Derryclare Lough, Connemara, Ireland
Ireland is a small island with a huge reputation for out-of-this-world scenery, fascinating history and a warm welcome. The beer and whiskey aren’t bad either.
Nobody could argue this land isn’t pretty, but it’s also varied and full of the unexpected. From the wild isolation of Connemara and the lunar-like landscape of The Burren, to the rugged good looks of coastal counties like Kerry and Cork, Ireland is diverse and always captivating.
There are numerous scenic spots that continue to draw in the crowds and never leave them disappointed; from the Ring of Kerry coastal road trip to the epic Giant’s Causeway and the once inhabited Blasket Islands. So bewitching is the landscape, it’s Inspired authors and poets for centuries and provided the backdrop for blockbusters like Star Wars and Harry Potter.
Dotted throughout Ireland is a strong sense of the past. There is evidence of human presence as far back as 10,500 BC and Ireland has the sites to prove it. The oldest of these is at Mount Sandel in Northern Ireland, while the Céide Fields is the biggest Neolithic site in Ireland and home to the oldest known fields systems on the planet.
And when it comes to culture, Ireland has oodles. It’s particular penchant for literature and music is evident across its main cities and towns and you’ll find the arts are celebrated Ireland over through museums, galleries, live music and plays.
Adventure through fairy-tale landscapes
Frequent cosy pubs and listen to traditional music
Explore countless excellent museums and galleries
See the impressive Giant’s Causeway
Learn all about the Titanic in Belfast
Capital City: Dublin
Currency: Euro in Ireland and Pounds Sterling in Northern Ireland
Time difference: No time difference!
Ireland trip ideas
Here are some trip ideas to Ireland. All of our trip ideas shown below are examples, and we’ll amend, adapt or start from scratch, until we’ve created the perfect trip for you. See one you like, or have a trip in mind? Call us now to book: 020 3510 5777