In the Footsteps of Giants
Step off the beaten track and discover the iconic Causeway Coast and hidden nooks of Northern Ireland.
Imagine deserted clifftops and wild, windswept beaches, rocky islands and some of the world’s best-known sights all accessible in one short break. Take a traditional Black Cab tour of Belfast and explore the turbulent history of this vibrant and exciting city. Or cycle with your local guide to reach hidden places off the beaten path. Visit the walls that once divided communities, serving now as a reminder of troubled times and hope for the future. Listen to a story of travellers bound for America on the world’s largest ship and discover personal tales from the Belfast ship-building industry. Witness the fateful Titanic being built, launched, sunk, and rediscovered at the Titanic Experience. Enjoy a pint of ‘the black stuff’ in the historic ‘Crown Liquor Saloon’ a priceless gem from Victorian times. Sample local delicacies on an exclusive foodie tour from St Georges Market to the lively Cathedral Quarter.
Head out of the city to some of the most beautiful rural landscapes in the country. Hike in the tranquil Glens of Antrim where the giants are said to be sleeping. Visit iconic castle ruins on dramatic headlands and marvel at the unique basalt columns of the Giant’s Causeway World Heritage Site. You don’t have to be a Game of Thrones fan to appreciate the wild beauty of the dune-backed sandy beach of Downhill, the Mussenden Temple or the iconic Dark Hedges. Sip the honey sweetness of the water of life on a tour and tasting at Ireland’s oldest distillery. Take a boat ride to Rathlin Island to cycle around the island, discovering outstanding coastal scenery, lighthouses, rare flora, wildlife and the fabulous RSPB Bird Observatory. Perhaps end your trip with a walk on the wild side at the hair-raising Gobbins Cliff Path, Europe’s most dramatic walk.
An ideal location for a short break or as part of a longer trip to discover the lesser-known side of Ireland, away from the crowds.
At a glance
- Discover the geological wonder of the Giant’s Causeway UNESCO World Heritage Site.
- Taste of the flavour of Northern Ireland with a tour of the Bushmills Distillery.
- Explore picture perfect landscapes from the tranquil Glens of Antrim with their hidden waterfalls to the breath-taking windswept coastline.
- Marvel at the romantic ruins of castles perched on the edge of dramatic clifftops.
- Step back in time in to discover the turbulent history of Belfast and the tragic story of HMS Titanic.
All of our itineraries are designed around you, so please remember that this is just a suggestion which can be tailored into something completely bespoke to you and your preferences.
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