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Dublin & Wicklow Mountain Pub Tour (small group Pub Crawl Max 15)
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Dublin & Wicklow Mountain Pub Tour (small group Pub Crawl Max 15)

By Rural Pub Tours
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Ages 18-120, max of 15 per group
Duration: 9h
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Live guide: English
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  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • 6 Rural Traditional Pub visits
  • Fully Guided Tour
  • convenient Dublin City centre Pick up & drop off location
What's not included
  • Dinner
  • Alcoholic Beverages


Start:
  • Cork Hill, Cork Hl, Dublin, Ireland
    Please wait by The City Hall Building at the Bottom of Castle Street, which is just off Lord Edward Street.
End:This activity ends back at the meeting point.

    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Near public transportation
    If you have questions about accessibility, we’d be happy to help. Just call the number below and reference the product code: 47695P3

    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Most travellers can participate
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travellers

    • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

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    • You'll start at
      Cork Hill
      Cork Hl, Dublin, Ireland
      Please wait by The City Hall Building at the Bottom of Castle Street, which is just off Lord Edward Street.
      See address & details
    • 1
      Dublin Mountains
      Stop: 2 hours
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    • 2
      The Blue Light Pub
      Stop: 60 minutes
      See details
    • 3
      Johnnie Fox's
      Stop: 60 minutes
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    • 4
      Roundwood
      Stop: 45 minutes
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      Pass by
      Wicklow Mountains National Park
    • 5
      Glenmalure Lodge
      Stop: 90 minutes
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    • 6
      Rathdrum
      Stop: 60 minutes
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    • 7
      The Harbour Bar
      Stop: 90 minutes
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    • You'll return to the starting point
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    • Rural Pub Tours
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      Joined in April 2009
    • sumcar
      0 contributions
      Book this tour!
      This is a MUST! I have been on this tour more than once and will do it on all future visits. It is a great opportunity to visit pubs that are out of the city, chat with locals and hear some incredible music. Shane is a fabulous driver and excellent host. He makes sure that all participants are having a fantastic time and is full of drink recommendations and knowledge!
      Written 24 February 2024
    • JConderino
      0 contributions
      Unique Tour, A Must Do!!
      Just completed our second pub tour, 7 years apart. If possible I would say this may have been even more brilliant than the first, but we loved it both times! Highly recommend this tour! Shane is an excellent tour guide with knowledge about local history, libations and music, he will not disappoint! There is no other tour like this one! You get picked up near Dublin Castle and whisked up into the mountains. Shane helps you, if you’re so inclined, to decide on a local libation or enjoy a personal favorite. His recommendations were spot on! Be it cider, beer or liquor, there’s a chance you won’t be able to experience these libations anywhere else on your Ireland trip. Not only would we recommend this tour to first timers, we plan on taking it every time we return to Dublin!
      Written 20 February 2024
    • hernanp442
      0 contributions
      Great tour!! Sláinte
      This is the fifth time we do this tour with Shane. He is the best! You visit great pubs in the wicklow mountains where you not only enjoy great beers and views, but also meet great people and get to experience what Ireland is all about. 100% recommend!
      Written 7 January 2024
    • timothybP991LT
      0 contributions
      Amazing fun and informative pub tour with a big hearted tour guide.
      Its one year ago that we took this amazing fun and informative pub tour. Our guide Shane was a pure genius on how to interact with paying tourists. I am sure he could fill a bigger 50 seat buss but he decided a max number of persons on the tour was best for everyone. Shane was a personal friendly and warm hearted guide who will always attract repeat customers.
      Written 6 January 2024
    • MegtheScott
      0 contributions
      Fun time with great planning
      The trip was so well planned and timed; there was plenty of time at each place and the coordinator planned everything so well that the timing was a well oiled machine. Great information given about the areas we passed and pubs we visited and it was all really entertaining. Loved all the pubs and the pub recommended for food had an amazing seafood stew and all pubs had the coziest vibe with great live music and really interesting history. Would absolutely recommend this tour and would definitely do this again!
      Written 27 December 2023
    • Relax57512921473
      0 contributions
      A great day out!
      Absolutely amazing. Shane was a great tour guide and got enough time in each pub to get the vibe and have a drink. As someone from Dublin, I'd never been to most of the pubs and they felt very different to any ive been to in Dublin or other irish cities.
      Written 15 December 2023
    • tylerrO3711UX
      0 contributions
      Highly recommend!
      A highlight of our Ireland trip! Shane was just the best. He shared history, stories and good music on our trip and to top it off he is just a stand up guy. It was a wonderful way to get a little way out of the city and see pubs we may not have gotten to other wise. We would 100% do this again. Tyler and jenna
      Written 4 December 2023
    • I7560LKsaraha
      0 contributions
      Hangover Worth It!
      Shane was a brilliant guide, got the group getting on like old friends after just one pub! We recommend you don't have anything planned for the next day!
      Written 23 November 2023
    • AnuschkaV8
      0 contributions
      One of the best nights out ever !!
      Absolutely 10/10 experience. From the moment we met Shane, our guide and our fellow travellers, we knew instantly we'd be in for a night to remember. We met great people, learnt so much, and laughed till our bellys hurt. What a fantastic last night in Dublin.!!
      Written 18 November 2023
    • benniebt
      0 contributions
      Brilliant!
      Absolutely amazing! A must do if you’re in Dublin and enjoy exploring local pubs and culture! Shane was brilliant and made us all feel comfortable and included (had some cracking humour too!). We will be doing this again when we’re back next!
      Written 18 November 2023
    • toonfan0
      0 contributions
      Fantastic few hours!
      This trip was the highlight of our stay in Dublin. Shane our guide was fantastic with lots of banter and laughter. The pubs we visited were really welcoming and the food and drinks fab. Shane was really knowledgeable about the beers and ciders and we tried most of them! Shane made the trip extra special and we would go back in a heartbeat! Hope the Icelandic folk enjoy the rest of their trip! 😃
      Written 16 November 2023
    • D'Andre C
      0 contributions
      Incredible way to spend an afternoon tasting beers and enjoying pub culture
      This is the 2nd time I’ve done the tour and look forward to doing it again! Shames an incredibly knowledgeable guide and will make sure that you have the best 5 hours during the tour. He can give you great recommendations for the 3 pubs on the tour as well as any activities that you may be interested in the rest of your trip. 🍻🇮🇪🍀
      Written 14 November 2023
    • kelleys960
      0 contributions
      Pub tour to take!
      The pub tour is amazing. We saw the countryside, learned a little history, drank a few pints, and were welcomed by the locals. Shane kept us on track and quickly learned our names which wasn't easy with our group of ten! Take the tour!! You won't regret it!
      Written 31 October 2023
    • JillMc2013
      0 contributions
      If you get a chance, absolutely do this!!!
      Very possibly the highlight of our entire three week trip! From the on-time pick up at a convenient location, to a fun, exciting beautiful route to several different pubs outside of Dublin, we were over joyed with the experience! Shane? / Shawn?, (Sorry, I can’t remember lol) was exceptional! Fun, funny knowledgeable! The food and drinks along the way we’re perfect. Five stars out of five for sure. Just do this!
      Written 10 October 2023
    • jeanmq
      0 contributions
      A Really Fun Night!
      We loved this tour. Glad to get a last minute cancellation for me and two friends. Great people on the tour and small group so you got to talk. Shane, the guide, was a true Irish storyteller with tons of information about the pubs, beer, whiskey etc... Next time, we will do the six pub afternoon tour!
      Written 2 October 2023
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    Addie H
    Norwich, UK7 contributions
    Mar 2022 • Couples
    I write this review as I am waiting for the train to get back home from a brilliant holiday and a yearning to return to Dublin. This tour was definitely a highlight! What a fantastic tour! Shane is a born entertainer and will keep you entertained with songs, stories and knowledge of all the local brewers, pubs and people! You aren't just paying for transport with this trip, you're also paying for Shane's comedic value and Irish charm.

