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Take a walk
through history

Discover all that Ireland’s oldest university has to offer with our guided walking tours.
New tour for Pride month

The Pride of Trinity Trails

Take an immersive walking tour through Trinity’s historic campus, while learning about the university’s involvement in LGBTQ+ history.

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Trinity Trails

Take a guided tour through the grounds of Trinity College Dublin and discover the hidden gems that make Ireland’s oldest university such a special place.

Make the most out of your day in Dublin with a Book of Kells Experience & Trinity Trails bundle. This combined ticket includes a guided campus tour followed by access to the Book of Kells and Old Library, Gaia & new immersive digital experience.

Tickets

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Pre-Booking Advised

Book of Kells Experience & Trinity Trails

From €33.50 | 120 mins
A 45 min English language guided tour of Trinity campus followed by entry to the Book of Kells and Old Library, Gaia & new immersive digital experience.
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Trinity Trails

From €16 • 45 mins
A 45 minute English language guided tour of Trinity campus (*Does not include entry to the Book of Kells Experience).
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Self-Guided
Trinity Trails

From €5
Self-guided tour of Trinity campus via the Visit Trinity App. (*Does not include entry to the Book of Kells Experience)
Funding The Future

Proceeds from your visit are invested back into Trinity College Dublin.

Every visit counts. Revenue from your visit is invested back into Trinity College Dublin to support the academic mission of the University and fund development projects and conservation programmes.

Meet our Tour Guides

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Grace

Tour guide on front of a door in Trinity College Dublin

Lily

Tour guide on Trinity campus

Joe

Jack

Sinead

Devin

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Alice

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Ethan

James

Tour guide standing in Trinity's Front Square with a lawn behind them.

Katie

Hazel

Tour Guide in Trinity College

James

Luca

Tess

Paul

Tour guide in Trinity's Front Square

Eoin

Tour guide- harry

Harry

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Anne

Testimonials

We loved hearing about Trinity from a real life student. The Museum building was the highlight!

Joan

Columbus, Ohio

Our guide was super informative and really passionate about the topics in the tour.

Nicole

Munich

The tour was fascinating from start to finish. Loved our guide!

Chris

New York

FAQs

Answers to your questions

Online booking is recommended, since this is a timed experience there is no guarantee that a slot will be available on your arrival to Trinity campus.

All standard tours are provided in English. Visitors can currently book private guided tours in German language. Contact us on Trinitytrails@tcd.ie for more information.

Visitors with tickets for the Book of Kells Experience & Trinity Trails Campus tour and the Trinity Trails Campus Tour will start in Front Square at the Bell Tower.

Trinity Trails is an outdoor walking tour for 45 mins.

Tickets cannot be exchanged or refunded, except at the absolute discretion of the Visit Trinity team. For further details contact trinitytrails@tcd.ie

The tours follow accessible walkways across Trinity campus. Please be advised that from time to time, there may be an area that is not entirely suitable, in which case there will simply be a slight delay on route. If you have any questions regarding your visit please contact our team on trinitytrails@tcd.ie

We offer a complimentary ticket for carers who accompany a visitor with a disability. To obtain a carer ticket, first book your ticket and then email Trinitytrails@tcd.ie quoting your booking reference number and we will add the complimentary ticket to your booking.

Visitors with a Parking Permit for People with Disabilities (blue badge) can avail this facility, enter via Lincoln Gate and ask where best to park nearest your business meeting/activity on Campus. The Trinity maps has a list of all disabled parking bays on campus at the following link: https://www.tcd.ie/Maps/map.php

Yes, the tours are suitable for families. Please advise, children must be supervised at all times.

For bookings of 20 or more please email us directly at trinitytrails@tcd.ie. We can also arrange bespoke tours for smaller groups.

The standard Trinity Trails tour can facilitate up to 25.

The Book of Kells Experience & The Trinity Trails Campus tours are not included in the Go City Pass.

Guided tours of Trinity campus can only be conducted by Trinity Trails (Trinity’s official tour guides) and by authorised staff of the University. For more information email: trinitytrails@tcd.ie

Yes, the nearest accessible toilets for visitors are located:

Monday – Friday: The Arts Block (beside the Perch Café)

Saturday – Sunday: The Berkeley Library (inside the front door on the left)

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