31 days in United Kingdom, Dublin & Galway Itinerary

31 days in United Kingdom, Dublin & Galway Itinerary

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Start: Brisbane, Australia
Fly:  24 h 30 min
1
London, United Kingdom
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Salisbury, United Kingdom
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
3
Lydney, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 45 min
4
Betws-y-Coed, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Drive:  7 h
5
Fort William, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
6
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
7
Dublin, Ireland
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
8
Galway, Ireland
— 3 nights
Fly:  7 h 45 min
9
Penrith, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Train + Fly:  28 h
End: Brisbane, Australia

5
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 discover tucked-away gems like Regent's Park and Houses of Parliament. There's much more to do: enjoy breathtaking views from Coca-Cola London Eye, appreciate the history behind Bomber Command Memorial, make a trip to Buckingham Palace, and wander the streets of Westminster.

To find traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our London trip planning website.

Brisbane, Australia to London is an approximately 25-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Brisbane to London is minus 10 hours. Traveling from Brisbane in August, plan for somewhat warmer nights in London, with lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can drive to Salisbury.

Things to do in London

Parks Museums Historic Sites
Find places to stay Aug 23 — 28:
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Regent's Park ©
Regent's Park
The Crystal Maze LIVE Experience London ©
The Crystal Maze LIVE Experience London
Coca-Cola London Eye ©
Coca-Cola London Eye

1
night
Salisbury, United Kingdom

Salisbury ©
Salisbury is a cathedral city in Wiltshire, England, and the only city within the county. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Tue): brush up on your military savvy at Boscombe Down Aviation Collection, pause for some serene contemplation at The Parish Church of St Thomas and St Edmund, thencontemplate the long history of Mompesson House, thenget engrossed in the history at The Salisbury Museum, and finally admire the striking features of Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta. On the 29th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get your game on at Insight Activities, thensee the interesting displays at The Rifles Berkshire and Wiltshire Museum, thenbrowse the exhibits of Arundells, and finally steep yourself in history at The Close.

To find photos, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Salisbury sightseeing app.

You can drive from London to Salisbury in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In August in Salisbury, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Lydney.

Things to do in Salisbury

Historic Sites Museums Fun & Games

Side Trip

Insight Activities
Find places to stay Aug 28 — 29:
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Mompesson House ©
Mompesson House
Insight Activities ©
Insight Activities
Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta ©
Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta

2
nights
Lydney, United Kingdom

Lydney ©
Lydney is a small town and civil parish in the English county of Gloucestershire. On the 30th (Thu), take in the dramatic natural features at Symonds Yat Rock, thenwalk around Bathurst Park, thenputt your heart out at Krazy Golf Lydney, and finally stroll around Lydney Park Estate. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: grab your bike and head to Cannop Cycle Centre, thensnap pictures at Monnow Bridge and Gate, thenlook for all kinds of wild species at Nagshead Nature Reserve, and finally explore the activities along Lydney Harbour.

To find traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Lydney journey maker site.

Drive from Salisbury to Lydney in 2 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) so you can travel to Betws-y-Coed.

Things to do in Lydney

Parks Nature Fun & Games

Side Trips

Coleford, Monnow Bridge and Gate
Find places to stay Aug 29 — 31:
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Bathurst Park ©
Bathurst Park
Symonds Yat Rock ©
Symonds Yat Rock
Cannop Cycle Centre ©
Cannop Cycle Centre

3
nights
Betws-y-Coed, United Kingdom

Betws-y-Coed ©
On the 1st (Sat), don't miss a visit to Betws-y-Coed Railway Station, stop by Candlespower, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint Mary's Church, thencontemplate the waterfront views at Llyn Elsi, and finally admire the sheer force of Swallow Falls. On the 2nd (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the views from Sappers Suspension Bridge, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Michael's Old Church, examine the collection at Conwy Valley Railway Museum & Model Shop, thentake in the dramatic natural features at Fairy Glen, and finally admire the sheer force of Conwy Falls.

To find ratings, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, use the Betws-y-Coed journey builder.

Getting from Lydney to Betws-y-Coed by car takes about 4 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Betws-y-Coed can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to go by car to Fort William.

