Bantry Bay & Cork 7 Days - Westlodge Hotel
The legendary beauty of Bantry, West Cork Ireland is made famous in song. Located at the head of Bantry Bay it is a busy market town and fishing port with an abundance of award winning restaurants situated around the Wolf Tone plaza. It has a colourful history, twice entered by French fleets in 1689 to support James II against William of Orange and in 1796 to aid Wolfe Tone and an Irish uprising.
PLEASE NOTE: Price is per person and based on two people sharing a twin/double room. Single room supplements and upgrades are not included.
Sunday - Home - Interchange - Holyhead - Dublin for our overnight stay in Dublin..
Monday - Dublin - Bantry Bay
We drive to Bantry in the heart of West Cork, with its beautiful scenery, arriving in time for dinner.
Full Day Excursion to Beara Peninsula
We explore the scenic Beara Peninsula with our Guide (included in tour cost). Once the seat of power of the O'Sullivan clan, Beare was one of the last points of Irish resistance after the Battle of Kinsale.
Full Day Excursion to Blarney Castle and Cork
We visit Blarney Castle, one of Ireland's greatest treasures, built nearly 600 years ago by Cheiftain Cormac MacCarthy. Kiss the famous Blarney Stone found at the top of the tower and legend says you will receive the gift of eloquence! We continue to the little town of Blarney with a chance to see Blarney Woollen Mills before heading to Cork, the second largest city in the Republic of Ireland (entrance to Blarney Castle included in the tour cost).
Also included in the tour cost is the 'Street Light History Tour', where a local guide brings to life the fascinating history of the charming resort town of Bantry, and an Irish coffee demo & tasting at our hotel, where the hotel staff demonstrate the tricks and techniques of making the perfect Irish coffee.
Friday - Bantry Bay - Dublin
We arrive in Dublin in time for dinner and our overnight stay.
Saturday - Dublin - Holyhead - Interchange - Home
Green Isle Hotel
The Westlodge Hotel is 1 mile from the beautiful town of Bantry in the heart of West Cork overlooking Bantry Bay. The hotel is set within 25 acres of landscaped gardens with nature trails and a pond which is home to many wildlife species. Westlodge is a well established 3 star family run hotel, with 90 comfortable en-suite bedrooms with T.V and hairdryer. Amenities also include a superb health and leisure centre, indoor heated swimming pool, sauna, steam room, jacuzzi, gym, snooker & indoor bowls and 9 hole pitch and put course. Lift serves the majority of rooms.
Tel: 00 353 27 50360