6 days in County Antrim Itinerary

6 days in County Antrim Itinerary

Created using Inspirock County Antrim planner

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Drive to London Heathrow Airport, Fly to George Best Belfast City Airport, Drive to Newtownabbey
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Newtownabbey
— 1 night
Drive
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Portrush
— 4 nights
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Newtownabbey

— 1 night
Newtownabbey is a large settlement north of Belfast in County Antrim, Northern Ireland. Start off your visit on the 1st (Mon): explore the historical opulence of Carrickfergus Castle, then cruise along Coast Rd, and then admire the sheer force of Gleno Waterfall. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: meet the residents at Belfast Zoo, then stroll through World of Owls, and then learn about all things military at War Years Remembered (War Museum).

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London to Newtownabbey is an approximately 4-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. In March, daily temperatures in Newtownabbey can reach 11°C, while at night they dip to 4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to go by car to Portrush.

Things to do in Newtownabbey

Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Portrush

— 4 nights
Portrush is a small seaside resort town in County Antrim, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom, on the County Londonderry border. Step out of Portrush to go to Armoy and see Sheans Horse Farm, which is approximately 36 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: step into the grandiose world of Dunluce Castle, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Bushmills Distillery, stroll through East Strand, and play a few rounds at Royal Portrush Golf Club - Dunluce Links.

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Drive from Newtownabbey to Portrush in 1.5 hours. In March, daily temperatures in Portrush can reach 11°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Portrush

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Scenic Drive

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.