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Bantry & The Gulf Stream Coast

Bantry & The Gulf Stream Coast

Bantry & The Gulf Stream Coast

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Explore West Cork’s coast and countryside while staying in the charming harbour town of Bantry. From here we’ll visit the rugged Beara Peninsula, discover Garnish Island and its landscaped Italianate gardens and go as far south west as it is to go in Ireland, to Mizen Head.


The Maritime Hotel, Bantry ****

The stylish Maritime Hotel is set in a stunning location overlooking Bantry Bay amid the three rugged peninsulas of Mizen Head, Sheep’s Head and Beara.

• Luxury en-suite guest bedrooms • Plasma screen television • Free Wi-Fi • Tea, coffee-making facilities • Bottled water • Iron & ironing board • Hairdryer • The Ocean Restaurant • The Maritime Bar •Club Maritime Leisure Centre with indoor swimming pool, Jacuzzi, steam room & gym • Lift

Day 1

We travel to Pembroke for our ferry crossing to Rosslare and continue on to Wexford where we stay overnight on a dinner, bed and breakfast basis. (D)

Day 2

After breakfast we travel towards Bantry travelling via Youghal and Blarney where we stop at the famous Blarney Woollen Mill before arriving in Bantry later this afternoon. We stay here for the next four nights on a dinner, bed and breakfast basis. (B,D)

Day 3

Enjoy a day at leisure in Bantry. Why not take the 10 minute walk to Bantry House and Gardens - an 18th century house with impressive formal gardens. (Entry cost not included). (B,D)

Day 4

Today we explore the beautiful Beara Peninsula and take the ferry to Garnish Island. Located in the sheltered harbour of Bantry Bay it is renowned for its landscaped Italianate gardens which we will visit. We will also take in the breath-taking views of the scenic Healy Pass. (B,D)

Day 5

Excursion to Mizen Head, the most South West you can go in Ireland. We have included entrance to the award-winning Mizen Head Visitor Centre, an authentic all-weather experience which is a must see with its spectacular position on high cliffs with the swirling Atlantic Ocean beneath them. We return via the Skibbereen Heritage Centre, housing the Great Famine Commemoration exhibition. (B, D)

(The Signal Station is a 10 minute walk along the path, down the 99 steps and across the Arched Bridge therefore may not be suitable for people with mobility issues).

Day 6

It's time to say goodbye to Bantry today as we travel back across the country to Wexford, calling into cosmopolitan Cork en route before continuing on to our dinner, bed and breakfast accommodation. (B,D)

Day 7

After an early breakfast we travel to Rosslare to board the early morning sailing to Pembroke from where we complete the journey home. (B)

  • Executive coach travel

  • Irish Sea ferry crossings

  • 2 overnights dinner, bed and full Irish

  • 4 nights dinner, bed & full Irish breakfast accommodation in Bantry

  • Porterage at all hotels

  • Call into the famous Blarney Woollen Mill

  • Explore the beautiful Beara Peninsula

  • Return ferry to Garnish Island

  • Entrance to the Italiante Garden on Garnish Island

  • Trip to Mizen Head, the most South West you can go in Ireland

  • Entrance to the award-winning Mizen Head Visitor Centre

  • Entrance to the Skibbereen Heritage Centre

  • Discover cosmopolitan Cork

  • Enjoy a day at leisure in Bantry




8th Sep 7 nights £918


SRS £210

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Name Address
Cardiff Gate Services Cardiff Gate Services CF23 8RA
Cardiff West Services Cardiff West Services Coach Park, CF72 8SA
Dyffryn Depot Edwards Travel Centre, Dyffryn Close, Llansamlet
Edwards Depot LLANTRISANT Edwards Depot, Llantrisant, CF72 8QZ
Neath - Railway Neath - Outside Railway Station, SA11 1BY
NP20 4AX
Port Talbot Customs Port Talbot Bus Stop OUTSIDE Customs House
Just past the Plaza, SA13 1HW
Pyle Cross Pyle Cross, bus stop outside supermarket.Pyle Road
CF33 6AG
Sarn SERVICES Sarn SERVICES - Coach Park, CF32 9SY
Swansea St Marys Church Bus stop outside church on Princess Way, Swansea

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