The Station House Hotel is one of the few Meath Hotels near Newgrange. Bru na Boinne visitor centre is apx 25km from The Station House Hotel.
Newgrange is one of Meath's treasures. It is older than the Egyptian pyramids. It is listed as a UNESCO site. At the mound of Newgrange you will find Bru na Boinne which is the home of Newgrange's visitor centre. You can do a tour of Newgrange from here and also enter the passage tomb. Knowth and Dowth are similar to Newgrange and also available to view from the Bru na Boinne centre.
The busiest time of the year for Newgrange is the Winter Solstice. During these precious few minutes, the sun shines through the roof box and directly in to the tomb. This takes place on the shortest day of the year on December 21st. To be one of the lucky visitors on this day you must enter a lottery which can be done via email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Ph. no: (+353) 41 988 0300
Brú na Bóinne Visitor Centre, Donore, County Meath
February - April: Daily 9.30am - 5.30pm
May: Daily 9am - 6.30pm
June - Mid September: Daily 9am - 7pm
Mid - End September: Daily 9am - 6.30pm
October: Daily 9.30am - 5.30pm
November - January: Daily 9am - 5pm
Visitors Centre / Exhibition only
Family: Euro €8
Visitors Centre and Newgrange Megalithic Tomb
Visitors Centre and Knowth Megalithic Tomb
Visitors Centre, Newgrange and Knowth Megalithic Tombs