Take a tour with Stena Line: three great ways to enjoy Northern Ireland

With increasing hoop jumping to overcome for a holiday abroad, many Brits are keen to stay local and what better way than packing up the car, jumping on a ferry and taking a trip to Northern Ireland. Enjoy ancient cities, historic castles, learn about local legends, or spend time in the (many) cosy pubs.

Keen to cater for the increase in demand for UK staycations, ferry company Stena Line has put together three unique tours designed to give couples an opportunity to take in the sights with minimal hassle and maximum fun. They include return ferry travel by car, 4-Star hotel stays and exciting tailored itineraries.

1. Highlights of Northern Ireland – Car Tour

See the best of Northern Ireland’s history and heritage with 6 nights in 5 wonderful locations, which includes everything from beautiful lakes, scenic boat trips, and buzzy city tours. Take in the beautiful Georgian town of Armagh, Enniskillen on famous Lough Erne, the walled city of Derry / Londonderry, along with the quaint coastal town of Ballycastle. Before heading back to your final base in the main city Belfast, home to Titanic Belfast and much, much more. From £419pps. More info: StenaLineTour1

2. A Tale of Two Cities Road Trip

Here you get to enjoy the region’s largest cities, two for the price of one. Start by taking in everything the capital Belfast has to offer. Before enjoying the craic in the ancient city of Derry / Londonderry, famous not only for its historic city walls, but it’s renowned music scene with live bands in most pubs. In between you can take in the beautiful Causeway Coast, with golden beaches, surfing, ancient castles and, of course, the UNESCO world heritage site that is The Giant’s Causeway. From £319pps. More info: StenaLineTour2

3. Pull The Perfect Pint in 300 Year Old Irish Pub

This is a hands on tour if there was one, packed full of unique activities and insight. Irish pubs are renowned the world over and here you not only get to enjoy one of the best, but you get your chance to take a turn on behind an 18th century bar and have a go at pulling the perfect pint of Irish stout. No easy feat to get it right at the best of times, but here you will learn from the experts. There are lots of  other activities to enjoy during you four night stay in two of the regions best hotels, allowing you to enjoy the buzz of Belfast after the calm of Moy. From only £319pps. More info: StenaLineTour3

What more could you possibly want in a staycation?

Stena Line runs up to 16 daily passenger ferry services between Cairnyan and Liverpool direct to Belfast. Plus Holyhead and Fishguard in Wales to Dublin and Rosslare in Ireland respectively. More details on all Stena Line’s services to Ireland can be found at www.stenaline.co.uk

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For more information please contact:

Simon Palmer, PR & Communications Manager (Irish Sea and North Sea)

+353 (0)868858789, simon.palmer@stenaline.com

About Stena Line

Stena Line is one of Europe's leading ferry companies with 36 vessels and 18 routes in Northern Europe. Stena Line is an important part of the European logistics network and develops new intermodal freight solutions by combining transport by rail, road and sea. Stena Line also plays an important role for tourism in Europe with its extensive passenger operations. The company is family-owned, was founded in 1962 and is headquartered in Gothenburg. Stena Line is part of the Stena AB Group, which has about 16 000 employees and an annual turnover of around 37 billion SEK.