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Glendalough,Wicklow and Kilkenny Day Tour from Dublin including Sheepdog Trails

Glendalough,Wicklow and Kilkenny Day Tour from Dublin including Sheepdog Trails
Departs From: County Dublin,
Ireland

Local Information: Co. Dublin

About Glendalough,Wicklow and Kilkenny Day Tour from Dublin including Sheepdog Trails

  • Glendalough,Wicklow and Kilkenny Day Tour from Dublin including Sheepdog Trails

Tour Code: 7572P11

Duration: 9 hours

Spend a day exploring history and culture in the Emerald Isle. You will experience the fantastic little city of Kilkenny, you can explore at your leisure the castles, abbeys, and city streets that have stood for hundreds of years.Visit the Wicklow Mountains and the majestic Glendalough. Experience a real shepherd and his sheepdog at work , herding a flock of sheep at Glendalough.

Itinerary
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Pass By: Temple Bar, Dublin 2 Ireland

Briefly go past Temple Bar

Stop At: Kilkenny Castle Park, Castle Rd, Dukesmeadows, Kilkenny, Ireland

In Kilkenny, you can visit the Norman Kilkenny Castle that dates back to the 1100's. After exploring the gardens, you can watch a short film about the castle for free or spend the extra few euros to take a guided tour of the castle.

Alternately, you could pay to visit the Rothe House, a magnificent example of a wealthy silk merchant’s home built in 159.

Or you can just enjoy a walk on the cobbled streets of Kilkenny. Or visit the Black Abbey, the cathedral and much more. Kilkenny also has a proud food heritage and you will have the opportunity to enjoy lunch while in the city.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Wicklow Mountains National Park, Glendalough Village Ireland

Glendalough is a secluded and wonderful spot just south of Dublin. Truly one of the most beautiful sights you will see on a day tour from Dublin, Glendalough promises to impress with magnificent scenery and much more. Explore the lakes, monastic ruined city, waterfalls, and other attractions the area has to offer.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Glendalough Monastic Settlement, Visitor Centre Ireland

Here you will have time to explore the ruined monastic city that dates back to the 10th century. You will also find magnificent lakes, waterfalls, and babbling brooks — everything you could want from one of Ireland’s most beautiful locations.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Glendalough Woollen Mills, Derrybawn, Rathdrum, Co. Wicklow, Laragh A67 A268 Ireland

Sheepdog herding is a tactic used by Shepherds to help them herd sheep and it is also a competitive dog sport. This tactic includes a Border Collie giving the sheep “The Eye” which is a direct stare used to intimidate the sheep while herding. A sheepdog is an integral part of farming culture and we want our passengers to experience this on our tour. Passengers will be able to see just how much a sheepdog can help its master and help them cut the work time in half with their help. The sheepdog possess qualities like loyalty and being hard working which makes a sheepdog the perfect farm companion.

Duration: 45 minutes

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