Traditional culture festivals

Winter Solstice at Newgrange

Date
Dec 18 2017 - Dec 23 2017
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Contact details

Address

Newgrange, Brú na Bóinne Centre, Donore, Meath,
T: +353(0)419880300
E: info@heritageireland.ie

Witness a dawn spectacle engineered over 5,000 years ago at Winter Solstice at Newgrange.

Witness a dawn spectacle engineered over 5,000 years ago by spending a morning at Winter Solstice at Newgrange.

The Winter Solstice takes place on December 21 each year but Newgrange is open for visitors to witness the beautiful dawn experience from December 18 – 23.

On clear Solstice mornings, the chamber at the end of the passage is fully illuminated and bathed in a wonderful golden glow. For visitors gathered outside the monument, you’ll witness the dawn as Newgrange’s Neolithic builders saw it thousands of years ago.

A truly magical event you'll remember for decades to come, don't miss your chance to experience Winter Solstice at Newgrange.

Admission
Free