historical sites of the Boyne Valley

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historical sites of the Boyne Valley

Discover the rich tapestry of history in Slane with its captivating National Heritage Sites. Immerse yourself in the splendour of the Slane Castle, a majestic 18th-century fortress set on an expansive estate.

Delve into the ancient mysteries of the Hill of Slane, where St. Patrick lit his paschal fire, a pivotal moment in Ireland’s Christian heritage.

Marvel at the prehistoric wonders of Newgrange, a world-famous Neolithic tomb older than Stonehenge and the Pyramids of Giza.

Each site offers a unique window into Ireland’s diverse past, making Slane a must-visit destination for history enthusiasts and curious travellers alike.

Step into the past and explore the rich tapestry of history that Slane and the Boyne Valley have to offer. From ancient passage tombs to historic castles, immerse yourself in the stories and landscapes that have shaped Ireland. Here’s a guide to the must-visit national heritage sites near Slane:

Francis Ledwidge Museum

Slane Castle

Knowth & Dowth Tombs

Battle of the Boyne

Monasterboice High Crosses

Old Mellifont Abbey

Hill of Slane

Ardmulchan Church

Donaghmore Round Tower

Hill of Tara



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