Newgrange and Royal Meath Private Tour

Tour Number

Activity Level

299346


Categories

Shore Excursion, Museums / Culture, Local Experience, Day Trip / Out of Town

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 3

Language(s)

explanation

English (fluent)

Royal Meath Heritage sites including Newgrange and the Hill of Tara


Royal Meath has a rich heritage going back to the Stone Age when the prehistoric tomb at Newgrange was constructed over 5000 years ago. About 2000 years ago the Celtic people crowned their High Kings on the Hill of Tara. Bective Abbey is a Cistercian Abbey founded in 1147. The Battle of the Boyne was fought in 1690 between the Catholic James II and the Protestant William III, The battle took place across the River Boyne at Oldbridge and resulted in a victory for William.

The tour can be personalized so the route can be changed to suit your preferences in advance or on the day.

Itinerary

Tours are personalised and can be amended in advance or on the day.
Suggested Tour:

Pick up from Accommodation or Cruise Ship.

Brú na Bóinne Visitors Centre and Newgrange. Please note that Newgrange is a UNESCO World Heritage site with managed access so for that part of the tour you will have to join with others.

The Battle of the Boyne site where King William and King James fought in July 1690.

The Hill of Slane where St. Patrick began his ministry.

Hill of Tara - seat of the High Kings of Ireland.

Bective Abbey - Cistercian Abbey founded in 1147.

Return to your Accommodation or Cruise Ship.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: Hotel or other accommodation, Airport, Cruise Ship Port

End location: Hotel or other accommodation, Airport, Cruise Ship Port

Duration: 8 hours

Transportation

Private Skoda Superb sedan with leather seats and air conditioning.

What’s Included

Other: Private transport in a Skoda Superb sedan and private tour guide.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

20 Euro - Approx. 20 euro per person to cover admission fees and lunch.

What’s Extra

Other: Admission fees and lunch.

Private tour guide Michael

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