A majestic, beautiful nation present in the Northern region of the world. With its utterly pleasing climate and oceanic temperature Ireland makes a perfect honeymoon destination for couples all across the globe.
No matter where you land on this captive Celtic island of Europe, you will always have something new to do and explore. It’s like a gemstone, rare and precious to many travelers, nature enthusiasts, adventure enthusiasts, couples, backpackers out there.
Remember all the pictures of astonishing places we see almost every day on the internet and dream of visiting such untouched beauty once in our lives. Ireland seems like a perfect destination to start from.
There are plenty of things to do in Ireland, and the list can go on and on forever. It’s up to you to decide what kind of refreshment you are in need of. As they say, do what the heart desires.
Give yourself a break from the hustle and bustle of the city and dive into a mesmerizing experience of visiting blue glacial lakes, colossal mountains kissing the Atlantic, breathtaking views, stark grasslands, ancient castles all in a single mystical Ireland.
Here is a detailed list of the things to do in Ireland for couples this Summer 2024.
- Pay a visit to the Famous St. Stephen’s Green
- Have a Great Time at Temple Bar
- Explore the Ancient Irish Castles
- The Ring of Kerry
- Kilmainham Gaol
- Sea Cliffs of Moher
- Guinness Storehouse
1. Pay a visit to the Famous St. Stephen’s Green
A perfectly designed, green public park situated in the city center of Dublin, Ireland. What better place to start exploring? This green and the clean park was opened for a public visit on July 27, 1880, by Lord Ardilaun.
Spread across 22 acres (9 hectares), the famous park offers a completely relaxing environment. It has benches to sit and enjoy the views peacefully, beautiful flower beds with various colors, shapes, and species of flowers, a lake in the center of the park full of ducks and swans, open expansive green lawns for people to enjoy walking on the dew drops, playground for children and much more.
It is an excellent place for couples to hang out and enjoy their time alone. You and your partner can have a perfectly pleasing time to connect and develop intense emotions by being close to nature.
2. Have a Great Time at Temple Bar
It is situated on the south bank of River Liffey in Dublin. This eccentric and noteworthy pub is the heart of Dublin not only by its location but also by its aura and charm.
A popular nightlife destination and a center of attraction for many poets and artists in Ireland. It’s irresistible for people visiting the Temple Bar to keep a distance among themselves.
With its daily live music shows and festive environment, couples can have a romantic and great time together. And if you are someone very much into art, music, and poetry, things might just take a very smooth turn for you and your partner.
Visit the Temple Bar for a 360-degree exposure to Irish culture, from its cuisine to its art; there can’t be anything more you would ask for from a single place.
3. Explore the Ancient Irish Castles
Ireland is full of ancient history and culture. According to a rough estimate, the country has more than 30,000 castles stretched across the mainland. Castles can be a great place for couples to hang out. And at the same instant learn the history.
Some of the most famous Irish castles are –
- Bunratty Castle: Co. Clare, Ireland
- The Rock of Cashel: Co. Tipperary, Ireland
- Dunluce Castle: Co. Antrim, Northern Ireland
- Blarney Castle: Co. Cork, Ireland
- Ashford Castle: Co. Mayo, Ireland
- Ross Castle: Co. Kerry, Ireland
- Dublin Castle: Co. Dublin, Dublin
- Dunguaire Castle: Co. Galway, Ireland
- Cahir Castle: Co. Tipperary, Ireland
- Malahide Castle: Co. Dublin, Ireland
- Minard Castle: Co. Kerry, Ireland
These are some of the most famous castles in Ireland. You can visit them with your partner and have a great and refreshing time together.
4. Fall in love all over again at The Ring of Kerry
The Ring of Kerry, known as the Iveragh Peninsula, is a 111-mile circular tourist route located in southwestern Ireland. Travelers from all over the world are drawn to this evocative chunk of the emerald isle.
You will find ancient forts still standing on the mossy lands. Its beautiful grassland and clear lake undoubtedly make a scenic location.
It is perhaps the most picturesque location in all of Ireland. This fact alone attracts thousands of couples to The Ring of Kerry. Visitors just can’t get enough of this magnificent and magical place. You can also take a ferry to cross the astonishing Valentina islands and enjoy the breathtaking views the ride has to offer.
5. Enjoy breathtaking views of the Wild Atlantic Way
A beauty rare and untouched by civilization. The Wild Atlantic Way is situated along the west coast of Ireland. Counted as one of the world’s most rich coastline, it attracts thousands of couples every year.
One hundred fifty-six extremely touristy spots are strategically distributed all across the coastline. The route starts from Malin Head in County Donegal and continues to Kinsale in County Cork. Couples can enjoy the breathtaking scenes and have a memorable time together.
Go ahead and bond up with your partner. It will undoubtedly be a trip worth remembering.
6. Get to Know Ireland Better by Visiting Kilmainham Gaol
Formerly it was a prison situated in the city of Dublin. Now it has been converted into a museum. The prison signifies an essential part of Irish culture as many critical personalities in the country were executed here on the direct orders of the UK government. You can pay a visit with your loved one and get to know the history of Ireland better.
7. Sea Cliffs of Moher
Like they say, if you visited Ireland and did not see the Cliffs of Moher, then what did you actually see? Situated at a whopping altitude of 200 feet, the Cliff of Moher is undoubtedly a heaven on earth.
The rush of standing just a few meters away from the edge of a cliff will excite you in a way that is very hard to explain. O’Brien’s Tower is considered the highest point of the cliff. It is located a few meters away from Doolin village.
The famous twelve-pine mountain ranges of county Galway are clearly visible from a distance.
Visit the cliffs of Moher on a clear, sunny day with the love of your life, and you both may have a life-changing experience.
8. Drink responsibly at the Guinness Storehouse
A famous tourist attraction at St. James’s Gate Brewery in Dublin, Ireland. Visit the Guinness Storehouse for the ultimate beer tasting experience.
Along with its extraordinary and unique architectural allure, enjoy a chilled glass of 100% organic Ireland bear with your partner.
You and your partner will also learn about the brewing and fermentation process.
Ireland has something extraordinary and unique for everyone, especially couples.
With its numerous places to discover and uncountable things to do, you and your partner will eventually take away memories worth cherishing from this Celtic island.
You can choose to visit anywhere you like and do anything you want from the list mentioned above.