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Dublin & Wonderful Wicklow 'The Garden of Ireland'

Dublin & Wonderful Wicklow 'The Garden of Ireland'

Based at the PARK VIEW HOTEL




5 DAYS FROM £384


Lying on the River Liffey, the city of Dublin offers endless sightseeing opportunities from famous landmarks such as Dublin Castle and The Guinness Brewery to the statue of Molly Mallone. Located just south of the city and known as the ‘Garden of Ireland’, County Wicklow is one of Ireland’s true treasures. The magnificent Wicklow Mountains National Park, is one of Ireland’s scenic jewels with stunning hills picturesque rivers and lakes. Our base for the tour is the attractive village of Newtownmountkennedy which is located on the northern edge of the National Park.


Our base here is the very comfortable PARK VIEW HOTEL which features an elegant bistro style restaurant and an attractive bar/lounge with outdoor terrace overlooking a park. All of the well appointed en suite bedroom have tv, hairdryer and hospitality tray. A passenger lift serves all floors.


Monday 23rd September
Departing Newark early morning we travel via Derbyshire and Chester into Wales. Continuing over the Menai Bridge onto Anglesey we utilise an early afternoon Irish Ferries sailing from Holyhead to Dublin. After disembarking in Ireland it is a relatively short journey, along the coast to our base at Newtownmountkennedy.

Tuesday 24th – Thursday 26th September
Scheduled excursions during our stay will include the following:
• Full day tour into the beautiful Wicklow Mountains, one of Ireland’s most unspoilt regions. Here we visit Glendalough, one of the country’s most important monastic sites which was founded by St. Kevin in the 6th century. We then continue to the picturesque town of Avoca (filming location for the tv series ‘Ballykissangel’ and a visit to Avoca Handweavers – Ireland’s oldest working mill founded in 1723.
• Full day tour calling at the beautiful Powerscourt Estate, the Gardens of which were recently voted No.3 in the World’s Top Ten Gardens by National Geographic. See formal gardens, sweeping terraces and ornamental lakes and take in the breathtaking view from the House over Sugarloaf Mountain.
• Full day visit to the vibrant city of Dublin with ample time to explore this exciting city and its wealth of attractions. Take a Guinness Brewery tour, peruse the excellent shops on Grafton Street or explore Temple Bar – Dublin’s cultural quarter with its cobbled streets and vibrant nightlife.

Friday 27th September
After a leisurely breakfast we travel to Dublin for the return sailing to Holyhead before retracing our steps, so home to Newark for mid/late evening.

B, D

B=Breakfast Included, D=Dinner Included

PRICE £ 384 per person sharing an en suite twin/double bedded room



Double for sole occupancy £18.00

Please see page 20 of our brochure for details of optional travel insurance

Pick-ups over 10 mile radius of Newark

* Please see inside front cover of brochure for details of early booking discounts and pick up supplements



Travel Wright air conditioned executive specification coach throughout including excursions as mentioned in the tour itinerary.

Return Irish ferries crossings

4 nights dinner, bed and breakfast accommodation at the Park View Hotel

Admission to Powerscourt Estate

Admission to Glendalough is free of charge



Meals other than stated above or drinks with meals.

Admission to attractions (where applicable) eg Guinness Brewery Tour

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

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

Name Address Contact Details
APU/O Briar Road, Ollerton
Asda Asda, Newark Road, North Hykeham
Barbican Barbican Hotel, Lincoln
Bingham Market Place Bingham Market Place
Bingham Nottingham Road Bingham Bus Stop oppo White Lion, Nottingham Road
Gonerby Recruiting Sergeant, Great Gonerby
Grantham Grantham Bus Station
Holiday Feeder Averham Averham Flash Layby
Holiday Feeder Bingham Bingham Layby
Holiday Feeder Chatsworth Chatsworth House
Holiday Feeder Gonerby Gonerby Services
Holiday Feeder Long Benn Long Bennington
Holiday Feeder Ollerton Ollerton Bus Lane
Holiday Feeder Tuxford Tuxford Sun Inn
Ollerton Police Station Ollerton Police Station
TW Travel Wright Depot, Jessop Close, Newark
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