6 days - from only £549pp

ABOUT THE TOUR

Ireland’s South East – Waterford and Wexford

Enjoy a taste of the real Emerald Isle! A fascinating holiday of contrasting attractions, packed full of shamrock delight. Discover the charm of the Irish people, where traditions remain untouched whilst exploring incredible locations from Kilkenny to the Wicklow Mountains. You can even enjoy a glass of the ‘Black Stuff’ in Dublin!

TOUR INCLUDES

  • 5 nights hotel with Irish breakfast
  • 4 evening meals
  • Local joining points
  • Porterage at the hotel

6 Day Itinerary

  • Day 1:

    Local departure by coach or Home Connect service, then to Holyhead for the ferry to Ireland. We then travel onward to our hotel in Enniscorthy in County Wexford for a four-night stay.

    Included meals: Dinner

  • Day 2: Wexford and New Ross

    Enjoy an optional excursion to the old Norse town of Wexford, once known as Waesfjord (‘the harbour of the mudflats’), with its narrow winding streets, picturesque harbour, and lively pubs and hostelries. The town is situated where the River Slaney enters Wexford Harbour, once a thriving port.

    We later continue to New Ross, a town steeped in history, where we will visit the Dunbrody Famine Ship. Actors in period costume narrate the story of the Irish famine emigrants on this authentic reproduction of an 1840's emigrant vessel.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    New Ross

    New Ross

    Optional Excursions

    Our optional excursions are a great addition to enhance your holiday experience and are highly recommended.

    2021
    • Wexford and New Ross
    TBC

    The optional excursions will be available to book during your tour.

    Prices are per person and are subject to change. Payment will be in cash in Euros (for tours to Europe) or Sterling (for UK tours).

  • Day 3: Kilkenny

    This morning, we head to the charming inland city of Kilkenny, Ireland’s medieval capital on our included excursion. 

    Above the broad sweep of the River Nore sits the castle, while a pretty humpbacked stone bridge leads up into narrow, cheerful streets laced with carefully maintained buildings.

    You have free time to explore the town at leisure. Perhaps you would like to visit Kilkenny Castle or join our optional walking tour, a popular and enjoyable way to get to know the medieval capital of Ireland.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Kilkenny

    Kilkenny

    Included Highlights

    • Kilkenny

    Optional Excursions

    Our optional excursions are a great addition to enhance your holiday experience and are highly recommended.

    2021
    • Kilkenny Walking Tour
    TBC

    The optional excursions will be available to book during your tour.

    Prices are per person and are subject to change. Payment will be in cash in Euros (for tours to Europe) or Sterling (for UK tours).

  • Day 4: Waterford

    Today you can join us for our optional excursion to the charming town of Waterford. Waterford is the oldest city in Ireland, first visited by the Vikings in 852 AD.

    The walled city has retained much of its medieval character together with the graceful buildings from its 18th-century expansion. The parameters of the 10th-century settlement can be clearly identified in The Viking Triangle. Reginald's Tower is the most historic urban medieval monument in Ireland.

    The elegant Chamber of Commerce building, the City Hall and the Bishop's Palace are prime examples of beautiful 18th-century architecture.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Waterford

    Waterford

    Optional Excursions

    Our optional excursions are a great addition to enhance your holiday experience and are highly recommended.

    2021
    • Waterford
    TBC

    The optional excursions will be available to book during your tour.

    Prices are per person and are subject to change. Payment will be in cash in Euros (for tours to Europe) or Sterling (for UK tours).

  • Day 5: Wicklow Mountains and Dublin

    We leave our hotel and head north through the spectacular Wicklow Mountains.

    We will visit the town of ‘Ballykissangel’ fame, Avoca, and the valley of the two lakes, Glendalough, celebrated equally for its beauty and for its historical and archaeological interests.

    This afternoon we continue to Dublin. The city has plenty to delight even the most familiar visitor. Magnificent Georgian architecture adds drama to every moment. Live entertainments, charming distractions and tempting indulgences await around every corner. Our optional sightseeing tour is a popular and enjoyable way to get to know Ireland’s capital.

    We continue to our hotel on the outskirts of Dublin for an overnight stay.

    Included meals: Breakfast

    Wicklow Mountains

    Wicklow Mountains

    Included Highlights

    • Dublin
    • Avoca
    • Wicklow Mountains

    Optional Excursions

    Our optional excursions are a great addition to enhance your holiday experience and are highly recommended.

    2021
    • Dublin Sightseeing Tour
    TBC

    The optional excursions will be available to book during your tour.

    Prices are per person and are subject to change. Payment will be in cash in Euros (for tours to Europe) or Sterling (for UK tours).

  • Day 6:

    We journey to Holyhead, then return home.

    Included meals: Breakfast*

*Depending on departure time, breakfast on Day 6 may be on the ferry.

Single Room Supplement from £159.00 (6 days).

Hotels

You will stay for four nights at 4-star Riverside Park or the 3-star Treacy's Hotel  in Enniscorthy.  Overnight stay in the Dublin area will be in a city-style hotel.

  • Riverside Park Hotel

    The Promenade , Enniscorthy, Co Wexford

    The 4-star Riverside Park Hotel is nestled on the banks of the River Slaney in the picturesque town of Enniscorthy, Co Wexford overlooked by Enniscorthy Castle. The hotel has two restaurants; The Moorings, offering classic cuisine or The Alamo Steakhouse offering a wide variety of dishes. The Prom Bar has charming views of the River Slaney and features live music and entertainment.

    • Swimming Pool
    • English Speaking Staff
    • Bureau de Change
    • Bar
    • Restaurant
    • Lift
    • TV
    • Tea and Coffee Making Facilities
    • Hairdryer
    • Bath and/or Shower
    • Telephone
  • Red Cow Moran Hotel

    The 4-star Red Cow Moran Hotel is located in Clondalkin in the south of Dublin, offering both a bar and a restaurant. All rooms are equipped with a T.V, tea and coffee making facilities and a safe.

    • Bar
    • Restaurant
    • Lift
    • WiFi Available
    • TV
    • Tea and Coffee Making Facilities
    • Hairdryer

Joining points

Travel from most joining points is included within your coach holiday price; some carry a supplement of £20pp. To find your nearest joining point, search using your postcode below.

See our full list of our joining points.

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