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Cork & Kerry Explorer

 

Killarney
  • Overview

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    • Enjoy our interesting 'Titanic Trail' walking tour in Cobh
    • Visit the vibrant city of Cork
    • Enjoy a tot of Jameson Whiskey on the Distillery Trail
    • The colourful village of Kinsale
    • Discover the unspoilt Beara Peninsula
    • Explore picturesque Kenmare

    Ireland is filled with amazing scenery, with picturesque landscapes and wonderful surroundings, and our Cork and Kerry Explorer holiday gives us the chance to explore these wonderful settings for ourselves. Read More

    Great for:

    • Great for - City
    • Great for - Scenery
    • Great for - Walking


    Jaunting cars, Killarney
    We’ll stay at the West Lodge Hotel, and will spend our time in Ireland exploring this area’s many attractions, while also admiring the wonderful views as we take scenic drives through the countryside. 

    Our holiday will begin as we travel to the Midleton Distillery, where we’ll take the amazing Jameson Experience to tour this interesting attraction, after which we’ll visit maritime Cobh and will then take the fascinating Titanic Walking Trail. 

    We’ll then spend time in pretty Kinsale, before visiting Cork city to see the sights. After a day spent at leisure in Cork, we’ll make our way to the little town of Kenmare, and then to the amazing Beara Peninsula, famous for its expansive views and astounding surroundings.

  • Itinerary

    ITINERARY

    LOCATIONS


  • The Hotel

    YOUR HOTEL


    Westlodge Hotel

    The Westlodge Hotel is situated in the market town of Bantry Bay.

    • Spacious guest bedrooms
    • The Sugarloaf Restaurant
    • Hannie Murphy’s Bar
    • Leisure Centre
    • Official three-star rating
  • Gallery
  • Excursions & Extras

    INCLUDED EXCURSIONS


    Beara Peninsula
    Full Day: Kenmare & Beara Peninsula

    Today, we’ll spend the day exploring Kenmare and the Beara Peninsula. In the small town of Kenmare, which is part of the Ring of Kerry and the Ring of Beara, we’ll find picturesque views, a peaceful atmosphere and one of Ireland’s most interesting histories.

    Onwards to the Beara Peninsula, we’ll enjoy a scenic drive through this famous setting. Known for its stunning views over the Caha Mountains and the Slieve Miskish Mountains, Beara is truly a sight for sore eyes.

    Kinsale Cork
    Full Day: Kinsale & Cork City

    The popular port and town of Kinsale is always a treat to visit. With its brightly coloured shops, narrow streets, lively atmosphere and bustling harbour; Kinsale is also one of Ireland’s most historic locations. We’ll spend some time exploring the town, before we journey onwards to Cork City, often referred to as the ‘real capital of Ireland’ by Corkonians.

    Cork’s contemporary feel, plus its excellent restaurants, shops and attractions make it a great place to visit, and we’ll be able to find more than enough to do here.

    Jameson Experience
    Full Day: Midleton Distillery, Cobh & Titanic Walking Trail

    Starting with the Middleton Distillery, we’ll enjoy an interesting tour of this excellent distillery, as well as indulging in a tot of whiskey after our tour - this is a must for whiskey enthusiasts! We’ll then visit Cobh, known for its maritime history. This includes the tragic fate of the RMS Titanic, which was the final port of call for the ill-fated passenger liner in 1912.

    We’ll take a moving Titanic Walking Trail tour to discover more about this, taking us through the events of the day the liner departed with help from a specially trained guide.

    Beara Peninsula
    Full Day: Kenmare & Beara Peninsula

    Today, we’ll spend the day exploring Kenmare and the Beara Peninsula. In the small town of Kenmare, which is part of the Ring of Kerry and the Ring of Beara, we’ll find picturesque views, a peaceful atmosphere and one of Ireland’s most interesting histories.

    Onwards to the Beara Peninsula, we’ll enjoy a scenic drive through this famous setting. Known for its stunning views over the Caha Mountains and the Slieve Miskish Mountains, Beara is truly a sight for sore eyes.

    Kinsale Cork
    Full Day: Kinsale & Cork City

    The popular port and town of Kinsale is always a treat to visit. With its brightly coloured shops, narrow streets, lively atmosphere and bustling harbour; Kinsale is also one of Ireland’s most historic locations. We’ll spend some time exploring the town, before we journey onwards to Cork City, often referred to as the ‘real capital of Ireland’ by Corkonians.

    Cork’s contemporary feel, plus its excellent restaurants, shops and attractions make it a great place to visit, and we’ll be able to find more than enough to do here.

    Jameson Experience
    Full Day: Midleton Distillery, Cobh & Titanic Walking Trail

    Starting with the Middleton Distillery, we’ll enjoy an interesting tour of this excellent distillery, as well as indulging in a tot of whiskey after our tour - this is a must for whiskey enthusiasts! We’ll then visit Cobh, known for its maritime history. This includes the tragic fate of the RMS Titanic, which was the final port of call for the ill-fated passenger liner in 1912.

    We’ll take a moving Titanic Walking Trail tour to discover more about this, taking us through the events of the day the liner departed with help from a specially trained guide.

    Beara Peninsula
    Full Day: Kenmare & Beara Peninsula

    Today, we’ll spend the day exploring Kenmare and the Beara Peninsula. In the small town of Kenmare, which is part of the Ring of Kerry and the Ring of Beara, we’ll find picturesque views, a peaceful atmosphere and one of Ireland’s most interesting histories.

    Onwards to the Beara Peninsula, we’ll enjoy a scenic drive through this famous setting. Known for its stunning views over the Caha Mountains and the Slieve Miskish Mountains, Beara is truly a sight for sore eyes.

    Kinsale Cork
    Full Day: Kinsale & Cork City

    The popular port and town of Kinsale is always a treat to visit. With its brightly coloured shops, narrow streets, lively atmosphere and bustling harbour; Kinsale is also one of Ireland’s most historic locations. We’ll spend some time exploring the town, before we journey onwards to Cork City, often referred to as the ‘real capital of Ireland’ by Corkonians.

    Cork’s contemporary feel, plus its excellent restaurants, shops and attractions make it a great place to visit, and we’ll be able to find more than enough to do here.

    Jameson Experience
    Full Day: Midleton Distillery, Cobh & Titanic Walking Trail

    Starting with the Middleton Distillery, we’ll enjoy an interesting tour of this excellent distillery, as well as indulging in a tot of whiskey after our tour - this is a must for whiskey enthusiasts! We’ll then visit Cobh, known for its maritime history. This includes the tragic fate of the RMS Titanic, which was the final port of call for the ill-fated passenger liner in 1912.

    We’ll take a moving Titanic Walking Trail tour to discover more about this, taking us through the events of the day the liner departed with help from a specially trained guide.

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What's included

  • Coach travel
  • Seven nights accommodation
  • Daily breakfast, seven evening meals
  • En route stays on outbound and return journeys
  • Three included excursions
  • Entertainment on two evenings

Westlodge Hotel

The Westlodge Hotel is situated in the market town of Bantry Bay.

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Westlodge Hotel

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The Westlodge Hotel is situated in the market town of Bantry Bay.

  • Spacious guest bedrooms
  • The Sugarloaf Restaurant
  • Hannie Murphy’s Bar
  • Leisure Centre
  • Official three-star rating
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  • British Travel Awards
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