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Celtic Boyne Valley Day Trip from Dublin

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Overview
The  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 us on a day of time travel, visiting the Neolithic tombs of Loughcrew, The predominantly Iron Age Hill of Tara, the spiritual center of Ireland; the 7th Century Christian monastery of Fore Abbey,  Hill Of Uishneach and the Anglo-Norman Trim castle.
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You'll start at
Molly Malone Statue
Suffolk St, Dublin 2, D02 KX03, IrelandPlease be there 10 minutes before the scheduled departure time.
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    Molly Malone Statue
    Stop: 5 minutes -
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  • 2
    Hill of Tara (Temair)
    Stop: 60 minutes -
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  • 3
    Trim Castle
    Stop: 70 minutes - Admission included
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  • 4
    Loughcrew Cairns
    Stop: 3 hours - Admission included
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  • 5
    Fore Abbey
    Stop: 45 minutes -
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  • 6
    Hill of Uisneach
    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission included
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  • 7
    Extreme Ireland
    Stop: 5 minutes -
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You'll return to the starting point
Highlights
  • Comprehensive full-day tour: discover more than 5,000 years of Irish history
  • See ancient art carved in Stone Age passage tombs at Loughcrew
  • Visit the Hill of Tara (Temair), where ancient High Kings ruled
  • Enjoy the stories, tales, and insights from a local Irish guide
What to Expect
Meet your coach and local guide at the Molly Malone Statue in central Dublin—bring breakfast to eat on the ride north. Your first destination is the Hill of Tara. Explore the site before continuing on to 12th-century Trim Castle. Next, visit the ancient town of Trim and tour its 12th-century castle, before you continue east to the Loughcrew Cairns passage tombs. Continue to the Fore Abbey, a 7th-century Christian monastery, and the Hill of Uisneach, arguably one of the most important ancient site in Ireland today. Next, board the bus back to Dublin. Your tour returns to the starting point in the evening.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Molly Malone Statue, Suffolk St, Dublin 2, D02 KX03, Ireland
Departure Time
8:00 AM
Duration
10h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Local guide
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Entrance fees
  • Entry/Admission - Trim Castle
  • Entry/Admission - Loughcrew Cairns
  • Entry/Admission - Hill of Uisneach
Exclusions
  • Lunch
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Child seats must be provided by parent or guardian
  • Minimum numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund.
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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There's many tours from various companies taking off, so be on time and keep your eyes and ears peeled. Doesn't take much to miss a call in the crowd. We were lucky to have a small group. There's a lot to see in Boyne Valley. Conor, our guide was from the area and was a walking
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Response from Jon_EiTravelGroup7, Guest Relations Manager at Celtic Boyne Valley Day Trip from Dublin
Responded Jan. 7, 2020
Hi, Thank you for your feedback and 5* rating, we really appreciate it! We're delighted you enjoyed your Celtic Boyne Valley tour with Conor, and hope to see you on board another Irish Day Tours adventure in the near future. Kind regards,
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One of the coolest day tours I've ever taken! I went in November of 2017 so it was very cold (but that is expected). The history that we were taken to was insane! Loved every minute of that trip. Make sure you dress for the cold depending on when you go. It definitely requires a
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Response from Jon_EiTravelGroup7, Guest Relations Manager at Celtic Boyne Valley Day Trip from Dublin
Responded Jan. 6, 2020
Hi Ethan G, Thank you for your feedback and 5* rating, we really appreciate it! We're delighted you enjoyed your Celtic Boyne tour with us, and hope to see you on board another Irish Day Tours adventure in the near future. Kind regards,
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Totally awesome, despite a miserable start at Hill of Tara due to wind and rain! Tour guide was fantastic! Trim Castle tour with Dan was great! Love Loughcrew!
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Response from Jon_EiTravelGroup7, Guest Relations Manager at Celtic Boyne Valley Day Trip from Dublin
Responded Jan. 6, 2020
Hi Ccooney3, Thank you for your feedback and 5* rating, we really appreciate it! We're delighted you enjoyed your Celtic Boyne tour with Dan, and hope to see you on board another Irish Day Tours adventure in the near future. Kind regards,
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i was picked up at the arranged time the vehicle was modern & comfortable the guide was friendly & knowledgeable the 1st stop was the Hill of Uisneach in my opinion there wasn't a lot to see at Uisneach but the guide was great criac and nice guy his tales of the history of
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Response from Jon_EiTravelGroup7, Guest Relations Manager at Celtic Boyne Valley Day Trip from Dublin
Responded Jan. 7, 2020
Hi Alan S, Thank you for your feedback and 4* rating, we really appreciate it! We're delighted you enjoyed your Celtic Boyne Valley tour with us, and hope to see you on board another Irish Day Tours adventure in the near future. Kind regards,
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Really enjoyed this tour. Our guide Noel was very good and we learnt a lot about the history of the areas we visited. Enjoyed the climb and views at Loughcrew. My only criticism would be regarding our visit to Hill of Uisneach. Marty is obviously very passionate but he just
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Absolutely Stunning!
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