Mountains & Coasts of Ireland - From East to West

Mountains & Coasts of Ireland - From East to West

Enjoy a fabulous touring holiday to the Emerald Isle - taking i the the coastal and mountainous scenery of both the East and West.

Our quest to explore the whole of Ireland continues on our Grand Irish tour for 2018. Enjoying the varied scenery of this beautiful Island we visit the stunning Wicklow Mountains and explore the East Coast before heading west to explore Connemara and Galway. A wonderful holiday filled with Irish Craic.


What's Included

• 9 Nights, Dinner, Bed & Breakfast

• Visit the cities of Dublin and Galway

• Entrance to Powerscourt Estate inc. Gardens & Waterfall

• Entrance to the Titanic Experience at Cobh

• Enjoy stunning Scenery of The Wicklow Mountains & Connemara National Park

• Visit Kinsale & Waterford

Day One

We meet our coach and travel to Holyhead for the ferry to Dublin, we then make the short journey to Enniskerry and the lovely Summerhill House Hotel, where we spend 3 nights.


Day Two

No trip to this part of Ireland would be complete without visiting the buzzing Capital – Dublin. You will be spoilt for choice here for things to do, visit the famous Guinness Storehouse and learn about Ireland’s greatest export, Dublin Castle, Trinity College, St Patricks Cathedral or why not try one of the new attractions Epic Ireland and Discover how the Irish influenced and shaped the


Day Three

We’re right on the doorstep so we simply must visit The Powerscourt Estate – The Garden of Ireland. Wander around these beautiful gardens and take in the sights of exotic plants, trees and
shrubs along the tree trail walk, enjoy refreshments in the lovely café and browse the lovely shops, we’ll also view Irelands highest waterfall. Our morning visit here is followed by a wonderful drive through the scenery of the Wicklow Mountains including stunning Glendalough along with a visit to the popular town of Avoca.


Day Four

Leaving Enniskerry today we head for the Wicklow coast enjoying the scenery as we pass through Wicklow and Avoca, then heading inland and enjoying a stop off in Enniscorthy, before continuing to our second stop in lovely Waterford – Irelands Oldest City, following free time here we enjoy a scenic drive via Dungarvan to the seaside town of Youghal where we will spend the
next three nights.


Day Five

We’ll have a free day today, enjoy the stunning coastal views from the hotel or explore the lovely medieval and traditional seaside town of Youghal.


Day Six

Exploring the Cork Coast today our morning visit will be to the historic port of Cobh, it was from here that the Titanic made her last port of call, collecting 123 passengers and heading on her fateful voyage. We include entrance to the Titanic Experience before continuing our excursion to the delightful town of Kinsale – one of the most picturesque, popular and historic coastal towns in Ireland.


Day Seven

Our journey continues today and we head west, we’ll make a morning stop at the Blarney Woollen Mill, before continuing to Ennis for our lunch stop. We arrive at our hotel in Claremorris in time for dinner this evening.


Day Eight

Today we experience the stunning scenery of the Connemara National Park on our circular tour... Our first stop will be the lovely harbour and heritage town of Westport. From here we enjoy the diverse scenery of Connemara and the Twelve Pins, travelling via Killary & Kylemore Abbey to the colourful and lively town of Clifden where we enjoy our lunch stop. Our return sees
the Maumturk Mountains, travels through Joyce’s Country and along the northern shores of Lough Corrib. A spectacular day out


Day Nine

The music city of Galway is today’s destination, with medieval walls, narrow streets and interesting alleyways dotted with craft shops and traditional pubs.


Day Ten

We return to Dublin for our crossing back to Holyhead and then back to the North West for approx. 8.30pm.


B=Breakfast, EM=Evening Meal

Summerhill House Hotel, Enniskerry * * *

Enjoy a stay in this beautiful country house located just on the outskirts of Enniskerry one of Irelands most charming villages and opposite the world famous Powerscourt House & Gardens. Bedrooms are spacious and airy and offer TV, tea/coffee making facilities and hairdryer. The elegant Courtyard restaurant serves up delicious seasonal produce, and the Copper Beech Lounge is the ideal place for a relaxing drink. Lift.


Quality Hotel, Youghal * * *

This seaside hotel has a great holiday feel/ambience and is set in a stunning location overlooking coastal Cork. All bedrooms are equipped with TV, hairdryer and tea/coffee making facilities. We dine in the Capel Island restaurant with panoramic views of Youghal bay and can relax with a drink in the bar which has equally stunning views of the Atlantic Ocean. The hotel offers excellent leisure facilities with an indoor swimming pool, sauna, and steam room and spa bath. Lift.


