Brú na Bóinne Visitor Centre located near the village
of Donore, Co. Meath is the starting point for guided tours of the actual
Newgrange and Knowth monuments.
There are a limited number of guided tours each day, to ensure your place it is
advisable to arrive as close to the opening time as possible. As the day progresses, especially
during the summer months, the waiting time for tours to Newgrange gets longer and
tours may be completely booked out by lunch time.
is open from Easter to the end of October so when
Newgrange tours are booked out there is usually availability on a Knowth tour. There
are more inscribed stones (Megalithic Art) at Knowth than at Newgrange.
There is a replica of the Newgrange passage and chamber at the Visitors Centre
and an audio visual presentation, so even if the tours to the actual Newgrange
monument are booked out, it is well worth a visit to the
Private Day Tours
Private personalised tours by Skoda Superb Sedan or Mercedes Minivan. Day tours are customised with
pick up and return from your accommodation in the Dublin / Meath / Louth area or from
your cruise ship at Dublin Port.
Suggested tour includes: Brú na Bóinne Visitors Centre and Newgrange, Monasterboice, Hill of Tara,
Bective Abbey and Trim Castle..
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Day Tours by coach from Dublin
excellent coach tour to Newgrange and the Hill of Tara.
There are a number of convenient pickup points in Dublin city. The Tour runs daily,
price of 35.00 Euro (Students 30.00 Euro) covers entry to the actual Newgrange monument including the
chamber which is illuminated by the rising sun at the Winter Solstice.
Payments are taken on the day of the tour.
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Newgrange - Brú na Bóinne DVD
takes you on a journey to Ireland's ancient past, to the World Heritage Site of
Brú na Bóinne. This is where the River Boyne meanders into a dramatic bend
and the landscape is dominated by the spectacular 5000 year old passage tombs of
Newgrange, Knowth and Dowth. All Regions DVD, duration 21 minutes, Price 16.00 Euro.
Boyne Valley Private Day Tours
Pick up and return to your accommodation or cruise ship. Suggested day tour:
Newgrange World Heritage site, 10th century High Crosses at Monasterboice,
Hill of Tara the seat of the High Kings of Ireland, Bective Abbey and Trim Castle the largest Norman castle in Ireland