Kylemore Abbey, captured on one of our Ireland Tours

Deluxe Irish Castles Tour 2023

A luxury tour with castle accommodation

Live like royalty on this luxurious exploration of Ireland's best-loved attractions. On this tour, you won't simply be visiting the landmarks of Ireland's rich history. You will actually be staying in its historic luxury castles and manor houses. On a tour that promises more, you can expect the finest accommodation (including the exquisite The K Club), the best food and the most luxurious tour transportation.

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The Wild Atlantic Way and Ireland's Ancient East

This tour features both of the iconic Irish regions of The Wild Atlantic Way and Ireland's Ancient East.

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Trim Castle, County Meath

Trim Castle

On Day Two you will visit Trim Castle. This is the largest Anglo-Norman castle in Ireland. Hugh de Lacy and his son Walter built it over a 30 year period until its completion in 1206.

Belleek Pottery, County Fermanagh

Belleek Pottery

On Day Two you will also visit Belleek Pottery, one of the oldest potteries in the world, established in 1857.

Lough Eske Castle, County Donegal

Lough Eske Castle

On Day Two & Three you will overnight and dine in Lough Eske Castle. Located in County Donegal in the rugged north west of Ireland. Dinner & Overnight in the magnificent Lough Eske Castle. Visit their website...

The walled city of Derry

Derry/Londonderry

On Day Three you will visit Derry/Londonderry. Travelling North West across Northern Ireland from Belfast City.

Westport town in Co. Mayo, Ireland

Westport

On Day Four you will visit Westport. A town tucked away in the shadow of Croagh Patrick in County Mayo, where Ireland's Patron Saint Patrick fasted for 40 days and nights.

Kylemore Abbey, County Galway

Kylemore Abbey

On Day Four you will also visit Kylemore Abbey. This is, arguably, Ireland's most beautiful building. Located at the base of Duchruach Mountain on the shores of Lough Pollacappul.

Glenlo Abbey Hotel, County Galway

Glenlo Abbey Hotel & Estate

On Day Four & Five you will overnight and dine in an elegant 18th century manor house on the edge of Connemara, Glenlo Abbey Hotel & Estate. A luxury hotel with a unique charm. Enjoy garden or river views from the lavish rooms and a host of dining options. Visit their website...

The Burren, in Clare, Ireland

The Burren

On Day Six you will take a trip to The Burren, which is Gaelic for rocky land – a vast limestone plateau. In the 1640s, Cromwell's surveyor described it as "a savage land, yielding neither water enough to drown a man, nor tree to hang him, nor soil enough to bury".

The Cliffs of Moher

The Cliffs of Moher

On Day Six you will also visit The Cliffs of Moher. Take the best possible viewpoint to gaze at the Atlantic Ocean. Reaching a staggering 702ft (214m) high and 9 miles (14km) long.

Thatched cottages of Adare Village in Limerick, Ireland

Adare Village

Day Six also sees you travel to Adare Village in County Limerick. Known as one of Ireland's Prettiest Villages.

Cahernane House, Killarney

Cahernane House

On Day Seven you will overnight and dine in Cahernane House Hotel. Soak in the atmosphere of this old House Hotel. A private estate on the edge of Killarney National Park. Visit their website...

The Rock of Cashel

The Rock of Cashel

On Day Eight you will visit Rock of Cashel. Travel to County Tipperary in the heart of the country to visit the Rock of Cashel. Up until the 17th century, the Rock of Cashel was the seat of kings for the province of Munster.

Blarney Castle in Cork, Ireland

Blarney Castle

On Day Eight you will also visit Blarney Castle. Witness Ireland's most famous Castle and kiss its majestic Blarney Stone... which, if legend is to be believed, will grant you the gift of the gab!

The K Club, where you will be staying in Kildare

The K Club

Your base for Day Eight & Nine will be K Club. This exquisite five-star accommodation is located in County Kildare. Home to an Arnold Palmer-designed Ryder Cup Golf Course and the world-famous K Spa. Visit their website...

Christ Church Cathedral in Dublin

Christ Church Cathedral

On Day Nine you will visit Christ Church Cathedral. At almost 1,000 year old this famous cathedral in Dublin City has a storied history. The legendary cathedral crypt dates back to the 12th Century and holds a 14th century copy of the Magna Carta.

Epic: The Irish Emigration Museum

EPIC: The Irish Emigration Museum

On Day Nine you will visit EPIC: The Irish Emigration Museum. Located in Dublin City's docklands, the museum, via cutting-edge interactive displays, explores the history of the mass emigration experienced by Ireland over the past three centuries.

Trim Castle, County Meath

Trim Castle

On Day Two you will visit Trim Castle. This is the largest Anglo-Norman castle in Ireland. Hugh de Lacy and his son Walter built it over a 30 year period until its completion in 1206.

Belleek Pottery, County Fermanagh

Belleek Pottery

On Day Two you will also visit Belleek Pottery, one of the oldest potteries in the world, established in 1857.

Lough Eske Castle, County Donegal

Lough Eske Castle

On Day Two & Three you will overnight and dine in Lough Eske Castle. Located in County Donegal in the rugged north west of Ireland. Dinner & Overnight in the magnificent Lough Eske Castle. Visit their website...

The walled city of Derry

Derry/Londonderry

On Day Three you will visit Derry/Londonderry. Travelling North West across Northern Ireland from Belfast City.

Westport town in Co. Mayo, Ireland

Westport

On Day Four you will visit Westport. A town tucked away in the shadow of Croagh Patrick in County Mayo, where Ireland's Patron Saint Patrick fasted for 40 days and nights.

Kylemore Abbey, County Galway

Kylemore Abbey

On Day Four you will also visit Kylemore Abbey. This is, arguably, Ireland's most beautiful building. Located at the base of Duchruach Mountain on the shores of Lough Pollacappul.

Glenlo Abbey Hotel, County Galway

Glenlo Abbey Hotel & Estate

On Day Four & Five you will overnight and dine in an elegant 18th century manor house on the edge of Connemara, Glenlo Abbey Hotel & Estate. A luxury hotel with a unique charm. Enjoy garden or river views from the lavish rooms and a host of dining options. Visit their website...

The Burren, in Clare, Ireland

The Burren

On Day Six you will take a trip to The Burren, which is Gaelic for rocky land – a vast limestone plateau. In the 1640s, Cromwell's surveyor described it as "a savage land, yielding neither water enough to drown a man, nor tree to hang him, nor soil enough to bury".

