The Giant's Causeway & Ireland's North-West 2019/2020
10 Days Train Tour from £1610 per person
Head out to the glittering beauty of the Emerald Isle and the home of the revered St Patrick on our fantastic Giant Causeway and Ireland’s North West tour. Discover the stories, culture and history of Ireland with visits to famous institutions like the Titanic Museum, the Bushmills Distillery and the Merry Ploughboys Pub. Outside the cities and towns, explore the majestic natural beauty with excursions to the Giant’s Causeway and the Conmerra Coast.
Arriving in Dublin
Our holiday begins as we take the ferry across to Ireland, arriving in the port of Dublin. On arrival we transfer to our hotel on the outskirts of Dublin. This evening perhaps take your first steps in discovering the magnificent and charming Irish capital.Days 2-3
Dublin and BelfastWe begin our exploration of Dublin this morning with a visit to the Book of Kells exhibition, aided by our local guide. Our next stop is the famous Guinness Storehouse, followed by an afternoon at leisure. Day 3 sees us transfer to Belfast, by first class rail where, after checking in to our hotel, we enjoy a city tour.
Titanic Museum and Giant’s Causeway
We visit Crumlin Road Gaol before heading on to explore the Titanic Museum, dedicated to the story of the iconic ship. On Day 5, we enjoy a day's coaching around the magnificent Causeway Coast, with the highlight of the trip the Giant's Causeway.Days 6-7
We visit the Bushmills Distillery, followed by time at Dunluce Castle. Later we continue to Coleraine, before continuing on a wonderfully scenic rail journey to Derry and on to Donegal town. On Day 7 we visit Slieve League, Glenveagh National Park and enjoy a journey on the Fintown Railway.Days 8-9
Conmerra Coast and Dublin
We spend the day on the Conmerra Coast with its stunning fjords and mountains before visiting Westport and Kylemore Abbey. On Day 9 we travel to Dublin and enjoy a final meal at the famous Merry Ploughboys pub.Day 10
We bid a fond farewell to Dublin and Ireland as we head to the port to board our ferry home from the Emerald Isle.