Game of Thrones Self Drive Tour 6 Days
5 Night Tour From $665 pps
This tour arrives/departs from Belfast but these arrival/departure points can be customized to include other airports such as Dublin.
Attractions on This Tour
Belfast City, County Antrim
The city of Belfast is divided into four distinct quarters: the Gaeltacht Quarter, the Cathedral Quarter, the Queen’s Quarter and the Titanic Quarter. One after another you’ll be won over by the unique characteristics in each. Although you’ll find diversity in the architecture and the types of attractions in each of these quarters, at their cores you’ll find the same charismatic nature and welcoming charm of the people who live in this fantastic city.
Titanic Belfast, Belfast City
Titanic Belfast is a must see on any visit to Belfast or Northern Ireland. Located in the heart of Belfast, right beside the historic site where the world famous ship was built, this iconic structure offers a truly unique visitor experience. Over six floors you’ll be brought on a state-of-the-art journey through the story of the Titanic and its rich ties with the city of Belfast, from her first conception in the early 1900’s, through to her construction, launch and her famous maiden voyage, which would tragically become her last.
Titanic's Dock and Pumphouse, Belfast City
Discover the story behind Belfast’s maritime magic at the site of the Thompson Dry-Dock and Pump-House, once the beating heart of Harland & Wolff during the construction of the great White Star Liners – the Britannic, Olympic and most famously, the Titanic.
Belfast Black Taxis Tour, Antrim
Discover a new way to visit the beautiful city of Belfast. You can start your tour in the City Centre, then move through the Shipyards and see built and where HMS Titanic was launched from. See the political districts which have borne the brunt of conflict over the last thirty years before seeing the elegant University Quarter and Museum district. Finally, finish your trip with a big bowl of Irish Stew and the ubiquitous pint of Guinness to wash it all down.
Tollymore Forest Park, County Down
Established in 1955, Tollymore Park was Northern Ireland's first state forest park. Situated at the foot of the Mourne Mountains, the park covers some 1,600 acres and enjoys some stunning views of both the Mourne Mountains and the seas at Newcastle. The lands where Tollymore were owned by several families down through the years but it was Thomas Wright (a friend of Lord Clanbrassil who was an owner of Tollymore in the years 1711 to 1786) who made some of the most lasting changes to the park which can still be seen today such as numerous artificial caves, grottos and bridges.
Castle Ward, County Down
Castle Ward is an 18th century period house which is set amidst some 820 acres overlooking Strangford Lough. Included in this vast estate which is now owned by the National Trust are some wonderful landscaped gardens, a saw mill, corn mill, fortified tower house and a Victorian Laundry.
Antrim Coast/Glens of Antrim
The Antrim Coastline and Glens offers spectacular views and world renown sites. The highlight of the coast is at The Giant's Causeway which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Aside from the Causeway there is lots on offer along the 80 mile route including The Bushmills Whiskey Brewery, top links golf courses and amazing natural beauty.
Dark Hedges, County Antrim
The Dark Hedges of Northern Ireland are probably one of the most photographed and painted phenomena in the region. These striking beech trees were planted by the Stuart Family in the 1800s, along the avenue leading up to their home – Gracehill.
Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge, County Antrim
The famous Carrick-a-Rede rope bridge on Antrim’s Causeway Coast is not to be missed when visiting this region. The 30 m (98 ft) deep and 20 m (65 ft) wide chasm that separates Carrick-a-Rede Island from the mainland is traversed by an exhilarating rope bridge, traditionally erected by salmon fishermen. Visitors bold enough to cross the bridge to the rocky island are rewarded with fantastic views, especially of Rathlin and the Scottish Islands.
Giant's Causeway, County Antrim
For centuries countless visitors have marveled at the majesty and mystery of the Giants Causeway. At the heart of one of Europe’s most magnificent coastlines its unique rock formations have, for millions of years, stood as a natural rampart against the unbridled ferocity of Atlantic storms. The rugged symmetry of the columns never fails to intrigue and inspire visitors. To stroll on the Giants Causeway is to voyage back in time.
Derry City, County Derry
Derry is a small, beautiful, fully walled city. It has strong ties to many Irish emmigrants who left for America. It is also the UK's City of Culture for 2013.
Guildhall, Derry City
Located on land reclaimed from the River Foyle, Guildhall is a beautiful building just outside the wall of Derry City. The building dates back to 1887, originally costing £19,000 ($31,500) and was officially opened in 1890 as an administrative centre for the Londonderry Corporation.
St. Columba’s Cathedral, County Derry
St. Columba’s Cathedral was built in 1633 by William Parrot for the Honourable Irish Society in the Planter Gothic Style. The current tower and main building are that of the original Cathedral, with the spire being added in 1821. The Chancel was added in 1887 and the Chapter House in 1910. The Cathedral was built of stone from local quarries; and skilled stone cutters and masons had to be procured.
Tower Museum, Derry City
The Tower Museum in Derry City opened its doors in October of 1992 and has won many accolades since. It currently houses two permanent exhibitions: “The Story of Derry” and “ An Armada Shipwreck – La Trinidad Valencera”.
Mussenden Temple, County Derry
The Mussenden Temple is a circular building which stands on cliffs near Castlerock in Derry with stunning views of Downhill Strand, Fairhead, Portrush and Portstewart.