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Cork Coast & The Ring Of Kerry Cork Coast & The Ring Of Kerry

Cork Coast & The Ring Of Kerry

Cork Coast & The Ring Of Kerry

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Join us as we head to the Emerald Isle for our Cork Coast and the Ring of Kerry Tour.  This tour gives you a taste of Ireland’s relaxed way of life and magnificent scenery.  This breath-taking area is filled with the tallest mountains in the country, rolling green hills, sparkling lakes, rushing rivers and dramatic coastline with pristine, white sandy beaches and jaw-dropping cliffs. The area is dotted with pretty, colourful villages and lively traditional towns, this is picturesque at its best, Cork Coast and the Ring of Kerry has it all.  To enhance you stay we have added some wonderful attractions, take a ferry across to Garnish Island a magnificent island garden of rare beauty located in the sheltered harbour of Glengarriff,  visit the wonderful stately home of Bantry House and Gardens overlooking Bantry Bay and explore the 19th century Derreen Gardens, the stunning woodland gardens opening onto sea views are to be found on a peninsula at the head of Kilmackillogue Harbour, surrounded by Cara Mountains. Don’t miss out on this wonderful tour to the Emerald Isles Cork Coast and Ring of Kerry, a magnificent scenic tour with 5-star attractions.

 

Your Holiday Includes:

Door to door service

Return Stena Line ferry crossings, Holyhead-Dublin / Dublin-Holyhead

Porterage at Kenmare Bay Hotel only (no porterage at the overnight hotels, as a suggestion take an overnight bag with everything you need for your 1st night, including medication).

Executive coach travel throughout

 

Arklow Bay Hotel – 6th /7th October – 1 night

Dinner, bed and breakfast (dinner is 3 courses with a minimum of 3 choices per course).

En-suite bedrooms

 

Kenmare Bay Hotel, 7th/11th October – 4 nights

Porterage

Tea/coffee on arrival

Dinner, bed and breakfast (dinner is 3 courses with a minimum of 3 choices per course).

En-suite bedrooms

Admission to Bantry House and Gardens

Ferry crossing and admission to Garnish Island

Admission to Derreen Gardens, Kenmare

Excursions

Executive coach travel throughout

 

City North Hotel, Gormanston, Dublin, 11th October – 1 night

Dinner, bed and breakfast (Dinner is 3 courses with a minimum of 2 choices per course)

En-suite bedrooms

 

Single room supplement - £155.00

Itinerary

Sunday
Depart Leyland at 10.00hrs as we journey to Anglesey to board our afternoon Stena Line ferry from Holyhead to Dublin with a suitable lunch stop en-route, re-join the ferry as we disembark to continue our journey to the Arklow Bay Hotel where we will rest overnight, arriving in time for our evening meal.

Monday
Check out of our hotel following breakfast to continue our journey across Ireland stop en-route to visit the vibrant city of Cork for shopping and sightseeing amongst the colourful buildings on the banks of the river. Perhaps visit the famous English Market selling Cork's artisan produce and see the spectacular Saint Fin Barre's Cathedral. Continue our journey, arriving at the Kenmare Bay Hotel to a warm Irish welcome with tea/coffee while our luggage is taken care of.

Tuesday
Following breakfast today's excursion takes us on a scenic journey via Mizen Head to Bantry for time at leisure, with a visit to Bantry House and Gardens included, where we discover its impressive treasures. On then to the harbour town of Glengariff for a boat trip to Garnish Island where visitors will see the effects of its unique microclimate and possibly its colony of seals. (please note, credit cards are not accepted on Garnish Island).

Wednesday
Today we include a visit to Kenmare's Derreen Gardens, explore the wonderful 19th century woodland gardens with paths that help you wander through rare tropical plants opening on to magnificent sea views. The rest of the day is at leisure to explore our resort and relax and enjoy the beautiful hotel and its facilities.

