Donegal Bay and the Atlantic Coast

Sun 17 October 2021

5 days

Donegal Bay and the Atlantic Coast

A tour based in the heart of Donegal town with visits to Glenveagh National Park, The Atlantic Coast and Ireland's oldest pottery. A tour that gives you an insight to a way of life both past and present coupled together with delightful scenery and legendary hospitality.

Our itinerary

Day One
We leave Cumbria in the morning and head to Holyhead for our 14.00 afternoon Stena Line sailing to Dublin making comfort stops en route. We head through Dublin and onto Trim for our overnight stay. Dinner in the hotel.

Day Two
After breakfast we continue across Ireland making our way through County Meath home to the High Kings of Ireland throughout the 12th Century. We then call at Enniskillen. We venture onto visit Belleek Pottery for an included afternoon visit before arriving at our hotel in Donegal where Dinner is served.

Day Three
A day at leisure in Donegal perhaps visit the ruined Abbey for the Four Masters, or perhaps visit the Castle, spend time on a boat trip around the bay or try on some tweeds at Maggie's. Dinner in the hotel tonight.

Day Four
Today we have a full day tour of the area including the Atlantic Coast and Glenveagh National Park with its romantic lakeside Castle and gardens. This is an area of proud cultural tradition together withstrong musical links artists such as Clannard, Enya, Westlife andDaniel O'Donnell having links to the region. We return to the hotel for Dinner.

Day Five
We leave Donegal and make our way towards our overnight hotel situated justoutside Belfast. We travel via Londonderry and Loch Neagh to County Antrim making comfort stops en route. Dinner in the hotel.

Day Six
Today after a leisurly breakfast we make the short journey to Belfast forthe 11.30 Stena Line Superferry to Cairnryan. We journey across Southern Scotland making a comfort stop en route before arriving back in Cumbria early evening.

Our hotels
Central hotel Donegal is a family run hotel in the central square of the townoffering easy access to local amenities. The hotel has comfortable en suite bedrooms and is one of the longest established hotels in the
North West and offers nightly entertainment.
Trim Castle hotel (overnight) is a family run hotel offering exceptional
service all runs decorated to a high standard
Dunadry Hotel (overnight) offers a tranquil base on the banks of the six mile river. Built on the site of an ancient fort the hotel has picturesque gardens.

Package includes
Stena Line ferry crossing Holyhead to Dublin
Return Stena Line Superferry crossing Belfast to Cairnryan
3 Nights Dinner, bed and Breakfast at The Central Hotel Donegal
OvernightTrim Castle hotel with Dinner, Bed and Breakfast
Overnight Dunadry Hotel with Dinner, Bed and Breakfast.
Visits to Glenbeagh National Park and Atlantic Coast
Visit to Belleek Pottery
Visit to Enniskillen and Londonderry.
Free time in Donegal
Nightly entertainment in Donegal Hotel
Executive coach travel throughout.

Price
£ TBC per person based on 2 passengers sharing a twin or double bedroom
Single supplement £ TBC

Date
17 October 2021 (6 days)