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  • From Dublin: Celtic Boyne Valley Tour

    1. From Dublin: Celtic Boyne Valley Tour

    This Celtic tour along Ireland’s Ancient East brings you to the historically significant Boyne valley situated in County Meath (the Royal County) from where the ancient High Kings of Ireland ruled. Join this tour for a day of time travel, visiting the Neolithic tombs of Loughcrew, the predominantly Iron Age Hill of Tara, the 7th Century Christian monastery of Fore Abbey, the Hill Of Uishneach (the spiritual center of Ireland), and the Anglo-Norman Trim castle.  The ‘Hill of Uisneach’ is arguably one of Ireland's most important ancient sites. It is the point at which the five provinces of Ireland met and where their Kings would celebrate the ‘festival of the fires’. Visitors can also view the site where St Fechin founded a Christian monastery in the 7th Century. It’s believed that before his death, 300 monks lived in the community. Later, the monastery was set on fire 12 times. Among th...

    The guide was an amazing fella, the sights were amazing too, very few minutes on the bus and plenty of time seeing the sights

  • Boyne Valley: Full-Day Celts and Castles Guided Tour

    2. Boyne Valley: Full-Day Celts and Castles Guided Tour

    The Boyne Valley and the Boyne River extend through the counties of Meath and Louth in the east of Ireland to the sea at Drogheda. Explore this historically important and wonderfully scenic area on a full-day guided tour from Dublin. Sites and monuments in the area date back over 5,000 years. The story of Ireland and the Irish people can be traced back in this valley to the first Neolithic settlers and their megalithic tombs and to the Celts, with their mythology and pagan beliefs. Visit the Hill of Tara, the ancient seat of the High Kings of Ireland. Hear about the Viking Raids and the Norman Conquest of Hugh De Lacy. See the sites of the Battle of the Boyne in 1690 and the major Irish Rebellions of 1641 and 1798. See the list below of the sites included on the tour. • Hill of Tara, the ancient seat of the High Kings of Ireland, featuring a number of ancient monuments • Trim Castle,...

    Our driver John was brilliant., very welcoming, kind, funny and very informative.

  • Dublin: 3-Day Self-Drive Tour

    3. Dublin: 3-Day Self-Drive Tour

    Enjoy complete freedom as you explore the city of Dublin and nearby landmarks on a multi-day trip. Benefit from inclusive accommodation, and car hire to travel between sites with ease. Day 1: Arrive at Dublin airport and collect your car, drive to Trim Castle for a tour, then enjoy lunch at The Snailbox Pub Kilmoon (at your own expense). After lunch you'll visit the Neolithic tomb of Newgrange, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Afterwards, head out to the famous Hill of Tara, the ancient seat of Irish Kings. Drive back to Dublin for check-in at your city center accommodation. In the evening, enjoy an Irish dance show along with a meal. Day 2: Drive out of the city towards Wicklow, passing through the beautiful countryside. Stop to admire the valley of Glendalough, and visit Powerscourt Waterfall. Pass over Wicklow Mountains towards Kilkenny, and enjoy lunch at Matt The Miller Pub and R...

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What people are saying about Trim Castle

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based on 297 reviews

Great day out! Our driver/guide got us to the Newgrange site pretty much before anyone else so we easily got admission. Newgrange was very impressive and the newgrange guide very informative and conversational. We ended up having a group philosophy sesh inside at the end of the official guided tour with the tour guide which was great food for thought. Entertaining and insightful commentary on the road trip by our driver/guide between sites. He went out of his way to ensure we had a fantastic experience. Ticked off all the major Boyne Valley attractions and made some great friends too!

Our trip to the Valley of Boyne was wonderful. Everything was very easy...we just hop on and off and enjoyed every site we visited. Our guide was exceptionally great, friendly and accurate in all the details about the different places we visited. The timing was also great, we left on time and arrived back in Dublin at the appointed time.

The guide was an amazing fella, the sights were amazing too, very few minutes on the bus and plenty of time seeing the sights

Our driver John was brilliant., very welcoming, kind, funny and very informative.

The history on this tour is amazing. Well worth doing.