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Group Travel Tour Operator and DMC for County Cork, Ireland

Celtic Colours of Cork and Coast

  • Blarney Castle & Garden ©Blarney Castle & Garden

    Blarney Castle & Garden
  • Blarney Castle & Garden ©Blarney Castle & Garden

    Blarney Castle & Garden
  • Bantry House & Gardens ©Photographer Chris Hill, Fáilte Ireland, Tourism Ireland

    Bantry House & Gardens
  • Kinsale - The Town from Scilly ©Becca Geden

    Cork City Kinsale Port
6 day tour
From £359 per person - minimum 20 passengers


The delights of County Cork range from the bustling friendly streets of Cork City, to the rugged beauty of the coast.


March - October 2023

Suggested itinerary by coach

Day 1

Depart the UK

Take the afternoon ferry crossing from Holyhead to Dublin, then a short drive to your hotel in time for dinner.

Day 2

Blarney Castle and Woollen Mills

Take a lunch stop at the world famous Blarney Woollen Mills, the largest Irish store in the World and after we visit to the medieval Blarney Castle with the curious Blarney Stone and beautiful gardens.

Day 3

Kinsale and Harbour Cruise

Kinsale is the gourmet capital of Ireland, famous for its scenic harbour and narrow streets with colourful shops. Here we have free time, walking tour, visit the Old Court House Museum, optional fish crumble pie lunch, enjoy a harbour cruise and visit the imposing 17th century star-shaped Charles Fort overlooking Kinsale Bay and town.

Day 4

Garnish Island and Bantry House

A must-see is Garnish Island (or Illnacullin) – a small island garden located in the sheltered harbour of Glengarriff in Bantry Bay, known to horticulturists and lovers of trees and shrubs around the world. Afternoon visit to Bantry House and Gardens, one of Ireland’s hidden gems, with stunning views over Bantry Bay.

Day 5

Cork City Tour

Today, head to Cork City for a city tour, see the English Market, the Huguenot Quarter and St. Finbarr’s Cathedral. After lunch, we make our way to Dublin for our final night.

Day 6

Return to the UK

After an early breakfast, take the ferry and return home.

Suggested Hotel

Celtic Ross Hotel, Rosscarbery

Dates 6 days / 5 nights
March – October 2023
From £359.00 per person

Prices include return ferry. If you would like a price travelling by air, please do not hesitate to contact us

Single room supplement available upon request.

Exchange rate based on £1 = €1.192 as of January 2022. All prices are per person based on sharing a double or twin room and with one free place for a coach driver or group organiser in a single room, both are based on a minimum 20 full fare paying passengers. Prices do not include UK coach hire, travel or travel insurance. Dates are subject to availability. Smaller groups can be quoted for on request. Pictures are for illustrative purposes only. Greatdays Holidays Limited has an ATOL licence (4279) and all of our air package tours are protected under this licence. In the unlikely event of our insolvency, the Civil Aviation Authority will ensure that you are not stranded abroad and will arrange to refund any monies you have paid to us for an advance booking. All the flights and flight-inclusive holidays on this tour are financially protected by the ATOL scheme. When you pay you will be supplied with an ATOL Certificate. Please ask for it and check to ensure that everything you booked (flights, hotels and other services) is listed on it. Please see our booking conditions for further information or for more information about financial protection and the ATOL Certificate go to: Our website policy is to use only copyright free images or images which have been authorised to us for free use by the owner. If you consider an image to be unauthorised or to be your property, please contact us immediately and if invalid we will have the image removed. If your image requires crediting or is missing a copyright statement then we will be pleased to add this to the webpage, contact us at

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