The Causeway Coaster

The Causeway Coaster

We enjoy a tour to the very north of Ireland taking in the Inishowen Peninsula, the Walled City of Derry and a classic coastal rail journey to find the Giants Causeway.


Inishowen Gateway Hotel - Buncrana ***

The Inishowen Gateway Hotel in Buncrana, Co. Donegal is beautifully and conveniently nestled on the Inishowen Peninsula, an area of outstanding natural beauty.  All of the tasteful, modern bedrooms are en-suite and have TV, direct dial telephone and tea/coffee making facilities.  The hotel offers the Peninsula Restaurant, Loughview Bar, indoor swimming pool, sauna, steam room and spa bath.  Lift.

 

Overnight Hotels:  On the outward journey our overnight hotel is the 4 star Trim Castle Hotel, Trim.  And on the return journey our overnight hotel is the 4 star Park Avenue Hotel, Belfast

 

Meal Arrangements:  Evening Meal & Full Irish Breakfast at all hotels.

Tour Highlights

  • Outward Ferry: Holyhead to Dublin
  • Full Day Guided Tour of Inishowen & Derry
  • Scenic Rail Journey (Derry to Coleraine)
  • Giants Causeway Visitor Centre
  • Return Ferry: Larne to Cairnryan

 

Excursions Included:

Sunday

We enjoy our journey to Holyhead in time for our conventional ferry to Dublin. From here we make the journey to Trim Castle Hotel, Trim forour overnight stay. Evening Meal & Breakfast included.

Monday

Following breakfast we drive north making our way to Enniskillen, Co.Fermanagh, where we make a stop. Enniskillen town is uniquely situated in the centre of the county between Upper and Lower Lough Erne which gives the town a continental ambience. Following some free time here we continue our journey to the Inishowen Gateway Hotel, Buncrana.

Tuesday      

Following breakfast we meet our guide and the day starts with a scenic drive around the Inishowen Peninsula to Malin Head, the northernmost point in Ireland. Next on to Derry, the only completed walled city in Ireland and standing on the banks of the River Foyle. Here your tour will bring the fascinating history of this prominent walled city to life.

Wednesday

A more relaxing day as we spend it exploring Donegal, beginning with a trip through the Glenveagh National Park.

Thursday  

Today we enjoy what Michael Palin described as “one of the most beautiful rail journeys in the world” - the train journey from Londonderry to Coleraine.    The track runs alongside beautiful beaches, through Ireland’s longest railway tunnels and past historic landmarks. Following this spectacular journey we re-join our coach and make the short drive to The Giants Causeway where we include admission to the Visitor Experience and use of outdoors interpretive audio-guide. Please Note: there is a charge payable for the shuttle bus from the Visitor Centre to the Causeway (cost approx. £2.00 per person). From here we make our way to our overnight stay in Belfast. Evening Meal & Breakfast included.

Friday    

It’s time to bid Ireland a fond farewell and make our way to the port in time for our return ferry to Cairnryan. From here we continue to make our journey home with suitable stops en-route.

Other Info:

Meal Arrangements: Evening Meal & Full Irish Breakfast at all hotels.

 

Obligatory Requirements: Photographic ID

We strongly advise that you have: A European Health Insurance card (EHIC) & Travel Insurance

 

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Sun 24-Sep-2017INISHOWEN GATEWAY HOTEL£439.006£90.00 -    Please call
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