Ireland - Tralee, The Dingle Peninsula and The Atlantic Coast
Sun 29 April 2018
Explore the wild and rugged scenery around the West Coast of Ireland on this tour that has so much to offer.
We have overnight stops in the Dublin area on both the outward and inbound legs.
We stay in the beautiful town of Tralee famous for it's Rose of Tralee Festival.
We have included tours of the famous Dingle Peninsula together with visits to Killarney and Limerick
An early morning departure from Cumbria sees us head South via the motorway networks past Chester and into North Wales. Comfort stops en route as we head to our early afternoon Irish Sea Ferries crossing from Holyhead to Dublin. On arrival we head to our overnight accommodation on the outskirts of Dublin.
We depart our hotel after breakfast and head across country stopping first at Newbridge Silversmiths for Coffee and to look around the displays as well as a chance to view the costumes of the stars which are on display in the associated museum and open to all. Our journey continues through Central Ireland to Limerick where we stop for lunch. After our break we head to the delightful and popular village of Adare with its quaint cottages with their thatched roofs. After our visit it is only a short journey to Tralee and our hotel the Earl of Desmond where dinner is served tonight
A full day tour starting in Castlemaine (the home of a wild colonial boy) before taking in the splendour of the Dingle Peninsular with its it's Wild Atlantic Coastline with its rugged cliffs and sandy beaches. We have a lunch stop in Dingle where you can explore the lovely little town. We return to Tralee by the cliff tops which afford spectacular views of the coastline. Dinner in the hotel tonight.
After Breakfast we head South to Killarney for a morning visit you will have time to explore the town perhaps take a ride on the jaunting cars through the National Park or simply just stroll and enjoy the bustle of this gem. We return early afternoon for some free time in our base town of Tralee. Our final Dinner is served in the hotel tonight.
Following Breakfast we leave our hotel for the return journey across Ireland's Central Plains arriving in Dublin early afternoon where we have some free time comfort stop en route before we transfer to our overnight hotel. Dinner is served.
After an early breakfast we leave our hotel and Dublin as we head North towards Northern Ireland and onto Belfast for the late morning Stena Line Ferry Crossing to Cairnryan. During the afternoon we make our way across Southern Scotland with comfort stops en route arriving home early evening.
We have two overnight hotels in the Dublin area on the outward and return journeys details of which are not available at the time of going to print.
The Earl of Desmond
Set in Tralee, the capital of Co. Kerry, the Earl of Desmond Hotel has 140 rooms. The hotel ensures your comfort and convenience on every trip, the hotel has mature landscaped gardens to the front and rear, it is an ideal choice whether you are visiting the area or just seeking a relaxing break.
With personal attention from our dedicated staff, your stay is guaranteed to be pure pleasure. Open spacious bright and welcoming foyer, with our Baby Grand Piano, and bespoke furniture, it's a welcome place to relax and begin your break. All bedrooms are en suite and furnished to a high standard, the hotel has an excellent reputation for its meals.
Irish Sea Ferry Crossing Holyhead to Dublin
Stena Line Ferry Crossing Belfast to Cairnryan
Two nights Dinner, Bed and Breakfast in Dublin are hotels
Three Nights Dinner, Bed and Breakfast in The Earl of Desmond Hotel, Tralee
Tour of Dingle Peninsula
Visit to Killarney
Other visits as detailed above
Executive Coach Travel throughout.
Price £415.00 per person based on two passengers sharing a double or twin bedroom
Single supplement £100.00
Date 29th April 2018 (6 days)