to Brú na Bóinne Visitor Centre the access point for Newgrange and Knowth.
Visitors to Dowth must drive directly to the site on the
north bank of the river Boyne, a couple of miles from the Slane to Drogheda road.
to the Megalithic Passage Tomb at Fourknocks. It is located
10 miles southeast of Newgrange on the border of counties Meath and Dublin.
to Loughcrew, clusters of megalithic cairns are dotted around the
Slieve na Caillaigh hills at Loughcrew, the main
concentrations are on Carnbane East where Cairn T is the centrepiece and
Carnbane West where Cairn L is located.
Section of the Mitchelin Motoring and Tourist Map of Ireland
This map shows the main roads of east Meath, the Drogheda section of the
M1 Motorway opened in June 2003 is the most direct route from Dublin or
Belfast to the Brú na Bóinne Visitor Centre the access point for visitors to Newgrange and Knowth.
Image of Ireland taken by NASA's Aqua MODIS, August 2003.
Boyne Valley Private Day Tour
Immerse yourself in the rich heritage and culture of the Boyne Valley with our full-day private tours.
World Heritage site, explore the Hill of Slane, where Saint Patrick famously lit the Paschal fire.
Discover the Hill of Tara, the ancient seat of power for the High Kings of Ireland.