Treat Yourself to a Luxury Fiber Arts Journey of a Lifetime in the Enchanted Emerald Isle

Renew your appreciation for crafting in beautiful places, refresh your fiber arts skills and learn some new ones.

The June 2017 seven-night, eight-day land package is Priced at €1,489 per Person (Double Occupancy) or €1,789 per Person (Single Occupancy). For your group of 15 or more guests, we offer a special workshop day with a local fiber artist.

Package includes:

  • 4 or 5 star luxury hotel room accommodation in Killarney,
  • daily gourmet breakfast, two dinners,
  • sauna and pool,
  • day trips to local historical sites and villages,
  • Shannon Airport bus transfers.

Available Weeks:   June 2017

Arrival and Start of Knitting Retreat Tour

Start your tour at Shannon Airport with a group bus transfer to your hotel in Killarney. Along the way we will travel through quaint Irish villages and towns, including Adare and Newcastle West. Upon arrival and check-in at the hotel, enjoy a restful day exploring the hotel grounds or relaxing at the pool. At the end of the day, enjoy a welcome reception with wine and light fare. During the remaining days of the retreat we will have plenty of time to spend together in our private fiber arts lounge in The Europe.

Testimonial: “I can’t think of a better way to see the wonderful sights of Killarney and County Kerry. The pace of the tour provided a very comfortable balance between well coordinated sightseeing tours and leisure time to explore the area on my own. The accommodations were truly 5 Star. I would recommend this trip to anyone.” Dave H., Tour Participant


There will also be several excursions to —

The Dingle Peninsula – great views of the Irish Sea as we drive around the Dingle Slea Head, and shopping in Dingle town The lovely and interesting town of Kenmare, home of the Kenmare Lace Museum, is a short bus ride from our hotel. The unique beauty and charm of the town has remained unchanged from its founding in 1670. It has received the Ireland Tidy Town Award for 2013 and has the title of Kerry’s first Heritage Town Award.

Testimonial: “I thought the Ireland experience was magical – everything about it. We had not been on an overseas trip in ten years. It felt nice to be really pampered. Taking that horse cart through what one of my Irish friends called “the mystical Gap of Dunloe” was in the “once in a lifetime” category. … Seeing the Ring of Kerry and the spectacular Dingle Peninsula gave me a glimpse into a lovely country that has even more to offer.” Jan S., Tour Participant

Kissane Sheep Farm – a real working sheep farm with sheep shearing and sheep dog herding demonstrations.


Testimonial: “A great opportunity to see Ireland close up from a terrific location. Exceptionally well run by Mike and Victoria Healy with great accommodations, great food, great touring and great fun. Go as soon as you can.” Chuck and Rosemary McC., Tour Participants

Book the County Kerry Ireland Knitting Retreat Tour in two easy steps: 

1. Complete and submit the registration form on the Contact Us page here.

2. Book Online following the booking instructions here.

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