary

Start: Tel Aviv, Israel
Fly:  5​h 30​min
1
London, United Kingdom
— 5 nights
train:  1​h
2
Cambridge, United Kingdom
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Oxford, United Kingdom
— 1 night
train:  1​h 30​min
4
Bath, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
Ludlow, United Kingdom
— 1 night
train:  1​h 45​min
6
Manchester, United Kingdom
— 1 night
train:  1​h 30​min
7
York, United Kingdom
— 1 night
train:  2​h 30​min
8
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
9
Glencoe, United Kingdom
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
10
Mallaig, United Kingdom
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
11
Belfast, United Kingdom
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
12
Dublin, Ireland
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
13
Galway, Ireland
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
14
Dingle, Ireland
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
15
Killarney, Ireland
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
16
Blarney, Ireland
— 1 day
Fly:  11​h 45​min
End: Tel Aviv, Israel

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.
Take a break from the city and head to The Hawking Centre and Imperial Bird of Prey Academy. Popular historic sites such as Buckingham Palace and St. Paul's Cathedral are in your itinerary. There's still lots to do: admire the landmark architecture of Westminster Abbey, head outdoors with Platinum Training, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, and make a trip to Big Ben.

To see maps, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the London trip website .

Tel Aviv, Israel to London is an approximately 8-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Tel Aviv to London is minus 2 hours. When traveling from Tel Aviv in September, plan for slightly colder days and colder nights in London: temperatures range from 22°C by day to 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) to allow time to take a train to Cambridge.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

The Hawking Centre, Imperial Bird of Prey Academy
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Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace
Westminster Abbey ©
Westminster Abbey
Tower of London ©
Tower of London

1
day
Cambridge, United Kingdom

Cambridge ©
Steeped in history and tradition, Cambridge is renowned for its ancient colleges and sprawling green gardens.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Tue): gain insight at Trinity College, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at King's College Chapel, then learn about winemaking at Cambridgeshire Wine School, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at The River Cam.

For more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read Cambridge travel route builder app .

Take a train from London to Cambridge in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Oxford.

Things to do in Cambridge

Parks Nature Wineries
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Cambridgeshire Wine School ©
Cambridgeshire Wine School
King's College Chapel ©
King's College Chapel
Trinity College ©
Trinity College

1
night
Oxford, United Kingdom

Oxford ©
A busy, cosmopolitan city, Oxford is perhaps best known for its ancient university.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Wed): contemplate the waterfront views at Oxford Canal, steep yourself in history at Blenheim Palace, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Farmoor Reservoir.

For other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Oxford trip planner .

Traveling by car from Cambridge to Oxford takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Cambridge in September since evenings lows in Oxford dip to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to Bath.

Things to do in Oxford

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Blenheim Palace
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Oxford Canal ©
Oxford Canal
Blenheim Palace ©
Blenheim Palace
Farmoor Reservoir ©
Farmoor Reservoir

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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Thu): take an in-depth tour of The Roman Baths and then explore the fascinating underground world of Cheddar Gorge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Bath Abbey, identify plant and animal life at Westonbirt Arboretum, and then look for all kinds of wild species at WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Bath journey builder site .

You can take a train from Oxford to Bath in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can go by car to Ludlow.

Things to do in Bath

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trips

Westonbirt Arboretum, WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre, Cheddar Gorge
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WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre ©
WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre
The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
Bath Abbey ©
Bath Abbey

1
night
Ludlow, United Kingdom

Ludlow ©
Ludlow is a market town in Shropshire, England, 28mi south of Shrewsbury and 23mi north of Hereford via the main A49 road, which bypasses the town. On the 15th (Sat), indulge your thirst for a good beer at Ludlow Brewing Company, make a trip to St Laurence's Church, then step into the grandiose world of Stokesay Castle, and finally identify plant and animal life at Clee Hills.

To find ratings, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read Ludlow online vacation planner .

Traveling by car from Bath to Ludlow takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. September in Ludlow sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) to allow time to take a train to Manchester.

Things to do in Ludlow

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites
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Clee Hills ©
Clee Hills
Stokesay Castle
Stokesay Castle
St Laurence's Church ©
St Laurence's Church

1
night
Manchester, United Kingdom

Manchester ©
Unofficially dubbed the Capital of the North, Manchester is known for its influence on industry and music, as well as its world-renowned connection to sports.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sun): test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, then admire the landmark architecture of Manchester Cathedral, then engage your brain at Science and Industry Museum, and finally take a stroll through Gay Village.

For traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Manchester online travel route planner .

Take a train from Ludlow to Manchester in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in September, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to take a train to York.

Things to do in Manchester

Childrens Museums Museums Neighborhoods
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Science and Industry Museum ©
Science and Industry Museum
Manchester Cathedral ©
Manchester Cathedral
Gay Village ©
Gay Village

1
night
York, United Kingdom

York ©
Situated on the confluence of the rivers Ouse and Foss, York has witnessed an abundance of major political events throughout its two millennia of existence.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Mon): get engrossed in the history at National Railway Museum, then look for all kinds of wild species at York Bird of Prey Centre, then delve into the distant past at York City Walls, and finally make a trip to York Shambles.

