6 days in County Antrim Itinerary

6 days in County Antrim Itinerary

Created using Inspirock County Antrim trip planner

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Portrush
— 2 nights
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Newtownabbey
— 3 nights
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Portrush

— 2 nights
Portrush is a small seaside resort town in County Antrim, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom, on the County Londonderry border. Explore Portrush's surroundings by going to Ballycastle (The Puffin Gallery, Kinbane Castle, &more). There's lots more to do: step into the grandiose world of Dunluce Castle, take a leisurely stroll along Ballintoy Harbour, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Bushmills Distillery, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Giant's Causeway.

To see ratings, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Portrush planner.

Belfast to Portrush is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in June, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Newtownabbey.

Things to do in Portrush

Scenic Drive · Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Newtownabbey

— 3 nights
Newtownabbey is a large settlement north of Belfast in County Antrim, Northern Ireland. Get out of town with these interesting Newtownabbey side-trips: Gracehill Moravian Church (in Ballymena), Ulster Aviation Society (in Lisburn) and Moravian Cemetery (in Gracehill). And it doesn't end there: take a memorable drive along Coast Rd, take a peaceful walk through Glenariff Forest Park, step into the grandiose world of Carrickfergus Castle, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Belfast Zoo.

For where to stay, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read Newtownabbey trip planner.

Traveling by car from Portrush to Newtownabbey takes 1.5 hours. In June in Newtownabbey, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Newtownabbey

Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Nature

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.