59 days in United Kingdom & Dublin Itinerary

59 days in United Kingdom & Dublin Itinerary

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London, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
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Dover, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
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Canterbury, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
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Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
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Salisbury, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
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Tintagel, United Kingdom
— 5 nights
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
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Bath, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
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Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
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Manchester, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
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Leeds, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
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York, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
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Inverness, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
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Ullapool, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
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Isle of Skye, United Kingdom
— 5 nights
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Glencoe, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
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Belfast, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
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Dublin, Ireland
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London, United Kingdom

— 2 nights

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Tower of London. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Tower of London, steep yourself in history at Buckingham Palace, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral, and finally learn about all things military at HMS Belfast. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, admire the masterpieces at The British Museum, and then visit Primrose Hill.

To see more things to do, photos, reviews, and tourist information, use the London trip itinerary planning site.

Sao Paulo, Brazil to London is an approximately 15-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3 hours traveling from Sao Paulo to London. In August, daytime highs in London are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can take a train to Dover.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Parks
Find places to stay Aug 27 — 29:

Dover, United Kingdom

— 2 nights
Dover is a town and major ferry port in the home county of Kent, in South East England. Start off your visit on the 30th (Wed): get engrossed in the history at Folkestone Museum, steep yourself in history at Crypt of St. Leonard, pause for some serene contemplation at St Leonards Church, then steep yourself in history at Romney Marsh, then enjoy the sand and surf at St Mary's Bay Beach, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Oswald's Church. On the 31st (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Mary's Church, then get engrossed in the history at Dover Museum, then enjoy the sea views from Roman Lighthouse, and finally kick back and relax at Kingsdown Beach.

To find photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Dover vacation planner.

Traveling by train from London to Dover takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Thu) early enough to drive to Canterbury.

Things to do in Dover

Historic Sites · Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 29 — 31:

Canterbury, United Kingdom

— 2 nights
Canterbury is a historic English cathedral city and UNESCO World Heritage Site, which lies at the heart of the City of Canterbury, a local government district of Kent, England. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Greyfriars Chapel and Franciscan Gardens, explore the landscape on two wheels at Great Stour Way, then admire the landmark architecture of Westgate Towers Museum & Viewpoint, and finally get to know the fascinating history of The Buttermarket. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to Christ Church Gate, pause for some serene contemplation at Canterbury Cathedral, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Martin's Church, then see the interesting displays at The Kent Museum of Freemasonry, then steep yourself in history at Eastbridge Hospital, and finally get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find reviews, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Canterbury trip itinerary planning website.

Canterbury is very close to Dover. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can go by car to Brighton and Hove.

Things to do in Canterbury

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 31 — Sep 2:

Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom

— 2 nights

London-by-the-Sea

The vibrant seaside resort of Brighton and Hove features a lively nightclub scene and an abundance of cultural sites sure to keep you entertained for days.
On the 3rd (Sun), wander the streets of Kemptown, relax and rejuvenate at Little Jasmine Therapies and Spa, then admire the masterpieces at Brighton Museum and Art Gallery, and finally learn the secrets of beer at Brighton Food Tours. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at Southover Grange Gardens, explore the historical opulence of Lewes Castle & Barbican House Museum, then brush up on your military savvy at Newhaven Fort, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St Margaret's Church.

To find maps, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Brighton and Hove road trip tool.

Getting from Canterbury to Brighton and Hove by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In September, daily temperatures in Brighton and Hove can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to drive to Salisbury.

Things to do in Brighton and Hove

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 2 — 4:

Salisbury, United Kingdom

— 2 nights
Salisbury is a cathedral city in Wiltshire, England, and the only city within the county. On the 5th (Tue), take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Parish Church of St Thomas and St Edmund, then delve into the distant past at Stonehenge, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Stonehenge public footpath, and finally steep yourself in history at Wilton House. On the 6th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Boscombe Down Aviation Collection, admire the landmark architecture of Arundells, then make a trip to Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta, then admire the striking features of Sarum College, and finally contemplate the long history of The Close.

For where to stay, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Salisbury trip builder website.

Drive from Brighton and Hove to Salisbury in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. September in Salisbury sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Tintagel.

Things to do in Salisbury

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 4 — 6:

Tintagel, United Kingdom

— 5 nights
Tintagel or Trevena is a civil parish and village situated on the Atlantic coast of Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. Escape the urban bustle at St. Nectan's Glen and Merlin's Cave. Get a sense of the local culture at Tintagel Castle and Bodmin Town Museum. Get out of town with these interesting Tintagel side-trips: Rock Beach (in Rock), South West Coast Path - St Catherine's Castle, Fowey (in Fowey) and Padstow (National Lobster Hatchery & Padstow Museum). The adventure continues: brush up on your military savvy at Davidstow Airfield & Cornwall At War Museum, get engrossed in the history at Davidstow Moor RAF Memorial Museum, appreciate the views at Rocky Valley, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Trebarwith Strand Beach.

