Steeped in history, drive along the Causeway Coastal Route in County Antrim before sampling the wonders of Belfast. Northern Ireland is a great location for a scenic getaway.
Start in Belfast and visit Titanic Belfast, a major attraction and museum dedicated to Belfast’s maritime heritage. Uncover the story behind the famous ship and its tragic maiden voyage. The castle and zoo are also worthy of a visit. Embark on the Causeway Coastal Route to see the Giants Causeway. You will also be able to stop by Rathlin Island too and mooch around the historical sites, explore Ballycastle and watch out for the prominent birdlife here.
Armagh City is a lovely starting point for your trip and showcases a lot of Northern Ireland's Christian heritage. Hop in your rental car and explore the woodlands of Peatlands Park. If you are looking to visit some historical houses, Derrymore House and Ardress House are great examples.
Full of mountainous landscapes and historical houses, if you enjoy exploring the countryside County Down is perfect for you. Mount Stewart House and Gardens is an ever popular attraction, along with Killyleagh Castle a large currently uninhabited castle. Tollymore Forest Park, and Castlewellan Forest Park are perfect for those who enjoy exploring the outdoors as well.
This area is described as the Fermanagh Lakelands and if you enjoy fishing, there are plenty of spots for you to try and get the catch of the day. Both White Island and Devenish Island are also fantastic for a day out, hire a boat and investigate this area further.
Home to the vibrant city of Londonderry, the Walled City is a particular highlight. Jump in the car and head out to the Sperrins Scenic Driving Routes. Marvel at the beauty of Lough Neagh whilst here and complete your trip with a family day out at Ballyronan Marina.
Home to the Sperrin Mountains which also cross into County Londonderry. Whether you are keen to try and scale Sawel Mountain or just take walk in the country, this really is a haven for hikers. The Beaghmore Stone Circles can be found here so stop off for an afternoon and try to figure out what their purpose was.