Castles of Offaly Tour

8 hr, 30 min

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Join us for a fun-filled day of history, culture and heritage as you are escorted through the very heart of Ireland, visiting some of the most unique castles our country has to offer. Sit back and enjoy the scenery and legends being brought to life as you are whisked away to stories which have been over five thousand years in the making.

From battlement towers, castellated mansions, ancients monastic sites, ring forts, healing trees, healing...
Join us for a fun-filled day of history, culture and heritage as you are escorted through the very heart of Ireland, visiting some of the most unique castles our country has to offer. Sit back and enjoy the scenery and legends being brought to life as you are whisked away to stories which have been over five thousand years in the making.

From battlement towers, castellated mansions, ancients monastic sites, ring forts, healing trees, healing wells and everything else along the way. Stories of family feuds, romantic tales, legend, lore and historic fact - we have it all on this one day package tour.

Pre-booking is essential as places for each tour are limited.
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Itinerary Details

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Tullamore, Tullamore, County Offaly

Guided Tour of Charleville Castle
Admission included in package price

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Clonony Castle, R357 Route Regionale 53.236017,-7.923752, Shannonbridge Ireland

Guided Tour

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Birr Castle Gardens, Birr Castle Rosse Row Rosse Row, Birr R42 PD79 Ireland

Enjoy free time to stroll through the spectacular landscaped gardens and visit the science centre. Lunch available at the Courtyard Café at own expense.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Leap Castle Leap Castle Leap Castle 421 Leap Castle R, Roscrea Ireland

Guided tour of this 13th Century battlement tower. After hearing about the turbulent history of the castle, enjoy true Irish traditional music by renowned Tin Whistle musician Seán Ryan who is also the owner of the castle.

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Kinnitty Castle Hotel, Birr, Kinnitty, Co. Offaly, Ireland

Enjoy...
Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Tullamore, Tullamore, County Offaly

Guided Tour of Charleville Castle
Admission included in package price

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Clonony Castle, R357 Route Regionale 53.236017,-7.923752, Shannonbridge Ireland

Guided Tour

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Birr Castle Gardens, Birr Castle Rosse Row Rosse Row, Birr R42 PD79 Ireland

Enjoy free time to stroll through the spectacular landscaped gardens and visit the science centre. Lunch available at the Courtyard Café at own expense.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Leap Castle Leap Castle Leap Castle 421 Leap Castle R, Roscrea Ireland

Guided tour of this 13th Century battlement tower. After hearing about the turbulent history of the castle, enjoy true Irish traditional music by renowned Tin Whistle musician Seán Ryan who is also the owner of the castle.

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Kinnitty Castle Hotel, Birr, Kinnitty, Co. Offaly, Ireland

Enjoy delicious homemade scones and tea/coffee after your inspiring day at this four star hotel. We will also take a guided walk around the grounds.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Kinnitty Pyramid, Kinnitty Lodge Ballyshane Road At the rear of the Church of Ireland., Kinnitty Ireland

On our journey travelling between each castle site, you can enjoy the rural landscape with many sights to see. From Leap Castle to Kinnitty Castle Hotel, we will be passing a 6th Century monastic site, a healing well, a healing tree and also the house of a famous Hollywood Director. Photographic opportunities will be given at all sites.

Duration: 8 hours

Important Details

Included
  • Coffee and/or Tea - Afternoon Tea/Coffee and scones at Kinnitty Castle Hotel
  • Entry/Admission - Leap Castle
  • Entry/Admission - Kinnitty Castle Hotel
  • Entry/Admission - Birr Castle Gardens
  • Entry/Admission - Clonony Castle
Not Included
  • Lunch
Departure Point
Tullamore Court Hotel, O'Moore St, Tullamore, Co. Offaly, Ireland
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers
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Cancellation Policy

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