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Donegal & the Giant’s Causeway

6 Days From £499*
Departing April - October 2015
* Price shown: 15 Oct 2017 from London Stansted - STN

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Explore the Giant's Causeway and Donegal.

The Giant's Causeway. No matter how many pictures you've seen of this iconic landmark, there's simply no substitute for experiencing it yourself. People tell us it's a moment they'll always remember and comes with a feeling they'll never forget.

Spending time at what the Irish call the Eighth Wonder of the World is just one of the many highlights on this escorted coach tour. From 15th-century castles, wild coastlines and Glenveagh National Park to bustle of local life in Donegal town,
this six-day break is packed with interesting sights and new experiences.

Discover what else awaits you on your holiday to Northwest Ireland.

Donegal And The Giant's Causeway Tour Highlights

What you can look forward to

  • A visit to the iconic Giant's Causeway with included entry to the award-winning Visitor Centre
  • Time to explore the market town of Donegal
  • A trip to explore the gardens of Glenveagh, Ireland's second largest National Park; home to both the largest herd of red deer in Ireland and the formerly extinct golden eagle
  • A guided tour of Glenveagh Castle
  • A drive along part of Ireland's Wild Atlantic Way
  • A tour of the Inishowen Peninsula, known as 'Ireland in miniature'
  • A visit to the thought-provoking Doagh Isle Famine Village
  • A trip to Ireland's most northerly point, Malin Head

It's all included in the price

Five nights' dinner, bed and Irish breakfast accommodation at the Station House Hotel, Letterkenny (upgrade hotel available)
Return flights from your chosen airport to Belfast
Comfortable coach travel and transfers
The services of a friendly, knowledgeable Tour Manager

Single rooms are available for a supplement

Must try: Donegal's famous blueberry pie, and the Guinness (of course!)
Fascinating fact: Giant's Causeway gets its name from a legend that the Irish hero and giant, Fionn mac Cumhaill (Finn MacCool), was challenged to a fight by the Scottish giant Benandonner. Fionn accepted the challenge and built a causeway across the North Channel so that the two giants could meet.

You say: "The coastline is stunning round there. It was wonderful. And the tours are absolutely brilliant."

Your Tour Base: Letterkenny, County Donegal

One of the most popular towns in Ireland's north, Letterkenny in County Donegal is an ideal base for exploring this distinctive area. Dominated by the cathedral of Saints Eunan and Colomba, the town lies just north of the River Swilly, a short distance from beautiful Lough Swilly.

Donegal And The Giant's Causeway Tour Itinerary

Every day a new experience

Day One: Arrive at Letterkenny

Fly to Belfast, meet your Tour Manager and transfer to your hotel. Depending on your arrival time, you'll be able to spend the rest of the day exploring the town of Letterkenny or relaxing in a local pub or cafe.

Day Two: Around Donegal

Today we'll head to Donegal, where the town's history is reflected in a Jacobean castle and ancient marketplace, the 'Diamond'. Feel free to head out and about yourself, or enjoy an entertaining 'pay on arrival' 70-minute waterbus trip around Donegal Bay, before we return to the hotel.

Day Three: Giant's Causeway and Dunluce Castle

This morning we'll travel to County Antrim's Atlantic coast of for a visit to the Giant's Causeway. Long associated with legendary Irish hero Finn McCool, its basalt columns, which rise like stepping stones from the sea, were formed after a volcanic eruption 60 million years ago. Take the short minibus trip from the visitor centre to the Causeway, or walk the mile or so along the cliff path to take in the views.

After time for lunch (payable locally), we'll continue to Dunluce Castle where photo opportunities abound. Rising dramatically from the rocks above the sea and separated from the mainland by a deep chasm, the ruins of this medieval stronghold are among the most extensive in Ireland.

Day Four: Inishowen Peninsula

The Inishowen Peninsula is not just a beautiful place, it's also home to Ireland's most northerly point, Malin Head, which you'll visit after passing through the remote peninsula town of Carndonagh. You'll also spend some time at the fascinating Doagh Isle Famine Village, where 19th-century Irish life is recreated. We'll return to Letterkenny in the evening.

Day Five: Glenveagh National Park and Glenveagh castle

Today you'll be able to take in the contrasting scenery of rugged, remote Glenveagh National Park and Glenveagh Castle, in its peaceful setting overlooking Lough Veagh. Enjoy an intriguing guided tour of the historic castle, then explore its surrounding gardens at your leisure.

