Join us for a week-end of hiking across some of the most scenic terrains that Northern Ireland has to offer. Climb the impressive Mourne Mountains and visit the world-renowned Giant’s Causeway. For those of you that can spare an extra day join us to see Belfast’s iconic Titanic Museum.
FRIDAY MAY 11th
Fly into Belfast anytime during the day. The main hike begins on Saturday morning around 11.00am
SATURDAY MAY 12th
On Saturday 11th November we head from Belfast to the picturesque Northern coast castle of Dunluce, Before heading to our starting point for this walk Dunseverik harbour. The walk will take us along the beautiful Irish coastline to the famous Giants Causeway.
Here we can take time to see the sights before ascending past the “organ” to the path at the top of the Cliffs. Taking in the views above Port Moon Boothy we head to Dunseverick Castle and then to our finishing point at Dunluce castle. The walk will take around 5 hours. Depending on the time we will have options after the walk to visit the Carrick-a-Rede rope bridge
Distance approx: 13 miles
SUNDAY MAY 13th
On Sunday 12th November we head from Belfast to Meelmore Lodge, from Meelmore Lodge we follow the Trassey Track steadily upwards to Hare’s Gap where we take a left along the Brandy Pad for a few miles passing below the towering Castles of Commedagh.
We will have a short climb to the saddle between Commedagh and Donard, where we should have good views down over Newcastle. We will then climb Slieve Commedagh before descending along Slieve Corragh and Slievenaglogh back to Hare’s Gap and eventually back to the Lodge for tea and cake.
The walk should take around 5 hours and will be at a brisk pace along good paths for the best part of it. Grade: Moderate Distance: 11kms (7 miles approximately) Time: Approx 5 hours Highest point: Slieve Commedagh 767m Terrain: mountain paths and open mountains. After the walk, there will be coffee and cake time in Olive’s Bazaar. After which we will make our way back to Belfast International Airport
For those that can join us on Friday, May 11th.
Join us for a trip to Belfast’s famous Titanic Museum
Discover more about RMS Titanic, uncovering the myths and legends surrounding her story.
Dive into our Ship Fact Files for fascinating trivia about many other great ships built in the famous Harland and Wolff shipyard and explore our exclusive Titanic Stories – original pieces of research on the world’s most famous ship.
2 nights (Friday & Saturday) accommodation (Twin share) in a quality Belfast Guest House near the city centre
2 packed lunches (Fruit / Chocolate / Sandwich / Crisps)
All transportation during the weekend:
(a) Belfast (Guest House) – The Mourne Mountains – Belfast (Guest House)
(b) Belfast (Guest House) – The Giant’s Causeway – Belfast International Airport
Hike leader fee
Fees and other costs related to hike organisation
Does not include: Flights to Belfast. Titanic museum entry. Dinner.
Currently, flights on EasyJet are £70-80 London – Belfast International return. So book soon if you want to avail yourself of these rates
BOOK ANY FLIGHT BACK TO LONDON THAT LEAVES AFTER 7.30PM
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