Walled City of Limerick, Birr and Flying Boats - Itinerary

Day 1: 

We head to Cairnryan for our ferry to Ireland then continue to the Limerick City Hotel. 

Day 2:

Our day begins in Roscrea where you might like to visit the thirteenth century castle with its walled courtyard and gate tower. We continue to Birr, a virtually intact Georgian town with elegant townhouses flanking tree-lined malls. 

Day 3:

A unique experience this morning as we discover Foynes Flying Boat & Maritime Museum, home to the world’s only full size replica of a B314 flying boat. Here we travel back to the 1930s to uncover the story of the role played by the village of Foynes in establishing passenger flights across the Atlantic. Afternoon free in Limerick.

Day 4:

Enjoy the sights and sounds of Bunratty Castle and Folk Park as you stroll around this charming village with its old-fashioned school, doctor’s house, hardware shop and McNamara’s Pub.

Day 5:

Breakfast, then we head for our ferry home. 

Departure dates and prices 2020 : Select holiday: tour code GILILN

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Tel Glentons Reservations on 0844 5766 107 and quote Travel 55 Ref: GH55 + Tour Code


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Monday 3 August - B


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Monday 21 September - C


The codes next to holiday dates indicate the departure points and routes for your tour. Prices based on two people sharing. Single room supplement £100

Includes: Dinner, B and B : Door to Door service* : Luxury coach travel throughout : Return Irish ferry crossings : Morning coffee and pastry on outward journey : Full holiday itinerary : Guided tour on one day of the holiday : Select welcome pack

* All Select holidays now feature our Door to Door service as standard. Your holiday begins when your driver collects you right from your own front door and doesn’t end until they return you home on the final day! This service is included for customers living within 15 miles of the pick up points - see below. For just an additional £10 per person if you live within 16-25 miles of these pick up points we can supply this service.

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Route A Dunfermline - Edinburgh - Bathgate - Glasgow - Hamilton

Route B Perth - Stirling - Falkirk - Glasgow - Hamilton

Route C Dunfermline - Edinburgh - Bathgate - Glasgow - Hamilton - Kilmarnock

Route D Glasgow - Hamilton - Bathgate - Dunfermline - Edinbur

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Glenton Holidays
Walled City of Limerick, Birr and Flying Boats - Select holiday

5 Days by Coach from Scotland - 7% Discount

Prices from only £409

The enchanting walled city of Limerick hugs the banks of the mighty River Shannon and is home to thirteenth century King John’s Castle, perched on King’s Island in the medieval heart of the metropolis. This commanding fortress has a state-of-the-art visitor centre that brings history to life.

We venture out to the historic market town of Roscrea and to beautiful Birr, an Irish heritage town with Georgian architecture. Learn all about the famous flying boats at the port of Foynes, then step back through time at Bunratty Castle and Folk Park.

To book this galway and Limerick holiday departing from Scotland with Glenton Holidays call them direct on 0844 5766 107 and quote the Travel 55 discount code GH55 to receive the 7% discount.  

Glenton is Scotland’s only ABTA bonded coach holiday specialist. They are also bonded by ATOL providing extra financial security for all air holidays. If you book with an unbonded company you could well be risking your holiday and your hard earned money.

Glenton Holidays departing Scotland in association with Travel 55. To book call direct on 0844 5766 107 and quote Travel 55 code GH55 you will then receive a 7% discount from the Glenton Holidays brochure price. 


Limerick City Hotel

This newly refurbished hotel is set in the heart of Limerick city centre with views over the River Shannon. It features a stylish lobby, McGettigan’s Irish Pub and well-appointed bedrooms.


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