Afterwards, we'll head to the coast, via Mount Errigal and through Dunlewy village to Bunbeg where you can take a walk along the sandy beach. Then it's up and around the Bloody Foreland (named for the red hue of the rocks at sunset), to the little village of Gortahawk and back to Letterkenny.

Day Six: Travel to Belfast and return home

Transfer back to Belfast for your flight home, taking with you some great pictures, some wonderful memories and a host of stories to tell.


 Departure AirportDatePrice From
Birmingham16 Apr 2017 £605.00
Birmingham07 May 2017 £609.00
Birmingham11 Jun 2017 £599.00
Birmingham02 Jul 2017 £609.00
Birmingham17 Sep 2017 £599.00
Birmingham15 Oct 2017 £539.00
Bristol30 Apr 2017 £525.00
Bristol07 May 2017 £549.00
Bristol28 May 2017 £549.00
Bristol04 Jun 2017 £559.00
Bristol25 Jun 2017 £569.00
Bristol02 Jul 2017 £559.00
Bristol10 Sep 2017 £569.00
Bristol17 Sep 2017 £569.00
Bristol08 Oct 2017 £539.00
Bristol15 Oct 2017 £529.00
East Midlands23 Apr 2017 £565.00
East Midlands21 May 2017 £619.00
East Midlands18 Jun 2017 £609.00
East Midlands03 Sep 2017 £619.00
East Midlands01 Oct 2017 £589.00
Leeds Bradford23 Apr 2017 £595.00
Leeds Bradford21 May 2017 £619.00
Leeds Bradford18 Jun 2017 £639.00
Leeds Bradford03 Sep 2017 £649.00
Leeds Bradford01 Oct 2017 £609.00
Liverpool16 Apr 2017 £555.00
Liverpool14 May 2017 £579.00
Liverpool11 Jun 2017 £589.00
Liverpool27 Aug 2017 £589.00
Liverpool24 Sep 2017 £599.00
London Gatwick16 Apr 2017 £525.00
London Gatwick07 May 2017 £559.00
London Gatwick14 May 2017 £559.00
London Gatwick04 Jun 2017 £579.00
London Gatwick11 Jun 2017 £579.00
London Gatwick02 Jul 2017 £579.00
London Gatwick27 Aug 2017 £579.00
London Gatwick17 Sep 2017 £589.00
London Gatwick24 Sep 2017 £589.00
London Gatwick15 Oct 2017 £509.00
London Heathrow23 Apr 2017 £575.00
London Heathrow21 May 2017 £599.00
London Heathrow18 Jun 2017 £669.00
London Heathrow03 Sep 2017 £679.00
London Heathrow01 Oct 2017 £589.00
London Luton16 Apr 2017 £525.00
London Luton14 May 2017 £549.00
London Luton11 Jun 2017 £559.00
London Luton27 Aug 2017 £559.00
London Luton24 Sep 2017 £569.00
London Stansted30 Apr 2017 £545.00
London Stansted07 May 2017 £559.00
London Stansted28 May 2017 £579.00
London Stansted04 Jun 2017 £569.00
London Stansted25 Jun 2017 £569.00
London Stansted02 Jul 2017 £569.00
London Stansted10 Sep 2017 £579.00
London Stansted17 Sep 2017 £579.00
London Stansted08 Oct 2017 £549.00
London Stansted15 Oct 2017 £499.00
Manchester30 Apr 2017 £565.00
Manchester28 May 2017 £589.00
Manchester25 Jun 2017 £569.00
Manchester10 Sep 2017 £579.00
Manchester08 Oct 2017 £539.00
Newcastle30 Apr 2017 £545.00
Newcastle28 May 2017 £569.00
Newcastle25 Jun 2017 £579.00
Newcastle10 Sep 2017 £589.00
Newcastle08 Oct 2017 £559.00
Southampton23 Apr 2017 £615.00
Southampton21 May 2017 £669.00
Southampton18 Jun 2017 £679.00
Southampton03 Sep 2017 £709.00
Southampton01 Oct 2017 £639.00

Radisson Blu Hotel Letterkenny


The contemporary Radisson Blu is centrally located, within walking distance of most of Letterkenny's many amenities, should you wish to explore during your stay.

