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What is a Free Tour?

Led by experienced, qualified and local freelance guides, this is an amazing way to experience and bring to life the history, culture, and life of real Dublin. Experience Dublin through the eyes of a local expert who has crafted their own tour, unique to them.

The tour takes around 2.5 hours, covering the most important sites in the city.
Guides working with Unearthed believe in providing the highest quality tours, leaving you with lasting memories and memorable stories of your time here. They have a passion not only for Dublin, but for sharing a unique experience with guests. 
We work alongside some of Ireland's most experienced and highly rated guides to provide a Free Tour of Dublin on a tips-only basis. Your guide is not paid by the city or any business to deliver these quality tours. 


Your guide will happily accept any tips/donations based on the quality of their work. 

Does the tour run in bad weather?

Tours will run in all weather! If the weather becomes too dangerous we will email all guests in advance if tours are effected. If it's raining all tours will run, it is Ireland after all! 

Do I need to book in advance?

Due to Covid19 restrictions, we currently have a limit of 14 guests per tour. You must book your tour in advance online. To avoid disappointment, please make sure you have your place reserved.


Is the tour wheelchair accessible?
Yes, Dublin is a relatively accessible city for wheelchair users. Our Free Tour, Dark Dublin and The Women Of Ireland Tour are all wheelchair accessible. We would not recommend our Howth Tour due to the natural rough terrain.


Are children accepted on tours?

Children of all ages are welcome on our tours however, due to the content of the Dark Dublin Tour, we would recommend an age of 15 years or older. 


Where do the tours Start?

Below is a list of the Start Points for each of our Tours:
The Free Tour & Women of Ireland Tour - Wolfe Tone Sculpture, St. Stephens Green.
Dark Dublin - Bernardo Square, Dame Street
Howth Tour - Connolly Station next to AMT Coffee Shop


Where do the tours end?       

All of our walking tours in Dublin finish within the city centre.

The Free Tour & Women Of Ireland Tour both finish at Dublin Castle (Right in the middle of the City Centre). The Dark Dublin Tour finishes at Smithfield Square.
Your guide will be happy to give directions at the end of each tour. 


How long is the tour? 

The Free tour last arounds 2.5 hours, the guide may take a break in the middle of the tour depending on Covid19 restrictions.
Our Howth Tour lasts around 6 hours. (We’ll have you back in town in time for a late lunch around 4pm)

Is transport included in tours? 

The majority of our tours are based in the city centre, therefore no transport is needed. The Howth tour includes a 30 minute train ride, tickets are included in the price.

Covid19 Policy / Restrictions?

Due to Covid19 restrictions we have a limit of 14 guests per tour. As such, booking in advance is essential.
All of our activities take place outdoors allowing ample space for social distancing however we would encourage guests to bring a facemask. 

Do you accept Groups?

Unearthed Tours cannot accept groups of 8 or more on the Free Tour. Please contact us to book a private tour for groups. We can tailor tours to your specific group and interests. 


Can I book a private tour?


All of our tours can be tailored to you and your group. For more information please email

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