Mel Gibson’s Braveheart tells the story of Scotland’s great hero William Wallace, a rebel who raised a homegrown army to challenge the cruel English ruler Edward the Longshanks, who wishes to inherit the crown of Scotland for himself.The movie was a tour de force at the box office, going on to win five Oscars (including the award for Best Picture), and remains one of the most beloved historical films of all time.
Enjoy the the Braveheart Drive is centred in the scenic Wicklow Mountains starting in ironically Hollywood and going pastBallyknockan, and through the West Wicklow Mountains past the peat bogs of the Sally Gap and Kippure Estate, which was used extensively for Braveheart.
We then head to County Meath to visit Ireland’s largest Anglo-Norman castle, Trim Castle, and Bective Abbey, two more filming locations.
Explore the best of the Boyne Valley in one adventurous full-day tour
See attractions such as Trim Castle, Bective Abbey, and a boat ride on the Boyne Canal
Your guide brings the Boyne Valley’s history to life
Hassle-free round-trip travel from your Dublin accommodation
Fully insured professional guide / host
Hotel pickup and drop-off in the Dublin/Louth/Westmeath areas.
Transport by private vehicle
Food and drinks
To be arranged; your hotel or B&B in Dublin, Louth Meath or Westmeath
Confirmation will be received at time of booking
At time of booking, Cruise ship passengers must provide the following information at time of booking: ship name, docking time, disembarkation time and re-boarding time
Not recommended for pregnant women or anyone with a heart condition
A moderate amount of walking is involved
Minimum age is 18 years
What to Bring
Ireland is green as it rains a lot!! So we need rain gear - and comfortable shoes for the hillsides.