Passionately connecting people and place …

Discover the hidden wonders of the Causeway Coast   

Full of legends, folklore and history, the Causeway Coast has everything from ancient sites forged by feuding giants, to stunning beaches, champion golf courses and breathtaking cliff-top views. Crumbling castles and ruins hide many fascinating stories, while Game of Thrones fans will recognise more than a few locations from a land called Westeros …

We believe that it’s all the little details which help bring a place to life and we make it our mission to really connect the people we bring on our tours with the places they visit.

Bespoke tours led by local experts

When you book with Glenara Elite Travel, you’ll experience Northern Ireland’s beautiful Causeway Coast in a uniquely personal way, with home-grown tours delivered by friendly local experts.

Indeed, as a tour operator from and based on the Causeway Coast, we have lots of local knowledge and also work with a variety of professional guides and storytellers from the area. We believe this flavours our tours with unique insights and anecdotes you won’t get elsewhere, which is all part of what makes a Glenara Elite Travel tour extra-special.

Priding ourselves on punctual pick-ups and bespoke, flexible services, our luxury coach tours are also kept small to medium-sized, so are tailor-made for a more personalised experience.

From the moment you step onto one of our luxury coaches, a journey of discovery begins …

About Frances Galbraith Glenara Travel

Frances Galbraith

Owner & Managing Director

Your hospitable host …

Having travelled the world and witnessed many glorious sights, Frances Galbraith – who owns and runs Glenara Elite Travel and is a Causeway Coast native – believes that where she lives has just as much to offer.
With extensive knowledge of the local area and keen to help visitors experience the Causeway Coast in the best possible way, she decided to set up a business to do just that. After more than two decades working in the local transport industry, she subsequently launched Glenara Elite Travel in 2015.
Since then, she’s guided a whole host of people around the area, providing tailor-made tours which customers have described as ‘unique’ and ‘memorable’, with exceptional service and local knowledge that is ‘second to none.’
Always willing to go the extra mile for her customers, Frances is a firm believer that when you book with Glenara Elite Travel, you’ll always leave with a smile on your face.

“Our trip to Northern Ireland was a unique and wonderfully enjoyable experience…. fun, informative, relaxing and filled with hospitality.”
“… the hospitality shown by Frances was [a] breath of fresh air. Flexible, patient, with a comfortable bus perfect for our tour …”

The Home Of Golf

The Causeway Coast is home to some of the most exceptional Links Golf Courses in the world. Courses like Royal Portrush were host to the 2012 Irish Open and will also host the upcoming 2019 British Open. Next door is Portstewart Golf Course which is set in classic links country amid towering sand dunes with stunning views of the Donegal Hills. Further up the coast is Castlerock Golf Club which embodies all the essential charms of links golf.


Royal Portrush

Host to the 2019 Open Championship

Rory McIlroy with Graeme McDowell and Darren Clarke

Rory McIlroy, Graeme McDowell & Darren Clarke

3 Major Winners from Northern Ireland

An Island Of Champions

Northern Ireland is truly the home of golf with three major winners from its shores in the last ten years coinciding with its 3 superb golf resorts Lough Erne, Roe Park and the Hilton Templepatrick. These courses are complemented by so many others in the near vicinity, the likes of Gracehill, Ballycastle and Galgorm to name a few. Just a short drive away you also have the famous Royal County Down and Ardglass courses. The Causeway Coast is also the hometown of the No.10 pro golfer in the world G. Mac (Graeme McDowell).

Having a real passion for the Causeway Coast I feel Glenara Elite Travel can give the avid golfer an experience not just within the Causeway Coast but all over Ireland. From the dedicated golfer to the first timer, from the seasoned traveller to the Game of Thrones fan, the Causeway Coast offers new stories and new experiences to last a lifetime. Dramatic landscapes, quality accommodation and hearty warm welcomes, makes The Causeway Coast your first choice for a superb golfing vacation and sight seeing tours.

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