Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way is known for its picturesque views of its beautiful countryside and high rising bluffs. But that’s not the only reason to visit the Emerald Isle. There are so many fun activities to do that will make your family want to travel to Ireland over and over again. Here are some of the activities from our trip!
All along the countryside, one can see one of Ireland’s greatest resources, sheep. But how do farmers keep track of all these sheep that are sprawled out over hundreds of acres? Well with the help of a furry friend of course! If you want to test out your sheep herding abilities, head over to Glen Keen Farm. Here you can learn about Ireland’s long history of sheepherding, try your hand at commanding the dogs, and if you’re lucky enough, feed some of the farm’s newborn lambs.
If you and your family enjoy spending time with animals, then you won’t want to miss Dromoland Castle, where you and your family can tour the grounds of this historic castle with a hawk in hand. Known as a Hawk Walk, you can learn about the sport of falconry while getting to interact with the castle’s majestic hawk, Alice. When you are done, you can meet some of Alice’s other feathery friends, such Pickles, the castle’s famous barn owl. With falconry known as a sport of kings, you’ll feel like real royalty as you take in the beautiful sites.
If you ever wondered what it was like to soar across the sky like a bird of prey, then be sure to checkout the Delphi Resort’s Zipline. Located in County Mayo, the Delphi Resort is the perfect place to relax and unwind, as you can visit their award winning spa. However, if you are in for a challenge, try out their rockwall, rope, and ziplining course! You can fly down the 720 ft course through the beautiful forests of Connemara with stunning views of the Irish landscape. It truly is a site to behold.
Now with so much to do and so much to see, wouldn’t it be nice to have your own personal driver? How about someone who could act as your own personal tour guide? Well, with a driver from CIE Tours, you can get both! This is the perfect combination for those who wish to take in the beautiful Irish countryside while not having to worry about any distractions or driving on the left side of the road. It will really make your trip that much easier.
These are just a few of the activities we got to experience on our trip to Ireland. There is so much to do and so many beautiful things to see, your family will feel as if they’ve experienced the true luck of the Irish.
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