Heart of Ireland & Dublin for Single Travellers

6 days from £599 pp.


Clonmacnoise

Visit: Clonmacnoise, Ireland

About the Tour

Board your coach and explore historic villages and picturesque towns of Ireland, with excellent sightseeing opportunities, on this fabulous six-day singles holdiay to the Emerald Isle. Solo travellers will experience a true taste of Ireland, as we enjoy a tour of the Kilbeggan Distillery. See the ancient ruins in of the Clonmacnoise Monastery, and bring the past to life in Carrick-on-Shannon, as we walk the old town. Experience the capital city of Dublin and take a tour of the city’s famous sights, from the Four Courts to St. Patrick’s Cathedral. Before we return home from our holiday, we also offer guests the opportunity to spend time in the historic market town of Athlone.

Tour Includes


  • 5 nights hotel with Irish breakfast
  • 5 evening meals
  • Sole use of your own room
  • No single room supplement
  • Door to Door service (limited availability) or regional departure by coach
  • Travel by Silver Service coach
Dates & Prices

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.
  • Send payments via online banking.
  • Send payments via cheque.
  • Call us and make a card payment, either a small amount or as lump sum until your final due date.

Our contact and online banking payment details will be on your confirmation invoice to remind you of your choices.

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Your Itinerary

    Door-to-Door departure or regional departure by coach, then to Holyhead for the ferry to Ireland and on to Mullingar for a five-night stay.

    • Included meals: Dinner

    Enjoy a true taste of Ireland on our included visit to The Kilbeggan Distillery Experience, Ireland’s oldest distillery. By way of contrast, a visit will then be made to a remote spot by the River Shannon to see the ancient ruins of the 6th century Clonmacnoise Monastery, one of Ireland’s most important monastic sites.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Included excursion to Carrick-on- Shannon, situated on the shores of the River Shannon. A walk through the town brings to life the historic past, in particular the Costello Chapel which is believed to be the smallest in Europe. During your visit, why not enjoy a short cruise on the Shannon.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Included excursion to Dublin where you have some free time. Our optional sightseeing tour will give you a taste of this fascinating city. The tour will show you the inner city of Dublin, which if left on your own would take a week! You will see both the north and south part of the capital. The tour is a panoramic one, seeing beautiful buildings of significance like Trinity College, St Patrick’s Cathedral, The National Art Gallery and the Four Courts. Dublin is a beautiful Georgian city and highlights will be the magnificence of Georgian Dublin with visits to some of the superb squares. Dublin is also home to the Guinness Storehouse should you wish to pay homage to Dublin’s most famous drink and see a panorama of Dublin from its glassed Gravity Bar.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Join our optional excursion to Athlone, an historic market town located on the borders of County Roscommon and Westmeath. Athlone Castle is steeped in history and has been the scene of a turbulent past.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    To Holyhead, then home.

    • Included meals: Breakfast*

    Your Excursions

    Included Excursions & Visits

    • Kilbeggan Distillery & Clonmacnoise - True taste of Ireland
    • Carrick on Shannon - Visit beautiful Leitrim
    • Dublin - Cosmopolitan capital

    Optional Excursions & Visits

    • Dublin Sightseeing - See the sights
    • Athlone - Historic market town

    Notes


    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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    Accommodation

    You will stay for five nights with sole use of your own room, at the 4-star Bloomfield House Hotel, Leisure Club and Spa, situated on the outskirts of Mullingar in its own 25 acres of parkland. The hotel has a restaurant, bar, pool and sauna. 

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    Bloomfield House


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

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    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. 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.

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