We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Hill of Tara (Temair)

Open Now: 12:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Open today: 12:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Save
Share
Book In Advance
508
All photos (508)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good35%
  • Average16%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“high kings”(49 reviews)
“gift shop”(31 reviews)
“fairy tree”(16 reviews)
About
Open Now
Hours Today: 12:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
See all hours
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
15°
Sep
12°
Oct
Nov
Contact
Ireland
Website
+353 86 794 8366
Call
Ways to Experience Hill of Tara (Temair)
from US$46.10
More Info
from US$53.20
More Info
from US$43.80
More Info
Reviews (599)
Filter reviews
502 results
Traveller rating
225
177
80
17
3
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
225
177
80
17
3
Show reviews that mention
All reviewshigh kingsgift shopfairy treeirish kingsbook shopold churchviews are amazinghistorical significancemystical placevery special placest patricklovely coffee shopguided toursurrounding countrysideinformation boardswishing treeancient sites
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 502 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing site and history. Had fun walking around and feeling the history come alive. A must see and take time to calm and slow down. This is a sacred place and respect it. Loved seeing local school field trips teach the importance of history. Dress...More

Thank Chuckie35
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This site is just an incredible place, and we learned so much. So glad it was part of our tour. It has a nice gift/coffee shop, also.

Thank beth ann k
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The video in the visitor centre is worth watching as it helps bring the whole place to life. You can walk all over the site. There are great views and you really get a sense of why the site was chosen to be the seat...More

Thank Sarah H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We took Mary Gibbons tour of the Hill of Tara and Newgrange. Our tour was guided by a retired archaeology professor who had worked on the dig at Newgrange. He was incredibly knowledgeable and explained so much about the history of the sites. If you...More

Thank walescelt
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Not much to be seen here except a few mounds . I suppose it's the historic significance of the place that gives it a special atmosphere. Nice for a quick walk around but don t go too far out of your way

1  Thank 734runnerbrady
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a spectacular view!!!! Join up with one of the tour guides for free. Lots of knowledge and beauty. Fun for a short day trip and then head over to Johnny Fox's for dinner.

Thank rkelly9102
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a magical place. Make sure you pay the small fee and get the tour which includes a short movie. It adds a lot to the understanding of the site. There's free parking and a great cafe at the entrance. If you can't get...More

Thank Gary W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Absolutely amazing historical site to visit if you are at all interested in Irish history and folklore. I wish the weather had been a bit better for us because the views of the surrounding countryside are incredibly picturesque. After you read the detailed and informative...More

Thank LeaF202
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Access to the site is free, but the inexpensive film in the old church and included guided tour are very helpful for quickly filling in the details of what you're seeing. The Hill of Tara captures in one place an incredibly broad sweep of Ireland's...More

Thank Phillip W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I took this tour. Between us, we both enjoyed it.. Our guide was very knowledgeable and answered everyone's question with expertise.

Thank cljgerry
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 20 hotels in County Meath
Maldron Hotel Kevin Street
44 reviews
.60 km away
Jurys Inn Dublin Christchurch
3,317 reviews
.64 km away
Harding Hotel
2,478 reviews
.72 km away
Handels Hotel Temple Bar
1,338 reviews
.75 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 314 restaurants in County Meath
The Riddler
233 reviews
.39 km away
Arthur's Pub
866 reviews
.27 km away
Bakers Pub
239 reviews
.21 km away
LEGIT COFFEE CO
77 reviews
.09 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 146 attractions in County Meath
John's Lane Church
43 reviews
.27 km away
St. Catherine's Church
10 reviews
.23 km away
The Green Door Market
8 reviews
.36 km away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
570maggiem
June 27, 2018|
Answer
Response from Lesley L | Reviewed this property |
I would not suggest going by bus. If you like history I suggest you go to the Archeology Museum and the Art Museum. You can do both in a day, they are around the corner from each other in downtown.
0
Votes
tankywalk
March 15, 2018|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from QueenofFairies654 | Reviewed this property |
I wouldn't recommend it with her situation, you pretty much have to be a good climber for 1 it's not close to the car park at all and it's not super high, but a few of the hills are somewhat high, but they are long, just... More
1
Vote
Whisperit
January 12, 2018|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from spiesner | Reviewed this property |
Newgrange got very busy, I would recommend having an advanced reservation or arriving for opening. As well, they only allow so many people through a day and you must take their bus up to the site and their tour of the site... More
1
Vote