34 days in United Kingdom & Ireland Itinerary

34 days in United Kingdom & Ireland Itinerary

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1
Kilkenny, Ireland
— 2 nights
2
Wexford, Ireland
— 2 nights
3
Killarney, Ireland
— 3 nights
4
Dingle, Ireland
— 3 nights
5
Liscannor, Ireland
— 2 nights
6
Inishmore, Ireland
— 2 nights
7
Westport, Ireland
— 3 nights
8
Galway, Ireland
— 3 nights
9
Dublin, Ireland
— 5 nights
10
Bushmills, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
11
Omagh, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
12
Belfast, United Kingdom
— 3 nights

2
nights
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Kilkenny: Lost at Sea Memorial (in Dunmore East) and Waterford (Christ Church Cathedral, John Condon Memorial, &more). There's lots more to do: explore the historical opulence of Kilkenny Castle, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Black Abbey, steep yourself in history at Jerpoint Park, and take an in-depth tour of Medieval Mile Museum.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Kilkenny itinerary planner.

Vancouver, Canada to Kilkenny is an approximately 15-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time is 8 hours. Traveling from Vancouver in May, you will find days in Kilkenny are a bit cooler (17°C), and nights are about the same (11°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Wexford.

Things to do in Kilkenny

Historic Sites · Museums · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Waterford, Lost at Sea Memorial
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Go With The Flow - River Adventures ©
Go With The Flow - River Adventures
Kilkenny Castle ©
Kilkenny Castle
Jerpoint Abbey ©
Jerpoint Abbey

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Wexford, Ireland

Wexford ©
Wexford is the county town of County Wexford, Ireland. Start off your visit on the 8th (Fri): examine the collection at The National 1798 Rebellion Centre, then take a tour of Dunbrody Famine Ship Experience, then admire the striking features of Tintern Abbey, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Colclough Walled Garden. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the striking features of The Twin Churches: Church of the Assumption and Church of the Immaculate Conception, then view the masterpieces at Blue Egg Gallery, then stroll around Irish National Heritage Park, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Wells House & Gardens.

To find more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Wexford vacation planner.

You can drive from Kilkenny to Wexford in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Killarney.

Things to do in Wexford

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Dunbrody Famine Ship Experience, The National 1798 Rebellion Centre, Irish National Heritage Park, Wells House & Gardens
Find places to stay May 7 — 9:
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Irish National Heritage Park ©
Irish National Heritage Park
The National 1798 Rebellion Centre ©
The National 1798 Rebellion Centre
Tintern Abbey ©
Tintern Abbey

3
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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.
Killarney is known for nature, parks, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Killarney National Park, take in the exciting artwork at The Gallery 21 Fine Art Photography, admire the verdant scenery at Gap of Dunloe, and steep yourself in history at St. Mary's Church of Ireland.

Plan my day in Killarney using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Traveling by car from Wexford to Killarney takes 3.5 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Dingle.

Things to do in Killarney

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trip

St. Patrick's Church
Find places to stay May 9 — 12:
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Killarney National Park ©
Killarney National Park
Muckross House ©
Muckross House
Killarney Falconry ©
Killarney Falconry

3
nights
Dingle, Ireland

Dingle ©
Located on Ireland's western coastline, Dingle sits between scenic mountains and the Atlantic Ocean.
Dingle is known for historic sites, nightlife, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get outside with Slea Head Drive, don't miss a visit to Eask Tower, take a memorable drive along Dingle Peninsula, and explore the striking landscape at Conor Pass.

To find photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Dingle vacation builder app.

Traveling by car from Killarney to Dingle takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In May, daytime highs in Dingle are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to travel to Liscannor.

Things to do in Dingle

Outdoors · Scenic Drive · Parks

Side Trips

Dingle Peninsula, Inch Beach, Dingle Peninsula
Find places to stay May 12 — 15:
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Slea Head Drive ©
Slea Head Drive
Dingle Peninsula ©
Dingle Peninsula
Dolphin & Whale Watching

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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 16th (Sat): explore the striking landscape at The Burren, take in nature's colorful creations at Doreen Drennan Art Studio, Garden & Lodge., and then get great views at Cliffs of Moher. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Gleninsheen Wedge Tomb, Head underground at Aillwee Cave, then identify plant and animal life at Burren Birds of Prey Centre, then steep yourself in history at Poulnabrone Dolmen, and finally explore the fascinating underground world of Doolin Cave.

For other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Liscannor road trip website.

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Dingle to Liscannor in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a bus. In May in Liscannor, expect temperatures between 18°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Inishmore.

Things to do in Liscannor

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

Ballyvaughan, County Clare, Doolin Cave, Doreen Drennan Art Studio, Garden & Lodge., Gleninsheen Wedge Tomb
Find places to stay May 15 — 17:
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Cliffs of Moher ©
Cliffs of Moher
The Burren ©
The Burren
Aillwee Cave ©
Aillwee Cave

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Inishmore, Ireland

Inishmore ©
Inishmore represents the largest of the Aran Islands and has a strong commitment to maintaining the Irish language, culture, and ancient attractions.
On the 18th (Mon), don't miss a visit to Teampall Bhean'in, then explore the ancient world of Dun Aonghasa, then look for gifts at Lia Arann, and finally stroll through The Wormhole. Keep things going the next day: explore the ancient world of Teampall Chiarain, explore the ancient world of Dun Duchathair, then enjoy the sand and surf at Kilmurvey Beach, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Na Seacht Teampaill (The Seven Churches).

