Bantry Bay & Cork 7 Days - Westlodge Hotel
Mallow, a thriving and prosperous market centre is the largest town along the lovely Blackwater Valley, and a good centre from which to explore the many interesting locations in the neighbourhood. Up to a century ago it was renowned as a spa.
PLEASE NOTE: Price is per person and based on two people sharing a twin/double room. Single room supplements and upgrades are not included.
Day 1 - Outward Travel
Day 2 - Outward Travel
Day 3 - Cork City & Cobh
Cork is the second largest city in the Republic of Ireland./nSet on the River Lee, former boathouses are still in evidence on the South Strand./nSights include the "English" Market, Shandon Church and th eOld Gaol Museum. /nCobh was centre for the migrathion of Irish people during the famine./nThe Cobh Visitor Centre (entry fee included) offers a detailes exploration of the lives of the emigrants. /nCobh also boasts a spectacular cathedral./n
Day 4 - Day at Leisure
Today is left free to allow for relaxing in the hotel or exploring the local area. /nDon't hesitate to enquire with the hotel reception regarding local attractions and travel options.
Day 5 - Blarney Castle & Kinsale
e visit Blarney Castle (entry included), one of Ireland’s greatest treasures, built nearly 600 years ago by Cheiftain Cormac MacCarthy./nKiss the famous Blarney Stone found at the top of the tower and legend says you will receive the gift of eloquence! /nWe continue to the little town of Blarney with a chance to explore Blarney Woollen Mills. /nKinsale is a pretty fishing town, twinned with Mumbles in Wales./nThe local museum offers an insight into the infamous sinking of the Lusitania./n
Day 6 - Return Travel
Day 7 - Return Travel
To Be Advised
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 pond, home to many wildlife species. Westlodge is a well established 3 star family run hotel. Amenities also include a superb health and leisure centre, indoor heated swimming pool, sauna, steam room, jacuzzi, gym, snooker & indoor bowls & 9 hole pitch and put course.