47 days in United Kingdom, Ireland & Singapore Itinerary

47 days in United Kingdom, Ireland & Singapore Itinerary

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London, United Kingdom
— 7 nights
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 5 nights
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
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Belfast, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
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Dublin, Ireland
— 6 nights
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Galway, Ireland
— 6 nights
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
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Singapore, Singapore
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London, United Kingdom

— 7 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.
Bring the kids along to Coca-Cola London Eye and St. Paul's Cathedral. Step out of London with an excursion to Tulleys Farm in Turners Hill--about 1h 20 min away. The adventure continues: get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum, explore the world behind art at National Gallery, steep yourself in history at Buckingham Palace, and make a trip to Tower Bridge.

To find maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our London driving holiday planner.

Albury, Australia to London is an approximately 28-hour flight. You'll gain 10 hours traveling from Albury to London due to the time zone difference. Expect much colder weather when traveling from Albury in December: highs in London hover around 11°C, while lows dip to 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Cardiff.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Tours

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Cardiff, United Kingdom

— 4 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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like The Cotswold Range and The Roman Baths. Change things up with these side-trips from Cardiff: Westonbirt Arboretum (in Tetbury), Bath (West of England Falconry, The Jane Austen Centre, &more) and Cheltenham (Walks With Hawks & Spas). There's more to do: step into the grandiose world of Sudeley Castle and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Bristol Cathedral.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Cardiff day trip site.

Getting from London to Cardiff by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to 9°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can catch the flight to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Cardiff

Wildlife · Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 3 — 7:

Edinburgh, United Kingdom

— 5 nights

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Attractions like Edinburgh Castle and Royal Yacht Britannia make great kid-friendly stops. There's much more to do: get curious at Camera Obscura and World of Illusions, take some stellar pictures from Calton Hill, don't miss a visit to The Real Mary King's Close, and wander the streets of Edinburgh Old Town.

To see photos, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Edinburgh vacation builder website.

You can fly from Cardiff to Edinburgh in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. In January in Edinburgh, expect temperatures between 7°C during the day and 1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Glasgow.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Parks
Find places to stay Jan 7 — 12:

Glasgow, United Kingdom

— 3 nights

Scotland's Style Capital

Scotland’s largest city, Glasgow is known for its cultural heritage and the friendliness of its people.
Kids will enjoy Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum and Gouldings Garden Centre. Step out of Glasgow with an excursion to Five Sisters Zoo in West Calder--about 42 minutes away. There's much more to do: admire the natural beauty at Glasgow Botanic Gardens, take in the spiritual surroundings of Glasgow Cathedral, steep yourself in history at The Mackintosh House, and examine the collection at The Riverside Museum of Transport and Travel.

To see photos, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Glasgow online travel planner.

Getting from Edinburgh to Glasgow by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Glasgow are 7°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to fly to Belfast.

Things to do in Glasgow

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 12 — 15:

Belfast, United Kingdom

— 4 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.
Kids will enjoy Coast Rd and Photography Tours. Explore Belfast's surroundings by going to Good Craic Gifts and Souvenirs (in Rostrevor), Causeway Coastal Route (in Ballintoy) and Giant's Causeway (in Bushmills). There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Patrick's Cathedral (Roman Catholic), see the interesting displays at HMS Caroline, soothe aching muscles at Maxx Life Gym, and learn about all things military at War Years Remembered (War Museum).

For maps, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Belfast online trip builder.

Traveling by flight from Glasgow to Belfast takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In January in Belfast, expect temperatures between 8°C during the day and 3°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can go by car to Dublin.

Things to do in Belfast

Museums · Parks · Outdoors · Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 15 — 19:

Dublin, Ireland

— 6 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.
Bring the kids along to Guinness Storehouse and Phoenix Park. There's much more to do: stop by Temple Bar, examine the collection at Croke Park Stadium Tour & GAA Museum, walk around St Stephens Green, and admire the striking features of Saint Patrick's Cathedral.

To see maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Dublin trip maker site.

You can drive from Belfast to Dublin in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In January, plan for daily highs up to 9°C, and evening lows to 2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Galway.

