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Ireland's Wonderful West

Holiday Highlights

  • Take in the scenery in Connemara National Park
  • Visit stunning Kylemore Abbey
  • Scenic drive around Clew Bay to reach Achill Island
  • Discover beautiful Westport House
  • Visit the Rathcrogan Visitor Centre
  • Explore the Georgian town of Westport
  • Visit the medieval city of Galway

Holiday Summary

7 days from only £439

Departs Saturdays
6 nights
Board: Half Board

Per person. Based on two passengers

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Holiday details

What is Included?

  • Return travel by coach/air
  • Six nights half board accommodation
  • Evening of traditional music on night four
  • Touring itinerary by luxury coach

Our holiday to the wonderful west coast of Ireland has so much to offer, with spectacular scenery, stunning countryside and great attractions for you to enjoy. The beautiful coastal town of Westport is bursting with character and is the perfect starting point for our adventure around beautiful County Mayo.


Entertainment on one evening in Westport with music and dancing

Your Hotel

Westport Woods Hotel & Spa, Westport
Westport Woods Hotel & Spa

The Westport Woods is a friendly, cosy hotel set in private mature woodland overlooking Westport House Lake. Facilities include an indoor swimming pool, hot tub, spa and wellness centre.

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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: From home to Dublin
We make our way to Holyhead for the ferry over to Ireland, going on to our overnight stay. Or fly to Dublin where you will be met and transferred to our hotel. (D)
Day 2: Dublin to Westport
After some time in Dublin this morning, we begin our travels westward, calling at the Rathcrogan Visitor Centre where we have a fascinating insight into one of the ‘Celtic Royal Sites of Ireland’ on our guided tour. We continue on to Westport where we stay for four nights at the delightful Westport Woods Hotel. (B,D)
Day 3: Achill Island & Westport House
Today we journey around scenic Clew Bay and across the Corraun Peninsula and Achill Sound to reach Achill Island. Later we visit Westport House, which has been referred to as the most beautiful historic house in Ireland. (B,D)
Day 4: A day at leisure in Westport
A day to explore the heritage town of Westport Tonight our hotel hosts an Irish night with traditional music and dancing. (B,D)
Day 5: Kylemore Abbey and Connemara
We call at stunning Kylemore Abbey, an extraordinary abbey in a beautiful setting overlooking Kylemore Lake, and have the chance to explore the abbey, gothic church, walled gardens and pleasant walks. We continue into the beautiful Connemara National Park. (B,D)
Day 6: Westport to Dublin
We depart Westport and call in at the medieval city of Galway. Known as ‘The City of the Tribes’, Galway is a lively and picturesque city set at the mouth of Galway Bay. We then continue across country to Dublin where we stay for our final night. (B,D)
Day 7: Dublin to home
Take the ferry or return flight home. (B)

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