Treasures of Ireland – Kinsale, Cobh & Kilkenny

6 days from £519pp.

Rock of Cashel

Visit: Rock of Cashel, Ireland

Kilkenny Castle

Visit: Kilkenny Castle, Ireland


Visit: Cobh, Ireland


Visit: Kinsale, Ireland

Based in the beautiful 4-star Anner Hotel, surrounded with private grounds and manicured gardens, discover some of Ireland’s true gems on this superb holiday by coach. Just a short hop across the Irish Sea, our tour starts with an optional visit to the attractive city of Kilkenny. Continuing, we take in the delightful market town of Tipperary and one of Ireland’s most spectacular sights, the Rock of Cashel. You’ll also visit Cobh and the picture-postcard resort of Kinsale. Plus, no tour to Ireland would be complete without seeing the highlights of Dublin.

    Regional departure by coach then to Holyhead for the ferry to Ireland, and on to 4-star Anner Hotel, located on the outskirts of Thurles, County Tipperary for a four-night stay.

    • Included meals: Dinner


    Optional excursion to the attractive city of Kilkenny on the banks of the River Nore, with its Elizabethan architecture and winding passages and lanes. The Canal Walk provides views of the fine 18th century Kilkenny College buildings, but the most prominent feature is the imposing castle, with its three drum towers.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner
    Rock Of Cashel

    Rock Of Cashel

    Included excursion to the Rock of Cashel, visited by The Queen in 2011 and regarded as one of Ireland’s most spectacular sights. We continue through County Tipperary then to the pretty town of Cahir. Later, visit the market town of Tipperary.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner


    Join our included excursion to the maritime town of Cobh, near Cork. Steeped in history, Cobh is perhaps most famous as being the final port of call for the Titanic. Spend time exploring the town before we head to the picture-postcard resort of Kinsale, with its maze of narrow streets lined with pretty houses, excellent fish restaurants and inviting traditional bars.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    We leave the Anner Hotel and head to Dublin, where our optional sightseeing tour will show you the highlights of the capital, including Trinity College and Grafton Street. We stay overnight in the Dublin area.

    • Included meals: Breakfast

    To Holyhead, then home.

    • Included meals: Breakfast*

    At a Glance

    Tour Includes

    • 5 nights hotel with Irish breakfast
    • 4 evening meals
    • Travel from a regional joining point
    • Travel by Silver Service or upgrade to Luxuria

    Included Excursions & Visits

    • Rock of Cashel & Tipperary
    • Cobh & Kinsale
    • Dublin

    Optional Excursions & Visits

    • Kilkenny
    • Dublin Sightseeing


    Single Room Supplement from £139.00 (6 days).

    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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    You will stay for four nights at the family run 4-star Anner Hotel. The hotel will provide welcome tea/coffee and biscuits, one evening of entertainment, and an Irish coffee-making demonstration.

    You will then stay overnight at a minimum 3-star hotel in the Dublin area. 



    Anner Hotel

    Anner Hotel

    Anner Hotel

    The family run 4-star Anner Hotel is located on the outskirts of Thurles, County Tipperary and set on private grounds with beautifully manicured gardens. The hotel has a leisure centre with swimming pool, bar and restaurant.

    • Swimming Pool
    • Bar
    • Restaurant
    • TV
    • Telephone

    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.


    Travel Information

    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. 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 £15pp (9 days duration and over). This offer is only available for bookings of two or four persons on the front row and is subject to availability. Guaranteed front/second row seats cannot be reserved on feeder journeys to/from the U.K. port. Children under 15 years cannot occupy a front row seat due to French Law.

    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 U.K. port are not allocated.
    Hot and cold drinks are served on the main tour coaches. Prices are approximately £1 or 1.25 Euro per drink. Prices will be confirmed by the driver. Drinks may also be served on the transfer coaches but this is not guaranteed.

    Transfer coaches are routed approximately 2-3 weeks before departure and will depend on where passengers 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 coaches to and from the U.K. port may not have on-board toilets. When non-British coaches are used on transfers and tours (air or TGV 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.
    We operate a passenger interchange at the Channel port. Transfer coaches, including taxis, minibuses, Megabus and National Express operate to and from the U.K. port. You will join your main tour coach at the port.
    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 can be stored in the overhead racks aboard the coach.
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