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Slane Castle
Slane, Co. Meath
Family friendly
Rainy days
Free car parking
Take a trip to spectacular Slane Castle, a famous fortress on a vast estate in the heart of the Boyne Valley, County Meath. Slane Castle is known for hosting concerts, weddings, events, tours and whiskey tastings at its own distillery.

Discover Slane Castle, County Meath, 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.

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 its distillery on the grounds.

Slane Castle is known for hosting weddings and events. The Castle also houses the Gandon Room Restaurant and Browne’s Bar, serving local and seasonal food. Enjoy outdoor dining with the food truck & outdoor marquee. Take the family to the grounds and enjoy a prepared picnic and summer walking trails.

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.
  • Enjoy outdoor dining.
Tips from locals

Did you know that the Francis Ledwidge Cottage is less than a fifteen minute drive from here.

Contact details
Slanecastle Demesne, Slane, Co. Meath, Ireland
Visit duration

We recommend planning to spend up to 2 hours here.

More to discover at Slane Castle
History and heritageSlane Distillery

Visit Slane Distillery in an original 18th century stable block on the grounds of Slane Castle in Slane, County Meath. Enjoy an immersive tour, taste fine whiskey and learn about the history of the distillery.

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