The Cliffs of Moher

The Cliffs of Moher

On Day Six you will also visit The Cliffs of Moher. Take the best possible viewpoint to gaze at the Atlantic Ocean. Reaching a staggering 702ft (214m) high and 9 miles (14km) long.

Thatched cottages of Adare Village in Limerick, Ireland

Adare Village

Day Six also sees you travel to Adare Village in County Limerick. Known as one of Ireland's Prettiest Villages.

Cahernane House, Killarney

Cahernane House

On Day Seven you will overnight and dine in Cahernane House Hotel. Soak in the atmosphere of this old House Hotel. A private estate on the edge of Killarney National Park. Visit their website...

The Rock of Cashel

The Rock of Cashel

On Day Eight you will visit Rock of Cashel. Travel to County Tipperary in the heart of the country to visit the Rock of Cashel. Up until the 17th century, the Rock of Cashel was the seat of kings for the province of Munster.

Blarney Castle in Cork, Ireland

Blarney Castle

On Day Eight you will also visit Blarney Castle. Witness Ireland's most famous Castle and kiss its majestic Blarney Stone... which, if legend is to be believed, will grant you the gift of the gab!

The K Club, where you will be staying in Kildare

The K Club

Your base for Day Eight & Nine will be K Club. This exquisite five-star accommodation is located in County Kildare. Home to an Arnold Palmer-designed Ryder Cup Golf Course and the world-famous K Spa. Visit their website...

Christ Church Cathedral in Dublin

Christ Church Cathedral

On Day Nine you will visit Christ Church Cathedral. At almost 1,000 year old this famous cathedral in Dublin City has a storied history. The legendary cathedral crypt dates back to the 12th Century and holds a 14th century copy of the Magna Carta.

Epic: The Irish Emigration Museum

EPIC: The Irish Emigration Museum

On Day Nine you will visit EPIC: The Irish Emigration Museum. Located in Dublin City's docklands, the museum, via cutting-edge interactive displays, explores the history of the mass emigration experienced by Ireland over the past three centuries.

Tour Itinerary: Day by Day

Tour Itinerary:

Throughout ten unforgettable days, the Deluxe Irish Castles Tour ranges widely across the length and breadth of Ireland. Click on the days below to find out what adventures you can look forward to on each day of your tour.

  • Day 1

    Day 1 Itinerary

    Welcome - you've arrived on your Irish castle tour. On arrival in Dublin Airport, reclaim your baggage and enter the Arrivals Hall. Here, you will meet your Irish tour guide (who is also your driver). There will be three Group transfers this morning between 0700 am and 1200 noon. Board your luxury air-conditioned coach and make the short transfer to Dunboyne Castle Hotel where you can relax and unwind after your flight.

    15:00 Check-in time. Hotel reception will store your luggage prior to Check-in.

    At 1900 this evening, all participants will gather for dinner in the hotel restaurant, where you will become acquainted with your fellow travellers and the coming days can be discussed at leisure with your tour guide.

    Included Today
    Time Arrival Transfer details
    Between 07:00 and 12 (noon) Dublin Airport
    There are 3 group airport transfers this morning, between 7am and 12 noon, from Dublin Airport to Dunboyne Castle Hotel.
  • Day 2

    Day 2 Itinerary

    After some much-needed sleep and a hearty full Irish breakfast, we will depart for the 5-star Lough Eske Castle.

    Our first stop today will be County Meath. Trim Castle. The largest Anglo-Norman castle in Ireland. Hugh de Lacy and his son Walter built it over a 30-year period and finished it in 1206. Trim Castle was also a film location for the movie "Braveheart".

    Continue on through the lake region of Cavan and briefly cross the border into Fermanagh in Northern Ireland and along the shores of Lough Erne Upper and Lough Erne Lower to visit Belleek Pottery, one of the oldest potteries in the world, and has been in operation since 1857.

    Cross the border back into Donegal in the Republic of Ireland and travel on to Lough Eske. Enjoy a leisurely afternoon on the grounds of Lough Eske Castle. Tonight you will overnight and dine in Lough Eske Castle Hotel and Spa. After dinner, you might like to retire to the Gallery Bar for a nightcap before bed.

    Included Today
  • Day 3

    Day 3 Itinerary

    Leisurely morning on the grounds of Lough Eske Castle Hotel and Spa. Depart for the historic fortified walled city of Derry/Londonderry City. This historic fortified walled city is located on the River Foyle in Northern Ireland. The city fortifications are amongst the best preserved in Europe and were completed in 1618 to defend the city from Gaelic chieftains in Donegal.

    Afternoon guided walking tour of the historic walls with a local guide. The city walls are up to 8 metres (26 feet) in height and in places are 9 metres (29 feet) wide.

    Take some free time in Derry/Londonderry City to visit the shops and cafés of the area and get a flavour of Northern Ireland, before returning to Lough Eske Castle Hotel. Again this evening dine in Lough Eske Castle Hotel and Spa.

    Included Today
  • Day 4

    Day 4 Itinerary

    This morning, after breakfast, you will depart for Glenlo Abbey Hotel & Estate. A luxurious five-star hotel in Co. Galway, Glenlo Abbey Hotel & Estate is nestled elegantly on pristine 138-acre grounds, alongside Ireland's largest lake.

    Your route south to Glenlo Abbey Hotel & Estate will take you to Drumcliffe. Located in County Sligo, this is the picturesque final resting place of W.B. Yeats. Here you can read the epitaph on the grave of one of Ireland's greatest poets.

    Travel on to beautiful Westport Town in County Mayo, on the shores of Clew Bay. Take time to explore this unique and charming heritage town nestled in the shadow of Croagh Patrick, Ireland’s holy mountain — where St. Patrick fasted for 40 days. I would suggest a stroll down the elegant tree-lined Mall of Westport Town and wander along Bridge Street with its colourful and friendly mix of traditional shops and pubs.

    Continue on via Leenane and along the shores of Killary Fjord. This is Ireland's only fjord and is a Wild Atlantic Way signature discovery point, on the Mayo - Galway border.

    Travel on to Kylemore where you will visit Kylemore Abbey. An historic building nestled at the base of Duchruach Mountain, on the northern shore of Lough Pollacappul — in the heart of the Connemara Mountains. It is regarded as one of Ireland's most romantic buildings.

    Journey down the spectacular Inagh Valley, with the 12 Bens of Connemara on your right and the Maumturks Mountains on your left — as you travel to Bushypark, County Galway.

    Tonight, you will overnight and dine in Glenlo Abbey Hotel & Estate. After dinner, you might like to retire to the friendly Oak Cellar Bar for a nightcap before bed.

