Join us for a weekend of hiking across some of the most scenic terrain that 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.
This is our PARTNER EVENT.
Fly into Belfast anytime during the day. The main hike begins on Saturday morning around 9.30am
On Saturday we head from Belfast to the picturesque Northern coast town of Portballintrae. Our starting point for this walk. 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 near Ballintoy. The walk will take around 5 hours. We will have options after the walk to visit either the Carrick-a-Rede rope bridge and/or Dunluce Castle.
Distance approx: 13 miles
On Sunday 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.
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 a coffee break in Olive’s Bazaar, after which we will make our way back to Belfast International Airport.
For those that can join us on Friday NOVEMBER 10th, we are planning a trip around 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 in Belfast (Sharing / Dorm) Bed & Breakfast;
all transportation during the week-end:
Belfast – The Mourne Mountains – Belfast
Belfast – The Giant’s Causeway – Belfast
Admin costs related to trip organization
What`s not included:
Flights to Belfast. Titanic museum entry. Dinner. Packed lunch we’ll buy along the way to the hikes.
Currently, flights on EasyJet are £60-£70 London – Belfast International return. So book soon if you want to avoid yourself of these rates. Book any flight back to London that leaves after 8pm
This is our PARTNER EVENT.
What is a Partner Event?
At Curious Kat’s Adventure Club we want to offer you the best variety of events and trips. We have teamed up with other companies who share our enthusiasm for travel, excitement and new experiences.
So while we aren’t the organisers of these events, you should know that we’ve worked closely with our partners to make sure we offer you the best adventures. This means that after paying the deposit via our website, you might be asked to pay the balance directly to the organiser. Once you pay the deposit, all the further details will be sent straight to you.
DISCLAIMER and T&Cs:
INSURANCE: You also confirm that you will be responsible for your own insurance so please make sure that it is at an appropriate level for this trip and the activities you will be participating in. In addition to your own Personal Civil liability insurance you will need an individual insurance for multi-risk and multi-activity holidays (expenses of cancellation, research – help, repatriation, medical expenses, theft of luggage, etc.) appropriate for the activities to be undertaken as part of the holiday. The general travel insurance is often minimal and rarely adapted to the active holidays. Please check the details with your insurance provider.
BAD WEATHER: With all the crazy stuff happening with the weather recently, please note that we may be prevented from doing some of activities due to unpredictable weather events. If this is the case replacement activities will be offered.
Please note that, unless the trip is cancelled, the payments are non-refundable, as the costs need to be paid in advance. However, you may be able to sell your place to your friends or other group members if you follow this procedure: http://katsadventures.com/#plx_progress_faq_section