Door 2 Tour

Coach Holidays, Escorted Tours & Events

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Monday - Friday 9am to 5pm

Traditional Ireland & County Wicklow

UK & Ireland
  • Duration: 6 days
  • Board Basis: Half Board
  • Tour Ref: D2TLEGTICW

Holiday Summary

  • Travel Type: Coach
Explore some of the delights of Ireland's Ancient East, with visits to world-famous gardens and rural scenery.
PRICE FROM ? £829 per person
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Itinerary

  • Day 1

    Regional departure by coach, then to Holyhead for the ferry to Ireland, and onward to our hotel in County Meath for five nights.

    Meals - Dinner

  • Day 2 - Wicklow Mountains & Mount Usher Gardens

    Join our full-day included tour to the spectacular Wicklow Mountains, visiting the valley of the two lakes, Glendalough, celebrated equally for its beauty and for its historical and archaeological interests.

    We then head to the famous Mount Usher Gardens (entrance included). Criss-crossed with dainty footbridges, the River Vartry flows through the centre of this authentic Robinsonian garden, with its enviable collection of trees, shrubs and plants.

    Voted 'Best Garden to visit in Ireland' by BBC Gardeners' World Magazine, Monty Don has nominated Mount Usher as one of his favourite gardens.

    Meals - Breakfast, Dinner

  • Day 3 - Irish National Stud & Japanese Gardens; Lullymore Heritage and Discovery Park

    Enjoy a morning included excursion, which takes us into County Kildare to visit the famous Irish National Stud and the adjacent Japanese Gardens, which are a joy to wander.

    Nowhere better symbolises all that is great about County Kildare, the beating heart of Ireland's thoroughbred industry, than the stud, a unique attraction of outstanding natural beauty that is home to some of the most magnificent horses and sumptuous gardens to be found anywhere in the world.

    This afternoon, we include an excursion to Lullymore Heritage and Discovery Park, set on 60 acres of scenic beauty on the edge of the Bog of Allen. Experience a 9,000-year journey through landmark periods of Irish history, seeing re-created houses and settlements, and the flora and fauna of the peatland biodiversity trail.

    Meals - Breakfast, Dinner

  • Day 4 - Dublin

    Head to Dublin on our included excursion where you can join an optional sightseeing tour which will take in the major sights and splendid architecture such as Trinity College, the Four Courts, the National Gallery and, of course, St. Patrick’s Cathedral.

    Meals - Breakfast, Dinner

  • Day 5 - Free Time or Trim & Boyne Valley

    Today, why not join our optional excursion to the market town of Trim. Situated on the River Boyne, the town is known for its Anglo-Norman castle.

    Our excursion continues with a scenic drive of the Boyne Valley. Wander through time and discover Ireland’s rich heritage – 9000 years of history in one valley!

    Meals - Breakfast, Dinner

  • Day 6

    We journey to Holyhead, then return home.

    Meals - Breakfast*

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Accommodation

You will stay for five nights at the 4-star Johnstown Estate Hotel & Spa, near Enfield in County Meath. The Johnstown Estate is where Georgian splendour meets modern day luxury. This 1750’s Georgian Rural Residence is set in 120 acres of parkland, overlooking the Blackwater River, nestled between the villages of Johnstown Bridge and Enfield. The Estate is also home to Ireland’s premier Spa Resort and Leisure Club with a 20-metre pool and state of the art Gym Facility. Enjoy the excellent cuisine served in the Fire & Salt Restaurant, or relax with a drink in the Coach House Bar. Back to top