Looking for some last minute half term inspiration… well we’ve spotted this great deal over at Groupon for up to six people to enjoy a self catering stay in a posh townhouse (for up to 5 nights) at the Lakeshore Resort and Adventure Centre (4/5 Trip Advisor rating) just outside Dublin in County Wicklow, Ireland – from just £109!
This stunning area is known as the Garden of Ireland and was the film location for the popular blockbuster ‘P.S I Love You’… not only that, but these luxurious townhouses overlooking the picturesque lake even have access to a swimming pool and hot tub – what more could you want!?
Included in all options:
Stay for family of up to six in three-bedroom self-catering accommodation with full access to leisure facilities and late check-out, arriving between 1 Oct-31 Dec 2016 – so looks to be valid during the October half term!
- £109 for 2 nights
- £145 for 3 nights
- £169 for 5 nights
About the resort:
Bringing home comforts to the countryside, the Avon Ri Lakeshore Resort & Adventure Centre (4/5 Trip Advisor rating) is a waterside retreat overlooking the Blessington Lake, providing a cluster of plush townhouses and hideaways for holiday seekers. The resort offers a plethora of outdoor activities to choose from for an additional cost, from mountain biking and clay pigeon shooting to powerboat training and windsurfing.
- Three-bedroom townhouses with equipped kitchen, TV, open-plan living spaces with log fires
- Lakeview Bar serving homemade dishes, hot drinks and tipples
- On-site leisure centre with gym, swimming pool, sauna, steam room and hot tub
- Complimentary Wi-Fi in most areas; Check-in from 3pm, check-out 11am, late check-out by midday
- Max. 1 pet (dog or cat) allowed for a £43 per stay supplement to be paid at time of booking
About the area:
Also known as the Garden of Ireland, County Wicklow is a suitable base for active types to enjoy a wide variety of leisure activities including walking in the foothills of the Wicklow mountain, horse-back riding, mountain biking and kayaking. Situated in the Mid-East Region and benefitting from close proximity to the sea and to the highlands, this region boasts an abundance of beautiful vistas.
Prominent sights in the area include monastery of St. Kevin’s in Glendalough, numerous lakes, such as Lough Dan and Lough Tay, and Wicklow Mountains National Park. The county is a popular location with Irish and worldwide film-makers. It is a home to Ardmore Studios, one of the major hubs of the film industry of Ireland and UK. Many films have been shot on location in the county’s wilderness: Stanley Kubrick’s “Barry Lyndon”, Jim Sheridan’s Oscar-winning “In the Name of Father” and a Hollywood blockbuster “P.S. I Love You”.
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Take a look at our brand new flight comparison tool, and see how much you can save – flights from just £71 per person!
Dublin is the nearest airport to Blessington, Co.Wicklow – the below flights are quoted for departures during the popular October half term >>
- Glasgow > Dublin – from £71 pp
- Manchester > Dublin – from £105 pp
- Bristol > Dublin – from £124 pp
- Birmingham > Dublin – from £159 pp
- Edinburgh > Dublin – from £164 pp
- London > Dublin – from £170 pp
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