15 days in Northern Ireland Itinerary

15 days in Northern Ireland Itinerary

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15 days in Northern Ireland Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  4​h 15​min
1
Derry
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Enniskillen
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Ballintoy
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Belfast
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
End: London

4
nights
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Derry: Bushmills (Giant's Causeway & Bushmills Distillery), Portrush (Dunluce Castle, Portrush East Strand, & more) and Joey Dunlop Memorial Garden (in Ballymoney). The adventure continues: appreciate the extensive heritage of City Walls, take an in-depth tour of Tower Museum, don't miss a visit to Walled city Londonderry, and snap pictures at Peace bridge.

For more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Derry trip itinerary planning website .

London to Derry is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or do a combination of train, flight, and shuttle. When traveling from London in August, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Derry: temperatures range from 21°C by day to 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to drive to Enniskillen.

Things to do in Derry

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Omagh, Portrush, Bushmills, Joey Dunlop Memorial Garden
Highlights from your plan
Giant's Causeway ©
Giant's Causeway
Dunluce Castle ©
Dunluce Castle
City Walls ©
City Walls

4
nights
Enniskillen

Enniskillen ©
Enniskillen is a town and civil parish in County Fermanagh, Northern Ireland. Explore Enniskillen's surroundings by going to Omagh (Dun Uladh Cultural Heritage Centre, The Abingdon Collection, & more). There's much more to do: Head underground at Marble Arch Caves, step into the grandiose world of National Trust - Castle Coole, hike along Cuilcagh Mountain Park, and get your game on at Safari Action.

To see reviews, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Enniskillen holiday planning site .

You can drive from Derry to Enniskillen in 1.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Enniskillen can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Ballintoy.

Things to do in Enniskillen

Parks Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trips

Omagh, Irvinestown Library
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The Abingdon Collection ©
The Abingdon Collection
Marble Arch Caves ©
Marble Arch Caves
National Trust - Florence Court ©
National Trust - Florence Court

2
nights
Ballintoy

Ballintoy ©
Ballintoy is a small village, townland (of 274 acres) and civil parish in County Antrim, Northern Ireland. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Wed): take in the exciting artwork at The Puffin Gallery, then head outdoors with The Dark Hedges, then take in the waterfront at Ballintoy Harbour, and finally snap pictures at Carrick-A-Rede Rope Bridge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Thu): explore the activities along White Park Bay, then kick back and relax at Ballycastle Beach, and then explore the historical opulence of Kinbane Castle.

To see traveler tips, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Ballintoy online trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Enniskillen to Ballintoy takes 2.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can go by car to Belfast.

Things to do in Ballintoy

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Ballycastle, The Dark Hedges
Highlights from your plan
The Dark Hedges ©
The Dark Hedges
Carrick-A-Rede Rope Bridge ©
Carrick-A-Rede Rope Bridge
Ballintoy Harbour ©
Ballintoy Harbour

4
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Belfast: Causeway Coastal Route (in Bushmills), Coast Rd (in Larne) and Clearsky Adventure Centre Northern Ireland (in Strangford). There's lots more to do: ponder the world of politics at City Hall, get engrossed in the history at HMS Caroline, see the interesting displays at Ulster Aviation Society, and get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

For reviews, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Belfast attractions planner .

You can drive from Ballintoy to Belfast in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Belfast can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Belfast

Museums Parks Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Clearsky Adventure Centre Northern Ireland, Coast Rd, Antrim Round Tower, Antrim, Ulster Aviation Society, Causeway Coastal Route
Highlights from your plan
City Hall ©
City Hall
Causeway Coastal Route ©
Causeway Coastal Route
Crumlin Road Gaol ©
Crumlin Road Gaol

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