Belfast & Giants Causeway 5 Days - Adair Arms
Ballymena is a town in County Antrim, and the eighth largest in Northern Ireland. It is part of the Borough of Mid and East Antrim. The town is built on land given to the Adair family by King Charles I in 1626, on the basis that the town holds two annual fairs and a free Saturday market. Our base is located in the centre of Ballymena only a 5 minute walk from the Bus and Train Station. We are close to all local amenities, shops, local business and Leisure facilities. These include Cinema, Peoples Park, Ecos Centre and Seven Towers Leisure Centre.
PLEASE NOTE: Price is per person and based on two people sharing a twin/double room. Single room supplements and upgrades are not included.
Day 1 - Outward Travel
Day 2 - Full Day - Belfast
We enjoy a guided tour (included in tour cost) of this elegant and exciting city. /nOur tour takes us to the iconic City Hall, the Shankill and Falls Roads, and the more sedate Queen’s Quarter (subject to change)./nThe Titanic Quarter is one of Europe’s most exciting waterfront developments./n
Day 3 - Full Day - Bushmills & Giant’s Causeway
Bushmills is a small village in the far north of Northern Ireland, famed for its distillery./nThe spectacular tessellated bassalt columns of Giant's Causeway reputedly stretch all the way to Scotland./n
Day 4 - Full Day - Mountains of Mourne
Our guide (included in tour cost) takes us via Newry to Newcastle where the majestic Mountains of Mourne meet the sea./nIn the afternoon we visit Downpatrick whose cathedral is said to include the grave of St. Patrick./nThe famous song "Mountains of Mourne" mocked the fashions of 19th century London, from the point of view of an Irish labourer,/n
Day 5 - Return Travel
Adair Arms Hotel
An historic hotel offering modern convehiences, the Adair Arms was originally built for Sir Robert Adair by Charles Lanyon, whose work can be found in many prestigious Irish buildings. The hotel’s renowned kitchen crafts tradtitional and modern dishes from the wide range of loacally produced ingredients. All guest rooms are en-suite and include TV, hairdryer, iron & board and direct dial telephone.