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Dinner Dates this Valentine's in the Boyne Valley

We are heading into the last few weeks of January already and before we know it, Valentine's will be upon us. This year, Valentine’s Day falls on a Monday, so we could be in for a midweek treat or celebrate early, the weekend before. If you are planning a trip to the Boyne Valley there are plenty of options for you to reconnect with that special someone. Dine out in one of our many gastropubs, hotel restaurants or restaurants for the perfect dinner date in the Boyne Valley.


We have over 30 spots for you to choose from:

The best activities for a rainy day in the Boyne Valley

If there is one thing you can’t guarantee on your trip to Ireland, it’s the weather. Its why our beautiful Country is so green, why our rivers are ever flowing and why our produce is so tasty! But your plans don’t have to be ruined by adverse weather conditions- especially in the Boyne Valley. Winter, spring, summer or Autumn, there are plenty of activities for a rainy day in the Boyne Valley- here is a list of our top ones.


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The Boyne Valley- Your perfect Wedding destination

Are you planning your perfect wedding day in Ireland? Are you looking for a destination with a historical backdrop, stunning landscape for photos and a venue that will cater to your every need? Then look no further than the Boyne Valley in Ireland for your perfect wedding destination. Our region has been one of the most popular choices for couples organising the most important day of their lives. Whether you are looking for a historic house, modern hotel or something a little different, we have it all here in the Boyne Valley.
Here are our top spots for your perfect wedding day:

Plan your 2022 vacation to the Boyne Valley

2022 is here and with it, a new year full of possibilities. The possibility of travel to new and exciting places, ticking off our bucket list items, and planning that once-in-a-lifetime trip to Ireland. One destination that is a must see in Ireland is the Boyne Valley. A place steeped in history and mythology. A lush green landscape with magnificent waterways, romantic beaches, fantastic food and drink, outdoor adventures, and lots of cultural gems. The Boyne Valley really is a special destination.

Nollaig na mBan in the Boyne Valley

The twelfth and final day of Christmas, January 6th, was traditionally known in Ireland as Nollaig na mBan or Women’s Christmas. As a reward for their hard work over the Christmas season, it was a day off from all housework for women and an opportunity to treat themselves with friends. The tradition was most popular in the West of Ireland but over the years women all over Ireland have taken the opportunity to celebrate with friends and family after the festive period. Why not celebrate Nollaig na mBan in the Boyne Valley in 2022.

New Years Breaks in the Boyne Valley

Welcome 2022 with a New Years break to the Boyne Valley this year. Take some time out in the heart of Ireland’s Ancient East, explore our heritage sites, taste our famous gastronomic delights, and recharge the batteries. Our accommodation providers have some great special offers this year for a family getaway, romantic break or to catch up with friends. Here are our top New Years breaks in the Boyne Valley.


The Ardboyne Hotel

Enjoy a Twixmas Break in the Boyne Valley

Twixmas is the week between Christmas and New Year. It's that lull in between festivities when many people have a few extra days away from the office. It’s the perfect opportunity to recharge the batteries and get away for a few days to relax and treat yourself after all the running around on the lead up to Christmas day.

Treat yourself to a festive lunch in the Boyne Valley

The festive season is all about catching up with your friends and family and to celebrate another year with your work colleagues. This Christmas, why not catch up and get together for a tasty lunch in the Boyne Valley where you are sure to find all your Christmas favourites. Our region is full of beautiful cafes, restaurants, gastro bars and hotels that all offer an amazing Christmas lunch option on the weeks leading up to Christmas day.
Here are our top picks:

Christmas Gift Ideas from the Boyne Valley

Its that time of year again when we start looking for inspiration for Christmas gifts. We all struggle to find the perfect gift for someone who is hard to buy for and to think of different gift ideas that our loved ones will appreciate. This year, why now give a gift from the Boyne Valley? We have lots of inspiration for under the Christmas tree- here are our top picks