The Mountains of Mourne and the Giant’s Causeway

The Mountains of Mourne and the Giant’s Causeway

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The Mountains of Mourne and the Giant’s Causeway

6 Days Starting and ending in Ireland

Visiting: Holyhead, Monaghan, County Down, Belfast, Giant's Causeway, Derry, Dublin

Tour operator:

Shearings

Tour code:

s-pmm

Guide Type:

Fully Guided

Physical rating:

Low

Age range:

6-99

Special diets catered:

Vegetarians

Tour operated in:
English
Activities:

Sightseeing, Walking

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Tour Overview

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.

Highlights

  • This fully escorted coach holiday takes in the very best of Ireland.

  • 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.

Itinerary

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Day 1 : Start Holyhead

Location: Holyhead, Monaghan

Accommodation: Hotel

Accommodation Name: The 4-star Four Seasons Hotel in Monaghan or the 4-star Ballymascanlon Hotel County Louth

Meals Included: No Meals

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

Day 2 : County Down

Location: County Down

Accommodation: Hotel

Accommodation Name: The 4-star Four Seasons Hotel in Monaghan or the 4-star Ballymascanlon Hotel County Louth

Meals Included: Breakfast, 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).

Day 3 : Belfast

Location: Belfast

Accommodation: Hotel

Accommodation Name: The 4-star Four Seasons Hotel in Monaghan or the 4-star Ballymascanlon Hotel County Louth

Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

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.

Day 4 : Giant’S Causeway And Derry

Location: Giant's Causeway, Derry

Accommodation: Hotel

Accommodation Name: The 4-star Four Seasons Hotel in Monaghan or the 4-star Ballymascanlon Hotel County Louth

Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

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.

Day 5 : Dublin

Location: Dublin

Accommodation: Hotel

Accommodation Name: The 4-star Four Seasons Hotel in Monaghan or the 4-star Ballymascanlon Hotel County Louth

Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

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.

Day 6 : Return Home

Location: Holyhead

Meals Included: Breakfast

To Holyhead, then home.

What's Included

  • Accommodation

    As detailed in the itinerary

  • Additional Services

    Travel from a wide range of joining points across the UK is included within your coach holiday price; some carry a supplement. Please contact us for our full list of joining points.

  • Meals

    As detailed in the itinerary

  • Transport

    Comfortable, air-conditioned motorcoach

  • Porterage at Hotels

What's Not Included

Accommodation

You will stay for four nights at the 4-star Four Seasons Hotel in Monaghan or the 4-star Ballymascanlon Hotel County Louth.

Overnight accommodation in the Dublin area will be in a city-style hotel.

Check out our Q&As

  • Are children permitted to take part in the tour?

    Yes, 6 years or above

  • Are the local guides on the tour English speaking?

    Yes

  • Will there be an escort accompanying this tour?

    You can be assured of a high level of service and reliability from our expert-trained coach crews, who will be on hand to assist and escort you along the way

  • What is the fitness level required to do this tour?

    Low

  • Is the tour coach air conditioned?

    Yes

  • Is there a limit to luggage that can be brought on the tour?

    Your allowance is one medium sized suitcase per person, which should weigh no more than 20kg when full. Hand luggage should be stored in the overhead racks aboard the coach.

  • Are airport transfers included in this tour?

    No

  • Will I know the names and details of all the accommodation before I depart?

    Yes

  • Is there any free time to explore places during the tour?

    As detailed in the itinerary

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