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By Hook and by Crook

From our base in County Wexford, we discover Ireland’s Ancient East, a region of legends and stories form ancient tome to modern day. Wander down the cobbled street of medieval towns, see the worlds’ oldest working lighthouse, explore castles and gorgeous gardens, in addition to visiting cosmopolitan Kilkenny.


At a Glance:

  • Guided Tour of Dunbrody Famine Sho

  • Waterford Crystal Factory Tour

Day 1

After collection from home, we travel to a South Wales for our overnight stay.


Day 2

This morning we travel to Ireland, by ferry, and arrive at our hotel.

B, D

Day 3

Today we begin the day in New Ross with a guided tour of the 1840s Dunbrody Famine Shop and its insight and interpretation of the Irish emigrant experience. From here, we travel to the Hook Peninsula to see the worlds oldest operational lighthouse with stunning views from the Hook headland. We continue to Johnstown Castle where we enjoy a guided tour of the Gothic-Revival Castle and time to explore the Irish Agricultural Museum, lake walks and ornamental gardens.

B, D

Day 4

Today begins in Waterford, Ireland's oldest city, with a tour at the House of Waterford Crystal, where glowing balls of molten crystal are blown in front of your eyes. We continue onto the coastal town of Dungarvan, before heading along 'The Copper Coast' and enjoying some free time in the seaside resort of Tramore.

B, D

Day 5

This morning we have a short drive to Huntingdon Castle and Gardens. Here we enjoy a guided tour with a family member who will tell tales of this beautiful castle and gardens. We continue along the Mount Leinster Heritage Trail, through Fenagh and Bagenalstown to Kilkenny for some free time.

B, D

Day 6

We return to our overnight hotel in South Wales.

B, D

Day 7

After breakfast we continue our journey back to East Anglia.


B=Breakfast Included, D=Evening Meal Included


The modern 4-star Riverside Hotel is picturesquely located along the banks of the River Slaney on the edge of the bustling market town of Enniscorthy. The hotel has a lift.

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Name Address Contact Details
Ardleigh Crown Ardleigh Crown Public House
Bramford, Angel PH Bramford, Angel Public House
Brentwood George & Dragon George & Dragon PH, Roman Road, Mountnessing
(B1002) CM15 0TZ
Bury St Edmunds Bus Stn Bury St Edmunds, Bus Station, Stand 9
Capel St Mary (South) Capel St Mary National Express Stop Southbound
Setdown Point: Capel St Mary White Horse Pub
Chelmsford Services Chelmsford Springfield Services
Lorry Park (Off A12)
Claydon Crown Claydon Crown Public House Lay By
Colchester North Rail Stn Colchester North Rail Station
Combs Bus Shelter Combs Bus Shelter, Ipswich Road (Opp. Esso Garage)
Copdock - Tescos Copdock Mill, Tesco Superstore Front Exit Bus Stop
Debenham Angel Debenham Angel Public House
Diss Bus Station Diss Bus Station
Eye Town Hall Eye Town Hall
Felixstowe Coach Park Felixstowe Coach Park, Garrison Lane, Felixstowe,
IP11 7SJ
Felixstowe Gt Eastern Sq Felixstowe Great Eastern Square
Ipswich, West End Rd Ipswich,West End Road Car Park
Kelvedon - The Tavern Kelvedon The Tavern, High Street/Station Road
Long Stratton Long Stratton Police Station
Mendlesham Kings Head Mendlesham, Kings Head Public House,
Mendlesham, Denters Hill Mendlesham, Denters Hill
Needham Market - Swan Needham Market, Swan Public House,
Norwich - Castle Meadow Norwich, Castle Meadow,(Outside Galloway Office)
Redenhall/Station Road Junction of Redenhall Road/Station Road Harleston
(Old Duke William PH) IP20 0LB
Scole - Scole Engineering Outside Scole Engineering Garage, Scole
Sproughton Sproughton, Wild Man Public House
Stowmarket Railway Stn. Stowmarket Railway Station.
Stowupland Dents Corner Stowupland, Dents Corner,
Tollgate McDonalds Stanway, Mc Donalds Bus Stop, Tollgate, CO3 8RG
Witham Old Post Office Witham Old Post Bus Stop - Sorting Office
(NOT McColls Store)
Woolpit Church Woolpit Church

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Galloway Travel Group, Denters Hill,
Mendlesham, Suffolk, IP14 5RR

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