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Killaloe, Ireland

£275

Great for Anniversaries & Birthdays

“In the case of Jameson, it has not only transcended the category of Irish whiskey, it’s helped reshape it” Drink Spirits

Why we love it

Explore the country and discover the true Irish spirit outside the usual tourist destinations. On this exclusive whiskey tour led by a knowledgeable local guide, you'll unearth the liquid gold treasures of Ireland.

What's Included?

  • Enjoy two nights’ double accommodation at the four-star Killaloe Hotel & Spa, with breakfast included
  • Learn about the craft of fine Irish Whiskey, during a tour the Jameson distillery
  • Indulge with a six-course whiskey infused tasting menu dinner at Flanagan’s on the River
  • Take part in an Irish whiskey masterclass in the authentic The Private ‘Shibeen’ tavern
  • Savour a three-course dinner at Nuala’s traditional Irish Gastropub

Exclusive to TRULY

  • This experience is unique to TRULY guests

Description

With over 15 years’ touring experience, Secret Ireland Escapes provides exclusive adventures in Ireland’s whiskey producing region. Discover areas untouched by commercial tourism, ensuring a truly authentic experience; you'll discover the best of Irish whiskey.

Stay on the lush, green, wooded banks of the Lough Derg, at the four-star Killaloe Hotel & Spa. Offering thirty two luxurious rooms, and panoramic lake views, the brand new boutique hotel features a spa complete with thermal suite, and offering a range of therapies and treatments to refresh and revitalise after a day enjoying Irish food and whiskey.

Day One

Experience a unique and atmospheric whiskey tasting masterclass at The Private ‘Shibeen’ traditional whiskey house. Taste your way through six rare whiskeys with a a Secret Ireland Escapes host, surrounded by candlelight, an open log fire, and an array of hunters’ trophies ranging from River Buffalo to Wild Boar.

On the first evening you'll savour a three-course dinner at Nuala’s Bar & Restaurant. The pub has been part of life in Tuamgraney since 1850, winning awards in recent years. The Irish beef on offer is widely praised as the best in the country.

Day Two

After a hearty breakfast at the hotel, venture on a walking tour of Jameson’s Old Midleton Distillery in County Cork. Get up close to original kilns and pot stills from the 1800’s, when the distillery was owned by Cork Distillery Whiskey, and explore warehouses that have matured the beverage for more than 2 centuries.

To end the tour, you’ll take part in a whiskey tasting of premium Jameson whiskeys, and personalise and take home your own 75cl bottle of Jameson’s 12 year old special reserve whiskey.

In the evening, treat the senses with a uniquely designed whiskey-infused tasting menu, developed using six of over 120 whiskies on offer at Flanagan’s on the Lake. Situated on the beautiful shores of Lough Derg, this private dining experience takes place in a dedicated whiskey tasting room.

Day Three

Enjoy breakfast in bed before a late checkout

Description

With over 15 years’ touring experience, Secret Ireland Escapes provides exclusive adventures in Ireland’s whiskey producing region. Discover areas untouched by commercial tourism, ensuring a truly authentic experience; you'll discover the best of Irish whiskey.

Stay on the lush, green, wooded banks of the Lough Derg, at the four-star Killaloe Hotel & Spa. Offering thirty two luxurious rooms, and panoramic lake views, the brand new boutique hotel features a spa complete with thermal suite, and offering a range of therapies and treatments to refresh and revitalise after a day enjoying Irish food and whiskey.

Day One

Experience a unique and atmospheric whiskey tasting masterclass at The Private ‘Shibeen’ traditional whiskey house. Taste your way through six rare whiskeys with a a Secret Ireland Escapes host, surrounded by candlelight, an open log fire, and an array of hunters’ trophies ranging from River Buffalo to Wild Boar.

On the first evening you'll savour a three-course dinner at Nuala’s Bar & Restaurant. The pub has been part of life in Tuamgraney since 1850, winning awards in recent years. The Irish beef on offer is widely praised as the best in the country.

Day Two

After a hearty breakfast at the hotel, venture on a walking tour of Jameson’s Old Midleton Distillery in County Cork. Get up close to original kilns and pot stills from the 1800’s, when the distillery was owned by Cork Distillery Whiskey, and explore warehouses that have matured the beverage for more than 2 centuries.

To end the tour, you’ll take part in a whiskey tasting of premium Jameson whiskeys, and personalise and take home your own 75cl bottle of Jameson’s 12 year old special reserve whiskey.

In the evening, treat the senses with a uniquely designed whiskey-infused tasting menu, developed using six of over 120 whiskies on offer at Flanagan’s on the Lake. Situated on the beautiful shores of Lough Derg, this private dining experience takes place in a dedicated whiskey tasting room.

Day Three

Enjoy breakfast in bed before a late checkout

We Also Recommend

  • Take advantage of the impressive spa treatments at Killaloe Hotel & Spa
  • Take a stroll along the river to Béal Boru; a ring fort that was once the seat of Brian Boru, High King of Ireland
  • Walk across Killaloe Ballina’s 13 arch bridge at nightfall for breathtaking views

Additional Information

This experience is valid for redemption within six months from the date of issue, with travel dates within 12 months.

This is a self-driven tour. For a supplement, the tour offers two options: mid-level car hire, or, chauffeur-driven transport for the entirety of the experience, including return airport transfers.

Flights are not included to give you maximum flexibility with your travel arrangements.

Service charge is included in the price of this experience.

Note that at least one months’ notice is required for any cancellations or amendments to bookings.

All bookings are subject to availability. We recommend booking at least six weeks in advance to guarantee desired dates and times.

We Also Recommend

  • Take advantage of the impressive spa treatments at Killaloe Hotel & Spa
  • Take a stroll along the river to Béal Boru; a ring fort that was once the seat of Brian Boru, High King of Ireland
  • Walk across Killaloe Ballina’s 13 arch bridge at nightfall for breathtaking views

Additional Information

This experience is valid for redemption within six months from the date of issue, with travel dates within 12 months.

This is a self-driven tour. For a supplement, the tour offers two options: mid-level car hire, or, chauffeur-driven transport for the entirety of the experience, including return airport transfers.

Flights are not included to give you maximum flexibility with your travel arrangements.

Service charge is included in the price of this experience.

Note that at least one months’ notice is required for any cancellations or amendments to bookings.

All bookings are subject to availability. We recommend booking at least six weeks in advance to guarantee desired dates and times.

How it works

  • Choose your experience

    Treat yourself or share with someone you truly care about.

  • We arrange everything

    Our concierge will arrange everything, even the little extras.

  • Relax and enjoy

    Simply show up and savour the memory that will last a lifetime.

Location

Harbour Side, Kincora Harbour, Killaloe, County Clare, Ireland

The Killaloe Hotel & Spa Harbour Side, Kincora Harbour, Killaloe, County Clare, Ireland

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