Russborough House Tour
Starts At: After a leisurely breakfast your driver-guide will meet you at your hotel at 10hrs and bring you on a full 8 hour day tour through the scenic mountains of Co Wicklow taking in some beautiful sights and attractions along the way.
To Russborough House: Leaving Dublin, our first drive will take us down through Blessington town to Russborough House which is a fine Georgian mansion and was once home to the Beit family of the De Boere Diamonds. With wealth beyond their dreams, they entertained the guests like no other and they also held the greatest private collection of art in Ireland. Sir Alfred Beit was also a great amateur photographer and his 1930’s 3D collection is on display to be enjoyed after a guided tour of the house.
Picturesque Villages: Continue to over the Wicklow Gap to the picturesque village of Avoca. Enjoy lunch in Avoca and take the opportunity to visit the beautiful and colourful woollen mills which has some of the most vibrant woollen colours and fashions in the world today. This picturesque town was used in the filming of the TV series ‘Ballykissangel’ which raised the profile of young actor Colin Farrell and its ancient woolen mill claims to be the oldest working business in Ireland. Return to Dublin for evening and overnight.
Coffee En Route HomeReturning to Dublin, we will stop off for a coffee at the beautiful Mount Usher Gardens and time permitting, enjoy a visit to this lush private paradise. Return to Dublin for your dinner and overnight.
Whats included:Private tour, luxury air-conditioned vehicle, driver-guide (licensed and police vetted), Irish bottled water, vehicle fuel, all road tolls and vehicle charges etc.
Admission Costs (additional):
- Russborough House Tour: €10 per adult. Concessions for Seniors & Students
- Russborough House Display: €6 per adult. Concessions for Seniors & Students
- Russborough House Tour & 3D Display: €12 per adult. Concessions for Seniors and Students
- Avoca Woolen Mills: Free
- Mount Usher Gardens: €7.50 per adult. Concessions for Seniors & Students
Client Lunch: Not included in tour price.
Russborough House Day Tour highlights include: Russborough House, Wicklow Pass, Wicklow Mountains, Meeting of the waters, Avoca village and woollen mills and more…