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Ireland: Westport & Connemara

Ireland: Westport & Connemara

4* Castlecourt Hotel, Westport: Galway City, Lake Cruise, Connemara, Kylemore Abbey & Dublin

Sunday 20 September

We make a leisurely journey to our overnight stop in North Wales at the 3* Kinmel Manor Hotel in Abergele.

 

Monday 21 September

Following an early start, we make the short journey to Holyhead for the morning sailing to Dublin with breakfast provided on the ferry.  Our journey takes us west via Mullingar and Longford to the 4* Castlecourt Hotel in Westport for the next 4 nights.

 

Tuesday 22 September

A day at leisure to enjoy Westport.

 

Wednesday 23 September

Today we make our way to Galway City, famous for its maritime history. This afternoon we enjoy one of the highlights of the tour, a lovely lake cruise aboard the Corrib Princess, with full commentary and tasty tea and scones.

 

Thursday 24 September

A scenic day tour down to Connemara and Kylemore Abbey. Follow the shoreline via Louisburgh for breathtaking views of the islands and Croagh Patrick, Ireland’s Holy Mountain. Continue through the haunting beauty of the Doo Lough Valley, a long lake set against the Sheefy Hills and the steep slopes of the Mwelerea Mountains, to the picturesque village of Leenane. Follow the coast road to Killary Harbour, at the start of Ireland’s only fjord with its miles of sheltered water and splendid scenery. We include a visit to Kylemore Abbey, a neo-gothic castle mirrored in its own lake, which was originally owned by a millionaire and is now run by Benedictine nuns; its walled Victorian Gardens are charming. Return to Westport via Aasleagh and Liscarney.

 

Friday 25 September

Today we journey east to Dublin, with some free time to explore the city before arriving at our overnight accommodation the 3* Talbot Hotel, Stillorgan.

 

Saturday 26 September

Following an early start, we travel to the port for our morning return sailing to South Wales with breakfast provided on the ferry, returning you home in the early evening.

 

KINMEL MANOR HOTEL, ABERGELE ***

CASTLECOURT HOTEL, WESTPORT ****

TALBOT HOTEL, STILLORGAN ***

Sunday 20 September 2020

7 days

£725 per person sharing a twin/double room

£125 single supplement (double/twin for sole occupancy)

Home to home pick up/set down from £25

Front seat supplement £17.50 for the duration of the tour

 

Price includes:

All coach travel & ferry crossings

Porterage

6 nights dinner, bed & breakfast

Lake Cruise

Admission to Kylemore Abbey

 

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Baldock Market Place N/S BALDOCK Bus Shelter, Bus Stop next to Comm Centre
Bishops Sford Interchange BISHOPS STORTFORD Interchange
Station Road Bus Stops
Buntingford The Crown PH BUNTINGFORD The Crown PH Bus Stop
CAMBRIDGE SERVICES A14 Cambridge Services A14
Coach Bays
Cambridge Trumpington P&R TRUMPINGTON Park and Ride
Centre Lane Coach Bays 5-7
Great Shelford N GT SHELFORD Ldn Rd/Station Rd Bus Stop Northbound
Harlow Bus Stn Stop 14 HARLOW Bus Station Stop 14
HERTFORD - Tesco Stop 12 HERTFORD - Mill Road Tesco Bus Stop 12
Hitchin N HITCHIN St Mary's Square. By Car Park Market Side
HODDESDON - Clock Tower HODDESDON - Clock Tower - Amwell St Bus Stop B
Letchworth Station Rd N LETCHWORTH Bus Stop, Station Road Opp Arcade
Newport Stn Rd Bus Stop N NEWPORT ESSEX - High St Bus Stop Opp Station Rd
Royston Bus Station ROYSTON Bus Station
Saffron Walden High St N SAFFRON WALDEN High St Bus Stop by Saffron Sports
Sawbridgeworth White L. N SAWBRIDGEWORTH White Lion Bus Stop
Bus Layby Opposite White Lion
Sawston War Memorial N SAWSTON War Opp Memorial Bus Stop
Stansted Mountfit Har N STANSTED MOUNTFITCHET Three Colts/Hargrave Cls
Bus Stop (opp BP Petrol Station Side)
Stevenage Danestrete K STEVENAGE Matalan Excursions Bus Stop K
WARE - Station Rd WARE - Station Road Bus Stop F

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