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Rural Pub Tours

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Experience true Irish pub culture, visit the pubs the locals visit. Take in some of Ireland's most picturesque scenery as we make our way from pub to pub. Rural Pub Tours have put together exciting tours which takes you out of the City and straight...more
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10/11 Castle Street | City Hall building end of Castle street, Dublin D02 K062, Ireland
+353 1 495 8111
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Reviewed 4 days ago

As a tourist, you step into a pub, have a pint and then move on. Inside Dublin that is easy. Then Shane takes you on a tour to experience the real pub life, as it was meant to be. Our first stop was a rural...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank WZeiler
Reviewed 5 days ago

Hands down this was one of the highlights of our Ireland trip. Shane is absolutely WONDERFUL. He not only showed us a great time on the pub tour, but gave us friendly tips on our upcoming travels, and even followed up afterwards with more information....More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Lindsey122012
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Loved my trip into the mountains. It was an unexpectedly small tour group but that didn’t ruin the fun. Shane made some great drinks suggestions and we even managed to see some traditional dance in one of the pubs. A recommendation if you want to...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank adelecarvil
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Echo all of the other 5 Star reviews. Shane, our guide, made this an incredible and fun adventure into the Dublin countryside. We took the day tour which visits 3 rural pubs (Merry Ploughboy, Johnnie Fox's and The Blue Light)...friendly people, great food and drink....More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Douglas M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I went on this tour after seeing it on Trip Advisor. This tour has been the highlight of our trip and we were with an amazing family who welcomed us as part of their group. Shane, our tour guide, had wonderful energy...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 46jillv
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was THE highlight of our two week trip to Ireland and it is so much more than drinking. Shane facilitates an amazing learning experience through the rural community outside of Dublin. You will not regret your decision to participate, the intimacy of the rural...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank The_Hailes
Reviewed November 9, 2018 via mobile

Thank you for a great experience Shane👍🏻 I will definitely recommend this tour to all my friends😃

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Sven M
Reviewed November 8, 2018

You have to take this pub tour. It is not about the drinking, it is all about the people in the pubs. We have been many times thru the years. Every time is better than the time before. Shane is the best host. His knowledge...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Carole56
Reviewed November 4, 2018 via mobile

We did the rural pub tour on the Sunday and it was excellent. The mini bus driver was great, the experience was a brilliant laugh. I would advise everyone to go to this as it’s brilliant.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank D3583EKchrisr
Reviewed October 21, 2018

What an absolutely fantastic 9 hours! From the moment we got on the minibus we knew it would be a trip to remember. Shane was an awesome host, making everyone feel welcome and included with his wicked Irish humour and wit. He took us on...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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May 24, 2018|
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Response from tricia62123 | Reviewed this property |
It's the Wicklow Mountain tour which starts at 2pm. on the ruraltours ie website. Can't post the link because Tripadvisor won't allow it!
May 24, 2018|
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Response from ruraltours | Property representative |
Hello Darvette You can sign up via our website Rural Pub Tours
May 11, 2018|
Response from ruraltours | Property representative |
Hi khabliston Yes advance booking is essential as its a small group tour max 16 people. Bookings can be made via The Rural Pub Tours website