Northern Ireland, Belfast And The Titanic Belfast
7 Day - Tour AB4151A rare opportunity to take tea at Hillsborough Castle, the King’s official residence, You will also discover the delights of Belfast and the Titanic Belfast Museum.
PRICE FROM ? £998 per person
PLEASE NOTE: Price is per person and based on two people sharing a twin/double room. Single room supplements and upgrades are not included.
ItineraryDay 1 Morning departure for the journey north into Wales and to Caernarfon for your overnight stop.
Day 2 An early start for the journey to Holyhead Port for the 09.00 hours sailing to Dublin. On arrival you will travel to the hotel near Antrim for a four night stay.
Day 3 A rare treat today with a visit to the King’s official residence in Northern Ireland – Hillsborough Castle. After a guided tour of this elegant mansion, tea and scones will be served before time to enjoy the stunning gardens and grounds or explore Hillsborough town itself with its Georgian architecture. Afterwards you will visit the Irish Linen Centre and Lisburn Museum. Originally a museum focusing on the local history of Lisburn and the Lagan Valley, the museum expanded in 1994 with the opening of the Irish Linen Centre. The Museum and its collections are housed in the old Market House, a late seventeenth- century building, since heavily modified. The town’s merchants sold their wares and produce and sought shelter in and around the ground floor of the building.
Day 4 Today you will head up through the Glens of Antrim to visit the delightful Walled Garden at Glenarm
Castle. Originally designed to supply produce for the castle table, the garden is now filled with exciting flowers and specimen plants adding great colour to this charming setting. You will then continue along the Antrim Coast Road for magnificent sea views before returning to the hotel.
Day 5 This morning you will board a local coach and travel into Belfast City Centre, where the guide will join you for a 2 1⁄2 hour guided coach tour which is a perfect introduction to the history and heritage of Belfast. You will have some free time to explore before visiting the Titanic Belfast at 14.15 hours. Belfast was the Titanic’s home, and still is. Discover the world-famous story through the eyes of those whose hard work and ambition built her. In the self-guided Titanic Experience, you will uncover the sights, sounds, smells and stories of the ship, as well as the people and city that made her. Follow the themed one-way route as you journey through boomtown Belfast and the shipyard where the liner was built, to the launch, fit out and maiden voyage, before discovering more about the sinking, aftermath, the quest to find Titanic and her final resting place.
Day 6 It’s time to depart Antrim and head into Dublin City, where you will have a few hours to explore before transferring to the hotel for an overnight stop.
Day 7 An early start to depart the hotel and travel to Dublin Port for the 08.15 hours sailing to Holyhead. Breakfast is included for you, and on arrival in Holyhead you will commence the homeward journey.
Included In Cost
- Coach travel
- return ferry crossings
- 1 overnight dinner, bed & breakfast
- 1 overnight dinner & bed only as breakfast is included on the return ferry crossing
- 4 nights dinner, bed & breakfast
- welcome tea/coffee & shortbread
- entrance to Hillsborough Castle, guided tour of hall with tea and scones
- entrance to Irish Linen centre & Lisburn Museum
- entrance to Glenarm Castle’s Walled Garden
- guided 2.5 hour tour of Belfast city centre
- entrance to Titanic Belfast
- local coach for Belfast (driver’s day off)
- breakfast on ferry on last day
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Your Holiday Hotel Dunadry Hotel & GardensOnce home to paper and linen mills, this elegant hotel has a fascinating past. All bedrooms are en-suite with TV, radio, telephone, WiFi, hairdryer, iron/ironing board and tea/coffee making facilities. Lift, bar, restaurant, indoor pool and leisure facilities.
NB: There are lots of ground floor rooms available.
All bedrooms are en-suite with TV.
Single room supplement £183
Holiday insurance £37.00 (70 years and over £63.50) Back to top