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Legends and Loughs

Your Journey

Experience the ultimate in Irish holidays and uncover the hidden gems of the Emerald Isle aboard the luxurious Belmond Grand Hibernian train.

Let yourself be taken by the spirit of adventure. Visit thrilling destinations as the train crosses through postcard-perfect scenery. Dine on lovingly prepared cuisine, enriched by the finest regional ingredients, while traditional local entertainment aboard brings each memorable day to a close.


Four nights aboard the Belmond Grand Hibernian luxury train

24-hour steward service

All meals aboard the train: full Irish breakfast, two-course lunch and four-course dinner including cheeseboard, coffee, tea and petits fours

All beverages including alcoholic drinks

Traditional entertainment on board

A visit to the Jameson Experience

Tour of Ashford Castle and Blarney Castle and Gardens

Traditional jaunting car excursion followed by a boat trip on Lough Leane




Depart from Dublin in the early afternoon and travel to Cork, enjoying afternoon tea en-route.

Arrive in Cork in the early evening and transfer to the Jameson Experience for a private tour. Learn about the history of the whiskey-making process before a tasting session.

Rejoin the train for a spectacular dinner as it continues to Charleville for the night.


Blarney Castle

After breakfast, head off for a private tour of Blarney Castle and Gardens, home to the fabled Blarney Stone. Enjoy morning coffee in Blarney House.

After lunch, continue to the Lakes of Killarney. A tour by traditional jaunting car, a pony and trap, is followed by a boating excursion on Lough Leane.

Back on board, dinner is served as the train stables for the night.



Enjoy a leisurely morning on board as the train travels north towards Galway. Lunch will be served at a local restaurant accompanied by champagne and oysters.

Step into a traditional pub for a classic Irish experience. Learn an Irish dance and try out your bodhran (Irish drum) skills before pulling your own pint of Guinness.

Afterwards, take time to explore Galway at your leisure. Alternatively, spend the entire afternoon revelling in Galway’s bohemian charm at your own pace.

Head back on board for dinner as the train continues on to Athlone where it will stable for the night.



Relax as the train winds through the countryside towards Westport. Disembark for a scenic drive through County Mayo.

Rejoin the coach for your onward journey to Ashford Castle, where you’ll enjoy an interactive falconry experience plus a guided walk of the hotel grounds. Enjoy a private lunch in the George V Dining Room before you depart from the castle for a transfer to the home of Joe & Mary Ann Joyce.

Enjoy an exhilarating sheepdog trial at their working farm. Afterwards, head to the heart of Killary Harbour to visit the Sheep and Wool centre. Discover the art of traditional yarn spinning, before savouring the views and photo opportunities in this naturally beautiful region.

Rejoin the train for the final dinner onboard.



The train makes its final journey back to Dublin, where you will disembark for your onward travel arrangements.

Your Journey

Your Journey

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