Welcome to Crossakiel

 

St Shiria's Church - Crossakiel
The ruins of St Shiria's Church and graveyard are located on the south/west side of the village. 

For anyone interested in history, this is an ideal location for historians and school projects. 

If you would like to access the ruins, please contact Christina MacDonald on:

Contact: 00353 (0) 46 924 3134

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Cost: Free (By Appointment)

St Shirias Church

 

Loughcrew Gardens - Loughcrew

Loughcrew Gardens have a lot to offer a family, both for parents and children.

The list of facilities include an Adventure Centre, Accommodation (self catering), Coffee Shop, Gardens and
just up the road, "The Cairns", anicent ruins dating from 3000 B.C.

Loughcrew Gardens
Tel: +353 49 854 1356 / 49 854 1060 

Cost: Please contact for pricing

Loughcrew Gardens

 

"The Cairns" - Loughcrew
One of Ireland’s oldest landmarks dating back to 3000bc, the Loughcrew Cairns are one of the most beautiful and
iconic
landmarks around, but still a hidden gem in relation to most other historical sites.

The Cairns host a view across the Irish
countryside that will take your breath away, as well as history that will
arouse the mind.

Cost: Free
Megalitic Graves

 

St Ciaran's Well - Kells
St Ciaran's Well and the High Crosses are roughly 5 km from Crossakiel in the direction of Kells. St Ciaran
(fl. C8 and perhaps biographer of St. Patrick) founded a monastery on the site. The Crosses were apparently
markers for the boundary of the site.

Nowadays there is a festival on the first Sunday in August to celebrate the curative power of the water from
Ciaran's Well.

Cost: Free
St Ciaran's Well

 

The Peoples Park - Tower of Lloyd - Kells

This inland lighthouse was designed by Henry Aaron Baker (designer of the King’s Inn, Dublin) for the First Earl of Bectivein memory of
his father Sir Thomas Taylor in 1791 and provide work during the time of a local famine.

The Spire is said to have been used to view horse racing and the hunt in the 19th century.  During the times of the Great Famine,
destitute people lived on the hill.

There is a play area for small children, ideal for a picnic on a nice day.

Cost: Free

Tower of Lloyd

 

Kells Swimming Pool - Kells Town

Kells Swimming Pool is situated on the edge of Kells Town just off the Navan Road in a quiet cul-de-sac adjacent to all
the local schools.

Kells Swimming Pool is truly a “Community” Amenity.   To this day Kells Pool is an established landmark for Sport, Leisure and Health in the Kells area.

Every week Kells Pool plays host to thousands of people who simply enjoy the sport of swimming, some for fitness etc

Kells Swimming Pool.

Navan Road
Kells

Co. Meath

Tel: 046 924 0551

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Cost: Please contact for pricing

Kells Swimming Pool

 

Fore Abbey and Church - Fore
Fore Abbey is effectively the last trace of the once powerful Benedictine order in Ireland, investing the site with historical importance. The size and location of the ruins, however, will be more important to most visitors. Both are impressive and make for an ideal photo opportunity. Nearby outbuildings, further churches and Fore village (once a fortified town) add to the attraction.

Cost: Free
Fore Abbey

 

Best of Matz Play Centre - Kells Business Park, Cavan Road

They are an award winning Play and Party Centre located in Kells Business Park (opposite NCT Centre), with plenty of free parking.

With a bright, spacious, clean and friendly environment, Best O'Matz is perfect for your child's birthday party or just a fun day out!

They have 4 themed party rooms and recession-busting packages designed to suit every pocket. Just ask!

They have 8 members of staff who are fully trained in Child Care and Pediatric First Aid.

Their Super Structure offers the children a chance to play in an exciting, stimulating and safe environment, with a climbing wall, two slides, air cannons, football pitch and much much more!

Contact:-

Telephone +353 (0) 46 9293432

Cost: Please contact for pricing

Best of Matz

 

Causey Farm - Kells
Causey Farm is a fun based venue for a variety of entertainment, tourism and educational programs. We provide interactive cultural experiences in a friendly atmosphere for Irish and international groups, as well as fantastic seasonal events for families and individuals.

Causey Farm is situated 5 miles from Kells in County Meath, just 40 miles from Dublin, Ireland. We can tailor a program or hen party to suit groups of any size, type and budget. Get directions, a Google location map and all you need to know to find Causey Farm!

Contact:-

Telephone +353 46 9434 135

Cost: Please contact for pricing
Causey Farm





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