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The Soaps Tour

This new tour takes in the external set of Coronation Street as well as a tour of the original location of Emmerdale.  Each tour will also include a "Meet and Greet" with a current star of Corornation Street.  

Saturday 22nd September 2018
  • Coaches ex Limerick Birdhill portlaoise Naas Galway and Dublin
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Package Includes

  • Return travel by luxury coach & ferry
  • 2 nights B&B at Holiday Inn Express 3*, Stockport 
  • All coach transfers
  • Half day visit to Cheshire Oaks
  • Guided Studio tour of external Coronation Street set
  • Location tour of Emmerdale (Esholt village)
  • Meet & Greet with a cast member of Coronation Street


  • Single room supplement @ €80.00
  • Travel Insurance:  €20.00 per adult / €10.00 per child
  • Pick up ex Galway additional €22.00 per person


Rooming allocation:- 

Twin Rooms are 2 single beds

Family Rooms are Double Bed & Sofa Bed (2 ad & 1 ch OR 1 ad & 2 ch).


*Coronation Street Tours - This is an External Set tour.

Coronation Street have opened their external sets at MediaCity UK to the public, including the world-famous cobbled street. The tour of the new look studios is expected to last around 80 minutes, taking in Coronation Street, Rosamund Street and the newly extended Victoria Street, with plenty of opportunities for pictures and story-telling. Visitors can walk in the footsteps of the famous residents, and find out many filming secrets and stories of their favourite characters.


*Emmerdale  Although the current Emmerdale is now filmed on a closed set this tour will take you to the original locations dotted around West Yorkshire as well as a few sites featured in modern Emmerdale. You will visit the market towns of Otley and the beautiful village of Esholt in West Yorkshire – ‘Hotton’ as well as ‘Emmerdale Village’ where you can have a drink at the inn that was once used as the ‘Woolpack’ in the popular TV series.

Hotel Options

Holiday Inn Express Stockport, 11 Station Rd, Stockport SK1 3TB, UK Ph: +44 161 359 6363

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Holiday Inn Express® Stockport hotel is next to Stockport station, only 10 minutes by train from central Manchester.

We’re right beside the A6, close to the M60 motorway and a short drive from Manchester International Airport (MAN). Football fans can reach Manchester City’s Etihad Stadium or Old Trafford, home of Manchester United, in around half an hour by car. For a visit to the countryside, the Peak District National Park is a 30-minute drive away. 


From:      Galway

Pick up point    Go Bus Coach Station

Time    02.45hrs


Transfers from Galway are direct to Dublin with Go Bus. There are no pick ups along the way.

Please transfer to the Celtic Horizon Tours coach at the Hilton garden Inn, as per itinerary below.



Saturday  Sept 22nd       

03.40hrs            Depart from Limerick [The South Court Hotel]

04.00hrs            Birdhill, Jct 27 M7 Applegreen Services

04.30hrs            Moneygall, Jct 23 M7 Barack Obama Plaza

05.15hrs            Pick-up at The Maldron Midway Hotel, Portlaoise

05.50hrs            Pick-up Naas (Courthouse)

06.45hrs            Pick-up Jurys Inn Custom House

07.00hrs            Pick-up at Irish Ferries Terminal 1 - North Wall

[Please note coach must check through at 07.05hrs] 

08.05hrs            Depart North Wall on Irish Ferries Ulysses

11.20hrs            Arrive Holyhead

13.30hrs            Arrive Cheshire Oaks

17.30hrs            Depart Cheshire Oaks

18.30hrs            Arrive at the hotel


Sunday Sept 23rd       


09.00hrs            Depart hotel

10.00hrs            Arrive West Yorkshire for Emmerdale Site Tour

                        Emmerdale site tour includes Esholt Village – the original Emmerdale

14.00hrs            Depart West Yorkshire

14.45hrs            Arrive The Trafford Centre

17.00hrs            Depart Trafford Centre

17.25hrs            Arrive Coronation Street Studios

17.45hrs            Guided Tour of external Coronation Street set commences

19.45hrs            Departs Studios

20.15hrs            Arrive Hotel                              

21.00hrs            Meet & Greet with a cast member of Coronation Street


Monday Sept 24th       

09.30hrs            Depart Hotel

13.00hrs            Arrive at Holyhead [comfort stop en-route]

14.10hrs            Depart Holyhead on the Irish Ferries Ulysses

17.25hrs            Arrive at North Wall Drops en-route to Limerick

[Coach will drop at Burgh Quay for Go Bus pick ups]

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Please Note:

**Please note itinerary is subject to change**

**It is the responsibility of each person to be on time for all coach connections, coaches will not wait for latecomers**

It is illegal to smoke on coaches.

Consumption of Food and Alcohol is NOT permitted on board any Coach.

All alcohol must be stored underneath with the baggage.