The Cornerstone of Ireland's Ancient East

The Cornerstone of Ireland's Ancient East

7 day break to Ireland, staying at 4* Ferrycarrig Hotel, Wexford + overnight hotels


7 day break to Ireland, staying at 4* Ferrycarrig Hotel, Wexford + overnight hotels

This is a 7 day break to Ireland

staying at       Overnight Hotel TBC (1 night)

                    4* Ferrycarrig Hotel, Wexford (4 nights)

                    4* Blunsdon House Hotel (1 night)


The internationally renowned 4 star Ferrycarrig Hotel is nestled in one of Ireland’s most inspiring locations providing sweeping views across the river Slaney. Ferrycarrig Hotel offers comfortable guest rooms and the light and airy Reeds Restaurant has stunning waterfront views for all to enjoy.


Included in your holiday price:

  • En-suite room

  • Breakfast & 3 course evening meals

  • Executive coach travel throughout

  • Ferry crossings with Stena Line

  • Entrance to Wells House & Gardens, Wexford

  • Entrance to Dunbrody Famine Ship & Irish Emigrant Experience

  • Entrance to Waterford & Suir Valley Railway

  • Entrance to Kilkenny Castle

  • Entrance to Kilkenny Brewing Tour & Tasting (Smithwick's)

  • Porterage

  • Door to door transfer (within 10 miles of Hailsham)
        - a charge may apply if not within our free pick up area.



Please be aware that

Travel Insurance is not included.

We strongly suggest that you have travel insurance when staying outside of the UK.


  • Passport Required

Day 1

We depart for Ireland where we make comfort stops en-route and a suitable lunch stop. We then arrive this evening at an overnight hotel (Hotel TBC)


Day 2

We depart after breakfast and make our way to Fishguard for our crossing to Rosslare by Stena Line Ferries. We then arrive at 4* Ferrycarrig Hotel, Wexford early this evening.


Day 3

Today we visit Wells House & Gardens, found in the heart of Wexford. This beautiful Victorian House boasts over 350 years of history. Experience real life in a Victorian Great House through the eyes of Lady Frances and the residents of Wells House, relax in beautifully restored formal gardens based on the original Daniel Robertson plans of the 1830's.

Enjoy some free time in Wexford this afternoon.


Day 4

This morning we visit Dunbrody Famine Ship & Irish Emigrant Experience.

In the afternoon enjoy a journey on the Waterford & Suir Valley Railway. Experience the beauty of the Suir Valley from a period carriage and take in the wonderful panoramic views of the River Suir.


Day 5

Today we visit Kilkenny Castle, standing dramatically on a strategic height that commands a crossing on the River Nore and dominates the ‘High Town’ of Kilkenny City. Over the eight centuries of its existence, many additions and alterations have been made to the fabric of the building, making Kilkenny Castle today a complex structure of various architectural styles.

We then visit Smithwick's Experience Kilkenny for a tour & tasting. Home to Ireland's most popular ale, the Smithwick's Experience Kilkenny opened its doors in July 2014. Housed in a restored Victorian brewing building the multi-sensory experience takes visitors on a journey through the medieval origins of brewing on the site, to the arrival of John Smithwick in the 1700's up to the present day.


Day 6

We say our goodbyes to the Ferrycarrig Hotel early this morning and make our way to Rosslare for our crossing to Fishguard by Stena Line Ferries. We arrive at 4* Blunsdon House Hotel, Blunsdon this afternoon for our overnight stay.


Day 7

We depart the Hotel this morning, continuing our journey home with comfort stops en-route and a suitable lunch stop. Arriving in East Sussex late afternoon.


FB=Full Breakfast, EM=Evening Meal

Ferrycarrig Hotel, Wexford, Co. Wexford

Room Amenities

  • Flatscreen TV

  • Hairdryer

  • Ironing facility

  • Tea/Coffee making facility


Hotel Amenities

  • Swimming pool & Jacuzzi

  • Sauna & Steam room

  • Technogym

  • Lift



Electric Scooters/Wheelchairs

L.J. Edwards can take a maximum of 2 electric scooters/wheelchairs per short break, these must be for clients with a Blue Badge and Public Liability Scooter Insurance (subject to hotel agreement). L.J. Edwards accept no liability for any accident, loss of damage to the guest or their mobility scooter on a Short Break, or when the scooter/wheelchair is stored in the coach luggage compartment. The individual is responsible for ensuring they are capable of safely operating their mobility scooter and for the security of their mobility scooter during their holiday.

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