Boutique Conferences are our speciality. We cater for up to approx. 100 attendees in unique and beautiful seaside setting at the picturesque Norman castle of Baltimore Castle, Baltimore Ireland.
Situated in the seaside fishing village of Baltimore, why not meet in a cosy, yet historical surroundings. Huge fireplaces burning open fires, views over the harbour and local accommodation within walking distance of your conference venue. This would be an unforgettable setting for your specialised conference meeting.
Built in 1215 the building has been part of and witnesses history in one of the most beautiful parts of Ireland. Known locally as the O’ Driscoll castle, it was the seat of the chieftains, a garrison for Oliver Cromwell and the location of the first written mention of Irish dancing. Experience history, in the most unique of settings.
We can arrange airport pickups, accommodation and evening activities together with arranging your conference facilities.
We can design a full itinerary tailored to your interests. In particular, getting outdoors to experience the rugged coastline, all adds to the overall experience.
- Sea Safari & Whale Watching
- Night time kayaking
- Island walks
West cork is known as the food capital of Ireland. The artisan producers work tirelessly to create genuine, organic and fantastic produce. Why not experience for yourself.
- Beara Peninsula food tour and traditional cheese making farm visit.
- Micro Brewery visit and craft beer tasting with locally grown seafood platters.
- Whiskey tasting and Skibbereen pub trail.
For our international and local groups alike we can organise a tour to reward after the hard work is done. See our “Tours” pages for inspiration, and we can tailor make a short 2-3 day tour with some luxury and unique experiences to truly make an unforgettable out of office escape.
A suggested add on:
Day 1 – Skibbereen to Kerry
Drive the Wild Atlantic Way to county Kerry over the beautiful and scenic Cork & Kerry Mountains to your luxury Hotel overlooking the Wild Atlantic.
Day 2 - Ring of Kerry & Skellig Michal Landing Trip
Experience the raw beauty of 179kms (111 miles) of the country’s most scenic peninsula routes round the Iveragh Peninsula in southwest Ireland’s County Kerry. The combination of rugged sea, spectacular mountains and small traditional villages will not fail to impress. Skellig Michael, a rocky island with an abandoned 7th-century Christian monastery, is a major destination point. The spectacular views are world famous.
Landing at Skellig Michael you’ll climb the original 6th century steps to one of the oldest and best-preserved monasteries in Europe. As you’re climbing the 600 steps, you’ll wonder why anyone would live on such a remote rock in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean. When you reach the site of the monastery you begin to understand. A truly unique and spectacular experience!
After to Skellig Trip - Port Magee to the Dingle Peninsula
The second of the Kerry peninsulas, this is beautiful drive. This remote place is steeped in history and the views are dramatically beautiful. The area is a “Gaeltacht” region where the people speak the Irish language as their first language and alot of Ireland's old traditions are kept alive. Famous for the stunning sea views and remote landscape, the winding roads and huge beaches are beautiful. Stop in the lovely Dingle town for fish and chips and visit the shops with local crafts.
Day 3 - Dingle, Co Kerry - Dingle Peninsula Guided Hike
A spine of mountains form the back bone of this place of outstanding natural beauty – overlaid with an extraordinary human interaction with land and seascapes with 3500 archaeological antiquities mere hints in the story… (8 kms / 5 miles distant with 450 / 1600 ft of ascent over rough trails and open hillsides) on the famous and stunning Dingle Peninsula. Suitable for most who love the outdoors. It is the best way to experience the Irish Landscape.
Evening - Pubs & Traditional Music in Dingle
Take a stroll through Dingle village and soak up the atmosphere. This colourful, lively little village is packed with traditional pubs serving the best Guinness and Irish whiskey to be found anywhere in the country. Each has its own traditional look, unchanged by modern style, and maintains the sounds of the Irish music and "craic" for everyone to enjoy. There is live music nearly every night, with a fantastic atmosphere.
Day 4 – Home
30 min drive to Shannon Airport. You will arrive home relaxed, rejuvenated and your group will have a shared experience to stay with them a lifetime.