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Powerscourt House, Ireland

Powerscourt Tulip Festival

Join us on this tour as we visit the sight of some 10,000 tulips floating in the breeze at Powerscourt House & Gardens in Ireland’s County Wicklow. We will also see the Wicklow Mountains, Glendalough and Avoca, plus we spend a day in Dublin

What could be more beautiful than the sight of some 10,000 tulips floating in the breeze at Powerscourt House & Gardens in Ireland’s County Wicklow. In 2020 the annual Tulip Festival  will be held once again at Powerscourt and promises to be bigger than ever before with an additional 4,000 Tulip bulbs to be planted. To see this delightful spectacle we will be staying at Enniskerry and will also see the Wicklow Mountains, Glendalough and Avoca, plus we spend a day in the ‘Fair City’ of Dublin.

 

SUMMERHILL HOUSE HOTEL

The Summerhill House Hotel is situated in a tranquil country setting in five acres of attractive grounds on the outskirts of Enniskerry. Facilities include the Courtyard Restaurant and the Copper Beach Bar. All bedrooms feature television, telephone, iron / ironing board, hairdryer and tea / coffee makings facilities. Lift to all floors.

PRICE INCLUDES

  • Accommodation with dinner and breakfast.

  • Afternoon cream tea.

  • Admission to Powerscourt House & Gardens.

  • Return Irish Sea crossings. 

Day One

We travel across to Holyhead for our Irish Sea crossing to Dublin Port, and then continue on to County Wicklow and the Summerhill House Hotel at Enniskerry where we stay for the next four nights. Enjoy some welcome tea & coffee on our arrival.

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Day Two

This morning a short drive will take us to the nearby Powerscourt Estate to see the spectacular Tulip Festival and the beautiful 18th Century mansion set beneath the backdrop of the Great Sugarloaf Mountain. Gardeners will have been selecting both favourite and unusual tulip varieties, planning the layout and colour schemes and of course, tending to the bulbs to ensure there is a beautiful display. Take a walk in the grounds and enjoy the tulips at various points in the magnificent formal gardens that incorporate sweeping terraces, ornamental lakes and an exquisite Japanese-style hideaway. We return to the hotel late afternoon where an afternoon cream tea will be served.

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Day Three

We head to the ‘Fair City of Dublin’ and spend a day in the bustling Irish Capital. Here you can discover the delights of this cultural city with its fascinating architecture and numerous attractions such as the Guinness Exhibition, Bewley’s Coffee House, Trinity College, Phoenix Park and Dublin Castle.

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Day Four

Today we travel through Wicklow Mountains National Park before heading to the spectacular valley of Glendalough. Here we visit the medieval monastic ruins before calling into the picturesque town of Avoca, the filming location for ‘Ballykissangel’ and home to the Avoca Hand weavers, Ireland’s oldest weaving mill.

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Day Five

We return to Dublin for an afternoon sailing back to Holyhead and home to North Wales.

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B=Breakfast Included, D=Dinner Included

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

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

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Name Address Contact Details
Abergele Abergele, Bowling Green Bus Stop
Bangor, Beach Rd IRE Bangor, Nelson Pub Beach Road
Bangor, Deiniol Rd IRE Bangor, Old Post Office Bus Stop Deiniol Road
Bethel Bethel, Primary School Bus Stop
Bontnewydd Bontnewydd, Bus Stop Near Chip Shop
Bryngwran Bryngwran, School Entrance
Caergeiliog Caergeiliog, Outside Sportsmans Pub
Caernarfon, Campbell Road Caernarfon, Bus Stop Bottom of Campbell Road
Caernarfon, Leisure Cent. Caernarfon, Bus Stop opposite Leisure Centre
Caernarfon, Morrisons Caernarfon, Morrisons Bus Stop
Caernarfon, Waterloo Port Caernarfon, Waterloo Port Bus Stop
Caernarfon, Y Glyn Caernarfon, Y Glyn Bethel Road
Colwyn Bay Colwyn Bay, Railway Station Bus Stop
Criccieth, Medical Centre Criccieth, Medical Centre Bus Stop
Gaerwen IRE Gaerwen, Bus Stop Opposite Stermat
Gwalchmai Gwalchmai, Opposite Clock
Holyhead Holyhead, Bus Stop Outside Ferry Terminal Entrance
Llanberis, Maes Padarn Llanberis, Bus Stop Opposite Maes Padarn
Llanberis, Spar Llanberis, Outside Spar Shop
Llandegai IRE Llandegai, Bus Stop Opposite Castle Entrance
Llandudno Llandudno, Mostyn Broadway Coach Park Bus Stop
Llandudno Jct. Station Llandudno Junction, Station Hotel Bus Stop
Llanfairfechan Llanfairfechan, Castle Bridge Bus Stop
Llanfairpwll Llanfairpwll, Pringles Car Park
(Parking not permitted at Pringles car park)
Llangefni IRE Llangefni, Tafarn Y Rhos
Llanrug Llanrug, Arvonia Garage
Menai Bridge Menai Bridge, Library Bus Stop
Penrhyn Bay Penrhyn Bay, Post Office
Penygroes Penygroes, Crossroads (Outside Victoria Hotel)
Porthmadog Porthmadog, Tesco Bus Stop
Pwllheli Pwllheli, Bus Station
Rhos on Sea Ire Rhos on Sea, The Cayley Arms Bus Stop
Rhos on Sea, Hickorys Rhos on Sea, Bus Stop Opposite Hickorys Restaurant
St. Asaph St. Asaph, Bus Stop Outside Petrol Station
Valley Valley, Opposite Valley Hotel
Y Felinheli, St. Marys Y Felinheli, St Mary's Church Bus Stop
Y Felinheli, Victoria Y Felinheli, Victoria Hotel Bus Stop

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