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Beautiful place!

It's a lovely site where you can enjoy the view and the ruins. I would totally recommend to do the... read more

Reviewed 11 August 2016
LiesVanHoof
St. Patrick

St. Patrick was here and is credited with converting the Druids shortly after his arrival. Another... read more

Reviewed 3 August 2016
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All reviews st patrick car park spectacular views sunny day lovely spot lots of history peaceful place degree view by accident every direction historical significance worth a stop lovely walk large group boyne valley ruins church
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Reviewed 11 August 2016

It's a lovely site where you can enjoy the view and the ruins. I would totally recommend to do the (free) guided tour as they give you a lot of information and point out some things that you would never notice. It's definitely worth a...More

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Reviewed 3 August 2016

St. Patrick was here and is credited with converting the Druids shortly after his arrival. Another great spot in the Boyne Valley with major historical significance.

1  Thank CGin23
Reviewed 2 August 2016

We missed out on visiting Dunluce Castle as we ran out of time so this was my alternative. Went to see Slane Castle first and then onto these ruins just after. Free to go in and wander round. There is also something similar down on...More

Thank juliep010
Reviewed 30 July 2016

Up a short, gentle hill, the Hill of Slane is a historic area where St Patrick is said to have lit the first Paschal fire in approx 433 AD in defiance of the High King at Tara. There are the ruins of a 16th century...More

Thank DeirdreM631
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Beautiful place. No entrance fee no crowds. Fantastic historic place and wonderful views. It was on my to do list for a while and am so glad I finally made it. Well worth a visit although I had to convince our 9 year old a...More

Thank RFLighthouse
Reviewed 13 July 2016

We brought our 5 year old daughter here after visiting Brú na Bóinne so she could have a run around. This is a very peaceful and quiet spot to visit. There didn't appear to be any "off-limits" areas here, and our daughter enjoyed climbing the...More

1  Thank Texsun13
Reviewed 12 July 2016

A gentle uphill walk from the road of about 100 meters, this quiet and uncrowded place gave us pause, allowed time to sit and reflect. Views of the surrounding countryside are wonderful. Ruins can be (should be??) climbed for fun. Spent about 90 minutes just...More

Thank PatrickRoney
Reviewed 29 June 2016 via mobile

What a beautiful site with so much to wonder about as we wandered about the ruins. Wonderful view of the hills and valleys.

Thank Pamela D
Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

So atmospheric Astonishing view Such a feeling of happening So much history Easy to park A key element in the St Patrick's tour

Thank patd0yle
Reviewed 19 May 2016

A good walk up from Slane. Easy car parking. Very pastoral. Beautiful old ruins. A peaceful diversion.

Thank Doug R
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GrumpyFleming
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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
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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.
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BarryStraughan
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
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