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Toast the Coast NI

Causeway Coastal Food Tour

Enjoy a journey to celebrate the delicious local food along the Antrim Coast Road & Glens, part of the world-famous Causeway Coastal Route, stopping off in towns and villages from Whitehead to Cushendun.  

Enjoy a range of handmade, hooked & harvested food on a full day of tasting and eating. Celebrate what is traditional and newly formed recipes featuring local foods & drinks and delight in the tastes of local award-winning producers. Toast the Coast with the ‘water of life’ and get into the spirit of Northern Ireland. Relax on board your luxury coach, enjoy the breath-taking views and stories of the Causeway Coastal Route.

Sit back and relax on board your luxury coach and hear about the coastline from Belfast to Cushendun on our journey. Stops include:

Whitehead -The Bank House: 
Experience an inviting deli with a unique breakfast celebrating all things local vs international. 

Larne - Ann’s Pantry:
Time to enjoy award-winning produce from Northern Ireland’s Best Bakery and hear about 50 years of baking traditions.

Ballygally - Ballygally Castle: 
A spiriting experience & experts in food providence, Northern Ireland themed Tapas & Gin tasting awaits you, with time to explore the Castle built in 1625 or admire the beach by foot.

Glenarm - Glenarm Castle Estate & Tea Rooms:
An organic, award-winning food selection, encased by a unique walled garden.
(Castle trail replaces walled garden access during November to March).

Carnlough - The Londonderry Arms Hotel:
Built in 1848, originally a ‘coaching inn’ the Arkle Bar offers a winning toast to the ‘water of life’ and some local delicious tastings, sweet & salty.

Cushendun - Mary McBride’s & The Little Black Door:
A final toast to the coast & food taster to seal the experience, and admire one of Ireland’s smallest pubs. 

Tour Options

Full day guided food tour
Full day guided tour, food then Giants Causeway visit
Full day Ulster Scots Heritage Guided Tour with Ulster Scots Food (private groups of 8 or more)
Half day guided food tour (private groups of 8 or more)
Bespoke & private tours.

Price of tour includes all travel on luxury executive coach, tour concierge and guided commentary, all food tasting plates, drinks (including alternatives to those listed), access to walled garden/castle trail, meet & greet with the local owners or chefs, hearing their story, souvenir tote bag and onboard tasting surprises!

Alternatives to alcoholic beverages are available.
All dietary requirements catered for.
Tour begins from Belfast Glengall Street or Whitehead The Bank House (Hotels collection for private group bookings). 

For bookings click here

Embrace A Giant Spirit

Tourism NI and Tourism Ireland have launched a new destination brand that will be used to promote Northern Ireland on the island of Ireland and internationally, with the aim of supporting the tourism industry and local economy by developing new authentic experiences that can be promoted to the travel trade and to consumers throughout the world. 

To find out more about Toast the Coast NI click here.

Book your stay at Ballygally Castle below or contact our reservations team now on +44 (0) 28 2858 1066