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Excellent tour

We had a lovely day with Derek on the Newgrange Tour. His van was comfortable, and he was an... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
LauraSW
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Eugene OR
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A Great Adventure with Warm and Friendly Guide

I booked a private tour of several sights in the Boyne Valley for myself and family through this... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Joseph H
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At beautiful Meath tours, We provide a professional friendly service. The tours we offer our Clients are Fun informative and Suitable to All Ages and Interests.. So if you are looking for a private tour in Ireland you will not be disappointed if you book with us..
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We had a lovely day with Derek on the Newgrange Tour. His van was comfortable, and he was an excellent driver. His knowledge of the area is extensive, enhanced by his deep family roots in County Meath. His commitment to preservation and historical accuracy is...More

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Derek S, Owner at Beautiful Meath Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hello Laura. Thank you very much for taking the time to review your tour with me around Newgrange and the Boyne valley. It was a pleasure to meet all of you and I am delighted you all enjoyed the places we visited. I hope the...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I booked a private tour of several sights in the Boyne Valley for myself and family through this company and we had a fantastic time. Derek was very responsive and we emailed back and forth several times to tailor an itinerary to fit our needs....More

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Derek S, Owner at Beautiful Meath Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Joe. Thanks a million for taking the time to review your tour with me around the Boyne valley. It was a pleasure to meet all of you and show you some of the beautiful places to visit in the Boyne valley. I am delighted...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our family of five spent an absolutely wonderful day with our tour guide, Derek Smith, as he showed us some of the most beautiful areas in County Meath. I had always wanted to visit Newgrange, which is why I looked into booking a tour with...More

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Derek S, Owner at Beautiful Meath Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello Rebecca. Thanks a million for taking the time to review your tour with me around Newgrange and the Boyne valley. It was a pleasure to meet you and your family and I am delighted you all enjoyed the tour. If you are ever back...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We took a family trip landing in Dublin early last June and hired Derek as our Meath guide for our first day. Derek was very easy to work with and even offered to pick us up at the airport. Our whole family was tired and...More

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Derek S, Owner at Beautiful Meath Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you very much for taking the time to review your tour with me. It was a pleasure to meet all of you and I am delighted you all enjoyed the tour and the places I brought you to. We pride ourselves on customising our...More

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Reviewed 1 March 2018

Working with this agency made our trip outstanding. They helped us customize a tour to Derry and the North, and then out to Newgrange and the Hill of Tara. Our guide, Jimmy Mulrooney, was AMAZING. He's a walking encyclopedia of Irish history, poetry, music and...More

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Derek S, Owner at Beautiful Meath Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 March 2018

Thank you very much for taking the time to review your tour with us. We are delighted you all enjoyed the tour with Jimmy. We are delighted you where able to walk in your Ancestors footsteps in Derry and you also enjoyed your Neolithic tour...More

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Reviewed 2 January 2018

My wife and I spent 3 days with Derek during the week between Christmas and New Years. In the months leading up to the trip, he was quick to respond to email, and full of suggestions on spots to see. He helped us create an...More

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Derek S, Owner at Beautiful Meath Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 January 2018

Thank you Dave and Graham. I reall appreciate you taking to review you tours with beautiful Meath tours and the places we visited. I am delighted you both enjoyed the Beautiful places we visited. If you are ever back give me a shout and I...More

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Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

We had a wonderful day being comfortably driven around within the Meath area to many impressive sights rich in Irish history. Derek is a fantastic guide sharing great knowledge and history relating to the sights visited. Strongly recommend this tour.More

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Derek S, Owner at Beautiful Meath Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 January 2018

Thanks you very much for taking the time to review your tour with me around The Boyne valley. I am delighted you and your family enjoyed all the places we visited on the day of the tour. I hope the rest of your time in...More

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Reviewed 20 December 2017

Derek's comfortable minivan is the perfect size for a group of 6 or less to tour in. He gave us a wonderful day trip from Dublin to the Boyne Vally, Newgrange, Monasterboice, Trim Castle and more. Derek is very knowledgeable and personable. Highly recommend his...More

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Derek S, Owner at Beautiful Meath Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 24 December 2017

Thanks a million for taking the time to review your tour with me. I am delighted you all enjoyed the tour with me and the sites we visited. If you are ever back give us a shout and I would delighted to show you other...More

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Reviewed 16 November 2017

The two of us spent two days with Derek; the first day included Glendalough, Powerscourt, and places in between and the second day included Newgrange, Trim Castle, and much more. We really got a sense of Ireland from Derek, both as to overall history and...More

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Derek S, Owner at Beautiful Meath Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 18 November 2017

Hello Ruthann. Thank you very much for taking the time to review your tours with me. I am delighted you both enjoyed the tours to The Boyne valley and The Wicklow mountains. If you are ever back do not hesitate to contact me and I...More

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Reviewed 30 October 2017

I got let down by another company who recommended Derek as an alternative. That was very lucky for us as Derek gave us a memorable day trip to Tara, Newgrange and Trim. Derek is not only very reliable but also a lot of fun. He's...More

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Derek S, Owner at Beautiful Meath Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 31 October 2017

Thank you Tony. I really appreciate you taking the time to review your tour with me. It was a pleasure to meet you and your family and Show you some of the wonderful places to visit in the magical Boyne valley. I am delighted this...More

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KaJabo
24 January 2018|
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Response from Derek S | Property representative |
the visitor centre opens at 9am in the summer months. The First two tours of the day are public tours. after that Newgrange has started to offer on line ticketing. you can book up to 3 months in Advance. just a word of... More
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Michael C
11 March 2017|
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Hello Michael. I use a Mercedes MPV that holds up to 7 people comfortably. I also have a Volkswagen Caravelle that holds up to 8 passengers. both have Leather interior and Air Conditioning. If there is anything else... More
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