The grandparents of a large family decided to get everybody together for an Ireland heritage trip. Our Travel consultant chartered a jet and provided an expedition leader and a photographer to accompany them to ensure each detail was taken care of—and each memory captured. This itinerary could inspire your own family’s private tour of Ireland.
Lough Key Forest Park
En route to Lough Eske Castle from Dublin, make a stop at this 865-acre park, which offers something for every age, from zip lines and Segways to electric bikes and boats.
Reserve the elegant Oak Boardroom for a romantic, private dinner for two beside the cozy fireplace.
Hiking with a Naturalist Guide
With your private guide by your side, hike to the summit of Slieve League Mountain for awe-inspiring views across the countryside.
The Art of Tying Flies
Learn to tie flies from an expert and take your carefully crafted masterpieces for a test run on a fishing expedition at dusk with the fly-tying master himself.
Irish Soda Bread Making
Learn the art of making authentic Irish soda bread in the home of a local. While your loaves are baking, have tea in the garden and learn more about the daily life of your hostess. Your visit culminates with a light lunch featuring your freshly made soda bread.
The Old Bushmills Distillery
Visit Ireland's oldest working whiskey distillery, granted a royal license to distill in 1608. Discover how Bushmills Whiskey is crafted and enjoy a guided tasting.
Experience the beauty and elegance of majestic birds of prey during a falconry demonstration and hands-on experience using trained Harris hawks, peregrines, eagle owls and more.
Hiking the Boglands
Discover the area’s rich environmental heritage with walks through the boglands of West Offaly with an opportunity to visit the environmental sculpture park and the wetlands of Lough Boora.