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Castles and Country Houses of Ireland

Enjoy a stay in one of Ireland's finest castle hotels

Best Time To Go

April - October

Why not...

add a few days to explore Northern Ireland at the beginning or end?

Prices From

£1475

No of Nights

9
Self-Drive
Self-Drive

Enjoy a stay in one of Ireland's finest castle hotels

Castles and Country Houses of Ireland

Best Time To Go

April - October

Why not...

add a few days to explore Northern Ireland at the beginning or end?

Prices From

£1475

No of Nights

9

Experience Ireland’s legendary hospitality at the most extraordinary and authentic castles and country houses.

This ten-day self-drive tour of some of our favourite places in Ireland enables you to enjoy a bygone era of refinement and splendour. Relax and unwind after each day’s touring in dramatic and distinctive accommodation, from Irish castles to Georgian mansions, where the welcome, atmosphere and setting each deliver something unique. Along the way you’ll experience several sections of the Wild Atlantic Way including ancient Sligo, bracing Connemara, the mystical world of the Burren in Co Clare, County Cork’s rugged coastline, as well as world-famous Cashel.

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Day One – Northwest from Dublin to Sligo, ‘The Place of Shells’

Day Two – Sligo Town and the Food Trail

Day Three – South on the Wild Atlantic Way to Connemara Castle

Day Four – Explore or Linger, the Choice is Yours

Day Five – To County Clare and the Mystical Burren 

Day Six – Further South to Wonderful West Cork

Day Seven – Exploring this Corner of West Cork

Day Eight – Commence your Journey North to Rock of Cashel

Day Nine – Exploring Cashel

Day Ten – Return Home via the Port of Your Choice

Location

This holiday includes stays in Sligo, Connemara, Ballyvaughan, West Cork and Cashel.


Pricing

£1475 per person in April & October and £1695 per person in May to September.

Price is based on two adults sharing a double or twin room for nine nights on a bed and breakfast basis; price includes a private guided Sligo Bay Oyster farm visit and tasting.

Please note, this is a self-drive holiday and car hire is not included, but can be arranged for a range of vehicles – do just let us know.

Before your departure, you will receive personalised holiday information including full directions, recommended routes, and suggestions on places to visit depending on your interests and our local knowledge to help you get the most from your holiday.

All itineraries and room types are presented subject to availability at specific hotels.


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