Telephone: +44 (0) 1592 752990
Fax: +44 (0) 1592 331680
Toll Free: 1-888 678 1567 USA/Canada

Belfast

15 Day Jewels Of Ireland Tour


  • St.Patrick's Grave Downpatrick
  • Titanic Belfast
  • Antrim Glen
  • Donegal Rainbow
  • Cliffs of Moher
  • Dingle Peninsular
  • Killarney Jaunting Cars
  • Kinsale Marina

From £2335 Land Only

2018 - 15 Day Jewels Of Ireland
4 Star Holiday - 14 Nights /26 Meals

Authentic Local Experiences:

  • Enjoy an Irish coffee at the South Pole Inn where you’ll learn about Tom Crean, an Irish explorer who bravely journeyed to the South Pole.
  • Relax as you take in a special step dancing display at the Cabra Castle Hotel.
  • Sample local beer in a unique setting at Clarke’s Bar in Drogheda.

Trip Highlights:

  • Blasket Centre
  • Boyne Valley Visitor Centre
  • Dingle Bay Cruise
  • The Dark Hedges
  • Donegal Castle
  • Giant's Causeway
  • Lissadell House
  • Slieve League - Europe’s Highest Sea Cliffs
  • Titanic Belfast

Dining Experiences:

  • 10 dinners and 1 lunch including Taylors Three Rock and a medieval castle banquet at Bunratty or Knappogue Castle

For further information and bookings please contact us:
E-mail:
  lesley@best-of-scotland.co.uk
Tel:  +44 (0)1592 752990
Fax:  +44 (0)1592 331680
Toll Free:  1-888 678 1567 USA/Canada

 


2018 JEWELS OF IRELAND 15 DAYS / 14 NIGHTS

Day 1: DUBLIN CASTLE & CITY TOUR
Tour begins 2:00 PM at Dublin hotel. Tour central Dublin. Take a guided tour of Dublin Castle, the seat of power and government for many centuries, and see the State Apartments. Enjoy a welcome drink with your group before dining independently this evening.

Day 2: RUSSBOROUGH HOUSE & TAYLORS THREE ROCK
Head to Blessington for a guided tour around Russborough House, a Palladian mansion filled with interesting treasures, works of art, and early photographic collections. Back in Dublin, your afternoon is free for an independent open-top bus tour with one visit to your choice of Guinness Storehouse, Teeling Distillery, EPIC Ireland, or the General Post Office Museum. Head to Taylors Three Rock for a dinner of Irish specialties and a lively show.
(B, D)

Day 3: BLARNEY CASTLE & KINSALE WALK
Pause for photos at the Rock of Cashel as you travel south to Blarney Castle to kiss the famous “Stone of Eloquence” or walk through the gardens. Treat yourself to Irish-made goods at the Blarney Woollen Mills. Head south to Kinsale, an old fishing town now renowned for sailing and gourmet food. Join a local guide for a short walk around Kinsale’s historic streets.
(B, D)

Day 4: WEST CORK COASTAL DRIVE & KILLARNEY
Journey along the rugged western coastline of Cork via Clonakilty and Skibbereen, passing picturesque coves and beaches. Travel to Killarney for some free time and a horse-drawn jaunting car ride through Killarney National Park to view Ross Castle. Enjoy dinner at your hotel and a free evening in Killarney.
(B, D)

Day 5: SCENIC DINGLE PENINSULA & BLASKET CENTRE
Explore the Dingle Peninsula and embark on a scenic boat trip of Dingle Harbor and Bay to view heathery mountains, sandy beaches, and green landscapes of the Dingle Peninsula. Visit the Blasket Centre in Dunquin to learn about the offshore Blasket Islands. Enjoy some free time in Dingle and sip an Irish coffee at the South Pole Inn before continuing to Killarney for a free evening and independent dining.
(B)

Day 6: CLIFFS OF MOHER & MEDIEVAL CASTLE BANQUET
Visit the Foynes Flying Boat & Maritime Museum, which recalls air travel in the 1930s and 1940s. Drive to the Cliffs of Moher, soaring 700 feet above the Atlantic Ocean. Travel inland to Ennis. Head to Knappogue or Bunratty Castle for a medieval-style banquet with songs and stories.
(B, D)

Day 7: SHEEPDOG TRIALS & GALWAY
Travel through the rounded limestone hills of the Burren to Caherconnell and watch skilled dogs round up sheep. Stop in a charming Burren village to explore independently. Head to Galway for a guided walking tour around the central attractions -- the medieval city walls, Lynch’s Castle, and the narrow streets. Enjoy free time to explore before dinner.
(B, D)

Day 8: CONNEMARA CATAMARAN CRUISE & HOMESTEAD VISIT
Drive through Connemara to Leenane for a catamaran cruise of Killary Harbour, Ireland’s only fjord. At Dan O’Hara’s Homestead, experience farm life and see Connemara ponies, donkeys, and chickens. Savor a farmhouse lunch before heading to Standun of Spiddal for an Irish coffee and a talk on Irish crafts. Spend a free evening in Galway.
(B, L)

Day 9: LISSADELL HOUSE, BELLEEK POTTERY & DONEGAL
Travel north through County Mayo. Visit Lissadell House in County Sligo, a magnificent country estate that has strong connections with the 1916 Rising. In County Fermanagh visit Belleek Pottery to see craftpeople create the renowned fine china. Head to Donegal for some free time before departing to your hotel for dinner.
(B, D)

Day 10: SLIEVE LEAGUE CLIFFS & DONEGAL
(B, D)

