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This castle stands above the Cam-cor River and dominates the town of Birr, County Offaly. If you are in the vicinity on any tours of Ireland take a look. The castle is actually 82 miles West of Dublin.   The castle was rebuilt around a ruined medieval keep in...

    This is one of the most notable historic family homes and well worth visiting on any tours of Scotland. It is the seat of the Marquess of Linlithgow and sits on the outskirts of Edinburgh.   The house was built between 1699 and 1703, with an extension in...

This small town was once famous for the manufacture of pistols. The trade began in 1645 by Robert Caddell.   But the castle is what is worth seeing on any tours of Scotland. It is one of the best-preserved Medieval castles in Scotland. It dates from the 14t Century.   The castle...

  This castle sits on the shores of Galway Bay. As you travel to and from the Cliffs of Moher, Dunguaire is worth seeing on any tours of Ireland.   It bridges 13 centuries as it stands on the 7th Century site of the stronghold belonging to the “King...

  This castle is situated between Ennis and Limerick. It was built in 1467. This is a castle worth seeing on any tours of Ireland.   Knappogue was built by “John Maccon MacNamara” He was the Lord of Clancullen and High Chieftain of the Dal gCais. By 1580 the MacNamara family had...

Gleneagles is of course famous for golf tours of Scotland and the courses around are superb. At Ireland and Scotland Luxury Tours it is often included in our golf packages. The courses are not for the faint hearted golfer.   But there is more to see , as we...

  This is also known as the “Antonine Wall”. It runs from the River Forth , near Bo’ness to the River Clyde at Old Kilpatrick. It is worth seeing on any tours of Scotland as it is the most important Roman work remaining in Scotland.   It was marked out...

    Close to Limerick, Bunratty Castle and Folk Park are worth a visit on any tours of Ireland.   The castle dates from around 1450 and was a stronghold for the O’Briens, who were Earls of Thomond (Munster) in the 16th and 17th centuries. There is an impressive collection...

    This is a village to visit on any tours of Ireland. The scenery is fantastic and there is the beautiful Bantry House to see.   It is a spacious village with good local food on offer. The Anchor Inn is great for a pint of Guinness, and you really...

    This started out as a small village clustered around the castle. It sits on the Firth of Clyde, in Argyll. Dunoon is worth visiting on any tours of Scotland.   Dunoon Castle was the seat of the High Stewards from the end of the 11th Century. But after the accession of...