An Ideal Location to Explore
The Royal County of Meath
Balreask Bar, Restaurant & Guest Accommodation is situated in an excellent location for exploring the surrounding historical sites
Bective Abbey was founded in 1147, though much of the remaining ruins date from the 15th century. Bective Abbey was Ireland's second Cistercian abbey and one of the country's most important monastic settlements.
The Hill of Tara was the seat of the High Kings of Ireland and the most sacred site in ancient Ireland. Stunning views of the surrounding landscape
Built by Hugh de Lacy in 1173 this is the largest Anglo-Norman castle in Ireland. In medieval times, the castle stood as a powerful symbol of Norman strength. In modern times, the castle remains a strong focal point in Trim and has been used in the film Braveheart
A well-preserved tower is to be found among the ruins of a Franciscan Monastery, dating from 1512, itself built on site of a monastery founded by St. Erc, a follower of St. Patrick.
A world UNESCO World Heritage site and one of the largest and most important prehistoric megalithic sites in Europe. The passage tombs of Brú na Bóinne are 5000 years old.
The Battle of the Boyne, fought on 1 July 1690, is one of the most significant events in Irish history, part of a wider struggle for power across 17th century Europe.
Variety of sporting and family activities including golf, horse racing, Navan's adventure centre and the famous Tayto Park.
At the base of the Historic Hill of Tara, Royal Tara Golf Club is one of Ireland’s most enjoyable and conveniently located golfing retreats.
Ireland’s only Theme Park & Zoo. With over 100 attractions including the Cú Chulainn, Europe’s largest wooden rollercoaster, there’s something for everyone to enjoy
This walk from Navan to Stackallen Bridge is 8km each way. Along this stretch there are interpretive panels to help the walker enjoy the beauty of the Boyne Valley
Sports Adventure Park including mini golf, foot golf, golf driving range, pedal go-karting, inflatable area and many more. Family, Birthday and Team Building Packages also available.
The River Boyne gives anglers of all disciplines fantastic fishing opportunities. The quality of the fishing is further enhanced by the beautiful scenery.
For more information see Discover Boyne Valley 2020 Holiday Guide & Map (p38)
For a real sense of war visit the Irish Military War Museum, Ireland’s largest private military collective housed in a 5,000 square feet ‘hands on’ museum. The museum also has a family friendly park with petting farm, playground and assault course.
Home to 18 meetings on a superb National Hunt track where you can enjoy fine dining and entertainment after racing
Bellewstown Racecourse at Crockafotha, Co. Meath. The course is a one mile and one furlong left handed course and features both flat and hurdle racing.
Fairyhouse racecourse, in Ratoath, Co. Meath, home to the Irish Grand National.
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