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Loughcrew Adventure and Gardens

Whether you’re after a relaxing session of effortless fun, or a gruelling, mud-filled day, Loughcrew Adventure Centre guarantee a memorable experience. Located in Meath, in the heart of Boyne Valley, and only an hour’s drive from Dublin

In the capable hands of their instructors, you will undertake a variety of activities that include: Ziplining, Climbing, Archery, Team-Building games, and more.


Loughcrew Estate presents its 2nd annual “Fairy Festival.”

After a hugely-successful run in 2018, the Fairy Festival returns this August Bank Holiday Weekend, Sunday 4th & Monday 5th, to Loughcrew Estate and Gardens, Oldcastle, Co. Meath. Both days will feature an array of entertainment with an emphasis on interactive activities for the whole family.

A first for Ireland, the Festival will premiere a children’s opera, an adaptation of the classic Irish myth, “Tír na nÓg,” told through story and performance. One of Ireland’s leading soprano voices, Sandra Oman, brings to life new music from celebrated composer Dominic Crawford Collins, who will also lend his voice to narration. The script is a reworking of the enchanting, and, ultimately, sad tale of Oisín and Niamh, adapted for the stage by upcoming playwright, Sarah McKenna-Dunne.

The Dublin Circus Project make a return with a talented team of performers offering workshops, as does local musician Kyle Riley, bringing his popular brand of folk music for children. Other activities include portraiture, henna, and an interactive walk, with merchant and food stalls rounding out the festival.

Loughcrew Gardens have long celebrated Irish Mythology and Folklore and provide the ideal backdrop for what promises to be an engaging and singular experience for the whole family to enjoy, located an hour from Dublin via the M3.

Flexible ticket options can be found through the Loughcrew Website


Tailor the experience you desire over a Half or Full Day.

The activities are ideal for friendly competition and team-bonding, with encouragement from our staff to get participants out of their comfort zones.

The Adventure Centre activities are suitable for ages 7+, and pre-booking is essential.

On-site you will also find their Limetree Cafe, a cosy setting featuring an extensive menu of lunch options, homemade cakes, and their Limetree roasted coffee.

Home to the St. Oliver Plunkett Family Church, the Historic Gardens provide a scenic destination for a leisurely stroll. Walk along an avenue of yew trees towards the water gardens, herbaceous border and other unique features.

The younger children may even catch a glimpse of the mythical fairies who call the gardens home! The extensive Interactive Fairy Trail leads you through all the hidden nooks and crannies where they’re hiding out.

They are open for groups year-round, and cater for families, clubs, corporate, hen & stag, and school tours.

For more info on what they can provide for your unique day out, don’t hesitate to drop them a line: info@loughcrew.com, or call them on (049 854 1060).

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