For this tour we are based in Southern Ireland but near the border so that the two capitals are within easy reach.
Carlingford Road, R173, Dundalk, Co. Louth, A91 PF57
Tel: 00353 42 935 8200
Located half way between Dublin and Belfast, this family owned hotel is run with pride and dedication. The impressive Victorian house forms the heart of the hotel which is located on the 140 acre Ballymascanlon estate. There is an elegant, formal diningroom with chandeliers, a large bar overlooking the gardens, a cosy lounge and an outside terrace. Leisure facilities include an indoor swimming pool, hydro pool, sauna, steam room and outdoor hot tub. Ground floor rooms, Lift.
4 Nights Dinner, Bed and Breakfast, Return Ferry Crossing from Cairnryan to Larne, Guided tour of Belfast, Guided Tour of Dublin. Entrance to Slane Castle.
DAY 1 We make our way to Cairnryan for our 1630 hrs ferry to Larne. On disembarking we make our way across the border to Co Louth, a late arrival but dinner will be waiting.
DAY 2 Today we visit Dublin where we will be met by a local guide for a morning tour. We will then have some free time to enjoy the many sights of Dublin including Trinity College, the Irish Emigration
Museum or the many shops and bars Dublin is renowned for.
DAY 3 We will visit our other capital today, Belfast. Again we will have a morning guided tour with free time toenjoy this city. Should you wish, our driver can drop you at the Titanic Experience although this is not included in your tour price. He can then pick you up when leaving Belfast.
DAY 4 Our excursion today takes us first of all to the spectacular Slane Castle, situated in a dramatic setting by the River Boyne and one of the most architectural exciting buildings in Ireland, home to the Conyngham family since 1703. In the afternoon we visit Navan, the county town of County Meath for some free time before returning to our hotel.
DAY 5 Today we return home after an early start, we make our way back to Larne for the 1030 hrs sailing back to Cairnryan and home.
Monday 18 October 5 Days £490