Father’s Day Activities in the Boyne Valley | Discover Boyne Valley Meath, Ireland

Father’s Day Activities in the Boyne Valley

Date: 05/06/2024

Its that time of year again when we celebrate the most important man in our lives- our Dad! Father’s Day falls on the 16th of June this year. It’s a fantastic excuse to get all the family together and let him know how much he is loved. This year, why not consider a trip to the Boyne Valley in Meath and South County Louth to let him know just how much he is appreciated. We have lots of accommodation options for you to choose from here. Here are some great Father’s Day activities to help you plan your trip.

Father’s Day Lunch

father day lunch

There are so many places to choose from for a special Father’s Day Lunch in the Boyne Valley. Whether you are thinking of a sit-down meal, Carvery lunch or a casual lunch on the go- we have it all here in the Boyne Valley. Have a look at a full list of restaurants and café’s to choose from here. Pre booking is recommended to ensure you get a table.

Watch the Baseball!

ashbourne Baseball

Enjoy a day out at the Ball Park this Father’s Day in Ashbourne. Watch the Foreign Devils Baseball vs Irish Baseball Academy at Ashbourne International Baseball Club. Find out more here.

Trim Haymaking Festival

haymaking festival

The perfect day out for Daddy’s of all ages. Trim Haymaking festival is happening on Father’s Day, and you can enjoy activities for all interests and ages, everything from music, crafts, demonstrations and displays for all the family to see on the day. Find out more here.

Play a round of Golf

Headfort Arms Golf

Take advantage of the ten Golf Courses that we have around the region this Father’s Day. Book in a tee time for him and his golfing buddies or spend the day out on the course with him. Find out more information on all the courses in Meath and South County Louth here.

Boyne Boats

boyne boats

Get on the water and enjoy a relaxing day learning all about the history of the Boyne as well as some Game of Thrones stories from Ross. Boyne Boats offer a range of different boat tours at Boyne Boats, with the Historic Boyne Canal Experience and Ancient Boyne River Experience. Find out more here.

Boyne Valley Activities

Boyne Valley Activies

Get on the Boyne with Boyne Valley Activities this Father’s Day. With 12km of river for you to explore, kayaking on the Boyne is the perfect day out. You can take easy guided trips with the team, immerse yourself in a rarely seen landscape on slow tranquil journeys. You can even take a self-guided journey with pick up points along the way. Find out more here.

Take a guided tour

Tour Guide

If you think your Dad would rather sit back and take a guided tour for the day, then check out a list of tour guides available to you in the Boyne Valley. They can tailor make a tour for you or choose from their most popular ones. Find out more here.

Feel good Bike Hire

Feel good bikes 3

Get the wind in your hair this Father’s Day and plan a cycle on the Boyne Valley to Lakelands Greenway. Pick up a bike from Feel Good bikes at Park Beo Greenway services and enjoy a great day out! Don’t forget to refuel with a delicious coffee, or lunch from Doughty’s while you’re there! Find out more here.

Take a trip to a Boyne Valley Distillery

Fore Distillery


Visit one of the many distilleries in the Boyne Valley this Father’s Day where he can appreciate the many locally produced spirits. Visit Slane Distillery, Listoke Distillery, or Fore Distillery for a great day out! Find out more here.

Go Fishing Ireland

Go Fishing

Take a fishing trip on the beautiful lakes and rivers of Ireland’s Boyne Valley region with Chris from Go Fishing Ireland this Father’s Day. Go Fishing Ireland arranges guided boat fishing trips on lakes and rivers as well as angling and fly-casting lessons. Suitable for all levels of experience. Find out more here.

Rambling Rover Campervans

Rambling Rover

Make a weekend of it and rent a camper from Rambling Rover Campervans. These state-of-the-art Campervans can fit 4-6 people comfortably and they can even help plan your weekend. They are pet friendly too. Find out more here.

The Hot Box Sauna

Hot Box Sauna

What could be better than a sauna and hot tub session at the Hot Box Sauna this Father’s Day! Enjoy a 55-minute sauna and hot tub sessions where guests switch between the sauna or hot tub and the river Boyne for hot and cold therapy which leaves them feeling brand new! Find out more here.

Spa Day

Spa Day - Headfort

They probably won’t realise that they need a spa day until they experience one! The Boyne Valley is home to some great spas with a variety of treatments on offer. Find a full list on our website here.

The Zone Activity Centre

The Zone

Enjoy a great day out on Father’s Day where all the family can get involved at The Zone Activity Centre in Navan. Get competitive on the Karting Track, enjoy a game of bowling, laser combat and so much more! Find out more here.

White River Karting

White River Karting

Let him get his thrills at White River Karting outside Collon this Father’s Day. WhiteRiver Karting provides all the equipment you need to go racing, from karts to helmets, suits, gloves etc. Find out more here.

Father’s Day Walks

ramparts walking

Take some time to reconnect with Dad and enjoy one of our beautiful walking trails in the Boyne Valley. From riverside strolls to hill walking the highest point in Meath- there is something for everyone. Have a look at over 30 walks to choose from on our website here.

The Boyne Valley in County Meath and Louth offers a diverse range of activities that cater to all interests, making it an ideal destination for a memorable Father’s Day celebration. Whether your dad is a history buff, an outdoor enthusiast, or simply in need of some relaxation, the Boyne Valley has something to offer. Celebrate this special day by creating unforgettable memories in one of Ireland’s most beautiful and historically rich regions. We can’t wait to welcome you.

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