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Legends of the Causeway Coast

  • The Peace Bridge in Derry, Ireland

    The Peace Bridge, Derry (Londonderry)
  • Giants Causeway ©Tourism Ireland, Photographer Art Ward

    Belfast & Causeway Coast tour
5 day tour
From £355 per person - minimum 20 passengers

Northern Ireland’s Spectacular Causeway Coast & Belfast

Begin your Ulster adventure by enjoying a relaxing, yet scintillating 4 night stay in Belfast, birthplace of the Titanic. Experience a thrilling ride through Titanic’s construction in the shipyards, re-live the drama of her sinking and visit her wreck on the ocean floor all during your time at the Titanic Belfast Centre. However, this city is not just about the Titanic, it is a city full of hidden wonders. Perhaps, take this opportunity to explore the sights and we highly recommend a visit to Crumlin Road Gaol. As well as this, you will get the chance to venture to one of Northern Ireland’s gems: the magical medieval city of Derry. Here, you’ll be close to the spectacular Causeway Coast, a World Heritage Site and an unforgettable experience. Then finally, there is even time to enjoy a tipple of your favourite flavoured whiskey at The Bushmill’s Distillery.


Dates

Dates throughout 2022 & 2023


Suggested itinerary by coach

Day 1

Depart the UK

Take the ferry from Holyhead to Dublin (Cairnryan to Belfast available at a supplement). Once you arrive at the Irish ferry port, make the journey on your coach to our Belfast based hotel. The drive from Dublin port to Belfast is approx 1 hour 40 minutes. Arrive at your hotel in time for dinner.

Day 2

Titanic Belfast and Sightseeing

After breakfast, you have a full day to explore Belfast. Over one hundred years on from the launch of the world’s most famous ship, you could experience the amazing Titanic story in the city of her birth – Belfast. Experience a thrilling ride through Titanic’s construction in the shipyards, re-live the drama of her sinking and visit her wreck on the ocean floor all during your time at the Titanic Belfast Centre. As an additional attraction, visit the nearby shipyard and pump house where Titanic was built. In the afternoon, we highly recommend a visit to Crumlin Road Gaol. Here you will enjoy an educational guided tour of the Gaol which housed well known IRA members among other criminals from 1845, right up until the gates were closed one final time as a working prison in 1996. After a fun day, return to your hotel for dinner.

Day 3

City of Derry

After an enjoyable Irish breakfast, why not visit the enchanting city of Derry and learn the fascinating history behind the 2013 UK City of Culture. First we embark on the most informative attraction in Derry – The Walking Tour. The specialised local tour leader will take you on an educational and emotional journey above and beyond Derry’s historical City walls to get a real insight into this fascinating City. After the tour, visit the enthralling Museum of Free Derry, an archive focussing on the civil rights era of the 1960s and the Free Derry/early troubles era of the 1970s. Afterwards spend free time within this historical City. Be sure to visit Guild Hall; home to the City Council’s chamber and Mayor’s Parlour. You could even wander over the Peace Bridge, Derry’s bridge built over the River Foyle to unite the City. If you would prefer to stay closer to the hotel there are plenty of other highlights to see in Belfast City including City Hall, St. George’s Market, St. Anne’s Cathedral, the Botanic Gardens and the Crown Liquor Saloon, a splendid gin palace and famous landmark – the perfect stop for a refreshment! After an enjoyable day return to your hotel for dinner.

Day 4

Giants Causeway, Portrush and Bushmills Distillery

After an Irish breakfast, take the behind the scenes tour of the world famous Bushmill’s Distillery and even have a taste of one of the various types of Bushmill’s. Afterwards, travel along the coast to the picturesque harbour town of Portrush. Take a stroll along the harbour and maybe even enjoy a fresh seaside fish and chip lunch! In the afternoon, on your way back to Belfast, take in the beautiful scenery en route to the Giants Causeway, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Marvel at the 40,000 interlocking hexagonal columns, standing up to 12 metres high. Learn the exciting tale of Finn McCool and discover the on-site exhibition centre. Return to your hotel for dinner.

Day 5

Return home

After a hearty Irish breakfast sadly we say goodbye to Belfast and cross the Irish Sea via Dublin to Holyhead (Belfast to Cairnryan route available with supplement).


Featured Hotel

Corrs Corner Hotel

A wonderful homely traditional Irish hotel located on the outskirts of the City of Belfast. In the evenings spend time relaxing in the Corrs Bar & Restaurant. The hotel has been fully refurbished throughout 2016 & 2017 but has kept its traditional and cosy feel. City Centre hotels are available upon request at a supplement.


Dates 5 days / 4 nights
2022 dates From £355.00 per person
2023 dates Prices on request

Price includes return ferry. If you would like a price travelling by air, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Single room supplement available upon request.

All prices are per person based on sharing a double or twin room and with one free place for a coach driver or group organiser in a single room, both are based on a minimum 20 full fare paying passengers. Prices do not include UK coach hire, travel or travel insurance. Dates are subject to availability. Smaller groups can be quoted for on request. Pictures are for illustrative purposes only. Greatdays Holidays Limited has an ATOL licence (4279) and all of our air package tours are protected under this licence. In the unlikely event of our insolvency, the Civil Aviation Authority will ensure that you are not stranded abroad and will arrange to refund any monies you have paid to us for an advance booking. All the flights and flight-inclusive holidays on this tour are financially protected by the ATOL scheme. When you pay you will be supplied with an ATOL Certificate. Please ask for it and check to ensure that everything you booked (flights, hotels and other services) is listed on it. Please see our booking conditions for further information or for more information about financial protection and the ATOL Certificate go to: www.atol.org.uk/ATOLCertificate. Our website policy is to use only copyright free images or images which have been authorised to us for free use by the owner. If you consider an image to be unauthorised or to be your property, please contact us immediately and if invalid we will have the image removed. If your image requires crediting or is missing a copyright statement then we will be pleased to add this to the webpage, contact us at info@greatdays.co.uk

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