Things to do in Dublin

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Jan 19 — 25:

Galway, Ireland

— 6 nights

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.
Attractions like Cliffs of Moher and Bunratty Castle & Folk Park make great kid-friendly stops. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Galway: Ennis Friary (in Ennis), Corofin (Burren National Park & The Farmyard) and Lahinch Beach (in Lahinch). There's still lots to do: grab your bike and head to The Great Western Greenway, explore the fascinating underground world of Aillwee Cave, step into the grandiose world of Ashford Castle, and enjoy the sand and surf at Salthill Beaches.

For photos, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Galway route planning app.

You can drive from Dublin to Galway in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to 7°C, and evening lows to 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) to allow time to fly to Liverpool.

Things to do in Galway

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 25 — 31:

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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at Turbary Woods Owl and Bird of Prey Sanctuary, get a new perspective on nature at World Museum, then take a leisurely stroll along Royal Albert Dock Liverpool, and finally examine the collection at Merseyside Maritime Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll through Chester Cathedral Falconry and Nature Gardens and then relax in the rural setting at Manorafon Farm Park.

To see more things to do, photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Liverpool day trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Galway to Liverpool takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. In January, plan for daily highs up to 9°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to catch the flight to Singapore.

Things to do in Liverpool

Parks · Wildlife · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 31 — Feb 2:

Singapore, Singapore

— 8 nights

Lion City

A Singapore vacation reveals the many charms of a leading city-state and regional hub of culture, retail, and tourism.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Singapore Zoo and Gardens by the Bay. Step out of Singapore to go to Sentosa Island and see Sentosa Boardwalk, which is approximately 32 minutes away. Pack the 10th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Singapore. There's much more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Singapore Botanic Gardens, stop by Chinatown, examine the collection at Madame Tussauds Singapore, and meet the residents at S.E.A. Aquarium.

For ratings, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read our Singapore trip planner.

You can fly from Liverpool to Singapore in 16 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 8 hours traveling from Liverpool to Singapore. Traveling from Liverpool in February, expect Singapore to be warmer, temps between 36°C and 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Singapore

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Theme Parks · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Feb 3 — 11:

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.

Wales travel guide

4.3
Castles · Beaches · Specialty Museums
Wales attracts tourism with its stunning landscape, a wealth of history, and a huge number of imposing castles. Yet behind the spectacular scenery and the ancient fortress walls hides the simple warmth of the Welsh people, whose pride in their Celtic heritage is only exceeded by the love they feel for their homeland. This may be a relatively small country, but its spirit is truly grand. Your itinerary may just be made up of joining the locals at the pub or a village rugby game to soak up the famous Welsh spirit and learn about "hiraeth," a deep bond the Welsh feel with their land. Though compact, Wales has no shortage of secluded corners easily and quickly explored on an extensive network of footpaths, which makes a trip to this land a true hiker’s paradise.

Scotland travel guide

4.4
Castles · Specialty Museums · Distilleries
A land packed with thousands of years of history, Scotland is home to numerous thriving cities and a vibrant population proud of its distinct culture, heritage, and art. The Scottish people are fond of saying "Good things come in small packages," and nowhere is that more true than in their compact homeland. Despite its relatively small size, the country is crammed full of attractions, not the least of which are numerous world-famous golf courses and whiskey distilleries. Though the sun may not always shine here, Scotland is a stunning country renowned for its dramatic scenery of mountains, valleys, hills, green fields, and rugged coastlines, guaranteeing a diverse holiday. While most tourists restrict their itinerary to the historic Highlands, where they search for the mysterious Loch Ness monster, you can also explore the Lowlands’ outstanding natural wonders and flourishing cultural scene.

Northern Ireland travel guide

4.4
Specialty Museums · Historic Sites · Geologic Formations
Unlike the place travelers found several decades ago, the Northern Ireland of today is a rejuvenated and dynamic region attracting increasing amounts of tourism. Belfast, the region’s biggest urban center and capital, is a hip city with vibrant nightlife and a thriving gourmet culinary scene, providing an extensive list of indulgent things to do. The region’s renowned coastline, featuring the World Heritage-listed Giant’s Causeway, is an attractive holiday destination for hikers, cyclists, photographers, and other adventurers of all descriptions. Northern Ireland has seen more than its fair share of political and economic unrest, yet the people of this region have always remained proud of their cultural and artistic heritage, providing visitors with a warm hospitality hard to find almost anywhere else in the world.

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.