Official tourism website for Mourne Mountains and Ring of Gullion

From landing to legacy

Down County Museum, The Mall, English Street, Downpatrick, County Down, BT30 6AH
Tour of Saul Church


An authentic Saint Patrick's Day coach tour in Downpatrick offers a delightful experience immersed in Irish culture brought to life by your guide Duane Fitzsimons.

As you board the comfortable coach, you'll embark on a journey that celebrates the life and legacy of Saint Patrick, the patron saint of Ireland.

The tour begins in Downpatrick, a historic town with strong ties to Saint Patrick. You'll have the opportunity to explore key landmarks such as Down Cathedral, where Saint Patrick is buried.

As you venture through the picturesque countryside, the scenic beauty of County Down unfolds before you. Heading to the shore of Strangford Lough Duane brings to life the tale of his return to Ireland. The rolling hills, lush green fields, and calm blue waters create a captivating backdrop for your journey.

Along the way, your knowledgeable guide will share fascinating stories and legends associated with Saint Patrick and Irish folklore. Visiting places such as Saul Church, the first church built in Ireland by Patrick. It was to here that he retired and spent his last years. The Church of Saint Tassach, his metalworker who gave Patrick all the symbols of power and persuasion.

The tour also includes stops at a traditional Irish pub. The lively atmosphere of Saint Patrick's Day will surely leave you with cherished memories.

Overall, an authentic Saint Patrick's Day coach tour in Downpatrick offers a perfect blend of historical exploration, cultural immersion, and festive merriment, allowing you to experience the true essence of Ireland's most celebrated holiday.


Establishment Features

  • Accommodation nearby

Event Facilities

  • Booking Required

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult£12.00 per ticket

Please contact the organiser for any further information that's required.

Book Tickets Online

Add From landing to legacy to your Itinerary

Check availability for From landing to legacy (opens in a new window)

Close window

Call direct on:

Tel +44 (0) 78 3544 1933

Map & Directions

Opening Times

Sorry, this event has passed

What's Nearby

  1. Down County Museum is located in the old county Gaol of Down. It houses fascinating…

    0 miles away
  2. The Saint Patrick Centre is the only permanent exhibition in the World about Ireland’s…

    0.07 miles away
  3. Down Cathedral, a Cathedral of the Church of Ireland with magnificent stain glass…

    0.11 miles away
  1. Located in the heart of Downpatrick, Down Arts Centre is the operational base for the…

    0.16 miles away
  2. Travel back to the past with real vintage steam trains through St. Patrick's Country,…

    0.24 miles away
  3. Built 1954 to the designs of S. McIlveen of Ferguson and McIlveen, Belfast. This is a…

    0.29 miles away
  4. The foundation stone of this church was laid by Bishop Dorrian in 1886.

    0.36 miles away
  5. Located on the north bank of the Quoile River, Inch Abbey was founded by John de Courcy…

    0.69 miles away
  6. The Reserve provides a relaxing natural retreat and offers visitors tranquil riverside…

    1.66 miles away
  7. Struell Wells was built around a stream flowing through a secluded valley. It was a…

    1.72 miles away
  8. Two miles outside Downpatrick is the replica of St Patrick's first church in Ireland.…

    1.92 miles away
  9. Situated 8.8km south east of Ballynahinch, on the north east shore of Loughinisland Lake,…

    3.51 miles away
  10. Restored ruins of a sixth century church of St. Tassach, said to have given the last…

    4.06 miles away
  11. Situated on the shores of Strangford Lough in an area of outstanding natural…

    4.08 miles away
  12. The imposing Strangford Stone is the tallest megalith in the British Isles.  It was…

    4.36 miles away
  13. Seaforde Gardens, Maze and Tropical Butterfly House promises a truly plant rich and…

    4.98 miles away
Previous Next

Map & Directions

View Maps and Visitor Guides
View what the Mourne Mountains & Ring of Gullion has to offer and some of the best things to see and do during a visit.
E-newsletter sign up
Sign up for the Mourne Mountains & Ring of Gullion newsletter for inspiration and travel tips.
Back to Top

Visit Mourne

Tourism Northern Ireland



Don't Miss