Glamorous Gardens

Highlights:

It’s the season to enjoy new blooms presenting vast arrays with magnificent scents and colours. Join us to visit some of Ireland’s beautiful gardens where inspiration for your own gardens will be plentiful. You will have the opportunity to purchase a memento or two as a keepsake of your visit. Join us on the shores of Lough Ennell in the beautiful surroundings of the Bloomfield House, as the luxurious base for our tour.

Tour Includes:

  • Luxury Coach Travel
  • Reserved Seat
  • Services of an Experienced Tour Driver
  • 3 Nights, Bed & Breakfast
  • 3 Evening Meals
  • Complimentary Use of Leisure Facilities
  • 2 Excursions
  • Admission to Birr House & Gardens
  • Admission to Gash Gardens

From

£375

Per Person

Single Room Supplement: £75

ACCOMMODATION

ITINERARY

PICK UP POINTS

DEPARTURE DATES

Accommodation

Bloomfield House Hotel

Stunningly situated in the heart of the beautiful Westmeath Lakeland’s in an idyllic setting overlooking Lough Ennell, this Irish, family-owned hotel is nestled in rolling countryside amidst acres of rich parkland and lofty trees, where you will be close to culture, history and the ancient myths of Co. Westmeath.

This luxurious four-star hideaway is noted for its delicious fine dining, attentive service, superb leisure facilities and warm welcome that extends far beyond the front door. Be it a pampering spa escape, special occasion, romantic getaway or fun family break, an oasis of tranquillity awaits for all kinds of celebrations. For business and holiday guests, our seamless blend of country-house character and contemporary four star luxury will make you feel completely at home with ideal amenities for all. Not only is Bloomfield House Hotel, Leisure Club & Spa the perfect location for relaxation and indulgence, but there are so many great activities onsite and in the surrounding area.

Tea & Coffee
Making Facilities

Free Wi-Fi

Porterage

Leisure Facilities

Spa Facilities

Fitness Centre

En-suite Bathroom

Tour Itinerary

Day 1

Following our pick-ups this morning we’ll proceed south moving onto the N1. We’ll travel to the Applegreen Services near Castle Bellingham where we will have a comfort break. (Euros) Refreshed we’ll continue our journey and move on to the N52 which will take us into the county of Westmeath and out to Mullingar.

Mullingar is in one of the most scenic parts of the country, surrounded by rolling pastures and beautiful loughs. We will have free time to explore our host town of mullingar. We’ll leave Mullingar around 16:00hrs to travel the short distance to our hotel which is located on the outskirts of Mullingar. It is stunningly situated in its own grounds overlooking Lough Ennell. A beautiful location to unwind and enjoy some Irish hospitality. Our estimated time of arrival at the hotel will be 16:15hrs.

Day 2

Depart Hotel 10:00hrs

Our excursion today will take us a little further south crossing the county border into County Offlay. Here we will visit one of the largest most beautiful & award winning gardens in the country at Birr Castle. This is not only a castle and garden with rare trees & flowers, but a science centre which reveals the wonders of early photography, engineering and astronomy – well worth a visit. (Admission included in price). No trip to the gardens would be complete without visiting the Gift Shop or Courtyard Café. (not included in price)

Day 3

Depart Hotel 10:00hrs

Today we’ll again be crossing the county border, this time into the County of Laois. We will be visiting the well established Gash Gardens, near Castletown. (Admission included) Although it is still quite early in the season for colour there is plenty for the visitor to experience. It is packed with interesting and unusual plants to inspire both the keen gardener and the novice. A tranquil place for a self guided tour with seats

to sit, rest or just to savour the moment. A visit to the plant nursery to conclude your experience may tempt you to take home a small memento.

Day 4

Depart Hotel 10:30hrs
Time to say our good-byes as we retrace our journey back along the N52, up to the Applegreen Service area where we’ll have comfort stop. Refreshed we’ll continue our journey and drop-off passengers in Newry, before moving on to Banbridge. We’ll have an afternoon comfort stop at the Boulevard (Outlet Centre) from where  any Banbridge passengers may depart. And then it’s time for the final stretch of our journey back to all drop off points.

Pick up Points

Pick up PointPick up TimeReturn Time
NEWTOWNARDS, Regent Street - Front Of Bus Station09:00hrs16:15hrs
BANGOR, Abbey Street - Front Of Bus Station09:15hrs16:00hrs
HOLYWOOD, Redburn Square09:30hrs15:40hrs
BELFAST, Glengall Street - Corner Of Opera House09:50hrs15:20hrs
SPRUCEFIELD, M&S Bus Stop - Sprucefield Centre10:10hrs15:00hrs
BANBRIDGE, Tesco Filling Station - Slip Road10:30hrs13:40hrs
NEWRY, Park & Share - Bus Shelter10:40hrs13:30hrs

Departure Dates

Low Deposit:
Only £50

Duration: 4 Days

Departs: Tue 04 June, 2024
Returns: Fri 07 June, 2024

From

£ 375

Per Person

Single Room Supplement: £75

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