31 days in United Kingdom & Ireland Itinerary

31 days in United Kingdom & Ireland Itinerary

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1
Dublin, Ireland
— 3 nights
2
Belfast, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
3
Kilkenny, Ireland
— 2 nights
4
Limerick, Ireland
— 1 night
5
Liscannor, Ireland
— 1 night
6
Dingle, Ireland
— 2 nights
7
Killarney, Ireland
— 2 nights
8
Cork, Ireland
— 2 nights
9
Fethard On Sea, Ireland
— 4 nights
10
Ballintoy, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
11
Kylemore, Ireland
— 3 nights
12
Bushmills, United Kingdom
— 3 nights

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.
Hill of Tara (Temair) has been added to your itinerary. There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Guinness Storehouse, get your bearings at The Book of Kells and the Old Library Exhibition, walk around St Stephens Green, and steep yourself in history at Trinity College Dublin.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Dublin travel website.

Lethbridge, Canada to Dublin is an approximately 14.5-hour combination of car and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 7 hours traveling from Lethbridge to Dublin. Traveling from Lethbridge in October, Dublin is a bit warmer at night with lows of °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can go by car to Belfast.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Hill of Tara (Temair)
Find places to stay Oct 18 — 21:
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Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
Temple Bar ©
Temple Bar

2
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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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): examine the collection at HMS Caroline, thenexamine the collection at SS Nomadic, thensteep yourself in history at Crumlin Road Gaol, and finally get the lay of the land with Walking tours. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Titanic Belfast, thenget a sense of history and politics at City Hall, thenlearn more about the world around you at Ulster Museum, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Belfast Botanical Gardens.

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

Traveling by car from Dublin to Belfast takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. October in Belfast sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can drive to Kilkenny.

Things to do in Belfast

Museums Tours Parks
Find places to stay Oct 21 — 23:
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Titanic Belfast ©
Titanic Belfast
Crumlin Road Gaol ©
Crumlin Road Gaol
Walking tours

2
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Kilkenny, Ireland

Kilkenny ©
The country's smallest city in terms of population, Kilkenny boasts a rich cultural heritage and diverse tourist attractions that include well-preserved medieval architecture, exciting nightlife, a vibrant culinary scene, and abundant shopping opportunities.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower, take in the exciting artwork at VALERIE WALSHE CONTEMPORARY, thensample the tasty concoctions at Smithwick's Experience, thenget a new perspective on nature at Medieval Mile Museum, and finally don't miss a visit to Rock of Cashel. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Black Abbey, take in nature's colorful creations at Rothe House and Garden, thenstroll around Kilkenny Castle, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jerpoint Abbey, and finally see the interesting displays at Waterford Treasures Medieval Museum.

For ratings, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Kilkenny vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Belfast to Kilkenny takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in October, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can go by car to Limerick.

Things to do in Kilkenny

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Waterford Treasures Medieval Museum, Rock of Cashel
Find places to stay Oct 23 — 25:
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Kilkenny Castle ©
Kilkenny Castle
Rock of Cashel ©
Rock of Cashel
Waterford Treasures Medieval Museum ©
Waterford Treasures Medieval Museum

1
night
Limerick, Ireland

Limerick ©
Founded by Vikings over a thousand years ago, Limerick sits at the head of the Shannon River's broadening estuary.
On the 26th (Sat), explore the historical opulence of Bunratty Castle & Folk Park, make a trip to Shannon Heritage, thenexplore the historical opulence of King John's Castle, thenadmire the masterpieces at Hunt Museum, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Mary's Cathedral.

To find traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Limerick travel route website.

Drive from Kilkenny to Limerick in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In October in Limerick, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can go by car to Liscannor.

Things to do in Limerick

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Bunratty
Find places to stay Oct 25 — 26:
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Bunratty Castle & Folk Park ©
Bunratty Castle & Folk Park
King John's Castle ©
King John's Castle
Shannon Heritage ©
Shannon Heritage

1
night
Liscannor, Ireland

Liscannor ©
Liscannor is a coastal village in County Clare, Ireland.GeographyLying on the west coast of Ireland, on Liscannor Bay, the village is located on the R478 road between Lahinch, to the east, and Doolin, to the north. Start off your visit on the 27th (Sun): take some stellar pictures from Cliffs of Moher, Head underground at Doolin Cave, thencontemplate the long history of Poulnabrone Dolmen, and finally kick back and relax at Lahinch Beach.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Liscannor using our trip planner.

Traveling by car from Limerick to Liscannor takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In October in Liscannor, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Dingle.

Things to do in Liscannor

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Poulnabrone Dolmen, Doolin Cave, Lahinch Beach
Find places to stay Oct 26 — 27:
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Cliffs of Moher ©
Cliffs of Moher
Poulnabrone Dolmen ©
Poulnabrone Dolmen
Lahinch Beach ©
Lahinch Beach

2
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Dingle, Ireland

Dingle ©
Located on Ireland's western coastline, Dingle sits between scenic mountains and the Atlantic Ocean.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Mon): take in the dramatic natural features at Conor Pass and then cruise along Slea Head Drive. On the 29th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St.James Church, thendelve into the distant past at Gallarus Oratory, thenget up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Dingle Oceanworld, and finally cruise along Dingle Peninsula.

