Regions

all year

Starting Point

Dublin, Knock

Best time to travel

all year

Recommended Length

8 - 10 days

Minimum Age *

from 4 years

Activity Level **

3/5

FAMILY ADVENTURE IN THE NORTHWEST

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

- experience authentic scenery and rich traditional heritage all along the way
- learn how to herd sheep and how to guide a sheep dog
- experience some of Ireland's best surf on the West coast
- cycle in unspoiled nature on Inisbofin Island and along the Western Greenway
- get close to the ocean and the dramatic Donegal coastline on coasteering and kayaking adventures

or contact us for a tailor-made tour

Travel to the Western and Northern coast of Ireland and enjoy a week full of fun outdoor activities and discovering some of Ireland's rich cultural and traditional heritage. Learn about nature in the Connemara and Burren National Parks, discover the rich traditional heritage while cycling along the Western islands and enjoy the fantastic views over the dramatic coastline from some of Europe's highest sea cliffs. All while enjoying some great time with the whole family out walking, cycling, kayaking or surfing along the beautiful Northern Wild Atlantic Way. This tour is perfect if you are looking for an authentic family experience off the beaten track, but don't want to miss out on Ireland's cultural and scenic highlights.

TOUR SUGGESTION

Day 1 - arrival to Ireland - overnight in Galway city
Day 2 - sheep herding experience - hiking in the Connemara National Park - overnight in Connemara (100km)
Day 3 - boat trip and cycling on Inisbofin Island - overnight in Connemara (50km)
Day 4 - Westport House and Adventure Park - overnight in Westport (80km)
Day 5 - cycling the Western Greenway - overnight in Westport (25km)
Day 6 - surfing - overnight in Donegal (180km)
Day 7 - Inishowen peninsula - coasteering - overnight in Donegal (200km)
Day 8 - sea kayaking - Slieve League Cliffs - overnight in Donegal (100km)
Day 9 - departure

SERVICES INCLUDED

- accommodation in family friendly hotels with leisure facilities
- private car hire for the entire trip
- activities, visits and tours as outlined with a certified, English speaking guide where desired/required
- all taxes and insurances for the activities
- expert travel planning, trip preparation and 24/7 on-tour support

* The minimum age is based on the minimum age necessary for children to participate in most activities. Some activities might require a higher minimum age, which will specified in each individual proposal. Younger kids are of course welcome on each tour and itineraries can be tailored accordingly.

**  The activity level is based on the amount of tours and activities included (1 - few tours and activities with a lot of free time, 5 - a lot of tours and activities with little free time). The activity level does not reflect the difficulty of the activities or tours included. Itineraries can be tailored to match the preferred level of activity.

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