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Slane Castle
SlaneCo. Meath
HeritageCastle
Take a trip to spectacular Slane Castle, a famous fortress on a vast estate in the heart of the Boyne Valley. The annual Slane Concert event is a popular event with gig lovers.

Discover Slane Castle, one of the most picturesque and historic buildings in Ireland. Set on the glorious grounds of a 1,500 acre estate, Slane Castle is the residence of one of Ireland’s most famous aristocrats, Henry Conyngham, Earl of Mount Charles.

With the beautiful backdrop of the River Boyne and the lush green parklands of the estate, Slane Castle is an unmissable destination on any trip to the Boyne Valley. Watch world-class music acts at the iconic Slane summer concerts or catch one of the more intimate events throughout the year.

Take a guided tour of the castle during the summer months and check out Slane Distillery. See the splendid grandeur of the castle with your personal tour guide and enjoy a tutored tasting of rich Irish whiskeys including Slane Irish Whiskey, produced at Slane Distillery.

Why we like it
  • Take a guided tour of magnificent Slane Castle.
  • Enjoy a whiskey tasting at Slane Distillery.
  • Attend one of the famous Slane summer concerts.
  • Explore the stunning parklands of the grand estate.
Tips from locals

Drop into George's Patisserie on Chapel Street during your trip to Slane. According to locals in the know, the mouthwatering cakes and pastries are out of this world, and it's also worth timing your visit around breakfast.

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