60 days in United Kingdom & Ireland Itinerary

60 days in United Kingdom & Ireland Itinerary

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York, United Kingdom
— 6 nights
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
— 5 nights
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Llandudno, United Kingdom
— 6 nights
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Dublin, Ireland
— 6 nights
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Killarney, Ireland
— 5 nights
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Bristol, United Kingdom
— 6 nights
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St Ives, United Kingdom
— 6 nights
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Wareham, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
— 5 nights
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Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
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St. Brelade, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 6 nights

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York, United Kingdom

York ©
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.
Get some cultural insight at Eden Camp Modern History Theme Museum and York's Chocolate Story. Visiting York Bird of Prey Centre and Sandsend Beach will get you outdoors. Change things up with these side-trips from York: Beamish Museum (in Beamish), Filey Beach (in Filey) and Fountains Abbey (in Ripon). There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Scarborough Beach, see the interesting displays at York Castle Museum, explore the ancient world of York City Walls, and take a stroll through The Quayside.

To see reviews, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, go to the York trip planning site.

Perth, Australia to York is an approximately 23-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly. The time zone difference moving from Australian Western Standard Time (AWST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is minus 8 hours. Traveling from Perth in November, expect nights in York to be a bit cooler, around 3°C, while days are colder, around 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Liverpool.

Things to do in York

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Whitby, Eden Camp Modern History Theme Museum, Durham Cathedral, The Quayside, Beamish Museum
Highlights from your plan
York Bird of Prey Centre ©
York Bird of Prey Centre
Sandsend Beach ©
Sandsend Beach
Filey Beach ©
Filey Beach

5
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Liverpool, United Kingdom

Liverpool ©
Famous for being the birthplace of the Beatles, Liverpool is a vibrant city with an outstanding cultural heritage.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Shropshire Sculpture Park and Chatsworth House. You'll explore and learn at Museum of Liverpool and Blists Hill Victorian Town. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Liverpool: Pontcysyllte Aqueduct (in Wrexham), Shrewsbury Prison (in Shrewsbury) and Chester Cathedral (in Chester). There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Lancaster Castle, get a new perspective on nature at World Museum, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and examine the collection at Merseyside Maritime Museum.

To find photos, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Liverpool visit planner.

You can drive from York to Liverpool in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In November, daily temperatures in Liverpool can reach 12°C, while at night they dip to 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can go by car to Llandudno.

Things to do in Liverpool

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trips

Lancaster Castle, Shropshire Sculpture Park, Boat Tours & Water Sports, Pontcysyllte Aqueduct, Blists Hill Victorian Town
Highlights from your plan
Chatsworth House ©
Chatsworth House
Pontcysyllte Aqueduct ©
Pontcysyllte Aqueduct
Shrewsbury Prison ©
Shrewsbury Prison

6
nights
Llandudno, United Kingdom

Llandudno
Llandudno is a seaside resort, town and community in Conwy County Borough, Wales, located on the Creuddyn peninsula, which protrudes into the Irish Sea. Let the collections at Penrhyn Castle (National Trust) and National Slate Museum capture your imagination. Visit National Trust - Plas Newydd Country House and Gardens and South Stack Lighthouse for their historical value. Change things up with these side-trips from Llandudno: Beaumaris (Beaumaris Castle & Starida Puffin Island Cruises & Sea Fishing Trips), Zip World (in Bethesda) and Zip World Fforest (in Betws-y-Coed). Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Conwy Town Walls, browse for treasures at Perry Higgins Antiques, go for a walk through Llandudno Promenade, and explore the historical opulence of Caernarfon Castle.

For photos, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Llandudno route planning app.

Getting from Liverpool to Llandudno by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. November in Llandudno sees daily highs of 13°C and lows of 7°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to travel to Dublin.

Things to do in Llandudno

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Conwy, Beaumaris, Bangor, Colwyn Bay Beach, Perry Higgins Antiques
Highlights from your plan
Caernarfon Castle
Caernarfon Castle
Penrhyn Castle (National Trust) ©
Penrhyn Castle (National Trust)
South Stack Lighthouse ©
South Stack Lighthouse

6
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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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Wicklow Mountains National Park and St. Michan's Church. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at The Irish Rock 'N' Roll Museum Experience and The Tholsel. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Dublin: Kilkenny (Kilkenny Castle & St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower), Bru na Boinne (in Donore) and Powerscourt Gardens and House (in Enniskerry). Spend the 11th (Fri) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's lots more to do: take an in-depth tour of The Jeanie Johnston: An Irish Famine Story, pause for some photo ops at The Famine Sculptures, explore the world behind art at Chester Beatty, and sample the fine beverages at Teeling Whiskey Distillery.

