Things to do in Drogheda
Explore a wealth of spectacular heritage sites from the UNESCO World Heritage site a short 10 minutes drive away at Newgrange, Knowth and Dowth to the beautiful Beaulieu House and Gardens by the flowing River Boyne. Take your pick by clicking here.
Throughout the year, local food producers stage a series of food events and experiences to enjoy. Discover what’s happening during your visit here. If you are interested in brewing & distilling we are located only minutes from Slane Distillary, Boann Distillary & Listoke Gin School.
Music and Arts
Drogheda and the wider region offers a vibrant, music and arts scene. From trad music in traditional pubs to classical and contemporary music performances, theatre performances and exceptional art installations, there really is something for everyone. For the latest in local events click here.
When in Drogheda a visit to view St. Oliver Plunkett’s Head in St. Peter’s Church is a must. Discover why here. Or take a selfie at St. Laurence’s Gate, one of the best preserved 13th century Barbican’s in the world. Learn more about it here.
Walking, Hiking and Cycling
Drogheda and the Boyne Valley are a joy for walkers, hikers and cyclists. Start with a trip along the Boyneside Trail to the historic Oldbridge House. Or pick up the Walking Tours of Drogheda map at reception and explore the historic spires and steps of Ireland’s largest town. Fancy a more in-depth tour, book a hiking day with a local historian and hiking guide.
The Boyne Valley Hotel is a dream location for golfers. The hotel is within easy reach of three spectacular links courses including the world renowned County Louth Golf Club.
The Boyne Valley Hotel offers falconry lessons on the grounds of the estate. The experience is educational, entertaining and stimulating. You will leave feeling more environmentally aware, having gained some knowledge of falconry, birds of prey and their role in the environement. Contact the hotel reception directly to register your interest in a falconry experience during your upcoming stay.