To see maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Inishmore itinerary tool.

Do a combination of bus and ferry from Liscannor to Inishmore in 3.5 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Inishmore can reach 18°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can travel to Westport.

Things to do in Inishmore

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks
Find places to stay May 17 — 19:
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Dun Aonghasa ©
Dun Aonghasa
The Wormhole ©
The Wormhole
Teampall Bhean'in ©
Teampall Bhean'in

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Westport, Ireland

Westport ©
Renowned for its Georgian architecture, Westport sits in the shadows of Croagh Patrick, considered the holiest mountain in Ireland.
Step out of Westport to go to Kylemore and see Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden, which is approximately 56 minutes away. There's much more to do: explore by horseback at Drummindoo Stud, grab your bike and head to The Great Western Greenway, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Carrowholly Stables & Trekking Centre.

To see more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the Westport road trip planning tool.

Getting from Inishmore to Westport by combination of ferry and taxi takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry, taxi, and bus; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In May in Westport, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 7°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to go by car to Galway.

Things to do in Westport

Outdoors · Parks · Trails

Side Trip

Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden
Find places to stay May 19 — 22:
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Drummindoo Stud ©
Drummindoo Stud
Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden ©
Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden
Carrowholly Stables & Trekking Centre ©
Carrowholly Stables & Trekking Centre

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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.
Galway is known for nightlife, nature, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: head outdoors with Wild Atlantic Way, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Corcomroe Abbey, explore the activities along Galway Bay, and get engrossed in the history at Galway City Museum.

For maps, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Galway online holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Westport to Galway takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and taxi. In May, daytime highs in Galway are 16°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Dublin.

Things to do in Galway

Historic Sites · Scenic Drive · Outdoors

Side Trips

Parknabinna Wedge Tomb, Corcomroe Abbey
Find places to stay May 22 — 25:
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Galway Cathedral ©
Galway Cathedral
Wild Atlantic Way ©
Wild Atlantic Way
Corcomroe Abbey ©
Corcomroe Abbey

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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.
Dublin is known for museums, nightlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at Kilmainham Gaol Museum, get lost in a book at The Book of Kells and the Old Library Exhibition, explore the galleries of Guinness Storehouse, and stroll around St Stephens Green.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Dublin trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Getting from Galway to Dublin by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. May in Dublin sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to drive to Bushmills.

Things to do in Dublin

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks
Find places to stay May 25 — 30:
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Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
St Stephens Green ©
St Stephens Green

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Bushmills, United Kingdom

Bushmills ©
Bushmills is a village on the north coast of County Antrim, Northern Ireland. Kick off your visit on the 31st (Sun): sample the fine beverages at Bushmills Distillery, cruise along Causeway Coastal Route, tour the pleasant surroundings at Giant's Causeway, then look for gifts at McConaghy's Souvenir Shop, and finally admire the sheer force of Dunseverick Falls. On the next day, step into the grandiose world of Dunluce Castle, enjoy the sand and surf at Bushfoot Strand, and then take in the views from Carrick-A-Rede Rope Bridge.

To see more things to do, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, use the Bushmills trip website.

Getting from Dublin to Bushmills by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Dublin in May, plan for a bit warmer nights in Bushmills, with lows around 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to go by car to Omagh.

Things to do in Bushmills

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Ballintoy, Dunluce Castle
Find places to stay May 30 — Jun 1:
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Giant's Causeway ©
Giant's Causeway
Causeway Coastal Route ©
Causeway Coastal Route
Carrick-A-Rede Rope Bridge ©
Carrick-A-Rede Rope Bridge

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Omagh, United Kingdom

Omagh ©
Omagh is the county town of County Tyrone, Northern Ireland. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): stroll around Gortin Glen Forest Park, then don't miss a visit to Dun Uladh Cultural Heritage Centre, and then step into the grandiose world of National Trust - Castle Coole. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get engrossed in the history at Ulster American Folk Park, examine the collection at The Abingdon Collection, and then experience rural life at Mellon Fun Farm.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Omagh trip simple and quick.

Getting from Bushmills to Omagh by car takes about 2 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Omagh can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can go by car to Belfast.

Things to do in Omagh

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trip

National Trust - Castle Coole
Find places to stay Jun 1 — 3:
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The Abingdon Collection ©
The Abingdon Collection
Ulster American Folk Park ©
Ulster American Folk Park
Dun Uladh Cultural Heritage Centre ©
Dun Uladh Cultural Heritage Centre

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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.
On the 4th (Thu), don't miss a visit to City Hall, pause for some serene contemplation at St George's Church, see the interesting displays at Titanic Belfast, then examine the collection at SS Nomadic, and finally contemplate the long history of Crumlin Road Gaol. On the 5th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: hunt for treasures at St. George's Market, get engrossed in the history at Museum of Orange Heritage, then learn more about the world around you at Ulster Museum, and finally admire the natural beauty at Belfast Botanical Gardens.

To find maps, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Belfast trip maker app.

Traveling by car from Omagh to Belfast takes 1.5 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Belfast

Museums · Historic Sites · Scenic Drive

Side Trip

Coast Rd
Find places to stay Jun 3 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
Titanic Belfast ©
Titanic Belfast
Coast Rd ©
Coast Rd
Crumlin Road Gaol ©
Crumlin Road Gaol

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