Visit Slane

Slane Walking Map

Event Description

The heritage village of Slane invites residents and visitors alike to explore its rich history and picturesque landscape with the launch of a beautifully illustrated walking map. Illustrated by talented local artist Hannah Blake, the map showcases the village’s iconic landmarks and scenic walking routes, offering an immersive experience for all who visit.

Designed to capture the essence of Slane, the walking map sponsored by Tankardstown House features historical sites, and charming architecture, that make this village a hidden treasure in County Meath. From the majestic Slane Castle to the tranquil banks of the River Boyne, things to do and places to stay, each illustration invites exploration and discovery, providing a unique perspective on the village’s cultural heritage.

“We are thrilled to unveil this stunning walking map, a collaboration between Slane Tourism and the talented artist Hannah Blake,” said Tadhg Carolan, Chair of Slane Tourism. “It not only serves as a practical guide for exploring our village but also celebrates the beauty and character of Slane practically and appealingly”

Each of the historical landmarks and buildings were hand painted by Hannah separately using watercolour and formatted to create this useful map.

Residents and visitors can pick up copies of the illustrated walking map at the Hub, located in the heart of Slane. Whether embarking on a leisurely stroll or delving into the village’s history, the map offers something for everyone, from seasoned adventurers to families looking for a day out.

Getting to Slane Village is convenient and straightforward. Less than an hour from the airport it also has regular bus services operating from Dublin, Navan, Trim, Carrickmacross or Drogheda.  Buses offer a hassle-free way to reach Slane, allowing you to sit back, relax, and enjoy the scenic journey. Plus, once you arrive in Slane, the village’s compact size makes it easy to explore on foot, enjoy some local shopping, visit the Slane Whiskey Distillery or have a bite to eat. 

Extend your Slane experience by spending the night and engaging in the local pub music and dining scene. Take your time to relax, enjoy delicious meals, and listen to live music in the village’s welcoming pubs. Staying overnight allows you to fully embrace the atmosphere and genuine hospitality that Slane offers, ensuring a memorable and relaxing visit.

Slane has a diverse range of accommodation options to suit every preference. From glamping stays amidst nature’s beauty to the castle’s grandeur, the village hotel, guest houses, farm hostel stays, self-catering and traditional bed and breakfasts, there’s something for everyone. Whether you’re seeking adventure, luxury, or a relaxing retreat, Slane accommodation provides the perfect setting for an unforgettable stay in this charming village.

For more information on accommodation options and everything else Slane has to offer, visit the official Visit Slane website at Explore the village’s attractions, plan your stay, and discover the best ways to make the most of your visit.

For more information or to obtain a copy of the illustrated walking map, please visit The Hub or contact Slane Tourism Phone:  00353 41 9824000, Email:, Web:

Event info