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Bring your camera!

Came here with our marvelous day tour with Day Tours Unplugged - only 8 guests, 4 incredible stops... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
New England
History leddon

Just been to hill of Slane for the first time and really enjoyed looming st the old ruins and... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Belfast, United Kingdom
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Slane, Ireland
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All reviews st patrick car park fabulous views sunny day well worth a visit lovely spot lots of history peaceful place cars parked interesting ruins by accident gentle stroll worth a stop historical significance lovely walk large group boyne valley
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Came here with our marvelous day tour with Day Tours Unplugged - only 8 guests, 4 incredible stops including Newgrange, Monasterboice, Hill of Slane and Hill of Tara. Hill of Slane is an incredible spot, you can see so far in all directions, a stunning...More

Thank lexmiller
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Just been to hill of Slane for the first time and really enjoyed looming st the old ruins and burial grounds. Being for Co Antrim where St Patrick also visited we felt much at home

Thank brianturtle2017
Reviewed 1 September 2018

An often overlooked site, even by myself who lives not 40 min away! Plenty of history, great stories and, on a clear day, amazing views. Well worth a visit and even better to take a tour - there is so much that a guide can...More

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Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

If you are in Slane you should take the time to visit. Lots of history, great views. Great for families, the ruins are fascinating. There is no charge to visit and parking was easy.

Thank Annette M
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

This is a convenient, free, easy little stop to take in some history with great views. Kids loved it.

Thank merrillkri
Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

A large group of mammies met up for picnic with the kids. Very simple. The kids had super fun. One brought a football (which I’d say don’t as the ruins are shaky enough without being pounded by a ball). Sitting inside the roof less Church...More

Thank Wilderberries
Reviewed 1 August 2018 via mobile

Kids loved being able to freely explore these cool ruins. Parking is also free. Highly recommend. Killed an hour here taking photos and exploring. Nothing like ascending ancient steps to experience a glimpse of times past.

Thank Joe B
Reviewed 26 July 2018 via mobile

We visited here whilst in the area. Car park convenient and we viewed the old ruins and old college. Worth a stop and a great view

Thank Bernie S
Reviewed 26 July 2018

Beautiful panoramic views from the site where St Patrick lit a Paschal hilltop fire in 433CE. Graveyard and abbey ruin.

Thank Alison J
Reviewed 4 July 2018 via mobile

We visited today. The area is well preserved. There is an information section. It is not too difficult to access although you have a short walk uphill. You can walk throughout the site easily. Well worth a visit.

Thank rugbyref13
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27 April 2018|
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Response from Trevor C | Reviewed this property |
Sorry don't know. Ask Collette at the Slane Tourist Info Office WorldWideWeb visitslane (.)ie/ +353 41 982 4000
Kimberly W
9 April 2017|
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Response from Mark_A_Tennant | Reviewed this property |
You could walk from the car park up the hill and back again in an hour but to see all the 'sights' you should allow another hour to do it justice.
7 March 2016|
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Response from Brendan M | Reviewed this property |
It's free (as is Tara). From Tara to Slane is about 20mins. Tullynallen is quite a bit further away and the route is along narrow roads. So the route is: Tullynallen ->90 mins-> Tara -> 20mins -> Slane