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Slane Travel guide
Slane : Michelin's recommendations
On each side of the centre, known as the Square and lit by oil lamps, there is a house, flanked by a smaller house on either side. These were built at the end of the 18C by Viscount Conyngham. Around 1795, Francis Johnston designed the Gothic door, destined to become the entrance to the castle. From the bridge over the Boyne the view takes in Slane Castle, Slane Mill (1766), the weir and the canal, bordered by a towpath to Navan upstream and Drogheda downstream.
Tourist attractions Slane : Things to see and do
Slane Castle IRL - Slane
The impressive site overlooking the River Boyne is surmounted by an elegant assembly of turrets, crenellations and artificial machiolations. The castle was built between 1785 and 1821 on the site of a confiscated Flemish frortress purchased by the Co..
Janeville IRL - Slane
The cottage displays some of the manuscripts of the poet, Francis Ledwidge (1887-1917), whose work, first published under the patronage of Lord Dunsany, reflects his love of the Meath countryside. This four-roomed semi-detached cottage was his childh..
IRL - Slane
IRL - Slane
Relaxed, rustic restaurant set in former piggery of the manor house, with modern interior, painted wooden tables and pleasant terrace overlooking the landscaped courtyard. Contemporary cooking makes use of good quality ingredients.