Luxury Irish Day Tours - Castles + Whiskey Tour
What can I expect
- Take the Slane Distillery tour
- Sample the best of Irish whiskey at Slane Distillery
- Small groups Only – Max 14 people per vehicle
- Tours every Friday
- *Minimum 2 people is required per booking
Castle & Whiskey Tour
The Castles & Whiskey Tour will provide you with a fantastic day out visiting some of Ireland’s most impressive medieval castles, a medieval abbey, an Iron age fort and a famous Irish Whiskey distillery. For fans of Irish history and whiskey this is a day tour not to be missed
The tour departs from opposite the Kilkenny Store in Dublin city centre and heads to County Meath and the first stop 12th century Trim Castle. This Norman castle was made famous in the 1995 epic movie Braveheart starring Mel Gibson. It was built by Hugh de Lacy when he was granted the liberty of Meath by King John of England.
Next stop on the tour is 10th century Bective Abbey located on the river Boyne in County Meath (which also featured in the movie Braveheart) The ruins of this Cistercian abbey are all that remain today but are very well preserved and are really worth a visit.
Nestled in a captivating location along the banks of the river Boyne, Slane Castle stands as a captivating architectural gem in Ireland.
The Conyngham family has called it home since 1703, and our historical tours delve into the family's vibrant history, featuring anecdotes from the renowned rock concerts that have taken place on the castle grounds.
Famous in Ireland for it’s castle, the grounds of which hold Ireland’s biggest music concerts each year, with crowds of over 100,000 people. You’ll visit Slane Distillery, located within the beautiful 250 year old stables of the castle where you’ll learn all about the whiskey distilling process and sample the Slane signature triple casket blend of Irish whiskey.
Indulge in an exclusive tour of Slane Distillery, taking you through the heritage room, barley room, cooperage, and maturation warehouse.
The journey culminates with a fascinating view of the pot stills and production areas.
To top it off, the VIP tour concludes with a delightful tasting experience featuring the distinctive triple-casked blend, Slane Irish Whiskey.
Before you leave you’ll have time to visit their gift shop, photograph Slane Castle and see the venue that has held concerts by the likes of the Rolling Stones, Guns n Roses, Bruce Springsteen, Queen and REM to name but a few.
- Trim Castle - Largest Anglo-Norman Castle in Ireland
- Bective Abbey - Film location for Braveheart (1995) and is also an important monastic settlement
- Slane Castle - Home of the Conygham family since 1703
- Slane Distillery - Distillery tour and tasting experience