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Hotel Errigal


This modern three-star hotel is within walking distance of Letterkenny's pretty town centre.

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Station House Hotel Letterkenny


The Station House Hotel at Letterkenny is conveniently situated by the banks of the tranquil River Swilly, overlooking Oldtown Bridge, close to the centre of this lively community.

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Further Information

Hotel transfer times

The transfer time from the airport to your hotel is approximately two hours.

Combining hotel transfers

We sometimes need to combine transfers to and from your hotel. We always try to keep any wait to a minimum, but you may be asked to wait at the airport for up to an hour, while other incoming flights arrive, before the transfer to your hotel. Similarly, we may need to transfer you back to the airport up to three hours before your flight home departs.

Visits to the Giant's Causeway

Your visit will include entry to the new visitor centre for the Giant's Causeway. You will also be given a free audio guide to take to the stones.

The Station House Hotel, Letterkenny

This hotel offers a complimentary guided walking tour of Letterkenny during your stay.

Special requirements

If you have notified us of any special requirements, please check that they have been noted and acknowledged. This is especially important with any dietary needs you may have.

Itinerary changes

Occasionally, for operational reasons, we may have to change the order of the excursions on your holiday. The final day-by-day itinerary will be confirmed on your Final Travel Documents, which you will receive approximately three weeks prior to your departure.

Disabled access

The majority of our tours involve a certain amount of walking, including a short walk from the coach stop to the town, attraction or venue you're visiting. If you are bringing a wheelchair, please let us know at the time of booking so that appropriate arrangements can be made.

*Low deposit of £50 per person applies to new bookings made between 20th January and 31st January 2017 (inclusive) only. This offer only applies to selected air-inclusive holidays. This offer is subject to availability and may be withdrawn at any time.

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Donegal and the Giant's CausewayScores 8.7 out of 10 based on 334 reviews
(9 out of 10)


Great Harwood Family
A very enjoyable tour with interesting intinerary. Tour manager Brian was very helpful and coach driver Tommy very amusing. The tour was made all the better due to the
excellent October weather.
The Radisson Blu hotel was very comfortable with excellent staff and in a great location. The only downside was the long table seating layout for meals. This made for cramped eating space and difficult access and egress from the table.
Confirmed traveller: 14 October 2016
Published on: 26 October 2016
(10 out of 10)


Box, Corsham, Wiltshire Couple
It was an excellent way of visiting the beautiful scenery of County Donegal and the Giant's Causeway.
Confirmed traveller: 14 October 2016
Published on: 26 October 2016
(8 out of 10)


Crawley Down Family
Very good holiday for the price. Tour manager very attentive & gave lots of interesting information. Hotel & staff very good.
Confirmed traveller: 14 October 2016
Published on: 24 October 2016
(9 out of 10)


Newport Couple
E xcellent holiday in all respects(apart from comments below) made more enjoyable because we were very lucky with the weather.

Had long wait at Belfast Airport as whole tour left Letterkenney at same time.Ok for
flight at 17.05pm not so good for our flight at 18.25pm which was made worse because of an almost 2 hour flight delay

That apart had a very enjoyable holiday.
Confirmed traveller: 14 October 2016
Published on: 24 October 2016
(10 out of 10)


Isle of wight Couple
Excellent throughout. Very professional staff, Brian the tour guide, all the coach drivers and hotel staff. Excellent choice of excursions, good value for money.
Confirmed traveller: 14 October 2016
Published on: 23 October 2016
(9 out of 10)


Bristol Friends
May I say that Mr Brian Dodds was the best tour manager that I have experienced: he was courteous, affable,informative and, always, attentive to one's needs.
Dr Brian Atkins.
Confirmed traveller: 14 October 2016
Published on: 23 October 2016
(10 out of 10)


Bexleyheath, Kent Family
Really enjoyed my holiday. Minor fault the Hotel served mashed potatoes all the time! Not a fan of mash. Gatwick flight fine and easy. Belfast a nightmare. they had 1 desk open for checking in 3 flights. Arrived at 1500 for 1720 flight, had no time at the airport due to delays everywhere, spent the entire 3 hours in various queues. Would not have got through them all in time if there had not been a delay to our flight. Definitely need a revision of that. But again I loved the holiday and the hotel all but the mash.
Confirmed traveller: 14 October 2016
Published on: 23 October 2016