Belmond Grand Hibernian: Legends and Loughs

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

Journey Overview

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

Journey Itinerary

Day 1: Dublin

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.
Meals: D

Day 2: 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.
Meals: BLD

Day 3: Galway

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.
Meals: BLD

Day 4: Westport

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.
Meals: BLD

Day 5: Dublin

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

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Belmond Grand Hibernian: Legends and Loughs

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Journey Dates & Prices

As this suggested itinerary can be personalised to your specific requirements, it is not available for online booking.

Depending on your preferred dates and arrangements, final pricing will vary from low season to peak season travel.

Please call A&K on 1300 851 800 or send us a booking enquiry to book this journey.


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