Enjoy a 2 Night Hotel Break in one of Ireland’s oldest inhabited Castles, 17th Century luxury Ballygally Castle, on the Causeway Coastal Route. After your first night’s stay, join Toast The Coast Food Tours for a guided tour along the Causeway Coastal Route, stopping off to taste delicious local foods & drinks in Glenarm, Carnlough & Cushendun.
A warm welcome from Chefs & Owners, hear about their story and sample the local food & drinks. Relax on your luxury coach and hear about local light history and stories during the journey, soak in the breath-taking views, and a few tasting surprises on the coach.
A visit to the Giants Causeway with our personal guide from Dalriada Kingdom Tours, before returning back to Ballygally Castle for the second night’s stay and final food tasting of NI Tapas.
Day 1: Ballygally Castle 3:00pm Check In
Enjoy an overnight stay at Ballygally Castle on the Causeway Coastal Route, a stunning 17th century castle which overlooks the golden sands of Ballygally Bay and has uninterrupted views across the Irish Sea.
Day 2: Giants Causeway Visit & Guided Food Tour on Luxury Coach Departs 10:00am – 6:30pm
Glenarm – Glenarm Castle Estate, Walled Gardens & Tea Rooms
An organic tasting plate of award-winning food selection, encased by a unique Walled Garden & Castle Trail.
Carnlough – The Londonderry Arms Hotel
Originally a ‘Coaching Inn’ the Arkle Bar offers a winning toast to the ‘water of life’ (Whiskey) & something delicious sweet or salty.
Cushendun – Mary McBride’s & The Little Black Door
A final toast to the coast & food taster to seal the experience, and admire one of Ireland’s smallest pubs.
Giants Causeway- Personal Guide with Dalriada Kingdom Tours
The Giant’s Causeway is reputed to be the walkway used by Finn McCool, the legendary Irishman who fought Scottish giant Benandonner to steal the most beautiful girl in the highlands. Considered one of the natural wonders of the world, the Causeway is formed by more than 40,000 hexagonal basalt columns that were created by volcanic activity 60 million years ago.
Ballygally – Ballygally Castle Arrival 6:30pm
Ballygally – Ballygally Castle Food Tasting at 7:30pm
A spiriting experience & experts in food provenance, Northern Ireland themed Tapas & Gin tasting awaits you, with time to explore the Castle built in 1625 or admire the beach by foot.
Day 3: Ballygally Castle 11:00am Check Out
Quoted price (£245pps) includes Overnight Accommodation in 4* Ballygally Castle for 2 nights B&B, based on 2 persons sharing Double/Twin Room (Total Price for 2 persons therefore £490) subject to availability. (Single person supplement rate applies at Hotel Checkout, £95 per stay).
Free parking & Free Wifi. Full day Guided Tour, All Food Tasting Plates, Refreshments & Drinks (including alternatives to those listed), All Attraction Admission Prices, Tour Concierge with Commentary on Luxury Coach and Personal Tour Guide at Giants Causeway.
All Dietary Requirements catered for (include notes at time of booking).
Belfast Centre, International Airport & George Best City Airport are 40 minutes from Ballygally Castle.
Dublin Airport is 2hr 30mins from Ballygally Castle.