The Mountains of Mourne and the Giant’s Causeway

From tales of ancient Irish giants to breathtaking mountain scenery, this fully escorted coach holiday takes in the very best of Ireland. Our break begins in Newcastle, where the spectacular Mountains of Mourne meet the sea, and we also visit the quaint town of Downpatrick. Enjoy time to explore the vibrant city of Belfast, before heading to the world-famous Giant’s Causeway – the highlight of our tour. Ending the trip on a high, we take in the sights of capital Dublin, such as St. Patrick’s Cathedral and Trinity College.

6 days from £699pp

Single Room Supplement from £179pp

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Your Tour Includes

  • 5 nights hotel with Irish breakfast
  • 4 evening meals for 2023 tours or 5 evening meals for 2024 tours
  • Porterage at the hotel
  • Regional Joining Points

Itinerary

Please choose your preferred 6 day itinerary

Local departure by coach or Home Connect service, then to Holyhead for the ferry to Ireland, and onward to our hotel for a four-night stay.

Included Meals

  • Dinner*

Our sightseeing journey begins with an excursion to Newcastle. It is here that the Mountains of Mourne famously sweep down into the sea! Enjoy free time to explore, perhaps heading to the promenade or browsing the many shops.

We continue to Downpatrick, where in the grounds of Down Cathedral lies a grave reputed to be that of St. Patrick, and you can retrace his life and history in the highly recommended St. Patrick Centre (entrance not included).

Included Meals

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Included Highlights

  • Downpatrick
  • Newcastle

Today we enjoy an included excursion to Belfast, Northern Ireland's vibrant capital city. There will be ample free time to explore at leisure – why not visit one of the Titanic attractions so closely associated with the city, admire the City Hall at the very heart, or maybe call in at the Crown Liquor Saloon, one of the most famous pubs in the city.

You may wish to join our optional guided sightseeing tour which will take you around the highlights of the city, seeing the murals of the Falls and Shankill Road, the Cathedral Quarter and the splendid Queen's University.

Included Meals

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Included Highlights

  • Belfast

Optional Excursions

  • Belfast Sightseeing Tour
    • 2024: £19.50pp
    • 2025: £21.00pp
    • 2026: £22.00pp

The optional excursions will be available to book during your tour.

Prices are per person and are subject to change. Payment will be in Euros (cash payments only).

A day of fantastic scenery lies ahead as we visit the world-famous Giant's Causeway, where thousands of symmetrical columns rise dramatically from the sea. Learn more about the myths and science of this area at the visitor centre before we continue to the walled town of Derry.

Derry is one of the most fascinating places to visit in the British Isles, so why not join our optional sightseeing tour? Providing an overview of the town, learn more about the famous walls and murals which are a reminder of the town's turbulent history.

Included Meals

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Included Highlights

  • Derry
  • Giant's Causeway

Optional Excursions

  • Derry Sightseeing Tour
    • 2024: £18.50pp
    • 2025: £20.00pp
    • 2026: £21.00pp

The optional excursions will be available to book during your tour.

Prices are per person and are subject to change. Payment will be in Euros (cash payments only).

We depart this morning and call at coastal Howth, before making our way to capital Dublin.

Enjoy time at leisure to discover the city or perhaps join our optional guided sightseeing tour to see the main sights, including Temple Bar, Ha'Penny Bridge and Trinity College.

We continue to our overnight hotel on the outskirts of the city.

Included Meals

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Included Highlights

  • Dublin
  • Howth

Optional Excursions

  • Dublin Panoramic Sightseeing Tour
    • 2024: £23.00pp
    • 2025: £24.00pp
    • 2026: £25.00pp

The optional excursions will be available to book during your tour.

Prices are per person and are subject to change. Payment will be in Euros (cash payments only).

To Holyhead, then home.

Included Meals

  • Breakfast**

*For 2023 tours, dinner is not included on Day 1. Please note that the Four Seasons Hotel restaurant will be closed by the time of arrival on Day 1 so it is recommended to eat on the ferry en route to Ireland.
For 2024 tours, dinner will be included on the ferry as part of your package.

**Depending on departure time, breakfast on day 6 may be on the ferry.

Accommodation

You will stay for four nights at the 3-star Amagh City Hotel in Armagh.

Overnight stay will be on the outskirts of the Dublin area and will be in a city-style hotel. 

Aspect Hotel Dublin Park West

Aspect Hotel Dublin Park West

The Aspect Hotel Dublin Park West is located on the outskirts of the city of Dublin and is set in a business area with local transport services to the main city centre.

Location: Park West Business Campus Nangor Road, Dublin 12, D12 F2V4

Hotel Facilities

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General
  • English Speaking Staff
  • 4 Star
  • Guest Lounge
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • Lift
Room
  • TV
  • Tea and Coffee Making Facilities
  • Hairdryer
  • Safe Box
  • Non-Smoking Rooms Available
  • Shower
  • Telephone
  • Free Wifi
  • Iron or Trouser Press
Accessibility
  • Fridge Available for Medical Requirements
  • Disabled Rooms Available
  • Wheelchair Access
Food & Drink
  • Vegetarian Meals
  • Gluten Free Menu
  • Lactose or Dairy Free Menu
Service
  • 24 Hour Front Desk
Hotel
  • English Speaking Staff
  • Guest Lounge
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • Lift
  • WiFi Available
Four Seasons Hotel & Leisure Club, Monaghan

Four Seasons Hotel & Leisure Club, Monaghan

Located 1km from Monaghan town, the hotel has well-appointed accommodation including restaurant, bar and lounge. Enjoy the excellent leisure facilities including sauna, Jacuzzi, steam room and swimming pool.

Location: Coolshannagh Monaghan, Monaghan, H18 Y220

Hotel Facilities

Need further information? Fill in our enquiry form and we'll get back to you as soon as we can

General
  • English Speaking Staff
  • 4 Star
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • Indoor Swimming Pool
  • Lift
Room
  • TV
  • Tea and Coffee Making Facilities
  • Hairdryer
  • Extra Pillows and Blankets
  • Non-Smoking Rooms Available
  • Shower
  • Telephone
  • Free Wifi
Service
  • Safe Box in Reception
  • Room Service Available
  • 24 Hour Front Desk
  • Iron at Reception
  • Gym
Accessibility
  • Fridge Available for Medical Requirements
  • Disabled Rooms Available
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Ground Floor Rooms on Request
Food & Drink
  • Vegetarian Meals On Request
  • Gluten Free Meals on Request
  • Lactose or Dairy Free Menu
  • Vegan Menu
Hotel
  • Swimming Pool
  • English Speaking Staff
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • Lift
  • WiFi Available

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