To see photos, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Dingle trip builder.

Do a combination of car and ferry from Liscannor to Dingle in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Killarney.

Things to do in Dingle

Outdoors Scenic Drive Parks

Side Trips

Dingle Peninsula, Dingle Peninsula
Find places to stay Oct 27 — 29:
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Slea Head Drive ©
Slea Head Drive
Dingle Peninsula ©
Dingle Peninsula
Conor Pass ©
Conor Pass

2
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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.
On the 30th (Wed), step into the grandiose world of Ross Castle, thenexplore the striking landscape of Killarney National Park, and then make a trip to Ladies' View. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 31st (Thu): admire the verdant scenery at Gap of Dunloe, admire the natural beauty at Muckross House, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Patrick's Church.

For traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Killarney online visit planner.

Traveling by car from Dingle to Killarney takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In October, daily temperatures in Killarney can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Thu) so you can drive to Cork.

Things to do in Killarney

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

St. Patrick's Church
Find places to stay Oct 29 — 31:
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Killarney National Park ©
Killarney National Park
Muckross House ©
Muckross House
Ross Castle ©
Ross Castle

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.
On the 1st (Fri), step off the mainland to explore Spike Island, take an in-depth tour of Cork City Gaol, and then browse the eclectic array of goods at The English Market.

Before you visit Cork, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Drive from Killarney to Cork in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October in Cork, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. On the 2nd (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Fethard On Sea.

Things to do in Cork

Nature Parks Shopping
Find places to stay Oct 31 — Nov 2:
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Spike Island ©
Spike Island
University College Cork (UCC) ©
University College Cork (UCC)
Cork City Gaol ©
Cork City Gaol

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Fethard On Sea, Ireland

Fethard On Sea ©
Hook Lighthouse has been added to your itinerary. Get out of town with these interesting Fethard On Sea side-trips: New Ross (Ros Tapestry Exhibition Center & New Ross Books), Kilmore Quay (Kilmore Quay Harbour & Saltee Islands) and Quadventure (in Clonroche).

To find where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Fethard On Sea trip itinerary tool.

Getting from Cork to Fethard On Sea by car takes about 3 hours. In November in Fethard On Sea, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Wed) to allow time for travel to Ballintoy.

Things to do in Fethard On Sea

Outdoors Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

New Ross, Kilmore Quay, Hook Head, County Wexford, Dunbrody Abbey
Find places to stay Nov 2 — 6:
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Quadventure ©
Quadventure
Kennedy Homestead ©
Kennedy Homestead
Kilmore Quay Harbour ©
Kilmore Quay Harbour

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Ballintoy, United Kingdom

Ballintoy ©
You've now added Carrick-A-Rede Rope Bridge to your itinerary. Step out of Ballintoy with an excursion to Rathlin Island in Rathlin Island--about 1h 10 min away.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Ballintoy fast, fun, and easy.

You can drive from Fethard On Sea to Ballintoy in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Kylemore.

Things to do in Ballintoy

Outdoors Parks Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Ballycastle, The Dark Hedges, Antrim Coast Road, Rathlin Island
Find places to stay Nov 6 — 9:
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The Dark Hedges ©
The Dark Hedges
Carrick-A-Rede Rope Bridge ©
Carrick-A-Rede Rope Bridge
Kinbane Castle ©
Kinbane Castle

3
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Kylemore, Ireland

Kylemore ©
Established on the same grounds as Kylemore Castle, Kylemore Abbey monastery was founded in 1920 for Benedictine nuns who escaped from Belgium during World War I.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden. Start off your visit on the 10th (Sun): admire the verdant scenery at Doolough Valley, make a trip to Killadoon Standing Stone, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Gothic Chapel, and finally steep yourself in history at Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden. Keep things going the next day: delve into the distant past at Renvyle Castle and then take in the awesome beauty at Twelve Bens of Connemara.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Kylemore fast, fun, and easy.

Drive from Ballintoy to Kylemore in 5.5 hours. You'll set off for Bushmills on the 12th (Tue).

Things to do in Kylemore

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

County Galway, Killadoon Standing Stone, Doolough Valley
Find places to stay Nov 9 — 12:
Highlights from your plan
Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden ©
Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden
Gothic Chapel ©
Gothic Chapel
Twelve Bens of Connemara ©
Twelve Bens of Connemara

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Bushmills, United Kingdom

Bushmills ©
Bushmills is a village on the north coast of County Antrim, Northern Ireland. Giant's Causeway has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Wed): explore the historical opulence of Dunluce Castle, look for gifts at McConaghy's Souvenir Shop, take in the dramatic natural features at Giant's Causeway, thencruise along Causeway Coastal Route, and finally sample the fine beverages at Bushmills Distillery. On the 14th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the waterfront views at River Bush, thentake in the dramatic scenery at Dunseverick Falls, thenappreciate the extensive heritage of City Walls, and finally snap pictures at Peace bridge.

To see traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Bushmills trip planner.

Getting from Kylemore to Bushmills by car takes about 5 hours. In November, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Bushmills

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Derry, Causeway Coastal Route, Dunluce Castle
Find places to stay Nov 12 — 15:
Highlights from your plan
Giant's Causeway ©
Giant's Causeway
Causeway Coastal Route ©
Causeway Coastal Route
City Walls ©
City Walls

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