5 days in Greenisland & Newtownabbey Itinerary

5 days in Greenisland & Newtownabbey Itinerary

Created using Inspirock County Antrim Trip Planner

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Greenisland
— 1 night
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Ballyclare
— 3 nights
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Greenisland

— 1 night
Greenisland is a town in County Antrim, Northern Ireland. On the 11th (Mon), explore the historical opulence of Carrickfergus Castle, then have fun at Clearsky Adventure Centre Northern Ireland, and then contemplate the long history of Mount Stewart. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Tue): explore the world behind art at Ulster Folk Museum, contemplate the long history of Scrabo Tower, and then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Belfast Zoo.

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Belfast to Greenisland is an approximately half hour car ride. September in Greenisland sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 12°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can travel to Ballyclare.

Things to do in Greenisland

Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks · Fun & Games

Side Trips

Ballyclare

— 3 nights
Ballyclare is a small town in County Antrim, Northern Ireland. Explore Ballyclare's surroundings by going to The Dark Hedges (in Ballymoney), Broughshane Environment Waterfowl & Wildlife Trust (in Broughshane) and Carrick-A-Rede Rope Bridge (in Ballintoy). There's lots more to do: cruise along Coast Rd, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Patrick's Cathedral (Roman Catholic), find something for the whole family at Carnfunnock Country Park, and have some family-friendly fun at The Jungle NI.

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Ballyclare is just a stone's throw from Greenisland. In September, daytime highs in Ballyclare are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Ballyclare

Scenic Drive · Outdoors · Fun & Games · Theme Parks

Side Trips

Newtownabbey travel guide

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Zoos · Military Museums · Thermal Spas
Newtownabbey is a large settlement north of Belfast in County Antrim, Northern Ireland. Sometimes considered to be a suburb of Belfast, it is separated from the rest of the city by Cavehill and Fortwilliam golf course. At the 2001 Census, Newtownabbey Urban Area had a population of 62,056, making it the fourth largest settlement in Northern Ireland. It is part of Antrim and Newtownabbey Borough Council.Largely a residential area, Newtownabbey is also home to many engineering and computer industries. Retail and leisure facilities include the Abbey Centre, the Valley Leisure Centre, the Ballyearl Arts & Leisure Centre, The Theatre at the Mill, Glengormley Moviehouse, Glengormley Sportsbowl and three large public parks. The main campus for the University of Ulster is based in the Jordanstown area of Newtownabbey. Although the Jordanstown campus of the University of Ulster is due to merge with the current Belfast campus which is due to be completed by 2018.HistoryNewtownabbey was formed by the merging of seven villages; Carnmoney, Glengormley, Jordanstown, Monkstown, Whiteabbey, Whitehouse and Whitewell. It was formally brought into being on 1 April 1958. Before its inception the expanse fell under the jurisdiction of the Belfast Rural District Council.

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