    Included Today
  • Day 5

    Day 5 Itinerary

    This morning after breakfast, take some time to explore at your leisure the extensive grounds of Glenlo Abbey Hotel & Estate. There are some who visit Glenlo Abbey Hotel & Estate and never leave the grounds during their stay, such is the splendour of the surroundings. The array of activities is another reason people like to linger on the grounds. Hours, if not days could be spent indulging in fishing, falconry, traditional boat tours, golfing and cycling.

    Later this morning, if the lure of the manor grounds is not too strong, you will travel along the shores of the famous Galway Bay into Galway City.

    You will have the afternoon free in Galway City, known as the "City of the Tribes", it is located right on the famous Wild Atlantic Way. Here you can take a ramble to Salthill Promenade, a Wild Atlantic Way discovery point, or down Quay Street with its many great pubs including "The Quays" and "Ti Neachtain" — a townhouse which belonged to "Humanity Dick", an 18th-century MP who promoted laws against cruelty to animals.

    Return to Glenlo Abbey Hotel & Estate.

    Tonight you will overnight and dine in Glenlo Abbey Hotel & Estate.

    Included Today
  • Day 6

    Day 6 Itinerary

    This morning after breakfast, you will depart for the Cahernane House Hotel, situated less than 2 miles from Killarney National Park. The hotel is set in a beautiful mansion dating back to the 1870s and on impeccably manicured grounds. Your journey to Killarney Town will take you down the Atlantic seaboard on the west coast of Clare via Galway.

    You will see The Burren, which is Gaelic for rocky land—an apt name for this vast limestone plateau. In the 1640s, Cromwell's surveyor described it as "a savage land, yielding neither water enough to drown a man, nor tree to hang him, nor soil enough to bury".

    On the Atlantic coast, you will visit the Cliffs of Moher. Braced against the ocean, on the coast of County Clare. Here you will stand on the dramatic 702ft (214m) high and 9 miles (14km) long cliffs, a Wild Atlantic Way signature discovery point, to gaze out on the vastness of the Atlantic Ocean. Further south in County Limerick, take time to stroll the main street of the beautiful thatched village of Adare, before travelling on to Killarney Town.

    Tonight you will overnight and dine in Cahernane House Hotel. After dinner, you might like to retire to the Cellar Bar for a nightcap before bed.

    Included Today
  • Day 7

    Day 7 Itinerary

    This morning after breakfast, you will set off on the world-famous Ring Of Kerry. It is officially known as the Iveragh Peninsula. You will travel via Killorglin, Glenbeigh, Cahersiveen, Waterville, Coomakesta Pass with its magnificent views over Derrynane, home of Daniel O' Connell, known as "The Liberator", to Caherdaniel. Travel on via the hamlet of Castlecove, the colourful village of Sneem and on via Moll’s Gap, Ladies View, Killarney National Park and along the Lakes of Killarney to Killarney town.

    Stopover at the Blind Piper Pub. Here you will have a traditional Irish Pub Lunch. Located in the village of Caherdaniel, locals and visitors alike have been drinking here since 1865. Who is the Blind Piper, you may ask? The Blind Piper is Mici Cumba O'Sullivan, who was born nearby in 1835 and became one of Ireland's most famous pipers.

    Continue on via the pretty village of Sneem, Moll’s Gap, Ladies View and along the Killarney Lakes to Killarney Town. Tonight you will overnight and dine in Cahernane House Hotel.

    Included today:
  • Day 8

    Day 8 Itinerary

    This morning after breakfast, you will depart for the 5-star The K Club. Set amidst over 550 acres of historic and intriguing gardens, walkways and parkland with magnificent views of the Kildare countryside and the River Liffey. Steeped in history, The K Club combines old-world elegance with indulgent luxury. Formerly the home of the Barton's, founders of the famous wine firm Barton and Guestier, The K Club today is home to two golf courses including the Arnold Palmer-designed Ryder Cup Golf Course and the K Spa.

    Your route today will take you west to the "county bounds" under the wild Derrynasaggart Mountains, sometimes referred to as the Cork/Kerry Mountains and made famous in the ballad – "Whiskey in the Jar". Travel through the old market town of Macroom, where you will see Macroom Castle. Once home to Sir William Penn, whose son later founded the state of Pennsylvania. (This is a drive-by only, and is noted for historical reasons, as the castle is in ruins).

    Travel on to the village of Blarney via the valley of the River Lee. Visit Blarney Castle. Built on this site in 1446 by Dermot McCarthy. You will have the chance to kiss the legendary Blarney Stone. You will also have an opportunity to shop at Blarney Woollen Mills, boasting a huge selection of Irish arts, crafts & produce.

    Today, visit The Rock of Cashel. Rising dramatically from the grassy plains of county Tipperary. This was the seat of kings and medieval bishops for 900 years and flourished until the early 17th century. Brian Ború was crowned King of Munster here in 977, before becoming High King of Ireland in 1002.

    Continue on to County Kildare.

    Tonight you will overnight & dine in The K Club. After dinner, you might like to retire to the "Media Puzzle Lounge" for a nightcap before bed.

    For guests who start their tour on the 2nd of July, you will overnight & dine in Druids Glen Hotel.

    Included today:
  • Day 9

    Day 9 Itinerary

    After breakfast this morning, you will explore Dublin City.

    Visit EPIC: The Irish Emigration Museum. Voted, recently, as "Europe's Leading Tourist Attraction", this museum tour tells the story behind the millions of people who fled, or were forced from, Ireland over the past three centuries. Located in Dublin's Docklands.

    Also included today is a visit to Christ Church Cathedral. Founded by the Viking King Sitric almost 1000 years ago in 1034. The cathedral crypt is one of the largest in the UK and Ireland, dating back to the 12th Century. Here, in the crypt, you can see the mummified remains of the Cat and the Rat which were found in the cathedral organ, and a rare 14th century copy of the Magna Carta.

    Take a trip to Guinness Storehouse. With an address at the world-famous St. James's Gate. Here you will tour the world-renowned brewery and enjoy a perfect complimentary pint of Guinness in the Gravity Bar — located at the top of a glass tower that commands spectacular views of Dublin City.

    Return to County Kildare.

    Tonight you will overnight & dine in The K Club.

    For guests who start their tour on the 2nd of July, you will overnight & dine in Druids Glen Hotel.

    Today, instead of touring Dublin, you may like to consider a leisurely day at The K Club or Druids Glen Hotel and enjoy a round of golf or a spa treatment.

