Visit The Battle of the Boyne Visitor Centre in the recently restored 18th century Oldbridge House on the banks of the River Boyne. Learn the story of one of the most important battles in Irish history. See models of the battle brought to life through narration and lasers showing the cunning guile of the victors. Plan your visit around the historical reenactments where guides dress up in replica costumes and recreate the famous battle.
Stroll around the gardens after visiting the house. Large walls, covered in flowers surround a natural amphitheatre, while the nearby parkland and Townley Hall Forest are great places for a walk with friends and family. After, relax in the modern coffee shop and look out at the flowers in the gardens.
From the walking trail through Townley Hall Forest, enjoy a bird's eye view of the battlefield and the mighty River Boyne.
From here drive to Dowth Monument in ten minutes, it's beautiful.
Make a day of it by walking to The Battle of the Boyne Visitor Centre from Drogheda on the Boyne Greenway.