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The Dublin & Wicklow Mountain Pub Tour provided by Rural Pub Tours

The Dublin & Wicklow Mountain Pub Tour

The Dublin & Wicklow Mountain Pub Tour
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Tour snapshot
Duration:
9h
Taking Covid-19 safety measures
Group size:
16
Near public transportation
Ticket type:
Mobile
Free cancellation
About
Know before you go
  • Duration: 9h
  • Mobile tickets accepted
  • Instant confirmation
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Available languages
English
What to expect
Know before you go
  • Duration: 9h
  • Mobile tickets accepted
  • Instant confirmation
Available languages
English
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
What to expect
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Call the number below and use the product code: 47695P3
Important information
Inclusions
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • 6 Rural Traditional Pub visits
  • Fully Guided Tour
  • convenient Dublin City centre Pick up & drop off location
Exclusions
  • Dinner
  • Alcoholic Beverages
Duration
9h
Departure details
  • Cork Hill, Dublin, Ireland Please wait by The City Hall Building at the Bottom of Castle Street, which is just off Lord Edward Street.
Additional information
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • 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 16 travellers
Inclusions
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • 6 Rural Traditional Pub visits
  • Fully Guided Tour
  • convenient Dublin City centre Pick up & drop off location
Exclusions
  • Dinner
  • Alcoholic Beverages
Departure details
  • Cork Hill, Dublin, Ireland Please wait by The City Hall Building at the Bottom of Castle Street, which is just off Lord Edward Street.
Duration
9h
Return details
  • Returns to original departure point
Additional information
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • 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 16 travellers
Travel safe during COVID-19
What you can expect during your visit
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
What you can expect during your visit
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised
  • Gear/equipment sanitised between use
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    Cork Hill
    Cork Hill, 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
    See details
  • 2
    The Blue Light Pub
    Stop: 60 minutes
    See details
  • 3
    Johnnie Fox's
    Stop: 60 minutes
    See details
  • 4
    Roundwood
    Stop: 45 minutes
    See details
    Pass by
    Wicklow Mountains National Park
  • 5
    Glenmalure Lodge
    Stop: 90 minutes
    See details
  • 6
    Rathdrum
    Stop: 60 minutes
    See details
  • 7
    The Harbour Bar
    Stop: 90 minutes
    See details
  • You'll return to the starting point
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Navigate175847
1 contribution
Six of us did the tour with Shane and it was absolutely fantastic.
I would strongly recommend it to anyone who is interested in experiencing the pub scene outside the city.
Shane was a great guide. Very informative and also very funny.
The scenery and the pubs were great.
The locals we met in the pubs were all extremely friendly.
Thanks again Shane from your NY friends.
Written 16 June 2022
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RPTIRL
Dear Navigate175847 Thank you for taking the time to review our business & its great to hear you had a great time. Thanks again Rural Pub Tours Team
Written 20 July 2022
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Corey
12 contributions
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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Addie H
Norwich, UK7 contributions
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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RPTIRL
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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Eman
7 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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RPTIRL
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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David B
1 contribution
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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Will O
1 contribution
Shane is the best tour guide we've ever met - welcoming, knowledgeable, and treated us like family. He takes care of everyone and facilitates the craic amongst the group to the point you will leave with 10+ new friends. We took this tour with friends visiting us and now plan to do it many more times in the future - it was that fun! Can't wait until next time!
Written 26 May 2022
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RPTIRL
Hi WODonoho We really appreciate your detailed review & it's a delight to know you loved our tour. We look forward to welcoming you back again. Many thanks Rural Pub Tours Team
Written 31 May 2022
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Fiona A
Netanya, Israel105 contributions
This was our 6th & 7th pub tour (serial offenders) and we would never miss the opportunity to do it again. Shane is a one-off / unique person a wonderful host / guide with plenty of craic, knowledge about the offerings in each pub, always makes everybody feel at ease and is full of life. You always meet different people - both locals in the wonderful country pubs you visit and those on the tour with you from all over the world and from all walks of life with a shared interest and its always interesting.
If you only book one tour during your trip to Dublin - make sure it's this one.
