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Tour Overview Ireland Country Manor Knitting Retreat 2023

This exclusive 7 night Ireland Country Manor knitting retreat is set in the heart of the Fermanagh Lakelands. We also include an additional night at Killeavy Castle Estate, nestled in 350 acres of tranquillity. The retreat is book-ended with a stay in one of Dublin’s most elegant hotels.

Explore Dublin and discover the way we wore! Design and style through the years at the National Museum of Decorative Arts. Enjoy a personal shopping experience in Dublin’s number one yarn and knitting accessory store This Is Knit before beginning your journey north.

Join Crafts of Ireland for full afternoon experience of spinning, knitting and more! Arrive at your country Manor House retreat and meet your host, renowned knitwear designer and Aran knit expert, Edel MacBride.

The next four days will have you immersed in knitting and the tranquillity of the Manor and time for the spa of course! We will also have some music and storytelling as you knit in the evening! There are also short trips out to a local gin distillery and yarn store shopping.

Spend an amazing day in Armagh, synonymous with Saint Patrick himself and home to orchards, incredible architecture and wonderful cultural and historic locations to explore. Visit the Armagh Cider Company for a Blossom to Bottle Experience, including your very own Picknit for lunch!

Brownlow House welcomes you for a morning of knitting with the locals and exploring the grand estate, home to American Troops and where President Eisenhower helped to plan the D landings.

Enjoy Afternoon Tea Downton Abbey style before a visit to the Swallow Studios of noted luxury weaver and designer Liz Christy and a personal pop up yarn store at Killeavy Castle with Irish Artisan Yarns.

Explore the wonder of Newgrange before returning to city life, shopping and fun in Dublin!

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