Hill of Tara

Hill of Tara

Contact Details

Address: Navan, Co. Meath

Telephone No:
12th May - 14th September 2016: (Hill of Tara) +353 46 902 5903
Out of Season contact: (Brú na Bóinne) +353 41 988 0300

Fax No:
12th May - 14th September 2016: (Hill of Tara) +353 46 902 5903
Out of Season contact: (Brú na Bóinne) +353 41 982 3071

Email: hilloftara@opw.ie


Opening Hours

12th May  - 14th September 2016 : Daily 10.00 - 18.00 - Visitor Centre

All Year Round access to the Hill of Tara

Last admission 1 hour before closing.

Average Length of Visit: 1 hour


Admission Fees

D Adult: €4.00
Sen/Group: €3.00
Child/Student: €2.00
Family: €10.00


Public car/coach parking area and toilets close to the site

Restaurant/Tearooms:  Coffee shop close to the site, tel:  +353 46 902 5534
Seating capacity:  60

Grounds - Dogs are welcome but MUST be kept on leads at all times



Though best known as the seat of the High Kings of Ireland, the Hill of Tara has been an important site since the late Stone Age when a passage-tomb was constructed there. Tara was at the height of its power as a political and religious centre in the early centuries after Christ. Attractions include an audio-visual show and guided tours of the site.

Location: 12km south of Navan. Off the N3

Bus Route(s): Contact Bus Eireann, Travel Centre +353 1 836 6111

Guided Tours: Available on request
Maximum number: 50
Duration: 35 - 40 minutes

Leaflet/Guide book: English, Irish.

Seasonal Events: Tara Lecture Series, First four Wednesdays in July
Please check in advance for other events using contact details listed above

Photography / Video allowed: Yes, but permit required for commercial purposes

Additional Information:
Audiovisual presentations: "Tara, A Royal Sanctuary"
Seating: 50
Duration: 20  minutes
Language: English, Irish, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Japanese

As much of the tour is outdoors, visitors are advised to wear weather protective clothing and shoes suitable for walking over uneven terrain
Restricted access for visitors with disabilities

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