Westport & Islands of the Wild Atlantic Way

Our new packaged tour is based in the heart of the traditional town of Westport and includes visits to fantastic attractions including Westport House, the islands of the Wild Atlantic Way, Kylemore Abbey and the award winning Glen Keen Farm.
Day 1 Arrival

We arrive to a warm welcome at our friendly hotel.

Day 2 Westport House & Westport
We spend this morning at Westport House, one of the jewels in the crown of Ireland’s historical family homes. We board the Westport Train for an entertaining 1 hour guided tour of Westport town, Westport harbour and Westport House Estate, before enjoying a 1 hour guided tour of spectacular Westport House itself. We enjoy the rest of the afternoon at leisure in Westport, before enjoying a pre-dinner drink of 3 samples of local craft beer in the multi-award winning Porter House Bar (walking distance from our hotel and
same owners).

Day 3 Clare Island & Achill Island
Today we travel to Roonagh Pier for our short boat trip to beautiful and remote Clare Island, where we meet a guide for an Island Heritage talk before visiting Granuaile’s Castle. We can enjoy a stroll around the picturesque harbour and beach before Westport House enjoying a soup & sandwich lunch at Sailor’s Bar. We then board our ferry to Achill, where we meet our coach. We have free time in Keel before embarking on a stunning drive back to the mainland via the bridge.

Day 4 Kylemore Abbey & Glen Keen Farm
This morning we travel to Kylemore Abbey located in the heart of the Connemara countryside. The Abbey has been owned and inhabited by the Benedictine community since 1920. We then travel to the award winning Glen Keen Farm where we experience a sheep herding demonstration and enjoy a soup and sandwich lunch with tea & coffee while listening to a traditional Irish music session.

Day 5 Departure
Today, we begin our journey home.

Mill Times Hotel

Westport, County Mayo
AAA+ Central Location Double for Single Occupancy
This traditional 3 star hotel is an absolute gem! Located in the heart of wonderful Westport, the Mill Times hotel offers a homely ambience with comfortable seating and an open fireplace welcoming you as you enter Reception. The 34 bedrooms are comfortable and all are accessible by lift. There is plenty of atmosphere in the café bar and the elegant restaurant prides itself on great food. · Lift · Bar · Restaurant · Tea/coffee in room · Coach parking is offsite & free of charge

Mill Times Hotel

Westport, County Mayo
4 Nights Half Board
May & Sept 2019 Twin from £434pp
Oct 2019 Twin from £350pp
Single Supplement from £90
Selected Dates Only

• Return ferry crossing ex Holyhead
• Porterage & welcome tea/coffee
• Choice of menu & tea/coffee after dinner
• Pre-dinner drink (local craft beer in Porter House Bar)
• Farewell dinner & glass of sparkling wine on last night
• Live music in hotel on 2 nights
• Entertainment in Porter House Bar on 2 nights
• Guided tour Westport House & Westport Train
• Boat trip to Clare Island & Achill Island
• Island heritage talk & visit to Granuaile’s Castle
• Soup & sandwich at Sailor’s Bar Clare Island
• Entrance to Kylemore Abbey
• Entrance to Glen Keen Farm incl. sheep dog demo & live music session
• Soup & sandwich + tea/coffee at Glen Keen Farm
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Prices starting from...

£350 for 5 days

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