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Magical Mayo

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Join us as we head to the west of the Emerald Isle for our wonderful Magical Mayo tour. Mayo is the beautiful heart of the Wild Atlantic Way, travel through magnificent countryside with breathtaking views on this magical tour. Stay in wonderful 4-star hotels throughout your stay. The base for our mainstay hotel is Ballina, the largest town in County Mayo located on the banks of the River Moy. From here we will discover the rugged landscape of the Wild Atlantic Way, the Wild Nephin National Park and the county’s rich historical heritage dating from pre-historic times to the present. With visits to the Stokestown Famine Museum, Foxford Woollen Mill and the National Museum of Ireland – Country Life you can really immerse yourself in Ireland’s past.  Visit some of Ireland’s prettiest towns with stops in Westport, a vibrant town offering wonderful, picturesque views and Athlone, the charming town on the edge of Lough Ree, and not to forget free time in Dublin’s Fair City before heading home. This magical tour has a wonderful itinerary with something for everyone, County Mayo will win your heart, what are you waiting for!

 

 

 

Single room supplement

 £195.00



 

 

 

Your Holiday Includes:

Door to Door service

Return Stena Line Ferry Crossings, Holyhead – Dublin 14.45hrs.  Dublin – Holyhead 14.45hrs

Excursions as specified

Executive Coach Travel Throughout

 

Bloomfield House Hotel, Millingar 09/06/2023 – 1 night

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

En-suite bedrooms

 

Great National Hotel 10th – 14th June – 4 nights

Welcome tea/coffee on arrival

Porterage (Great National Hotel only).

Dinner, bed and breakfast (dinner comprises 3 courses with a minimum of 3 choices for starter and main course, then plated trio of desserts)

En-suite bedrooms

 

City North Hotel, Gormanston, Dublin – 14th June – 1 Night

Dinner, bed and breakfast (dinner comprises of 3 courses with 2 choices per course)

En-suite bedrooms

 

Excursions included

Entrance and Guided Tour of Stokestown Park House and Famine Museum

Visit to Ballycroy Visitor Centre

Services of a Guide for a full day excursion of Co. Mayo

Entrance and Introductory talk to Foxford Woollen Mill

Entrance to National Museum of Ireland – Country Life, Castlebar

ITINERARY


Sunday
Depart Leyland at 10.000hrs for our journey to Holyhead to board the 14.45hrs Stena Line ferry across to Dublin with a suitable lunch stop en-route. Re-join the coach as we disembark in Dublin and continue our journey to Mullingar, County Westmeath where we will have an overnight stay at the Bloomfield House Hotel, arriving in time for our evening meal.

Monday
Check out of our overnight hotel following breakfast, continue our onward journey to Ballina with a stop at the National Famine Museum in Stokestown, a place that signifies a tragic but fascinating period in Irish history. Arrive at the Great National Hotel in Ballina, our home for the next four nights to a wonderful, Irish welcome with tea/coffee while our bags are taken care of.

Tuesday
A long but worthwhile day. Travel to the Georgian town of Westport for time at leisure before venturing to experience some of Mayo's most spectacular scenery. Head to Mulranny, perched on the Wild Atlantic Way; up to Corraun with dramatic views across to Achill Island. Loop back to Mulranny and the Claggan Mountain Coastal Trail for a visit to Ballycroy Visitors Centre and the unspoilt wilderness of Wild Nephin National Park.

Wednesday
Today a guide will join us on the coach for a full day excursion of County Mayo, bringing the heritage of the county to life. See the Killala Roundtower and the remarkable Ceide Fields overlooking the Atlantic Ocean. Visit Belmullet, along the impressive coast with sandy beaches before heading back to Ballina via Bangor Erris, on the banks of the Owenmore River.

Thursday
Start the day at Foxford Woollen Mill, founded by an Irish nun in 1892 with an introduction to a century of manufacturing and craftmanship. Take time to browse before visiting the National Museum of Ireland - Country Life, here you can immerse yourselves in Irelands rural past and recent ways of life in a Victorian Gothic mansion overlooking gardens and parkland.

Friday
Check out of our hotel following breakfast to head back to Dublin and our overnight stay at The City North Hotel on the outskirts of the city with a lunch stop in Athlone en-route

Saturday
Check out of our overnight hotel following breakfast to head into the city of Dublin for some free time, allowing time for lunch, before heading to Dublin Port to bid farewell to the Emerald Isle and board the 14.45hrs Stena Line ferry to Holyhead. Re-join the coach as we disembark in Holyhead and continue our journey home.

Hotel

 Great National Hotel

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hotel Star Rating

 4 Star

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hotel Website

https://www.hotelballina.ie

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hotel Contact

 +353 96 23600

 

 

 



Single room supplement

 £195.00



 

 

About the hotel

The Great National Hotel is a contemporary hotel located along the Wild Atlantic Way, just a few minutes’ drive from Ballina town. An excellent location to explore Co Mayo and the Wild Atlantic Way.  Visit the hotels leisure centre and relax in the steam room and sauna or go for a swim in the pool to relax. Guest bedrooms are spacious, comfortable, contemporary rooms, a great place to relax following a busy day exploring this wonderful area of the beautiful Emerald Isle.



 

 

 

 

 

 

TV

 

Yes

Hairdryer

Yes

Lift

Yes

Wifi

Yes

Toiletries

Yes

Safety Deposit Box

Yes

AC

No

Pool

Yes

Gym

Yes

Golf

No

Iron

Yes

Porterage

Yes

Tea/Coffee

Yes

 

 



 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hotel

 City North Hotel

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hotel Star Rating

 4 Star

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hotel Website

https://www.citynorthhotel.com/en

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hotel Contact

 +353 1 690 6666

 

 

 



 

 

 

About the hotel

The 4-star City North Hotel, Dublin is just 30mins from Dublin’s city centre, conveniently located to be an overnight hotel on our return journey, allowing us free time in the city before heading to the port to board our ferry home.  Guest bedrooms are beautiful rooms designed around comfort, a great place to relax following a busy day travelling.



 

 

 

 

 

Tv

 

Yes

Hairdryer

Yes

Lift

Yes

Wifi

Yes

Toilertries

Yes

Saftey Deposit Box

Yes

AC

Yes

Pool

No

Gym

Yes

Golf

No

Iron

Yes

Tea/Coffee

Yes

Porterage

No

 

 



 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hotel

 Bloomfield House Hotel

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hotel Star Rating

 4 Star

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hotel Website

 https://www.bloomfieldhousehotel.ie/

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hotel Contact

+353 44 934 0894 

 

 

 



 

 

 

About the hotel

Bloomfield House Hotel is a wonderful 4-star hotel surrounded by magnificent parkland on the shores of Lough Ennell where you can expect traditional Irish hospitality, elegant décor and modern facilities.  Guest bedrooms are spacious, comfortable, beautifully decorated rooms, a wonderful space in which to relax following a busy day travelling.



 

 

 

 

 

Tv

 

Yes

Hairdryer

Yes

Wifi

Yes

Lift

Yes

Toiletries

Yes

Safety Deposit Box

No

AC

No

Pool

yes

Gym

Yes

Golf

No

Iron

Yes

Tea/Coffee

Yes

Porterage

 

 

 



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