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6 Day Wild Atlantic Way Craft Beer and Food Tour

Journey Of A Lifetime!

Discover Ireland’s Outstanding Wild Atlantic Way

the Atlantic way in 5 days

Embark on the ultimate adventure with our exclusive Wild Atlantic Way tour! Brace yourself for an unforgettable journey that kicks off and wraps up in Dublin, leading you through the stunning landscapes of the South West of Ireland. 

Join us on a journey to discover the crème de la crème of Irish craft brewers! Enjoy engaging tales from the coolest craft brewers who will share their stories while we savour some amazing beer.

 

This 6 day tour has the perfect mix of diverse scenery, cultural sites, dramatic coastlines, overnight stays in cosy accommodation and of course the best of Irish craft beer coupled with great food. Come experience Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way.

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€1,595

Tour Description

Day By Day On The Wild Atlantic Way

Day 1

Dublin City to Kilkenny City

Cork City

Depart Dublin to discover the hidden gem, Rock of Dunamase, showcasing medieval grandeur and stunning countryside views. Then, dive into a terroir tour at Ballykilcavan Brewery with David, 13th-generation of the family to live here. Walk through barley fields, explore the hop garden, and uncover family stories in the working brewery. Conclude with a guided tasting of award-winning Ballykilcavan sustainable beers in a restored 19th-century mill house.

Get ready for a brewery highlight at Whitefield! Meet Cuilan Loughnane, the owner and brewer, an Irish brewing pioneer. Discover his renowned beers aged in French and US virgin oak, as he shares his story and emphasises local and quality in his unique brewing style.

Next stop: medieval Kilkenny! Immerse yourself in Ireland’s Medieval Mile, connecting St. Canice’s Cathedral to Kilkenny Castle. Overnight in this historic city filled with top-notch pubs and restaurants. 

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Ballykilcavan Brewery

Producers of:  Long Meadow IPA, Bambricks Brown ale, Binbawn pale ale

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Whitefield brewery, Templemore, Co. Tipperary

Producers of: Ruby Red, Dark Lady, The Banker, Woodcock and Old Smoke.

Day 2

Kilkenny To Kenmare

Killarney

Visit Cahir Castle, one of Ireland’s largest and best-preserved, proudly stands on a rocky island in the River Suir. Built in the 13th century as the stronghold of the formidable Butler family, the castle’s original structure remains, showcasing its defensive innovation. Movie and TV enthusiasts recognize Cahir Castle from productions like Excalibur and The Tudors. Step into history at this iconic fortress! 

Head west to the scenic kingdom of Kerry and explore Tom Crean’s brewery in the charming town of Kenmare. This family-run establishment, led by Tom Crean’s granddaughter Aileen, shares the captivating history of the renowned Antarctic explorer. Bill takes charge of brewing exceptional beers, and together, they warmly welcome you while regaling a great tale.

Overnight stay in Kenmare, a picturesque and colourful little town on the Ring of Kerry. The evening will be free to enjoy the many restaurants and pubs of Kenmare with live traditional music. 

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Tom Crean's Brewery, Kinsale

Producers of: Producers of: Expedition Ale, Six Magpies Stout, Scurvy Dog IPA, Druids Wheat beer

Day 3

Kenmare To Dingle

Dingle Co Kerry

Get ready for the thrilling highlight in Dingle, but first, immerse yourself in the wonders of Killarney National Park. Starting at Torc waterfall, opt for a horse and carriage ride through the park, passing Muckross Abbey and ending at the impressive Muckross House.

Meet our local forager guide for a taste adventure! Learn about local herbs and plants, their harvest times, and how to incorporate them into your diet. Savor wild garlic pesto, elderflower cordial, and perhaps even dandelion beer to tantalize your taste buds.

Next up, Killarney Brewery, a stunning architectural gem with a view of the Gap of Dunloe. Lunch and beer tastings await.

Venture to Inch Beach on the Dingle Peninsula, a perfect spot for swimming. Yes, you heard right!

