Ireland Garden Tour - IRG
Number of Days: 11
On this exclusive tour we visit iconic and special places, including but not limited to those on the standard tourist route, and as the fun of touring includes meeting new people, our small tour groups are ideal.
You are in for the Irish treat of a lifetime! We explore Dublin, Wicklow, Powerscourt, Blarney Castle, Ring of Kerry, Galway, Port Stewart, Helen Dillon’s Garden and Belfast.
Gardens of Ireland tour 2018
This tour commences London on 3 June 2018
Day 1 London
Arrive London and transfer to hotel. Welcome dinner (included) tonight.
Day 2 Dublin, Wicklow and Bray
This morning we travel from
London to Dublin. From Dublin we transfer to Wicklow via Powerscourt then travel through Bray enjoying the picturesque views of the Irish Countryside. Completing the day at Mt Usher Gardens.
Day 3 Wicklow and Tullaw
Today on the way to Tullaw we will visit the Monastery of St Kevin at Glendalough, Avondale House and Forest Park. After lunch we explore the garden of Wrenswood, and the National Garden Exhibition.
Day 4 Blarney Castle and New Ross
On our way to Blarney Castle with the infamous Blarney Stone we travel through delightful area of New Ross, with stops along the way that will both fascinate and please.
Day 5 Killarnery and the Ring of Kerry
Today we start in Killarney and travel around the Lough. With a stop at Muckross House and the beautiful waterfall we have lunch then drive around the Ring of Kerry.
Day 6 Ring of Kerry and Galway
Leaving Killarney we move through the Dingle Peninsula, stopping in Tralee for lunch. We will view the spectacular Cliffs of Moher then drive through the Burren to Galway.
Day 7 Galway, Sligo and Walls of Derry
After a tour of
Galway we make our way to Sligo enjoying lunch at Lough Gill. Entering Derry we stop to explore the Walls of Derry, then continue our journey to Portstewart.
Day 8 Portstewart
Spending the day locally we meander our way through the delightful pictorial Guy Wilson Daffodil Garden, Benvarden and Giant’s Causeway.
Day 9 Glenariff and Belfast
Today we will take a walk in Glenariff FP, visit the Botanical Gardens in Belfast, visit Mt Stewart, and arrive in Dublin.
Day 10 Dublin
This morning we explore
Dublin City then lunch in the exquisite National Botanic Gardens. This afternoon we visit the War Memorial Gardens followed by the Helen Dillon Garden and then transfer to our hotel. Farewell dinner (included) tonight.
Breakfast & Dinner Included
Day 11 Dublin
The tour concludes after breakfast. We depart Dublin and transfer for onward travel.
Ireland Garden Tour - IRG
London to Dublin
- 3+ star centrally located hotel accommodation,
- All breakfasts,
- Special welcome and farewell dinners,
- Tour host,
- Entrance fees to everything on the final itinerary including entry to the best garden show on earth.