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Dodds Coach Holidays | 24 Central Avenue, Gretna, DG16 5AS
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Donegal and Glenveagh Castle

Donegal and Glenveagh Castle

Visit unspoilt County Donegal - see its breath-taking wild landscapes, the hauntingly beautiful Glenveagh Castle and take an interesting factory tour at Belleek Pottery. Our base is in the heart of Donegal Town, set on the banks of the River Eske, with a back drop of the Blue Stack Mountains.

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Price Includes: all details are subject to change


  • four nights dinner, bed and breakfast

  • entertainment

  • two excursions

  • coach travel and ferry fare from Scotland (£30 supplement)




Abbey Hotel, Donegal Town - Central Hotel, The Diamond, Donegal Town


Both the Abbey and Central Hotels are situated in the Diamond, at the heart of the beautiful coastal town of Donegal.  The hotels boast a central location and magnificent views over Donegal Bay, making it the perfect choice.  Relax and enjoy the comfortable bedrooms, delicious dishes in the restaurant and entertainment. The Central Hotel also boasts a leisure centre which features a swimming pool, gym, steam room, jacuzzi and solarium which guests at both hotels are able to use. (lift)

Day One

Depart from your selected joining point and travel to Donegal and the Central or Abbey Hotel for your four nights stay. Comfort stops will be made en-route.

Day Two

The seaport town of Sligo is steeped in history and culture and is full of attractions. It is known as the 'shopping capital of the North West'. After some free time to discover Sligo, you can join a factory tour at Belleek Pottery, an award-winning 4-star visitor attraction. Experience Ireland's oldest pottery and see how the techniques developed over 160 years are still being used today, producing some of the most sought after gift and tableware in the world.

Day Three

A free day to spend in Donegal Town to enjoy the celebrations.

Day Four

Visit the attractive, vibrant town of Letterkenny, Donegal's largest town and home of the Donegal Country Museum, grand cathedral and great shopping. Admission is then included to Glenveagh Castle and Gardens. Set on the shores of Lough Veagh, this 19th century castellated mansion was built between 1867 and 1873 and shines like silver when lit by the sun. There are charming courtyards, Walled Garden, Pleasure Grounds and Woodland Gardens.

Day Five

After breakfast you leave Donegal to start the journey home. Comfort stops will be made en-route.

Please Note

It may be necessary under certain circumstances for these excursions to be operated on different days to those shown.

Holiday Itinerary


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To reduce travel time, separate vehicles or taxis may be used to convey passengers to join our holiday coach.

To reduce travel time, separate vehicles or taxis may be used to convey passengers to join our holiday coach.

Name Address Contact Details
Annan Q Annan - Outside Queensberry Arms Hotel
Ardrossan Ardrossan, Princes Street Bus Stop
Ayr Dodds Depot Ayr, Dodds Depot, 4 East Road
Ayr NEW Ayr, Douglas Street Bus Stop, Outside Bus Station
Ballantrae Garage, Main Street, Ballantrae
Ballymena Ballymena, Seven Towers Leisure Centre
Main entrance
Ballymoney Ballymoney
Biestys Centra / Route Service Station,
Ballynure Ballynure, The Village Chippy
Car Park, Larne Road.
Bangor Bangor, Town Car Park
opposite Bangor Railway Station Car Park
Belfast City Centre Belfast City Centre
Jurys Inn Hotel, Great Victoria Street.
Belfast Stena Belfast - Stena Line Victoria Terminal 4,
West Bank Road (Cairnryan)
Cairnryan Stena Cairnryan - Stena Line Passenger Terminal
Loch Ryan Port.Cairnryan
Carlisle Asda Carlisle Asda
Bus Layby, Chandler Way
Castle Douglas Castle Douglas, Crown Hotel
Opposite Market Hill, King Street
Coleraine Coleraine, Lodge Hotel, Outside Front Door
Dalbeattie Dalbeattie, Opp The Birchtree Hotel
Maxwell Street
Dumfries Dumfries, Whitesands, Coach Bay near Suspension
Bridge. (If Whitesands Closed, Brooms Rd Car Park)
Dunsilly Roundabout Dunsilly Roundabout
Car Park, Antrim
Eastriggs Eastriggs, Central Bus stop
Opposite the Baxter Hall (Church)
Girvan Girvan, Hamilton Arms Hotel
Glengormley Glengormley, Corrs Corner Roundabout
Larne Road Side.
Gretna Gretna Main Bus Stop
Annan Road
Gretna Green Gretna Hall Hotel, Front steps
Please park adjacent to the coach park
Holywood Holywood, Redburn Square.
Irvine Irvine, Coach Park adjacent to Aldi
Kilmarnock Kilmarnock, St Marnock St (Police Station)
Kilwinning Kilwinning, Caley Station (top of Dalry Road)
Kirkcudbright Kirkcudbright, Harbour Square
Opposite the Old Post Office
Larne Larne, Fairhill Car Park
Victoria Road
Lisburn Lisburn, Sprucefield Shopping Centre, Bus Shelter
at mini roundabout near Marks & Spencers
Maybole Maybole, Cassillis Hotel
Newton Stewart Newton Stewart, The Crown Hotel
Newtownards Newtownards, Circular Road
McDonalds Car Park
Prestwick Prestwick, Station Road.
Saltcoats Saltcoats, Railway Station
Stevenston Stevenston, The Cross
Stranraer Stranraer
Bus Stop Opposite Police Station
Troon Troon, Ivy Cottage, South Beach, Bus Stop outside
Town Hall

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