31 days in County Antrim Itinerary

31 days in County Antrim Itinerary

Created using Inspirock County Antrim trip itinerary planner

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Bushmills
— 9 nights
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Rathlin Island
— 5 nights
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Lisburn
— 8 nights
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Antrim
— 8 nights

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Bushmills

— 9 nights
Bushmills is a village on the north coast of County Antrim, Northern Ireland. Appreciate the collections at The Causeway Coast Discovery Centre and Tommy Workman Gallery. Get a sense of the local culture at Dunluce Castle and The Puffin Gallery. Venture out of the city with trips to Gracehill (Gracehill Village & Moravian Cemetery), Portglenone Forest (in Portglenone) and Ballymena (Ballymena Memorial Park and Obelisk, Gracehill Moravian Church, &more). There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Giant's Causeway, snap pictures at Carrick-A-Rede Rope Bridge, explore and take pictures at Coast Rd, and contemplate the waterfront views at River Bush.

To see reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Bushmills trip planning site.

Antrim to Bushmills is an approximately 1-hour car ride. In June, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can drive to Rathlin Island.

Things to do in Bushmills

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Beaches

Side Trips

Rathlin Island

— 5 nights
Get outdoors at Rathlin Island and RSPB Rathlin West Light Seabird Centre. Let the collections at Rathlin Boathouse Visitor Centre and Breakwater Studio capture your imagination.

For other places to visit, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read our Rathlin Island travel route planner.

You can drive from Bushmills to Rathlin Island in 1.5 hours. You will leave for Lisburn on the 27th (Thu).

Things to do in Rathlin Island

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Museums

Lisburn

— 8 nights
Lisburn is a city in Northern Ireland. Museum-lovers will get to explore Ulster Aviation Society and Irish Linen Centre and Lisburn Museum. Visiting Colin Glen and Spruce Meadows will get you outdoors. And it doesn't end there: pause for some serene contemplation at Lisburn Cathedral, make a trip to Belshaws Quarry Sculpture Park, walk around Wallace Park, and perfect your strike at Lisburn bowl.

To find reviews, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Lisburn trip planner.

Drive from Rathlin Island to Lisburn in 2.5 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Lisburn can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Antrim.

Things to do in Lisburn

Fun & Games · Outdoors · Golf · Casinos

Antrim

— 8 nights
Antrim is a town and civil parish in County Antrim in the northeast of Northern Ireland, on the banks of the Six Mile Water, half a mile northeast of Lough Neagh. Get in touch with nature at World of Owls and Ram's Island. Change things up with these side-trips from Antrim: Canal Walk (in Toome) and Dunseverick Harbour (in Dunseverick). There's much more to do: take a peaceful walk through Randalstown Forest Nature Reserve, tee off at Massereene Golf Club, get lost in a book at Greystone Library, and take in nature's colorful creations at Benvarden Gardens.

To see more things to do, photos, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Antrim trip builder site.

Antrim is just a short distance from Lisburn. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in July, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Antrim

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Fun & Games

Side Trips

County Antrim travel guide

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Geologic Formations · Bridges · Scenic Drive
The rugged landscapes of County Antrim include the Giant’s Causeway, a World Heritage Site widely regarded as one of the most striking locations in the world. The area is also known for its production of whiskey, as well as the lively nightlife of the modern seaside resorts. The county’s coastal scenery is part of a giant outdoor adventure playground, with challenging hiking trails and rock-climbing sites fit for the most extreme adventure-seekers. Evade crowding at the county’s most popular sites by visiting numerous quaint villages nestled deep inside lush river valleys.