60 days in England, Scotland & Ireland Itinerary

60 days in England, Scotland & Ireland Itinerary

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London, United Kingdom
— 6 nights
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Bath, United Kingdom
— 5 nights
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Chipping Campden, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
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Cockermouth, United Kingdom
— 5 nights
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 6 nights
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Inverness, United Kingdom
— 5 nights
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Dublin, Ireland
— 6 nights
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Galway, Ireland
— 5 nights
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Dingle, Ireland
— 5 nights
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Killarney, Ireland
— 3 nights
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Kilkenny, Ireland
— 5 nights
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London, United Kingdom

— 6 nights

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.
London is known for museums, nightlife, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in panoramic vistas at Coca-Cola London Eye, snap pictures at Tower Bridge, get a sense of history and politics at Houses of Parliament, and explore the world behind art at The British Museum.

To find maps, ratings, and other tourist information, use the London trip itinerary planner.

Tel Aviv, Israel to London is an approximately 8-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Israel Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time is minus 2 hours. When traveling from Tel Aviv in April, plan for little chillier days and much colder nights in London: temperatures range from 15°C by day to 5°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to catch the train to Bath.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours · Parks
Find places to stay Apr 30 — May 6:

Bath, United Kingdom

— 5 nights

Queen of English Cities

A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Explore Bath's surroundings by going to Highgrove Gardens (in Tetbury), The Cotswold Range (in Somerford Keynes) and Cotswold Farm Park (in Guiting Power). There's lots more to do: stroll through Walks With Hawks, experience rural life at Cary Alpacas, don't miss a visit to Stonehenge, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bath Abbey.

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

You can take a train from London to Bath in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to drive to Chipping Campden.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 6 — 11:

Chipping Campden, United Kingdom

— 4 nights
Chipping Campden is a small market town in the Cotswold district of Gloucestershire, England. Take a break from Chipping Campden with a short trip to Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens in Burford, about 34 minutes away. There's much more to do: sample the fine beverages at Cotswolds Distillery, see the interesting displays at Cotswold Motoring Museum, admire the natural beauty at Hidcote Manor Garden, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Cotswold Falconry Centre.

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Traveling by car from Bath to Chipping Campden takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Chipping Campden can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can travel to Cockermouth.

Things to do in Chipping Campden

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Breweries & Distilleries · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 11 — 15:

Cockermouth, United Kingdom

— 5 nights
Cockermouth is an ancient market town and civil parish in the Borough of Allerdale in Cumbria, England, so named because it is at the confluence of the River Cocker as it flows into the River Derwent. Explore Cockermouth's surroundings by going to Alpacaly Ever After (in Portinscale), Muncaster Castle (in Ravenglass) and Aira Force Waterfall (in Penrith). And it doesn't end there: explore the activities along Derwentwater, see the interesting displays at The Puzzling Place, trek along Catbells Lakeland Walk, and get great views at Walla Crag.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read our Cockermouth trip planner.

Traveling by car from Chipping Campden to Cockermouth takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Chipping Campden in May: highs in Cockermouth hover around 17°C, while lows dip to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to travel to Glasgow.

Things to do in Cockermouth

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 15 — 20:

Glasgow, United Kingdom

— 4 nights

Scotland's Style Capital

Scotland’s largest city, Glasgow is known for its cultural heritage and the friendliness of its people.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Glasgow: Blackstone Clydesdales & Dig-a-Day Experience (in Cumnock) and Conic Hill (in Balmaha). Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Glasgow Cathedral, stroll through Strathblane Falconry, and stroll around Kelvingrove Park.

For photos, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read our Glasgow online trip builder.

Traveling by car from Cockermouth to Glasgow takes 2.5 hours. Traveling from Cockermouth in May, Glasgow is little chillier at night with lows of 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Glasgow

Museums · Parks · Childrens Museums · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 20 — 24:

Edinburgh, United Kingdom

— 6 nights

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Edinburgh is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: step into the grandiose world of Edinburgh Castle, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, explore the striking landscape at Calton Hill, and see the interesting displays at Royal Yacht Britannia.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Edinburgh trip planner.

Drive from Glasgow to Edinburgh in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Edinburgh are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Inverness.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Tours
Find places to stay May 24 — 30:

Inverness, United Kingdom

— 5 nights

Gateway to the Highlands

Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Inverness: Steall Waterfall (in Fort William), RZSS Highland Wildlife Park (in Kincraig) and Loch an Eilein (in Aviemore). There's lots more to do: take in the history at Culloden Battlefield, deepen your knowledge of military history at Fort George, savor the flavors at Food & Drink, and contemplate the waterfront views at River Ness.

For photos, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Inverness day trip website.

Traveling by car from Edinburgh to Inverness takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to catch the flight to Dublin.

Things to do in Inverness

Parks · Nature · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 30 — Jun 4:

Dublin, Ireland

— 6 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.
Dublin is known for museums, nightlife, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at Guinness Storehouse, take a stroll through Temple Bar, contemplate the long history of Kilmainham Gaol Museum, and ponder the world of politics at Dublin Castle.

To find maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Dublin trip planner.

