Taking the road to Limavady, home of the famous ‘Derry Air’, travel the scenic coastal road to Mussenden Temple to hear of the wonderfully eccentric life and times of the earl bishop Frederick Augustus Hervey, including his dalliances to meet his mistress at nearby Downhill Palace.
See the plantation town of Coleraine and the Victorian seaside resort of Portrush, home of the world famous North West 200 bike race.
See the ruins of Dunluce Castle and the site where the Girona, one of the Spanish Armada fleet of 1588 met a watery grave. Visit Bushmills, home of the oldest whiskey distillery in the world for a tour and tasting session (admission fee applies) before visiting the famed Giant’s Causeway where we hear of the legends of Finn McCool and his Scottish rival Bennadonner.
Complete the journey with a visit to the Carrick-a-rede ropebridge -suspended 80 feet in the air and not for the faint-hearted! (The half day version of this tour covers shorter visits to all the sites mentioned excluding the Carrick-a-rede ropebridge and with a visit to the Bushmills distillery giftshop instead of guided tour).