Shannon Princess Golf Cruise in Ireland With a Unique Warm Irish Welcome
Featuring – The K Club, Lahinch Old Course, Adare Manor Golf Resort & Glasson Golf & country Club
Experience 3 World Famous Courses & 1 Local Parkland Course.
Day 1 Sunday
Guests shall be met by the Barge Guide at 3.00pm at the designated meeting point and transferred by Luxury coach to the Shannon Princess in Killaloe. Family-owned and -managed, Shannon Princess delivers one of the warmest welcomes in European Barging.
We welcome you on board the elegant Shannon Princess with a Champagne Reception. Time enough to relax on deck or explore this charming riverside town & local sites of interest. Watch the world float by, as you enjoy your first Gourmet dinner on board.
Day 2 Monday: Lahinch Old Course Golf & Cruise to Mountshannon
Enjoy your first morning cruising on the spectacular reaches of the Lower Shannon.
Transfer to Lahinch Golf Club, one of the top courses in the world. Enjoy a round of 18 holes at this famous course. The Old Course is one of two 18-hole courses at Lahinch Golf Club. Golf at Lahinch dates back to 1892, making it one of Ireland’s oldest clubs. The unpredictable winds coming off the ocean add an interesting twist to the round. The golf course’s most famous holes are the par-5 fourth and the par-3 fifth. See Lahinch Golf Club. Transfer time: 1hr 10m.
Day 3 Tuesday: Adare Manor Golf Course and cruise to Terryglass
Sunrise cruise to Dromineer.
Golfing today is at Adare Manor Golf Resort. An exquisite 18-hole Championship Course features 230 acres of lush Irish countryside with lake & rivers meandering throughout. The Adare course was designed by the legendary Robert Trent Jones, Senior. See Adare Manor Golf Resort.
Return to Shannon Princess moored at Dromineer. Gourmet Dinner and evening sail to our overnight mooring at Terryglass. Transfer Time: 20 – 40minutes
Day 4 Wednesday: Banagher
After Breakfast we depart to neighbouring Mossfield Organic Cheese Farm & “Leap Castle”, reputed to be Ireland’s most haunted house. You will be hosted by Sean Ryan- a renowned musician and his family who will invite you in to their unusual home. Return to the barge & a lovely lunch featuring local produce. A cruise through ever-changing river floodplain brings us to overnight mooring at the lively little river town of Banagher. After Dinner-Find music & banter at local pubs.
Day 5 Thursday: Golf The K Club- Cruise to Athlone
Cruise through the protected Callows – a wild life Flora & Fauna reserve, mooring at the ancient ruins of Clonmacnoise . After a guided tour and lunch cruise we moor at Athlone Town.
Depart for Golf at the K Club. Host Golf Course for the 2006 Ryder Cup. The Arnold Palmer designed course is one of the premier parkland golf courses in Europe. See The K Club.
Return to barge for Gourmet Dinner. Share Golf lore & music at any of the waterside pubs. Transfer Time: 1hr.
Day 6 Friday: Cruise to Glasson Golf Course
Today we float through the Shannon’s beautiful Lough Ree & the Inner Lakes passing stately riverside homes & some of its reputed 365 wooded islands. We moor at Glasson.
Glasson is one of the most scenic courses you will play in Ireland, with panoramic views over Lough Ree from every hole. See Glasson Hotel & Golf Club.
Afternoon Visit for tasting at a local Whiskey Distillery.
Dating from 1757, the Old Kilbeggan Distillery is the oldest licensed whiskey distillery in the world.
Visit also takes in nearby Ballinahown Artisan Craft Village. Transfer Time: 5mins.
Day 7 Saturday
After Breakfast Departure for Dublin Airport or Hotel.
Golf on Shannon Princess
A Unique Golf Cruise Experience with all the Signature Attentions of our Regular Barge Cruise – A Warm Irish Welcome, Fine Foods, Wines & Excellent Service.
Golf at Lahinch can be changed for Doonbeg Golf Course.
Golf at The K Club can be changed for Carton House Golf Course.
See The Lodge at Doonbeg and Carton House Golf