Written 3 June 2022
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RPTIRL
Hi fionaa551 It was an absolute pleasure to have you back with us once again. The last couple of years have been difficult for everyone & great to see you on the move again and it was great to welcome you back to Ireland and as always on tour with us. Safe travels & looking forward to seeing you again. Many Many thanks Rural Pub Tours Team
Written 5 June 2022
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Balazs P
La Ceiba, Honduras3 contributions
Hands down the best tour I've ever been on. The guide Shane was incredible. We are still quoting his lines and songs from the day. We visited 6 unique pubs over 9 hours- meeting extremely friendly locals in beautiful locations. If I had more time in Dublin, I would have done the tour again. If you like to have a drink and enjoy fun, then you must do this tour in Dublin.
Written 10 June 2022
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RPTIRL
Thanks Balazs P for reviewing our tour. Great to hear you liked the Rural locations, the beer & the music throughout the day. Thanks a mill Rural Pub Tours Team
Written 18 June 2022
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SarahTrav3ls
Roanoke, VA11 contributions
This was definitely a highlight of my trip! The small group was perfect, and we all became friends. Shane was a great host, very personable, and kept us entertained with Irish songs and interesting facts. The pubs were very interesting, dinner was delicious, and everyone was friendly and helpful. Shane gave us recommendations for drinks based on what was unique to the area and available at each pub. And we drove through some great scenery. I would do this tour again!
Written 12 August 2022
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Ben T
Norwich, UK2 contributions
We had an amazing time on this tour and would thoroughly recommend it. Shane is a wonderful guide who shares his knowledge, wit and kindness throughout the tour. The pubs visited all have a unique offering with great food and drink. We enjoyed meeting not only others on the tour but the ever-friendly locals from each pub visited. Piper Amber IPA was my favourite beer tried! All in all a very fun way of seeing beyond Dublin if you're visiting like we did for a few days :)
Written 27 March 2022
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RPTIRL
Hi benfm92 Thank you for your review & its great to hear thoroughly enjoyed our tour & that you liked the different beer selections available throughout the day. Thanks again for choosing our tour on your recent visit to Dublin & we look forward to seeing you again sometime in the future. Many thanks Rural Pub Tours Team
Written 29 March 2022
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Ed S
Ed S
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Awesome
Shane was a great tour guy. He made this tour so much fun. Great pubs, friendly people, great experience. I would d
MahanFamily
MahanFamily
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So Much Fun!
Shane is an amazing tour guide and a wealth of knowledge on all things beer-related. We did the afternoon rural mo
michaelaA8890ZH
michaelaA8890ZH
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Must do!
Highlight of of our trip to Ireland! Such an amazing day, great pubs, scenic drives and lots of entertainment. Shan
pmurray55
pmurray55
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Great time!
This was a fantastic time as Shane was our guide. He was quite funny and informative telling a little bit of the hi
BOVCAT
BOVCAT
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Ride along, drink along and sing along!
I couldn’t imagine a better way to see the area outside of Dublin and immerse yourself into the local culture even
robertpU8646DK
robertpU8646DK
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Excellent Experience!!!
This was a high point of our trip to Dublin. Shane was an amazing guide! He was very knowledgeable, impressively so
R5406BPmichaelo
R5406BPmichaelo
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Best Rural Pub Tour Ever!
Shane, our driver & guide was awesome. He provided history, suggestions of what to sample, kept the entire group e
corinam494
corinam494
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A beautiful afternoon
The music played in the pubs was truly nice and it created a very authentic vibe, together with the people and the
jillians866
jillians866
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Authentic Tour of Irish Pubs (best part of our trip)
My partner and I spent a week in Ireland, and this was one of our 2 top memories of this beautiful country. (the ot
cassief1994
cassief1994
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Top Activity in Dublin!
One of our favorite activities during our time in Dublin! Shane was so welcoming, fun, and informative. We had an
Y3738MSsamr
Y3738MSsamr
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Fantastic!
Amazing experience tour guide has a lot of really good information, very personable, and makes sure that everyone i
amelian543
amelian543
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AMAZING!!
Went on a past tour with Shane as the tour guide, had an absolute blast!! Shane made sure everyone had a safe and f
Carter-Cappon
Carter-Cappon
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Rural Pub Tour Experience
Our tour guide Shane was amazing, one of the most entertaining and enthusiastic person I’ve met, he made the trip a
samuelvU1586GJ
samuelvU1586GJ
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Fantastic!
Shane absolutely killed it! Great experience loads of fun whilst keeping us safe. Absolutely recommend and would do
763kennedyb
763kennedyb
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AMAZING!
If you are looking for something really cool to do- this is it (for drinkers and non drinkers)! Shane was absolutel
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