22 days in United Kingdom & Ireland Itinerary

22 days in United Kingdom & Ireland Itinerary

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
— 1 day
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
— 1 night
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
— 1 night
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London, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
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Windsor, United Kingdom
— 1 night
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Andover, United Kingdom
— 1 night
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Weymouth, United Kingdom
— 1 night
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Gloucester, United Kingdom
— 1 night
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Fishguard, United Kingdom
— 1 night
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Waterford, Ireland
— 2 nights
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Limerick, Ireland
— 1 night
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Galway, Ireland
— 1 night
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Dublin, Ireland
— 3 nights

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Glasgow, United Kingdom

Glasgow ©

Scotland's Style Capital

Scotland’s largest city, Glasgow is known for its cultural heritage and the friendliness of its people.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Glasgow Cathedral, then explore the world behind art at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, and then learn about winemaking at Vino Valentino.

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

Kelowna, Canada to Glasgow is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Kelowna to Glasgow is 8 hours. In May, daytime highs in Glasgow are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Glasgow

Museums · Historic Sites · Wineries
Find places to stay May 10 — 11:
Highlights from your plan
Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum ©
Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum
Glasgow Cathedral ©
Glasgow Cathedral
Vino Valentino ©
Vino Valentino

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Edinburgh ©

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Wed): make a trip to The Royal Mile, then step into the grandiose world of Edinburgh Castle, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Giles' Cathedral. On your second day here, see the interesting displays at Royal Yacht Britannia, examine the collection at National Museum of Scotland, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Arthur's Seat.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Edinburgh trip maker.

Drive from Glasgow to Edinburgh in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. May in Edinburgh sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Liverpool.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums · Historic Sites · Nature · Parks
Find places to stay May 11 — 13:
Highlights from your plan
Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
Arthur's Seat ©
Arthur's Seat
The Royal Mile ©
The Royal Mile

1
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Liverpool, United Kingdom

Liverpool ©

Capital of Pop Music

Famous for being the birthplace of the Beatles, Liverpool is a vibrant city with an outstanding cultural heritage.
On the 14th (Fri), see the interesting displays at Museum of Liverpool, then take in the waterfront at Royal Albert Dock Liverpool, then examine the collection at Merseyside Maritime Museum, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Liverpool Cathedral.

For maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Liverpool holiday tool.

You can take a train from Edinburgh to Liverpool in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in May, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can drive to Birmingham.

Things to do in Liverpool

Find places to stay May 13 — 14:
Highlights from your plan
Merseyside Maritime Museum ©
Merseyside Maritime Museum
Royal Albert Dock Liverpool ©
Royal Albert Dock Liverpool
Liverpool Cathedral
Liverpool Cathedral

1
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Birmingham, United Kingdom

Birmingham ©

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.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Birmingham Back to Backs, look for gifts at Classic Diamonds, then examine the collection at Black Country Living Museum, and finally get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at National SEA LIFE Centre Birmingham.

To see other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Birmingham trip planner.

Getting from Liverpool to Birmingham by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Birmingham are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to catch the train to London.

Things to do in Birmingham

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Find places to stay May 14 — 16:
Highlights from your plan
Birmingham Back to Backs ©
Birmingham Back to Backs
Black Country Living Museum ©
Black Country Living Museum
Classic Diamonds ©
Classic Diamonds

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London, United Kingdom

London ©

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 plan includes some of its best attractions: enjoy breathtaking views from Coca-Cola London Eye, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, take an in-depth tour of The British Museum, and snap pictures at Tower Bridge.

For other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read London online trip maker.

Take a train from Birmingham to London in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. May in London sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can drive to Windsor.

Things to do in London

Find places to stay May 16 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
Tower of London ©
Tower of London
Coca-Cola London Eye ©
Coca-Cola London Eye
National Gallery ©
National Gallery

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Windsor, United Kingdom

Windsor ©
Windsor is a historic market town and unparished area in the Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead in Berkshire, England. Start off your visit on the 19th (Wed): steep yourself in history at St. George's Chapel, then stop by Fudge Kitchen, then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and finally indulge your thirst for a good beer at Windsor & Eton Brewery.

To plan Windsor vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Traveling by car from London to Windsor takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can go by car to Andover.

Things to do in Windsor

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Tours · Breweries & Distilleries
Find places to stay May 19 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
Windsor & Eton Brewery ©
Windsor & Eton Brewery
St. George's Chapel ©
St. George's Chapel
Fudge Kitchen ©
Fudge Kitchen

1
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Andover, United Kingdom

Andover ©
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Thu): delve into the distant past at Ludgershall Castle and then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Hawk Conservancy Trust.

For ratings, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, go to the Andover trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by train from Windsor to Andover takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In May in Andover, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 8°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to go by car to Weymouth.

