Boyne Valley Tour

Celtic Boyne Valley Tour

Day trip from Dublin
(5 Historic Sites in One Day)

Boyne Valley Tour Details:

Locations: Loughcrew, Trim Castle, Hill of Tara, Monasterboice & Drogheda
Departure info: 8am from Suffolk Street, Dublin. Outside the old stone church (Arrive Early)
Look out for our friends at Extreme Ireland/Irish Day Tour Bus
Other info: Walking shoes and rain gear recommended
Duration: 8 – 9 hours
Price: €40

Part one: Loughcrew’s Ancient Passage Tombs

3) Inside Cairn T

• Over 5,000 years old
• Highest point in the Boyne Valley
• Spectacular 360° Views
• Hear the Story of the Powerful Witch
• Some of the best preserved examples of ancient carvings

Part two: Trim Castle

Trim Castle

• Built in 1176
• Largest Norman Castle in Europe
• Took 30 years to complete
• Centre of administration for the Royal County of Meath during the Middle Ages
• Used in the movie ‘‘Braveheart’’

Part Three: Hill of Tara

Hill of Tara Site

Hill of Tara

• The famous inauguration site for Ireland’s High Kings
• See and touch the ‘‘Lia Fail’’ (The Stone of Destiny)
• Visit the Mound of Hostages
• One of the most sacred sites in Ireland

Part Four: Monasterboice

Monasterboice

Monasterboice

• Early Christian Settlement founded in the 12th Century
• Important centre of spirituality and scholarship
• Some of Ireland’s best example of High Crosses

Part Five: Historic Town of Drogheda

Historic Town of Drogheda

• Modern Centre of the Boyne Valley
• Medieval Gems
• St. Laurence’s Gate
• St. Oliver Plunkett’s Head