A strictly private view of Dublin, ancient, modern and maritime


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Activity Level



City, Day Trip / Out of Town, Nature and Wildlife, Shore Excursion


Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: No.
This tour is designed for up to 10 clients. If there are just 2 clients I provide the same tour for €400 on request

Maximum travelers: 10



English (fluent), French (fluent)

A half day tour combining history with marine views

This is my newest tour-I propose that we drive around beautiful Dublin Bay and stop at Malahide Castle and Gardens which have a long and rich history reaching back to the 12th Century. The ornamental gardens cover 22 acres and there are over 5000 different species of plants-a wonderful photo opportunity for the avid gardener! There is also a wonderful gift shop and cafe
From there we head out to Howth-a really scenic fishing village with great views over Dublin Bay, lovely hikes, strolls along the pier with fabulous maritime views out to Ireland's Eye and Lambay Island. Perhaps at lunchtime a creamy Pint of Guinness (or 2!) to wash down some delicious local seafood and then maybe another walk to help digestion!
If you require a full day tour there are many other attractions that we can visit later on-I can structure a visit specifically to suit your interests.
Just contact me for a full day cost (not very much more) and we can decide where to visit-history, architecture, scenery all awaits you!


09. 00 Pick up at Hotel

Drive around Dublin Bay

12th Century Malahide Castle and Gardens

Howth for lunch, views, walks and a Pint

14. 00 (approx) Back to Hotel/Preferred location

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: Hotel or central Dublin location

End location: Hotel or central Dublin location

Duration: 5 hours



We will travel in a modern comfortable air conditioned mini bus so we can offer this tour for up to 10 people at the same cost! If you wish to include more people just ask me for details

What’s Included

All tour guide costs
All transport costs
All toll charges etc
The price is for up to 10 people. If you require more places on this tour please check with me for further details

Estimated Local Cash Needed

30 euro - food and beverages
Entry charges to Malahide Castle

What’s Extra

Refreshments etc
Entry to Malahide Castle and Gardens

A Recent Review of this tour

Loved the Peter White tour of Dublin and environs. We learned some history and got a good mix of city and rural Dublin. He was prompt and courteous and was able to include a stop for a pint. This was an easy-going tour in a comfortable vehicle, with lots of good information.
Judy Bonfilio

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