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The Grand Tour of Ireland 2020

The Grand Tour of Ireland 2020

Enjoy the Full Splendour of Ireland

PRICE INCLUDES

  • Coach Travel

  • Irish Sea Crossings

  • 9 Nights – 6 Hotels

  • Dinner – 9 Evenings

  • Irish Breakfasts

  • Giants Causeway Visitor Centre

  • Train to LondonDerry

  • Glenveagh Castle Tour

  • Foynes Flying Boat Museum Tour and Original Irish Coffee

  • Powerscourt House & Gardens

  • Tour of Dublin

  • Visit to Guinness Storehouse

  • Visit to Mullaghmore and Galway

  • Visit to Blarney and Cobh

 

Single Supplement = £220.00

 

All details subject to Alteration & Booking Conditions

 

Crossings & Hotels subject to Alteration

ITINERARY

SUNDAY
Morning departure making a lunch stop at Gretna Green, we drive to the Scottish port of Cairnryan for our crossing to Larne.

Welcome to Ireland as we overnight at the historic Ballygally Castle Hotel - Dinner included.


MONDAY
Irish Breakfast before we enjoy the fabulous scenic journey along the Antrim Coast.

We travel to the mighty Giants Causeway where we include admission to the Visitor Centre.

From here we continue partly by Train to Londonderry.

Derry is the only completely walled city in Ireland and enjoyed the recent status of UK City of Culture.

We travel to Ballybofey where we stay at the Kees Hotel for 2 Nights - Dinner included.


TUESDAY
After Breakfast, we drive into the magnificent scenery of the Glenveagh National Park - Here we include Admission.

In its fairy-tale lakeside setting surrounded by forests Glenveagh Castle provides a truly romantic vision of Ireland and a shuttle bus takes you over to the castle, from where you will enjoy a guided tour.


WEDNESDAY
We leave Donegal today. As our journey pauses at Mullaghmore, a noted holiday destination whose peace was shattered in 1979 when Lord Mounbatten died in a bomb explosion.

We then continue into Galway with a short stop to explore this busy trading and fishing port, now a thriving centre with a full calendar of festivals.

Tonight we stay at The Louge Rea Hotel in Loughrea - Dinner included.


THURSDAY
After Breakfast today we visit Foynes Flying Boat Museum, home to a unique chapter in the history of aviation.

Admission and a delicious Irish coffee are included!

We continue south into Co. Kerry, here we stay at The Killarney Towers Hotel for two nights - Dinner Included.


FRIDAY
After a traditional Irish cooked Breakfast you can take advantage of the central location and all the attractions of Killarney.

There is plenty to see and do with many international visitors.

Alternatively we can arrange a Jaunting Car Ride or a Tour of 'The Ring of Kerry' with a local guide.

Return for Dinner and the live entertainment in the heart of Killarney.


SATURDAY
Leaving this lively Irish resort after Breakfast, we travel to Blarney - Famous for its Castle, Blarney Stone and Woollen Mill.

Time for Lunch here before we continue to Cobh - The last port of call for the ill-fated Titanic.

Here you can visit the Queenstown Story housed in the Victorian Railway Station.

We then travel to Waterford and Dooley's Hotel - A warm welcome and Dinner.


SUNDAY
Breakfast and then we depart calling at Avoca - Setting for the popular BBC series 'Ballykissangel'.

We then include admission into Powerscourt House and Gardens.

Powerscourt is considered one of the world's finest gardens.

We complete the journey to the Talbot Hotel on the outskirts of Dublin.

Here we spend 2 Nights - Dinner included.


MONDAY
Breakfast before we are joined by a local guide to explore Dublin, starting with a tour of the City Sights and finishing at the Guinness Storehouse, home of the famous Irish stout. Admission, Tour and a pint of Guinness are all included!

We return to our Hotel for Dinner and our last evening in Ireland.


TUESDAY
Early departure to join the 08:10am Stena Line Ferry for our return to Holyhead.

On board we include Breakfast.

We then journey along the North Wales Coast to The West Midlands.

- Our Grand Tour of Ireland!

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

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Name Address Contact Details
Cannock Cannock - Bus Station
Dudley Dudley, Birmingham Street, Off Castle Hill
Outside Former West Midlands Lighting Shop
Frankley Services Frankley Services M5 - Direction to be advised
Great Barr Great Barr - Scott Arms Junction
Direction to be advised
Lichfield Lichfield - Bus Station
M42 Hopwood Hopwood Services, M42, Junction 2 - Coach Park
NEC Birmingham International Railway Station - NEC
Opposite Main Car Park Entrance
Parrys Garage Parrys International Garage, Cheslyn Hay
Stafford Stafford - Railway Station
Bus Stop, Station Side of Road
Walsall Walsall - Hatherton Road
Wolverhampton Wolverhampton - Faulkland Street Coach Station
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