Visit some world-renowned golf courses and distilleries as you explore the vibrant country of Ireland and take in the sights and scenery of this small but beautiful country while playing rounds of golf on some of the most stunning golf courses.
You will arrive in the Northern Irish Capital of Belfast where you will be greeted by your Lang Atholl representative who will be on hand to assist with your luggage. You will be transferred into the City of Belfast where you will reside in the luxurious Merchant Belfast Hotel. You will have the remainder of the day to rest after your travels.
You will travel south to Royal County Down Golf Club. Royal County Down is regarded by many as the best golf course in the world and has been situated at its current location for over 130 years.
On route back to Belfast, you will have the opportunity to visit Hillsborough Castle & Gardens. Hillsborough Castle is a Georgian former Royal Residence set within 100 acres of pristine gardens.
Travelling north, you will venture to Royal Portrush on the Northern Coast of Ireland. The Dunluce Course at Royal Portrush, most recently, hosted the 148th Open Championship in 2019.
After a wonderful round on the links, you will make the short journey to The Giant’s Causeway. This area of around 40,000 interlocking hexagonal basalt columns which are known worldwide as a remarkable piece of natural beauty.
You will also have the opportunity to visit Bushmills Distillery before returning to Belfast for your final evening here.
You will depart Northern Ireland as you travel south across the Irish Border and into the Irish Capital City of Dublin.
Once you arrive in Dublin, you will check into the magnificent Shelbourne Hotel, located in close proximity to St Stephen’s Green.
After checking into your accommodation, you will take a tour of the city, visiting sites such as The Guinness Storehouse, Dublin Castle, Temple Bar and St Patrick’s Cathedral.
You will next travel north east from central Dublin to the eastern coast. Here you will find Portmarnock Links, the first venue for the Irish Open. The course first opened on St Stephen’s Day 1894 and offers spectacular views from the Portmarnock Peninsula to Dublin and Britain.
After your round on the coast, you will travel back to Dublin once more where you will be able to enjoy a traditional pint of Guinness in the oldest pub in Dublin, The Brazen Head.
On your final full day in Ireland, you will travel south to County Wicklow where you will arrive at The European Club. Ranked as one of the top 10 courses in Ireland, The European Club is regarded as one of the last great links courses to be built in the 20th Century.
Upon leaving The European Club you will have the opportunity to travel through the Wicklow Mountains with a visit to Glendalough Whiskey Distillery.
Your Lang Atholl representative will greet you for the final time within the lobby of your hotel. From here, they will assist you with your luggage before transporting you to your departure location within leisurely time.
It is here, with great sadness, we must say goodbye and send you forward with fantastic memories of your trip to last for years to come.