based on 8 nights & daily experiences
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Per person for based on two adults and two children traveling together.
This action-packed itinerary is designed entirely around family-friendly experiences and hotels
Try out some new skills such as learning Gaelic sports to zip-lining and kayaking
Enjoy the services of a top private touring chauffeur throughout
Live like a king as you stay in a majestic castle
Experiences can be adapted to suit the ages of your children
It is very difficult to predict the weather in Ireland - in the summer from May to late September is generally seen as the most pleasant time to visit. Rainfall is difficult to predict - but Ireland does not receive as much as many are led to believe! In the winters, temperatures do fall, but there is nothing better than finding a remote pub with a roaring fire to sit beside after a long walk in the country.
Ireland is a magical destination to travel through with children of all ages and this fabulous family adventure includes castles, culture and plenty of active outdoor adventures. Together as a family explore prehistoric monuments, crumbling monasteries, green hills and wild shoreline and take part in fun activities such as horse riding, archery and falconry. With the help of your own friendly private touring chauffeur, explore Ireland together from East to West making memories along the way.
Your adventure in Ireland begins in its capital, bonny Dublin. Dublin is an enchanting and compact city that can easily be explored on foot, so we’ve included a walking tour to get you acquainted with the city, visiting key sights and learning about the people and history of the city. Included in your walking tour is entrance to see the Book of Kells; a rare medieval manuscript which dates back to 9th century documenting the Four Gospels of the life of Jesus Christ.
Leaving Dublin behind your journey today takes your right across country but fear not as we’ve included some interesting stops along the way to break up your journey and ensure that you see the very best of what Ireland has to offer. Just an hour outside of Dublin is the Irish National Stud, a working stud farm where many champion racing horses have been bred. As insightful guided tour takes you around the farm where you’ll learn the history of the farm as well as seeing the magnificent stallions up close. The Stud also has some beautiful gardens which are worth an explore.
From Killarney you’ll journey north into the striking limestone landscape of The Burren National Park to a very special hotel, Ashford Castle. One of Ireland’s most renowned hotels, Ashford is an 800-year old castle, and former home of the Guinness family. Not only does Ashford castle boast stunning interiors and exquisite grounds, but also a wealth of activities. We’ve included a family archery lesson for you, a fun and engaging activity sure to bring out a friendly competitive streak in you all! There is also a woodland zip line, tree climbing and horse riding on offer here, making this the perfect family destination.
Have a go at the traditional Gaelic sports of Hurling and Gaelic football- unique, indigenous sports that have been played in Ireland for thousands of years.
Learn the basics of target archery in all its practice and forms. Your instructor will teach, inform and develop your skill in this ancient sport.
Famed for its Blarney Stone, which by kissing will bestow the gift of eloquence, Blarney Castle was built over six hundred years ago by Cormac McCarthy, one of Ireland's greatest chieftains. But don't forget to explore the castle and gardens too.
Soaring over 700 feet, the Cliffs of Moher are a magnificent 8-kilometer stretch of sea cliffs along the Atlantic coast of Clare. Wonderful views and fabulous seabird colonies make the Cliffs of Moher a must-see natural attraction in the west of Ireland.
Enjoy a lively introduction to Irish dancing, live music and traditional Irish ‘craic’ as you explore the roots of the dance and its cultural history with your guide, perhaps even learning a few steps of your own.
Sit back and relax in a traditional Jaunting Car- a two-wheeled carriage pulled by a single horse.
Head out for a day on the farm to experience first hand the intriguing art of sheepdog farming and watch in awe as the farmer and pup work together seamlessly as the perfect team to corral the wandering sheep.
Enjoy a magical Kayak trip as you explore one of the many beautiful lakes of Killarney National Park.
Skellig Michael, a towering sea crag rising from the wild Atlantic Ocean around eight miles off the coast of Kerry, is a mind-blowing destination whose stark spirituality and skirling seabird colonies will live in your mind long after you have returned.
The Burren landscape, with its unusual limestone rock formations, fascinating prehistoric archaeology and renowned flora and fauna, provides a spectacular terrain for a guided walk. Explore its secrets on a half-day walking tour with your private guide.
Explore the tragedies and triumphs of Irish emigration as you enjoy a private tour of EPIC, the Irish Emigration Museum.
Ireland’s horse racing history is a source of national pride and as you tour the Irish National Stud you’ll discover the history and importance of this industry with an opportunity to stroll through beautiful gardens.
Snaking more than 120 scenically captivating miles in a circular route around the Iveragh Peninsula in southwest Ireland’s County Kerry, The Ring of Kerry takes in rugged and verdant coastal landscapes, lakes and mountains and charming seaside villages.
Sometimes known as Cashel of the Kings, the Rock of Cashel in County Tipperary is a spectacular collection of medieval buildings set on an outcrop of limestone rock.
Trinity College is Dublin's oldest university and its cobbled front square and collection of historic buildings is a must see. The magnificent Old Library building houses the Book of Kells - a 9th-century gospel manuscript famous throughout the world.
Visit the famous brewery of the iconic drink that has shaped much of Dublin's history, as well as discovering what goes in to making the perfect pint of Guinness.
Experience a key part of Ireland’s farming culture as you travel to the atmospheric Caherconnell Stone Fort on the Burren to watch a sheep dog demonstration.
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