Things To Do

As Slane is in the heart of the Boyne Valley there are plenty of great activities to enjoy and enhance your stay here.  You can download some great activity packs below.

Family Activities                    Outdoor Activities

Slane Heritage Cycle           Meath Heritage Cycle


There is a great diversity of angling around Slane, with the Boyne Valley region being particularly renowned for fantastic Wild Brown Trout fishing.

Fishing On The Boyne
Fishing On The Boyne

Where better to enjoy a golfing break than in Slane? There are a fantastic range of golf courses on our doorstep, including the hidden gem that is County Louth Golf Club (Baltray) and the great parkland course Killeen Castle, host to the 2011 Solheim Cup.





Horse Riding in Newrath Stud

Located just minutes from Slane village, Newrath Stud offer guests a unique experience of engaging in the on-goings of an equine farm.

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Newgrange Farm

A visit to Newgrange Farm and Archaeological Park will give a truly marvellous insight into farming life today and during older times.






Irish Military War Museum

Ten minutes north of Slane, the Irish Military War Museum, offers a fascinating insight into Irish participants’ involvement in both World War One and World War Two, as well as other military conflicts in world history. The Museum recreates in stunning detail examples of trenches of World War One as well as displays of the highly motorized conflict that was World War Two. It also houses one of the finest collections of WW2 Allied and Axis vehicles and deactivated weapons ever assembled in Ireland. You could even learn how to drive a tank!

Irish Military War Museum - Learn to drive a tank!

Ramparts and Forest Walks

Enthusiasts can walk along the banks of the River Boyne all the way to Navan, or a favourite with families is the Littlewood Forest Walk. Both are tranquil routes with splendid scenery.



Red Mountain Open Farm

All of the family can enjoy lots of indoor and outdoor activities at Red Mountain… just don’t go home without exploring the farm!


Rock Farm Electric Bike Hire

Cycling is the perfect way to experience the true beauty of Slane. Simply hire a bike and explore the Boyne Valley at your own leisure. Slane Electric Bikes are part of the Electric Escapes network.

Rock Farm Bikes





Tennis and Pitch & Putt

Just minutes from Slane village, Stackallen Club offers six all-weather floodlit tennis courts and a championship grade Pitch & Putt course.  For further details contact:

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Heritage at the Heart of the Boyne Valley