Tantalising Culinary Delights in a Two County Tour

Experience sensational food and outstanding attractions on this new multi-centre packaged tour of County Galway and County Wicklow as we travel through some of Ireland’s most spectacular scenery. Featuring outstanding attractions, we embark on a scenic tour across the heartlands of Ireland to the west coast. Staying at our new hotel, the fantastic Renvyle House Hotel in Connemara, renowned for its exquisite food and stunning location, let us whisk you away on this hard to beat tour.

 

Janine says…
“I absolutely fell in love with the Renvyle House Hotel; it really is like entering into a piece of Irish magic, where you can totally switch off in one of the most spectacular and dramatic settings on Ireland’s Wild Atlantic way. The food here is outstanding and it’s the main reason I have created this new tour. If you want to offer your customers a true
Irish dining culinary experience, then this tour is a must!”
PACKAGED I T INERARY

Day 1 Arrival
Travelling from Dublin port, we arrive at our first hotel, the stunning Bloomfield House Hotel, in time for dinner.

Day 2 Journey to Connemara via Galway
This morning, we set off for our second hotel, the Renvyle House Hotel in Connemara, stopping off in Galway en route, with free time for lunch and time to see this fascinating city.

Day 3 Kylemore Abbey & Killary Fjord
We spend this morning at stunning Kylemore Abbey, the home of Benedictine nuns since 1920, and one of Ireland’s best loved attractions, set amongst the splendour of the Connemara landscape. The nuns have restored the abbey, gothic church and beautiful 6 acre Victorian walled garden, which is divided in two by a mountain stream. There is also a new visitor experience that tells the story of the abbey through the generations. We have free time to explore and enjoy lunch in the stylish café. In the afternoon, we head for Killary Fjord, Ireland’s only fjord. Setting sail from the south side of Killary, we travel along the length of the fjord on our 90 minute return cruise taking in the panoramic views of the surrounding landscape as we listen to the on-board commentary.

Day 4 Westport House & Glen Keen Farm
Today, we visit Westport House, called the most beautiful house in Ireland and one of its best loved heritage attractions. We enjoy a 30 minute guided tour of the house, which takes in the main floor and basement of the house followed by free time to further explore all 30 rooms of the house, its exhibitions, woodland grounds and parkland. From here, we head to Westport town where we enjoy time at leisure for lunch. In the afternoon, we visit Glen Keen Farm, one of Ireland’s largest sheep farms, with a rich history of tradition and heritage that spans six generations. On our 90 minute visit, we enjoy a guided walk that takes in a live sheep herding demonstration along with tea/coffee, home baked scones and a traditional Irish music session.

Day 5 Journey to County Wicklow via Tullamore
This morning, we bid farewell to Connemara and travel to our next hotel, stopping off en route at the Tullamore DEW Visitor Centre set in its Old Bonded Warehouse on the banks of Tullamore’s Grand Canal. We enjoy a true whiskey experience with a 50 minute guided tour and a tasting at the end.

Day 6 Wicklow, Glendalough & Powerscourt
This morning, we enjoy a scenic drive through the spectacular Wicklow Mountains National Park, one of Ireland’s most untouched regions, and the stunning Valley of Glendalough, en route to Powerscourt, voted one of the top 10 houses in the world by Lonely Planet and recently rated as the third best garden in the world by National Geographic. We enjoy free time for lunch before time at leisure to explore the 47 acres of formal gardens, sweeping terraces, statues, ornamental lakes, secret hollows and lovely walks.

Day 7 Departure
After breakfast, we begin our journey home.
Legend

Bloomfield House Hotel

Mullingar, County Westmeath
AAAA Collection Hotel
Nestled amid magnificent parkland on the shores of Lough Ennell, the lovely 4 star Bloomfield House Hotel is the ideal location for a relaxing country break. All 111 bedrooms are traditional in style and furnished to a high standard. The restaurant is a spacious, elegant room with beautiful lakeside views and the bar has a quiet elegance with original marble fireplaces and panoramic windows providing views of the lake, the surrounding meadows and parkland. The hotel also offers excellent leisure facilities, including an indoor swimming pool, sauna, steam room, spa bath and gym. · Lift · Bar · Restaurant · Tea/coffee in room · Leisure facilities · Coach parking is on-site & free of charge

Tulfarris Hotel & Golf Resort

Blessington Lake, County Wicklow
AAAA Collection Hotel Double for Single Occupancy Lakeside Setting New to Albatross
The 4 star Tulfarris Hotel is situated in one of the most picturesque settings in Wicklow, overlooking the breathtaking and tranquil Blessington Lake. Superbly located for touring the area. Enjoy delicious food and relaxed bars. All 60 deluxe bedrooms contain hairdryer, TV,safe and tea/coffee making facilities. Breakfast is served in The Lime Tree Restaurant boasting stunning panoramic views of the lake and dinner in the adjacent room where the in-house entertainment can be enjoyed. The hotel has a lift. Coach parking is on-site and free of charge.
6 Nights Half Board
Twin from £559pp
Single Supplement £156

Inclusions
• Return ferry crossing Holyhead – Dublin
1 Night Half Board at Bloomfield House
• Porterage & welcome tea/coffee
• Choice of menu & tea/coffee after dinner
3 Nights Half Board at Renvyle House
• Porterage & welcome tea/coffee
• Choice of menu & tea/coffee after dinner
• Entrance to Kylemore Abbey
• 90 minute return cruise on Killary Fjord
• Guided tour of Westport House
• 90 minute guided walk at Glen Keen Farm
• Guided tour & tasting at Tullamore DEW
2 Nights Half Board at Tulfarris Hotel & Golf Resort
• Porterage & welcome tea/coffee
• Choice of menu & tea/coffee after dinner
• Entrance to Powerscourt Gardens
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