There is so much to see and do in the historical village of Slane. The Station House Hotel is a great option if you are looking for a hotel near Slane as it is apx less than 20km from Slane.
In Slane you will find the village of Slane, Slane Castle and the Hill of Slane. All attractions are very interesting and well worth a visit!
Slane Village is one of the few relatively untouched villages in Ireland. When you get there, the best thing to do is park at the banks of the Boyne and take a walk through to the village. From the bridge you will see the Boyne and don't be surprised to see people kyaking and angling.
As you make your way to the village you will see the old stone work in the buildings and you will get a sense of an old medieval village.
As you are walking through the village you will come to the Hill of Slane and Slane Castle.
The Station House Hotel is one of the few hotels near Slane and is ideal for those visiting Slane.
Hill of Slane
The Hill of Slane is a free visitor attraction in Slane.
The Hill of Slane is famous for being the site where it is said that St Patrick lit his first paschal fire to celebrate Easter which was a challange to Pagan thought. The ruins of an old monastery sit on the hill making a facinating feast for the eyes! This is 'The Friary & College'. At the Hill of Slane you will also find The Bishops Tomb which was the original monastery but is now in ruins and hosts a graveyard.
If you are visiting Slane you can't miss out on visiting this site. It's free afterall!
If you are looking for a hotel near Slane then The Station House Hotel is a short drive.
Slane Castle is world renowned for its world class concerts. Over the years Slane Castle has had Kings of Leon, Robbie Williams, U2 & The Rolling Stones.
Slane Castle is owned by Lord Mount Charles. Located in the heart of Boyne Valley and close to Newgrange, it is a must see for visitors to the Boyne Valley.
Slane Castle now has it's very own brew of Irish Whiskey and a Whiskey Tasting Tour is available at the Castle.
If you are just visiting Slane or attending a concert in Slane; The Station House Hotel is a wise choice for hotel near Slane as it is a short drive away.