10 days in Northern Ireland Itinerary

10 days in Northern Ireland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Enniskillen
— 1 night
2
Derry
— 2 nights
3
Ballycastle
— 1 night
4
Belfast
— 4 nights

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Enniskillen

Enniskillen ©
Enniskillen is a town and civil parish in County Fermanagh, Northern Ireland. On the 27th (Mon), steep yourself in history at National Trust - Florence Court, thenstop by Nor Lisa Fashion Boutique, and then explore the ancient world of Drumskinny Stone Circle. Here are some ideas for day two: trek along Cuilcagh Mountain Park, thentake an in-depth tour of Aughakillymaude Community Mummers Centre, and then step into the grandiose world of National Trust - Castle Coole.

To see other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, use the Enniskillen planning website.

Denver, USA to Enniskillen is an approximately 17.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), which is usually a 7 hour difference. Expect colder weather when traveling from Denver in July: highs in Enniskillen hover around °F, while lows dip to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Derry.

Things to do in Enniskillen

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trip

Aughakillymaude Community Mummers Centre
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National Trust - Florence Court ©
National Trust - Florence Court
National Trust - Castle Coole ©
National Trust - Castle Coole
Cuilcagh Mountain Park ©
Cuilcagh Mountain Park

2
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Derry

Derry ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Wed): pause for some photo ops at Free Derry Corner, thentake an in-depth tour of Museum of Free Derry, thenpause for some photo ops at Bloody Sunday Memorial, and finally kick back and relax at Portrush East Strand. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Downhill Demesne & Hezlett House, take an in-depth tour of Tower Museum, and then don't miss a visit to Walled city Londonderry.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read Derry trip itinerary site.

You can drive from Enniskillen to Derry in 1.5 hours. In July in Derry, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can go by car to Ballycastle.

Things to do in Derry

Museums Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Downhill Demesne & Hezlett House, Portrush East Strand
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Portrush East Strand ©
Portrush East Strand
Downhill Demesne & Hezlett House ©
Downhill Demesne & Hezlett House
Walled city Londonderry ©
Walled city Londonderry

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Ballycastle

Ballycastle ©
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Fri): contemplate the long history of Torr Head, enjoy the sand and surf at Ballycastle Beach, thentake in the waterfront at Ballintoy Harbour, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at White Park Bay.

To find where to stay, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Ballycastle road trip site.

Traveling by car from Derry to Ballycastle takes 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) so you can drive to Belfast.

Things to do in Ballycastle

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Ballintoy
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Ballycastle Beach ©
Ballycastle Beach
White Park Bay ©
White Park Bay
Ballintoy Harbour ©
Ballintoy Harbour

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nights
Belfast

Belfast ©
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Streamvale Open Farm and Carrickfergus Castle. Family-friendly places like Carnfunnock Country Park and Clip 'n Climb Dundonald will thrill your kids. Get out of town with these interesting Belfast side-trips: World of Owls (in Randalstown), Tollymore Forest Park (in Newcastle) and Armagh Astronomy Centre and Planetarium (in Armagh). Next up on the itinerary: get to know the fascinating history of Cathedral Quarter, examine the collection at HMS Caroline, take an in-depth tour of Museum of Orange Heritage, and make a trip to Spirit of Belfast.

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Traveling by car from Ballycastle to Belfast takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around °F in July, and nighttime lows around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Belfast

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Carnfunnock Country Park, World of Owls, Pogue's Entry Historical Cottage, Carrickfergus Castle, Lagan Valley Leisureplex Lisburn Pool
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Carnfunnock Country Park ©
Carnfunnock Country Park
World of Owls ©
World of Owls
Streamvale Open Farm ©
Streamvale Open Farm

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