    Included today:
  • Day 10

    Day 10: Departure Day

    Today marks the end of the Deluxe Castle Tour of Ireland.

    After a final great Irish breakfast this morning there will be three group transfers between 0500 and 1100 to get you to Dublin Airport for your return flight home.

    Time Departure Transfer details
    Between 05:00 and 11:00 The K Club or Carton House
    There are 3 group airport transfers this morning, between 5am and 11am, from The K Club or Carton House to Dublin Airport.

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Flexible Cancellations

We have added extra flexibility to our cancellation timeline.

Meaning you can now make unlimited changes to your chosen tour up to 60 days before your arrival.

Our cancellation timeline is as follows;

Up to 60 days before the start of tour:

The Deposit is non-refundable. However, before 60 days you can make unlimited changes for free, including changing your tour dates (including transferring to a tour in 2023), changing your tour and changing tour participants.

59 to 40 days before start of tour:

25% of total price

39 to 14 days before start of tour:

50% of total price

Less than 14 days before start of tour:

100% of total price

For more details, see our terms and conditions.

Deposit

The Deposit for the Deluxe Irish Castle Tour 2023 is €550 per person.

Single Occupancy Supplement

For guests who are travelling alone and are therefore not sharing a room, the single occupancy supplement for the Deluxe Irish Castle Tour 2023 is €1,100.

Balance Payments:

The full balance is due 60 days before your tour.

Currency:

All payments are in Euros.

Credit Cards & Fees:

We do not charge any fees for paying by credit card. We accept Visa, Mastercard and American Express.

Children's Rate:

Children ages 8 yrs - 17 yrs inclusive receive a 10% discount on the prices. Children must share a room with a least 1 adult. Our tours do not cater for children 7 yrs or younger. You must be 18 or over to travel on our adults-only tours.

Participant Cancellation:

Once a partial or full payment has been made, cancellations will only be accepted in writing (either by email or standard mail) to My Ireland Tour. Cancellation terms will be applied based on the date that the written cancellation is received and based on the following dates prior to tour commencement. Cancellation fees apply as indicated below. All cancellation fees include the initial deposit.

Cancellation Date Cancellation Fee
Up to 60 days before the start of tour: Deposit is non-refundable. However, before 60 days you can make unlimited changes for free, including changing your tour dates (including transferring to a tour in 2024), changing your tour and changing tour participants.
59 to 40 days before start of tour: 25% of Tour Cost
39 to 14 days before start of tour: 50% of Tour Cost
Less than 14 days before start of tour: 100% of Tour Cost

Reviews of this tour

October 2022  •  Deluxe Castles Tour

Our family group of 6 had a wonderful time on the 10-day Deluxe Irish Castles tour with a group of 24 people. Michael, our driver/guide, was courteous, on time, and very knowledgable about the history of Ireland and the sites we visited. The accommodations were luxurious, and the food was delicious. I highly recommend My Ireland Tours.

October 2022  •  Deluxe Castles Tour

Great tour from our driver/guide (Michael), to accommodations to sights seen and experienced. Loved the accommodations (Deluxe Castle Tour), great food, and comfortable bus with onboard wifi and power. Some adaptability such as adding sheep farm/ dog herding demo was a wonderful add. Only 'complaint' (not really :-) )would be wanting more time as there was so much to experience in our time. Got a thorough view of so many parts of the country. Much greater appreciate for the raw beauty that is so much or Ireland. Also, learned more of the history including the mythology that predated Christian times. Highly recommend!

September 2022  •  Deluxe Castles Tour

We enjoyed our 10-day Deluxe Irish Castle tour immensely! we had a great overview of the island and the spectacular scenery, the hotels were terrific, and the coach was very comfortable. We had elaborate meals every night with delicious food. Above all , George Connolly, our guide, is a jewel. He is well-informed, courteous, thoughtful and extremely kind. He got us everywhere on time, and displayed a wonderful sense of humor along the way. George is outstanding. We recommend the tour and the My Ireland group as first-rate. The only place which was somewhat disappointing was Dunboyne Castle, our first stop, which was very comfortable, but not exceptional like the other hotels. Glenlo Abbey and The K club are extraordinary and 5-star establishments.

September 2022  •  Deluxe Castles Tour

We loved the 10-day deluxe Irish Castles tour. There are a number of factors why this tour is a wonderful tour for anyone who wants to enjoy the beauty and history of Ireland in comfort and style. First, the tour includes so much more than similar length tours at the same or higher price point. We considered and researched numerous other options and none really seemed to come close. It is simply an excellent value for the level of amenities, quality and luxury provided. Second, the hotels, all 4 or 5-star, are each unique and ever so comfortable. In particular we loved Lough Eske Castle, Glenlo Abbey hotel, Cahernane House and the of course The K-Club (the grand finale). These hotels are certainly among the top hotels in all of Ireland. Third, the food on the tour was amazing with a full Irish breakfast and a variety of upscale choices available each morning, and a near gourmet 3-course dinner each night. The other tours we looked at were nowhere near the number of meals included, nor the quality. Last, our tour bus driver, George, was absolutely fantastic. Friendly, ever so knowledgeable, and a student of history, he engaged with us all along the way. With George as our guide, we were able to make the most of each day and learn all about Irish history from the neolithic period to the present day. George made a great tour even better. We will recommend My Ireland Tours, and this tour in particular, to all of our friends!

September 2022  •  Deluxe Castles Tour

We were on the Deluxe Castle tour in June 2022. This was hands down the best trip I have ever been on. Our tour guide Tom L. was the absolute best, everyday he gave us history about the different areas we were in and added little stops of his own along the way. He even gave everyone a map of Ireland and outlined the route we took on our tour. The accommodations were amazing, from the cleanliness of the rooms to the friendliness of the staff, I had zero complaints. I was very impressed with how well everything was planned out, we were able to see some much of the county on our 10 day tour and even had several opportunities to explore on our own. The tour was so lovely, I honestly didn't want to leave and would have flown my kids over and stayed in Ireland forever if my husband would have let me! We will definitely visit Ireland again and will be using My Ireland Tour for another incredible experience!

September 2022  •  Deluxe Castles Tour

Our Ten Day Castle Tour was above and beyond wonderful!!! What an amazing Tour company!! We didn't have to worry about ANYTHING! From the beginning with our driver/guide, Pat Pendergast picking us up at the airport and accompanying and guiding us so pleasantly through every Castle, every meal , and every tour to taking us back to the airport at the end, no convenience was overlooked! Our bags were handled from the bus to our room and back with every single move. The castles were magnificent in grandeur as well as well appointed. The meal choices were outstanding. The tours were so encompassing. We learned so very much about the beautiful country of Ireland. When booking a tour in another country, going only by the website and reviews, I feel we struck gold!!! I would HIGHLY recommend My Ireland Tours !! I can't say enough good things about them.