To find photos, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read our Tintagel journey planner.

Drive from Salisbury to Tintagel in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or do a combination of train and flight. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Cardiff.

Things to do in Tintagel

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 6 — 11:

Cardiff, United Kingdom

— 2 nights

City of Castles

The capital of Wales, Cardiff is a very green city indeed, boasting more green space per person than any other place in the country.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Tue): contemplate the long history of Tredegar House, examine the collection at National Roman Legion Museum, then steep yourself in history at Caerleon Amphitheatre, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Caerleon Lodge Hill Fort. On your second day here, steep yourself in history at St Lythans Burial Chamber, examine the collection at St Fagans National Museum of History, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Llandaff Cathedral, and finally get outside with Bay Island Voyages.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Cardiff using our trip planner.

Traveling by car from Tintagel to Cardiff takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of bus and train. In September in Cardiff, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to drive to Bath.

Things to do in Cardiff

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 11 — 13:

Bath, United Kingdom

— 2 nights

Queen of English Cities

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 14th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Bath Abbey, explore the world behind art at Holburne Museum, then surround yourself with nature on West of England Falconry, then view the masterpieces at 44AD artspace, and finally get engrossed in the history at The Roman Baths. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the galleries of Clifton Observatory and Caves, take in the spiritual surroundings of Bristol Cathedral, then get to know the fascinating history of Castle Combe Village, then admire the landmark architecture of Lacock Abbey, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at The Saxon Church, Bradford on Avon.

To find photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Bath trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Cardiff to Bath in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Cheltenham.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites · Museums · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 13 — 15:

Cheltenham, United Kingdom

— 2 nights
Cheltenham, also known as Cheltenham Spa, is a regency spa town and borough which is located on the edge of the Cotswolds, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in Gloucestershire, England. You'll explore and learn at Snowshill Manor and Jet Age Museum. Popular historic sites such as Tewkesbury Abbey and Hailes Abbey are in your itinerary. And it doesn't end there: stroll through Cotswold Way, appreciate the history behind Boer War Memorial, get engrossed in the history at Holst Birthplace Museum, and contemplate the long history of Belas Knap.

For ratings, maps, and more tourist information, use the Cheltenham day trip website.

Drive from Bath to Cheltenham in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In September, daytime highs in Cheltenham are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Stratford-upon-Avon.

Things to do in Cheltenham

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 15 — 18:

Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom

— 2 nights
Stratford-upon-Avon is a market town and civil parish in Warwickshire, England, on the River Avon, 101mi north west of London, 22mi south east of Birmingham, and 8mi south west of Warwick. On the 18th (Mon), examine the collection at Magic Alley Stratford upon Avon and then steep yourself in history at Shakespeare's Grave. Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Guild Chapel, browse the exhibits of Shakespeare's Schoolroom & Guildhall, then look for all kinds of wild species at S&D Falconry, and finally let little ones run wild at Abbey Fields.

For maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Stratford-upon-Avon road trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Cheltenham to Stratford-upon-Avon takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Stratford-upon-Avon are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to drive to Liverpool.

Things to do in Stratford-upon-Avon

Historic Sites · Wildlife · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 18 — 20:

Liverpool, United Kingdom

— 2 nights

Capital of Pop Music

Famous for being the birthplace of the Beatles, Liverpool is a vibrant city with an outstanding cultural heritage.
On the 21st (Thu), take in the spiritual surroundings of Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King Liverpool, steep yourself in history at Casbah Coffee Club, then steep yourself in history at Mendips - John Lennon Home, then steep yourself in history at Strawberry Field, and finally stroll around Sefton Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri): learn about all things military at Western Approaches Museum - The Battle of the Atlantic Experience, make a trip to Mathew Street, then examine the collection at Liverpool Beatles Museum, and finally examine the collection at The Hardmans' House.

To see photos, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Liverpool trip planner.

Drive from Stratford-upon-Avon to Liverpool in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a train. In September, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can go by car to Manchester.

Things to do in Liverpool

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Sep 20 — 22:

Manchester, United Kingdom

— 3 nights

Capital of the North

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 23rd (Sat): see the interesting displays at Hat Works Museum of Hatting, then examine the collection at Museum of Transport Greater Manchester, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint Mary's the Hidden Gem. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Penny Farthing Museum, then identify plant and animal life at Gauntlet Birds of Prey, then contemplate the long history of Victoria Baths, and finally explore the engaging exhibits at Clayton Hall Museum.

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

Traveling by car from Liverpool to Manchester takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Leeds.

