Step aboard one of the most luxurious trains in the world for a truly memorable adventure across the Emerald Isle. The Belmond Grand Hibernian is an extremely luxurious sleeper train that includes your very own private accommodation with en-suite, multiple-course fine dining meals prepared on board by talented chefs, as well as all transfers and admissions to private tours included in your journey. This is the perfect, all-inclusive way to explore Ireland.
Your Grand Hibernian journey begins in Dublin where you are welcomed on to this luxury sleeper train with a Champagne reception in the Observation Car before sitting down to a delicious lunch. The first stop on your Irish journey is a private tour of Hillsborough Castle, the official Northern Ireland residence of HM Queen Elizabeth II. Explore this elegant Georgian home before taking refreshments in the Drawing Room before returning to the train for your first gourmet meal of your journey. End your day by relaxing in the Observation Car with your favourite beverage.
After a restful night’s sleep in your private cabin, enjoy the morning relaxing and explore this incredibly luxurious train. Converse with fellow passengers or head to the Observation Car and watch the beautiful Irish countryside glide by. After a splendid lunch, disembark for a private tour of the historical attractions of Kilkenny and unearth 800 years of history at the Medieval Mile Museum. You will take afternoon tea at Butler house where you are free to explore at your leisure before drinks, canapés and an exquisite dinner awaits. After a relaxed breakfast the next day, take time to recline before heading back to Dublin Heuston Station where your journey concludes.
Day 1 - Dublin:
Your first experience onboard the Grand Hibernian, will be a Champagne welcome reception in the Observation Car, followed by a delightful lunch. The arrival of the Grand Hibernian to Belfast will be later on during the day. When you arrive in Belfast you will visit Hillsborough Castle, which is Her Majesty's official Northern Ireland residence, you will have the chance to explore the home before enjoying refreshments in the Drawing Room. On returning to the Grand Hibernian, you will enjoy a silver service dinner, plus there is onboard traditional Irish entertainment during the evening.
Day 2 - Kilkenny:
Pastries will be on offer in the morning followed by brunch, make use of the Observation Car and relax and enjoy the views. The afternoon on day 2 of the Taste of Ireland journey on the Grand Hibernian, will send you to the Medieval Mile Museum, followed by afternoon tea at Butler House in Kilkenny. Again, the evening back on the Grand Hibernian will be filled with Irish entertainment and a fine dining dinner.
Day 3 - Dublin:
The final day of the Taste of Ireland journey on the Grand Hibernian is where the train will journey back to Dublin. A delightful breakfast will be served and you will arrive back into Dublin mid-morning.
All prices shown are for one adult ticket based on sharing accommodation for sleeper journeys or shared table for day trips. Single occupancy of cabins may incur additional charge. Prices are set by the operator and may change at short notice. We endeavour to ensure prices are always accurate and update our own website as soon as possible. All timings and details of included tours and activities are for guidance only and will only be confirmed in your travel documents that will be posted to you 7 days before departure. For any questions including discounts, offers or group pricing, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.