Tour Highlights
  • An invitation inside one of Ireland’s oldest continually inhabited castles deep in Ireland’s Ancient East. It’s so private; there are no listings or reviews on Fodors, Lonely Planet or any other guide.
  • A relaxed afternoon tea hosted by the lady of the castle where your hosts will share their stories of maintaining and living in this awesome castle.

Half Day Trip – Approx 3-4 hrs

Meeting Point – Limerick City

GROUP SIZE: Minimum 6 guests and limited to a maximum of 10 guests to preserve the intimacy of your experience.

  • An ideal afternoon experience for independent travellers who are exploring Ireland with their own hire car.
  • For this experience, you have the services of a H&F Ambassador for the afternoon.
  • After our welcome briefing at The Castletroy Park Hotel, you will travel in your own cars in convoy for our private visit.
  • A private tour of the grounds and castle.
  • Afternoon Tea In the castle dining room.
  • All gratuities.

per person from:


Prices vary according to departure season and group size.

PRIVATE TRAVEL: Already part of a group of family or friends? Make it a private escorted experience by taking over one of our dates. We may be able to offer other dates at our manor house host’s discretion.


I understand that reserving a space does not ensure that the tour will proceed on that date. This tour requires between 6 and 10 people to preserve the intimacy of the experience


1. Welcome and Briefing

1.30 pm
We meet in the lounge of The Castletroy Park Hotel where you will be introduced to your fellow guests. Over coffee, we introduce you to your afternoon experience in Ireland’s Ancient East. After coffee, we depart in convoy for the short drive to the castle.

2. Welcome to my Castle! 

2.30 pm
On arrival, you will be greeted by the owners who are your hosts for the afternoon. Just imagine what lies inside those doors…..

3. Just Look Up!

The whole story of this place is brought to life by your host. Who built this impressive fortification? Why? Just imagine the questions you going to ask.

4. Discover Medieval Realities 

Experience the ongoing restoration work. Hear the struggles of living in a real castle. Be amazed at the stories of preserving Ireland’s hidden heritage.

5. Shared Conversations

It’s all about the welcome, the conversation, exploring common experiences, making connections; who knows where it will lead?

6. The Afternoon Tea 

Savour home baking like never before. Hear the family stories from your hosts; who knows where the conversation might lead? It’s always different, always personal, always special leaving you with so many magical moments.