35 days in United Kingdom & Dublin Itinerary

35 days in United Kingdom & Dublin Itinerary

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London, United Kingdom
— 1 night
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
— 1 night
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
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London, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
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Dublin, Ireland
— 22 nights
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London, United Kingdom

— 1 night

The Square Mile

Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): get engrossed in the history at Churchill War Rooms.

For reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the London day trip planning tool.

Melbourne, Australia to London is an approximately 24.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time is minus 10 hours. While traveling from Melbourne, expect much colder days and a bit cooler nights in London, ranging from highs of 11°C to lows of 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) to allow time to take a train to Birmingham.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Parks
Find places to stay Dec 22 — 23:

Birmingham, United Kingdom

— 4 nights

City of a Thousand Trades

Britain's second-largest city, Birmingham was known as the City of a Thousand Trades and the Workshop of the World in the Victorian era.
Birmingham is known for nightlife, museums, and fun & games. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Bournville Carillon, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at National SEA LIFE Centre Birmingham, browse the different shops at Grand Central, and admire the masterpieces at Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery.

To see more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Birmingham holiday planning tool.

Take a train from London to Birmingham in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 10°C in December, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Newcastle upon Tyne.

Things to do in Birmingham

Museums · Childrens Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Shopping
Find places to stay Dec 23 — 27:

Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom

— 1 night

Student City

One of the hippest urban centers in the northeastern part of the country, Newcastle upon Tyne once had a reputation for being an industrial wasteland with little to offer casual tourists.
On the 27th (Mon), steep yourself in history at Victoria Tunnel and then wander the streets of Quayside.

For maps, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read our Newcastle upon Tyne trip planner.

You can drive from Birmingham to Newcastle upon Tyne in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. Expect a daytime high around 9°C in December, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can drive to Birmingham.

Things to do in Newcastle upon Tyne

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Tours · Outdoors
Find places to stay Dec 27 — 28:

Birmingham, United Kingdom

— 2 nights

City of a Thousand Trades

Start off your visit on the 29th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Cadbury World, contemplate the long history of Birmingham Back to Backs, and then don't miss a visit to Smith Street.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, use the Birmingham road trip app.

Drive from Newcastle upon Tyne to Birmingham in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. You'll set off for London on the 30th (Thu).

Things to do in Birmingham

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Dec 28 — 30:

London, United Kingdom

— 3 nights

The Square Mile

See some other sides of London: don't miss a visit to Coca-Cola London Eye, explore the world behind art at National Gallery, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral, and get engrossed in the history at Natural History Museum.

To see ratings, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read London trip planner.

You can take a train from Birmingham to London in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) to allow enough time to fly to Dublin.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
Find places to stay Dec 30 — Jan 2:

Dublin, Ireland

— 22 nights

Fair City

A history spanning over a thousand years, vibrant nightlife, and a mix of Georgian and modern architecture make Dublin a popular European tourist destination.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Dublin: Jerpoint Abbey (in Thomastown), Malahide Castle (in Malahide) and Kilkenny (Smithwick's Experience, St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower, &more). The adventure continues: examine the collection at Guinness Storehouse, stroll around St Stephens Green, make a trip to Merrion Square, and bet on a winner at Leopardstown Racecourse.

To see maps, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Dublin road trip planning tool.

Getting from London to Dublin by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. In January, daily temperatures in Dublin can reach 9°C, while at night they dip to 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to fly back home.

Things to do in Dublin

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 2 — 24:

United Kingdom travel guide

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Nightlife · Specialty Museums · Castles
Home to an impressive 25 World Heritage sites, the United Kingdom, which includes England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland, has hundreds of museums to explore, thousands of parks and gardens to stroll through, and tens of thousands of communities to discover. From Land’s End in the south to John O’Groats in the north, the country is packed with tourist attractions that can fill a range of itineraries. With nearly 30 million tourists visiting every year, the UK is ranked among the top ten holiday destinations in the world. Known for its royalty, this country also represents a diverse patchwork of native and immigrant cultures. Although Britannia no longer rules the waves, it possesses a captivating history and a dynamic modern culture, both of which remain hugely influential on the rest of the world.