Derry and Giant’s Causeway School Trip

  • 2 Nights
  • From 295 Per Person
  • Northern Ireland
The Derry and Giant’s Causeway School Trip combines History, Culture and Geology as students explore Derry’s walled city and its museums; and travel along the coast to the impressive Giant’s Causeway.

Over three days students will discover Derry City; as well as the geological wonder that is the Giant’s Causeway. The Derry and Giant’s Causeway School Trip starts with an informative guided tour of Derry which taking in all the main landmarks of the city of Derry Girls.

Students will visit the City Walls, the neo gothic Guildhall town hall, the Peace Bridge, Saint Columb’s Cathedral and the Bogside, location of the famous Free Derry mural.

At the Museum of Free Derry the group will learn about the civil rights movement in Northern Ireland in the 1960s and the era known as The Troubles. A visit to the Siege Museum in Derry and Derry Central Library will complete our cultural tour of the city.

Next on the tour we will swap urban stories for striking landscapes as we travel along the coast to the Giant’s Causeway. At the Causeway they will admire this phenomenal place made of over 40,000 hexagonal basalt columns, created over 60 million years ago as a result of volcanic activity.

At the visitor centre we will learn about all the science behind this beautiful UNESCO World Heritage Site, but also the folklore and legend of rival giants Finn Mc Cool and Benandonner which gives the place its name.

We have also included evening and adventure activities, including a paddle board or kayak tour on the river Foyle, a cinema night and bowling evening.

The Derry and Giant’s Causeway School Trip itinerary can be tailored to your preferences and requirements, talk to our travel experts for advice.

Derry and Giant’s Causeway School Trip

The Derry and Giant’s Causeway School Trip combines History, Culture and Geology as students explore Derry’s walled city and its museums; and travel along the coast to the impressive Giant’s Causeway.

Over three days students will discover Derry City; as well as the geological wonder that is the Giant’s Causeway. The Derry and Giant’s Causeway School Trip starts with an informative guided tour of Derry which taking in all the main landmarks of the city of Derry Girls.

Students will visit the City Walls, the neo gothic Guildhall town hall, the Peace Bridge, Saint Columb’s Cathedral and the Bogside, location of the famous Free Derry mural.

At the Museum of Free Derry the group will learn about the civil rights movement in Northern Ireland in the 1960s and the era known as The Troubles. A visit to the Siege Museum in Derry and Derry Central Library will complete our cultural tour of the city.

Next on the tour we will swap urban stories for striking landscapes as we travel along the coast to the Giant’s Causeway. At the Causeway they will admire this phenomenal place made of over 40,000 hexagonal basalt columns, created over 60 million years ago as a result of volcanic activity.

At the visitor centre we will learn about all the science behind this beautiful UNESCO World Heritage Site, but also the folklore and legend of rival giants Finn Mc Cool and Benandonner which gives the place its name.

We have also included evening and adventure activities, including a paddle board or kayak tour on the river Foyle, a cinema night and bowling evening.

The Derry and Giant’s Causeway School Trip itinerary can be tailored to your preferences and requirements, talk to our travel experts for advice.

Itinerary

The Derry and Giants Causeway School Trip includes the following:

  • Luxury coach for the duration of the tour
  • 2 nights hotel accommodation in Derry
  • Meals: Breakfast each day and optional dinner
  • Activities as detailed in the itinerary including a guided tour of Derry taking in The City Walls, Guildhall town hall, the Peace Bridge, Saint Columbs Cathedral and the Bogside
  • Entrance to Museum of Free Derry focusing on the civil rights movement and The Troubles
  • Entrance to The Siege Museum in Derry
  • Entrance to Derry Central Library
  • Trip to the Giants Causeway and Tour of Visitor Centre
  • Cinema night
  • Bowling evening
  • Paddle boarding and Kayak trip along river Foyle in Derry

OPTIONAL:

  • Flights
  • Dinner
  • Travel insurance

DERRY AND GIANT’S CAUSEWAY SCHOOL TRIP ITINERARY

DAY 1

  • Bus pick up from school location and departure in the morning
  • Check in at the hotel in Derry
  • Free time for lunch – not included
  • Guided tour of Derry City in the afternoon
  • Dinner at the hotel
  • Bus to the Omniplex Derry for a cinema night
  • Return to the hotel for the night

DAY 2

  • Breakfast
  • Trip to the Giant’s Causeway
  • Tour of the Giant’s Causeway Visitor Centre including audioguide
  • Free time for lunch – not included
  • Afternoon visit to the Museum of Free Derry, The Siege Museum, the Tower Museum and the Central Derry Library
  • Dinner at the hotel
  • Bus to the Brunswick MovieBowl for bowling
  • Coach back to the hotel for the night

DAY 3

  • Breakfast
  • 3 hour paddle boat along the river
  • Free time for lunch – not included
  • Free time for shopping or exploring in Derry City Centre

The Derry and Giant’s Causeway School Trip itinerary can be tailored to your preferences and requirements, talk to our travel experts for advice.

  • Price per student quoted on a shared twin room basis
  • Free adult places included on a shared room basis
  • Airline taxes, charges and government levies included
  • A non-refundable deposit is required to confirm booking
  • Please note this is a guideline price that will vary depending on travel dates and group size
  • Itinerary may be subject to change

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