Things to do in Betws-y-Coed

Nature Parks Historic Sites
Find places to stay Aug 31 — Sep 3:
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Swallow Falls ©
Swallow Falls
Llyn Elsi ©
Llyn Elsi
Conwy Falls ©
Conwy Falls

4
nights
Fort William, United Kingdom

Fort William ©
Fort William is the second largest settlement in the Highlands of Scotland with around 10,000 inhabitants – and the largest town: only the city of Inverness is larger.Fort William is a major tourist centre, with Glen Coe just to the south, Aonach Mòr to the east and Glenfinnan to the west, on the Road to the Isles. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Ben Nevis and Neptune's Staircase. There's much more to do: examine the collection at West Highland Museum, trek along Glencoe Lochan, stroll through Lost Valley Trail, and step into the grandiose world of Old Inverlochy Castle.

To see more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read our Fort William sightseeing planning site.

Traveling by car from Betws-y-Coed to Fort William takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or fly. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can go by car to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Fort William

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Glencoe
Find places to stay Sep 3 — 7:
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Steall Waterfall ©
Steall Waterfall
Ben Nevis ©
Ben Nevis
West Highland Museum ©
West Highland Museum

2
nights
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Explore hidden gems such as Holyrood Abbey and Inchcolm Abbey and Island. There's lots more to do: walk around Holyrood Park, stroll the grounds of Greyfriars Kirkyard, get your game on at The Realm VR, and explore the striking landscape at Arthur's Seat.

For photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Edinburgh online day trip planner.

Drive from Fort William to Edinburgh in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In September in Edinburgh, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 9°C at night. On the 9th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Dublin.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Parks Tours
Find places to stay Sep 7 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
Inchcolm Abbey and Island ©
Inchcolm Abbey and Island
Arthur's Seat ©
Arthur's Seat
The Realm VR ©
The Realm VR

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Croke Park Stadium Tour & GAA Museum and Room Escape Games. Change things up with these side-trips from Dublin: Bray (Bray Head & Cliff Walk Car Park Bray). The adventure continues: browse the exhibits of Kilmainham Gaol Museum, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Dublin Mountains, don't miss a visit to Merrion Square, and admire the landmark architecture of Saint Patrick's Cathedral.

To find other places to visit, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Dublin road trip planning website.

Fly from Edinburgh to Dublin in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. September in Dublin sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Galway.

Things to do in Dublin

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Bray, Howth Hills
Find places to stay Sep 9 — 13:
Highlights from your plan
Croke Park Stadium Tour & GAA Museum ©
Croke Park Stadium Tour & GAA Museum
Room Escape Games
Cliff Walk Car Park Bray ©
Cliff Walk Car Park Bray

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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Quay Street, see the interesting displays at The Galway Fisheries Watchtower Museum, thenstroll around Eyre Square, and finally visit Galway Docks. On your second day here, deepen your understanding at National University of Ireland-Galway (UCG), admire the landmark architecture of Galway Cathedral, thenget to know the fascinating history of Riverside Walk, and finally have some family-friendly fun at Planet Entertainment Centre.

To see photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Galway online itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Dublin to Galway takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In September, daytime highs in Galway are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Penrith.

Things to do in Galway

Historic Sites Parks Museums
Find places to stay Sep 13 — 16:
Highlights from your plan
Riverside Walk ©
Riverside Walk
Quay Street ©
Quay Street
Galway Cathedral ©
Galway Cathedral

3
nights
Penrith, United Kingdom

Penrith ©
Penrith is a market town and civil parish in the county of Cumbria, England. Start off your visit on the 17th (Mon): look for gifts at The Toffee Shop, tee off at Penrith Golf Centre and Driving Range, thentake an in-depth tour of Penrith Museum, and finally get your game on at Laser Wars UK. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Tue): admire the natural beauty at Larch Cottage Nurseries, look for all kinds of wild species at Lakeland Bird of Prey Centre, and then browse the different shops at The Rheged Centre.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read Penrith trip itinerary planning app.

Traveling by flight from Galway to Penrith takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Penrith can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Penrith

Parks Shopping Historic Sites
Find places to stay Sep 16 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
Larch Cottage Nurseries ©
Larch Cottage Nurseries
Lakeland Bird of Prey Centre ©
Lakeland Bird of Prey Centre
Penrith Golf Centre and Driving Range ©
Penrith Golf Centre and Driving Range

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