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Shannon Discovery

Holiday Highlights

  • See the magnificent Cliffs of Moher
  • Journey through the unique landscape of the Burren
  • Relax on a cruise along the River Shannon
  • Explore the bustling city of Limerick

Holiday Summary

8 days from only £499

Departs Saturdays
7 nights
Board: Half Board

Per person. Based on two passengers

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Holiday details

What is Included?

  • Travel by Coach or by Air
  • En-route stops on outbound and return journey
  • Seven nights half board accommodation
  • Touring itinerary
  • Welcome drink on arrival at Castle Oaks Hotel

Combining Ireland’s coastal scenery and great attractions, we stay in the welcoming Shannon Region, where there is much to delight, including the stunning Cliffs of Moher and ancient Limerick City.


Traditional Irish night of music and dance, welcome drink on arrival, quiz night and bingo night.

Your Hotel

Castle Oaks House Hotel, Castleconnell
Castle Oaks House Hotel

Set in 26 acres of beautiful countryside on the banks of the River Shannon, Castle Oaks House Hotel is one of the finest hotels in County Limerick. This Georgian manor house is a haven of tranquility - perfect for relaxation.

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Joining Your Holiday

This tour is available with departures from the following regions…

  • East Midlands
  • North East
  • North West
  • South East
  • South West
  • West Midlands
  • Yorkshire

We offer a number of ways to join our tours. Enter your postcode to see which are available to you…

Home Connect - we collect you from your home

For the ultimate in convenience and comfort, why not choose our Home Connect service?

Relax in the comfort of your own home, waiting for your driver to collect you from your front door and take you to meet your coach. Then at the end of your holiday we’ll take you home again - it’s that easy! When you book this service you’ll be given a collection time window, usually of approximately 30 minutes. This will be re confirmed when your tickets are issued.

Note: Home Connect is only available on Grand Tourer holidays travelling by coach.

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Tour Connect - easy connections at nearby locations

Try our Tour Connect Service for a hassle-free way to travel.

This service may incur a small supplement for those travelling from selected joining points and for customers booking within four weeks of departure.

We’ll pick you up by coach from a convenient joining point near you and take you to one of our interchanges. Here you’ll join your holiday coach and set off for a fantastic holiday.  When you've chosen your tour, give us a call and we'll let you know your approximate pick-up time.

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Direct Connect - make your own way to join the tour

Available from your area for this tour at no extra cost and car parking available for a small fee.

You can also choose to drive or get a lift direct to one of our coach interchanges. Our coach interchanges offer plenty of seating, toilet facilities, refreshments and a shop. They also provide car parking for your convenience for a small fee.

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Holiday Details

Day 1: Home to Dublin
For travel by coach, we make our way to Holyhead and join the ferry going over to Ireland, going on to our overnight stay. If you choose to fly, make your way to your chosen airport for the flight to Dublin. On arrival you will be met by a representative and transferred to your hotel. (D)
Day 2: Dublin to Castleconnell via Shannonbridge
We leave Dublin and journey across to the Shannon region, calling at Shannonbridge to enjoy a cruise along the River Shannon before continuing on to Castleconnell and the Castle Oaks Hotel. (B,D)
Day 3: The Burren & Cliffs of Moher
Today we take in some of the Shannon region’s natural beauty as we enjoy a tour to the Burren, a lunar-like landscape of stone and Alpine flora. We then travel along the Atlantic coast to see the magnificent Cliffs of Moher. This evening we enjoy a fantastic traditional Irish night of music and dance at our hotel, in the company of the finest singers, dancers and musicians of the local village, including a fabulous four course meal. (B,D)
Day 4: At leisure in Castleconnell
Enjoy a free day to relax. (B,D)
Day 5: Limerick and Adare
We enjoy a trip to bustling Limerick, for the chance to discover this ancient city, with its charming views along the River Shannon. It's celebrated being a city of culture in 2014. We then go to visit Ireland's picture-postcard village of Adare, One of Shannon's best kept secret. (B,D)
Day 6: At leisure in Castleconnell
Explore Castleconnell, rest and relax at the hotel or why not join us on an optional excursion. (B,D)
Day 7: Castleconnell to Dublin
Today we journey back across country, driving through the Slieve Broom mountain range, where the looming mountains rise suddenly from the surrounding plain, continuing on to Dublin where we arrive by early afternoon. After free time we make our way once again to our overnight stay. (B,D)
Day 8: Dublin to home
We depart Dublin and make our way home. (B)

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