Dowth Winter Solstice Sunset - 21st December 2015

The Winter Solstice Sunrise is aligned with the passage and chamber at Newgrange and the Sunset is aligned with the passage and chamber at Dowth. After the disappointment of a wet morning at Newgrange, it was wonderful to have good sunshine for the sunset alignment at Dowth.

Entering the chamber at Dowth Megalithic Passage Tomb
Entering the chamber at Dowth Megalithic Passage Tomb - 21st December 2015

Setting sun at Dowth
Setting sun at Dowth - 21st December 2015

Setting sun entering the passage at Dowth
Setting sun entering the passage at Dowth - 21st December 2015

Sunbeam in the chamber at Dowth
Sunbeam in the chamber at Dowth - 21st December 2015

Meath Megalithic Sites - Private Hire Day Tour

Step into a realm of ancient wonders and mystical landscapes with our exclusive private day tour to Dowth and the Megalithic Passage Tombs of the Boyne Valley. Immerse yourself in the rich history and unparalleled beauty of these iconic sites as you embark on a journey through time. This personalized experience promises a day filled with awe-inspiring sights, intriguing stories, and memories to last a lifetime.

Dowth is a hidden gem nestled in the heart of the Boyne Valley. Often overshadowed by its more famous counterparts, Dowth boasts an enchanting atmosphere and a history that predates even the renowned Newgrange.

The Boyne Valley is home to some of the world's most significant Megalithic Passage Tombs, and our private tour ensures an intimate encounter with these marvels. Visit the majestic Newgrange, a UNESCO World Heritage site older than Stonehenge and the Egyptian pyramids. Marvel at the architectural ingenuity of Knowth, with its impressive array of megalithic art and intriguing satellite tombs. Feel the spiritual energy that permeates Dowth, connecting you to a sacred past.

Our private day tour is curated to cater to your interests and preferences. Whether you're a history enthusiast, a nature lover, or simply seeking a unique adventure, our experienced guides will tailor the itinerary to ensure an unforgettable experience. Bask in the personalized attention as you delve into the mysteries of Dowth and the Boyne Valley's ancient wonders.

Our knowledgeable guides are passionate about the history and folklore of the Boyne Valley. With in-depth expertise, they bring the past to life, weaving captivating narratives that transport you back in time. Learn about the rituals, beliefs, and traditions of the ancient people who left their mark on these extraordinary sites. Access to Newgrange and Knowth is exclusively facilitated by the official onsite guides. To explore these sites, you have to participate in a group tour.

Relax and enjoy the scenic beauty of the Boyne Valley as you travel in comfort and style. Our private day tour includes luxurious transportation, allowing you to focus on the experience without the hassle of logistics.