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Epic Escape on the Wild Atlantic Way

Epic Escape on the Wild Atlantic Way

Immerse yourself in a premier experience on Ireland's spectacular coastal route in County Clare's top hotel. Revel in unspoilt natural beauty with our VIP meet-the-owner experience to Scattery Island - an uninhabited slice of tranquil heaven. Embark on a tour of the coastline wonders of the Wild Atlantic Way accompanied by a local expert. Admire Bunratty Castle, the most authentic in Ireland, then sample a taste of 19th century village life in the adjoining folk park.

Holiday Inclusions

  • Dinner, Bed & Breakfast

  • Door-to-Door Service

  • Coach travel throughout

  • Return ferry crossings

  • Porterage

  • Excursions as listed


Our Hotels

Parkview Hotel, Co Wicklow

1 night

Nestled at the foot of the Wicklow Mountains, our overnight hotel offers comfort, convenience, and stunning terrace views. It offers a restaurant, bar/lounge and free Wi-Fi. All bedrooms have en-suite facilities and feature a safe, iron, hairdryer, flat-screen TV, telephone, and tea & coffee making facilities. This hotel has a lift.

Old Ground Hotel, Ennis

4 nights

The award-winning 4-Star Old Ground Hotel offers guests elegant and stylish accommodation in the heart of Ennis. Situated on the doorstep of The Burren Geopark, Bunratty, Loop Head Peninsula, and many more Wild Atlantic Way highlights, this Clare hotel is an ideal location to explore the very best Clare attractions. This beautifully restored 18th Century Manor House contains spacious rooms which quickly become a home away from home. All bedrooms have en-suite facilities and feature a telephone, safe, flatscreen TV, iron, hair dryer, and tea & coffee making facilities. This hotel has a lift.

Scattery Island

Set sail on an adventure to the tranquil Scattery Island, uninhabited for over fifty years. Awarded The European Destination of Excellence for Cultural Tourism in 2017 and framed within the calm waters of the Shannon Estuary, this incredible location has been the backdrop to Irish myths for centuries. Traverse ancient ruins, and take in the wealth of historic sites, including five churches, a cathedral, a magnificent round tower and the homes of the island's previous inhabitants. Hear tales of the Vikings, monks and pirates that have called this truly unique place home during an exclusive Q&A with the owner. Ferry transfer from Kilrush Marina to Scattery Island is included (20 min each way). Hot drinks & snacks will be available to purchase during crossing.

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Bunratty Castle

Built in 1425 and set in 26 acres of Clare countryside, Bunratty Castle is the most complete and authentic medieval castle in Ireland. Look through a window into Ireland's past as you wander the vast treasure trove of rich tapestries and historic artifacts, many over 400 years old. Take in the sights, sounds and smells of 19th century rural life in the enchanting folk park, complete with farmhouses, working shops, a post office and school. Drink in a vivid cocktail of colours in the Regency Walled Garden, meet baby lambs, rabbits and ducks at Pa's Pet Farm, or enjoy a pint of stout in McNamara and Son's traditional Irish pub during this delightful dive into Irish heritage.

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Wild Atlantic Way

We journey by coach along the shores of Ireland's Wild Atlantic Way, guided by our local expert. First stopping at the world-renowned Cliffs of Moher, where you can view Europe's breath-taking western frontier and enjoy the spectacular vistas dotted with puffins, penguins and the even the odd dolphin. Please note: Entry fees are not included. Moving north the next stop is the charming village of Doolin, home of traditional Irish music. On to the Burren, where cool grey rock etched with crevices and cracks tumbles down to the Atlantic Ocean. The vast lunar-like landscape is thought to have inspired the setting for 'Middle Earth' in J.R.R Tolkien's Lord of The Rings.

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B=Breakfast included, D=Dinner included

Deposit & balance payment

Unless otherwise stated, deposits are £60.00 per person for UK holidays, £150.00 per person for EU holidays, and £250.00 per person for Channel Island holidays. Please be aware that all deposits are non-refundable in the event of cancellation. Upon completing your booking, a confirmation/invoice will be sent to your email address. This may land in your ‘spam’ or ‘junk’ folder so please check all of your folders. This document will show all the relevant information regarding your holiday, including your booking reference number (displayed on the top left-hand corner) which you will be asked to quote if you need to discuss any aspect of your holiday with us. Please check all of the details, such as spelling and contact information, and advise us promptly if any changes are required. We do not send out reminders for balance payments, so please note your balance due date and contact us to settle your balance on or before the date stated.


