7 days in Northern Ireland Itinerary

7 days in Northern Ireland Itinerary

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7 days in Northern Ireland Itinerary

Start: Cork
Drive:  5​h 15​min
1
Bushmills
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Enniskillen
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Belfast
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
End: Cork

2
nights
Bushmills

Bushmills ©
Bushmills is a village on the north coast of County Antrim, Northern Ireland. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): snap pictures at Carrick-A-Rede Rope Bridge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue): cruise along Causeway Coastal Route, take in the dramatic natural features at Giant's Causeway, then look for gifts at McConaghy's Souvenir Shop, then sample the fine beverages at Bushmills Distillery, and finally view the masterpieces at The Puffin Gallery.

To see maps, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Bushmills trip planner .

Cork, Ireland to Bushmills is an approximately 5.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. In December in Bushmills, expect temperatures between 10°C during the day and 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Enniskillen.

Things to do in Bushmills

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Portrush, Carrick-A-Rede Rope Bridge, City Walls, The Puffin Gallery
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Giant's Causeway ©
Giant's Causeway
Causeway Coastal Route ©
Causeway Coastal Route
Carrick-A-Rede Rope Bridge ©
Carrick-A-Rede Rope Bridge

2
nights
Enniskillen

Enniskillen ©
Enniskillen is a town and civil parish in County Fermanagh, Northern Ireland. On the 5th (Thu), get engrossed in the history at Ulster American Folk Park, examine the collection at The Abingdon Collection, and then stroll around Gortin Glen Forest Park. Here are some ideas for day two: step into the grandiose world of Monea Castle, then steep yourself in history at National Trust - Florence Court, then step into the grandiose world of Enniskillen Castle, and finally see the interesting displays at Headhunters Barber Shop & Railway Museum.

To find ratings, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Enniskillen online trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by car from Bushmills to Enniskillen takes 2.5 hours. In December, daytime highs in Enniskillen are 9°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can travel to Belfast.

Things to do in Enniskillen

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Omagh
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The Abingdon Collection ©
The Abingdon Collection
Ulster American Folk Park ©
Ulster American Folk Park

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.
On the 7th (Sat), contemplate the long history of Crumlin Road Gaol, see the interesting displays at SS Nomadic, then explore the engaging exhibits at W5, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Belfast Botanical Gardens. Keep things going the next day: get a sense of history and politics at City Hall, take an in-depth tour of Ulster Museum, then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and finally see the interesting displays at Titanic Belfast.

To see ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Belfast online day trip planner .

Getting from Enniskillen to Belfast by car takes about 2 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 10°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Belfast

Museums Parks Historic Sites
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Crumlin Road Gaol ©
Crumlin Road Gaol
City Hall ©
City Hall
Titanic Belfast ©
Titanic Belfast

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