Castles, Houses & Taverns by Air

6 days from £769pp.

Birr Castle

Visit: Birr Castle, Ireland

Kilruddery House & Gardens

Visit: Kilruddery House & Gardens, Ireland

Russborough House Manor

Visit: Russborough House Manor, Ireland

Stunning scenery, magnificent architecture and a traditional Irish Night!

    Kilruddery House

    Kilruddery House

    Fly to Dublin Airport, before travelling south of the city to Bray, with an optional afternoon visit to Kilruddery House & Gardens. We stay overnight in Bray.

    • Included meals: Dinner
    Russborough House Manor

    Russborough House Manor

    After a short walk along Bray seafront, you can enjoy scenic areas of Glendalough and the Wicklow Mountains en route to Russborough House & Parklands. Later, we arrive in Portlaoise, where we stay for two nights.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner
    Birr Castle

    Birr Castle

    We head westward via Roscrea to picturesque Birr Castle before returning to Portlaoise for an hour or so at Sally Gardens Pub enjoying a little Irish Stew and a half of Guinness, to the tunes of local musicians.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner
    Tullamore Dew Visitor Centre

    Tullamore Dew Visitor Centre

    Enjoy a late morning tipple at Tullamore Dew Visitor Centre, before an extended lunch break at the beautiful Belvedere House & Gardens. A night in a castle hotel awaits tonight!

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner
    Trim Castle

    Trim Castle

    We visit Trim Castle, where we enjoy a guided tour. Later, we return to the capital, Dublin for a short guided tour and free time. Tonight we visit the world-famous Abbey Tavern for a real Irish treat!

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Travel to Dublin airport for your return flight home.

    • Included meals: Breakfast

    At a Glance

    Tour Includes

    • 5 nights hotel with Irish breakfast
    • 4 evening meals
    • 1 night Abbey Tavern Irish Night
    • Return flights to Dublin
    • Airport transfers in Ireland

    Included Excursions & Visits

    • Kilruddery House & Gardens
    • Russborough House & Parklands
    • Birr Castle
    • Sally Gardens Pub visit
    • Tullamore Dew Tour
    • Belvedere House & Gardens
    • Trim Castle & Tour
    • Dublin Guided Tour

    Optional Excursions & Visits


    Single Room Supplement from £159.00 (6 days).

    Certain excursions are included in the price of your holiday. If you choose not to go on an included excursion, for whatever reason, no refunds will be made.
    Yes, you will receive one with your Travel Documents, which are sent 7-10 days before departure.
    We believe that our holidays may not be suitable for children under 8 years old (except for Disneyland Paris bookings) however, we will consider individual requests on application. Customers aged 18 and under at the time of travel must be accompanied by an adult, parent or guardian aged over 18 years old.
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    You will stay for one night at the 3-star Royal Hotel, Leisure Club & Spa in Bray and for two nights at the 4-star Heritage Hotel & Leisure Club in Portlaoise. You will then stay for one night at the 4-star Barberstown Castlein Straffon, Co. Kildare.

    Overnight stay in Dublin area will be in a city-style hotel. 

    If you prefer, then you can join the tour at the hotel. To do this, we will require a copy of your passport for identification purposes and you must advise us at the time of booking.

    No reduction will be given if you should choose to do this.

    All hotel rooms benefit from private bathroom facilities.
    Some hotels have tea and coffee making facilities. Please check the tour pages for more information or call our Customer Service Department on 01709 830333.
    Most hotels have a lift, please call our Customer Service Department on 01709 830333 for more information.
    Some hotels have ground floor rooms. Please email for information on individual hotels or call our Customer Service Department on 01709 830333.
    Your hotels will supply towels in your room.

    We are unable to guarantee that the hotel will be able to meet your dietary requirements. We find that the majority of European countries do not generally cater for vegetarians and that the meal supplied may well be what everyone else is having minus the meat.

    We will of course endeavour to arrange for a vegetarian meal at the hotel. We do however suggest that you advise us of your dietary requests at the time of booking and recommend that you speak to the receptionist on arrival with regard to your request.

    Yes, unfortunately there is no feeder/transfer service to/from the U.K. airports.

    Flight times are given at the time of booking. The times given are for guidance only and may change.

    Exact flight times will be confirmed on travel document which are sent 7-10 days before departure. For more information on flight times please contact our Reservations Department on 0844 324 9265 or email us at

    We are able to pre-book flight seats with most airlines. There may be a charge for this service. Any charges will be confirmed at the time of booking. Most other airlines will allocate your seats at check-in.
    Yes, we can. Please contact our Customer Service Department on 0844 324 9265 to arrange wheelchair assistance or any other medical requests.
    We recommend you check-in for your flight three hours before the scheduled time for long haul flights and two and a half hours before the scheduled time for any European holidays.

    Luggage allowances vary from airline to airline. The luggage allowance is normally up to 20kg (44lbs) and 5kg for hand luggage. Ryan Air's luggage allowance is normally up to 20kg (44lbs) and 10kg for hand luggage. All allowances are subject to changes made by the airline.

    For more information on luggage allowances please contact our Customer Service Department on 0844 324 9265 or email us at

    The transfers on the majority of our flight tours are included. Our Reservations Staff will be able to advise you when you call. On tours where you book your own flight the transfers may only be available at certain times or not at all.
    This depends on which airline the flight is booked with. Please call our Customer Service Department on 0844 324 9265 for more details.

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