Mermaid Quay, Cardiff, as seen on a UK city tour

City tours of Britain and Ireland

Self-guided City Tours England, Scotland, Ireland & Wales

For those who want to take a closer look at the towns and cities that make England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales what they are. These guide pages are designed to help you plan a day-long visit to Britain and Ireland's most popular tourist towns. Move at your own pace as you discover the buildings, the monuments and the artefacts that make these iconic destinations truly unmissable.

UK and Ireland Map

The gateway to Ireland is home to some of our country's most iconic tourist attractions. Discover them on a Dublin city tour...

England's capital is a bustling metropolis renowned for its rich history, cultural diversity, and iconic landmarks. Explore them on a London city tour...

Explore the capital of Wales in one day with this self-guided Cardiff city tour...

The locals call it the real capital of Ireland. Find out for yourself on a self-guided Cork city tour...

Scotland's capital city is a blend of history, culture, and picturesque landscapes, colourful festivals, and a thriving arts scene. Find out more on Edinburgh city tour...

You will discover much more than Shakespeare's birthplace on a self-guided day tour of Stratford-upon-Avon.

Take in the stunning Tudor-style architecture and well-preserved Roman walls on a Chester city tour...

Discover the cultural and artistic capital of Ireland on a self-guided day tour of Galway.

The capital of Northern Ireland, invites you to discover its history, culture, and modernity on a Belfast city tour....

Once synonymous with The Troubles, Derry is now an emerging European city on the up. Learn its story on your own Day tour of Derry.

Home to perhaps the world's most prestigious university, and one of its oldest. This grand insitution will form the focal point of your own day tour of Oxford.

Once a Viking stronghold, today a charming city with a rich and varied history. Go back in time on your own day tour of York.

One of few cities worldwide designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in its entirety. Script your own costume drama on your day tour of Bath.

City Tours of Ireland & Britain

Dublin City, seen on a tour of Britain and Ireland

1. Dublin, Ireland

  • Trinity College
  • The Ha'penny Bridge
  • Christ Church Cathedral
  • Dublin Castle
  • Temple Bar
  • St Stephen's Green
London seen on a tour of England, Scotland and Ireland

2. London, England

  • The Tower of London
  • Tower Bridge
  • Shakespeare's Globe Theatre
  • Tate Modern
  • St. Paul's Cathedral
  • Covent Garden
  • Leicester Square & Piccadilly Circus
  • Big Ben & The Palace of Westminster
  • Buckingham Palace
Cardiff Castle in Wales, UK

3. Cardiff, Wales

  • Cardiff Castle
  • Bute Park
  • National Museum Cardiff
  • Mermaid Quay
  • Welsh Senedd (parliament)
  • Millennium Centre & National Opera
Grand Parade in Cork, Ireland

4. Cork, Ireland

  • Cork City Hall
  • St. Fin Barre's Cathedral
  • University College Cork
  • Fitzgerald's Park
  • The English Market
  • Shandon Bells
Edinburgh City, Britain

5. Edinburgh, Scotland

  • National Museum of Scotland
  • Edinburgh Castle
  • The Scotch Whisky Experience
  • St Giles' Cathedral
  • The Scottish Parliament Building
  • The Palace of Holyroodhouse
  • Calton Hill
The Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford-upon-Avon, England, UK

6. Stratford-upon-Avon, England

  • Shakespeare's Birthplace
  • Hall's Croft
  • Holy Trinity Church
  • The Royal Shakespeare Theatre
  • Anne Hathaway's Cottage
Chester, England, Britain

7. Chester, England

  • The City Walls
  • Chester Cathedral
  • Roman Amphitheatre
  • Grosvenor Park
  • The Groves
  • The Roman Gardens
  • Shopping at The Rows
  • The Grosvenor Museum
Colourful shops on a Galway City street, Ireland

8. Galway, Ireland

  • Eyre Square
  • Galway Cathedral
  • Galway City Museum
  • Spanish Arch
  • Latin Quarter
Belfast City, Northern Ireland

9. Belfast City, Northern Ireland

  • Titanic Belfast
  • Maritime Mile
  • Belfast City Hall
  • The Cathedral Quarter
  • Peace Walls
Derry City, Northern Ireland

10. Derry City, Northern Ireland

  • The Peace Bridge
  • Derry Girls Mural
  • Derry City Walls
  • Museum of Free Derry
  • Tower Museum
  • Guildhall
Oxford, England, UK

11. Oxford, England

  • The Radcliffe Camera & Bodleian Library
  • Sheldonian Theatre
  • Bridge of Sighs
  • University Church of St Mary the Virgin
  • Christ Church College
  • Christ Church Meadow
  • Magdalen College and Tower
The Shambles in York, England

12. York, England

  • The City Walls
  • York Minster
  • York Museum Gardens
  • Bettys Tea Rooms
  • Holy Trinity Church
  • The Shambles
  • JORVIK Viking Centre
  • Clifford's Tower
  • Rowntree Park
Bath, England, UK

13. Bath, England

  • Bath Abbey
  • Roman Baths
  • Pulteney Bridge
  • Henrietta Park & Sydney Gardens
  • The Circus and The Royal Crescent
  • Jane Austen Centre
  • Thermae Bath Spa