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Relax, Recharge, Indulge: Belfast, County Antrim and County Down

Relax, Recharge, Indulge: Belfast, County Antrim and County Down

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  1. The Merchant Hotel


    Belfast's only AA five Red Star hotel, is situated in the heart of the Cathedral Quarter.

  2. OX


    OX is a Michelin starred restaurant that most recently won best restaurant (in Northern Ireland) at the National Restaurant Awards 2022. It offers relaxed dining overlooking the River Lagan, and is within walking distance of the Belfast Waterfront, Titanic Belfast, St Georges Market and Odyssey…

  3. Slieve Donard Resort and Spa


    The magnificent Slieve Donard Resort & Spa is nestled in the heart of County Down where the 'Mountains of Mourne sweep down to the sea'. Standing on 6 acres of private grounds, the Spa has all the facilities you need to relax and unwind.

  4. James St.


    James St. is the coming together of two Belfast restaurants, James Street South Restaurant and The Bar and Grill at James St. The new offering is the best of the Bar and Grill's menu with a few light touches to the fine cooking of James Street South.

  5. Hillsborough Castle and Gardens

    Royal Hillsborough

    Hillsborough Castle is one of the most beautiful, and interesting historic properties in Northern Ireland, and the official residence of the Royal Family when they are in Northern Ireland.

  6. Galgorm


    Galgorm is one Ireland's premier Resorts, set in 163 acres of lush parkland near Northern Ireland’s most renowned scenic attractions it is the perfect location to truly relax & unwind.

  7. The Rabbit Hotel & Retreat


    Burrowed lakeside in the heart of Templepatrick village and situated just a 20-minute drive from bustling Belfast, The Rabbit Hotel & Retreat is an AA Four Star hotel and promises to give you all the creature comforts you love housed in beautifully designed spaces with a few quirks along the way. 

  8. The Harrison


    Heritage Victorian townhouse situated in the heart of the museum and theatre quarter. This boutique accommodation guarantees a luxurious nights stay in a tranquil setting. Unwind in our large four-poster beds and soak in our roll top baths.

  9. Killeavy Castle Estate


    Welcome to Killeavy Castle Estate, the perfect antidote to the modern fast paced world. Named winner of the Luxury Castle Hotel (Europe) Award at the prestigious World Luxury Awards 2021, it’s the ideal place to escape and unwind, and is located just 10 minutes outside Newry City.

  10. Montalto Estate - Gardens Reawakened


    The wealth of gardens at Montalto Estate are a joy to visit any time of the year.

  11. Hinch Distillery Tours


    The Hinch Distillery sits in the heart of the County Down countryside just north of Ballynahinch and south of the city of Belfast. Visitors have the opportunity to see learn about our distilling traditions on our guided whiskey tours.

  12. The Muddlers Club


    Tucked away between Waring Street & Exchange Place in the historic back streets of Cathedral Quarter, The Muddlers Club has been named after the secret society that met there over 200 years ago.

Itinerary Distances

FromToDistance * (metric)
The Merchant Hotel (54.60096,-5.92596)OX (54.5989,-5.92203)0.31
OX (54.5989,-5.92203)Slieve Donard Resort and Spa (54.22237,-5.87155)37.84
Slieve Donard Resort and Spa (54.22237,-5.87155)James St. (54.59548,-5.93214)37.55
James St. (54.59548,-5.93214)Hillsborough Castle and Gardens (54.46415,-6.09295)16.14
Hillsborough Castle and Gardens (54.46415,-6.09295)Galgorm (54.87759,-6.34434)43.91
Galgorm (54.87759,-6.34434)The Rabbit Hotel & Retreat (54.70383,-6.09144)22.73
The Rabbit Hotel & Retreat (54.70383,-6.09144)The Harrison (54.58024,-5.93912)15.21
The Harrison (54.58024,-5.93912)Killeavy Castle Estate (54.13077,-6.40763)52.7
Killeavy Castle Estate (54.13077,-6.40763)Montalto Estate - Gardens Reawakened (54.38414,-5.89243)39.42
Montalto Estate - Gardens Reawakened (54.38414,-5.89243)Hinch Distillery Tours (54.46063,-5.90446)7.7
Hinch Distillery Tours (54.46063,-5.90446)The Muddlers Club (54.60062,-5.92707)14.09
Total Distance *287.54 miles
Estimated Journey Time9.26 hours

* Approximate distance by road

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