Great Day's Out

Dublin Highlights

This exceptional tour will take in hidden gems and surprises that visitors often miss.

 

Starting from Dublin’s main street, O’Connell Street, travelling North to South, this 1 hour 45 minutes stroll will take in many Dublin icons such as the General Post Office, Henry Street shopping district, the early 18th century St Mary’s Church (now a famous café/bar), the Italian Quarter, the River Liffey, the Ha’penny Bridge, Temple Bar, City Hall, Dublin Castle and the 18th century former Houses of Parliament before going inside Trinity College campus.

 

From 1st April 2015 till 31st October 2016: 11.00am – Daily. From 1st November till 31st March 2016: 11.00 am — every Mon, Wed, Fri and Sat.

 

   TOUR PRICE   €10 Adults   

 

Children up to the age of 16 go free when accompanied by an adult

Boating in Kinsale

We operate a fleet of various types of motor boats from The Trident Hotel Marina, Kinsale, catering for clients with all levels of boating experience – novices to old sea dogs!

 

Self Drive: – Rent your own boat and go fishing or tour the amazing Wild Atlantic Way coastline & local wildlife. You can hire boats by the hour, day or half day from sunrise to sunset, seven days per week – weather permitting.


All our boats are licensed, insured, fully equipped and include a life jacket for everyone on board. No License, Permit or Experience is required as we provide full training until you are happy, and you’ll love it,

 

 

Sea Kayaking

Sea Kayaking is the best way to explore and enjoy the beauty and wildlife of of our Wild Atlantc Coastline from the Southern Shores of Ireland.

 

At your leisure, Our experienced certified kayak instructors will teach you the skills to help you get the most out of your sea kayaking trip for an experience to be enjoyed and remembered by the whole family for ever and a day !

CRAFT DAY COURSES IN KINSALE

Why not wind the day away with our 1 day pottery Course, you will learn to coil ceramic sculptures, build pots using sheets of clay, throw on the potter's wheel, decorate your work using slips and sgraffito and have a guided tour of The Coach House Gallery to learn more about other pottery techniques.

 

All your work will be dried, biscuit fired, glazed and glaze fired after the course.  You will need to arrange to collect the work within 6-8 weeks of the class date. 

 

 

Course Time 10.00am to 4.30pm  €80 

 

 

 

 

Explore lots of different jewellery making techniques, with Aine Wade, West Cork Jeweller, from the very basics to intermediate level jewellery making

Learn step by step:

 

• Basic bead stringing and crimping techniques.

• Basic bead weaving.

• Wire looping to create earrings.

• Wire looping and twisting to make earrings, rings, bracelets and necklaces.

• Paper bead making.

• Waxed cotton beading.

 

All materials are provided, but feel free to bring along old or broken pieces of customised jewellery which you can use in your new creations.

 

       PRICE €80

JEWELLERY MAKING

Cycling Holidays

Our centre based cycling holiday can be as flexible as you want, you decide the dates (anything from one day upwards), routes and pace. With a centre based holiday there is no need for daily packing/unpacking and we provide the bikes.

 

Our Place to Place Tours start on a Sunday. Price includes accommodation in 3* and 4* hotels, hire of lightweight bikes and equipment, luggage transfers each day, full back - up in the event of a breakdown or other problems. Option of guided or unguided tours.

 

Our cycling holiday packages include:

 

  • Comfortable, lightweight bike.

  • Accommodation in quality hotels and B&B's.

  • Custom maps, with your daily ride highlighted.

  • Route guide including directions and background information.

  • Handlebar bag.

  • Cycle computer.

  • First aid kit.

  • Lock.

  • Water bottle.

  • Helmet.

  • Repair kit (spare tube, tyre leavers and multi purpose tool).

  • Waterproof jacket.

  • Pick-up and drop off at the nearest railway or bus station through local taxi can be arrananged for an extra charge if required.

Rally Driving Experience

This is our most popular experiences.

 

We begin with a driver's safety briefing during which a professional rally driver will explain which techniques are used in rally driving, why they are used and how to perform them, giving you the basic knowledge of what to do when you get behind the wheel.

 

This is followed by a passenger spin where all these techniques are explained again Throughout your driving experience a trained and experienced instructor will act as your co-driver to guide you around the stage, teaching you various rally driving techniques such as handbrake turns, power-slides etc.

 

Then you drive 10 laps clockwise on Stage 1 and 10 laps anti-clockwise on Stage 2, then 4 laps on Stage 3 the last one being a timed lap. This course consists of 3 hands on driving sessions. Your instructor will present you with a written driving analysis and trophies for the quickest drivers.

 

Approx. Seat Time: 30 - 35 mins.

4 hours based on 10 people, 1.5 hours at venue if alone.

 

         PRICE €199

The Wicklow Mountains are the ideal location for spending a few hours walking and taking in all the fine scenery that “the garden of Ireland” has to offer.

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