Say Hastings in Belfast and, sucking with diesel, you’ll be steered towards its hotels. Yes, H is for Hastings Hotels in Belfast.
For those who have been living under a rock (Ted) Hastings is also the Head Honcho of TV’s Line of Duty.
And we all know that suspicion fell on Adrian Dunbar’s character.
Thar he could be the ringleader of a cop corruption circle.
Tour de Force
All of which you can see on the walls and in the language of the locals
And this is where our friends at Hastings Hotels ramp it up.
You’ll kick off your tour with brekkie (make it a Full Irish) in the iconic Grand Central Hotel’s Grand Cafe.
Location, location, location
Before you’re taken around locations you’ll recognise from the show.
And finish it all off in the highest cocktail bar in Ireland, the Observatory.
With an AC12 cocktail or Wee Donkey mocktail.
The GCH is the place to stay in Belfast and I always take my friends.
To which they’ve naturally added this year The Line of Duty Duck.
That’s my duckies from around the world among them the famously themed Hastings quackers.
Or to put my take on it ‘Diesel’ Duck.
And Duckie will also boast some of Northern Ireland’s best-known sayings.
Go on yersel’ Julie Hastings, Marketing Director of Hastings Hotels.
She said: ‘This is a unique tour which takes in some of the most exciting filming locations across Belfast City Centre.
‘And while you may not float up the Lagan in a bubble, you will certainly enjoy the best views of Belfast and beyond.’
The tour starts at Grand Central Hotel in Bedford Street, next to the Invest NI building, AC-12’s HQ.
The Line of Duty Experience packs in a lot for your £49pp.
If we say you’ll channel the scenes where Kate Fleming shot Ryan Pilkington, Kate (again) shot Dot Cotton’s car killing him you’ll get the idea.
The Line of Duty Experience takes place on July 3, 17 and 31, August 14 and 28 and September 11 and 25.
Sign me up for H is for Hastings Hotels in Belfast.