The excitement is building here in the Boyne Valley in anticipation of the second annual Púca Halloween Festival. The festival will be even more special this year as it’s the first major family event happening since restrictions started easing this year. You can expect an excellent line up this year with guided tours of the Hill of Ward from Dr Ciara Ní Crábhagáin in Athboy, the murder hole tours of Trim Castle by Cynthia Simonet, Awaken the Spirits light show at Trim Castle, Jerry Fish and the Electric Side show Cabaret, the Spirit of Púca inhabiting Slane Castle and the Hub town of Drogheda plays hosts to numerous music and comedy acts.
The Boyne Valley is the perfect destination for Halloween this year. Enjoy the festivities of the Spirits of Meath festival as well as the Púca Festival. We have put together some perfect accommodation options that will suit families, couples, and groups of friends.
Perfectly situated in the village of Slane and within walking distance of the festivities at Slane Castle. The Orchard Holiday Village are new self-catering town houses. As well as the spirit of Puca illuminations at Slane Castle you can enjoy an evening of Slane Irish Whiskey, storytelling and folklore at Slane Distillery as well as the Halloween Spookfest at Rock Farm. Availability is limited over midterm so call them now directly to book your self-catering Halloween break.
The Conyngham Arms Hotel
A beautifully restored 18th Century coaching inn, the Conyngham Arms Hotel in Slane village offers luxurious accommodation for the Púca Festival. This Hotel is also within walking distance of all the festivities in Slane Castle, Slane Distillery and Rock Farm. Availability is limited so book now.
The Swallows nest at Rock Farm is a unique 2-man strawbale cabin built out of barley straw from the farm, local clay and lime plaster finished in natural clay paints with a sedum roof. This bright and inviting cabin sleeps 2 people and has cosy furnishings including a large double bed with uninterrupted views across farmland and woods beyond. The perfect getaway this Halloween and within walking distance of all the activities in Slane for the Púca Festival. Availability is limited so book now.
Tom Blake House, Kells
Located in the heritage town of Kells, experience the luxurious and historic Tom Blake House. This listed building has been lovingly restored back to a glorious homestead. This is the perfect home away from home that you need this Halloween in the Boyne Valley. Contact them today to book on firstname.lastname@example.org
A warm welcome awaits you from Peggy O’Reilly at Teach Cuailgne just outside Kells. This B&B is within walking distance to the local pubs in Carlanstown and only 3km’s from the heritage town of Kell’s. You can call now to book on (0) 87 6481080
The Hideaway at Fox Hollow is a luxury self-catering farmhouse with welcome hamper and stoves lit on arrival. This is your perfect Halloween getaway situated between Kells and Athboy, close to the Púca action in Trim and Athboy. The farmhouse sleeps 8 in total and can be booked now for a full week, midweek, or weekend.
Decoy Country Cottages
Relax, unwind, and recharge in these beautiful converted stable mews located in the heart of The Boyne Valley just outside Navan. Ideally situated for visiting Drogheda, Trim, Slane, and Kells. The cottages are surrounded by beautiful parkland countryside and are an ideal choice for families, couples, or groups of friends. Contact them now to book your Púca accommodation on (0) 46 902 6960.
Enjoy Halloween and the Púca festival at Caravogue House with their amazing family package. Enjoy 2 nights bed and breakfast for 2 adults and 3 children, spooky room décor, hot chocolate on arrival, full Irish breakfast with homemade pancakes for the children for only €310 in total. This beautiful B&B is a short walk from all the Halloween festivities in Trim this year.
The Old Rectory Bed and Breakfast
The Old Rectory is an important historical building and one of the finest Georgian structures surviving in Trim. Through their Georgian doorway lies a spacious B&B, located in the centre of Trim within walking distance to all the Halloween and Púca activities this year. The Old Rectory has family room availability this Midterm and can be booked by calling 086 233 9229.
Tigh Cathain Bed and Breakfast
Spacious en-suite bedrooms and secure parking facilities make Tigh Cathain Bed and Breakfast the ideal place to relax and enjoy the wonderful heritage town of Trim and its environs. Tigh Cathain has family room availability this Midterm and can be booked by calling (0) 46 9431996.
Discover the award winning and family operated 4* Kiltale Holiday Homes in the heart of the Boyne Valley. Excellently located just 25 minutes from Dublin, these holiday homes offer guests a unique farm and heritage experience just 5 minutes from the beautiful heritage town of Trim. Perfect for the Midterm break. During Halloween there are 4 cottages currently available. The Oak which sleeps up to 8 people, a 1 bed, a 2 bed and a 3 bed cottage. Call them now to book on 086-1221589.
Steeple View Apartment
Steeple View is a luxury three-bedroom holiday home located one minute walk from Trim town centre. The property has three bedrooms en-suite, shower room and the space to comfortably sleep four to five guests. They still have availability for the Púca festival so you can book now by calling 0)469436679
Slane Farm Hostel and Cottages prides itself on an atmosphere of simple comfort and easy-going familiarity. Next door to Slane Castle the Hostel and Cottages are an ideal base for exploring the many wonders of the Boyne Valley. Slane farm hostel have 2 cottages available this midterm for certain dates. Contact them today on (0) 41/9884985.
The Yellow House Bed and Breakfast
Situated just outside Navan, the Yellow House Bed and Breakfast would be a perfect base to explore all the Hub towns for the Púca Festival this year. Their Home cooking is a speciality and they have free off road parking and wifi for guests. They have limited availability for Halloween this year so call them now on (0) 46 907 3338.
Make the most of the Púca Festival this year and spend a night or five in the Boyne Valley. All of our accommodation providers are excited to welcome you to the area and recommend lots of different events happening in the heart of Irelands Ancient East and the Home of Halloween.
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