Sun 9 Ssep 2018 Escorted Holiday to the Ireland - Westport & Connemara with Johnsons Coaches 7 DaysBook Now
This tour is based at Westport, on the shores of Clew Bay in County Mayo. Designated as a heritage town, it is located in one of Irelands most scenic areas with an abundance of excursion opportunities close at hand.
Door to door service
Our own courier service
Return sea crossing via Holyhead/Dublin
6 nights half board
Entrances to Strokestown Park, Kylemore Abbey & Hennigans Heritage Centre
Guided tour of Belvedere House & Gardens
Not included: All lunches
We head to Holyhead for our afternoon sailing to Dublin continuing to our overnight stay at the Trim Castle Hotel in Trim (4-star).
Travelling west we pause at Strokestown Park, a delightfully fully furnished 18th century Georgian Mansion with a six acre walled garden. Home to Ireland's Famine Museum, here we can learn about the tragic events of Ireland's great famine in the 1840's. Later, we continue to Westport, our base for 4-nights.
Enjoy a drive through Connemara and James Joyce Country, a scenic region of rugged beauty and stonewashed cottages. Tour the mountainous Connemara National Park visiting Kylemore Abbey and then on to the village of Cong - the setting for the John Wayne Film 'The Quiet Man'.
A day at leisure in resort.
A scenic morning drive around Clew Bay and out across the Corraun Peninsula to Achill Island, joined to the mainland by a bridge. Follow the Atlantic Drive to capture wonderful views of steeply sloping mountains plunging into the shimmering Atlantic Ocean. We return past Lough Conn where we visit Hennigan's Heritage Centre, learning about rural life in Co Mayo and enjoy some music, dancing and refreshments.
Bidding farewell to Mayo we journey to Mullingar, where we enjoy a guided tour of Belvedere House & Gardens. Here we hear the fascinating story of passion, romance, revenge and jealousy of Robert Rochfort, Earl of Belvedere. We continue to Bray for our final overnight at the Royal Hotel (3-star).
Breakfast today is included on board our return Irish Ferries sailing back to Holyhead then we continue homeward.
4* Castlecourt Hotel, Westport
This award winning hotel is situated in the very heart of Westport. Restaurant, Bistro, Petie Joes Bar has live music every night, spa with indoor pool.
Mobility Grade: 4 the hotel & resort are fairly level. A few isolated steps around the hotel but a lift serves all floors.
Petie Joe's Bar
Spa with Indoor Pool
En Suite Bedrooms
7 Day Tour
Sun 9 Sep Sat 15 Sep 2018 - £829
Tour Departs 7.30am
Returns By 5.30pm
Single Room: £98
Holiday Insurance: £53 (IPT included)
Even though passports are not needed to travel to Ireland, ferry companies request passengers to carry some form of PHOTO ID, which may be required for inspection.
Deposit: £75 per person for all coach holidays in Britain and Europe.
£250 per person for all air and cruise holidays.
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