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&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.

For more information please call: 046 906800  or email

Saturday May 18th

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:

03.40hrs            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 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

Sunday May 19th

08.30hrs            Depart hotel

09.00hrs            Arrive Coronation Street Studios

09.30hrs            Guided Tour of external Coronation Street set commences

12.00hrs            Departs Studios

13.00hrs            Arrive West Yorkshire for Emmerdale Site Tour

Emmerdale site tour includes Esholt Village – the original Emmerdale

17.00hrs            Depart West Yorkshire

17.45hrs            Arrive Hotel

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

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 Limerick

[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


Holiday Inn Express 3* Stockport

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

Located 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. If you’re visiting on business, major local companies including Sky and British Gas call centres are located close to the hotel, and our 2 fully equipped meeting rooms have space for up to 20 delegates, with hot buffet lunches available on request.

At this hotel you can enjoy:

- An Express Start™ Breakfast included in the room rate

- High quality bedding and a choice of pillows

- Rooms with sofa beds for families

Our comfortable bedrooms have Smart TVs, handy bedside USB ports and flexible work spaces. An interactive Information Wall in the lobby displays local attractions and train information. You can easily order food and drinks around the clock from the Express Café and Bar. If you're heading out for the evening, there are plenty of restaurants and bars within a 10-minute walk, and our friendly staff are happy to make recommendations.

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