St Patricks Day

Happy St Patrick’s Day to all our Guests around the world! Have a Fun Day where ever you are and be sure to raise a glass to Ireland!

The Boyne Valley is definitely the place to be this year!!  We are discovering lots of new things to do and see.  Check out the Boyne Valley Calendar of Events there are over 100 Special Events scheduled for The Boyne Valley Gathering!  Here it is and we promise to keep you posted through the year on new additions …

Boyne Valley Gathering Events Calendar

Boyne Valley Gathering Calendar of Events

‘Drogheda on the Boyne’ is the place to be the 1st week of May with the Drogheda Arts Festival, Fringe Festival and the Tall ships coming up river into town..

Ship Sails

Our Facebook followers will know that the BBC History Magazine in association with Lonely Planet published a list of the Top 21 History Destinations in the World and The Boyne Valley was one of them!!!  Other destinations listed include Machu Pichu, Istanbul, Angkor Wat and New Orleans! Is that good company or what?  The driving route map has all our local World Heritage sites listed and can be found on the Arts and Heritage page.


For those of you who would like some activity after all that Culture… How about some Kayaking or Rafting on the River Boyne at Slane with Activity Legends James Murray and Dara Llewellyn, the guy’s also teach Archery and High-Ropes, the challenge is on..

Canoes - Boyne Valley Activities

…talking about Challenges how about taking up the Gauntlet and trying the ancient sport of Falconry with Brian McCann of Newgrange Falconry, a unique day out in beautiful Royal Meath countryside…what a great combination!


Brian with two of his birds Oscar and Tom.

Great reports from Piperstown Equestrian Centre located just the other side of Drogheda it’s the perfect location for a fun beach or country hack. Family run by Brian Smith and his team with years of experience to ensure that you have a memorable ride out … Check out their Facebook page.

Piperstown Equestrian Centre

Dates for your Diary

The old favourites are still with us, getting bigger and better each year…

Tattersall’s International Horse Trials and Country Fair 30th May – 2nd June.

Boyne Valley Walking Festival 31st May – 3rd June.

The National Sand Castle and Sand Sculpture Competition.. proudly won by our guests the Schueler Family last year – scheduled for Sunday 30th June 2013.

Samba Festival, Drogheda on the Boyne 28th – 30th June.

Laytown Races Festival will take place on 3rd September.

Drogheda on the Boyne Food Festival 13th – 15th September.

Spring Late Availability 20% discounts giving a €312 rate for a 3 night stay for 2 people, for that much needed short break to Relax, Revive, Re-charge!

Our Early Bird 15% discount is now in place for bookings from mid-September 2013 onwards.

Have a great Spring, Enjoy and see you soon!

With all best wishes,

Roger, Liz and all the Team.