33 days in Ireland & United Kingdom Itinerary

33 days in Ireland & United Kingdom Itinerary

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Dublin, Ireland
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Bray, Ireland
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Wexford, Ireland
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Waterford, Ireland
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Clonmel, Ireland
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Cork, Ireland
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Tralee, Ireland
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Limerick, Ireland
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Ennis, Ireland
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Galway, Ireland
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Castlebar, Ireland
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Sligo, Ireland
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Letterkenny, Ireland
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Derry, United Kingdom
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Omagh, United Kingdom
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Enniskillen, United Kingdom
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Belfast, United Kingdom
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Bangor, United Kingdom
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Craigavon, United Kingdom
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Monaghan, Ireland
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Cavan, Ireland
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Longford, Ireland
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Carrick-on-Shannon, Ireland
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Roscommon, Ireland
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Athlone, Ireland
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County Offaly, Ireland
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Portlaoise, Ireland
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Kilkenny, Ireland
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Carlow, Ireland
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Newbridge, Ireland
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Navan, Ireland
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Drogheda, Ireland
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Dublin, Ireland

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.
On the 14th (Fri), take an in-depth tour of National Photographic Archive, then take a stroll through Temple Bar, then stroll around St Stephens Green, and finally get the lay of the land with Walking tours. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Kilmainham Gaol Museum, browse the exhibits of Guinness Storehouse, and then snap pictures at O'Connell Bridge.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Dublin online visit planner.

If you are flying in from Australia, the closest major aiport is Dublin Airport. In August, daytime highs in Dublin are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Bray.

Things to do in Dublin

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours · Neighborhoods
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Bray, Ireland

Irish Brighton

Though its glory days may have passed, the busy seaside resort of Bray offers plenty to enjoy.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Sat): pause for some serene contemplation at The Holy Redeemer Church.

To see ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Bray online journey planner.

Traveling by car from Dublin to Bray takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. August in Bray sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 12°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Wexford.

Things to do in Bray

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Wexford, Ireland

Wexford is the county town of County Wexford, Ireland. Start off your visit on the 17th (Mon): identify plant and animal life at Wexford Wildfowl Reserve, enjoy the sand and surf at Curracloe Beach, and then admire the striking features of The Twin Churches: Church of the Assumption and Church of the Immaculate Conception.

To find photos, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Wexford visit website.

Getting from Bray to Wexford by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. August in Wexford sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Waterford.

Things to do in Wexford

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Waterford, Ireland

Ireland's oldest city, Waterford maintains its small-town charm and attracts a growing number of travelers with its rich history, lively nightlife, and thriving festival scene.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at Kilmurrin Cove.

To find more things to do, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Waterford online holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Wexford to Waterford takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to drive to Clonmel.

Things to do in Waterford

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Beaches

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Clonmel, Ireland

Clonmel is the county town and largest settlement of County Tipperary, Ireland. Start off your visit on the 18th (Tue): walk around Richard Mulcahy Town Park.

To find ratings, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Clonmel online trip planner.

Getting from Waterford to Clonmel by car takes about an hour. August in Clonmel sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can go by car to Cork.

Things to do in Clonmel

Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

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Cork, Ireland

Rebel City

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.
Take the guesswork out of planning a Cork vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Clonmel to Cork in 1.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Tralee.

Things to do in Cork

Historic Sites · Museums
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Tralee, Ireland

The pub-lined and music-filled streets of Tralee allow visitors to discover everyday Irish life.
On the 20th (Thu), look for gifts at Original Kerry Craft Centre.

To see photos, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read our Tralee travel planner.

Getting from Cork to Tralee by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In August in Tralee, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Limerick.

Things to do in Tralee

Beaches · Theme Parks · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trip

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Limerick, Ireland

Founded by Vikings over a thousand years ago, Limerick sits at the head of the Shannon River's broadening estuary.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Fri): appreciate the history behind The Treaty Stone.

Find out how to plan Limerick trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

Traveling by car from Tralee to Limerick takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of train and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in August, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) to allow time to drive to Ennis.

Things to do in Limerick

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

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Ennis, Ireland

Ennis is the county town of Clare, Ireland. For photos, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Ennis vacation maker tool.

Traveling by car from Limerick to Ennis takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Ennis are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can drive to Galway.

Things to do in Ennis

Parks · Outdoors · Fun & Games · Tours

Side Trip

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Galway, Ireland

City of the Tribes

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 24th (Mon), stroll around Eyre Square, cruise along Wild Atlantic Way, and then get curious at James Mitchell Geology Museum.