McWilliam Park Hotel, Claremorris * * * *

Located in Claremorris Co. Mayo, the McWilliam Park Hotel enjoys a great location. The atmosphere is warm and friendly, The hotel boasts, a leisure club with, indoor heated

swimming pool, food is served daily in Kavanagh’s Bar, which offers live music at weekends and John Gray’s Restaurant with menus featuring locally sourced ingredients prepared

and presented in a traditional way. Bedrooms are decorated in warm welcoming colours and offer TV, tea/coffee making facilities and hairdryer. Lift.

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Name Address Contact Details
Accrington,BB5 6PR Corner of Stanley Street/Abbey Street
StanleyHouse Solicitors BB56PR
Ainsdale Toby Carvey,Liverpool Rd, PR8 3BJ
Liverpool Road, Ainsdale
Aintree Black Bull Htl, Longmoor Lne, L9 0EA
Allerton Bus Stops by TSB and Tesco Express
Allerton Road, Allerton
Altrincham Stop D layby, outside St Johns
Barrington Rd, Altrincham
Ashton Bus Stop Opposite The Job Centre
Gerrard Street, Ashton In Makerfield
Ashton Under Lyne Bus Station Stand B,
Ashton Under Lyne
Atherton Punch Bowl, Market St,M46 0DS
Market Street, Atherton
Bamber Bridge Morrisons Supermarket, Station Road
Bamber Bridge - PR5 6LA
Bebington Train Station, CH63
Billinge, Rainford Road Rainford Road, Billinge. WN5 7PF
Bus Stop opposite Galloways
Birkdale RBS Bank,Liverpool Rd, PR8 4AT
Liverpool Road, Birkdale
Birkenhead Pump House, Shore Rd,CH41 6DN
Shore Road, Birkenhead
Blackbrook Blackbrook Rd Shops,WA11 9QA
Blackbrook, St Helens
Blackburn Coach Bays, Penny Street
Blackburn Outside Temporary Bus Station
Bolton, Moor Lane, BL14TH Moor Lane, Albion Pub, BL1 4TH
Bootle The Big Merton Pub, Merton Road
Bootle L20 3BG
Bromborough Royal Oak/Cromwell Pub,CH62 7ES,Bromb Village Rd
Bromborough Village Road, Bromborough
Bryn Post Office, Wigan Rd,WN4 0BS
Wigan Road, Bryn
Burscough War Memorial, Opp Stanley Institute
Bury Stand N, Interchange Bus Station,BL90AY
Cheadle Village,SK8 1BY Post Office, Wilmslow Road near Massie Street
Chester Railway Station, Chester CH1 3NS
Childwall The Rocket Pub
End of M62, Liverpool
Chorley Opposite Train Station PR7 1BS
Shepherds Way, Chorley
Coppull The Spar, Spendmore Lane PR7 4NZ
Crosby St. Lukes Church, L23 5SE
Liverpool Road, Crosby
Culcheth Travelworld WA3 4EJ
Jackson Ave, Culcheth
Denton Opposite Halifax M34 3JU
Manchester Road, Denton
Eccles Bus Stop Opposite Library M30 0EP
Church Street, Eccles
Ellesmere Port Library, Civic Way CH65 0BG
Ellesmere Port
Failsworth Pole Travel M35 0AA
Oldham Road, Failsworth
Farnworth United Reform Church BL4 9HU
Albert Road, Farnworth
Fingerpost. WA91AG Coral Betting Shop WA9 1Ag
Higher Parr Street, Fingerpost
Fir Grove Fir Grove Hotel WA4 2LD
Grappenhall, Warrington
Formby Cross Green, Liverpool Road L37 4BH
Frodsham The Bears Paw, WA6 7AF
Main Street, Frodsham
Golborne The Police Station WA3 3BU
High Street, Golborne
Great Sankey Chapel House Pub WA5 1RU
Great Sankey
Haydock David Ogden Holidays WA11 0HU
Clipsley Lane, Haydock
Heswall Thomas Cook CH60 0AL
Telegraph Road, Heswall
Hindley The War Memorial at St. Peters Church WN2 3BG
Hoylake Ship Inn, Market Street
Hoylake, CH47 3BB
