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Castles & Country Houses of Ireland

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

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April - October

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

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

Castles & 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?

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

This 11-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 and County Cork’s rugged coastline.

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

Day Two – Sligo Town and its World-famous Oysters

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 – A Morning’s Exploration on the Burren

Day Seven – Further South to Wonderful West Cork

Day Eight – Exploring this Corner of West Cork

Day Nine – Continue Your Exploration of Co Cork

Day Ten – East Cork

Day Eleven – Return Home via the Port of Your Choice


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


£1875 for March, April & November, £1925 per person in October, £1975 per person in May, £2025 per person in June & September and £2100 per person July & August.

Price is based on two adults sharing a double or twin room for 10 nights on a bed and breakfast basis; price includes a private guided Sligo Bay Oyster farm visit and tasting, and a guided walk on the Burren as part of a small group.

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.

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