The rich heritage of County Meath ensures that every visit is memorable. The megalithic tombs of the Boyne Valley are explained in the Visitor Centre, while the megalithic cemetery at Loughcrew dates to 3000 BC. The site of the Battle of the Boyne in 1690 is located near Oldbridge. Kells, with its high cross and round tower, the splendid Norman Castle at Trim, the fabled Hill of Tara near Navan and the holy Hill of Slane are just some of the sites to be explored.
There is horse racing at Fairyhouse – the home of the Irish Grand National, - Bellewstown and Navan. Special gardens to visit at Trim, Dunboyne and Kells, and Fishing in the River Boyne, the Royal Canal, Louth Sheelin and Drumconrath lakes. The wide range of equestrian centres and golf courses throughout the county, including the links at Bettystown/Laytown make Meath a destination worth discovering.