NEW About the tour: Ireland’s Ancient East & Lakelands

Discover the magical Irish Lakelands, a region immersed in history, tranquillity and natural beauty. Explore years of history wrapped in myth and legend, as well as local traditions that will enchant and excite. County Cavan is regarded as Ireland’s Lake District and it shares a border with its neighbour, Northern Ireland’s own Lake District, County Fermanagh. Have the opportunity to visit some of Ireland’s most famous attractions, from the Giant’s Causeway to a sightseeing tour of Dublin.

Tour Includes


  • 5 nights hotel with Irish breakfast
  • 4 evening meals
  • Travel by Luxuria coach
  • Convenient joining points

6 days from £729 pp

Departure Dates

Once you have booked your tour either online, or by telephone ( 01709 787 463 ), you have the flexibility of how you pay off the remainder of your balance. You can:

  • Use our balance payment facility online to make and track your card payments. You can pay as much as you want up until your final due date or pay it all, the choice is yours.
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  • Send payments via cheque.
  • Call us and make a card payment, either a small amount or as lump sum until your final due date.

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Tour Itinerary

Certain excursions are included in the price of your holiday. If you choose not to go on an included excursion, for whatever reason, no refunds will be made.
Yes, you will receive one with your Travel Documents, which are sent 7-10 days before departure.
We believe that our holidays may not be suitable for children under 8 years old (except for Disneyland Paris bookings) however, we will consider individual requests on application. Customers aged 18 and under at the time of travel must be accompanied by an adult, parent or guardian aged over 18 years old.
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    Regional departure by coach, then to Holyhead for the ferry to Ireland. Head to our hotel in County Cavan for four nights

    • Included meals: Dinner

    Today we enjoy an included excursion to the bustling town of Enniskillen, superbly situated between the upper and lower Lough Erne.

    See the Buttermarket, the impressive castle, home to a fascinating heritage centre, and explore the winding streets lined with shops selling traditional Irish goods. Relax in one of the many cafés or bars dotted about the town and soak up the unique and charming Irish atmosphere.

    We continue with a scenic drive of the Lakelands, alive with myth and legend. Where glistening waters and lush green landscapes frame this stunning picture-postcard scene.

    Whilst in the Lakelands, why not enjoy a cruise on Lough Erne, the jewel in Fermanagh’s crown with endless peaceful waters dotted with green wooded islands, including Devenish Island.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner
    Enniskillen Castle
    Enniskillen Castle

    Included highlights

    • Enniskillen Castle
    • Lakelands Scenic Drive
    • Lough Erne

    Optional highlights

    • Lough Erne Cruise

    Today’s included excursion takes us on another scenic journey as we see more of the beautiful lakelands, and pass tranquil Lough Oughter and the village of Killashandra.

    We then head into Northern Ireland to the Ulster American Folk Park, an award-winning museum that brings three centuries of Irish emigration to life.

    Costumed re-enactments, themed exhibits and traditional crafts portray the the epic story, as you walk in the footsteps of those who emigrated from Ulster to America in the 18th and 19th centuries.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner
    Lough Oughter
    Lough Oughter

    Included highlights

    • Lough Oughter
    • Ulster American Folk Park
    • Killashandra

    A day of fantastic scenery on our optional excursion as we head to the world-famous Giant’s Causeway with its basalt columns.

    Long associated with legendary Irish giant Finn McCool, its basalt columns, which rise like stepping stones from the sea, were formed after a volcanic eruption 60-million years ago. Entrance is approx. £9 and payable locally.

    You can visit the new visitor centre, and then either walk to the Causeway (approximately ½ mile), or take the local shuttle bus, at small additional cost

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner
    Giant's Causeway
    Giant's Causeway

    Optional highlights

    • Giant's Causeway

    We head to Dublin. Join our optional sightseeing tour, which will take in the main sights.

    The first thing you notice is the wealth of elegant Georgian architecture, notably in Fitzwilliam and Merrion Squares.

    The city is divided by the River Liffey, crossed by numerous bridges, including the Ha’penny Bridge. You’ll find plenty to see and do in Dublin’s Fair City! We stay overnight in the Dublin area.

    • Included meals: Breakfast

    Included highlights

    • Dublin
    • Dublin

    Return home.

    Please note: depending on departure time, breakfast today may be on the ferry.

    • Included meals: Breakfast

    NEW Ireland’s Ancient East & Lakelands 6 days from £729pp

    Book online OR call our friendly travel advisers on:
    01709 787 463

    Accommodation

    If you prefer, then you can join the tour at the hotel. To do this, we will require a copy of your passport for identification purposes and you must advise us at the time of booking.

    No reduction will be given if you should choose to do this.

    All hotel rooms benefit from private bathroom facilities.
    Some hotels have tea and coffee making facilities. Please check the tour pages for more information or call our Customer Service Department on 01709 830333.
    Most hotels have a lift, please call our Customer Service Department on 01709 830333 for more information.
    Some hotels have ground floor rooms. Please email for information on individual hotels or call our Customer Service Department on 01709 830333.
    Your hotels will supply towels in your room.

