Cairnryan - Larne @ 0800, 1200, 1600, 2000, returns: 0800, 1200, 1600, 2000, 2359
Liverpool - Belfast @ 1030, 2230 returns: 1030 or 2230. As this is an 8 hour journey you may wish to add a cabin to your booking (additional charge applies)
No passports are required on any of these routes so pack your car and sail the Irish Sea on a variety of new stylish, spacious ships and discover the many hidden gems that the Causeway Coast & Glens have to offer.
Your Causeway Coastal Route adventure begins the minute you get off the ferry. Make your way along the winding roads from Larne to Glenarm and stop off at Glenarm Castle and it's glorious walled garden for coffee or brunch. From here enjoy a walk around Glenariffe Forest Park which covers over 1,000 hectares of planted woodland and waterfalls.
After this make your way to the seaside town of Ballycastle and stay here for the night and enjoy the variety of restaurants, coffee shops and pubs on offer. If you enjoy bird-watching, cycling or fishing then a day trip to Rathlin Island is a must. Boats to Rathlin run from Ballycastle and the journey takes approximately 40 mins.
Wake up refreshed and as you are right in the centre of the Glens of Antrim take a visit to the Dark Hedges – an area which was used to film the HBO TV show Game of Thrones.
Having seen this make your way back to Ballycastle and continue along the coast road stopping at the tiny harbours of Ballintoy, Dunseverick and Portbradden. Visit one of the top attractions in Northern Ireland - Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge. This is not for the faint hearted! Continue your journey along the Causeway Coastal Route before reaching the iconic UNESCO site of the Giant's Causeway. Leaving the Giant's Causeway behind head into the bustling village of Bushmills, home of the world's Oldest Licensed Whiskey Distillery – where you can enjoy a guided tour and sample a glass of the finished product. Tonight you will spend the evening in Bushmills.
As you continue your journey take in the breathtaking views and stop off at the now-ruined medieval Dunluce Castle.
From here continue your short journey along the coastline and stop off at the Whiterocks Beach and enjoy a walk or perhaps even try your hand at surfing. Tonight you will spend the night in Portrush where you can explore all that this seaside town has to offer, such as: famous golf courses, amusement arcades, ice-cream parlours and an array of coffee shops and restaurants.
Now head towards Castlerock and in the distance you will see Mussenden Temple pearched on a clifftop overlooking the panoramic coastline. From here follow the road to Limavady a small market town from here you can walk around Roe Valley Country Park or explore Binevenagh Mountain which has an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty status. Tonight you will stay in Limavady.
This is now the end of your journey and it is now time to make your way back to your port.
This itinerary is just a suggestion and we are able to tailor make this to suit individual or group travel. To book or make an enquiry please fill in the form below or alternatively call us on 028 703 51199 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Priced FROM £279/person based on return ferry crossing from Cairnryan to Belfast or Larne return and 4 nights camping pitches.
Please note due to social distancing measures we recommend that you pre-book attractions in advance to avoid disappointment.