County Antrim
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  • Belfast: City Centre Beer Bike Tour

    1. Belfast: City Centre Beer Bike Tour

    Cruise the bustling streets of Belfast City Centre on a unique beer bike. Join a group of between 7 and 16 participants, all working together to move the bike through town. From Royal Avenue to Cornmarket, City Hall to the Opera House, use your own energy to pedal throughout the city.  Soak up the atmosphere and toast your pedal partners on a tour catered to your wishes. Sneak in a stop at a traditional public house such as Kelly’s Cellars, Mourne Seafood Bar, Bittles, or Robinsons. If you would like extra drinks for the journey itself, the pedal vehicle is licensed for customers to bring their own beer, prosecco, or more — or you can contact the local operator to order drinks ahead of time.

    The most fun activity i think i've ever done on a city break! The staff were extremely friendly and attentive and the whole experience was hilarious. The only thing i would say is that we weren't told it was BYOB so make sure you pop to the shops in good time!

  • Belfast: Political Conflict 3-Hour Walking Tour

    2. Belfast: Political Conflict 3-Hour Walking Tour

    Venture beyond the guide books and explore Belfast through the political conflict known as “The Troubles.” Walk the streets on both sides of the Peace Line with men and women who have served time in the prisons of Northern Ireland for standing up for their beliefs. Hear stories from both the Republican and Loyalist communities about the effects of the conflict, and get explanations about the political murals that tell the history and culture of the area from a unique perspective. Start by meeting a Republican ex-political prisoner for a guided walk along the infamous Falls Road. See visible signs of the community's desire to be part of an Irish Republic. Then, pass through the electronically-controlled gates to the predominately Protestant area of the Shankill Road, where you will meet a Loyalist ex-political prisoner to investigate the determination of the locals who wish to remain par...

    Excellent stuff from both sides. Rocky then Jimmy telling us first hand about their experiences. Highly recommended

  • Political Wall Murals and Peacewall

    3. Political Wall Murals and Peacewall

    With this tour package, you will be given a personal tour from your guide about what life was like as a teenager living in Belfast during its troubled past. Hear how the city has turned a corner and is now looking towards a brighter future. Along the way there will be plenty of opportunities for taking photos and a chance to sign your name on the world famous peacewall, that has divided the city's communities for over 45 years. See the raw side of Belfast city on this tour. Your guide will take you to all the most important areas in Belfast.

    Jim was extremely knowledgeable and we enjoyed it very much. Very interesting tour. We learned so much about the history of Norther Ireland, we thought we knew quite a bit, but we were amazed at what we didn’t know. Thanks Jim Barbara & Harry Connell

  • From Belfast: Giant's Causeway Guided Tour with Admissions

    4. From Belfast: Giant's Causeway Guided Tour with Admissions

    Depart Belfast and journey by air-conditioned coach towards the basalt rocks of the Giant's Causeway. Stop to take photos of historic Dunluce Castle and then visit the Bushmills Distillery visitors center to learn more about the oldest licensed whiskey distillery in the world. Hear the legend of the giant Finn MacCool at the UNESCO World Heritage Site of the Giant's Causeway. Enjoy exclusive access to the Giant's Causeway visitors center and a guided walking tour of the site. Brave the Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge that links the mainland to the tiny island of Carrickarede. Stretch your legs in the beautiful village of Carnlough on the stunning Antrim Coast Road. End with a short stop at Carrickfergus Castle before arriving back in Belfast.

    Trip was efficiently organised, times quite clearly given at each stop. The driver, Stuart, was friendly, enthusiastic, knowledgeable and had a great sense of humour. I really enjoyed the whole day

  • Best of Belfast Walking Tour

    5. Best of Belfast Walking Tour

    Embark on a journey through Belfast's history and a celebration of its resilience. Everyone knows about the Titanic and the Troubles, and you will of course hear about these on the tour, but there is so much more to discover. Visit historic buildings such as St. Anne’s Cathedral, the Customs House, Exchange Rooms, and Kelly’s Cellars where will hear stories of some of the most intriguing people who called Belfast their home over the centuries. Explore the cultural hub of the Cathedral Quarter, stroll along the waterfront, and over to the iconic yellow cranes, Samson and Goliath, in the Harland and Wolff shipyard where the Titanic was built over 100 years ago. Stops also include landmarks such as the Salmon of Knowledge, the Beacon of Hope, and the Spirit of Belfast where you can marvel at the best public art in the city.

    Steve was an excellent guide and great communicator. We really enjoyed the tour and learned such a lot.

  • Belfast: A History of Terror Walking Tour

    6. Belfast: A History of Terror Walking Tour

    Learn the turbulent 20th-century history of Belfast on an award-winning sightseeing tour. Visit 8 sites in the city center where some of the most tragic events of The Troubles took place. Learn what it was like to live in the city when the threat of bombs was ever-present.  Walk through the developing Cathedral Quarter, with St. Anne's Cathedral at its heart, and hear about the peace process and regeneration that has taken place in the city since the ceasefires of the early 1990s. Get a feel for the real history of the city and be transported back in time through detailed storytelling. The guides are amongst the most knowledgeable conflict historians in Northern Ireland and the tour is recognized as being unbiased, objective and historically accurate. It is suitable for all visitors, regardless of how much or little they may already know of the troubled past.

    Top drawer stuff from James, really enjoyed it and the 150+ mins flew by. If at all interested in the ‘troubles’ then this tour a must and is given even handed with no bias. For £18 it’s a steal!!

