Celtic Boyne Valley Day Tour from Dublin
Embark on an amazing adventure to see one of Ireland's most ancient regions, County Meath, where the High Kings of Ireland reigned. Explore passage tombs, Celtic crosses, Hill of Tara and Trim Castle.
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Join us for an insightful 1-day Celtic tour of the historical Boyne Valley which will lead you into one of Ireland’s most ancient regions in all the land! More specifically, a significant portion of this tour takes place in County Meath which is better known as the “Royal County” due to this being the primary location from where the High Kings of Ireland reigned over the country.
Celtic Boyne Valley Day Tour from Dublin is jam packed full of stops and visits including the passage tombs at Loughcrew, the Celtic Crosses at Monasterboice, the Hill of Tara and Trim Castle among others.
- Duration: 10.5 hour(s)
- Available: Daily
- Pick-up: Not available
- Inclusion: English-speaking guide
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07:45 Check in
09:00 Depart Dublin
11:00 Passage Tombs & Trim CastleArrive at Loughcrew Passage Tombs where ancient Chieftains are buried. Continue on to the amazing Trim Castle – walk through the grounds of this 800 year old Anglo-Norman castle. You may recognise it from some of the best fight scenes in the film Braveheart.
12:20 The Hill of TaraOn a clear day you can see a quarter of Ireland's landscape from this point. Getting its name from Teamhair na Ri meaning the Sanctuary of the Kings, Tara is the traditional inauguration site of the ancient High Kings and historically the most important site in Ireland.
14:45 MonasterboiceSee the finest high crosses in Ireland and is regarded as one of the finest examples of Irish religious artefacts. At 520AD Monasterboise was founded by Saint Buite and holds the second highest round tower in Ireland.
15:15 DroghedaHere visit St Peters Church where you will see the decapitated head of St. Oliver Plunkett and hear the stories of Oliver Cromwell. After the tour you will have the oppertunity to join us for whiskey tasting and then have some free time to explore the town before we head back to Dublin
- We recommend wearing sports or comfortable shoes.
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- Any cancellations made after 06:50 local time, 1 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.