Ireland's Northern Classics ~ Royal County Down & Royal Portrush

Northern Ireland’s Classics
Royal County Down & Royal Portrush

5 Nights | 5 Rounds | April - October

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VIP Coach with Concierge Driver for Party of 8

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Day 1

This evening depart the United States.

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Day 2

On arrival at the Belfast (60 minutes to your hotel) or Dublin Airport (2 hours 15 minutes to your hotel) you will be met by PerryGolf personnel who will assist you with your luggage and transfer to your transportation.

Travel to today’s golf course (10 minutes).

Today play Ardglass. On the south east coast of County Down you will find this cliff top seaside course built on black rocks once frequented by pirates and smugglers. Not long in length but full of character with some memorable holes, most notably the par 3 second which is played across an inlet with the sea surging below.

Overnight: Slieve Donard Resort & Spa: Classic Room - including Irish breakfast.

Ardglass No 1 by Aidan Bradley
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Day 3

Golf course adjacent to your hotel.

Today play Royal County Down. Royal County Down Golf Club is consistently ranked among the Top 10 courses in the world and often referred to as one of the toughest courses in the British isles. Located in Newcastle, County Down, Northern Ireland, the Championship Course dates back to 1899 with design credit to Old Tom Morris.

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Click here to learn more in our BLOG POST.

Today sightsee in Newcastle and County Down. To explore some of the many options available click here.

Overnight: Slieve Donard Resort & Spa: Classic Room - including Irish breakfast.

Royal County Down by Aidan Bradley
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Day 4

Travel to today’s golf course (1 hour 45 minutes).

Today play Portstewart - Strand Course. 1992 saw the opening of seven new holes in the huge sandhills behind the first green, which added a new dimension to playing golf at Portstewart. The natural shape of the land is ideal for classic links golf with elevated tees, rolling valleys, and subtle doglegs providing a magnificent challenge. Now regarded as one of the top courses in Ireland. Please note a very limited supply of golf carts are available for hire. Certain restrictions may apply, please advise your Golf Travel Expert.

Click here to view a VIDEO of the course.
Click here to view a PHOTO GALLERY of the course.
Click here to learn more in our BLOG POST.

Travel to your hotel (10 minutes).

Overnight: Bushmills Inn: Classic Millhouse Room - including Irish breakfast.

Portstewart No 3 by Aidan Bradley
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Day 5

Travel to today’s golf course (1 hour 30 minutes).

Today play Ballyliffin - Glashedy Links. This new course opened in the summer of 1995 and offers a modern championship test that is considered by many to be the best new links course built this century. Ballyliffin is Ireland's most northerly golf club and is often referred to as ''the Dornoch of Ireland''. Please note a very limited supply of golf carts are available for hire. Certain restrictions may apply, please advise your Golf Travel Expert.

Click here to view a VIDEO of the course.
Click here to view a PHOTO GALLERY of the course.
Click here to learn more in our BLOG POST.

Overnight: Bushmills Inn: Classic Millhouse Room - including Irish breakfast.

Ballyliffin Glashedy Links No 13 by Aidan Bradley
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Day 6

Travel to today’s golf course (10 minutes).

Golf on Royal Portrush - Dunluce Links, an outstanding course in a dramatic setting. It holds the distinction of being the only course in Ireland to have hosted the British Open. The Dunluce Course is as fine a links as you will find anywhere, with the 5th being a particularly memorable hole to a green hanging on the edge of a cliff. Consistently ranked in the top 20 of the world's best courses.

Click here to view a VIDEO of the course.
Click here to view a PHOTO GALLERY of the course.
Click here to learn more in our BLOG POST.

Today sightsee along the Antrim Coast.To explore some of the many options available click here.


Overnight: Bushmills Inn: Classic Millhouse Room - including Irish breakfast.

Royal Portrush No 13 by Aidan Bradley
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Day 7

Depart Ireland from the Belfast Airport (60 minutes from your hotel) or Dublin Airport (3 hours 15 minutes from your hotel)

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Contact our Air Travel Services department at 800.344.5257 ext 230 or Air@PerryGolf.com for comprehensive assistance with your air travel arrangements.

