Enniscorthy is a quiet hilltop town with a picturesque setting above the River Slaney and is renowned for its friendly atmosphere and natural beauty.
Enniscorthy is a quiet hilltop town with a picturesque setting above the River Slaney and is renowned for its friendly atmosphere and natural beauty. The town is the second largest in Co Wexford, a county that sits in Irelands south-east corner with a maritime past going back to the Vikings. Nowadays its a peaceful and tranquil land with sandy beaches, isolated mountain ranges and ancient sites.
Treacys Hotel combines contemporary glamour with old world elegance and is perfectly located in the bustling town of Enniscorthy. The hotel offers 60 ensuite bedrooms all with LCD televisions,air-con, hairdryer, tea/coffee making facilities and free WiFi. There is a lift, swimming pool, sauna and a gym. To help you soak up the traditional Celtic flavours of this special part of Ireland, this holiday features four nights entertainment including a special Celtic Roots Riverdance show (this may take place in local hall).
We travel south past Dublin to our hotel in Enniscorthy. After dinner there is entertainment in the hotel.
Hotel: Treacy’s Hotel, Enniscorthy *** (4 nights D, B&B)
A day in Kilkenny - a well preserved ancient city with narrow alleyways and a retained atmosphere of its Celtic past. Entertainment follows dinner tonight.B, D
Today’s excursion takes us to the dramatic uplands of the Wicklow Mountains. Our first visit is to the Powerscourt Gardens and its 47 acres of discovery. Here you will find a charming walled garden, the striking terrace, fine statuary and varied treeslinked by carefully designed walkways. In the afternoon we visit the ancient monastic site at Glendalough, where the extraordinary relics include a vast, roofless cathedral and the famous Round Tower. In the hotel tonight we have the Celtic Roots Riverdance Show.B, D
Today we visit the Hook Head Lighthouse and Heritage Centre, where we enjoy a guided tour of the oldest operational lighthouse in the world. We spend the afternoon in the historic harbour town of Waterford.B, D
Sadly it is time to return home but not without first stopping at Newbridge Silverware Visitor Centre. We are expected back in Belfast at approximately 4pm.B
B=Breakfast Included , D=Dinner Included
4 nights dinner, bed & breakfast
Services of driver/courier
Celtic Roots Riverdance Show
Admissions to Powerscourt Gardens and Hook Head Lighthouse and Heritage Centre
Visits to Kilkenny, Glendalough and Newbridge Silverware Visitor Centre
Single Room Supplement £75