Day 11: DERRY WALK & GIANT'S CAUSEWAY
Meet with a local guide for a walking tour to see Derry’s medieval walls, the Diamond, and St. Columb’s Cathedral. Pause for photos at Dunluce Castle before exploring the Giant’s Causeway, enormous hexagonal columns formed over 60 million years ago. See where “Game of Thrones” was filmed at The Dark Hedges and travel along the scenic Nine Glens of Antrim before heading to Belfast.
(B, D)

Day 12: TITANIC BELFAST & CABRA CASTLE
Tour Belfast to see Victorian buildings and the shipyards where RMS Titanic was built in 1912 and visit Titanic Belfast. Drive to Kingscourt to Cabra Castle Hotel, built in 1760, and enjoy free time. After dinner, enjoy a lively step-dancing display.
(B, D)

Day 13: NEOLITHIC TOMBS & DROGHEDA
Visit the Boyne Valley Visitor Centre to learn about the 5,000-year-old burial tombs of Newgrange and Knowth. Continue to Drogheda for a leisurely stroll around the historic town and sample locally brewed beer in a traditional pub before tonight’s farewell dinner.
(B, D)

Day 14: INDEPENDENT DUBLIN SIGHTSEEING
14-day tour ends. Guests on 15-day tour enjoy a free day in Dublin or use your independent Dublin sightseeing vouchers if you did not use them on Day 2.
(B)

Day 15: DEPART DUBLIN FOR HOME
Your program ends after breakfast.
(B)

B: Breakfast; L: Lunch; D: Dinner

Hotels:

  • The Gibson Hotel, Dublin (2 nights)
  • Actons Hotel, Kinsale (1 night)
  • Cahernane House Hotel, Killarney (2 nights)
  • Temple Gate Hotel, Ennis (1 night)
  • Galway Bay Hotel, Galway (2 nights)
  • Mill Park Hotel, Donegal (2 nights)
  • Radisson Blu Hotel - Belfast, Belfast (1 night)
  • Cabra Castle Hotel, Kingscourt (1 night)
  • The D Hotel, Drogheda (1 night)
  • Croke Park Hotel, Dublin (1 night)

Trip Highlights:

  • Blasket Centre
  • Boyne Valley Visitor Centre
  • Dingle Bay Cruise
  • The Dark Hedges
  • Donegal Castle
  • Giant's Causeway
  • Lissadell House
  • Slieve League - Europe’s Highest Sea Cliffs
  • Titanic Belfast

Dining Experiences:

  • 10 dinners and 1 lunch including Taylors Three Rock and a medieval castle banquet at Bunratty or Knappogue Castle

All Tours Include:

  • Full daily breakfast (except Day 1)
  • All on-tour transportation including shuttles and ferries
  • Welcome get-together drink with your group
  • Free Wi-Fi on coaches so you can stay connected along the way
  • Documents wallet and backpack to keep you organized
  • All local taxes, hotel service charges & handling of one suitcase per person

15 days Dublin to Dublin
Start DUBLIN - End DUBLIN    
         

Single room supplement: £835
The prices are land only and per person sharing a twin room

2018
Friday 30 March 2018 £2390
Sunday 15 April 2018 £2390
Sunday 6 May 2018 £2990
Sunday 20 May 2018 £3005
Friday 25 May 2018 £3005
Friday 1 June 2018 £3115
Friday 8 June 2018 £3025
Friday 15 June 2018 £3115
Sunday 17 June 2018 £3025
Sunday 24 June 2018 £3085
Sunday 1 July 2018 £3065
Friday 6 July 2018 £2975
Friday 13 July 2018 £2975
Friday 10 August 2018 £2975
Sunday 12 August 2018 £2975
Sunday 19 August 2018 £2995
Sunday 26 August 2018 £3085
Sunday 2 September 2018 £3115
Friday 7 September 2018 £3115
Friday 14 September 2018 £3115
Sunday 16 September 2018 £3025
Friday 28 September 2018 £2790
Sunday 30 September 2018 £2625
Friday 5 October 2018 £2625
Friday 26 October 2018 £2335


15 Day Jewels Of Ireland Tour

Download our App

Mailing List


Join our mailing list to be first to hear about specials.

The 2018 Open Golf Championship Carnoustie

Price: £1299 per person sharing

Carnoustie Golf Links, Carnoustie, Angus (July 19-22 2018); 5 nights Accom; Full Breakfasts; 4 Packed Lunches for the championship days; All Train Travel from Aberdeen to Carnoustie; Open Golf Season Ticket; VAT

Find out more ...

2018 Guaranteed Teetimes Old Course St.Andrews

Price: From £2487 per person sharing

7 Day Golf Package
Guaranteed Old Course St.Andrews Teetime

Our package includes the following:
6 nights accommodation at the 5 star Fairmont Hotel, St.Andrews including breakfast each morning; 1 round over The Old Course, St.Andrews April, May, June, July or August; 1 round over one of the other St.Andrews courses; 1 round over Kingsbarns; 1 round over Carnoustie; 1 round over St.Andrews Castle; 7 day rental of an auto Minivan ; VAT @ 20%.

Find out more ...

15 Day The Scots Irish Escorted Coach Tour 2018

Price: From £2380 per person sharing

3 & 4 Star Holiday - 14 Nights / 26 Meals

This tour features:
Blarney Castle; Arigna Mining Experience; Clan Donald Centre at Armadale Castle; Cliffs of Moher; Edinburgh Castle; Giant's Causeway; Glenveagh Castle & National Park; Isle of Skye; Royal Yacht Britannia; Titanic Belfast plus much more.

Find out more ...