Boyne Valley Tours

Hill of TaraPrivate Day Tours of the Boyne Valley in Ireland’s Ancient East. Places to visit include the 5000 year old tombs at Newgrange and Knowth, the Hill of Slane, Monasterboice round tower and celtic crosses, Old Mellifont Abbey, the Hill of Tara, Bective Abbey, Trim Castle, Loughcrew, Fourknocks, Kells, holy wells and much more.

Since your tour is private and personalised, you will be picked up from your accommodation or cruise ship in the Dublin / Meath / Louth area. Private transport in a Skoda Superb Sedan for up to three passengers or Mercedes Minivan for up to seven passengers. More ...

Cruise Ship Shore Excursion

Private Shore Excursion to Newgrange and the Boyne Valley direct from Dublin Port Cruise Ship Terminal. Private transport in a Skoda Superb Sedan for up to three passengers or Mercedes Minivan for up to seven passengers.  More ...
Cruise Ship Shore Excursions

Coach Tours from Dublin

Join Mary Gibbons for a Coach Tour to Newgrange and the Hill of Tara with a number of convenient pickup points in Dublin city. Tour runs daily, price of 35.00 Euro (Students 30.00 Euro) covers access to the actual Newgrange monument.  More ...

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When I say this is the best tour I've been on, I mean it and I've been on safaris, Harley excursions, and been on trips around the world. If you go to Ireland you have to try and get Michael to show you around if he is available! You will definitely have the best tourist guide in Ireland" - Tom, Texas, USA. More ...

Michael made our day in the Boyne Valley extra special. It was just like if you knew someone personally who was knowledgeable and lived in the area and they offered to spend the day showing you the sights. Michael was easy to talk to and there were never any awkward silences. I felt like we knew Michael as an old friend.  More ...

We had just one day to see the sights in Boyne Valley and chose Boyne Valley Tours. Although we had a few must-sees on our list we were open to suggestions and Michael had wonderful recommendations based on our interests. Michae was extremely knowledgeable about the entire area and took us to see sites we never would have known about or been able to find otherwise. All in all, it is a perfect way to see the Boyne Valley and customize your tour however you want to. I highly recommend Boyne Valley Tours!  Top Contributor, Arizona, USA.  More ...

Meath Heritage Trail

Meath Heritage Sites

1.  Tara
2.  Bective
3.  Trim Castle
4.  Hill of Ward
5.  Kells
6.  Loughcrew
7.  Navan
8.  Slane
9.  Newgrange, Knowth & Dowth)
10. Battle of the Boyne
Day Tours from Dublin

Hill of Tara

The Hill of Tara in the Boyne Valley is ceremonial site associated with kingship rituals. From the time of the first Gaelic influence until the Norman invasion in the 12th Century, the Hill of Tara was Ireland's political and spiritual capital. The King of Tara represented a very old ideal of sacred kingship in Ireland, imbued with mythical aura. Many Kings of Tara were also High Kings of Ireland.   More ...


Fourknocks is a passage tomb on a smaller scale to Newgrange, however it is a much more intimate site. There is no visitors centre and seldom anyone else around to disturb the peaceful atmosphere. Spend as long as you want inside the chamber, studying the wonderful megalithic art or in quite meditation.  More ...


Guided tour of the 5000 year old Cairns dotted on the hills around Loughcrew. See the stone age symbols carved on the backstone of Cairn T which is illuminated by the rising sun at the equinoxes (March and September).  More ...

Day Tours from Dublin

Private Day Tours out of Dublin to the Boyne Valley, home of the Newgrange World Heritage site, Glendalough and the beautiful scenery of Wicklow, the Irish National Stud and the Japanese Gardens in Kildare.  More ...

Early 20th Century Visitors

John L. Stoddard published an account of his visit to Newgrange and the Hill of Tara in 1901  More ...

A Boyne Valley Tour as described by Burton E. Stevenson in his book 'The Charm of Ireland', published in 1914.  More ...

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