Special Interest Holidays

Special Interest Holidays in Ireland

The Emerald Isle, with its long history, rich tradition and scenic landscapes, is a perfect getaway for anyone seeking a unique experience. There is a wide range of special interest breaks available and easily accessible in Ireland -  whatever your tastes may be, there really is something for everyone.

Plenty of choices: ranging from the chance to learn some new skills such as bushcraft, wilderness survival, raft building and archery or ceramics, traditional Irish music and culture to culinary adventures where you’ve the opportunity explore the enchanting Clare countryside and indulge in the local artisan food delights.

Or why not enjoy a revitalizing yoga retreat where you’ll cleanse your body and soul with activities such as meditation, detoxifying teas, chanting and walking though Ireland’s lovely countryside or take to the water for a spectacular canoe ride along the Barrow River though calm waters while you enjoy lovely views of greenery on the shorelines.

Whether you’re interested in spending your holiday enjoying indoor or outdoor activities or a lovely combination of both, there is plenty of fantastic options to choose from, and depending on if you’re interested in being part of a tour or prefer more independence, there is a wide range of guided and self-guided holidays to choose from.

Featured below are some of the best special interest holidays in Ireland, all of which you can easily reach by train or ferry.

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Lough Allen Adventure Centre, Ireland

On the shores of Lough Allen, the Centre offers kayaking, windsurfing, hillwalking and archery. Or take a truly green wild camping 'Wilderness Therapy' weekend, with raft building, bushcraft and hammocks by the fire.
From €30 - €45 per day
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Lough Allen Adventure Centre, Ireland

On the shores of Lough Allen, the Centre offers kayaking, windsurfing, hillwalking and archery. Or take a truly green wild camping 'Wilderness Therapy' weekend, with raft building, bushcraft and hammocks by the fire.

From €30 - €45 per day

From 1 hour to 1 day multi-activity days
year around

Get Active in the Burren at The Boghill Centre, Co Clare

An action packed week following your own group tailored programme with walking, farm visits, surfing, yoga, kayaking, ceramics & cob building options, while exploring Irelands famous Burren National Park and enjoying the music, the dance, the craic.

From €595 per person – Shared room (€655 - Private room). Inclusive of full bed and board, all refreshments, all activities. Based on minimum of 6 people

6 days - variable stays can be quoted
From April - September 2014
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Inspirational Holidays at The Boghill Centre, Ireland

Relax and enjoy yourself on a typical Boghill holiday workshop while learning new skills and exploring the beautiful North Clare countryside. Choose a focus from Traditional Irish Music, Ceramics and Eco Experience or mix and match your own programme

From €495 Adults €396 Child. Inclusive of bed, full board, tuition, refreshments

6 days
2014 Dates: 27th July - 2nd August : 3rd - 9th August

An Irish Eco Experience at The Boghill centre

A 5 day interactive “Eco Experience” of nature based and creative activities including Sustainable building techniques, Wild Life Surveying, Organic Gardening, Ceramics, Flax Weaving, Natural Sculpture making and much more.

From €495 all inclusive - bed, full board, tuition, refreshments

6 days
2014 dates: Sun 27th July to Saturday 2nd August; Sunday 3rd August to Saturday 9th August

A Burren Walking Break at The Boghill Centre, Co Clare

A group walking holiday where you explore Irelands famous Burren National Park and immerse yourself in local culture, heritage, and tradition. Enjoy the music, the dance, the craic, the food, and stay in a friendly eco complex.

€595 per person (private room €655) Inclusive of full bed and board, all refreshments, all walks and tours. Based on a minimum group number of 6 people.

6 days - variable stays can be quoted
April - September 2014 Choose a date to suit your group