Fly from Inverness to Dublin in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. In June, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Galway.

Things to do in Dublin

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Jun 4 — 10:

Galway, Ireland

— 5 nights

City of the Tribes

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Quin (Castlefergus Equestrian & Quin Abbey), Bunratty Castle & Folk Park (in Bunratty) and Cliffs of Moher (in Liscannor). Spend the 14th (Tue) exploring nature at Connemara National Park & Visitor Centre. There's lots more to do: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Burren National Park, make a trip to Eyre Square, get engrossed in the history at Galway City Museum, and admire the natural beauty at Circle of Life National Organ Donor Commemorative Garden.

For more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Galway trip itinerary planning website.

You can drive from Dublin to Galway in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train; or take a bus. June in Galway sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to drive to Dingle.

Things to do in Galway

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 10 — 15:

Dingle, Ireland

— 5 nights
Located on Ireland's western coastline, Dingle sits between scenic mountains and the Atlantic Ocean.
Take a break from Dingle with a short trip to Blasket Islands Eco Marine Tours in Ventry, about 40 minutes away. Spend the 16th (Thu) exploring the striking scenery along Slea Head Drive. Spend a day of island exploring on the 19th (Sun) at Skellig Michael. The adventure continues: cruise along Dingle Peninsula, take in the dramatic natural features at Conor Pass, enjoy the sand and surf at Coumeenoole Beach, and step off the mainland to explore Great Blasket Island.

To see traveler tips, maps, photos, and tourist information, go to the Dingle trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Galway to Dingle takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus; or do a combination of taxi, train, and bus. In June in Dingle, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can go by car to Killarney.

Things to do in Dingle

Outdoors · Parks · Scenic Drive · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 15 — 20:

Killarney, Ireland

— 3 nights
Continuously inhabited since the Neolithic period, Killarney draws visitors with its picturesque natural scenery, fine restaurants, and traditional pubs.
Spend the 21st (Tue) exploring nature at Killarney National Park. There's lots more to do: admire the natural beauty at Muckross House, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Carrantoohil, step into the grandiose world of Ross Castle, and take in the dramatic scenery at Torc Waterfall.

For photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Killarney trip site.

Getting from Dingle to Killarney by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In June, daytime highs in Killarney are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Kilkenny.

Things to do in Killarney

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Wildlife
Find places to stay Jun 20 — 23:

Kilkenny, Ireland

— 5 nights

Marble City

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Waterford (Mount Congreve House and Gardens & Waterford Greenway), Mayfield Birds of Prey (in Kilmacthomas) and Tintern Abbey (in Wexford). Next up on the itinerary: get outside with Go With The Flow - River Adventures, explore the historical opulence of Kilkenny Castle, get to know the fascinating history of Butter Slip, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Black Abbey.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Kilkenny trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Killarney to Kilkenny by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a train. In June, daily temperatures in Kilkenny can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Tue) to allow time for the flight back home.

Things to do in Kilkenny

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 23 — 28:

England travel guide

4.4
Nightlife · Specialty Museums · Historic Sites
A trip through England is a trip through world history, and few places in the world offer such a diverse variety of places to visit, activities, and experiences. The sprawling urban areas surrounding the capital city offer countless sightseeing opportunities, such as museums and historical sites, as well as some of the best shopping, nightlife, and culinary options in the world. To truly experience this country steeped in centuries of history, try to make time to explore the sweeping countryside, where you can enjoy the warm hospitality of small villages and explore the ancient remains of once-powerful societies. England boasts an outstanding transportation system, and many visitors find that even a short train ride through the country’s landscape of rolling hills and plains can be a highlight of their entire vacation. However you choose to move about, remember that in this compact country you’re never very far from a bustling town, where modern pubs, shops, and restaurants await to be explored.

Scotland travel guide

4.4
Castles · Specialty Museums · Distilleries
A land packed with thousands of years of history, Scotland is home to numerous thriving cities and a vibrant population proud of its distinct culture, heritage, and art. The Scottish people are fond of saying "Good things come in small packages," and nowhere is that more true than in their compact homeland. Despite its relatively small size, the country is crammed full of attractions, not the least of which are numerous world-famous golf courses and whiskey distilleries. Though the sun may not always shine here, Scotland is a stunning country renowned for its dramatic scenery of mountains, valleys, hills, green fields, and rugged coastlines, guaranteeing a diverse holiday. While most tourists restrict their itinerary to the historic Highlands, where they search for the mysterious Loch Ness monster, you can also explore the Lowlands’ outstanding natural wonders and flourishing cultural scene.

Ireland travel guide

4.4
Specialty Museums · Nightlife · Castles
Emerald Isle
Gentle green hills, Guinness, leprechauns, and friendly folks characterize this small isle of a country. From the busy big city of Dublin to cozy countryside, the emerald isle harbors a varied natural landscape and is steeped in tradition. Visitors can immerse themselves in the native Irish language by visiting a Gaeltacht, or Irish-speaking region of the country, where traditional culture thrives. The Irish are known for being open and welcoming: from the moment you land to the moment you leave, you'll be greeted with "cead mile failte"--a hundred thousand welcomes.