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Antrim Coast & Scenic Train

Antrim Coast & Scenic Train

Antrim Coast & Scenic Train

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Explore the breath-taking Northern Ireland coastline on our brand new tour as we take a train journey described as being ‘one of the most beautiful in the world’ by Michael Palin. We’ll also visit the Giant’s Causeway, the walled city of Derry and Old Bushmills Distillery.

 

The Lodge Hotel, Coleraine ***

The family run Lodge Hotel is located on the edge of Coleraine, ideally placed from which tour the stunning Northern Ireland coastline.

• Elegant en-suite bedrooms • Flat screen television • Hairdryer • Telephone • Tea, coffee making facilities • Free Wi-Fi • Iron & ironing board • Restaurant • Bar • Lounge • Lift

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Day 1

We travel to Fishguard/Pembroke for our ferry crossing to Rosslare and continue on to Co. Wicklow where we stay overnight on a dinner, bed and breakfast basis. (D)

Day 2

After breakfast continue our journey to Northern Ireland, calling in at the coastal town of Bray en route. We stay in Coleraine for the next 4 nights. (B, D)

Day 3

Today we enjoy a train journey described by Michael Palin as being 'one of the most beautiful train journeys in the world'. En route from Coleraine to Derry the track runs alongside the sands of one of the most beautiful unspoilt beaches in Northern Ireland and passes the cliffs of Downhill. On arrival in Derry we enjoy a 2 hour guided tour (partly by coach and walking) to discover tales of 400 years of history of the walled city. (B, D)

Day 4

This morning we take in more stunning scenery as we drive along the Antrim Coast to Old Bushmills Distillery for a guided tour and tasting before continuing to the extraordinary Giant's Causeway and its award-winning Visitor Centre. For those less mobile there is a shuttle bus (extra charge applies) to take you down to the stones. (B,D)

Please note there are numerous steps & stairs at Old Bushmills Distillery.

Day 5

Our visit this morning is to one of Northern Ireland's oldest and most beautiful estates, Glenarm Castle. We'll explore the breath-taking walled garden here in its incomparable setting by the sea before returning to our hotel via the spectacular Antrim Coast. (B,D)

Day 6

We depart Coleraine this morning and make our way to our final overnight stay in Co. Wicklow arriving in time for dinner. (B,D)

Day 7

DAY 7: COUNTY WICKLOW TO HOME
We depart the hotel early for our return sailing to Pembroke, before continuing our journey home. (B)

*NB: breakfast may be continental due to departure time from the overnight hotel.

  • Executive coach travel

  • Irish Sea ferry crossings

  • 2 overnights dinner , bed & breakfast accommodation in Co. Wexford/Wicklow

  • 4 nights dinner, bed & breakfast accommodation in Coleraine

  • Porterage

  • Welcome tea/coffee on arrival

  • Tea/coffee after dinner

  • Live music on one night

  • Food/drink demonstration on one afternoon

  • One of the most beautiful train journeys in the world

  • Guided tour of the walled city of Derry

  • Tour and tasting at Old Bushmills Distillery

  • Visit the extraordinary Giant’s Causeway Visitor Centre

  • Admire the Walled Garden at Glenarm Castle

  • Appreciate the views along the stunning Antrim Coast

 

Entry fees not included unless otherwise stated

 

DEPARTURE DATES & PRICES

1st May   6 nights  £679

4th Sep    6 nights £739 Red Dragon Tour

 

SRS £117 (May) / £137 (September)

 

 

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

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Name Address Contact Details
Cardiff West Services Cardiff West Services Coach Park
Carmarthen - Boars Head Carmarthen Llamas Bus Stop (Outside Boars Head)
Duffryn, LLANSAMLET Edwards Travel Centre, Dyffryn Close, Llansamlet
SA6 8QG
Edwards Depot LLANTRISANT Edwards Depot, Llantrisant, CF72 8QZ
Neath - Railway Neath - Outside Railway Station
Newport RAILWAY STATION Stops Q1 & Q1A outside the RAILWAY STATION,NEWPORT
Port Talbot Customs Port Talbot Bus Stop OUTSIDE Customs House
Just past the Plaza
Pyle Cross Pyle Cross, bus stop outside supermarket.Pyle Road
Sarn SERVICES Sarn SERVICES - Coach Park
Swansea St Marys Church Bus stop outside church on Princess Way, Swansea

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