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Discover Ancient Wonders in County Meath

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Welcome to County Meath, a land steeped in ancient history and natural beauty, nestled in the heart of Ireland. As you journey through this captivating county, you’ll encounter a treasure trove of historic sites, scenic landscapes, and immersive experiences waiting to be explored.

From the iconic Neolithic wonders of Newgrange and the Hill of Tara to the majestic ruins of Trim Castle and Bective Abbey, County Meath offers a glimpse into Ireland’s rich past. But the allure of Meath extends beyond its historical sites; the picturesque Boyne Valley, dotted with rolling hills and meandering rivers, invites you to embark on outdoor adventures like fishing, golfing, and hiking.

Whether you’re drawn to ancient mysteries or seeking tranquility in nature, County Meath promises an unforgettable journey filled with discovery and wonder.

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    • Newgrange: Visit one of Ireland’s most famous prehistoric monuments, a Neolithic passage tomb built over 5,000 years ago. It’s a UNESCO World Heritage Site and offers guided tours to explore its ancient chambers and learn about its history.
    • Trim Castle: Explore the largest Anglo-Norman castle in Ireland, located in Trim. This well-preserved fortress offers guided tours where you can learn about its medieval history and even climb to the top for panoramic views of the surrounding countryside.
    • Hill of Tara: Discover the ancient seat of the High Kings of Ireland at the Hill of Tara. This archaeological complex boasts numerous historic monuments, including the Lia Fáil (Stone of Destiny) and various earthworks. It’s a site steeped in mythology and history.
    • Bective Abbey: Wander through the ruins of this Cistercian abbey near Trim. Dating back to the 12th century, Bective Abbey offers a glimpse into Ireland’s medieval past with its well-preserved cloister and towering walls.
    • Boyne Valley: Explore the scenic Boyne Valley, known for its lush landscapes and rich historical sites. In addition to Newgrange and the Hill of Tara, you can visit other attractions like Dowth, Knowth, and the Battle of the Boyne Visitor Centre.
    • Loughcrew Cairns: Venture to this lesser-known but equally impressive passage tomb complex in County Meath. The Loughcrew Cairns offer stunning views of the surrounding countryside and a chance to explore ancient burial chambers dating back over 5,000 years.
    • Kells Heritage Centre: Immerse yourself in the history of Kells, a town famous for its beautifully illuminated medieval manuscripts, such as the Book of Kells. The heritage centre showcases the town’s rich heritage through interactive exhibits and displays.

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Trim Castle County Meath, Ireland

In the heart of County Meath, Ireland, Trim Castle stands as an awe-inspiring testament to the country’s rich and captivating history. With its majestic stone walls, towering keep and sprawling grounds, this medieval stronghold invites visitors to step back in time and immerse themselves in a world of knights, kings and ancient legends.

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Last updated May 29, 2023


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