25 days in United Kingdom & Ireland Itinerary

25 days in United Kingdom & Ireland Itinerary

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25 days in United Kingdom & Ireland Itinerary

Start: Montreal, Canada
Fly:  10​h 30​min
1
London, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
2
Bath, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Liverpool, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
4
Belfast, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
5
Dublin, Ireland
— 4 nights
6
Derry, United Kingdom
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
7
Sligo, Ireland
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
8
Galway, Ireland
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
9
Limerick, Ireland
— 2 nights
10
Dublin, Ireland
— 2 nights
Fly:  9​h 45​min
End: Montreal, Canada

4
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.
You'll explore and learn at Westminster Abbey and Victoria and Albert Museum. Your inner history buff will appreciate Buckingham Palace and St. Paul's Cathedral. There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Tower of London, browse the eclectic array of goods at Camden Market, and wander the streets of Piccadilly Arcade.

To find ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read London online travel route planner .

Montreal, Canada to London is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. You'll lose 5 hours traveling from Montreal to London due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Montreal in September; daily highs in London reach 22°C and lows reach 12°C. On the 8th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a train to Bath.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Tower of London ©
Tower of London
Westminster Abbey ©
Westminster Abbey
Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Fashion Museum Bath as well as Bath Artisan Market.

For maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Bath trip planner .

You can take a train from London to Bath in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to catch the train to Bristol.

Things to do in Bath

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
Bath Abbey ©
Bath Abbey
Fashion Museum Bath ©
Fashion Museum Bath

2
nights
Liverpool, United Kingdom

Liverpool
Famous for being the birthplace of the Beatles, Liverpool is a vibrant city with an outstanding cultural heritage.
Popular historic sites such as Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King Liverpool and Liverpool Cathedral are in your itinerary. Get a sense of the local culture at Royal Albert Dock Liverpool and Casbah Coffee Club. The adventure continues: examine the collection at Merseyside Maritime Museum, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and contemplate the long history of Williamson’s Tunnels - Friends of Williamson’s Tunnels.

To see maps, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Liverpool vacation app .

Traveling by car from Bath to Liverpool takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. In September in Liverpool, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to travel to Belfast.

Things to do in Liverpool

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Liverpool Cathedral
Liverpool Cathedral
Merseyside Maritime Museum ©
Merseyside Maritime Museum
Royal Albert Dock Liverpool ©
Royal Albert Dock Liverpool

2
nights
Belfast, United Kingdom

Belfast ©
A city with character, Belfast remains a great place for a leisurely exploration, as it is still relatively undiscovered by foreign tourists, who usually opt to visit Dublin instead.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Titanic Belfast, examine the collection at SS Nomadic, and then admire the masterpieces at Ulster Folk & Transport Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: browse the eclectic array of goods at St. George's Market and then steep yourself in history at Crumlin Road Gaol.

To find other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Belfast day trip site .

Traveling by flight from Liverpool to Belfast takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and bus. In September in Belfast, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 13°C at night. On the 15th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Dublin.

Things to do in Belfast

Museums Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trip

Ulster Folk & Transport Museum
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Ulster Folk & Transport Museum ©
Ulster Folk & Transport Museum
Titanic Belfast ©
Titanic Belfast
Crumlin Road Gaol ©
Crumlin Road Gaol

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.
Get some historical perspective at Dublin Castle and Christ Church Cathedral. Let the collections at James Joyce Cultural Centre and Chester Beatty Library capture your imagination. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Trinity College Dublin, see the interesting displays at Croke Park Stadium Tour & GAA Museum, and tour the pleasant surroundings at St. Stephen's Green.

To see more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Dublin trip builder website .

Getting from Bristol to Dublin by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. In September, daytime highs in Dublin are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Belfast.

Things to do in Dublin

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Dublin Castle ©
Dublin Castle
Croke Park Stadium Tour & GAA Museum ©
Glasnevin Cemetery Museum ©
Glasnevin Cemetery Museum

1
night
Derry, United Kingdom

Derry ©
Ancient yet modern, Derry has a photogenic location on the River Foyle and features a series of historic defensive walls that are the most complete in Ireland.
On the 19th (Thu), look for gifts at Checkpoint Charlie and then don't miss a visit to The Bogside Artists.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read Derry route builder tool .

Traveling by car from Dublin to Derry takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in September, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Sligo.

Things to do in Derry

Shopping Nightlife Museums
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Millennium Forum ©
Millennium Forum
City Walls ©
City Walls
Museum of Free Derry ©
Museum of Free Derry

1
night
Sligo, Ireland

Sligo ©
Despite its small size, Sligo serves as a major center of culture, commerce, and entertainment in the northwestern section of Ireland.
To find photos, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Sligo holiday builder tool .

Traveling by car from Derry to Sligo takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in September, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Galway.

Things to do in Sligo

Historic Sites

Side Trip

National Shrine of Our Lady of Knock
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Carrowmore Megalithic Cemetery ©
Carrowmore Megalithic Cemetery

3
nights
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.
On the 22nd (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: play a few rounds at Galway Bay Golf Resort and then cruise along Wild Atlantic Way.

To see maps, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Galway route planner .

You can drive from Sligo to Galway in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. September in Galway sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Limerick.

Things to do in Galway

Outdoors Scenic Drive Beaches
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Wild Atlantic Way ©
Wild Atlantic Way
Galway City Museum ©
Galway City Museum
Galway Cathedral ©
Galway Cathedral

2
nights
Limerick, Ireland

Limerick ©
Founded by Vikings over a thousand years ago, Limerick sits at the head of the Shannon River's broadening estuary.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Tue): get some fabulous bargains at McKernan Woollen Mills and then get engrossed in the history at Craggaunowen. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the historical opulence of King John's Castle, explore the historical opulence of Bunratty Castle & Folk Park, and then head outdoors with Dromoland Castle.

For maps, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Limerick trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Galway to Limerick in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. September in Limerick sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Dublin.

Things to do in Limerick

Historic Sites Outdoors Golf

Side Trips

Craggaunowen, Dromoland Castle, Bunratty Castle & Folk Park, McKernan Woollen Mills
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King John's Castle ©
King John's Castle
Bunratty Castle & Folk Park ©
Bunratty Castle & Folk Park
Dromoland Castle ©
Dromoland Castle

2
nights
Dublin, Ireland

Dublin ©
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): appreciate the history behind James Joyce Statue, then take a stroll through Grafton Street, then wander the streets of Temple Bar, and finally explore the galleries of Kilmainham Gaol. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to Dublin Spire, then view the masterpieces at National Gallery of Ireland, and then sample the tasty concoctions at Guinness Storehouse.

For reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Dublin online day trip planner .

Drive from Limerick to Dublin in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Dublin

Museums Shopping Neighborhoods
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Kilmainham Gaol ©
Kilmainham Gaol
Temple Bar ©
Temple Bar
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse

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