Attractions

Top Choice Historic Site in Around Drogheda

Monasterboice

Crowing ravens lend an eerie atmosphere to Monasterboice, an intriguing monastic site down a leafy lane in sweeping farmland, which contains a cemetery, two ancient church ruins, one of the finest and tallest round …
Top Choice Ruins in Around Drogheda

Old Mellifont Abbey

In its Anglo-Norman prime, this abbey, 1.5km off the main Drogheda–Collon road (R168), was the Cistercians' first and most magnificent centre in Ireland. Highly evocative and well worth exploring, the ruins still re…
Gardens in Around Drogheda

Sonairte

At this inspiring not-for-profit ecology centre 10km southeast of Drogheda in Laytown on an 18th-century former farm, you can wander through a walled organic garden, visit a beekeeping museum and take a biodiverse n…
Castle in Around Drogheda

Termonfeckin Tower House

This tiny 15th-century tower house once belonged to a wealthy landowner. Pick up the key from the first house to its right.