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Beautifulmeath

42 Troytown Heights, Navan, Ireland
00353 866055537
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Ranked #2 of 14 attractions in Navan
Type: Tours
Owner description: Meath tours provide a professional service. We provide tours of heritage sites in the beautiful county of Meath which is the heritage capital of... more » Owner description: Meath tours provide a professional service. We provide tours of heritage sites in the beautiful county of Meath which is the heritage capital of Ireland.The tours we do are private guided tours. We visit sites such as New Grange, The Hill of Tara, Trim Castle and many more. « less
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Concord, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2013

Derek Smith provided six of us with a wonderful tour of the Boyne Valley in early November. So knowledgeable and accommodating, we would recommend Derek to anyone visiting this area. We thoroughly enjoyed ourselves and learned so much from a guide who truly loves what he does and where he is from! Great stories!!! And the luncheon stop at the... More

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Key West
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2013

We hired Derek for two different trips in July 2013 and we were totally amazed. His knowledge of the Boyne Valley comes from his incredible love and respect for his ancestral home. His tour goes beyond anything I ever expected and became a personal journey through Derek's life experiences in this beautiful part of the world. We laughed and marveled... More

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Naperville, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2013

1. It is astonishing to me that the megalithic ruin at Newgrange (and Knowth) are not more strongly promoted as a reason to visit Ireland. Newgrange was absolutely the the best thing we did in Ireland and we LOVED everything else we did. Thanks to Derek Smith of BeautifulMeath for introducing us to this world-class experience. 2. Our party of... More

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Goodyear, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2013 via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed they day we spent with Derek touring the Boyne Valley. He picked us up bright and early from our hotel in Dublin and had us to Newgrange in time to beat the crowds. The entire day was perfectly timed, without us ever feeling rushed. In addition to Newgrange we visited Monasterboice, The Hill of Slane, The Hill... More

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Mexico City, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2013

Our tour to the Boyne Valley with Derek Smith was totally enjoyable. If you could spend a little more in a private tour, it is the best choice. Derek is probably the most knowledgeable guide in this region and we enjoyed every part of it. Besides, he is a honest and kind person that would do anything to make the... More

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Baltimore, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2013

Although I had been to Ireland many times, neither my girlfriend nor I had ever toured the Boyne Valley. After reading a number of positive recommendations for Derek, we booked him for a tour of Newgrange, Monasterboice, Trim Castle and more. Derek was the consummate professional: punctual, courteous and -- most of all - incredibly knowledgeable about the Boyne Valley,... More

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Rochester, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2013

Just to the north of Dublin, are a series of sites that people should see to gain an appreciation for the history of ancient Ireland. Taking a tour led by Derek is a great way to see these sites. Every place we visited - Newgrange, Monasterboice, The Hill of Tara, Mellifont Abbey and Trim Castle - were all greatly interesting... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2013

This was the best experience of my trip and I highly recommend taking a drive with Derek. I booked a trip with Derek a few weeks before heading to Dublin over St. Patrick's Day. Derek responded quickly to all my emails and answered all my questions. He was dependable, extremely knowledgeable, friendly, open, and kind. He shared stories and memories... More

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Boston, Ma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2012

Derek Smith was a wonderful tour guide and driver. He was like a walking encyclopedia answering all my husbands questions. Often the history lesson was topped off with a personal story. We were part of a larger tour group but opted to leave our group and book a day with Derek for one of our days. Riding through the countryside... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2012

The private day tour of Beautiful Meath with Derek Smith was one of the highlights of our August trip to Dublin. We are a family of four with two children, ages 19 and 17. Booking with Derek was quick and easy a few weeks before we arrived and he picked us up promptly at our hotel in a comfortable minivan.... More

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