Ireland’s Hidden Heartlands
Monday June 28th 2021 – Thursday July 1st 2021
On this stunning 4-day tour we will follow the River Shannon and explore the highlights of Ireland’s lakelands. We will visit the historic Birr Castle, take a cruise on Lough Derg and Lough Corry, enjoy a tour of Belleek Pottery and visit Strokestown Park and Florence Court Estate from our base in Co. Leitrim.
Your Holiday Itinerary
Board your luxury coach and begin your tour with a visit to Birr Castle in Co. Offaly. This castle has history dating back to 1200 as well as the largest telescope in the world. We continue to the picturesque town of Carrick-on-Shannon in Co. Leitrim, where we will be based for the tour.
Today we will take a relaxing morning cruise before an afternoon visit to the unique Strokestown Park Museum, House and Gardens, a 300-acre property that displays over 400 years of the history of the region.
We will visit the 18th century Florence Court House & Estate in Co. Fermanagh before a visit to Belleek Pottery. On the return to our hotel, we will stop at Drumcliff in Co. Sligo and visit the grave site of WB Yeats.
After a free morning to explore Carrick-on-Shannon we begin the return journey south. We will visit Killaloe on the shores of Lough Derg and enjoy a relaxing boat cruise before returning home.
- Return Luxury Coach Transport
- Professional Driver / Guide who will act as Tour Manager for the group
- 3 Nights Hotel Accommodation
- Full Breakfast on 3 mornings
- Evening meal on 3 evenings
- Cruise on the River Shannon
- Lough Derg Cruise
- Florence Court House and Estate
- Belleek Pottery Tour
- Strokestown Park Museum, House and Gardens
- Birr Castle & Demesne
- Visit to the grave site of WB Yeats
*€75 Single Supplement