  • Game of Thrones & Giant's Causeway: Guided Tour from Belfast

    7. Game of Thrones & Giant's Causeway: Guided Tour from Belfast

    If you are a fan of the thrilling TV series, 'Game of Thrones,' then this tour is for you. Visit some of the iconic sites from the series in Northern Ireland with an expert guide, and hear all the insider gossip about the cast and crew. Departing from central Belfast, walk into the caves where Melisandre of Asshai gave birth to her 'shadow assassin,' and learn gossip about the morally dubious King Joffrey Baratheon. Continue your journey north to Renly's encampment where the mighty Brienne of Tarth battled and overcame Loras Tyrell. Along with many other exciting 'Game of Thrones' related venues, enjoy a visit to the UNESCO-listed Giant’s Causeway. Although it hasn’t been featured in 'Game of Thrones,' the spectacular site is a must-see. On your journey back to Belfast, enjoy one final stop at the Dark Hedges and explore its natural archway of intertwined trees where Arya Stark dress...

    amazing tour, worth while and our tour guide tommy was amazing and very friendly

  • Giant's Causeway Full-Day Guided Tour from Belfast

    8. Giant's Causeway Full-Day Guided Tour from Belfast

    On this full-day excursion to the Giant’s Causeway you’ll leave Belfast at 09:45 with your Irish guide and fellow travel partners for a drive through the rolling farmland of County Antrim to the northern coast of Ireland – an area of outstanding natural beauty. Take an exhilarating walk across the rope bridge to Carrick-a-Rede Island for a real cliff-top experience. This 30-meter deep and 20-meter wide chasm is traversed by a rope bridge erected by salmon fishermen. Visitors bold enough to cross to the rocky island are rewarded with fantastic views of Rathlin and the Scottish islands. Consider crossing at your own risk for a small optional charitable donation to the National Trust, the registered UK charity that maintains the bridge. The Giant's Causeway has often been described as the 8th wonder of the world, and once you have visited the site you’ll quickly see why. The area consist...

    Our pick up was very late due to some passengers not coming back to the coach at the correct time. We were waiting to be collected in Belfast and were about to give up and do something else when the coach appeared. Please remember to keep to the times advised by the bus driver. Our driver Paul was wonderful. He was funny but very helpful and considerate given that my husband was disabled and required a wee bit of help getting on and off the coach. Lunch was expensive, so bring your own or be prepared to spend a fair bit. I walked down to the Giant's Causeway bypassing the visitor's centre thinking that I could get the shuttle bus back up the very steep hill. Please check that the bus is working. The day I was there it was not and apparently a sign was posted in the visitor centre which I did not see. The journey uphill was daunting and on a very hot day, exhausting. The Causeway was fabulous and I am glad I went despite the unwanted walk uphill. Highly recommended tour.

  • From Dublin: Giant's Causeway Tour and Whiskey Tasting

    9. From Dublin: Giant's Causeway Tour and Whiskey Tasting

    Meet your friendly guide and board the bus from the Dublin City Gallery in the early morning, then set out on a full-day adventure to Northern Ireland. Leave the busy city behind and head into the luscious, rolling countryside landscapes on your way to the first destination of the day, Bushmills Whiskey Distillery. Arrive at Bushmills, which is the world’s oldest licensed Whiskey Distillery, and meet their resident whiskey expert. Enjoy a tasting session of some of the distillery’s most beloved whiskeys, including a 10-year-old, 12-year-old, and reserve whiskey. Head to the idyllic Dark Hedges next, which is the most photographed natural phenomenon in Northern Ireland. Spend 20-minutes at the site taking photos, and learn about how the hedges were planted more than 270-years-ago by the Stuart Family as a driveway to their mansion. Continue the tour through the sprawling rural surroundi...

    Fantastic day out. Got lucky with the weather so enjoyed the causeway. But the whiskey tasting was the highlight for me. Best tour we took on our trip to Ireland. Fantastic guide and driver. Very well planned tour

  • Giant's Causeway: Walking Tour

    10. Giant's Causeway: Walking Tour

    Explore the unique and stunning Giant's Causeway with your knowledgeable and passionate guide. Listen to accounts of the social, economic, and cultural history of the area. You'll also learn about the wildlife that resides here as well as the flora and fauna in the area. The Giants Causeway is the only naturally created UNESCO World Heritage site in Ireland. It's located in the North East of Northern Ireland in County Antrim and is considered by many to be the highlight of their journey along the famous Causeway Coastal Route. The iconic landmark is best described as a natural pier of 40,000 interlocking basalt columns that are divided into 3 individual outcrops separated by dykes. Since the early 17th century it has fascinated geologists, inspired artists, and, from the mid 18th century onwards, has been an attraction for travelers from across the world. On this tour, you'll gain pers...

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What people are saying about County Antrim

Overall rating

4.8 / 5

based on 1,432 reviews

Guides were both very good and the two guides had very different styles. The tour was very informative and hearing real accounts from both perspectives was a real eye opener and crucial to getting an understanding of what occurred. There isn't a lot of walking but more standing listening at different key locations. It is a long time on your feet so comfy shoes are key.

Top drawer stuff from James, really enjoyed it and the 150+ mins flew by. If at all interested in the ‘troubles’ then this tour a must and is given even handed with no bias. For £18 it’s a steal!!

A must do. We were impressed by both sides of the experiences of the division between the loyalists and republicans. Complete different look. Very sobering too when hoping for unification.

Our party had a brilliant time, we will be recommending this activity to everyone we know who are traveling to Belfast, we had Rachel n Mandy they were so much fun

Excellent stuff from both sides. Rocky then Jimmy telling us first hand about their experiences. Highly recommended