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Free Days Out in County Meath, ROI

The Hill of Tara (Irish Temair na Rí, "Hill of the Kings"), located near the River Boyne.

From Dublin take the N3 North, about six kilometres after Dunshaughlin take a sign-posted left turn, at the end is a T-Junction, take a right turn here Tara is about half a mile down this road on your left.

The Hill of Tara (Irish Temair na Rí, "Hill of the Kings") - Free Days Out in County Meath, ROI

The Hill of Tara (Irish Temair na Rí, "Hill of the Kings"), located near the River Boyne, is a huge ancient site with historical and mythical connections, an archaeological complex that runs between Navan and Dunshaughlin in County Meath, Leinster, Ireland. It contains a number of ancient monuments, and, according to tradition, was the seat of Árd Rí na hÉireann, or the High King of Ireland.

Visitors will not find any huge structures or monuments here, instead a landscaped area of stupendous proportions!

Visitor center explains importance of site in audio-visual show.

Access to site is Free.

The site has a car park at the visitor centre.

Stunning views in good weather.

The Loughcrew Cairns (AKA the Hills of the Witch), Corstown, Oldcastle, Co. Meath

Located 3km east of Oldcastle. off R163, about 80km north-west of Dublin, the Loughcrew Cairns, also known as the Hills of the Witch, are a group of Neolithic passage tombs dating to 3000 BC.

The tombs are located on three different hills and Cairn T, one of the largest tombs in the complex, is situated on Cairnbane East. Inside this tomb lies a cruciform chamber, a corbelled roof and some of the most beautiful examples of Neolithic art in Ireland.

During the Vernal and Autumn Equinox people gather at dawn in Cairn T to watch sunlight enter the chamber and illuminate the inside of the tomb.

Guides will always be in attendance while visitors go inside the tomb. The climb to Cairn T is very steep and visitors are asked to wear suitable footwear and to be carfeful. There is no access for visitors in wheelchairs.

There are no toilet facilities

Open 2nd Jun - 31st Aug daily 10.00 - 18.00 / Last admission to Cairn T is 45 minutes before closing / Average Length of Visit: 1 hour

Admission Free

Leaflet in English available

Photography and Video is allowed but consent required for commercial purposes

Tel: Jun - Aug + 353 49 854 1240

Facilities: Public car/coach parking area. Please note the approach road is very narrow and extreme caution is needed.

Below this line, in the grey area, we are adding alternative days out to the Free listings that DoFreeStuff is renowned for. This is to help you plan your family days out. The attractions listed below make a charge for admission!


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