Winter Escapes in the Boyne Valley
As winter's chill descends upon Ireland’s Ancient East, the Boyne Valley emerges as a captivating destination for those seeking a unique and enchanting winter escape. Located in the eastern part of Ireland, this picturesque region is steeped in history, adventure, and natural beauty. While the summer may attract the crowds, the winter months reveal a quieter, more intimate side of the Boyne Valley that is sure to captivate your heart. From ancient castles and mystical megalithic monuments to cozy pubs and festive events, here are our top winter escapes to book in the Boyne Valley!
Trim Castle Hotel
With crisp Winter days drawing near, it is time to book a warm and cosy relaxing break at Trim Castle Hotel. It is the perfect place to switch off and enjoy the Boyne Valley landscape which becomes even more dramatic in the Winter months. Their winter chill package includes overnight accommodation in a deluxe room, full Irish and continental breakfast, a warm welcome drink, a two-course dinner at The Bailey Brasserie and more. Rates start from €195 per couple.
The Hamlet Court Hotel
Escape to Enfield and the Hamlet Court Hotel this Winter. Beautiful winter walks await you along the Royal Canal Greenway, as well as the comfortable surrounds of this elegant Hotel. Winter breaks start at just hotel. Winter breaks start at just 155 per couple for bed and breakfast.
The Glenside Hotel
The Glenside Hotel, nestled between the Boyne River and the beaches of The Irish Sea in the Boyne Valley, is the perfect destination for your winter escape. This beautifully appointed boutique hotel is situated only 2km from the bustling town of Drogheda on the Boyne. Their bed and breakfast rates start at just €150 per couple this winter.
The Conyngham Arms Hotel
Dine and Dream this winter at the Conyngham Arms Hotel in the beautiful village of Slane. Leave the world at their doorstep when staying at the beautifully restored coachhouse, and allow them to take care of you. This winter, their Dine and Dream package includes an overnight stay in luxurious accommodation. Guests can then look forward to a three-course meal in their award-winning restaurant followed by a bountiful breakfast the next morning. All of this from only €154 per couple.
The Station House Hotel
Escape to the Station House Hotel in Kilmessan this winter. Take advantage of the complimentary hire of their onsite bikes and start exploring, with picturesque cycles to the historic Dunsany Castle, Bective Abbey or the magical Hill of Tara all within a 10km round trip cycle from the hotel. Cycle by the idyllic River Boyne and immerse yourself in the sights and sounds of nature. Their Slow cooked Winter package includes a welcome treat of tea/coffee and scones with Thelma’s home-made jams,
overnight accommodation in one of their recently refurbished bedrooms, pre-dinner drink followed by a 3-course evening meal in the award winning Signal Restaurant. Freshly made to order A la Carte breakfast the following morning with late check out and a turn down service with delicious artisanal chocolates. All of this from only €155 per person sharing.
Scholars Townhouse Hotel
Situated in the bustling town of Drogheda, Scholars Townhouse Hotel is the perfect place to relax and reconnect this winter. Originally a Christian Brothers monastery, the family-run hotel is now renowned for its award-winning food, friendly atmosphere and beautiful setting. Enjoy their Dinner, Bed and Breakfast package for 2 people sharing from only €250 per couple.
The Newgrange Hotel
Escape this Winter with a luxurious stay at The Newgrange Hotel in the heart of Navan. Their Winter escape package includes overnight accommodation in one of their luxurious bedrooms, a full Irish Breakfast with a selection of hot and cold options, a main course evening meal with a glass of prosecco and more. All of this from only €140 per couple.
Take a mid-week break this winter at Knightsbrook Hotel outside Trim. Their break at the Brook exclusive offer includes overnight accommodation, full Irish Breakfast, a two-course evening meal in Rococo Restaurant, a complimentary bottle of house wine and a complimentary late check out until 12 noon. All of this from only €159 per couple.
The Headfort Arms Hotel
Take a trip to the Heritage town of Kells this Winter. The Headfort arms hotel, the heart of the town is our ideal base. This winter, take advantage of their Happy Sunday package. Selected Sundays are available at a rate of €109 for bed and breakfast for two with a bottle of Bubbly in the room!
Dunboyne Castle Hotel
Banish those Winter Blues at Dunboyne Castle Hotel & Spa. Warm up in the Terrace Lounge with a delightful Winter Warmer cocktail whilst taking in the views of their magnificent landscaped gardens and historical architecture. Indulge yourself with a 3 Course d'Hote Dinner in the 2 AA Rosette winning Ivy Restaurant. Retreat to one of their spacious Deluxe Rooms of which are flooded with natural daylight, with a selection opening onto private balconies. Enjoy a Full Irish Breakfast the following morning. Your package includes overnight accommodation, a Winter Warmer Cocktail, a 3 Course Table d'Hote Dinner in the Ivy Restaurant and a full Irish Breakfast. All of this from only €250 per couple.
The Darnley Lodge Hotel
Escape to the heritage town of Athboy this winter and check into the beautiful Darnely Lodge Hotel. Their bed and breakfast packages start at just €130 per couple this winter.
City North Hotel
Spoil yourself this winter with an overnight stay at City North Hotel. Their Winter Nights package includes a 2-course dinner, and a delicious winter cocktail, served in their wonderful Tara Lounge. A gorgeous breakfast the next morning will finish off your stay nicely!
The Castle Arch Hotel
Escape this Winter with a luxurious stay at The Castle Arch Hotel in the heritage town of Trim. Their winter escape package includes overnight accommodation in their luxurious bedrooms. Full Irish Breakfast with a selection of hot and cold options, and a main course evening meal with a glass of prosecco.
Bellinter House Hotel
Escape to the Magnificent 18th century Bellinter House this winter, located in the heart of the Boyne Valley. Treat yourself to an Elegant Afternoon Tea in the Library, Dine & unwind all day in the Drawing Room with its Contemporary Cuisine, Relax & Revive in the Luxurious Bathhouse Spa with its 8 tranquil treatment rooms, Slip into the Sauna or Steam Room and then take a dip into the Outdoor Hot Tub – complimentary for all guests. Bed and Breakfast rates start at just €139 per couple this winter.
The Ardboyne Hotel
Escape this winter with a luxurious stay at The Ardboyne Hotel. Their winter escape package includes overnight accommodation in their newly refurbished bedrooms, full Irish Breakfast with a selection of hot and cold options and a main course evening meal with glass of prosecco. All of this from only €152 per couple.
The Boyne Valley in winter is a hidden gem waiting to be discovered. Whether you're drawn to its ancient history, cozy pubs, festive events, or outdoor adventures, this region offers a unique and unforgettable winter escape. Plan your visit to this enchanting corner of Ireland and create lasting memories that will warm your heart long after the snow has melted.
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