DROMOLAND CASTLE; Co. Clare, Shannon Region
A stay in one of Europe’s finest authentic castle hotels, it has married the original structures into an inspired and chicly modern stay abounding with the comforts of traditional Irish hospitality. Relax next to crackling fires, play on champion golf courses, enjoy outdoor activities and fine dining.
ASHFORD CASTLE; Co. Mayo Galway & The West
Once the home of brewing royalty, the Guinness family, this is the ultimate Castle Experience to discover the West of Ireland. Unrivalled service, warm Irish hospitality and five-star luxury awaits at this 350-acre jewel of the Red Carnation Hotel Collection.
Personal Private Chauffeur
A personal driver and expert guide in one, your private chauffeur is with you throughout your trip, giving you flexibility to stay on the estate or head out on a whim to explore local gems such as The Burren or Connemara National Parks.
For Brendan Guests Only
Those who book our Legendary Castle Stays vacation are treated to an exclusive ‘Legendary’ cocktail from the famed mixologists at Dromoland and a hand-crafted chocolate sculpture created exclusively at Ashford by Global Director of Chocolate and Patisserie Paula Stakelum.
Connect with Locals
For experiences beyond the castle grounds, guests will connect with our local specialists. Explore the best of Galway’s culture and flavors with our local specialist Sheena on a delicious Galway Food Tour, and learn the depth of Dublin's varied history as delivered by our famed local expert Pat Liddy.
Castle Estate Activities
We want you to experience everything, which is why we provide an activity credit per castle estate to let you indulge in an activity of your choice. Take the opportunity for a walk in the woods learning falconry, try a relaxing treatment at the spas, enjoy horse riding across the grounds and more to fully immerse in and excite your stay.
The Burren Walking Tour
A guided walk with a local specialist takes you through this unique landscape on Ireland’s coast that is a rare ecosystem for exceptional wild flora.
The Cliffs of Moher
Walk Ireland’s edge above the Atlantic on the towering Cliffs of Moher. These iconic cliffs are the backdrop of many memorable film and television moments, and also your unforgettable Ireland castle vacation.
Connemara Experience with Kylemore Abbey
Travel through the ever-changing countryside of Connemara’s rolling hills, peaty bogs and shifting landscapes to arrive at the beautiful Kylemore Abbey and its wooded lakeside walks and gardens.
George V Restaurant
A deeply classic fine dining experience. Built in 1905 by the Guinness family for a visit from the Prince of Wales who became George V of England, this special dining room still bears his name. Traditional, classic fine dining featuring the culinary expertise of Chef Liam Finnegan's flair highlights local produce, estate ingredients and perfectly executed plates. Rich, panelled walls and twinkling Waterford Crystal chandeliers set a warm ambiance for elegant meals worthy of a regal guest.
Earl of Thomund
Celebrated is for its panache, its elegance and innovation, a fine dining experience here is delightfully relaxed. From the creative direction of Chef David McCann, classical techniques are married with the most outstanding Irish produce from sea and land to highlight exquisite local flavours. This is an authentic taste of Ireland surrounded by Venetian silk, sparkling chandeliers and sweeping views of the estate.
Secluded in a castle, driven by private chauffeur, fine dining and service that attends to your every whim – this is how you wrap yourself in a romantic story all of your own.
Dromoland is home to the KPMG Women’s Irish Open with its Ron Kirby and JB Carr designed course. Ashford's parkland course, designed by Eddie Hackett, is sure to charm. Each castle offers the ideal retreat for a western Ireland links vacation for their home courses and access to the famed courses nearby.
Arrive and relax with the family. We handle the driving, the appointments, the activities and all you need to do is enjoy the quality time spent, strengthening bonds, relaxing and making memories together.
This is the ultimate trip to treat yourself with. With a private chauffeur making all things possible and passionate staff abounding, you’ll be the center of attentive service everywhere you go.
Be treated like the kings, queens or monarch of the estate at the height of luxury, comfort, peace and indulgence.
This trip is the perfect luxury experience and is brought to life by our Private Chauffeur's who are the finest at their craft. We offer flexibility as needed should you wish to change your vacation to suit your pace and personality.
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call us at 800-687-1002 or contact your Travel Agent.