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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.

U105 Radio's Cate Conway visits the Boyne Valley

The Boyne Valley recently hosted Cate Conway from Belfast’s U105 radio as she and her friend Saima travelled around the region to check out some of the fantastic experiences that are on offer in the Birthplace of Ireland’s Ancient East. 
U105 is one of the largest radio stations in Northern Ireland with 230k+ weekly listeners and 198k+ Facebook followers so Discover Boyne Valley was delighted to be able organise this trip. 

Our top ten reasons to visit Trim this Autumn

Did you know that Trim, in the heart of the Boyne Valley, contains more medieval buildings than any other town in Ireland? A place to visit with beautiful walks, lots of tasty cafés and restaurants, friendly people, and a bustling night life. If you are looking for somewhere to add to the bucket list this Autumn, then make Trim your first destination. Here are our top ten reasons to visit Trim this Autumn.

Active Retirement Breaks in the Boyne Valley


There has never been a better time to take an active retirement break in Ireland. The Boyne Valley is the perfect destination whether you want a 2-night break with that special someone, an activity break with friends or a longer break with a group. Many of our accommodation providers will have reduced priced packages for over 50’s and there is so much to do in the region. To help you plan, here is a list of accommodation breaks and activity ideas for your trip.

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.

Alfresco Dining in the Boyne Valley this summer

The sun has come out and we are all enjoying the good weather this August. When you are planning your visit to the Boyne Valley, be sure to stop by one of our many bars and restaurants for some amazing food, good drinks and famous hospitality. Many of them offer outside dining with beautiful views around the Boyne Valley. Here are our top destinations.