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Northern Ireland Explorer

In this area of immense beauty we take you to some of the most intriguing scenery and attractions imaginable, including of course the famous World Heritage site at the Giant’s Causeway.

Key Information

Duration
8 days
Price from
£649.00
Category
Ireland
Date next
27/05/2017

Breaffy House Hotel, Castlebar, 3-star
Two nights dinner bed & breakfast
An historic hotel set in 90 acres of woodland. Facilities include: Restaurant, bar, sauna, hot tub and games room. Whilst there is lift access to the bedrooms, the most convenient route to the main wing requires the use of a flight of stairs.

Central Hotel, Donegal, 3-star
Three nights dinner bed & breakfast
A family run hotel in the heart of Donegal Town. Facilities include: Restaurant, Upper Deck Bar, spa bath, steam room and gym, free
Wi-Fi, and regular live entertainment.

Holiday Itinerary

Itinerary

SATURDAY
An early start as we travel to Holyhead for an afternoon ferry to Dublin, and our overnight accommodation at the Talbot Hotel, Stillorgan.

SUNDAY
We travel north to visit Strokestown Park. Time to explore this beautiful 18th century Palladian mansion, famine museum and restored pleasure gardens, before continuing to Castlebar for two nights accommodation.

MONDAY
This morning we head along the shores of Clew Bay, with breathtaking views of the islands and Croagh Patrick, Ireland’s Holy Mountain, and continuing to the village of Leenane. This afternoon we visit Westport House, home to the Browne family for over 300 years. Afternoon tea and scones is included.

TUESDAY
We visit Foxford Woollen Mills, where a self-guided tour recounts tales of a thriving woollen industry. We continue through the beautiful county of Sligo pausing at Mullaghmore, a holiday destination characterised by ocean and mountains, before continuing to Donegal for three nights accommodation.

WEDNESDAY
A day at leisure. You may wish to visit Donegal Castle or perhaps enjoy a cruise around Donegal Bay. All the attractions for this day are within walking distance of the hotel. The costs of admissions are not included.

THURSDAY
We drive into the magnificent scenery of the Glenveagh National Park, travelling via Dunlewy to the Atlantic Coast. At Dungloe we visit the Daniel O’Donnell Visitor Centre cost not included), before we head south through magnificent scenery to Donegal.

FRIDAY
We travel across the border into Northern Ireland to visit the Giant’s Causeway. From here we travel along the Antrim Coast Road and continue to Belfast for overnight accommodation at the Dunadry Hotel.

SATURDAY
We transfer to Belfast for the morning sailing to Cairnryan, and continue our homeward journey. We arrive home late evening.


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Sat 27 May, 2017 P507 1 8 £649.00 £122.00 10 + Book Now