Kells | Discover Boyne Valley


Loughcrew Megalithic Centre

Located in the Boyne Valley and beside the 5,000 year old Loughcrew Cairns is Loughcrew Megalithic Centre. At Loughcrew Megalithic centre visitors will find Nelly’s Kitchen Café, Maggie Heaney’s Cottage and Benny’s Workshop. These traditional thatched cottages surround the courtyard where people love to sit and relax after an enjoyable hike up to the highest point in the Boyne Valley.

0867361948 and 0872113624

Loughcrew, Oldcastle, Co. Meath

Spa Rooms at the Headfort Arms Hotel

The Headfort Spa treatment rooms provide a haven of calm and tranquillity. Unwind to the sound of soft music, warm mood lighting, and candles and leave feeling relaxed and revitalised.

In our search to provide unique result-driven Spa Treatments, we introduce to you Skinician Ireland & The Handmade Soap Company products. Free from dyes and parabens, it is of pharmaceutical grade and suits all skin types. Most importantly, all products used in our treatments are Irish and local.

+353 (0) 46 9240063

Headfort Arms Hotel, 
Headfort Place, 
Co. Meath

An Stór, Baile Ghib

Fáilte go dtí an Ghaeltacht Baile Ghib! Serving freshly rich roasted coffee & home baked cakes alongside our menu of tasty food.

A secret gem of craft & giftware set in the heart of Baile Ghib, part of the Gaeltacht (Irish-speaking region) of County Meath.

Tar isteach/Come on in!

+353 (0) 46 905 5496 / (0) 86 193 2806

Baile Ghib/Gibbstown,
Co. Meath
C15 XND3

Kells Courthouse Tourism and Cultural Hub

The Courthouse was built in 1801 on the commission of Lord Headfort. It was designed by the prominent Irish architect, Francis Johnston who also designed the General Post Office, Nelson’s Pillar, Townley Hall and the East Gate entrance to Slane Castle. When first built the downstairs was used as a courthouse and upstairs for entertaining local residents. In more recent years it was a local library.

+353 (0) 46 9247508

Kells Courthouse Tourism and Cultural Hub Headfort Rd Kells, Co. Meath A82 RY62 (located opposite the Market Cross as one enters Kells from the Navan or Slane road)

Postal Address:

Kells Courthouse Tourism and Cultural Hub c/o Kells MD Offices Headfort Place Kells, Co. Meath


Oldcastle Kraft Kaffee and Tourist Point

Established in 2004, The Kraft Kaffee & Vintage Shop sells organic coffees, light lunches and homemade snacks.

Tourist Information Point with brochures and maps of the Boyne Valley.

All crafts are Irish made with a selection of vintage clothing and jewellery.

Opening hours

Tuesday Wednesday and Fridays

10 am - 5 pm


10 am - 4 pm

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+353 (0) 49 8542645

No. 1 Ardfrail Court Millbrook Road Oldcastle Co. Meath A82 D589


Café Therese at Headfort Arms Hotel

Café Therese in the Headfort Arms has something for everyone throughout the day.  Breakfast is cooked fresh from our kitchen and served alongside our home-made traditional breads, mid morning scones and pastries.  From midday, a traditional carvery lunch operates, with evening grill menu offering a selection of freshly prepared dishes.

Outdoor dining summer 2021

+353 (0) 46 9240063

Kells, Co. Meath

Farrelly’s Bar

A truly authentic family-run, traditional Irish pub. At Farrelly’s, we are famous for the quality or our pint of Guinness. As well as providing a traditional atmosphere we have a very pleasant outdoor area, a modern Wi-Fi network and live music every Friday.

+353 (0) 49 854 1136

Church Street, Oldcastle, Co. Meath

Loughcrew Coffee Shop

Sit and sip an excellent coffee and delicious cake while watching the kids play outside. Situated in Historic Gardens this is the perfect place to relax and unwind away from the hustle and bustle of town. Open 7 days 10am - 5pm during summer.

Spring 2021 Update: Gardens & Grounds open Saturday and Sunday from 11-4pm.

+353 (0) 49 854 1356

Loughcrew, Oldcastle, Co. Meath

Clonabreany House

Clonabreany House and Courtyard lies at the gateway to the Boyne Valley near Crossakiel, Kells Co. Meath.

Clonabreany is a magnificently restored Georgian house and courtyard catering for up to 220 guests.

The opening of Clonabreany House in 2009 marked the unveiling of a 10 year restoration project of the 18th century land master house and adjoining courtyard

046 9243814

Crossakiel, Kells, Co. Meath