Thursday
Following breakfast today's excursion takes us on a scenic journey around the magnificent Ring of Kerry. Enjoy an unforgettable tour with many beautiful views of the McGillicuddy Reeks Mountains inland, the spectacular coastline and many signs of ancient settlements with wonderful stops and photo opportunities along the way.

Friday
Check out of our hotel following breakfast as we make our way back across Ireland to our overnight hotel with a suitable lunch stop en-route.

Saturday
Check out of our hotel following breakfast, head into Dublin for a few hours of free time to explore, allowing time for lunch, perhaps picking up something delicious to eat for the journey home, before joining the coach again as we head to the port for the afternoon Stena Line ferry back to Holyhead. Re-join the coach as we disembark in Holyhead to continue our journey home.

Arklow Bay Hotel – 6th /7th October – 1 night

 

Hotel

Arklow Bay Hotel, Sea Road, Ferrybank, Arklow, Co. Wicklow, Eire.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hotel Star Rating

 4 Star

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hotel Website

 https://www.arklowbay.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hotel Contact

 + 353 (0) 402 26200

 

 

 



 

About the hotel

The Arklow Bay Hotel is overlooking the sea and surrounded by hills just a short walk from the charming, historic town of Arklow. Guest bedrooms are spacious, classically decorated, and furnished rooms, designed with comfort in mind.  A great choice for our overnight hotel.



 

 

 

TV

 

Yes

Hairdryer

Yes

Lift

Yes

Wifi

Yes

Toiletries

Yes

Safety Deposit Box

No

AC

No

Pool

Yes

Gym

Yes

Golf

No

Iron

Yes

Tea/Coffee

Yes

Porterage

No

 



 

Kenmare Bay Hotel, 7th/11th October – 4 nights

 

Hotel

 Kenmare Bay Hotel, Sneem Road, Kenmare, Kerry

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hotel Star Rating

 3 Star

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hotel Website

 https://www.kenmarebayhotel.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hotel Contact

 +353 64 667 9300

 

 

 



 

About the hotel

The Kenmare Bay Hotel is tucked into one of the most picturesque corners of the Wild Atlantic Way, an ideal tranquil base for discovering the gems of the Ring of Kerry and the Cork Coast. A great spot just a few minutes’ walk from the charming shops and gourmet delights of Kenmare town. Guest bedrooms are spacious, stylish, and beautifully decorated. Relax in the comfortable public areas and the pool.

N. B - the hotel does have a spa and wellness centre where additional charges that are not included in your holiday will apply, treatments etc. must be booked and paid for locally by the customer.



 

 

 

TV

yes

 

Hairdryer

Yes

Lift

Upper floors accessible by stairs only (low rise hotel).

Wifi

Yes

Toiletries

Yes

Safety Deposit Box

No

AC

No

Pool

Yes

Gym

Yes

Golf

No

Iron

No

Tea/Coffee

Yes

Porterage

Yes



 

City North Hotel, Gormanston, Dublin, 11th October – 1 night

 

Hotel

 City North Hotel, Gormanston, Dublin

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hotel Star Rating

 4 Star

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hotel Website

 https://www.citynorthhotel.com/en

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hotel Contact

 +353 1 690 6666

 

 

 



 

About the hotel

The 4 Star award winning City North Hotel is close to Drogheda, The Gateway of the Boyne Valley Region, and Irelands Ancient East. Guest bedrooms at this modern hotel are spacious, comfortable and stylish, a great combination for our overnight hotel.



 

 

 

TV

 

Yes

Hairdryer

Yes

Lift

 

Yes

 

Wifi

Yes

Toiletries

Yes

Safety Deposit Box

No

AC

No

Pool

No

Gym

Yes

Golf

No

Iron

Yes

Tea/Coffee

Yes

 

Porterage

No

 

 



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Ava Travel, based in Leyland, is a relatively new company specialising in the creation and operation of coach tour holidays throughout the UK and Europe.

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41 Hough Lane
Leyland, PR25 2SB
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Monday to Friday - 09:00 - 17:00
Saturday 09:00 - 14:00, Sunday - Closed