As you would expect from one of Europe’s youngest cities, the social and culinary scenes here are lively, adventurous and cool. The city soaked in history and with the stunning links course Castlerock nearby, what's not to love. Bishops Gate Hotel provides the perfect city hideaway.
Or if you want to stay and play, nestled in the stunning Roe Valley County Park is the 4* Roe Park Spa & Golf Resort. Parkland Golf at its finest with spectacular views across Lough Foyle the Inishowen Peninsula and Binevenagh Mountain.
Golfing itinerary for the Greater Belfast region. From Golfing at some of the finest Parkland courses like Malone and Belvoir. To soaking up history at Titanic Belfast, one of Europe's rising stars on the tourist scene. And why not enjoy a 19th hole in the city? With world renowned food, our culinary scene is booming. And of course, we know a thing or two about nightlife.
Belfast’s newest luxury hotel is the perfect place to see more of Belfast. In fact, The Observatory cocktail lounge is the highest bar on the island of Ireland and gives you panoramic views of the city and beyond.
Golfing itinerary for the Causeway Coast region. From Golfing at Galgorm to Royal Portrush, the Causeway Coast has something for everyone. With picturesque surroundings and dozens of spots to stop and visit along the way, it is a Northern Ireland must see.
Among the absolute must-sees are the mind-boggling natural wonder of the Giant’s Causeway, and the knuckle-whitening Carrick-a-Rede, a 350-year-old rope bridge that lets you cross the Atlantic on foot. Need to settle your nerves after that? Stop by the world’s oldest working distillery for a wee sample or two at the nearby Bushmills Distillery.
Amongst our famous links courses, we hold hidden gems too! Ardglass in the South Down area is a must see for golfers, part links, part cliff top in nature. Or if it's Parkland golf you fancy, Warrenpoint Golf Club in the region is also a great spot, demanding a high degree of accuracy.
For time spent off the course close by, Slieve Donard Resort & Spa can cater to all your needs. Right next to Royal County Down, the world's No.1 golf course. Where better to enjoy 4* spa facilities than looking out over the beautiful Mourne Mountains? Or if you’re a gin fan, you can’t miss the Shortcross Gin Distillery Tour. Made on the Rademon Estate, this is Northern Ireland’s first premium crafted gin, and the most-awarded gin on the island of Ireland.
Lough Erne Resort & Spa might just be the ultimate ‘stay and play’ destination for golfers. The Lough Erne Resort & Spa is a luxurious hideaway in the Fermanagh Lakelands. You’ll find stunning lakeside bars, the 3 AA Rosette Catalina Restaurant, a multi-award winning Thai spa, and two beautiful golf courses. Faldo & Castle Hume Courses offer the finest golfing experience.
To really travel in style in these parts, you need a chauffeur-driven water taxi. It’s the best way to tour the serene Fermanagh Lakelands and island-hop at will. And you can visit The Marble Arch Caves a fascinating natural labyrinth of caves, rivers, winding passages, and tunnels deep beneath the earth’s surface. It’s a one-off experience that’s not to be missed.
The area is home of some of the finest Parkland Golf in Northern Ireland.
Kick-off your trip by following in the footsteps of one of the world’s greatest golfers. The fairways of Holywood Golf Club forged the skills of four-time Major winner Rory McIlroy. This 6118-yard, par-66 parkland course sits high in Northern Ireland’s very own Holywood Hills, giving you stunning views of Belfast Lough and the eastern end of the Causeway Coastal Route. The oldest Golf Club in Ireland Royal Belfast is a stones throw away. Still retaining so much of its original charm it is well worth a visit.
For a truly unforgettable dining experience, get to Rayanne House. You can sit down to the very menu served aboard the Titanic. It’s a once-in-a lifetime chance for foodies and history enthusiasts to time-travel and get a taste of life aboard the world’s most iconic ship, one of Northern Ireland’s greatest exports.
Northern Ireland is famous for its bucket list golf courses. And it is safe to say we have some of the best links courses in the world. In fact, we have the number one links course in the world! Royal County Down (Golf Digest 2017, 2018 and 2019). Follow in famous footsteps at Portstewart Golf Club home of 2017’s Dubai Duty Free Irish Open hosted by the Rory Foundation.
Not to mention Home of The 148th Open, Royal Portrush, also in Golf Digest's top ten courses in the world 2017, 2018 and 2019). And for time spent off the course why not pop into the Bushmills Distillery for a tour of the world's oldest working distillery followed by an overnight stay in the famous Bushmills Inn. Explore the world's #1 region to visit in 2018 (Lonely Planet) Causeway Coastal Route.