Door 2 Tour

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Monday - Friday 9am to 5pm

Ireland’S Ancient East & Lakelands

UK & Ireland
  • Duration: 6 days
  • Board Basis: Half Board
  • Tour Ref: D2TLEGPAE

Holiday Summary

  • Travel Type: Coach
Discover the magical Irish Lakelands, immersed in history and natural beauty, and visit the bustling capital city of Dublin.
PRICE FROM ? £769 per person
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Itinerary

  • Day 1

    Regional departure by coach, then to Holyhead for the ferry to Ireland. Head to our hotel in County Cavan for four nights.

    Meals - Dinner

  • Day 2 - Lough Erne & Enniskillen

    Today we enjoy an included excursion to the bustling town of Enniskillen, superbly situated between the upper and lower Lough Erne.

    The day begins with a scenic drive of the lakelands, alive with myth and legend, where glistening waters and lush green landscapes frame this stunning picture-postcard scene.

    See Enniskillen's Buttermarket, the impressive castle, home to a fascinating heritage centre, and explore the winding streets lined with shops selling traditional Irish goods. Relax in one of the many cafés or bars dotted about the town and soak up the unique and charming Irish atmosphere.

    Whilst in Enniskillen, why not enjoy a cruise (additional cost) on Lough Erne, the jewel in Fermanagh’s crown with endless peaceful waters dotted with green wooded islands, including Devenish Island.

    Meals - Breakfast, Dinner

  • Day 3 - Ulster American Folk Park

    Today’s included excursion takes us on another scenic journey, as we head into Northern Ireland to the Ulster American Folk Park, an award-winning museum that brings three centuries of Irish emigration to life.

    Costumed re-enactments, themed exhibits and traditional crafts portray the the epic story, as you walk in the footsteps of those who emigrated from Ulster to America in the 18th and 19th centuries.

    Meals - Breakfast, Dinner

  • Day 4 - Free Time or Mullaghmore & Sligo

    A day of fantastic scenery on our optional excursion into 'Yeats Country', as we head first to the lovely fishing village of Mullaghmore. Dramatic views abound over the North Atlantic Ocean, whilst Ben Bulben Mountain creates a striking backdrop.

    We make a short stop at Drumcliff, best known as the final resting place of W.B. Yeats, whose simple grave is found in the village's churchyard.

    Continuing to Sligo, there is time to explore the vibrant town with its many historical buildings, including the 13th century abbey, Sligo Cathedral and the W.B. Yeats memorial building.

    Meals - Breakfast, Dinner

  • Day 5 - Dublin

    We head to Dublin where you can join our optional sightseeing tour, which will take in the main sights.

    The first thing you notice is the wealth of elegant Georgian architecture, notably in Fitzwilliam and Merrion Squares. The city is divided by the River Liffey, crossed by numerous bridges, including the Ha’penny Bridge. You’ll find plenty to see and do in Dublin’s Fair City!

    We stay overnight in the Dublin outskirts.

    Meals - Breakfast

  • Day 6

    To Holyhead, then home.

    Meals - Breakfast*

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Accommodation

You will stay for four nights at the 4-star Slieve Russell Hotel Golf & Country Club in Ballyconnell, County Cavan, or similar. Overnight stay in the Dublin area will be in a minimum 3-star hotel. Back to top