Things To Do Near Dunderry

With our ideal location in the Boyne Valley, we are the perfect place for you to center yourself when exploring Ireland. The town of Trim is only 7km away and has the most amount of medieval buildings in all of Ireland – Trim Castle being the most notable of the bunch. We are also very close to Navan which has plenty of bars and restaurants and Athboy which is the home of the birth place of Halloween.

Knowth at Sunrise – Image courtesy of Tourism Ireland

Further afield there is Bru na Boinne – a collection of neolithic sites called Newgrange, Knowth and Dowth which predate the Pyramids of Giza. There is also the Hill of Tara which was home to the ancient High Kings of Ireland. We are also 32km from the massively popular Emerald Park, sure to be popular with adults and children alike.

Maybe you have heard of the Book of Kells? Well you go and see where it was kept for centuries in a monastery and where it got its name. While there you can tackle one of Ireland’s best parkland golf courses. Headfort golf course offers two 18 hole courses with the Old Course starting as a 9 hole course in 1929 and the Championship Course opening in 2000 playing host to Challenge Tour events and many more! There are many golf courses around Meath from the Solheim Cup host Kileen Castle to Royal Tara and many more.

Maybe aquatic adventures is more your thing? Well then you need to try Boyne Valley Adventures based in Trim. Here you can explore the area via the river Boyne learning more about the area from this unique view or just enjoy your time on the river.

There is plenty to do around Meath from seeing ancient sites and castles to fishing and exploring. If you are looking for anything in particular do not hesitate to ask for advice. For the latest news and events in the area we suggest checking out the dedicated Boyne Valley website.

Local Restaurants

Stockhouse – Trim
Franzinis – Trim
Khan Spices – Trim
Zucchinis – Navan
Central – Navan

Local Pubs and Bars

James Griffin Pub – Trim
McCormacks – Trim
The Central – Navan
Fagan’s Traditional Irish Pub – Athboy 
Geraghty’s Traditional Irish Pub – Dunderry

Places to Shop

Places for food shopping in Trim our closest town.

Super Valu Trim Co. Meath –
Lidl Trim Co. Meath –
Aldi Trim Co. Meath –


Trim Castle – 8 mins drive
Newgrange – 30 mins drive
Hill of Tara – 12 mins drive
Bective Abbey – 6 mins drive
Emerald Park (Tayto Park) – 28 mins drive
Dublin City Centre – 45 mins drive
Dublin Airport – 44 mins drive
M3 Motorway – 6 mins drive
Hill of Ward – 8 mins drive
Funtasia Theme Park Drogheda – 37 mins drive
Bettystown Beach – 37 mins drive
National Aquatic Centre Swimming pool and water park – 39 mins drive
Headfort Golf Club – 15 mins drive
Royal Tara Golf Club – 13 mins drive
Killeen Castle Golf Club – 20 mins drive

Slane Distillery, Image Courtesy of Failte Ireland
Emerald Park, Image Courtesy of Emerald Park
Wellington Memorial, Trim, Courtesy Gail Connaughton