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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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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.

Winter and New Year’s Walks in the Boyne Valley

The Christmas and New year’s period always bring lots of overindulging. When the last of the turkey has been eaten and the box of sweets is empty, we all want to get out there and do some exercise to make us feel better. In the Boyne Valley, there are plenty of tracks and trails to stretch the legs or try out the new bicycle we got from Santa! Here are our top ten winter and new years walks in the Boyne Valley.


The Boyne Greenway

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

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

Plan your Winter Adventure to the Boyne Valley

The clocks have gone back, the evenings are colder, and we all need a break-away before the Christmas madness begins. Winter is a great time to visit the Boyne Valley. The area is easily accessible from the M3 AND M4 motorways, most of our paths and trails are suitable for walking even in bad weather and there is a fantastic choice of accommodation providers, restaurants, bars, and activities to choose from. Here are our top things to do for your winter adventure in the Boyne Valley.


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Self-Catering breaks in the Boyne Valley this winter

Imagine sitting by the fire with a cup of tea or something stronger, curled up after a day exploring, tasting some treats that you bought at the local farmers market, in the beautiful surrounds of an old cottage, eco house or lodge. Well, this can be a reality if you choose a self-catering break in the Boyne Valley this winter. Think luxurious thatched cottages by the sea, quaint courtyard apartments or magic hideaways in the countryside. All of this and more is waiting for you in the heart of Ireland’s Ancient East.

The Boyne Valley for Solo Travellers

Travelling and visiting new places on your own can be quite daunting. It can also be the best thing that you have ever done. You can go where you like, whenever you like, eat in the restaurants you like and visit the places that interest you! The number one spot in Ireland (in our opinion) to take a solo trip is to the beautiful Boyne Valley. There is so much to see and do here that is perfect for the solo traveller. Read on to hear about the top spots in the Boyne Valley that you can discover on your own!