THE TIPPERARY MEDIEVAL CASTLE

|   HALF DAY TOUR   |

 

WANDER BACK 500 YEARS & EXPERIENCE A WELCOME
INSIDE A REAL IRISH MEDIEVAL CASTLE

Tour Highlights
  • An invitation inside a medieval 14th century Norman castle towerhouse;
  • The excitement of experiencing a real private castle that is never featured in any guidebook;
  • Exploring the gardens and how they were designed over the past 30 years;
  • Stunning views from atop the castle across the lush green landscapes;
  • A relaxed afternoon tea with your host;

Half Day Trip – Approx 3-4 hrs

Meeting Point – Cashel, Co. Tipperary

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 Bailey Hotel Cashel, you will travel in your own cars in convoy for our private castle visit.
  • Services of a dedicated H&F ambassador throughout.
  • A welcome inside a private medieval castle and estate.
  • Afternoon tea in the castle dining room.
  • All gratuities.

per person from:

€200

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 to visit the castle at our host’s discretion.

 2018 TOUR DATES | MAY – SEPTEMBER

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

TOUR ITINERARY

1. Welcome and Briefing

1.30 pm
In Cashel, meet your tour director and fellow guests over coffee/tea and a briefing by your tour director. After our briefing, we travel in convoy for the 30 minutes  drive to the castle.  Note: For guests who arrive in Cashel earlier in the day, we strongly recommend a visit to the Rock of Cashel – allow at least one hour for your visit.

2. View the castle from a distance 

2.30 pm
As you proceed down the beech-tree lined avenue, imagine what might lie within these walls.

3. Be welcomed inside the castle demense 

The whole story of this 14th century restored castle is introduced to you: stories of construction, defence, warring tribes and destruction.

4. Be enthralled with the stories.

Imagine the stories you are going to hear, real stories, stories of times past, stories of the present; imagine the stories you’re going to share back home.

5. Taking in the views 

What lies beyond? Imagine seeing those views that the lords and ladies of this medieval castle saw. Imagine yourself living in those bygone times.

6. Medieval Treats 

Time for tea! Time for an array of medieval morsels; imagine the tastes of medieval fare with a modern twist. Authentic home baking and local specialities: fabulous food, convivial conversations and unique experiences.