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Little Gem Ten - Hidden Gems in Ireland...

The best way to experience Ireland is off the beaten path & away from the crowds. A private tour of Ireland allows you to discover the hidden gems which are often the highlights of our guests travels. Below you will find some of our favourite hidden gems....


The Drombeg Stone Circle - The Druids Alter

Take a detour in the heart of the Rebel County and discover one of our favourite stone circles in Ireland - Drombeg. These ancient neolithic sites date back as far as 6,000 years and this hidden gem in Cork is one of the best. Locally known as the Druids Alter the site also consists of an ancient cooking pot and other mysterious stone monuments.

You will find this gem on our private 7 Day South by West Explorer Tour


Ballintoy Harbour

The North East coast of the island offers some of the most dramatic scenery that Ireland has to offer including the Giants Causeway and Glens of Antrim. Another hidden gem that can also be found along this route is the quaint Ballintoy Harbour. This picturesque harbour makes for a lovely short walk and photo opportunity and if you are a Games of Thrones fan it may bring back some memories.

Discover Ballintoy on our 3 Day Northern Adventure


The Rock of Dunamase in the Midlands

There are estimated to be over 5,000 castles dotting the landscape of Ireland and the Rock of Dunamase is without doubt one of our favourites. Just off the main road on the way to the Cliffs of Moher in County Laoise this magnificent ruined castle overlooks the beautiful surrounding countryside. The free hidden gem is a must see in Ireland's Ancient East.

You will find this gem on our Private Day Tour to the Cliffs of Moher


Pat Noones Faery Farm...

Enter the world of the fairies with a visit to perhaps Ireland's most mysterious land - The farm of Pat & Eveline Noone. Here Pat will take you on a wonderful tour of his beautiful and ancient farmland. You will hear stories of the Tuatha de Denann, the Banshee and of course the Leprechauns. Open your mind and you never know what you might see or hear.

Visit Pat on our 5 Day Wild Atlantic Way Adventure


Megalithic Ireland - Poulnabrone in the Burren

Lying in deep within the heart of the Great Rock in County Clare you will find the ancient dolmen tomb known as Poulnabrone. Dating as far back as 6,000 years this mysterious stone monument provides us with a glimpse into the minds our our ancient ancestors. Excavations show it was used a place of burial with the discover of cremated bodies. However just what else was this monument meant to represent?