September 2022  •  Deluxe Castles Tour

We thoroughly enjoyed our Deluxe Castles tour. There were only 15 of us so it was great having a small group. Everyone was very friendly and very nice. Pat our tour guide/bus driver was FABULOUS. Extremely knowledgeable, helpful and just great overall. The Tour was great. With just a little rain at the beginning. The accommodations were over the top. Would definitely recommend MIT.

July 2022  •  Deluxe Castles Tour

Hello, we were on the Deluxe Irish Castle Tour starting on June 12th. Due to our flight we had to meet our group at Dunmore Castle. From moment one we were impressed and in awe of the accommodations on our trip. Our driver/guide was Garey Goddard. He was also one of the highlights of the trip. The coach on our tour was very clean and comfortable and Garey maneuvered it like it was nothing. His sense of humor and knowledge of the sites and local areas was top notch. He would tell us the times of stops on the days itinerary and we would arrive within minutes of the time stated. Each day's accommodation was more impressive than the last. The dinners in the evenings where first class along with breakfasts in the mornings. Everything about the tour was amazing. We will be reliving our trip with anyone who will listen to us. It was our first time in Ireland, and we definitely want to return. We will book with My Ireland Tours for sure. We will also see which tours Garey is on and try to tour with him again. Thank you putting together an amazing tour.

June 2022  •  Deluxe Castles Tour

We were extremely happy with the experience we had on our first visit to Ireland through My Ireland Tour in May/June. The 10-day Deluxe Irish Castles Tour had a great blend of attractions, culture, history and fun that left us not wanting to leave come the last day of our visit. We made the trip in celebration of our 25th anniversary and Eric and Shannon did a great job in answering all of our early questions and making the booking as seamless as possible. They must have also passed on our celebration information to all the hotels where we stayed as there was a congratulatory letter and treat awaiting us in our rooms upon arriving at each new location. It was a nice gesture by the tour company and employees for going above and beyond to make our trip special and memorable! Everything was wonderful, from the accommodations, to the tour sites and smaller excursions, and even the comfort of the bus, which also offered the conveniences of Wi-fi and a cooler. What probably made the actual tour great though was having a quality guide and driver, ours being Tom Lavin. Not only was he excellent on the driving, but he offered so much insight, history and information along the way, in addition to sharing personal stories that helped paint a picture of actual cultural life, that it really helped you feel immersed in the experience of Ireland beyond the just the awesome sights. You could tell that he genuinely cared about ensuring that all of the guests felt like they got the most out of the experience, which we definitely felt like we did. Not only was he an excellent representative of his country, but also just a genuine, likeable guy that you would hope to meet again some day. Overall, we would highly recommend My Ireland Tour for anyone planning a visit to this beautiful country as their team was top notch from start to finish. We enjoyed it so much that it has left us with continued discussions about a return visit! Thank you all for a great experience!

June 2022  •  Deluxe Castles Tour

We chose the Deluxe Irish Castles tour for May 29-June 7, 2022. We had a wonderful driver/guide for our tour, Tom, who was calm, funny, informative and always looking out for our group. We had planned this tour pre-covid, and due to Covid we had to reschedule it twice, so it was a long time coming and did NOT disappoint. Weather was great for the most part, hotels were amazing, rooms were comfortable and beautifully appointed. Dinners were 3 course and the food choices were varied and delicious and what you would expect from 4 and 5 star hotels. Our bus was comfortable and had free wifi which worked quite well. The views of the Irish countryside were breathtaking thru the large windows. Tom treated us to a couple of off the beaten path attractions that we all enjoyed. Tips to keep in mind: there is storage space above your seat on the bus but it is very narrow, dinners run a little late, and trust the “place your bags out in the hall” process. My Ireland Tours knows what they are doing and they do a great job. It's was worth every Penny! Thank you to Tom and all the folks at My Ireland Tours for making this trip a dream come true.

June 2022  •  Deluxe Castles Tour

In April 2022, I was fortunate enough to visit Ireland by joining My Ireland Tours on the 10-day Deluxe Irish Castle Tour. What a beautiful country and amazing people. This was my first group tour, and I was pleasantly surprised, the group was so fun and very engaged. Our guide/driver was Austin Mc Ardle, he was highly informative and comical. I could not have asked for a better tour guide. Our castle stays were incredible, it would have made a tremendous difference if our guide stayed overnight with the group. This could have prevented a few hiccups within the hotels. The dinners were amazing and did not disappoint. Every stop was carefully planned and gave us ample time to tour and shop. My favorite stop was at a sheep farm, we observed a farmer and his use of sheep dogs. There were numerous stops throughout the country, and cultural experiences that I will remember for a lifetime. Thank you My Ireland Tours!

June 2022  •  Deluxe Castles Tour

I am so excited to write this review for the Deluxe 10-day Irish Castle Tour with My Ireland Tours. This was a wonderful experience. I had the pleasure of having Mr. Austin Mc Ardle as my driver/tour guide, he was informative and experienced. My group consisted of twenty-four individuals, Austin brought our group together, and by the end of the tour, we were family. My Ireland Tours went beyond my expectations, the itinerary was carefully planned and well balanced. My only suggestion would be to have the guide stay overnight at the same castles the group stays in. It would assist with a few bugs that had to be worked out. This was my first trip to Ireland and My Ireland Tours made it so special, we were able to observe a sheep farmer, an Irish family crystal factory, a wool factory, and a handmade pottery factory. I must say, visiting these local businesses was my favorite part of the tour. I would highly recommend My Ireland Tours to my friends and family. Ireland was absolutely beautiful, and the people were charming. Brenda Damp

May 2022  •  Deluxe Castles Tour

I was on the 10 day Deluxe Castle Tour in May, 2022. Overall I was very satisfied with the tour. Our driver guide (Tony) was professional, friendly, helpful, and informative. There is a lot of riding on this tour, but despite suffering from a recent back injury I found the seats to be very comfortable, and there were great views out the windows. The 'castle' hotels we stayed in were wonderful--and for me, a highlight of this tour were the luxury accommodations. This was a very 'busy' tour. If you are interested in anything you see listed in the itinerary you may want to contact 'My Ireland Tour' in advance to find out how much time will be spent there, for in some places less than an hour is allocated. There is a bit of walking and stairs at some of the sites--I am a 'senior' and managed these easily. I do not recommend this particular tour for children. Also good to know--communication with the company prior to the tour was fantastic. We'd originally booked this just before Covid shut everything down, and ended up having to change our tour date 4 times before we were able to finally take the tour. During all of this time the company kept us informed of the 'covid situation', and any questions we had prior to the tour were quickly answered.

