Breaffy House Resort

Great Escapers Autumn Break

The Connacht Hotel

Comfortable, bright and spacious rooms

The Cliffs of Moher

Stunning, picturesque view along the Atlantic coast

Breaffy House Resort

Keep discovering the West of Ireland

The Connacht Hotel

Dinner included each evening

Achill Island

The largest of the Irish islands

Galway City

So much to see and do in the City of Tribes

The Connacht Hotel

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Autumn Breaks in The Connacht Hotel and Breaffy House Resort 

Enjoy 2 nights in Galway City in The Connacht Hotel and 2 nights in Mayo in Breaffy House Resort this Autmun. The package includes all transfers, breakfast and dinner each day and discounts to activities. See what the West has to offer this Autumn with this fully orgainsied and arranged 4 night package to take all the stress out of travelling. 

 

Packages start from €325 per person

*additional charges apply.

You can choose to travel in September, October or November. The package is available on these three dates:
Monday September 20th – Friday September 24th 2021
Monday October 18th – Friday October 22nd 2021
Monday November 29th – Friday December 3rd 2021


Bookings are open to individuals and groups.
 

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Day 1 & 2

Monday

• 11am depart Cook St Dublin City Walls or Red Zone Liffey Valley by private coach.

• Mid Afternoon arrive in The Connacht Hotel in Galway City – enjoy a leisurely afternoon, visit the hotel leisure centre, relax in the newly refurbished Bar & Restaurant or explore the city.

• In the evening join the group for dinner in Reubens Restaurant followed by on-site entertainment.

Tuesday

• Enjoy a delicious breakfast and depart the hotel at 10am.

• Morning trip by private transfer along Galway Bay to the fishing village of Kinvarra, where you will visit Dungaire Castle.

• You will then continue onto The Burren where you can find lots of ancient monuments and where 70% of the native Irish Flora can be found.

• We will then take you to the village of Doolin for lunch* before we visit the breath-taking Cliffs of Moher which stand 200 metres high.

• Return to Galway via The Coast Road with spectacular view of the Aran Islands and of course the world-famous Galway Bay.

• Arrive back to The Connacht Hotel for dinner in Reubens Restaurant followed by on-site entertainment.

Day 3

Wednesday

• Depart The Connacht Hotel at 10am.

• Enjoy a fully guided tour of Connemara described by Oscar Wilde as a place of "savage beauty" with its rivers, lakes, bogland and mountains.

• You will also visit the iconic Kylemore Abbey and the Connemara National Park. The views are stunning and the Victorian walled garden is one of the best restorations to be found.

• You will then travel to the village of Leenane where we will have a brief stop at The Sheep and Wool Centre. From here we drive to Castlebar travelling along part of the Wild Atlantic Way via Westport with spectacular views of Croagh Patrick.

• That evening you will check into Breaffy House Resort and enjoy dinner in the Mulberry Restaurant.

Day 4

Thursday
(This day trip is optional for an additional cost of €15)

• Depart Breaffy House Resort 10am.

• A day tour Achill Island. Travelling first to Newport, home of Grainne Uaile "Grace O'Malley" better known to many as The Pirate Queen of Connaught.

• From here we travel along The Wild Atlantic Way to Achill Island. On entering the Island, we cross the Michael Davitt Bridge which separates the Island from the mainland.

• Stopping briefly at Bleanaskill cemetery where your guide will tell the sad and tragic story of all the people buried here who lost their loves while travelling by boat to Scotland during the potato picking season in the 18th century.

• You will then travel the famous Atlantic drive with spectacular views of the Atlantic Ocean and Clew Bay where it is said that there is an island for each day of the year.

• From here we travel onto Keel village stopping for refreshments*. After which you continue on the coast road to Keem Bay, a rural and sheltered beach surrounded by cliffs. It can be found at the head of a valley between cliffs of Benmore to the west and Croaghan Mountain on the east on Achill Island.

• Arrive back to Breaffy House Resort and enjoy dinner in the Mulberry Restaurant.

• Enjoy breakfast the next morning before departing for Dublin at 10 am by private transfer.

Breaffy House Resort

Breaffy House Resort is located in the heart of County Mayo and is the perfect destination if you are looking for a well-deserved and relaxing break!

Set on 101 acres, the Resort boasts panoramic views and magnificent grounds for rambling. Guests have complementary use of our Leisure Centre. Why not unwind and treat yourself or your loved one to a Spa treatment in The Spa at Breaffy House Resort.

We are located 5 minutes drive from the vibrant town of Castlebar or 20 minutes to Westport or Foxford.

The Connacht Hotel

The Connacht Hotel has been recently refurbished with an eclectic, elegant design creating a warm and welcoming space for you to relax and unwind.

With a central location just over 2 km from Eyre Square Galway, we are the perfect base for a leisure hotel break in Galway City. Offering complimentary access to our Leisure Centre and a choice of dining options.