This is the ideal break if you want to experience a new destination, in good company! On this great value break we stay in a 4* hotel, where you can even indulge in a little ‘me’ time with money off selected spa treatments! We’ve also included excursions to Dublin, Athlone, Galway and admission into Belvedere Castle and Castletown House.
NO SINGLE SUPPLEMENT
HIGHLIGHTS OF YOUR STAY
Day 1 – We travel to the four‐star Bloomfield House Hotel surrounded by lush Irish countryside. On arrival we will be treated to a complimentary tea or coffee, and during our break we are able to provide midweek spa discounts – please call for more information.
Day 2 – After breakfast we visit Dublin for a chance to explore the city in your own time. Top visitor
attractions include: the Guinness Storehouse, the National Museum of Ireland, the National Gallery of Ireland and the gothic St. Patrick’s Cathedral.
Day 3 – This morning we will visit nearby Belvedere Castle & Gardens, this stately house boasts a magnificent 160‐acre lakeside estate alongside an 18th Century Georgian Villa and a Victorian Walled Garden. The afternoon is spent at your leisure ‐ maybe make use of the discounted spa treatments that are available at the hotel.
Day 4 – After a leisurely morning in the comfort of our hotel, this afternoon we head to the Castletown House and Gardens, Ireland’s first and largest Palladian style estate! Built between 1722 and 1729 for William Connolly, speaker of the Irish House of Commons and the wealthiest commoner in Ireland. Today you can explore the beautiful 18th Century parklands, with river walks, a temple and the remains of a bathing house.
Day 5 – Our first stop today is Athlone. This designated historic town commonly known as the ‘Gateway to the West’, is situated along the River Shannon. This morning you can visit the Athlone Castle, this major attraction features a Visitor Centre and the Luan Art Gallery. Afterwards, we visit Galway. Internationally known for its friendly people and charming streets wander the cobbled city streets and feel like you’ve stepped back in time! Perhaps visit the Galway City Museum. Overlooking the Spanish Arch, this modern, spacious building is home to a fabulous collection of Galway’s history and heritage.
Day 6 – After our final breakfast of the trip, we retrace our footsteps back home.
Bloomfield House Hotel Leisure Club & Spa ****, Ireland
The 4* Bloomfield House Hotel, Leisure Club & Spa is situated in the heart of the beautiful Westmeath Lakelands of central Ireland. Perched in an idyllic setting overlooking Lough Ennell, this Irish, family‐owned hotel is nestled in rolling countryside amidst acres of rich parkland and lofty trees, where you will be close to culture, history and the ancient myths of Co. Westmeath.
Return ferry sailings
5 nights dinner, bed & breakfast
Tea/coffee on arrival
Glass of house wine, beer or mineral water with evening meal
Tea/coffee after dinner
Music entertainment on one night
Midweek spa discounts available (please call for more information) Excursion to Dublin, Athlone & Galway
Admission into Belvedere Castle & Gardens & Castletown House
|Departure Date||Duration||Price||Single Supplement|
|Sun 19 May||6||£589||NIL|