The village of Longwood, known in Irish as Maigh Dearmhaí, is a quaint rural village in Southwest Co Meath. An ideal location for exploration of the Royal Canal Greenway, the village links directly to the towpath via a newly developed lane way. With shops, takeaways and bars to source refreshments, Longwood is a lovely stopping point as you journey along the Greenway or in which to stock up on provisions in advance of your walk or cycle.
Located in and flowing through the picturesque heritage town of Trim, the Boyne Blueway Trim is a beautiful stretch of the River Boyne which flows from Trim to Bective Mill. With a length of 8kms it can be paddled in 2.5 to 3 hours and is suitable for dabblers & those with a little bit more paddling ability. This is phase one of the Boyne Blueway Trim development.
+353 (0) 46 943 7227
Information: Trim Visitor Centre,
The family-run Hamlet Court Hotel has a strong tradition of warm hospitality and great food.
With stunning contemporary décor, Bistro 61 is great for all family occasions and once again the personal touches and quality food will make your special moments a life-long memory.
You can pass several pleasant hours in the restaurant whether it be with friends, work colleagues, family or a romantic meal, no matter what the occasion, the Hamlet Court will help you celebrate with a culinary treat.
+353 46 9541200
The Hamlet Court Hotel, Johnstown Bridge, Enfield, Co Meath
The town of Athboy began sometime during the sixth century A.D. as a settlement at the river crossing known as the Yellow Ford. Long before this however, the inhabitants of Athboy were Druids, who had settlements at the nearby Hill of Ward. The Hill of Ward, also known as Tlachtga, is the site where the feast of Samhain was celebrated. Samhain is credited with being the forerunner of Halloween.
+353 (0) 46 9092300
Solstice Arts Centre and Tourism Information Point,
The excavations at the site of the award-winning Blackfriary Community Heritage and Archaeology Project (BCHAP) in the town of Trim, County Meath, Ireland are run by the Blackfriary Archaeology Field School. Their goal is to deliver a wonderful experience to all interested students, visitors, lifelong learners and enthusiasts at the Blackfriary. Already, so many have started their field careers or realised their dream of taking part in an excavation at this medieval friary in the heritage capital of Ireland.
Blackfriary Archaeology Field School,
Boyne Valley Activities aim to develop and promote the Boyne Valley as a premier activities and Eco-tourism destination, we offer a wide range of eco-tourism experiences and high octane activities and are committed to responsible tourism in this culturally and archaeologically soaked region. See below for information on white water rafting and exclusive heritage tours.
Boyne Valley Activities continue to run their White Water Rafting from their Slane base and it’s proving to be a rip roaring success!
086 734 2585
Jonathan Swift Street,
Established in 1898, this lovely parkland course is located 3km from historic town of Trim. The course offers a searching, though fair challenge to all golfers. Tree lined undulating fairways, strategic bunkering and subtle, well maintained greens ensure an interesting test of golf for the discerning golfer.
After your round, relax in the modern clubhouse where full bar and catering facilities are available.
The club welcomes you to avail of the floodlit driving range (open until 10.00pm)
+353 (0) 46 943 1463
Kilkenny Shop has been at the forefront of promoting the finest craft and design for over 50 years and is home to Ireland's largest collection of Irish designers.
From fashion, knitwear and accessories, to handmade jewellery, dazzling crystal, art, hand-thrown pottery and a wide range of gifts, you can be sure to find some wonderfully designed products at Kilkenny!