Travel documents

Your travel documents should arrive with you approximately 7 days before departure. This pack will contain your home collection time, your luggage labels, a feedback form, and a day-by-day itinerary for your holiday. Please read through these carefully before your departure day and ensure you are ready to depart promptly at the departure time stated.



Due to space limitations, unless otherwise stated, your luggage allowance is one small carry-on bag, and one medium-sized suitcase. Please consider that your luggage has to be handled by our staff and possibly porters, and therefore we recommend that your hold luggage should have dimensions of no more than 26 inches in length and 20 inches in height, and weigh no more than 18kgs. Luggage allowances may vary for EU holidays and flight packages, this will be advised in your travel documents.


Coaches & seating

Due to operational circumstances, on rare occasions we may be forced to amend seating allocation, however, this will be notified to you in a timely manner. Once all passengers are on board, if there are any spare seats on the coach and you wish to move, please feel free to do so. When the vehicle is in motion, the wearing of seatbelts is a mandatory requirement, as is our Non-Smoking policy (including electronic e-cigarettes). We kindly ask that mobile phones be used in emergencies only whilst the vehicle is in motion. For the comfort of our passengers, we will include regular comfort breaks throughout the journey. All of our coaches have a toilet on board.


Hotels & dining

All of our hotels are carefully selected and you should expect to find all bedrooms with private en-suite facilities. The board basis will be either DB&B (dinner, bed and breakfast) or B&B (bed and breakfast), and items such as leisure facilities, entertainment, etc, are described where applicable.


Special requests

Any special request should be advised to us at the point of booking, especially so in the case of those with limited mobility. Please consider that, as most of our customers book by telephone, if this information is not forthcoming our staff cannot ascertain if a chosen holiday is suitable for your mobility level and ensure your holiday is successful. Whilst we will endeavour to do all possible to satisfy any special request, please be aware that this is a ‘request’ only, unless it has been guaranteed in writing with the hotel.


Itineraries & attractions

All holiday inclusions are listed on our website and then re-confirmed to you when you receive your travel documents. As the holidays are packaged many months, and sometimes over a year, in advance of departure, on rare occasions we may be forced to amend an itinerary or change an attraction. In such instances, we will always do our best to provide a ‘like for like’ alternative and advise you as soon as possible.


Contact information

If you become lost whilst on tour, we advise that you contact our office on 01253 725999 so that we can inform your driver and help you relocate the coach (listen to the end of the answering machine message for our emergency contact number if calling outside of office hours). We request that you provide us with a mobile phone number in advance of travel and keep your mobile phone switched on for the duration of the excursion so that we can contact you in this event. We kindly request that you also provide us with your emergency contact details. This is the name and telephone number of a friend or family member (somebody who is not travelling with you) that we could contact in the event of an emergency whilst you are on tour.



We recommend that you take some form of Photographic Identification with you on holiday (i.e. Passport, Bus Pass, or Driver’s License). In some cases, Photo ID will be a requirement, for example, where there are ferry crossings, flights, EU travel, or visits to RAF bases or royal residences. This will be advised to you in writing when you receive your booking confirmation.


Cancellation terms

Our cancellation terms are available to view on our website under Booking Conditions. All of our holidays operate subject to a minimum number of passengers being achieved. If these are not met, the tour may be cancelled by us, and a full refund will be issued. However, if you wish to cancel your holiday, a cancellation charge will be incurred.



Regardless of your chosen destination, we recommend that you consider taking out a comprehensive Travel Insurance policy, to cover you in the event of cancellation. BP Insurance Brokers offer competitive prices to patrons of G-Line Holidays and can be contacted on 01253 747258.



Gratuities are not included as part of your excursion cost and are also not compulsory. However, much in the same way as good service in a local restaurant may be rewarded, if you feel you have received a service worthy of reward from your coach driver, we would encourage you to show your appreciation personally.

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G-Line Holidays Ltd
54 St. Davids Road South
St Annes-on-Sea, FY8 1TS
Registered in England No. 6255944
VAT No: GB 154 3493 63