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. 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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  3. Grove Gardens & Open Farm

    Kells, Meath

    Grove Gardens & Open Farm provides a fun experience for all ages. Located near Kells, County Meath, Grove features gardens, tropical birds and farm animals. Groups are catered for. Read more

  4. 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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  5. Carnaross Inn

    Kells, Meath

    Carnaross Inn located just outside Kells is newly refurbished, new exciting home cooked menu to cater for all tastes. Function room available for family get togethers, parties, christenings, no problem parking. Large car park for your convenience. Read more

  6. Teach Cuailgne/Cooley House

    Kells, Meath

    Teach Cuailgne is a modern family home in Carlanstown outside the heritage town of Kells, where the Book of Kells was written. It is 40 minutes from Dublin and has easy access to the Boyne Valley, especially Newgrange, Loughcrew, Headfort golf Club, Dublin Airport, fishing on Boyne, Blackwater & all amenities. Read more

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  7. 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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  8. Headfort Arms Hotel

    Kells, Meath

    The Duff family have been welcoming guests to the Headfort Arms Hotel for almost 40 years. It is located in the heritage town of Kells in the Boyne Valley, only one hour from Dublin. Read more

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  9. Kells Farmers Market

    Kells, Meath

    Kells Farmers Market is held every Saturday in Kells, County Meath. Products for sale include fresh produce, coffee, antiques and crafts plus much more. Read more

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  10. Hideaway at Foxhollow

    Kells, Meath

    Hideaway at Foxhollow is a tastefully decorated cosy farmhouse located near the village of Fordstown, midway between Athboy and Kells and 1 hr from Dublin. Guests can look forward to woodburning stoves lit on arrival, welcome food hamper, and bicycles to explore the locality. Read more

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