7 days in Northern Ireland Itinerary

7 days in Northern Ireland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: London
Fly:  3 h 15 min
1
Belfast
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Portrush
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h
3
Derry
— 3 nights
Fly:  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.
Take a break from the city and head to Slemish Mountain and Ballywalter Beach. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Crumlin Road Gaol and Struell Wells. Step out of Belfast to go to Larne and see Coast Rd, which is approximately 42 minutes away. The adventure continues: learn more about the world around you at Ulster Museum, make a trip to City Hall, and examine the collection at SS Nomadic.

To see ratings, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Belfast travel route builder app.

London to Belfast is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. In January, plan for daily highs up to 8°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Portrush.

Things to do in Belfast

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Coast Rd, Struell Wells, Slemish Mountain, Ballywalter Beach
Highlights from your plan
Crumlin Road Gaol ©
Crumlin Road Gaol
Ulster Museum ©
Ulster Museum
Titanic Belfast ©
Titanic Belfast

1
night
Portrush

Portrush ©
Portrush is a small seaside resort town in County Antrim, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom, on the County Londonderry border. On the 9th (Thu), cruise along Causeway Coastal Route, thentake in the dramatic natural features at Giant's Causeway, and then step into the grandiose world of Dunluce Castle.

For traveler tips, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Portrush trip maker app.

Getting from Belfast to Portrush by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train. January in Portrush sees daily highs of 9°C and lows of 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Derry.

Things to do in Portrush

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Giant's Causeway, Causeway Coastal Route
Highlights from your plan
Giant's Causeway ©
Giant's Causeway
Causeway Coastal Route ©
Causeway Coastal Route
Dunluce Castle ©
Dunluce Castle

3
nights
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.
On the 10th (Fri), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Topped Mountain, get engrossed in the history at Museum of Free Derry, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of City Walls. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Sat): trek along Davagh Forest Trails, thentake your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Sperrin Mountains, and then make a trip to Guildhall.

For other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Derry trip planner.

You can drive from Portrush to Derry in an hour. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to 9°C, and evening lows to 5°C. On the 12th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Derry

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Sperrin Mountains, Topped Mountain, Ulster American Folk Park, Davagh Forest Trails
Highlights from your plan
Sperrin Mountains ©
Sperrin Mountains
City Walls ©
City Walls
Ulster American Folk Park ©
Ulster American Folk Park

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