Ireland Whiskey Tour - Castle and Whiskey Day Tour
Explore some of Ireland's most historic places including Hill of Tara, Trim Castle, Slane Castle and of course not forgetting the world famous Slane Distillery.
This day commences from 8.30am & takes you to the “Royal County” of Meath and firstly to Trim where you will have the opportunity to photograph Trim Castle, the largest
Anglo-Norman castle in Ireland. It was built by Hugh de Lacy when he was granted the liberty of Meath by King John of England. This castle was used in the movie “Braveheart” starring Mel Gibson.
Travelling onwards to Bective Abbey the ruins of this 1147 Cistercian Abbey is as impressive today as the day it was built.
Departing Bective you will meander your way through the lush farmlands to The Hill of Tara situated in the heart of the Boyne Valley. This site has been associated with the crowning of the High Kings of Ireland many centuries ago, at the summit of the hill is an enclosed Iron Age Royal Enclosure known as the Fort of Kings.
Travel North Easterly to the town of Slane and to the newly established Slane Distillery which is housed within the 250-year-old stables of the iconic Slane Castle estate. The guides will immerse you into the wonderful world of whiskey and its history in Ireland. Visitors will journey through the heritage room, barley room, mash house, brew house before getting a chance to taste the Signature triple casket blend, that is Slane Irish Whiskey.
You will have time to visit the gift shop and to photograph the stunning Slane Castle which has hosted everyone from King George IV to millions of music fans who have come to see super acts such as: Queen, Bon Jovi, Rolling Stones, Madonna, Bruce Springsteen, to name but a few.
16.30pm Depart Slane for Dublin city and your drop off location Nassau Street or selected hotel in the heart of Dublin City.
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