School Food Technology Trip to Dublin

Famous for its traditional food and drink, it’s no surprise that Dublin is a top destination for food technology groups.

During your trip, take a tour of Dublin’s most famous attraction – the Guinness Storehouse. You will also have the opportunity to learn the secrets of a working chocolate factory and learn how to cook a three course meal at Dublin Cookery School.

A visit to Dublin would not be complete without experiencing an evening of food, folklore and fairies. Spend the evening in Dublin’s oldest pub where you will be served a traditional Irish meal whilst hearing enchanting stories about the Ireland long ago.

Day 1

Depart from school

Ferry crossing

Arrive in Dublin

Check-in to accommodation

Evening meal followed by bowling
Day 2

Visit to the Guinness Storehouse

Chocolate workshop

Evening of Food, Folklore and Fairies 
Day 3

Cookery lesson

Free time for shopping/sightseeing

Evening meal followed by free time for exploring

Day 4

Depart Dublin

Ferry crossing

Arrive in Holyhead

Arrive back at school

This price includes:

  • 3 nights' half-board accommodation
  • Return executive coach travel 
  • Return ferry crossings
  • Chocolate workshop
  • Free staff place ratio 1:8
  • Detailed information pack
  • Travel and medical insurance
  • Itinerary planning service
  • Motorway tolls and taxes
  • VAT


N.B. Activities listed in the itinerary are not neccessarily included in the price. Contact us for further information.

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Guinness Storehouse

Guinness Storehouse

World-famous for its beer production, the Guinness Storehouse is now Ireland's no.1 attraction. Your group will learn all about the history and the brewing process of the national treasure that is Guinness on your tour, ending with a 360 degree view of the city from the top floor bar area. 

Butlers Chocolate Experience

Butlers Chocolate Experience

Butlers Chocolate Experience allows your students to learn about what goes on behind the scenes of a working chocolate factory. Learn about the different types of chocolate, how they're made and how the company have grown over the years to become so big and successful. During your visit you will have the opportunity to sample some of the freshly made products!

The Chocolate Warehouse

The Chocolate Warehouse

During this tour, your students will watch a film detailing the story of chocolate and how cocoa beans are grown and harvested. This is followed by a demonstration on how chocolates are made and shown the different machinery needed to make them. After learning all the secrets, your students are then put in the shoes of the Chocolatier; coating chocolates and adding topping...

Evening of Food, Folklore and Fairies

Evening of Food, Folklore and Fairies

Visit Dublin's oldest pub to experience an evening of Food, Folklore and Faries. As you tuck in to a traditional Irish meal, you will hear enchanting stories about the world of Ireland long ago. Learn how the Irish people lived off the land, explore their beliefs surrounding faries and get lost in the stories they shared when gathered around the fire at night. This visit is suitable for all a...

Old Jameson Distillery Tour

Old Jameson Distillery Tour

Set in a recreated distillery scene, travel back in time to discover the captivating story of Jameson and how three ingredients are mixed together to make one of the world's most famous whiskeys.

Dublin Cookery School

Dublin Cookery School

During your evening cookery course choose from; a demonstration where you will learn all of the methods and techniques to create the perfect three course meal, or a "hands on" lesson where you will watch the food being made and then have the opportunity to recreate it under the supervision of your professional tutors. To finish off your evening, you can sit down, relax and enjoy wha...

Jacobs Inn

Ideally located just a few minutes walk from Temple Bar, this modern hostel offers affordable accommodation in the very heart of the city.

Students will usually be accommodated in multi-bedded rooms and staff in twins, all rooms have their own bathroom with a shower.

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