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History leddon

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

Reviewed 1 week ago
brianturtle2017
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Belfast, United Kingdom
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Fantastic Tour

An often overlooked site, even by myself who lives not 40 min away! Plenty of history, great... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Susan M
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Reviewed 1 week 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

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 27 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
Reviewed 29 June 2018

Last sunday I had a tour on the hill of slane that I will remember for a long time. Normally I wanted to go for a look at saturday and return for the tour at sunday, but I'm very happy that the lady from de...More

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GrumpyFleming
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
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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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