May 2022  •  Deluxe Castles Tour

My wife and I had a terrific time on our first trip to Ireland. With several tour companies to choose from, we were extremely happy with My Ireland Tour (Deluxe Irish Castle Tour), who provided great communication and treated us with courtesy and professionalism from start to finish. We were very pleased with our experienced tour guide and coach driver, Mr. McArdle, who shared a wealth of knowledge of Ireland's interesting history and culture--he struck the perfect balance in sharing education, humor, personal insights and stories. He tirelessly made sure we were all taken care of and had a memorable experience. The hotel accommodations exceeded expectations and the food was first class. With only (10) days in the tour, I felt we were given an excellent overview of the country and culture along with many interesting stops while still having time to explore on our own. I highly recommend this trip to anyone who has Ireland on the bucket list!

May 2022  •  Deluxe Castles Tour

Our 10 day Deluxe Irish Castle Tour was a wonderful introduction to Ireland’s beautiful scenery, culture, and friendly people. We had a terrific tour guide, Austin McCardle, who helped us understand the complicated history of Ireland but also regaled us with humorous stories of everyday life. There was a nice mix of travel, free time to explore on our own, scaling old ruins, learning about weaving and crystal making, elegant accommodations, and delicious food. We felt well taken care of from start to finish.

May 2022  •  Deluxe Castles Tour

Such a great trip! We did the Deluxe Castles tour and it exceeded our expectations. The itinerary and pacing were perfect. Our accommodations--both the coach and the lodging, were top-notch and the dinners (pre-selected menus with several choices for appetizer, main course and dessert) were delicious and beautiful. We learned SO MUCH about Ireland's political, cultural and religious history. Our guide and driver was Austin McArdle and he was a wealth of information. He was organized, professional and shared a few stories of his upbringing that offered a little more context to what we were learning. A few of us especially appreciated his help with questions about covid testing locations. He volunteered to do a little homework so we could coordinate our test with the tour itinerary. It was just a delightful, well-organized experience from start to finish.

May 2022  •  Deluxe Castles Tour

Our Deluxe Castle Tour was absolutely wonderful. The accommodations were outstanding, the food was delicious, the pace was perfect, and the bus driver/tour guide Austin Mc Ardle made the trip memorable. The size of the group was great; we had room to spread out on the bus. I highly recommend this tour company and the 10 Day tour..

October 2019  •  Deluxe Castles Tour

Great trip! We did the Deluxe Castle tour. Everything was as advertised. Our driver/guide was Calm - absolutely fantastic. He arranged some additional demonstrations - crystal making, weaving, and Conamara marble. Our group was friendly and congenial. We highly recommend My Ireland and the Deluxe Castle tour.

September 2019  •  Deluxe Castles Tour

We just returned from a 10 day Deluxe Castle Tour and had an absolute fantastic trip. Working with Martina prior to the trip was really nice as she was quick to respond to our questions. Our tour director/driver, Nigel really made the trip a very special and memorable one for all of us as he was very knowledgeable, informative, responsible, and he made us laugh quite a bit with his humor (and he even sang a few lines of songs for us which was a good touch). Nigel was very accommodating for any special requests. According to him, he even arranged for the good weather we experienced, or so he said. Our group was amazing as we had 26 total people which is a very good and manageable size. Many new friendships were made and the group exchanged email addresses, took a group picture with our driver and many new phone numbers are now in my phone so we can stay in touch. We quickly all became very comfortable with each other which made for a fantastic tour. Ireland is such an amazing country and the Irish people were very friendly; the sites and places we toured were beautiful, wonderful, and educational. The other tour guides at some of the stops were so informative and obviously wanted to share their love for Ireland. The accommodations and food were excellent. This really was the perfect 1st trip to Ireland for us and we really have a big thanks for Nigel for making the trip so special.

September 2019  •  Deluxe Castles Tour

My wife and I, along with another couple with whom we are close friends, had the pleasure of enjoying the Deluxe Castle 10 day tour beginning August 4, 2019. Let me say the accommodations, comprised of 5 castles/hotels were top notch, as was the delectable food we enjoyed at each venue. One venue was better than the next, and they were ALL excellent. We stayed two nights at each venue, with the exception of the first, at which we stayed one night. Our tour guide/driver, Tom Lavin, was excellent. He was accommodating, informative and humorous, and provided much insight about Ireland and its people. Tom's driving was amazing, as he navigated many rural roads and quaint towns expertly. The coach bus was quite comfortable and provided Wi-Fi and charging stations for our cell phones. The tour itself was incredible as we left Dublin, headed north to Northern Ireland, then to NW Ireland, and then south along the east coast, down to Kerry/Killarney, then west and northwest back to Dublin. We enjoyed so many attractions along the way, and loved the beautiful and scenic Irish countryside and its quaint towns, including Donegal, Westport, Galway and Killarney. Dublin was amazing, and we actually tacked on a few days to enjoy Dublin a bit longer. The Irish people we met were super friendly and just a joy. This was a truly memorable trip. I would highly recommend it to anyone wishing to see as much of a beautiful country as one can see within a 10 day period of time. Excellent!!!

June 2019  •  Deluxe Castles Tour

The 10-day Deluxe Castles Tour is the trip of a lifetime. We stayed at five luxury castles/hotels. Each one was rich with history and beauty. We loved swimming in the indoor pool, riding bikes and walking trails around gorgeous lakes. We also visited many of the historic sites in Ireland such has Derry, Kylemore Abbey, the Cliffs of Moher and Trinity College. Our tour guide Michael Coleman, a true Irishman, made the historical and cultural significance of the Irish people clear. Michael welcomed us to Ireland with consideration for each person's interests and wellbeing.