Hunts Cross Hunts Cross Hotel L25 0NN
Hunts Cross
Huyton Bus Stop @ Huyton Station / Walk In Centre
Derby Road, Huyton L36 6GA
Hyde Taxi Rank Before Bus Station
Clarendon Street, Hyde
Irlam/Higher Irlam Co-op Travel-opp.Nags Head M44 6EB
Liverpool Road, Higher Irlam
Johns Ave Opposite The Library WA11 0LY
Johns Ave / Church Road, Haydock
Kirkby Layby at Kirkby Civic Offices
Cherryfield Drive, Kirkby
Leigh Headway, Charity Shop. WN7 4NP
Bradshawgate, Leigh
Leyland Bus Stop At The Old Police Station PR25 3NN
Golden Hill, Leyland
Litherland Bus Stop Outside Library L21
Bridge Road, Litherland
Little Hulton Bus Lay-by, Manchester Road
Just Before Lights at Clegg Lane, Little Hulton
Liverpool Empire Theatre L1 1JE
Lime Street, Liverpool
Lowton St Lukes Church WA3 2ED
Church Lane, Lowton
Lymm Poplar 2000 Services
Coach Park, Lymm
Maghull Central Square L31 0AE
Manchester Outside Main Bus Entrance
Chorlton Street Bus Station, Manchester
Neston Ladies Walk Bus Stop
Opposite Aldi, Neston
Newton Pied Bull WA12 9SH
High Street, Newton Le Willows
Norris Green ASDA, Broadway
Norris Green
Old Swan Black Horse Hotel, Prescot Road L13 5XD
Old Swan, Liverpool
Oldham Stand C Cheapside Bus Station
Ormskirk Bus Station Stand 5
Orrell The Mount / Priory Wood WN5 8HQ
Orrell Road, Orrell
Pemberton White Swan, White Street WN5 8AU
Platt Bridge Iceland, Warrington Rd, Platt Bridge, WN2
Prescot Bus Station
Preston, Ringway Holiday Inn, Ringway, PR1 3AU
Prestwich Metro Railway Station Forecourt
Rainford Bus Stop Outside Newsagents WA11 8HE
Church Road, Rainford
Rainhill Chats Chatsworth Road Shops L35 8LE
Chatsworth Road, Rainhill
Rainhill Vic Victoria Pub L35 0LR
Warrington Road, Rainhill
Runcorn Old Town Bus Station
Sale Bus Stop Outside Marks & Spencer M33 7AD
Washway Road, Sale
Salford Bus Lay-by, Hankinson Way
Shevington Post Office WN6 8HA
Skelmersdale War Memorial, Sandy Lane WN8 8LA
Southport Tourist Information Centre PR8 1DL
Eastbank Street, Southport
St.Helens Entrance to Hardshaw Centre, WA10 1EB/1DS
Bickerstaffe Street, St Helens
Standish ALDI Supermarket WN6 0HS
Preston Road, Standish (Was Co-op / Somerfield)
Stockport The Pineapple Inn SK4 1AQ
Heaton Lane, Stockport
Swinton Opposite Town Hall M27 4EQ
Chorley Road, Swinton
Thatto Heath Springfield Hotel, Thatto Heath Rd WA10 3QU
Thatto Heath, St Helens
Tyldesley Town Hall M29 8EH
Elliott Street, Tyldesley
Urmston One Stop Shop Lostock Road M41 0SU
Davy Hulme Circle, Urmston
Walkden Bus Stop top of memorial Rd M28 3AQ
Memorial Road, Walkden
Wallasey The Boot Inn/Turnberry's CH44 2AA
Wallasey Road, Wallasey
Walton Outside Barnes Travel L4 3QH
County Road, Walton
Warrington John Barry Furnishings, Warrington WA4 1AB
Knutsford Road (Old Golden Lion Pub)
Wavertree Picton Clock L15 6DL
West Houghton LIDL STORE, Opp Cricketers Way
West Houghton
West Kirby Train Station, Grange Rd CH48 4EA
West Kirby
Widnes, Queens Court Victoria Road, New Development
Old Queens Hall, Widnes. WA87RA
Wigan Mesnes Park Terr. Bus Stop Near Drumcroon Gallery
Wigan WN1 1RU
Winwick Bus Stop Opp WA2 8RN Winwick Quay Pub
Wythenshawe Outside Gala Bingo, Rowlands Way
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