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A Rural Experience - Day Tours

Castlefield, Gowran, Ireland
+353 87 163 9630
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A Wonderful Experience

Traveling to Ireland has always been a lifetime dream and a Rural Experience has made that dream a... read more

Reviewed 14 July 2017
pegschwabel
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Buffalo, New York
12 Day tour of Ireland with Tom MacDonald, Driver.

We had the "Trip of a Lifetime" experience. Tom MacDonald, our chauffer, shared his charming... read more

Reviewed 11 July 2017
Richard G
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Reviewed 14 July 2017

Traveling to Ireland has always been a lifetime dream and a Rural Experience has made that dream a reality. Three weeks ago, I completed a second trip to Ireland, and, as in the first trip, Tom MacDonald was the guide. In fact, before starting out...More

Thank pegschwabel
IrishRuralTours, Owner at A Rural Experience - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 15 July 2017

Ah Peg thank you so so much for such a fabulous review and I love the pictures. Tom said he is looking forward to seeing you again next year. Love and best wishes from Ireland. Rebecca

Reviewed 11 July 2017

We had the "Trip of a Lifetime" experience. Tom MacDonald, our chauffer, shared his charming insights and histories of the places we visited. He also suggested many sites and stops we'd been unaware of. We toured the "Outer Ring" of Ireland and Northern Ireland. Tom...More

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IrishRuralTours, Owner at A Rural Experience - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2017

Hi Richard, Thank you for taking the time to write a lovely review. I hope you get to return to Ireland again soon. Warm Regards Rebecca

Reviewed 2 June 2017

Our driver, Tom, took us to places that we wanted to see, he and his daughter even checked out a restaurant/pub we wanted to go to ahead of time. Tom was very knowledgeable on the Wexford County and Ireland as well. We had a super...More

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Reviewed 24 May 2017

This was our first Irish trip and we wanted to do it right. Massachusetts based Tenon Tours coordinated all aspects of our 10 day journey thru Ireland and connected us with Eddie McDonald, of A Rural Experience, to manage all the personal driver/guide logistics. What...More

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IrishRuralTours, Owner at A Rural Experience - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 26 May 2017

Thank you all so so much for taking the time to write a review both on here and on our website. Eddie said he really enjoyed the 8 days touring with you all and hopes you come back again soon. Rebecca

Reviewed 19 April 2017

My husband and I spent a wonderful week in April seeing Ireland with Tom as our driver and guide. After doing one drive-on-the-left trip on our own in Britain, we knew we didn’t want to do another one. We wanted to get out into the...More

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IrishRuralTours, Owner at A Rural Experience - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 21 April 2017

Carol & Gene Thank you both so much for taking the time to write a review and a wonderful one also. It was a pleasure working with you and thank you for asking to meet me. You are both such a lovely couple and I...More

Reviewed 6 November 2016

We have travelled all over the world for many, many years. Most of the trips and guides were very good. Tom and A Rural Experience are the best. WHile we had what we thought would be a great itinerary, Tom "adjusted" it adapt to weather,...More

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Reviewed 15 October 2016

Last week, I returned from an amazing trip throughout Ireland. This trip represented a life-long dream and every moment of it is now a treasure. I smile every day when I think of it. Tom McDonald was the driver and guide for this experience. l...More

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IrishRuralTours, Owner at A Rural Experience - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2016

Hi Peg, Thank you for your excellent review. We are so delighted that you both had a great tour with Tom (your driver) and it lived up to your life long dream of Ireland. I hope you return soon. Warm regards Rebecca

Reviewed 12 October 2016

My husband and I knew we needed to book a tour guide to visit all the towns we wanted to see in Ireland. We spent many weeks back and forth with several tour companies who we felt never really listened to what we wanted our...More

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IrishRuralTours, Owner at A Rural Experience - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2016

Hi Wendy, Thank you for taking the time to write such a wonderful review. It has been a pleasure designing and organising your recent visit to Ireland and thank you for asking to meet me for a coffee (a side of my job I unfortunately...More

Reviewed 26 September 2016

My husband and I were planning a trip to Ireland to last 12 days and knew we didn't want a standard bus tour nor did we want to drive. I contacted Rebecca at A Rural Experience and together we planned a trip that included all...More

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IrishRuralTours, Owner at A Rural Experience - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2016

Wow Susan thank you both for your wonderful review. It was a pleasure designing your tour and I looked forward to our emails. I hope we get to meet again soon. Warmest regards Rebecca

Reviewed 16 September 2016

This was my 3rd trip to Ireland and by far the best. Trip 1, we rented a car and used Rick Steves' book as our guide. Trip 2, we took mass transit / trains and buses and Rick Steves' book as our guide. But on...More

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IrishRuralTours, Owner at A Rural Experience - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 17 September 2016

Oh my gosh Diane thank you for your amazing review. I had so much fun designing this tour with you and I honestly believe I have made friends for life. Eddie I believe had as much fun with you all as you all did. Let's...More

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Joanie T
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I'd rather not quote a price for your trip.. just email A rural Experience, give Becky an idea of what you are looking for and she will make suggestions and get back to you with a quote and itinerary. Becky is great... More
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Joanie T
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Hi Joanie, Please feel free to drop me an email and I'd be happy to help you. Kind regards Rebecca
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