Explore the best places to eat, see and stay in Dublin's Doorstep & Hidden Heartlands
- Slane Distillery
- Aimsir, Cliff at Lyons
- Hill of Tara
- Athlone Castle
- Irish National Stud Farm
Irish National Stud Farm Experience
Spend a day with the family at the Irish National Stud Farm; home to some of the most magnificent horses and lavish gardens to be found anywhere in the world. Meet equestrian legends from breeders to prize stallions. Take in the history at the on-site Horse Museum. Or, let your little ones unleash some energy at the Kid Zone play area. This place has something for everyone.
Lough Rynn Castle
Lough Rynn, one of Ireland’s most luxurious castle hotels, was once the ancestral home of the legendary Lord Leitrim. This secluded lakeside retreat offers you contemporary luxury steeped in history. Set inside a 300-acre estate, Lough Rynn offers you breathtaking scenery, lush green pastures, ancient forests and a magnificent Victorian walled garden.
Brendan Vacations does not sell guided trips to Canadian residents but you can book guided trips through our sister company Trafalgar.com.
Meet Catherine Reilly
As the head of our Brendan team, Catherine has been making friends with the Celtic community for over 35 years so she's learned a thing or two about where to go and what to do in Ireland and Scotland. Check out her own personally hand-crafted collection of all the can't-miss experiences you can have too.