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England to Ireland

Liverpool to Dublin

P&O Ferries 17 Sailings Weekly 7 hrs 30 mins

Liverpool to Belfast

Stena Line 13 Sailings Weekly 8 hrs

France to Ireland

Isle of Man to Ireland

Scotland to Ireland

Wales to Ireland

Visiting Ireland

Why take a Ferry to Ireland?

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Traveling from the UK to Ireland via ferry has never been easier. The most popular England to Ireland ferry routes depart from  Liverpool. You can take the Liverpool to Dublin ferry. Alternatively, those seeking Belfast ferries you may choose to travel from Liverpool to Belfast. Those traveling from Wales can travel from Fishguard to Rosslare. Alternatively you may choose to board Holyhead Dublin ferries provided by P&O Ireland. Scottish travelers are likely to arrive via the Cairnryan Larne Stena Line sailings.

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Highlights of Ireland

Ireland is one of Europe's most popular tourist destinations. Take a ferry to Ireland and discover the countries diverse history, charm, culture and enjoy a wonderfully warm welcome. Pulling all this together is the Irish character. A combination of friendliness in the many cafes, bars and restaurants you may choose to visit on your stay in Ireland.

Dublin is of course the most popular option for first-time visitors. As the home of Oscar Wilde it has a number of world-class museums, restaurants, and truly unforgettable nightlife. Some of Dublin’s most famous pubs are The Palace Bar, The Temple Bar Pub, and The Auld Dubliner. Dublin is one of Europe's most welcoming capitals so order a Guinness and enjoy the 'craic' with the locals.

Ireland of course is not only Dublin and is divided into a number of cosmopolitan cities and traditional Irish towns. It is so easy to drive around the Republic of Ireland and there is plenty to see and do. From stunning coastlines to ruined abbeys, Ring of Kerry castle and the picturesque scenery of Killarney National Park.

No trip to Ireland is complete without a trip to the Guinness factory. See where it is brewed and all of the famous adverts over the years. As well as sampling some of the black stuff and picking up some fantastic Guinness souvenirs.

Golf is massive in Ireland and the country provides a choice of courses to suit all pockets. The K Club has been home to the Ryder Cup. As well as Druids Glen, a course that has hosted a number of European Tour events.

There are other sporting activities to enjoy. These include sailing, fishing, surfing, and hiking. If you get the chance don’t miss the opportunity to take in a Gaelic football game.

Northern Ireland has changed beyond recognition over the last 10 years and with Belfast as the bustling capital. Belfast’s vibrant downtown features iconic buildings, modern shopping malls, luxury hotels, bars, restaurants, and a newly developed waterfront.

Top visitor attractions in Belfast include, Be sure to check out the City Hall and Grand Opera House grounds. As well as this tourists also enjoy The Titanic Experience, Crumlin Road Gaol and the cities Botanical Gardens. Belfast’s newest attraction is the HMS Caroline, the last surviving ship from the battle of Jutland in 1916.

The towns of Londonderry, Armagh are home to a number of important churches particularly the Primates of All Ireland. In ancient times, it and nearby Navan Fort (Eamhain Mhacha) was one of the great royal capitals of pagan Gaelic Ireland. Today it is home to two cathedrals and the Armagh Observatory.

Also on your trip visit the Giant's Causeway which is over 40,000 basalt columns. This makes Ireland's northeast coastline unlike any other.  In Newgrange you can watch the winter solstice enter the inner chamber of this 5000-year-old passage tomb.

The Irish are among the most hospitable people in the world. There is a fantastic range of accommodations ranging from luxury hotels and castles to remote farmhouses. Small guest houses and Bed and breakfasts provide excellent value for money.

The Culture, Food and Drinks

Irish produce is gaining an excellent reputation and is increasingly well regarded. With special focus given to its local meat, poultry and seafood products. Dublin Bay Prawns and Skeaganhore Duck being two notable examples. The coastal waters and inland lakes offer a great range of fresh fish, including salmon, lobster, mussels, and oysters. All are served in local restaurants. Accompanied by a cool pint of Guinness, Life does not get much better than this.

When boarding your Irish ferry travel you will be required to provide some documentation . You will need to provide the ferry company with your booking reference and email address when boarding. Should you wish to view, amend or cancel your booking call  0191 2446165 to access your booking details.

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