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Westport, Connemara & Islands of the Wild Atlantic

Westport, Connemara & Islands of the Wild Atlantic

Westport is one of Ireland’s most popular tourist destinations due to its Irish charm and offering visitors a warm Irish welcome. From here we explore the stunning scenery of Achill Island and discover the heritage of Clare Island plus we have an opportunity to take in Connemara National Park

Acknowledged as one of the best places to live in Ireland, Westport is a fabulous town full of Irish charm and offers visitors a warm Irish welcome. From here we explore the stunning scenery of Achill Island and discover the heritage of Clare Island plus we have an opportunity to take in Connemara National Park, with its wild and remote beauty and breath-taking seascapes. Also included are visits to the stunning Kylemore Abbey and Glen Keen Farm.




The Wyatt is a charming boutique hotel located in the heart of Westport town boasting a renowned welcoming atmosphere popular with visitors and locals alike. All bedrooms feature television, radio, telephone, Wi-Fi, hairdryer and tea/coffee making facilities. The hotel also features a restaurant, brasserie bar, lounge area and a large traditional bar where live entertainment takes place on a regular basis. Lift to all floors.




  • Accommodation with dinner and breakfast

  • Admission to Kylemore Abbey

  • Admission and guided tour of Glen Keen Farm

  • Guided walking tour of Westport

  • Guided tour of Clare Island

  • Ferry to Clare Island and Achill Island

  • Excursions as described in the tour itinerary

  • Return Irish Sea crossings

  • Return coach travel from your local pick up point

Day One

We travel to Holyhead for our Irish Sea crossing to Dublin Port, then continue on to Westport where we commence our four night stay at the Wyatt Hotel.


Day Two

This morning, our guide will meet us at our hotel from where we will enjoy a guided walking tour of Westport. Our expert local guide will tell you everything you need to know about Westport including fascinating facts on its history and culture, and we will hear all the insider information on the best places to go for everything - from the best pubs and Irish music to the best ice cream and hot chocolate!

B, D

Day Three

Today we visit stunning Kylemore Abbey, the home of Benedictine nuns since 1920, and one of Ireland's best loved attractions, set amongst the splendour of the Connemara landscape. This afternoon we make our way to Glen Keen Farm, one of Ireland's largest sheep farms, with a rich history of tradition and heritage that spans six generations. On our 90 minute visit, we enjoy a guided walk that takes in a live sheep herding demonstration.

B, D

Day Four

We head to Roonagh quay this morning, from where we take a 15 minute boat trip across to Clare Island. Famous as the ancestral home of the legendary Pirate Queen Grace O'Malley, the island is just 5 miles by 3 miles long but for such a small island its rich in history and culture. This afternoon we catch another ferry to Achill Island, Ireland's largest island where we re board our coach. Soak up the beautiful scenery as we travel around this picturesque Island, where rugged mountains combine with spectacular beaches and clear waters.

B, D

Day Five

We check out this morning and head back to Dublin for our return afternoon sailing to Holyhead and home to North Wales.


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.

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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