Kells

  1. Kells High Crosses

    Kells, Meath

    In 804, monks from St Colmcille’s of Iona, Scotland founded a monastery in the town of Kells, County Meath. There, the Book of Kells was completed in the 9th century. The monastery is also known for its round tower and high crosses. Read more

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  2. Skryne Church

    Kells, Meath

    A 15th Century church ruin, known locally as Skryne Tower, perches atop The Hill of Skryne. Read more

  3. Kells Slí na Sláinte

    Kells, Meath

    The Kells Slí na Sláinte is a 3km route (6km return) and skirts most of the notable heritage buildings and monuments within the town. It commences at the Heritage Centre adjacent to the Market Cross. Read more

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  4. Birchwood

    Kells, Meath

    Birchwood Bed and Breakfast is a modern farmhouse, located at Balrath, just ten minutes from Kells town, County Meath. Read more

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  5. Clonabreany House & Courtyard

    Kells, Meath

    Clonabreany House and Courtyard in Clonabreany, Co. Meath is a beautifully restored courtyard with 10 original Georgian coaching buildings, with a choice of 3 - 4 bed cottages ranging in size from 1288 – 2095 square feet. Read more

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  6. Sheridan’s Cheesemongers Ltd.

    Kells, Meath

    Sheridan’s Cheesemongers sells farmhouse cheeses and foods that are handmade in Ireland and also a wide selection of delicious artisan produce from all over Europe. They have retail outlets and market stalls in Counties Dublin, Galway and Meath. Read more

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  7. Hay Kells Book Festival

    Kells, Meath

    The Irish offshoot of the Hay Festival in Wales, this event hosts authors, performers, historians, chefs, children's writers and anyone that can be read and enjoyed by the general public. Read more

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  8. Meath Eco Guided Tours

    Kells, Meath

    Discover the beautiful heritage county of Meath with experienced local guide Kate Flood. Meath Eco Tours offers an engaging and educational experience combined with a relaxing ramble, themed walks of various sites of interest around Meath. Read more

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  9. Martry Mill

    Kells, Meath

    Martry Mill is a family run watermill on the River Blackwater operating since 1641. Read more

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  10. Peoples Park and Spire of Loyd

    Kells, Meath

    The Peoples Park is 3km northwest of Kells in County Meath. Its most impressive feature is the Spire of Loyd. At over 30m high this tower has a lantern round the top, in the manner of a lighthouse. The views from the tower are spectacular. Read more

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