Where can you see iron-age monuments and tombs that predate the Egyptian pyramids? Where you can sail to a different country in less than 15 minutes? Where you can captain a boat used in the tv show Game of Thrones and where you can fill your belly with an abundance of locally produced food and drink? The answer is The Boyne Valley in Ireland’s Ancient East.
On a trip to the Boyne Valley you’ll uncover stories of high kings and Vikings, explore castles and tombs and discover the history and heritage and lore and legends of Ireland’s Ancient East. The area is also known for its buzzing food scene and what’s produced here.
You can explore the region by foot or by ferry (from Dublin, Dun Laoghaire and Belfast), by bike or by boat but everything is in close proximity to each other meaning you’ll have plenty of time to enjoy the sights and really make the most of your much-deserved getaway.
So come on, what are you waiting for? it’s time to make a break for it and explore more of our magnificent country.
Read the full article by Melania May here.