Make your Galway itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

You can drive from Ennis to Galway in an hour. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Galway are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Castlebar.

Things to do in Galway

Scenic Drive · Outdoors · Parks · Museums
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Castlebar, Ireland

Castlebar is the county town of County Mayo, Ireland. To find where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Castlebar trip maker website.

Getting from Galway to Castlebar by car takes about 1.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to drive to Sligo.

Things to do in Castlebar

Museums · Shopping

Side Trip

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Sligo, Ireland

Despite its small size, Sligo serves as a major center of culture, commerce, and entertainment in the northwestern section of Ireland.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Tue): contemplate the long history of Carrickglass (Labby-Rock).

To find more things to do and tourist information, go to the Sligo trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by car from Castlebar to Sligo takes 1.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Letterkenny.

Things to do in Sligo

Parks · Beaches · Nature · Outdoors
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Letterkenny, Ireland

As an economic center of the region, Letterkenny has suffered overdevelopment, but its thriving student and young-professional population brings good food, accommodations, and nightlife.
To find traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Letterkenny trip itinerary website.

Traveling by car from Sligo to Letterkenny takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Derry.

Things to do in Letterkenny

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Nature

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip

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Derry, United Kingdom

Maiden City

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.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Thu): appreciate the history behind Hands Across the Divide Monument.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Derry tour planner.

You can drive from Letterkenny to Derry in an hour. August in Derry sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Omagh.

Things to do in Derry

Historic Sites · Beaches · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trip

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Omagh, United Kingdom

Omagh is the county town of County Tyrone, Northern Ireland. On the 29th (Sat), take an in-depth tour of Ulster American Folk Park and then see the interesting displays at The Abingdon Collection.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Omagh tour planner.

Drive from Derry to Omagh in an hour. In August, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Enniskillen.

Things to do in Omagh

Museums · Historic Sites

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Enniskillen, United Kingdom

Enniskillen is a town and civil parish in County Fermanagh, Northern Ireland. To find maps, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read our Enniskillen trip itinerary builder website.

You can drive from Omagh to Enniskillen in an hour. In August, daily temperatures in Enniskillen can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to travel to Belfast.

Things to do in Enniskillen

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Shopping

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Belfast, United Kingdom

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 31st (Mon): see the interesting displays at Titanic Belfast, see the interesting displays at SS Nomadic, steep yourself in history at Crumlin Road Gaol, then get a sense of history and politics at City Hall, and finally look for gifts at The Wicker Man.

To see maps, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Belfast day trip planning website.

Getting from Enniskillen to Belfast by car takes about 2 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) early enough to go by car to Bangor.

Things to do in Belfast

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

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Bangor, United Kingdom

Bangor is a large town in County Down, Northern Ireland. Start off your visit on the 1st (Tue): contemplate the long history of Mount Stewart and then admire the masterpieces at Ulster Folk Museum.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read Bangor tour itinerary maker.

Bangor is just a stone's throw from Belfast. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in August, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to drive to Craigavon.

Things to do in Bangor

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

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Craigavon, United Kingdom

Craigavon is a planned settlement in northern County Armagh, Northern Ireland. For where to stay, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Craigavon trip planner.

Getting from Bangor to Craigavon by car takes about an hour. September in Craigavon sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Monaghan.

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Monaghan, Ireland

Monaghan is the county town of County Monaghan, Ireland. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): browse the range of quality goods at Liptons Clones, then tee off at Rossmore Golf Club, and then see the interesting displays at Monaghan County Museum.

For traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, go to the Monaghan travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Craigavon to Monaghan takes an hour. In September, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to travel to Cavan.

Things to do in Monaghan

Golf · Outdoors · Shopping · Museums

Side Trip

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Cavan, Ireland

On the 4th (Fri), look for all kinds of wild species at Deerpark Forest Walk, see the interesting displays at Cavan County Museum, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Cavan Cathedral.

To find maps, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, use the Cavan trip website.

Getting from Monaghan to Cavan by car takes about an hour. In September, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Longford.

Things to do in Cavan

Outdoors · Parks · Museums · Wildlife

Side Trip

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Longford, Ireland

Longford is the county town of County Longford in Ireland. Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Longford trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by car from Cavan to Longford takes an hour. In September, daily temperatures in Longford can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to travel to Carrick-on-Shannon.

