Ireland small group holidays and tours, 2015 and 2016

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Burren activity holiday in Ireland
Explore the beautiful Burren in West of Ireland, from €900 - €1050 (7 days) ex flights
Ireland multi activity holiday
Be active - Feel alive Multi activity waterways trail, from €199 - €399 (6 days) ex flights
Canoeing holiday in Ireland
Canoe, wild camp or B&B, beautiful rural stunning waterway, from £134 - £302 (5 days) ex flights
Family canoeing holidays in Ireland
Timeless travel on 6 seat family Canadian canoe in Ireland, from €499 - €599 (5 days) ex flights
Cornwall to Dublin sailing holiday
Sail through the Irish Sea and St George Channel with us, from £800 - £950 (9 days) ex flights

5 reviews for Ireland small group holidays4.5 star overall rating

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Canoeing holiday in Ireland
As a family, the sense of teamwork was really noticeable... Occasionally we managed to stop the loud singing from our children and caught sight of kingfishers, herons, cormorants and all manner of wildlife... A fantastic family holiday – so glad we booked. (more)Fiona Penny
We had a fantastic 5 day self propelled Canadian canoe trip through beautiful, verdant Irish countryside. This was a perfect holiday to relax and enjoy the scenery as we paddled at our own pace down the idyllic River Barrow. (more)Clare Warrell
We had the most amazing time. Everything about the trip was incredible - the people we met, the landscape, the adrenalin, the "away from it all" feeling throughout! Will deffo be back for more first chance I get. (more)Sorcha NicCormaic
From £134 - £302 excluding flights
Family canoeing holidays in Ireland
Going over the weirs and over the rapids was the most memorable part. (more)Martin Hopkins
This was a great holiday for anyone wishing to do something that doesn't involve the typical tour experience. It gave us the opportunity to see a slice of Ireland from the inside. (more)Courtney Stryker
From €499 - €599 excluding flights

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5 stars
I am reborn! Simply the best holiday I have ever been on
4 stars
Some great stories to tell the grandchildren. Would recommend to a friend
3 stars
Very enjoyable
2 stars
It was OK
1 star
A bit disappointing really
48 hours in Dublin 48 hours in Belfast Northern Ireland itinerary West coast South coast East coast

48 hours in Dublin

  • National Museum- Everything about Irish history
  • Guinness Storehouse Lunch and tour
  • Trinity College - Book of Kells
  • Dublin Writers Museum - On Parnell Square
  • Malahide Castle - 250 acres of park land in the pretty seaside town

    48 hours in Belfast

  • Belfast Castle - Offering fabulous views of the city
  • Titanic Belfast - The world’s largest Titanic visitor attraction
  • The Odyssey Arena - Belfast’s premier entertainment venue
  • City Hall - Completed in 1906, with a 173 feet high Dome
  • Botanic Gardens Enjoyed as a public park since 1895.

    Ireland Itinerary - Northern Ireland

  • Giants Causeway - A geological wonder
  • The Walled City of Derry - County Londonderry
  • Ulster American Folk Park - County Tyrone
  • The Lakelands County Fermanagh
  • The Ulster Folk and Transport Museum - County Down

    Ireland Itinerary - West coast

  • Cliffs of Moher - County Clare
  • The Burren - County Clare
  • The Aran Islands - County Galway
  • WB Yeats’ Gravesite - County Sligo
  • Glenveagh National Park - County Donegal

    Ireland Itinerary - South coast

  • Blarney Castle - County Cork
  • Skellig Islands - UNESCO World Heritage site
  • Dingle Peninsula - County Kerry
  • The Rock of Cashel - County Tipperary
  • Dunbrody Heritage Ship - County Wexford

    Ireland Itinerary - East coast

  • Russborough House - County Wicklow
  • Irish National Stud, Japanese & St Fiachra’s Gardens - County Kildare
  • Clonmacnoise - County Offaly
  • Newgrange - County Meath
  • Carlingford - County Louth
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