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Adventure Activities & Family Fun

Sonairte – the National Ecology Centre Visitor Eco Centre and Gardens

Sonairte [pronounced SON-ART-A] is an interactive visitor centre promoting ecological awareness and sustainable living. The name Sonairte is derived from a middle Irish word meaning “positive strength”. It is situated in a farm complex of noteworthy historical interest on the banks of the River Nanny near Laytown (Co. Meath).

041 982 7572
hello@sonairte.ie

The Ninch, Laytown, Co. Meath,  A92 D9XH

https://www.facebook.com/Sonairte/
https://twitter.com/Sonairte
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Boyne Blueway Trim

Located in and flowing through the picturesque heritage town of Trim, the Boyne Blueway Trim is a beautiful stretch of the River Boyne which flows from Trim to Bective Mill. With a length of 8kms it can be paddled in 2.5 to 3 hours and is suitable for dabblers & those with a little bit more paddling ability. This is phase one of the Boyne Blueway Trim development.

+353 (0) 46 943 7227
trimvisitorcentre@discoverboynevalley.ie

Information: Trim Visitor Centre,

Castle Street,

Trim,

Co. Meath.

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Beewise Gardens

The Bee Wise Nature Trail comprises of five acres of young woodland planted with a variety of bee loving trees, e.g. Sweet Chestnut, Rowan, Maple, Sycamore, White Beam, Arbutus (Strawberry Tree) and Oak. There is a large variety of flowering &fruiting hedgerows planted to encourage a  diversity of wildlife interspersed with areas of wild flowers to attract bees, butterflies and insects.  A 1.5km path meanders through the 5 acre site with information points and fun facts to peruse as you stroll through our natural environment.

086 3446791
paddy@beewise.ie

Crerogue, Kilmessan,
Co. Meath, C15X62D

https://www.facebook.com/BeeWiseNatureTrail/
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Blackfriary Community Heritage Archaeology Project

The excavations at the site of the award-winning Blackfriary Community Heritage and Archaeology Project (BCHAP) in the town of Trim, County Meath, Ireland are run by the Blackfriary Archaeology Field School. Their goal is to deliver a wonderful experience to all interested students, visitors, lifelong learners and enthusiasts at the Blackfriary. Already, so many have started their field careers or realised their dream of taking part in an excavation at this medieval friary in the heritage capital of Ireland.

info@bafs.ie

Blackfriary Archaeology Field School, 
Griffin Park,
Trim, 
Co. Meath

https://www.facebook.com/BlackfriaryFieldschoolIreland/
https://twitter.com/Blackfriarydig
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Boyne Boats

Historic Boyne Canal Experience 


Guided by Ross Kenny, a skilled boat builder and storyteller, paddle through the hidden beauty of the Boyne Canal, an ancient waterway. As you learn about the stories and history that are home to this magical place, prepare to be charmed by the gentle sounds of nature within an enchanting landscape of native trees, wild plants and flowers, bird and wildlife that mirror onto the water. 
•    Duration:                Approx. 90 mins 
•    Pax:                        Min: 2  Max: 6 

086-3616420
info@boyneboats.ie

Tiernan's Sealock,

Oldbridge,

Co. Meath 

 

https://www.facebook.com/boyneboats/
https://twitter.com/boyneboats
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Boyne Valley Activities

Boyne Valley Activities aim to develop and promote the Boyne Valley as a premier activities and Eco-tourism destination, we offer a wide range of eco-tourism experiences and high octane activities and are committed to responsible tourism  in this culturally and archaeologically soaked region. See below for information on white water rafting and exclusive heritage tours. 

RAFTING

Boyne Valley Activities continue to run their White Water Rafting from their Slane base and it’s proving to be a rip roaring success!

086 734 2585
info@boynevalleyactivities.ie

Jonathan Swift Street,

Trim,

Co. Meath

https://www.facebook.com/boyneactivity/
https://twitter.com/BoyneActivity
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Causey Farm

Try your hand at brown bread making, céilí dancing, the bodhrán (Irish drum), hurling (traditional sport), milking a cow, turf cutting and help the working sheepdog....an authentic taste of Irish life with fun people!  Traditional meals and live music evenings.  Hen parties, team building, school tours, ecology programmes.  Pre booking essential.

 

Causey Ice Cream Adventure

 

046 943 4135
info@causey.ie

Causey Farm

Girley, Fordstown,

Navan

Co. Meath, C15 P83R

https://www.facebook.com/CauseyFarm
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Funtasia Bettystown & Drogheda

Closed currently, please see website and social media for updates.

There is no end of fun to be had at Funtasia Waterpark, Drogheda and Funtasia Bettystown.

041 982 8301
info@funtasia.ie
 

Funtasia Theme Parks & Casinos, 
Unit 1, Donore Road Industrial Estate, 
Lagavooren, 
Drogheda, 
Co. Louth,
A92 EVH6

https://www.facebook.com/funtasiathemeparks
https://twitter.com/FuntasiaParks
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Lismullin School of Culinary & Home Arts

Lismullin School of Culinary & Home Arts is situated close to the Hill of Tara, offering a range of culinary and home arts classes for all ages and stages. State-of-the-art facilities with 24 work stations and demonstration area, where you can experience genuine Irish cuisine and hospitality. Tailor-made packages for groups.

+353 (0) 46 902 5099 / (0) 86 894 4491
info@lismullinculinary.com

Lismullin Hospitality Services Centre, Navan, Co. Meath

https://www.facebook.com/meathcookeryschool
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