Northern Highlights Guided Tour - The Best Of Northern Ireland From Belfast

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Key Details

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  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Free Cancellation
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  • Duration: 8 Hrs
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    11:00 AM Times are subject to change due to local traffic conditions.
  • Departure Details :
    Belfast, Belfast, Northern Ireland, , Traveler pickup is offered, Pick up is available from all Belfast and Derry/Londonderry Hotels, Guesthouses, Bed & Breakfast, AirBnB, Holiday Parks, ports and air.. read more
  • Return Details :
    Returns to original departure point
  • Cancellation Policy :
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.

Overview

This is a full-day guided tour taking in the highlights of Belfast, the beautiful Causeway Coastal Route, the Giants Causeway and Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge, with a few surprise destinations off the beaten track. This tour is aimed at the visitor who has limited time to spare on their trip to Northern Ireland. This tour will give you a great taste of the variety offered by the city, the coastline, the culture and heritage on a day-long tour from Belfast.

Highlights

Small-group tour

Free hotel pickup and drop-off included

Free port pickup and drop-off included

Informative, friendly and professional guide

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Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Belfast City Sightseeing, Belfast, Northern Ireland

Take a tour of the highlights of Belfast including its majestic City Hall, the grandeur of the Stormont Estate, the University Quarter and the wonderful maritime history of the Titanic Quarter.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Carrickfergus Castle, Carrickfergus, County Antrim, Northern Ireland

One of the oldest and largest intact Norman Castles in Ireland, it has sat on the shores of Belfast Lough since 1177. Stop to take photos of this majestic building

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Glenarm Castle, Glenarm, County Antrim, Northern Ireland

Get up close with one of the few remaining Irish castles still lived in by the same family for hundreds of years. Sadly, as it is a private home, we cannot visit, but our tour will uniquely take you to an amazing vantage point above Glenarm to view this Gothic masterpiece in all its glory.

Duration: 25 minutes

Stop At: Carnlough Library, Carnlough, County Antrim, Northern Ireland

A stopover in Carnlough will reward you with views of its beautiful limestone harbour, its railway bridges, the hotel once owned by the Churchill family and of course your first Game of Thrones location of the tour.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Glenariff Forest Park, County Antrim, Northern Ireland

Travel through the Queen of the Nine Glens of Antrim - an inspiration for Narnia in the CS Lewis novels - and home to the tumbling waterfalls and ancient woodlands of Glenariff Forest Park.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Cushendall Local Information Office, Cushendall, County Antrim, Northern Ireland

Before we visit Cushendall we take a stop at Agnew's Field and marvel at the sheer scale of Glenariff Glen and the ruins of the ancient Redbay Castle. The village itself has at its heart the 'Curfew Tower' and the magnificent murals celebrating the Irish game of Hurling.

Duration: 25 minutes

Stop At: Cushendun Village, Ballymena, County Antrim, Northern Ireland

This pretty seaside village is a conservation area in the ownership of the National Trust. Admire its half-slated homes in the Scottish style and the sculpture of Johann the goat and the story of his tragic end.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Torr Head, Ballycastle, County Antrim, Northern Ireland

The Torr Head Scenic Route curves its way across the high cliffs of the Antrim Coast, with amazing sea views and the Scottish coast just 12 miles distant. Admire deep green inlets and otherworldly rock formations before reaching the astonishing Murlough Bay.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Murlough Bay and Fair Head, Ballycastle, County Antrim, Northern Ireland

This amazing bay is accessed by a narrow road that winds its way from the limestone cliffs that feature as the Stormlands in Game of Thrones, to the rocky shoreline with its limestone and basalt rock features, battered year-round by North Atlantic Ocean.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Ballycastle Harbour, Ballycastle, County Antrim, Northern Ireland

We will stop at this celebrated seaside resort for lunch (depending on season) at the award-winning Marconi Bar and Bistro with its famous seafood dishes - Ballycastle being the first place to send and receive wireless radio signals by Marconi's team - then head along the coast to Kinbane.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Kinbane Castle, Ballycastle, County Antrim, Northern Ireland

The ruins of Kinbane Castle sit on a long, narrow limestone headland projecting into the sea, overlooking the churning waters of the Straits of Moyle, Rathlin Island and the Scottish Islands. Marvel at the tumbling waterfall and the sea caves far below the coastal path.

Duration: 15 minutes

Pass By: Carrick-A-Rede Rope Bridge, Ballintoy, County Antrim, Northern Ireland

View the Rope Bridge from above from Portareevy Lookout Point and enjoy a panoramic view of the coastline and views across to Scotland.

Stop At: Giant's Causeway, Bushmills, County Antrim, Northern Ireland

The Giant's Causeway is the most visited natural attraction in Ireland and is the only UNESCO World Heritage Site in Northern Ireland. With its astonishing collection of over 40,000 basalt columns, it is one of the must-see natural wonders on this spectacular coastline.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Dunluce Castle, Portrush, County Antrim, Northern Ireland

Nearly 250 years in construction, the clifftop location of Dunluce Castle has attracted artists and photographers for years. One of the most impressive castle ruins in Ireland, this stop will appeal to your inner artist.

Duration: 15 minutes

Inclusions

Hotel/port pickup and drop-off from Northern Ireland

Private Tour by Car or Minivan

Bottled water

Light refreshments

Driver and/or guide dependent on booking

Live commentary on board

Local professional guide

Professional photographer guide

Transport by air-conditioned Private Car or Minivan

Snacks

Coffee and/or Tea

Exclusions

Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)

Food and drinks

Gratuities

Souvenir photos (available to purchase)

Hotel pickup from Dublin

Entry/Admission - Carrickfergus Castle

Entry/Admission - Ballycastle Harbour

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Not wheelchair accessible

A minimum of 2 people per booking is required

A maximum of 3 people per booking

At time of booking, cruise ship passengers must provide the following information at time of booking: ship name, docking time, disembarkation time and re-boarding time

Refunds will not be issued if tour/activity is missed due to late or non-arrival of cruise ship

Children must be accompanied by an adult

Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately

Stroller accessible

Service animals allowed

Near public transportation

Infant seats available

No heart problems or other serious medical conditions

Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level

This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

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