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Slane Distillery
Slane, Co. Meath
Rainy days
Free car parking
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.

Take part in a captivating tour of the state-of-the-art facility and see the crafting process from grain to glass. Watch as the distillers make the famous whiskey using water from the nearby River Boyne and barley that's grown on the estate. Pick up the grains and smell the ingredients before the staff bring you on a guided tasting of the triple casked whiskey.

See the beautiful wooden fermenters, mash conversion vessel, lauter tun, column stills and three handmade copper pot stills in full operation. Discover the story of Slane Distillery and the family behind the whiskey, before enjoying a drink with friends in the bar afterwards. Book a tour of Slane Castle and see how a mad king was defied by a hayfork and the castle's incredible musical history.

Why we like it
  • Taste triple casked whiskey made with local ingredients.
  • Learn about the history of Slane Distillery and the family behind it.
  • Go on a tour of Slane Distillery and Slane Castle.
  • Enjoy a drink at the bar after your tour.
Tips from locals

Visit The Hill of Slane after your tour and discover its legends and role in Meath's ancient history.
From Slane Distillery, drive to Donaghmore Round Tower near Navan. It's a great place to visit.

Contact details
Slane Castle,Slane,Co Meath
Visit duration

We recommend planning to spend up to 2 hours here.

More to discover at Slane Distillery
History and heritageSlane Castle

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.

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