We’ve teamed up with Tourism Ireland to give one lucky Picturehouse customer and their plus one the chance to win a trip of a lifetime to see the epic filming locations of Star Wars on Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way.
Discover a different side of Ireland with a 5 night bespoke Star Wars adventure. Take a helicopter trip along the dramatic Wild Atlantic Way souring over Loop Head, a filming location for The Last Jedi. By boat, head out to the infamous Skellig Michael, the ocean planet of Ahch, where Rey finds Luke at the end of The Force Awakens. And finally be wowed by Kerry’s dark sky and discover amazing galaxies far far away with your own eyes. And if that’s not enough, spot bottlenose dolphins along the coast, enjoy delicious local food and paddle board on the Atlantic… these are just the highlights of this out of this world prize!
For your chance to win, simply book your tickets to watch Star Wars: The Last Jedi via the Picturehouse website before 31st December. One winner will be selected at random and contacted via email by 7th January 2018.
Star Wars: The Last Jedi opens on 14 December.
Director: Rian Johnson. Starring: Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher, Adam Driver, Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac. USA 2017. 150 mins.
Fire up your lightsabres – the event movie of the year is almost upon us. The Last Jedi delves deep into the mythology of the Force and challenges Star Wars heroes old and new. The film’s beating heart, however, is the relationship between Rey (Ridley) and Luke (Hamill). The young scavenger finally comes face to face with the Jedi master, but he’s not the man she was expecting to find.Book now
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Arrive into Ireland and spend the day exploring the coast and relaxing before a jam-packed week. In the afternoon travel to the dramatic cliffs of Loop Head, a filming location of the Last Jedi, for an overnight stay on the tip of the Loop Head Peninsula at the Lightkeeper’s House.
See the Star Wars filming locations from the sky as you fly above the Wild Atlantic Way in your own private helicopter. As you soar over coast you will spot some key filming locations for Star Wars Episodes VII and VIII. Because one night just isn’t enough, you’ll spend another night in Star Wars territory at the Lightkeeper’s House.
Sail on the “Draíocht” ship along the Shannon river to the Atlantic Ocean, home to Europe’s largest group of bottlenose dolphins. As you watch over 200 dolphins swim alongside the ship, Skipper Geoff Magee’s commentary will keep you fascinated and informed about the wonders of the Wild Atlantic Way. After, journey to Dingle for a tasting menu at the Global Village where the team’s passion for mouth-watering food will satisfy your appetite. In the evening relax in the beautiful seaside town of Dingle, with a stay in Guesthouse Castlewood where you will find out why they were awarded the best breakfast in Ireland in 2017.
Explore the Atlantic waves and immerse yourself in nature as you paddle board around the unique coastal area of Dingle Bay. Keep your eyes peeled for curlew and grey heron, or look to the water to spot seals and otters. After, brave Ireland’s longest rope bridge, the Skywalk, as part of your visit to Kells Bay Gardens, where you will take a guided tour to learn about some of the most interesting and exotic plants in Ireland. Unwind for the night in the unique and quirky Quinlan and Cooke Boutique Townhouse, located on the Ring of Kerry.
Journey to the Ocean Planet of Ahch, situated on the real life island of Skellig Michael, and walk in the footsteps of Luke Skywalker. Settled by monks well over a millennium ago, Skellig Michael is a destination that sets your imagination on fire, with an against-the-odds tale of endurance, survival and architectural artistry. In the evening, watch as the setting sun makes room for the twinkling stars in the Kerry International Dark Sky Reserve, where you will be surrounded by views of Skellig Michael, the Kerry Mountains, and the Atlantic Ocean. On your private tour for two, your guide will help you make the most of your stargazing by highlighting constellations, planets and solar systems.
For your final day in Ireland, spend the morning indulging in Skelligs Chocolate while you learn about how they are made in Ireland’s only open-plan chocolate factory. Enjoy a drive around the Skelligs Ring, recently named in The Lonely Planet’s Top 10 Regions to Visit, taking in the views of St Finian’s Bay and getting your last look at Skellig Michael before heading home.
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