South West Ireland

According to the Irish saying, ‘The West is best’ and after this tour, you’re sure to agree. The counties of Cork, Kerry, Limerick, Clare and Tipperary contain some of the last bastions of ‘old-Ireland’ as well as some of the island’s top attractions.

Access to the southwest is easy, with Cork’s international airport bringing you direct to your starting point or come in via Shannon. Coming by sea from Great Britain, the ferry port of Rosslare in Wexford is around two hours and 40 minutes journey time to your start point in Cobh, County Cork. Best of Scotland Holidays can offer you very competitive ferry prices with Stena Line. Check out our package.

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South Ireland a Green & Pleasant Land

There’s no getting away from the fact that South Ireland is a green and very pleasant land to visit. It’s a place where glorious gardens and vast green open spaces abound whether its parkland or more formally laid out areas of floral design. Organising a tour around just a few of them is a real pleasure that’s not only a festival of colour but if a visit is planned for the right time of the year it’s a sensory delight like no other.

Planning a Memorable Tour Made Easy
When it comes to planning a tour around a few of South Ireland’s floral delights, things are made a whole lot easier if you do so online. Starting an adventure in Dublin City allows for visitors to take in a little of the warm and welcoming atmosphere of this delightful region of Ireland. Getting to Dublin City is easy either by ferry or by air. On a looped tour it’s possible to take in some of the most precious and beautiful gardens and landscapes the region has to offer which includes majestic castles and magnificent abbeys with splendid photo opportunities at every turn.

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Tour the Islands of Ireland from £439pp

Discover the most popular islands of Ireland as well as some hidden gems.  This self-drive tour takes you to places that even some of the Irish have never been to! Why not experience the legendary Irish welcome by staying in some wonderful hotels and meet some of the most hospitable people in Ireland!

The west coast of Ireland is dotted with islands. Spend 8 days exploring Ireland’s busiest islands as well as the ones inhabited only by a few flocks of sheep!

This package will take you to Dublin City; Achill Island; Clare Island; Killary Harbour; Inishbofin Island; The Aran Islands; The Cliffs of Moher ; The Burran and many other places.  Check out our webpage for more information and prices.

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Killarney Lakes & Countryside from £126pp

Killarney has over 250 years experience in welcoming guests. With Ireland’s finest choice of Accommodation, Dining & Entertainment, Touring & Shopping Options, Sporting Activities galore and many nearby Blue Flag Beaches, – all located in the midst of breathtaking and ever-changing beautiful landscapes, you will not be disappointed.

The residents of killarney are all very proud of their vibrant “little” town and the incredibly beautiful surrounding countryside which makes Killarney a very special place indeed. It is a superb place to visit but it is also a superb place to live and work. Killarney is populated with enthusiastic and welcoming people, eager to make sure that they are always moving forward and that their many visitors leave satisfied with their experiences. This enthusiasm is reflected in successive awards for Ireland’s Tidy Towns and Europe’s Entente Florale.  Go to the webpage for further information.

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Mystical Britain & Ireland Packages

Britain and Ireland are home to many mystical, historical and spiritual sites, ranging from the well known Stonehenge and Iona, to out-of-the-way burial mounds, hidden caves and holy wells. Folklore and local legends combine to create an air of mystery and intrigue, as unexplained phenomena and spiritual energy merge with myth and fable. Enjoy a thought-provoking tour of discovery and contemplation.  Check out our website and click on the various packages.