Travel with us through the rugged gems of the Ancient East. From Kilkenny, a charming medieval city, and the vast expanse of the Wicklow Mountains, to the glacial valley Glendalough, rich in stunning scenery and monastic artefacts. Explore the wild, powerful beauty of quintessential Ireland and delve deep into the beating heart of our ancient country.
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Join us on one of our Kilkenny, Glendalough and Wicklow Mountain tours. Enjoy stunning scenery, flora and fauna as we travel through the countryside to Kilkenny before continuing on to the wild and rugged Wicklow Mountains and the the famous heritage site of Glendalough; Afterwards, we stop at a working sheep farm to observe these magnificent dogs do the bidding of the Shepherd.
Kilkenny is a city which is as historic as it is charming. The one time medieval capital of ireland On arrival your tour guide will offer you a 45 minute guided walking tour taking you through the narrow and winding cobbled streets and under the city’s many medieval arches as you explore all the main attractions and landmarks.will have plenty of time to visit an attraction if you wish (admission is not included). You may choose to visit the famous 12th century Kilkenny Castle, Rothe House, Smithwick Brewery, the oldest in Ireland dating back to 1710 or the 1000 year old round tower one of only 2 in the world where you can still climb to the top.
WICKLOW MOUNTAIN TOUR
We travel through the county of Carlow into the wild and rugged Wicklow Mountains, the landscape on your section of the tour will change from lush green rich pasture with gentle valleys, to the dramatic and the breathtaking ancient glacial valleys of the Wicklow Gap where famous movies such as Braveheart and PS I Love You were filmed. Photo Stop
The world famous heritage site of Glendalough The landscape here is dominated by oak, Scots Pine and mixed woodland, and of course, the two lakes from which the name Glendalough is derived. On arrival in Glendalough, you can join your tour guide on a 30-minute guided tour of Glendalough’s 1400 year old Monastic Site. Our guides will leave you with some of the folklore and legendary stories of Glendalough’s past and direct you towards the stunning Upper Lake. You will have ample time take in the walk and fully appreciate the beauty of the area’s natural wonders.
SHEEP FARM AND DOG TRIALS
Located in the village of Annamoe at the foot of the Wicklow Mountains, where you get the unique chance to experience a Shepherd at work with his best friend the Border Collie Sheep Dog. This is an experience not to be missed!
Return to Dublin at 6.15pm