Royal Historical Tours is a private tour company. We have a passion and love for Irish History and its beautiful scenery and we want to share this with you to make your visit to Ireland a memorable and special experience. We will pick you up at your Dublin or Meath hotel reception for your own private tour for your party only allowing you to make special personal memories for you and your family and friends. Set off to explore the sights of Ireland with our qualified tour guides. Book a day tour with Royal Historical Tours or alternatively contact us for a customized itinerary created especially for you.
If you enjoy whiskey, our unique Meath Distillery Tour commences with a visit to impressive Slane Castle for a guided tour to discover the heritage and history to the home of concerts to international rock royalty. Receive a guided Distillery tour through Slanes authentic working distillery located in the Slane Castle Stables which are 250 years old. Discover the entire whiskey making process and their expertise in raising barrels and coopering along the way. Enjoy your Irish Coffee following your personal Irish Coffee Masterclass taught by Slanes resident mixologist. The tour culminates in a tasting of Slanes signature triple casked Slane Irish Whiskey. Following this wonderful visit to Slane Distillery visit Slane Hill where St Patrick lit the Pascal Fire 433 AD and the truly impressive Trim Castle 1173 along with a visit to Monasterboice which is home to the tallest and most detailed High Cross in Ireland dating from the 10th century.
Our Meath Historic Tour has been designed to show you the highlights of the scenic Boyne Valley. Visit Newgrange a World UNESCO Megalithic Passage Tomb built about 3200BC, Monasterboice founded in the 5th century which is home to the tallest and most detailed High Cross in Ireland dating from the 10th century, Mellifont Abbey founded in 1142, Learn how the Battle of the Boyne altered Ireland forever from 1690, St Columbas Church in Kells where the Great Book of Kells was completed, Trim Castle, Europe’s largest Norman Castle 1173 and the ancient Neolithic site and home to the High Kings of Ireland known as The Hill of Tara which parts of are as old as Newgrange.
Tour Dublin’s vibrant Dublin City with our qualified tour guide from Dublin itself. This tour is completed both as part of a walking tour and an overview of Dublin in our luxury seven-seater vehicle. Experience the Georgian Experience by including a visit to the Henrietta street museum, toss a coin and make a lucky Irish wish in the Garden of Remembrance fountain, a memorial dedicated to those who gave their lives for Irish Freedom. See the world’s oldest maternity hospital The Rotunda Hospital, still in use today founded in 1757. Take a walk down Dublin’s most famous street O’Connell street named after The Great Emancipator, Daniel O’Connell. On this walk you will see the historic GPO, the most famous building in Irish History from the 20th century. Following your walking tour of Dublin City Centre experience an overview of Dublin as we drive through the main sights throughout Dublin City Centre.
Should you want a break from the hustle and bustle of busy Dublin city choose the picturesque tour of County Wicklow, travel from your hotel in Dublin to Wicklow town founded by the Vikings AD 795. Take a tour through Wicklow Gaol founded in 1702 where many members of the 1798 Rebellion meet their end. Enjoy the serenity of Powerscourt Waterfall which is Ireland largest waterfall and at a height of 398ft located at the foothills of the Wicklow mountains. Witness the sugarloaf mountain in the distance while at Powerscourt House completed in 1741. Experience a 6th century monastic settlement founded by St Kevin and all it has to offer in the beautiful scenic Glendalough also known as the Valley of Two Lakes. Royal Historical Tours is dedicated to ensuring you have a wonderful time on our day tours and we want to show you the best of what Ireland has to offer and ensure that you have a wonderful time whilst visiting Ireland. This is a selection of tours which we have to offer but we can customize a tour throughout Ireland also if you so wish. We will collect you at your hotel reception and return you at the end of the day direct to the door of your hotel. As it is your party only on your tour it allows you to have a very personal experience. Contact us to ensure you have an amazing experience whilst in Ireland.
I was visiting Ireland and booked a tour with Royal Historical Tours. After phoning Ian I decided to book a two day package of Meath and Dublin and it did not disappoint. Aisling worked with me to co-ordinate dates and arrange pick ups and made...More
Ian took us on a fabulous historical tour so informative and educational. Would highly recommend royal historical tours.
I had family visiting me from China so I wanted to show them Ireland off the beaten track and wanted to spend quality time with them and not be on a large bus tour. I contacted royal historical tours and when I contacted aisling to...More