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Mellifont Abbey

The Station House Hotel is located in the Boyne Valley and is a hotel near Mellifont Abbey. Located apx 25km from Mellifont Abbey it is the perfect place to base yourself during your visit to the Boyne Valley.

Mellifont Abbey is the first cistercian monastery in Ireland. It was founded in the mid eleven hundreds. There is a feature of an 'octagonal Lavabo c.'
Visitors can walk around the ruins and see the original features of Mellifont Abbey.
One of the historical features is that William of Orange used Mellifont Abbey as his retreat during the Battle of the Boyne.
There is a visitor centre and guests can view an exhibition on the work of masons in the Middle Ages. There is a garden which is a must see along with a small farm.

Contact details
Ph. no: +353 41 982 6459 or +353 41 988 0300
Email: mellifontabbey@opw.ie
WWW: www.heritageireland.ie

Address
Tullyallen, Drogheda, Co. Louth

Opening Times
26th April - 26th September: Daily 10.00 - 18.00
Last admission 45 minutes before closing.

Admission Fees
Adult: €3
Senior/Group: €2
Child/Student: €1
Family: €8