To see other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Dublin holiday planner.

Getting from Llandudno to Dublin by combination of taxi and ferry takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 10°C in December, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can go by car to Killarney.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Kilkenny, Wicklow Mountains National Park, Bru na Boinne, Powerscourt Gardens and House
Find places to stay Dec 5 — 11:
Highlights from your plan
The Irish  Rock 'N' Roll Museum Experience ©
St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower ©
St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower
The Jeanie Johnston: An Irish Famine Story ©
The Jeanie Johnston: An Irish Famine Story

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Killarney, Ireland

Killarney ©
Continuously inhabited since the Neolithic period, Killarney draws visitors with its picturesque natural scenery, fine restaurants, and traditional pubs.
You'll explore and learn at The Gallery 21 Fine Art Photography and Cork City Gaol. Explore hidden gems such as Muckross Abbey and Askeaton Castle. Venture out of the city with trips to Blarney Castle & Gardens (in Blarney), Bunratty Castle & Folk Park (in Bunratty) and Out of The Blue (in Limerick). Spend the 12th (Sat) exploring nature at Killarney National Park. There's still lots to do: admire the natural beauty at Muckross House, admire the verdant scenery at Gap of Dunloe, sample the fine beverages at Jameson Distillery Midleton, and admire the sheer force of Torc Waterfall.

For other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Killarney route maker app.

Drive from Dublin to Killarney in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 12°C in December, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Bristol.

Things to do in Killarney

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Cork, Askeaton Castle, Bunratty Castle & Folk Park, Out of The Blue, Jameson Distillery Midleton
Find places to stay Dec 11 — 16:
Highlights from your plan
Killarney National Park ©
Killarney National Park
Muckross Abbey ©
Muckross Abbey
Askeaton Castle ©
Askeaton Castle

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Bristol, United Kingdom

Bristol ©
Bristol is famous for its Georgian and Victorian architecture, street art, underground music, maritime history, and the world-famous Clifton Suspension Bridge.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Aerospace Bristol and Blue Sky Gallery. St Petrocks Church and Longleat will appeal to history buffs. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bristol: Bath (Bath Abbey, No 1 Royal Crescent, Bath, &more), Wells Cathedral (in Wells) and Oxford (Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology & Oxford University Museum of Natural History). There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Exmouth Beach, contemplate the long history of Blenheim Palace, take in the views from Clifton Suspension Bridge, and see the interesting displays at Brunel's SS Great Britain.

To see traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Bristol trip itinerary builder site.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Killarney to Bristol takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to go by car to St Ives.

Things to do in Bristol

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trips

Bath, Oxford, Exeter, Cardiff, Wells Cathedral
Highlights from your plan
Aerospace Bristol ©
Aerospace Bristol
Exmouth Beach ©
Exmouth Beach
Bristol Museum & Art Gallery ©
Bristol Museum & Art Gallery

6
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St Ives, United Kingdom

St Ives ©
St Ives is a seaside town, civil parish and port in Cornwall. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Porthminster Beach and Porthmeor Beach. Your inner history buff will appreciate St Maddern Church and St. Mary The Virgin Church. Change things up with these side-trips from St Ives: Perranporth Beach (in Perranporth), Falmouth (Pendennis Castle & National Maritime Museum Cornwall) and Newquay (Fistral Beach Bar & Spas). The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Carbis Bay Beach, learn about winemaking at Polmassick vineyard, delve into the distant past at Carn Galver Mine, and take an in-depth tour of Shipwreck Treasure Museum.

To see photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the St Ives driving holiday site.

Drive from Bristol to St Ives in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. December in St Ives sees daily highs of 12°C and lows of 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Wareham.

Things to do in St Ives

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

St Austell, Falmouth, Newquay, Penzance, Trelissick
Highlights from your plan
Porthminster Beach ©
Porthminster Beach
Carbis Bay Beach ©
Carbis Bay Beach
Shipwreck Treasure Museum ©
Shipwreck Treasure Museum

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Wareham, United Kingdom

Wareham ©
Wareham is an historic market town and, under the name Wareham Town, a civil parish, in the English county of Dorset. On the 29th (Tue), look for all kinds of wild species at Monkey World and then explore the historical opulence of Corfe Castle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Wed): learn about all things military at The Tank Museum, then get engrossed in the history at Corfe Castle Town Trust Museum, and then identify plant and animal life at Durlston Country Park.

