4 days in Northern Ireland Itinerary

4 days in Northern Ireland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: London
Train + Fly:  3 h 15 min
1
Belfast
— 2 nights
Bus:  1 h 45 min
2
Derry
— 1 night
Fly + Train:  4 h 15 min
End: London

2
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Carrickfergus Castle and Titanic Belfast. Cathedral Quarter and Crumlin Road Gaol will appeal to history buffs. Venture out of the city with trips to Castle Ward (in Downpatrick), Ballycastle Beach (in Ballycastle) and Downhill Demesne & Hezlett House (in Castlerock). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at SS Nomadic.

To see other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Belfast road trip app.

London to Belfast is an approximately 3.5- hour combination of train and flight. You can also do a combination of train, bus, and flight; or do a combination of train and ferry. In February in Belfast, expect temperatures between 8°C during the day and 3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) to allow time to take a bus to Derry.

Things to do in Belfast

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Carrickfergus Castle, Castle Ward, Ballycastle Beach, Downhill Demesne & Hezlett House
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Carrickfergus Castle ©
Carrickfergus Castle
Downhill Demesne & Hezlett House ©
Downhill Demesne & Hezlett House
Castle Ward ©
Castle Ward

1
night
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 25th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Columb's Cathedral, take an in-depth tour of Museum of Free Derry, then take an in-depth tour of Tower Museum, and finally get to know the fascinating history of City Walls.

For other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Derry online route builder.

You can take a bus from Belfast to Derry in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 9°C in February, and nighttime lows around 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Derry

Historic Sites Museums
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St. Columb's Cathedral ©
St. Columb's Cathedral
Museum of Free Derry ©
Museum of Free Derry
Tower Museum ©
Tower Museum

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