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Easter Escape - Westport

Easter Escape to Westport

Nestled on the western coast of Ireland, Westport is a picturesque town renowned for its scenic beauty and cultural richness.

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Nestled on the western coast of Ireland, Westport is a picturesque town renowned for its scenic beauty and cultural richness. Westport's colorful streets are adorned with traditional Irish charm, offering quaint shops, lively pubs, and inviting cafes. Beyond Westport, the vibrant city of Galway awaits, a lively hub of arts, culture, and history. Add in a journey to Kylemore Abbey, nestled in the heart of Connemara, providing a captivating detour. This 19th-century Gothic Revival masterpiece is set against a backdrop of serene lakes and lush woodlands, creating a breathtaking setting. The journey from Westport to Galway and then to the enchanting Kylemore Abbey offers a delightful blend of coastal beauty, urban energy, and historical splendor, making it a memorable exploration of Ireland's west.

 

Package Includes:

 

  • Luxury Coach travel

  • 3 Nights Dinner, Bed & Breakfast at Westport Woods Hotel

  • Entertainment on at least 1 night

  • Day to Galway

  • Visit to Kylemore Abbey

  • Free time in Westport

  • Stops en route

 

*Trip subject to minimum numbers departing

Westport

Westport in Ireland is a captivating town situated on the west coast of County Mayo, known for its enchanting beauty and rich cultural heritage. Nestled at the mouth of Clew Bay, with its backdrop of rolling hills and the iconic Croagh Patrick mountain, Westport is a postcard-perfect destination. The town's charming streets are lined with colorful Georgian architecture, creating a picturesque atmosphere that beckons visitors to explore its characterful shops, pubs, and restaurants. Westport is not just a visual delight; it also offers a gateway to outdoor adventures, including hiking, fishing, and water activities. With a warm and welcoming community, Westport radiates the authentic charm of Irish hospitality. It's a destination that seamlessly blends natural splendor with a genuine sense of community, making it a must-visit gem along the Wild Atlantic Way.

 

Westport Woods Hotel

Westport Woods Hotel is a delightful retreat nestled in the heart of County Mayo, offering a perfect blend of comfort and natural beauty. Surrounded by lush woodlands and set against the backdrop of the stunning Clew Bay, the hotel provides a tranquil escape for guests seeking relaxation and rejuvenation. With its warm hospitality and contemporary amenities, Westport Woods Hotel stands out as a charming accommodation option in the picturesque town of Westport. The hotel features comfortable rooms, an inviting restaurant serving delicious local cuisine, and a range of leisure facilities, including a spa and wellness center. Its strategic location makes it an ideal base for exploring the captivating landscapes of the Wild Atlantic Way and enjoying the vibrant culture of Westport. Whether guests are seeking outdoor adventures or a peaceful retreat, Westport Woods Hotel offers a welcoming haven amidst the natural beauty of Ireland's west coast.

Westport Woods Hotel & Spa, Quay Rd, Westport Demesne, Westport, Co. Mayo, Ireland

 

Kylemore Abbey

Kylemore Abbey is a breathtaking architectural and natural wonder nestled in the Connemara region of County Galway. Originally built as a private estate in the 19th century, the abbey boasts a captivating blend of Victorian Gothic and neo-Gothic architecture. Set against the backdrop of the serene Pollacappul Lough and surrounded by lush woodlands, Kylemore Abbey is a perfect stop off point in this tour. The estate is also home to stunning Victorian Walled Gardens, where vibrant flowers and plants create a colorful oasis. One of the most iconic features is the Gothic Church on the grounds, adding to the overall enchanting atmosphere. Kylemore Abbey's history is equally fascinating, evolving from a family residence to an international girls' school and, today, a captivating tourist attraction. Visitors can explore the abbey's elegant interiors, wander through the tranquil gardens, and marvel at the breathtaking Connemara landscape that surrounds this cultural and historical gem.

Kylemore Abbey, Pollacappul, Co. Galway, Ireland

 

Galway

Galway, situated on the west coast of Ireland, is a lively and vibrant city renowned for its rich cultural heritage and energetic atmosphere. Nestled along the shores of Galway Bay, the city is characterised by colorful storefronts, cobblestone streets, and a captivating blend of medieval and modern architecture. Galway is a cultural hub, hosting numerous festivals, which attracts artists and performers from around the world. The city's lively street performers, traditional Irish music sessions in cosy pubs, and a thriving arts scene contribute to its unique charm. With a dynamic mix of shops, restaurants, and pubs, Galway offers a warm welcome to locals and visitors alike. Whether exploring historical landmarks like the Spanish Arch, enjoying the scenic promenade along the Claddagh, or experiencing the warmth of the local hospitality, Galway is a city that leaves a lasting impression.

 

Images courtesy of Irelands Content Pool

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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Name Address
Castledawson Castledawson Park & Ride
Derry/Londonderry Sainbury's Carpark, Strand Road, Londonderry
At the shop entrance.
Dungiven Dungiven Castle (212 stop opposite castle)
Dunsilly Dunsilly Park and Ride
Glengall Street, Belfast Glengall Street, Belfast
J&K Yard J&K Yard - Moneymore
Sheepbridge P&R Newry Sheepbridge Park & Ride Newry
Toomebridge Park & Ride Toomebridge Park & Ride

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