    We are unable to guarantee that the hotel will be able to meet your dietary requirements. We find that the majority of European countries do not generally cater for vegetarians and that the meal supplied may well be what everyone else is having minus the meat.

    We will of course endeavour to arrange for a vegetarian meal at the hotel. We do however suggest that you advise us of your dietary requests at the time of booking and recommend that you speak to the receptionist on arrival with regard to your request.

    You will stay for four nights at the 4-star Slieve Russell Hotel Golf & Country Club in Ballyconnell, County Cavan.

    Slieve Russell Hotel Golf And Country Club

    Ballyconnell Co.Cavan,

    • Swimming Pool
    • English Speaking Staff
    • Bar
    • Restaurant
    • Lift
    • WiFi Available
    • TV
    • Tea and Coffee Making Facilities
    • Hairdryer
    • Bath and/or Shower
    • Telephone

    Travel Options

    Departure times given for each region are approximate. Please check your travel documents to confirm the actual timings.

    Front row seats can be reserved for £14pp (up to 6 days' duration), £22pp (7 & 8 days' duration) and £25pp (9 days' duration and over) on all European tours. This offer is only available for bookings of two or four persons on the front row and is subject to availability. In addition to this, seats on the second row can be reserved for £7pp (up to 6 days duration), £14pp (7 & 8 days duration) and £17pp (9 days duration and over). Guaranteed front/second row seats cannot be reserved on transfer journeys to/from the interchange. Children under 15 years cannot occupy a front row seat due to French Law. Central view seats are free.

    Please note: On some coaches the legroom on front seats may be slightly less than that available on other seats due to the presence of a modesty board in front.

    If your tour is cancelled for any reason and front/second row seats are not available on your new tour, you will be refunded the supplement. No other compensation will be payable.

    Alternatively, we can take seating requests on your booking. However, requests are not guaranteed. All seat numbers are confirmed on travel documents approximately 7-10 days prior to departure.

    We guarantee that all passengers on the same booking will be seated together on the main tour coach. Seats on the transfer coaches to and from the interchange are not allocated.
    Hot and cold drinks are served on your main tour coach. Prices are approximately £1 or €1.25 Euro per drink. Prices will be confirmed by your driver.

    Transfer coaches are routed approximately 2-3 weeks before departure. The route taken depends on where paassengers are booked to travel from on any particular date as to which route is taken. If you require further detailed information regarding the route to the port you can contact our Customer Service Department on 01709 830333 two weeks before you are due to travel.

    With regard to the route taken by the main tour coach, this is determined by the driver.

    All main tour coaches have on-board toilets. Transfer vehicles to and from the interchange may not have on-board toilets. When non-British coaches are used on transfers and tours (air holidays only) an on-board toilet may not be available. However, comfort stops will be made during long journeys.
    All coaches feature air-conditioning. Should the air-conditioning system break down for a period exceeding 12 hours, compensation will be awarded up to a maximum of £10 per fare-paying passenger per tour.
    All our coaches and transfer vehicles operate a 'no smoking on board policy'. The use of electronic cigarettes is strictly forbidden.
    In the interest of fellow guests, do not take hot food or ice cream on board.
    alcohol can only be taken on board our vehicles at the discretion of your driver.
    Depending on the location of your pickup point, you may be picked up by coach (not necessarily the on you are touring on), minibus, taxi, National Express or Megabus service. You may then be taken to another centralised pickup location or service station. We operate a passenger interchange at Stop 24 Services, where you will meet the tour coach you are holidaying on and then continue on with your outbound journey. Similarly, on the way home, you may also change transfer vehicles at another location, to take you to your final drop off point.
    Your allowance is one medium sized suitcase per person, which should weigh no more than 20kg when full. We may refuse to carry larger or heavier cases. Hand luggage should be stored in the overhead racks aboard the coach. Nothing should be stored under your seat.

    When it comes to getting you to your destination, Leger Holidays make it easy, with a selection of travel options for you to choose from.

    Luxuria - Charging sockets

    Luxuria Features

    • Deluxe armchair-style seats with leather exterior, central arm rests with cup holders and retractable calf rests give you a more comfortable journey.
    • Every seat has its own, fully interactive, touch screen T.V. offering a wide choice of entertainment so you can control what you want to watch and when.
    • There’s also a selection of double and single seats, including four seats face-to-face with tables. And with a total of 7 single seats available, these are ideal for passengers travelling independently.
    • Plug sockets and USB points at each seat mean you can keep your devices fully charged throughout your journey.
    • Onboard toilet.

    Luxuria Seating Plan

    Luxuria Seating Plan

    Find your nearest pickup point

    You can join your coach at your nearest joining point – we’ve hundreds to choose from throughout England, Scotland and Wales. To find your nearest pick up, search using your postcode below.

      *Please note pickups are subject to availability.

      Travel Extras

      On Single Traveller holidays and coach holidays of 7 days’ duration or more, you don’t even have to think about getting to your local joining point. If you live within 20 miles of one of our free joining points we’ll pick you up from your home and take you to meet your transfer vehicle, then return you back home at the end of your holiday. The cost is from £35 per booking each way for up to four people per booking.

      If you live a little further afield, you can also take advantage of this convenient option for an additional charge – please enquire at the time of booking.

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