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, Uisneach & Fore Abbey
Departure info: 8am from Suffolk Street, Dublin. Outside the old stone church (Arrive at least 10 minutes early)
Look out for our friends at Extreme Ireland/Irish Day Tour Bus
Other info: Sturdy walking shoes and rain gear recommended
Duration: Approx 10 hours
Price: Adults - €45 Children (under 12) - €25

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 neolithic 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

Tara Earthworks, Co. Meath, Ireland

• 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: Uisneach

• Also known as the spiritual centre of Ireland
• The point at which the five provinces of Ireland met

• A site where the where the Kings would celebrate the ''Festival of Fires''

Part Four: Fore Abbey

  • Founded by St Fechin in the 7th century
  • A site where over 300 hundred monks lived
  • Set on fire 12 times since the established
  • Discover the seven wonders of Fore