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Perfectly Paired: Golf & Whiskey

This is truly a 5-star experience with luxurious accommodations, a chauffeur, golf and whiskey! Tour famous distilleries including Tullamore Dew and the Old Midleton Distillery and try out a round of golf at the European Club and the K Club!
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Package includes luxury accommodations, chauffeur, 3-rounds of golf, tours, breakfast daily and more!

This is truly a 5-star experience with luxurious accommodations, a chauffeur, golf and whiskey!  Tour famous distilleries including Tullamore Dew and the Old Midleton Distillery and try out a round of golf at the European Club and the K Club!

6-Night Vacation Includes:
  • Chauffeur for duration of stay
  • 6-nights at The Heritage Killenard in Killenard
Rounds of Golf:
  • The Heritage Killenard
  • The European Club
  • The K Club
Whiskey Tasting & Tours:
  • Tullamore Dew
  • Kilbeggan
  • Old Midleton Distillery
Other Inclusions:
  • Full Irish Breakfast daily
  • All local taxes
  • Hotel service charges
You’ll spend all six nights of your getaway at the 5-star Heritage Killenard in Killenard where you will also enjoy a round of golf on-site.  The two other golf clubs you’ll experience are the European Club (County Wicklow) and the K Club (Kildare).  Both of which are challenging and offer visitors some incredible scenery!  Having a chauffeur will make your trip much more relaxing especially after a day on the golf course- you won’t want the hassle of driving on the opposite side of the road. 

You’ll have three whiskey tastings included during your trip as well.  You will visit the Tullamore Dew distillery, Kilbeggan and the Old Midleton Distillery.  Each of these tours will show you how the delicious drink is distilled, stored and processed.  Following the tours you will have a tasting where you can enjoy the final product! 

Killenard is set in beautiful County Laois, only a short drive from the center of Dublin.   Every morning you will have a full Irish breakfast followed by golf, whiskey and relaxation at your 5-star resort.

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Vacation Package ID: golf-whiskey

The Heritage Killenard - Killenard, Ireland
The Heritage Killenard

The Heritage Killenard is located in the quaint village of Killenard, one hour southwest of Dublin, and within easy access to all parts of Ireland. Walk one of the many official Glenbarrow walks in The Slieve Bloom Mountains, from a family-friendly 1.5km walk to a more challenging 12km walk. Visit The National Stud and Japanese Gardens or shop till you drop in Kildare Village Outlet Shopping, located within 10 minutes from the resort.

The Heritage Killenard offers luxury accommodation with every air-conditioned guestroom designed using soft muted colors, luxurious bedding and separate soaking tub and shower.  Other amenities include hairdryer, tea or coffee tray and internet access. Dining is available at one of the resort's three restaurants - The Arlington Room, Sol Oriens and Greens.  The Slieve Bloom Bar is perfect for a night of history and flavor from all the Irish Whiskey Brewers on the Irish Whiskey Trail. This luxury resort also offers Championship Golf, an indoor pool, Jacuzzi, sauna and steam rooms, tennis court, 5km walking track, children's game room, fishing and trim trail.

Hotel Amenities
  • Babysitting or childcare(upon request- fee applies for this service)
  • Concierge services
  • Doorman/doorwoman
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Elevator/lift
  • Fitness facilities
  • Full-service health spa
  • Hair salon
  • Health club
  • Designated smoking areas (fines apply)
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Sauna
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Children's club
  • Currency exchange
  • Arcade/game room
  • Garden
  • Shopping on site
  • Laundry facilities
  • Massage - spa treatment room(s)
  • Parking (free)
  • Secure parking
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Outdoor tennis court
  • Number of restaurants - 3
  • 24-hour business center
  • Golf course on site
  • Tennis on site
  • Steam room
  • Supervised childcare/activities
  • Swimming pool - indoor
  • Bar/lounge
  • Beauty services
  • Clubhouse
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Patio
  • Room service (24 hours)
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Year Built - 2004
  • Suitable for children
Room Amenities
  • Premium bedding
  • Complimentary newspaper
  • Air conditioning
  • Voice mail
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Complimentary bottled water
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Turndown service
  • Private bathroom
  • Bathrobes
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathroom phone
  • Separate bathtub and shower
  • Slippers
  • In-room safe
  • Clock radio
  • Desk
  • Rollaway beds available
  • Cribs (infant beds) available
  • Climate control
  • Direct-dial phone
  • High-definition television
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Free wired high-speed Internet
  • Wake-up calls
  • Makeup/shaving mirror
  • Pillowtop mattress
  • Plasma television
  • Trouser press
  • Double sink
Hotel Location
Day 1:  Take an overnight flight to Ireland.  You will have six nights in Ireland with 5-star accommodations, a private chauffeur, golf and whiskey!
Day 2:  Your home base for this vacation will be the 5-star Heritage Killenard in Killenard, County Laois.  This lovely resort is situated about an hour and a half outside of Dublin.  You'll have a chauffeur who will be able to take you wherever you'd like to go.  Maybe an afternoon in Dublin to see Trinity College or Temple Bar!
Day 3:  The first whiskey tasting you will indulge in will be at the Tullamore Dew in Bury Quay.  This 19th century distillery offers tasting tours, a restaurant and a bar for visitors. 
Day 4:  Play a round of golf on-site at the resort’s course.  Follow it up with a whiskey tasting at the Kilbeggan Distillery in County Westmeath.  This historic property’s license to distil dates all the way back to 1757.  There is a restaurant, The Pantry Restaurant, a 19th century waterwheel in working condition and of course, delicious whiskey to taste!
Day 5:  Today, your chauffeur will take you to the European Club in County Wicklow, about two hours north, just outside of Dublin.  After your round of golf on this incredible course, you could spend the afternoon in Dublin!
Day 6:  The third and final whiskey tasting included in this vacation will be at the Old Midleton Distillery in Cork.  One of the most famous in Ireland, this distillery produces Jameson, a favorite in Ireland and across the globe.  Visit the Jameson Experience and learn the history of this delicious whiskey.  Finish your tour off with a taste test between Jameson whiskey, Scottish whisky and American whiskey and perhaps you will become a “Qualified Irish Whiskey Taster”.
Day 7:  The third round of golf included will be at the K Club in Kildare.  With your chauffeur, you can rest in the back seat the whole way there!  This historic golf club is built on the old grounds of the Straffan estate.  Both courses at the club were designed by the legendary Arnold Palmer.   
Day 8:  After six nights filled with the perfect pair, golf and whiskey, your chauffeur will take you to the airport for your return flight.


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We wanted to see Ireland but were nervous about driving. Sceptre found our chauffeur, Pat, and he knew everything about the history and geography around us… he did a great job negotiating the hairpin curves on the Ring of Kerry. Can’t imagine a better vacation!
Anna M.

With Sceptre we were able to make a vacation that was really unique. We stayed in two castles, did some serious shopping, and spent a lot of time out in nature. One of the best things about Ireland is its beautiful scenery, and we were always exactly where we wanted to be.



Ireland was wonderful!  We learned so much and had such a nice time from beginning to end.  Our driver, Cornelius, was so knowledgeable and friendly and accommodating!  Thank you for planning this very memorable vacation for us - we were beyond satisfied, it all exceeded our expectations!

Spencer D.

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