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. Trim Castle is the largest Anglo-Norman castle in Ireland, construction began in 1176. Trim Castle and was the location for King John's Castle in the film 'Braveheart' the 1995 historical drama directed by and starring Mel Gibson.
The tour can be personalized so the route can be changed to suit your preferences in advance or on the day.
Tours are personalised and can be amended in advance or on the day.
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.
Trim Castle - the largest Anglo-Norman castle in Ireland.
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
Private Skoda Superb sedan with leather seats and air conditioning.
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.
Admission fees and lunch.