The iconic Tayto brand of Irish potato crips is so famous, it has its own theme park with Ireland’s only roller coaster. It’s just 15 minutes by car from Connell’s House & Barn to Tayto Park!
It’s a great day out for all the family, visit the animals in the zoo and enjoy the out door pursuits and fun fair rides. Don’t forget your free packet of Tayto crisps on the way out!
One of Ireland’s first open farms, where the kids can touch and feed the various animals, play in the giant sand pit and jump around on straw bales!
They can also go on a tractor trailer ride through the farm down to the banks of the Boyne River.
Lots of family fun here and it’s all indoors, so perfect for a rainy day.
Enjoy Pirates Cove Waterpark, bowling, climbing walls, roller skating, arcade amusements and a soft play area for toddlers.
Newbridge House & Farm
A beautiful country house and park close to the beaches of Donabate and Portrane. Take a tour of this historic house and farm, where the kids can see chicks hatch and pet the animals.
There is a super play park and looped walks around the grounds. Enjoy the nearby coastal walk from Portrane to Donabate and stop off at Scrumdiddly’s for an ice cream!
Boyne Greenway & Cycleway
A beautiful pedestrian and cycle way that follows the contours of the Boyne River, from Drogheda all the way to the Battle of the Boyne at Oldbridge.
Bike hire is available from Quay Cycles in Drogheda or alternatively Electric Bikes can be hired from Rock Farm in Slane, where you can cycle along country roads to Newgrange, Knowth and Dowth.
Boyne River Activities
If you fancy a little thrill seeking take a white water rafting trip down the Boyne River at Slane or if you prefer something a little more relaxing, then why not paddle a kayak along the Boyne Blueway between Trim and Bective Mill, perfect for families and beginners.