June 2019  •  Deluxe Castles Tour

My friend and I did the 10 day deluxe Irish castle tour in May 2019. We chose My Ireland Tour due to the glowing reviews and the itinerary that seemed perfect for everything we wanted to experience on our trip. They did not disappoint! Booking and payment was easy, excellent communication, we never felt in the dark during the planning process. To be safe we arrived in Dublin the day before our tour started and met up with our driver/guide Mark back at the airport on the first day of the tour. I cannot say enough wonderful things about Mark! He worked so hard to make sure the entire trip went as smoothly as possible. He was full of information, tips, and even has a lovely singing voice! The group of 26 ,on a 34 seat bus, was the perfect size. Enough diversity to make the trip interesting without ever feeling crammed or lost in the crowd. Being able to sit back, relax, and enjoy the view without the stress of driving was amazing. The accommodations were all top notch and the food was to die for. Baggage service between the bus and the hotel rooms was a treat. ,Boy did we miss that when we were back on our own in Dublin after the tour!, If you are going to Ireland ,especially for the first time, and want to make the absolute most of your time, book with My Ireland Tours!!

June 2019  •  Deluxe Castles Tour

We highly recommend My Ireland Tour for anyone who wants to visit Ireland. My wife and I joined the 10-day Deluxe Irish Castles Tour during June 2-11, 2019. It was a wonderful experience for us to get to know about Ireland: history, geography, culture, food, and people. Our tour director Tom was excellent. He was passionate in sharing various things about Ireland. We had 21 members in our group, and our fellow travelers were wonderful. They helped make our Ireland tour more enjoyable. One thing we did not have control over, was the weather. We had rain nearly everyday. But it did not rain the entire day. Instead, the weather could change quickly from sunny to cloudy to rainy, and then back to cloudy and maybe sunny in sequence. We would think the weather we experienced to be Irish too.

June 2019  •  Deluxe Castles Tour

My wife and I just returned from the Deluxe Irish Castle Tour. We were celebrating our anniversary. Our experience exceeded our expectations. Thanks to our driver, Tom, who did a fantastic job driving and sharing about the Irish culture and history. We highly recommend this tour group. Good work and thanks again for an amazing time.

October 2018  •  Deluxe Castles Tour

I went on the 10 Day Deluxe Castle Tour with my son and we had a very memorable trip. It was our first time in Ireland and so we decided to take a tour so that we wouldn't miss any history in the places that we visited and we wanted to get the most out of our days there. Our tour guide Joe was beyond wonderful. He was very knowledgeable and we learned a lot about Ireland and it's history. My only negative comment would be that while the places that we stayed were all top notch and beautiful, almost all of them were a little too out of the way in terms of being able to walk into any towns and check out the local life. I would do it again in a heartbeat.

September 2018  •  Deluxe Castles Tour

TONY was Fantastic........ My wife and I completed the Deluxe Castle tour in September of 18. What made this 5-stars was the dedication, professionalism and knowledge of our tour director/driver Tony. The man is full of stories(some true, about the country and areas we visited. He guided us well, we saw much and enjoyed our time in Ireland. I felt we got a great sense of the country we visited. I liked the idea that we stayed two nights in all of our 'Castles'. Plus we had all breakfasts and dinners provided making for an easier vacation. All we needed to do was get on the bus to see the next area of Ireland. We left the driving to Tony. I highly recommend this company and if one is fortunate enough to have Tony, you are indeed in for a fine 'Irish' experience.

September 2018  •  Deluxe Castles Tour

My sister and I just returned 2 days ago from Ireland after joining your Deluxe Castles Tour, and adding a couple days at the end to see more of Dublin. It was the first time in Ireland for each of us. We were very much impressed with all the aspects of the Castles Tour. The accommodations, food, and daily excursions were very nice, the staff were always helpful, and the service by everyone was incredible. I have to report that your country is very beautiful! Especially for me remembering the beauty of the Ring of Kerry drive, and our time at Connemara, the views out over Ballynahinch Castle grounds, and all of the mountains.

September 2018  •  Deluxe Castles Tour

Two of my friends and I went on the Deluxe Castle Tour in August of 2018. It was a once-in-a-lifetime trip and we had a fantastic time. Our driver was George and he was incredibly knowledgeable about all things Ireland! I would definitely recommend My Ireland Tours!!

July 2018  •  Deluxe Castles Tour

This tour company is absolutely amazing and I would give it more than 5-stars if I could! We booked the Deluxe Castle Tour for our honeymoon and we could not have asked for a better experience!!! Martina did a fantastic job helping us decide which tour would meet our sightseeing criteria, and she helped us figure out what to pack and responded quickly to our questions via email.

June 2018  •  Deluxe Castles Tour

This Deluxe Castle Tour was phenomenal. The staff and tour guide were beyond excellent and my wife and I enjoyed the trip very much. If you get the chance to tour Ireland, I would highly recommend this company and this particular tour. It was first class! Thank you Tony and Martina for making our 30th anniversary trip one to remember.

February 2018  •  Deluxe Castles Tour

We absolutely can't say enough about our My Ireland Deluxe Castle Tour. We are telling all our friends...do this...you will NOT regret it. Enda, our driver/tour guide was absolutely amazing...to the point that we miss hearing his voice every day. He was full of wonderful information and insight about what we were seeing and the people. All the other guides we met along the way were also extremely knowledgeable. The hotels were gorgeously stunning to stay in and we were treated as royalty by much of the staff at each hotel. Despite some days with poor weather, we were able to keep smiling and keep seeing the many highlights that were on our bucket list. We even got engaged on the Cliffs of Moher...and all our tour-mates and Enda made that joyous occasion even more so. We would absolutely recommend and take another tour with My Ireland Tour...and would absolutely request Enda as our guide.

October 2017  •  Deluxe Castles Tour

Job well done! to my husband who set up the trip and to My Ireland Tour for being a great host to the Emerald Island. We had a fantastic time and met some wonderful people. Plus, our tour guide/bus driver Edna Sheehan was just amazing. We did the Deluxe Irish Castle Tour and went around a good portion of the island and saw a lot of history. Our accommodations at each location had very nice rooms, excellent food and wonderful staff members. We took our time in the mornings to take leisure walks to explore the grounds and the many wonderful sites to see. During the day we did our exploring with Edna to all Ireland's amazing sites and history. At night we enjoyed a wonderful dinner with new friends. Just a time to remember for a lifetime. Can't say enough wonderful things about Ireland, My Ireland Tour and Enda Sheehan!