Dingle, one of Ireland’s most charming towns, awaits with its vibrant colors, local arts, crafts shops, and pubs at every turn. Overnight in Dingle, where award-winning restaurants, lively pubs, and traditional music guarantee a night of craic agus ceol – fun and music! 🌊🍻🎶

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Killarney Brewery

Producers of:  Casey Brothers stout, Full Circle IPA, Killarney Blonde, Rutting red ale

Day 4

Dingle Day

Due to popular demand, we’ve extended our stay in Dingle to two nights, giving you some well-deserved free time!

Embark on one of Ireland’s most scenic drives, the Slea Head Drive, offering countless photo opportunities. Along the way, discover West Kerry Brewery, Ireland’s most westerly brewpub—a hidden gem with small-batch brews, some served in the cozy adjoining pub. Adrienne, the passionate brewster and artist, uses botanicals in seasonal brews, like rose hips in the summer ale and blackberries in the autumn stout, creating delightful aromas and flavors. It’s a pub where time seems to stand still, allowing you to escape the world.

In the afternoon, the choice is yours— indulge in shopping, take a stroll around Dingle marina, play a round of golf or set sail with Dingle Boat Charters. Explore Dick Mac’s Brewhouse, a former cow-shed turned into a brewery producing fantastic beer. Enjoy tastings in the courtyard bathed in the afternoon sun (fingers crossed).

Dinner can be a dilemma in Dingle, with an abundance of seafood options and pubs offering the best traditional Irish music after your meal. Dingle’s delights await!

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Dick Mac's Brewhouse

Producers of: Dick Mac’s Session IPA, Amber Ale and Pale Ale

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West Kerry Brewery

Producers of:  Cúl Dorcha (dark, fruity ale), Béal Ban (pale English style bitter), Carraig Dubh (chocolate porter)

Day 5

Dingle to Lahinch

Cliffs Of Moher

 

Head to Adare, a charming heritage town known for its thatched cottages built between 1835–70. Take a coffee break and explore one of Ireland’s prettiest villages.

In Limerick, the Treaty City, meet Stephen, an engineer turned brewer who owns Treaty City Brewery. Located beside St John’s castle in the medieval quarter, the brewery’s history dates back 250 years. Enjoy a tour rich in Limerick’s brewing history, dating back to the 1700s.

After lunch and beer tastings, venture to the majestic Cliffs of Moher, towering 214m (702 feet) above the Atlantic coast. O’Brien’s Tower offers a historic viewpoint.

Stay overnight in the coastal village of Lahinch, known for surfing, local seafood and lively pubs for an entertaining evening.

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Treaty City Brewery

Producers of: Harris Pale Ale, Sarsfields stout, Thomond Red Ale

Day 6

Lahinch To Dublin

Cliffs Of Moher

 

Experience the thrill of seeing the dogs work at Caherconnell Sheep Farm. Visit the ancient Poulnabrone Dolmen in the mystical Burren region! Get ready to step back in time and witness the incredible history and natural wonders of this unique place. 

Our final brewery stop takes us to the heart of Ireland—Dead Centre Brewery. Get ready for an engaging tour with Liam and a few lively brews to shorten the journey back to Dublin for hugs and farewells.

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Dead Centre Brewery

Producers of: Marooned IPA, Seeking Sunshine Pale Ale, 

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Also Included In The Tour:

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Pick-up & drop off in Dublin City Centre

5

Transport in Mercedes mini-bus

5

Tours and tastings at 7 of Ireland’s best craft breweries

5

Entrance to the Cahir castle and the Cliffs of Moher

5

5 nights hotel/B&B accomodation with a full and hearty Irish cooked breakfast each morning

5

Minimum number for this tour is 8, maximum number is 16.

What To Bring

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Walking Shoes

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A Thirst For Good Beer

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Hunger for Great Food

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Join us in 2025 to explore the wonderful Wild Atlantic Way!