Welcome to our Autumn Newsletter, hope your year to date has been a good one. Here at The Cottages the gardens are still full of glorious colour and welcoming gardeners from all over the world.

Taste the Island

This Autumn Ireland is throwing open its doors and hosting its biggest food and drink celebration across the whole island. Taste the Island will showcase the very best of Ireland’s food and drink culture…that means everything from restaurants and local craft food and drinks producers to festivals and food trails alongside everything in between! Whet your appetite with just a taste of the fantastic local restaurants alongside some of the foodie experiences nearby…

Don’t forget to check out the local Boyne Valley Flavours Food Series events for Autumn too!

Welcome to ‘Team Cottages’

We are sad to say that our lovely niece Anna Karellas has decided to return to her teaching career, we will miss her greatly and wish her well, Anna we know will make the most wonderful teacher. We are happy to welcome and introduce you to Corrine Trant who joined us at the beginning of September and is our new Reservations and Office Manager and the latest member of ‘Team Cottages’.

Corrine Trant

Dowth Point to Point Country Fair

The annual Point to Point Country Fair returns to Dowth Hall on Sunday October 27th. This festival has truly earned its place in the racing calendar and is sure to be a fantastic day out for all the family.

Enjoy thrilling racing, gourmet food, free family fun, shopping, country fair exhibits and a whole host of experiences for young and old alike. So what are you waiting for… get booking and grab your wellies.

Dowth Point-To-Point

Púca Festival

Welcome to Púca Festival, three breathtaking nights of Halloween music, food, light and spectacle. Unearth 2000 years of Halloween tradition, hear the spiritual and historical retelling of the original Halloween story and witness music and light installations across three fantastic locations. 31st October – November 2nd 2019.

Couple this with the wonderful Spirits of Meath Festival and you’re guaranteed the most spooktacular Halloween yet! 6th October – 3rd November 2019

Late Availability this Autumn

Our Late Availability rates offer you wonderful savings on seaside cottage escape. Don’t forget to check them out as Autumn at The Cottages is a magical place to be.

Autumn Scenes

2019 Photo Competition

Each year we love nothing more than receiving your wonderful entries to our annual Photo Competition. The standard and most importantly the memories captured are a joy. This year make sure you’re in for the winning!

The prize is a fabulous 3 night luxury stay for 4 guests here at The Cottages! It couldn’t be easier to enter, simply click below and share with us some of your favourite holiday memories. You can enter as many times as you like… Best of luck!

2017 Photo Competition winning entry from Pawell Zygmunt
2017 Photo Competition winning entry from Pawell Zygmunt

2019 Christmas at The Cottages

There’s still time to book a magical festive escape at The Cottages. You won’t find a more perfect setting for Santa to visit or indeed to kick start the most wonderful 2019!

Christmas Wreath

Dates for your Diary

Spirits of Meath Halloween Festival6th October – 3rd November
Bram Stoker Festival25th October – 28th October
Dowth Hall Point to Point27th October
National Crafts Fair4th – 8th December
Winter Solstice Newgrange18th – 23rd December
New Years Festival31st December

Have a wonderful Autumn wherever you are and we look forward to welcoming you back to The Cottages sometime soon.

With warm regards,
Roger, Liz and all the Team