Dreamful Destinations of Ireland

Dreamful Destinations of Ireland

Carrick-on-Shannon feels like a home-from-home, and rightly so. It boasts elegance, magnificence and beauty. Spend days admiring castles, learn about the 20th century arts, or just enjoy the live music and quiz nights at the hotel. Inspirational sights and scenery fills you with imagination as we follow father and son, W.B Yeats and J.B Yeats, admiring both their poetry and paintings along the way.

Day 1  Today sees us travelling to Mold for an overnight stay in the Beaufort Park Hotel *** Kick your feet up and relax whilst enjoying the hotels surroundings.


Day 2 Awaken to a leisurely start at the Beaufort Park Hotel. The summer air and a spot of tea will help guide us through the morning before making our way to catch the afternoon ferry from Holyhead to the magical Dublin.

We will then peruse our way through to Carrick-on-Shannon, a heart-warming river-side town boasting elegance and beauty. We will then arrive at the Bush Hotel *** which will be our home away from home for 4 nights.



Day 3 After breakfast we will travel north to Ireland’s oldest pottery producer, Belleek Pottery. We have the pleasure of a guided tour, allowing us to really sink our teeth into  the history, and beauty, of the pottery on show. Perhaps we will dabble in a spot of refreshments at Belleek Tearooms before boarding the coach to travel to Sligo.

This scenic town beholds the birth place of poet W.B Yeats and his father, J.B Yeats, the painter. Here we will take our time to let the inspirational sights and scenery

sink in, after all, this did inspire some of the most beautiful poetry and paintings of the 20th century.



Day 4  Today we will board the Moon River Pleasure Cruiser for a relaxing hour long cruise on the longest, and one of the most beautiful rivers in Ireland, the River Shannon.

We will enjoy on-board entertainment and commentary before returning back to Carrick-on-Shannon. We then have the remainder of the day at leisure to explore and take a

stroll around the restaurants, cafés and shops.



Day 5  Enniskillen and Enniskillen Castle Museums are our point of call today as we spend some free time exploring the craft shops and the town’s historic Buttermarket.

After lunch we travel  up the shores of Upper Lough Erne to board the Inishcruiser for a relaxing cruise to Crom Castle for a private tour personally conducted by the Earl

of Erne before being served afternoon tea in the victorian Conservatory.




Day 6  After breakfast we say goodbye to Carrickon-Shannon and make our way to our overnight accommodation the Esplanade Hotel, Bray ***

located on the outskirts of Dublin.


Day 7  Sit back and enjoy the ferry crossing from Dublin to Holyhead and travel back home to the West Country. 




What’s included in this Diamond Tour…

• Return ferry crossings.

• Guided tour of Belleek Pottery.

• Cruise on River Shannon.

• Entrance to Enniskillen Castle Museums.

• Cruise on Lough Erne.

• Earl of Erne private tour of Crom Castle.

• Afternoon tea at Crom Castle.

• Evening entertainment.

• Excursions as detailed.

• Irish entertainment on the final night.

• 6 nights hotel stay on half board.

• Door-to-door travel.



Bush Hotel

Carrick-On-Shannon ***

Located at the heart of Carrick-on-Shannon, the hotel emits history whilst remaining clean, friendly and cosy. The hotel will be offering live music, a quiz night and an Irish night so you can really feel like you’re at home. Enjoy an elegant table setting in a truly amazing atmosphere and learn how to pull a Guinness like the Irish!

The hotel has a lift.


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