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Preparing for your New Year's Trip to The Boyne Valley

Preparing for your New Year's Trip to The Boyne Valley


Preparing for your New Year's Trip to The Boyne Valley

Travelling to the Boyne Valley this New Year and need tips and Inspiration? Here are our top selections for the new year for you and your loved ones.

Discover the many Greenways, Walks and Trails

Boyne Ramparts Walk 

This walk is for you if you're searching for a lengthy, beautiful tour of the Boyne Valley. The Boyne Navigation flows beside 5,000 years of Meath Heritage, passing by the estate village of Slane, the Battle of the Boyne site at Oldbridge, and the passage graves of Newgrange, Knowth, and Dowth. It is 8 km one way so a 16 km round trip. Give yourself about two hours each way.

Hill of Tara 

Discover this 1.3-km circular track in County Meath close to Tara. The Hill of Tara is the landscape's crowning glory in the Boyne Valley, a location that has been used as a gathering and burial ground for more than 5000 years. It takes an average of 25 minutes to complete. 

Trim Castle River Walk 

This extraordinary location is a visual feast as you stroll along the banks of the majestic Boyne and take in the views of the rich medieval legacy in Trim. Along clearly indicated paths, the stroll lasts around 30 minutes.

Take a Trip to the Races

It’s always a good day out at the races, even in Winter! There are 4 racecourses in Meath which include Navan Racecourse, Fairyhouse Racecourse, Laytown Races and Bellewestown Racecourse which is beautifully situated in a rural setting with magnificent views of the Mountains of Mourne to the north and the Irish sea to the east.  

All Racecourses have a number of events occurring throughout the months of 2023.