TOUR: BELFAST AND THE CAUSEWAY COAST - SUPERIOR 3* MARRIOTT HOTEL
Our Price: See Below
5 Days / 4 nights Half Board
DATE: 3rd - 7th APRIL 2020
£525.00 P/P DOUBLE OR TWIN/
Join us for this 5 day break in Belfast staying at the luxurious AC Marriott Hotel Belfast.
Connect to the city in a new way at AC Hotel Belfast, an urban retreat in an exceptional riverside location. Explore Belfast on foot with Titanic Belfast, City Hall, Belfast Waterfront, SSE Arena and the shops of Victoria Square a short walk away. Relax in style and enjoy contemporary luxury bedrooms with glass enclosed double showers. There is also an on site fitness room for guests to enjoy.
Take the ferry from Holyhead to Dublin. Once you arrive at the Irish ferry port, make the journey on your coach to our Belfast based hotel. The drive from Dublin port to Belfast is approx 1 hour 40 minutes. Arrive at your hotel in time for dinner.
Titanic Belfast and sightseeing.
After breakfast, you have a full day to explore Belfast. Over one hundred years on from the launch of the world’s most famous ship, you could experience the amazing Titanic story in the city of her birth – Belfast. Experience a thrilling ride through Titanic’s construction in the shipyards, re-live the drama of her sinking and visit her wreck on the ocean floor all during your time at the Titanic Belfast Centre. As an additional attraction, visit the nearby shipyard and pump house where Titanic was built. In the afternoon, we highly recommend a visit to Crumlin Road Gaol. Here you will enjoy an educational guided tour of the Gaol which housed well known IRA members among other criminals from 1845, right up until the gates were closed one final time as a working prison in 1996. After a fun day, return to your hotel for dinner.
City of Derry or Belfast.
After an enjoyable Irish breakfast, why not visit the enchanting city of Derry and learn the fascinating history behind the 2013 UK City of Culture. First we embark on the most informative attraction in Derry – The Walking Tour. The specialised local tour leader will take you on an educational and emotional journey above and beyond Derry’s historical City walls to get a real insight into this fascinating City. After the tour, visit the enthralling Museum of Free Derry, an archive focusing on the civil rights era of the 1960s and the Free Derry/early troubles era of the 1970s. Afterwards spend free time within this historical City. Be sure to visit Guild Hall; home to the City Council’s chamber and Mayor’s Parlour. You could even wander over the Peace Bridge, Derry’s bridge built over the River Foyle to unite the City. If you would prefer to stay closer to the hotel there are plenty of other highlights to see in Belfast City including City Hall, St. George’s Market, St. Anne’s Cathedral, the Botanic Gardens and the Crown Liquor Saloon, a splendid gin palace and famous landmark – the perfect stop for a refreshment! After an enjoyable day return to your hotel for dinner.
Giants Causeway, Portrush and Bushmills Distillery.
After an Irish breakfast, take the behind the scenes tour of the world famous Bushmill’s Distillery and even have a taste of one of the various types of Bushmill’s. Afterwards, travel along the coast to the picturesque harbour town of Portrush. Take a stroll along the harbour and maybe even enjoy a fresh seaside fish and chip lunch! In the afternoon, on your way back to Belfast, take in the beautiful scenery en route to the Giants Causeway, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Marvel at the 40,000 interlocking hexagonal columns, standing up to 12 metres high. Learn the exciting tale of Finn McCool and discover the on-site exhibition centre. Return to your hotel for dinner.
After a hearty Irish breakfast sadly we say goodbye to Belfast and cross the Irish Sea via Dublin to Holyhead.
We have added an excursion bundle on as an additional extra, in case you'd prefer to do your own thing. All admission and coach transfers are included in the excursions bundle.
EXCURSIONS BUNDLE - £55.00 PER PERSON
Includes the following
Admission to the Titanic Belfast
Admission to Crumlin Road Gaol
A Guided walking tour of Derry
Admission to Old Bushmills Distillery Co. Ltd
• 5 Days / 4 Nights – Half Board Basis
• Optional Excursions package Available £55.00 pp – Giants Causway and coastal route, Crumlin Road Gaol, Titanic Belfast and guided tour of Derry.
• Return executive coach travel from Northampton - no feeder coaches.
• Services of a Footsteps Tour Manager.
Non-Refundable Deposit of £50 and balance due 10 weeks prior to departure
All tours are subject to minimum numbers being met.
The departure time will be confirmed in 2020 once the ferry times have been confirmed as these are subject to availability and change.
BELFAST AND THE CAUSEWAY COAST