Trim Castle – Slane Castle & Distillery – The Boyne Valley

Enjoy a private tour of the Boyne Valley and it many Historic Sites.

On this tour, you’ll get to visit & discover the wonderful Boyne Valley, the birthplace of Ireland’s Ancient East and home to some of the world’s most mythical landscapes. The rich valley is home to a range of heritage sites and monuments.

There is so much to see and explore in this region from Castles to Monasteries and Ancient Burial Tombs c. 3500BC. I’ve selected a few sites for us to visit.

Trim Castle, c. 1176 the largest Anglo-Norman castle in Ireland, The castle is noted for the part it played in the filming of the Mel Gibson-directed film Braveheart.

Bective is a Cistercian Abbey, c. 1157 Picturesquely located overlooking the River Boyne.

Slane Castle & Distillery, has been the site of large rock concerts since 1981. also on the grounds is Slane Whiskey Distillery & visitor center.

Old Mellifont c. 1152 is a Cistercian Abbey.

Monasterboise a monastic settlement was founded in the late 5th century The 5. 5-meter Muiredach’s High crosses.

ITINERARY

Been a private tour we can make changes as we travel, as there are so many other sites in the Boyne Valley that you may prefer to visit.

Depart Dublin at the arranged time, arriving at Trim Castle approximately one hour later.

Onwards to Bective Abbey which is a 15-minute drive, and from here to Slane Castle & Distillery which is another 30 minutes drive.

We will then visit Melifont Abbey & Monasterboise High Crosses which are within a short distance.

Lunch can be arranged at either Slane or Monasterboise depending on progress and clients preferences.

Returning to Dublin to your arranged drop off location.

MEETING POINT + TOUR DURATION

Meeting Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Cruise Ship Port, Airport, Hotel, Address or Intersection

End Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Cruise Ship Port, Airport, Hotel, Address or Intersection, Monument/Building

Duration: 8 hours

TRANSPORTATION

Mercedes V-Class
Full Leather & Air Conditioning

WHAT’S INCLUDED

  • Guiding Services
  • Private Transportation

Other: My guiding services & all transport cost fuel, tolls, etc.

ESTIMATED LOCAL CASH NEEDED

25 Eur – Lunch & Admission to Trim Castle & Melifont Abbey.

WHAT’S EXTRA

  • Personal Expenses
  • Souvenirs
  • Food, Drinks, Snacks

Other: Admission to Trim Castle & Mellifont Abbey.

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