Newgrange and Hill of Tara Tour

A relatively short drive from Dublin will tak you to “Royal County Meath” in Ireland’s Ancient East where you’ll discover the archaeological highlights of the Boyne Valley.

About Tour

Your driver will head north-west towards historic Trim Castle and here you’ll enjoy plenty of time to explore the ruins and grounds. The castle is the largest Norman fortification in Ireland and originally served as the administrative centre of the ‘Lordship of Co. Meath’ Set in a beautiful location it is a popular Irish wedding destination, owing to its romantic surroundings.

Discover the Hill of Slane where St. Patrick lit the Paschal Fire. Newgrange (Brú na Bóinne) a World Heritage Neolithic burial site which is older than the pyramids, the Hill of Tara the historic seat of the Ancient High Kings of Ireland.

You will visit the 10th century High Crosses at Monasterboice and Mellifont Abbey dating back to 1142. You will also visit the site of the Battle of the Boyne which was fought in 1690 by King William & King James, the outcome of which influenced the political and cultural history of Ireland for hundreds of years.

Sample Itinerary Please note that it might not be possible to visit all of the suggested sites within the allotted time. The itinerary can be built around your interests ensuring you only visit the attractions that interest you most.

Tour Details

On this tour you will visit the following sites:

  • Trim Castle
  • Hill of Tara
  • Monasterboice
  • Mellifont Abbey
  • Site of Battle of the Boyne
  • Brú na Bóinne

What’s Included:

Your choice of luxury vehicle with tour guide/driver Free WiFi (most vehicles) Bottled Water

What’s not included:

Entrance fees to sites, tolls, lunches & gratuities.

Duration:

Full day (8 hours)

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