18 days in England, Scotland & Ireland Itinerary

18 days in England, Scotland & Ireland Itinerary

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18 days in England, Scotland & Ireland Itinerary

Start: Mumbai, India
Fly + train:  13​h 30​min
1
Moreton-in-Marsh, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Bath, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
3
London, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
train:  2​h 15​min
4
Manchester, United Kingdom
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 15​min
5
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
6
Dublin, Ireland
— 5 nights
Fly:  15​h 15​min
End: Mumbai, India

3
nights
Moreton-in-Marsh, United Kingdom

Moreton-in-Marsh ©
Moreton-in-Marsh is a town civil parish in northeastern Gloucestershire, England. Step out of Moreton-in-Marsh to go to Fairford and see St. Mary's Church, which is approximately 42 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Cotswolds Distillery, sample the tasty concoctions at The Cotswold Brewing Company, contemplate the long history of St Nicholas Church, and make a trip to Onform London.

For ratings and other tourist information, read Moreton-in-Marsh route planning app .

Mumbai, India to Moreton-in-Marsh is an approximately 13.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone changes from India Standard Time (IST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), which is usually a -5 hour difference. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Mumbai in December, with highs in Moreton-in-Marsh at 11°C and lows at 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) to allow time to drive to Bath.

Things to do in Moreton-in-Marsh

Historic Sites Fun & Games Golf

Side Trips

Bourton-on-the-Water, Burford, Cotswold Clay Club, Hailes Church, St Nicholas Church
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Cotswolds Distillery ©
Cotswolds Distillery
Cotswold Archery ©
Cotswold Archery
Cotswold Clay Club ©
Cotswold Clay Club

2
nights
Bath, United Kingdom

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Tue): contemplate the long history of The Roman Baths, admire the landmark architecture of St. Mary's Church, and then delve into the distant past at Stonehenge. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Frampton Court Estate, shop like a local with Art Couture Painswick Gallery, then see the interesting displays at Corinium Museum, and finally get outside with The Cotswold Range.

To find more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Bath trip itinerary tool .

You can drive from Moreton-in-Marsh to Bath in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to catch the train to London.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Cirencester, Art Couture Painswick Gallery, St. Mary's Church, Stonehenge, Frampton Court Estate
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The Cotswold Range ©
The Cotswold Range
The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
Corinium Museum ©
Corinium Museum

3
nights
London, United Kingdom

London ©
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, historic sites, shopping, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Coca-Cola London Eye, contemplate the long history of Tower of London, learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum, and admire the masterpieces at National Gallery.

To find out how to plan a trip to London, use our trip itinerary maker.

You can take a train from Bath to London in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to Manchester.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites Museums Nightlife
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Coca-Cola London Eye ©
Coca-Cola London Eye
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Tower Bridge ©
Tower Bridge

1
night
Manchester, United Kingdom

Manchester ©
Unofficially dubbed the Capital of the North, Manchester is known for its influence on industry and music, as well as its world-renowned connection to sports.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sun): get your game on at Whistle Punks Urban Axe Throwing, then get your game on at Manchester Paintball Arena, and then enjoy some diversion at Arcade Club.

To see where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read Manchester trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from London to Manchester takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In December, plan for daily highs up to 10°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Manchester

Fun & Games Nightlife

Side Trips

Arcade Club, Manchester Paintball Arena
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Manchester Paintball Arena ©
Manchester Paintball Arena
Arcade Club ©
Arcade Club

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, nightlife, nature, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle, make a trip to The Royal Mile, see the interesting displays at National Museum of Scotland, and take in the dramatic natural features at Arthur's Seat.

To find maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Edinburgh trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Manchester to Edinburgh takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In December, daily temperatures in Edinburgh can reach 9°C, while at night they dip to 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to travel to Dublin.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums Historic Sites Tours
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Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
The Royal Mile ©
The Royal Mile
National Museum of Scotland ©
National Museum of Scotland

5
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 historic sites, museums, nightlife, parks, and breweries & distilleries. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Guinness Storehouse, take in the spiritual surroundings of Saint Patrick's Cathedral, examine the collection at Kilmainham Gaol, and stroll around Phoenix Park.

To see where to stay and other tourist information, refer to the Dublin road trip site .

Getting from Edinburgh to Dublin by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and bus. In January, daytime highs in Dublin are 9°C, while nighttime lows are 2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Kilmainham Gaol ©
Kilmainham Gaol
Temple Bar ©
Temple Bar

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