West of Ireland Gardens

West of Ireland Gardens

There are some fascinating gardens in the west of Ireland. Even non-gardeners will find something of interest, such as the gardens at old castles.

There are some fascinating gardens in the west of Ireland. Even non-gardeners will find something of interest, such as the gardens at old castles. This tour

takes you on a journey of gardening exploration and discovery, as we travel east to west across Ireland. You will be amazed at the diversity of characteristics, features and settings we uncover.

 

Hotel: Raheen Woods Hotel, Athenry (3 nights D, B&B)

The four-star Raheen Woods Hotel, in the medieval town of Athenry, has 50 bedrooms each with satellite TV, hairdryer, tea/coffeemaking facilities and free WiFi. There is an

indoor swimming pool, sauna and gym

Day 1

On leaving Belfast we travel to Airfield Estate for a guided tour of the gardens. We continue our journey to Athenry and our hotel for the next three nights.

D

Day 2

Its off to Connemara for a day at Kylemore Abbey where we have guided tours of both the house and the six acre Victorian Walled Garden, with its delightfully restored garden buildings. Discover woodland and lakeshore walks that will take you on a beautiful journey through the 1,000 acre estate.

B, D

Day 3

We cross into Co Clare and visit The Burren, and the Visitors Centre, where you can explore the flora, fauna and geology of the area. Before returning to our hotel we visit the nature reserve of Coole Park and explore its 4.5 acres of Walled Garden whose high walls allow the growing of more delicate plants look out forthe Autograph Tree!

B, D

Day 4

We leave Athenry and visit the Strokestown Park House Gardens, where the six-acre walled garden gives an insight into horticultural design and architecture from the 1740s to the present day. We return direct to Belfast.

B

B=Breakfast Included , D=Dinner Included

Tour Highlights

Airfield Estate • Kylemore Abbey • The Burren • Coole Park • Strokestown Park House Gardens

 

Price Excludes

• Single Room Supplement £70

• Holiday Insurance

 

 

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

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Europa Buscentre Ulsterbus Tours, Europa Buscentre Stands 2-5
Belfast
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18 Aug
2019
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Saturday 09:00 - 12:30

Sunday Closed

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