29 days in Ireland & United Kingdom Itinerary

29 days in Ireland & United Kingdom Itinerary

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Dingle, Ireland
— 3 nights
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Killarney, Ireland
— 2 nights
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Kilkenny, Ireland
— 2 nights
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Dublin, Ireland
— 5 nights
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
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Bourton-on-the-Water, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
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Bath, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
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London, United Kingdom
— 6 nights
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Dingle, Ireland

— 3 nights
Located on Ireland's western coastline, Dingle sits between scenic mountains and the Atlantic Ocean.
Spend the 6th (Sat) exploring the striking scenery along Slea Head Drive. Spend a day of island exploring on the 7th (Sun) at Skellig Michael. There's lots more to do: explore the striking landscape at Conor Pass, take in panoramic vistas at Eask Tower, observe the fascinating underwater world at Dingle Oceanworld, and see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

For other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Dingle online vacation planner.

Buenos Aires, Argentina to Dingle is an approximately 19-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3 hours traveling from Buenos Aires to Dingle. Traveling from Buenos Aires in April, things will get slightly colder in Dingle: highs are around 15°C and lows about 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can go by car to Killarney.

Things to do in Dingle

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 5 — 8:

Killarney, Ireland

— 2 nights
Continuously inhabited since the Neolithic period, Killarney draws visitors with its picturesque natural scenery, fine restaurants, and traditional pubs.
On the 9th (Tue), explore the striking landscape of Killarney National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Wed): stroll through Killarney Falconry, then contemplate the long history of Muckross House, and then step into the grandiose world of Ross Castle.

To see reviews, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Killarney online tour builder.

Traveling by car from Dingle to Killarney takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In April, daytime highs in Killarney are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to drive to Kilkenny.

Things to do in Killarney

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Wildlife
Find places to stay Apr 8 — 10:

Kilkenny, Ireland

— 2 nights

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.
On the 11th (Thu), stroll around Kilkenny Castle, then get outside with Go With The Flow - River Adventures, then get engrossed in the history at Medieval Mile Museum, and finally get into the urban bustle at Reginald's Tower. Here are some ideas for day two: sample the tasty concoctions at Smithwick's Experience, admire the natural beauty at Rothe House and Garden, take in the spiritual surroundings of Black Abbey, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower, and finally surround yourself with nature on Hawkeye School of Falconry.

For maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Kilkenny trip tool.

Traveling by car from Killarney to Kilkenny takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In April, daily temperatures in Kilkenny can reach 14°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Dublin.

Things to do in Kilkenny

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Apr 10 — 12:

Dublin, Ireland

— 5 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.
Dublin is known for museums, nightlife, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at Guinness Storehouse, walk around Phoenix Park, take a stroll through Temple Bar, and sample the fine beverages at Jameson Distillery Bow St..

To see other places to visit, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Dublin vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Kilkenny to Dublin takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Dublin when traveling from Kilkenny in April, with lows around 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Apr 12 — 17:

Edinburgh, United Kingdom

— 4 nights

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Edinburgh is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle, enjoy breathtaking views from Camera Obscura and World of Illusions, explore the galleries of Royal Yacht Britannia, and steep yourself in history at Palace of Holyroodhouse.

To see maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Edinburgh visit planner.

Traveling by flight from Dublin to Edinburgh takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and train. April in Edinburgh sees daily highs of 13°C and lows of 3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) to allow enough time to fly to Bourton-on-the-Water.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Tours
Find places to stay Apr 17 — 21:

Bourton-on-the-Water, United Kingdom

— 3 nights
Bourton-on-the-Water is a village and civil parish in Gloucestershire, England that lies on a wide flat vale within the Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Change things up with a short trip to The Cotswold Range in Somerford Keynes (about 38 minutes away). There's lots more to do: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens, get to know the resident critters at Cotswold Falconry Centre, take in nature's colorful creations at Batsford Arboretum, and stroll through Birdland.

To find traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Bourton-on-the-Water trip builder website.

You can fly from Edinburgh to Bourton-on-the-Water in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. April in Bourton-on-the-Water sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 4°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to drive to Bath.

Things to do in Bourton-on-the-Water

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Breweries & Distilleries · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 21 — 24:

Bath, United Kingdom

— 3 nights

Queen of English Cities

A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Get out of town with these interesting Bath side-trips: Walks With Hawks (in Cheltenham), Stonehenge (in Amesbury) and Cotswold Farm Park (in Guiting Power). And it doesn't end there: take an in-depth tour of The Roman Baths, explore the galleries of Sally Lunn's Museum, examine the collection at Brunel's SS Great Britain, and pause for some serene contemplation at Gloucester Cathedral.

To find traveler tips, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read Bath trip planner.

You can drive from Bourton-on-the-Water to Bath in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can catch the train to London.

Things to do in Bath

Museums · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 24 — 27:

London, United Kingdom

— 6 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.
London is known for museums, nightlife, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Coca-Cola London Eye, take in the spiritual surroundings of Westminster Abbey, get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral.

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

You can take a train from Bath to London in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to catch the flight back home.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours · Parks
Find places to stay Apr 27 — May 3:

Ireland travel guide

4.4
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

4.3
Nightlife · Specialty Museums · 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.