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 - Overnight in North Wales
We depart and make our way to North Wales where we stay overnight. /n
Day 2 - Outward Travel - North Wales to Belfast
Today we make our way to Holyhead for our sailing to Dublin before we continue our journey crossing the border into Northern Ireland to reach Belfast. On arrival in the vibrant capital city of Belfast we enjoy some free time to explore with chance to see the beautiful City Hall, hit the popular shops or enjoy a pint in the ornate Crown Liquer Saloon – one of the city’s oldest pubs!/n
Day 3 - Full Day Giant's Causeway & Ballymena
A scenic spectacular awaits as we make our way to the coast to visit the Giant’s Causeway. Designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site, 40,000 basalt columns stretch out into the sea, created by volcanic activity some 50 million years ago. Inspiring myths and legends of giant’s striding across the waters to Scotland, the Grand Causeway is the largest of the three rocky outcrops and one of the most photographed sights in the UK! From the award-winning Visitor Centre shuttle buses run up and down to the Giant’s Causeway (payable locally). Later in the day, we return to Ballymena for some free time to explore this historic town. There is a beautiful waterfall walkway, stunning Georgian architecture and a host of local craft shops, decorative gardens and plenty of restaurants and cafes to enjoy. /n
Day 4 - Full Day Belfast including Titanic Belfast
We return to Belfast today for some free time to explore this wonderful city before making our way to the Titanic Quarter where we visit Titanic Belfast which is perched on the spot from where the famous ship was launched. This award-winning museum tells the tale of the famous vessel from its design to embarking on its fateful journey. /n
Day 5 - Full Day Mountains of Mourne & St Patrick's Centre - to overnight hotel in Dublin Area
Enjoy a day taking in the stunning scenery of the Mourne Mountains. With an ‘otherworldly’ feel, this is one of the most picturesque areas on the island of Ireland and the inspiring landscapes inspired CS Lewis’ The Chronicles of Narnia. We’ll also see Strangford Lough, the UK’s largest sea lough and one of Europe’s key wildlife habitats, before making our way to the St Patrick’s Centre in Downpatrick. The only permanent exhibition in the world dedicated to the life of Ireland patron saint, the displays here explore the legacy of St Patrick from the ancient world to modern day./nLater in the day we continue our journey southwards to reach our overnight hotel in the Dublin area./n
Day 6 - Return Travel - Dublin to Holyhead and Overnight in North Wales
We leave the Emerald Isle behind and sail from Dublin to Holyhead and continue on to our overnight stay in North Wales. /n
Day 7 - Return Travel
Beaufort Park 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.