12 days in United Kingdom & Ireland Itinerary

12 days in United Kingdom & Ireland Itinerary

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12 days in United Kingdom & Ireland Itinerary

Start: London, United Kingdom
Fly:  3​h 15​min
1
Belfast, United Kingdom
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Omagh, United Kingdom
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Donegal Town, Ireland
— 2 nights
Drive:  30​min
4
Ardara, Ireland
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
5
Malin Head, Ireland
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
6
Portrush, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
+3
train + foot + shuttle + Fly:  5​h 45​min
End: London, United Kingdom


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1
night
Belfast, United Kingdom

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.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): ponder the world of politics at City Hall and then contemplate the long history of Crumlin Road Gaol. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Fri): get engrossed in the history at Ulster Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St George's Church, then take an in-depth tour of HMS Caroline, then examine the collection at SS Nomadic, and finally see the interesting displays at Titanic Belfast.

For more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Belfast trip itinerary app .

London to Belfast is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train and ferry. When traveling from London in September, plan for a bit cooler days in Belfast, with highs around 19°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Omagh.

Things to do in Belfast

Museums Historic Sites
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City Hall ©
City Hall
Crumlin Road Gaol ©
Crumlin Road Gaol
Titanic Belfast ©
Titanic Belfast

1
night
Omagh, United Kingdom

Omagh ©
Omagh is the county town of County Tyrone, Northern Ireland. Start off your visit on the 5th (Sat): take an in-depth tour of Ulster American Folk Park, make a trip to Mellon Centre for Migration Studies, and then see the interesting displays at The Abingdon Collection.

For maps, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read Omagh day trip app .

Drive from Belfast to Omagh in 1.5 hours. In September in Omagh, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to travel to Donegal Town.

Things to do in Omagh

Museums Historic Sites
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The Abingdon Collection ©
The Abingdon Collection
Ulster American Folk Park ©
Ulster American Folk Park

2
nights
Donegal Town, Ireland

Donegal Town ©
Its rugged setting and friendly locals make Donegal a popular destination along Ireland's coast.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Lough Eske, look for gifts at Magee Clothing, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Ireland, then step into the grandiose world of Donegal Castle, and finally get outside with Bluestack Mountains Scenic Route. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Mon): make a trip to Barnesmore Gap, then experience rural life at Castle Adventure Open Farm, then take in the views from Fairy Bridges, and finally tee off at Donegal Golf Club.

To find photos, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Donegal Town trip tool .

Traveling by car from Omagh to Donegal Town takes an hour. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in September, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Ardara.

Things to do in Donegal Town

Outdoors Historic Sites Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Castle Adventure Open Farm, Fairy Bridges
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Donegal Castle ©
Donegal Castle
Magee 1866 ©
Magee 1866
Castle Adventure Open Farm ©
Castle Adventure Open Farm

3
nights
Ardara, Ireland

Ardara ©
Ardara, pronounced "Ardra", is a small town in County Donegal, Ireland. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ardara: Away to Me Sheepdog Trial Demonstrations (in Malin Beg), Slieve League (in Carrick) and Dunfanaghy (Hornhead Loop & The Art House). There's still lots to do: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Glenveagh National Park, step into the grandiose world of Glenveagh Castle, look for gifts at Campbells of Ardara, and look for all kinds of wild species at Dorlin Strand.

To see photos, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Ardara trip itinerary builder tool .

Ardara is just a stone's throw from Donegal Town. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in September, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Malin Head.

Things to do in Ardara

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Dunfanaghy, Away to Me Sheepdog Trial Demonstrations, Glenveagh Castle, Glenveagh National Park, Slieve League
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Slieve League ©
Slieve League
Glenveagh National Park ©
Glenveagh National Park
Glenveagh Castle ©
Glenveagh Castle

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night
Malin Head, Ireland

Malin Head ©
On the 11th (Fri), contemplate the long history of Doagh Famine village, take in the spiritual surroundings of Wee House at Malin, then look for gifts at Wild Atlantic Gifts, and finally get great views at Malin Head.

For where to stay, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, use the Malin Head online travel route planner .

Traveling by car from Ardara to Malin Head takes 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in September, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can travel to Portrush.

Things to do in Malin Head

Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

County Donegal
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Doagh Famine village ©
Doagh Famine village
Malin Head ©
Malin Head
Wee House at Malin ©
Wee House at Malin

3
nights
Portrush, United Kingdom

Portrush ©
Portrush is a small seaside resort town in County Antrim, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom, on the County Londonderry border. Take a break from Portrush with a short trip to City Walls in Derry, about 1 hour away. Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Giant's Causeway, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Bushmills Distillery, take in the dramatic scenery at Dunseverick Falls, and head outdoors with The Dark Hedges.

To see reviews, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Portrush trip planner .

Traveling by car from Malin Head to Portrush takes 2 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Portrush can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Portrush

Parks Outdoors Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Bushmills, Carrick-A-Rede Rope Bridge, City Walls, The Dark Hedges
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Giant's Causeway ©
Giant's Causeway
Causeway Coastal Route ©
Causeway Coastal Route
Carrick-A-Rede Rope Bridge ©
Carrick-A-Rede Rope Bridge

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