Out of the Tack
See what Northern Ireland has to offer.
Build your own Riding and Holiday experience
Allow our dedicated team of tourism experts to further enhance your trip to Ireland by allowing us to help open up our country to you.
We can help you plan itineraries to suit all members of your group whether it be helping you plan your activities to do in the evening or on the days you are not riding.
We can also put together full itineraries for those members of your group who will not be riding with us but want to explore this country while you are enjoying your riding experience.
Ireland itself is one of the world’s leading tourism destinations and Northern Ireland is seen as an emerging tourism market.
Our dedicated team of experts are working on the ground and will use their knowledge and expertise to ensure you and your group have a truly unique and memorable experience in Ireland.
For help and advice on itineraries, please get in touch.
Out of Tack Options
Causeway Coast Discovery Centre
The centre offers a unique brand of quality tourism where visitors meet local people and experience authentic traditional hospitality in the local community and culture.
More than just a visit, it’s an experience.
Irish Clans of the Causeway Coast experience
The experience focuses on the mighty McDonnell clan who ruled the land around the Causeway Coast and the Western Isles of Scotland.
Bring your onward journey on the Causeway Coast to life with this true to life Game of Thrones story, told through the eyes of their famous chieftain Sorley Boy McDonnell.
Coastal Sightseeing by Helicopter
It goes without saying your photos will be epic! !
Sailing Yacht Tour of the Coast
Experienced local captains navigate the rugged coastlines of The Giant’s Causeway, Rathlin Island, Donegal or Scotland, telling the tales and history that surround them.
A Day of Golf on the North Coast
Antrim Garden Tour
Country Escape to the Spa
Enjoy a unique Celtic Sauna treatment, award-winning facials or a range of full body massages.
River Fly Fishing
You’ll be joined on this excursion by a professional guide who’ll share some of his best fishing secrets in Northern Ireland.
Scotland Whiskey Tour
Enjoy a delicious lunch at one of the many award-winning local restaurants before returning late afternoon.
Guided by a renowned local historian, you’ll hear fascinating tales beginning with the MacQuillans to the MacDonnells, the Battle of the Boyne and the castle’s unfortunate demise in the late 1600’s.
Guided Coastal Walk & Hike
Your friends will be green with envy of your photos captured along this one-of-a-kind walk.
Glenarm Village Tour & Castle Lunch
Loughgiel Irish Dancer Exhibition
Sea Kayaking & River Kayaking
Old Bushmills Distillery Co. Tour
Experience a guided tour of Ireland’s only “grain to glass” distillery and discover some of our trade secrets learned over 400 years of distilling.
Bike Tour of the Causeway Coast
Trout / Salmon Fishing Outings
Spend a half or full day fishing the fresh Atlantic waters or cast your rod along the River Bush or River Bann. Rods, tackle, bait and experienced guides await you.
Private Guided History Tour
Spend the day with a top, local historian on a private guided tour where you’ll learn more about this fascinating region. Irish history. Stunning coastlines. Nature. Amazing photographs. It’s right here in this tour.
An Evening of History with Right Hon. Hector McDonnell
The youngest son of the thirteenth Earl and Countess of Antrim, Mr. McDonnell grew up in Glenarm Castle before leaving to study history at Eton and Oxford.
Spend an evening with this fascinating storyteller and historian, learning about the McQuillan and McDonnell history, Dunluce Castle and the great chieftain Sorely Boy MacDonnell.
Cultural Belfast Tour
From tours of Titanic to the Royal Botanical Garden, shopping at St. George’s Market or a famous Black Taxi, or Crumlin Road Gaol, tour—Belfast has something to offer everyone. End the day with a fabulous meal from any number of great city restaurants before heading to the famed Grand Opera House to take in a play or concert.
Game of Thrones Location Tour
Coastal Food Tour
This guided food tour showcases some of the best produce, procurers and gastronomic gems the coast has to offer. Meet the owners & chefs and hear fascinating stories, while tasting samples of the best dishes this area has to offer.
Cookery Class with a Local Chef
So if you fancy indulging your creative side and donning a chef’s hat, spend an afternoon alongside an award-winning chef learning the history and cooking methods of unique regional or traditional Irish dishes.
A Day at the Ulster American Folk Park
This 40-acre, open air museum brings to life the human drama behind three centuries of Irish emigration, telling the remarkable story of the vast human tide that crossed the Atlantic for the New World of North America. Using costumed guides, displays of traditional crafts and replicas of Irish streets & villages, the museum focuses on those who left Ireland for America in the 18th, 19th and 20th centuries. This interactive experience is perfect for all ages.
Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge
Crossing a 66-foot gap suspended almost 100-feet above the crashing waves and rocks below, the bridge has been used for hundreds of years allowing salmon fishermen to reach the secluded waters around the tiny Island. Thrill seekers come from all over to cross the safe but sometimes swaying bridge where they are rewarded with uninterrupted views of Rathlin Island, Fair Head & Scotland on the other side. Channel your inner thrill seeker with a wee walk across this famous bridge!
Underground Knockdhu Archeology Tour
This archeological site sits on private lands where you’ll explore the underground chamber of the Souterrain by a guiding expert.
Walled City of Derry Tour
Livestock Market & Irish Farm Tour
Afterwards, head to a local livestock market where you’ll see farmers bid for top cattle or sheep to add to their prized herds.
Local Team Hurling Match and Scullion Hurls Tour
Scullion Hurls Tours: Nestled in the heart of the North Antrim village of Loughguile, where hurling is the life blood of the community, Scullion Hurls is an Économusée, or working museum, producing fine Hurls. Local craftsman Micheal Scullion will display the traditional craft of hurley making where he will make a hurl or ‘caman’ in the style of an early 1900’s hurl using hand tools that would likely have been used during that time period. Participants will be welcomed into the workshop and given a brief historical presentation on the history & origins of the ancient Irish sport of hurling and the craft of Hurley Making as well as how the Scullion Family became involved in this ancient craft.
Deep Sea Fishing on the Atlantic Coast of Northern Ireland
Or try your hand at Wreck Fishing, literally, fishing among the shipwrecks that dot the rugged Irish coast.
For a unique experience, join a breakfast foodie tour where you’ll spend the morning watching the sun rise over the Mull of Kintyre and Rathlin island while fishing mackerel or other varieties of fish—bring your camera as you’ll likely encounter shark and dolphins on this excursion.
Afterwards, you’ll take your bounty to a local award-winning Portrush restaurant where the chef will make a freshly prepared breakfast dish that not only features your catch of the day, but also showcases a range of local produce and ingredients.
The immersive and interactive experience along with utilisation of state-of-the-art technology and attention to detail has helped the centre to become the winner of the World’s Leading Visitor Attractions (World Travel Awards 2016).
More than just a visit, it’s an experience.
However, it is the walk across the stones, the spray of the ocean and views of Scotland on the horizon that truly entrance.
It takes you along a narrow path hugging the dramatic cliff face; across spectacular bridges amid the crashing waves, traversing hidden Tunnels under the Irish Sea; up and down rugged staircases carved into the cliff face and into caves that were once home to smugglers.