Gold Carrick on Shannon

Gold Carrick on Shannon

We explore the beauty of “Real Ireland” from the pretty town of Carrick-on-Shannon. Expect great hospitality and a warm welcome at the family owned Bush Hotel. Highlights of our tour include a cruise on beautiful Lough Erne followed by a tour of Crom Castle with the Earl of Erne himself.

Holiday Highlights

• 4 nights stay with dinner, bed & breakfast

• Home Link included

• Visit to Ireland’s oldest pottery producer, Belleek Pottery

• Visit to Sligo

• 1 hour cruise on the mighty River Shannon

• Enniskillen Castle Museum

• Cruise to Crom Castle with guided tour


We depart and make our way to
Holyhead and our ferry to Dublin. We then make
our way to Carrick on Shannon and our hotel for
the next 4 nights with dinner, bed & breakfast.


We begin today with a visit to Ireland’s
oldest pottery producer, Belleek Pottery, where
we enjoy a 30 minute guided tour and maybe a
visit to the tea room before we travel on to Sligo.
We spend the afternoon at leisure here,
exploring the town, following in the footsteps of
its most famous resident, W.B. Yeats


Today, from our hotel we walk the
short distance to the marina to board our
Pleasure Cruiser for a relaxing 1 hour cruise on
the mighty River Shannon. We enjoy on-board
entertainment and guided commentary before
returning to Carrick-on Shannon, here we have
the remainder of the day to enjoy at leisure in
this picturesque town.


We spend time this morning in
Enniskillen, the county town of Fermanagh. We
enjoy a guided tour of Enniskillen Castle
Museum which houses Fermanagh County
Museum and The Inniskillings Museum before
spending time at leisure. Later, we travel to the
shores of Upper Lough Erne to board the
Inishcruiser for a relaxing cruise to Crom Castle
where we enjoy a private group tour personally
conducted by the Earl of Erne. Our exclusive tour
includes being served afternoon tea in the
Victorian Conservatory.


After breakfast we depart for the ferry
port then on arrival in Holyhead we head for

Your Hotel

Bush Hotel


The family-owned Bush Hotel is located on the main

street of the pretty town of Carrick-on Shannon. The

warmly decorated, traditional reception area features a

grand piano and open fireplace - one of several throughout

this 18th century hotel. The hotel boasts a traditional lounge,

a quirky nautical themed bar and a spacious restaurant which

serves locally sourced cuisine. All bedrooms are en suite with

TV and tea/coffee making facilities.

The hotel has a lift

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
Bath Bath
Avon Street / Riverside Coach Car Park
Bridgwater Bridgwater Mount Street Bus Stop
Rear of Angel Place Shopping centre
Chippenham Chippenham The Bridge
In Front of Johnsons Dry Cleaners
Cirencester Cirencester Little Chef/Burger King
Hare Bushes Services, A429 Burford Road, GL7 5DS
Clevedon Clevedon
Tui Travel Agency
Exeter Services Exeter Services - M5 - Pickups from here may be
fed to Gordano Services M5-J19 to meet coach
Frome Frome
Market Place
Gloucester Gloucester outside the British Heart Foundation
Shop, Northgate Street, Gloucester, GL1 1SL
Gloucester Sainsburys Gloucester Sainsburys Layby, Barnett Way, Barnwood
GL4 3RT South East bound Bus Stop
Gordano Gordano M5 Services CAR PARK
Highbridge Highbridge, Church Street Bus Stop
Near to Church
Ivybridge Ivybridge Leisure Centre Car Park - Pickups may be
fed to Gordano Services M5-J19 to meet coach
Junction 27 M5 J27 M5 - Burger King/ Travelodge
Pick ups maybe fed to Gordano Services
M5 Junction 13 M5 Junction 13, Starbucks Formerly Little Chef
Melksham Melksham
Town Hall.
Michael Wood Services Michael Wood Services - Outward - Northbound side
Return - Southbound side
Midsomer Norton Midsomer Norton
Town Hall
Minehead Minehead Railway Station
Newton Abbot Newton Abbot Railway Station Lay By
Pickups may be fed to Gordano Services M5-J19
Plymouth Plymouth Railway Station SE Bound Bus Stop
Pennycomequick Hill/ Saltash Road
Shepton Mallet Shepton Mallet Station Road Car Park
Bus Stop near Monument
Somerton Somerton The Cross - Pickups from here may be
fed to Gordano Services M5-J19 to meet coach
Street Street
Bayliss Centre
Stroud Stroud
Merrywalks Bus Station
Taunton Herons Taunton - Hankeridge Farm Bus Stop,
Herons Gate by Halfords Superstore.
Thornbury Thornbury
Aldi Lay-by
Torquay Torquay Coach Station
Trowbridge Trowbridge
Town Hall
Wells Wells
Princes Road Car Park
Westbury Westbury
Haynes Road bus stop
Weston-super-Mare Weston-super-Mare
Locking Road Car Park
Yeovil Yeovil Bus Station - Pickups may be
fed to Gordano Services M5-J19 to meet coach
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