Host to the 2019 149th Open Championship, Royal Portrush golf course is one of the best and most challenging links golf courses in the world. Situated on the beautiful North Antrim Causeway coast, Royal Portrush Golf Club occupies a triangle of giant sand hills which present magnificent views in all directions.
Founded in 1894 and home to three fine true links golf courses, Portstewart was host to the 2017 Irish Open. A golfing trip to Northern Ireland would not be complete without a round on the Strand Course.
Located on the edge of the picturesque Sheephaven Bay, Rosapenna is home to the Old Tom Morris Links designed by Old Tom Morris of St. Andrews in 1893 and a modern great in the Sandy Hills Links. The new St Patrick's Links by Tom Doak opened in June 2021 and has taken the golf world by storm, culminating in its debut as the highest new entry at #55 in the GOLF Magazine Top 100 in the World rankings 2021-22.
Ballyliffin Golf Club consists of two outstanding, contrasting links courses, the Glashedy Links which was host to the European Tour's 2018 Irish Open and the Old Links course. Ballyliffin is often referred to as ‘the Ballybunion of the North’.
Co. Sligo (Rosses Point)
A centenarian with all the dignity and maturity of age, this is one of Ireland’s great championship golf links. The club has hosted most of Ireland’s major championships over the years. Three extended beaches beneath the cliffs keep the Atlantic at Bay to the west of the course while towering Benbulben competes with the ocean for scenic splendour on the land side.
The Merchant Hotel, Belfast
The Merchant Hotel offers unparalleled five-star service and the height of luxury in the heart of Belfast's historic Cathedral Quarter. The rich history and heritage the grade A listed building is complemented by a wealth of modern, multi-award winning facilities and services with every comfort the modern traveller could wish for. With 3 restuarants to choose from, a multi-award winning cocktail bar, luxury spa and rooftop hot tub, it is the perfect spot to unwind after a day on the course.
Set against the backdrop of the Giant’s Causeway in Northern Ireland, The Bushmills Inn is the perfect retreat for those who crave the unconventional, yet still expect exceptional service. The welcome is warm and the fire always lit.
Originally a Coaching Inn in the 1600s, this 4 star boutique Hotel and Restaurant is steeped in Irish history with a myriad of places to hide from the world. Step back to a time steeped in charm. From inglenook turf fires to hayloft snugs, there’s something to find behind every door.
In the village that is home to the world’s oldest Whiskey Distillery, between the famous Giant’s Causeway and Royal Portrush Golf Club, they offer the perfect base to explore a host of visitor attractions such as Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge, Dunluce Castle and many of the Game of Thrones filming locations.
Mount Falcon Estate
Situated in the heart of the Wild Atlantic Way Mount Falcon Estate is the perfect place to stay on your spectacular journey through the 2500km driving route, and the perfect embodiment of the West of Irelands stunningly spectacular and rugged coastline. Experience one of the wildest, most enchanting and culturally rich coastal touring routes in the world. Wherever you travel along the Wild Atlantic Way you’ll find magic, adventure, history and beauty in abundance.
Grand Central Hotel, Belfast
The Grand Central Hotel is at the heart of Belfast. Located in an area known as the Linen Quarter. Bedrooms in the Grand Central Hotel are spacious and designed for absolute comfort and luxury, and oasis of calm in the midst of a busy city.