The Soaps Tour

Have you always wanted to visit the sets of your favourite soaps?  With our soaps tour you can walk the cobbles 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 Coronation Street.

Our offer of €269 per person includes: Return travel by Luxury coach & ferry, 2 nights B&Bat Cresta Court Hotel, Altrincham, All coach transfers, Half day visit to Cheshire Oaks, Guided Studio Tour of external Coronation Street set, Location tour of Emmerdale ( Esholt Village ), Meet and Greet with current cast member of  Coronation Street or Emmerdale.

For more information please call: 046 9068600  or email

Day one - Saturday May 18th

From: Pick up point Time
Galway Go Bus Coach Station 02.45

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 North Wall Dublin, as per itinerary below

03.30hrs            Depart from Waterford Bus Station

04.50hrs            Pick-up Carlow – Coach Park

05.50hrs            Pick-up Naas (Courthouse)

06.45hrs            Pick-up Hilton Garden 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

13.15hrs            Arrive Cheshire Oaks

16.15hrs            Depart Cheshire Oaks

17.30hrs            Arrive at the hotel

20.00hrs            Meet & Greet with a cast member of Coronation Street

Day two - Sunday May 19th

09.00hrs            Depart hotel

10.00hrs            Arrive West Yorkshire for Emmerdale Site Tour

Emmerdale site tour includes Esholt Village – the original Emmerdale

13.30hrs            Depart West Yorkshire

15.30hrs            Arrive Coronation Street Studios – comfort stop en-route

16.00hrs            Guided Tour of external Coronation Street set commences

17.45hrs            Departs Studios

17.45hrs            Arrive Hotel

Day three - Monday May 20th

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 Waterford

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

Our price of €269 per person 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 and Greet with current cast member from Coronation Street.




Single Room Supplement €80

€14.00 supplement per person if picking coach up outside Dublin/€22.00 with Go Bus

Customer Protection Bond 3% is not included and will be calculated at time of booking.

Travel Insurance

Child price is from €239


3* Best Western Cresta Court Altrincham

A 6-minute walk from Altrincham railway station, this contemporary hotel is also 8.1 miles from the Imperial War Museum North.  Modern rooms feature tea and coffee-making facilities, free WiFi, and flat-screen TVs with satellite channels. Upgraded rooms add sitting areas with sofas.  Dining options include a casual restaurant serving regional cuisine, and a stylish cocktail lounge with relaxed dining. There’s also a business centre, meeting facilities and free on-site parking.

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