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Rural Pub Tours

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Address: Dublin, Ireland
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+353 1 495 8111
10:00 - 23:59
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 23:59
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours

Experience true Irish pub culture, visit the pubs the locals visit.

Take in...

Experience true Irish pub culture, visit the pubs the locals visit.

Take in some of Ireland's most picturesque scenery as we make our way from pub to pub.

Rural Pub Tours have put together exciting tours which takes you out of the City and straight to the countryside to have a real taste of rural pub life.

So let us take you on an unforgettable journey through some of Ireland’s most spectacular scenery as we visit many of Ireland’s most famous pubs and some of Ireland’s not so famous hard to find pubs.

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Guinness, music, and a designated driver!

What better way to experience pub outside Dublin than with someone who knows and will do all the driving?? Our driver Shane, was a blast! This is absolutely something we will do... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Tiffany K

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

What better way to experience pub outside Dublin than with someone who knows and will do all the driving?? Our driver Shane, was a blast! This is absolutely something we will do on our next visit

Thank Tiffany K
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Took this tour Easter Sunday for the 6 hour crawl and it was amazing, one of my best days in Ireland . Shane is great and keeps the crowd going , he is super funny and very informative on each bar. each bar had a unique feel and it was really refreshing to get out of the city and chat... More 

Thank brianna v
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I booked this tour after seeing the amazing reviews. The reviews certainly didn't disappoint. Shane is a lot of fun who knows exactly how to guide you through the hinterlands of Ireland. He gives you some fun facts, makes jokes and encourages you to sing Irish songs from pub to pub. The pubs are gorgeous and I... More 

Thank Kiara N
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When in Dublin this is the "must do" tour. Shane (your guide) takes you out of the touristy city and into the beautiful Wicklow countryside. As the hours go by each pub stop gets better and better. The bevies and food are great, the people welcoming and the atmosphere is pure relaxing fun. The evening culminates with live traditional irish... More 

Thank Sean Q
Telford, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Where to start? Everything about this Wicklow Mountain 6 pubs tour was Great, words don't do it justice you must go on one of there tours and you'll see what I mean. Shane our driver was outstanding very knowledgeable not only about the area and pubs but he new about the difference in beer around the world. As we in... More 

Moore, Oklahoma
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Shane was our guide last Friday night and he was the best!! The tour group is small (only 16 people) so that allows everyone to really get to talk and meet each other. We spent the evening chatting with a couple from Indiana and love girl from South Africa... we drank, laughed, and meet some of the nicest locals at... More 

Thank Lace1351
Omaha, Nebraska
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I can't speak highly enough of Shane and the tour he led for our group of six around Dublin's rural pubs. We were looking to really get out and experience local, neighborhood locations - and not just hit the touristy bars like those in the Temple District - and Shane delivered! If you're looking for a fun,... More 

Thank OmahaAbroad
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

this is a great tour to take to see pubs outside the city that you normally wouldn't even know about. Shane was a fantastic guide, made sure everyone was having a good time, gave drink recommendations along the way, and even gave me a heads up about what drinks were available at each pub. both guides were incredibly knowledgeable about... More 

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We had an excellent time with Shane on the 6 pub tour. He was great, the pubs were fun and dinner was very good. If you want to get out of Dublin for a day to see some of the beautiful countryside and experience the pub culture, I definitely recommend this tour. You won't be disappointed.

Thank PatUNH1980
New Lothrop, Michigan
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Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

This was the highlight of our trip. Shane was a perfect host and made sure everyone was having a good time. He shared stories about each pub and we gained a little knowledge along the way. I will forever have the Auld Triangle song in my head. Would highly recommend.

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