Northern Ireland Discovery Tourfrom
A tour thats explores both the hearth of Northern Ireland, travelling through all the regions from Fermanagh’s Lake District, to the walled city of L’Derry and along the majestic North Coast and Giants Causeway to Belfast and our finish in the beautiful Mountains of Mourne.
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Vacation Style Holiday TypeCulture, Discovery
Activity Level Leisurely
Group Size Small Group
Join us on a 7 day tour, as we discover the beauty and cultural attractions of Norther Ireland, taking in cities and rural landscapes as we go.
- Pickup and return to Dublin
- All transport and services of a guide while on tour
- 6 nights hotel accommodation with breakfast and 5 evening meals
- Admission to all attractions while on tour
- Transfers to/from Dublin Airport
- Alcohol & Soft Drinks
Neolithic Ireland & The Boyne Valley
Departing Dublin, we will travel north stopping at the historical site of the Loughcrew Cairns, a 3500 BC Neolithic network of burial chambers, on our way to the Irish Lake District of Fermanagh where we will spend the first two nights of our tour in Enniskillen.
Florence Court & Enniskillen
In the morning we will walk in Florence Court Forest Park with its formal walled gardens, Lady’s well, Florence Court House, Mother Yew, views across Fermanagh and historic Deer Park.
Following our visit to Florence Court we will visit the Inniskillings Museum in Enniskillen has the unique honour of being the only town in Great Britain and Ireland to give its name to two regiments, the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (infantry) and 5th Royal Inniskilling Dragoon Guards (cavalry).
A visit to The Inniskillings Museum is a journey through more than 300 years of world history as encountered by these two famous regiments.
After some free time for lunch in the town we travel to the lakeshore where we will take a cruise along the lakes and explore some of the history and wildlife along the shores.
Derry City & The Seamus Heaney Home Place
Departing Enniskillen we will travel north to Londonderry City where we will take a city guided walking tour taking in some of the history and culture of the walled city. You then will have some free time to explore and take in some lunch.
In the afternoon we will travel to Bellaghy and visit the Seamus Heaney Homeplace Centre and celebrate life and literature of the poet and Nobel Laureate who was one of Ireland’s greatest writers.
The Giant's Causeway
Today we travel to the Causeway Coast and the world famous Giant’s Causeway. The Causeway was declared the Ireland’s first World Heritage site in 1986. Some of the 40,000 polygonal basalt columns are over 6ft tall, neatly standing side-by-side, the formation is over 55 million years old.
Our morning starts with a visit to Bushmills Whiskey Distillery – The world’s oldest licensed distillery, which will give you an insight and a taste for some of Irelands Finest Whiskey! Leaving the Distillery, we will make the short drive to the picturesque Dunluce Castle and explore its fabled history, before returning to Bushmills for lunch.
After lunch or next stop is The UNESCO World Heritage Site of the Giant’s Causeway where you will be able to explore the exhibition and walk on the famous Causeway. Following the Causeway, we will make the journey to Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge and traverse this famous and picturesque bridge.
Our final stop of the day will be the iconic beech avenue of trees more commonly know as the Dark Hedges.
Our first stop in the city of Belfast will be one of the worlds leading tourist attractions – The Titanic Centre Belfast and explore the life and times of those who built the famous ship and the story of the ship itself.
Following the Titanic Centre experience we will take a Black Taxi Tour of the Political History of Belfast during the ‘Troubles’ . We will finish the day with a traditional music tour a unique way to experience Irish music.
St Patrick's Country & The Mournes
In the morning we will travel to Downpartick first visiting the 13th century Inch Abbey and visit then Downpatrick Centre and St. Patrick’s grave before finishing with a driving tour of the Mourne Mountains and a relaxing evening in the Seaside town of Newcastle.
After Breakfast we will make our departure for Dublin arriving in the city at lunchtime.
The weather on the Island of Ireland is mild and changeable, be prepared for some rain and summer temperatures of between 18-23C (64f-75f) with cooler evenings.
This tour starts and finishes in Dublin
Accommodation for this tour is charming Country Hotels & 4* City hotels
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