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 Sample Itinerary for our 10 day Foxhunting Tour
(5  & 7 day Tour also available)
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Our custom tours include :

  • Airport pick up and drop off
  • Ten nights luxury accommodations
  • Meals detailed in the itinerary
  • Fine dining in Ireland's best restaurants
  • Two full days personalized pre-hunting clinic
  • Four days Foxhunting
  • Hirelings and capping fees
  • Access to private venues
  • Custom Tailor Fitting for hunt coat
  • Activities arranged for non-riders
  • And much more!

Day 1.  Saturday
Arrive at Shannon airport midday - We will meet flights upon arrival and drive to Springfield Castle in Co. Limerick, where we will have a chance to relax, sauna and unwind with drink or a nice cup of tea. Springfield's history dates back over 500 years and will be your private home while in Ireland.  
A casual dinner will be served.

Day 2.  Sunday

A leisurely morning and full Irish breakfast
Today is a day for you to relax, walk the private grounds, or catch up on  your sleep! For those interested, we can also arrange a trip into the local village of Adare or some hiking nearby.  
Casual drinks with our trainer, Aidan O'Connell before dinner.
Mary, our cook and dear friend, will make dinner for us, with stories to tell!
Day 3. Monday
Rise early for a full Irish breakfast.
Evaluation and pre-hunting clinic with Aidan on the newly built course at the Adare Manor. We will meet up with those of us not riding, for a lovely light lunch at the Manor.
Non-riders can enjoy the village of Adare and many other places of interest.
Cocktails and Dinner at the Dunraven Arms.

Day 4. Tuesday

Rise early for Mary O'Connell's home cooked breakfast.
Drive to the town of Gort, Galway, and where the cross-country course is located on a 1200- acre private estate. Our gracious hostess and owner of Lough Cutra Castle will provide a wonderful lunch. You may ride in the morning and afternoon or break at lunch for a look at the countryside.
The town of Ennis, with its interesting antique shops, is just a short drive away. Or you can visit the Burren and the Cliffs of Moher.  Some of you may wish to stay closer to Springfield where you can walk the 200 acres of grounds, go for a hike in the nearby Mullaghhareirk Mts, or just curl up next to the fire with a good book.
Dinner to be arranged.

Day 5. Wednesday

Irish Breakfast.
Hunting - our day will depend on the countries we hunt, our skill levels and the locations of the hunt.
Dinner at The Mustard Seed, near Adare Co. Limerick.

Day 6. Thursday

Another day of hunting and touring.
Dinner to be arranged.

Day  7. Friday

Full Irish breakfast.
Today we will have a chance to enjoy the sights of Co. Limerick. The prehistoric ruins of Lough Gur are well worth seeing, and we can also visit the "yard" of our friends, Marion and Billy Flavi at Alston House Stud in Croom. For those interested in a custom hunt coat, a trip to Co. Limerick would not be complete without a visit to Michael Frazre's shop in the town of Hospital. 
Shopping in Limerick City. Antique shops and museums are available for our "non horsey folk".
Early evening meal.
Cocktail party with friends at Springfield Castle.

Day 8. Saturday

Continental breakfast.
We will move on to our new accommodation, a fabulous country house in Co. Tipperary.*
Visit to Coolmore Stud, a private Stud and home of 'Saddler's Wells", one the world's top stallions!
Dinner at Chez Hans at the base of the Rock of Cashel.

Day 9. Sunday

Ride out or Hunt in Co. Tipperary.
For those of us not riding, you will have a chance to decide for yourselves what you would like to do. The Rock of Cashel and Cahir Castle are nearby.
Dinner to be arranged.

Day 10. Monday

Hunting in Co. Tipperary.
Explore the local countryside.
Farewell dinner and drinks at McCarthy's Pub in the town of Fethard.

Day 11. Tuesday

Depart early for all flight connections.

Don't forget that traveling to Ireland is your  adventure. We also arrange Golfing, Fishing, Sailing, Shooting, Hiking, Walking, Birding, Shopping, Antiquing, Touring Historic Houses & Gardens, Ancient Ruins, Castles, and more!

Tours available throughout the year!  Click here for details.
Or e-mail us at:  jumpireland@eircom.net
Or call the east Coast: (540) 428-1089

Please note: 

Itinerary subject to change do to weather and any other unforeseen circumstances. Every effort has been made to ensure that the information on this website is accurate. Jump Ireland cannot accept any liability for any inaccuracies contained within, and neither are any guarantees, express or implied, offered by Jump Ireland on the basis of the information contained herein.  The information contained within this website does not form any part of a contract of any kind. All tour itineraries shown are given as examples only, and Jump Ireland reserves the right to modify the details of any itinerary, as it deems appropriate.

*We may substitute Fox hunting in Co. Clare and Galway, for Co. Tipperary, depending on our skill level and interests.

All accommodation is of a very high standard, but please let us know if you have any allergies to down, cats, dogs, etc... and we will make special arrangements for you.

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