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Ireland Bike Tours

Ireland on Two Wheels

In the hyperbolic internet age, it doesn’t take much for a person, place or thing to be called “iconic,” but seldom do such things offer the sort of truly defining experiences that justify their idealized image. Consider Ireland the exception that proves the rule. In Ireland, you hear it in the laughter of children as they play in the street; you find it in the pubs—at the bottom of a pint, or in the keen sense of community that surrounds you as you drink it; you hear it in the song that sets you into a trance and see it in the ensuing dance that hypnotizes; you read it in the literature of a country that started weaving yarns the very second it developed language; and you feel it in the air as four seasons of weather manifest themselves in a single day. It is a place of contrasts that fit together like puzzle pieces, much like the giant rocks that helped form the landscape ages ago. Authenticity abounds. Grab a pint and hold on!

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Trip Details



We use premium hotels that are unique expressions of the region. Often they’ve had a previous life as a monastery or a castle, but in every case they offer an exceptionally comfortable stay.


These are stylish 4-star properties that offer a casual and comfortable stay. Often without a 24-hour concierge or room service, they tend to be smaller family-run hotels that are perfect for the region.



“I can’t say I really ‘work out,’ but I’m in good shape and am relatively active.”


“I enjoy a good walk or ride, and feel comfortable while on the move.”


“I get moving at least once a week, and don’t mind a little sweat.”


“I get moving a few times per week and enjoy some exertion.”


“I want to feel invigorated each day and going hard is how I like to do that.”

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The right number of like-minded travellers to make new friends.


Your dates. Your group. Our expertly-designed itinerary.


Tailored to your interests, a bespoke travel experience.

Daytime Guided


Combines the hallmarks of any B&R itinerary (excellent hotels and beautiful routes) with the freedom of pacing each day exactly the way you like.

Daytime Guided

Throughout the day, a knowledgeable local guide provides insider access and expert tips. At night, you can explore and dine on your own.

24/7 Guided

Our B&R guides are with you throughout, anticipating needs, translating languages, providing advice and—above all—facilitating fun.

Dublin to Dublin
7 Days / 6 Nights

Best Time to Visit

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Day by Day



Ballyfin, County Laois

Set at the foot of the Slieve Bloom Mountains in the midlands of the country, this is a perfect gateway into the heart of Ireland, and where better to start the adventure than on 600 acres of an old Irish estate? Adventures abound on the property and our first few days will be filled with horse riding, biking, archery, falconry, and more! View hotel website »

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Ballynahinch Castle, Connemara

Surrounded by 350 acres of beautiful wooded grounds, Ballynahinch Castle offers all the attractions of a large private estate. Its rooms are tastefully and individually furnished in casual country elegance, and its superb restaurant offers fresh local produce. View hotel website »

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The Merrion, Dublin

Located just off Merrion Square, one of the most prestigious areas of Dublin, this gem of a hotel made up of four adjoining Georgian terrace houses has managed to retain all of its authenticity while the interior is furnished with all of the latest technology and modern expected in a deluxe establishment comforts (including a spa and infinity pool). View hotel website »

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Activity Level


This trip is rated Recreational, meaning it’s appropriate for travellers who enjoy a good walk or ride, and feel comfortable while on the move. Daily biking distances usually vary from 10 to 25 miles, with options on some days for as much as 40 miles. The terrain is generally flat, with a few hills along the way. The difficulty of the ride often depends on which way the wind is blowing. The walking routes are mostly flat undulating tracks. 


The Bikes

You can't enjoy a great biking trip without a really great bike. On this trip, we’ll use well-tuned, high-quality, local bikes that provide a good fit to your size and weight.

What's Included

  • All hotel accommodation
  • Meals as indicated
  • Services of B&R-trained local guide(s)
  • Use of a customized bicycle and helmet
  • Support vehicles during bike rides
  • All special events and private tours
  • All transportation from rendezvous to drop-off

At Your Service

We take pride in choosing guides who are not only exceptional travelling companions, but who’ll go far beyond the call of duty to ensure an unforgettable experience.Learn more about our guides »


“I have never seen so many shades of green and trying to count them all eventually proved impossible. We did try to capture all the beauty Ireland has to offer and again this proved to be impossible but we brought home the memories of this amazing country.”

— Linda Moudry,
Ireland Bistro Biking 2013

Ireland Biking Private


Notes from the Road

St. Patrick and County Mayo

Known as Naomh Pádraig in Gaelic, St. Patrick is the Patron Saint of Ireland, credited with bringing Christianity to the Emerald Isle.
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Of Fairways and Fairy Tales

"There is a place where the land is so steeped in golf that it can sometimes be hard to distinguish a city, or even a country, from a golf course."
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On the Emerald Isle, An Awakening Tiger

Since 2008 things have been on the go in Ireland at a slow, but undeniable pace and I have high hopes for the island.
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