The picturesque village of Dunboyne is a short walking distance from Dunboyne Castle Hotel & Spa. Home to a number of traditional Irish bars, cafés and boutiques it's the ideal way to experience local hospitality.
Dunboyne Village will also appeal to our younger guests with its charming playground. Whether you are here with family or you are seeking adventure, check out these other super activities in the Boyne Valley
Co Meath, Ireland’s Heritage Capital was once the territory of the High Kings of Ireland. Steeped in heritage there is plenty to discover.
- Battle of the Boyne Site
- Bective Abbey
- Hill of Tara
- Loughcrew Cairns
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Dunboyne Castle Hotel & Spa is the ideal base for a fun filled family holiday. Depending on if you need to take your sunscreen with you or an umbrella, there are exciting things to do right on the doorstep.
PELLETSTOWN RIDING CENTRE
Pelletstown Riding Centre is one of the longest-standing approved horse riding schools in Ireland. Located just 15 minutes away from Dunboyne Castle, our guests can enjoy preferential rates for one hour leisurely farm hacks, from €40 per adult and €30 per child. For further information please click here
Royal Canal Boat Trips
Royal Canal Boat Trips offer bespoke day charters. Charters run all week days and weekends, all year round. The boat operates between Castleknock and Kilcock with the trips normally broken into three hour stages. For further information please click here
Fairyhouse Cookery School
If you are looking for something other than Meath’s rich Heritage this cookery school offers a wide range of courses to perfect your culinary skills. For further information please click here
Avoca is an Irish-run business that spans one of the world's oldest surviving manufacturing companies and Ireland's most exciting stores and food markets. For further information please click here
Causey Ice-Cream Adventure
A safe and fun day out for you and your family at Causey Farm. Meet your favourite farm animals, there’ll be games to play, puzzles to solve and characters to meet, with plenty of photo ops for the perfect family pic!
Let’s scream for Ice Cream – Enjoy a complimentary scoop along our trail. For further information please click here
Dublin Zoo, located in the Phoenix Park 18 minutes away, is Ireland’s most popular family attraction and welcomed over one million visitors last year. As one of the world’s oldest and most popular zoos, the 28-hectare park is home to some 400 animals. This is an unforgettable experience for any family. For further information please click here
Tayto Park is an amusement park in Ashbourne just 20 minutes from Dunboyne Castle Hotel& Spa. Featuring CúChulainn, Europe’s largest inverted wooden rollercoaster and the Rotator spinning sensation, Tayto Park is the perfect day out for adrenaline junkies. Not just for adults, adventurous children can enjoy the Sky Tower, a 10 metre vertical climb. Tayto Park is one for all the family. For further information please click here
Clonfert Pet Farm
Clonfert Pet Farm is a family-run pet farm, safe for the kids to run free and enjoy up close and personal encounters with the animals. They have a vast array of domestic and exotic animals, two outdoor play areas for the children, a bouncy castle, GoKarts and a brand new indoor soft play area. All of the family can enjoy a peaceful walk in the country surroundings or sit back and relax with some refreshments from the café. For further information please click here
This is the ultimate bowling experience with state of the art scoring systems and bowling lanes. Each lane is fully equipped with a special ball wall so bowlers of all levels can enjoy. They also have Quasar, the high-tech laser tag system which will have your heart racing as you battle it out between friends and family in an effort to capture the enemy! For further information please click here
Odeon Cinema Blanchardstown
Enjoy a movie of your choice with pocket money prices for Odeon kids’ screenings. For further information please click here
Ship Shape Kids Play
A 10,000 sq. ft soft play activity centre for children aged from one to 11 years old. Ship Shape Kids Play is located just off the M50 at Junction 6 Castleknock and 12 minutes drive away from Dunboyne Castle Hotel & Spa. It features a four lane slide, soccer pitch, large climbing frames, ball pools and a Cafe. For further information please click here