Slane | Discover Boyne Valley


Orchard Holiday Village

The Orchard Holiday Village is a development of 4 newly built holiday homes in the heart of the historic village of Slane. The site was previously a vegetable garden and orchard within the original grounds of the Parochial House, one of the ‘four sisters’ at the crossroads in Slane.

The Orchard Holiday Village currently offers 3 three bedroom townhouses and 1 two bedroom townhouse, these houses are fully equipped for a practical and luxurious self-catering stay in the Boyne Valley.

041 9820093

Orchard Way,


Co. Meath

C15 P5FK

Rock Farm Slane: Weekly Farmers Market

Weekly organic farmer’s Market every Thursday at Rock Farm Slane. Lots of local producers each week offering the freshest produce with everything from meat, vegetables, cheese, cider and lots more.

Enjoy a walk around the scenic farm, sit and a tea or coffee or locally made ice cream. While you walk around Rock Farm make sure to say hi to the organically reared free range Tamworth pigs and Dexter cattle.

Rock Farm Slane
041 988 4861

Rock Farm Slane
Rock Farm
Co Meath

C15 FNP4
Thu, May 6 2021, 10am - Thu, Dec 23 2021, 4pm

Francis Ledwidge Museum & War Memorial Centre

The poet Francis Ledwidge was born in Slane on 19th August 1887. The museum is open 7 days 10.00am - 1.00pm & 2.00pm - 5.00pm and is situated 1 mile from the village of Slane on the Drogheda Road.

Tours can be booked in advance and there are special rates for schools and teachers.

Below is one of Francis’ many poems dedicated to his love Ellie Vaughey.

Spring Love

I saw her coming through the flowery grass

Round her swift ankles butterfly and bee

Blent loud and silent wings; I saw her pass

041 982 4544

Janeville, Slane, Co. Meath

Rock Farm Slane

Whether you love going out for spin on a bike, exploring by foot or just messing about on the River in a kayak, our exciting and fun activity packages are a great way to get out in the fresh air and take in the beauty of the Boyne Valley – a truly magical part of Ireland! For the foodies among you there are also some less taxing tours of Rock Farm available through its membership of Slane Food Circle. 

+353 (0) 41 988 4861

The Rock Farm Slane, Fennor, Slane, Co Meath

Parochial House

This detached three storey house is one of the ‘Four Sisters’ on The Square (actually an octagon) in the heart of historic Slane Village.  Built around 1768, this protected structure is being fully renovated and is open for public access by appointment. (Limited access during restoration – see website for details)

041 9884444

Chapel Street, Slane, Co. Meath 


Pat's Art Studio

Located in Slane's Arty Quarter, Pat, a local artist, paints and exhibits his work in a friendly, inviting studio. Pieces include a broad selection of oil paintings and drawings. 

Seascapes and cityscapes are included, as are figures and a variety of themed works. 

Feel free to browse and chat with no obligation. You are also invited to view his extensive Adventures Travelogue

087 2445246

1 Newgrange Mall, 
Co Meath C15 CVA5

Slane Castle

Slane Castle, situated in a dramatic setting by the river Boyne, is one of the most exciting buildings architecturally in Ireland. Home to the Conyngham family since 1703 and now home to Slane Distillery housed in 150 year old stables designed by Capability Brown.


Slane Castle Private Historical Tours

Follow in the footsteps of Royalty and Rockstar’s and immerse yourself into the fascinating history of the Conyngham Family. Hear stories of the many Rock n Roll legends that have played at Slane from U2 to the Rolling Stones