A small island with a big heart, Ireland’s breathtaking landscapes and friendly, welcoming people leave visitors floored but looking for more.
Our Castle Escape Tour will allow you to explore the very best of Ireland’s many scenic attractions and awe inspiring views as well as enjoying the comfort of some of Ireland’s best five star luxury castle hotels and magnificent manor houses that the Irish countryside has to offer.
Your journey kicks off from Dublin. We head for Clare via Galway, at the heart of the Wild Atlantic Way.
First, the bustling little city of Galway.
See traditional sailing boats and castle towers in picturesque Kinvara.
Head south towards the Burren National Park.
Visit the world famous, 700ft high Cliffs of Moher.
Sample some Traditional music in Spanish Point.
Heading south along the Wild Atlantic Way, exploring Clare and Kerry.
See ocean cliffs, traditional pubs and seaside villages along the spectacular Loop Head.
Spot dolphins as we ferry across the mouth of the River Shannon.
Stay the night in Tralee, which is Kerry’s largest town and home to the famous Rose of Tralee Festival.
Live like lords and ladies tonight at elegant Ballyseede Castle Hotel.
Today we’re exploring the stunning Ring of Kerry route, hugging the coast of the Iveragh peninsula from Tralee to Kenmare.
Take to the waves a boat trip around the Skellig Islands.
Get a taste for local Irish culture, history, and ice cream on Valentia Island.
Discover Derrynane, home of Daniel O’Connell and it’s beautiful golden sand beach.
Stay the night in Kenmare, with a choice of luxury hotels.
Going inland to the picturesque town of Killarney, for a stroll around the galleries and cafes before taking a jaunting car into Killarney National Park and going back in time with a visit to Ross Castle and Muckross House. Finish the day with a Trad music session in Kate Kearney’s Cottage.
Head further south into West Cork and visit beautiful Bantry House, which is still owned by the same family since the 18th century.
Explore the ancient past at Drombeg Stone Circle.
Finish the day in the picture perfect town of Kinsale – Ireland’s charming gourmet capital.
Move to the pretty little town of Baltimore at the southern tip of Ireland, a stone’s throw from the islands of Cape Clear, Sherkin and Heir.
There are few villages in Ireland as brilliant as Baltimore when the sun is shining bright. Add a little excitement with a trip out to Cape Clear Island.
Your final day will be exploring some amazing sights from Baltimore to Dublin.
Kiss the Blarney Stone to gain the gift of the gab.
Wander the lush gardens around Blarney Castle.
Gaze up in awe at medieval Cahir Castle.
Discover the Wild Atlantic Way where 2,500km of spectacular coastline with white sands and glittering waves awaits you. Head inland to experience some of the signature discovery points and amazing activities in this incredible region.
Feel the power of the Atlantic Ocean as it crashes into the base of towering sea cliffs, wander down vast beaches and watch flocks of birds dance in pastel skies as the sun sets on another magical day. Discover the wild side of Ireland in this active holiday, which travels down the rugged west coast and includes hiking, horse riding, surfing and boat trips.