19 days in United Kingdom & Ireland Itinerary

19 days in United Kingdom & Ireland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Dublin, Ireland
— 4 nights
2
Cork, Ireland
— 2 nights
3
Galway, Ireland
— 1 night
4
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
5
Inverness, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
6
Isle of Skye, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
7
Glasgow, United Kingdom
— 2 nights

4
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.
Dublin is known for museums, nightlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at Kilmainham Gaol Museum, take in the architecture and design of Trinity College Dublin, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and don't miss a visit to Temple Bar.

To see ratings, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Dublin online trip itinerary maker.

London, UK to Dublin is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. In May, daytime highs in Dublin are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Cork.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Temple Bar ©
Temple Bar

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Tue): browse the eclectic array of goods at The English Market. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Wed): deepen your understanding at University College Cork (UCC), step into the grandiose world of Blarney Castle & Gardens, thentake an in-depth tour of Cork City Gaol, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St. Anne's Church.

To see photos, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Cork trip maker app.

Drive from Dublin to Cork in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Cork can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can drive to Galway.

Things to do in Cork

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Charles Fort, Titanic Experience Cobh
Highlights from your plan
Blarney Castle & Gardens ©
Blarney Castle & Gardens
Charles Fort ©
Charles Fort
Titanic Experience Cobh ©
Titanic Experience Cobh

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Fri): take a memorable drive along Wild Atlantic Way and then stroll around Eyre Square.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read our Galway online trip builder.

Getting from Cork to Galway by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Galway can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Galway

Scenic Drive Outdoors Parks
Highlights from your plan
Wild Atlantic Way ©
Wild Atlantic Way
Eyre Square ©
Eyre Square

3
nights
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Edinburgh is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle, take some stellar pictures from Calton Hill, don't miss a visit to The Real Mary King's Close, and browse the exhibits of Camera Obscura and World of Illusions.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Edinburgh attractions planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Galway to Edinburgh takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and train. In May in Edinburgh, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can go by car to Inverness.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Find places to stay May 8 — 11:
Highlights from your plan
Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
Arthur's Seat ©
Arthur's Seat
Royal Yacht Britannia ©
Royal Yacht Britannia

3
nights
Inverness, United Kingdom

Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Get out of town with these interesting Inverness side-trips: RZSS Highland Wildlife Park (in Kingussie) and Cairngorm Mountain (in Aviemore). The adventure continues: make a trip to Culloden Battlefield, stroll the grounds of Wardlaw Mausoleum, contemplate the waterfront views at River Ness, and get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, use the Inverness vacation planner.

Drive from Edinburgh to Inverness in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. May in Inverness sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to drive to Isle of Skye.

Things to do in Inverness

Parks Tours Nature

Side Trips

RZSS Highland Wildlife Park, Cairngorm Mountain, Culloden Battlefield
Find places to stay May 11 — 14:
Highlights from your plan
Distillery Tours
RZSS Highland Wildlife Park ©
RZSS Highland Wildlife Park
Culloden Battlefield ©
Culloden Battlefield

2
nights
Isle of Skye, United Kingdom

Isle of Skye ©
Blessed with picturesque lochs and a dramatic, rocky coastline, the far-flung Isle of Skye remains one of Scotland's most beloved destinations.
On the 15th (Fri), step into the grandiose world of Eilean Donan Castle, take in the pleasant sights at Dunvegan Two Churches Walk, and then take in the dramatic natural features at The Quiraing. Keep things going the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Dunvegan Castle & Gardens and then explore the striking landscape at The Old Man of Storr.

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You can drive from Inverness to Isle of Skye in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In May in Isle of Skye, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Sun) to allow time for the car ride to Glasgow.

Things to do in Isle of Skye

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Eilean Donan Castle
Find places to stay May 14 — 17:
Highlights from your plan
The Quiraing ©
The Quiraing
Eilean Donan Castle ©
Eilean Donan Castle
The Old Man of Storr ©
The Old Man of Storr

2
nights
Glasgow, United Kingdom

Glasgow ©
Scotland’s largest city, Glasgow is known for its cultural heritage and the friendliness of its people.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Mon): see the interesting displays at The Riverside Museum of Transport and Travel, thenadmire the masterpieces at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Glasgow Botanic Gardens. On your second day here, relax in the rural setting at Blackstone Clydesdales & Dig-a-Day Experience, take an in-depth tour of People's Palace and Winter Gardens, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Glasgow Cathedral.

To find maps, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Glasgow online sightseeing planner.

Drive from Isle of Skye to Glasgow in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Glasgow are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Glasgow

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Blackstone Clydesdales & Dig-a-Day Experience
Find places to stay May 17 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum ©
Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum
The Riverside Museum of Transport and Travel ©
People's Palace and Winter Gardens ©
People's Palace and Winter Gardens

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