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TOUR INCLUSIONS
  • Accommodation in hotels listed with room category and dining basis as detailed in the schedule.
  • Green fees for rounds of golf as listed in schedule.
  • Ground transportation throughout as detailed below.
  • Assistance of PerryGolf's local office at your destination.
  • Travel pack with useful information on areas visited in your tour.
  • Local taxes.

Conditions of Your Customized Quote

  • It will be priced in United States Dollars (US$).
  • It will be good for a period of 30 days from the date as quoted on your schedule. Rates do increase, and we recommend that you save a copy of the quotation you receive for your own records.
  • It neither implies nor provides any assurance of availability for the above inclusions
  • To guarantee these rates we require a non-refundable deposit of 25% of the agreed land cost per person, subject to a minimum $1,500 deposit, their name and golfer's handicap and home club at the time the reservations are requested.
  • To make a reservation please contact a Golf Travel Expert on 1-800-344-5257 or Information@PerryGolf.com

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Royal County Down
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Ground Transportation

SELF-DRIVE:

National Car Rental: VW Caravelle. Includes Unlimited Mileage, Damage Liability Waiver and Risk Reduction Cover, thus no excess applicable should your vehicle sustain damage or loss.

VIP COACH & CONCIERGE DRIVER:

PerryGolf VIP Coach: Complete with 8 oversize seats with 2 tables, CD, DVD, PA, Radio, 2 monitors, large fridge, ice box, jacket storage, shoe store, air-con and Webasto heating.

Your PerryGolf Concierge Driver: Your personal Concierge Driver will be with you throughout your stay. In addition to driving you safely, they take care of your golf equipment, assist you on arrival at hotels and golf courses, make dinner reservations and sightseeing suggestions, and generally remove the normal worries associated with organizing a golf trip to make your experience as seamless and enjoyable as possible.

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HOTEL Information

BUSHMILLS INN - Preferred Hotel Partner

In the village that is home to the worlds oldest distillery, between the Giants Causeway and Royal Portrush Golf Club this award winning hotel and restaurant has been outstandingly successful in re-creating it's origins as an old Coaching and Mill House. Open peat fires, gas lights and striped pine set the tone in this living museum of Ulster Hospitality while the Restaurant has an international reputation in serving the best of new Irish cuisine. In 2009, Bushmills Inn unveilled a new extension consisting of 19 oversized bedrooms and a new reception, bringing the total rooms to 41 and will allow the hotel to advance to a Four Star property whilst still maintaining the same theme throughout.

Please be aware this property has a number of room categories that you may consider upgrading to. Please check with your Golf Travel Expert for further details.

Bushmills Inn
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SLIEVE DONARD RESORT & SPA

Situated at the foot of the beautiful Mountains of Mourne, the Slieve Donard Resort & Spa stands in six acres of private grounds which extend to an extensive golden strand. Originally a luxurious railway hotel, the Slieve Donard Resort & Spa is owned by the Hastings Hotels Group, and offers fine accommodation and excellent facilities. Recently celebrating its Centenary, the Slieve Donard at Newcastle is truly one of Ireland's great holiday hotels. Apart from the obvious attraction for golfers, the hotel is also an ideal setting for fishing, horse riding and mountain walks. The hotel has undergone a complete modernisation and refurbishment to all bedrooms. In 2006, after a 15 million pound refurbishment the new Spa and bedroom wing opened its doors with the Spa providing one of the finest facilities in all of Ireland. Situated on two floors and with stunning views across the Irish Sea and the Mourne Mountains. A wide range of fitness and leisure experiences cover the ground floor, including a 20 metre pool, high tech gymnasium and the restaurant and lounge. On the first floor guests are transported to a zone of complete peace and tranquility with E'Spa, the world-renowned Spa company, a luxurious range of therapies have been created to truly balance mind, body and soul which can be enjoyed in any one of 16 treatment suites.

Please be aware this property has a number of room categories that you may consider upgrading to. Please check with your Golf Travel Expert for further details.

Slieve Donard Resort & Spa
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AIR TRAVEL SERVICES

PerryGolf offers a full service air department to assist in the planning and coordination of airline travel. We encourage you to consider traveling on our Preferred Airline; British Airways which provides an extensive route network to all of our destination cities. For further details on our air travel services and competitive rates please call 1 800.344.5257 ext 230 or email air@PerryGolf.com

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