September 2017  •  Deluxe Castles Tour

Absolutely AMAZING!!!! My son and I went on the Deluxe Castle Tour and everything far exceeded our hopes and expectations , our driver / guide, Brian O'Rourke was fantastic , he provided very interesting information along the way and worked very hard to make our trip incredible . All of the lodging was first class and the meals were outstanding , we visited some of the most beautiful country I have ever seen , the Hill of Tara , Cliffs of Moher and the rest of the Ring of Kerry , simply breathtaking pictures do not even begin to do it justice. The historic sites : the walled city of Derry , Kylemore Abbey , the Rock of Cashel , Trinity College , Christchurch Cathedral and the Blarney Castle were outstanding , so much history . Our schedule had enough flexible time for individuals in our group to do their own sight seeing , I enjoyed our time in the Guinness Storehouse . I would highly recommend My Ireland Tour to anyone interested in visiting Ireland , I am anxiously waiting to return with the rest of my family so that they can have the same experience . I am looking forward to traveling with My Ireland Tours again , in the near future . Thank you Kristel and My Ireland Tours for giving my son and I memories that will last a lifetime :-,

September 2017  •  Deluxe Castles Tour

My mother and I had a fantastic time on the Deluxe Castle Tour with My Ireland Tours. The company is based locally in Ireland; the tour group was just 20 people; the bus was spacious and comfortable; and most importantly, our guide ,Brian, was fantastic! Staying at the castles was fun and one of our favorites moments of the trip was pulling up to Lough Eske Castle where the staff members greeted us out front lined up like the scenes Downton Abbey! The tour stops were all interesting and worthwhile, but two of the best stops were unplanned places Brian added once he got to know the group ,Triona Tweed shop in Donegal and Celtic Crystal near Galway., Our tour group had a range of people: married couples and single travelers; a teenager and some senior citizens; Americans and Brits, etc. We were a mother/adult daughter duo and it was a great fit for us. Go to Ireland! You'll love it!

August 2017  •  Deluxe Castles Tour

Fantastic experience! My husband and I went on the 10-Day Deluxe Castle tour in mid-July and it was perfect. Our main concern was what the group dynamic would be - a bunch of strangers together on a bus for 9 days?? It ended up being great! Our entire group was 12 people; many of them told us of previous tours they had gone on with other popular companies where they were part of 50+ people, so there were two buses full of tourists getting on and off the bus at every site; sounds like mayhem and pretty impersonal. All of us were from the US, of all walks of life, with all different interests and experiences, but we were all eager to explore and see everything we could while in Ireland. We all had two seats to ourselves on the bus, so we could spread out as we pleased. It also allowed us to eat most breakfasts and dinners together which was a great bonding time. Don't even get me started on our bus driver, the wonderful Brian. He was so kind and eager to let us do as much as we could.

July 2017  •  Deluxe Castles Tour

The 'BEST' that we could hoped for! My wife and I were celebrating our 30th anniversary during the Deluxe Castle Tour. The tours, accommodations, the food, and our tour guide Tom were outstanding! Every day was a new treat with the different tours and accommodations. Only having 26 people on the tour was perfect size, plenty of room to spread out on the bus. We made friends for life and memories we will cherish forever.

June 2017  •  Deluxe Castles Tour

We thoroughly enjoyed our Deluxe Castle Tour! Every detail was met. Kristel, in the office did a great job in planning and attending to the details of our trip and accommodations. Every place we stayed was beautiful. The places we visited on the tour were interesting and fun. Tony our tour guide is simply the best! He was very informative and has a very nice singing voice! What a treat it was to learn from and travel with him. If you have a chance to travel with Tony, take it! Since this was our 40th anniversary celebration, extra special touches were added. This was truly the trip of a lifetime. We highly recommend using My Ireland Tour when traveling to Ireland. It really is the best way to go. You will be pleased.

November 2016  •  Deluxe Castles Tour

We went on the luxury castle tour and got a very good, broad sense of Ireland. The tour went into Northern Ireland and then south in a general loop of the island back into Dublin. At some stops we had local guides who were fantastic. More of that could be good, but we feel like we got what we paid for. Some hotels were definitely superior to others. The dinners at the great hotels were great but the dinners at the attractive but mediocre hotels were clearly on a 'package' level and midrange quality which was our biggest disappointment. It would suit me if they moved dinners to 7PM instead of 7:00 and 8:00.

45% of our guest reviews mention their tour guide by name

About your Tour Guide

Perhaps the most vital ingredient of any tour is your tour guide. Acting not only as your guide but also as your driver, their knowledge and experience, their passion and personality form the foundation on which any successful tour is built.

That's why we only work with the very best guides in Ireland. As our past guests know, our tour guides are a big reason why we're Ireland's best-rated tour operator, with 808 five-star reviews out of a possible 822.

You can expect your tour guide to be...
  • 100% Irish
  • Passionate about Ireland
  • Fully Qualified as an Irish Guide
  • An experienced professional
  • An expert on Irish history and culture
  • Impeccably safe in all driving conditions
  • Fully committed to your care

Tour Accommodation and Vehicles

Tour Accommodation

The Deluxe Irish Castles Tour welcomes you to a different class of accommodation. On the journey of a lifetime, you will be staying in some of Ireland's finest castles and manor houses. We are very proud of the range of luxury accommodation we have put together for this exclusive journey. Many of these castle hotels and manors are family-owned, just like ourselves, and we have a long-standing relationship with them all.

We know and trust the accommodation providers we use, and we choose them carefully based not only on their star rating but also on their location, service, value and character. With years of experience in the industry, we have the knowledge, the experience and the local contacts to design the perfect accommodation package for your vacation.

Tour Bus

On a tour vacation, the journey can be just as important as the destination. That's why our tour buses are all of the highest standards both in terms of luxury and reliability.

We deliberately leave some seats empty. In fact, we use 34-seater coaches, but limit the number of participants to 26. That's because we want all of our guests to be able to spread out, relax and enjoy the journey. This smaller group size is a core principle in our tours.

Please note: the bus shown in the gallery below is one of the 34-seater coaches used on our tours for max. 26 guests. For any reason, should one of these become unavailable for your tour we will endeavour to provide an equally luxurious and comfortable touring bus.

Past guests loved...

  • The space to spread out
  • The tinted Windows
  • The panoramic outlook
  • The air conditioning
  • The on-board fridges

What's included in my vacation?

Included

  • Hospitality

  • 9 nights accommodation
  • 9 Evening Meals
  • 9 Full Irish Breakfasts
  • 1 Pub Lunch

Not Included

  • Airfares to & from Ireland
  • Gratuity for your Tour Guide
  • Travel Insurance (required)
  • Lunches except:
    • Blind Piper Pub Lunch on Day 7
  • Beverages except Tea / Coffee with Breakfast & Evening Dinner
  • Laundry
  • Room Service
  • Telephone Charges
  • Golf Green Fees/Spa Treatments at The K Club