Things to do in Andover

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay May 20 — 21:
Highlights from your plan
Hawk Conservancy Trust ©
Hawk Conservancy Trust
Ludgershall Castle ©
Ludgershall Castle

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Weymouth, United Kingdom

Weymouth ©
Weymouth is a seaside town in Dorset, England, situated on a sheltered bay at the mouth of the River Wey on the English Channel coast. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Fri): identify plant and animal life at Monkey World and then enjoy the sand and surf at Weymouth Beach.

For photos, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the Weymouth trip planner.

Traveling by train from Andover to Weymouth takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to go by car to Gloucester.

Things to do in Weymouth

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

Find places to stay May 21 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
Weymouth Beach ©
Weymouth Beach
Monkey World ©
Monkey World

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Gloucester, United Kingdom

Gloucester ©
On the 22nd (Sat), delve into the distant past at Tewkesbury Abbey, then examine the collection at Jet Age Museum, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Gloucester Docks.

To find photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Gloucester trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Weymouth to Gloucester in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In May in Gloucester, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 12°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to travel to Fishguard.

Things to do in Gloucester

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay May 22 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
Tewkesbury Abbey ©
Tewkesbury Abbey
Jet Age Museum ©
Jet Age Museum
Gloucester Docks ©
Gloucester Docks

1
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Fishguard, United Kingdom

Fishguard ©
Fishguard is a coastal town in Pembrokeshire, south-west Wales, with a population of 3,419 recorded in the 2011 Census. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): take in the pleasant sights at Wales Coastal Path, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Davids Cathedral, take a leisurely stroll along Fishguard Lower Town Harbour, then pause for some photo ops at Fishguard Herrings, and finally explore the world behind art at The Last Invasion Tapestry Gallery. Keep things going the next day: delve into the distant past at Carreg Samson, then make a trip to Strumble Head, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Gwyndaf's Church.

To see where to stay, photos, maps, and tourist information, read Fishguard trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Gloucester to Fishguard takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can travel to Waterford.

Things to do in Fishguard

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay May 23 — 24:
Highlights from your plan
Wales Coastal Path ©
Wales Coastal Path
Strumble Head ©
Strumble Head
Fishguard Herrings ©
Fishguard Herrings

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Waterford, Ireland

Waterford ©
Ireland's oldest city, Waterford maintains its small-town charm and attracts a growing number of travelers with its rich history, lively nightlife, and thriving festival scene.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Tue): see the interesting displays at Waterford Treasures Medieval Museum, take an in-depth tour of Bishop's Palace, then get into the urban bustle at Reginald's Tower, then see the interesting displays at King of the Vikings, and finally grab your bike and head to Waterford Greenway. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the striking features of Tintern Abbey, step aboard Dunbrody Famine Ship Experience, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Jerpoint Abbey, then steep yourself in history at Jerpoint Park, and finally stop by Finders Keepers.

To plan Waterford vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Drive from Fishguard to Waterford in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. May in Waterford sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Limerick.

Things to do in Waterford

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 24 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Jerpoint Abbey ©
Jerpoint Abbey
Tintern Abbey ©
Tintern Abbey
Jerpoint Park ©
Jerpoint Park

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Limerick, Ireland

Limerick ©
Founded by Vikings over a thousand years ago, Limerick sits at the head of the Shannon River's broadening estuary.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sacred Heart Church, explore the historical opulence of Bunratty Castle & Folk Park, and then experience the excitement of Castlefergus Equestrian.

To find maps, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Limerick trip maker app.

You can drive from Waterford to Limerick in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of taxi and train. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in May, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Galway.

Things to do in Limerick

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 26 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Bunratty Castle & Folk Park ©
Bunratty Castle & Folk Park
Sacred Heart Church ©
Sacred Heart Church

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Galway, Ireland

Galway ©

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.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Quay Street, then get engrossed in the history at Galway City Museum, then gain some tasty knowledge on Micil Distillery, and finally paddle through the water with Kayakmor.

To see photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Galway online travel route builder.

Traveling by car from Limerick to Galway takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Galway can reach 16°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Dublin.

Things to do in Galway

Tours · Outdoors · Adventure · Breweries & Distilleries
Find places to stay May 27 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
Micil Distillery ©
Micil Distillery
Galway City Museum ©
Galway City Museum
Quay Street ©
Quay Street

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Dublin, Ireland

Dublin ©

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 plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at Guinness Storehouse, make a trip to Temple Bar, take in the views from Ha'penny Bridge, and get a sense of history and politics at Dublin Castle.

For traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Dublin tour builder.

Traveling by car from Galway to Dublin takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In May, daytime highs in Dublin are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay May 28 — 31:
Highlights from your plan
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
St Stephens Green ©
St Stephens Green

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