    We went as 2 couples and we all had an unforgettable experience (of the bits we can remember!!). The locals are also so friendly and welcoming which also makes the experience that extra bit special. Shane also has a very approachable knack of herding us all along to the next pub and friendly reminders to use the toilet before we go! Very well organised.

    Expect drinks, music, singing and lots of fun to be had!
    Written 13 March 2022
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    Hi 91addieh Its an absolute pleasure to read your detailed & very complementary review. Thank you More importantly its a delight to know you enoyed the experience. We look forward to seeing you & your friends again in the future. Many thanks Rural Pub Tours Team
    Written 22 March 2022
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    Corey
    12 contributions
    Jun 2022
    This was one of the activities we were looking forward to during our trip to Ireland, and it definitely did not disappoint. The scenic route taken at the beginning was a great way to see the Wicklow Mountains, and towns littered throughout. Shane, our driver, was very knowledgeable of Irish history, culture, etc, and was quite entertaining during our 9 hour trip. He was quite amusing, personable, and just felt like a friend you've had for years.

    The pubs we visited were all unique in their own way, it was a great mix of quiet out of the way pubs, to bigger pubs with live music. A great way to see a part of Ireland that you probably wouldn't otherwise.

    Shane was also quite helpful when I stupidly left my jacket at the last pub of the night, and followed up with the pub to next day to make sure it was there and to hold it for me to grab. Quite the relief.

