Leopardstown Winter Festival

Located just outside Dublin city centre, a visit to Leopardstown racecourse is the ideal way to combine a couple of days racing with the chance to experience the vibrant city of Dublin. Why not take a tour around the Guinness Storehouse, visit Kilmainham Gaol, learn about the Easter Rising at the General Post Office or explore the National Museum of Ireland? When you’ve had your fill of sightseeing we suggest a visit to a pub for a glass of the black stuff!

Price

3 nights from £645.00 per person

Itinerary

Wednesday 27 December
Depart: London Heathrow, Flight BA834 at 10:55hrs

Arrive: Dublin 12:50hrs
On arrival, you will be met and transferred to the Hilton Dublin

Thursday 28 December
Transfer to Leopardstown Racecourse for Lexus Chase Day! Transfer back to the hotel after racing.

Friday 29 December
Transfer to Leopardstown Racecourse for Ryanair Day! Transfer back to the hotel after racing.

Saturday 30 December
Morning at leisure. You will be transferred to Dublin Airport for your return flight.

Depart: Dublin, Flight BA835 12:50hrs
Arrive: London Heathrow 14:20hrs
Alternative departure points subject to availability at the time of booking.

Accommodation

Hilton Dublin


Situated in a canal side location just a few minutes' walk from St. Stephens Green and Grafton Street, the Hilton Dublin perfectly situated for a short break in the city. The guestrooms offer bright and airy accommodation. The Charlemont Bar & Bistro offers the perfect place for a nightcap after a day's racing.

 Single room supplement £100.00 per night

 

Tour Highlights

• Experience the not-be-missed traditional highlight of the Irish horse racing calendar
• Enjoy Lexus Chase Day & Ryanair Day at Leopardstown Christmas Festival

Additional Info

LEOPARDSTOWN RACECOURSE

Leopardstown Christmas Festival offers National Hunt racing at its very best. Day three of the Christmas Festival features the Lexus Chase, one of the most prestigious races in the calendar. In 2016 trainer Gordon Elliott saw Outlander and Don Poli come in first and second ridden by Jack Kennedy and David Mullins respectively. Djakadam came home in third for the winning combination of Willie Mullins and Ruby Walsh. The final day of the Christmas Festival is Ryanair Day featuring the Ryanair Hurdle. To kick off the New Year's celebrations in style, an after-race concert is held after racing.  Petit Mouchoir trained by Henry De Bromhead led from the 1st and stayed well to bring it home for B J Cooper. 

LEOPARDSTOWN HOSPITALITY

Enjoy the festive atmosphere in the glass fronted Leopardstown Pavilion which offers stunning views of the track. Enjoy your three-course lunch and glorious racecourse views from the comfort of your reserved table for the day. The Pavilion also offers TV viewing, tote betting and a tipster.

£90 per person per day

Price Includes

• Return flights with British Airways
• 3 nights bed & breakfast accommodation based on twin/double occupancy at the Hilton Dublin
• Transfers throughout
• General entry to Leopardstown on 28th & 29th December

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