Castles & Causeways: A Journey to Northern Ireland 2022

6 nights from £2089

Castles & Causeways: Journey to Northern Ireland
Start:Dublin
Finish:Dublin
Duration:6 Nights
Group size:6 - 18
Suitable for: 13-0
Physical rating:Low
Diets:Vegetarians, Please contact Back-Roads with any specific dietary requirements
Tour operated in: English

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Overview

Captivating nature, centuries of enthralling history and an abundance of rural charm - the island of Ireland has so much to offer those lucky enough to visit. Join us on this immersive tour and experience local hospitality, intriguing legends, grand castles and long-standing traditions - from County Dublin to the coast and back again. .......read more
Highlights
  • Uncover the stories behind the infamous journey of the Titanic in Belfast
  • Set foot on the basalt columns of the legendary Giant's Causeway
  • Receive a fascinating insight into the Irish Emigration to the New World at Ulster American Folk Park
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Itinerary

Location: Dublin

The County of Dublin is where we’ll begin our journey around the captivating Emerald Isle. Meet us at the hotel and get to know your like-minded travel companions over a delicious welcome meal. Here’s to the grand adventure ahead!

Accommodation: Grand Hotel Malahide (or similar)

Meals: Dinner

Location: Belfast

After breakfast, we’ll board the mini-coach and set a course for Belfast – stopping along the way to admire one of Ireland’s grand castles. Upon arrival in Northern Ireland’s capital, we’ll pay a visit to the Titanic Museum and discover the personal stories surrounding the infamous ship’s fateful journey. After a history-filled day, just a taste of what’s to come, the evening will be yours to explore Belfast at your leisure.

Accommodation: Titanic Hotel Belfast (or similar)

Meals: Breakfast

Location: Belfast

You don’t have to delve deep into Northern Ireland’s past to see its influences on contemporary culture – and this morning’s Black Cab tour of Belfast’s street art and political murals will serve as proof. After enjoying some free time for lunch, it’s time to explore 150 years of history held within the walls of Crumlin Road Gaol. We’ll finish our day back at the hotel in Belfast, where we’ll have some free time to spend at our leisure.

Accommodation: Titanic Hotel Belfast (or similar)

Meals: Breakfast

Location: Londonderry

Today it's out of the city and onwards to the spectacular North Irish Coast. Our first captivating stop will be the otherworldly Giant's Causeway, with its intriguing interlocking basalt columns. We'll enjoy some free time to marvel at the impressive structures - before continuing on to Derry/Londonderry. Tonight, we'll reconvene for a hearty included dinner.

Meals: Breakfast,Dinner

Location: Londonderry

Today we've a whole day to spend getting to know Derry/Londonderry a little bit better - starting with a morning walking tour of the 17th-century Derry Walls and their murals. Did you know that Derry is the only remaining completely walled city in Ireland? After visiting the Museum of Free Derry, the city will be yours to explore as you please. From a variety of fascinating museums to the Dickensian-style Craft Village, you won't be short of things to do!

Meals: Breakfast

Location: Cavan

First stop today: Ulster American Folk Park. Here, we’ll follow the lives of those who bravely left the thatched cottages of Ulster behind to journey across the Atlantic and start a life in the New World. This afternoon it’s back on the road, as we set our sights on charming County Cavan – where a delicious farewell meal with the group awaits.

Accommodation: Cabra Castle (or similar)

Meals: Breakfast,Dinner

Location: Dublin

Today, we’ll enjoy the journey back to Dublin – taking in sweeping views of the surrounding countryside along the way. There’s a visit to a local whiskey distillery on the cards, before we say our goodbyes upon arriving back in County Dublin.

Meals: Breakfast

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What's Included

Included
  • Transport
    Premium mini-coach transportation
  • Accommodation
  • Fully Guided
  • Entrance Fees

Not Included
  • Country Entry Visas
  • Airport Transfers at Destination
  • International Travel

FAQ

All listed entrance fees are included
Please check as per your country of origin
Yes, a maximum of 20Kg (Dimensions of Width, Length and depth equalling 158cm) plus one day bag on board
There is a small supplement varying per tour
We pride ourselves on adequate free time on tour
An understood ability to walk comfortably unassisted
This will vary per location, we pride ourselves on accommodation that speaks to the region we are staying in.
This will vary per location - we pride ourselves on accommodation that speaks to the region we are staying in.
At the passengers discretion
There is a Tour Leader and Driver on every departure

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Touring with Back-Roads Touring

With more than 30 years’ experience in small group and tailor-made tours across the UK, Europe and Asia, Back-Roads Touring is truly the original Small Group Touring company.

With each tour capped at 18 passengers (14 for Asia tours), Back-Roads curates authentic, off-the-beaten-track travel experiences.

Catering for the mature traveller, Back-Roads has built up a brand rooted in expert local knowledge, sustainable tourism, culinary excellence and premium boutique accommodation.

Their award-winning tour leaders are committed to delivering the ‘Back-Roads difference’ whether that be dining with the group, offering the flexibility to change the itinerary, giving personal recommendations for lunch or bringing each destination to life with their insight and knowledge. Their Tour leaders are dedicated to delivering a truly authentic, personalised experience. The Back-Roads Difference inludes:

  • Small Groups of up to 18 passengers (14 for Asia)
  • Scenic Back Roads, avoiding Motorways
  • Premium Mini-Coach transportation
  • Handpicked Boutique Accommodation
  • Leisurely Paced Itineraries
  • Culinary Discoveries
  • Authentic Local Experiences

Back-Roads Touring was named Best Small Coach Holidays Company for 2015, 2016 and 2017 in the British Travel Awards and have been nominated for two awards in 2018.

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Start:Dublin
Finish:Dublin
Duration:6 Nights
Group size:6 - 18
Suitable for: 13-0
Physical rating:Low
Diets:Vegetarians, Please contact Back-Roads with any specific dietary requirements
Tour operated in: English
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