What better way to set yourself up for autumn than with a foray to the far west of Ireland? This ten-day tour explores the Emerald Isle by train, combining journeys on Iarnród Éireann’s modern fleet with heritage rail experiences, visits to the Lartigue Monorail and Foynes Flying Boat Museum, and more.

Departing 20 September, the price is from £1,640 pp (two sharing) including nine nights’ B&B (three in Dublin, two each in Limerick & Cork, one each in Galway & Tralee), return ferry (Holyhead to Dublin), rail/road journeys and excursions as per the itinerary, a 5 in 15 Day Explorer Pass and the services of a tour leader throughout.

Call Ffestiniog Travel on 01766 512400.