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Magnificient views

Besides the nice views, the ruins of the friary are well worth a visit. The graveyard is very... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Ana_L_23
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Navan, Ireland
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Lovely afternoon

We took friends with children to visit this historic site. It is well maintained and interesting... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
rugbyref13
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Ardee, Ireland
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Besides the nice views, the ruins of the friary are well worth a visit. The graveyard is very beautiful, and gives opportunity for some picturesque shots.

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We took friends with children to visit this historic site. It is well maintained and interesting even for the kids. We took a picnic with us and were able to enjoy the beautiful views. There is plenty of parking space. The envirnment is clean and...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed April 6, 2019 via mobile

My 9 year old daughter really enjoyed climbing in the ruins and it made for some good photography opportunities. History was nice. Pretty simple place and recommend if you are in the area and need to get the kids running around.

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed March 26, 2019

To know that I have walked on the same hill as not only the man that brought the message of Jesus to Ireland, BUT was the "first" Christian Missionary, is mind boggling... Even as the wind whipped through the ruins I could feel the presence...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Steve G
Reviewed March 22, 2019

This took our breath away. Definitely worth your time to find and visit - absolutely breathtaking and beautiful.

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed November 19, 2018

Thomas was our tour guide. This was such a great experience. We were ahead of schedule and Gretta was so flexible with us. There was such a great view, so much history all around us.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed November 19, 2018 via mobile

There isn’t a lot to see, some pleasant church ruins, however it’s very picturesque. If you are in Slane it’s only a few minutes drive or a brisk walk up the hill to see the view. And it’s a fantastic view. Go first thing if...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed October 29, 2018 via mobile

This is a great place to go to blow the cobwebs away and see spectacular views . There are ruins of an abbey , a church and a very interesting graveyard . You can see for miles around in every direction . A definite" must...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 20, 2018

Absolutely a fantastic place to learn about Irish History. It is truly a Kodak Moment location. Plenty of history

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Tvler8
Reviewed September 25, 2018

Came here with our marvelous day tour with Day Tours Unplugged - only 8 guests, 4 incredible stops including Newgrange, Monasterboice, Hill of Slane and Hill of Tara. Hill of Slane is an incredible spot, you can see so far in all directions, a stunning...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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GrumpyFleming
April 26, 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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April 8, 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
March 6, 2016|
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Response from bpmurray | 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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