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Our top ten reasons to visit Navan this Autumn

The County town of Meath and a great base to explore the Boyne Valley, Navan has got something for everyone. A bustling night life for those of us wanting to soak up the food and drinks scene, great family friendly activities and plenty of heritage and walks for those of us wanting a slower pace of adventure. Here are our top ten reasons to visit Navan this Autumn.

Our top ten reasons to visit Drogheda!

Drogheda is known as the gateway to the Boyne Valley region and Irelands largest town. Rich in heritage yet young at heart, Drogheda has a village feel and a wealth of unique attractions within walking distance of each other. Drogheda derives its name from the Irish Droichead Átha meaning ‘Bridge of the Ford’. This is the perfect destination for your weekend break or a longer mid-week stay. Here are our top ten reasons to visit Drogheda!

Discover the Boyne Valley Eco Tourism Trail

We are all becoming more conscious of the effect our carbon footprint will have on generations to come. Here in the Boyne Valley, we have been practicing sustainable tourism for many years to keep our heritage sites intact and to preserve our landscape for future visitors. A 90 sq km designated Special Area of Conservation, the River Boyne is surrounded by rich woodland habitats and is home to a wide variety of protected wildlife species such as the Red Squirrel, Atlantic Salmon, and River Lamprey.

August Events in the Boyne Valley

The months are flying by and before we know it the evenings will be getting darker again. This August will see the return of lots of summer events across the Boyne Valley and there is something for everyone. From race meetings to farmers markets, film festivals and so much more. Have a look at all the events happening in August in the Boyne Valley below.

Rock Farm Slane Farmers Markets

Our to ten reasons to visit Slane this summer!

There are so many beautiful towns and villages to visit in the Boyne Valley this summer. Slane is just one to get on the bucket list. Slane is the access point from the N2 to the 5000 year old Newgrange and Knowth, Ireland's most important archaeological site at Brú na Bóinne. It is rich in sites and legends from the more recent past, down to the monster pop concerts at Slane Castle, which have become a modern-day legend.