Things to do in Manchester

Museums · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 22 — 25:

Leeds, United Kingdom

— 3 nights

Capital of the North

One of the most cosmopolitan, innovative, and prosperous cities in the country, Leeds went from a run-down mill town to a hip 21st-century urban center in just a few decades.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Thwaite Mills and East Riddlesden Hall, National Trust. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Royal Armouries Museum and My Little Farm Spa. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Leeds: SMJ Falconry (in Oxenhope), Halifax Minster (in Halifax) and Top Withens (in Haworth). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Leeds City Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Leeds Minster, and look for all kinds of wild species at RSPB St Aidan's nature park.

To see maps, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Leeds vacation site.

Drive from Manchester to Leeds in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can go by car to York.

Things to do in Leeds

Historic Sites · Museums · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 25 — 28:

York, United Kingdom

— 3 nights

City of Festivals

Situated on the confluence of the rivers Ouse and Foss, York has witnessed an abundance of major political events throughout its two millennia of existence.
Treasurer's House and Knaresborough Castle are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Church of Saint Mary, Whitby and Whitby Lighthouse. Get out of town with these interesting York side-trips: River Nidd Waterside Walk (in Knaresborough), Workhouse Museum (in Ripon) and Whitby (199 Steps & RNLI Lifeboat museum). There's much more to do: examine the collection at Fairfax House, get engrossed in the history at The York Army Museum, and contemplate the long history of Holy Trinity Church.

To find photos, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the York trip maker site.

You can drive from Leeds to York in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in York are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can take a train to Edinburgh.

Things to do in York

Historic Sites · Museums · Wildlife · Trails

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 28 — Oct 1:

Edinburgh, United Kingdom

— 3 nights

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Scottish National Portrait Gallery and National Museum of Scotland. Step off the beaten path and head to Dean Village and Craigmillar Castle. There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Holyrood Abbey, brush up on your military savvy at National War Museum of Scotland, step into the grandiose world of Edinburgh Castle, and get engrossed in the history at Surgeons' Hall Museums.

To see other places to visit, maps, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Edinburgh journey maker app.

You can take a train from York to Edinburgh in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. October in Edinburgh sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to drive to Inverness.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Oct 1 — 4:

Inverness, United Kingdom

— 3 nights

Gateway to the Highlands

Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Let the collections at Elgin Museum and Moray Motor Museum capture your imagination. Culloden Battlefield and Highland Malt Whisky Experience are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Inverness: Sueno's Stone (in Forres), North 58 Sea Adventures (in Findhorn) and Aigas Field Centre (in Beauly). There's much more to do: tee off at Castle Stuart Golf Links, take an in-depth tour of Inverness Museum and Art Gallery, explore the ancient world of Clava Cairns, and take in the views from Greig Street Bridge.

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You can drive from Edinburgh to Inverness in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train; or take a bus. October in Inverness sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 5°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Ullapool.

Things to do in Inverness

Museums · Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 4 — 7:

Ullapool, United Kingdom

— 2 nights
Ullapool is a village of around 1,500 inhabitants in Ross-shire, Scottish Highlands. Museum-lovers will appreciate Russian Arctic Convoy Museum and RhueArt. Get outdoors at Culag Woods and Ullapool Hill. Explore Ullapool's surroundings by going to Gairloch (Shieldaig Falconry & Victoria Falls), Mellon Udrigle Beach (in Poolewe) and Russian Arctic Convoy Project (in Aultbea). There's much more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Inverpolly Nature Reserve, explore the stunning scenery at Corrieshalloch Gorge National Nature Reserve, take in the dramatic scenery at Corrieshalloch Gorge, and hike along The Bone Caves.

To see more things to do, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Ullapool day trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Inverness to Ullapool takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in October, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Isle of Skye.

Things to do in Ullapool

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 7 — 9:

Isle of Skye, United Kingdom

— 5 nights
Blessed with picturesque lochs and a dramatic, rocky coastline, the far-flung Isle of Skye remains one of Scotland's most beloved destinations.
Get a sense of the local culture at Eilean Donan Castle and Brochs at Glenelg - Dun Telve & Dun Troddan. Giant Angus MacAskill Museum and Colbost Folk Museum will appeal to museum buffs. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Isle of Skye: Plockton Seal Trips (in Plockton), Strome Castle (in Lochcarron) and Ratagan to Glenelg (in Ratagan). The adventure continues: take in the dramatic natural features at The Quiraing, take in the dramatic scenery at Lealt Falls, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Glen Torridon, and snap pictures at Sligachan Old Bridge.

To find other places to visit, photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Isle of Skye trip planner.

Getting from Ullapool to Isle of Skye by car takes about 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 14°C in October, and nighttime lows around 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to drive to Glencoe.

