Ducketts Grove, Browneshill Dolmen, Rathgall Hillfort - 5000 years of history in one day

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Activity Level



Day Trip / Out of Town, Local Experience, Religious Heritage, Youth and Family


Kid Friendly: Yes. Suitable for kids over 8

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 8



English (fluent), German (fluent)

Luxury fun filled historic Tour

A relaxing tour showing you all the grand landmarks in and around County Carlow in a few hours.
Explore the rich history of Co. Carlow before you dive into the lush way of life in one of the most magnificent gentry houses in Carlow. Although a ruined shell, Ducketts Grove still shows signs of its former greatness.
The Browneshill Dolmen is one of the iconic landmarks in our County.
Explore one of the best preserved Hillforts in the country. This late Bronze Age landmark is about 3000 years old and full of magic
After you admired the heaviest decking stone in Europe (more than 100t) you might be able to answer: how did this rock get onto the portal stones more than 3000 years ago?
A little bit more recent, Ducketts Grove, s history is still a mystery. Can you hear the banshee wailing?
Experience more than 3000 years powerful history when entering the Hillfort of Rathgall


After pickup, you will step back in time at the Browneshill Dolmen, the largest Dolmen in Europe. Then we head to a bronze aged hillfort. Coffee/Tea/ lunch break at your convenience
Visit to Ducketts Grove to finish the tour
Duration 5 - 7 hours

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: Any accommodation in Carlow town or Seven Oaks Car park

End location: I leave you back at the Seven Oaks Hotel or any accommodation within Carlow town

Duration: 4 hours


My vehicle is modern 2013 reg Ford Tourneo Custom Trend licensed for max. 8 passengers. This clean and most comfortable vehicle is air-conditioned, has legroom even for taller visitors and large loading space for your luggage

What’s Included

Other: Pickup from the Seven Oaks Car park in Carlow town (let me know if your accommodation is not in the town, I'll arrange pickup at your convenience), Guided tour to the Browneshill Dolmen, Duckettes Grove and Rathgall Hillfort.
I will leave you back at the Seven Oaks Car park

Estimated Local Cash Needed

20 Euro - cash for tea or light refreshments

What’s Extra

  • Personal Expenses
  • Food, Drinks, Snacks

Private tour guide Bianka

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