Majestic Castles of the Emerald Isle
Explore the Emerald Isle. Step back in time and experience the heritage of Irish castles & manor houses, straight from a fairy tale
Ireland is a land full of history and folklore that is as beguiling and enchanting as it is beautiful. From the celebrated Causeway Coast in the north to the dramatic scenery of County Kerry in the south, you’ll find you don't have to travel far from home to find some beautiful gems.
To experience all that the Emerald Isle has to offer, book on to one of our small group tours of Ireland and Northern Ireland. These take in both the north and south and are carefully curated to showcase some of the most captivating scenery and sights in both regions.
Discover vibrant cities and lush countryside when you take your pick from our trips to Ireland and Northern Ireland. Escorted tours are the perfect way to experience all that’s on offer here, and you’re sure to fall in love with the landscape, the sights and the people.
You’ll receive a warm welcome in any of Ireland's lively cities. Each has its own colourful histories and tales to tell. History from the past century is visible in the fearsome Kilmainham Gaol in Dublin and the Titanic Experience in Cobh, while in Cashel you will see the amazing ruins of the island's rich monastic past.
Those who wish to become as eloquent as one of Ireland's literary greats won't want to miss out on a chance to kiss the Blarney Stone at the famous castle in Cork, and a trip to the Dublin Writer's Museum may inspire you to pen your own ode to this Emerald Isle.
To help you decide how you want to experience part of the world, take a look at our selection of small group tours of Northern Ireland and Ireland. These are intended to create an unforgettable experience for passengers and each is themed around some of the most magical elements of this isle.
For an in-depth journey back in time, our Ireland and Northern Ireland group tour, Majestic Castles of the Emerald Isle, is an 11-day excursion that looks at the history and heritage still visible today. From fully established castles to ruins, manor houses to estates, you will discover the grandeur of these buildings first-hand.
If you long for a tour that evokes fairy tales, myths and legends, In the Footsteps of the Giants is the trip for you. This trip follows some of the most famous Irish literary names and looks at the landscape that shaped the tales they told. Coastal settings and dramatic mountain backdrops are all to be uncovered here, and you can take in the breathtaking Giant’s Causeway, a UNESCO World Heritage site, as you envisage life in ancient times.
Are you ready to experience all this beautiful island has to offer? Whichever of these Ireland and Northern Ireland group tours you’re tempted to try, you’ll find that we have everything covered.
Browse the tours on offer and select the one you want to take. When you’re ready, click the ‘Book’ button. This will direct you to a booking form where you can fill in your travel information and submit the form. One of our personal travel experts will then be in touch.
If you have any questions about booking one of our tours, please get in touch. Our friendly team will talk to you about what we offer and how you can get the most out of your trip.
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Weather & Climate
Ireland's relatively temperate climate is due to mild southwesterly winds and the effects of the Atlantic Gulf Stream. Summers are warm while temperatures during winter are much cooler.
When to go
Spring and autumn are very mild, with rainfall expected all year round.
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