Things to do in Longford

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

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Carrick-on-Shannon, Ireland

Carrick-on-Shannon is the county town of County Leitrim in the Republic of Ireland. On the 6th (Sun), step into the grandiose world of Parke's Castle, then make a trip to Costello Memorial Chapel, and then stroll around Lough Key Forest and Activity Park.

To see other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Carrick-on-Shannon trip planner.

You can drive from Longford to Carrick-on-Shannon in an hour. In September, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Roscommon.

Things to do in Carrick-on-Shannon

Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trip

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Roscommon, Ireland

Roscommon is the county town of County Roscommon in Ireland. On the 7th (Mon), examine the collection at Strokestown Park & National Famine Museum and then discover the riches below the earth's surface at Arigna Mining Experience.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Roscommon trip planner.

You can drive from Carrick-on-Shannon to Roscommon in an hour. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in September, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can go by car to Athlone.

Things to do in Roscommon

Museums

Side Trip

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Athlone, Ireland

Gateway to the West

The largest town on the River Shannon has earned the moniker of Gateway to the West for its strategic location; visitors are attracted to Athlone for its vibrant streets.
To find photos, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Athlone journey maker.

Athlone is very close to Roscommon. In September, daytime highs in Athlone are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can go by car to County Offaly.

Things to do in Athlone

Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours

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County Offaly, Ireland

Faithful County

Though often overlooked, Offaly County offers plenty for nature lovers, with a few metropolitan options mixed in. In addition to fishing, water sports, bird watching, and other outdoor fun, this area showcases historical castles, a popular monastic city, and archeological finds.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Tue): contemplate the long history of Kinnitty Pyramid.

To find where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our County Offaly trip maker website.

Traveling by car from Athlone to County Offaly takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. In September, daytime highs in County Offaly are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can go by car to Portlaoise.

Things to do in County Offaly

Historic Sites

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Portlaoise, Ireland

Start off your visit on the 9th (Wed): look for gifts at Nook & Cranny.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Portlaoise road trip site.

You can drive from County Offaly to Portlaoise in an hour. In September, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Kilkenny.

Things to do in Portlaoise

Parks · Golf · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Kilkenny, Ireland

Marble City

The country's smallest city in terms of population, Kilkenny boasts a rich cultural heritage and diverse tourist attractions that include well-preserved medieval architecture, exciting nightlife, a vibrant culinary scene, and abundant shopping opportunities.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Black Abbey, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower, get a new perspective on nature at Medieval Mile Museum, then step into the grandiose world of Kilkenny Castle, and finally head outdoors with Go With The Flow - River Adventures.

To see where to stay, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read Kilkenny journey planning tool.

Traveling by car from Portlaoise to Kilkenny takes an hour. In September, daily temperatures in Kilkenny can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Carlow.

Things to do in Kilkenny

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Museums · Parks
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Carlow, Ireland

Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sat): take in nature's colorful creations at Altamont Gardens, then contemplate the long history of Ferns Castle, and then view the masterpieces at Art Bank.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Carlow vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Kilkenny to Carlow in an hour. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in September, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Newbridge.

Things to do in Carlow

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

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Newbridge, Ireland

Start off your visit on the 12th (Sat): look for all kinds of wild species at Pollardstown Fen Nature Reserve.

For reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Newbridge sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Carlow to Newbridge in an hour. In September, daily temperatures in Newbridge can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Navan.

Things to do in Newbridge

Parks · Wildlife · Fun & Games

Side Trip

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Navan, Ireland

Navan is the county town of County Meath in Ireland. Start off your visit on the 13th (Sun): step into the grandiose world of Slane Castle.

For traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Navan online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Newbridge to Navan takes 1.5 hours. In September in Navan, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to drive to Drogheda.

Things to do in Navan

Theme Parks · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip

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Drogheda, Ireland

Drogheda is one of the oldest towns in Ireland, known for its tourism and as a centre of industry and medical care. For maps, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Drogheda trip itinerary planning website.

Drogheda is very close to Navan. In September in Drogheda, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 10°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Drogheda

Historic Sites · Parks

Ireland travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Nightlife · Castles
Emerald Isle
Gentle green hills, Guinness, leprechauns, and friendly folks characterize this small isle of a country. From the busy big city of Dublin to cozy countryside, the emerald isle harbors a varied natural landscape and is steeped in tradition. Visitors can immerse themselves in the native Irish language by visiting a Gaeltacht, or Irish-speaking region of the country, where traditional culture thrives. The Irish are known for being open and welcoming: from the moment you land to the moment you leave, you'll be greeted with "cead mile failte"--a hundred thousand welcomes.

United Kingdom travel guide

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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.