Carlow and Kilkenny Cracker
A perfect break at Celtic Carlow’s excellent Seven Oaks Hotel, with Altamont’s garden delights, a road train trip in Kilkenny and musical entertainment on three nights!
Seven Oaks Hotel, 4 StarAthy Rd, Graigue, Carlow, Ireland
Tel: 00353 59 913 1308
A lovely independently owned hotel retaining its old-world character. From the moment you step into the magnificent reception area you will receive the warmest of Irish welcomes from the friendly, professional staff, whose attention to your every need will ensure an enjoyable stay. Lift.
Sunday 19 June 7 Days £725
Sunday 28 August 7 Days £725
Single Supplement £190. Insurance £42
(includes Insurance Premium Tax at 20%)
6 Nights Dinner, Bed and Breakfast, Guided tour of Dublin, Three Nights Entertainment. Road train in Kilkenny and a visit to Avoca Handweavers.
DAY 1 We leave home and travel to Cairnryan for the 1630 hrs ferry to Larne. We then head for our overnight at the Stormont Hotel in Belfast.
DAY 2 After breakfast we head for Carlow visiting the pretty town of Carlingford en-route.
DAY 3 A free day with time to explore Carlow, a peaceful riverside town boasting a strong Celtic heritage with its cathedral, courthouse, museum and Visual Arts Centre. Also discover delightful Altamont Gardens, one of the most romantic settings in Ireland. It’s a charming blend of formal and informal styles with an impressive rose collection and a parade of ancient oaks leading to an Ice Age Glen.
DAY 4 Today we visit Kilkenny, for many it is the greatest city in Ireland, a medieval time capsule built around its magnificent castle and recently named Ireland’s tidiest Town. Get your bearings and see the sights aboard the local road train.
DAY 5 We have an excursion to the peaceful Wicklow Mountains visiting Avoca Handweavers where you can watch a film of what it was like to live and work in The Vale of Avoca including images of mining, farming and hand weaving followed by a handweaving demonstration.
DAY 6 We leave Carlow and head to Dublin for our guided tour of the City with some free time before we head back to the Stormont Hotel for our overnight stay.
DAY 7 After breakfast we return to Larne for our return ferry to Cairnryan and then head homeward.