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The Marvels of Westport

The Marvels of Westport

Date: Mon 1st – Thu 4th June 2020

Price: £325 per person

Duration: 4 Days / 3 Nights

To book a tour, please contact Gertie on:
02868 631 614 or 07769 728 191

Price includes:

  • Luxury Coach throughout
  • 3 nights Dinner, Bed & Breakfast – The Mill Times Hotel Westport (Central town location)
  • Day tours
  • Porterage
  • Luggage labels
  • Admissions not included
  • Insurance not included

Prices based per person sharing a twin or double room (£30 per night single room supplement). Departing Monday 1st – Thursday 5th June 2020.

Day 1 - Monday 1st June

We check into our hotel, early afternoon, for the next three nights. There will be time to relax and take a stroll along the streets of Westport and familiar ourselves with our surroundings.

Day 2 - Tuesday 2nd June

After breakfast we plan to take a short drive to Kylemore Abby. This Castle was built in 1868 as a private home for the family of Mitchell Henry, a wealthy doctor from London whose family was involved in textile manufacturing in Manchester, England. He moved to Ireland when he and his wife Margaret purchased the land around the Abbey, after having travelled there on their honeymoon in the mid 1840s. He became a politician, becoming an MP for County Galway from 1871 to 1885. The gardens will be beautiful at this time of year. Returning to Westport for the afternoon, with the option to visit Westport House, privately owned by the Browne family who are direct descendants of the pirate Queen Grace O’Malley for whom the house was originally built.

Day 3 - Wednesday 3rd June

After breakfast we take insome of the most breathtaking scenery as we take a drive across Achill Island. Achill Island lies off County Mayo on the west coast. Marked by rugged mountains and peat bogs, the island is known for its tall sea cliffs and clean beaches. We will stop off at the strand (beach) at Keem village, has a sandy beach for you to take a stroll. We take a lunch stop on the island before returning to Westport for the remainder of the afternoon.

Day 4 - Thursday 4th June

We return home today spending the afternoon in Sligo as we retrace our journey homewards with drop offs enroute.

Leaving JMB Yard Orritor Road Cookstown 08.30 hrs. Pickups enroute Stangmore, Ballygawley, Fivemiletown, Maguiresbridge, Lisbellaw, Enniskillen, Kesh etc.