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Grand Tour of Ireland

Grand Tour of Ireland

Bring home memories of a lifetime on this Grand Tour of Ireland, taking in Ireland's famous scenery, pretty picture postcard villages and wealth of history. On this captivating adventure, we blend the country's panoramic landscapes of rolling hills and sparkling lakes with its historic towns and lively cities, including the capital Dublin, combining guided tours with time for leisure.

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Bring home memories of a lifetime on this Grand Tour of Ireland, taking in Ireland's famous scenery, pretty picture postcard villages and wealth of history. On this captivating adventure, we blend the country's panoramic landscapes of rolling hills and sparkling lakes with its historic towns and lively cities, including the capital Dublin, combining guided tours with time for leisure. You'll also discover Northern Ireland, with trips to cosmopolitan Belfast and the geological wonder of the Giant's Causeway, Northern Ireland's only UNESCO World Heritage Site.



Return coach travel

Return ferry sailings

10 nights half board in various 3*/4* hotels

Admission into Blarney Castle and Gardens & Titanic Experience Belfast

Journey in a Killarney Jaunting Car and cruise on Lough Leane

Guided tours of Belfast & Dublin

Scenic drives along the Ring of Kerry &Antrim Coast Road

Excursions to Adare & the Giants Causeway Visitor Centre

Free time in Ennistymon & Dublin





We join our tour coach and set sail to the Emerald Isle, with a two-course dinner included on board our ferry. We will stay at Dooley's Hotel in Waterford for one night.


After breakfast, we head to Blarney Castle and Gardens. Built nearly six hundred years ago by Cormac McCarthy, it is home to the legendary Blarney Stone, which is said to give the gift of eloquence to those who kiss it! Later, we travel to Killarney, where we will enjoy a three-night half-board stay at Killarney Towers Hotel.


Enjoy a traditional horse-drawn Jaunting Car ride in Killarney today. Experience Ireland's most traditional mode of transport around Killarney National Park, stopping at Ross Castle to embark on a relaxing cruise on Lough Leane.


Today we have arranged a sensational Ring of Kerry tour: "A once in a lifetime experience not to be missed!" Throughout the day we will explore the Killarney National Park, along Derrynane Beach, Ballinskelligs Beach, Valentia Island and Knight's Town. We visit Kenmare for free time and a lunch stop at Portmagee.


This morning we visit Adare, often voted "Ireland's prettiest village", home to a string of 19th Century thatched cottages, quaint craft shops and cafés. Our experienced driver will take us on a coastal drive passing the stunning Cliffs of Moher before continuing to Ennistymon, to spend a two-night half-board stay at the centrally located Falls Hotel.


Situated on the River Cullenagh, Ennistymon is a beautiful town full of old-world charm. Located a short walk from the local shopping area, take advantage of this free day to explore the area at your leisure.


We travel via Cong, most famous as the setting for the classic film 'The Quiet Man', which starred John Wayne and on to Foxford and Sligo before arriving at our next hotel in Donegal for one-night.


This morning we cross the border into Northern Ireland. Our first stop is the Giant's Causeway Visitor Centre (shuttle bus to Giant's Causeway is available at £1 each way on the day). With walls made of glass and a state-of-the-art interior, the Visitor Centre boasts unparalleled views of the Causeway coastline. Our journey will then take us along the famous Antrim Coast Road - one of the most iconic roads in Europe - before stopping for free time in Ballycastle Town. After, we travel to the four-star Dunadry Hotel in North of Belfast for a two-night half-board stay.


This morning we have arranged a guided tour of Belfast. Later we have also included admission into the Titanic Belfast, the world's largest Titanic visitor experience.

DAY 10

Travel to Dublin where we have a little free time followed by a guided tour of the city. Afterwards, we make our way to the Wilton Hotel in Bray for a one-night stay.

DAY 11

After a truly unforgettable stay, we collect our breakfast bags from the hotel and catch our ferry home - we've also arranged a breakfast on board for you too. Following arrival in Holyhead we continue our homeward journey.



Dooley's Hotel Waterford 3*, Waterford

(1 night bed & breakfast)

In Waterford's centre, Dooley's is a family-run hotel offering spacious rooms and full Irish breakfasts.


Killarney Towers Hotel 4*, Killarney

(3 nights half board)

Nestled in the very heart of the quaint and beautiful Killarney town, the hotel offers a range of modern and comfortable facilities, coupled with friendly and courteous service. Guest rooms are all furnished to high standards and are ideal for those looking to spend a peaceful and relaxing time in this beautiful Co. Kerry town.


Falls Hotel & Spa 4*, Ennistymon

(2 nights half board)

The Falls Hotel & Spa is one mile from Lehnich Beach. Facilities include an indoor pool and an outdoor hot tub overlooking the River Inagh. There are also two restaurants. The spacious rooms at the Falls Hotel are decorated in warm colours and feature flat-screen TVs.


Central Hotel 3*, Donegal

(1 night half board)

One of the longest established Hotels in the North West, this hotel is renowned for its unique setting in the centre of Historic Donegal with idyllic views of Donegal Bay behind.


Dunadry Hotel & Gardens 4*, Dunadry

(2 nights half board)

This modern and comfortable hotel offers guests complimentary leisure facilities, including a swimming pool, spa pool, steam room and fitness conditioning suite. The hotel's bistro is locally popular, and guests can enjoy various dishes to suit all appetites.


Wilton Hotel 3*, Bray

(1 night half board)

With spacious rooms and free Wi-Fi, Wilton Hotel Bray is about 1.2 miles from Bray's seafront promenade and beach. All rooms are en-suite and come with a TV, work desk and tea/coffee-making facilities.

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Name Address
Alfreton Hall St Alfreton Bus Station
Hall Street, Alfreton Derbyshire
Arnold High Street Bus Stop,
Outside Leisure Centre Car Park, Arnold, NG5 7EE
Beeston Beeston Lace Road, behind the Cricketers Pub
Beeston, NG9 2LA
Bulwell Aldi (Bus Stop SW12), Sellers Wood Drive,
Bulwell, NG6 8GE
Chesterfield Coach Station, Beckingham Way
Chesterfield, S40 1TH
Derby Bus Station, Bay 27 & 28,
Derby, DE1 2AY
Heanor Market Place, Wilmott Street
(Market Square side) Heanor, DE75 7EG
Ilkeston Wharncliffe Rd, Market Place,
Ilkeston, DE7 5GF
Leicester St Margarets Bus Station, Stand SA,
Gravel Street, Leicester, LE1 3AG
Long Eaton The Green, Outside Poundland
Long Eaton, Notts, NG10 1HQ
Loughborough Amber Rooms, The Rushes
Loughborough, LE11 5BE
Lutterworth George Street, Outside Wycliffe Rooms
Lutterworth, LE17 4EG
Mansfield Bus Stop, Walkden Street
Mansfield, NG18 1QN
Nottingham Mount Street, Alongside the Grosvenor Casino,
Nottingham, NG1 6HE
Ripley Market Place, Express Stand
Ripley, DE5 3FJ
Rotherham Interchange Bay C1/ C2, Frederick Street,
Rotherham , S60 1QB
Sheffield Pond Hill, Opposite Penny Black Public House
Sheffield, S1 2BG
Toton Tram Stop Park and Ride, Toton Lane
Notts, NG9 7JA

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