For where to stay, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read our York trip builder tool .

You can take a train from Manchester to York in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September in York, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can take a train to Edinburgh.

Things to do in York

Parks Wildlife Neighborhoods

Side Trip

York Bird of Prey Centre
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York Bird of Prey Centre ©
York Bird of Prey Centre
York City Walls ©
York City Walls
National Railway Museum ©
National Railway Museum

3
nights
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Get in touch with nature at Arthur's Seat and BobCat Alpacas. Get some historical perspective at Edinburgh Castle and Edinburgh Old Town. There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at The Real Mary King's Close, examine the collection at Royal Yacht Britannia, look for all kinds of wild species at Dalhousie Castle Falconry, and get a new perspective on nature at National Museum of Scotland.

For traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Edinburgh trip maker tool .

Getting from York to Edinburgh by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and flight. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in September, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can drive to Glencoe.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trip

Dalhousie Castle Falconry
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Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
The Real Mary King's Close ©
The Real Mary King's Close
Edinburgh Old Town ©
Edinburgh Old Town

1
night
Glencoe, United Kingdom

Glencoe ©
On the 21st (Fri), look for all kinds of wild species at Highland Titles Nature Reserve, then tee off at The Dragons Tooth Golf Course, and then appreciate the views at Glen Coe.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Glencoe road trip app .

Getting from Edinburgh to Glencoe by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Glencoe can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Mallaig.

Things to do in Glencoe

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Highland Titles Nature Reserve
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Highland Titles Nature Reserve ©
Highland Titles Nature Reserve
Glen Coe ©
Glen Coe

1
night
Mallaig, United Kingdom

Mallaig ©
Mallaig ; is a port in Lochaber, on the west coast of the Highlands of Scotland. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Camusdarach Beach, then see the interesting displays at Land Sea and Islands Centre, and then cruise along Morar Beach.

To find other places to visit, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Mallaig trip itinerary website .

You can drive from Glencoe to Mallaig in 1.5 hours. In September in Mallaig, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to travel to Belfast.

Things to do in Mallaig

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Arisaig
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Camusdarach Beach ©
Camusdarach Beach
Morar Beach ©
Morar Beach
Land Sea and Islands Centre ©
Land Sea and Islands Centre

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): take an in-depth tour of Ulster Museum, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Belfast Zoo, then contemplate the long history of Crumlin Road Gaol, and finally wander the streets of Cathedral Quarter.

To find traveler tips, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Belfast day trip app .

Traveling by car from Mallaig to Belfast takes 8 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Dublin.

Things to do in Belfast

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Belfast Zoo
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Belfast Zoo ©
Belfast Zoo
Crumlin Road Gaol ©
Crumlin Road Gaol
Ulster Museum ©
Ulster Museum

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.
Visit Guinness Storehouse and Trinity College Dublin for their historical value. Get a sense of the local culture at Kilmainham Gaol Museum and Great South Wall. Spend the 27th (Thu) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Temple Bar, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Dublin Zoo, kick back and relax at Sandymount Strand, and stroll through Seapoint Beach.

To find maps, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Dublin trip itinerary maker .

Getting from Belfast to Dublin by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In September, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Galway.

Things to do in Dublin

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
Temple Bar ©
Temple Bar

1
night
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 27th (Thu), appreciate the extensive heritage of Riverside Walk.

Find out how to plan Galway trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

You can drive from Dublin to Galway in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. September in Galway sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can drive to Dingle.

Things to do in Galway

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Salthill Beaches ©
Salthill Beaches
Riverside Walk ©
Riverside Walk
Galway City Museum ©
Galway City Museum

2
nights
Dingle, Ireland

Located on Ireland's western coastline, Dingle sits between scenic mountains and the Atlantic Ocean.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sat): pause for some serene contemplation at St.James Church, then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Gallarus Oratory, and finally steep yourself in history at Great Blasket Island.

For photos, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Dingle trip itinerary app .

You can drive from Galway to Dingle in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In September in Dingle, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Killarney.

Things to do in Dingle

Historic Sites Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

Great Blasket Island
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Gallarus Oratory ©
Gallarus Oratory
Great Blasket Island ©
Great Blasket Island

1
night
Killarney, Ireland

Killarney ©
Continuously inhabited since the Neolithic period, Killarney draws visitors with its picturesque natural scenery, fine restaurants, and traditional pubs.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Sun): explore the striking landscape of Killarney National Park.

To see reviews, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Killarney trip planner.

You can drive from Dingle to Killarney in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in September, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Blarney.

Things to do in Killarney

Parks Nature
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Killarney National Park ©
Killarney National Park

1
day
Blarney, Ireland

Blarney ©
A small town steeped in history and legends, Blarney provides a convenient base for exploring the southwestern portion of Ireland.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Mon): wander the streets of St Patrick Street, look for all kinds of wild species at Will and Away, and then step into the grandiose world of Blarney Castle & Gardens.

For ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Blarney planning website .

Traveling by car from Killarney to Blarney takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. October in Blarney sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Blarney

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trips

Will and Away, St Patrick Street
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Blarney Castle & Gardens ©
Blarney Castle & Gardens
St Patrick Street ©
St Patrick Street

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