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

Getting from St Ives to Wareham by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from St Ives in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Wareham, with lows of 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can drive to Portsmouth.

Things to do in Wareham

Wildlife · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Corfe Castle, Durlston Country Park
Highlights from your plan
Durlston Country Park ©
Durlston Country Park
Corfe Castle ©
Corfe Castle
Corfe Castle Town Trust Museum ©
Corfe Castle Town Trust Museum

5
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Portsmouth, United Kingdom

Portsmouth ©
Portsmouth is a port city and unitary authority in the ceremonial English county of Hampshire and is located south-west of London and south-east of Southampton. Weald & Downland Living Museum and Chichester Cathedral are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Petworth House and Park and Winchester Cathedral. Change things up with these side-trips from Portsmouth: Bombay Sapphire Distillery (in Whitchurch), Bournemouth (Hengistbury Head Beach, Bournemouth Beach, &more) and Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta (in Salisbury). Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Mudeford Quay, brush up on your military savvy at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, examine the collection at The Mary Rose, and enjoy the sand and surf at Weymouth Beach.

For photos, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read Portsmouth trip planner.

Drive from Wareham to Portsmouth in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around 11°C in December, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to drive to Brighton and Hove.

Things to do in Portsmouth

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Bournemouth, Chichester, Petworth House and Park, Winchester Cathedral, Mudeford Quay
Highlights from your plan
Petworth House and Park ©
Petworth House and Park
Weald & Downland Living Museum ©
Weald & Downland Living Museum
Hengistbury Head Beach ©
Hengistbury Head Beach

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Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom

Brighton and Hove ©
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.
Head to Gustamps and The Lanesfor some retail therapy. Get a sense of the local culture at Old Town Hastings and Beachy Head. Get out of town with these interesting Brighton and Hove side-trips: The Gun Room (in Alfriston), Camber Sands (in Camber) and Birling Gap and the Seven Sisters (in Eastbourne). There's more to do: stop by North Laine and admire the landmark architecture of Royal Pavilion.

To see photos, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the Brighton and Hove day trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Portsmouth to Brighton and Hove takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. January in Brighton and Hove sees daily highs of 9°C and lows of 2°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can travel to St. Brelade.

Things to do in Brighton and Hove

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Eastbourne, Camber Sands, The Gun Room, Old Town Hastings
Highlights from your plan
The Lanes ©
The Lanes
Camber Sands ©
Camber Sands
Old Town Hastings ©
Old Town Hastings

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St. Brelade, United Kingdom

St. Brelade ©
If you're looking for places to see in St.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Fri): kick back and relax at St. Brelade's Bay Beach, then see the interesting displays at Jersey War Tunnels - German Underground Hospital, then take an in-depth tour of Jersey Museum & Art Gallery, and finally make a trip to Liberation Square. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Sat): look for gifts at Maison de Jersey, then step into the grandiose world of Mont Orgueil Castle, then take in the exciting artwork at Maritime Museum, and finally enjoy the sea views from Corbiere Lighthouse (La Corbiere).

Plan my day in St. Brelade using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Fly from Brighton and Hove to St. Brelade in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, ferry, and taxi. In January in St. Brelade, expect temperatures between 10°C during the day and 5°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in St. Brelade

Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

St. Helier, Jersey War Tunnels - German Underground Hospital, Mont Orgueil Castle
Highlights from your plan
Corbiere Lighthouse (La Corbiere) ©
Corbiere Lighthouse (La Corbiere)
Jersey Museum & Art Gallery ©
Jersey Museum & Art Gallery

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Appreciate the collections at Surgeons' Hall Museums and Discovery Point. The Black Watch Castle & Museum and Rosslyn Chapel will appeal to history buffs. Get out of town with these interesting Edinburgh side-trips: Stirling Castle (in Stirling), The Northumberland Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (in Seahouses) and Bamburgh Castle (in Bamburgh). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of St Monan's Windmill and Salt Pans, pause for some serene contemplation at St Giles' Cathedral, view the masterpieces at Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh, and brush up on your knowledge of spirits at The Scotch Whisky Experience.

To find maps, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Edinburgh trip builder.

Fly from St. Brelade to Edinburgh in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of taxi, ferry, and train. Traveling from St. Brelade in January, Edinburgh is a bit cooler at night with lows of 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Glasgow, Discovery Point, St Monan's Windmill and Salt Pans, Stirling Castle, The Northumberland Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty
Highlights from your plan
The Black Watch Castle & Museum ©
The Black Watch Castle & Museum
Surgeons' Hall Museums ©
Surgeons' Hall Museums

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