Things to do in Isle of Skye

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 9 — 14:

Glencoe, United Kingdom

— 3 nights
Glencoe or Glencoe Village is the main settlement in Glen Coe in the Lochaber area of the Scottish Highlands. Discover out-of-the-way places like Highland Titles Nature Reserve and Lost Valley Trail. Get in touch with nature at Glen Coe Photography Safari and Loch Linnhe. Change things up with a short trip to Ariundle Oakwood National Nature Reserve in Strontian (about 44 minutes away). There's lots more to do: admire the sheer force of Inchree Waterfalls, pause for some photo ops at The Glencoe Massacre Monument, explore the striking landscape at Buachaille Etive Mor, and tee off at The Dragons Tooth Golf Course.

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You can drive from Isle of Skye to Glencoe in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Glencoe are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can drive to Glasgow.

Things to do in Glencoe

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 14 — 17:

Glasgow, United Kingdom

— 2 nights

Scotland's Style Capital

Scotland’s largest city, Glasgow is known for its cultural heritage and the friendliness of its people.
On the 18th (Wed), examine the collection at The Tenement House, get engrossed in the history at Summerlee - Museum of Scottish Industrial Life, then take an in-depth tour of People's Palace and Winter Gardens, and finally get engrossed in the history at Scottish Football Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: get engrossed in the history at Hunterian Museum, explore the world behind art at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, and then walk around Glasgow West End.

To see traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Glasgow trip planner.

You can drive from Glencoe to Glasgow in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In October in Glasgow, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can travel to Belfast.

Things to do in Glasgow

Museums · Neighborhoods · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Oct 17 — 19:

Belfast, United Kingdom

— 2 nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Fri): take an in-depth tour of Irish Republican History Museum, steep yourself in history at Crumlin Road Gaol, then take an in-depth tour of Museum of Orange Heritage - Schomberg House, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Malachy's Church. On the 21st (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: learn about all things military at Grey Point Fort, then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, then contemplate the long history of Scrabo Tower, and finally examine the collection at Titanic Belfast.

For other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Belfast holiday planning website.

Traveling by flight from Glasgow to Belfast takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In October, daytime highs in Belfast are 16°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to go by car to Dublin.

Things to do in Belfast

Historic Sites · Museums · Spas

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 19 — 21:

Dublin, Ireland

— 2 nights

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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): steep yourself in history at Kilmainham Gaol Museum, get engrossed in the history at 14 Henrietta Street, and then see the interesting displays at Guinness Storehouse. On your second day here, take a stroll through Temple Bar, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Audoen's Church, and then see the interesting displays at Bram Stoker's Castle Dracula Dublin.

For maps, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Dublin trip itinerary site.

You can drive from Belfast to Dublin in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In October, daytime highs in Dublin are 16°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Dublin

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Oct 21 — 23:

United Kingdom travel guide

4.3
Specialty Museums · Nightlife · Castles
Home to an impressive 25 World Heritage sites, the United Kingdom, which includes England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland, has hundreds of museums to explore, thousands of parks and gardens to stroll through, and tens of thousands of communities to discover. From Land’s End in the south to John O’Groats in the north, the country is packed with tourist attractions that can fill a range of itineraries. With nearly 30 million tourists visiting every year, the UK is ranked among the top ten holiday destinations in the world. Known for its royalty, this country also represents a diverse patchwork of native and immigrant cultures. Although Britannia no longer rules the waves, it possesses a captivating history and a dynamic modern culture, both of which remain hugely influential on the rest of the world.

Cornwall travel guide

3.9
Gardens · Beaches · Surfing, Windsurfing & Kitesurfing
Cornwall, or Kernow as the locals often call it, features the longest stretch of continuous coastline in Britain. No longer just a series of idyllic beaches and imposing cliffs, this rugged region has recently experienced a cultural and culinary revival that has turned it into one of the most vibrant parts of the country. Considered home of the legendary King Arthur, Cornwall is one of the more distinct parts of the UK, providing a vacation that will immerse you in its diverse Celtic heritage and an enormous wealth of archaeology. During your trip you will experience the many locals, fiercely protective of their Celtic roots, considering themselves more Cornish than British. Regardless of how they see themselves, the world regards the land of the proud Cornish as a captivating blend of ancient and new, where modern attractions stand right alongside historical mines and picturesque market towns.

Cotswolds travel guide

4.4
Gardens · Architectural Buildings · Specialty Museums
Lush rolling hills and picture-perfect villages make Cotswolds one of the most popular leisure spots for locals and passing visitors alike. During the height of the season, the area gets packed with tourists exploring the region’s numerous stately homes, thatched cottages, historic churches, and attractive stone-built villages. The wood trade brought wealth and prosperity to this area centuries ago, and the region still proudly boasts hundreds of notable buildings constructed during the Middle Ages. Within easy striking distance of London and several other urban centers, this wealthy area supports a thriving artisan scene, as well as a strong food culture centered around farmer's markets and numerous organic producers.