    I would recommend this for everyone, even if you aren't much of a drinker. This is not a "party bus", it's a great bit of fun for a small group of people for a day. You won't regret it.
    Written 22 June 2022
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    Carl A
    5 contributions
    Aug 2022 • Friends
    My wife and I go on pub crawls in almost every city we travel to and this pub crawl very well could be the best pub crawl in the world. It’s everything you envision when you think of a pub crawl in Ireland - quaint local pubs, friendly people, delicious beers and ciders, green landscapes and absolute gem of a tour guide in Shane. Would recommend this to anyone visiting Dublin!
    Written 17 August 2022
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    Rachel R
    Long Valley, NJ1 contribution
    We were Shane’s 2nd group of the year and we had an absolute BLAST. Shane is such a joyous, funny, and positive light and you will not be disappointed if you go. There were people from all different backgrounds on this tour, and by the end of the night we were all signing together with the traditional Irish music band at the pub, even one in our group members led the band in songs and the band was loving it (well the entire pub loved it)… and we all sang and danced in the van on our way home. We ended up spending the weekend with a few of the couples we met, and made life long friends. Totally worth it, just so much fun!

    And by the way, this is coming from someone who already lived in Ireland for a year back in 2015-2016. So it doesn’t matter if you’ve visited before, this will be fun. :) thanks Shane for such a memorable time!! Slainte!
    Written 24 March 2023
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    Keith Z
    5 contributions
    Shane makes this an incredibly rewarding experience. The drive into the beautiful countryside is enhanced by his knowledge, wit, and love of his country. He is a well-known presence in the pubs we visited and it makes all feel welcomed. We did this on our last night in Ireland and we left for a love of this place and the people. Thank you Shane!
    Written 28 April 2023
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    Eman
    13 contributions
    My husband and I had the absolute best time on this tour, Shane was hilarious and so informative. We had fun in Dublin, but going outside of the city to visit local pubs and learn all about their beer was so cool. At every stop we were made to feel so welcome, and Shane always had great recommendations. We made friends along the way and went out for drinks afterwards with our entire tour group. 10/10 would recommend!
    Written 9 June 2022
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    Hi Wander16772691224 So nice to read that you had a wonderful time on our tour, you made new friends & that everyone continued to socialise together after the tour. Really appreciate you ta3the time to review us. Many thanks Rural Pub Tours Team
    Written 18 June 2022
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    D G
    1 contribution
    Aug 2023 • Couples
    We had a wonderful time on this tour of rural pubs South of Dublin, Ireland. We were well taken care of by our guide, Shane. His in-depth knowledge of the pubs and the area (ask him which pub pours the best pint of Guinness), his humor and his professionalism made this a great experience.

    We met the van in the center of Dublin, and were quickly on our way to the first of six pubs. Each pub had its own character, and the local people were friendly. Shane introduces each pub, including their history and any local brews that are available. The last pub had a great group of musicians and they encouraged us to sing along for the last song before we got back in the van.

    This was the highlight of our visit to Dublin and I would not hesitate to book again.
    Written 13 August 2023
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    Thank you very much for choosing our tour & for the detailed review. We are very grateful for your custom & we look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Many thanks Rural Pub Tours Team
    Written 23 August 2023
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    David B
    1 contribution
    Mar 2022
    Truly an unforgettable part of my first trip to Dublin. Shane is as knowledgeable as he is witty, and he had us fully engaged and excited for the entire duration of the trip. We learned, laughed, and drank as we took in some incredible views from pub interiors to the rolling green landscapes of the countryside. Couldn't have had a better experience, and can't think of a better tour guide I've ever had than Shane. Do not miss out on this experience if you're traveling to the area - I promise you'll regret it if you do. Thanks again, Shane!
    Written 8 March 2022
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    Sean S
    3 contributions
    Jun 2023 • Couples
    This tour was recommended to us by a friend. We met some really great people, sang along to Irish drinking songs, and Shane, our tour guide, has an infectious enthusiasm for Irelands pubs. Shane has incredible energy and truly loves bringing his guests to the pubs and sharing their history. Highly recommend this tour to anyone that loves pub culture.
    Written 9 June 2023
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    Brooke C
    7 contributions
    Apr 2023
    What an amazing experience! Shane has created a truly remarkable product and his passion for helping others enjoy their travels, is the cherry on top. This small group tour was the highlight of our time in Dublin. This is not a giant group tour where you are herded like sheep—the group and van are small and friendly. And not only does this adventure take you out of the city and into the gorgeous mountains, but Shane provides historical and comical commentary about Ireland, it's people , their old pubs and their wonderful beers and spirits along the way. He also introduces you to Irish music and brings you to a delightful dinner spot. Highly recommend!
    Written 18 May 2023
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