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This lake is definitely worth seeing on any tours of Ireland.   In a superb setting of mountains, called the Twelve Bens of Connemara, lies Ballynahinch Lake. This forms part of the famous Ballynahinch fishery. A fine salmon river empties the lake into a creek of Bertraghboy Bay.   The West...

This town is the capital of County Fermanagh and worth visiting on any tours of Ireland. It stands on the winding River Erne between Upper and Lower Lough Erne. At this strategic bridgehead the Maguires built their castle in the 15th century.   Enniskillen was home to two of...

First-time visitors to Edinburgh usually have in mind at least two essential sights: the castle and the palace. Holyrood – comprising the abbey, the park and the palace – begins at the northern slope of Arthur’s Seat. The original palace was begun in about 1500...

Narrow Water Castle is at the bottle neck of the Newry canal which runs into Carlingford Lough. It was built after the restoration of King Charles the second to protect the commercial town of Newry and its strategic hinterland of Down, Armagh, and Louth.   Carlingford is a...

This town is a popular seaside resort. It has a great six-mile beach which is really nice to walk along. Add to that some fantastic golf courses and fine angling opportunities. So, a number of reasons to visit Rosslare on any tours of Ireland.   There is an interesting causeway...

This county is dominated by the peat bogs which stretch from the Bog of Allen in the East to Boora Bog in the West. Though the bogs make the area economically important they are not particularly attractive. Only in the South, where the land rises into the...

The town of Duns, about a mile from the castle, has been the regent county town of Berwickshire since the town of Berwick ceased to be in Scotland. The little market town, which took its name from the ‘dun’(hill) on which it is built and...

This village is another hidden gem frequented by Ireland and Scotland Luxury Tours. Killala is a small and quiet port set amongst magnificent scenery. It also has a great history. Things to see include the harbour and the round tower (which is 84ft high). The tower is thought to...

This is a tidy little town, and definitely a hidden gem on your tours of Ireland.   It is a popular spot for anglers, and we have had clients on fishing tours who have loved it there.   Headford Castle is worth seeing and it has great grounds around...

The River Tummel ruins in and out of the narrow strip of the loch of the same name before uniting with the River Garry just south of the Pass of Killiecrankie. Until 1950 the river then continued its flow through the town of Pitlochry to...