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Belfast Giants Causeway

Resort - Ballymena

Overview

Ballymena is a town in County Antrim, and the eighth largest in Northern Ireland. It is part of the Borough of Mid and East Antrim. The town is built on land given to the Adair family by King Charles I in 1626, on the basis that the town holds two annual fairs and a free Saturday market. Our base is located in the centre of Ballymena only a 5 minute walk from the Bus and Train Station. We are close to all local amenities, shops, local business and Leisure facilities. These include Cinema, Peoples Park, Ecos Centre and Seven Towers Leisure Centre.

Prices from

£539 per person

Supplements may apply

Tour code: 886

Tour: Belfast Giants Causeway

Resort: Ballymena

Days: 5

Date Travelling: 11 April 2022

Travelling by: Coach

Hotel: Adair Arms Hotel

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Itinerary

Day 1 - Outward Travel

Day 2 - Belfast

  • We enjoy a guided tour (included in tour cost) of this elegant and exciting city.
  • Our tour takes us to the iconic City Hall, the Shankill and Falls Roads, and the more sedate Queen’s Quarter (subject to change).
  • The Titanic Quarter is one of Europe’s most exciting waterfront developments.

Day 3 - Bushmills & Giant’s Causeway

  • Bushmills is a small village in the far north of Northern Ireland, famed for its distillery.
  • The spectacular tessellated bassalt columns of Giant's Causeway reputedly stretch all the way to Scotland.

Day 4 - Mountains of Mourne

  • Our guide (included in tour cost) takes us via Newry to Newcastle where the majestic Mountains of Mourne meet the sea.
  • In the afternoon we visit Downpatrick whose cathedral is said to include the grave of St. Patrick.
  • The famous song "Mountains of Mourne" mocked the fashions of 19th century London, from the point of view of an Irish labourer,

Day 5 - Return Travel

Important Information

Customers will be required to wear face coverings whilst travelling on our coaches and at the interchanges, unless they are unable to do so due to breathing difficulties or a disability. Customers unable to wear a face covering are advised to complete a special requirement form before travelling so the driver is aware. Our drivers and interchange teams will wear face coverings until all customers have boarded the coach and whilst handling luggage. All feeder vehicles will be required to operate in accordance with our Alfa Coaches Covid-secure procedures. Customers will be required to adhere to safety measures at interchange, which are likely to include restrictions on the capacity numbers in the services at any one time and socially distanced queues both inside and outside the Services. We will be utilising employees at the interchange as marshals, to make sure passengers are following the correct social distancing measures whilst providing extra reassurance and support. Random customer temperature checks by members of the team wearing appropriate PPE will be undertaken at the interchange. All excursions and venues featured within our holiday programmes will be risk assessed to ensure that we are still able to still deliver a memorable holiday experience operating in accordance with our own Covid-secure procedures. The availability of any attraction mentioned in the resort or excursion descriptions cannot be guaranteed.

Adair Arms Hotel

An historic hotel offering modern convehiences, the Adair Arms was originally built for Sir Robert Adair by Charles Lanyon, whose work can be found in many prestigious Irish buildings. The hotel’s renowned kitchen crafts tradtitional and modern dishes from the wide range of loacally produced ingredients. All guest rooms are en-suite and include TV, hairdryer, iron & board and direct dial telephone.

Contact Details

Adair Arms Hotel
1-7 Ballymoney Road

Tel No: 028 2565 3674

Joining my holiday

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Local Pick-up Points


We will pick you up close to home and take you to your nearest interchange where you will embark on your tour coach and be whisked away to your holiday destination.


We have 6 interchanges across the UK:


Your Interchange will be - North West Tours – Burtonwood Interchange (M62 near Warrington)


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For selected tours we can pick you up at:


North West


  • Burtonwood (M62, Junction 8), Forton Services (M6, Junction 32/33), Hartshead Moor (M62, Junction 25/26), Charnock Richard (M6, Junction 27/28), Carlisle (M6, Junction 43 – layby near Tesco) – North and Scotland
  • Burtonwood (M62, Junction 8), Keele (M6, Junction 15/16), Sandbach (M6, Junction 16/17)

Park and Tour


For only £7 per day you can book parking at selected locations for the duration of your holiday. So if you prefer to drive, leave your car and join your coach en-route then why not enquire about our Park and Tour locations. For more information please call our reservations team.


North West Tours – Charnock Richard Services (M6, Junction 27/28) – for clients travelling to Cumbria and Scotland


Reliable Coaches


Most of our holidays are operated by our own fleet of mostly modern Mercedes luxury coaches, all of which have an on board washroom and are air conditioned. We also work with selected third party coach operators who supplement our own fleet during peak periods. The facilities on third party coaches can vary, but the majority have air conditioning. We are members of the Confederation of Passenger Transport and the Coach Tourism Association – bodies established to encourage standards of excellence in our industry.

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